Summary: All serious scientists know that all epigenetic diversity is food energy-dependent and biophysically constrained by the pheromone-controlled physiology of reproduction.

See for comparison: Jay R. Feierman: “Variation is not nutrient availability and the something that is doing the selecting is not the individual organism. A feature of an educated person is to realize what they do not know. Sadly, you don’t know that you have an incorrect understanding [of] Darwinian biological evolution.”

A Bacterial Messenger Molecule Extends Healthspan

…indole, a molecule produced by commensal bacteria, extends “healthspan” not only in mice but in the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans and in fruit flies as well. Taking away the bacterial production of the molecule ablated these anti-aging gains.

Does anyone need to repeatedly be reminded that food energy is required for the production of any molecule associated with nutrient-dependent pheromone-controlled anti-aging gains? The epigenetically effected gains are consistently manifested in the survival of species via the physiology of reproduction.

The food energy-dependent production of indole is the obvious link from nutrient-dependent pheromone-controlled feedback loops to biophysically constrained viral latency and ecological adaptation in all living genera. Testing for indole is used to determine the ability of an organism to split (deaminate) the amino acid tryptophan.  Indole contributes to fecal odor and it is a chemical messenger that has been indirectly or directly included in detailed representations of biologically-based pheromone-controlled energy-dependent cause and effect like these.

See: Feedback loops link odor and pheromone signaling with reproduction (2005)

There is a model for that! See: Nutrient-dependent/pheromone-controlled adaptive evolution: a model (2013)

The food energy-dependent pheromone-controlled physiology of reproduction in species from microbes to humans biophysically constrains the virus-driven degradation of messenger RNA. That fact links constraint-breaking mutations to all pathology in all living genera. A test protocol established that fact in the context of this book chapter, which links the test for indole to differences in the microRNA/messenger RNA balance in humans.

For example, the test protocol links the creation of energy as information to all biodiversity via the physiology of reproduction and links the virus-driven degradation of messenger RNA to all pathology. The complexity of the testing can be reduced via the focus on the energy-dependent creation of microRNAs.

See the abstract:

Disease research and treatment development have turned to the impact and utility of microRNA. The dynamic and highly specific expression of these molecular regulators can be used to predict and monitor disease progression as well as therapeutic treatment efficacy and safety…

MicroRNAs are identified and monitored through the use of locked nucleic acid (LNA)™-based detection probes. The LNA™ technology enhances the sensitivity and specificity of target binding for short, highly similar, microRNA sequences, which help to differentiate cell types in the context of everything known to serious scientists about how to link physics and chemistry from molecular epigenetics to all biodiversity via fixation of RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions.

The availability of this testing was predicted in: Energy as information and constrained endogenous RNA interference (7-min video)

Feedback loops link quantized energy as information to biophysically constrained RNA-mediated protein folding chemistry. Light induced energy-dependent changes link angstroms to ecosystems from classical physics to chemistry/chirality and to molecular epigenetics/autophagy.

The National Microbiome Initiative links microbial quorum sensing to the physiology of reproduction via endogenous RNA interference and chromosomal rearrangements. The rearrangements link energy-dependent fixed amino acid substitutions to the Precision Medicine Initiative via genome wide inferences of natural selection.

This detailed representation of energy-dependent natural selection for codon optimality links biologically- based cause and effect from G protein-coupled receptors to RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions and the functional structure of supercoiled DNA. Energy-dependent polycombic ecological adaptations are manifested in supercoiled DNA. Chromosomal inheritance links the adaptations from morphological phenotypes to healthy longevity via behavioral phenotypes.

For contrast, virus-driven energy theft is the link from messenger RNA degradation to negative supercoiling, constraint breaking mutations, and hecatombic evolution. The viral hecatomb links transgenerational epigenetic inheritance from archaea to Zika virus-damaged DNA, which typically is repaired by endogenous RNA interference and fixation of RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions in organized genomes.

See also: The phylogenetic utility and functional constraint of microRNA flanking sequences

See also: From Fertilization to Adult Sexual Behavior (1996)

See for comparison: Metabolic, Epigenetic, and Transgenerational Effects of Gut Bacterial Choline Consumption (2017)

There is no such thing as transgenerational epigenetic inheritance of morphological or behavioral phenotypes outside the context of feedback loops that link food odors from the metabolism to pheromones and biophysically constrained viral latency. The consumption of choline by bacteria links food energy to protection from viral latency via the test for indole. The virus-driven theft of quantized energy can be linked from reduced amount of choline that link viruses in the bacteria to their ability to overwhelm the immune system. The effects of virus-driven energy theft link the CRISPR-Cas9 technology of gene-editing to DNA repair via exogenous RNA-interference because energy-dependent endogenous RNA-interference protects all organized genomes from virus-driven entropy.

Corporate America is not willing to tell the truth about that. You will probably suffer unnecessarily and die prematurely because the goal of every corporation is to make more money.

See also: Americans Are Dying Younger, Saving Corporations Billions

Absent a war or an epidemic, it’s unusual and alarming for life expectancies in developed countries to stop improving, let alone to worsen. “Mortality is sort of the tip of the iceberg,” says Laudan Aron, a demographer and senior fellow at the Urban Institute. “It really is a reflection of a lot of underlying conditions of life.”

Darwin’s “conditions of life” were food energy-dependent. Serious scientists have since learned that all “conditions of life” also are fixed in the organized genomes of all living genera via the physiology of reproduction. Without the link from ecological variation to ecological adaptation via fixation of amino acid substitutions in supercoiled DNA, natural selection for energy-dependent codon optimality would link mutations to evolution instead of linking mutations to all pathology.

Instead, the reality of cell type differentiation was reported as: Microbes compete for nutrients, affect metabolism, development in mice

 …new research that shows mice that harbor high levels of microbes that eat choline are deprived of this essential nutrient.
 

I placed that fact into the context of this excerpt from my 2013 review: Nutrient-dependent/pheromone-controlled adaptive evolution: a model

Sex-dependent production of a mouse ‘chemosignal’ with incentive salience appears to have arisen de novo via coincident adaptive evolution that involves an obvious two-step synergy between commensal bacteria and a sex-dependent liver enzyme that metabolizes the nutrient chemical choline.

The result of this synergy is (1) a liver enzyme that oxidizes trimethylamine to (2) an odor that causes (3) species-specific behaviors. Thus, the complex systems that biology required to get from nutrient acquisition and nutrient metabolism to species-specific odor-controlled behavior is exemplified by adaptive evolution of an attractive odor to mice that repels rats (see for review Li et al., 2013).

Addendum: Fish odor syndrome is the link from the virus-driven theft of quantized energy. The odor links ecological variation to failed ecological adaptation and all pathology when there is insufficient food energy. Any scientist who does not already know that based on the facts known to every medical laboratory scientist is an example of “human idiocy” (Feynman) or a biologically uninformed science idiot (Kohl).

Serious scientists have begun to effectively use energy-dependent microRNAs to the prevention of all virus-driven pathology. That fact is being reported in the context of gene therapy using ‘junk DNA’  at a time when all serious scientists realize there is no such thing as ‘junk DNA.’

Gene therapy using ‘junk DNA’ could lower risk for heart disease

The LeXis gene belongs to a unique group of genes that until recently were considered “junk DNA” because scientists believed they served little purpose. However, evidence from the human genome project led to the discovery that genes like LeXis are actually active. The study of these genes, now referred to as long noncoding ribonucleic acids, or lncRNAs, is a rapidly evolving area in biology.

Long Noncoding RNA Facilitated Gene Therapy Reduces Atherosclerosis in a Murine Model of Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Long noncoding (lnc) RNAs form the vast majority of transcriptionally active regions and are arbitrary defined as transcripts >200 bps that biochemically resemble mRNA and yet do not template protein.2

Diet and drug-induced changes in LeXis link energy as information to liver X receptor activation of genes via the “promoter binding of RNA-binding proteins.” That fact supports the claim that a transcriptional coactivator for genetically predisposed cholesterol biosynthesis in the mouse liver links promoters, enhancers, quantitative trait loci, et al., to the transciptional coactivator referred to as “Rally” without mention of energy-dependent changes in the microRNA/messenger RNA balance.

If you believe that the long noncoding ribonucleic acids (RNAs) are genes, you may be convinced that mutations in RNA are the same as mutations in genes. But mutations are the cause of all pathology. Linking mutations in RNA to pathology outside the  context of energy-dependent healthy longevity allows others with no expertise in laboratory testing to continue to believe that mutation-driven evolution is the link from natural selection to the origin of new species. That belief is probably common among others who believe that the Universe itself may be conscious.

See for comparison: Scientists Now Believe the Universe Itself May Be Conscious

For the behavior of subatomic particles and the systems they constitute promises to be fully explained by physics and the other physical sciences.

 See for comparison: Subatomic

Subatomic is a deck building game where players are competing to build a number of available atoms. Each player starts with the same small deck of cards that consist of Proton Cards, Neutron Cards, Electron Cards and Energy Cards and a beginning hand limit of 5 cards. They use these cards to build upon their current Atom, in an attempt to construct one of the available Atom Cards, and/or use their hand of cards to purchase more powerful atom building cards for later use, or increase their hand limit. The deck building cards are simple and clean, but offer a number of interesting combinations. Players also have an energy track that allows them to store energy, which introduces a “push-their-luck” type of mechanic enabling players to pay energy to shuffle through their deck quicker, or to offset the cost of more powerful deck building cards.

We don’t need a conscious mind to measure or look. With or without us, the Universe is always looking
 

The question arises: “Who needs this kind of nonsense?” Does anyone at any level of examination believe that “the Universe is always looking” is the best representation of what we can expect from a “Conscious Universe?”

See for comparison: Cytosis: A Cell Biology Board Game

A board game taking place inside a human cell! Players compete to build enzymes, hormones and receptors and fend off attacking Viruses!

 Chromogenic In Situ Hybridization Methods for microRNA Biomarker Monitoring of Drug Safety and Efficacy was reported on the Exiqon FB page. Exiqon is a biotechnology company that specializes in RNA products and services. I recommend that they purchase this domain (RNA-mediated.com) in an attempt to promote their products, which obviously link energy-dependent healthy longevity to all biodiversity and also link virus-driven energy theft to all pathology via changes in the microRNA/messenger RNA balance.

See also: ‘Chromatin modifiers and remodellers in DNA repair and signalling’ The fact that food energy as information must be linked from ecological variation to ecological adaptation via the pheromone-controlled physiology of reproduction in all living genera appears to be the focus of this Theme issue.

But wait: Here is one of the articles from  the Theme issue:

Nucleosome remodelling, DNA repair and transcriptional regulation build negative feedback loops in cancer and cellular ageing

Nucleosome remodelling (NR) regulates transcription in an ATP-dependent manner, and influences gene expression required for development and cellular functions, including those involved in anti-cancer and anti-ageing processes. ATP-utilizing chromatin assembly and remodelling factor (ACF) and Brahma-associated factor (BAF) complexes, belonging to the ISWI and SWI/SNF families, respectively, are involved in various types of DNA repair.

See for comparison, from 1964: Dependence of RNA synthesis in isolated thymus nuclei on glycolysis, oxidative carbohydrate catabolism and a type of “oxidative phosphorylation”

McEwen et al., knew that “The synthesis of RNA in isolated thymus nuclei is ATP dependent.” That statement of fact was the beginning of the abstract from 1964. When he told me my model could not be validated unless I started with energy-dependent gene activation in gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons, I had no reason to doubt him. When I learned that Robert L. Moss had already linked pheromones to energy-dependent gene activation in GnRH neurons, I continued to pursue top-down causation as if it was energy-dependent — because it obviously is energy-dependent.

I never considered that my model of food energy-dependent pheromone-controlled biophysically constrained gene activation would not be accepted by theorists. See for comparison:

Induction of FOS immunoreactivity in central accessory olfactory structures of the female rat following exposure to conspecific males (1992)

See also: Gonadotropin releasing hormone and human sexual behavior (1991) in Neuropeptides and Psychiatric Disorders (1991)

Is anyone else interested in linking the facts from our 1996 Hormones and Behavior review From Fertilization to Adult Sexual Behavior or from any other works I have published before Nutrient-dependent/pheromone-controlled adaptive evolution: a model (2013) to what is known about all biophysically constrained biologically- based cause and effect?

If so, see: Worldwide patterns of human epigenetic variation

We found that population-specific DNA methylation mirrors genetic variation, and has greater local genetic control than mRNA levels. We estimated the rate of epigenetic divergence between populations, which indicates far greater evolutionary stability of DNA methylation in humans than has been observed in plants. This study provides a deeper understanding of worldwide patterns of human epigenetic diversity…

All serious scientists know that all epigenetic diversity is food energy-dependent and biophysically constrained by the pheromone-controlled physiology of reproduction.

See for comparison: 7/25/13
Jay R. Feierman: Variation is not nutrient availability and the something that is doing the selecting is not the individual organism. A feature of an educated person is to realize what they do not know. Sadly, you don’t know that you have an incorrect understanding [of] Darwinian biological evolution.

See for comparison: Quantum Biology: An Introduction (video) by Philip Ball and Quantum common sense

To turn quantum to classical, we don’t need a conscious mind to measure or look; we just need an environment full of stuff. With or without us, the Universe is always looking.

See also these restricted and unrestricted articles: ARTICLES 

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