Category Archives: Methylation

MTHFR A1298C, Neurotransmitter Production, and Depression

MTHFR A1298C works in an entirely different way from MTHFR C677T or MTHFR 03. It performs a regulatory function. It regulates the amount of SAMe, S-adenosyl methionine that is produced. SAMe is your body’s main methyl group supplier. It is necessary to have not too many and not too few methyl groups. Their production is strictly regulated. Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men…Inheriting Epigenetic Changes

The intracellular environment surrounding your DNA can either help repair problems in your DNA structure, or make those problems worse. This happens because of ‘epigenetic’ changes, changes in the expression of the gene because of what is ‘epi’ or around … Continue reading

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