DNA methylation may curb diabetes risk, study finds

03/21/2013 | NewKerala.com (India)

Swedish researchers found modifying genetic functions through DNA methylation appeared to influence insulin-producing cells to regulate the amount of insulin they contain and release into the bloodstream. "This means that we gain a tool to influence the function of the risk genes, improve insulin release and thereby reduce the risk of diabetes," researcher Charlotte Ling said. The findings were published in Diabetologia.

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