MCSeEd (Methylation Context Sensitive Enzyme ddRAD): A New Method to Analyze DNA Methylation

  • Marco Di Marsico
  • Elisa Cerruti
  • Cinzia Comino
  • Andrea Porceddu
  • Alberto Acquadro
  • Stefano Capomaccio
  • Gianpiero MarconiEmail author
  • Emidio Albertini
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 2093)


Methylation context sensitive enzyme ddRAD (MCSeEd) is a NGS-based method for genome-wide investigations of DNA methylation at different contexts requiring only low to moderate sequencing depth. It is particularly useful for identifying methylation changes in experimental systems challenged by biotic or abiotic stresses or at different developmental stages.

Key words

DNA methylation Methylation context sensitive enzyme ddRAD MCSEeD Sequencing Regulation gene expression Development Zea mays 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Di Marsico
    • 1
  • Elisa Cerruti
    • 2
  • Cinzia Comino
    • 2
  • Andrea Porceddu
    • 3
  • Alberto Acquadro
    • 2
  • Stefano Capomaccio
    • 4
  • Gianpiero Marconi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Emidio Albertini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental SciencesUniversity of PerugiaPerugiaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, Plant Genetics and BreedingUniversity of TorinoGrugliascoItaly
  3. 3.Department of AgricultureUniversity of SassariSassariItaly
  4. 4.Department of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of PerugiaPerugiaItaly

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