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dc.creatorCooper-Roth, Tristanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-10T14:01:58Z
dc.date.available2012-05-10T14:01:58Z
dc.date.created2010-09-28en_US
dc.date.issued2012-05-10
dc.identifier.otherembryo:127433en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10776/1970
dc.description.abstractIntroduced by Conrad Hal Waddington in 1942, the concept of epigenetics gave scientists a new paradigm of thought concerning embryonic development, and since then has been widely applied, for instance to inheritable diseases, molecular technologies, and indeed the human genome as a whole. A genome contains an embedded intricate coding template that provides a means of genetic expression from the initial steps of embryonic development until the death of the organism. Within the genome there are two prominent components: coding (exons) and non-coding (introns) sequences. Exons provide coding by transcribing a gene into a protein, while introns do not have this capacity. On top of these coding sequences lie mechanisms that dictate the overall capability of a gene without changing the underlying nucleotide sequence of DNA; these mechanisms are primarily known as epigenetic factors.en_US
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dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherArizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofEmbryo Project Encyclopediaen_US
dc.rights© Arizona Board of Regentsen_US
dc.subjectConcepten_US
dc.subject.lcshWaddington, C. H. (Conrad Hal), 1905-1975en_US
dc.subject.meshEpigenomicsen_US
dc.titleMolecular Epigenetics and Development: Histone Conformations, DNA Methylation and Genomic Imprintingen_US
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dc.rights.licenseLicensed as Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
dc.subject.embryoTheoriesen_US
dc.subject.tagEpigeneticsen_US
dc.description.typeArticlesen_US
dc.date.createdstandard2010-09-28


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