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Formed from the aggregation of abiotic components, protocells are the precursors to modern living cells. Despite being non-living, protocells display characteristics akin to biological cells.
Scientists create synthetic tissue capable of synchronized beating

Scientists create synthetic tissue capable of synchronized beating

Chemical signals influence guest-host protocell interactions

Chemical signals influence guest-host protocell interactions

Researchers create ‘protocells’ for delivering drugs to deepest tumor regions

Researchers create ‘protocells’ for delivering drugs to deepest tumor regions

Homeostasis may have allowed first living cells to maintain internal environment

Homeostasis may have allowed first living cells to maintain internal environment

Oncothyreon acquires Alpine Biosciences to enable targeted delivery of multiple therapeutic agents

Oncothyreon acquires Alpine Biosciences to enable targeted delivery of multiple therapeutic agents