Epigenetic transgenerational actions of environmental factors in disease etiology.

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The ability of environmental factors to promote a phenotype or disease state not only in the individual exposed but also in subsequent progeny for successive generations is termed transgenerational inheritance. The majority of environmental factors such as nutrition or toxicants such as endocrine disruptors do not promote genetic mutations or alterations in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tem.2009.12.007

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@article{Skinner2010EpigeneticTA, title={Epigenetic transgenerational actions of environmental factors in disease etiology.}, author={Michael K. Skinner and Mohan Manikkam and Carlos Guerrero-Bosagna}, journal={Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM}, year={2010}, volume={21 4}, pages={214-22} }