Tudor domain proteins in development

@article{Pek2012TudorDP,
  title={Tudor domain proteins in development},
  author={Jun Wei Pek and Amit Anand and Toshie Kai},
  journal={Development},
  year={2012},
  volume={139},
  pages={2255 - 2266}
}
Tudor domain proteins function as molecular adaptors, binding methylated arginine or lysine residues on their substrates to promote physical interactions and the assembly of macromolecular complexes. Here, we discuss the emerging roles of Tudor domain proteins during development, most notably in the Piwi-interacting RNA pathway, but also in other aspects of RNA metabolism, the DNA damage response and chromatin modification. 

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