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Victor B. Zhurkin, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Cui F, Zhurkin VB.
Rotational positioning of nucleosomes facilitates selective binding of p53 to response elements associated with cell cycle arrest.
Nucleic Acids Res. 42: 836-47, 2014.
2)  Zhurkin VB, Olson WK.
Can nucleosomal DNA be described by an elastic model?: Comment on "Sequence-dependent collective properties of DNAs and their role in biological systems" by Pasquale De Santis and Anita Scipioni.
Phys Life Rev. 10: 70-2, 2013.
3)  Nikitina T, Wang D, Gomberg M, Grigoryev SA, Zhurkin VB.
Combined micrococcal nuclease and exonuclease III digestion reveals precise positions of the nucleosome core/linker junctions: implications for high-resolution nucleosome mapping.
J. Mol. Biol. 425: 1946-60, 2013.
4)  Macvanin M, Edgar R, Cui F, Trostel A, Zhurkin V, Adhya S.
Noncoding RNAs binding to the nucleoid protein HU in Escherichia coli.
J. Bacteriol. 194: 6046-55, 2012.
5)  Karamychev VN, Wang D, Mazur SJ, Appella E, Neumann RD, Zhurkin VB, Panyutin IG.
Radioprobing the conformation of DNA in a p53-DNA complex.
Int. J. Radiat. Biol. 88: 1039-45, 2012.
6)  Cui F, Cole HA, Clark DJ, Zhurkin VB.
Transcriptional activation of yeast genes disrupts intragenic nucleosome phasing.
Nucleic Acids Res. 40: 10753-64, 2012.
7)  Cui F, Sirotin MV, Zhurkin VB.
Impact of Alu repeats on the evolution of human p53 binding sites.
Biol. Direct. 6: 2, 2011.
8)  Zhurkin VB.
The first thirty years of nucleosome positioning: comment on.
Phys Life Rev. 8: 64-6; discussion 69-72, 2011.
9)  Olson WK, Zhurkin VB.
Working the kinks out of nucleosomal DNA.
Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 21: 348-57, 2011.
10)  Sahu G, Wang D, Chen CB, Zhurkin VB, Harrington RE, Appella E, Hager GL, Nagaich AK.
p53 binding to nucleosomal DNA depends on the rotational positioning of DNA response element.
J. Biol. Chem. 285: 1321-32, 2010.
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