Role of diet in epigenetics: a review

  title={Role of diet in epigenetics: a review},
  author={Abhina Mohanan},
  journal={Journal of Dairy, Veterinary \& Animal Research},
  • Abhina Mohanan
  • Published 25 June 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Dairy, Veterinary & Animal Research
The word epigenetic seems to be a new word for us, but it has been studied a long while ago. The name epigenetics was coined by Conrad Waddington in 1942. “Epi”, in Greek, means “above” or “beyond”.1,2 Epigenetics was explained as a multifaceted developmental process connecting genotype and phenotype.3 DNA is the genetic blueprint to create a living organism, while the epigenetic information provides the message on how, where and when the genetic material should be used.4 Nutrients can modify… Expand

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