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The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 28–37 | Cite as

The unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in molecular biology

  • Arthur M. LeskEmail author
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Mathematical Intelligencer Protein Structure Prediction Character String Edit Operation Folding Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Haematology Cambridge Institute for Medical ResearchUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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