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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.
Trial drug offers hope to block early infection of novel coronavirus

Trial drug offers hope to block early infection of novel coronavirus

Newly developed laboratory model helps reveal how HIV infection affects the brain

Newly developed laboratory model helps reveal how HIV infection affects the brain

Study suggests potential therapeutic strategy against diabetes

Study suggests potential therapeutic strategy against diabetes

University of Freiburg’s Galaxy platform for virus research

University of Freiburg’s Galaxy platform for virus research

Scientists identify new role of important factor in early embryonic development

Scientists identify new role of important factor in early embryonic development

Dietary sugar has negative impact on health independent of obesity

Dietary sugar has negative impact on health independent of obesity

Researchers uncover molecular events underlying paternal diet-induced metabolic disorders in children

Researchers uncover molecular events underlying paternal diet-induced metabolic disorders in children

Identification of 'Hodor' in the gut lining highlights potential way to curb mosquito populations

Identification of 'Hodor' in the gut lining highlights potential way to curb mosquito populations

Max Planck researchers identify mechanistic basis of antigen receptor gene assembly

Max Planck researchers identify mechanistic basis of antigen receptor gene assembly

'Primitive' stem cells shown to replace and repair damaged blood vessels in the retina

'Primitive' stem cells shown to replace and repair damaged blood vessels in the retina

Biomarker in saliva linked to emergence of childhood obesity

Biomarker in saliva linked to emergence of childhood obesity

Length of pregnancy related to chemical DNA changes in newborns

Length of pregnancy related to chemical DNA changes in newborns

Potential genetic test for earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis

Potential genetic test for earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis

Coriell researchers find new genetic indicator of obesity risk

Coriell researchers find new genetic indicator of obesity risk

Vapers exhibit similar chemical changes in their genome as smokers

Vapers exhibit similar chemical changes in their genome as smokers

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

Researchers simulate leaky gut conditions using 3D models of human intestines

Researchers simulate leaky gut conditions using 3D models of human intestines

3D structure of DNA is 'rewired' in hormone-resistant ER+ breast cancers

3D structure of DNA is 'rewired' in hormone-resistant ER+ breast cancers

Researchers take first step to find causes of sarcopenia

Researchers take first step to find causes of sarcopenia

Penn researchers track defective sperm epigenome linked to male infertility

Penn researchers track defective sperm epigenome linked to male infertility