epigenetic

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epigenetic

[¦ep·ə·jə¦ned·ik]
(geology)
Produced or formed at or near the surface of the earth.
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Circular chromosome conformation capture (4C) uncovers extensive networks of epigenetically regulated intra- and interchromosomal interactions.
The Air noncoding RNA epigenetically silences transcription by targeting G9a to chromatin.
Green tea also reactivates beneficial genes involved in the prevention of cancer after these genes had been epigenetically silenced.
miR-124 and miR-203 are epigenetically silenced tumor-suppressive microRNAs in hepatocellular carcinoma.
Identical twins sharing a placenta were more epigenetically different than twins who had their own; perhaps one got slightly more nutrition from the single source, Craig says.
WAF1] gene promoter is epigenetically silenced by CTIP2 and SUV39H1.
Invaders could be epigenetically "pre-adapted" to the new environment.
These studies suggest that PTX3 expression is epigenetically repressed in selected human tumors; this potential evidence of an innate humoral immunity effector molecule acting as a candidate cancer gene could provide a vital missing link in the relationship between inflammation and cancer.
Then, we hypothesize that epigenetically controlled miRNAs could be involved in normal differentiation and in tumorigenesis when altered.
Comparison of genotoxicant-modified transcriptomic responses in conventional and epigenetically stabilized primary rat hepatocytes with in vivo rat liver data.
The SIRT1 histone deacetylase (SIRT1) is a known regulator of age-related diseases that regulates the senescence secretoma components, by silencing their promoter regions epigenetically.