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Light and life at base pair resolution (1)

Quantum Biosystems Raises ¥1B in Series C Financing Round …developing a single-molecule sequencing technology intended to significantly reduce the cost and improve the accuracy of…

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The Future of Chemistry
Posted in Adaptations Alternative Splicings base editing Cytosis Ecology Model Organisms Subatomic Variations

Hide and seek with science facts (6)

Bernard Feringa: The Future of Chemistry – Schrödinger at 75: The Future of Biology (video) Levulan Kerastick and Blu-U link light-activated microRNA biogenesis in plants…

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One mutation vs two amino acid substitutions

A two-amino acid change in the hemagglutinin of the 1918 influenza virus abolishes transmission (2007) …a predominant human alpha-2,6 sialic acid binding preference is essential…

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Posted in Adaptations Alternative Splicings base editing Cytosis Diseases & Disorders Ecology Human Pheromones Model Organisms

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Largest Study of CRISPR-Cas9 Mutations Creates Prediction Tool for Gene Editing 11/28/18 (Lab Manager) CRISPR-Cas9 is an extremely important system for introducing mutations into DNA…

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Posted in Adaptations Alternative Splicings Cytosis Diseases & Disorders

Hide and seek with science facts (3)

See also: Hide and seek with science facts (2) Despite CRISPR baby controversy, Harvard University will begin gene-editing sperm What if a new killer virus…

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Posted in Adaptations Alternative Splicings Cytosis MicroRNA biogenesis RNA editing RNA-mediated epigenetic regulation of gene expression Subatomic

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Ribonucleotide incorporation enables repair of chromosome breaks by nonhomologous end joining They invented a new term to obfuscate facts about food energy-dependent RNA-mediated DNA repair….

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Posted in Adaptations Alternative Splicings Autophagy Cytosis MicroRNA biogenesis Pheromones RNA interference

MicroRNAs as therapeutic agents

Excerpt: See for comparison: Nutrient-dependent Pheromone-Controlled Ecological Adaptations: From Angstroms to Ecosystems (2018) Twitter is blocking my tweets when I include links to this open…

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Kording lab refutes theistic evolution (2)

Kording lab refutes theistic evolution (1) Researchers from the Republic of South Korea have already linked light-actvated microRNA biogenesis to biophysically constrained viral latency and…

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Posted in Adaptations Alternative Splicings Autophagy base editing MicroRNA biogenesis Model Organisms

Kording lab refutes theistic evolution (1)

Conclusion: Attempts by biologically uninformed science journalists to pin down what is known about the links from ecological variation to ecological adaptation have caused Carl…

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Posted in Adaptations Alternative Splicings Autophagy Diseases & Disorders Ecology MicroRNA biogenesis Model Organisms RNA interference

CSH perspectives: ignore the viral pandemic

The biochemical basis of microRNA targeting efficacy Posted September 11, 2018 as a bioRxiv preprint by David Bartel’s group. One feature that was not captured…

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