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chromatin silencing at centromere

Known as: centromere chromatin silencing, centromeric silencing, heterochromatic silencing at centromere 
Repression of transcription of centromeric DNA by altering the structure of chromatin. [GOC:mah]
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
In fission yeast, the RNAi pathway is required for centromeric heterochromatin assembly. siRNAs derived from centromeric… Expand
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2011
2011
The centromere is a highly specialized chromosomal element that is essential for chromosome segregation during mitosis… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Dicer initiates RNA interference by generating small RNAs involved in various silencing pathways. Dicer participates in… Expand
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2007
2007
Expression profiling, ChiP-CHIP and phenotypic analysis were used to investigate the functional relationships of class III NAD… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Dicer is the enzyme that cleaves double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) into 21-25-nt-long species responsible for sequence-specific RNA… Expand
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND The Drosophila melanogaster DDP1 protein is a highly evolutionarily conserved protein that is characterised by the… Expand
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2004
2004
The mating-type region of the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe comprises three loci: mat1, mat2-P and mat3-M. mat1 is… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Fission yeast centromeres are composed of two domains: the central core and the outer repeats. Although both regions are required… Expand
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2003
2003
In Drosophila, relocation of a euchromatic gene near centromeric or telomeric heterochromatin often leads to its mosaic silencing… Expand
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
In the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe genes are transcriptionally silenced when placed within centromeres, within or… Expand
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