Macronucleus

Known as: Macronuclei 
A membrane-bounded organelle of ciliated protozoan cells that contains polyploid copies of a portion of the cell's complete genome. Transcription of… (More)
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
The impressive body of work on the major evolutionary transitions in the last 20 y calls for a reconstruction of the theory… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila is a model organism for molecular and cellular biology. Like other ciliates, this species has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
During development of the somatic macronucleus from the germline micronucleus in ciliates, chromosome rearrangements occur in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Most eukaryotic telomeres contain a repeating motif with stretches of guanine residues that form a 3'-terminal overhang extending… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Phosphorylation of histone H3 at serine 10 occurs during mitosis in diverse eukaryotes and correlates closely with mitotic and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
INCENP is a chromosomal passenger protein which relocates from the centromere to thel spindle midzone during the metaphase… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Genotoxicity testing aims to detect a large range of genetic damage endpoints and evaluate such results in context of cell… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Macronuclei of the ciliated protozoan Tetrahymena thermophila possess a histone acetyltransferase activity closely associated… (More)
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1974
1974
Ciliated protozoa are characterized by generative micronuclei and vegetative polyploid macronuclei. Micronuclei of Stylonychia… (More)
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1974
1974
  • Joseph G Gall
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In the macronucleus of the ciliated protozoan, Tetrahymena pyriformis GL, the genes coding for 17S and 25S rRNA exist as free… (More)
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