POSTS TAGGED AS methylation

Direct Methylation Sequencing

August 29, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

5mC and 5hmc sequencing methods
“5-methylcytosine (5mC) is the most important DNA modification in mammalian genomes. . . .   Researchers [at [MORE]

Aging and Methylation

August 22, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dynamic DNA Methylation during aging
“When UCLA scientist Steve Horvath unveiled his so-called Horvath clock, it was a step in this [MORE]

Quick and Reliable Liquid Biopsy for Breast Cancer

August 30, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid biopsy detects DNA markers in advanced breast cancer
“In a recent study published in Cancer Research Communications, a novel, automated [MORE]

Methylation of the Brain’s Residential Immune Cells

March 15, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cryopreserved microglial cells
From neuroscientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai: “We found that human microglial cells have [MORE]

CRISPR’s On-Off Switch

June 8, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR Off On switch
MIT and University of California at San Francisco have developed a process that better controls CRISPR gene [MORE]

Rapid Nanopore Sequencing

March 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Portable nanopore sequencer
Even a tiny DNA sequencer like Oxford Nanopore’s “MinION” takes considerable time to do its work because it [MORE]

The Gene Expression of Empathy

February 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

“Many studies have confirmed that oxytocin affects empathy, but the epigenetic background of oxytocin in maternal empathy has not yet [MORE]

Immunologic Profiling

June 10, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Signature Degrees of Methylation in DNA
Infections elicit immune system responses with several kinds of leukocytes. Variation arises from both the [MORE]

Methylome Biomarkers for Schizophrenia

February 11, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Not all genetic diseases arise from mutations.  Some result from DNA methylation—i.e. post translational modification.  With schizophrenia, oxygen deprivation, [MORE]