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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Formation of the synaptonemal complex (SC), or synapsis, between homologs in meiosis is essential for crossing over and… Expand
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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
The piwi family genes, which are defined by conserved PAZ and Piwi domains, play important roles in stem cell self-renewal, RNA… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We investigated the role of Caenorhabditis elegans rad-51 during meiotic prophase. We showed that rad-51 mutant worms are viable… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We have studied four Caenorhabditis elegans homologs of the Rad21/Scc1/Rec8 sister-chromatid cohesion protein family. Based on… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
ATM, the gene mutated in the inherited human disease ataxia-telangiectasia, is a member of a family of kinases involved in DNA… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Synaptonemal complexes (SCs) are structures that are formed between homologous chromosomes during meiotic prophase. They are… Expand
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