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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 explores the effects of epigenetic editing in various tumor settings

Study explores the effects of epigenetic editing in various tumor settings

Powerful method offers new insights about the dynamics of gliomas

Powerful method offers new insights about the dynamics of gliomas

Potential biomarkers help diagnose progressive stages of liver disease

Potential biomarkers help diagnose progressive stages of liver disease

Genetic and epigenetic origin of pediatric liver cancer uncovered

Genetic and epigenetic origin of pediatric liver cancer uncovered

Scientists explore whether consuming cocoa can help us age better

Scientists explore whether consuming cocoa can help us age better

Smoking-related DNA methylation patterns explain the variation in BMI between individuals

Smoking-related DNA methylation patterns explain the variation in BMI between individuals

Study uncovers mechanism behind skin cell transformation

Study uncovers mechanism behind skin cell transformation

Researchers discover DNA signatures linked to cardiovascular diseases

Researchers discover DNA signatures linked to cardiovascular diseases

Castration of male sheep delays aging of DNA, study shows

Castration of male sheep delays aging of DNA, study shows

Brain study provides new insights on dementia

Brain study provides new insights on dementia

New research focuses on possible treatment options for childhood brain cancer

New research focuses on possible treatment options for childhood brain cancer

Study describes the impact of DNA methylation on the 3D structure of genome

Study describes the impact of DNA methylation on the 3D structure of genome

Understanding molecular determinants of liver cancer in patients with Indigenous American ancestry

Understanding molecular determinants of liver cancer in patients with Indigenous American ancestry

Exposure to chemicals in plastic during the fetal stage is linked with a lower IQ

Exposure to chemicals in plastic during the fetal stage is linked with a lower IQ

Exposure to even low levels of lead can trigger epigenetic changes

Exposure to even low levels of lead can trigger epigenetic changes

Researchers uncover a key genetic culprit in the development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Researchers uncover a key genetic culprit in the development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

New CRISPR technology allows scientists to switch off any gene in human cells

New CRISPR technology allows scientists to switch off any gene in human cells

Sufficient rest during holidays restores functions associated with DNA regulation

Sufficient rest during holidays restores functions associated with DNA regulation

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