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Related to epigenetically: Epigenetic regulation, Epigenetic inheritance

ep·i·ge·net·ic

(ep'i-jĕ-net'ik),
Relating to epigenesis.

epigenetic

/epi·ge·net·ic/ (-jĕ-net´ik)
1. pertaining to epigenesis.
2. altering the activity of genes without changing their structure.

epigenetic

(ĕp′ĭ-jə-nĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to epigenetics.
2. Of or relating to epigenesis.

ep·i·ge·net·ic

(ep'i-jĕ-net'ik)
Relating to epigenesis.

epigenetic

Relating to inheritable changes in the pattern of gene expression caused by factors other than changes in the nucleotide sequence of genes. It is now recognized that cancer is caused both by genetic and epigenetic changes and that these two factors are intimately interrelated in the development of tumours.
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She can't, in other words, align what are normally by her age reasonably stable, epigenetically secured internal representations with the unpredictable experiences that assault her, and is, therefore, deprived of the "benefits of an exact and accurate understanding of the world" (Changeux, Physiology 38).
miR-124 and miR-203 are epigenetically silenced tumor-suppressive microRNAs in hepatocellular carcinoma.
03) The inherent dignity of individuals stems from the anticipation of God's saving activity: dignity is not archonically an innate part of our created being but a retroactively (or epigenetically innate) value realized through our anticipated unity with the divine life.
The authors identified 183 genes that were epigenetically modified as a result of exposure.
Tokyo, June 24, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Researchers at RIKEN have uncovered a mechanism by which the effects of stress in the fly species Drosophila are inherited epigenetically over many generations through changes to the structure of chromatin, the material that makes up the cell nucleus.
At the end of Jerusalem, Gigante observes, Los's globe is transformed to a fully anti-Newtonian "globe of fire," a "globe of vital--indeed vitalist--power" that links plant fibers to flames and thus again epigenetically crosses the animal-vegetal border.
vy] allele were found not only during the preimplantation period, as discussed above, but also during the early gastrulation period, illustrating the utility of the epigenetically sensitive [A.
The aircraft steps provided a photo opportunity for the players and their epigenetically modified wives and girlfriends but while the likes of Corey Pavin, Jim Furyk and Matt Kuchar got all lovey-dovey with their nearest and dearest, poor old Tiger cut a forlorn figure, all on his lonesome in his super-cool shades, a must-have accessory to be able to peer through the Glamorgan gloom.
Besides the gain or loss of miRNA gene copy number, by amplification, translocation or deletion, research indicates that their expression is epigenetically modulated, through histone deacetylation and hypermethylation of miRNA promoters [27].
however] this eraser may leave smudges, potentially allowing disease to be transmitted epigenetically as well as genetically.
When a gene is turned off epigenetically, the DNA has usually been AomethylatedAo.
The implication of these findings is that the propensity to develop obesity and the metabolic syndrome is transmitted through the generations not only via genetic factors, but also epigenetically through the intrauterine environment, said Dr.