Quaternionic representation of the genetic code

  title={Quaternionic representation of the genetic code},
  author={C. Manuel Carlevaro and Ramiro M. Irastorza and Fernando Vericat},
  journal={Bio Systems},
A heuristic diagram of the evolution of the standard genetic code is presented. It incorporates, in a way that resembles the energy levels of an atom, the physical notion of broken symmetry and it is consistent with original ideas by Crick on the origin and evolution of the code as well as with the chronological order of appearance of the amino acids along… CONTINUE READING