Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id GAA00927 (8.6.9/5.3[ref firstname.lastname@example.org] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from email@example.com); Fri, 24 Aug 2001 06:55:29 +0100 Message-Id: <200108240552.f7O5qmE02348@unix03.wehi.edu.au> Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 15:52:44 +1000 Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset=us-ascii X-Mailer: Apple Mail (2.388) From: John Wilkins <wilkins@wehi.EDU.AU> To: firstname.lastname@example.org In-Reply-To: <3B859D8C.24761.17502B1@localhost> Subject: Re: Song of Myself Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Friday, August 24, 2001, at 03:19 PM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 23 Aug 2001, at 22:36, Scott Chase wrote:
>>> From: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2001 00:20:51 -0500
>>> We read genomes like a code; we know that pairs of the four
>>> relevant amino acids, in certain sequences, promote production of
>>> certain proteins, which have particular effects.
>> Which four revelant amino acids are paired up leading to production of
>> proteins? Are you confusing base pairs (A-T and G-C) with amino acids?
>> Genomes are comprised of nucleic acids (DNA). Proteins are comprised
>> of amino acids.
> Yes, I was lumping adenine, thymine, glycine and cytosine (uracil)
> in with the amino acid group.
Don't feel bad. I've done this in print. In Biology and Philosophy no
less. [Mutter, mutter: I thought that referees were supposed to pick
this sort of thing up, mutter, mutter]
-- John Wilkins Head Communication Services, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne Australia Personal page: <http://users.bigpond.com/thewilkins/darwiniana.html>
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