Epigenetics (127 News)

DNA Methylation Alterations Could Associate with Oral Cancer

Apr 21, 2019 4:00 pm
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Oral cancer is known for its high mortality rate in developing countries, but an international team of scientists hope its latest discovery will ch...

Researchers Restored the Function of Hundreds of Cancer-Fighting Genes by Knocking off Methyl Groups

Apr 20, 2019 11:00 am
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Targeting protein known as UHRF1 may shrink tumors by restoring aberrant gene regulation in cancer cells. Working with human colon cancer cell...

A New Discovery of an Epigenetic Protein That Plays a Dual Role in AML

Apr 16, 2019 10:00 am
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British researchers have discovered that an epigenetic protein called EZH2 delays the development of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) but then switches...

Hypoxia Induces Rapid Changes to Chromatin

Apr 11, 2019 4:00 pm
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Research by Professor Sonia Rocha and her team at the Institute of Integrative Biology reveals new insights into how cells respond to oxygen depriv...

A New Sophisticated Computational Model for Diagnosing Rare Hereditary Conditions

Apr 11, 2019 2:00 pm
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London Health Sciences Centre - A new sophisticated computational model, developed by scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute, is bringing a...

Adult Cells Retain an "Embryonic Memory" Which Can Be Recovered Under Certain Circumstances

Apr 9, 2019 3:00 pm
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In research that casts cells as curators of their own history, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have discovered that adult tissues retain a ...

Epigenetic Changes in Lung-Specific Genes May Explain Higher Rates of Lung Disease in Children Born to Moms Who Were Undernourished During Pregnancy

Apr 7, 2019 12:00 pm
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Higher rates of lung disease in children born to moms who were undernourished during pregnancy could be explained by epigenetic changes in a number...

Epigenetic Inheritance....Do We Get More Than Just Genes from Our Parents?

Apr 3, 2019 2:00 pm
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In experiments with worms, researchers showed that epigenetic marks on sperm chromosomes affect gene expression and development in offspring. ...

Antisense lncRNA Could Play a Big Role in Regulating Tumor Suppressor Gene

Mar 28, 2019 3:00 pm
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — RNA transcribed from genes that seem not to code for anything may play an important role in regulating cancer, a new study sug...

Epigenetic Loss of the SVIP Gene Can Alters Cancer Cells’ Energy Metabolism Pathway

Mar 28, 2019 1:00 pm
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It has been known for decades that cancer cells have an altered metabolism and it is seen in several biochemical pathways and in particular, in the wa...

New Studies Aim to Improve Melanoma Diagnosis

Mar 19, 2019 3:00 pm
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A pair of studies led by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers could aid in improved diagnosis for melano...

Researchers Discover the Metabolic and Epigenetic Reasons that Make Prostate Cancer Become Treatment Resistant

Mar 12, 2019 12:00 pm
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The development of effective anti-androgen therapies for prostate cancer is a major scientific advance. However, some men who receive these targete...

A Regulatory, Genetic Mechanism in Plants That Could Help Fight Bacterial Infection

Mar 11, 2019 3:00 pm
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A team led by a plant pathologist at the University of California, Riverside, has identified a regulatory, genetic mechanism in plants that could h...

A Newly Discovered Ribosomal DNA (rDNA) Clock to Determine Biological Age

Mar 9, 2019 2:00 pm
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A newly discovered ribosomal DNA (rDNA) clock can be used to accurately determine an individual's chronological and biological age, according t...

Is Biological Age Associated with Future Development of Breast Cancer?

Mar 5, 2019 12:00 pm
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Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is associated with future development of breast cancer, according to scientists at the Na...

A Study Shows That an Endocrine-Disrupting Fire-Retardant Is Associated with Epigenetic Modifications

Feb 11, 2019 2:00 pm
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Emory University researchers have learned that exposure to Polybrominated Biphenyl (PBB), an endocrine-disrupting fire-retardant, is associated wit...

How Could a Rat without a Y Chromosome Develop as a Male?

Feb 3, 2019 12:00 pm
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A look at the brains of an endangered spiny rat off the coast of Japan by University of Missouri (MU) Bond Life Sciences Center scientist Cheryl Ro...

In a Novel Mouse Model, Epigenetic Regulation Negatively Impacts a Downstream Gene Involved in ASD

Feb 2, 2019 1:00 pm
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The causes of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are diverse and to some extent, unknown. But without doubt, they are complex, layered and deeply nuanc...

Revealing the Correlation between Epigenetic Changes and Alzheimer's and a Potential Drug to Restore Memory Function

Jan 28, 2019 12:00 pm
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Research published in the journal Brain reveals a new approach to Alzheimer's disease (AD) that may eventually make it possible to reverse memo...

Discovering a New Step in Assembly Line Which Controls the Expression of Some Genes with an Important Role in Cancer

Jan 15, 2019 1:00 pm
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Genes contain all the information needed for the functioning of cells, tissues, and organs in our body. Gene expression, meaning when and how are t...


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