epigenomics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction epi·ge·no·mics \ ˌe-pə-ji-ˈnō-miks , -ˈnä- \

Definition of epigenomics

: a branch of genomics concerned with the epigenetic changes that modify the expression and function of the genetic material of an organism : the study of the epigenome
  • Until now, researchers have tackled epigenomics piecemeal, with different groups cataloging where on the genomes of particular cells certain epigenetic modifications occur.
  • —Elizabeth Pennisi

Origin and Etymology of epigenomics


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