central dogma


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central dogma

The core belief of a particular area of study. It is often used in molecular biology to describe the relationship between DNA, RNA, and proteins. The central dogma of molecular biology is that DNA makes RNA, which makes protein.
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This is all the more so because the central dogma has many exceptions.
That's right, there's a breakdown in the Central Dogma; the DNA sequence one finds, following translation and processing, may not always be the same as the RNA sequence that gets to the ribosome and directs production of a protein--and we're talking about exons here, never mind introns and alternative splicing.
Genetics, inheritance and evolution are more complicated than the one-way street of DNA to RNA to protein that is still described (and taught) as the central dogma of genetics (see Figure 1, p20).
Duarte and Lima (economics, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) gather historians of macroeconomics to examine the roots of the central dogma of current macroeconomics and to investigate issues surrounding the relationship between macro and microeconomics.
In molecular biology, proteins are known to be constructed by a process, called the central dogma, of converting a gene to protein via the transcription and translation phases, where transcription refers to the phase of producing ribonucleic acid, or RNA, copies from deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA.
In the Indian context, secularism is not only characterized by equality among religions in the eyes of the state, but also by a tendency among political formations to distinguish themselves from some parties that hold Hindutva (literally Hindu-ness) politics, marked by a "Hindu view of India", as a central dogma.
* The Central Dogma: the gene [right arrow] protein [right arrow] trait link is made manifest here;
Thus it covers central dogma of molecular biology along with other features.
Genetic loophole The occasional switch of a chemical unit in RNA to a slightly different form can cause a cell's protein-building machinery to roll right through a molecular stop sign, a find that violates the central dogma of genetics (SN: 7/16/11, p.
"In the development of this personalistic aspect of the divine natural law as law of faith Luther's doctrine of law culminates, just as justification by faith alone is the central dogma of his theology.
1.4.2 Central Dogma of Molecular Biology Converting DNA to Protein
However, the Central Dogma is often taught in a basic, linear fashion.
Placing trust in writing at the centre of literacy studies has moved from innovation to central dogma in the decades since From Memory to Written Record.
The environment influencing "genetic change" challenges a central dogma of science.
Torrance, the doctrine of the Trinity "is the innermost heart of the Christian faith, the central dogma of classical theology, the fundamental grammar of our knowledge of God."
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