4. Roles of RNAi and Other Micro-RNAs in the Regulation of Epigenetic Processes

  1. Mihai D. Niculescu2 and
  2. Paul Haggarty3
  1. Muller Fabbri

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch4

Nutrition in Epigenetics

Nutrition in Epigenetics

How to Cite

Fabbri, M. (2011) Roles of RNAi and Other Micro-RNAs in the Regulation of Epigenetic Processes, in Nutrition in Epigenetics (eds M. D. Niculescu and P. Haggarty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813816050

Online ISBN: 9780470959824



  • RNA interference (RNAi);
  • siRNA Biogenesis and Physiology;
  • miRNA Biogenesis and Physiology;
  • miRNAs and epigenetic regulation;
  • tumor suppressor genes (TSG);
  • embryonic stem (ES) cells


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biogenesis and Physiology of siRNAs and miRNAs

  • siRNA-Dependent Epigenetic Modifications

  • miRNAs and Epigenetic Regulation

  • Conclusion

  • References