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Epigenetics: The Ultimate Mystery of Inheritance

Epigenetics: The Ultimate Mystery of Inheritance

by Richard C. Francis

Editorial: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9780393070057
Número de páginas: 234
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 6 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-05-29
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"The potential is staggering. . . . The age of epigenetics has arrived."—Time, January 2010 Epigenetic means "on the gene," and the term refers to the recent discovery that stress in the environment can impact an individual's physiology so deeply that those biological scars are actually inherited by the next several generations. For instance, a recent study has shown that men who started smoking before puberty caused their sons to have significantly higher rates of obesity. And obesity is just the tip of the iceberg—many researchers believe that epigenetics holds the key to understanding cancer, Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, autism, and diabetes. ...