Biological Information Processing in Single Microtubules
NATIONAL INST FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE TSUKUBA IBARAKI (JAPAN)
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In biology textbooks, we are taught to believe that biology is all about chemical reactions. However, recent discovery of electromagnetic sensing and antenna like communication of key biomaterials demand for the existence of a world of physical communication and energy exchange squarely parallel to the chemical only biology believed to date. This finding suggests that so-called safe mobile communications 201100 kHz to 300 GHz202 across the globe are not safe anymore. The discovery noted above also unravels that from basic protein molecules to the giant biological structure every part of an integrated biological system absorbs and radiates to communicate in a distinct frequency band. This means, multiple frequency bands operate simultaneously in a biological system and if energy is injected at a local part of any band is distributed all over the entire system. Thus, the biological operational mechanisms and its evolutions are not discrete events as we are taught. Even a linguistic conversation using sound can affect a molecular scale phenomenon and rhythms are eventual expressions that emerge from those molecules. Thus, biological systems like our brain, organs change in every living life form at every moment, define and redefine rhythms of our life 201e.g. circadian, cardiac202 according to our environment. Our objective is to develop the algorithm that correlates the environment, biological rhythms and the molecular dynamics at the atomic scale, the triangular connecting route will create a new biology, observed but never seen before.
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