Contemporary Materials I−1 (2010)

Contemporary Materials, I–1 (2010)     Page 80 - 86

UDK 621.357:669.018

On Some Quantum Approaches to Biomolecular Recognition

D. Raković1, M. Dugić2, J. Jeknić-Dugić3, M. Plavšić4, G. Keković5, D. Davidović6,7, S. Jaćimovski8, J. Šetrajčić9,10, B. Tošić9,11, I. Cosic7, L. A. Gribov12

1 Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia
2 Faculty of Science, University of Kragujevac, Serbia  
3 Faculty of Science, University of Niš, Serbia
4 Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Serbia  
5 Biological Institute, University of Belgrade, Serbia
6 Vinca Institute, University of Belgrade, Serbia
7 School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia
8 Crime-Police Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
9 Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
10 Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republic of Srpska, Banja Luka, BiH
11 Vojvodina Academy of Sciences and Arts, Novi Sad, Serbia
12 V. I. Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, RAS, Moscow, Russia


Two un­re­sol­ved is­su­es of the (se­mi)clas­si­cally ad­dres­sed pro­blems in mo­le­cu­lar bi­ophysics are unre­a­so­nably long ti­me ne­ces­sary for chan­ge of bi­o­polymer con­for­ma­ti­ons and long-ran­ge directedness of se­lec­ti­ve bi­o­mo­le­cu­lar re­cog­ni­tion pro­ces­ses – implying the­ir es­sen­tial qu­an­tum origin. In this pa­per, se­ve­ral pos­si­ble qu­an­tum ap­pro­ac­hes to biomo­le­cu­lar re­cog­ni­tion are considered: The­ory of Non-Ra­di­a­ti­ve Re­so­nant Struc­tu­ral Tran­si­ti­ons, Mo­del of Qu­an­tum Decoheren­ce, and Re­so­nant Re­cog­ni­tion Mo­del. The­se appro­ac­hes might be of fun­da­men­tal importan­ce in un­der­stan­ding un­derlying mac­ro­sco­pic qu­an­tum-ho­lo­grap­hic Hop­fi­eld-li­ke con­trol mec­ha­nisms of morp­ho­ge­ne­sis, and the­ir backward in­flu­en­ce on the ex­pres­si­on of ge­nes, with signi­fi­cant po­ten­tial psycho­so­ma­tic im­pli­ca­ti­ons.

Keywords: Bi­o­mo­le­cu­lar Re­cog­ni­tion, Con­for­ma­ti­o­nal Tran­si­ti­ons, Qu­an­tum Bi­ophy­sics, Qu­an­tum Bi­o­in­for­ma­tics.

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