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Human epigenomics explained in new textbook - EurekAlert (press release)

Fri, 2018-02-16 08:33

Human epigenomics explained in new textbook
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland have published a textbook on human epigenomics - the study of epigenetic modifications across the entire genome. The book is the first of its kind to focus on epigenomics in humans and its role in ...

Epigenetics and doping: Steroids may have long-lasting performance enhancing effects - Genetic Literacy Project

Thu, 2018-02-15 07:12

Genetic Literacy Project

Epigenetics and doping: Steroids may have long-lasting performance enhancing effects
Genetic Literacy Project
Editor's note: E. Paul Zehr is a professor of neuroscience and kinesiology at the University of Victoria in Canada. [Olympic athletes] try and exceed human biological limits by using external enhancements in the form of “doping.” A very well-known ...

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Epigenetics and doping: Steroids may have long-lasting performance enhancing effects - Genetic Literacy Project

Thu, 2018-02-15 07:12

Genetic Literacy Project

Epigenetics and doping: Steroids may have long-lasting performance enhancing effects
Genetic Literacy Project
[Olympic athletes] try and exceed human biological limits by using external enhancements in the form of “doping.” A very well-known example of doping in sport is the use of androgenic steroids. What people outside of strength-training circles don't ...

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Global Epigenetics Market Is Projected to Grow at a Highest CAGR with Top Markets Players Like COVARIS, INC ... - Digital Journal

Wed, 2018-02-14 03:42

Global Epigenetics Market Is Projected to Grow at a Highest CAGR with Top Markets Players Like COVARIS, INC ...
Digital Journal
Pune, Maharashtra -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/14/2018 -- The Global Epigenetics Market accounted to USD 757.3 million in 2016 growing at a CAGR of 13.0% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2024. The upcoming market report contains data for historic years 2015 ...

Muscles 'Remember' Previous Exercise in the Form of Epigenetic Tags on DNA - WhatIsEpigenetics.com

Tue, 2018-02-13 14:03

Muscles 'Remember' Previous Exercise in the Form of Epigenetic Tags on DNA
WhatIsEpigenetics.com
Our muscles may actually possess a molecular memory in the form of epigenetic marks on our DNA. According to a study published in Scientific Reports, these chemical tags tell a tale of when skeletal muscles grew after exercise and could possibly help ...

Scientists use novel epigenetic-centered techniques to inhibit ... - News-Medical.net

Mon, 2018-02-12 21:07

News-Medical.net

Scientists use novel epigenetic-centered techniques to inhibit ...
News-Medical.net
In one of the first successes of its kind, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and six other institutions have inhibited the spreading of cancer cells from one part of the body to another.
Why do some breast cancers become treatment-resistant?Medical News Today

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The Olympic Motto, Cellular Memories and the Epigenetic Effects of Doping - Scientific American (blog)

Mon, 2018-02-12 08:08

Scientific American (blog)

The Olympic Motto, Cellular Memories and the Epigenetic Effects of Doping
Scientific American (blog)
If the genome contains the essence of your genetic potential, epigenetics is the way your potential—all your ability for faster, higher, stronger—is brought forward and used. The genome is like a dictionary full of words, most of which aren't all ...

Erasure of Tet-Oxidized 5-Methylcytosine by SRAP1 - WhatIsEpigenetics.com

Fri, 2018-02-09 09:40

Erasure of Tet-Oxidized 5-Methylcytosine by SRAP1
WhatIsEpigenetics.com
DNA methylation is an essential epigenetic mechanism that plays a critical role in the regulation of gene expression during embryonic development. The erasure of Tet-oxidized 5-Methylcytosine (5-mC) is not only important during the reprogramming steps ...

Epigenetics study reveals environmental influences can change gene behaviour - Medical Xpress

Wed, 2018-02-07 09:06

Medical Xpress

Epigenetics study reveals environmental influences can change gene behaviour
Medical Xpress
"Epigenetics has implications for understanding, preventing and combatting many diseases, from diabetes to cancer, providing understanding of how adverse environmental factors, including lifestyle, can cause disease. Once we know the causal pathways ...

Natural Compounds in Grapes Could Lead Us to An Epigenetic Treatment for Depression - WhatIsEpigenetics.com

Tue, 2018-02-06 15:20

Natural Compounds in Grapes Could Lead Us to An Epigenetic Treatment for Depression
WhatIsEpigenetics.com
In a new epigenetic study published in Nature Communications, researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified two compounds or polyphenols found in grapes that are effective in promoting resilience against stress and reducing ...

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United States Epigenetics Instrument market to grow as United States Epigenetics Instrument heats up - NB Post Gazette

Tue, 2018-02-06 00:59

United States Epigenetics Instrument market to grow as United States Epigenetics Instrument heats up
NB Post Gazette
Questale released a detailed assessment of trends in United States Epigenetics Instrument market. The research report includes diverse topics like total market size, key market drivers, challenges, growth opportunities, key players etc. We have also ...

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The Famine Ended 70 Years Ago, but Dutch Genes Still Bear Scars - New York Times

Wed, 2018-01-31 13:00

New York Times

The Famine Ended 70 Years Ago, but Dutch Genes Still Bear Scars
New York Times
Many researchers have speculated that prenatal conditions can influence people's health across their lifetime, and some have speculated that methyl groups or other forms of epigenetics put this so-called fetal programming into action. But it's hard to ...

The Epigenetics Revolution – We Are Masters of Our Biology - The Costa Rica News

Wed, 2018-01-31 00:44

The Costa Rica News

The Epigenetics Revolution – We Are Masters of Our Biology
The Costa Rica News
What if a Stanford University professor who pioneered the field of stem cell research told you that you are not a victim of your genetics, but rather you are the master of your biology? That the old-school genetic determinism which says cells are ...

New research reveals genetic evidence of "muscle memory" - New Atlas

Tue, 2018-01-30 20:24

New Atlas

New research reveals genetic evidence of "muscle memory"
New Atlas
"In this study, we've demonstrated the genes in muscle become more untagged with this epigenetic information when it grows following exercise in earlier life, importantly these genes remain untagged even when we lose muscle again, but this untagging ...

5 Ways You Might Epigenetically Boost Your Child's Health Before Birth - WhatIsEpigenetics.com

Tue, 2018-01-30 10:49

5 Ways You Might Epigenetically Boost Your Child's Health Before Birth
WhatIsEpigenetics.com
Epigenetics isn't necessarily just a function of the physical and mental state of women giving birth. It is far-reaching, many studies hinting that a child can be influenced by the lifestyle and health of his or her parents and possibly even ...

Leading Epigenetics Expert Reveals How to "Clean" Our Dirty Genes and Reverse Disease and Reach Optimal Health - Digital Journal

Tue, 2018-01-30 08:15

Leading Epigenetics Expert Reveals How to "Clean" Our Dirty Genes and Reverse Disease and Reach Optimal Health
Digital Journal
A renowned epigenetics pioneer, Dr. Lynch believes that far from being written in stone, our genetic destiny can be rewritten by making simple adjustments to our environment and lifestyle. It is commonly understood that genes have a tremendous impact ...

Pregnancy 'remodels' women's genes - SBS

Mon, 2018-01-29 21:42

Pregnancy 'remodels' women's genes
SBS
Deakin University researchers focused on a field of study known as epigenetics - a kind of master control system the body has to tell genes what to do. They studied the epigenetic fingerprints of a group of women before, during and after pregnancy, and ...

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Epigenetic Signatures Show Promise for Diagnosing Neurodevelopmental Disorders - 360Dx

Sat, 2018-01-27 04:20

Epigenetic Signatures Show Promise for Diagnosing Neurodevelopmental Disorders
360Dx
Sadikovic said he has been involved in epigenetics research for a long time, starting as a graduate student, and had always been interested in its potential for clinical diagnostics. Up until recently, he said, clinical DNA methylation testing had been ...

Epigenetic Signatures Show Promise for Diagnosing Neurodevelopmental Disorders - GenomeWeb

Thu, 2018-01-25 14:46

Epigenetic Signatures Show Promise for Diagnosing Neurodevelopmental Disorders
GenomeWeb
Sadikovic said he has been involved in epigenetics research for a long time, starting as a graduate student, and had always been interested in its potential for clinical diagnostics. Up until recently, he said, clinical DNA methylation testing had been ...