Autocatalytic membrane-amplification on a pre-existing vesicular surfaceHiroshi Takahashi, Yoshiyuki Kageyama, Kensuke Kurihara, Katsuto Takakura, Shigeru Murata, Tadashi Sugawara
- Chemical Communications, January 2010, Royal Society of Chemistry
- DOI: 10.1039/c0cc02758h
What is it about?
Autocatalytic vesicular self-reproduction is one of dynamic self-assembling behaviors: Dissipation of precursor on pre-existing vesicle results vesicular generation, and this behavior continue until shortage of the precursor (some precursor remains in the membrane-area of vesicles).
Why is it important?
The vesicular self-reproduction behavior continue under non-equilibrium condition in which precursor supplied. I think researchers who are interesting in "dissipative self-assembly" or "dynamic self-assembly" should read this paper.