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6th dna base
2015-05-05 12:07:18

Recent studies published in the journal CELL have all reached a similar conclusion: DNA in eukaryotes may contain a sixth DNA base.

dad's sperm
2015-04-16 12:05:44

The search for a cause to autism continues to baffle scientists, but a new study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has found that epigenetic tags, or the factors that affect genes, could be behind the developmental disorder – according to a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

2015-04-13 23:01:03

With over a decade of experience in designing epigenetic research tools and bringing investigators publishable results, Epigentek becomes an influential pioneer in the chromatin immunoprecipitation

epigenetics
2015-04-07 10:54:25

“Epigenetics” is a word that sounds like something an alien does to a human after abduction, so we decided to break it down into parts…Or rather, we’re probing its parts, aliens.

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2015-03-28 13:48:44

When Jean-Baptiste Lamarck first published his theories on evolution, responses were so hostile that the once-respected scientist died in poverty and was buried in a pit. Now it seems he may be getting the last gir-laugh.

2015-03-12 23:04:45

Comprehensive epigenetic services are now offered by Epigentek, including Methyl-Seq genome-wide DNA methylation (5-mC) analysis, chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing (ChIP-Seq), and commercialized

biological clock
2015-02-03 10:03:13

Chemical changes that take place in a person’s DNA as a person grows older could serve as a "biological clock" which could provide clues as to how long a person will live, according to new research published in the journal Genome Biology.


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