Monthly Archives: October 2018

Researchers develop synthetic prototissue capable of synchronized beating.


The term protocell has been used loosely to refer a self-organized, endogenously ordered, spherical collection of phospholipids proposed as a stepping-stone to the origin of life.  A subsequent goal is to use the artificial protocellular units for the bottom-up assembly of prototissues, however, this is still a major challenge for researchers.  Now, a study from researchers at the University of

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