The aging epigenome: DNA methylation from the cradle to the grave
1 Research and Development, Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg, Germany
2 Division of Epigenetics, DKFZ-ZMBH Alliance, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Genome Biology 2012, 13:165 doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-7-165Published: 30 July 2012
Whole-genome methylation analysis of newborns and centenarians reveals widespread epigenetic alterations, and provides new insight into age-related methylation pattern changes.