2. Epigenetics in Skeletal Muscle Development

  1. Antonio Giordano2,3,4 and
  2. Marcella Macaluso2
  1. Cristina Giacinti1,2 and
  2. Antonio Giordano2,3,4

Published Online: 3 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118005743.ch2

Cancer Epigenetics: Biomolecular Therapeutics for Human Cancer

Cancer Epigenetics: Biomolecular Therapeutics for Human Cancer

How to Cite

Giacinti, C. and Giordano, A. (2011) Epigenetics in Skeletal Muscle Development, in Cancer Epigenetics: Biomolecular Therapeutics for Human Cancer (eds A. Giordano and M. Macaluso), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118005743.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Center for Biotechnology, College of Science and Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy

  3. 4

    Oncology Research Centre of Mercogliano (CROM), Avellino, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    DAHFMO, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

  2. 2

    Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Center for Biotechnology, College of Science and Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy

  4. 4

    Oncology Research Centre of Mercogliano (CROM), Avellino, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JUN 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471710967

Online ISBN: 9781118005743

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Keywords:

  • epigenetics and cell development, senescence and differentiation - in skeletal muscle development;
  • gene networks, control systems for development - process of development and process;
  • skeletal muscle and cancer - rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), the only cancer in muscles, a common soft tissue sarcoma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epigenetics

  • Skeletal Muscle and Cancer

  • References