Contact: Jules Asher
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
Caption: Two representative genes show strikingly opposite trajectories of PFC methylation across the lifespan. Each dot represents a different brain. Usually, the more methylation, the less gene expression.
Credit: Barbara Lipska, Ph.D., NIMH Clinical Brain Disorders Branch
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