chromatin silencing

Known as: chromatin-mediated maintenance of transcriptional inactivation, TGS, chromatin-mediated silencing 
Repression of transcription by altering the structure of chromatin, e.g. by conversion of large regions of DNA into an inaccessible state often… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Argonaute proteins play a major part in transcriptional gene silencing in many organisms, but their role in the nucleus of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Noncoding RNA is emerging as an important regulator of gene expression in many organisms. We are characterizing RNA-mediated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) regulate gene expression at the posttranscriptional level in the cytoplasm, but recent findings suggest… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Silencing of genomic repeats, including transposable elements, in Drosophila melanogaster is mediated by repeat-associated short… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
RNA interference (RNAi) is a universal and evolutionarily conserved phenomenon of post-transcriptional gene silencing by means of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Argonaute proteins are the core components of effector complexes that facilitate RNA interference (RNAi). Small interfering RNAs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Fission yeast centromeric repeats are transcribed into small interfering RNA (siRNA) precursors (pre-siRNAs), which are processed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The PCH2 gene of Saccharomyces cerevisiae is required for the meiotic checkpoint that prevents chromosome segregation when… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Post-transcriptional gene silencing (PTGS) of a green fluorescent protein (GFP) transgene is suppressed in Nicotiana benthamiana… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Silencing complexes in yeast and in the fly have many similarities. This repressive complex is assembled by a chain of… (More)
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