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Dhruba K. Chattoraj, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Chattoraj DK, Gosule LC, Schellman A.
DNA condensation with polyamines. II. Electron microscopic studies.
J. Mol. Biol. 121: 327-37, 1978.
2)  Chattoraj DK.
Dimeric intermediates of recombination in phage lambda.
Cell. 19: 143-9, 1980.
3)  Chattoraj DK, Mason RJ, Wickner SH.
Mini-P1 plasmid replication: the autoregulation-sequestration paradox.
Cell. 52: 551-7, 1988.
4)  Park K, Han E, Paulsson J, Chattoraj DK.
Origin pairing ('handcuffing') as a mode of negative control of P1 plasmid copy number.
EMBO J. 20: 7323-32, 2001.
5)  Baek JH, Chattoraj DK.
Chromosome I controls chromosome II replication in Vibrio cholerae.
PLoS Genet. 10: e1004184, 2014.
6)  Baek JH, Rajagopala SV, Chattoraj DK.
Chromosome segregation proteins of Vibrio cholerae as transcription regulators.
MBio. 5: e01061-14, 2014.
7)  Venkova-Canova T, Baek JH, Fitzgerald PC, Blokesch M, Chattoraj DK.
Evidence for two different regulatory mechanisms linking replication and segregation of vibrio cholerae chromosome II.
PLoS Genet. 9: e1003579, 2013.
8)  Venkova-Canova T, Saha A, Chattoraj DK.
A 29-mer site regulates transcription of the initiator gene as well as function of the replication origin of Vibrio cholerae chromosome II.
Plasmid. 67: 102-10, 2012.
9)  Hill NS, Kadoya R, Chattoraj DK, Levin PA.
Cell size and the initiation of DNA replication in bacteria.
PLoS Genet. 8: e1002549, 2012.
10)  Jha JK, Baek JH, Venkova-Canova T, Chattoraj DK.
Chromosome dynamics in multichromosome bacteria.
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1819: 826-9, 2012.
11)  Kadoya R, Chattoraj DK.
Insensitivity of Chromosome I and the Cell Cycle to Blockage of Replication and Segregation of Vibrio cholerae Chromosome II.
MBio. 3: e00067-12, 2012.
12)  Chattoraj DK.
Kurt Nordström (1935-2011).
Plasmid. 67: 73, 2012.
13)  Jha JK, Demarre G, Venkova-Canova T, Chattoraj DK.
Replication regulation of Vibrio cholerae chromosome II involves initiator binding to the origin both as monomer and as dimer.
Nucleic Acids Res. 40:: 6026-38, 2012.
14)  Kadoya R, Baek JH, Sarker A, Chattoraj DK.
Participation of chromosome segregation protein ParAI of Vibrio cholerae in chromosome replication.
J. Bacteriol. 193: 1504-14, 2011.
15)  Venkova-Canova T, Chattoraj DK.
Transition from a plasmid to a chromosomal mode of replication entails additional regulators.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108: 6199-204, 2011.
16)  Demarre G, Chattoraj DK.
DNA adenine methylation is required to replicate both Vibrio cholerae chromosomes once per cell cycle.
PLoS Genet. 6: e1000939, 2010.
17)  Aladjem M, Chattoraj DK.
EMBO Conference on Replication and Segregation of Chromosomes, Geilo, Norway, June 16-20. Replication and segregation of chromosomes in the three domains of life: EMBO conference reports common grounds. Meeting report.
Plasmid. 61: 89-93, 2009.
18)  Srivastava P, Demarre G, Karpova TS, McNally J, Chattoraj DK.
Changes in nucleoid morphology and origin localization upon inhibition or alteration of the actin homolog, MreB, of Vibrio cholerae.
J. Bacteriol. 189: 7450-63, 2007.
19)  Srivastava P, Chattoraj DK.
Selective chromosome amplification in Vibrio cholerae.
Mol. Microbiol. 66: 1016-28, 2007.
20)  Chattoraj DK.
Tryptophanase in sRNA control of the Escherichia coli cell cycle.
Mol. Microbiol. 63: 1-3, 2007.
21)  Fekete RA, Venkova-Canova T, Park K, Chattoraj DK.
IHF-dependent activation of P1 plasmid origin by dnaA.
Mol. Microbiol. 62: 1739-51, 2006.
22)  Paulsson J, Chattoraj DK.
Origin inactivation in bacterial DNA replication control.
Mol. Microbiol. 61: 9-15, 2006.
23)  Srivastava P, Fekete RA, Chattoraj DK.
Segregation of the replication terminus of the two Vibrio cholerae chromosomes.
J. Bacteriol. 188: 1060-70, 2006.
24)  Venkova-Canova T, Srivastava P, Chattoraj DK.
Transcriptional inactivation of a regulatory site for replication of Vibrio cholerae chromosome II.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103: 12051-6, 2006.
25)  Chattoraj D.
Meyer R, eds.
Plasmids. In: Encylopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine. Volume 10.
Weinheim: Wiley - VCH; 2005. p. 411-16 [Book Chapter]
26)  Fekete RA, Chattoraj DK.
A cis-acting sequence involved in chromosome segregation in Escherichia coli.
Mol Microbiol. 55: 175-83, 2005.
27)  Kim MS, Bae SH, Yun SH, Lee HJ, Ji SC, Lee JH, Srivastava P, Lee SH, Chae H, Lee Y, Choi BS, Chattoraj DK, Lim HM.
Cnu, a novel oriC-binding protein of Escherichia coli.
J. Bacteriol. 187: 6998-7008, 2005.
28)  Pal D, Venkova-Canova T, Srivastava P, Chattoraj DK.
Multipartite regulation of rctB, the replication initiator gene of Vibrio cholerae chromosome II.
J. Bacteriol. 187: 7167-75, 2005.
29)  Das N, Valjavec-Gratian M, Basuray AN, Fekete RA, Papp PP, Paulsson J, Chattoraj DK.
Multiple homeostatic mechanisms in the control of P1 plasmid replication.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 102: 2856-61, 2005.
30)  Das N, Chattoraj DK.
Origin pairing ('handcuffing') and unpairing in the control of P1 plasmid replication.
Mol Microbiol. 54: 836-49, 2004.
31)  Morrison PF, Chattoraj DK.
Replication of a unit-copy plasmid F in the bacterial cell cycle: a replication rate function analysis.
Plasmid. 52: 13-30, 2004.
32)  Fekete RA, Miller MJ, Chattoraj DK.
Fluorescently labeled oligonucleotide extension: a rapid and quantitative protocol for primer extension.
Biotechniques. 35: 90-98, 2003.
33)  Ghosh J, Basu A, Pal S, Chowdhuri S, Bhattacharya A, Pal D, Chattoraj DK, DasGupta C.
Ribosome-DnaK interactions in relation to protein folding.
Mol Microbiol. 48: 1679-92, 2003.
34)  Park K, Chattoraj DK.
DnaA boxes in the P1 plasmid origin: the effect of their position on the directionality of replication and plasmid copy number.
J Mol Biol. 310: 69-81, 2001.
35)  Edgar R, Chattoraj DK, Yarmolinsky M.
Pairing of P1 plasmid partition sites by ParB.
Mol Microbiol. 42: 1363-70, 2001.
36)  Chattoraj DK.
Control of plasmid DNA replication by iterons: no longer paradoxical.
Mol Microbiol. 37: 467-76, 2000.
37)  Mukhopadhyay S, Chattoraj DK.
Replication-induced transcription of an autorepressed gene: the replication initiator gene of plasmid P1.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 97: 7142-7, 2000.
38)  Odegrip R, Schoen S, Haggård-Ljungquist E, Park K, Chattoraj DK.
The interaction of bacteriophage P2 B protein with Escherichia coli DnaB helicase.
J Virol. 74: 4057-63, 2000.
39)  Khan SA, Chattoraj DK.
Initiation of DNA replication in phages and plasmids-a workshop summary.
Plasmid. 40: 1-11, 1998.
40)  Park K, Mukhopadhyay S, Chattoraj DK.
Requirements for and regulation of origin opening of plasmid P1.
J. Biol. Chem. 273: 24906-11, 1998.
41)  Dibbens JA, Muraiso K, Chattoraj DK.
Chaperone-mediated reduction of RepA dimerization is associated with RepA conformational change.
Mol. Microbiol. 26: 185-95, 1997.
42)  Chattoraj DK, Schneider TD.
Replication control of plasmid P1 and its host chromosome: the common ground.
Prog. Nucleic Acid Res. Mol. Biol. 57: 145-86, 1997.
43)  Chattoraj DK, Ghirlando R, Park K, Dibbens JA, Lewis MS.
Dissociation kinetics of RepA dimers: implications for mechanisms of activation of DNA binding by chaperones.
Genes Cells. 1: 189-99, 1996.
44)  Mukhopadhyay G, Dibbens J, Chattoraj D.
Adolph K, eds.
Protein-protein interactions of DNA-binding proteins: studies on replication initiator protein, RepA, of plasmid P1. In: Methods in Molecular Genetics.
Waltham, MA: Academic Press; 1995. p. 400-20 [Book Chapter]
45)  Chattoraj DK.
Role of molecular chaperones in the initiation of plasmid DNA replication.
Genet. Eng. (N.Y.). 17: 81-98, 1995.
46)  Papp PP, Chattoraj DK.
Missing-base and ethylation interference footprinting of P1 plasmid replication initiator.
Nucleic Acids Res. 22: 152-7, 1994.
47)  Papp PP, Mukhopadhyay G, Chattoraj DK.
Negative control of plasmid DNA replication by iterons. Correlation with initiator binding affinity.
J. Biol. Chem. 269: 23563-8, 1994.
48)  Mukhopadhyay G, Sozhamannan S, Chattoraj DK.
Relaxation of replication control in chaperone-independent initiator mutants of plasmid P1.
EMBO J. 13: 2089-96, 1994.
49)  DasGupta S, Mukhopadhyay G, Papp PP, Lewis MS, Chattoraj DK.
Activation of DNA binding by the monomeric form of the P1 replication initiator RepA by heat shock proteins DnaJ and DnaK.
J. Mol. Biol. 232: 23-34, 1993.
50)  Mukhopadhyay G, Chattoraj DK.
Conformation of the origin of P1 plasmid replication. Initiator protein induced wrapping and intrinsic unstacking.
J. Mol. Biol. 231: 19-28, 1993.
51)  Sozhamannan S, Chattoraj DK.
Heat shock proteins DnaJ, DnaK, and GrpE stimulate P1 plasmid replication by promoting initiator binding to the origin.
J. Bacteriol. 175: 3546-55, 1993.
52)  Papp PP, Chattoraj DK, Schneider TD.
Information analysis of sequences that bind the replication initiator RepA.
J. Mol. Biol. 233: 219-30, 1993.
53)  Mukhopadhyay G, Carr KM, Kaguni JM, Chattoraj DK.
Open-complex formation by the host initiator, DnaA, at the origin of P1 plasmid replication.
EMBO J. 12: 4547-54, 1993.
54)  Muraiso K, Mukhopadhyay G, Chattoraj DK.
Location of a P1 plasmid replication inhibitor determinant within the initiator gene.
J. Bacteriol. 172: 4441-7, 1990.
55)  Yarmolinsky MB, Hansen EB, Jafri S, Chattoraj DK.
Participation of the lytic replicon in bacteriophage P1 plasmid maintenance.
J. Bacteriol. 171: 4785-91, 1989.
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