Category Archives: local methylation disorder

Disorder in epigenetics is a defining characteristic of cancer.


The genetic tumult within cancerous tumours is more than matched by the disorder in one of the mechanisms for switching cells’ genes on and off, scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard report in a new study. Their findings indicate that the disarray in the on-off mechanism, known as methylation, is one of the

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