zygotene

The cell cycle phase which follows leptotene during prophase I of meiosis, and during which each chromosome pairs with its homolog; the two become… (More)

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2011
2011
Formation of the synaptonemal complex (SC), or synapsis, between homologs in meiosis is essential for crossing over and… (More)
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2010
2010
The Caenorhabditis elegans inner nuclear envelope protein matefin/SUN-1 plays a conserved, pivotal role in the process of genome… (More)
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2004
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2004
The piwi family genes, which are defined by conserved PAZ and Piwi domains, play important roles in stem cell self-renewal, RNA… (More)
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2001
2001
Early recombination nodules (ENs) are protein complexes approximately 100 nm in diameter that are associated with forming… (More)
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2000
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2000
Restricted expression of a mouse Vasa homolog gene (Mvh) expression is first detected in primordial germ cells (PGCs) after… (More)
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1999
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1999
Members of the mammalian mismatch repair protein family of MutS and MutL homologs have been implicated in postreplicative… (More)
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1998
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1998
The mouse Dmc1 gene is an E. coli RecA homolog that is specifically expressed in meiosis. The DMC1 protein was detected in… (More)
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1997
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1997
We have analyzed the progressive changes in the spatial distribution of telomeres during meiosis using three-dimensional, high… (More)
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1996
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1996
ATM, the gene mutated in the inherited human disease ataxia-telangiectasia, is a member of a family of kinases involved in DNA… (More)
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1977
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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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