It concerns a pattern discovered by Shcherbak -

This pattern is found on the last page of his paper - "The Arithmetical Origin of the Genetic Code" in the sub section called - "A Virtual Global Balance".

The genetic code table has 64 codons, each made of 3 bases, meaning that the 64 codons are made of a total of 192 bases (64 x 3) in total. There are 4 different types of bases - A, C, G, and T, so in the whole genetic code table each of these bases occurs 192/4 times = 48 times.

For each amino acid, Shcherbak made the following calculations -

Amino Acid Mass x Number of T bases in it's codons (let us call this number Alpha)

Amino Acid Mass x Number of C bases in it's codons (let us call this number Beta)

Amino Acid Mass x Number of A bases in it's codons (let us call this number Gamma)

Amino Acid Mass x Number of G bases in it's codons (let us call this number Delta)

When he had completed these calculations for all the amino acids, he added all the Alphas together in one group, and did the same for all the Betas, Gammas and Deltas.

What Shcherbak found was that the total Alpha for all the amino acids comes to a multiple of 37, expressed as a triple digit multiple.

Alpha side chains = 666 + 999 + 999

Alpha standard block = 45 x 74 = 3330

So the Total for Alpha is 3330 + 3 x 888

Shcherbak found these results for the Beta + Gamma + Delta groups. These too form multiples of 37 expressed as triple digits.

Beta + Gamma + Delta side chains = 222 + (10 x 999) - (3 x 888)

Beta + Gamma + Delta standard block = 222 + (10 x 999)

222 + (10 x 999) - (3 x 888) + 222 + (10 x 999) = 20 x 888

Here is the pattern -

So, in summary,

Shcherbak found a balance, His pattern just happens to be centred on -

1. multiples of 37

2. which are also triple digit multiples

3. and a significant triple digit multiple, namely 888

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