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A parity code interpretation of nucleotide alphabet composition

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Abstract

The purinepyrimidine and hydrogen donor–acceptor patterns governing nucleotide recognition are shown to correspond formally to a digital error-detecting (parity) code, suggesting that factors other than physicochemical issues alone shaped the natural nucleotide alphabet.

Graphical abstract: A parity code interpretation of nucleotide alphabet composition

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The article was received on 12 Jun 2002, accepted on 01 Aug 2002 and first published on 15 Aug 2002


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B205631C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2002,0, 2062-2063
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    A parity code interpretation of nucleotide alphabet composition

    D. A. M. Dónaill, Chem. Commun., 2002, 0, 2062
    DOI: 10.1039/B205631C

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