1500 Lecture 10W epigenetics diseases

1500 Lecture 10W epigenetics diseases - I Epigenetics II...

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I. Epigenetics II. Basic Heredity Principles III. Microbes & Human Diseases Prof. L. Molot ENVS 1500 Lecture 10 W March 14, 2016
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Environment & Epigenetics Last week we reviewed how genes are translated into proteins. There were two main steps, transcription which transcribes DNA to RNA; and translation where RNA is translated into the new language of a protein. Today we’re going to focus on one particular aspect of controlling transcription or inhibiting it - epigenetics. Environment can affect gene expression through epigenetics
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