Developmental Biology & Stem CellsDNA Methylation and Hydroxymethylation

Early Epigenetic Marks Lay Foundations for a Child’s Future Ability to Learn

The quality of early life environment has been shown to have a long lasting impact on human health1. In humans a poor intrauterine environment has been associated with an increased risk of non-communicable diseases in later life including cardiovascular and obstructive airways diseases, obesity and type 2 diabetes2. But there …