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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.
Henry Ford Health researcher wins grant to study circulating cell-free DNA methylation as a tool for glioma detection

Henry Ford Health researcher wins grant to study circulating cell-free DNA methylation as a tool for glioma detection

The role of airway epithelium: insights into asthma and COPD pathogenesis

The role of airway epithelium: insights into asthma and COPD pathogenesis

Researchers demonstrate targeted epigenome editing in the promoter region of several genes using sgRNA/dCas9 complexes

Researchers demonstrate targeted epigenome editing in the promoter region of several genes using sgRNA/dCas9 complexes

Exploring the relationship between epigenetic aging and gut microbiome composition in physically fit men and women

Exploring the relationship between epigenetic aging and gut microbiome composition in physically fit men and women

New study links perfluoroalkyl substance exposure to childhood asthma phenotypes

New study links perfluoroalkyl substance exposure to childhood asthma phenotypes

THC use during pregnancy could lead to life-long health impacts for offspring

THC use during pregnancy could lead to life-long health impacts for offspring

Does a healthy diet protect against dementia and slow the pace of biological aging?

Does a healthy diet protect against dementia and slow the pace of biological aging?

The role of pulmonary dysfunction and COVID-19 severity in the development of Long COVID

The role of pulmonary dysfunction and COVID-19 severity in the development of Long COVID

Researchers pinpoint a key feature that leads to aggressive spread of colon cancer

Researchers pinpoint a key feature that leads to aggressive spread of colon cancer

Study reveals surprising link between biological age and child development

Study reveals surprising link between biological age and child development

DNAmFitAge: A new method to incorporate physical fitness into epigenetic clocks

DNAmFitAge: A new method to incorporate physical fitness into epigenetic clocks

COLOTECT 1.0 receives market authorization from Malaysia's Medical Device Authority

COLOTECT 1.0 receives market authorization from Malaysia's Medical Device Authority

Neighborhood deprivation and depressive symptoms linked to premature aging

Neighborhood deprivation and depressive symptoms linked to premature aging

Green Mediterranean diet reshapes DNA methylation, boosts metabolism

Green Mediterranean diet reshapes DNA methylation, boosts metabolism

Unlocking the potential of melatonin: A promising epigenetic weapon against cancer

Unlocking the potential of melatonin: A promising epigenetic weapon against cancer

Groundbreaking study targets 'jumping genes' in the entire genomes of the human large intestine

Groundbreaking study targets 'jumping genes' in the entire genomes of the human large intestine

Novel regulators of COPD determined by epigenetic profiling

Novel regulators of COPD determined by epigenetic profiling

Combination of genetic and environmental factors increases the risk of cleft lip

Combination of genetic and environmental factors increases the risk of cleft lip

Researchers develop a computational approach to predict diabetic kidney disease

Researchers develop a computational approach to predict diabetic kidney disease