InterJournal Complex Systems, 642
Status: Submitted
Manuscript Number: [642]
Submission Date: 41118
A General Systems Theory for the Observed Fractal Space-Time Fluctuations in
Author(s): A. Mary Selvam

Subject(s): CX

Category: Brief Article

Abstract:

Recent studies of DNA sequence of letters A, C, G and T exhibit the inverse power law form frequency spectrum. Inverse power-law form of the power spectra of fractal space-time fluctuations is generic to the dynamical systems in nature and is identified as self-organized criticality. In this study it is shown that the power spectra of the frequency distributions of bases C+G in the Human chromosome X DNA exhibit self-organized criticality. DNA is a quasicrystal possessing maximum packing efficiency in a hierarchy of spirals or loops. Self-organized criticality implies that non-coding introns may not be redundant, but serve to organize the effective functioning of the coding exons in the DNA molecule as a complete unit.

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