female meiotic division

Known as: female meiosis 
A cell cycle process by which the cell nucleus divides as part of a meiotic cell cycle in the female germline. [GOC:dph, GOC:ems, GOC:mah]
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The mammalian X and Y chromosomes share little homology and are largely unsynapsed during normal meiosis. This asynapsis triggers… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Accurate control of spindle length is a conserved feature of eukaryotic cell division. Lengthening of mitotic spindles… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The Spo11 protein is a eukaryotic homologue of the archaeal DNA topoisomerase VIA subunit (topo VIA). In archaea it is involved… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In Neurospora, DNA unpaired in meiosis both is silenced and induces silencing of all DNA homologous to it. This process, called… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Sister chromatid cohesion ensures the faithful segregation of chromosomes in mitosis and in both meiotic divisions. Meiosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND There is increasing concern that exposure to man-made substances that mimic endogenous hormones may adversely affect… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Msh4 (MutS homolog 4) is a member of the mammalian mismatch repair gene family whose members are involved in postreplicative DNA… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In yeast, the DMC1 gene is required for interhomolog recombination, which is an essential step for bivalent formation and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A checkpoint mechanism operates at the metaphase/anaphase transition to ensure that a bipolar spindle is formed and that all the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
CONTRARY to the traditional view that microtubules pull chromosomes polewards during the anaphase stage of meiotic and mitotic… (More)
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