A Graph Grammar for Modelling RNA Folding

  title={A Graph Grammar for Modelling RNA Folding},
  author={Adane Letta Mamuye and Emanuela Merelli and Luca Tesei},
We propose a new approach for modelling the process of RNA folding as a graph transformation guided by the global value of free energy. Since the folding process evolves towards a configuration in which the free energy is minimal, the global behaviour resembles the one of a self-adaptive system. Each RNA configuration is a graph and the evolution of configurations is constrained by precise rules that can be described by a graph grammar. 
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