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Study shows transmission of epigenetic memory across generations – Neuroscience News

Summary: By modifying the epigenetic markers on the chromosomes, the researchers observed a modification of the expression of the genes in the descendants and the grand-descendants. The results reveal the occurrence of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance. Source: UC Santa Cruz Without altering the genetic code of DNA, epigenetic modifications can change the way genes are expressed, …

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