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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 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

Study indicates an ancient explanation on link between humans and long-lived primate

Study indicates an ancient explanation on link between humans and long-lived primate

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

Early epigenetic changes can be detected in patients before the diagnosis of diabetes

Early epigenetic changes can be detected in patients before the diagnosis of diabetes

Gestational diabetes may have long-term effects on epigenetic aging in offspring

Gestational diabetes may have long-term effects on epigenetic aging in offspring

Two researchers from Bielefeld University receive ERC Starting Grants

Two researchers from Bielefeld University receive ERC Starting Grants

Advances in Virus Epigenetics

Advances in Virus Epigenetics

Adaptions to aging may be impacted by genetic background

Adaptions to aging may be impacted by genetic background

Researchers develop a deep learning-based algorithm for predicting sites of DNA methylation

Researchers develop a deep learning-based algorithm for predicting sites of DNA methylation

Researchers shed new light on epigenetic changes associated with ADNP syndrome

Researchers shed new light on epigenetic changes associated with ADNP syndrome

New maps of chemical marks on DNA could help illuminate the causes of developmental disorders

New maps of chemical marks on DNA could help illuminate the causes of developmental disorders

Research could lead to more efficient cellular immunotherapies for advanced cancers

Research could lead to more efficient cellular immunotherapies for advanced cancers

Researchers identify specific target sites for DNA methylases

Researchers identify specific target sites for DNA methylases

Early detection of cancer four years before conventional diagnosis using non-invasive blood test

Early detection of cancer four years before conventional diagnosis using non-invasive blood test

Researchers identify underlying mechanism for metabolic memory and diabetic complications

Researchers identify underlying mechanism for metabolic memory and diabetic complications

People with accelerated biological age at increased risk of COVID-19 symptom severity and mortality

People with accelerated biological age at increased risk of COVID-19 symptom severity and mortality

Mapping immune landscape of hematological malignancies may help improve cancer therapies

Mapping immune landscape of hematological malignancies may help improve cancer therapies

DNA hypermethylation correlated with reduced amygdala volume in male patients with schizophrenia

DNA hypermethylation correlated with reduced amygdala volume in male patients with schizophrenia

Studies show how individual cells maintain their internal clocks

Studies show how individual cells maintain their internal clocks