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Yeast Heterochromatin

The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is yeast heterochromatin.


Six Superlative Sources


· Gross, D.S. 2001. SIR proteins as transcriptional silencers. Trends Biochem. Sci. 26(11): 685-686.

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· Sekinger, E.A., and Gross, D.S. 2001. Silenced chromatin is permissive to activator binding and PIC recruitment. Cell 105: 403-414.

· Li, Y.C., Cheng, T.H., and Gartenberg, M.R. 2001. Establishment of transcriptional silencing in the absence of DNA replication. Science 291: 650-653.

· Imai, S.I., Armstrong, C.M., Kaeberlein, M., and Guarente, L. 2000. Transcriptional silencing and longevity protein SIR2 is an NAD-dependent histone deacetylase. Nature 403: 795-800.

· Fox, C.A., Ehrenhofer-Murray, A.E., Loo, S., and Rine, J. 1997. The origin recognition complex, SIR1, and the S phase requirement for silencing. Science 276: 1547-1551.

· Aparicio, O.M., Billington, B.L., and Gottschling, D.E. 1991. Modifiers of position effect are shared between telomeric and silent mating-type loci in S. cerevisiae. Cell 66: 1279-1287.

Other Excellent Sources


· Gartenberg, M.R. 2000. The SIR proteins of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: mediators of transcriptional silencing and much more. Curr. Opin. Microbiol. 3, 132-137.

· Guarente, L. 2000. SIR2 links chromatin silencing, metabolism, and aging. Genes Dev. 14, 1021-1026.

· Grunstein, M. 1998. Yeast heterochromatin: Regulation of its assembly and inheritance by histones. Cell 93: 325-328.

· Lustig, A.J. 1998. Mechanisms of silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 8: 233-239.

· Loo, S., and Rine, J. 1995. Silencing and heritable domains of gene expression. Annu. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol. 11, 519-548.

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· Rusche, L.N., and Rine, J. 2001. Conversion of a gene-specific repressor to a regional silencer. Genes Dev. 15: 955-967.

· Kirchmaier, A.L., and Rine, J. 2001. DNA replication-independent silencing in S. cerevisiae. Science 291: 646-650.

· Cheng, T.H., and Gartenberg, M.R. 2000. Yeast heterochromatin is a dynamic structure that requires silencers continuously. Genes Dev. 14: 452-463.

· Tanny, J.C., Dowd, G.J., Huang, J., Hilz, H., and Moazed, D. 1999. An enzymatic activity in the yeast SIR2 protein that is essential for gene silencing. Cell 99: 735-745.

· Wyrick, J.J., Holstege, F.C.P., Jennings, E.G., Causton, H.C., Shore, D., Grunstein, M., Lander, E.S., and Young, R.A. 1999. Chromosomal landscape of nucleosome-dependent gene expression and silencing in yeast. Nature 402: 418-421.

· Stevenson, J.B., and Gottschling, D.E. 1999. Telomeric chromatin modulates replication timing near chromosome ends. Genes Dev. 13: 146-151.

· Sekinger, E.A., and Gross, D.S. 1999. SIR repression of a yeast heat shock gene: UAS and TATA footprints persist within heterochromatin. EMBO J. 18: 7041-7055.

· Donze, D., Adams, C.R., Rine, J., and Kamakaka, R.T. 1999. The boundaries of the silenced HMR domain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genes Dev. 13: 698-708.

· Bi, B., Braunstein, M., Shei, G.J., and Broach, J.R. 1999. The yeast HML I silencer defines a heterochromatin domain boundary by directional establishment of silencing. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96: 11934-11939.

· Ravindra, A., Weiss, K., and Simpson, R.T. 1999. High-resolution structural analysis of chromatin at specific loci: Saccharomyces cerevisiae silent mating-type locus HMRa. Mol. Cell. Biol. 19: 7944-7950.

· Andrulis, E.D., Neiman, A.M., Zappulla, D.C., and Sternglanz, R. 1998. Perinuclear localization of chromatin facilitates transcriptional silencing. Nature 394: 592-595.

· Weiss, K., and Simpson, R.T. 1998. High-resolution structural analysis of chromatin at specific loci: Saccharomyces cerevisiae silent mating type locus HMLa. Mol. Cell. Biol. 18: 5392-5403.

· Strahl-Bolsinger, S., Hecht, A., Luo, K., and Grunstein, M. 1997. SIR2 and SIR4 interactions differ in core and extended telomeric heterochromatin in yeast. Genes Dev. 11: 83-93.

· Hecht, A., Strahl-Bolsinger, S., and Grunstein, M. 1996. Spreading of transcriptional repressor SIR3 from telomeric heterochromatin. Nature 383: 92-95.

· Triolo, T., and Sternglanz, R. 1996. Role of interactions between the origin recognition complex and SIR1 in transcriptional silencing. Nature 381: 251-253.

· Maillet, L., Boscheron, C., Gotta, M., Marcand, S., Gilson, E., and Gasser, S.M. 1996. Evidence for silencing compartments within the yeast nucleus: a role for telomere proximity and SIR protein concentration in silencer-mediated repression. Genes Dev. 10: 1796-1811.

· Boscheron, C., Maillet, L., Marcand, S., Tsai-Pflugfelder, M., Gasser, S.M., and Gilson, E. 1996. Cooperation at a distance between silencers and proto-silencers at the yeast HML locus. EMBO J. 15: 2184-2195.

· Braunstein, M., Sobel, R.E., Allis, C.D., Turner, B.M., and Broach, J.R. 1996. Efficient transcriptional silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae requires a heterochromatin histone acetylation pattern. Mol. Cell. Biol. 16: 4349-4356.

· Holmes, S.G., and Broach, J.R. 1996. Silencers are required for inheritance of the repressed state in yeast. Genes Dev. 10: 1021-1032.

· Hecht, A., Laroche, T., Strahl-Bolsinger, S., Gasser, S.M., and Grunstein, M. 1995. Histone H3 and H4 N-termini interact with SIR3 and SIR4 proteins: A molecular model for the formation of heterochromatin in yeast. Cell 80: 583-592.

· Cockell, M., Palladino, F., Laroche, T., Kyrion, G., Liu, C., Lustig, A.J., and Gasser, S.M. 1995. The carboxy termini of SIR4 and Rap1 affect SIR3 localization: evidence for a multicomponent complex required for yeast telomeric silencing. J. Cell. Biol. 129: 909-924.

· Shei, G.J., and Broach, J.R. 1995. Yeast silencers can act as orientation-dependent gene inactivation centers that respond to environmental signals. Mol. Cell. Biol. 15: 3496-3506.

· Aparicio, O.M., and Gottschling, D.E. 1994. Overcoming telomeric silencing: a trans-activator competes to establish gene expression in a cell cycle-dependent way. Genes Dev. 8: 1133-1146.

· Thompson, J.S., Ling, X., and Grunstein, M. 1994. Histone H3 amino terminus is required for telomeric and silent mating locus repression in yeast. Nature 369: 245-247.

· Lee, S., and Gross, D.S. 1993. Conditional silencing: The HMRE mating-type silencer exerts a rapidly reversible position effect on the yeast HSP82 heat shock gene. Mol. Cell. Biol. 13: 727-738.

· Braunstein, M., Rose, A.B., Holmes, S.G., Allis, C.D., and Broach, J.R. 1993. Transcriptional silencing in yeast is associated with reduced nucleosome acetylation. Genes Dev. 7: 592-604.

· Chien, C.T., Buck, S., Sternglanz, R., and Shore, D. 1993. Targeting of SIR1 protein establishes transcriptional silencing at HM loci and telomeres in yeast. Cell 75: 531-541.

· Renauld, H., Aparicio, A.M., Zierath, P.D., Billington, B.L., Chhablani, S.K., and Gottschling, D.E. 1993. Silent domains are assembled continuously from the telomere and are defined by promoter distance and strength, and by SIR3 dosage. Genes Dev. 7: 1133-1145.

· Gottschling, D.E. 1992. Telomere-proximal DNA in Saccharomyces cerevisiae is refractory to methyltransferase activity in vivo. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 89: 4062-4065.

· Gottschling, D.E., Aparicio, O.M., Billington, B.L., and Zakian, V.A. 1990. Position effect at S. cerevisiae telomeres: reversible repression of pol II transcription. Cell 63: 751-762.

· Pillus, L., and Rine, J. 1989. Epigenetic inheritance of transcriptional states in S. cerevisiae. Cell 59: 637-647.

· Mahoney, D.J., and Broach, J.R. 1989. The HML mating-type cassette of Saccharomyces cerevisiae is regulated by two separate but functionally equivalent silencers. Mol. Cell. Biol. 9: 4621-4630.

· Schnell, R., and Rine, J. 1986. A position effect on the expression of a tRNA gene mediated by the SIR genes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol. Cell. Biol. 6: 494-501.

· Brand, A.H., Breeden, L., Abraham, J., Sternglanz, R., and Nasmyth, K. 1985. Characterization of a "silencer" in yeast: a DNA sequence with properties opposite to those of a transcriptional enhancer. Cell 41: 41-48.

· Miller, A.M., and Nasmyth, K.A. 1984. Role of DNA replication in the repression of silent mating-type loci in yeast. Nature 312: 247-251.

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