Ising Quantum Chain and Sequence Evolution
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- Wagner, H., Baake, E. & Gerisch, T. Journal of Statistical Physics (1998) 92: 1017. doi:10.1023/A:1023048711599
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A sequence space model which describes the interplay of mutation and selection in molecular evolution is shown to be equivalent to an Ising quantum chain. Observable quantities tailored to match the biological situation are then employed to treat three fitness landscapes exactly.