News tagged with dna methylation

Scientists find genes related to body mass

Johns Hopkins scientists who specialize in unconventional hunts for genetic information outside nuclear DNA sequences have bagged a weighty quarry — 13 genes linked to human body mass. The experiments screened the so-called ...

dateSep 15, 2010 in Genetics
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Epigenetic signals differ across alleles

Researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), King's College London, have identified numerous novel regions of the genome where the chemical modifications involved in controlling gene expression are influenced by either ...

dateFeb 12, 2010 in Genetics
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Helicobacter pylori and EBV in gastric carcinomas

Mechanisms of gastric carcinogenesis are still not yet understood. Studies have linked genetic and epigenetic factors or microbiological agents to gastric cancer, but they didn't look for these events together. Dr. Ferrasi ...

dateFeb 10, 2010 in Cancer
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