NRPB8A

Summary

Gene Symbol: NRPB8A
Description: RNA polymerase Rpb8
Alias: ATRPABC16.5, F20D21.7, F20D21_7, II AND III 16.5 KDA SUBUNIT, NRPE8A, RNA POLYMERASE I, RNA polymerase Rpb8
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Ream T, Haag J, Wierzbicki A, Nicora C, Norbeck A, Zhu J, et al. Subunit compositions of the RNA-silencing enzymes Pol IV and Pol V reveal their origins as specialized forms of RNA polymerase II. Mol Cell. 2009;33:192-203 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that Pol IV and Pol V are Pol II-like enzymes that evolved specialized roles in the production of noncoding transcripts for RNA silencing and genome defense. ..
  2. Zhong X, Hale C, Nguyen M, Ausin I, Groth M, Hetzel J, et al. Domains rearranged methyltransferase3 controls DNA methylation and regulates RNA polymerase V transcript abundance in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112:911-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This work sheds further light on the mechanism by which long noncoding RNAs facilitate RNA-directed DNA methylation. ..

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