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Error Propagation in the Hypercycle

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  • P. R. A. Campos
  • J. F. Fontanari
  • P. F. Stadler

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We study analytically the steady-state regime of a network of n error-prone self-replicating templates forming an asymmetric hypercycle and its error tail. We show that the existence of a master template with a higher non-catalyzed self-replicative productivity, a, than the error tail ensures the stability of chains in which m

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  • P. R. A. Campos & J. F. Fontanari & P. F. Stadler, 1999. "Error Propagation in the Hypercycle," Working Papers 99-09-063, Santa Fe Institute.
  • Handle: RePEc:wop:safiwp:99-09-063
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    Hypercycle; error threshold; evolution.;

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