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Use of images from this website is limited to personal, non-commercial purposes. Click here for complete usage information. About the Book Edited by C. In this new edition of Epigenetics, 36 chapters written by experts in the field introduce and explain epigenetic effects from many perspectives. These include the varied molecular mechanisms underpinning epigenetic regulation, discussion of cellular processes that rely on this kind of regulation, and surveys of model organisms in which epigenetic effects have been most studied.
The original chapters have all been rewritten and brand new chapters cover topics such as the structure, function, and dynamics of histone-modifying enzymes and histone-interacting proteins. Other chapters address chromatin remodeling, DNA methylation, siRNAs, and gene silencing; X-chromosome inactivation, dosage compensation, and imprinting; and epigenetics in microbes, plants, insects, and mammals.
How epigenetic mechanisms act in cell division and cell type specification, and how errors in these pathways contribute to cancer and other human diseases are also considered, along with the importance of epigenetics for induced pluripotency and reprogramming. In addition, new chapters describe the involvement of epigenetic processes in epigenetic inheritance, neuronal development, metabolism and signaling, responses to the environment, and long-range chromatin interactions.
A series of short essays highlight important recent discoveries. All the chapters provide conceptual illustrations that help readers understand epigenetic control. The book is thus a benchmark text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on gene regulation, as well as an essential resource for scientists interested in this rapidly moving field. All chapters are written by prestigious researchers and are nicely organized Its breadth of topics makes it a compulsory item on the shelf of every lab that is closely or remotely involved in epigenetic studies.
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Book review: Epigenetics (second edition, eds. Allis, Caparros, Jenuwein, Reinberg)
Badal Gene expression — the process that cells use to produce proteins from genes on DNA strands — is fundamental to all life. Programs Programs HHMI empowers exceptional scientists and students to pursue fundamental questions in basic science. An invaluable resource for people going into the field of epigenetics. A Forceful Presence That aggressive curiosity also makes Reinberg a lively addition to any conference. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? A prime example of how unexpected findings can be especially gratifying, guiding us into an unexpected territory, involves our biochemical studies of the other mammalian Polycomb Repressive Complex, PRC1.
The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author s or licensor are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms. Epigenetics is a dynamic and well-established branch of genetics. It deals with heritable traits, which are not transmitted by the sequence of DNA but rather by the state of chromatin. The evolving landscape of epigenetic research has been reviewed in many excellent books and monographs.
EPIGENETICS DANNY REINBERG PDF
Danny Reinberg studies the dynamic processes shaping chromatin structure and channeling transcriptional outcome: key to fostering a cellular identity Figure 1. Figure 1. Chromatin serves as a molecular carrier of epigenetic information by molding the genome into transcriptionally active or transcriptionally repressed, inheritable domains. The intricate processes establishing the regulated expression of genes in mammalian cells give rise to the distinctive patterns of proteins produced and the distinguishing traits and functions of the various tissues. This specific patterning of gene expression must be conveyed to daughter cells upon cell division to ensure their identical properties. Our strategy in investigating these astounding phenomena involves intensive mechanistic analyses performed in vitro and with this information, exploring the integration and functioning of these mechanisms in vivo.