- Bimolecular, ``self-catalysed'', replication has hyperbolic
- Implies density-dependent selection with positive
- Result is ``survival of the common'': invasion is extremely
difficult - even by rivals with much higher intrinsic fitness.
- Very different from classical ``auto-replication''
(mediated by an externally buffered replicase) with exponential
growth rate and yielding straightforward Darwinian selection.
- But that's a different story ...
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