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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… 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2014
Review
2014
  • Minju HaV. Kim
  • Nature reviews. Molecular cell biology
  • 2014
  • Corpus ID: 205495632
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small non-coding RNAs that function as guide molecules in RNA silencing. Targeting most protein-coding… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are important post-transcriptional regulators of gene expression that act by direct base pairing to target… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
SummaryArgonaute proteins were first discovered genetically, and extensive research in the past few years has revealed that… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Argonaute proteins and small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) are the known signature components of the RNA interference effector… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Gene silencing through RNA interference (RNAi) is carried out by RISC, the RNA-induced silencing complex. RISC contains two… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
In conclusion, Argonaute proteins comprise a highly conserved protein family that is involved in a variety of RNA silencing… 
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…