All About Epigenetics

WhatIsEpigenetics.com is an educational website devoted to learning about the field of epigenetics and the news, publications, and technologies associated with it. Learn about:

DNA Methylation
Chromatin Remodeling
Histone Modification
Non-Coding RNA
  • Researchers are investigating epigenetic factors that may help determine treatment for kidney fibrosis.

    Researchers are investigating epigenetic factors that may help determine treatment for kidney fibrosis.

  • Maybe love isn't so irrational as we think. Here's four epigenetically-linked reasons that might help explain why we get so easily love-struck.

    Maybe love isn't so irrational as we think. Here's four epigenetically-linked reasons that might help explain why we get so easily love-struck.

  • Is it possible for a drug to dampen a traumatic memory? It may be, as researchers are discovering that a fundamental epigenetic mechanism is responsible for long-term fear memory.

    Is it possible for a drug to dampen a traumatic memory? It may be, as researchers are discovering that a fundamental epigenetic mechanism is responsible for long-term fear memory.

  • We review a new textbook, "Epigenetics", by Dr. Lyle Armstrong, suitable for both undergraduate and graduate students interested in epigenetics.

    We review a new textbook, "Epigenetics", by Dr. Lyle Armstrong, suitable for both undergraduate and graduate students interested in epigenetics.

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News And Trends

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Publications And Reviews

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Tools And Technologies

Tools And Technologies

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Learn Epigenetics

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Eat Well, Exercise Regularly and Monitor Your Epigenome: How Epigenetics Affects Weight and Future Health Risk

Cardiometabolic disease (CMD) is a term used to define risk factors associated with the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.   One major characteristic which contributes to these risk factors is …

DNA Methylation Patterns May Be Associated With Birth Weight Outcomes: More Support For the Ubiquity of Epigenetics

We are well aware that environmental factors such as smoking, drinking and diet can affect fetal development; however, we do not have a clear understanding of the epigenetic factors that …

New Hope for People Suffering from Kidney Fibrosis

Injury to tissue in major organs such as the kidney causes inflammation which can lead to cell damage or cell death in the affected area. The human body is programmed …