Gene Symbol: AGO9
Description: Argonaute family protein
Alias: ARGONAUTE 9, T10F18.180, T10F18_180, Argonaute family protein
Species: thale cress
Products:     AGO9

Top Publications

  1. Olmedo Monfil V, Durán Figueroa N, Arteaga Vazquez M, Demesa Arévalo E, Autran D, Grimanelli D, et al. Control of female gamete formation by a small RNA pathway in Arabidopsis. Nature. 2010;464:628-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that the Arabidopsis protein ARGONAUTE 9 (AGO9) controls female gamete formation by restricting the specification of gametophyte precursors in a dosage-..
  2. Havecker E, Wallbridge L, Hardcastle T, Bush M, Kelly K, Dunn R, et al. The Arabidopsis RNA-directed DNA methylation argonautes functionally diverge based on their expression and interaction with target loci. Plant Cell. 2010;22:321-34 pubmed publisher
    ..AGO functional diversification, we characterized three closely related Arabidopsis thaliana AGOs (AGO4, AGO6, and AGO9) implicated in RNA-directed DNA methylation...
  3. Chen C, Farmer A, Langley R, Mudge J, Crow J, May G, et al. Meiosis-specific gene discovery in plants: RNA-Seq applied to isolated Arabidopsis male meiocytes. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:280 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings advance our understanding of meiotic genes, gene expression and regulation, especially the transcript profiles of MGI genes and TE genes, and provide a framework for functional analysis of genes in meiosis. ..
  4. Durán Figueroa N, Vielle Calzada J. ARGONAUTE9-dependent silencing of transposable elements in pericentromeric regions of Arabidopsis. Plant Signal Behav. 2010;5:1476-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously showed that in Arabidopsis thaliana (Arabidopsis) mutations in ARGONAUTE9 (AGO9) result in defective cell specification during megasporogenesis...
  5. Rodríguez Leal D, León Martínez G, Abad Vivero U, Vielle Calzada J. Natural variation in epigenetic pathways affects the specification of female gamete precursors in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2015;27:1034-45 pubmed publisher
    ..This variation in cell differentiation is influenced by the activity of ARGONAUTE9 (AGO9) and RNA-DEPENDENT RNA POLYMERASE6 (RDR6), two genes involved in epigenetic silencing that control the ..
  6. Brosseau C, Moffett P. Functional and Genetic Analysis Identify a Role for Arabidopsis ARGONAUTE5 in Antiviral RNA Silencing. Plant Cell. 2015;27:1742-54 pubmed publisher
    ..In agreement with functional assays, we show that Potexvirus infection induces AGO5 expression and that both AGO2 and AGO5 are required for full restriction of PVX infection in systemic tissues of Arabidopsis. ..