Epigenetics (92 News)

Does Your Environment Determine the Result of Your IQ?

Oct 2, 2018 10:00 am
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Is there a link between differences in IQ test performance and the activity of certain genes? Researchers from Charité – Universität...

How Memory Actually Works ?

Sep 24, 2018 12:00 pm
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Researchers have transferred a memory from one snail to another via RNA, they report in eNeuro. If confirmed in other species, the finding may lead...

Genetics and Environment may Influence Gene Activity, A Twin Study Suggests

Sep 3, 2018 11:00 am
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New research highlights the extent to which epigenetic variation is influenced by both inherited and environmental factors. Epigenetic processes af...

SCAR-seq Technology And The Role Of MCM2

Sep 1, 2018 1:00 pm
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With a new groundbreaking technique, researchers from University of Copenhagen have managed to identify a protein that is responsible for cellular mem...

Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs

Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am
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Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness ...

Inhibiting Epigenetic Proteins as a Cure for Breast Cancer

Aug 13, 2018 11:00 am
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Breast cancer can occur in both women and men, and arises from the proliferation of abnormal cells. Mammary glands contain two types of cells, basal a...

Genetics, Environment, and Gene Activity - Twin Study

Aug 12, 2018 10:00 am
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New research highlights the extent to which epigenetic variation is influenced by both inherited and environmental factors. Epigenetic processes ...

Epigenetic Factors Control Pancreatic Cancer Metastases

Aug 11, 2018 11:00 am
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Pancreatic cancer often spreads, forming metastases in the liver or lungs. The prognosis is better for patients with metastases in the lungs. However,...

LncRNAs Appear to Be Responsible for Fine Regulation of Genes Involved in Prostate Cancer

Aug 9, 2018 10:00 am
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In most cases of prostate cancer, tumor cell growth is stimulated by the action of male hormones, or androgens, such as testosterone and dihydrotes...

Discovering a Protein that Organizes the Assembly of the Zygotic Genome at Fertilization

Aug 4, 2018 11:00 am
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A research team from the Center for Biomedical Research (CBMR), at the University of Algarve (UAlg), and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC...

The Role Of Yin Yang 1 Protein In Breast Cancer.

Jul 31, 2018 11:00 am
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Scientists have unveiled clues about a mysterious molecule called Yin Yang1—and revealed it may fuel tumour growth in breast cancer. The...

Identifying Subtypes of Retinal Ganglion Cells by Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Technologies

Jul 28, 2018 1:00 pm
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Single-cell sequencing technologies are filling in fine details in the catalog of life. Researchers at the University of Connecticut Health Center ...

Cilia, Epigenetic Factors, Melanoma: What is the Common Relationship?

Jul 28, 2018 10:00 am
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Melanomas are one of the most aggressive types of tumors in humans. Despite remarkable success with new forms of treatment such as immunotherapies,...

The Important Molecular Characteristics Found in Treatment-Resistant Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Jul 23, 2018 4:00 pm
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Two research teams converge on epigenetic switches that feed treatment-resistant metastatic prostate tumors. This research highlights the value of exp...

Determine New Epigenetic Target Regions in Therapy-Resistant Cancers

Jul 23, 2018 1:00 pm
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Recent research published in the Nature Partner journal Systems Biology and Applications examines how genome-wide data used in collaboration with syst...

New Insights into the Mechanisms Leading to Cancer Include the Study of Regulatory Regions in the Human Genome

Jul 19, 2018 1:00 pm
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A large-scale study provides new insights into the mechanisms that can lead to cancer. It can happen when genes mutate, but cancer also can occur w...

A Promising Treatment Strategy against Medulloblastoma

Jul 10, 2018 10:00 am
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Scientists have a new tactic with potential for fighting medulloblastoma, the most common and most aggressive form of brain tumor in children. The ...

Gestational Oral Low-Dose Estradiol-17β May Affect DNA Methylation in Embryos and Adult Offspring

Jul 5, 2018 11:00 am
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The public debate on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) -- exogenous substances that have the same or similar effects as endogenous hormones -- ...

A Major Error in One of the Most Widely Used Methods in Epigenetics, DIP-seq, Can Cause Misleading Results

Jul 2, 2018 12:00 pm
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In principle, every cell in our body has the same DNA sequence. However, different cell types use very different groups of genes. This means that a...

Small Inherited Change in DNA is Associated with Increased Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease

Jul 1, 2018 5:00 pm
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An article published in Nature Medicine shows that the inheritance of small changes in DNA alters the expression of the PM20D1 gene and is associat...


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