DNA Is An Oscillator

As I studied the conformation of enzymes and DNA itself, I began to see helical “spring” structures. Under physiological conditions these structures are moving like a spring. On the backbone of these springs are electrical charges, such as phosphate groups. Whenever you put a charge in motion it generates a radio wave. I realized that these structures are oscillators.

Is this an accident? How do effector molecules find their active sites? If random association were the only way, the reaction probably would not happen because the distances at the scale of the molecules are great and the environment is crowded with other molecules.

It is my theory that these molecules communicate. This may happen through harmonic reinforcement. An active site may generate a signal that is received by the target molecule.

There is a way to test this experimentally. Can enzyme reactions be controlled by sound? A test enzyme with a known voice print should be able to be turned on or off with a voice print of the opposite characteristic. This principle is known as noise gating, which is used in audio production.  Humbucking guitar pickups do this.

Do molecules make music? Do they sing to each other? The idea that something as fundamental to our being as Music, could have at its basis, the interactions of DNA and enzymes, is beautiful.


by David A. Hanson, Beechgrove, TN and Mobridge, SD