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Food energy-dependent epigenetic adaptation (2)

Due to the overwhelming support for my model of top-down causation and all energy-dependent biophysically constrained biodiversity on Earth, I will replace Food energy-dependent epigenetic adaptation (2) with the more appropriately titled God’s shrinking role in your salvation See: Food energy-dependent epigenetic adaptation and God’s shrinking role in your salvation (in prep) before proceeding to the rest of this series on epigenetic adaptation.  

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Virus-driven downsizing of the human brain (4)

Virus-driven downsizing of the human brain (7/1/16) Virus-driven downsizing of the human brain (2) (7/6/16) Virus-driven downsizing of the human brain (3) (8/9/16) Excerpt: A Postdoctoral Researcher threatened me with litigation if I did not remove the tags with his name that linked his works to works at the institution where he works. In an attempt to discuss Breakthrough in understanding how stem cells become specialized More than two years ago, he wrote: We house our animal mouse models in…

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Dobzhansky 1973 and precision medicine (5)

See: Dobzhansky 1973 and precision medicine (4) Microenvironmental autophagy promotes tumour growth …non-cell-autonomous autophagy is induced both in the tumour microenvironment and systemically… transformed cells engage surrounding normal cells as active and essential microenvironmental contributors to early tumour growth through nutrient-generating autophagy. Non-cell autonomous autophagy links non-random natural selection for codon optimality from the nutrient energy-dependent pherormone-controlled physiology of reproduction to biophysically constrained RNA-mediated protein folding chemistry via fixation of amino acid substitutions in supercoiled DNA. The supercoiled DNA links…

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Energy-dependent alternative splicings 1996 – 2016 (2)

See also: Energy-dependent alternative splicings 1996 – 2016 Re: Rs3827760 is Val370Ala and EDARV370A No matter what it is called, Val370Ala may be the best example of how nutrient energy-dependent biophysically constrained pheromone-controlled viral latency protects all organisms from virus-driven energy theft and all pathology. For example, see: Genome recoding by tRNA modifications The succession of mRNA codons controls the synthesis of polypeptides through the complementarity between each of the 64 possible codon triplets and the tRNA anticodons that decode…

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Energy-dependent self-organization and self repair

Energy-dependent autophagy links food odors and pheromones from the innate immune system and RNA-mediated feedback loops to the physiology of reproduction in all living genera via chromosomal inheritance. Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance is nutrient-energy-dependent and pheromone-controlled. That fact has been established in the extant literature since 1933, when Thomas Hunt Morgan won the Nobel Prize in Medicine, and Erwin Schrodinger shared the 1933 Prize in Physics with Paul A.M. Dirac. See for example: From Fertilization to Adult Sexual Behavior December 1996…

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Explorers who do not know what is known (2)

See: Explorers who do not know what is known See also: Energy-dependent polycombic ecological adaptation Now see: The B/Z reaction, and the problem with peer review December 9. 2016 by John Leonard … oscillating chemical reactions predictable by mathematical formula are partially responsible for organizing cells to form organs, bone, and tissue. Alan Turing didn’t live to see the publication of evidence that would have validated his theory almost immediately. …when Belousov attempted to have his research published in 1951,…

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Tasting light links energy from creation to adaptation

The C. elegans Taste Receptor Homolog LITE-1 Is a Photoreceptor “In Brief: A taste receptor homolog absorbs UV light and mediates avoidance behavior in C. elegans in response to light exposure.” Excerpt: Light sensation is critical for all phyla of life, ranging from bacteria to humans (Wang and Montell, 2007; Yau and Hardie, 2009). Organisms have evolved various types of photoreceptor proteins… Photoreceptors are G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). No experimental evidence of biologically-based cause and effect links the evolution of any…

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Non-random pheromone-controlled cell type differentiation

Experience-Dependent Plasticity Drives Individual Differences in Pheromone-Sensing Neurons Aug 17, 2016   •Individual differences in cell types are not random •Sex differences in pheromone-sensing neurons are controlled by experience •Changes in specific cell types are governed via “use it and lose it” plasticity •Targeting plasticity to specific cell types changes animal behavior This was reported as: Long-term exposure to female scents changes courtship behavior in male mice The senior author co-authored Chromatin remodeling inactivates activity genes and regulates neural coding…

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Biophysically constrained cell type differentiation

Intrinsic limits to gene regulation by global crosstalk Excerpt: A paradigmatic example is that of the aminoacyl transfer RNA synthetase1, which uses kinetic proofreading2 to load appropriate amino acids onto matching tRNAs. This and other examples—including DNA replication, ligand sensing3, protein–protein interactions4,5,6,7,8,9, recognition events in the immune system10,11 and molecular self-assembly12—indicate that biology places a large premium on the reduction of unintended ‘crosstalk’, a generic term that encompasses all potentially disruptive processes due to reactions between non-cognate substrates. Reported as:…

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Food supplement or licensed immunostimulant?

Glucan from Food Supplement to a Licensed Drug   Excerpt: “…β-glucan possesses a significant immunostimulating activity in a wide variety of species, including earthworms, shrimp, fish, chicken, rats, rabbits, guinea pigs, sheep, pigs, cattle, and, last but not least, humans. Based on these results, it has been concluded that β-glucan represents a type of immunostimulanting molecule that is actively spanning full evolutionary spectrum. Some experiments also show that β-glucan can help even in the protection of plants. β-Glucan is therefore…

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