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Munira A. Basrai, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Haase J, Mishra PK, Stephens A, Haggerty R, Quammen C, Taylor RM, Yeh E, Basrai MA, Bloom K.
A 3D map of the yeast kinetochore reveals the presence of core and accessory centromere-specific histone.
Curr. Biol. 23: 1939-44, 2013.
2)  Au WC, Dawson AR, Rawson DW, Taylor SB, Baker RE, Basrai MA.
A Novel Role of the N-Terminus of Budding Yeast Histone H3 Variant Cse4 in Ubiquitin-Mediated Proteolysis.
Genetics. 194: 513-8, 2013.
3)  Ainsworth WB, Hughes BT, Au WC, Sakelaris S, Kerscher O, Benton MG, Basrai MA.
Cytoplasmic localization of Hug1p, a negative regulator of the MEC1 pathway, coincides with the compartmentalization of Rnr2p-Rnr4p.
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 439: 443-8, 2013.
4)  Choy JS, O'Toole E, Schuster BM, Crisp MJ, Karpova TS, McNally JG, Winey M, Gardner MK, Basrai MA.
Genome-wide haploinsufficiency screen reveals a novel role for ?-TuSC in spindle organization and genome stability.
Mol. Biol. Cell. 24: 2753-63, 2013.
5)  Boeckmann L, Takahashi Y, Au W, Mishra PK, Choy JS, Dawson AR, Szeto MY, Waybright TJ, Heger C, McAndrew C, Goldsmith PK, Veenstra TD, Baker RE, Basrai MA.
Phosphorylation of centromeric histone H3 variant regulates chromosome segregation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Mol. Biol. Cell. 24: 2034-44, 2013.
6)  Mishra PK, Ottmann AR, Basrai MA.
Structural Integrity of Centromeric Chromatin and Faithful Chromosome Segregation Requires Pat1.
Genetics. 195: 369-79, 2013.
7)  Lai X, Beilharz T, Au W, Hammet A, Preiss T, Basrai MA, Heierhorst J.
Yeast hEST1A/B (SMG5/6)-like Proteins Contribute to Environment-Sensing Adaptive Gene Expression Responses.
G3 (Bethesda). 3: 1649-59, 2013.
8)  Choy JS, Mishra PK, Au W, Basrai MA.
Insights into assembly and regulation of centromeric chromatin in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Biochim Biophys Acta. 1819: 776-83, 2012.
9)  Stirling PC, Crisp MJ, Basrai MA, Tucker CM, Dunham MJ, Spencer FA, Hieter P.
Mutability and mutational spectrum of chromosome transmission fidelity genes.
Chromosoma. 121: 263-75, 2012.
10)  Choy JS, Acuna R, Au W, Basrai MA.
A Role for Histone H4K16 Hypoacetylation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Kinetochore Function.
Genetics. 189: 11-21, 2011.
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This page was last updated on 4/23/2014.