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Special Issue "Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance"
A special issue of Epigenomes (ISSN 2075-4655).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2021) | Viewed by 9443
Special Issue Editor
Interests: heritable epigenetics; longevity; chromatin; aging; epigenetics; gene expression
Special Issue Information
Multiple signaling networks exist to take in environmental information and adapt the genome in response to these environmental cues. In extreme environmental conditions, this epigenetic information can be transmitted to naive progeny to induce phenotypic changes. Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance has been known about for decades, but the molecular mediators of this non-genetic transmission of information are just now beginning to be deciphered. In this Special Issue, experts in the field of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance will describe some of the transgenerational epigenetic inheritance phenomena and delineate some of the molecular mediators of this non-genetic inheritance, including chromatin modifications, non-coding RNA, prions, and microbiota. Because none of these epigenetic cues function in isolation, papers will describe how these non-genetic cues can communicate with each other to help to reinforce epigenetic signals and detail some of the common and unique characteristics of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance paradigms.
Dr. Eric Greer
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Epigenomes is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
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- transgenerational epigenetic inheritance
- chromatin modifications
- DNA methylation
- histone modifications
- RNA inheritance