heat shock response

Theistic evolutionists fight back and lose (2)

For a historical perspective on the amount of ignorance theistic evolutionists and atheists have repeatedly displayed as they ignored everything known about the energy-dependent RNA-mediated de novo creation of genes, see: The heat shock response is self-regulated at both the transcriptional and posttranscriptional levels (1982) Thirty-five years later, there is another clear indication that theorists and atheists will never consider the fact that there must be an anti-entropic virucidal source of energy. See for example: HSP90 Shapes the Consequences of…

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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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Bringing RNA back to epigenetics (20 years later)

Has Contemporary Academia Outgrown the Carl Sagan Effect?  [Subscription required] Excerpt (with my emphasis): [Sean Carroll] offered 13 pieces of advice…: “Do good research; Make an impact in the field; Bring in grant money… Don’t be too well known outside the field; Don’t write a book; Choose your hobbies wisely.” Carroll argued that academics look askance at colleagues that have too high of a public profile. Not out of envy—but because they worry that public scientists care more about their…

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Creating gravity, nucleic acids, receptors, and supercoiled DNA (2)

See also: Creating gravity, nucleic acids, receptors, and supercoiled DNA Scientists make first direct detection of gravitational waves Excerpt: Almost 100 years ago today, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space-time that are set off by extremely violent, cosmic cataclysms in the early universe. With his knowledge of the universe and the technology available in 1916, Einstein assumed that such ripples would be “vanishingly small” and nearly impossible to detect. My comment:…

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RNA-mediated regulatory mechanisms link microbes to humans (3)

See also: RNA-mediated regulatory mechanisms link microbes to humans and RNA-mediated regulatory mechanisms link microbes to humans (2) Regulation of gene expression The effects of miRNA dysregulation of gene expression seem to be important in cancer.[10] For instance, in gastrointestinal cancers, a 2015 paper identified nine miRNAs as epigenetically altered and effective in down-regulating DNA repair enzymes.[11] The effects of miRNA dysregulation of gene expression also seem to be important in neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depressive…

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