Genetics & Epigenetics

An international, peer reviewed, open access journal focusing on all aspects of genetics and epigenetics, including technical and ethical issues.  Topics of interest include bookmarking, DNA methylation, gene silencing, histone modification, genomic imprinting, maternal effects, paramutation, the position effect, reprogramming, transvection, and X chromosome inactivation.

Editor in Chief: Dr. Christian Bronner

ISSN: 1179-237X

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Epigenetics and Cellular Metabolism
Wenyi Xu, Fengzhong Wang, Zhongsheng Yu and Fengjiao Xin
Genetics & Epigenetics 2016:8 43-51
Review | Published on 25 Sep 2016

Resetting Human Naïve Pluripotency
Jifang Xiao, Daniel H. Mai and Liangqi Xie
Genetics & Epigenetics 2016:8 37-41
Review | Published on 04 Aug 2016

The Evolution of Epigenetics: From Prokaryotes to Humans and Its Biological Consequences
Amber Willbanks, Meghan Leary, Molly Greenshields, Camila Tyminski, Sarah Heerboth, Karolina Lapinska, Kathryn Haskins and Sibaji Sarkar
Genetics & Epigenetics 2016:8 25-36
Review | Published on 03 Aug 2016 | Video abstract

Assessing the Causality Factors in the Association between (Abdominal) Obesity and Physical Activity among the Newfoundland Population—A Mendelian Randomization Analysis
Frank Barning and Taraneh Abarin
Genetics & Epigenetics 2016:8 15-24
Original Research | Published on 24 Jul 2016

A STAT6 Intronic Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism is Associated with Clinical Malaria in Ghanaian Children
Daniel Amoako-Sakyi, Selorme Adukpo, Kwadwo A. Kusi, Daniel Dodoo, Michael F. Ofori, George O. Adjei, Dominic E. Edoh, Richard H. Asmah, Charles Brown, Bright Adu, Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah, Godfred Futagbi, Sharif Buari Abubakari, Marita Troye-Blomberg, Bartholomew D. Akanmori, Bamenla Q. Goka, John Arko-Mensah and Ben A. Gyan
Genetics & Epigenetics 2016:8 7-14
Original Research | Published on 29 May 2016

Estrogen Receptor Alpha (ESR1) Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) Affect Malignant Melanoma Susceptibility and Disease Course
Hanna Glatthaar, Judith Katto, Thomas Vogt and Ulrich Mahlknecht
Genetics & Epigenetics 2016:8 1-6
Original Research | Published on 24 Feb 2016

Alkaline Phosphatase-Positive Immortal Mouse Embryo Fibroblasts Are Cells in a Transitional Reprogramming State Induced to Face Environmental Stresses
Monica Evangelista, Mariama El Baroudi, Milena Rizzo, Andrea Tuccoli, Laura Poliseno, Marco Pellegrini and Giuseppe Rainaldi
Genetics & Epigenetics 2015:7 33-41
Original Research | Published on 28 Dec 2015

Aberrant Splicing of Estrogen Receptor, HER2, and CD44 Genes in Breast Cancer
Kazushi Inoue and Elizabeth A. Fry
Genetics & Epigenetics 2015:7 19-32
Review | Published on 02 Dec 2015

Csf2 and Ptgs2 Epigenetic Dysregulation in Diabetes-prone Bicongenic B6.NODC11bxC1tb Mice
Erin Garrigan, Nicole S. Belkin, Federica Seydel, Zhao Han, Jamal Carter, Marcia McDuffie, Laurence Morel, Ammon B. Peck, Michael J. Clare-Salzler, Mark Atkinson, Clive Wasserfall, Abdoreza Davoodi-Semiromi, Jing-da Shi, Carrie Haskell-Luevano, Li-Jun Yang, John J. Alexander, Autumn Cdebaca, Teresa Piliant, Corin Riggs, Matthew Amick and Sally A. Litherland
Genetics & Epigenetics 2015:7 5-17
Original Research | Published on 11 Oct 2015

Distribution of Angiotensin-1 Converting Enzyme Insertion/Deletion and α-Actinin-3 Codon 577 Polymorphisms in Turkish Male Soccer Players
Korkut Ulucan, Canan Sercan and Türker Biyikli
Genetics & Epigenetics 2015:7 1-4
Original Research | Published on 20 Sep 2015

Maternal Stress, Preterm Birth, and DNA Methylation at Imprint Regulatory Sequences in Humans
Adriana C. Vidal, Sara E. Benjamin Neelon, Ying Liu, Abbas M. Tuli, Bernard F. Fuemmeler, Cathrine Hoyo, Amy P. Murtha, Zhiqing Huang, Joellen Schildkraut, Francine Overcash, Joanne Kurtzberg, Randy L. Jirtle, Edwin S. Iversen, and Susan K. Murphy
Genetics & Epigenetics 2014:6 37-44
Original Research | Published on 14 Sep 2014

Copy Number Variation of TLR-7 Gene and its Association with the Development of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Female Patients from Yucatan Mexico
Guillermo Valencia Pacheco, Darig Cámara Cruz, Lizbeth J. González Herrera, Gerardo J. Pérez Mendoza, Guadalupe I. Adrián Amaro, Yumi E. Nakazawa Ueji and Angélica V. Angulo Ramírez
Genetics & Epigenetics 2014:6 31-36
Original Research | Published on 22 Jul 2014

Effect of FTO Gene and Physical Activity Interaction on Trunk Fat Percentage Among the Newfoundland Population
Anthony Payne, Farrell Cahill, Guang Sun, J Concepci¤în Loredo-Osti and Taraneh Abarin
Genetics & Epigenetics 2014:6 21-30
Original Research | Published on 11 Jun 2014

Use of Epigenetic Drugs in Disease: An Overview
Sarah Heerboth, Karolina Lapinska, Nicole Snyder, Meghan Leary, Sarah Rollinson and Sibaji Sarkar
Genetics & Epigenetics 2014:6 9-19
Review | Published on 27 May 2014 | Video abstract

Bioinformatic Dissecting of TP53 Regulation Pathway Underlying Butyrate-induced Histone Modification in Epigenetic Regulation
Cong-Jun Li and Robert W. Li
Genetics & Epigenetics 2014:6 1-7
Original Research | Published on 17 Mar 2014

Epigenetics of Autoantigens: New Opportunities for Therapy of Autoimmune Diseases
Marko Radic and Sylviane Muller
Genetics & Epigenetics 2013:5 63-70
Review | Published on 29 Oct 2013

Changes in Methylation Patterns of Kiss1 and Kiss1r Gene Promoters Across Puberty
Amanda K. Wyatt, Monika Zavodna, Jean L. Viljoen, Jo-Ann L. Stanton, Neil J. Gemmell and Christine L. Jasoni
Genetics & Epigenetics 2013:5 51-62
Original Research | Published on 24 Oct 2013 | Video abstract

DNA Demethylation Pathways: Recent Insights
Cong-jun Li
Genetics & Epigenetics 2013:5 43-49
Review | Published on 28 Jul 2013

Unexplored Potentials of Epigenetic Mechanisms of Plants and Animals—Theoretical Considerations
Istvan Seffer, Zoltan Nemeth, Gyula Hoffmann, Robert Matics, A. Gergely Seffer and Akos Koller
Genetics & Epigenetics 2013:5 23-41
Review | Published on 30 Jun 2013

Loss of Imprinting of IGF2 Gene in the Chorionic Tissues of Spontaneously Eliminated Human Embryos
Danuta Zastavna, Halyna Makukh, Bogdan Tretjak, Olena Bilevych and Miroslaw Tyrka
Genetics & Epigenetics 2013:5 17-22
Original Research | Published on 10 Mar 2013

Epigenetic Effect of Chronic Stress on Dopamine Signaling and Depression
Sofia Moriam and Mahbub E. Sobhani
Genetics & Epigenetics 2013:5 11-16
Review | Published on 10 Feb 2013

Acute Psychosocial Stress-Mediated Changes in the Expression and Methylation of Perforin in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Virginia R. Falkenberg, Toni Whistler, Janna R. Murray, Elizabeth R. Unger and Mangalathu S. Rajeevan
Genetics & Epigenetics 2013:5 1-9
Original Research | Published on 28 Jan 2013

Expression and Epigenetic Change of the AR and FSHR Genes in the Granulosa Cells of Endometriosis Patients
Mika Hayashi, Yoshiki Yamashita, Atsushi Hayashi, Yoko Yoshida, Sachiko Kawabe, Masami Hayashi, Yoshito Terai, Hideki Kamegai and Masahide Ohmichi
Genetics & Epigenetics 2012:4 1-8
Original Research | Published on 14 Aug 2012

MicroRNA (miRNA) Expression is Regulated by Butyrate-Induced Epigenetic Modulation of Gene Expression in Bovine Cells
Cong-Jun Li, Robert W. Li and Theodore H. Elsasser
Genetics & Epigenetics 2010:3 23-32
Original Research | Published on 22 Nov 2010 | Highly accessed (previous month)

No Association Between Visfatin (NAMPT) Gene Variants and Metabolic Traits in the Newfoundland Population
Jennifer L Shea, JC Loredo-Osti and Guang Sun
Genetics & Epigenetics 2010:3 15-22
Original Research | Published on 13 Aug 2010

A High-Through Technique to Measure DNA Methylation
Zhiming Zhang, Jian Gao, Cheng Qin, Li Liu, Haijian Lin, Yaou Shen, Shibin Gao, Maojun Zhao, Haiping Ding and Guangtang Pan
Genetics & Epigenetics 2010:3 5-13
Short Report | Published on 21 Jun 2010

ETS-FUSions Networking, Triggering and Beyond
Yue Zhang
Genetics & Epigenetics 2010:3 1-4
Short Commentary | Published on 04 Feb 2010

UHRF1 Links the Histone Code and DNA Methylation to Ensure Faithful Epigenetic Memory Inheritance
Christian Bronner, Guy Fuhrmann, Frédéric L Chédin, Marcella Macaluso and Sirano Dhe-Paganon
Genetics & Epigenetics 2009:2 29-36
Review | Published on 14 Jan 2010

Global Genetic Profiles of Gene Network Disruption in Bovine Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Induced by Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV) Infection
Congjun Li, Robert W. Li, Theodore H. Elsasser and Stanislaw Kahl
Genetics & Epigenetics 2009:2 17-27
Original Research | Published on 08 Dec 2009

Genetics and Epigenetics of the TET-ETS Translocation Network
Martin S. Staege and Daniela Max
Genetics & Epigenetics 2009:2 1-15
Review | Published on 25 Aug 2009

Introductory Editorial (Genetics and Epigenetics)
Christian Bronner
Genetics and Epigenetics 2008:1 1
Published on 16 Sep 2008

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