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2010-07-12 13:50:34

A subtle mutation affecting the epigenome – a set of dynamic factors that influence gene activity -- may lead to an inherited form of mental retardation that affects boys, find researchers at Children's Hospital Boston.

2010-06-29 16:01:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Research experts in the epigenetic field from Epigentek have developed a new, breakthrough approach for the identification of the "sixth DNA base," 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5-hmC).

2010-06-16 23:14:40

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a new group of proteins involved in determining the life span of laboratory roundworms.

2010-06-08 12:42:40

Research finds similarities between pulmonary arterial hypertension and cancer.

2010-06-04 14:23:25

A gene shown to play a role in the aging process appears to play a role in the regulation of the differentiation of embryonic stem cells.

2010-06-02 16:22:23

A previously unknown pattern in DNA methylation - an event that affects cell function by altering gene expression – has been uncovered for the first time by stem cell researchers at UCLA, a finding that could have implications in preventing some cancers and correcting defects in human stem cell lines.

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2010-05-09 13:13:12

Chemical changes in the genetic material, known as epigenetic modifications, regulate the activity of many genes.

2010-04-19 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (Nasdaq: SQNM) today announced the launch of its next-generation mass spectrometry system - the MassARRAY® Analyzer 4.

2010-04-18 09:51:21

DNA modification defines early onset glioblastoma, is prevalent in lower grade gliomas

2010-04-16 08:26:27

A study conducted by a collaborative team led by researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) may lead to better insight into the clinical outcome for some patients with a particularly aggressive type of brain cancer.


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