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Latest DNA methylation Stories

2010-12-16 13:18:15

A newly published insight into the biology of many kinds of less-aggressive but still lethal brain tumors, or gliomas, opens up a wide array of possibilities for new therapies.

2010-12-14 14:55:49

Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death among gynecological cancers.

2010-12-14 14:36:37

There are many mechanisms that alter the activity of genes – direct changes to the DNA code like mutations and deletions, or changes that control when genes are switched on and off, called epigenetic means.

2010-12-13 13:46:28

Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Chicago have developed a method for labeling and mapping a "sixth nucleotide," whose biological role scientists are only beginning to explore.

2010-12-03 22:45:42

There is new hope for people with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), a fast-growing cancer of the blood and bone marrow.

2010-11-10 12:42:26

DNA methylation plays an important role in many processes such as animal development, X-chromosome inactivation, and carcinogenesis.

2010-10-14 16:25:00

IPSWICH, Mass., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- New England Biolabs (NEB) has launched a suite of new and validated products designed to simplify DNA methylation analysis for epigenetics researchers.

2010-10-11 13:16:46

For the first time, UK scientists have reported direct evidence that taking up smoking results in epigenetic changes associated with the development of cancer.

2010-10-04 16:58:18

Post-translational modifications of histones play an important role in regulating chromatin dynamics and function.

2010-09-27 07:00:00

SYDNEY, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Genomics Pty. Ltd (Sydney, Australia) and The Garvan Institute of Medical Research (Sydney, Australia) today announced that they have entered into a license agreement in relation to novel biomarkers discovered by scientists at the Garvan Institute.


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