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Epigenetics is the study of chemical reactions that influence gene expression, through activation or deactivation of genes at specific times and locations.
Baylor researchers report creation of an 'epigenetic couch potato' mouse

Baylor researchers report creation of an 'epigenetic couch potato' mouse

Fertility treatments cause epigenetic changes in mouse embryos, study finds

Fertility treatments cause epigenetic changes in mouse embryos, study finds

Discovery in C. difficile biology opens new window to developing treatments for dangerous infections

Discovery in C. difficile biology opens new window to developing treatments for dangerous infections

Recent discovery about C. difficile could pave the way for new treatments

Recent discovery about C. difficile could pave the way for new treatments

Study shows how drinking patterns reprogram circadian metabolism in the liver

Study shows how drinking patterns reprogram circadian metabolism in the liver

Coriell Institute for Medical Research wins $7.7 million NINDS contract

Coriell Institute for Medical Research wins $7.7 million NINDS contract

Teenage binge drinking may lead to anxiety and alcohol abuse in later life

Teenage binge drinking may lead to anxiety and alcohol abuse in later life

Scientists develop new therapy for acute myeloid leukemia

Scientists develop new therapy for acute myeloid leukemia

Mining 'darkest' parts of the genome in cancer cells yields gold

Mining 'darkest' parts of the genome in cancer cells yields gold

Leukemia type B cell can transform into a macrophage through epigenetic changes

Leukemia type B cell can transform into a macrophage through epigenetic changes

Scientists receive $1.6 million grant to study impact of phthalate exposure on male fertility

Scientists receive $1.6 million grant to study impact of phthalate exposure on male fertility

Parents' behavior can have substantial impact on developing oxytocin systems in babies

Parents' behavior can have substantial impact on developing oxytocin systems in babies

Acetate derived from alcohol metabolism directly influences epigenetic regulation in the brain

Acetate derived from alcohol metabolism directly influences epigenetic regulation in the brain

Genes remember having low social status in the past

Genes remember having low social status in the past

Measuring development in young children: the DNA clock

Measuring development in young children: the DNA clock

Epigenetic changes can lead to development of GISTs, other cancers

Epigenetic changes can lead to development of GISTs, other cancers

Subtle changes in mitochondrial DNA can have profound consequences for patient's health

Subtle changes in mitochondrial DNA can have profound consequences for patient's health

New molecular "clock" could help monitor life-altering development disorders in children

New molecular "clock" could help monitor life-altering development disorders in children

Finnish study offers new information about molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease

Finnish study offers new information about molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease

Men should stay alcohol-free for at least six months before conception

Men should stay alcohol-free for at least six months before conception