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Barbieri, Marcello

The Codes of Life

The Codes of Life

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Table of contents

Part 1. Codes and Evolution

1. Codes of Biosequences
Edward N. Trifonov

2. The Mechanisms of Evolution: Natural Selection and Natural Conventions
Marcello Barbieri

Part 2. The Genetic Code

3. Catalytic Propensity of Amino Acids and the Origins of the Genetic Code and Proteins
Ádám Kun, Sándor Pongor, Ferenc Jordán, Eörs Szathmáry

4. Why the Genetic Code Originated: Implications for the Origin of Protein Synthesis
Massimo Giulio

5. Self-Referential Formation of the Genetic System
Romeu Cardoso Guimarães, Carlos Henrique Costa Moreira, Sávio Torres Farias

6. The Mathematical Structure of the Genetic Code
Diego L. Gonzalez

7. The Arithmetical Origin of the Genetic Code
Vladimir shCherbak

Part 3. Protein, Lipid, and Sugar Codes

8. Protein Linguistics and the Modular Code of the Cytoskeleton
Mario Gimona

9. A Lipid-based Code in Nuclear Signalling
Nadir M. Maraldi

10. Biological Information Transfer Beyond the Genetic Code: The Sugar Code
Hans-Joachim Gabius

11. The Immune Self Code: From Correspondence to Complexity
Yair Neuman

12. Signal Transduction Codes and Cell Fate
Marcella Faria

Part 4. Neural, Mental, and Cultural Codes

13. Towards an Understanding of Language Origins
Eörs Szathmáry

14. The Codes of Language: Turtles All the Way Up?
Stephen J. Cowley

15. Code and Context in Gene Expression, Cognition, and Consciousness
Seán Ó Nualláin

16. Neural Coding in the Neuroheuristic Perspective
Alessandro E. P. Villa

17. Error Detection and Correction Codes
Diego L. Gonzalez

18. The Musical Code between Nature and Nurture: Ecosemiotic and Neurobiological Claims
Mark Reybrouck

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402063404

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