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pole plasm assembly

Establishment of the specialized cytoplasm found at the poles of the egg. An example of this is found in Drosophila melanogaster. [GOC:mtg_sensu]
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2020
2020
Makorins are evolutionary conserved proteins that contain C3H-type zinc finger modules and a RING E3 ubiquitin ligase domain. In… 
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2011
2011
2011
In many animals, germ-cell fate is specified by inheritance of the germ plasm, which is enriched in maternal RNAs and proteins… 
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2008
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2008
Cell fate is often determined by the intracellular localization of RNAs and proteins. In Drosophila oocytes, oskar (osk) RNA… 
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The DEAD-box RNA helicase Vasa (Vas) is required for germ cell development and function, as well as for embryonic somatic… 
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2002
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2002
Microtubules and the plus-end-directed microtubule motor Kinesin I are required for the selective accumulation of oskar mRNA at… 
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2002
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2002
Localization of the maternal determinant Oskar at the posterior pole of Drosophila melanogaster oocyte provides the positional… 
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The Drosophila gene vasa is required for pole plasm assembly and function, and also for completion of oogenesis. To investigate… 
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The Drosophila gene vasa encodes a DEAD-box protein, which is localized during early oogenesis to the perinuclear region of the…