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Epigenetic memory and parliamentary privilege combine to evoke discussions on inheritance.
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PMID:  23048179     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Understanding the basis of epigenetic memory is a fast-moving challenge in modern biology. At a recent Company of Biologists Workshop held at Steyning's historic Wiston House, thirty researchers led by John Gurdon interrogated three central questions: how are cell type-specific programs generated, what mechanisms duplicate this programmatic information as cells divide, and how does epigenetics contribute to trans-generational inheritance? We report some of the emerging themes arising from this debate.
Amanda G Fisher; Neil Brockdorff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Development (Cambridge, England)     Volume:  139     ISSN:  1477-9129     ISO Abbreviation:  Development     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-10     Completed Date:  2012-12-20     Revised Date:  2014-02-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701744     Medline TA:  Development     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3891-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Centromere / genetics
Chromatin / genetics
Congresses as Topic
Epigenesis, Genetic / genetics*
Heredity / genetics*
Mitosis / genetics
Models, Biological
Grant Support
081385//Wellcome Trust; MC_U120027516//Medical Research Council; //Medical Research Council; //Wellcome Trust
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