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DNA methylation is a type of chemical modification of DNA that can be inherited and subsequently removed without changing the original DNA sequence. As such, it is part of the epigenetic code and is also the most well characterized epigenetic mechanism.
TB researchers uncover crucial clue that explains antibiotic resistance in bacteria

TB researchers uncover crucial clue that explains antibiotic resistance in bacteria

Researchers use single-cell analysis to assess effects of aging on mice’s egg cells

Researchers use single-cell analysis to assess effects of aging on mice’s egg cells

Accelerated biological aging not a risk factor for severe COVID-19, say researchers

Accelerated biological aging not a risk factor for severe COVID-19, say researchers

Study indicates the role of Polβ enzyme in cognitive development

Study indicates the role of Polβ enzyme in cognitive development

Consumption of tree nuts impacts sperm DNA methylation

Consumption of tree nuts impacts sperm DNA methylation

Improved diet and more physical activity during pregnancy modifies infants’ DNA

Improved diet and more physical activity during pregnancy modifies infants’ DNA

Inflammasome may play a key role in triggering immune response to cancer

Inflammasome may play a key role in triggering immune response to cancer

Distinct DNA methylation signature found in the cord blood of newborns diagnosed with ASD

Distinct DNA methylation signature found in the cord blood of newborns diagnosed with ASD

Scientists develop a way to accurately detect and monitor common pediatric brain cancer

Scientists develop a way to accurately detect and monitor common pediatric brain cancer

Researchers find distinct effects of adversity in the genomes of men than women born preterm

Researchers find distinct effects of adversity in the genomes of men than women born preterm

Valproic acid can interact with DNA conformation and regulate gene expression

Valproic acid can interact with DNA conformation and regulate gene expression

Study indicates an ancient explanation on link between humans and long-lived primate

Study indicates an ancient explanation on link between humans and long-lived primate

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

Early epigenetic changes can be detected in patients before the diagnosis of diabetes

Early epigenetic changes can be detected in patients before the diagnosis of diabetes

Gestational diabetes may have long-term effects on epigenetic aging in offspring

Gestational diabetes may have long-term effects on epigenetic aging in offspring

Two researchers from Bielefeld University receive ERC Starting Grants

Two researchers from Bielefeld University receive ERC Starting Grants

Advances in Virus Epigenetics

Advances in Virus Epigenetics

Adaptions to aging may be impacted by genetic background

Adaptions to aging may be impacted by genetic background

Researchers develop a deep learning-based algorithm for predicting sites of DNA methylation

Researchers develop a deep learning-based algorithm for predicting sites of DNA methylation

Researchers shed new light on epigenetic changes associated with ADNP syndrome

Researchers shed new light on epigenetic changes associated with ADNP syndrome