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Argonaute Proteins

Known as: Proteins, Argonaute, Argonaute Protein, Argonaute 
A family of RNA-binding proteins that has specificity for MICRORNAS and SMALL INTERFERING RNA molecules. The proteins take part in RNA processing… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
  • G. Meister
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
  • 2013
  • Corpus ID: 5210500
Small-RNA-guided gene regulation has emerged as one of the fundamental principles in cell function, and the major protein players… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are important post-transcriptional regulators of gene expression that act by direct base pairing to target… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Argonaute (AGO) proteins recruit small RNAs to form the core of RNAi effector complexes. Arabidopsis encodes ten AGO proteins and… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
SummaryArgonaute proteins were first discovered genetically, and extensive research in the past few years has revealed that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Argonaute (AGO) proteins interact with small RNAs to mediate gene silencing. C. elegans contains 27 AGO genes, raising the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
RNA silencing processes are guided by small RNAs known as siRNAs and microRNAs (miRNAs) . They reside in ribonucleoprotein… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Argonaute proteins and small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) are the known signature components of the RNA interference effector… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In mammalian cells, both microRNAs (miRNAs) and small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) are thought to be loaded into the same RNA… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
In conclusion, Argonaute proteins comprise a highly conserved protein family that is involved in a variety of RNA silencing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Eukaryotic heterochromatin is characterized by a high density of repeats and transposons, as well as by modified histones, and… Expand