A Characterization for a Set of Trinucleotides to be a Circular Code

  • Giuseppe Pirillo


The Arquès-Michel autocomplementary circular codes are 216 sets of 20 trinucleotides. They have a lot of very interesting properties. Studying them, we found the following result: a set X of trinucleotides is a circular code if and only if it has no 5-necklaces.


Protein Code Gene Interesting Property Genetic Code 65th Birthday Algebraic Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Pirillo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.IAMI CNRFirenzeItaly
  2. 2.Université de Marne-la-ValléeMarne-La-Vallée Cedex 2France

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