>>>>> "Chris" == Chris Jones <mbzcaj at unix.ccc.nottingham.ac.uk> writes:
Chris> What he meant was that proteins were built up out of
Chris> functional domains (words) to build active proteins (sentences).
I sat a paper in mathematical linguistics in 1994 at Auckland university,
New Zealand. It was taken by Professor Solomon Marcus, a Rumanian semiotician
of some repute.
In the course of this paper, one of the topics which he discussed was
just as you describe. I have no references or anything, but I hope this
might be of some help.
I used to think that my brain was the most wonderful organ in my body.
Then I realised who had been telling me this...