Browsing: Epigenetics

Scientists are exploring the effects of epigenetic modifications and errors on gene function, protein production, and human health.Epigenetic modification opens many doors to new classes of therapeutics. Autoimmune disorders are many times caused by genetic mutations which behave similarly to the epigenome. Developing drugs that can manipulate epigenomic errors will offer a promising cure for cancer and other autoimmune diseases.Currently, companies like Chroma, Vertex, Twenty-Eight Seven are making great advances in epigenetic therapy.

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