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Epigenetic regulation of enos gene expression

Yvonne Chan

Epigenetic regulation of enos gene expression

by Yvonne Chan

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1998.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20181140M
ISBN 100612407691

Epigenetics is considered as a dynamic interface between the genome and the environment and encompasses different mechanisms that regulate chromatin dynamics and gene expression . Epigenetic Gene Expression and Regulation reviews current knowledge on the heritable molecular mechanisms that regulate gene expression, contribute to disease susceptibility, and point to potential treatment in future therapies.. The book shows how these heritable mechanisms allow individual cells to establish stable and unique patterns of gene expression that can be passed through cell.

  Epigenetic regulation of gene expression: how the genome integrates intrinsic and environmental signals. how the genome integrates intrinsic and environmental by: The covalent modification of DNA, DNA associated histones, several non histone proteins as well as non coding RNA coherently operate to establish the epigenetic regulation of gene expression in physiological and pathophysiological conditions.

DNA Modifications in the Brain: Neuroepigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression begins with an historical overview of the early discoveries surrounding DNA methylation in the mammalian brain and then explores the evidence supporting a role for this epigenetic mechanism in controlling gene expression programs across the lifespan in both normal and diseased : Paperback. Trygve O. Tollefsbol, in Handbook of Epigenetics, Epigenetics is a relatively new science of the broader field of genetics and refers to heritable changes in gene expression or phenotype. These epigenetic changes do not involve changes in the actual DNA sequence itself but rather, modifications in histones that comprise the chromatin and DNA methylation as well as an ever expanding array.


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Epigenetic Gene Expression and Regulation reviews current knowledge on the heritable molecular mechanisms that regulate gene expression, contribute to disease susceptibility, and point to potential treatment in future therapies.

The book shows how these heritable mechanisms allow individual cells to establish stable and unique patterns of gene expression which can be passed through cell divisions Format: Hardcover.

Epigenetic Gene Expression and Regulation reviews current knowledge on the heritable molecular mechanisms that regulate gene expression, contribute to disease susceptibility, and point to potential treatment in future therapies.

View more >. Polycomb group (PcG) and Trithorax group (TrxG) proteins are epigenetic regulators that control gene expression through modulating chromatin structure and addition of posttranslational modifications (PTMs) on histones. They often act antagonistically and have opposite roles in regulating key genes involved in normal development and tumorigenesis.

Imprinting — where whether a gene in a cell lineage is expressed or not depends on which parent contributed the gene. The great stumbling block in converting differentiated cells into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) was to find ways of reversing the epigenetic changes in the differentiated cell (e.g., a skin cell) to unlock its full.

Unlike prokaryotic cells, eukaryotic cells can regulate gene expression at many different levels. Eukaryotic gene expression begins with control of access to the DNA.

This form of regulation, called epigenetic regulation, occurs even before transcription is initiated. The regulation of gene expression in many biological processes involves epigenetic mechanisms.

In this new volume, 24 chapters written by experts in the field discuss epigenetic effects from many perspectives. There are chapters on the basic molecular mechanisms underpinning epigenetic regulation, discussion of cellular processes that rely on /5(14).

Epigenetic Control: Regulating Access to Genes within the Chromosome The human genome encodes o genes; each of the 23 pairs of human chromosomes encodes thousands of genes.

The DNA in the nucleus is precisely wound, folded, and compacted into chromosomes so that it will fit into the nucleus. The eNOS gene is composed of 26 exons spanning approximately 21 Kb of genomic DNA on chromosome 7q35–36, and its promoter shares many features with other endothelial-specific promoters including Cited by: The epigenetic regulation alters gene expression to promote compensatory adjustments in metabolism.

These early adaptive epigenetic changes have consequences later in life when the metabolic changes no longer coincide with the external environment, resulting in pathologies such as coronary heart disease and obesity.

Shear stress-induced eNOS gene expression is regulated by epigenetic mechanisms, including the acetylation of histone H3 and H4, the interaction of p and NFκB with the eNOS promoter, and post-transcriptional modification by HDAC5 and miRa, which influences eNOS gene expression by directly binding to the 3′-UTR of KLFCited by: Book:Epigenetics.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. This Epigenetic Regulation of Transposable Elements in Plants Epigenetic therapy Epigenetics Epigenetics and melanoma Gene Gene expression Gene silencing Genetic code Genomic imprinting Genotype Hard.

Epigenetic modifications play a central role in the cellular and developmental programming of gene expression, serving as a molecular code for regulating the spatial and temporal patterns of gene expression.

Epigenetic modifications are unique as they are cell-specific, heritable, and by: 4. Epigenetic regulation can add a flexible layer to genetic variation, potentially enabling long-term but reversible cis -regulatory changes to an allele while maintaining its DNA sequence. Here, we present a case in which alternative epigenetic states lead to reversible sex determination in the hexaploid persimmon Diospyros kaki.

Previously, we elucidated the molecular mechanism of sex Cited by: This chapter outlines the fundamental aspects of epigenetic regulation as it relates to gene expression.

It begins with a short introduction of the basic players that take part in epigenetic control (DNA, histones and the histone modification code), and then moves on to describe the connection of epigenetic mechanisms with another fundamental cell process, transcription.

This up-to-date volume is an essential book for those working in the area and represents a major information resource on current research in the fast-moving fields of epigenetics, the regulation of gene expression, and RNA : Hardcover.

Luciane T Kagohara, Genevieve L Stein-O’Brien, Dylan Kelley, Emily Flam, Heather C Wick, Ludmila V Danilova, Hariharan Easwaran, Alexander V Favorov, Jiang Qian, Daria A Gaykalova, Elana J Fertig, Epigenetic regulation of gene expression in cancer: techniques, resources and analysis, Briefings in Functional Genomics, Vol Issue 1 Cited by:   Books such as Non-coding RNAs and epigenetic regulation of gene expression, published by Caister Academic Press, become essential guidelines to help us understand the current status of the very fast paced field of RNA research, which has only just started to uncover the roles of non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) in the regulation of gene by: 6.

Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Epigenetics is a comprehensive reference for the epigenetic basis of most common neuropsychiatric disorders. The volume is organized into chapters representing individual neuropsychiatric disorders, from addition to obesity contributed by leading experts in.

The regulation of gene expression in many biological processes involves epigenetic mechanisms. In this new volume, 24 chapters written by experts in the field discuss epigenetic effects from many perspectives.

There are chapters on the basic molecular mechanisms underpinning epigenetic regulation, discussion of cellular processes that rely on this kind of regulation, and surveys of /5(3). Subsequently, numerous physiological and pathophysiological stimuli have been identified that modulate eNOS expression via mechanisms that alter steady-state eNOS mRNA levels.

These mechanisms involve changes in the rate of eNOS gene transcription (transcriptional regulation) and alteration of eNOS mRNA processing and stability Cited by:. In Summary: Eukaryotic Epigenetic Gene Regulation. In eukaryotic cells, the first stage of gene expression control occurs at the epigenetic level.

Epigenetic mechanisms control access to the chromosomal region to allow genes to be turned on or off. Epigenetic gene regulation in M2-macrophages. Because there were dramatic changes in gene expression after prolonged IL-4 treatment, we next tested whether there are changes in the chromatin modification status at M2-macrophage marker by: Epigenetics and gene expression Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Heredity (1) July with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.