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In genetics, epigenetics is the study of cellular and physiological trait variations that are not caused by changes in the DNA sequence; in layman's terms, epigenetics is essentially the study of external or environmental factors that turn genes on and off and affect how cells read genes. Hence, epigenetic research seeks to describe dynamic alterations in the transcriptional potential of a cell. Epigenetic inheritance is an unconventional finding. It goes against the idea that inheritance happens only through the DNA code that passes from parent to offspring. It means that a parent's experiences, in the form of epigenetic tags, can be passed down to future generations.
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Transcriptomics, Journal of Stem Cell Research & Therapy, Cloning & Transgenesis, Journal of Tissue Science & Engineering, Hereditary Genetics: Current ResearchOpen Access, Journal of Clinical & Medical Genomics, Clinical Epigenetics, Epigenetics, Epigenetics and Chromatin, Epigenomics