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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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).
As the basic background knowledge, a brief expository discussion spanning the central dogma, gene expression and transcription is presented first.
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.
The main objective of this research is to propose an information Security algorithm combines the Cryptography and Steganography techniques and based on the functionality of the Central Dogma of the Molecular Biology.
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.
A central dogma of 20th-century education was that development and plasticity were reserved for children, and that the human brain changed little after childhood.
This is the first step in the so-called central dogma of biology: DNA begets RNA begets protein.
After an introduction to some of these key molecules and to the central dogma of molecular biology, we can begin to see the outlines of how such molecules can accomplish the tasks required of simple and then more complex life forms.
For here is a central dogma of revisionism: we learn more from members of other religions than they do from us.
In his provocative paper, Unraveling the DNA Myth: The Spurious Foundation of Genetic Engineering, Barry Commoner, senior scientist at the Center for Biology of Natural Systems at Queens College, stated that most of this brave new science is predicated upon a central dogma that is fundamentally and critically flawed.
Out of the structure of DNA emerged the so-called central dogma of biology, from which all explanations of heredity and adaptation were supposed to flow.
The central dogma of molecular biology--the proposition that information flows, in one direction, from DNA to RNA to protein--is hardly an archaic myth.
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