heterochromatin assembly

Known as: establishment of heterochromatin architecture, heterochromatin formation 
The assembly of chromatin into heterochromatin, a compact and highly condensed form that is often, but not always, transcriptionally silent. [GOC:mah… (More)

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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Heterochromatin in eukaryotic genomes regulates diverse chromosomal processes including transcriptional silencing. However, in… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
In the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe, the RNA-Induced Transcriptional Silencing (RITS) complex has been proposed to… (More)
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2005
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2005
In Schizosaccharomyces pombe, the RNA interference (RNAi) machinery converts pericentromeric transcripts into small interfering… (More)
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2005
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2005
All eukaryotes have three nuclear DNA-dependent RNA polymerases, namely, Pol I, II, and III. Interestingly, plants have catalytic… (More)
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2005
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2005
In fission yeast, factors involved in the RNA interference (RNAi) pathway including Argonaute, Dicer, and RNA-dependent RNA… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The chromodomain is a conserved motif that functions in the epigenetic control of gene expression. Here, we report the functional… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Boundary elements hinder the spread of heterochromatin, yet these sites do not fully account for the preservation of adjacent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The higher-order assembly of chromatin imposes structural organization on the genetic information of eukaryotes and is thought to… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
We propose a model for heterochromatin assembly that links DNA methylation with histone methylation and DNA replication. The… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The assembly of higher order chromatin structures has been linked to the covalent modifications of histone tails. We provide in… (More)
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