Environment, Epigenetics, and Diseases

Robert Y.S. Cheng, Wan Yee Tang

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationToxicology and Epigenetics
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781119976097
StatePublished - Aug 8 2012


  • DNA methylation enzymes and complex histone modifications
  • Dietary factors, micronutrients/and polyphenols, modifying epigenetic marks
  • Disease susceptibility, genetic make-up and epigenetic modulations
  • Environment, epigenetics, diseases, and critical window of exposure
  • Epigenetic marks, new generation of biomarkers in disease diagnosis
  • Gene expression epigenetic disruption, and genetic predisposition
  • Histone/chromatin remodeling during DNA replication, elusive
  • TCDD, by-products of fossil fuels/wood incomplete combustion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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