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  • n. Plural form of centriole.


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  • He presents a hypthesis about spindle microtubules in centrioles.

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  • The centrioles are a pair of structures composed of microtubules.

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  • I’m stunned by the idea that nobody had proposed that the centrioles were a turbine before.

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  • Outside the cell’s nucleus which now houses a double set of the chromosomes, two organelles referred to as centrioles migrate to opposite sides of the cell.


  • That may well operate via quantum weirdness as well, at least per the Penrose-Hameroff Orch-OR model of consciousness – where tubulin dimers in the microtubules of centrioles and cytoskeleton perform quantum computational information processing by configurational state-switching.

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  • Remember his “hypothesis” that centrioles are molecular jet engines, and his assertion that this was the basis of cancer?

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  • Why are flagella, immune systems, centrioles, and blood-clotting cascades not also "developed functions"

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  • Case in point – Wells '"paper" on centrioles, where he describes centriole structure, then describes the structure of a rotor-driven turbine … end of story … it's a hollow argument.

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  • What useful insight into biology is made by the old observation that centrioles look like turbines?

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  • But then, the probability of ID being true given that centrioles are not turbines equals the probability that ID is true given that centrioles are turbines.

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