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Epigenetics and drug addiction: predisposition, chronic use, relapse and treatment

For those who have not experienced drug addiction, it can be easy to view the disease as a choice—but research shows that epigenetics plays an important role.

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Neurodevelopment has epigenetics on the brain

The brain is a remarkable organ and one of the most complex to assemble. DNA methylation mediates differentiation and regulation.