natural selection for energy-dependent codon optimality

Pseudoscientists hate what science explains! (3)

See also: Pseudoscientists hate what science explains (2) Summary: In addition to germline silencing via information transfer to the physical landscape of supercoiled DNA, multicopy transgene arrays are linked from changes in the microRNA/messenger RNA balance to variation in their somatic expression level. That fact helps to establish the difference between healthy longevity and pathology across generations. Problems with DNA replication can cause epigenetic changes that may be inherited for several generations My summary: The polycomb repressive complex 2, additional…

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Irreconcilable differences: food energy vs de novo assembly

Developmental dynamics and contemporary evolutionary psychology: status quo or irreconcilable views? Reply to Bjorklund (2003), Krebs (2003), Buss and Reeve (2003), Crawford (2003), and Tooby et Al. (2003). The authors argue that evolutionary psychology currently offers no coherent framework for how to integrate genetic, environmental, and experiential factors into a theory of behavioral or cognitive phenotypes. An evolutionary perspective on the systems of adaptive immunity We propose a revival of the concept of the ‘Big Bang’ of vertebrate immunity, arguing…

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New Testament Book Cover Refutes Theistic Evolution

Video of Biology of the Book Goats, bookworms, a monk’s kiss: Biologists reveal the hidden history of ancient gospels Collins already had developed a method to identify ancient species by differences in the amino acid sequences of collagen and other proteins preserved in fossils. See: Protein power by Robert F. Service …methods to sequence amino acids lag behind DNA sequencing. The report of 300 million year old proteins is based on ridiculous theories that failed to include what was known about…

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Milk-derived miRNAs, circulating microRNAs, DNA repair, and embryonic viability

Summary: “There is little acceptance of evolution as a concept among mainstream Muslim clerics in the Middle East, who believe it contradicts the story of creation in scripture…” The Bull Sperm MicroRNAome and the Effect of Fescue Toxicosis on Sperm MicroRNA Expression …the miRNA profile of mature ejaculated sperm may in fact have downstream consequences upon embryonic development. The potential for sperm miRNA affecting zygote development has recently been reported in the literature [18] and has interesting implications for the…

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God’s shrinking role in salvation (3)

Summary: I believe there is a bipartisan trend that links conservative Republicans to survival of the species, but I don’t know for sure what will happen to the liberal Democrats. And, I can’t prove it!   Helicity and chirality https://www.facebook.com/ed.unverricht/videos/10155506720828729/ See also: God’s shrinking role in salvation (2) A Theory of Reality as More Than the Sum of Its Parts “Causal emergence is a way of claiming that your agent description is really real,” said Hoel, a postdoctoral researcher at…

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Food energy-dependent cell type differentiation (2)

Summary: The concept of “faster-evolving DNA” regions in the context of nucleotide variation in both the 16S and 12S sequences is not consistent with any accurate representation of how the functional structure of supercoiled DNA must be linked from energy-dependent changes in angstroms to ecosystems in all living genera. Conserved molecular mechanisms link the sense of smell in bacteria from the de novo creation of olfactory receptor genes to the physiology of reproduction via the microRNA/messenger RNA balance and Feynman’s…

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MicroRNAs light up life

Summary: Every aspect of cell type differentiation or mutation-driven pathology occurs downstream from the de novo creation of energy-dependent microRNAs. That fact should be considered in all aspects of top-down causation, which must link the sun’s energy to behavior via the physiology of reproduction and chromosomal inheritance. On a relational theory of biological systems: a natural model for complex biological behavior (5/29/17) In this paper, we develop a natural (empirical) relational theory for describing and modeling complex biological phenomena. We…

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From E. coli to monkeys and mankind: Theories vs models (2)

Dedicated to Dr. Tom Jordan and Priscilla Jordan on the day of their retirement from the Baptist ministry, May 28, 2017. They always encouraged me to learn more about the “Laws of Biology” and link the Laws from energy as information to all biodiversity on Earth via the physiology of reproduction. See also: From E. coli to monkeys and mankind: Theories vs models High-throughput biochemical profiling reveals sequence determinants of dCas9 off-target binding and unbinding (5/23/127) …changes in observed association…

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Food energy-dependent epigenetic adaptation

Mechanism of transmembrane signaling by sensor histidine kinases, was reported as Scientists investigate how the sense of smell works in bacteria …the signaling and inactive states differ only very slightly at the nitrate-binding site – by 0.5-1 angstroms, which is approximately one fifth of the size of the ion itself (1 angstrom is 10-10 meters). However, when this ion binds to the sensor, it causes huge changes in the protein: The helices of different monomers begin to move in different…

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Synthetic RNA-based switches

Synthetic RNA-based switches for mammalian gene expression control Current Opinion in Biotechnology, Volume 48, December 2017, Pages 54–60 If you wait until December, 2017 to see this article in print, you will probably be among the last of those to have missed a two decades-old paradigm shift. The fact that these researchers created synthetic RNA-based switches attests to the fact that natural selection for energy-dependent codon optimality links what organisms eat to energy-dependent RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions. The substitutions help…

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