NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A survey of DNA methylation in the genomes of identical twins discordant for autism spectrum disorder uncovered epigenetic patterns associated with the disorder, according to a study published yesterday in Molecular Psychiatry by a team of UK researchers.

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