"Epigenesis, Genetic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genetic process by which the adult organism is realized via mechanisms that lead to the restriction in the possible fates of cells, eventually leading to their differentiated state. Mechanisms involved cause heritable changes to cells without changes to DNA sequence such as DNA METHYLATION; HISTONE modification; DNA REPLICATION TIMING; NUCLEOSOME positioning; and heterochromatization which result in selective gene expression or repression.
- Epigenetic Processes
- Processes, Epigenetic
- Epigenetics Processes
- Processes, Epigenetics
- Epigenetic Process
- Process, Epigenetic
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