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  • 'Epigenetic' concepts offer new approach to degenerative disease

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Epigenetic effects, resulting from different expressions of the same genes, can make a huge difference.

    A valuable onslaught on neo-Darwinist simplicities « Anglican Samizdat

  • Epigenetic changes of the genome likely play a major role in controlling gene activity in response to developmental or environmental changes.

    The $1,000 Genome

  • For a good explanation as to why this is the case, I recommend Jablonka and Lamb (2005) Evolution in Four Dimensions, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, ISBN 0262101076, chapter 7, pages 245 to 283: "Interacting Dimensions: Genes and Epigenetic Systems".

    A Look at the Inner Life of a Doomed Cell

  • The study, "A Position Effect on the Heritability of Epigenetic Silencing," was published in October in the journal PLoS Genetics.

    Can't We All Be Friends?

  • M. F. Fraga et al., “Epigenetic Differences Arise During the Lifetime of Monozygotic Twins,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 102 2005: 10604–10609.

    The Chemistry of Calm

  • C. G. Weaver et al., “Epigenetic Programming by Maternal Behavior,” Nature and Neuroscience 7 2004: 847–854.

    The Chemistry of Calm

  • Epigenetic mechanisms may also explain why identical twins, who inherit identical genes, have different traits, including genetic diseases: the different lives the twins lead cause some disease genes, including those linked to cancer and schizophrenia, to switch off.

    What Alters Our Genes

  • Epigenetic scientists have discovered that moms, while pregnant, can with their diets and lifestyle mold the health of their babies.

    Birgitta Lauren: How Moms Can Mold the Health of Their Babies

  • Epigenetic control of transversion and transition mutations and their effect on protein geometry and functionality.

    A Genomic Balancing Act

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  • the branch of biology which studies the causal interactions

    September 27, 2009