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Clinical Epigenetics of COVID-19

New Content ItemEdited by Georges Herbein

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Clinical Epigenetics is welcoming COVID-19 related manuscripts, and will handle these with priority.  Along with our Editors-in-Chief, Section Editor Georges Herbein will handle submissions and helm a solid collection of papers with strong and innovative scientific value.

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. 

Please find out more about our journal and its policies, here. Submission guidelines can be found here, and please submit to the series via our submission system (there will be a field for which you can indicate if you are submitting to this series).

  1. We recently reported the COVID-19-induced circulating leukocytes DNA methylation profile. Here, we hypothesized that some of these genes would persist differentially methylated after disease resolution. Fiftee...

    Authors: Joseph Balnis, Andy Madrid, Kirk J. Hogan, Lisa A. Drake, Anish Adhikari, Rachel Vancavage, Harold A. Singer, Reid S. Alisch and Ariel Jaitovich
    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2022 14:94
  2. SARS-CoV-2 uses the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) and neuropilin-1 (NRP1) receptors for entry into cells, and the serine protease TMPRSS2 for S protein priming. Inhibition of protease activity or the ...

    Authors: Maria Laura Saiz, Marta L. DeDiego, Darío López-García, Viviana Corte-Iglesias, Aroa Baragaño Raneros, Ivan Astola, Victor Asensi, Carlos López-Larrea and Beatriz Suarez-Alvarez
    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:187

    The Correction to this article has been published in Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:209

  3. There are no prior reports that compare differentially methylated regions of DNA in blood samples from COVID-19 patients to samples collected before the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic using a shared epigenotyping platfor...

    Authors: Joseph Balnis, Andy Madrid, Kirk J. Hogan, Lisa A. Drake, Hau C. Chieng, Anupama Tiwari, Catherine E. Vincent, Amit Chopra, Peter A. Vincent, Michael D. Robek, Harold A. Singer, Reid S. Alisch and Ariel Jaitovich
    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2021 13:118
  4. Epigenetics is a relatively new field of science that studies the genetic and non-genetic aspects related to heritable phenotypic changes, frequently caused by environmental and metabolic factors. In the host,...

    Authors: Sandra Atlante, Alessia Mongelli, Veronica Barbi, Fabio Martelli, Antonella Farsetti and Carlo Gaetano
    Citation: Clinical Epigenetics 2020 12:156