Latest Methylation Stories
A subtle mutation affecting the epigenome â€“ 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.
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).
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a new group of proteins involved in determining the life span of laboratory roundworms.
Research finds similarities between pulmonary arterial hypertension and cancer.
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.
A previously unknown pattern in DNA methylation - an event that affects cell function by altering gene expression â€“ 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.
Chemical changes in the genetic material, known as epigenetic modifications, regulate the activity of many genes.
SAN DIEGO, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (Nasdaq: SQNM) today announced the launch of its next-generation mass spectrometry system - the MassARRAYÂ® Analyzer 4.
DNA modification defines early onset glioblastoma, is prevalent in lower grade gliomas
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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