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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.
Study finds new marker to detect fatal breast cancer

Study finds new marker to detect fatal breast cancer

Epigenetics: A New Tool for Forensic Detectives

Epigenetics: A New Tool for Forensic Detectives

Scientists develop test to predict treatment outcomes in patients with childhood leukemia

Scientists develop test to predict treatment outcomes in patients with childhood leukemia

Researchers link stress-related genetic changes to suicide risk and psychiatric illness

Researchers link stress-related genetic changes to suicide risk and psychiatric illness

Studies reveal possibility for memory T cells to serve a dual purpose

Studies reveal possibility for memory T cells to serve a dual purpose

Scientists develop new, high resolution method for identifying microbial species and strains

Scientists develop new, high resolution method for identifying microbial species and strains

Tgen And Baylor secure federal grant to develop early detection system for pancreatic cancer

Tgen And Baylor secure federal grant to develop early detection system for pancreatic cancer

Research findings will help identify genetic causes of brain disorders

Research findings will help identify genetic causes of brain disorders

3D folding of DNA during cardiomyocyte differentiation provides vital epigenetic mechanisms, study says

3D folding of DNA during cardiomyocyte differentiation provides vital epigenetic mechanisms, study says

Research suggests genome's spatial organization as important switch for defining cell types

Research suggests genome's spatial organization as important switch for defining cell types

Research suggests new ways to mitigate impact of mistreatment at early age

Research suggests new ways to mitigate impact of mistreatment at early age

Researchers investigate how component of soy may suppress breast cancer development

Researchers investigate how component of soy may suppress breast cancer development

NASA’s “Twins Study” explores the effects space travel has on the human body

NASA’s “Twins Study” explores the effects space travel has on the human body

Researchers identify important mechanism of epigenetic gene regulation

Researchers identify important mechanism of epigenetic gene regulation

Researchers mine blood-based epigenetic data to gain insights into autism biology

Researchers mine blood-based epigenetic data to gain insights into autism biology

Mysterious DNA modification appears more in the brain under stress

Mysterious DNA modification appears more in the brain under stress

Better post-weaning diet can reverse potential consequences of early-life high-fat exposure

Better post-weaning diet can reverse potential consequences of early-life high-fat exposure

Researchers develop new diagnostic and prognosis method for early detection of liver cancer

Researchers develop new diagnostic and prognosis method for early detection of liver cancer

Researchers find genetic variation linked to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure

Researchers find genetic variation linked to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure

Epigenetic changes triggered by cigarette smoke may be earliest step in lung cancer development

Epigenetic changes triggered by cigarette smoke may be earliest step in lung cancer development