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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.
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

Important discovery about male infertility could lead to new treatments

Important discovery about male infertility could lead to new treatments

Coriell scientist awarded grant to explore epigenetic drivers of breast cancer

Coriell scientist awarded grant to explore epigenetic drivers of breast cancer

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