Princeton University Library Catalog

Epigenetics in biology and medicine / edited by Manel Esteller.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2009.
Description:
xii, 297 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Summary note:
"Anomalous epigenetic patterns touch many areas of study including biomedical, scientific, and industrial. With perspectives from international experts, this resource offers an all-inclusive overview of epigenetics, which bridge DNA information and function by regulating gene expression without modifying the DNA sequence itself."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. An Introduction to Epigenetics / Manel Esteller -- Ch. 2. Epigenetics and Cancer: DNA Methylation / Santiago Ropero and Manel Esteller -- Ch. 3. Epigenetics and Cancer: Histone Modifications / Mario F. Fraga and Manel Esteller -- Ch. 4. Epigenetic Drugs: DNA Demethylating Agents / Ehab Atallah and Guillermo Garcia-Manero -- Ch. 5. Epigenetic Drugs: Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors / Melissa Peart and Ricky W. Johnstone -- Ch. 6. Sirtuins in Biology and Disease / Alejandro Vaquero and Danny Reinberg -- Ch. 7. microRNAs in Cell Biology and Diseases / Muller Fabbri, Carlo M. Croce and George A. Calin -- Ch. 8. Chromatin Modifications by Polycornb Complexes / Miguel Vidal -- Ch. 9. Epigenetics and its Genetic Syndromes / Richard J. Gibbons -- Ch. 10. Epigenetics and Immunity / Esteban Ballestar and Bruce Richardson -- Ch. 11. Etiology of Major Psychosis: Why Do We Need Epigenetics? / Gabriel Oh and Arturas Petronis -- Ch. 12. Epigenetics and Cardiovascular Disease / Gertrud Lund and Silvio Zaina -- Ch. 13. Plant Epigenetics / Monica Meijon, Luis Yalledor, Jose Luis Rodriguez, Rodrigo Hasbun, Estrella Santamaria, Isabel Feito, Maria Jesus Canal, Maria Berdasco, Mario F. Fraga and Roberto Rodriguez -- Ch. 14. Epigenetics, Environment, and Evolution / Douglas M. Ruden, Parsa Rasouli and Xiangyi Lu -- Ch. 15. Epigenetics and Epigenomics / Jose Ignacio Martin-Subero and Reiner Siebert.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780849372896 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0849372895 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008014629
OCLC:
219262996
Related name:
RCP:
C - S