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Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 37, Issue 4, pp 419–425 | Cite as

On a possible biological spectroscopy

  • Sorin Comorosan
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Abstract

A new type of physical transition, denotedSS *, has been detected in irradiated organic molecules (λ=546 nm) through their interaction with specific biological macromolecules. In a specific enzyme-substrate interaction, a clear enhancement of the reaction rate is observed, when the substrate is irradiated with sharply well defined times. These “efficient irradiation times” are always of the 5k sec type (k=1, 2, 3, …). They have been consistently revealed in a great number of specific biological interactions. The present note demonstrates an important property, i.e. that forevery irradiation time aSS * transition is induced in organic molecules. It is shown that for any irradiation times different from the 5k sec type (k=1, 2, 3, …) states of theS * type may occur, but the biological macromolecules may “detect” only theS * states induced by irradiations of the 5k sec type.

Keywords

Irradiation Time Biological Macromolecule Enzymic Substrate Enzyme Response Clear Enhancement 
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© Society for Mathematical Biology 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sorin Comorosan
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Postgraduate Department of BiochemistryFundeni Hospital Medical SchoolBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Department of ResearchJ. M. Richards LaboratoryGrosse Pointe ParkU.S.A.

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