RNA-directed DNA methylation

Viral infection linked to cancer via a “unique mechanism”

Summary: The virus-driven degradation of messenger RNA was reported in the context of a “unique mechnanism.” DNA cytidine deaminases remove RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions from a cytosine and convert the cytosine uracil. The deamination causes the degradation of DNA and mutations if not repaired. Roles of APOBEC3A and APOBEC3B in Human Papillomavirus Infection and Disease Progression The family members of apolipoprotein B messenger RNA-editing, enzyme-catalytic, polypeptide-like 3 (APOBEC3; A3) are DNA cytidine deaminases that remove the amino group from a…

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For God and Country

Life and death via chemical effects on photosynthesis

Summay: “…chemosignals are a promising approach both to modeling posttraumatic stress disorders in humans [36] and to searching for mehods of their treatment.” Serious scientists linked the sense of smell in bacteria from the physiology of pheromone-controlled reproduction in all living genera to our visual perception of energy and mass in the context of the space time continuum. The fact that food odors and pheromones biophysically constrain cell type differentiation in mammals was first placed into the context of [Pheromonal…

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For God and Country

Dispelling the ignorance of theorists

American Legion Riders (Riding for God and Country on 9/9/17) Summary: The highest-order of energy-dependent pre-assembly of respiratory chain complexes allows mitochondria to respond to energy-requiring conditions. There is no such thing as the emergence of energy, self-assembly, self-organization or any other pseudoscientific nonsense touted by theorists. Their theories exemplify what Richard P. Feynman referred to as “human idiocy.” That is why I refer to theorists who argue with me as “biologically uninformed science idiots.” Friends sometimes tell me I…

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For God and Country

Sci-Hub vs limits on the dissemination of information

The ideology of “Americanism” is not consistent with the tactics of academics and politicians that constrain release of accurate information about  biologically-based cause and effect. …Americanism is an ideology, or belief in devotion, loyalty, or allegiance to the United States of America, or to its flag, traditions, customs, culture, symbols, institutions, or form of government.[2] In the words of Theodore Roosevelt, “Americanism is a question of spirit, conviction, and purpose, not of creed or birthplace.”[3] Americanism has two different meanings.…

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Optogenetics replaces fMRI but not pseudoscientific nonsense

Summary: The ability to evaluate spaciotemporal influences on health compared to virus-driven pathology must include a link from quantized energy to the creation of ATP and the creation of RNA. Hunting people down who are aware of that fact is difficult because most of them have ignored the facts from this 1964 publication. Ed Boyden and Optogenetics: The Future of Neuroscience (video) (transcript) What I’m trying to do now is see whether we can help people pilot crazy projects that…

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Methylation and the innate immune system (2)

Single methyl groups can act as toggle switches to specify transmembrane protein-protein interactions These results highlight the high intrinsic specificity of TMD interactions, demonstrate that a single methyl group can dictate specificity, and define the minimal chemical difference that can modulate the specificity of TMD interactions and the activity of transmembrane proteins. RNA-directed DNA methylation is energy-dependent. The “minimal chemical difference” is linked from the quantized energy of virucidal light to all biophysically constrained biodiversity via base pair changes, single…

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Science vs Secularism: Molecular Mechanisms or Math?

Summary: An example from ancient knowledge of trigonometry links pattern recognition as the basis for the science of creationism, and pattern recognition also is the basis for molecular biology. What form of virus-driven pathology would you most like to see eliminated from future consideration by serious scientists who know how energy-dependent RNA-mediated cell type differentiation occurs? In any case, a PubMed search for microRNA and your disease of choice will be enlightening. See for example: microRNA + Alzheimer’s or microRNA…

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Methylation and the Innate Immune System

Free Webinar Training: Methylation and the Innate Immune System Free Training: Methylation and the Innate Immune System Please send your questions, comments and feedback to: support@qahomestudy.com I sent these two questions in advance: 1) Does what organisms eat link food energy to RNA-directed DNA methylation and all healthy longevity via fixation of amino acid substitutions and transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in the context of the physiology of pheromone-controlled reproduction in species from microbes to humans? 2) Does the virus-driven theft of…

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MicroRNAs: Nature’s secret ingredient

The Secret Ingredient That Stops Honeybees From Becoming Queens Learning more about how these molecules can affect species in different kingdoms — like plants and insects or plants and humans — could help identify therapeutic applications for cancer treatments or to suppress allergic reactions, Dr. Askenase said. “Some important biological problems could now be addressed with this new knowledge of how nature works,” he said. Plant microRNAs in larval food regulate honeybee caste development Overall, our study uncovered a new…

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A fear of pheromones (revisited)

Neurotransmitter Switching Regulated by miRNAs Controls Changes in Social Preference Reported as: Scents and social preference: Neuroscientists ID the roots of attraction “MicroRNAs were ideal candidates for the job,” said Lippi, a project scientist in Berg’s laboratory in the Division’s Neurobiology Section. “They are post-transcriptional repressors and can target hundreds of different mRNAs to consolidate specific genetic programs and trigger developmental switches.” Energy-dependent changes in the microRNA/messenger RNA balance link the physiology of pheromone-controlled reproduction to all healthy longevity in…

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  • What Darwin proved: there’s no such thing as a species
    GENETICS As Animals Mingle, a Baffling Genetic Barrier A short stretch of DNA is challenging what it means to be a species. By: Emily Singer August 5, 2014 Excerpt: “Scientists have dubbed such regions of the genome “islands of speciation.” The persistence of such islands is a phenomenon that has been observed in a variety of […]
  • Randomness and Divine Providence
    A Q&A on randomness and God’s providence …the main goal is to really put together a collection of scholarly studies of these issues: physicists, biologists, mathematicians, statisticians, philosophers and theologians. replaced: Randomness and Divine Providence Supported by the John Templeton...Read more