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Category of Metabolic-Replication Systems\ud in Biology and Medicine

By Prof.Dr. I.C. Baianu

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Metabolic-repair models, or (M,R)-systems were introduced in Relational Biology by Robert Rosen. Subsequently, Rosen represented such (M,R)-systems (or simply MRs) in terms of categories of sets, deliberately selected without any structure other than the discrete topology of sets. Theoreticians of life’s origins postulated that Life on Earth has begun with the simplest possible organism, called the primordial. Mathematicians interested in biology attempted to answer this important question of the minimal living organism by defining the functional relations that would have made life possible in such a minimal system- a grandad and grandma of all living organisms on Earth

Topics: Archives, Evolution, Biophysics, Theoretical Biology, Complexity Theory, Dynamical Systems, Neural Nets, Neural Modelling, Peer Review
Publisher: Springer
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:8149

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