Ann Depicker and Matthew Sanders, University of Gent, Belgium and Peter Meyer, Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds, UK.
2. RNA interference: double-stranded RNAs and the processing machinery.
Jan Kooter, Department of Genetics, Vrije University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
3. RNA-mediated DNA methylation.
Marjori Matzke, Tatsuo Kanno, Bruno Huettel and Estelle Jaligot, Gregor Mendel-Institut, Vienna, Austria; M. Florian Mette, IPK Gatersleben, Germany; David Kreil, Department of Genetics/Inference Group, University of Cambridge, UK; Lucia Daxinger, Philipp Rovina, Werner Aufsatz and Antonius Matzke, Gregor Mendel-Institut, Vienna, Austria.
4. Heterochromatin and the control of gene silencing in plants.
Gunter Reuter, A Fischer and I Hofmann, Martin Luther University, Institute for Genetics, Halle, Germany.
5. When alleles meet: paramutation.
Marieke Louwers, Max Haring and Maike Stam, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
6. Genomic imprinting in plants: a predominantly maternal affair.
Ueli Grossniklaus, Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zürich, Switzerland.
7. Nucleolar dominance and rRNA gene dosage control: a paradigm for transcriptional regulation via an epigenetic on/off switch.
Nuno Neves and Wanda Viegas, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Monte da Caparica, Portugal and Craig Pikaard, Biology Department, Washington University, Missouri, USA.
8. Virus induced gene silencing.
Tamas Dalmay, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK.
9. MicroRNAs: micro-managing the plant genome.
Sandra Floyd and John Bowman, Section of Plant Biology, University of California at Davis.
Annalls of Botany, 1-1, 2007
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