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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

Crystals, proteins, stability and isoperimetry


Author: Misha Gromov
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 48 (2011), 229-257
MSC (2010): Primary 92-XX; Secondary 58-XX, 53-XX
Published electronically: December 2, 2010
MathSciNet review: 2774091
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Abstract: We attempt to formulate several mathematical problems suggested by structural patterns present in biomolecular assemblies. Our description of these patterns, by necessity brief and over-concentrated in some places, is self-contained, albeit on a superficial level. An attentive reader is likely to stumble upon a cryptic line here and there; however, things will become more transparent at a second reading and/or at a later point in the article.


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Misha Gromov
Affiliation: Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, Paris, France; and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-2010-01319-7
PII: S 0273-0979(2010)01319-7
Received by editor(s): September 24, 2009
Received by editor(s) in revised form: May 10, 2010
Published electronically: December 2, 2010
Article copyright: © Copyright 2010 American Mathematical Society