Epigenetic Study of Twins Shows Methylation Status Affects Sensitivity to Pain | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A genome-wide epigenetic analysis has linked the methylation status of a number of regions, including the gene TRPA1, to heat pain sensitivity, according to a study appearing today in Nature Communications.

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