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Here you will find information that links physics, chemistry, and molecular epigenetics via RNA-mediated events such as the de novo creation of olfactory receptor genes in order to encourage a public discussion of a paradigm shift.

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Base pairs, olfaction and RNA thermometers


amino acid homeostasis

RNA thermometer controls temperature-dependent virulence factor expression in Vibrio cholerae (2014) Excerpt: The stem-loop can be stabilized by strengthening the base pairing between the fourU …

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Chromatin: The structure of DNA (2)


Alternative splicing of pre-mRNA

A Genetically Encoded Probe for Live-Cell Imaging of H4K20 Monomethylation Excerpt (with my emphasis): Highlights •    A histone H4K20me1-specific live-cell probe, H4K20me1-mintbody, was developed. •    …

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Chromatin: The structure of DNA (3)


Alternative splicing of pre-mRNA

See:  Chromatin: The structure of DNA (2) Inherited parental methylation shifts over time, may have functional effects in the brain and other tissues Excerpt: …researchers …

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Chromatin: The structure of DNA


Alternative splicing of pre-mRNA

Update on Inflammation and Degenerative Brain Disease Excerpt: While mapping connections of neurons has become the holy grail of current neuroscience, it is clear that …

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Hydrogen-atom energy in DNA base pairs


Filtering light through a prism to identify tissue type

See also: Consciousness is simply food rearranged Role of Double Hydrogen Atom Transfer Reactions in Atmospheric Chemistry Abstract excerpt:  Hydrogen atom transfer (HAT) reactions are …

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A working model of “captured” genes


Alternative splicing of pre-mRNA

Genetic Evidence That Captured Retroviral Envelope syncytins Contribute to Myoblast Fusion and Muscle Sexual Dimorphism in Mice Conclusion: … we propose as a working model …

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