epigenetic

epigenetic
all processes relating to the expression and interaction of genes

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  • epigenetic — EPIGENÉTIC, Ă, epigenetici, ce, adj. (Despre un depozit de minerale) Care este mai recent decât rocile în care se găseşte – Din fr. épigénétique. Trimis de viomih, 10.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  epigenétic adj. → genetic Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007 …   Dicționar Român

  • Epigenetic — Ep i*ge*net ic, a. Of or pertaining to the epigenesis; produced according to the theory of epigenesis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epigenetic — [ep΄əjə net′ik] adj. 1. of, or having the nature of, epigenesis 2. Geol. a) produced on or near the surface of the earth b) formed or deposited later than the enclosing rocks: said of ore deposits, structures, etc. * * * See epigene …   Universalium

  • epigenetic — [ep΄əjə net′ik] adj. 1. of, or having the nature of, epigenesis 2. Geol. a) produced on or near the surface of the earth b) formed or deposited later than the enclosing rocks: said of ore deposits, structures, etc …   English World dictionary

  • epigenetic — adjective a) Of, or relating to epigenesis. Every cell in the body contains the same DNA but epigenetic settings on cells in the bone and blood, for example, mean the tissues do very different jobs. The epigenetic consequences of a huge range of… …   Wiktionary

  • epigenetic — Relating to epigenesis. * * * epi·ge·net·ic jə net ik adj 1) of, relating to, or produced by epigenesis 2) relating to, being, or involving a modification in gene expression that is independent of the DNA sequence of a gene <epigenetic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Epigenetic landscape — is a metaphor for biological development. Its originator, Conrad Hal Waddington, said that cell fates were established in development much like a marble rolls down to the point of lowest local elevation. Waddington suggested visualising… …   Wikipedia

  • Epigenetic controls in ciliates — Epigenetic controls in ciliates. Ciliates are protozoans with a unique characteristic: they possess two kinds of nucleus (this phenomenon is called nuclear dimorphism) a micronucleus used for inheritance, and a macronucleus, which controls the… …   Wikipedia

  • Epigenetic code — The epigenetic code is hypothesized to be a defining code in every eukaryotic cell consisting of the specific epigenetic modification in each cell. It consists of histone modifications defined by the histone code and additional epigenetic… …   Wikipedia

  • Epigenetic principle — See also epigenesis. The epigenetic principle is an idea developed by Erik Erikson that states that every organism is born with a certain purpose, and continues to develop how it was intended to in interrelation with its environment. This… …   Wikipedia

  • Epigenetic Theory — Not to be confused with Epigenetics, which refers to partially heritable biological changes affecting gene expression, or with Epigenesis (biology), which is a widely accepted theory of cell differentiation for multicellular organisms. Epigenetic …   Wikipedia

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