Hot August Papers

Graham Dellaire genestructure at
Thu Aug 27 11:54:09 EST 1998

August  HOT Papers!
Recent articles relevant to chromatin structure

Derived from J. Bones Hot Papers in Chromatin Structure and Function

*Additions by G. Dellaire

*Distinct cytoplasmic and nuclear fractions of drosophila
heterochromatin protein 1: their phosphorylation levels and
associations with origin recognition complex proteins. 
Huang DW, et al. J Cell Biol. 1998 142(2): 307-318.

Characterization of the CP Complex, an Abundant Dimer of Cdc68
and Pob3 Proteins That Regulates Yeast Transcriptional Activation
and Chromatin Repression.
Brewster et al, J. Biol. Chem. 273: 21972-21979. 

Transcriptionally Active Xenopus laevis Somatic 5 S Ribosomal
RNA Genes Are Packaged with Hyperacetylated Histone H4,
Whereas Transcriptionally Silent Oocyte Genes Are Not.
Howe et al, J. Biol. Chem. 273: 20693-20696. 

Functionally Relevant Histone-DNA Interactions Extend Beyond the
Classically Defined Nucleosome Core Region.
Thiriet and Hayes, J. Biol. Chem. 273: 21352-21358.

*Chicken chromobox proteins: cDNA cloning of CHCB1, -2, -3 and their
relation to W-heterochromatin.
Yamaguchi K et al. Exp Cell Res 1998 Jul 10;242(1):303-314 

Evidence That Partial Unwrapping of DNA from Nucleosomes
Facilitates the Binding of Heat Shock Factor following DNA
Replication in Yeast .
Geraghty et al, J. Biol. Chem. 273: 20463-20472.

A histone deacetylase corepressor complex regulates the Notch
signal transduction pathway.
Kao et al, Genes Dev. 12: 2269-2277.

Igf2 imprinting does not require its own DNA methylation or
H19 RNA.
Jones et al, Genes Dev. 12: 2200-2207.

Structural homology between the Rap30 DNA-binding domain and
linker histone H5: Implications for preinitiation complex assembly.
Groft et al, PNAS 95: 9117-9122 

E1A directly binds and regulates the P/CAF acetyltransferase. 
Reid et al, EMBO J. 17: 4469-4477 

Human TAFII28 and TAFII18 Interact through a Histone Fold
Encoded by Atypical Evolutionary Conserved Motifs Also Found in
the SPT3 Family. 
Birck et al, Cell 94: 239-249 

SAP30, a Component of the mSin3 Corepressor Complex Involved
in N-CoR-Mediated Repression by Specific Transcription Factors.
Laherty et al, Molec. Cell 2: 33-42. 

Human SWI/SNF Interconverts a Nucleosome between Its Base
State and a Stable Remodeled State.
Schnitzler et al, Cell 94: 17-27.

Activated RSC-Nucleosome Complex and Persistently Altered Form
of the Nucleosome 
Lorch et al, Cell 94: 29-34.

Histone-like TAFs within the PCAF Histone Acetylase Complex. 
Ogryzko t al, Cell 94: 35-44.

A Subset of TAFIIs Are Integral Components of the SAGA Complex
Required for Nucleosome Acetylation and Transcriptional
Stimulation.  Grant et al, Cell 94: 45-53.

Linker DNA and H1-Dependent Reorganization of Histone-DNA
Interactions within the Nucleosome.
Lee and Hayes, Biochem. 37: 8622-8628.

Xenopus TFIIIA Gene Transcription Is Dependent on cis-Element
Positioning and Chromatin Structure.
  Pfaff and Taylor, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 3811-3818.

Role of Histone H1 as an Architectural Determinant of Chromatin
Structure and as a Specific Repressor of Transcription on Xenopus
Oocyte 5S rRNA Genes 
Sera and Wolffe, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 3668-3680.

Transcriptional Regulation of the MDR1 Gene by Histone
Acetyltransferase and Deacetylase Is Mediated by NF-Y 
Jin and Scotto, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 4377-4384.

The C-Terminal Domain of Sin1 Interacts with the SWI-SNF
Complex in Yeast 
Pérez-Martín and Johnson , Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 4157-4164.

Nucleosome Unfolding during DNA Repair in Normal and
Xeroderma Pigmentosum (Group C) Human Cells.
Baxter and Smerdon, J. Biol. Chem. 273: 17517-17524.

Identification of Xenopus SMC protein complexes required for sister
chromatid cohesion.
Losada et al, Genes Dev. 12: 1986-1997.

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