DNA Methylation: Basic Mechanisms

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ISBN: 978-3-540-29114-5 (Print) 978-3-540-31390-8 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      The Almost-Forgotten Fifth Nucleotide in DNA: An Introduction

  2. Pattern Formation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-44

      Replication and Translation of Epigenetic Information

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      Pages 45-66

      DNA Methyltransferases: Facts, Clues, Mysteries

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      Pages 67-122

      DNA Methylation in Plants

  3. Determinant of Promoter Activity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-175

      De Novo Methylation, Long-Term Promoter Silencing, Methylation Patterns in the Human Genome, and Consequences of Foreign DNA Insertion

  4. DNA Methyltransferases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-201

      Establishment and Maintenance of DNA Methylation Patterns in Mammals

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      Pages 203-225

      Molecular Enzymology of Mammalian DNA Methyltransferases

  5. Epigenetic Phenomena

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 227-227

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      Pages 229-241

      Familial Hydatidiform Molar Pregnancy: The Germline Imprinting Defect Hypothesis?

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      Pages 243-256

      Dual Inheritance

  6. Mutagenesis and Repair

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-257

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      Pages 259-281

      Mutagenesis at Methylated CpG Sequences

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      Pages 283-315

      Cytosine Methylation and DNA Repair