Select Publications

Chromosomes: keeping centromeric chromatin tidy through S-phase

Dawicki-McKenna, J.M., and B.E. Black*. 2019. Chromosomes: keeping centromeric chromatin tidy through S-phase. Curr. Biol., 29:R35-R37. (*corresponding author) [PMID: 30620916]

Inheritance of CENP-A nucleosomes during DNA replication requires HJURP

Zasadzinska, E., J. Huang, A.O. Bailey, L.Y. Guo, N.S. Lee, S. Srivastava, K.A. Wong, B.T. French, B.E. Black, and D.R. Foltz. 2018. Inheritance of CENP-A nucleosomes during DNA replication requires HJURP. Dev. Cell, 47:348-362. [PMID: 30293838]

Hydrogen-deuterium exchange coupled to top- and middle-down mass spectrometry reveals histone tail dynamics before and after nucleosome assembly

Karch, K.R., M. Coradin, L. Zandarashvili, Z.Y. Kan, M. Gerace, S.W. Englander, B.E. Black, and B.A. Garcia. 2018. Hydrogen-deuterium exchange coupled to top- and middle-down mass spectrometry reveals histone tail dynamics before and after nucleosome assembly. Structure, 26:1651-1663. PMID: 30293810

The new normal of structure/function studies in the era of CRISPR/Cas9

Logsdon, G.A., and B.E. Black*. 2018. The new normal of structure/function studies in the era of CRISPR/Cas9. Biochem. J., 475:1635-1642. (*corresponding author) PMID: 29764955

NAD+ analog reveals PARP-1 substrate-blocking mechanism and allosteric communication from catalytic center to DNA-binding domains

Langelier, M.F., L. Zandarashvili, P.M. Aguiar, B.E. Black*, and J.M. Pascal*. 2018. NAD+ analog reveals PARP-1 substrate-blocking mechanism and allosteric communication from catalytic center to DNA-binding domains. Nat. Commun., 9:844. (*corresponding authors) PMID: 29487285

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of centromere drive

Lampson, M.A.*, and B.E. Black*. 2018. Cellular and molecular mechanisms of centromere drive. Cold Spring Harb. Symp. Quant. Biol., 82:249-257. (*corresponding authors) PMID: 29440567

The scaffolding protein JADE1 physically links the acetyltransferase subunit HBO1 with its histone H3/H4 substrate

Han, J., C. Lachance, M.D. Ricketts, C.E. McCullough, M. Gerace, B.E. Black, J. Côté, R. Marmorstein. 2018. The scaffolding protein JADE1 physically links the acetyltransferase subunit HBO1 with its histone H3/H4 substrate. J. Biol. Chem., 293:4498-4509PMID: 29382722

Cell biology of cheating—transmission of centromeres and other selfish elements through asymmetric meiosis

Chmátal, L., R.M. Schultz, B.E. Black, and M.A. Lampson. 2017. Cell biology of cheating—transmission of centromeres and other selfish elements through asymmetric meiosis. In Centromeres and kinetochores—discovering the molecular mechanisms underlying chromosome inheritance (Prog. Mol. Subcell. Biol.). B.E. Black, editor. Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland. 377-396. PMID: 28840246

Centromere inheritance through the germline

Das, A., E.M. Smoak, R. Linares-Saldana, M.A. Lampson*, and B.E. Black*. 2017. Centromere inheritance through the germline. Chromosoma, online ahead of print. (*corresponding authors) PMID: 28791511

Expanded satellite repeats amplify a discrete CENP-A nucleosome assembly site on chromosomes that drive in female meiosis

Iwata-Otsubo, A., J.M. Dawicki-McKenna, T. Akera, S.J. Falk, L. Chmátal, K. Yang, B.A. Sullivan, R.M. Schultz, M.A. Lampson*, and B.E. Black*. 2017. Expanded satellite repeats amplify a discrete CENP-A nucleosome assembly site on chromosomes that drive in female meiosis. Curr. Biol., 27:2365-2373. (*corresponding authors; contributed equally) PMID: 28756949