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Epigenetic map may pave way for new therapeutic solutions to hearing loss

PostMessage posted...: Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:31 am
by smix
Epigenetic map may pave way for new therapeutic solutions to hearing loss
ScienceDaily

URL: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 115432.htm
Category: healthNews
Published: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:54:32 EST

Description: Epigenetics is the expression and control of genes. The epigenetics involved in the inner ear is a critical part of the mystery of hearing. A team has now created the first map of "methylation" -- one of the body's main epigenetic signals -- that reflects the functioning of the inner ear in its entirety.