Epigenetics in Life: What We Eat

November 22, 2017 Bailey Kirkpatrick

…like ginger, these epigenetic tags attached to histone proteins around which the DNA is wrapped can be adjusted, influencing the expression of genes linked to inflammatory and neuroprotective pathways. Shim,…

The Epigenetics of Chronic Kidney Disease

January 15, 2019 Adam Alonzi

…provide anything but very modest correlations between the identified gene variants, even when aggregated, and CKD. Tissue damage leads to inflammatory and repair responses which, when repeated over time, lead…

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Epigenetics

April 7, 2015 Mary Vagula

…inflammatory gene expression (22). Lastly, hyperglycemia induced histone modifications and DNA methylation of pro-inflammatory genes triggering the vascular inflammation are also reported (23). Thus emergence of diabetes in an individual…

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