Epidemiological studies have been demonstrated that fructose, which are used for beverages, are associated with the incidence of metabolic disorders. However, the pathological mechanism of fructose effect remains unclear. Recently, there are accumulating evidences that nutrition status may induce epigenetic modification, which lead to cause several diseases such as diabetes. Interestingly, it is becoming clear that the adverse effect of fructose is mediated by epigenetic modifications. Here, this chapter describes the epigenetic effect of high-fructose consumption.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)