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The Geometry of Genetics / Edition 1

The Geometry of Genetics / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780471056171
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/28/1989
Series: Wiley Monographs in Chemical Physics Series , #4
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

About the authors A. M. Findley is Assistant Professor of Chemistry at The Louisiana State University Dr. Findley has written 20 research papers on biophysics and molecular electronic spectroscopy and she has held positions at New York University; the University of Santa Maria in Valparaiso, Chile; and Hasylab-Desy in Hamburg, West Germany. Professor Findley received her PhD in Physiology from The Louisiana State University in 1980. S. P. McGlynn is Vice Chancellor for Research and Boyd Professor at The Louisiana State University. Dr. McGlynn has written 3 books, over 350 papers, and he has edited 11 books. He holds editorial appointments at Spectroscopy Letters, and Photochemistry and Photobiology. Born and schooled in Ireland, Sean McGlynn came to The Florida State University in 1952, and received his PhD in Molecular Spectroscopy in 1956. G. L. Findley is an Associate Professor of Chemistry, and Project Director of the Center for Advanced Microstructures Devices, at The Louisiana State University. He has written over 60 research papers and book chapters, and he is co-editor (with S. P. McGlynn and R. H. Huebner) of Photophysics and Photochemistry in the Vacuum Ultraviolet. Professor Findley received his PhD from The Louisiana State University in Physical Chemistry in 1978.

Table of Contents

General Overview.

Biological Overview.


Sets and Their Structures.

The Genetic Code.

Genetic Code Symmetries.


Linear Spaces.

Transformations of Macromolecules.

Realization of Molecular Genetics in a Linear Space.


Differential Geometry.

Macromolecular Evolution.

Realization of Molecular Genetics as a Differential Geometry.



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