The Egyptian Journal of Internal Medicine

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Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 39--51

Epigenetics and diabetes mellitus


Mohammed K Rehan 
 Internal Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Beni Suef University, Beni Suef City, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Mohammed K Rehan
Internal Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Beni Suef University, 62511
Egypt

Epigenetic mechanisms were shown to be involved in the control of endocrine cell fate decision, islet differentiation, β-cell identity, proliferation, and mature function. The pathologic mechanisms involved in the development of type 1 diabetes may include DNA methylation, histone modification, microRNA, and molecular mimicry. These mechanisms may act through the regulation of gene expression.


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Rehan MK. Epigenetics and diabetes mellitus.Egypt J Intern Med 2016;28:39-51


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Rehan MK. Epigenetics and diabetes mellitus. Egypt J Intern Med [serial online] 2016 [cited 2019 Sep 16 ];28:39-51
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