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Abiogenesis vs microRNA Biogenesis (1)

Retroviruses, such as human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) cause one gene to influence two or more seemingly unrelated morphological and/or behavioral phenotypic traits. The HERVs are…

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The eternal significance of microRNA biogenesis (3)

Summary: One year after my series on The eternal significance of microRNAs was completed, I tweeted the question: How are mutations linked to evolution? Decoding…

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Posted in Adaptations base editing biophotonics Diseases & Disorders Ecology Light Energy RNA interference RNA methylation RNA-directed DNA methylation

Systems biology vs pseudoscientific nonsense

A de novo transcriptome assembler was substituted for the light-activated assembly of the microRNA-RNA-peptide nanocomplex. See: Systems biology based meth-miRNA–mRNA regulatory network identifies metabolic imbalance…

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Ecological adaptation vs neo-Darwinian nonsense (1)

Two publications on the day after ‘Darwin Day 2019’ suggest that neo-Darwinian theorists are horribly confused. Perhaps they are beyond help. It has been 160…

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The tipping point (revisited): 82,000 publications (4)

MicroRNA Items: 1 to 20 of 81970 See for example: Oligonucleotide Therapeutics as a New Class of Drugs for Malignant Brain Tumors: Targeting mRNAs, Regulatory…

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Posted in Adaptations Diseases & Disorders Ecology MicroRNA biogenesis Model Organisms

Viral latency vs deadly paleoanthropology (1)

The creation of all cell types and tissues is energy-dependent. The maintenance of all cell types and tissues in species from microbes to humans is…

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Posted in Adaptations Diseases & Disorders Ecology MicroRNA biogenesis

Light and life at base pair resolution (4)

MicroRNA from Small Oligunucletoides to Giant Players of Biological Processes and Diseases (2019) My summary: Bioinformatic data should only be used to set up experiments…

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Posted in Adaptations Diseases & Disorders Ecology MicroRNA biogenesis Model Organisms RNA-directed DNA methylation

Creation vs evolution of ribonucleotide removal strategies (2)

See first: Creation vs evolution of ribonucleotide removal strategies (1) Special Issue “Non-Coding RNAs in Viral Infections” Guest Editor  Rebecca L. Skalsky Guest Editor Dr….

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Understanding evolution, adaptation, and phenotype

The differential transmission of genes depends on the availability of nutrients. The metabolism of nutrients to species-specific pheromones enables natural selection.

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A “new” view of evolution sans mutations

Is there a simpler “proof” that makes those who think that random mutations cause adaptive evolution appear even more ridiculous?

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