lateral element

Known as: axial element 
A proteinaceous core found between sister chromatids during meiotic prophase. [GOC:elh]
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Faithful transmission of the genome through sexual reproduction requires reduction of genome copy number during meiosis to… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
An essential feature of meiosis is interhomolog recombination whereby a significant fraction of the programmed meiotic double… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Completion of meiosis in mammals depends on the formation of the synaptonemal complex, a tripartite structure that physically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND While double-strand break (DSB) repair is vital to the survival of cells during both meiosis and mitosis, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Cohesins, which have been characterized in budding yeast and Xenopus, are multisubunit protein complexes involved in sister… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Spo11, a type II topoisomerase, is likely to be required universally for initiation of meiotic recombination. However, a… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Spo76p is conserved and related to the fungal proteins Pds5p and BIMD and the human AS3 prostate proliferative shutoff-associated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The preconditions and early steps of meiotic chromosome pairing were studied by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) with… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Using gene targeting in embryonic stem cells, we have derived mice with a null mutation in a DNA mismatch repair gene homolog… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Interactions between homologous chromosomes (pairing, recombination) are of central importance for meiosis. We studied entire… (More)
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