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Epigenetics

  • By: Annie Dude
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The DNA in cells carries the blueprints, or genes, that code for the proteins necessary for cellular structure and function via the processes of transcription and translation. The double-stranded DNA is divided into several large, discrete components within the cell called ...

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