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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 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

St. Jude scientists create O-PDX models for pediatric brain tumor research

St. Jude scientists create O-PDX models for pediatric brain tumor research

Simple blood test found to accurately diagnose and classify brain tumors

Simple blood test found to accurately diagnose and classify brain tumors

Young adults from disadvantaged neighborhoods show differences in the epigenome

Young adults from disadvantaged neighborhoods show differences in the epigenome

Researchers analyze immune properties of ancient human DNA

Researchers analyze immune properties of ancient human DNA

UIC Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics receives $8.2 million NIH grant

UIC Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics receives $8.2 million NIH grant

Base Genomics launches and raises $11 million USD to progress development of its TAPS technology

Base Genomics launches and raises $11 million USD to progress development of its TAPS technology

First detailed study of the epigenetic landscape of human tumor organoids

First detailed study of the epigenetic landscape of human tumor organoids

First detailed study of the epigenetic landscape of human tumor organoids

First detailed study of the epigenetic landscape of human tumor organoids

Study reveals the effect of ancestry on molecular makeup of cancer

Study reveals the effect of ancestry on molecular makeup of cancer

Breakthrough study could revolutionize cancer treatment

Breakthrough study could revolutionize cancer treatment