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  1. Authors: Carla Debernardi, Laura Libera, Enrico Berrino, Nora Sahnane, Anna Maria Chiaravalli, Cristiana Laudi, Mattia Berselli, Anna Sapino, Fausto Sessa, Tiziana Venesio and Daniela Furlan

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:178

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    The original article was published in Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:154

  2. Maternal smoking during pregnancy (MSDP) affects development of multiple organ systems including the placenta, lung, brain, and vasculature. In particular, children exposed to MSDP show lifelong deficits in pu...

    Authors: Lyndsey E. Shorey-Kendrick, Cindy T. McEvoy, Shannon M. O’Sullivan, Kristin Milner, Brittany Vuylsteke, Robert S. Tepper, David M. Haas, Byung Park, Lina Gao, Annette Vu, Cynthia D. Morris and Eliot R. Spindel

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:177

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  3. Nucleotide-specific 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC) remains understudied in pediatric central nervous system (CNS) tumors. 5hmC is abundant in the brain, and alterations to 5hmC in adult CNS tumors have been re...

    Authors: Nasim Azizgolshani, Curtis L. Petersen, Youdinghuan Chen, Joshua J. Levy, Lucas A. Salas, Laurent Perreard, Lananh N. Nguyen and Brock C. Christensen

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:176

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  4. Organoids or spheroids have emerged as a physiologically relevant in vitro preclinical model to study patient-specific diseases. A recent study used spheroids of MCF10 cells to model breast cancer progression ...

    Authors: Jingwei Li, Kun Fang, Lavanya Choppavarapu, Ke Yang, Yini Yang, Junbai Wang, Ruifeng Cao, Ismail Jatoi and Victor X. Jin

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:175

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  5. Multiple myeloma (MM) is a malignancy of plasma cells that largely remains incurable. The search for new therapeutic targets is therefore essential. In addition to a wide panel of genetic mutations, epigenetic...

    Authors: Laurie Herviou, Sara Ovejero, Fanny Izard, Ouissem Karmous-Gadacha, Claire Gourzones, Celine Bellanger, Eva De Smedt, Anqi Ma, Laure Vincent, Guillaume Cartron, Jian Jin, Elke De Bruyne, Charlotte Grimaud, Eric Julien and Jérôme Moreaux

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:174

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  6. Thymic epithelial tumors (TETs) are rare neoplasms, originating from epithelial thymic cells. The oncogenic potential of these rare neoplasms is still largely undefined, and a deeper molecular characterization...

    Authors: Alessia Iaiza, Claudia Tito, Zaira Ianniello, Federica Ganci, Valentina Laquintana, Enzo Gallo, Andrea Sacconi, Silvia Masciarelli, Luciana De Angelis, Sara Aversa, Daniele Diso, Marco Anile, Vincenzo Petrozza, Francesco Facciolo, Enrico Melis, Edoardo Pescarmona…

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:173

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  7. Pancreatic cancer is one of the lethal cancers among solid malignancies. Pathological diagnosis of surgical margins is sometimes unreliable due to tissue shrinkage, invisible field cancerization and skipped le...

    Authors: Yuki Sunagawa, Masamichi Hayashi, Suguru Yamada, Hiroshi Tanabe, Keisuke Kurimoto, Nobutake Tanaka, Fuminori Sonohara, Yoshikuni Inokawa, Hideki Takami, Mitsuro Kanda, Chie Tanaka, Goro Nakayama, Masahiko Koike and Yasuhiro Kodera

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:172

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  8. Prenatal risk factors are related to poor health and developmental outcomes for infants, potentially via epigenetic mechanisms. We tested associations between person-centered prenatal risk profiles, cumulative...

    Authors: Marie Camerota, Stefan Graw, Todd M. Everson, Elisabeth C. McGowan, Julie A. Hofheimer, T. Michael O’Shea, Brian S. Carter, Jennifer B. Helderman, Jennifer Check, Charles R. Neal, Steven L. Pastyrnak, Lynne M. Smith, Lynne M. Dansereau, Sheri A. DellaGrotta, Carmen J. Marsit and Barry M. Lester

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:171

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  9. Ageing is an inevitable condition that afflicts all humans. Recent achievements, such as the generation of induced pluripotent stem cells, have delivered preliminary evidence that slowing down and reversing th...

    Authors: Daniel J. Simpson, Nelly N. Olova and Tamir Chandra

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:170

    Content type: Review

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  10. BCOR (BCL6 corepressor) is an epigenetic regulator gene involved in the specification of cell differentiation and body structure development. Recurrent somatic BCOR mutations have been identified in myelodyspl...

    Authors: Xiao Li, Feng Xu, Zheng Zhang, Juan Guo, Qi He, Lu-Xi Song, Dong Wu, Li-Yu Zhou, Ji-Ying Su, Chao Xiao, Chun-Kang Chang and Ling-Yun Wu

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:169

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  11. Disease progression and therapeutic resistance are hallmarks of advanced stage prostate cancer (PCa), which remains a major cause of cancer-related mortality around the world. Longitudinal studies, coupled wit...

    Authors: Romina Silva, Bruce Moran, Anne-Marie Baird, Colm J. O’Rourke, Stephen P. Finn, Ray McDermott, William Watson, William M. Gallagher, Donal J. Brennan and Antoinette S. Perry

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:168

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  12. In an effort to contribute to overcoming the platinum resistance exhibited by most solid tumors, we performed an array of epigenetic approaches, integrating next-generation methodologies and public clinical da...

    Authors: Javier Andrés Soto, Carlos Rodríguez-Antolín, Olga Vera, Olga Pernía, Isabel Esteban-Rodríguez, Maria Dolores Diestro, Javier Benitez, Fátima Sánchez-Cabo, Rafael Alvarez, Javier De Castro and Inmaculada Ibanez de Cáceres

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:167

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  13. DNA methylation, an epigenetic modification, regulates gene transcription and maintains genome stability. DNA methyltransferase (DNMT) inhibitors can activate silenced genes at low doses and cause cytotoxicity...

    Authors: Chunhong Hu, Xiaohan Liu, Yue Zeng, Junqi Liu and Fang Wu

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:166

    Content type: Review

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  14. Glucocorticoids (GCs) play a pivotal role in fetal programming. Antenatal treatment with synthetic GCs (sGCs) in individuals in danger of preterm labor is common practice. Adverse short- and long-term effects ...

    Authors: Darina Czamara, Linda Dieckmann, Simone Röh, Sarah Kraemer, Rebecca C. Rancourt, Sara Sammallahti, Eero Kajantie, Hannele Laivuori, Johan G. Eriksson, Katri Räikkönen, Wolfgang Henrich, Andreas Plagemann, Elisabeth B. Binder, Thorsten Braun and Sonja Entringer

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:165

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  15. Prenatal alcohol exposure is recognized for altering DNA methylation profiles of brain cells during development, and to be part of the molecular basis underpinning Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) etiolo...

    Authors: L. M. Legault, K. Doiron, M. Breton-Larrivée, A. Langford-Avelar, A. Lemieux, M. Caron, L. A. Jerome-Majewska, D. Sinnett and S. McGraw

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:164

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  16. The trajectory of frailty in older adults is important to public health; therefore, markers that may help predict this and other important outcomes could be beneficial. Epigenetic clocks have been developed an...

    Authors: Chris P. Verschoor, David T. S. Lin, Michael S. Kobor, Oxana Mian, Jinhui Ma, Guillaume Pare and Gustavo Ybazeta

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:163

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  17. DNA methylation is involved in the regulation of gene expression and phenotypic variation, but the inter-relationship between genetic variation, DNA methylation and gene expression remains poorly understood. H...

    Authors: Anna Díez-Villanueva, Mireia Jordà, Robert Carreras-Torres, Henar Alonso, David Cordero, Elisabet Guinó, Xavier Sanjuan, Cristina Santos, Ramón Salazar, Rebeca Sanz-Pamplona and Victor Moreno

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:162

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  18. Atherosclerotic plaque vulnerability is a key feature of atheroprogression and precipitating acute cardiovascular events. Although the pivotal role of epigenetic regulation in atherosclerotic plaque destabiliz...

    Authors: Jingjin Li, Xiaoping Zhang, Mengxi Yang, Hang Yang, Ning Xu, Xueqiang Fan, Gang Liu, Xintong Jiang, Jiasai Fan, Lifang Zhang, Hu Zhang, Ying Zhou, Rui Li, Si Gao, Jiangli Jin, Zening Jin…

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:161

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  19. Several studies have reported an association between male infertility and aberrant sperm DNA methylation patterns, in particular in imprinted genes. In a recent investigation based on whole methylome and deep ...

    Authors: Sara Di Persio, Elsa Leitão, Marius Wöste, Tobias Tekath, Jann-Frederik Cremers, Martin Dugas, Xiaolin Li, Gerd Meyer zu Hörste, Sabine Kliesch, Sandra Laurentino, Nina Neuhaus and Bernhard Horsthemke

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:160

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  20. Early-stage lung cancers radiologically manifested as ground-glass opacities (GGOs) have been increasingly identified, among which pure GGO (pGGO) has a good prognosis after local resection. However, the optim...

    Authors: Ziqi Jia, Yadong Wang, Jianchao Xue, Xiaoying Yang, Zhongxing Bing, Chao Guo, Chao Gao, Zhenhuan Tian, Zhenzhen Zhang, Hualei Kong, Qiye He, Zhixi Su, Yiying Liu, Yang Song, Dianjing Liang, Naixin Liang…

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:153

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  21. Prader–Willi syndrome is a rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorder caused by a paternal deficiency of maternally imprinted gene expression located in the chromosome 15q11–q13 region. Previous studies have dem...

    Authors: Juliette Salles, Sanaa Eddiry, Emmanuelle Lacassagne, Virginie Laurier, Catherine Molinas, Éric Bieth, Nicolas Franchitto, Jean-Pierre Salles and Maithé Tauber

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:159

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  22. The multifactorial nature of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease cannot be explained solely by genetic factors. Recent evidence revealed that DNA methylation changes take place at proximal promoters within susce...

    Authors: Sara Diels, Bart Cuypers, Asta Tvarijonaviciute, Bruno Derudas, Evelien Van Dijck, An Verrijken, Luc F. Van Gaal, Kris Laukens, Philippe Lefebvre, Jose J. Ceron, Sven Francque, Wim Vanden Berghe and Wim Van Hul

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:158

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  23. Dystonia is a clinically and genetically heterogeneous movement disorder characterized by sustained or intermittent muscle contractions causing abnormal, often repetitive, movements and/or postures. Heterozygo...

    Authors: Andrea Ciolfi, Aidin Foroutan, Alessandro Capuano, Lucia Pedace, Lorena Travaglini, Simone Pizzi, Marco Andreani, Evelina Miele, Federica Invernizzi, Chiara Reale, Celeste Panteghini, Maria Iascone, Marcello Niceta, Ralitza H. Gavrilova, Laura Schultz-Rogers, Emanuele Agolini…

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:157

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  24. Aberrant DNA hypomethylation of the long interspersed nuclear elements (LINE-1 or L1) has been recognized as an early event of colorectal transformation. Simultaneous genetic and epigenetic analysis of colorec...

    Authors: Carla Debernardi, Laura Libera, Enrico Berrino, Nora Sahnane, Anna Maria Chiaravalli, Cristiana Laudi, Mattia Berselli, Anna Sapino, Fausto Sessa, Tiziana Venesio and Daniela Furlan

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:154

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:178

  25. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by changes in cell composition that occur throughout disease pathogenesis, which includes the development of fibrosis in a subset of patients. DNA met...

    Authors: Nicholas D. Johnson, Xiumei Wu, Christopher D. Still, Xin Chu, Anthony T. Petrick, Glenn S. Gerhard, Karen N. Conneely and Johanna K. DiStefano

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:152

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  26. Authors: David W. Chan, Wai-Yip Lam, Fushun Chen, Mingo M. H. Yung, Yau-Sang Chan, Wai-Sun Chan, Fangfang He, Stephanie S. Liu, Karen K. L. Chan, Benjamin Li and Hextan Y. S. Ngan

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:151

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    The original article was published in Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:142

  27. Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most aggressive primary brain tumor, having a poor prognosis and a median overall survival of less than two years. Over the last decade, numerous findings regarding the distinct molec...

    Authors: Borja Sesé, Miquel Ensenyat-Mendez, Sandra Iñiguez, Pere Llinàs-Arias and Diego M. Marzese

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:150

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  28. There is a growing interest in the role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in major depressive disorder (MDD). BDNF potentially exhibits opposite effects in the pathways linked to anhedonia and reward...

    Authors: J. Bakusic, E. Vrieze, M. Ghosh, D. A. Pizzagalli, B. Bekaert, S. Claes and L. Godderis

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:149

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  29. Alveolar capillary dysplasia with or without misalignment of the pulmonary veins (ACD/MPV) is a lethal congenital lung disorder associated with a variety of heterozygous genomic alterations in the FOXF1 gene or i...

    Authors: Evelien Slot, Ruben Boers, Joachim Boers, Wilfred F. J. van IJcken, Dick Tibboel, Joost Gribnau, Robbert Rottier and Annelies de Klein

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:148

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  30. The dilation of the aorta that occurs as a consequence of a congenitally bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is associated with a risk of dissection, aneurysm or rupture. With progressive aortopathy, surgery is often ...

    Authors: Ashna Maredia, David Guzzardi, Mohammad Aleinati, Fatima Iqbal, Arshroop Khaira, Aiswarya Madhu, Xuemei Wang, Alex J. Barker, Patrick M. McCarthy, Paul W. M. Fedak and Steven C. Greenway

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:147

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  31. Increasing evidence linking epigenetic mechanisms and different diseases, including cancer, has prompted in the last 15 years the investigation of histone post-translational modifications (PTMs) in clinical sa...

    Authors: Roberta Noberini, Evelyn Oliva Savoia, Stefania Brandini, Francesco Greco, Francesca Marra, Giovanni Bertalot, Giancarlo Pruneri, Liam A. McDonnell and Tiziana Bonaldi

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:145

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  32. The PEPaNIC multicenter randomized controlled trial (RCT) has shown that early administration of supplemental parenteral nutrition (early-PN) as compared with withholding PN for 1 week (late-PN) induced long-t...

    Authors: An Jacobs, Fabian Güiza, Ines Verlinden, Karolijn Dulfer, Gonzalo Garcia Guerra, Koen Joosten, Sascha C. Verbruggen, Ilse Vanhorebeek and Greet Van den Berghe

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:146

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  33. Non-coding RNA 886 (nc886) is coded from a maternally inherited metastable epiallele. We set out to investigate the determinants and dynamics of the methylation pattern at the nc886 epiallele and how this methyla...

    Authors: Saara Marttila, Leena E. Viiri, Pashupati P. Mishra, Brigitte Kühnel, Pamela R. Matias-Garcia, Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen, Tiina Ceder, Nina Mononen, Wolfgang Rathmann, Juliane Winkelmann, Annette Peters, Mika Kähönen, Nina Hutri-Kähönen, Markus Juonala, Katriina Aalto-Setälä, Olli Raitakari…

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:143

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  34. In contrast to stable genetic events, epigenetic changes are highly plastic and play crucial roles in tumor evolution and development. Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is a highly heterogeneous disease that is ...

    Authors: David W. Chan, Wai-Yip Lam, Fushun Chen, Mingo M. H. Yung, Yau-Sang Chan, Wai-Sun Chan, Fangfang He, Stephanie S. Liu, Karen K. L. Chan, Benjamin Li and Hextan Y. S. Ngan

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:142

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:151

  35. Primary or acquired chemoresistance is a key link in the high mortality rate of ovarian cancer. There is no reliable method to predict chemoresistance in ovarian cancer. We hypothesized that specific methylati...

    Authors: Li-yuan Feng, Bing-bing Yan, Yong-zhi Huang and Li Li

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:141

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  36. Major depression has been recognized as the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric complication of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Moreover, major depression is associated with poor outcomes following mTBI; h...

    Authors: Kuaikuai Duan, Andrew R. Mayer, Nicholas A. Shaff, Jiayu Chen, Dongdong Lin, Vince D. Calhoun, Dawn M. Jensen and Jingyu Liu

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:140

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  37. Mutations in LMNA, encoding lamin A/C, lead to a variety of diseases known as laminopathies including dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and skeletal abnormalities. Though previous studies have investigated the dysregu...

    Authors: Julien L. P. Morival, Halida P. Widyastuti, Cecilia H. H. Nguyen, Michael V. Zaragoza and Timothy L. Downing

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:139

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  38. Transcriptionally active chromatin is marked by tri-methylation of histone H3 at lysine 4 (H3K4me3) located after first exons and around transcription start sites. This epigenetic mark is typically restricted ...

    Authors: Tasnim H. Beacon, Geneviève P. Delcuve, Camila López, Gino Nardocci, Igor Kovalchuk, Andre J. van Wijnen and James R. Davie

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:138

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  39. The role of epigenetics in inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs) is poorly investigated. Epigenetic changes can contribute to clinical heterogeneity of affected patients but could also be underestimated determini...

    Authors: Catia Cavicchi, Abderrahim Oussalah, Silvia Falliano, Lorenzo Ferri, Alessia Gozzini, Serena Gasperini, Serena Motta, Miriam Rigoldi, Giancarlo Parenti, Albina Tummolo, Concetta Meli, Francesca Menni, Francesca Furlan, Marta Daniotti, Sabrina Malvagia, Giancarlo la Marca…

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:137

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  40. Equal dosage of X-linked genes between males and females is maintained by the X-inactivation of the second X chromosome in females through epigenetic mechanisms. Boys with aneuploidy of the X chromosome exhibi...

    Authors: Richard S. Lee, Sophia Q. Song, Henri M. Garrison-Desany, Jenny L. Carey, Patricia Lasutschinkow, Andrew Zabel, Joseph Bressler, Andrea Gropman and Carole Samango-Sprouse

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:136

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  41. Environmental exposures may alter DNA methylation patterns of T helper cells. As T helper cells are instrumental for allergy development, changes in methylation patterns may constitute a mechanism of action fo...

    Authors: Johanna Huoman, David Martínez-Enguita, Elin Olsson, Jan Ernerudh, Lennart Nilsson, Karel Duchén, Mika Gustafsson and Maria C. Jenmalm

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:135

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  42. X-chromosome inactivation (XCI) is a mechanism in which one of two X chromosomes in females is randomly inactivated in order to compensate for imbalance of gene dosage between sexes. However, about 15% of gene...

    Authors: Sayaka Kawashima, Atsushi Hattori, Erina Suzuki, Keiko Matsubara, Machiko Toki, Rika Kosaki, Yukihiro Hasegawa, Kazuhiko Nakabayashi, Maki Fukami and Masayo Kagami

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:134

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  43. Patients with metastatic prostate cancer (PC) are treated with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) that initially reduces metastasis growth, but after some time lethal castration-resistant PC (CRPC) develops. A...

    Authors: Erik Bovinder Ylitalo, Elin Thysell, Mattias Landfors, Maria Brattsand, Emma Jernberg, Sead Crnalic, Anders Widmark, Magnus Hultdin, Anders Bergh, Sofie Degerman and Pernilla Wikström

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:133

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  44. Reproductive biology methods rely on in vitro follicle cultures from mature follicles obtained by hormonal stimulation for generating metaphase II oocytes to be fertilised and developed into a healthy embryo. ...

    Authors: Florence Naillat, Heba Saadeh, Joanna Nowacka-Woszuk, Lenka Gahurova, Fatima Santos, Shin-ichi Tomizawa and Gavin Kelsey

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:132

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  45. Epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS) have provided opportunities to understand the role of epigenetic mechanisms in development and pathophysiology of many chronic diseases. However, an important limitati...

    Authors: Tianyuan Lu, Andres Cardenas, Patrice Perron, Marie-France Hivert, Luigi Bouchard and Celia M. T. Greenwood

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:131

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