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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.
AI-powered psychological aging clocks interpret psychosocial factors

AI-powered psychological aging clocks interpret psychosocial factors

Polβ enzyme prevents breakdown of DNA in the hippocampus region

Polβ enzyme prevents breakdown of DNA in the hippocampus region

Tree nut consumption impacts sperm DNA methylation

Tree nut consumption impacts sperm DNA methylation

Obese, pregnant women can reduce infants' health risks through improved diet, physical activity

Obese, pregnant women can reduce infants' health risks through improved diet, physical activity

New mobile app analyzes SARS-CoV-2 genome on a smartphone

New mobile app analyzes SARS-CoV-2 genome on a smartphone

Genetic differences between domesticated and wild chickens linked to epigenetic changes

Genetic differences between domesticated and wild chickens linked to epigenetic changes

Epigenetic defects in the human genome cause genetic disorders

Epigenetic defects in the human genome cause genetic disorders

New study can help develop diagnostic markers for type 2 diabetes

New study can help develop diagnostic markers for type 2 diabetes

Study explains how epigenetic factors relate to aging

Study explains how epigenetic factors relate to aging

Researchers map DNA methylation changes to study developmental disorders

Researchers map DNA methylation changes to study developmental disorders

Scientists use computational biology to identify functional elements in the human genome

Scientists use computational biology to identify functional elements in the human genome

Study reveals how and where cells suppress transcription across the whole genome

Study reveals how and where cells suppress transcription across the whole genome

Genome sequencing reveals signposts in DNA for cancer, disease risk

Genome sequencing reveals signposts in DNA for cancer, disease risk

Diagnosing Brain Tumors With A Blood Test

Diagnosing Brain Tumors With A Blood Test

Protein glycosylation plays a major role in DNA methylation

Protein glycosylation plays a major role in DNA methylation

Scientists develop a new way to reactivate silenced genes

Scientists develop a new way to reactivate silenced genes

Research uncovers a novel mechanism for controlling genes

Research uncovers a novel mechanism for controlling genes

Breaking Down the DNA Behavior of Cancer Cells

Breaking Down the DNA Behavior of Cancer Cells

New DNA study can revolutionize cancer treatment

New DNA study can revolutionize cancer treatment

MSC‐induced Treg population can yield abundant replacement for naturally occurring T-cells

MSC‐induced Treg population can yield abundant replacement for naturally occurring T-cells