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Molecular theory of evolution : outline of a physico-chemical theory of the origin of life

Author: Bernd-Olaf Küppers
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Corr. 2nd printView all editions and formats
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Translated from the German by Wooley, P.

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Küppers, Bernd-Olaf, 1944-
Molecular theory of evolution.
Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, 1985
(OCoLC)656202576
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd-Olaf Küppers
ISBN: 0387155287 9780387155289 3540155287 9783540155287 3540120807 9783540120803
OCLC Number: 12053021
Description: ix, 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: I. The Molecular Basis of Biological Information.- 1. Definition of Living Systems.- 2. Structure and Function of Biological Macromolecules.- 2.1. The Nucleic Acids.- 2.2. The Proteins.- 2.3. The Genetic Code.- 3. The Information Problem.- II. Principles of Molecular Selection and Evolution.- 4. A Model System for Molecular Self-Organization.- 5. Deterministic Theory of Selection.- 5.1. Phenomenological Equations.- 5.2. Selection Constraint CP: Constant Population.- 5.3. Solution of the CP Selection Equations.- 5.4. The Quasi-Species.- 5.5. Selection Dynamics in CP Systems.- 5.6. Complementary Instruction and Selection in CP Systems.- 5.7. Selection Constraint CF: Constant Fluxes.- 5.8. Solution of the CF Selection Equations.- 5.9. Selection Dynamics in CF Systems.- 5.10. Competition and Co-existence in CF Systems.- 6. Stochastic Theory of Selection.- 6.1. Fluctuations and Stability.- 6.2. Markovian Processes.- 6.3. Stochastic Treatment of Simple Selection Models.- III. The Transition from the Non-Living to the Living.- 7. The Information Threshold.- 7.1. The Quality Function.- 7.2. Conditions for Stable Selection.- 7.3. The Accuracy of Copying of Individual Symbols.- 7.4. The Physics of Complementary Base Recognition.- 7.5. Information Storage in Darwinian Systems.- 8. Self-Organization in Macromolecular Networks.- 8.1. General Selection Equations.- 8.2. Methods of Stability Analysis: Fixed Point Analysis.- 8.3. Long-Term Behaviour of Self-Organizing Systems.- 9. Information-Integrating Mechanisms.- 9.1. The Hypercycle - Basic Principles.- 9.2. Dynamics of Elementary Hypercycles.- 9.3. Selection Properties of Hypercycles.- 9.4. The Catalytic Hypercycle.- 10. The Origin of the Genetic Code.- 10.1. Probability of Nucleation.- 10.2. Models of Prebiotic Translation.- 11. The Evolution of Hypercycles.- 11.1. Self-Organization of Catalytic Hypercycles.- 11.2. Compartmentation and Individuation of Hypercycles.- IV. Model and Reality.- 12. Systems Under Idealized Boundary Conditions.- 12.1. The Thermodynamic Framework.- 12.2. Stationary and Periodic Boundary Conditions.- 13. Evolution in the Test-Tube.- 13.1. The Q? Replicase System.- 13.2. Darwinian Selection in vitro.- 13.3. Experimental Perspectives: An Evolution Machine.- 14. Conclusions: The Logic of the Origin of Life.- Mathematical Appendices.- A.1. The Eigenvalue Problem.- A.2. Linear Stability Analysis.- A.3. The Method of Lagrange Multipliers.- A.4. Stochastic Processes.
Responsibility: Bernd-Olaf Küppers ; translated by Paul Woolley.

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