The Hypercycle

  title={The Hypercycle},
  author={M. Eigen and P. Schuster},
  journal={The Science of Nature},
  • M. Eigen, P. Schuster
  • Published 2004
  • The Science of Nature
  • The proposed model for a ‘realistic hypercycle’ is closely associated with the molecular organization of a primitive replication and translation apparatus. Hypercyclic organization offers selective stabilization and evolutive adaptation for all geno- and phenotypic constituents of the functionally linked ensemble. It originates in a molecular quasi-species and evolves by way of mutation and gene duplication to greater complexity. Its early structure appears to be reflected in: the assignment of… CONTINUE READING
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