Epigenetics link inflammation to type 1 diabetes
Aging, Environment, & DiseaseDNA Methylation and Hydroxymethylation

Methylation of the insulin gene in response to inflammation in autoimmune Type 1 Diabetes

Joyce Jinxiu Rui and Kevan C. Herold Department of Immunobiology, Department Internal Medicine, Yale University, 300 George St, New Haven, CT 06520, USA Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a type of autoimmune disease caused by immunologic destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. Although the exact cause is unknown, …