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chromatin silencing at telomere

Known as: heterochromatic silencing at telomere, telomere chromatin silencing, telomeric silencing 
Repression of transcription of telomeric DNA by altering the structure of chromatin. [PMID:10219245]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Boundary elements hinder the spread of heterochromatin, yet these sites do not fully account for the preservation of adjacent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Ubiquitination of histone H2B catalyzed by Rad6 is required for methylation of histone H3 by COMPASS. We identified Bre1 as the… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
DOT1 was originally identified as a gene affecting telomeric silencing in S. cerevisiae. We now find that Dot1p methylates… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The amino-terminal histone tails are subject to covalent post-translational modifications such as acetylation, methylation, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The yeast Sir2 protein, required for transcriptional silencing, has an NAD(+)-dependent histone deacetylase (HDA) activity. Yeast… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The ends of chromosomes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae initiate a repressive chromatin structure that spreads internally and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
In the budding yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, genes in close proximity to telomeres are subject to transcriptional silencing… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In vivo, nucleosomes are formed rapidly on newly synthesized DNA after polymerase passage. Previously, a protein complex from… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Genomic silencing is a fundamental mechanism of transcriptional regulation, yet little is known about conserved mechanisms of… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Genes located near telomeres in yeast are subject to position-effect variegation. To better understand the mechanism of this… Expand