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Epigenomics is a field in which researchers chart the locations and understand the functions of all the chemical tags that mark the genome.
… Institutes of Health (NIH), are comparing the genomes and epigenomes of normal cells with those of cancer cells. Among …
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The term epigenome is derived from the Greek word epi which literally means "above" the genome.
Joint workshop featuring overviews of Roadmap Epigenomics and ENCODE resources that are freely available for use by the research community.
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Receiving a cancer diagnosis can feel like losing control of everything.
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
We are learning how our genomes serve as blueprints for life.
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Scientists set their sights on chromatin - the DNA-protein complex that packages DNA into chromosomes in the cell - to better understand how the genome works.
… these techniques could detect known differences in the epigenomes - the extra layer of chemical compounds that dot … Science, CEGS, Jeffery Schloss, requlatory sequences, epigenomes, mouse embryonic stem cells, ES cells … Scientists …
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Fact sheets explaining complex concepts in genomics research to a non-scientific audience.
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Epigenetics is an emerging field of science that studies heritable changes caused by the activation and deactivation of genes without any change in the underlying DNA sequence of the organism.
Dr. Lisa Helbling Chadwick is a program director in Division of Extramural Research at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… et al. Integrative analysis of 111 reference human epigenomes . Nature, 518(7539):317-30. doi: …
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The Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) aims to identify all functional elements in the human and mouse genomes.