Founder of systems chemistry and foundational theoretical biologist

Tibor Gánti (1933-2009)

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Abstract

With his chemoton theory theoretical biologist and chemical engineer Tibor Gánti was one of the most outstanding intellects behind systems chemistry and the at the foundations of theoretical biology. A brief review of his oeuvre is presented. This essay introduces a special issue dedicated to his memory.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-5
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Theoretical Biology
Volume381
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2015

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Keywords

  • Autocatalysis
  • Chemoton theory
  • Life criteria
  • Origin of life
  • RNA world

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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