Self-organization in prebiological systems: Simulations of a model for the origin of genetic information

D. S. Rokhsar, P. W. Anderson, D. L. Stein

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    Abstract

    Computer simulations of a "spin glass" model for the origin of biological information are discussed. Selection is found to occur among a wide diversity of possible species, and in addition competition, adaptation, and hysteresis are all exhibited.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)119-126
    Number of pages8
    JournalJournal of Molecular Evolution
    Volume23
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jun 1986

    Keywords

    • Molecular evolution
    • Spin glass

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
    • Molecular Biology
    • Genetics

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