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- adv. In an epigenetic manner
- adv. With regard to epigenesis or epigenetics
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an epigenetic manner; by means of epigenesis.
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"Our hypothesis is that there are social events early in life that kind of epigenetically program the brain," he says.
Lorenz's theory would imply that traits produced in this way are also innate, since they reflect inherited information, albeit epigenetically rather than genetically inherited.
The medical literature makes it clear that both disease, non-response to vaccines, and vaccine reactions are epigenetically driven.
Such adaptations originate in the morphology of the system, not in its genome, and are inherited epigenetically, as they develop.
The properties of these small RNAs can explain how the primary sequence of the parental macronucleus epigenetically controls genome rearrangement in the new macronucleus and provide the first demonstration of an RNAi-mediated process that directly alters DNA sequence organization.
In this way induced phenotypic changes, including epigenetically heritable ones, may precede and direct the selection of genetic changes.
The author suggests that exposure to hormonally active chemicals could work epigenetically rather than by DNA mutation to cause disruptions at much lower concentrations.
The author suggests that exposure to hormonally active chemicals could work epigenetically rather than by DNA mutation to cause disruptions at very low concentrations.
I've always thought that humans would augment themselves with cybernetic implants before they gained the ability to genetically and epigenetically self-augment.
Contrast this with, say, the epigenetically-controlled “locust” transformation in grasshopper, which is beneficial in their particular environment–and which is in turn genetically controlled.
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