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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.
Researchers review the association between endogenous retrovirus reactivation and aging

Researchers review the association between endogenous retrovirus reactivation and aging

Immunological interactions between asthma, obesity, and the microbiota

Immunological interactions between asthma, obesity, and the microbiota

Research explores the utility of epigenetically predicted BMI

Research explores the utility of epigenetically predicted BMI

Epigenetic alternations associated with common genital malformation in male babies

Epigenetic alternations associated with common genital malformation in male babies

The loss of epigenetic information accelerates the aging process

The loss of epigenetic information accelerates the aging process

Unique mass spectrometry-based approach to study specific changes in DNA after replication

Unique mass spectrometry-based approach to study specific changes in DNA after replication

What is the association between acute lymphoblastic leukemia and congenital cytomegalovirus infection?

What is the association between acute lymphoblastic leukemia and congenital cytomegalovirus infection?

Study links epigenetic biological aging and aberrations in neural oscillatory activity in people with HIV

Study links epigenetic biological aging and aberrations in neural oscillatory activity in people with HIV

'Epigenetic fingerprints' of prenatal alcohol exposure could be biomarkers to detect developmental disorders

'Epigenetic fingerprints' of prenatal alcohol exposure could be biomarkers to detect developmental disorders

DNAm measures of biological aging linked with neuropsychologically-validated cognitive decline in midlife

DNAm measures of biological aging linked with neuropsychologically-validated cognitive decline in midlife

Impact of epigenetics on the clinical management of cancer patients

Impact of epigenetics on the clinical management of cancer patients

Consistent exercise linked to beneficial epigenetic changes, twin-study shows

Consistent exercise linked to beneficial epigenetic changes, twin-study shows

Colorectal cancer doesn’t wait - DNA methylation tests facilitate earlier treatment

Colorectal cancer doesn’t wait - DNA methylation tests facilitate earlier treatment

AI tool can reliably classify difficult-to-diagnose nasal cavity tumors

AI tool can reliably classify difficult-to-diagnose nasal cavity tumors

What genes are associated with asthma exacerbations?

What genes are associated with asthma exacerbations?

Unique resource for identifying new biomarkers of environmental exposures in early life

Unique resource for identifying new biomarkers of environmental exposures in early life

Study shows biological link between muscle weakness and acceleration in biological age

Study shows biological link between muscle weakness and acceleration in biological age

The epigenetic alterations of monocytes in severe COVID-19

The epigenetic alterations of monocytes in severe COVID-19

New breakthrough in understanding how deletion of certain genes can lead to cancer growth

New breakthrough in understanding how deletion of certain genes can lead to cancer growth

Exploring epigenetic modifications and the use of vitamin D therapy in COVID-19

Exploring epigenetic modifications and the use of vitamin D therapy in COVID-19