Book 2012

Patho-Epigenetics of Disease


ISBN: 978-1-4614-3344-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-3345-3 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-14

    The Impact of Foreign DNA Integration on Tumor Biology and Evolution via Epigenetic Alterations

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-41

    The Role of DNMT3B Mutations in the Pathogenesis of ICF Syndrome

  4. Chapter

    Pages 43-69

    Dysfunction of the Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein MeCP2 in Rett Syndrome

  5. Chapter

    Pages 71-90

    Epigenetic Alterations in Glioblastoma Multiforme

  6. Chapter

    Pages 91-122

    Aberrant Epigenetic Regulation in Breast Cancer

  7. Chapter

    Pages 123-157

    The Impact of Epigenetic Alterations on Diagnosis, Prediction, and Therapy of Prostate Cancer

  8. Chapter

    Pages 159-177

    Epigenetic Reprogramming in Lung Carcinomas

  9. Chapter

    Pages 179-225

    Epigenetic Changes in Virus-Associated Neoplasms

  10. Chapter

    Pages 227-280

    Genetic and Epigenetic Determinants of Aggression

  11. Chapter

    Pages 281-347

    Co-Regulation and Epigenetic Dysregulation in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

  12. Chapter

    Pages 349-378

    Disruption of Epigenetic Mechanisms in Autoimmune Syndromes

  13. Chapter

    Pages 379-395

    Imprinting Disorders

  14. Chapter

    Pages 397-418

    Epigenetics and Atherosclerosis

  15. Chapter

    Pages 419-455

    Microbe-Induced Epigenetic Alterations

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 457-465