Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease

Epigenetics and Complex Diseases

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ISBN: 978-3-642-36826-4 (Print) 978-3-642-36827-1 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Epigenetic Programming of the Brain

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-20

      Epigenetics and Maternal Brain Evolution

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      Chapter

      Pages 21-35

      Social Environment and DNA Methylation: A Mechanism for Linking Nurture and Nature

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      Chapter

      Pages 37-54

      Sex Differences in Epigenetic Programming of Brain Differentiation: Implications for Mental Health and Disease

  3. Epigenetics and Neurological Disorders

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

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      Chapter

      Pages 57-72

      Phenotypic Plasticity, Pleiotropy, and the Growth-First Theory of Imprinting

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      Chapter

      Pages 73-96

      The Imprinted Brain: How Genes Set the Balance Between Autism and Psychosis

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      Chapter

      Pages 97-114

      Epigenetics at the Interface of Genetics and Environmental Factors in Autism

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      Chapter

      Pages 115-165

      Epigenomic and Noncoding RNA Regulation in Addictive Processes

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      Chapter

      Pages 167-193

      Epigenetic Therapies in Neurological Diseases

  4. Epigenetics, Nutrition, Diabetes, and Obesity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 195-195

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      Chapter

      Pages 197-217

      Nutrition, Histone Epigenetic Marks, and Disease

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      Pages 219-233

      Chromatin Switching and Gene Dynamics Associated with Type 2 Diabetes

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      Chapter

      Pages 235-253

      Developmental Epigenetic Programming in Diabetes and Obesity

  5. Epigenetics and Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 255-255

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      Chapter

      Pages 257-267

      Developmental Reprogramming by Environmental Estrogens: How Early Life Exposures Affect Cancer Risk in Adulthood

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      Chapter

      Pages 269-293

      Human Cancer Epigenetics

  6. Epigenetics and the Law

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 295-295

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      Chapter

      Pages 297-308

      Legal and Ethical Implications of Epigenetics

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 309-339