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Recent and key(*) publications on RNA silencing

Baulcombe, D. (2007). "Amplified Silencing." Science 315: 199-200.

Baumberger, N., C.-H. Tsai, et al. (2007). "The Polerovirus silencing suppressor PO targets argonaute proteins for degradation." Current Biology 17: 1609-1614

*Baurle, I., L. M. A. Smith, et al. (2007). "Widespread role for the flowering time regulators FCA and FPA in siRNA-directed chromatin silencing." Science (in the press)

Boccara, M., A. Sarazin, et al. (2007). "New approaches for the analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana small RNAs." Biochimie doi:10.1016/j.biochi.2007.04.011.

Hernandez-Pinzon, I., N. E. Yelina, et al. (2007). "SDE5, the putative homologue of a human mRNA export factor, is required for transgene silencing and accumulation of trans-acting endogenous siRNA." The Plant Journal 50: 140-148.

*Molnar, A., F. Schwach, et al. (2007). "miRNAs control gene expression in single cell alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii." Nature 447(doi:10.1038/nature05903): 1126-1129.

Smith, L. M., O. Pontes, et al. (2007). "A novel SNF2 protein associated with nuclear RNA silencing and spread of a silencing signal between cells in Arabidopsis." Plant Cell 19: doi: 10.1105/tpc.107.051540

*Baulcombe, D. (2006). "Short Silencing RNA: The Dark Matter of Genetics?" Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology LXXI: 13-20.

*Herr, A. J., A. Molnar, et al. (2006). "Defective RNA processing enhances RNA silencing and accelerates flowering in Arabidopsis." Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 103(41): 14994-15001.

*Baumberger, N. and D. C. Baulcombe (2005). "Arabidopsis ARGONAUTE1 is an RNA Slicer that selectively recruits micro RNAs and short interfering RNAs." Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 102(33): 11928-11933.

Bayne, E. H., D. V. Rakitina, et al. (2005). "Cell-to-cell movement of Potato Potexvirus X is dependent on suppression of RNA silencing." Plant Journal 44: 471-482.

*Herr, A. J., M. B. Jensen, et al. (2005). "RNA polymerase IV directs silencing of endogenous DNA." Science 308: 118-120.

Schwach, F., F. E. Vaistij, et al. (2005). "An RNA-dependent RNA-polymerase prevents meristem invasion by Potato virus X and is required for the activity but not the production of a systemic silencing signal." Plant Physiology 138: 1842-1852.

*Baulcombe, D. (2004). "RNA silencing in plants." Nature 431(7006): 356-363.

Lu, R., I. Malcuit, et al. (2003). "High throughput virus-induced gene silencing implicates heat shock protein 90 in plant disease resistance." EMBO Journal 22(21): 5690-5699.

Voinnet, O., S. Rivas, et al. (2003). "An enhanced transient expression system in plants based on suppression of gene silencing by the p19 protein of tomato bushy stunt virus." Plant Journal 33(5): 949-956.

*Hamilton, A. J., O. Voinnet, et al. (2002). "Two classes of short interfering RNA in RNA silencing." EMBO Journal 21(17): 4671-4679.

*Jones, L., F. Ratcliff, et al. (2001). "RNA-directed transcriptional gene silencing in plants can be inherited independently of the RNA trigger and requires Met1 for maintenance." Current Biology 11: 747-757.

Ratcliff, F., A. M. Martin-Hernandez, et al. (2001). "Tobacco rattle virus as a vector for analysis of gene function by silencing." Plant Journal 25(2): 237-245.

*Dalmay, T., A. J. Hamilton, et al. (2000). "An RNA-dependent RNA polymerase gene in Arabidopsis is required for posttranscriptional gene silencing mediated by a transgene but not by a virus." Cell 101(5): 543-553.

Baulcombe, D. C. (1999). "Fast forward genetics based on virus-induced gene silencing." Current Opinion In Plant Biology 2(2): 109-113.

Hamilton, A. J. and D. C. Baulcombe (1999). "A species of small antisense RNA in post-transcriptional gene silencing in plants." Science 286: 950-952.

Jones, L., A. J. Hamilton, et al. (1999). "RNA-DNA interactions and DNA methylation in post-transcriptional gene silencing." Plant Cell 11: 2291-2302.

Ratcliff, F. G., S. A. MacFarlane, et al. (1999). "Gene silencing without DNA. RNA-mediated cross-protection between viruses." Plant Cell 11(7): 1207-16.

Voinnet, O., Y. M. Pinto, et al. (1999). "Suppression of gene silencing: a general strategy used by diverse DNA and RNA viruses." Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 96(24): 14147-14152.

Ruiz, M. T., O. Voinnet, et al. (1998). "Initiation and maintenance of virus-induced gene silencing." Plant Cell 10: 937-946.

*Voinnet, O., P. Vain, et al. (1998). "Systemic spread of sequence-specific transgene RNA degradation is initiated by localised introduction of ectopic promoterless DNA." Cell 95(2): 177-187.

*Ratcliff, F., B. D. Harrison, et al. (1997). "A similarity between viral defense and gene silencing in plants." Science 276: 1558-1560.

Baulcombe, D. C. (1996). "RNA as a target and an initiator of post-transcriptional gene silencing in transgenic plants." Plant Molecular Biology 32(1-2): 79-88.

Mueller, E., J. E. Gilbert, et al. (1995). "Homology-dependent resistance: transgenic virus resistance in plants related to homology-dependent gene silencing." Plant J. 7(6): 1001-1013.