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Latest Computational epigenetics Stories

2014-08-12 12:02:58

Every day trillions of blood cells are being formed in our body: from the oxygen-carrying red blood cells to the many types of white blood cells that fight pathogens and infection.

2014-07-28 10:39:26

Cancer has long been thought to be primarily a genetic disease, but in recent decades scientists have come to believe that epigenetic changes – which don't change the DNA sequence but how it is 'read' – also play a role in cancer.

2013-03-07 23:01:28

Zymo Research, The Epigenetics Company, is changing the way we look at the human genome for markers of disease.

2013-01-21 23:04:11

Currently North America dominates with 40% of market share, followed by Europe with 36% (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 The report “Epigenetics Technology

2013-01-11 13:16:55

Think of the epigenome like a giant musical mixing board, turning up or down the expression of various genes.

2012-10-17 11:51:53

Monozygotic twins have the same genome, that is, the same DNA molecule in both siblings.

New Purpose Found For Archived Guthrie Cards
2012-08-23 07:06:49

Over the last 50 years, the spotting of newborn's blood onto filter paper for disease screening, called Guthrie cards, has become so routine that since 2000, more than 90% of newborns in the United States have had Guthrie cards created.

2012-03-15 22:39:10

Epigenetics is the new hip science.

2012-03-14 12:48:44

Cancer is usually attributed to faulty genes, but growing evidence from the field of cancer epigenetics indicates a key role for the gene “silencing” proteins that stably turn genes off inside the cell nucleus.


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