Epigenetics: Sins of the fathers, and their fathers

@article{Whitelaw2006EpigeneticsSO,
  title={Epigenetics: Sins of the fathers, and their fathers},
  author={E. Whitelaw},
  journal={European Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={131-132}
}
  • E. Whitelaw
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Biology
  • European Journal of Human Genetics

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