Primer in Genetics and Genomics, Article 6: Basics of Epigenetic Control.

@article{Fessele2018PrimerIG,
  title={Primer in Genetics and Genomics, Article 6: Basics of Epigenetic Control.},
  author={Kristen Fessele and Fay Wright},
  journal={Biological research for nursing},
  year={2018},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={
          103-110
        }
}
The epigenome is a collection of chemical compounds that attach to and overlay the DNA sequence to direct gene expression. Epigenetic marks do not alter DNA sequence but instead allow or silence gene activity and the subsequent production of proteins that guide the growth and development of an organism, direct and maintain cell identity, and allow for the… CONTINUE READING