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Yes they do! And this ability of methyl groups to be copied at each round of DNA replication is what makes DNA methylation "epigenetics": the information carried by these methyl groups is...Read More...
Well, it depends on which "reprogramming" you think. There are two waves of reprogramming occurring in mammals: one in the precursors of the future oocytes and spermatozoa (germline reprogramming)...Read More...
Transfer of a ubiquitin molecule to another protein, usually signaling destruction of that protein, but in some cases ubiquitylation acts as a chemical tag in epigenetic processes.Learn more