Axel Harvey wrote: > > On 28 Jul 2001, thinkit wrote: > > > [ ... ] Axel says... > > > > > >I understand DNA is decimal, patterned after the wheels in Pascal's > > >adding machine, in fact. > > > > DNA is quaternary. > > Yes. I was referring to the rotation period of the helix.
Just to muddy the waters "quaternary of numbers" =
the tetractys of Pythagoreanism; ten (= 1 + 2 + 3 + 4).