Published in Cancer Weekly, February 18th, 2003
"Epigenetics is the study of modifications in gene expression that do not involve changes in DNA nucleotide sequences. Modifications in gene expression through methylation of DNA and remodeling of chromatin via histone proteins are believed to be the most important of the epigenetic changes. The study of epigenetics offers great potential for the identification of biomarkers that can be used to detect and diagnose...
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