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The process by which certain mammalian genes are switched off during early embryo development, according to whether they were inherited from the father or mother.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Fertility treatment - not age, may change epigenetics in offspring 2 December 2019 News
Same-sex mice have pups thanks to stem cell technique 15 October 2018 News
New gene silencing method discovered 24 July 2017 News
Scientist warns of 'timebomb' of health problems for IVF babies 22 February 2016 News
It's Dad's fault: mice 'use' genetic mutations inherited from fathers more 9 March 2015 News
Radio Review: Exchanges at the Frontier - Genomics 23 February 2015 Review
Timing of puberty controlled by genes 28 July 2014 News
Course Review: Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression 30 September 2013 Review
Event Review: It's All in the Genes - Medical Genetics in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 28 May 2013 Review
Autism mechanism goes beyond genes 29 April 2013 News
Higher birth weight linked to mum's genes 26 March 2012 News
Progress Educational Trust Conference: Growing Concern? 19 December 2011 Comment
Scientists uncover 'key gene' linked to regulation of body fat 23 May 2011 News
Transferring single embryos: Education ain't enough 23 May 2011 Comment
Radio Review: Frontiers - Epigenetics 13 December 2010 Review
Book Review: The Imprinted Brain - How Genes Set the Balance Between Autism and Psychosis 13 April 2010 Review
IVF technique is overused, says its inventor 1 March 2010 News
Research into the epigenetic impact of assisted conception 18 January 2010 Comment
Gene's 'parent' link to disease risk 18 December 2009 News
A link between male infertility and epigenetic disorders in ART babies? 11 December 2009 Comment
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Events using this Glossary Item

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From Imprinting to the Epigenome in 25 years
4 September 2009 Lecture Theatre, Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1RD; Kings College, University of Cambridge, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, UK
An event celebrating the discovery of imprinting in mammals 25 years ago...
Pacific Rim Society for Fertility and Sterility Conference
20 August 2009 Taipei International Convention Centre, 1 Hsin Yi Road, Section 5, Taipei 11049, Taiwan
The 7th Conference of the Pacific Rim Society for Fertility and Sterility...