The human body contains more than one hundred thousand billion cells, which can be divided in two categories, if we look at it in a simplified way. One of them is somatic (derived from the greek...Read More...
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...
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.