Epigenetic Markers

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M. Widschwendter, S. Srivastava
IOS Press, 2007 - Medical - 137 pages
DNA methylation is an epigenetic process that occurs when a methyl group binds to one of DNA's four bases, cytosine. These changes are responsible for controlling the activity of genes by turning them off. This book contains ten articles that explore the details and challenges of cancer epigenetics.
 

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Contents

DISEASE MARKERS
1
Epigenetic markers for molecular detection of prostate cancer
31
G Strathdee
43
Zitt M Zitt and H M Müller
51
B Hesson W N Cooper and F Latif
73
H Fiegl and K Elmasry
89
P Hau R Stupp and M E Hegi
97
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105
T A Alonzo and K D Siegmund
113
A Cooney
121
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