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Snips about SNPs ~ MTHFR

1. What is it~MTHFR? MTHFR represents a gene called methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase.  For more on MTHFR you can see this post we wrote a while back. 2. What SNPs have been studied? Which ones are most common or of most health interest? … Continue reading

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Snips about SNPs some basics…

Rewind… Errrrch! put on the BRAKES. I think I may need to start at the beginning before we jump into talking about SNP’s (Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms).  I may have gotten a little ahead of myself! So I am going to … Continue reading

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What is Methylation?

METHYLATION [meth ala shən] the introduction of a methyl group, CH3, to a chemical compound. {source:medical-dictonary} My favorite definition is this: Methylation is a process by which a gene’s behavior is altered, but the gene itself isn’t changed. This is … Continue reading

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