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CLASS 4.5: 04/26/07 EPIGENETIC EFFECTS
 

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CLASS 4.5: 04/26/07
EPIGENETIC EFFECTS
A. Epigenetic Effects that Involve Chromatin:
- Most phenotypic changes
- Epigenetic effects =
- Still a self perpetuating condition =
1. Methylation effects:
- Covalent
- Occurs as
- One allele un-methylated =
- Other allele methylated =
- When methylated allele becomes
replicated,
- Have two alleles of identical DNA
sequence,
2
2. Heterochromatin affects
- Proteinaceous structures
- Example =

  

Source: Andres, Andrew - School of Life Sciences, University of Nevada at Las Vegas

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine