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  1. Sirtuins are NAD+-dependent histone deacetylases regulating important metabolic pathways in prokaryotes and eukaryotes and are involved in many biological processes such as cell survival, senescence, proliferatio...

    Authors: Vincenzo Carafa, Dante Rotili, Mariantonietta Forgione, Francesca Cuomo, Enrica Serretiello, Gebremedhin Solomon Hailu, Elina Jarho, Maija Lahtela-Kakkonen, Antonello Mai and Lucia Altucci

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:61

    Content type: Review

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  2. The quantification of global DNA methylation has been established in epigenetic screening. As more practicable alternatives to the HPLC-based gold standard, the methylation analysis of CpG islands in repeatabl...

    Authors: Claudia Knothe, Hiromi Shiratori, Eduard Resch, Alfred Ultsch, Gerd Geisslinger, Alexandra Doehring and Jörn Lötsch

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:60

    Content type: Methodology

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  3. Prenatal maternal stress (PNMS) is an important programming factor of postnatal immunity. We tested here the hypothesis that DNA methylation of genes in the NF-κB signaling pathway in T cells mediates the effe...

    Authors: Lei Cao-Lei, Franz Veru, Guillaume Elgbeili, Moshe Szyf, David P. Laplante and Suzanne King

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:54

    Content type: Research

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  4. The tumor-specific microregional effects of the anticancer agent RRx-001, a novel epigenetic-based radio/chemosensitizer with nitrogen oxide-donating properties in phase II clinical trials, were investigated w...

    Authors: Bryan Oronsky, Jan Scicinski, Pedro Cabrales and Andrew Minchinton

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:53

    Content type: Research

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  5. Bipolar disorder (BD) and schizophrenia (SZ) are known to share common genetic and psychosocial risk factors. A recent epigenome-wide association study performed on blood samples from SZ patients found signifi...

    Authors: Anna Starnawska, Ditte Demontis, Andrew McQuillin, Niamh L. O’Brien, Nicklas H. Staunstrup, Ole Mors, Anders L. Nielsen, Anders D. Børglum and Mette Nyegaard

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:52

    Content type: Short report

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  6. Epigenetic reprogramming in mammalian gametes resets methylation marks that regulate monoallelic expression of imprinted genes. In males, this involves erasure of the maternal methylation marks and establishme...

    Authors: Adelheid Soubry, Lisa Guo, Zhiqing Huang, Cathrine Hoyo, Stephanie Romanus, Thomas Price and Susan K. Murphy

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:51

    Content type: Research

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  7. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) is a myeloproliferative neoplasm of childhood whose clinical heterogeneity is only poorly represented by gene sequence alterations. It was previously shown that aberrant...

    Authors: Silvia Fluhr, Melanie Boerries, Hauke Busch, Aikaterini Symeonidi, Tania Witte, Daniel B Lipka, Oliver Mücke, Peter Nöllke, Christopher Felix Krombholz, Charlotte M Niemeyer, Christoph Plass and Christian Flotho

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:50

    Content type: Short report

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  8. The DNA repair protein O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) causes resistance of cancer cells to alkylating agents and, therefore, is a well-established predictive marker for high-grade gliomas that are ...

    Authors: Olivier J. Switzeny, Markus Christmann, Mirjam Renovanz, Alf Giese, Clemens Sommer and Bernd Kaina

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:49

    Content type: Research

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  9. Chronic hepatitis B infection is characterized by hepatic immune and inflammatory response with considerable variation in the rates of progression to cirrhosis. Genetic variants and environmental cues influenc...

    Authors: Müjdat Zeybel, Sezgin Vatansever, Timothy Hardy, Ayşegül Akder Sarı, Fulya Cakalağaoğlu, Arzu Avcı, Gemma Louise Zeybel, Serçin Karahüseyinoğlu, Matthew Bashton, John C. Mathers, Belkıs Ünsal and Jelena Mann

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:48

    Content type: Research

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  10. Genomic imprinting evolved in a common ancestor to marsupials and eutherian mammals and ensured the transcription of developmentally important genes from defined parental alleles. The regulation of imprinted g...

    Authors: Florian Bohne, David Langer, Ursula Martiné, Claudia S. Eider, Regina Cencic, Matthias Begemann, Miriam Elbracht, Luzie Bülow, Thomas Eggermann, Ulrich Zechner, Jerry Pelletier, Bernhard Ulrich Zabel, Thorsten Enklaar and Dirk Prawitt

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:47

    Content type: Research

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  11. 5-Azacytidine (5-AZA), a DNA methyl transferase inhibitor, is a clinically used epigenetic drug for cancer therapy. Recently, we have shown that 5-AZA upregulates ten-eleven translocation (TET) protein express...

    Authors: Sahar Olsadat Sajadian, Chaturvedula Tripura, Fazel Sahraneshin Samani, Marc Ruoss, Steven Dooley, Hossein Baharvand and Andreas K. Nussler

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:46

    Content type: Research

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  12. The need for research investigating DNA methylation (DNAm) in clinical studies has increased, leading to the evolution of new analytic methods to improve accuracy and reproducibility of the interpretation of r...

    Authors: Michelle L. Wright, Mikhail G. Dozmorov, Aaron R. Wolen, Colleen Jackson-Cook, Angela R. Starkweather, Debra E. Lyon and Timothy P. York

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:45

    Content type: Review

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  13. Already since the 1990s, promoter CpG island methylation markers have been considered promising diagnostic, prognostic, and predictive cancer biomarkers. However, so far, only a limited number of DNA methylati...

    Authors: Muriel X. G. Draht, Kim M. Smits, Valérie Jooste, Benjamin Tournier, Martijn Vervoort, Chantal Ramaekers, Caroline Chapusot, Matty P. Weijenberg, Manon van Engeland and Veerle Melotte

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:44

    Content type: Research

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  14. Weight gain is one of the consequences of estrogen deficiency and constitutes a major health problem. The present study highlights the effects of N-methyl pyrrolidone (NMP) on adipogenesis in osteoporosis indu...

    Authors: Bebeka Gjoksi, Chafik Ghayor, Indranil Bhattacharya, Marcy Zenobi-Wong and Franz E. Weber

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:42

    Content type: Research

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  15. Related to genetic alteration, frequent promoter hypermethylation is also a contributing factor in the development of human cancers. Recently, we discovered numerous novel genes that were aberrantly methylated...

    Authors: Yu-Lueng Shih, Chih-Chi Kuo, Ming-De Yan, Ya-Wen Lin, Chung-Bao Hsieh and Tsai-Yuan Hsieh

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:41

    Content type: Research

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  16. Authors: Silvia Russo, Luciano Calzari, Alessandro Mussa, Ester Mainini, Matteo Cassina, Stefania Di Candia, Maurizio Clementi, Sara Guzzetti, Silvia Tabano, Monica Miozzo, Silvia Sirchia, Palma Finelli, Paolo Prontera, Silvia Maitz, Giovanni Sorge, Annalisa Calcagno…

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:40

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:23

  17. In the January 2016 issue of Clinical Epigenetics, Quiñonez-Silva et al. (Clin Epigenetics 8:1, 2016) described a possible constitutional epimutation of the RB1 gene as a cause of hereditary predisposition to ret...

    Authors: Mathew A. Sloane, Robyn L. Ward and Luke B. Hesson

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:39

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  18. Oncogene overexpression in primary cells often triggers the induction of a cellular safeguard response promoting senescence or apoptosis. Secondary cooperating genetic events are generally required for oncogen...

    Authors: Olga Aprelikova, Kenny Chen, Lara H. El Touny, Constance Brignatz-Guittard, Justin Han, Tinghu Qiu, Howard H. Yang, Maxwell P. Lee, Min Zhu and Jeffrey E. Green

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:38

    Content type: Research

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  19. Recent genome-wide association studies revealed TREM2 rs75932628-T variant to be associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other neurodegenerative diseases. However, the role that TREM2 plays in sporadic AD is...

    Authors: Naiara Celarain, Javier Sánchez-Ruiz de Gordoa, María Victoria Zelaya, Miren Roldán, Rosa Larumbe, Laura Pulido, Carmen Echavarri and Maite Mendioroz

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:37

    Content type: Research

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  20. Low methylation status of LINE-1 in tumors is associated with poor survival in patients with colon cancer. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status (ECOG-PS) is a method to assess the functional stat...

    Authors: Duo Chen, Xianyu Wen, Young Seok Song, Ye-Young Rhee, Tae Hun Lee, Nam Yun Cho, Sae-Won Han, Tae-You Kim and Gyeong Hoon Kang

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:36

    Content type: Research

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  21. Circulating hypermethylated RASSF1A could be a novel and potential useful marker for monitoring patients with metastatic breast cancer. Technical obstacles include fragmentation of the circulating DNA, fluctuatio...

    Authors: Søren Kristiansen, Dorte Nielsen and György Sölétormos

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:35

    Content type: Methodology

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  22. Epigenetic regulation has emerged to be the critical steps for tumorigenesis and metastasis. Multiple histone methyltransferase and demethylase have been implicated as tumor suppressors or oncogenes recently. ...

    Authors: Quan-Yi Zhao, Pin-Ji Lei, Xiaoran Zhang, Jun-Yi Zheng, Hui-Yi Wang, Jiao Zhao, Yi-Ming Li, Mei Ye, Lianyun Li, Gang Wei and Min Wu

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:34

    Content type: Research

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  23. An abundant class of intronic microRNAs (miRNAs) undergoes atypical Drosha-independent biogenesis in which the spliceosome governs the excision of hairpin miRNA precursors, called mirtrons. Although nearly 500...

    Authors: Stasė Butkytė, Laurynas Čiupas, Eglė Jakubauskienė, Laurynas Vilys, Paulius Mocevicius, Arvydas Kanopka and Giedrius Vilkaitis

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:33

    Content type: Research

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  24. Despite the significant global loss of DNA hydroxymethylation marks in prostate cancer tissues, the locus-specific role of hydroxymethylation in prostate tumorigenesis is unknown. We characterized hydroxymethy...

    Authors: Shivani N. Kamdar, Linh T. Ho, Ken J. Kron, Ruth Isserlin, Theodorus van der Kwast, Alexandre R. Zlotta, Neil E. Fleshner, Gary Bader and Bharati Bapat

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:32

    Content type: Research

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  25. Primary hyperparathyroidism is characterized by enlarged parathyroid glands due to an adenoma (80–85 %) or multiglandular disease (~15 %) causing hypersecretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH) and generally hyper...

    Authors: Elham Barazeghi, Anthony J. Gill, Stan Sidhu, Olov Norlén, Roberto Dina, F. Fausto Palazzo, Per Hellman, Peter Stålberg and Gunnar Westin

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:31

    Content type: Research

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  26. Fibrosis of the intestine is a common and poorly understood complication of Crohn’s disease (CD) characterized by excessive deposition of extracellular matrix and accompanied by narrowing and obstruction of th...

    Authors: Tammy Sadler, Jeffrey M. Bhasin, Yaomin Xu, Jill Barnholz-Sloan, Yanwen Chen, Angela H. Ting and Eleni Stylianou

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:30

    Content type: Research

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  27. Assessment of DNA promoter methylation markers in cervical scrapings for the detection of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cervical cancer is feasible, but finding methylation markers with both hig...

    Authors: A. Boers, R. Wang, R. W. van Leeuwen, H. G. Klip, G. H. de Bock, H. Hollema, W. van Criekinge, T. de Meyer, S. Denil, A. G J. van der Zee, E. Schuuring and G. B. A. Wisman

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:29

    Content type: Research

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  28. A long-term analysis by the Early Breast Cancer Trialist Group (EBCTG) revealed a strong correlation between local control and cancer-specific mortality. MicroRNAs (miRs), short (20–25 nucleotides) non-coding ...

    Authors: Franz Zehentmayr, Cornelia Hauser-Kronberger, Barbara Zellinger, Falk Hlubek, Claudia Schuster, Ulrich Bodenhofer, Gerd Fastner, Heinz Deutschmann, Philipp Steininger, Roland Reitsamer, Thorsten Fischer and Felix Sedlmayer

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:28

    Content type: Research

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  29. Authors: Thomas Eggermann, Guiomar Perez de Nanclares, Eamonn R. Maher, I. Karen Temple, Zeynep Tümer, David Monk, Deborah J. G. Mackay, Karen Grønskov, Andrea Riccio, Agnès Linglart and Irène Netchine

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:27

    Content type: Erratum

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    The original article was published in Clinical Epigenetics 2015 7:123

  30. Methylation-sensitive restriction enzymes—polymerase chain reaction (MSRE-PCR) has been used in epigenetic research to identify genome-wide and gene-specific DNA methylation. Currently, epigenome-wide discover...

    Authors: Ram Vinay Pandey, Walter Pulverer, Rainer Kallmeyer, Gabriel Beikircher, Stephan Pabinger, Albert Kriegner and Andreas Weinhäusel

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:26

    Content type: Methodology

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:84

  31. Contradictory results were reported for the prognostic role of CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP) among colorectal cancer (CRC) patients. Differences in the definitions of CIMP were the most common explana...

    Authors: Min Jia, Xu Gao, Yan Zhang, Michael Hoffmeister and Hermann Brenner

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:25

    Content type: Review

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  32. Cytology remains the gold standard for the detection of malignant cells in ascites. However, its sensitivity is limited. The aim of this study was to evaluate DNA methylation biomarkers for the differential di...

    Authors: Maria Jung, Svenja Pützer, Heidrun Gevensleben, Sebastian Meller, Glen Kristiansen and Dimo Dietrich

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:24

    Content type: Research

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  33. Multiple (epi)genetic defects affecting the expression of the imprinted genes within the 11p15.5 chromosomal region underlie Silver–Russell (SRS) and Beckwith–Wiedemann (BWS) syndromes. The molecular diagnosis...

    Authors: Silvia Russo, Luciano Calzari, Alessandro Mussa, Ester Mainini, Matteo Cassina, Stefania Di Candia, Maurizio Clementi, Sara Guzzetti, Silvia Tabano, Monica Miozzo, Silvia Sirchia, Palma Finelli, Paolo Prontera, Silvia Maitz, Giovanni Sorge, Annalisa Calcagno…

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:23

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:40

  34. Maternal obesity impacts fetal growth and pregnancy outcomes. To counteract the deleterious effects of obesity on fertility and pregnancy issue, preconceptional weight loss is recommended to obese women. Wheth...

    Authors: Polina E. Panchenko, Sarah Voisin, Mélanie Jouin, Luc Jouneau, Audrey Prézelin, Simon Lecoutre, Christophe Breton, Hélène Jammes, Claudine Junien and Anne Gabory

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:22

    Content type: Research

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  35. The epigenetic clock, in particular epigenetic pre-aging quantified by the so-called DNA methylation age acceleration, has recently been suggested to closely correlate with a variety of disease phenotypes. The...

    Authors: Lutz Philipp Breitling, Kai-Uwe Saum, Laura Perna, Ben Schöttker, Bernd Holleczek and Hermann Brenner

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:21

    Content type: Research

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  36. Tobacco smoking is a major cause of chronic disease worldwide. Smoking may induce cellular and molecular changes including epigenetic modification, with both short-term and long-term modification patterns that...

    Authors: Daniella Klebaner, Yunfeng Huang, Qin Hui, Jacquelyn Y. Taylor, Jack Goldberg, Viola Vaccarino and Yan V. Sun

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:20

    Content type: Research

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  37. Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) latency represents the major barrier to virus eradication in infected individuals because cells harboring latent HIV-1 provirus are not affected by current antiretro...

    Authors: Kateřina Trejbalová, Denisa Kovářová, Jana Blažková, Ladislav Machala, David Jilich, Jan Weber, Dana Kučerová, Ondřej Vencálek, Ivan Hirsch and Jiří Hejnar

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:19

    Content type: Research

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  38. The editors of Clinical Epigenetics would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 7 (2015).

    Authors: Ulrich Mahlknecht

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:18

    Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

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  39. We examined whether differences in tumor DNA methylation were associated with more aggressive hormone receptor-negative breast cancer in an ethnically diverse group of patients in the Breast Cancer Care in Chi...

    Authors: Elizaveta V. Benevolenskaya, Abul B. M. M. K. Islam, Habibul Ahsan, Muhammad G. Kibriya, Farzana Jasmine, Ben Wolff, Umaima Al-Alem, Elizabeth Wiley, Andre Kajdacsy-Balla, Virgilia Macias and Garth H. Rauscher

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:17

    Content type: Research

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  40. While localized prostate cancer (PCa) can be effectively cured, metastatic disease inevitably progresses to a lethal state called castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Emerging evidence suggests that ab...

    Authors: Pier-Luc Clermont, Francesco Crea, Yan Ting Chiang, Dong Lin, Amy Zhang, James Z. L. Wang, Abhijit Parolia, Rebecca Wu, Hui Xue, Yuwei Wang, Jiarui Ding, Kelsie L. Thu, Wan L. Lam, Sohrab P. Shah, Colin C. Collins, Yuzhuo Wang…

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:16

    Content type: Research

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  41. Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common form of inherited intellectual disability, resulting from the loss of function of the fragile X mental retardation 1 (FMR1) gene. The molecular pathways associated with...

    Authors: Sarah Brasa, Arne Mueller, Sébastien Jacquemont, Florian Hahne, Izabela Rozenberg, Thomas Peters, Yunsheng He, Christine McCormack, Fabrizio Gasparini, Salah-Dine Chibout, Olivier Grenet, Jonathan Moggs, Baltazar Gomez-Mancilla and Rémi Terranova

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:15

    Content type: Research

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  42. The autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has a modified epigenome with modified tri-methylation of histone H3 lysine 4 (H3K4me3) at specific loci across the genome. H3K4me3 is a canonical chro...

    Authors: Zhe Zhang, Lihua Shi, Noor Dawany, Judith Kelsen, Michelle A. Petri and Kathleen E. Sullivan

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:14

    Content type: Research

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  43. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity has dramatically increased within a few generations, reaching epidemic levels. In addition to genetic risk factors, epigenetic mechanisms triggered by changi...

    Authors: Wadha A. Al Muftah, Mashael Al-Shafai, Shaza B. Zaghlool, Alessia Visconti, Pei-Chien Tsai, Pankaj Kumar, Tim Spector, Jordana Bell, Mario Falchi and Karsten Suhre

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:13

    Content type: Research

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  44. Gender, genetic makeup, and prior experience interact to determine physiological responses to an external perceived stressor. Here, we investigated the contribution of both genetic variants and promoter methyl...

    Authors: Ting Li-Tempel, Mauro F. Larra, Estelle Sandt, Sophie B. Mériaux, Andrea B. Schote, Hartmut Schächinger, Claude P. Muller and Jonathan D. Turner

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:12

    Content type: Research

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  45. Insulin-like growth factors 1 and 2 (IGF1 and IGF2) and their binding proteins (IGFBPs) are expressed in the placenta and known to regulate fetal growth. DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism which involv...

    Authors: Aamod R. Nawathe, Mark Christian, Sung Hye Kim, Mark Johnson, Makrina D. Savvidou and Vasso Terzidou

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:11

    Content type: Research

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  46. 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC) is lost in multiple human cancers, including colorectal cancer (CRC). Decreased ten-eleven translocation 1 (TET1) messenger RNA (mRNA), but not other two TET family members, has ...

    Authors: Yuji Huang, Guanghui Wang, Zhonglin Liang, Yili Yang, Long Cui and Chen-Ying Liu

    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2016 8:9

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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