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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.
Leading alcohol researchers to discuss latest genetic findings at Loyola meeting

Leading alcohol researchers to discuss latest genetic findings at Loyola meeting

Positive data from MDxHealth's prostate cancer test study

Positive data from MDxHealth's prostate cancer test study

Combination of azacitidine and entinostat shows promise against NSCLC

Combination of azacitidine and entinostat shows promise against NSCLC

Novel mathematical method reveals genetic distinction between individuals

Novel mathematical method reveals genetic distinction between individuals

Case Western Reserve wins NCI grant to study genetic determinants of esophageal cancer

Case Western Reserve wins NCI grant to study genetic determinants of esophageal cancer

UNC professor to co-direct Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network projects

UNC professor to co-direct Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network projects

Scientists discover that DNA modifications in brain cells change due to stimulated brain activity

Scientists discover that DNA modifications in brain cells change due to stimulated brain activity

Scientists uncover how methylation changes can influence blood stem cell's fate

Scientists uncover how methylation changes can influence blood stem cell's fate

ATA announces five recipients of 2011 thyroid cancer research grants

ATA announces five recipients of 2011 thyroid cancer research grants

Parental stress strongly associated with DNA methylation in children

Parental stress strongly associated with DNA methylation in children

‘Methyl magnet’ genes can cause family cancer risk

‘Methyl magnet’ genes can cause family cancer risk

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