Transgenerational Epigenetics

Recent research points to the existence of biological phenomena that are controlled not through gene mutations, but rather reversible and heritable epigenetic processes. These processes may have selective or adverse effects on offspring persisting for multiple generations. Transgenerational Epigenetics, Second Edition offers the only up-to-date, comprehensive analysis of the inheritance of epigenetic phenomena between generations with emphasis on human disease relevance, drug discovery, and next steps in clinical translation. Here, international experts discuss mechanisms of epigenetic inheritance, its expression in animal and plant models, and how human ailments, such as metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease, are influenced by transgenerational epigenetic inheritance. Where evidence is sufficient, epigenetic clinical interventions are proposed that may help prevent disease before the offspring are born, or reduce the severity of disease at the very earliest stages of development in utero. This edition has been thoroughly revised in each disease area, featuring newly researched actors in epigenetic regulation, including long noncoding RNA in addition to histone modifications and DNA methylation. Therapeutic pathways in treating cancer and extending human longevity are also considered, as well as current debates and future directions for research. Fully updated and expanded to address human disease relevance of transgenerational epigenetics, epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation, and the role of epigenetics in human longevity and cancer Examines the field from "bench-to-bedside," discussing basic science, disease management, current debates, and next steps in epigenetic research and drug discovery Features chapter contributions from international experts

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  • Author : Trygve Tollefsbol
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 504 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128163634
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Transgenerational Epigenetics

Transgenerational Epigenetics
  • Author : Trygve Tollefsbol
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 August 2019
GET THIS BOOKTransgenerational Epigenetics

Recent research points to the existence of biological phenomena that are controlled not through gene mutations, but rather reversible and heritable epigenetic processes. These processes may have selective or adverse effects on offspring persisting for multiple generations. Transgenerational Epigenetics, Second Edition offers the only up-to-date, comprehensive analysis of the inheritance of epigenetic phenomena between generations with emphasis on human disease relevance, drug discovery, and next steps in clinical translation. Here, international experts discuss mechanisms of epigenetic inheritance, its expression in

Transgenerational Epigenetics

Transgenerational Epigenetics
  • Author : Trygve Tollefsbol
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 May 2014
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Transgenerational Epigenetics provides a comprehensive analysis of the inheritance of epigenetic phenomena between generations. Recent research points to the existence of biological phenomena that are controlled not through gene mutations, but rather through reversible and heritable epigenetic processes. Epidemiological studies have suggested that environmental factors may be heritable. In fact, environmental factors often play a role in transgenerational epigenetics, which may have selective or adverse effects on the offspring. This epigenetic information can be transferred through a number of mechanisms

Epigenetics Explained. How Modern Biology is Changing the Concepts of Genetics and Inheritance. How the environment can affect our genes.

Epigenetics Explained. How Modern Biology is Changing the Concepts of Genetics and Inheritance. How the environment can affect our genes.
  • Author : Frank Brown
  • Publisher : Youcanprint
  • Release : 15 September 2021
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You Are About To Develop A Comprehensive Understanding Of The Concept Of Epigenetics, Its Place In Modern Day Medicine, And Health Optimization And Why It Is Literally Changing How We Approach The Treatment Of Various Health Problems! Modern research has now confirmed that the behavior of your genes doesn't always depend on their DNA sequence, but also on factors referred to epigenetics, and that changes in these factors can play a critical role in disease, life structures, behavior and all

Epigenetics, the Environment, and Children’s Health Across Lifespans

Epigenetics, the Environment, and Children’s Health Across Lifespans
  • Author : David Hollar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 February 2016
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This stimulating volume addresses vital questions about gene/environment interactions as they affect cell health from the prenatal period through later life. Beginning with a tour of epigenetic processes in the human body, the book assembles current theoretical and empirical developments across the discipline, among them transgenerational epigenetic inheritance, the effects of maternal nutrition on epigenetic change, and possible links between epigenetics and childhood obesity. Public health and policy aspects of the field are discussed in depth, with the understanding

Epigenetics for Beginners and Intermediate (2 Books in 1)

Epigenetics for Beginners and Intermediate (2 Books in 1)
  • Author : Frank Brown
  • Publisher : Youcanprint
  • Release : 15 September 2021
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You Are About To Develop A Comprehensive Understanding Of The Concept Of Epigenetics, Its Place In Modern Day Medicine, And Health Optimization And Why It Is Literally Changing How We Approach The Treatment Of Various Health Problems! Modern research has now confirmed that the behavior of your genes doesn't always depend on their DNA sequence, but also on factors referred to epigenetics, and that changes in these factors can play a critical role in disease, life structures, behavior and all

Epigenetic Gene Expression and Regulation

Epigenetic Gene Expression and Regulation
  • Author : Suming Huang,Michael D Litt,C. Ann Blakey
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 October 2015
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Epigenetic Gene Expression and Regulation reviews current knowledge on the heritable molecular mechanisms that regulate gene expression, contribute to disease susceptibility, and point to potential treatment in future therapies. The book shows how these heritable mechanisms allow individual cells to establish stable and unique patterns of gene expression that can be passed through cell divisions without DNA mutations, thereby establishing how different heritable patterns of gene regulation control cell differentiation and organogenesis, resulting in a distinct human organism with a

Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease

Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease
  • Author : Randy L Jirtle,Frederick L. Tyson
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 16 May 2013
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There are now compelling human epidemiological and animal experimental data that indicate the risk of developing adult-onset complex diseases and neurological disorders are influenced by persistent epigenetic adaptations in response to prenatal and early postnatal exposures to environmental factors. Epigenetics refers to heritable changes in gene function that occur without a change in the sequence of the DNA. The main components of the epigenetic code are DNA methylation, histone modifications, and non-coding RNAs. The epigenetic programs are established as stem

The Epigenome and Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

The Epigenome and Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
  • Author : Cheryl S Rosenfeld
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 October 2015
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The Epigenome and Developmental Origins of Health and Disease synthesizes the existing knowledge on how the in utero environment could be the most important environment in shaping later risk for various diseases or to conversely promote the health of the offspring. The book mines the existing literature from a variety of disciplines from toxicology to nutrition to epigenetics to reveal how contrasting maternal in utero environmental changes might be leading to epigenetic convergence and the resulting deleterious phenotypic and physiological

Epigenetics in Psychiatry

Epigenetics in Psychiatry
  • Author : Jacob Peedicayil,Dennis R. Grayson,Dimitri Avramopoulos
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 August 2021
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Epigenetics in Psychiatry, Second Edition covers all major areas of psychiatry in which extensive epigenetic research has been performed, fully encompassing a diverse and maturing field, including drug addiction, bipolar disorder, epidemiology, cognitive disorders, and the uses of putative epigenetic-based psychotropic drugs. Uniquely, each chapter correlates epigenetics with relevant advances across genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics. The book acts as a catalyst for further research in this growing area of psychiatry. This new edition has been fully revised to address recent

Handbook of Epigenetics

Handbook of Epigenetics
  • Author : Trygve Tollefsbol
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 July 2017
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Handbook of Epigenetics: The New Molecular and Medical Genetics, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive analysis of epigenetics, from basic biology, to clinical application. Epigenetics is considered by many to be the new genetics in that many biological phenomena are controlled, not through gene mutations, but rather through reversible and heritable epigenetic processes. These epigenetic processes range from DNA methylation to prions. The biological processes impacted by epigenetics are vast and encompass effects in lower organisms and humans that include tissue

Epigenetics and Neuroplasticity - Evidence and Debate

Epigenetics and Neuroplasticity - Evidence and Debate
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 November 2014
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The ‘epi-(Greek for ‘over’, ‘above’)genome’, with its rich cache of highly regulated, structural modifications—including DNA methylation, histone modifications and histone variants—defines the moldings and three-dimensional structures of the genomic material inside the cell nucleus and serves, literally, as a molecular bridge linking the environment to the genetic materials in our brain cells. Due to technological and scientific advances in the field, the field of neuroepigenetics is currently one of the hottest topics in the basic and

Epigenetics and Reproductive Health

Epigenetics and Reproductive Health
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 September 2020
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Epigenetics and Reproductive Health, a new volume in the Translational Epigenetics series, provides a thorough overview and discussion of epigenetics in reproduction and implications for reproductive medicine. Twenty international researchers discuss epigenetic mechanisms operating during the formation of male and female gametes, fertilization and subsequent embryo and placental development, particularly in mammals and transgenerational epigenetic inheritance. This volume also addresses aberrant epigenetic changes influencing male and female infertility, pregnancy related disorders, and those potentially linked to therapeutic manipulations and assisted

Lysenko's Ghost

Lysenko's Ghost
  • Author : Loren Graham
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 11 April 2016
GET THIS BOOKLysenko's Ghost

Lysenko became one of the most notorious figures in twentieth-century science after his genetic theories were discredited decades ago. Yet some scientists now claim that discoveries in epigenetics prove that he was right after all. Loren Graham reopens the case, to determine whether new developments in molecular biology validate Lysenko’s claims.