Latest DNA demethylation Stories
Johns Hopkins scientists investigating chemical modifications across the genomes of adult mice have discovered that DNA modifications in non-dividing brain cells, thought to be inherently stable, instead underwent large-scale dynamic changes as a result of stimulated brain activity.
Scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center have discovered a new mechanism used by cells in the body to turn on silenced genes.
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have discovered a protein complex that appears to play a significant role in erasing these epigenetic instructions on sperm DNA, essentially creating a blank slate for the different cell types of a new embryo to develop.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).