Semiotica 2020 (233):77-90 (2020)

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Ludmila Lackova
Palacky University
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In this paper I attempt to study the notion of “folding of a semiotic continuum” in a direction of a possible application to the biological processes. More specifically, the process of obtaining protein structures is compared in this paper to the folding of a semiotic continuum. Consequently, peptide chain is presented as a continuous line potential to be formed in order to create functional units. The functional units are protein structures having certain function in the cell or organism. Moreover, protein folding is analyzed in terms of tension between syntax and semantics.
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