Primitive Artificial Cells (image) University of Southern Denmark Caption A green artificial vesicle is loaded with a basic cellular machinery derived from bacterial cells. This enables it to translate an encapsulated genetic blueprint into a functional protein. The green vesicle is surrounded by other artificial primitive vesicles without cellular machinery. Credit Illustration from the research paper in Langmuir. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.