9. Autoimmunity

  1. Mihai D. Niculescu2 and
  2. Paul Haggarty3
  1. Donna Ray and
  2. Raymond Yung

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch9

Nutrition in Epigenetics

Nutrition in Epigenetics

How to Cite

Ray, D. and Yung, R. (2011) Autoimmunity, in Nutrition in Epigenetics (eds M. D. Niculescu and P. Haggarty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch9

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 Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813816050

Online ISBN: 9780470959824



  • Autoimmunity;
  • Histone deacetylase (HDAC);
  • diet;
  • DNA Methylation;
  • Lifetime Diet;
  • S-adenosylmethionine (SAM)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Environmental Agents, Epigenetics, and Autoimmunity

  • Epigenetics in different Autoimmune Diseases

  • Diet, DNA Methylation, and Immune-Mediated Diseases

  • Conclusions

  • References