Epigenetics and type 2 diabetes

Ling, Charlotte, Ronn, Tina and Nitert, Marloes Dekker (2011). Epigenetics and type 2 diabetes. In Helmtrud I. Roach, Felix Bronner and Richard O.C. Oreffo (Ed.), Epigenetic aspects of chronic diseases (pp. 135-145) London, United Kingdom: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-84882-644-1_9

Author Ling, Charlotte
Ronn, Tina
Nitert, Marloes Dekker
Title of chapter Epigenetics and type 2 diabetes
Title of book Epigenetic aspects of chronic diseases
Place of Publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Springer
Publication Year 2011
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1007/978-1-84882-644-1_9
ISBN 9781848826434
Editor Helmtrud I. Roach
Felix Bronner
Richard O.C. Oreffo
Chapter number 9
Start page 135
End page 145
Total pages 11
Total chapters 15
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) is a chronic multifactorial disease characterized by hyperglycemia, a result of impaired pancreatic beta cell function and insulin resistance by liver and peripheral target tissues, e.g., skeletal muscle and adipose tissue.
Keyword Human skeletal muscle
Genome wide association
Protein restricted diet
DNA methylation
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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