Epigenetics

Epigenetics

1st Edition - August 12, 2014

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  • Editor: Subhash C. Pandey
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128014721
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128013113

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This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume concentrates on Epigenetics

Key Features

  • This book looks at Epigeneticsin the light of the newest scholarly discoveries and insights

Readership

Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Chapter One: Environmental Alterations of Epigenetics Prior to the Birth
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Manifestation of Environmental Factors
      • 3 Mechanisms of Environmentally Induced Epigenetic Changes
      • 4 Effect of Epigenetic Alterations on Neurodevelopment
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Two: Transgenerational Epigenetics and Brain Disorders
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction to Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance
      • 2 Epigenetics and Epigenetic Processes
      • 3 Evidence for Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance
      • 4 Germline-Independent Epigenetic Inheritance
      • 5 Germline-Dependent Epigenetic Transmission
      • 6 Transgenerational Epigenetic Effects on Brain Disorders
      • 7 Concluding Remarks
      • Acknowledgment
    • Chapter Three: The Epigenetic Landscape of Alcoholism
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Epigenetic Regulation due to Histone Covalent Modifications
      • 3 Epigenetic Regulation due to DNA Methylation
      • 4 Genome-Wide Approaches to Understand the Basis of Alcoholism
      • 5 Using Invertebrate Models to Study the Basis of Ethanol Phenotypes
      • 6 Inheritance of a Drug Phenotype
      • 7 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Four: Epigenetic Regulatory Mechanisms in Stress-Induced Behavior
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Stress-Induced Neural and Behavioral Changes in Adulthood and the Epigenetic Mechanisms Involved
      • 3 DNA Methylation and Demethylation in Stress-Induced Neural and Behavioral Responses
      • 4 Role of Noncoding RNAs in Epigenetic Regulation of Stress-Mediated Effects
      • 5 Early-Life Stress-Induced Adult Onset Behavioral Disorders and the Epigenetic Mechanisms Involved
      • 6 Conclusion
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Five: Epigenetics of Schizophrenia: An Open and Shut Case
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 An Epigenetics Primer
      • 3 Heterochromatization
      • 4 Euchromatization
      • 5 Schizophrenia and Epigenetics
      • 6 Fulfilling the Promise of Epigenetics in Schizophrenia
      • 7 Conclusion
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Six: Epigenetic Mechanisms in Autism Spectrum Disorder
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Molecular Aspects of Epigenetic Mechanisms
      • 3 Genetic Defects with Epigenetic Implications
      • 4 Epigenetic Dysregulation of ASD Candidate Genes
      • 5 Environmental Model of Autism
      • 6 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Seven: MicroRNAs and Ethanol Toxicity
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 miRNAs and Their Biogenesis
      • 3 Mechanisms of miRNA Function
      • 4 miRNAs as Mediators of Ethanol Effects in Developing and Adult Tissues
      • 5 miRNA-Mediated Transgenerational Inheritance of Information: A Novel Mechanism for Transgenerational Transfer of Epimutations?
      • 6 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgments
    • Index
    • Contents of Recent Volumes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 344
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2014
  • Published: August 12, 2014
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128014721
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128013113

About the Serial Volume Editor

Subhash C. Pandey

Subhash C. Pandey is at University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

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