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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 shows how epigenetic factors modulate the risk of type 1 diabetes

Study shows how epigenetic factors modulate the risk of type 1 diabetes

Study provides treatment options for children with average risk medulloblastoma

Study provides treatment options for children with average risk medulloblastoma

Study reveals new insights into how genes are regulated in dementia

Study reveals new insights into how genes are regulated in dementia

Research clarifies neuron-specific DNA methylation changes and characteristics in bipolar disorder

Research clarifies neuron-specific DNA methylation changes and characteristics in bipolar disorder

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Epigenetic regulation affects the 3D structure of genome

Epigenetic regulation affects the 3D structure of genome

Molecular subtype of cancer preferentially affects people with Indigenous ancestry

Molecular subtype of cancer preferentially affects people with Indigenous ancestry

Study: Specific diet, lifestyle interventions may reverse epigenetic aging in healthy adult males

Study: Specific diet, lifestyle interventions may reverse epigenetic aging in healthy adult males

Plastic chemicals can induce changes in gene that is vital for neurological development

Plastic chemicals can induce changes in gene that is vital for neurological development

Machine learning technique detects epigenetic drivers of cancers

Machine learning technique detects epigenetic drivers of cancers

PAS 2021: Plenary session on prenatal environmental contaminants and childhood disease

PAS 2021: Plenary session on prenatal environmental contaminants and childhood disease

Field of mathematics reveals a potential gene that causes acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Field of mathematics reveals a potential gene that causes acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Novel CRISPR-based technology may lead to powerful epigenetic therapies

Novel CRISPR-based technology may lead to powerful epigenetic therapies

Accelerated cellular aging in depressed individuals associated with increased mortality risk

Accelerated cellular aging in depressed individuals associated with increased mortality risk

Racial diversity and poverty may influence heart-failure morbidity and mortality

Racial diversity and poverty may influence heart-failure morbidity and mortality

Individuals with Major Depressive Disorder have accelerated cellular aging

Individuals with Major Depressive Disorder have accelerated cellular aging

Discovering DNA methylation from bacteria and microbiome using nanopore technology

Discovering DNA methylation from bacteria and microbiome using nanopore technology

Study reveals how exercise during pregnancy confers metabolic health benefits in offspring

Study reveals how exercise during pregnancy confers metabolic health benefits in offspring

Rest during holidays has a restorative effect on DNA changes in shift workers with sleep disorder

Rest during holidays has a restorative effect on DNA changes in shift workers with sleep disorder

Study highlights the epigenetics of life at high altitudes

Study highlights the epigenetics of life at high altitudes