Tag Archive: organ system

RNA-mediated epigenetic modification via DNA-methylation

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I have repeatedly used the phrase “RNA-directed DNA methylation and RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions” in the context of links from the epigenetic landscape to the physical landscape of DNA in the organized genomes of species from microbes to man. See…
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Eliminating evolutionary theory

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Does evolutionary theory need a rethink? Excerpt 1) “…the theory neglects key processes, say Kevin Laland and colleagues.” My comment: “Olfaction and odor receptors provide a clear evolutionary trail that can be followed from unicellular organisms to insects to humans…
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Genetic test predicts autism risk

neuronal-plasticity

Genetic Test Predicts Autism Risk With High Degree of Accuracy Pam Harrison September 19, 2012 Excerpt:  …”what is consistent and what we show in our study are the signalling pathways, and this indicates that the same systems (glutamatergic and innate immunity)…
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