Epigenetics: Cellular memory erased in human embryos (Jul 2014)

Epigenetics: Cellular memory erased in human embryos
Nature. 2014 Jul 31;511(7511):540-1
Reik W, Kelsey G


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Two analyses of human eggs, sperm and early-stage embryos reveal a pronounced loss of DNA methylation — a molecular modification that affects gene transcription — after fertilization
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