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Identical twins may have more differences than meet the eye

...rences may stem from changes in the epigenome. The epigenome refers to chemical modifications in genes that don't directly affect a gene's DNA but result in changes in gene expression. Scientists think that chemical exposure, dietary habits and environmental factors may all have epigenetic affects. Most epigen...

Cancer scientists call for a large-scale human epigenome project

... 2005, in Lansdowne, Va. "Definition of the human epigenome and its application to developing diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic tools will likely produce some of the earliest translational research benefits flowing from large-scale genome initiatives to the bedside," said Frank Rauscher, III, Ph.D., edit...

Prenatal genistein in soy reduces obesity in offspring

...or studying how our environment interacts with our epigenome to determine how we developed and who we will become."...

Experimental Biology 2007: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Health, April 28-May 2

...ipids, and genome dynamics, from the genome to the epigenome (the chemical modifications to DNA believed likely to produce some of the earliest diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic clinical tools). Ten distinguished scientists will give award lectures on topics ranging from the causes and consequences of a...

Epigenetic studies will provide a better understanding of disease

..., comments that "deciphering and understanding the epigenome will shed light on fundamental processes in cell p...etic drugs, designed to reverse the changes in the epigenome that occur during the development of several kinds of cancer, is currently available. Several of the...

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