NRPB9B

Summary

Gene Symbol: NRPB9B
Description: RNA polymerases M/15 Kd subunit
Alias: NRPD9B, NRPE9B, RNA polymerases M/15 Kd subunit
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. 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. ..
  4. Tan E, Blevins T, Ream T, Pikaard C. Functional consequences of subunit diversity in RNA polymerases II and V. Cell Rep. 2012;1:208-14 pubmed
    ..Collectively, our results reveal a role for the ninth subunit in RNA silencing and demonstrate that subunit diversity generates functionally distinct subtypes of RNA polymerases II and V. ..