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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.

2010-09-22 18:37:00

LIEGE, Belgium, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Diagenode announced today that it has released two additional 5-hmC antibodies to complement its original 5-hmC (rat) monoclonal antibody.

2010-09-20 16:32:24

Colon cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States and causes more than 50,000 deaths each year.

2010-09-15 19:16:17

Johns Hopkins scientists who specialize in unconventional hunts for genetic information outside nuclear DNA sequences have bagged a weighty quarry — 13 genes linked to human body mass.

2010-08-17 16:49:41

Having charted the occurrence of a common chemical change that takes place while stem cells decide their fates and progress from precursor to progeny, a Johns Hopkins-led team of scientists has produced the first-ever epigenetic landscape map for tissue differentiation.

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2010-08-10 09:30:07

A study led by scientists from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew's Jodrell Laboratory, which focuses on epigenetics in European common marsh orchids, has revealed that some plants may be able to adapt more quickly to environmental change than previously thought.

2010-06-08 12:42:40

Research finds similarities between pulmonary arterial hypertension and cancer.


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