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On applicability of category theory to the description of ontogeny events


Gudimenko A.I., Guzev M.A., Zhuravlev Yu.N.

2016, issue 2, Ñ. 147-159


Abstract
The possibility of application of the category-theoretical formalism to the description of the fundamental molecular events of ontogeny (transcription, translation and the protein combination formation) is studied. It is shown that a correspondence between these events and the well-known category operations, pull-back and push-out, can be established. The naturalness of application of the geometrical idea of fibration to the analyses of these events is demonstrated.

Keywords:
ontogeny, biological objects, mathematical modelling, category theory, fiber bundles

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