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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: 6124

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: 21850

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: 8389

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?
Replies: 0
Views: 4820

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... are accommodated in the theory of evolution through descent with modification from a common ancestor. In such a process, similar structures ... are many points of interest that I do feel is deserving of a separate post. Additionally your comments on the fossil record are also worthy of ...

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by scottie
Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
Views: 755231
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