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RNA, Messenger, Maternal

Known as: Maternal Messenger RNA, RNA, Maternal Messenger, mRNA, Maternal 
Messenger RNA derived from the maternal genome during oogenesis. It is stored in a masked state for translation in the early stages of embryogenesis.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
The maternal-to-zygotic transition (MZT) is one of the most profound and tightly orchestrated processes during the early life of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Significance Studies examining paternal exposure to diverse environmental stimuli propose that epigenetic marks in germ cells… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Piwi-associated RNAs (piRNAs), a specific class of 24- to 30-nucleotide-long RNAs produced by the Piwi-type of Argonaute proteins… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
In animals, egg activation triggers a cascade of posttranscriptional events that act on maternally synthesized RNAs. We show that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
During oogenesis, mRNA is actively transcribed and accumulated in growing oocytes, but this transcription stops before the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A major pathway of mRNA turnover in eukaryotic cells initiates with deadenylation, leading to mRNA decapping and subsequent 5' to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We find that mRNA synthesized within the Xenopus oocyte nucleus is translated with an efficiency 50 times less than that of mRNA… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The analysis of differential gene expression during preimplantation embryogenesis has been hindered by the paucity of biological… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
In an effort to understand how polarity is established in Xenopus oocytes, we have analyzed the process of localization of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Sheep embryos, radiolabelled with [35S]methionine, were studied during the first four cell cycles after fertilization to… Expand
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