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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.
Research may provide better clinical outcomes for patients with aggressive type of brain cancer

Research may provide better clinical outcomes for patients with aggressive type of brain cancer

UBC doctoral candidate discovers a mechanism for silencing retroviruses

UBC doctoral candidate discovers a mechanism for silencing retroviruses

Mutations in MeCP2 cause autism spectrum disorder Rett Syndrome

Mutations in MeCP2 cause autism spectrum disorder Rett Syndrome

imaGenes GmbH passes certification process to qualify as Roche NimbleGen CSP for DNA Methylation Analysis

imaGenes GmbH passes certification process to qualify as Roche NimbleGen CSP for DNA Methylation Analysis

Gene expression in prostate cancer cell more complex than ever imagined

Gene expression in prostate cancer cell more complex than ever imagined

Children born through assisted reproduction at greater risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes related defects

Children born through assisted reproduction at greater risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes related defects

Diagenode launches SX-8G IP-Star system for epigenetics

Diagenode launches SX-8G IP-Star system for epigenetics

Allele-specific DNA methylation a widespread phenomenon, reveals IoP study

Allele-specific DNA methylation a widespread phenomenon, reveals IoP study

CapitalBio officially joins Roche NimbleGen CSP Program

CapitalBio officially joins Roche NimbleGen CSP Program

Data provide key information about epigenetic profiles for gastric cancer

Data provide key information about epigenetic profiles for gastric cancer

Stanford researchers use DNA minicircles to induce pluripotency in stem cells from human fat

Stanford researchers use DNA minicircles to induce pluripotency in stem cells from human fat

Mapping of human genome modification during embryonic development

Mapping of human genome modification during embryonic development

GEN Feb issue provides up-to-date coverage on the emerging field of epigenetics

GEN Feb issue provides up-to-date coverage on the emerging field of epigenetics

New insight into reprogramming of cells

New insight into reprogramming of cells

New blood test to identify changes in DNA linked with colorectal cancer now available in the U.S.

New blood test to identify changes in DNA linked with colorectal cancer now available in the U.S.

Epigenetic diagnosis and therapies, a new strategy for treating cancer

Epigenetic diagnosis and therapies, a new strategy for treating cancer

Protein complex proves valuable for changing cell fate

Protein complex proves valuable for changing cell fate

Scientists identify role of epigenetic changes in SLE

Scientists identify role of epigenetic changes in SLE

Oncologists optimistic about the potential of clinical trials for personalized medicine

Oncologists optimistic about the potential of clinical trials for personalized medicine

Researchers devise new tools for typing cells from children with acute lymphatic leukemia

Researchers devise new tools for typing cells from children with acute lymphatic leukemia