A conserved mechanism for post-transcriptional gene silencing?

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Abstract

Proteins with homology to RNA-directed RNA polymerases function in post-transcriptional gene silencing: in quelling in the fungus Neurospora crassa, RNAi in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegons, and co-suppression in the mustard plant Arabidopsis thaliana. These findings are consistent with a conserved mechanism operating in these diverse species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalGenome Biology
Volume1
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2000

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RNA-directed RNA polymerase
Caenorhabditis
Neurospora crassa
RNA Interference
RNA interference
RNA
Arabidopsis thaliana
Nematoda
fungi
gene
homology
nematode
RNA Replicase
Mustard Plant
proteins
fungus
Arabidopsis
protein
Fungi
Proteins

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  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics

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A conserved mechanism for post-transcriptional gene silencing? / Maine, Eleanor M.

In: Genome Biology, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2000.

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