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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.
Cancer-causing fusion protein works by silencing tumor suppressor gene IL-2Rγ

Cancer-causing fusion protein works by silencing tumor suppressor gene IL-2Rγ

HUYA enters strategic partnership with King's Lab

HUYA enters strategic partnership with King's Lab

New study supports DNA-based 'biomarker' blood test for prostate cancer screening

New study supports DNA-based 'biomarker' blood test for prostate cancer screening

Scientists discover new bases of DNA

Scientists discover new bases of DNA

First genome-wide mapping of DNA modification in embryonic stem cells

First genome-wide mapping of DNA modification in embryonic stem cells

Altogen Labs introduces pyrosequencing services for hospitals, research institutions

Altogen Labs introduces pyrosequencing services for hospitals, research institutions

TCGA examines ovarian serous adenocarcinoma tumors from 500 patients

TCGA examines ovarian serous adenocarcinoma tumors from 500 patients

Majority of cancers are due to epigenetic influences

Majority of cancers are due to epigenetic influences

ISSCR honors UCSF cancer scientist with 2011 Outstanding Young Investigator Award

ISSCR honors UCSF cancer scientist with 2011 Outstanding Young Investigator Award

Researchers identify 'epigenetic fingerprints' of healthy volunteers, patients with common diseases

Researchers identify 'epigenetic fingerprints' of healthy volunteers, patients with common diseases

Green tea consumption increases number of 'regulatory T cells', prevents autoimmune disease

Green tea consumption increases number of 'regulatory T cells', prevents autoimmune disease

Children exposed to maternal smoking in utero have increased DNA methylation in AXL gene

Children exposed to maternal smoking in utero have increased DNA methylation in AXL gene

Epigenomics presents Septin9 blood test study data in colorectal cancer at DDW 2011

Epigenomics presents Septin9 blood test study data in colorectal cancer at DDW 2011

Genome epigenetic analysis reveals new ways to detect and treat breast cancer

Genome epigenetic analysis reveals new ways to detect and treat breast cancer

Eurotrans-Bio awards 1.1 million grant to MDxHealth, NovioGendix for bladder cancer program

Eurotrans-Bio awards 1.1 million grant to MDxHealth, NovioGendix for bladder cancer program

UCLA study findings hold promise to cure diabetes

UCLA study findings hold promise to cure diabetes

Exposure to air pollution may alter women's DNA and cause premenopausal breast cancer

Exposure to air pollution may alter women's DNA and cause premenopausal breast cancer

NEB, Sequenom sign deal to commercialize research tools for epigenetics

NEB, Sequenom sign deal to commercialize research tools for epigenetics

Breast cancer updates

Breast cancer updates

Epithelial cells in breast milk can help assess breast cancer risk

Epithelial cells in breast milk can help assess breast cancer risk