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Artificial Life

Spring 2000, Vol. 6, No. 2, Pages 103-108
(doi: 10.1162/106454600568348)
© 2000 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Evolution of Self-Reproducing Programs in a Core Propelled by Parallel Protein Execution
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An evolutionary core memory system named SeMar is revised so that the entire action of the core might proceed by parallel execution of Proteins. The Proteins created by the transcription of DNA units work as operators and accomplish the corresponding instructions written in DNA units. In the experiment, it is shown that after inoculation of a man-made self-reproducing creature into the core, its offspring evolve through mutational modifications and the efficiency of the replication rate of DNA increases by the polyploidization of DNA sequences.