Epigenetics And Gene Silencing14 years, 4 months ago
Posted on May 31, 2004, 6 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
Epigenetics is the study of changes in gene silencing that occur without changes in the genes themselves. As noted by Medical News Today, much of the work on genetic therapies for age-related conditions - and the aging process itself - has focused on altering genes. However, "many genes in our bodies are permanently turned off as part of normal development.
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