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Adaptive variability in the duration of critical windows of plasticity: Implications for the programming of obesity

Jonathan CK Wells.

in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Developmental plasticity underlies widespread associations between early-life exposures and many components of adult phenotype, including the risk of chronic diseases. Humans take almost...

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Adolescent epigenetic profiles and environmental exposures from early life through peri-adolescence

Jaclyn M. Goodrich, Dana C. Dolinoy, Brisa N. Sánchez, Zhenzhen Zhang, John D. Meeker, Adriana Mercado-Garcia, Maritsa Solano-González, Howard Hu, Martha M. Téllez-Rojo and Karen E. Peterson.

in Environmental Epigenetics

P ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biological Sciences; Developmental Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 7573 words.

Epigenetic perturbations induced by environmental exposures at susceptible lifestages contribute to disease development. Even so, the influence of early life and ongoing exposures on the...

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The adolescent transition under energetic stress

Meredith W. Reiches, Sophie E. Moore, Andrew M. Prentice, Ann Prentice, Yankuba Sawo and Peter T. Ellison.

in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5125 words.

Background and objectives: Life history theory predicts a shift in energy allocation from growth to reproductive function as a consequence of puberty. During adolescence,...

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Ancestral vinclozolin exposure alters the epigenetic transgenerational inheritance of sperm small noncoding RNAs

Andrew Schuster, Michael K. Skinner and Wei Yan.

in Environmental Epigenetics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biological Sciences; Developmental Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 6687 words.

Exposure to the agricultural fungicide vinclozolin during gestation promotes a higher incidence of various diseases in the subsequent unexposed F3 and F4 generations. This phenomenon is...

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Antiviral drug resistance as an adaptive process

Kristen K. Irwin, Nicholas Renzette, Timothy F. Kowalik and Jeffrey D. Jensen.

in Virus Evolution

P ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology. 7861 words.

Antiviral drug resistance is a matter of great clinical importance that, historically, has been investigated mostly from a virological perspective. Although the proximate mechanisms of...

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Bisphenol-A and metabolic diseases: epigenetic, developmental and transgenerational basis

Paloma Alonso-Magdalena, Francisco J. Rivera and Carlos Guerrero-Bosagna.

in Environmental Epigenetics

P ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biological Sciences; Developmental Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 6177 words.

Exposure to environmental toxicants is now accepted as a factor contributing to the increasing incidence of obesity and metabolic diseases around the world. Such environmental compounds are...

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Characterizing the multiplicity of HIV founder variants during sexual transmission among MSM

Antoine Chaillon, Sara Gianella, Susan J. Little, Gemma Caballero, Francis Barin, Sergei Kosakovsky Pond, Douglas D. Richman, Davey M. Smith and Sanjay R. Mehta.

in Virus Evolution

P ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology. 3508 words.

Transmission of multiple founder variants has been associated with faster HIV disease progression. Many studies have attempted to determine the number of founder variants, mainly by...

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Childhood microbial experience, immunoregulation, inflammation and adult susceptibility to psychosocial stressors and depression in rich and poor countries

Graham A. W. Rook, Charles L. Raison and C. A. Lowry.

in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health

January 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 1979 words.

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Clinical and Foundational Briefs: A New Category of Publication

Gillian Bentley and Mark Schwartz.

in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

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Clinical consequences of human evolution shaped by cultural trends

Neil S. Greenspan.

in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 1365 words.

Recent reports suggest that increased human population size, decreased negative selection pertaining to some phenotypes and associated genotypes and a possibly increased de novo mutation...

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