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Understanding Epigenetics

In a nutshell, epigenetics is additional information layered on top of our genetic code—information that determines how that genetic code is used. It tells a liver cell to do liver things and a brain cell to do brain things.

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CEEHRC Network experts answer the question,
"what is epigenetics?"

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Protocols and Standards

IHEC guidelines for reference epigenome standards and standard operating procendures for wet lab experiments and data analysis.


Useful data analysis and visualization tools.


Access epigenetics data generated by the CEEHRC Network and the IHEC Consortium.

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