Research & Experimental

Simonetta Friso
Full Professor
Patrizia Pattini
Technical-administrative staff
Silvia Udali
Scholarship holder
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Epigenetics and gene-nutrient interactions Simonetta Friso
Patrizia Pattini
Silvia Udali
Study of gene-nutrients interactions and their effects on regulation of gene expression through epigenetic modifications among which mainly DNA methylation, both global and gene specific and DNA hydroxymethylation. This topic pertains also to the study of the effects of nutrients on modulation of other epigenetic phenomena such as histone modifications, namely acetylation and methylation and also regulation of genes by microRNAs.


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