New Symmetries and Fractal-Like Structures in the Genetic Coding System

  • Sergey Petoukhov
  • Elena Petukhova
  • Vitaliy Svirin
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 754)


The achievements of molecular genetics and bioinformatics lead to significant changes in technological, medical and many other areas of our lives. This article is devoted to new results of study of structural organization of genetic information in living organisms. A new class of symmetries and fractal-like patterns in long DNA-texts is represented in addition to two Chargaff’s parity rules, which played an important role in development of genetics and bioinformatics. Our results provide new approaches for modeling genetic informatics from viewpoints of quantum informatics and theory of dynamic chaos.


DNA Symmetry Fractal Probability Quantum informatics Cancer 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergey Petoukhov
    • 1
  • Elena Petukhova
    • 1
  • Vitaliy Svirin
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering Research InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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