Epigenetic Methylation Station

Your source for information, protocols, and bioinformatics about epigenetics and DNA methylation.

Category: Cancer

DNA Methylation 26Jul

DNA Methylation

DNA methylation is the addition of a methyl group to the carbon-5 position of cytosine residues. It is the only common covalent modification of human DNA and occurs almost exclusively at cytosines that are followed

DNA Methylation and Cancer 24Jul

DNA Methylation and Cancer

Alterations in DNA methylation are regarded as epigenetic and not genetic changes, because although epigenetic changes affect the structure of DNA, they do not materially affect the genetic code. In recent years, numerous studies have