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Alison J. Rattray, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Lobachev KS, Rattray A, Narayanan V.
Hairpin- and cruciform-mediated chromosome breakage: causes and consequences in eukaryotic cells.
Front. Biosci. 12: 4208-20, 2007.
2)  Lengsfeld BM, Rattray AJ, Bhaskara V, Ghirlando R, Paull TT.
Sae2 is an endonuclease that processes hairpin DNA cooperatively with the Mre11/Rad50/Xrs2 complex.
Mol. Cell. 28: 638-51, 2007.
3)  Rattray AJ, Shafer BK, Neelam B, Strathern JN.
A mechanism of palindromic gene amplification in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Genes Dev. 19: 1390-9, 2005.
4)  Rattray AJ, Strathern JN.
Homologous recombination is promoted by translesion polymerase poleta.
Mol Cell. 20: 658-9, 2005.
5)  Lewis SM, Chen S, Strathern JN, Rattray AJ.
New approaches to the analysis of palindromic sequences from the human genome: evolution and polymorphism of an intronic site at the NF1 locus.
Nucleic Acids Res. 33: e186, 2005.
6)  Rattray AJ.
A method for cloning and sequencing long palindromic DNA junctions.
Nucleic Acids Res. 32: e155, 2004.
7)  Oppenheim AB, Rattray AJ, Bubunenko M, Thomason LC, Court DL.
In vivo recombineering of bacteriophage lambda by PCR fragments and single-strand oligonucleotides.
Virology. 319: 185-9, 2004.
8)  Rattray AJ, Strathern JN.
Error-prone DNA polymerases: when making a mistake is the only way to get ahead.
Annu Rev Genet. 37: 31-66, 2003.
9)  Rattray AJ, Shafer BK, McGill CB, Strathern JN.
The roles of REV3 and RAD57 in double-strand-break-repair-induced mutagenesis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Genetics. 162: 1063-77, 2002.
10)  Rattray AJ, McGill CB, Shafer BK, Strathern JN.
Fidelity of mitotic double-strand-break repair in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: a role for SAE2/COM1.
Genetics. 158: 109-22, 2001.
11)  Rattray AJ, Shafer BK, Garfinkel DJ.
The Saccharomyces cerevisiae DNA recombination and repair functions of the RAD52 epistasis group inhibit Ty1 transposition.
Genetics. 154: 543-56, 2000.
12)  Rattray AJ, Symington LS.
Multiple pathways for homologous recombination in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Genetics. 139: 45-56, 1995.
13)  Rattray AJ, Symington LS.
Use of a chromosomal inverted repeat to demonstrate that the RAD51 and RAD52 genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae have different roles in mitotic recombination.
Genetics. 138: 587-95, 1994.
14)  Rattray AJ, Symington LS.
Stimulation of meiotic recombination in yeast by an ARS element.
Genetics. 134: 175-88, 1993.
15)  Pullen KA, Rattray AJ, Champoux JJ.
The sequence features important for plus strand priming by human immunodeficiency virus type 1 reverse transcriptase.
J Biol Chem. 268: 6221-7, 1993.
16)  Rudenko G, Le Blancq S, Smith J, Lee MG, Rattray A, Van der Ploeg LH.
Procyclic acidic repetitive protein (PARP) genes located in an unusually small alpha-amanitin-resistant transcription unit: PARP promoter activity assayed by transient DNA transfection of Trypanosoma brucei.
Mol Cell Biol. 10: 3492-504, 1990.
17)  Rattray AJ, Champoux JJ.
Plus-strand priming by Moloney murine leukemia virus. The sequence features important for cleavage by RNase H.
J Mol Biol. 208: 445-56, 1989.
18)  Rattray AJ, Champoux JJ.
The role of Moloney murine leukemia virus RNase H activity in the formation of plus-strand primers.
J Virol. 61: 2843-51, 1987.
19)  Mahajna J, Oppenheim AB, Rattray A, Gottesman M.
Translation initiation of bacteriophage lambda gene cII requires integration host factor.
J Bacteriol. 165: 167-74, 1986.
20)  Rattray A, Altuvia S, Mahajna G, Oppenheim AB, Gottesman M.
Control of bacteriophage lambda CII activity by bacteriophage and host functions.
J Bacteriol. 159: 238-42, 1984.
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