Favoritism in DNA methylation

Hitchins, Megan P. and Ward, Robyn L. (2009) Favoritism in DNA methylation. Cancer Prevention Research, 2 10: 847-849. doi:10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-09-0178


Author Hitchins, Megan P.
Ward, Robyn L.
Title Favoritism in DNA methylation
Journal name Cancer Prevention Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1940-6207
Publication date 2009
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-09-0178
Volume 2
Issue 10
Start page 847
End page 849
Total pages 3
Language eng
Subject 1306 Cancer Research
2730 Oncology
Abstract This perspective on Candiloro and Dobrovic (beginning on p. 862 in this issue of the journal) highlights the interplay between epigenetic aberrations and underlying DNA sequence changes and illustrates how these alterations may predispose individuals to cancer. Candiloro and Dobrovic clearly show that particular genotypes of the MGMT gene are associated with its methylation in healthy individuals. Aberrant MGMT methylation may identify individuals who could be targeted for cancer screening and chemoprevention strategies.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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