Epigenetics and Cancer, Part A: Volume 70

Epigenetics and Cancer, Part A: Volume 70

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Genes interact with the environment, experience, and biology of the brain to shape an animal's behavior. This latest volume in Advances in Genetics, organized according to the most widely used model organisms, describes the latest genetic discoveries in relation to neural circuit development and activity.
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  • Hardback | 394 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 907.18g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123808669
  • 9780123808660

Table of contents

Introduction, objectives of the book
Zdenko Herceg and Toshikazu Ushijima

Section I. Basic epigenetic mechanisms in the regulation of critical cellular processes

DNA methylation and cancer
Manel Esteller

Histone modifications and cancer
Zdenko Herceg

Epigenetics and miRNAs in human cancer
George A Calin

Interplay between different epigenetic mechanisms
Rabih Murr

Section II. Epigenetic events underlying biological phenomena

Genomic imprinting and cancer
Eamonn Maher

Epigenetic code and stem cells
Yasuhiro Yamada

Inheritance of epigenetic aberrations (constitutional epimutations) in cancer susceptibility
Megan Hitchins

Section III. Cancer epigenome

Cancer epigenome
Stephan Beck

Identification of driver methylation by epigenomic analysis
Gerd Pfeifer

Epigenetic driver of genetic alterations
Minoru Toyota

Section VI. Epigenetic therapy and epigenetic drugs

DNA demethylating agents and epigenetic therapy of cancer
Mani Samson and Zdenko Herceg

Histone modification therapy of cancer

Severio Minucci
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