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Epigenetics and Development

This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers epigenetics and development, with contributions from an international board of authors. The chapters provide a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as epigenetic marking of the zebrafish developmental program, functions of DNA methylation and hydroxymethylation in mammalian development, and reprogramming and the pluripotent stem cell cycle.

Researchers in cell, developmental, and molecular biology; genetics

Hardbound, 352 Pages

Published: May 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-416027-9


    1. X inactivation dynamics during development in different mammals
      Edith Heard
    2. Epigenetic decisions during early mammalian development
      Maria Elena Torres Padilla
    3. DNA methylation dynamics during mammalian embryogenesis 
      Michael Weber
    4. Epigenetic dynamics in zebrafish development
      Philippe Collas
    5. The Hox clusters and epigenetics
      Denis Duboule
    6. Epigenetic regulation in the mammalian germ line 
      Azim Surani
    7. Chromatin dynamics and epigenetic changes during plant development
      Francois Roudier
    8. Reprogramming
      Amanda Fisher
    9. Chromatin, transcription factors and gene regulation during gametogenesis and early embryogenesis
      Antoine Peters
    10. TBC
      Eric Miska
    11. TBC
      Deborah Bourchis


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