The recent change in the reporting done by 23andMe from the V4 to V5 chip has thrown things into a bit of a dither. The earlier V4 SNP array was more robust, at least with SNPs of interest to those who work in nutrigenomics. For example, V4 reported over ten […]
A tour of Cluster, the new Opus template editor
Don’t Fall into the Methyl Trap!
Methyl trapping is a situation in which folate becomes trapped and unusable by the body. It is defined as a functional folate deficiency that alters homocysteine metabolism such that folate–dependent resynthesis of methionine is compromised. Methyl trapping was originally described in Downs Syndrome (trisomy 21) where plasma levels of homocysteine, methionine, […]