Transgenerational Inheritance of Paternal Neurobehavioral Phenotypes: Stress, Addiction, Ageing and Metabolism

  title={Transgenerational Inheritance of Paternal Neurobehavioral Phenotypes: Stress, Addiction, Ageing and Metabolism},
  author={Ti-fei Yuan and Ang Li and Xin Sun and Huan Ouyang and Carlos Campos and Nuno Barbosa Rocha and {\'O}scar Arias-Carri{\'o}n and Sergio Machado and Gonglin Hou and Kwok-fai So},
  journal={Molecular Neurobiology},
  • T. Yuan, Ang Li, K. So
  • Published 1 November 2016
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Molecular Neurobiology
Epigenetic modulation is found to get involved in multiple neurobehavioral processes. It is believed that different types of environmental stimuli could alter the epigenome of the whole brain or related neural circuits, subsequently contributing to the long-lasting neural plasticity of certain behavioral phenotypes. While the maternal influence on the health of offsprings has been long recognized, recent findings highlight an alternative way for neurobehavioral phenotypes to be passed on to the… 
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