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Differences between human twins at birth highlight importance of intrauterine environment

Your genes determine much about you, but environment can have a strong influence on your genes even before birth, with consequences that can last a lifetime. In a study published online in Genome Research, researchers have for the first time shown that the environment experienced in the womb defines the newborn epigenetic profile, the chemical modifications Source: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - Discipline: Development...


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Source: LabSpaces - Monday, 16 July, 2012

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