Tag Archive: microRNA

Atoms to ecosystems via odors and pheromones

terrarium eco system

3-D model of human retronasal olfactory sense See also: A key facilitator of mRNA editing uncovered Accept the facts about odors and pheromones. Feedback loops link odor and pheromone signaling with reproduction  The feedback loops link RNA-mediated cause and effect…
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De novo creation of olfactory receptor genes

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Large-scale transcriptional profiling of chemosensory neurons identifies receptor-ligand pairs in vivo Reported as:  Deciphering the olfactory receptor code Excerpt: Its applications, countless, extend for example to the domain of chemicals able to trigger predetermined behaviors in mammals or in insects,…
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RNA-mediated.com (topic descriptions)

The life cycle of an mRNA in a eukaryotic cell RNA is transcribed in the nucleus processing, it is transported to the cytoplasm and translated by the ribosome. Finally the mRNA is degraded

Another companion domain has been added to the ScentofEros.com; Pheromones.com, PerfumingtheMind.com collection Intro to topics/catagories at RNA-mediated.com Information that links physics, chemistry, and molecular epigenetics from ecological variation to ecological adaptations via RNA-mediated events, such as the de novo creation…
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From 3-D to epigenetically-effected 4-D genome make-up

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Discoveries in 3-D Genome Make-Up and Genetic Changes: Clarification of differences amidst chromosome pairs and how gene expression is effected by chromosome folding Excerpt: “…offers a useful guide for future studies of the epigenome’s function in our evolution and diseases…
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The biologically-based origin of the mammalian placenta

The past is not the key to the present

Summary: In this open access journal article, Gunter Wagner’s group eliminates assumptions about mutations and ends the obfuscation of biologically-based cause and effect. Experimental evidence links ecological variation via non-living viruses to ecological adaptations manifested in the biodiversity of morphological…
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Are viruses microRNAs? (2)

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The role of microRNAs in cell type differentiation can be compared in the context of the role of viruses and mutations that cause cancer. Facts provide a basis for explaining the biological basis of epigenetically-effected cell type differentiation in species…
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Sneaking up from behind

ISHE 2013 Poster photo

I’ve been busy following the current research and attempting to discuss it, which led me to not finish this blog post. I started writing it last week. Since then, as I had anticipated, others have tried to sneak up from…
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All of “like kind” (Part 2)

human-evolution

See: All of “like kind” in the (bigger) family I’ve since tried, but failed, to succinctly express my thoughts about representations in the article All in the (bigger) family. I exceeded the allowable word count. Here they are, in the…
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Biologists puzzled by evolved RNAs and decaying DNA

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Horizontal Transfer of Entire Genomes via Mitochondrial Fusion in the Angiosperm Amborella (December, 2013) Excerpt) “The ancestral angiosperm-wide genome duplication apparent in the Amborella genome not only serves as a genetic marker for the origin of extant angiosperms, but it…
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RNA-mediated cell type differentiation and behavior

human-evolution

Neuroscience Meeting Planner Now Available The Preliminary Program and Neuroscience Meeting Planner for Neuroscience 2014 are available. At the 2012 Meeting I learned that the microRNA/messenger RNA balance had emerged during the past decade to be the most likely regulator…
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