Epigenetics and Human Reproduction

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ISBN: 978-3-642-14772-2 (Print) 978-3-642-14773-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Medical Aspects and Questions Raised on the Molecular Basis of Epigenome Involvement in Reproduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Potential Epigenetic Consequences Associated with Assisted Reproduction

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      Pages 19-44

      Germ Cell Cancer, Testicular Dysgenesis Syndrome and Epigenetics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 45-83

      Medical Implications of Sperm Nuclear Quality

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      Pages 85-96

      Gene Expression/Phenotypic Abnormalities in Placental Tissues of Sheep Clones: Insurmountable Block in Cloning Progress?

  3. Fundamental Aspects of Genome and Epigenome Reprogramming During Gametogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-117

      Epigenetic Reprogramming Associated with Primordial Germ Cell Development

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      Pages 119-156

      Epigenetic Factors and Regulation of Meiotic Recombination in Mammals

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      Pages 157-186

      Meiotic Pairing of Homologous Chromosomes and Silencing of Heterologous Regions

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      Pages 187-212

      Histone Variants during Gametogenesis and Early Development

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      Pages 213-230

      Genome Organization by Vertebrate Sperm Nuclear Basic Proteins (SNBPs)

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      Pages 231-258

      Epigenetics in Male Reproduction: A Practical Introduction to the Informatics of Next Generation Sequencing

  4. Re-organization of Nuclear Compartments During Gametogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 259-259

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      Pages 261-277

      Organization of Chromosomes During Spermatogenesis and in Mature Sperm

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      Pages 279-288

      Nuclear Lamins in Mammalian Spermatogenesis

  5. Fundamental Aspects of Gene Expression Regulation During Gametogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 289-289

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 291-309

      Specific Transcription Regulatory Mechanisms of Male Germ Cells

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 311-328

      The Chromatoid Body: A Specialized RNA Granule of Male Germ Cells

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      Pages 329-353

      Sperm RNA: Reading the Hidden Message

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 355-372