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Meiosis

Known as: Meioses, crossing over (meiosis), meiotic nuclear division 
A type of CELL NUCLEUS division, occurring during maturation of the GERM CELLS. Two successive cell nucleus divisions following a single chromosome… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Sexually reproducing organisms rely on the precise reduction of chromosome number during a specialized cell division called… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
  • K. Nasmyth
  • Annual review of genetics
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 42389799
The separation of sister chromatids at the metaphase to anaphase transition is one of the most dramatic of all cellular events… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Unitary models of meiotic recombination postulate that a central intermediate containing Holliday junctions is resolved to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A multisubunit complex, called cohesin, containing Smc1p, Smc3p, Scc1p, and Scc3p, is required for sister chromatid cohesion in… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The leptotene/zygotene transition of meiosis, as defined by classical cytological studies, is the period when homologous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
ATM, the gene mutated in the inherited human disease ataxia-telangiectasia, is a member of a family of kinases involved in DNA… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
DMC1 is a new meiosis-specific yeast gene. Dmc1 protein is structurally similar to bacterial RecA proteins. dmc1 mutants are… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
X-LINKED spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (Kennedy's disease) is an adult-onset form of motorneuron disease which may be… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Fragile X syndrome results from mutations in a (CGG)n repeat found in the coding sequence of the FMR-1 gene. Analysis of length… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We have discovered that single-stranded DNA containing short guanine-rich motifs will self-associate at physiological salt… Expand