DNA Methylation News and Research

RSS
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.
Researchers elucidate new mechanism for controlling DNA methylation in cells

Researchers elucidate new mechanism for controlling DNA methylation in cells

Characterization of DNAm status of MMPs and TIMPs in atheromatous plaques

Characterization of DNAm status of MMPs and TIMPs in atheromatous plaques

Length of pregnancy related to chemical DNA changes in newborns

Length of pregnancy related to chemical DNA changes in newborns

Potential genetic test for earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis

Potential genetic test for earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis

New way to chart human genome with CRISPR/nanopore sequencing technique

New way to chart human genome with CRISPR/nanopore sequencing technique

Biological age metric can provide new opportunities for preventative healthcare

Biological age metric can provide new opportunities for preventative healthcare

Higher maternal blood pressure linked to placental gene modifications

Higher maternal blood pressure linked to placental gene modifications

UMass Amherst study aims to develop new test for BRCA-positive lactating moms

UMass Amherst study aims to develop new test for BRCA-positive lactating moms

3D structure of DNA is 'rewired' in hormone-resistant ER+ breast cancers

3D structure of DNA is 'rewired' in hormone-resistant ER+ breast cancers

'Methylation clock' gene found to have functional role in aging of the eye

'Methylation clock' gene found to have functional role in aging of the eye

Scientists identify molecules capable of inhibiting DNA methylation, effectively killing malaria parasites

Scientists identify molecules capable of inhibiting DNA methylation, effectively killing malaria parasites

Edematous severe acute malnutrition linked to DNA modification

Edematous severe acute malnutrition linked to DNA modification

CSIRO researchers find simple way to estimate lifespan of animals

CSIRO researchers find simple way to estimate lifespan of animals

Research suggests new strategies for developing psoriasis therapies

Research suggests new strategies for developing psoriasis therapies

Epigenomic techniques used to fight disease

Epigenomic techniques used to fight disease

Baylor researchers report creation of an 'epigenetic couch potato' mouse

Baylor researchers report creation of an 'epigenetic couch potato' mouse

Fertility treatments cause epigenetic changes in mouse embryos, study finds

Fertility treatments cause epigenetic changes in mouse embryos, study finds

Lithium corrects radiation damage to brain in young cancer patients

Lithium corrects radiation damage to brain in young cancer patients

Leukemia type B cell can transform into a macrophage through epigenetic changes

Leukemia type B cell can transform into a macrophage through epigenetic changes

Novel home testing kit for cervical cancer could replace Pap tests

Novel home testing kit for cervical cancer could replace Pap tests