Fetal programming of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases: the role of epigenetic factors

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Monica Piras; Vassilios Fanos; Alberto Ravarino; Maria Antonietta Marcialis; Laura Vinci; Maria Cristina Pintus; Gavino Faa;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Hygeia Press di Corridori Marinella
  • Journal: Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine (issn: 2281-0692)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7363/030270
  • Subject: fetal programming | Parkinson’s disease | Alzheimer’s disease | epigenetics | neurodegeneration | Medicine | R | Pediatrics | RJ1-570

<p>In this paper, the main epigenetic factors involved in shaping the brain’s physical structure during development will be reviewed, with special emphasis on those related to Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease in adulthood. These factors are: preterm delivery,... View more
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