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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
2016
Highly Cited
2016
The control of mRNA stability plays a central role in regulating gene expression. In metazoans, the earliest stages 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
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
The analysis of differential gene expression during preimplantation embryogenesis has been hindered by the paucity of biological… Expand
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
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