Understanding Methylation Patterns in the Placental Genome

Date: 23 April 2013


Scientists at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) and the University of British Columbia are studying methylation patterns to ultimately discover a biomarker for autism early in childhood development. The focus of the research is the region of the placental genome with hypo-methylation patterns which have been found to code for genes involved in neuronal development

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