A Penn State University team tracks the dynamics of more than a dozen epigenetic marks across several human cell types profiled for the ENCODE project. The researchers tallied the epigenetic patterns and regulatory regions with the help of the "integrative and discriminative epigenome annotation system" (IDEAS) algorithm, an approach aimed at finding epigenetic features across a given genome and between cell types.

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