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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
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Yeast mutants lacking meiotic proteins Zip1, Zip2, Zip3, Mer3, and/or Msh5 (ZMMs) were analyzed for recombination, synaptonemal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
  • M. Moses
  • Chromosoma
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 10261102
Using the Counce-Meyer spreading technique, in over 70 spermatocytes it was possible consistently to obtain whole, flattened… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The Spo11 protein initiates meiotic recombination by generating DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) and is required for meiotic… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The mouse Dmc1 gene is an E. coli RecA homolog that is specifically expressed in meiosis. The DMC1 protein was detected in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
  • C. Huckins
  • The Anatomical record
  • 1978
  • Corpus ID: 25170035
The phenomena of spermatogonial degeneration have been studied in normal adult rat testes using a simplified classification of… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
  • L. Russell
  • The American journal of anatomy
  • 1977
  • Corpus ID: 32850078
The progressive movement of primary spermatocytes from the basal to the adluminal compartment of the seminiferous tubule was… Expand
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Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
  • V. Monesi
  • Experimental cell research
  • 1965
  • Corpus ID: 28334541
Abstract 1. 1. Ribonucleic acid and protein synthesis in germ cells and Sertoli cells of the mouse testis was studied using… Expand
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