Algebraic Geometry of Icosahedral Viruses
In previous papers, the author has shown that the polyhedral structures of fullerene type are widespread in the living and mineral worlds. They are most clearly manifested in the capsids of icosahedral viruses, the geometry of which has been well studied. This article demonstrates that the nomenclature, classification, and potential transformations of these polyhedral structures can be succinctly described by means of matrix algebra.
Keywords:fullerenes capsids of icosahedral viruses nomenclature homologous series classification transformations matrix algebra
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