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  • noun genetics The total epigenetic state of a cell
  • noun genetics A chemical responsible for the activation of a particular gene

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Examples

  • But the grammar of the epigenome is changing all the time.

    Lifestyle Factors May Alter Genetic Traits, Study Finds

  • But the grammar of the epigenome is changing all the time.

    Lifestyle Factors May Alter Genetic Traits, Study Finds

  • Think of the genome — the DNA sequence — as being like the hardware of a computer, while the epigenome is like the software that tells the computer when, where, and how to work. here

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  • The participants focused on the concept of the 'epigenome' -

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  • If the genetic sequence is the words of the book, the epigenome is the grammar, he says.

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  • If the genetic sequence is the words of the book, the epigenome is the grammar, he says.

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  • Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have developed a new technique for observing the proteins that operate by that controlling code-called the epigenome-and assembled a library of interactions between the proteins and key positions on packets of DNA.

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  • Lightman hopes to better understand what is called the epigenome - the way that past experiences have modified our cells, making us more vulnerable to certain diseases.

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  • If the genetic sequence is the words of the book, the epigenome is the grammar, he says.

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  • As scientists discover more about the "epigenome," a layer of biochemical reactions that turns genes on and off, they're finding that it plays a big part in health and heredity.

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