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Protocell

Known as: Proto-cell, Protobiont, Protobionts 
A protocell (or protobiont) is a self-organized, endogenously ordered, spherical collection of lipids proposed as a stepping-stone to the origin of… 
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2015
2015
Viability, ontogeny, and adaptivity have been widely discussed within the context of emergent individuality. This paper provides… 
2013
2013
Synthetic biology, according to some definitions, is the attempt to make biology into an engineering discipline. I ask what is… 
2011
2011
Synthetic clusters of membrane-bound droplets may provide a useful means for simulating tissues or transporting therapeutic… 
2011
2011
Localization of molecules in a natural cell plays important roles in interesting behavior of organisms like cell division and… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
It is our utmost pleasure to launch the Journal of Systems Chemistry. What systems chemistry exactly is will be known in a few… 
2007
2007
Protocells are hypothesised as a transitional phase in the origin of life, prior to the evolution of fully functional prokaryotic… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
To unveil the logic of cell from a level of chemical reaction dynamics, we need to clarify how ensemble of chemicals can… 
2003
2003
We introduce a three-dimensional model of the formation of proto-cell structures. Our model is based on an artificial chemistry… 
1999
1999
We have constructed a simple model of a proto-cell that simulates stochastic dynaxnics of abstract chemicals on a two-dimensional… 
1968
1968
Origin of life in terms of polymers synthesis under thermodynamic and geological conditions