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Yikang Rong, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Wesolowska N, Amariei FL, Rong YS.
Clustering and Protein Dynamics of Drosophila melanogaster Telomeres.
Genetics. 2013.
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2)  Yu Z, Ren M, Wang Z, Zhang B, Rong YS, Jiao R, Gao G.
Highly Efficient Genome Modifications Mediated by CRISPR/Cas9 in Drosophila.
Genetics. 2013.
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3)  Morciano P, Zhang Y, Cenci G, Rong YS.
A Hypomorphic Mutation Reveals a Stringent Requirement for the ATM Checkpoint Protein in Telomere Protection During Early Cell Division in Drosophila.
G3 (Bethesda). [Epub ahead of print], 2013.
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4)  Wesolowska N, Rong YS.
Long-range targeted manipulation of the Drosophila genome by site-specific integration and recombinational resolution.
Genetics. 193: 411-9, 2013.
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5)  Yamanaka S, Mehta S, Reyes-Turcu FE, Zhuang F, Fuchs RT, Rong Y, Robb GB, Grewal SI.
RNAi triggered by specialized machinery silences developmental genes and retrotransposons.
Nature. 493: 557-60, 2013.
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6)  Kane DP, Shusterman M, Rong Y, McVey M.
Competition between Replicative and Translesion Polymerases during Homologous Recombination Repair in Drosophila.
PLoS Genet. 8: e1002659, 2012.
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7)  Beaucher M, Zheng X, Amariei F, Rong YS.
Multiple Pathways Suppress Telomere Addition to DNA Breaks inthe Drosophila Germline.
Genetics. 191: 407-17, 2012.
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8)  Zhang L, Rong YS.
Retrotransposons at Drosophila telomeres: Host domestication of a selfish element for the maintenance of genome integrity.
Biochim Biophys Acta. 1819: 771-5, 2012.
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9)  Gao G, Cheng Y, Wesolowska N, Rong YS.
Paternal imprint essential for the inheritance of telomere identity in Drosophila.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108: 4932-7, 2011.
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10)  Gao G, Walser JC, Beaucher ML, Morciano P, Wesolowska N, Chen J, Rong YS.
HipHop interacts with HOAP and HP1 to protect Drosophila telomeres in a sequence-independent manner.
EMBO J. 29: 819-29, 2010.
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This page was last updated on 8/1/2013.