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DNA methylation involved in Alzheimer's disease

A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Rush University Medical Center, reveals how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer’s disease. 395 more words


The DNA methylation landscape of human early embryos

DNA methylation is a crucial element in the epigenetic regulation of mammalian embryonic development1, 2, 3, 4, 5. However, its dynamic patterns have not been analysed at the genome scale in human pre-implantation embryos due to technical difficulties and the scarcity of required materials. 251 more words


So What is Epigenetics Anyway - Part 6?

In this final part of the series, we ask the question, “Where is evolution taking us?” Scientists have always thought that evolution was strictly a random change to our DNA that changed us forever. 241 more words


So What is Epigenetics anyway - Part 1?

This is a summary from my book, “Food for Thought, An Epigenetic Guide to Wellness”. Epigenetics is a real programming system in our bodies! In fact it is in each cell as part of its machinery. 160 more words