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Age-related changes in a biochemical process known as DNA methylation could be responsible for the increased risk of cancer in older men and women, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Carcinogenesis.
-- Bird identified DNA regions where genes are activated, a fundamental contribution in the field of epigenetics, which studies how environmental factors influence diseases such as cancer
DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g3pk2m/epigenetics_drugs) has announced the addition of the "2013
Alzheimer's disease can reach epidemic range in the coming decades, by the increasing average age of society.
Obesity Shown to Have Harmful Effect on Important Gene; Exercise Prevents That, UVA Finds Charlotsville, VA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Exercising during
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At a glance, DNA is a rather simple sequence of A, G, C, T bases, but once it is packaged by histone proteins into an amalgam called chromatin, a more complex picture emerges.
Why do metaphase chromosomes have their characteristic elongated cylindrical shape? The proposed solution is consistent with the structure of metaphase chromatin and with the nanomechanical properties of chromatin and chromosomes.
Findings by UC Riverside researchers could help build a new drug to kill the deadly parasite that is becoming resistant to existing drugs
Mothers get all the attention.
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