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Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... Epigenetics, the study of how experiences, environments, and exposures alter gene expression, is a vibrant new area of postgenomic life sciences research. Epigenetics research situates the maternal body as a central site of epigenetic programming and transmission, and as a significant locus of...
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By Susan Merrill Squier
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Book Chapter

By Susan Merrill Squier
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Book Chapter

By Susan Merrill Squier
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 03 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372608-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7260-8
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... Poised at a critical turning point in the history of genetics, postgenomic research in epigenetics and genomic plasticity obliges us to critically reexamine many of our most basic concepts. This essay argues that genomic research supports a radical transformation in our understanding of the...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... more limited significance than was once thought. This perspective is crucial to understanding the growing importance for medicine of research in epigenetics, metagenomics, and other paradigmatically “postgenomic” areas of science. ...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... temporality of the relationship between organisms and their habitats. The chapter explains how the permeability of germ cell membranes entails that a creature’s response to a habitat in one generation can shape the development and growth of offspring in subsequent generations via epigenetic markers. The...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... between the cultural figures of the hungry, lower-caste rural person and the overfed middle-class urbanite. This subject became known in biomedical discourses and epigenetic science as “the thin-fat Indian”: the body that absorbs prosperity into its very constitution, even as that constitution...
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By Annemarie Mol
Published: 01 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012924-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1292-4
...: Nutritional Epigenetics and the New Metabolism. BioSocieties 6, no. 2 (2011): 167 94. Landecker, Hannah, and Aaron Panofsky. From Social Structure to Gene Reg- ulation, and Back: A Critical Introduction to Environmental Epigenetics for Sociology. Annual Review of Sociology 39 (2013): 333 57. Lang, Tim...