Epigenetic inheritance in evolution

@article{Jablonka1998EpigeneticII,
  title={Epigenetic inheritance in evolution},
  author={Eva Jablonka and Marion J. Lamb},
  journal={Journal of Evolutionary Biology},
  year={1998},
  volume={11}
}
We discuss the role of cell memory in heredity and evolution. We describe the properties of the epigenetic inheritance systems (EISs) that underlie cell memory and enable environmentally and developmentally induced cell phenotypes to be transmitted in cell lineages, and argue that transgenerational epigenetic inheritance is an important and neglected part of heredity. By looking at the part EISs have played in the evolution of multicellularity, ontogeny, chromosome organization, and the origin… 
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