How are epigenetics and DNA methylation involved in cancer?

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Offline thedoc

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To get the low-down on the mysteries of methylation I spoke to one of the
leading experts in the field - Professor Peter Jones.
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or [chapter podcast=1001136 track=15.08.14/Naked_Genetics_15.08.14_1003994.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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How many kinds of epigenetic markers are there?
« Reply #1 on: 16/08/2015 06:16:49 »
The Naked Genetics podcast carried a story about methylation as an epigenetic marker. A later story in the same episode on Rett's syndrome implied that phosphorylation is an epigenetic maker. I also heard a geneticist talking about acetylation of DNA. Could the podcast address how these epigenetic markers relate to each other, and are there any more?