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Algebraic and Geometric Representations of the Genetic Code

Richard L. Amoroso, Peter Rowlands


Algebraic and geometric representations of the genetic code are used to show their functions for coding amino acids. The algebra is a 64-part vector quaternion combination, and the related geometry is based on the structure of the regular icosidodecahedron. An almost perfect pattern suggesting that this is a biologically significant way of representing the genetic code that may lead to a deeper understanding of a relationship between geometry and teleological life principles of complex self-organization.

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