Gene Symbol: NRPB8B
Description: RNA polymerase Rpb8
Alias: NRPD8B, NRPE8B, 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. Law J, Vashisht A, Wohlschlegel J, Jacobsen S. SHH1, a homeodomain protein required for DNA methylation, as well as RDR2, RDM4, and chromatin remodeling factors, associate with RNA polymerase IV. PLoS Genet. 2011;7:e1002195 pubmed publisher
  3. Xing D, Wang Y, Xu R, Ye X, Yang D, Li Q. The regulatory role of Pcf11-similar-4 (PCFS4) in Arabidopsis development by genome-wide physical interactions with target loci. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:598 pubmed publisher
    ..The potential regulation on both transcription and mRNA processing levels of each subset of the genes may explain the functions of PCFS4 in multiple aspects of Arabidopsis development and behavior. ..