On combinatorial properties of elementary intramolecular operations

Vladimir Rogojin

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    Sammanfattning

    Here we tackle a problem from biology in terms of discrete mathematics. We are interested in a complex DNA manipulation process happening in eukaryotic organisms of a subclass of ciliate species called Stichotrichia during so- called gene assembly. This process is in particular interesting since one can interpret gene assembly in ciliates as sorting of permutations. We survey here results related to studies on sorting permutations with some specific rewriting rules that formalize elementary intramolecular gene assembly operations. The research question is “what permutation may be sorted with our operations?”
    OriginalspråkOdefinierat/okänt
    Sidor (från-till)386–404
    TidskriftComputer Science Journal of Moldova
    Volym22
    Utgåva3 (66)
    StatusPublicerad - 2014
    MoE-publikationstypA1 Tidskriftsartikel-refererad

    Nyckelord

    • ciliates
    • Gene assembly in ciliates
    • elementary operations
    • molecular computing

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