The unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in molecular biology

Lesk, Arthur M.
March 2000
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring2000, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p28
Academic Journal
Focuses on the ineffectiveness of applying mathematics to molecular biology. Mathematics and computer science as common tools of computational molecular biology; Description of the natural world using the laws of physics; Feasibility of applying mathematics to researches on DNA sequence, amino acid sequence, protein structures and functions.


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