Medical Definition of Cpg island

1. Region of genomic DNA rich in the dinucleotide C G. Methylation of the C in the dinucleotide is maintained through cell divisions and profoundly affects the degree of transcription of the nearby genes and is important in developmental regulation of gene expression. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cpg Island

Cowper's gland
Cowper's glands
Cowper's ligament
Cowperian
Cowtown
Cowtowns
Cox's Bazar District
Cox's Orange Pippin
Cox-1
Cox-2
Cox-2 inhibitor
Coxsackie encephalitis
Coxsackie virus
Coyote State
CpG island
Cpl
Cr.
Crab-eating Fox
Crab Nebula
Crabtree effect
Cracidae
Cracker Jack
Cracker Jacks
Cracovian
Cracovians
Cracow
Cracticidae
Cracticus

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