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microRNA-mediated replication timing (1)

The phylogenetic utility and functional constraint of microRNA flanking sequences links the patent for naturally occurring light-activated carbon fixation to viral latency and healthy longevity across kingdoms. The patent: RNA-Guided Human Genome Engineering was linked from functional constraints to gain-of-function research in High-Quality Overlapping Paired-End Reads for the Detection of A-to-I Editing on Small RNA WHO failed to examine the problems associated with gain-of-function research, which researchers now suggest led to the creation of SARs-CoV-2. The creation of SARs-CoV-2 can be…

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Light-activated carbon fixation did not evolve (5)

See first: The tipping point (revisited): 120K 5/12/21 Church Speaks: The cyanobacteria fix [carbon via] light…Under ideal circumstances, they can be maybe seven to ten times more productive per photon.” George M. Church et al patented this naturally occurring process. On 5/12/21, I was pleasantly surprised to see the facts represented in this trail-side placard at Canyonlands National Park. The facts make this patent worthless: RNA-Guided Human Genome Engineering See why: Light-activated binding together of sand and other soil particles…

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Quantum Darwinism (9)

Beyond the Elements: Life (video with transcript) There was a turning point, the evolution of a transformative series of chemical reactions that, over time, remade the planet… They place God’s Creation of sunlight and humidity at the origin of life (THE turning point) into the context of experimental evidence of enzyme-dependent directed evolution, which requires this stupid assumption from 2005. “Amino acid composition of proteins varies substantially between taxa and, thus, can evolve.” Enzymes are proteins. No experimental evidence of…

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Quantum Darwinism (5)

See with my added emphasis: Parallel genetics of regulatory sequences using scalable genome editing in vivo 4/13/21 [Energy-dependent biophysically-constrained microRNA-mediated] Regulatory elements must ultimately be understood within their genomic environment and development- or tissue-specific contexts. Gene-centric theorists are too stupid to start with God’s Creation of energy, which must be linked from regulatory elements to regulation of the genomic environment before the effects of energy can be understood in any context whatsoever. See for context: Energy as information and constrained…

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Quantum Darwinism (3)

“Quantum biology” is quantum Darwinism Starting from…discovery of quantum coherence in low-temperature photosynthetic microbes in 2007, quantum coherence is emerging as a general principle of biological systems. See: MicroRNAs organize intrinsic variation into stem cell states 3/5/20 …naturally arising cell-to-cell variation, sometimes described as stochastic fluctuation, is in fact coherently organized biology. Theorists chose neo-Darwinian pseudoscientific nonsense about beneficial mutations and evolution via natural selection across billions to millions of years instead of the explanatory power of quantum Darwinism. Their ignorance…

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Quantum Darwinism (2)

Nonenzymatic polymerase-like template-directed synthesis of acyclic l-threoninol nucleic acid 2/5/21 Orgel and Szostak introduced an amino group into 2′- and 3′-positions9, which enabled effective RNA copying due to acceleration of the ligation reaction10,11. Reported as: Origins of life could have started with DNA-like XNAs 4/6/21 …shorter L-aTNA fragments came together and linked up with each other on the longer L-aTNA template. Critically, this happened in the presence of a compound, called N-cyanoimidazole, and a metal ion, like manganese, both of…

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Quantum Darwinism (1)

See first: Pheromones protect us from viruses parts 1-10 For a historical perspective on the development of healthy ecosystems, see: Pheromonal Regulation of Genetic Processes: Research on the House Mouse (Mus musculus L.) (1994) and From Fertilization to Adult Sexual Behavior (1996) For links from quantum Darwinism to all energy-dependent biophysically constrained biodiversity, see also: Quantum Criticality at the Origin of Life 3/3/15 The number of proteins grows exponentially with the number n of amino acids… Peptide synthesis at the…

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Pheromones protect us from viruses (10)

Twitter Profile: MicroRNA.pro, http://Autophagy.pro & http://RNA-mediated.com link subatomic particles from pH-dependent peptide synthesis to sympatric speciation and healthy ecosystems. Before 4/6/21, I had contributed 40,000 tweets @microRNApro to support claims about how light-activated carbon fixation is linked to healthy longevity in more than 118,400 indexed publications that mention ‘microRNA.’ For a historical perspective on the development of healthy ecosystems, see: Pheromonal Regulation of Genetic Processes: Research on the House Mouse (Mus musculus L.) (1994) “The specificity of pheromonal regulation depends…

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Pheromones protect us from viruses (8)

See first: Pheromones protect us from viruses (7) Summary: When others link God’s Creation of anti-entropic virucidal light to pH-dependent biophysically constrained viral latency via His Creation of water, which is required for the creation of all oxygen-dependent life on Earth, we will see how God’s Creation of Genotypes in all species once protected them, and us, from the virus-driven degradation of messenger RNA. More than 118,000 indexed published articles mention ‘microRNA.’ It is long past time for theorists to…

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Pheromones protect us from viruses (7)

It’s been more than one year since Guenther Witzany published What is Life? 3/18/20 “A new definition of life must integrate the current empirical knowledge about interactions between cells, viruses, and RNA networks to provide a better explanatory power than the twentieth century narrative.” The need for the new definition of life is consistent with my claims from “What is life when it is not protected from virus-driven entropy.” It’s been 5 years since this virtual conference presentation on 3/30/16. The…

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