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Depression: epigenetics altered by stress can be influenced by exogenous compounds

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A study just released details some of the intricate mechanisms involved between stress and epigenetics – and how that can be influenced.

 

Chaperoning epigenetics: FKBP51 decreases the activity of DNMT1 and mediates epigenetic effects of the antidepressant paroxetine
BY NILS C. GASSEN, GABRIEL R. FRIES, ANTHONY S. ZANNAS, JAKOB HARTMANN, JÜRGEN ZSCHOCKE, KATHRIN HAFNER, TANIA CARRILLO-ROA, JESSICA STEINBACHER, S. NICOLE PREISSINGER, LIANNE HOEIJMAKERS, MATTHIAS KNOP, FRANK WEBER, STEFAN KLOIBER, SUSANNE LUCAE, GEORGE P. CHROUSOS, THOMAS CARELL, MARCUS ISING, ELISABETH B. BINDER, MATHIAS V. SCHMIDT, JOËLLE RÜEGG, THEO REIN
SCI. SIGNAL.24 NOV 2015 : RA119