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Section 6: Alcohol – A Teratogen

The human epigenome responds to the environment in a very dynamic fashion. For example, toxic exposure, stress, diet, and other factors influence chemical “switches” that control gene expression. Teratogens are one of these factors, and alcohol is a common teratogen. Alcohol as a teratogen will be the focus of this section.

Section 6.1: Alcohol – A Teratogen



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