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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.
Computational approaches to the role of epigenetic marks in transcription regulation

Computational approaches to the role of epigenetic marks in transcription regulation

Gold nanoparticle-based colorimetric assay for the direct detection of cancerous cells

Gold nanoparticle-based colorimetric assay for the direct detection of cancerous cells

Novel mechanism found that may boost impaired function of leukemia protein

Novel mechanism found that may boost impaired function of leukemia protein

New clues about how cancer cells grow

New clues about how cancer cells grow

Male infertility - epigenetics may be the underlying cause

Male infertility - epigenetics may be the underlying cause

DNA methylation shown to promote development of colon tumors

DNA methylation shown to promote development of colon tumors

Genetic contributions to human brain morphology and intelligence

Genetic contributions to human brain morphology and intelligence

JAK genes and cancer

JAK genes and cancer

New clue to mechanisms of gene signaling and regulation

New clue to mechanisms of gene signaling and regulation

Protein IKKa protects checkpoint gene from chemical shutdown

Protein IKKa protects checkpoint gene from chemical shutdown

Sigma-Aldrich launches Imprint DNA Modification kit

Sigma-Aldrich launches Imprint DNA Modification kit

The unexpected connection of two gene regulation mechanisms points to new ways for the fight against leukemia

The unexpected connection of two gene regulation mechanisms points to new ways for the fight against leukemia

Reprogrammed fibroblasts resemble embryonic stem cells

Reprogrammed fibroblasts resemble embryonic stem cells

Discovery of inherited gene mutation for leukemia

Discovery of inherited gene mutation for leukemia

Moderate coffee drinking reduces many risks

Moderate coffee drinking reduces many risks

New understanding of how histone and DNA methylation communicate

New understanding of how histone and DNA methylation communicate

Epigenetic factors that increase breast cancer risk

Epigenetic factors that increase breast cancer risk

New diagnostic technologies to predict and monitor cancer risks

New diagnostic technologies to predict and monitor cancer risks

Lack of Olig1 protein in lung tumors may increase risk of death

Lack of Olig1 protein in lung tumors may increase risk of death

DNA methylation and breast cancer

DNA methylation and breast cancer