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European Calcified Tissue Society Congress 2014

Prague, Czech Republic
17 May 2014 - 20 May 2014

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European Calcified Tissue Society Annual Congress, 17 - 20 May 2014; Prague, Czech Republic


Genetics of bone disease

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Riancho Jose

Epigenetic mechanisms regulate gene expression and are heritable through cell divisions even though they do not involve modifications in the gene sequence. They include methylation and other chemical modifications of cytosine nucleotides, histone posttranslational modifications, microRNAs and other non-coding RNAs. Most cytosines in the human genome are methylated, particularly in the inactive, tightly packed, heterochromatin of autosomes, and the inactivated X-chromosome in f...