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Living Systems are Dynamically Stable by Computing Themselves at the Quantum Level
Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Canada
Received: 10 January 2003 / Accepted: 12 February 2003 / Published: 30 June 2003
Abstract: The smallest details of living systems are molecular devices that operate between the classical and quantum levels, i.e. between the potential dimension (microscale) and the actual three-dimensional space (macroscale). They realize non-demolition quantum measurements in which time appears as a mesoscale dimension separating contradictory statements in the course of actualization. These smaller devices form larger devices (macromolecular complexes), up to living body. The quantum device possesses its own potential internal quantum state (IQS), which is maintained for prolonged time via error-correction being a reflection over this state. Decoherence-free IQS can exhibit itself by a creative generation of iteration limits in the real world. To avoid a collapse of the quantum information in the process of correcting errors, it is possible to make a partial measurement that extracts only the error-information and leaves the encoded state untouched. In natural quantum computers, which are living systems, the error-correction is internal. It is a result of reflection, given as a sort of a subjective process allotting optimal limits of iteration. The IQS resembles the properties of a quasi-particle, which interacts with the surround, applying decoherence commands to it. In this framework, enzymes are molecular automata of the extremal quantum computer, the set of which maintains stable highly ordered coherent state, and genome represents a concatenation of error-correcting codes into a single reflective set. Biological systems, being autopoietic in physical space, control quantum measurements in the physical universe. The biological evolution is really a functional evolution of measurement constraints in which limits of iteration are established possessing criteria of perfection and having selective values.
Keywords: Quantum Computation; Coherence; Internal Quantum State; Limit of Iteration; Measurement; Reflection
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Igamberdiev, A.U. Living Systems are Dynamically Stable by Computing Themselves at the Quantum Level. Entropy 2003, 5, 76-87.
Igamberdiev AU. Living Systems are Dynamically Stable by Computing Themselves at the Quantum Level. Entropy. 2003; 5(2):76-87.
Igamberdiev, Abir U. 2003. "Living Systems are Dynamically Stable by Computing Themselves at the Quantum Level." Entropy 5, no. 2: 76-87.