central dogma of molecular biology

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central dogma of molecular biology

The outdated principle which states that proteins are made from RNA, which in turn is made from DNA. Other permutations are found in nature; e.g., RNA viruses use a reverse transcriptase to make complementary DNA.
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New research has shown that epigenomic (outside the genome) factors play a sizeable role in how living systems respond to their environment, thus circumventing the central dogma of biology.
Though not originally described by the central dogma of biology, protein turnover has emerged as equal in importance to transcription," says Cognia President and CEO, David M.

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