Tag Archives: Histone Methylation

Researchers show how a cancer gene protects genome organization

UNC study uncovers crucial function of a yeast enzyme Set2 whose well-conserved human counterpart is often mutated in cancers, especially kidney cancer. Media Contact: Mark Derewicz, 919-923-0959, mark.derewicz@unchealth.unc.edu June 13, 2017 CHAPEL HILL, NC – UNC School of Medicine researchers … Continue reading

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Brian Strahl and colleagues identify another piece of the ‘histone code’ puzzle

UNC-CHAPEL HILL – DNA is often called the blueprint of life, but the four letter combinations that make up the genetic code are just part of the story.  Built upon the DNA lies additional ‘epigenetic’ information in the form of … Continue reading

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Upcoming FASEB Conference on Biological Methylation

Don’t miss the Upcoming FASEB conference this summer titled “Biological Methylation: From DNA and Histones to Disease”, which will be held from August 12-17, 2012 in Snowmass Village, Colorado.  This exciting conference will focus on our current level of knowledge … Continue reading

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