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ISBN10: 0879698756 ISBN13: 9780879698751 DDC: 572.8/65 LCC: QH450 Edition: (pbk.)


Includes bibliographical references and index. Epigenetics: from phenomenon to field / Daniel E. Gottschling -- A brief history of epigenetics / Gary Felsenfeld -- Overview and concepts / C. David Allis, Thomas Jenuwein, Danny Reinberg -- Epigenetics in Saccharomyces cerevisiae / Michael Grunstein, Susan M. Gasser -- Position-effect variegation, heterochromatin formation, and gene silencing in drosophila / Sarah C.R. Elgin, Gunter Reuter -- Fungal models for epigenetic research: Schizosaccharomyces pombe and Neurospora crassa / Robin C. Allshire, Eric U. Selker -- Epigenetics of ciliates / Eric Meyer, Douglas L. Chalker -- RNAi and heterochromatin assembly / Robert Martienssen, Danesh Moazed -- Epigenetic regulation in plants / Marjori Matzke and Ortrun Mittelsten Scheid -- Chromatin modifications and their mechanism of action / Tony Kouzarides and Shelley L. Berger -- Transcriptional silencing by polycomb group proteins / Ueli Grossniklaus, Renato Paro -- Transcriptional regulation by trithorax group proteins / Robert E. Kingston, John W. Tamkun -- Histone variants and epigenetics / Steven Henikoff, M. Mitchell Smith -- Epigenetic regulation of chromosome inheritance / Gary H. Karpen, R. Scott Hawley -- Epigenetic regulation of the X chromosome in C. elegans / Susan Strome, William G. Kelly -- Dosage compensation in drosophila / John C. Lucchesi, Mitzi I. Kuroda -- Dosage compensation in mammals / Neil Brockdorff, Bryan M. Turner -- DNA methylation in mammals / En Li, Adrian Bird -- Genomic imprinting in mammals / Denise P. Barlow, Marisa S. Bartolomei -- Germ line and pluripotent stem cells / M. Azim Surani, Wolf Reik -- Epigenetic control of lymphopoiesis / Meinrad Busslinger and Alexander Tarakhovsky -- Nuclear transplantation and the reprogramming of the genome / Rudolf Jaenisch, John Gurdon -- Epigenetics and human disease / Huda Y. Zoghbi, Arthur L. Beaudet -- Epigenetic determinants of cancer / Stephen B. Baylin, Peter A. Jones.


  • LCC: QH450
  • Dewey Decimal: 572.8/65

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: x, 502 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Edition Info: (pbk.)


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