RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions

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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The futility of The Battlefield FB group

Apparently, Paul Hartley blocked me from further discussion of his OP about dinosaurs and gladiators before I could ask if he thought “The Battlefield” is a “false flag” group. Does anyone else think that?   If so, do you think it can survive publication of experimental evidence that links responsive supramolecular systems to stepwise changes in the assembly of metal complexes via induction of a light-driven rotary motor scaffold akin to the bacterial flagellum of P. fluorescens? See: Dynamic control…

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Energy-dependent coulombic, autophagic, polycombic healthy longevity

Mitophagy is the selective degradation of mitochondria by autophagy. See also this excerpt: Disorders in energy creation by mitochondria can cause cellular degeneration… Mitochondria do not create energy.  They link the creation of the sun’s anti-entropic virucidal energy to RNA-mediated cell type differentiation via biophysically constrained DNA repair. Energy-dependent autophagy links mitophagy to supercoiled DNA via the innate immune system and RNA-mediated repair of damaged DNA. Repair is nutrient-energy dependent. Separating mitophagy from autophagy is one way to prevent people…

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Energy-dependent purifying selection / autophagy (3)

See also: Energy-dependent purifying selection / autophagy (2) But see: Lineage-Specific Genome Architecture Links Enhancers and Non-coding Disease Variants to Target Gene Promoters Re: “…the interactomes of 31,253 annotated promoters in 17 human primary blood cell types.” Excerpt: Here, we link thousands of GWAS SNPs to their putative target genes and prioritize more than 2,500 potential disease-associated genes, three-quarters of which were not previously implicated. Reported as: Researchers identify missing links that connect human DNA variation with disease My comment:…

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Epigenetics and autophagy vs mutations and evolution (7)

RNA interference (RNAi) fails to protect all cell types from virus-driven energy theft. The effect on some cell types cannot be controlled. That’s because nutrient energy-dependent endogenosymbiosis and the pheromones-controlled physiology of reproduction protect the organized genomes of species from microbes to humans. Billions of waster dollars have been spent with no end to the waste in sight — until the Trump administration stops it. As that begins to happen, see: tRNA-mediated codon-biased translation in mycobacterial hypoxic persistence (open access)…

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Coulombic interactions facilitate polycombic adaptation

RNA Structural Modules Control the Rate and Pathway of RNA Folding and Assembly Summary: Everything known to serious scientists about energy-dependent biophysically constrained RNA-mediated protein folding chemistry is attributed to “Nature” and evolution with no consideration for where the energy came from or where it goes when viruses use it for their replication. See also: War Games: False Flag Terrorism (2) I baited Sean Ovis, and caused him to join a discussion on “The Battlefield.“Sean Ovis regurgitated parts of my…

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Polycombic ecological adaptation as a science, not a theory

Multi-omic data integration enables discovery of hidden biological regularities   Excerpt: Tracing the central dogma of biology (left column), we can link specific data types (middle column) to explain each of these biological processes. In this work, novel biological regularities that relate these processes are discovered through: (i) primary omics data (top box, right column) and (ii) integration with GEMs (bottom box, right column).   Excerpt: The approach directly addresses the BD2K grand challenge and is made conceptually accessible by…

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Attacking Young Earth Creationists

‘Residual diversity estimates’ do not correct for sampling bias in palaeodiversity data Abstract excerpt: Evolutionary dynamics such as speciation are inherently a phylogenetic process, and only an explicitly phylogenetic approach will correctly model this process. Reported as: Flawed analysis casts doubt on years of evolutionary research The method assumes that variations in the number of different fossils at any given time are a reflection of how much rock was available. It has been used in more than 150 published research…

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80 years of causal analysis (1936 – 2016)

Roles of Mutation and Selection in Speciation: From Hugo de Vries [1902 definition of mutation] to the Modern Genomic Era Excerpt: …mutation is crucial in speciation because reproductive barriers cannot be generated without mutations. My comment: Chromosomal rearrangements link autophagy from energy-dependent changes in RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions and supercoiled DNA to all biodiversity via speciation. Some Principles of Causal Analysis in Genetics (1936) Extract: …high frequency radiation and particles of high velocity are very important components of the environment,…

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Carl Woese was wrong

Carl R. Woese Excerpt: Using ribosomal RNA sequence as an evolutionary measure, his laboratory provided a phylogenetically valid system of classification for prokaryotes; the revised classification of the archaebacteria was a product of these studies.  His research later focused on defining ancestral gene families, determining the evolution of cellular translation, and tracing the origin of the genetic code. See for comparison: Nascent Proteome Remodeling following Homeostatic Scaling at Hippocampal Synapses Excerpt: …although it has not been explicitly addressed here, it…

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