pheromone

The tipping point (revisted): 69,000 publications

See first: The tipping point (revisited): 68,000 publications December 21, 2017 On December 24, 2017, I started a “tweet” series on Twitter, which was designed to test the response to accurate information about RNA-mediated energy-dependent biophysically constrained viral latency. Nearly 80,000 impressions have led to few engagements and virtually no discussion during a time when almost 1000 additional published works have been indexed on the PubMed database. In my January 20, 2018 PubMed search for term “microRNA,” among nearly 69,000 results,…

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Light-activated error-free DNA repair (4)

Summary: Most of what you probably thought was about science is based on the pseudoscientific nonsense touted by biologically uninformed theorists. Attempts to mine data from any peer-reviewed article that has been published by a theorist should start with the first article that linked energy-dependent life to the creation of uranium isotopes. See: PLOS & The Hacker Within: mining scientific articles tutorial & hackathon See for comparison: microRNA See: Biogenic non-crystalline U(IV) revealed as major component in uranium ore deposits…

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Energy-dependent physical and biophysical constraints (7)

See first: Energy-dependent physical and biophysical constraints (6) Stems Cells in the Hypothalamus Slow Aging in Mice My comment to The Scientist Cai says microRNAs could be a potential mechanism by which hypothalamic neural stem cells have such wide-ranging effects on aging, yet he believes that neurogenesis may also be involved. See also: Feedback loops link odor and pheromone signaling with reproduction At least 10,000 neurons in 26 different brain areas appear to transmit signals directly to GnRH neurons.  GnRH…

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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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Hypothesis free pseudoscience vs facts (5)

See first: Hypothesis free pseudoscience vs facts (4) Re: There is literally nothing left of neo-Darwinian pseudoscientific nonsense, and yet pseudoscientists still make the same ridiculous claims. See for comparison:  Current Drug Design Studies for Hsp70 in Oncological Applications SBD [substrate binding domain] contains hydrophobic amino acid residues, and this hydrophobic cavity helps unfolded substrate proteins to fold their native structure. Thus, exposed part of the folded proteins may not interact with each other and cause aggregation [in the context…

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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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The Mind’s Eyes (revisited)

Author’s copy: The Mind’s Eyes: Human pheromones, neuroscience, and male sexual preferences (2007) Abstract: The across-species genetic conservation of intercellular and extracellular chemical communication enables unicellular and multicellular organisms to functionally distinguish between self and non-self.  Non-self olfactory/pheromonal input from the social environment elicits a vertebrate neuroendocrine response.  The organization and activation of this neuroendocrine response modulates the concurrent maturation of the mammalian neuroendocrine system, the reproductive system, and the central nervous system during the development of sexual preferences that…

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Energy-dependent RNA methylation (6)

After I published Nutrient-dependent/pheromone-controlled adaptive evolution: a model, Lynnette Ferguson and Justin O’Sullivan invited me to submit this review of nutritional epigenetics for inclusion in a special issue of the journal “Nutrients.” Nutrient-dependent pheromone-controlled ecological adaptations: from atoms to ecosystems (April 10, 2014) Abstract: This atoms to ecosystems model of ecological adaptations links nutrient-dependent epigenetic effects on base pairs and amino acid substitutions to pheromone-controlled changes in the microRNA / messenger RNA balance and chromosomal rearrangements. The nutrient-dependent pheromone-controlled changes…

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Magic, Miracle, or Molecular Mechanism?

The Miracles of Smell and Taste: Evolutionists Cannot Account for the Origin of the Sense of Smell Excerpt: Professor of Biology John T. Caprio of Louisiana State University states that initially, the sense of smell developed in order to identify amino acid-like chemical substances soluble in water. The ability to determine molecules floating in the air is an adaptation of that original mechanism.96 (p. 106) How The Nose Knows: Research On Smell Boosted Excerpt: In an interesting side note, Caprio…

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Juvenile hormone links atoms to ecosystems

A comparative perspective on epigenetics Excerpt 1) …adaptation and evolution emerge through network-wide responses to change at all levels of biological organisation, from proteins and membranes to organelles and cells, rather than being driven by individual genes. ‘Active causation resides in the networks, which includes many components for which there are no DNA templates’, says Noble, concluding that this novel approach provides ‘an integrated systems view of evolution’. Excerpt 2) ‘Active causation resides in the networks, which includes many components…

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