This is a characteristic that Schrodinger predicted for DNA as the support of genetic information, published in the seminal book "What is life?". This book was based on Schrodinger's lectures at the Trinity College in Dublin in 1943, before the discover of the molecular structure of DNA!
There is a Portuguese translation: Schrödinger, Erwin. O que é a vida? Espírito e matéria. trad. M. L. Pinheiro. Lisboa: Fragmentos, 1989.