Tag: "randomness" at biology news
Protein Adultery Revealed!: Mechanism Of Protein Folding Captured In Computer Simulation
...ng with other proteins. "We learned that apparent randomness
in the length and placement of a protein'smolecula...s. A protein that violatesthis quality of apparent randomness
tends to aggregate with other proteins toform inert lumps," says Istrail, referring to the tendency ...
October Geology and GSA Today highlights
...d by wavelet and nonlinear analysis methods, while randomness
is suppressed in the long-term evolution. Major Neogene fluctuations of the East Antarctic ice sheet: Stratigraphic evidence from the Lambert Glacier region. Michael J. Hambrey and Barrie McKelvey. Recent research by the authors in one of the most...
Mouse gene trap helps decipher brain's wiring diagram
... net dozens or hundreds of genes. However, due to randomness
integral to the methodology, it's not possible to target a particular molecule in advance. "It starts out as somewhat of a 'fishing expedition,' but ultimately yields an invaluable molecular map of axonal projections by simultaneously mutating gene...
Scientists discover gene 'signature' for tumor's tendency to spread
...bility to spread. "It was thought that there was a randomness
to it, as new mutations would be constantly arising and some would confer metastatic potential on the tumor," says Ramaswamy. By contrast, the researchers say their discovery reveals that the tumor is "encoded" with metastatic potential from early o...
Life in the universe takes orders from space
...side, the chemistry of non-life - characterized by randomness
and complexity - becomes the ordered and specific ...trying to figure out how you go from confusion and randomness
to functionality and specificity," said Pizzarello. So far, only one trait has been found to be simi...
'Noisy' genes can have big impact
...l Institute (HHMI) investigators have revealed how randomness
in gene expression can have profound biological ef...n yeast helps explain how it might be possible for randomness
in gene expression to lead to differences in cells -- or people for that matter -- that are genetica...