Graham Dellaire genestructure at
Wed Oct 21 18:17:01 EST 1998

Hot Papers for October
(taken in part from J. Bones list of Hot Papers)

*contributed by G. Dellaire
GenStructure Faq:
--------------THE PAPERS-------------------

*Ionic Control of Chromosome Architecture in Living and Permeabilized
Krzysztof Bojanowski, Donald E. Ingber p286-294

*Efficient Gene Trap Screening for Novel Developmental Genes Using
IRESgeo Vector and in Vitro Preselection
Paolo Bonaldo, Kamal Chowdhury, Anastasia Stoykova, Miguel Torres,
Peter Gruss p125-136

*Chromatin interaction mechanism of transcriptional control in vivo
Joost Gribnau, Ernie de Boer, Tolleiv Trimborn, Mark
Wijgerde, Eric Milot, Frank Grosveld, Peter Fraser
EMBO J. 1998 17 (20): p. 6020-6027

*Identification and Characterization of a Family of Mammalian
Methyl-CpG Binding Proteins
Brian Hendrich, Adrian Bird
Mol. Cell. Biol. 1998 18 (11): p. 6538-6547

*DNA Supercoiling Factor Localizes to Puffs on Polytene Chromosomes in
Drosophila melanogaster
Masatomo Kobayashi, Noriko Aita, Shigeo Hayashi, Kohichi Okada,
Tsutomu Ohta, Susumu Hirose
Mol. Cell. Biol. 1998 18 (11): p. 6737-6744

*The Locus Control Region Is Necessary for Gene Expression in the
Human beta-Globin Locus but Not the Maintenance of an Open Chromatin
Structure in Erythroid Cells.
Reik et al, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5992-6000.

Requirements for Chromatin Modulation and Transcription
Activation by the Pho4 Acidic Activation Domain.
McAndrew et al, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5818-5827.

Functional Characterization of the N Terminus of Sir3p.
Gotta et al, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 6110-6120.
Mammalian GCN5 and P/CAF Acetyltransferases Have
Homologous Amino-Terminal Domains Important for Recognition of
Nucleosomal Substrates.
Xu et al, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5659-5669.

Mitotic inactivation of a human SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex.
Sif et al, Genes & Dev. 12: 2842-2851.

Loss of transcriptional activity of a transgene is accompanied by DNA
methylation and histone deacetylation and is prevented by insulators.
Pikaart et al, Genes & Dev. 12: 2852-2862.

Transcriptional activators direct histone acetyltransferase complexes
to nucleosomes.
Utley et al, Nature 394: 498-502.

Chromatin, TAFs, and a novel multiprotein coactivator are required for
synergistic activation by Sp1 and SREBP-1a in vitro.
Näär et al, Genes & Dev. 12: 3020-3031.
Dynamics of Histone Acetylation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
Waterborg, J. Biol. Chem. 273: 27602-27609.
Components of the SMRT Corepressor Complex Exhibit Distinctive
Interactions with the POZ Domain Oncoproteins PLZF, PLZF-RAR-alpha,
and BCL-6.
Wong and Privalsky, J. Biol. Chem. 273: 27695-27702.

RP58 Associates with Condensed Chromatin and Mediates a
Sequence-specific Transcriptional Repression
Aoki et al, J. Biol. Chem. 273: 26698-26704.
The Non-histone Chromatin Protein HMG1 Protects Linker DNA on the Side
Opposite to That Protected by Linker Histones.
An et al, J. Biol. Chem. 273: 26289-26291.

Human Histone Deacetylase 2, HDAC2 (Human RPD3), Is
Localized to 6q21 by Radiation Hybrid Mapping.
Betz et al, Genomics 52: 245­246

Developmentally Regulated Xist Promoter Switch Mediates
Initiation of X Inactivation.
Johnston et al, Cell 94:809-817.

CpG methylation, chromatin structure and gene silencing-a three-way
Aharon Razin EMBO J. 17:4905-4908 

Binding of Trithorax and Polycomb proteins to the bithorax complex:
dynamic changes during early Drosophila embryogenesis.
Orlando et al, EMBO J. 17:5141-5150 

Two modes of transvection: Enhancer action in trans and bypass of a
chromatin insulator in cis.
Morris et al, PNAS 95: 10740-10745.

ETO, fusion partner in t(8;21) acute myeloid leukemia, represses
transcription by interaction with the human N-CoR/mSin3/HDAC1 complex.
Wang et al, PNAS 95: 10860-10865.

MLL, a mammalian trithorax-group gene, functions as a
transcriptional maintenance factor in morphogenesis.
Yu et al, PNAS 1998 95: 10632-10636

The three members of the pocket proteins family share the ability to
repress E2F activity through recruitment of a histone deacetylase.
Ferreira et al, PNAS 95: 10493-10498.

Packaging principle: how DNA methylation and histone acetylation
control the transcriptional activity of chromatin (REVIEW).
Alan Wolffe, J. Exp. Zool. 1998 282:239-244.

A Novel Function of the DNA Repair Gene rhp6 in Mating-Type Silencing
by Chromatin Remodeling in Fission Yeast.
Singh et al, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5511-5522. 

High-Resolution Structural Analysis of Chromatin at Specific
Loci:Saccharomyces cerevisiae Silent Mating Type Locus HML-alpha.
Weiss and Simpson, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5392-5403.

A Human RNA Polymerase II Complex Containing Factors That Modify
Chromatin Structure.
Cho et al, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5355-5363.

Targeted Recruitment of the Sin3-Rpd3 Histone Deacetylase Complex
Generates a Highly Localized Domain of Repressed Chromatin In Vivo.
Kadosh and Struhl, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5121-5127

Sir Proteins, Rif Proteins, and Cdc13p Bind Saccharomyces Telomeres In
Bourns et al, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5600-5608.

Core Histones and HIRIP3, a Novel Histone-Binding Protein, Directly
Interact with WD Repeat Protein HIRA.
Lorain et al, Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5546-5556.

The Gcn5-Ada Complex Potentiates the Histone Acetyltransferase
Activity of Gcn5.
Syntichaki and Thireos, J. Biol. Chem. 273:24414-24419.

Activation of Integrated Provirus Requires Histone
Acetyltransferase. p300 AND P/CAF ARE COACTIVATORS FOR
HIV-1 Tat.
Benkirane et al, J. Biol. Chem. 273:24898-24905.

DNA methylation models histone acetylation.
Eden et al, Nature 394:842.

Higher Order Chromatin Structures in Maize and Arabidopsis.
Paul and Ferl, Plant Cell 10:1349-1359.
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