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Latest Methylation Stories

2013-10-07 13:18:53

Increasing evidence suggests that epigenetic regulation is associated with the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and targeting it may one day lead to novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, research suggests.

2013-10-01 23:20:16

The advent of next-generation sequencing in recent years has lead to a rapid, increased production of genetic and epigenetic data that can be used towards development of new diagnostics, treatments,

2013-10-01 17:54:43

Unique DNA markings on certain genes may "predict" the risk of developing head and neck cancer.

Understanding How Our Seasonal Clocks Work Using Siberian Hamsters
2013-09-24 08:10:52

Humans, and many other animals, have internal clocks and calendars that help them regulate behavior, physiological functions and biological processes. Scientists have extensively studied the mechanisms that inform our daily functions, known as circadian rhythms.

2013-09-23 10:31:37

Chronic aggressive behavior exhibited by some boys from disadvantaged families may be due to epigenetic changes during pregnancy and early childhood.

2013-09-13 10:17:37

Microbes that live in rice paddies, northern peat bogs and other previously unexpected environments are among the bacteria that can generate highly toxic methylmercury.

2013-09-11 23:02:59

Insightful research study “Epigenetics Technology Market (Epigenomics, DNA Methylation, Histone Modifications, RNA Interference, Cancer Therapeutics, Personalized Medicine) (2012 - 2017)”

2013-09-05 11:30:26

Even before they are born, babies accumulate changes in their DNA through a process called DNA methylation that may interfere with gene expression, and in turn, their health as they grow up.

2013-08-12 14:03:29

A decade ago, gene expression seemed so straightforward: genes were either switched on or off.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.