Inherited parental methylation shifts over time, may have functional effects in the brain and other tissues

Posted by on September 20, 2016 5:08 pm
Categories: health

Inherited methylation—a form of epigenetic regulation passed down from parents to offspring—is far more dynamic than previously thought and may contribute to changes in the brain and other tissues over time. This finding challenges current understandings of gene regulation via methylation, from development through adulthood.

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