Chinese researchers provide information on a curated collection of data from epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS) spanning a range of traits, conditions, and cell types. The EWAS Atlas currently contains nearly 329,200 high-quality, manually curated associations involving epigenetic associations, particularly those involving DNA methylation, the team reports.

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