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Godzik, J. Skolnick, A. Kolinski: Protein Engineering 6(8), 801–10 (1993) Red queen dynamics and the evolution of translational redundancy and degeneracy David C. A. Jansen2 , and Martin Nowak1 1 2 Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton NJ 08540, USA School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK Abstract. We explore adaptive theories for the diversity of protein translation based on the genetic code viewed as a primitive immune system. Immunity is acquired through a genetic mechanism of non-recognition of parasite genomes.
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