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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… Expand
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2015
2015
Viability, ontogeny, and adaptivity have been widely discussed within the context of emergent individuality. This paper provides… Expand
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2015
2015
The emergence of autocatalytic sets of molecules seems to have played an important role in the origin of life, allowing a… Expand
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2013
2013
Synthetic biology, according to some definitions, is the attempt to make biology into an engineering discipline. I ask what is… Expand
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2010
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2010
It is our utmost pleasure to launch the Journal of Systems Chemistry. What systems chemistry exactly is will be known in a few… Expand
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2010
2010
Abstract. We consider generic protocells models allowing linear and non-linear kinetics for the main involved chemical reactions… Expand
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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… Expand
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2006
2006
The EU FP6 Integrated Project PACE ('Programmable Artificial Cell Evolution') is investigating the creation, de novo, of chemical… Expand
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2003
2003
We introduce a three-dimensional model of the formation of proto-cell structures. Our model is based on an artificial chemistry… Expand
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2001
2001
Acquisition of self-maintenance of cell membranes is an essential step to evolve from molecular to cellular reproduction. In this… Expand
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1968
1968
Origin of life in terms of polymers synthesis under thermodynamic and geological conditions 
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