Jan 24, 2020
Elementary approaches to growth rate maximization
Date: January 24, 2020 |
3:00 pm –
Speaker: Daan de Groot and Age Tjalma, VU Amsterdam
Location: Mondi Seminar Room 3, Central Building
However, is there an elementary way to select this optimal growth strategy? The number of Elementary Growth Modes in a typical metabolic network is incomputable, and only one of them is optimal. Complex and pathway-specific regulatory mechanisms might be able to find this optimum, but these cost energy and might be hard to evolve. We try to imagine a cell that does not use complex regulatory mechanisms, but rather self-organizes its way towards evolutionary success.