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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… Expand
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2013
2013
Summary Translation of oskar messenger RNA (mRNA) is activated at the posterior of the Drosophila oocyte, producing Long Oskar… Expand
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Vasa (Vas) is a conserved DEAD-box RNA helicase expressed in germline cells that localizes to a characteristic perinuclear… Expand
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2011
2011
In many animals, germ-cell fate is specified by inheritance of the germ plasm, which is enriched in maternal RNAs and proteins… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cell fate is often determined by the intracellular localization of RNAs and proteins. In Drosophila oocytes, oskar (osk) RNA… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Microtubules and the plus-end-directed microtubule motor Kinesin I are required for the selective accumulation of oskar mRNA at… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Localization of the maternal determinant Oskar at the posterior pole of Drosophila melanogaster oocyte provides the positional… Expand
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The localization of Oskar at the posterior pole of the Drosophila oocyte induces the assembly of the pole plasm and therefore… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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