Epigenetics and Chromatin

  • Philippe Jeanteur

Part of the Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology book series (PMSB, volume 38)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Patrick Varga-Weisz
    Pages 1-30
  3. Cécile Caron, Jérôme Govin, Sophie Rousseaux, Saadi Khochbin
    Pages 65-89
  4. Hannah R. Cohen, Morgan E. Royce-Tolland, Kathleen A. Worringer, Barbara Panning
    Pages 91-122
  5. Mikko Taipale, Asifa Akhtar
    Pages 123-149
  6. Aharon Razin, Boris Kantor
    Pages 151-167
  7. Lyubomira Chakalova, David Carter, Emmanuel Debrand, Beatriz Goyenechea, Alice Horton, Joanne Miles et al.
    Pages 183-206
  8. Michaël Weber, Hélène Hagège, Nathalie Aptel, Claude Brunel, Guy Cathala, Thierry Forné
    Pages 207-236
  9. Claudia Köhler, Ueli Grossniklaus
    Pages 237-262
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 263-266

About this book


Epigenetics refers to heritable patterns of gene expression which do not depend on alterations of genomic DNA sequence.

This book provides a state-of-the-art account of a few selected hot spots by scientists at the edge in this extremely active field. It puts special emphasis on two main streams of research. One is the role of post-translational modifications of proteins, mostly histones, on chromatin structure and accessibility. The other one deals with parental genomic imprinting, a process which allows to express a few selected genes from only one of the parental allele while extinguishing the other.


Allele Biochemistry Cell Biology Chromatin DNA DNA replication Epigenetics Human genetics Translation gene expression genes post-translational modification proteins

Editors and affiliations

  • Philippe Jeanteur
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Molecular Genetics of MontpellierMontpellier Cedex 05France

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