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Title Epigenomics / Anne C. Ferguson-Smith, John M. Greally, Robert A. Martienssen, editors
Published [Dordrecht?] : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 438 pages) : illustrations
Contents Strategies for Epigenome Analysis; Sequencing the Epigenome; Integrating Epigenomic Results; Visualising the Epigenome; The Expanding View of Cytosine Methylation; Structural and Biochemical Advances in Mammalian DNA Methylation; Epigenetic Profiling of Histone Variants; Epigenetic Phenomena and Epigenomics in Maize; Epigenetic Silencing of Pericentromeric Heterochromatin by RNA Interference in Schizosaccharomyces pombe; Describing Epigenomic Information in Arabidopsis; Role of Small RNAs in Establishing Chromosomal Architecture in Drosophila
MacroRNAs in the Epigenetic Control of X-Chromosome InactivationPolycomb Complexes and the Role of Epigenetic Memory in Development; Genomic Imprinting -- A Model for Roles of Histone Modifications in Epigenetic Control; The Epigenomic Landscape of Reprogramming in Mammals; Epigenetic Gene Regulation--Lessons from Globin; Meiotic Silencing, Infertility and X Chromosome Evolution; Genome Defense: The Neurospora Paradigm; Integrating the Genome and Epigenome in Hum
Summary Epigenetic modifications act on DNA and its packaging proteins, the histones, to regulate genome function. This book shows how understanding epigenomes tells us more about how biological systems work and the challenges and approaches that are taken to accomplish this
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Chromatin.
Epigenesis, Genetic.
Form Electronic book
Author Ferguson-Smith, Anne C.
Greally, John M.
Martienssen, Robert A.
LC no. 2008936212
ISBN 1281920444