What is Epigenetics?

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Epigenetics refers to the external modifications to DNA that have the ability to turn our genes on and off. The prefix “epi” has a Greek origin, so the term actually means “above genetics”. But first of all, what is genetics? Your DNA contains around 20 000 to 25 000 genes – the physical and functional units of heredity. Every gene […]