epigenetics

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epigenetics

[¦ep·ə·jə¦ned·iks]
(genetics)
The study of those processes by which genetic information ultimately results in distinctive physical and behavioral characteristics.
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NASDAQ:PACB) today launched a new and unique solution to detect DNA base modifications associated with epigenetic regulation and DNA damage using the PacBio([R]) RS High ResolutionGenetic Analyzer.
Epigenetic regulation can involve a variety of chemical modifications of the DNA (e.
The conference successfully fostered collaborations across various scientific disciplines to further the understanding of the role of epigenetic regulation in pediatric environmental health, identified research gaps, and explored the relationship of pediatric environmental exposures with epigenetic regulation.
Epigenetic regulation of BDNF expression via the scaffolding protein RACK1.
Recent findings show that altered epigenetic regulation of specific genes is central to the process by which different phenotypes are generated and hence differential risk of disease.
Research at Constellation and by others has shown that abnormal epigenetic regulation of gene expression contributes to many different diseases.
This will enhance the knowledge of the transgenerational epigenetic regulation of plant genomes, and the results will impact the fields of epigenetics, RNA silencing, sRNA transport and others, and their applications in plant breeding and production and human healt.
Epigenetic regulation in human brain: Focus on histone lysine methylation.
Because epigenetic changes are reversible, developing drugs that control epigenetic regulation now attract substantial research investment, including the development of functional foods or supplements.
Many cases of DLBCL and follicular lymphoma exhibit disrupted HDAC-dependent epigenetic regulation of cancer-related genes.
The silencing of key cell cycle control genes and tumor suppressor genes through these two mechanisms of epigenetic regulation have been demonstrated in vitro and in vivo in hematological malignancies and in solid tumors.
1996) in the 1980s and 1990s led to a greater appreciation of the underlying biochemical principles of epigenetic regulation (Fischle et al.