leptotene

The cell cycle phase which is the first stage of prophase I in meiosis, and during which the chromosomes first become visible. [GOC:mtg_cell_cycle]
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Prior to the pairing and recombination between homologous chromosomes during meiosis, telomeres attach to the nuclear envelope… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Yeast mutants lacking meiotic proteins Zip1, Zip2, Zip3, Mer3, and/or Msh5 (ZMMs) were analyzed for recombination, synaptonemal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The Arabidopsis thaliana ASY1 gene is essential for homologous chromosome synapsis. Antibodies specific to Asy1 protein and its… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, meiotic recombination is initiated by Spo11-dependent double-strand breaks (DSBs), a process that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Large-scale physical mapping has been a major challenge for plant geneticists due to the lack of techniques that are widely… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The intranuclear arrangements of centromeres and telomeres during meiotic interphase and early prophase I of meiosis in… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The leptotene/zygotene transition of meiosis, as defined by classical cytological studies, is the period when homologous… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We have analyzed the progressive changes in the spatial distribution of telomeres during meiosis using three-dimensional, high… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
A procedure is described which permits the isolation from the prepuberal mouse testis of highly purified populations of primitive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The progressive movement of primary spermatocytes from the basal to the adluminal compartment of the seminiferous tubule was… (More)
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