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Computational Theory of Biological Function I

@article{Maimon2005ComputationalTO,
  title={Computational Theory of Biological Function I},
  author={Ronen Maimon},
  journal={arXiv: Molecular Networks},
  year={2005}
}
  • R. Maimon
  • Published 18 March 2005
  • Computer Science, Biology
  • arXiv: Molecular Networks
This series presents an approach to mathematical biology which makes precise the function of biological molecules. Because biological systems compute, the theory is a general purpose computer language. I build a language for efficiently representing the function of protein-like molecules in a cell. The first paper only presents the kinematic part of the formalism, but this is already useful for representing large-scale protein networks. The full formalism allows us to investigate the properties… 
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