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Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Intestinal Tissues and Tumors

Caption: The illustration shows a small section from the epigenetic landscape for six normal intestinal tissues (blue) as well as five intestinal tumors (red) in mice. Peaks reflect stronger epigenetic modification. Valleys display the absence of these modifications. An epigenetic tumor marker is denoted with a green rectangle.

Credit: MPI for Molecular Genetics

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