The evoself model consists of
- a lattice model of a multiphase system such as a ternary oil-water-amphiphile system
- a population of spatially distributed combinatorial molecules modulating amphiphile thermodynamics
- spin lattice dynamics of (heterogeneous) multiphase system
- thermodynamically consistent diffusion of combinatorial molecules biassed by energetics
- reactions of combinatorial amphiphiles (e.g. chemical self-replication)
- evolution induced by these reactions having variant combinatorial byproducts
The model shows that the coevolution of many combinatorial molecules shifting the multiphase system towards a phase conducive to their joint replication and survival can be selected for.