A short comment on a recent paper by Athel Cornish-Bowden was just published in the Journal of Theoretical Biology. In this recent paper, author Cornish-Bowden unfortunately misrepresents autocatalytic sets by providing an outdated description of this concept. In their comment, collaborators Wim Hordijk and Mike Steel try to rectify this by presenting a more complete and up-to-date overview of recent work on autocatalytic sets, both theoretical as well as experimental.
W. Hordijk and M. Steel. Comment on “Tibor Gánti and Robert Rosen” by Athel Cornish-Bowden. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 2015.