Epigenetic medicine and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

@article{Resendiz2013EpigeneticMA,
  title={Epigenetic medicine and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.},
  author={Marisol Resendiz and Yuanyuan Chen and Nail Can Ozt{\"u}rk and Feng Chao Zhou},
  journal={Epigenomics},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={73-86}
}
Epigenetic medicine is still in its infancy. To date, only a handful of diseases have documented epigenetic correlates upstream of gene regulation including cancer, developmental syndromes and late-onset diseases. The finding that epigenetic markers are dynamic and heterogeneous at tissue and cellular levels, combined with recent identification of a new form of functionally distinct DNA methylation has opened a wider window for investigators to pry into the epigenetic world. It is anticipated… CONTINUE READING
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