epigenetics


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Related to epigenetics: DNA methylation

ep·i·ge·net·ics

 (ĕp′ĭ-jə-nĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of heritable changes in gene expression that are caused by factors such as DNA methylation rather than by a change in the sequence of base pairs in DNA itself.

epigenetics

(ˌɛpɪdʒɪˈnɛtɪks)
n (functioning as sing)
(Genetics) the study of heritable changes that occur without a change in the DNA sequence
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