Epigenetics refers to the heritable changes with respect to the gene expression that occurs without any change in the DNA sequence of an organism. DNA Methylation and Histone modifications are the two main epigenetic mechanisms. Epigenetic does not involve the change in the genome but it refers to the change in the expression patterns in the genome. Thus it has chances to result in cancerous growth. Scholarly journal is a peer-reviewed journal in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published. Scholarly journals serve as forums for the introduction and presentation for scrutiny of new research, and the critique of existing research. Content typically takes the form of articles presenting original research, review articles, and book reviews. The term Scholarly journal applies to scholarly publications in all fields; this article discusses the aspects common to all academic field journals.
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