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The outdated principle which states that proteins are made from RNA, which in turn is made from DNA.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.
In the fifth chapter the author tries to show that evolution does not follow exactly what neo-Darwinism propose, presenting some works and ideas in which it is seen how the central dogma of biology is not such because there are instances where it is broken down, also he offers proofs that mutations cannot be responsible for evolutionary changes.
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.

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