Putting epigenome comparison into practice

Nat Biotechnol. 2010 Oct;28(10):1053-6. doi: 10.1038/nbt1010-1053.


Comparative analysis of epigenomes offers new opportunities to understand cellular differentiation, mutation effects and disease processes. But the scale and heterogeneity of epigenetic data present numerous computational challenges.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Cell Differentiation / genetics
  • Epigenesis, Genetic*
  • Epigenomics*
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genetic Variation
  • Humans