1. Introduction

  1. Mihai D. Niculescu1 and
  2. Paul Haggarty2
  1. Mihai D. Niculescu1 and
  2. Paul Haggarty2

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch1

Nutrition in Epigenetics

Nutrition in Epigenetics

How to Cite

Niculescu, M. D. and Haggarty, P. (2011) Introduction, in Nutrition in Epigenetics (eds M. D. Niculescu and P. Haggarty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Nutrition and Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC, USA

  2. 2

    Nutrition & Epigenetics Group, Rowett Institute of Nutrition & Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Nutrition and Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC, USA

  2. 2

    Nutrition & Epigenetics Group, Rowett Institute of Nutrition & Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813816050

Online ISBN: 9780470959824

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Keywords:

  • epigenetic mechanisms and their roles;
  • DNA methylation;
  • nutrition, epigenetics, and health;
  • S-adenosyl-homocysteine (SAH);
  • Blood folate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Adaptation, an Evolving Concept

  • Epigenetic Mechanisms and their Roles

  • Nutrition, Epigenetics, and Health

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References