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Epigenetics Research

News on epigenetic profiling, DNA methylation, histone modifications, epigenetic disorders in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Researchers compared single-cell transcriptomic and epigenetic profiles of healthy blood cells and leukemia samples to find a role for RUNX1 in disease.

A group led by Mount Sinai researchers said this methyltransferase, which is involved in sporulation, could be targeted to fight infections.

The Diagenode services will utilize Bio-Rad's ddSEQ Single-Cell Isolator to encapsulate thousands of cell nuclei or whole cells into nanoliter-sized droplets.

The buccal epithelial cell-based epigenetic clock corresponded with age in those under 20, but skewed slightly higher in a small subset of children with autism spectrum disorder.

A new sequencing-based method developed by Duke University's Kate Meyer is one of several that can detect RNA methylation without the use of antibodies.

In a cartoon, Vox explores the lack of women among this year's winners of the Nobel Prize.

Science reports a new US defense bill would establish two groups aimed at combating foreign influence on research. 

Nature Biotechnology discusses promising early results from two clinical trials of CRISPR-based therapy for β-thalassemia and sickle cell disease.

In Cell this week: analysis of tissue clones, metagenomic studies of ocean water samples, and more.