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… (More)
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2015
2015
We show that self-replication of a chemical system encapsulated within a membrane growing from within is possible without any… (More)
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2015
2015
Viability, ontogeny, and adaptivity have been widely discussed within the context of emergent individuality. This paper provides… (More)
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2012
2012
We propose an improvement of the Gillespie algorithm allowing us to study the time evolution of an ensemble of chemical reactions… (More)
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2009
2009
The effect of shapes on self-movement has been studied with an extended model of autopoiesis. Autopoiesis is known as a theory of… (More)
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2009
2009
  • DE RECHERCHE, Moretus Plantin, +4 authors Irene Poli
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We consider generic protocells models allowing linear and non-linear kinetics for the main involved chemical reactions. We are… (More)
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2008
2008
A key requirement of an autonomous self-replicating molecular machine, a protocell, is the ability to digest resources and turn… (More)
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2007
2007
Protocells are hypothesised as a transitional phase in the origin of life, prior to the evolution of fully functional prokaryotic… (More)
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2007
2007
Cellular life requires the presence of a set of biochemical mechanisms in order to maintain a predictable process of growth and… (More)
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2005
2005
Minimal protocell concepts have high intellectual and practical value. Following chemoton theory, developed by Tibor Gánti in… (More)
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1998
1998
The paper considers a simple model of radially symmetric cell which undergoes growth due to a continuous supply of nutrient, and… (More)
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