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EPIGENETICS and GENE EXPRESSION A-level Biology. How methyl and acetyl groups control transcription

By heheals

September 30, 2020




Epigenetics is the heritable change in gene function, without changing the DNA base sequence. Learn the impact of methylation and acetylation on inhibiting and initiating transcription (turning genes on and off).
Learn how epigenetics can lead to cancer.

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NHGRI_Fact_Sheet-_Epigenomics_(26453306774).jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chromatin_remodeling#/media/File:Sha-Boyer-Fig1-CCBy3.0.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DNA_methylation.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Figure_16_03_02.png

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