The Physics of Life. Part I: The Animate Organism as an Active Condensed Matter Body

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Kukuruznyak , Dmitry ,;
(2017)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Subject: abiogenesis | morphogenesis | active matter | molecular machines | prebiotic evolution | basic cell | [ PHYS.COND.CM-SCM ] Physics [physics]/Condensed Matter [cond-mat]/Soft Condensed Matter [cond-mat.soft]

Nonequilibrium "active agents" establish bonds with each other and create a quickly evolving condensed state known as active matter. Recently, active matter composed of motile self-organizing biopolymers demonstrated a biotic-like motion similar to cytoplasmic streaming... View more
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