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By Yi-Kuo Yu, Ralf Bundschuh, Terence Hwa (auth.), Michael Lässig, Angelo Valleriani (eds.)

This set of lecture notes offers a primary coherent account of a singular element of the dwelling global that may be known as organic info. The ebook provides either a pedagogical and state-of-the paintings roadmap of this quickly evolving zone and covers the full box, from info that is encoded within the molecular genetic code to the outline of large-scale evolution of complicated species networks. The booklet will end up invaluable for all those that paintings on the interface of biology, physics and knowledge science.

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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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