Early Epigenetic Changes Regulate Voluntary Exercise in Mice: Study
Early Epigenetic Changes Regulate Voluntary Exercise in Mice: Study
Altering DNA methylation in a particular area of the hypothalamus halved the animals’ voluntary exercise as adults.
Early Epigenetic Changes Regulate Voluntary Exercise in Mice: Study
Early Epigenetic Changes Regulate Voluntary Exercise in Mice: Study

Altering DNA methylation in a particular area of the hypothalamus halved the animals’ voluntary exercise as adults.

Altering DNA methylation in a particular area of the hypothalamus halved the animals’ voluntary exercise as adults.

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Researchers Engineer Epigenome Editors to Study How Gene Expression Affects Disease
Researchers Engineer Epigenome Editors to Study How Gene Expression Affects Disease
Ashley Yeager | Dec 31, 2018
Using CRISPR and other tools, scientists are modifying DNA methylation, histone marks, and other modifiers of gene expression to understand how they affect health and disease.
As Bees Specialize, So Does Their DNA Packaging
As Bees Specialize, So Does Their DNA Packaging
Shawna Williams | Sep 11, 2018
A study of chemical tags on histone proteins hints at how the same genome can yield very different animals.
High-Throughput Epigenetics Analyses
High-Throughput Epigenetics Analyses
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 31, 2017
Emerging technologies help researchers draw mechanistic links between metabolism and epigenetic modification of DNA.
Scientists Look to Epigenetics to Thwart Viruses
Scientists Look to Epigenetics to Thwart Viruses
Shawna Williams | Sep 1, 2017
Some viral pathogens modify chromatin and other epigenetic machinery, making them appealing drug targets.
Plants’ Epigenetic Secrets
Plants’ Epigenetic Secrets
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2017
Unlike animals, plants stably pass on their DNA methylomes from one generation to the next. The resulting gene silencing likely hides an abundance of phenotypic variation.
Infographic: Plant Methylation Basics
Infographic: Plant Methylation Basics
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2017
Multiple molecular mechanisms keep plant DNA methylation in order.
Researchers Grow “Frankenstein Ants” to Study Epigenetics
Researchers Grow “Frankenstein Ants” to Study Epigenetics
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Sep 30, 2016
A molecular biologist ventures into entomology to use genetically modified ants as laboratory models of behavioral epigenetics.
Genes Expressed After Death
Genes Expressed After Death
Tanya Lewis | Jun 23, 2016
Understanding postmortem gene expression could help researchers improve organ transplants and time-of-death estimates, according to studies on mice and zebrafish.
Epigenetics of Obesity
Epigenetics of Obesity
Catherine Offord | Jan 28, 2016
Differential expression of a chromatin-interacting protein is linked to weight variation in mice and humans, researchers show.