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Yamini Dalal, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Walkiewicz M, Bui M, Quenet D, Dalal Y.
Tracking Histone Variant Nucleosomes Across the Human Cell Cycle Using Biophysical, Biochemical, and Cytological Analyses. In: Methods in Molecular Biology. Volume 1170.
Philadelphia: SpringerLink; 2014. p. 589-615 [Book Chapter]
2)  Quenet D, Dalal Y.
A long non-coding RNA is required for targeting centromeric protein A to the human centromere.
Elife. e03254, 2014.
3)  Walkiewicz MP, Dimitriadis EK, Dalal Y.
CENP-A octamers do not confer a reduction in nucleosome height by AFM.
Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 21: 2-3, 2014.
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4)  Volle C, Dalal Y.
Histone variants: the tricksters of the chromatin world.
Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 25C: 8-14, 2014.
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5)  Dalal Y, McNally JG.
Now you see it, now you don't: a biochemist's primer for advances in high-resolution microscopy: comment on 'Biomolecular dynamics and binding studies in the living cell' by Stephan Diekmann and Christian Hoischen.
Phys Life Rev. 11: 36-7; discussion 38, 2014.
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6)  Walkiewicz MP, Bui M, Quénet D, Dalal Y.
Tracking histone variant nucleosomes across the human cell cycle using biophysical, biochemical, and cytological analyses.
Methods Mol. Biol. 1170: 589-615, 2014.
7)  Bui M, Walkiewicz MP, Dimitriadis EK, Dalal Y.
The CENP-A nucleosome: A battle between Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
Nucleus. 4: 37-42, 2013.
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8)  Quenet D, Dimitriadis EK, Dalal Y.
Atomic Force Microscopy of Chromatin. In: Atomic Force Microscopy Investigations into Biology - From Cell to Protein .
Rijeka, Croatia: InTech; 2012. p. 195-218 [Book Chapter]
9)  Quenet D, Walkiewicz M, Dalal Y.
Chromatin at the Intersection of Disease and Therapy. In: Toxicology and Epigenetics . Volume 1.
Hoboken NJ: Wiley Press ; 2012. p. 51-72 [Book Chapter]
10)  Bui M, Dimitriadis EK, Hoischen C, An E, Quenet D, Giebe S, Nita-Lazar A, Diekmann S, Dalal Y.
Cell-Cycle-Dependent Structural Transitions in the Human CENP-A Nucleosome In Vivo.
Cell. 150: 317-26, 2012.
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11)  Quenet D, Dalal Y.
The CENP-A nucleosome: a dynamic structure and role at the centromere.
Chromosome Res. 20: 465-79, 2012.
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12)  Quénet D, McNally JG, Dalal Y.
Through thick and thin: the conundrum of chromatin fibre folding in vivo.
EMBO Rep. 13: 943-4, 2012.
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13)  Dalal Y.
Alternative Nucleosomal states. In: McGraw-Hill Science and Technology Research Updates 2010.
New York: McGraw-Hill Science and Technology; 2010. p. 11-12 [Book Chapter]
14)  Ambartsumyan G, Gill RK, Perez SD, Conway D, Vincent J, Dalal Y, Clark AT.
Centromere protein A dynamics in human pluripotent stem cell self-renewal, differentiation and DNA damage.
Hum Mol Genet. 19: 3970-82, 2010.
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15)  Dalal Y, Bui M.
Down the rabbit hole of centromere assembly and dynamics.
Curr Opin Cell Biol. 22: 392-402, 2010.
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16)  Dimitriadis EK, Weber C, Gill RK, Diekmann S, Dalal Y.
Tetrameric organization of vertebrate centromeric nucleosomes.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107: 20317-22, 2010.
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17)  Dalal Y.
Epigenetic specification of centromeres.
Biochem. Cell Biol. 87: 273-82, 2009.
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18)  Wang H, Dalal Y, Henikoff S, Lindsay S.
Single-epitope recognition imaging of native chromatin.
Epigenetics Chromatin. 1: 10, 2008.
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19)  Dalal Y, Furuyama T, Vermaak D, Henikoff S.
Structure, dynamics, and evolution of centromeric nucleosomes.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104: 15974-81, 2007.
20)  Dalal Y, Wang H, Lindsay S, Henikoff S.
Tetrameric structure of centromeric nucleosomes in interphase Drosophila cells.
PLoS Biol. 5: e218, 2007.
21)  Furuyama T, Dalal Y, Henikoff S.
Chaperone-mediated assembly of centromeric chromatin in vitro.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103: 6172-7, 2006.
22)  Henikoff S, Dalal Y.
Centromeric chromatin: what makes it unique?.
Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 15: 177-84, 2005.
23)  Dalal Y, Fleury TJ, Cioffi A, Stein A.
Long-range oscillation in a periodic DNA sequence motif may influence nucleosome array formation.
Nucleic Acids Res. 33: 934-45, 2005.
24)  Cioffi A, Dalal Y, Stein A.
DNA sequence alterations affect nucleosome array formation of the chicken ovalbumin gene.
Biochemistry. 43: 6709-22, 2004.
25)  Stein A, Dalal Y, Fleury TJ.
Circle ligation of in vitro assembled chromatin indicates a highly flexible structure.
Nucleic Acids Res. 30: 5103-9, 2002.
26)  Stein A, Dalal Y.
Conservation of Sequence and Structure Flanking the Mouse and Human b-globin Loci: the b-globin genes are embedded within an array of odorant Receptor Genes.
Chemtracs Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 12: 945, 1999.
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