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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 finds blunted cortisol profiles in women who experienced childhood sexual abuse

Study finds blunted cortisol profiles in women who experienced childhood sexual abuse

Folic acid-like drug reprograms DNA methylome of aggressive brain tumors

Folic acid-like drug reprograms DNA methylome of aggressive brain tumors

Research provides compelling insights into the complex nature of genomic imprinting in mice

Research provides compelling insights into the complex nature of genomic imprinting in mice

Exposure to parasitic roundworm linked with lower lung-function and asthma in younger men

Exposure to parasitic roundworm linked with lower lung-function and asthma in younger men

New study targets the methylation profile of microglia from human brain

New study targets the methylation profile of microglia from human brain

LJI researchers discover how loss of TET enzymes can lead to B cell lymphoma

LJI researchers discover how loss of TET enzymes can lead to B cell lymphoma

Scientists develop novel method to monitor remote immune processes within cells

Scientists develop novel method to monitor remote immune processes within cells

Epigenetic clocks have potential as biomarkers of COVID-19 vaccine responses

Epigenetic clocks have potential as biomarkers of COVID-19 vaccine responses

New epigenetic editing technique may advance the treatment of many diseases

New epigenetic editing technique may advance the treatment of many diseases

Researchers receive $9.1 million grant to study resilience in older adults before and during the pandemic

Researchers receive $9.1 million grant to study resilience in older adults before and during the pandemic

Study provides a specific target to tackle breast cancer relapse

Study provides a specific target to tackle breast cancer relapse

CRISPR/Cas9-directed epigenetic editing reveals diverse transcriptomic regulation and functional effects

CRISPR/Cas9-directed epigenetic editing reveals diverse transcriptomic regulation and functional effects

Scientists make inroads into creating an atlas of the mouse brain

Scientists make inroads into creating an atlas of the mouse brain

Neuroscientists unveil detailed atlas of brain cells

Neuroscientists unveil detailed atlas of brain cells

Depression during pregnancy linked with chemical modifications to placental genes

Depression during pregnancy linked with chemical modifications to placental genes

Advanced technique offers new insights about the dynamics of gliomas

Advanced technique offers new insights about the dynamics of gliomas

Methylation of TDP-43 DNA linked to age-dependent motor cortex involvement in ALS

Methylation of TDP-43 DNA linked to age-dependent motor cortex involvement in ALS

Differences in DNA methylation could accurately predict progression of liver disease

Differences in DNA methylation could accurately predict progression of liver disease

Researchers explore whether cocoa supplementation can reduce aging

Researchers explore whether cocoa supplementation can reduce aging

Researchers receive $12.8M renewal grant to reveal how smoking causes distinct lung diseases

Researchers receive $12.8M renewal grant to reveal how smoking causes distinct lung diseases