Category Archives: DNA methylation

New type of epigenetic mark identified in the human cell nucleus.


Epigenetics is a research field where DNA methylation or histone acetylation, as opposed to the DNA sequence, are studied as a tool for conveying traits to the next generation. Previously, epigenetics has been shown to be involved in pathogenesis or disease progression, proving to be a crucial area of research.  Now, a study from researchers led by Osaka University identifies

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