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Post-translational modification

post-translational modification

The enzymatic processing of a polypeptide chain after translation from messenger RNA and after peptide bond formation has occurred.

Examples include glycosylation, acylation, limited proteolysis, phosphorylation, isoprenylation.


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... an anthropologist, so I will have to do a little research on this and post again. However, I do question your claim that "All DIRECT evidence ... to take place it would have had to be gene GAIN" is not true. Gene modification is also a path for evolution.

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by thoffnagle
Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?
Replies: 16
Views: 9165

Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... you can debate? Maybe your hope is that no one will actually read my posts and simply rely on your “creative quote mining” :) Come come now, I ... subspecies capricolum recipient cells in which the restriction modification system had been inactivated. This synthetic M. mycoide genome ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 28523

Re: Creation of species through programmed evolution

... one wants to call an assertion as scientific theory are there in my posts at this website and at my blog whose link I have given. It appears ... found invalid, then the theory should be modified accordingly. Had such modifications been made in Darwin’s theory, the theory would not have existed ...

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by PAWahid
Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:24 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creation of species through programmed evolution
Replies: 15
Views: 11154

Creation of species through programmed evolution

... on chromosomes, the hard disk of natural biocmputer (see my earlier post in Molecular Biology section ‘Life is nonmaterial phenomenon’ dt. 20-1-2012. ... programmed phenomenon. It cannot be chance phenomenon of descent with modification driven by random mutation and natural selection as hypothesized ...

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by PAWahid
Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:27 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creation of species through programmed evolution
Replies: 15
Views: 11154

Reasons for Skepticism on the Endosymbiosis?

... I'd like to be able to point out the flaws in some of his web postings. I've reprinted his most recent post below, please can you pick ... of polypeptide to the protein). This would require a coincidental modification of the correct structural gene (which seems unlikely). Biologist ...

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by SuperfluousAvatar
Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:43 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Reasons for Skepticism on the Endosymbiosis?
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