genetics

Methylation Sequencing in Cancer Detection

Discover how efforts to uncover the genome's methylation patterns advance cancer detection.

Changes in DNA methylation patterns occur early during oncogenesis, and each type of cancer has its own methylomic signature. Technological advances in methylation sequencing, or methyl-seq, allow researchers to quickly characterize methylation patterns in specific regions of interest and identify potential biomarkers for cancer screening.

Download this ebook from The Scientist's Creative Services Team and Twist Bioscience to explore

  • The effects of methylation and epigenetics in cancer
  • How methyl-seq works
  • A standard methyl-seq workflow
  • How methyl-seq can be used in the clinic

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