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Does Temperature Alter DNA Methylation Status - Temperature and Methylation (Jul/25/2005 )

Hello All,

I was doing some searching on the web for papers disscussing temperature effects on methylated DNA.

Specifically I was wondering if I was changing the DNA methylation status during DNA extraction (done at room temperature) from human tissue.

I'm considering an experiment where I would fully methylate genomic DNA using M. Sss I, with various temperature storage conditions. Then I would cut with McrBC restriction endonuclease.

Has anyone performed such an experiment and willing to share results? Or guide me towards work done in answering this small technical question?

Thanks for your Help!

p.s. I'm a newbie to your forum


haven't done the experiement but would love to hear what you get out from it.