Tag Archive: nutrient stress

An epigenetic trap (the prequel)

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See also: An epigenetic trap (the sequel) Excerpt: “Support for the link from one epigenetic trap to cell type differentiation was included in the molecular epigenetics section of our 1996 review, which detailed how RNA-mediated chromatin remodeling occurs.” My comment:…
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Nutritional epigenetics, exercise, and immune system integrity

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Anti-inflammatory mechanism of dieting and fasting revealed Summary: Researchers have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type 2 diabetes,…
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RNA eclipses the importance of DNA to cell type differentiation

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Why skin cells are skin cells and not neurons Excerpt: “…we’re using this approach to identify how the epigenome changes when plants are exposed to challenging environmental conditions, such as drought or high temperature, and how these changes might prime…
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Start signal for RNA-mediated events

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Start signal for transcription of stressed genes identified Excerpt 1): “…stress is “a psychological and physical reaction to external stimuli…” My comment: Identification of the start signal associated with stress does not link it to mutations and natural selection in…
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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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Food, pheromones, and EEDs (epigenetically effected diseases)

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The epigenetic effects of nutrients and pheromones contribute to epistasis and to diseases. A psychiatry-research yahoo group participant asked if there is a term for diseases related to lifestyle: “lifestyle diseases” – and how individuals can lead lives that harm…
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