News tagged with epigenetic changes

Related topics: dna sequences · dna methylation · genome · gene activity · cancer cells

When food alters gene function

As the study shows, a high-fat diet during pregnancy and lactation leads to epigenetic changes in the offspring. These changes affect metabolic pathways regulated by the gut hormone GIP, whereby the adult offspring are more ...

Feb 01, 2016
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How obesity makes memory go bad

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are probing how obesity makes memory goes bad, and the underlying molecular mechanism that drives this decline.

Jan 29, 2016
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