Transgenerational epigenetic effects.

@article{Youngson2008TransgenerationalEE,
  title={Transgenerational epigenetic effects.},
  author={Neil A. Youngson and Emma Whitelaw},
  journal={Annual review of genomics and human genetics},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={
          233-57
        }
}
Transgenerational epigenetic effects include all processes that have evolved to achieve the nongenetic determination of phenotype. There has been a long-standing interest in this area from evolutionary biologists, who refer to it as non-Mendelian inheritance. Transgenerational epigenetic effects include both the physiological and behavioral (intellectual) transfer of information across generations. Although in most cases the underlying molecular mechanisms are not understood, modifications of… 

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