Environmental Epigenetics, Asthma, and Allergy: Our Environment's Molecular Footprints

Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir, Rachel L. Miller

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationToxicology and Epigenetics
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781119976097
StatePublished - 8 Aug 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • 'Pharmacoepigenetics' in asthma/allergy via epigenetic regulation
  • 'maternal effect' on the development of asthma and allergy
  • Asthma environmental toxicants and epigenetic regulation
  • DEP exposure, inducing histone modifications
  • Data on folic acid supplementation and asthma/atopy, controversial
  • Environmental epigenetics, asthma, and allergy, molecular footprints
  • Environmentally triggered epigenetic changes and asthma/allergy risk
  • Epigenetic regulation effects, preferentially, to predisposing genotypes
  • Epigenetic regulation, 'molecular footprints' left by environment on DNA

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