genomic imprinting

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genomic imprinting

[jə¦nō·mik im‚print·iŋ]
(genetics)
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This methodology uses a patient's genetic imprint and other critical histological dynamics central to a disease's incidence, such as lifestyle and environmental factors.
Although the underlying cause is unknown, our theory is that altered birth conditions could cause a genetic imprint in the immune cells that could play a role later in life.
The journey continues to Tamil Nadu, where the latest DNA research takes him to a village in which everyone still bears the genetic imprint of those "first Indians" who went on to populate the rest of the world.
They have also rifled the files of everything from Bauhaus to Kraftwerk and their fingerprints are all over The Bunnymen and The Smiths but on the strength of this gig, they've a genetic imprint of their own.
Solter suggested that the interplay between nuclear reprogramming and genetic imprints could be explained by a simple analogy from school where the teacher writes a long string of formulas on the black board.
Scientists at the Natural History Museum in London and the Institute of Genetics at Nottingham University want to save their genetic imprints in a "Frozen Ark" DNA bank at minus 80 deg C.

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