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Chromosome theory:

Morgan and students

DNA as genetic substance

Avery
Watson and Crick

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Heterochromatin

Euchromatin

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Replication origin

Telomere

Centromere

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Centromere
equal segregation of the two
sister chromatids of a
chromosome

Carbon

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Discovery of telomeres

Muller
McClintock

Blackburn
Blackburn/Greider

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Problem of replicating the
linear ends of a ds DNA
molecule

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Barbara McClintock

Maize

Ac (activator) element
and
Ds (dissociation) element

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RNA interference
and
Genome defense

The different forms of RNA silencing

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RNA-mediated heterochromatin
formation in fission yeast

Chromatin and RNA regulation across eukaryotic kingdoms

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