adhesion proteins

The Origin of Information (2)

See also: The Origin of Information (1) Labroots Neuroscience virtual event: RNA mediated molecular epigenetics and virus driven entropy (working title: The Origin of Information) Published to Youtube March 2, 2016 RNA mediated molecular epigenetics and virus driven entropy Presented March 16 and 17, 2016  Login for free and go to the Poster Hall section on Neuron Biology for a full screen display of the poster or view the poster on Figshare Abstract: Energy-dependent molecular epigenetics support Einstein’s complete molecular…

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Energy-dependent RNA methylation (3)

I wrote: Stop trying to claim anything about energy-dependent cause and effect on any other site including your own. You betrayed my trust in you. I do not take that lightly. On 6/4/16, Tomi Aalto replied: “You don’t own the knowledge.” My comment: Researchers own nothing without patents based on the knowledge. They do not own the knowledge that leads others to learn more about what has been accurately portrayed in the context of biophysically constrained biologically-based cause and effect.…

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Energy-dependent RNA methylation (1)

“How often do we still hear that quantum effects can have little relevance in the study of biology, or even that we eat food in order to gain energy?” — Roger Penrose “We know, for instance, when we eat food nucleic acids can get into our cells. Also, there is a theory that our cells in the body keep sending out nucleic acids and one theory has it that it seems to correct the mistakes that other cells have suffered…

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Wasted Templeton Funding (3)

See also: Wasted Templeton Funding (2) Templeton grant funds evolution rethink Excerpt: …parents can influence offspring not just through their DNA but by passing on the microorganisms they host or by transmitting epigenetic marks to subsequent generations. “Innovation may be a developmental response that becomes stabilized through genetic changes,” explains Armin Moczek, an evolutionary developmental biologist at Indiana University, Bloomington. My comment: He has not explained how nutrient energy-dependent changes in base pairs link hydrogen-atom transfer in solutions from microRNA…

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Molecular Diagnostics: What is unprotected life (4)

Pado, a fluorescent protein with proton channel activity can optically monitor membrane potential, intracellular pH, and map gap junctions Excerpt: Nature has developed a vast array of voltage-responsive proteins. To improve our ability to optimize the voltage sensitivity, kinetics, and signal size of GEVIs, an in silico search strategy was developed to identify potential voltage-sensing proteins since new genomes are routinely being sequenced. The use of a conserved amino acid motif in the second transmembrane segment of the voltage-sensing phosphatase…

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Molecular Diagnostics: What is unprotected life (3)

Researchers use sunlight to produce chemicals and energy Excerpt: “It has always been right beneath our noses, and yet no one has ever taken note: Photosynthesis by way of the sun doesn’t just allow things to grow; the same principles can be applied to break plant matter down, allowing the release of chemical substances. In other words, direct sunlight drives chemical processes. The immense energy in solar light can be used so that processes can take place without additional energy…

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Genome-gate: Follow the money?

Artificial Natures Excerpt: You run the largest research lab at Harvard, the Church Lab…. At the recent conference “Genetics, Biomedicine, and the Human Experience in Space,” you presented ideas about using genetics to do things that are normally done by altering environments—for instance, by changing our microbi- ome…” My comment: The largest research lab at Harvard is probably the best funded. Where is the funding coming from? How is it going to be used to benefit you? What would happen…

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Molecular Diagnostics: What is unprotected life?

Facile Recoding of Selenocysteine in Nature Abstract excerpt: This illustrates the ease by which the genetic code may evolve new coding schemes, possibly aiding organisms to adapt to changing environments, and show the genetic code is much more flexible than previously thought. My comment: It also refutes the ridiculous theories of neo-Darwinists, by placing ecological variation and ecological adaptation into the context of how nutrient-dependent RNA-mediated events are linked from the innate immune system to the physiology of reproduction and…

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Ignore the evidence: Rachel Feltman

“There is incontrovertible evidence that Alzheimer’s Disease has a dormant microbial component. We can’t keep ignoring all of the evidence” –Professor Douglas Kell, Manchester University Experts Say There’s a Herpes-Alzheimer’s Link Excerpt: …herpes has been linked to damage in the central nervous system and the limbic system, which is associated with mental decline and personality changes, the Telegraph reported. The experts called for a deeper investigation into the connection. Calm down: Herpes probably isn’t going to give you Alzheimer’s Excerpt:…

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Virus-driven disorder prevention and health promotion

The dynamic epigenome and its implications for behavioral interventions: a role for epigenetics to inform disorder prevention and health promotion Excerpt: Evidence has also been growing about the role of epigenetic modification in response to the social environment. My comment: Unexpectedly, Szyf et al., (2016) fail to mention all the evidence of epigenetically-effected RNA-mediated cause and effect that has accumulated since we published our 1996 Hormones and Behavior review. That may explain why they also failed to link energy-dependent hydrogen-atom…

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