Simulation of the evolution of a small sample of synchronized proteins. The hypothetical kinetics of the proteome evolution are shown. Axis τ represents the protein age, and δN and δY indicate the small number of proteins (initial number 100) and the fraction of essential ones (multiplied by 100 for better resolution), respectively. Continuous line – theoretical predictions of the model.
Pawlowski et al. BMC Genomics 2013 14:172 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-172