Latest Methylation Stories
Scientists have observed, for the first time, an intermediate stage in the chemical process that repairs DNA methylation damage and regulates many important biological functions that impact health conditions such as obesity, cancer and diabetes.
DNA methylation plays an important role in many processes such as animal development, X-chromosome inactivation, and carcinogenesis.
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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.
A collaboration between physicians and scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has demonstrated that a biomarker called TCF21 may be used to develop a potential screening test for early-stage lung cancer.
For the first time, UK scientists have reported direct evidence that taking up smoking results in epigenetic changes associated with the development of cancer.
Post-translational modifications of histones play an important role in regulating chromatin dynamics and function.
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.
Colon cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States and causes more than 50,000 deaths each year.
Johns Hopkins scientists who specialize in unconventional hunts for genetic information outside nuclear DNA sequences have bagged a weighty quarry â€” 13 genes linked to human body mass.
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