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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.

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Scientists examine key mechanisms underlying genomic imprinting

Scientists examine key mechanisms underlying genomic imprinting

Study finds gene family that regulates tissue-specific DNA methylation patterns

Study finds gene family that regulates tissue-specific DNA methylation patterns

Why is Innovation Critical to Life Sciences Research?

Why is Innovation Critical to Life Sciences Research?

Long-term exposure to particulate matter associated with hypertension

Long-term exposure to particulate matter associated with hypertension

Researchers identify a new approach to triggering differentiation in acute myeloid leukemia

Researchers identify a new approach to triggering differentiation in acute myeloid leukemia

Genetic secrets of stress-tolerant mangrove trees revealed

Genetic secrets of stress-tolerant mangrove trees revealed

Molecular atlas of small cell lung cancer reveals signatures of metastasis and immunosuppression

Molecular atlas of small cell lung cancer reveals signatures of metastasis and immunosuppression

Genome Research' special issue covers advanced developments in single-cell genomics

Genome Research' special issue covers advanced developments in single-cell genomics

Supercomputer-driven dynamic model reveals hidden process in X chromosome inactivation

Supercomputer-driven dynamic model reveals hidden process in X chromosome inactivation

Potential biomarkers help diagnose progressive stages of liver disease

Potential biomarkers help diagnose progressive stages of liver disease

Changes in epigenome responsible for reduced stem cell function upon aging

Changes in epigenome responsible for reduced stem cell function upon aging

Researchers develop a method to engineer new functionalities into cells

Researchers develop a method to engineer new functionalities into cells

Researchers discover DNA signatures linked to cardiovascular diseases

Researchers discover DNA signatures linked to cardiovascular diseases

Study discovers link between corticosteroid receptors and hippocampal neuroplasticity, ciliary genes

Study discovers link between corticosteroid receptors and hippocampal neuroplasticity, ciliary genes

New method for generating metabolic profiles of individual cells

New method for generating metabolic profiles of individual cells

Brain study provides new insights on dementia

Brain study provides new insights on dementia

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

New method helps map the epigenetics of mouse brain

New method helps map the epigenetics of mouse brain

Targeting epigenetic mechanisms to advance pharmacological treatments for alcoholism

Targeting epigenetic mechanisms to advance pharmacological treatments for alcoholism