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Latest Epigenetics Stories

2013-11-04 16:27:55

Children of survivors of extremely stressful life events face adjustment challenges of their own, as has been most carefully studied among the children of Nazi Death Camp survivors.

Deleting One Gene In Fungus Reveals New Compounds With Antibiotic Potential
2013-11-01 08:42:09

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered that one gene in a common fungus acts as a master regulator, and deleting it has opened access to a wealth of new compounds that have never before been studied – with the potential to identify new antibiotics.

2013-10-28 23:25:57

‘Epigenetic superfood’ offers potential entrepreneurs a novel entry into the nutritional supplement market. Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) October 28, 2013

Veil Of Ignorance Is Sometimes Bliss
2013-10-24 08:22:27

A range of examples suggests a lack of information about their fellows can favor cooperation and prevent conflict among animals — and even among genes

2013-10-23 23:22:50

Mount Sinai Researchers Hope to Exploit Findings to Develop Novel Preventive and Treatment Strategies for Alzheimer’s Disease New York, New York (PRWEB) October

2013-10-23 11:27:14

The first evidence that the underlying genetic defect responsible for trisomy 21, also known as Down syndrome, can be suppressed in laboratory cultures of patient-derived stem cells was presented today (Oct. 22) at the American Society of Human Genetics 2013 annual meeting in Boston.

Mature Cells Revert Into Embryonic-like Stem Cells With Help From Physical Cues
2013-10-21 09:40:41

Bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that physical cues can replace certain chemicals when nudging mature cells back to a pluripotent stage, capable of becoming any cell type in the body.

2013-10-16 23:19:34

Epigentek develops a new technology to efficiently quantify RNA methylation by detecting amounts of N6-methyladenosine (m6A).

2013-10-14 23:18:54

New Kit Specifically Designed and Optimized for Analysis of Methylcytosine in RNA Irvine, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Zymo Research Corporation—


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.