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Epigenetics and human health : linking hereditary, environmental and nutritional aspects

Author: Alexander Haslberger; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2009.
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The consequences of hereditary factors on human health and their interaction with environmental, nutritional and life style factors are topics which are at the center of public, governmental and scientific interest. This handbook and ready reference work features an holistic introduction by Paolo Vineis and 19 contributions from leading scientists. After introducing the concept of epigenetics, the book provides a  Read more...
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Epigenetics and human health.
Weinheim : Wiley-VCH ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2009
(OCoLC)432406337
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Haslberger; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9783527628384 352762838X 9783527628391 3527628398 1282313193 9781282313194
OCLC Number: 501316412
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The Research Program in Epigenetics: The Birth of a New Paradigm / Paolo Vineis --
Interactions Between Nutrition and Health / Ibrahim Elmadfa --
Epigenetics: Comments from an Ecologist / Fritz Schiemer --
Interaction of Hereditary and Epigenetic Mechanisms in the Regulation of Gene Expression / Thaler Roman, Eva Aumüller, Carolin Berner and Dr. Alexander G. Haslberger --
Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase C677T and A1298C Polymorphisms and Cancer Risk: A Review of the Published Meta-Analyses / Stefania Boccia --
The Role of Biobanks for the Understanding of Gene-Environment Interactions / Christian Viertler, Michaela Theresia Mayrhofer and Kurt Zatloukal --
Case Studies on Epigenetic Inheritance / Gunnar Kaati --
Genotoxic, Non-Genotoxic and Epigenetic Mechanisms in Chemical Hepatocarcinogenesis: Implications for Safety Evaluation / Wilfried Bursch --
Carcinogens in Foods: Occurrence, Modes of Action and Modulation of Human Risks by Genetic Factors and Dietary Constituents / M. Mišík, A. Nersesyan, W. Parzefall and S. Knasmüller --
From Molecular Nutrition to Nutritional Systems Biology / Guy Vergères --
Effects of Dietary Natural Compounds on DNA Methylation Related to Cancer Chemoprevention and Anticancer Epigenetic Therapy / Barbara Maria Stefanska and Krystyna Fabianowska-Majewska --
Health Determinants Throughout the Life Cycle / Petra Rust --
Viral Infections and Epigenetic Control Mechanisms / Klaus R. Huber --
Epigenetics Aspects in Gyneacology and Reproductive Medicine / Alexander Just and Johannes Huber --
Epigenetics and Tumorigenesis / Heidrun Karlic and Franz Varga --
Epigenetic Approaches in Oncology / Sabine Zochbauer-Müller and Robert M. Mader --
Epigenetic Dysregulation in Aging and Cancer / Despina Komninou and John P. Richie --
The Impact of Genetic and Environmental Factors in Neurodegeneration: Emerging Role of Epigenetics / Lucia Migliore and Fabio Coppedè --
Epigenetic Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative Disorders / Borut Peterlin --
Epigenetic Mechanisms in Asthma / Rachel L. Miller and Julie Herbstman --
Public Health Genomics --
Integrating Genomics and Epigenetics into National and European Health Strategies and Policies / Tobias Schulte in den Bäumen and Angela Brand --
Taking a First Step: Epigenetic Health and Responsibility / Astrid H. Gesche. 7: Case Studies on Epigenetic InheritancePart III: Environmental and Toxicological Aspects; 8: Genotoxic, Non-Genotoxic and Epigenetic Mechanisms in Chemical Hepatocarcinogenesis: Implications for Safety Evaluation; 9: Carcinogens in Foods: Occurrence, Modes of Action and Modulation of Human Risks by Genetic Factors and Dietary Constituents; Part IV: Nutritional Aspects; 10: From Molecular Nutrition to Nutritional Syste.
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