Epigenetic regulation of genes in learning and memory.

  title={Epigenetic regulation of genes in learning and memory.},
  author={Tania L Roth and Eric D. Roth and J David Sweatt},
  journal={Essays in biochemistry},
  volume={48 1},
Rapid advances in the field of epigenetics are revealing a new way to understand how we can form and store strong memories of significant events in our lives. Epigenetic modifications of chromatin, namely the post-translational modifications of nuclear proteins and covalent modification of DNA that regulate gene activity in the CNS (central nervous system), continue to be recognized for their pivotal role in synaptic plasticity and memory formation. At the same time, studies are correlating… 

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