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- Is there any way to make any sense of the ATTACCA sequence, using Typogenetics? At a first look, it would generate:
ATTACCA --> AT TA CC A swi rpy mvlThe tertiary structure reveals that the typoenzyme would prefer G:s - and so it wouldn't do anything with the strand. Any better approach?
- In Dialogue IX, Achilles spoke of feeling "so guilty about violating the Central Dogma" when making a koan out of a folded string (i e, reversing the translation). Are we to understand that the same holds for molecular miology - that in some way you may not (can't) derive a DNA from a particular protein?