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Bronwen Daniels

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Transcript of Epigenetics

"study of heritable changes in gene expression that are not due to changes in DNA sequence"
The addition of a molecule to the histone.
Histone Modification
Environmental Influences
Identical Twins
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DNA Methylation
(Eccleston et al, 2007)
Many system and mechanisms including but not limited to:
DNA methylation
Histone modification
Nucleosome location
Noncoding RNA

Epigenetic tags act as a non-genetic cellular memory.

Leads to the specialisation of cells

Remains flexible
(University of Utah, 2013)
By Bronwen and Jacelyn

Thank you.
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