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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.
New method could provide additional insight into brain tumors

New method could provide additional insight into brain tumors

Researchers identify biomarkers in sperm for paternal offspring autism susceptibility

Researchers identify biomarkers in sperm for paternal offspring autism susceptibility

Epigenetic modulators have a rapid antidepressant-like effect, study shows

Epigenetic modulators have a rapid antidepressant-like effect, study shows

Study clarifies the effect of aging on hematopoietic stem cells

Study clarifies the effect of aging on hematopoietic stem cells

Deep Longevity releases first AI-powered psychological aging clocks

Deep Longevity releases first AI-powered psychological aging clocks

Texas Biomed to investigate the effects of cannabinoids on HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder

Texas Biomed to investigate the effects of cannabinoids on HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder

Study describes novel aging clock trained to predict human age

Study describes novel aging clock trained to predict human age

Study elucidates the link between oxytocin gene methylation and parental empathy

Study elucidates the link between oxytocin gene methylation and parental empathy

Lung tissue analysis reveals promising molecular target to ameliorate pulmonary fibrosis

Lung tissue analysis reveals promising molecular target to ameliorate pulmonary fibrosis

TB researchers uncover crucial clue that explains antibiotic resistance in bacteria

TB researchers uncover crucial clue that explains antibiotic resistance in bacteria

Researchers use single-cell analysis to assess effects of aging on mice’s egg cells

Researchers use single-cell analysis to assess effects of aging on mice’s egg cells

Accelerated biological aging not a risk factor for severe COVID-19, say researchers

Accelerated biological aging not a risk factor for severe COVID-19, say researchers

Study indicates the role of Polβ enzyme in cognitive development

Study indicates the role of Polβ enzyme in cognitive development

Consumption of tree nuts impacts sperm DNA methylation

Consumption of tree nuts impacts sperm DNA methylation

Improved diet and more physical activity during pregnancy modifies infants’ DNA

Improved diet and more physical activity during pregnancy modifies infants’ DNA

Inflammasome may play a key role in triggering immune response to cancer

Inflammasome may play a key role in triggering immune response to cancer

Distinct DNA methylation signature found in the cord blood of newborns diagnosed with ASD

Distinct DNA methylation signature found in the cord blood of newborns diagnosed with ASD

Scientists develop a way to accurately detect and monitor common pediatric brain cancer

Scientists develop a way to accurately detect and monitor common pediatric brain cancer

Researchers find distinct effects of adversity in the genomes of men than women born preterm

Researchers find distinct effects of adversity in the genomes of men than women born preterm

Valproic acid can interact with DNA conformation and regulate gene expression

Valproic acid can interact with DNA conformation and regulate gene expression