Inferring Past Environments from Ancient Epigenomes

@inproceedings{Gokhman2017InferringPE,
  title={Inferring Past Environments from Ancient Epigenomes},
  author={David Gokhman and Anat Malul and Liran Carmel},
  booktitle={Molecular biology and evolution},
  year={2017}
}
Analyzing the conditions in which past individuals lived is key to understanding the environments and cultural transitions to which humans had to adapt. Here, we suggest a methodology to probe into past environments, using reconstructed premortem DNA methylation maps of ancient individuals. We review a large body of research showing that differential DNA methylation is associated with changes in various external and internal factors, and propose that loci whose DNA methylation level is… CONTINUE READING
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