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Latest Methylation Stories

2013-06-18 13:14:30

Methylation refers to a chemical modification of DNA and this modification can occur in millions of positions in the DNA sequence.

2013-06-07 12:46:23

The average 5-year survival for colorectal cancer (CRC) is less than 10% if metastasis occurs, but can reach 90% if detected early.

2013-04-02 10:30:31

Most cancer treatments are blunt. In an attempt to eradicate tumors, oncologists often turn to radiation or chemotherapy, which can damage healthy tissue along with the cancerous growths.

2013-03-22 09:31:23

Food and environment can chemically alter your gene function and scientists have identified a gene that is consistently altered in obesity.

2013-03-18 11:15:32

At the 28th Annual EAU Congress currently ongoing in Milan until Tuesday, W. Tan and colleagues presented their study on neoadjuvant cisplatin-based chemotherapy which showed that epigenetic changes are potential key drivers in the development of chemo resistance in bladder cancer.

2013-03-07 23:01:28

Zymo Research, The Epigenetics Company, is changing the way we look at the human genome for markers of disease.

2013-03-07 15:20:25

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified patterns of epigenomic diversity that not only allow plants to adapt to various environments, but could also benefit crop production and the study of human diseases.

2013-02-06 12:20:26

A father's obesity is one factor that may influence his children's health and potentially raise their risk for diseases like cancer.


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