Impact of Phytochemicals and Dietary Patterns on Epigenome and Cancer
- Publish Date: 2017-03-08
Cancer remains one of the leading causes of death around the world. Initially it is recognized as a genetic disease, but now it is known to involve epigenetic abnormalities along with genetic alterations. Epigenetics refers to heritable changes that are not encoded in the DNA sequence itself, but play an important role in the control of gene expression.