HOT Papers for October/November (J. Bone and G. Dellaire)

Graham Dellaire dellaire at odyssee.net
Mon Nov 17 22:48:37 EST 1997


Hot Papers for October/November

As compiled by J. Bone and Organized by Subject by G. Dellaire

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Centromeres and Mitosis
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A method that allows the assembly of kinetochore components onto
chromosomes condensed in clarified Xenopus egg extracts.=20
Desai et al, PNAS 4: 12378-12383.


Swi/SNF and Chromatin Remodeling
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 Chromatin Remodeling and the Control of Gene Expression.
Wu, J. Biol. Chem. 272: 28171-28174.

Interplay of yeast global transcriptional regulators Ssn6p-Tup1p and
 Swi-Snf and their effect on chromatin structure.
Gavin and Simpson, EMBO J. 16: 6263-6271.

Essential functional interactions of SAGA, a Saccharomyces
cerevisiae complex of Spt, Ada, and Gcn5 proteins, with the
Snf/Swi and Srb/mediator complexes.
Roberts and Winston, Genetics 147: 451 - 465.

SNF2B-BRG1 Is Essential for the Viability of F9 Murine Embryonal
Carcinoma Cells.
Sumi-Ichinose et al, MCB 17: 5976 - 5986.


Repetitive DNA, Heterochromatin and Silencing
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Association of the Origin Recognition Complex with
Heterochromatin and HP1 in Higher Eukaryotes.
Pak et al, Cell 91: 311-323.

Direct evidence for SIR2 modulation of chromatin structure in yeast
rDNA.
 Fritze et al, EMBO J. 16: 6495-6509.

The Ubiquitin-Conjugating Enzyme Rad6 (Ubc2) Is Required for
Silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Huang et al, MCB 17: 6693-6699.



Histone Acetylation
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Isolation and Characterization of cDNAs Corresponding to an
Additional Member of the Human Histone Deacetylase Gene
Family.
Yang et al, J. Biol. Chem.1997 272: 28001-28007.

Role for ADA/GCN5 Products in Antagonizing Chromatin-Mediated
Transcriptional Repression.
Pollard and Peterson MCB 17: 6212-6222.

The Histone Acetyltransferase Activity of Human GCN5 and PCAF
Is Stabilized by Coenzymes.
Herrera et al, JBC 272: 27253-27258.


Chromatin and DNA repair
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Initiation and bidirectional propagation of chromatin assembly from
a target site for nucleotide excision repair.
Gaillard et al, EMBO J 16: 6281-6289.

Replication and Chromatin
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Mapping of DNA replication sites in situ by fluorescence microscopy.=20
Methods Cell Biol 53, 455-469 (1998)
van Driel R, Manders EM, de Jong L, Stap J, Aten JA

Replication initiation and elongation fork rates within a differentially
expressed human multicopy locus in early S phase.=20
Nucleic Acids Res 25(22), 4505-4512 (1997)=20
Scott RS, Truong KY, Vos JMH

Identification of HsORC4, a member of the human origin of replication
recognition complex.=20
J Biol Chem 272(45), 28247-28251 (1997)=20
Quintana DG, Hou Zh, Thome KC, Hendricks M, Saha P, Dutta A

Mapping and use of a sequence that targets DNA ligase I to sites of DNA
replication In vivo.
J Cell Biol 1997 Nov 3;139(3):579-587=20
Cardoso MC, Joseph C, Rahn HP, Reusch R, Nadal-Ginard B, Leonhardt H

High-Resolution Analysis of DNA Replication Domain Organization
across an R/G-Band Boundary.
 Strehl et al, MCB 17: 6157 - 6166.


Telomeres
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Functionally interacting telomerase RNAs in the yeast telomerase
complex.
Prescott and Blackburn, Genes Dev. 11: 2790-2800.

Telomere Shortening and Tumor Formation by Mouse Cells
 Lacking Telomerase RNA
Blasco et al, Cell 91: 25-34.

Telomere Shortening and Tumor Formation by Mouse Cells
Lacking Telomerase RNA Blasco et al, Cell 91: 25-34.

Epigenetics: CpG's/Methylation, Imprinting and X-inactivation
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Stabilization of Xist RNA Mediates Initiation of X Chromosome
 Inactivation
Sheardown et al, Cell 91: 99-107.
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 Imprinted expression of the Igf2r gene depends on an intronic CpG
 island.
Wutz et al, Nature 389: 745-748.

CpG Islands from the alpha-Globin Gene Cluster Increase Gene
Expression in an Integration-Dependent Manner.
Shewchuk and Hardison, MCB 17: 5856 - 5866.

Aberrant Silencing of the CpG Island-Containing Human
O6-Methylguanine DNA Methyltransferase Gene Is Associated with
the Loss of Nucleosome-Like Positioning.
Patel et al, MCB 17:5813 - 5822.

Nucleosomes and Histones and HMG's
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Archaeal chromatin: Virtual or real? (commentary)
Zlatanova, PNAS 94: 12251-12254.

 Archaeal nucleosomes.
 Pereira et al, PNAS 94: 12633-12637.

Amino Termini of Histones H3 and H4 Are Required for a1-alpha2
Repression in Yeast. Huang et al, MCB 17: 6555-6562.

Nucleosome Transactions on the Promoters of the Yeast GAL and
PHO Genes.
Lohr, JBC 272: 26795-26798.

Alleviation of Histone H1-Mediated Transcriptional Repression and
 Chromatin Compaction by the Acidic Activation Region in
Chromosomal Protein HMG-14.
Ding et al, MCB 17: 5843 - 5855.

Nucleosome Binding by the Polymerase I Transactivator Upstream
Binding Factor Displaces Linker Histone H1.
Kermekchiev et al, MCB 17: 5833 - 5842.

Somatic linker histones cause loss of mesodermal competence in
Xenopus.
Steinbach et al, Nature 389: 395-399.

Crystal structure of the nucleosome core particle at 2.8 =C5 resolution.
Luger et al, Nature 389: 251-254.

Transcriptional Regulation and Chromatin
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Transcriptional Regulation of Mammalian Genes in Vivo. A TALE
OF TWO TEMPLATES (review).
Smith and Hager, J. Biol. Chem. 272: 27493-27496.

 Cdc2 and Mitogen-activated Protein Kinases Modulate DNA
Binding Properties of the Putative Transcriptional Regulator
Chironomus High Mobility Group Protein I.
Schwanbeck and Wisniewski, JBC 272: 27476-27483.

Mini-review: The Chicken Lysozyme Locus as a Paradigm for the
Complex Developmental Regulation of Eukaryotic Gene Loci.
Bonifer et al, JBC 272: 26075-26078.

The Groucho/Transducin-like Enhancer of split Transcriptional
Repressors Interact with the Genetically Defined Amino-terminal
Silencing Domain of Histone H3.
Palaparti et al, JBC 272: 26604-26610

The H3/H4 Tetramer Blocks Transcript Elongation by RNA
Polymerase II in Vitro.
Chang and Luse, JBC 272: 23427-23434.

RNA Helicase A Mediates Association of CBP with RNA
 Polymerase II.
Nakajima et al, Cell 90: 1107-1112.




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