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Dizfriz
07-01-13, 10:07 AM
Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression

For those interested, this course starts today.

You can find it to enroll here:

https://www.coursera.org/


Dizfriz

SB_UK
07-01-13, 05:28 PM
https://www.coursera.org/course/epigenetics
Epigenetics and the environment (diet, maternal environment, maternal care)The Agouti viable yellow allele in mice, maternal care in rats, Dutch famine in humans

Diet [poor diet - toxic stress for mother/child]
Maternal environment [adverse environment - toxic stress for mother/child]
Maternal care [adverse environment - toxic stress for child]

Money/social hierarchy is the commonality.

Remove money, remove social hierarchy and we'll prevent subversion of healthy development.

Simfish
07-01-13, 05:59 PM
Yay - I'm taking it too! :)

What do you all think of it?