Some articles on epigenome:
... An Epigenome consists of a record of the chemical changes to the DNA and histone proteins of an organism these changes can be passed down to an organism's offspring ... Changes to the epigenome can result in changes to the structure of chromatin and changes to the function of the genome ... The epigenome is involved in regulation of gene expression, development, tissue differentiation, and suppression of transposable elements ...
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