Polar granule

Known as: P granule, germline granule, nuage 
A small cytoplasmic, non-membranous RNA/protein complex aggregates in the primordial germ cells of many higher eukaryotes. [GOC:dph, GOC:kmv, PMID… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In metazoans, Piwi-related Argonaute proteins have been linked to germline maintenance, and to a class of germline-enriched small… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
RNAi is a widespread mechanism by which organisms regulate gene expression and defend their genomes against viruses and… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
In Drosophila oocytes, activation of Oskar translation from a transcript localized to the posterior pole is an essential step in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
To demonstrate the cellular and subcellular localization of mouse vasa homologue protein during germ cell development, specific… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The posterior pole plasm of the Drosophila egg contains the determinants of abdominal and germ-cell fates of the embryo. Pole… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
In Drosophila embryos, germ cell formation is induced by specialized cytoplasm at the posterior of the egg, the pole plasm. Pole… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The posterior group gene staufen is required both for the localization of maternal determinants to the posterior pole of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Cytoplasm at the posterior pole of the early Drosophila embryo, known as polar plasm, serves as a source of information necessary… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Determinants of pole cells, which are precursors of the germ line, are provided maternally and are localized to the posterior… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Information necessary for the formation of pole cells, precursors of the germ line, is provided maternally and localized to the… (More)
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