Epigenetics (52 News)

Researchers Discover Epigenetic Markers With Implications For Diseases Ranging From Cancers To Infertility

May 6, 2018 9:00 am
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A UMD researcher has uncovered new mechanisms that dictate the development of germline stem cells or germ cells, the only cell type capable of passing...

Familial Breast Cancer Not Only Inherited Genetically, New Study Finds

Apr 10, 2018 9:00 am
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Mutations in known breast cancer genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2 are identified in only approximately 20 per cent of women who are offered genetic testi...

How DNA Methylation Regulates The Development of Spinal Cord Motor Neurons??

Apr 5, 2018 3:00 pm
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered how the process of DNA methylation regulates the development of spinal cord motor neurons, according ...

Biochemist Solves The Crystal Structure For an Enzyme Plays a Key Role In DNA Methylation

Mar 6, 2018 3:00 pm
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Scientists crack structure of enzyme complex linked to cancer Study offers important information for understanding 'de novo DNA methlylation'...

More Than 2000 Epigenetic Changes Associated With Autism

Jan 29, 2018 5:00 pm
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Scientists have discovered a swathe of biochemical regions that look to be deeply involved with the risk factors behind autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...

Twins From The Same Ovum Go Beyond Genes In Their Resemblance To Epigenetics

Jan 16, 2018 4:00 pm
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An international group of researchers has discovered a new phenomenon that occurs in identical twins: independent of their identical genes, they share...

Laying The Foundation For A New Class Of Potent And Effective Cancer Therapy

Jan 11, 2018 5:00 pm
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An international team of researchers has developed a novel compound that successfully inhibits growth of melanoma cells by targeting specific epigenet...

Epigenetics Helps Keeping Women Fertility

Jan 2, 2018 7:00 pm
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Keeping egg cells in stasis during childhood is a key part of female fertility. New research published today in Nature Structural and Molecular Biolog...

The Mystery Behind The Outcome Of The Bone Marrow Transplantation In (JMML) Cancer Patients

Dec 25, 2017 10:00 am
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UC San Francisco physician-scientists have developed a test that can predict how patients with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) will respond to...

Using Epigenetics In CRISPR Technique

Dec 10, 2017 4:10 pm
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Much of the enthusiasm around gene-editing techniques, particularly the CRISPR-Cas9 technology, centers on the ability to insert or remove genes or to...

What Gives Cancer Cells the Ability to Metastasize?

Aug 23, 2017 7:00 pm
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Cells, just like people, have memories. They retain molecular markers that at the beginning of their existence helped guide their development. Cells t...

Scientists Put The Immune System Back In Order!

Aug 7, 2017 11:00 am
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When the immune system is imbalanced, either due to overly-active cells or cells that suppress its function, it causes a wide range of diseases, from ...

Pregnancy loss and the evolution of sex are linked by cellular line dance

Aug 6, 2017 10:30 am
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After Dan Levitis and his wife lost two pregnancies, before having their three children, he was drawn to investigate why pregnancy loss is so common, ...

First Evidence of Epigenetics Inheritance in Humans!

Aug 2, 2017 2:00 pm
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We are more than the sum of our genes. Epigenetic mechanisms modulated by environmental cues such as diet, disease or our lifestyle take a major role ...

How The Uterus Mirrors the Mother's World to The Fetus

Jul 13, 2017 9:00 am
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A developing fetus bathes in a mixture of cellular secretions and proteins unique to its mother's uterus. Before fertilization, the pH of uterine ...

The RNA Molecule That Fixes Broken Telomeres in Cells

Jul 6, 2017 1:00 pm
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Researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have further uncovered the secrets of telomeres,...

The Role of A Single miRNA Molecule in Boosting Breast Cancer

Jul 2, 2017 12:00 pm
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Researchers have identified a small RNA molecule that helps maintain the activity of stem cells in both healthy and cancerous breast tissue. The study...

The Role of Non-Coding RNA in Reducing Stroke Risks

Jun 22, 2017 11:00 am
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The most common cause for the narrowing of the carotid artery and thus the major risk factor for strokes is atherosclerosis, where so-called plaques b...

Bone Health Affected By Prenatal life

Jun 21, 2017 2:00 pm
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The health of children’s bones could be determined before they are born, a new study has shown.Researchers from the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology ...

How Long Does Environmental 'Memories' Pass Through Generations?

Jun 19, 2017 2:00 pm
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Led by Dr Ben Lehner, group leader at the EMBL-CRG Systems Biology Unit and ICREA and AXA Professor, together with Dr Tanya Vavouri from the Josep Car...


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