Chapter 10. Maternal Nutrition: Nutrients and Control of Expression

  1. Jim Kaput2,3,4 and
  2. Raymond L. Rodriguez Ph.D.2,5,6
  1. Craig A. Cooney

Published Online: 10 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471781797.ch10

Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition

Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition

How to Cite

Cooney, C. A. (2006) Maternal Nutrition: Nutrients and Control of Expression, in Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition (eds J. Kaput and R. L. Rodriguez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471781797.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center of Excellence in Nutritional Genomics, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  2. 3

    NutraGenomics, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  3. 4

    Laboratory of Nutrigenomic Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  4. 5

    Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  5. 6

    Bioinformatics Shared Resources Core, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683193

Online ISBN: 9780471781790

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Keywords:

  • maternal nutrition - nutrients and control of expression;
  • methyl metabolism and DNA methylation;
  • nutrigenomics and gene expression dietary modulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methyl Metabolism

  • DNA Methylation, Epigenetics, and Imprinting

  • Endogenous Retroviruses and Genome Integrity

  • Epigenetics and Nutrition Can Greatly Modulate Genetic Predispositions

  • Yellow Mouse Models of Epigenetic Regulation

  • A Variety of Maternal Effects Seen in Mice

  • Rat Models of Maternal Effects Leading to Diabetes

  • Maternal Effects on Memory and Aging

  • Epigenctic Effects in Foxes

  • Epigenetic Effects Related to Reproduction in Humans

  • Nutrients and Compounds That May Affect Early Development and Epigenetics

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References