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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.
Study: Effects of in vitro fertilization depend on genetic variation inherited from parents

Study: Effects of in vitro fertilization depend on genetic variation inherited from parents

Researchers discover genomic characteristics that define testicular germ cell cancer

Researchers discover genomic characteristics that define testicular germ cell cancer

Study reveals mechanism behind eye loss in blind cavefish

Study reveals mechanism behind eye loss in blind cavefish

New study shows that epigenetic silencing of genes limits eye development of cave fish

New study shows that epigenetic silencing of genes limits eye development of cave fish

Researchers call for new genetic tests for congenital diseases

Researchers call for new genetic tests for congenital diseases

Researchers identify novel epigenetic mutations as cause of neurodevelopmental, congenital disorders

Researchers identify novel epigenetic mutations as cause of neurodevelopmental, congenital disorders

HU researchers explore how simulated microgravity affects gene expression, muscle cell differentiation

HU researchers explore how simulated microgravity affects gene expression, muscle cell differentiation

Researchers discover medulloblastoma subtype that responds to less aggressive therapy

Researchers discover medulloblastoma subtype that responds to less aggressive therapy

New findings point to potential therapeutic avenues for leukemia

New findings point to potential therapeutic avenues for leukemia

Scientists discover a small family of proteins that control inclusion of DNA methylation marks in genome

Scientists discover a small family of proteins that control inclusion of DNA methylation marks in genome

EPO's neuroprotective effect in preemies may be mediated by epigenetic regulation of genes

EPO's neuroprotective effect in preemies may be mediated by epigenetic regulation of genes

Plants provide a new avenue in curbing tumor growth

Plants provide a new avenue in curbing tumor growth

Drawbacks and benefits of using saliva for epigenetic studies

Drawbacks and benefits of using saliva for epigenetic studies

LSD1 enzyme regulates skeletal muscle differentiation and metabolic activity

LSD1 enzyme regulates skeletal muscle differentiation and metabolic activity

Researcher explores how children develop immunity to malaria as they grow older

Researcher explores how children develop immunity to malaria as they grow older

Biomarker panel can guide future therapeutic decisions for glioma patients

Biomarker panel can guide future therapeutic decisions for glioma patients

Newly discovered predictive biomarkers could help assess level of glioma recurrence risk

Newly discovered predictive biomarkers could help assess level of glioma recurrence risk

Scientists develop indices that provide information about prognosis of cancers

Scientists develop indices that provide information about prognosis of cancers

Research provides new insights about gender differences in airway disease risk

Research provides new insights about gender differences in airway disease risk

Researchers untap potential of wearable sensors and AI technologies to predict biological age

Researchers untap potential of wearable sensors and AI technologies to predict biological age