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Over the past decade, what have been the prominent strands of practical application of epigenetics?

Response written by: Elphège Nora, PhD – postdoctoral researcher in Edith Heard's laboratory, Institut Curie

The 2012 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine, to John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka, is a very good example of how knowledge about epigenetics can be practically applied. Epigenetics basically aims at understanding how a cell – or an organism…

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