Epigenetics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128013113, 9780128014721

Epigenetics, Volume 115

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Subhash C. Pandey
eBook ISBN: 9780128014721
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128013113
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th August 2014
Page Count: 344
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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

Description

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


Details

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

About the Serial Volume Editors

Subhash C. Pandey Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA