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Transcription-translation machinery -- an autocatalytic network coupling all cellular cycles and generating a plethora of growth laws

  title={Transcription-translation machinery -- an autocatalytic network coupling all cellular cycles and generating a plethora of growth laws},
  author={Anjan Roy and Dotan Goberman and Rami Pugatch},
T transcription-translation machinery is a universal set of molecular machines at the core of all known selfreproducing single-cell organisms. It can be considered as an embodiment of von-Neuman’s concept of a universal constructor — a machine capable of making other machines, self included, by reading an instruction set and consuming raw materials (2, 23). The transcription-translation machinery is composed of two key molecular machines, RNA-polymerase and the ribosome. According to the… 

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