Fabrizio Vassallo (vassallo at cli.di.unipi.it) wrote:
: Have anyone heard of relations betw. music & DNA?
: please post me
Yes, people have tried to convert biosequences to music.
A quick search of Medline found several citations by Susumo Ohno
A song in praise of peptide palindromes.
Leukemia 7 Suppl 2: S157-9 (1993)
The all pervasive principle of repetitious
recurrence governs not only coding sequence
construction but also human endeavor in
Ohno S; Ohno M
Immunogenetics 24: 71-8 (1986)
On periodicities governing the construction of genes and proteins.
Anim Genet 19: 305-16 (1988)
Repetition as the essence of life on this earth:
music and genes.
Hamatol Bluttransfus 31: 511-8 (1987)
Modern coding sequences are in the
Hamatol Bluttransfus 32: 512-9 (1989)
Translation to human temperaments of the
tyrosine-kinase active site of the human insulin
Hamatol Bluttransfus 32: 520-6 (1989)
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
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