Epigenetic Biomarkers and Diagnostics by José Luis García-Giménez

By José Luis García-Giménez

Epigenetic Biomarkers and Diagnostics contains 31 chapters contributed through major energetic researchers in uncomplicated and medical epigenetics. The ebook starts with the root of epigenetic mechanisms and outlines of epigenetic biomarkers that may be utilized in medical diagnostics and prognostics. It is going directly to speak about classical tools and subsequent new release sequencing-based applied sciences to find and examine epigenetic biomarkers. The e-book concludes with an account of DNA methylation, post-translational adjustments and noncoding RNAs because the so much promising biomarkers for melanoma (i.e. breast, lung, colon, etc.), metabolic problems (i.e. diabetes and obesity), autoimmune ailments, infertility, hypersensitive reaction, infectious illnesses, and neurological disorders.

The ebook describes the demanding features of study in epigenetics, and present findings relating to new epigenetic parts and modifiers, delivering counsel for researchers attracted to the main complex applied sciences and validated biomarkers for use within the scientific prognosis or analysis of disease.

  • Focuses on contemporary development in different parts of epigenetics, normal ideas concerning epigenetics, and the longer term customers of this self-discipline in medical diagnostics and prognostics
  • Describes the significance of the standard of samples and scientific linked information, and in addition the moral matters for epigenetic diagnostics
  • Discusses the advances in epigenomics applied sciences, together with next-generation sequencing established instruments and applications
  • Expounds at the software of epigenetic biomarkers for analysis and diagnosis of numerous ailments, highlighting the examine of those biomarkers in melanoma, cardiovascular and metabolic ailments, infertility, and infectious diseases
  • Includes a different part that discusses the relevance of biobanks within the upkeep of top quality biosamples and clinical-associated info, and the relevance of the moral elements in epigenetic studies

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BIOBANKS IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH The value of biobanks to translational medical science is widely recognized [21,22]. Promoting translational research and the application of innovative technology requires easy access support infrastructure to facilitate agile experimental demonstrations of a hypothesis or simulated models. In this scenario, biobanks constitute one of the most attractive alternatives contributing to building bridges between all the biomedical research specialties. ) in obtaining large amounts of data from high-quality samples [23], • t he need of large quantities of representative biological samples with their associated clinical information from different scenarios where the “-omics” technologies can be applied, and • the “globalization of biomedical research” through an increasingly abundant and close collaboration among different research groups around the world that implies the interchange of biological samples and data.

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Additionally, specific miRNA signatures with clinical value have been identified in the body fluids of cancer patients, making cell-free miRNAs good candidates for minimally invasive biomarkers [69]. The miRNAs and miRNA signatures from serum, urine, saliva, cerebrospinal fluid [70,71], and exosomes [72] have been described as promising diagnostic biomarkers. As has been pointed out before, some authors have attributed the unusual stability of miRNA in several biofluids, as well as in tissues, to their location within exosomes [73], since these vesicles act as a barrier to nucleases.

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