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Circular RNAs: A Hidden, Parallel Universe

Remember when microRNA burst onto the scene a few years back and revolutionized our knowledge of cellular regulatory processes? Evolutionists had to scramble because, after all, when you say your theory explains something and it turns out you don’t really understand that something, well it looks like you don’t know what you’re talking about. It wasn’t much of a scramble though, because evolutionists can pretty much say anything they want, at any time, about their theory. So when microRNA burst onto the scene, evolutionists said “oh, evolution did that.” Well now it is happening all over again, but this time with long RNA which often interacts with microRNA, and this week it was with long RNA that is circular.  Read more

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7 Responses to Circular RNAs: A Hidden, Parallel Universe

  1. parallel circles. sweet.

  2. The Extreme Complexity Of Genes – Dr. Raymond G. Bohlin – video
    http://www.metacafe.com/watch/8593991/

    Landscape of transcription in human cells – Sept. 6, 2012
    Excerpt: Here we report evidence that three-quarters of the human genome is capable of being transcribed, as well as observations about the range and levels of expression, localization, processing fates, regulatory regions and modifications of almost all currently annotated and thousands of previously unannotated RNAs. These observations, taken together, prompt a redefinition of the concept of a gene.
    http://www.nature.com/nature/j.....11233.html

    Time to Redefine the Concept of a Gene? – Sept. 10, 2012
    Excerpt: As detailed in my second post on alternative splicing, there is one human gene that codes for 576 different proteins, and there is one fruit fly gene that codes for 38,016 different proteins!
    While the fact that a single gene can code for so many proteins is truly astounding, we didn’t really know how prevalent alternative splicing is. Are there only a few genes that participate in it, or do most genes engage in it? The ENCODE data presented in reference 2 indicates that at least 75% of all genes participate in alternative splicing. They also indicate that the number of different proteins each gene makes varies significantly, with most genes producing somewhere between 2 and 25.
    Based on these results, it seems clear that the RNA transcripts are the real carriers of genetic information. This is why some members of the ENCODE team are arguing that an RNA transcript, not a gene, should be considered the fundamental unit of inheritance.
    http://networkedblogs.com/BYdo8

    Of note: RNA’s are far more difficult to align into presupposed evolutionary relationships than Genes were:

    micro-RNA and Non-Falsifiable Phylogenetic Trees – (Excellently Researched) video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv-i4pY6_MU

  3. OT: The Bible – History Channel – Series Premiere – 3.3.13 at 8/7c
    http://www.history.com/shows/the-bible/episodes

    The Bible … on the History Channel? – A review of the TV series The Bible
    Excerpt: The Bible is a brilliant production that brings the history of the Bible to life, and it’s immensely encouraging that a series of this caliber will be airing on The History Channel. No series could possibly perfectly convey the message of Scripture given the constraints of the medium. But I believe The Bible could expose people to these stories for perhaps the first time. People who won’t pick up a Bible will perhaps switch on The History Channel. And if we as Christians ‘get behind’ efforts like these, perhaps we will see more high-quality productions based on the biblical message.
    http://creation.com/bible-on-history

  4. OT: How many human cells are there in our body, on average?
    Excerpt: Wikipedia says 10^13 (10 trillion), The Nobel site says 10^14(100 trillion), The Physics fact book insists it’s 10^13, Finally, Wolfram Alpha gives 1.0 × 10^14 as fact ;,,,
    Given the very approximate nature of these calculations, any one of these estimates could be off by one or two orders of magnitude, but it is difficult to escape the conclusion that the total length of DNA in humans is on the order of 10^25 km, which is equivalent to a distance of 10^12 light years, or 10 times the diameter of the known universe.
    http://biology.stackexchange.c.....on-average

  5. I’m sorry, it seems as if whomever originally posted the preceding numbers inadvertently doubled the exponent giving an erroneous figure of 10^12 light years. I believe the following figure is more in line with the truth:,, “If the DNA was removed from all of the cells in a person’s body and laid end to end, it would stretch from Earth to the sun and back 450 times, or about 135 billion kilometers.”

  6. A strand of DNA would never be able to get that close to the sun. So there.

  7. Did you read about the extraordinary events that occurred during the filming, Philip?

    http://theclicker.today.com/_n.....lming?lite

    Also, did you see this YouTube video on the Shroud, called, The Fabric of Time – The Turin Shroud?

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