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Aging, Environment, & DiseaseDNA Methylation and Hydroxymethylation

Epigenetic Programming of Stress

Written by Patrick McGowan and Sophie St-Cyr – University of Toronto Scarborough Maternal effects can lead to important changes in the long-term phenotype of their offspring. These changes are often associated to a stressful prenatal or early postnatal environment that lead offspring to display altered physical defenses (increased egg size …

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