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The Structure Lacuna
AbstractMolecular symmetry is intimately connected with the classical concept ofthree-dimensional molecular structure. In a non-classical theory of wave-like interactionin four-dimensional space-time, both of these concepts and traditional quantum mechanicslose their operational meaning, unless suitably modified. A required reformulation shouldemphasize the importance of four-dimensional effects like spin and the symmetry effects ofspace-time curvature that could lead to a fundamentally different understanding of molecularsymmetry and structure in terms of elementary number theory. Isolated single moleculeshave no characteristic shape and macro-biomolecules only develop robust three-dimensionalstructure in hydrophobic response to aqueous cellular media.
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Boeyens, J.C.; Levendis, D.C. The Structure Lacuna. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2012, 13, 9081-9096.View more citation formats
Boeyens JC, Levendis DC. The Structure Lacuna. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2012; 13(7):9081-9096.Chicago/Turabian Style
Boeyens, Jan C.A.; Levendis, Demetrius C. 2012. "The Structure Lacuna." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 13, no. 7: 9081-9096.