Tag Archive: mRNA

Reverse phosphorylation

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See for review: Let there be anti-entropic light (1)   Squid are hyper-editors when it comes to RNA This is a great summary of what is currently known about anti-entropic light and nutrient-dependent RNA-mediated pheromone-controlled cell type differentiation. Excerpt: “During…
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Single-cell level assay of protein biosynthesis and degradation

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High-throughput detection of miRNAs and gene-specific mRNA at the single-cell level by flow cytometry Excerpt: “We use this technique to show modulation of a microRNA critical for T-cell function, miR-155. We adapt this assay for simultaneous detection of mRNA and…
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Achiral GnRH: no prophesy, just prediction

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Predictions build on facts, mysterious “tongues” do not. (1 Corinthians 14:2-4) Effective communication demands that audiences understand what serious scientists and theologians can or cannot predict. Predicting the end of evolutionary theory or the end of the world by focusing…
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RNA-mediated events found everywhere

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Transcriptome-wide Mapping Reveals Widespread Dynamic-Regulated Pseudouridylation of ncRNA and mRNA Related articles Related blog posts on this site Reported as Scientists discover RNA modifications in some unexpected places Excerpt 1): “…there are multiple types of RNA, three of which—messenger RNA…
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Behavior (3): All responses are RNA-mediated in bees

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See: Honey bees as a model for understanding mechanisms of life history transitions. Excerpt: “In this review we discuss the physiological and genetic mechanisms of this behavioral transition, which include large scale changes in hormonal activity, metabolism, flight ability, circadian rhythms,…
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From cell type differentiation to extinction

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The 1,300 Bird Species Facing Extinction Signal Threats to Human Health Excerpt: “Through analysis of the inner workings of birds’ cells, scientists have been deciphering increasingly urgent signals from ecosystems around the world.” My comment: Like all other organisms, birds reach…
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Another powerful refutation of mutation-initiated natural selection

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Brain regions thought to be uniquely human share many similarities with monkeys Date: January 28, 2014 Summary: New research suggests a surprising degree of similarity in the organization of regions of the brain that control language and complex thought processes in…
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The thermodynamics of epistasis vs cancer

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In “Moving forward,” which was the next to the last section of my 2013 review, I wrote (with my emphasis): “Evidence from genome-wide analysis suggests that polymorphisms cause alterations in neural connections and signaling in olfactory pathways, which contribute to…
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Pheromone-controlled thermodynamics and cancer

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“If you learnt evolutionary biology and genetics a decade or more ago you need to be aware that those debates have moved on very considerably, as has the experimental and field work on which they are based.” — Denis Noble…
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Alzheimer’s, microRNAs, and olfaction

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A Blood Test for Alzheimer’s? Circulating microRNAs could help doctors diagnose the neurodegenerative disease. By Jef Akst | July 30, 2013 Excerpt: “Testing the blood of 202 people for 140 different microRNAs (miRNAs), a team of researchers at Saarland University,…
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