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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 372–380.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Ishwariya Venkatesh; Khadijah Makky The field of epigenetics is progressing rapidly and becoming indispensable to the study of fundamental gene regulation. Recent advances are redefining our understanding of core components that regulate gene expression during development and in human diseases...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (6): 365–369.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Dina Drits-Esser; Molly Malone; Nicola C. Barber; Louisa A. Stark Epigenetics is the study of how external factors and internal cellular signals can lead to changes in the packaging and processing of DNA sequences, thereby altering the expression of genes and traits. Exploring the epigenome...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (5): 306–310.
Published: 01 May 2014
... causes the accumulation of phenyl ketones in the urine, codes for phenyl ketones. 9. Most of the human genome is “junk DNA” (i.e., it is not transcribed and has no function). Genetics genomics non-Mendelian inheritance epigenetics genetic determinism junk DNA In the companion...
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The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (2): 102–105.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... Some of the statements in the survey may also stimulate interest in forthcoming lectures or classroom discussions: e.g., cancer; alcohol, drug, and tobacco addiction; obesity; mutations induced by bacterial and viral diseases; epigenetics; blood and tissue transplants between immunologically compatible...
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The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 213–223.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Richard A. Stein; Devra Lee Davis Epigenetics is emerging as one of the most dynamic and vibrant biomedical areas. Multiple lines of evidence confirm that inherited genetic changes alone cannot fully explain all phenotypic characteristics of live organisms, and additional factors, which are not...
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (2): 86–89.
Published: 01 February 2011
... profile some of these striking cases and their importance for evolution and for understanding a broader epigenetic context for heredity and ontogeny (the emerging field of “evo-devo”). Further, I discuss how such cases, even considered as exceptions, contribute to understanding the nature of science, both...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (4): 221–222.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Migdalisel Colóón-Berlingeri Epigenetics involves heritable changes in gene expression that do not involve alterations in the DNA sequence. I developed an active-learning approach to convey this topic to students in a college genetics course. I posted a brief summary of the topic before class to...
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The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (4): 231–234.
Published: 01 April 2010
...James Billingsley; Kimberly A. Carlson Do our genes exclusively control us, or are other factors at play? Epigenetics can provide a means for students to use inquiry-based methods to understand a complex biological concept. Students research and design an experiment testing whether dietary...