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The effects of folate deficiency on genomic and site-specific DNA methylation

Joanne Mary Stempak

The effects of folate deficiency on genomic and site-specific DNA methylation

by Joanne Mary Stempak

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2003.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20125372M
ISBN 100612782379
OCLC/WorldCa56329737

in the mouse experiment, teh mice were fed BPA, which _____ methylation at teh agouti gene, and thus thie mice were then more likely to express it. However, then one mouse was given a diet that counteracted the effects of the BPA, and thus, one expressed the gene and the one whose died didn't supplment turned out to be agouti. Dr Toby Andrew. Faculty of whether the interaction between mildly elevated plasma tHcy and the cC > T polymorphism is associated with site-specific changes in DNA methylation in humans. We used data on plasma tHcy levels, cC > T polymorphism, and site-specific DNA methylation levels for a total of white women and men from.

The precise location of DNA methylation at CpG sites provides context for how methylation affects gene expression. Both global (genome-wide) changes and site-specific effects that are more nuanced and only affect small regions of the genome (e.g., specific genes) can be influenced by the environment. Histones and Other Chromatin-Associated Proteins. Finding a Path to Safety in Food Allergy: Assessment of the Global Burden, Causes, Prevention, DNA methylation was measured at , genomic loci in whole blood samples from Caucasian children with cow milk allergy (cases) and 76 nonallergic and nonatopic Caucasian children (controls) using the Illumina HumanMethylation arrays.

Genomic maps and comparative analysis of histone modifications in human and mouse. Uteroplacental insufficiency induces site-specific changes in histone H3 covalent modifications and affects DNA-histone H3 positioning in DNA methylation and the impact of folate deficiency on tumor numbers in Min mice. Carcinogenesis 61–65, Cited by: Aug 24,  · Epidemiological studies implicated high-saturated dietary fat and protein as a risk factor for colon cancer and established that high fiber, high fruit and vegetable content are protective [17,18].The success of the dietary fiber hypothesis [20,21] is particularly intriguing in light of the recognition that the actual protective agent is not the fiber itself, but the cell wall components.


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The effects of folate deficiency on genomic and site-specific DNA methylation by Joanne Mary Stempak Download PDF EPUB FB2

Our results are also consistent with other studies showing that in vitro FA deficiency can result in both site-specific hypermethylation and global hypermethylation. A possible explanation for FA- SAM- and SAH-independent effects on DNA methylation may be via the modulation of the methylation steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com by: The effects are gene and site specific and appear to depend on cell type, target organ, stage of transformation, the degree and duration of folate manipulations, interactions with other methyl.

Jan 05,  · Studies of cancer patients and folate status and site-specific DNA methylation. For patients with a previous adenoma of the colon, to date, only 1 trial examined the effect of folic acid supplementation (1 mg/d for 3 y) on site-specific DNA methylation, and it was limited to 2 steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com by: Oct 01,  · Evidence of links between DNA methylation, gene expression, and carcinogenesis is substantial.

The evidence includes the common findings of genomic hypomethylation of DNA in tumor tissues and effects of site-specific alterations in DNA methylation on expression of protective enzymes, tumor suppressor proteins, and oncogenes (5, 6).Cited by: In the randomised, double blind, placebo controlled intervention study reported by Pufulete et al in this issue of Gut, 16 global genomic DNA methylation and folate status were assessed in patients with adenomatous polyps before and after supplementation with μg folic acid/day (twice the reference nutrient intake for this vitamin) or Cited by: The portfolio of evidence from animal, human, and in vitro studies suggests that the effects of folate deficiency and supplementation on DNA methylation are gene and site specific, and appear to Author: Young-In Kim.

Naturopathic Doctor Doni Wilson explains how our genetic makeup defines which enzymes need extra support in your body and the role the methylation cycle plays. Part 3 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In the first two parts of this blog series, we explored how genetic mutations (or SNPs) can [ ].

Genomic DNA methylation: the mark and its mediators. Trends Biochem Sci 89–97, Cell and stage of transformation-specific effects of folate deficiency on methionine cycle intermediates and DNA methylation in an in vitro Effects of folic acid supplementation on overall and site-specific cancer incidence during the randomised Cited by: 3.

Jun 11,  · Suboptimal folate status in humans is widespread. Folate maintains genomic stability by regulating DNA biosynthesis, repair and methylation. Folate deficiency induces and accelerates carcinogenesis by perturbing each of these processes.

This review presents recent evidence describing how these mechanisms act, and interact, to modify colon Cited by: Dietary Folate, SAM and DNA Methylation. Available evidence from both animal and human studies suggests that the effects of folate deficiency on DNA methylation are very complex, being cell type and target organ dependent, and are gene- and site-specificCited by: 1.

Mar 07,  · CONCLUSION • DNA methylation offers an important window into understanding the role of interactions between the environment and the genome in causing disease, and in modulating these interactions to improve human health • studies suggest that the effects of diet on DNA methylation are highly complex, appear to depend on cell type, target.

Apr 09,  · Folate-dependent DNA methylation may CpG site-specific DNA methylation (LINE-1, IGF2, BDNF, GRB10, and GRIN3B) in cord blood by maternal treatment group 1 In addition, the DNA methylation effects observed in these previous studies were examined ≤17 mo after birth, a period during which factors other than maternal folate during Cited by: Jun 02,  · Folate intake during pregnancy may affect the regulation of DNA methylation during fetal development.

The genomic regions in the offspring that may be sensitive to folate exposure during in utero development have not been characterized.

Using genome-scale profiling, we investigated DNA methylation in 2 immune cell types (CD4 + and antigen-presenting cells) isolated from neonatal cord Cited by: Jan 16,  · The most studied and best-understood fact is the relationship between dietary methyl donors (including vitamins B6 and B12, methionine, and folate) and DNA methylation.

As an essential amino acid, methionine plays the central role in the epigenetic regulation by serving as a methyl donor for methylation steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com: Zheming Lu, Dajun Deng. This method also allows the measurement of 5-methyl-2‘-deoxycytidine expressed as a percentage of total deoxycytidine residues in genomic DNA with %RSD for method precision of (within-day) and (day-to-day).

This LC/MS method for quantitative determination of genomic DNA methylation status is rapid, sensitive, selective, and steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com by: Feb 06,  · Genomic DNA was treated with sodium bisulfite using the EZ DNA methylation kit (Zymo Research).

Bisulfite converted DNA was amplified using primers and pyrosequenced as described previously [ 23 ]. LINE1 methylation levels were estimated by taking the average of the first three steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com by: Mar 01,  · Clinical recognition and aspects of the cerebral folate deficiency syndromes number of known CpG island sequences are hybridized with a sample enriched in CpG islands obtained by the digestion of genomic DNA methylation-sensitive endonucleases.

reduced enzyme activity and impaired heterochromatin binding leading to global Cited by: Epigenetic changes are how the DNA of elderly people is prone to damage. One role of DNA methylation is to prevent DNA damage.

In the elderly and those with aging-associated noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), DNA shows reduced methylation; consequently, the aging genome is unstable and accumulates DNA damage. While the DNA damage response (DDR) of the direct intracellular machinery repairs Cited by: 2.

DNA methylation assays can improve detection, monitoring, staging and classification of urological cancers and in the near future could be employed to select patient-adapted therapies.

In contrast, efficacy, application range and risk of inducing tumor progression of drugs targeting DNA methylation are yet to be determined in urological steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com by: 2. Epigenetics also integrates microRNAs (miRNAs) and there is an emerging framework integrating genomic methylation, histone modifications and the effects of miRNAs.

pregnancy on infant global and site specific DNA methylation: Role for folate gene variants and vitamin B R.H.

Uteroplacental insufficiency induces site-specific changes Cited by:. DNA methylation provides a relatively good means of sensitivity when identifying and detecting body fluids. In one study, only ten nanograms of a sample was necessary to ascertain successful results. DNA methylation provides a good discernment of mixed samples since it .Full Text The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase CT mutation induces cell‐specific changes in genomic DNA methylation and uracil misincorporation: A possible molecular basis for the site‐specific cancer risk modification.

by Sohn, The effects of folate deficiency in vivo on DNA stability (strand.In addition this vitamin is a key factor in the “site-specific” methylation of the cytosine base in DNA, which regulates epigenetic gene expression.

Results of studies showed that folate deficiency is a precancerous state, The role of folic acid and vitamin B12 in genomic stability of human cells. Mutat. Res., 57–Cited by: