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Does vitamin D influence our genes?

Posted on: March 21, 2013   by  John Cannell, MD


Epigenetics is all the rage. It is the study of heritable changes caused by mechanisms other than changes in the underlying DNA sequence – hence the name epigenetics, or “above the genes.” It refers to changes to the genome that do not involve changes in the base pair DNA sequence.

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    Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms in persons with Down’s syndrome


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