Epigenetics in Cancer
|Series title:||Life Science Research Fundamentals Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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Epigenetics is the study of heritable changes in gene expression or cellular phenotype, caused by mechanisms other than changes in the DNA sequence. Examples include DNA methylation and histone modification. These changes may remain through cell divisions and multiple generations. Epigenetic differences among individuals may account for some of the differences between monozygotic (identical) twins. Aberrant DNA methylation is also frequently associated with human aging and diseases,...