germ plasm

Differentiated cytoplasm associated with a pole of an oocyte, egg or early embryo that will be inherited by the cells that will give rise to the germ… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In most animals, primordial germ cell (PGC) specification and development depend on maternally provided cytoplasmic determinants… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Germ cell fate in mice is induced in proximal epiblast cells by the extra-embryonic ectoderm, and is not acquired through the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Work in different organisms revealed that the vasa gene product is essential for germline specification. Here, we describe the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Xdazl is an RNA component of Xenopus germ plasm and encodes an RNA-binding protein that can act as a functional homologue of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We have identified a localized RNA component of Xenopus germ plasm. This RNA, Xdazl (Xenopus DAZ-like), encodes a protein… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Broadening of the genetic base and systematic exploitation of heterosis in faba bean requires reliable information on the genetic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In Drosophila, the localization of maternal determinants to the posterior pole of the oocyte is required for abdominal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The oskar gene directs germ plasm assembly and controls the number of germ cell precursors formed at the posterior pole of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Oskar is one of seven Drosophila maternal-effect genes that are necessary for germline and abdomen formation. We have cloned… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Developmental analysis of a newly isolated maternal effect grandchildless mutant, tudor (tud), in Drosophila melanogaster… (More)
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