In a nutshell, epigenetics is additional information layered on top of our genetic code—information that determines how that genetic code is used. It tells a liver cell to do liver things and a brain cell to do brain things.Read More
CEEHRC Network experts answer the question,
"what is epigenetics?"
Over the last decades, there has been much debate regarding chromatin state of matter. Up until recently, chromatin was believed to be liquid.
The brain is a remarkable organ and one of the most complex to assemble. DNA methylation mediates differentiation and regulation.
The parental environment can influence the health of subsequent generations through epigenetic inheritance.
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