Protocells: what we have learned about minimal life and evolvability

Steen Rasmussen, Adi Constantinescu, Carsten Svaneborg

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Abstract

In the paper we review lessons learned about major evolutionary transition from a bottom up construction of protocells. We use a particular systemic protocell design process as a starting point for exploring two fundamental questions: (1) how may minimal living systems emerge from nonliving materials? - and (2) how may minimal living systems support increasingly more evolutionary richness?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Artificial Life Conference 2016
EditorsCarlos Gershenson, Tom Froese, Jesus M. Siqueiros, Wendy Aguilar, Eduardo J. Izquierdo, Hiroki Sayama
PublisherMIT Press
Publication date2016
Pages76-77
ISBN (Electronic)9780262339360
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventThe 15th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems - Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 4. Jul 20168. Jul 2016
http://alife2016.alife.org

Conference

ConferenceThe 15th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems
CountryMexico
CityCancun
Period04/07/201608/07/2016
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