Europhys. Lett, 33 (5), pp. 409-414 (1996)
A growth model for DNA evolution
M. de Sousa Vieira and H. J. Herrmann
Hochstleistungsrechenzentrum Supercomputing Center,
D-52425 Jülich, Germany.
Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Campus Universitário - Natal, RN 59072-970, Brazil.
PMMH (URA CNRS 857) ESPCI
10 rue Vauquelin, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France.
(received 7 June 1995; accepted in final form 21 December 1995)
PACS. 87.10+e - General, theoretical, and mathematical biophysics
(including logic of biosystems, quantum biology, and
relevant aspects of thermodynamics, information theory,
cybernetics, and bionics).
PACS. 02.50-r - Probability theory, stochastic processes, and statistics.
Abstract:A simple growth model for DNA evolution is introduced which is analytically solvable and reproduces the observed statistical behaviour of real sequences.
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