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SNP and DNA methylation - (Sep/24/2010 )

Quick question:

SNPs in CpG dinucleotides eg. CG/T. with the G allele the CpG is methylated, with the T allele there is no metylation. I assume this is a common occurrence but how common and does anybody have a good reference?

Cheers

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Jabbari and Bernardi (2004). Cytosine methylation and CpG, TpG (CpA) and TpA frequencies. Gene 333 (2004) 143149.

I have PM'ed you the paper.

All the best.

Nick

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