Publications
download CENP-A confers a reduction in height on octameric nucleosomes
  Miell MD, Fuller CJ, Guse A, Barysz HM, Downes A, Owen-Hughes T, Rappsilber J, Straight AF, Allshire RC. (2013) Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2013 20(6):763-5. doi:10.1038/nsmb.2574. Epub 2013 May 5.

 

download Esperanto for histones: CENP-A, not CenH3, is the centromeric histone H3 variant
  Earnshaw WC, Allshire RC, Black BE, Bloom K, Brinkley BR, Brown W, Cheeseman IM, Choo KH, Copenhaver GP, Deluca JG, Desai A, Diekmann S, Erhardt S, Fitzgerald-Hayes M, Foltz D, Fukagawa T, Gassmann R, Gerlich DW, Glover DM, Gorbsky GJ, Harrison SC, Heun P, Hirota T, Jansen LE, Karpen G, Kops GJ, Lampson MA, Lens SM, Losada A, Luger K, Maiato H, Maddox PS, Margolis RL, Masumoto H, McAinsh AD, Mellone BG, Meraldi P, Musacchio A, Oegema K, O'Neill RJ, Salmon ED, Scott KC, Straight AF, Stukenberg PT, Sullivan BA, Sullivan KF, Sunkel CE, Swedlow JR, Walczak CE, Warburton PE, Westermann S, Willard HF, Wordeman L, Yanagida M, Yen TJ, Yoda K, Cleveland DW. (2013) Chromosome Res. Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print] [Comment]

 

download Distinct roles for Sir2 and RNAi in centromeric heterochromatin nucleation, spreading and maintenance
  Buscaino A, Lejeune E, Audergon P, Hamilton G, Pidoux A, Allshire RC. (2013) EMBO J. Apr 9. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2013.72. [Epub ahead of print]

 

link Factors that promote H3 chromatin integrity during transcription prevent promiscuous deposition of CENP-A(Cnp1) in fission yeast.
  Choi ES, Strålfors A, Catania S, Castillo AG, Svensson JP, Pidoux AL, Ekwall K, Allshire RC. (2012) PLoS Genet. 8:e1002985.

 

link Quantitative single-molecule microscopy reveals that CENP-A(Cnp1) deposition occurs during G2 in fission yeast.
  Lando D, Endesfelder U, Berger H, Subramanian L, Dunne PD, McColl J, Klenerman D, Carr AM, Sauer M, Allshire RC, Heilemann M, Laue ED. (2012) Open Biol. 2:120078. doi: 10.1098/rsob.120078.

 

download Raf1 Is a DCAF for the Rik1 DDB1-Like Protein and Has Separable Roles in siRNA Generation and Chromatin Modification
  Buscaino A, White SA, Houston DR, Lejeune E, Simmer F, de Lima Alves F, Diyora PT, Urano T, Bayne EH, Rappsilber J, Allshire RC. (2012) PLoS Genet. 8:e1002499.

 

link Cell division: Six degrees of separation
  Pidoux A, Allshire R. (2011) Nature 477:283-5. [News & Views]

 

download Identification of noncoding transcripts from within CENP-A chromatin at fission yeast centromeres
  Choi ES, Strålfors A, Castillo AG, Durand-Dubief M, Ekwall K, Allshire RC. (2011) J. Biol. Chem. 286:23600-7.

 

download Comparative functional genomics of the fission yeasts
  Rhind N, Chen Z, Yassour M, Thompson DA, Haas BJ, Habib N, Wapinski I, Roy S, Lin MF, Heiman DI, Young SK, Furuya K, Guo Y, Pidoux A, Chen HM, Robbertse B, Goldberg JM, Aoki K, Bayne EH, Berlin AM, Desjardins CA, Dobbs E, Dukaj L, Fan L, FitzGerald MG, French C, Gujja S, Hansen K, Keifenheim D, Levin JZ, Mosher RA, Müller CA, Pfiffner J, Priest M, Russ C, Smialowska A, Swoboda P, Sykes SM, Vaughn M, Vengrova S, Yoder R, Zeng Q, Allshire R, Baulcombe D, Birren BW, Brown W, Ekwall K, Kellis M, Leatherwood J, Levin H, Margalit H, Martienssen R, Nieduszynski CA, Spatafora JW, Friedman N, Dalgaard JZ, Baumann P, Niki H, Regev A, Nusbaum C. (2011) Science 332:930-6.

 

download Common ground: small RNA programming and chromatin modifications
  Lejeune E, Allshire RC. (2011) 23:258-65 [Review]

 

download On the connection between RNAi and heterochromatin at centromeres.
  Lejeune E, Bayne EH, Allshire RC. (2010) Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 75:275-83. [Review]

 

download Silencing mediated by the Schizosaccharomyces pombe HIRA complex is dependent upon the Hpc2-like protein, Hip4.
  Anderson HE, Kagansky A, Wardle J, Rappsilber J, Allshire RC, Whitehall SK. (2010) PLoS One. 5:e13488.

 

link Stc1: A Critical Link between RNAi and Chromatin Modification Required for Heterochromatin Integrity.
  Bayne EH, White SA, Kagansky A, Bijos DA, Sanchez-Pulido L, Hoe KL, Kim DU, Park HO, Ponting CP, Rappsilber J, Allshire RC. (2010) Cell 140:666-677.

 

download Building centromeres: home sweet home or a nomadic existence?
  Buscaino A, Allshire R, Pidoux A. (2010) Curr Opin Genet Dev. (Mar 3. 2010 Epub ahead of print) [Review]

 

download Hairpin RNA induces secondary small interfering RNA synthesis and silencing in trans in fission yeast.
  *Simmer F, *Buscaino A, Kos-Braun IC, Kagansky A, Boukaba A, Urano T, Kerr AR, Allshire RC. (2010) EMBO Rep. 11: 112-118

 

link Analysis of small RNA in fission yeast; centromeric siRNAs are potentially generated through a structured RNA.
  $ Djupedal I, $ Kos-Braun IC, $ Mosher RA, Sderholm N, Simmer F, Hardcastle TJ, Fender A, Heidrich N, Kagansky A, Bayne E, Wagner EG, Baulcombe DC, *Allshire RC, *Ekwall K. (2009) EMBO J. 28:3832-44. [* co-corresponding; $ equal contribution]

 

download Common Ancestry of the CENP-A Chaperones Scm3 and HJURP.
  Sanchez-Pulido L., Pidoux AL., Ponting CP., Allshire RC. (2009) Cell 137:1173-74.

 

download Synthetic heterochromatin bypasses RNAi and centromeric repeats to establish functional centromeres
  *Kagansky A, *Folco HD, *Almeida R, Pidoux AL, Boukaba A, Simmer F, Urano T, Hamilton GL, Allshire RC. (2009) Science 324:1716-9. [* equal contribution]

 

download Fission Yeast Scm3: A CENP-A Receptor Required for Integrity of Subkinetochore Chromatin
  *Pidoux AL, *Choi ES, Abbott JKR, Liu X, Kagansky A, Castillo AG, Hamilton GL, Richardson W, Rappsilber J, He X, and Allshire RC. (2009) Mol Cell. 33:299-311. [* equal contribution]

 

download Epigenetic Regulation of Centromeric Chromatin: Old dogs, New tricks?
  Robin C. Allshire and Gary H. Karpen (2008) Nature Reviews Genetics 9:923-37. Review

 

download Splicing factors facilitate RNAi-directed silencing in fission yeast.
  Bayne EH, Portoso M, Kagansky A, Kos-Braun IC, Urano T, Ekwall K, Alves F, Rappsilber J, Allshire RC. (2008) Science. 322:602-6.

 

link A DNA polymerase alpha accessory protein, Mcl1, is required for propagation of centromere structures in fission yeast.
  Natsume T, Tsutsui Y, Sutani T, Dunleavy EM, Pidoux AL, Iwasaki H, Shirahige K, Allshire RC, Yamao F. (2008) PLoS ONE. 3:e2221.

 

download Heterochromatin and RNAi are Required to Establish CENP-A Chromatin at Centromeres.
  Folco HN, Pidoux AL, Urano T, Allshire RC. (2008) Science 319:94-97.

 

link Chromosome silencing in fission yeast.
  White SA, and Allshire RC. (2008) In: Curr. Topics Microbiol. & Imm. "RNA Interference" Eds: P. Paddison & P.K. Vogt. Springer New York. Book Chapter

 

download A NASP (N1/N2)-Related Protein, Sim3, Binds CENP-A and Is Required for Its Deposition at Fission Yeast Centromeres.
  Dunleavy EM, Pidoux AL, Monet M, Bonilla C, Richardson W, Hamilton GL, Ekwall K, McLaughlin PJ, Allshire RC. (2007) Mol Cell. 28:1029-44.

 

download The JmjC domain protein Epe1 prevents unregulated assembly and disassembly of heterochromatin.
  Sarah C. Trewick, Elsa Minc, Richard Antonelli, Takeshi Urano and Robin C. Allshire. (2007) EMBO J. 26:4670-4682.

 

link Plasticity of fission yeast CENP-A chromatin
  Castillo AG, Mellone BG, Partridge JF, Richardson W, Hamilton GL, Allshire RC, Pidoux AL. (2007) PLoS Genet. 3:e121.

 

download The chromatin-remodeling factor FACT contributes to centromeric heterochromatin independently of RNAi.
  Lejeune E, Bortfeld M, White SA, Pidoux AL, Ekwall K, Allshire RC, Ladurner AG. (2007) Curr Biol. 17:1219-24.

 

download The kinetochore proteins Pcs1 and Mde4 and heterochromatin are required to prevent merotelic orientation.
  *$Gregan J, $Riedel CG, $Pidoux AL, Katou Y, Rumpf C, Schleiffer A, Kearsey SE, Shirahige K, *Allshire RC, *Nasmyth K. (2007) Curr Biol. 17:1190-200. [* co-corresponding; $ equal contribution]

 

download DegrAAAded into silence.
  Bayne EH, White SA, Allshire RC. (2007) Cell. 129:651-3. Review.

 

download Genome-Wide Studies of Histone Demethylation Catalysed by the Fission Yeast Homologues of Mammalian LSD1
  Opel M, Lando D, Bonilla C, Trewick SC, Boukaba A, Walfridsson J, Cauwood J, Werler PJ, Carr AM, Kouzarides T, Murzina NV, Allshire RC, Ekwall K, Laue ED. (2007) PLoS ONE. 2:e386.

 

link Silencing unlimited.
  Almeida R, Buscaino A, Allshire RC. (2006) Curr Biol. 16:R635-8 Review.

 

link Fta2, an essential fission yeast kinetochore component, interacts closely with the conserved Mal2 protein.
  Kerres A, Jakopec V, Beuter C, Karig I, Pohlmann J, Pidoux A, Allshire R, Fleig U. (2006) Mol Biol Cell. 17:4167-78.

 

link RNA Pol II subunit Rpb7 promotes centromeric transcription and RNAi-directed chromatin silencing.
  *Djupedal I, *Portoso M, Spahr H, Bonilla C, Gustafsson CM, Allshire RC, Ekwall K. (2005) Genes Dev. 19:2301-6. [*Joint first authors; Djupedal-Ekwall lab, Portoso-Allshire lab]

 

download RNA-directed transcriptional gene silencing in mammals.
  Bayne EH, Allshire RC. (2005) Trends Genet. 21:370-3. Review.

 

link The role of heterochromatin in centromere function.
  Pidoux AL, Allshire RC. (2005) Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 360:569-79. Review.

 

download RNA silencing and genome regulation.
  Almeida R, Allshire RC. (2005) Trends Cell Biol. 15:251-8. Review.

 

download Centromeric chromatin makes its mark.
  Dunleavy E, Pidoux A, Allshire R. (2005) Trends Biochem Sci. 30:172-5. Review.

 

link Methylation: lost in hydroxylation?
  Trewick SC, McLaughlin PJ, Allshire RC. (2005) EMBO Rep. 6:315-20.

 

download Methylation of histone H4 lysine 20 controls recruitment of Crb2 to sites of DNA damage.
  Sanders SL, Portoso M, Mata J, Bahler J, Allshire RC, Kouzarides T. (2004) Cell. 119:603-14.

 

download Loss of Dicer fowls up centromeres.
  White SA, Allshire RC. (2004) Nat Cell Biol. 6:696-7. Review

 

download Kinetochore and heterochromatin domains of the fission yeast centromere.
  Pidoux AL, Allshire RC. (2004) Chromosome Res. 12:521-34. Review.

 

download Those interfering little RNAs! Silencing and eliminating chromatin.
  Allshire R. (2005) Curr Opin Genet Dev. 14:174-80. Review.

 

download Analysis of chromatin in fission yeast.
  Pidoux A, Mellone B, Allshire R. (2004) Methods. 33:252-9.

 

link The Schizosaccharomyces pombe HIRA-like protein Hip1 is required for the periodic expression of histone genes and contributes to the function of complex centromeres.
  Blackwell C, Martin KA, Greenall A, Pidoux A, Allshire RC, Whitehall SK. (2004) Mol Cell Biol. 24:4309-20.

 

download Cell division: guardian spirit blesses meiosis.
  Allshire R. (2004) Nature. 427:495-7. Review

 

download Hsk1-Dfp1 is required for heterochromatin-mediated cohesion at centromeres.
  Bailis JM, Bernard P, Antonelli R, Allshire RC, Forsburg SL. (2003) Nat Cell Biol. 5:1111-6.

 

download Centromere silencing and function in fission yeast is governed by the amino terminus of histone H3.
  Mellone BG, Ball L, Suka N, Grunstein MR, Partridge JF, Allshire RC. (2003) Curr Biol. 13:1748-57.

 

download Chromosome segregation: clamping down on deviant orientations.
  Pidoux A, Allshire R. (2003) Curr Biol. 13:R385-7. Review.

 

download RNA interference is required for normal centromere function in fission yeast.
  Volpe T, Schramke V, Hamilton GL, White SA, Teng G, Martienssen RA, Allshire RC.

 

download Sim4: a novel fission yeast kinetochore protein required for centromeric silencing and chromosome segregation.
  Pidoux AL, Richardson W, Allshire RC. (2003) J Cell Biol. 161:295-307.

 

download Stretching it: putting the CEN(P-A) in centromere.
  Mellone BG, Allshire RC. (2003) Curr Opin Genet Dev. 13:191-8. Review.

 

download A new role for the transcriptional corepressor SIN3; regulation of centromeres.
  Silverstein RA, Richardson W, Levin H, Allshire R, Ekwall K. (2003) Curr Biol. 13:68-72.

 

link Schizosaccharomyces pombe Git7p, a member of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae Sgtlp family, is required for glucose and cyclic AMP signaling, cell wall integrity, and septation.
  Schadick K, Fourcade HM, Boumenot P, Seitz JJ, Morrell JL, Chang L, Gould KL, Partridge JF, Allshire RC, Kitagawa K, Hieter P, Hoffman CS. (2002) Eukaryot Cell. 1:558-67.

 

download cis-acting DNA from fission yeast centromeres mediates histone H3 methylation and recruitment of silencing factors and cohesin to an ectopic site.
  *Partridge JF, *Scott KS, Bannister AJ, Kouzarides T, Allshire RC. (2002) Curr Biol. 12:1652-60. [* equal contribution]

 

link The mal2p protein is an essential component of the fission yeast centromere.
  Jin QW, Pidoux AL, Decker C, Allshire RC, Fleig U. (2002) Mol Cell Biol. 22:7168-83.

 

download Centromeres become unstuck without heterochromatin.
  Bernard P, Allshire R. (2002) Trends Cell Biol. 12:419-24. Review.

 

download RNAi and heterochromatin--a hushed-up affair.
  Allshire R. (2002) Science. 297:1818-9. Review.

 

link Fission yeast CENP-B homologs nucleate centromeric heterochromatin by promoting heterochromatin-specific histone tail modifications.
  Nakagawa H, Lee JK, Hurwitz J, Allshire RC, Nakayama J, Grewal SI, Tanaka K, Murakami Y. (2002) Genes Dev. 16:1766-78.

 

download Requirement of heterochromatin for cohesion at centromeres.
  Bernard P, Maure JF, Partridge JF, Genier S, Javerzat JP, Allshire RC. (2001) Science. 294:2539-42.

 

link The domain structure of centromeres is conserved from fission yeast to humans.
  Kniola B, O'Toole E, McIntosh JR, Mellone B, Allshire R, Mengarelli S, Hultenby K, Ekwall K. (2001) Mol Biol Cell. 12:2767-75.

 

download Quick Guide to: Centromeres.
  Allshire R, Pidoux A. (2001) Curr Biol. 11:R454. Review

 

link A role for DNA polymerase alpha in epigenetic control of transcriptional silencing in fission yeast.
  Nakayama Ji, Allshire RC, Klar AJ, Grewal SI. (2001) EMBO J. 2001 20:2857-66.

 

download Selective recognition of methylated lysine 9 on histone H3 by the HP1 chromo domain.
  Bannister AJ, Zegerman P, Partridge JF, Miska EA, Thomas JO, Allshire RC, Kouzarides T. (2001) Nature. 410:120-4.

 

link Novel functional requirements for non-homologous DNA end joining in Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
  Manolis KG, Nimmo ER, Hartsuiker E, Carr AM, Jeggo PA, Allshire RC. (2001) EMBO J. 20:210-21.

 

link Live analysis of lagging chromosomes during anaphase and their effect on spindle elongation rate in fission yeast.
  Pidoux AL, Uzawa S, Perry PE, Cande WZ, Allshire RC. (2000) J Cell Sci. 23:4177-91.

 

download Pausing for thought on the boundaries of imprinting.
  Allshire R, Bickmore W. (2000) Cell. 102(6):705-8. Review.

 

download Centromeres: getting a grip of chromosomes.
  Pidoux AL, Allshire RC. (2000) Curr Opin Cell Biol. 12:308-19. Review.

 

download Dimerisation of a chromo shadow domain and distinctions from the chromodomain as revealed by structural analysis.
  Cowieson NP, Partridge JF, Allshire RC, McLaughlin PJ. (2000) Curr Biol. 10:517-25

 

link Distinct protein interaction domains and protein spreading in a complex centromere.
  Partridge JF, Borgstrom B, Allshire RC. (2000) Genes Dev. 14:783-91.

 

link Fission yeast mutants that alleviate transcriptional silencing in centromeric flanking repeats and disrupt chromosome segregation.
  Ekwall K, Cranston G, Allshire RC. (1999) Genetics. 153: 1153-69.

 

link The Schizosaccharomyces pombe hst4(+) gene is a SIR2 homologue with silencing and centromeric functions.
  Freeman-Cook LL, Sherman JM, Brachmann CB, Allshire RC, Boeke JD, Pillus L. (1999) Mol Biol Cell. 10:3171-86.

 

link Defects in components of the proteasome enhance transcriptional silencing at fission yeast centromeres and impair chromosome segregation.
  Javerzat JP, McGurk G, Cranston G, Barreau C, Bernard P, Gordon C, Allshire R. (1999) Mol Cell Biol. 19:5155-65.

 

link A new member of the Sin3 family of corepressors is essential for cell viability and required for retroelement propagation in fission yeast.
  Dang VD, Benedik MJ, Ekwall K, Choi J, Allshire RC, Levin HL. (1999) Mol Cell Biol. 19:2351-65.

 

link Localization of the 26S proteasome during mitosis and meiosis in fission yeast.
  Wilkinson CR, Wallace M, Morphew M, Perry P, Allshire R, Javerzat JP, McIntosh JR, Gordon C. (1998) EMBO J. 17:6465-76.

 

link A Schizosaccharomyces pombe artificial chromosome large DNA cloning system.
  Young DJ, Nimmo ER, Allshire RC. (1998) Nucleic Acids Res. 26:5052-60.

 

link The Pad1+ gene encodes a subunit of the 26 S proteasome in fission yeast.
  Penney M, Wilkinson C, Wallace M, Javerzat JP, Ferrell K, Seeger M, Dubiel W, McKay S, Allshire R, Gordon C. (1998) J Biol Chem. 273:23938-45.

 

link Genetic characterisation of hda1+, a putative fission yeast histone deacetylase gene.
  Olsson TG, Ekwall K, Allshire RC, Sunnerhagen P, Partridge JF, Richardson WA. (1998) Nucleic Acids Res. 26:3247-54.

 

download Defective meiosis in telomere-silencing mutants of Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
  Nimmo ER, Pidoux AL, Perry PE, Allshire RC. (1998) Nature. 392:825-8.

 

download The case for epigenetic effects on centromere identity and function.
  Karpen GH, Allshire RC. (1997) Trends Genet. 13:489-96. Review.

 

link Transient inhibition of histone deacetylation alters the structural and functional imprint at fission yeast centromeres.
  Ekwall K, Olsson T, Turner BM, Cranston G, Allshire RC. (1997) Cell. 91:1021-32.

 

download Centromeres, checkpoints and chromatid cohesion.
  Allshire RC. (1997) Curr Opin Genet Dev. 7:264-73. Review.

 

download Regulation of telomere length and function by a Myb-domain protein in fission yeast.
  Cooper JP, Nimmo ER, Allshire RC, Cech TR. (1997) Nature. 385:744-7.

 

link Fission yeast genes which disrupt mitotic chromosome segregation when overexpressed.
  Javerzat JP, Cranston G, Allshire RC. (1996) Nucleic Acids Res.24:4676-83.

 

link Mutations in the fission yeast silencing factors clr4+ and rik1+ disrupt the localisation of the chromo domain protein Swi6p and impair centromere function.
  Ekwall K, Nimmo ER, Javerzat JP, Borgstrom B, Egel R, Cranston G, Allshire R. (1996) J Cell Sci. 109:2637-48.

 

link The chromodomain protein Swi6: a key component at fission yeast centromeres.
  Ekwall K, Javerzat JP, Lorentz A, Schmidt H, Cranston G, Allshire R. (1995) Science. 269:1429-31

 

link Elements of chromosome structure and function in fission yeast.
  Allshire RC. (1995) Semin Cell Biol. 6:55-64. Review.

 

link Mutations derepressing silent centromeric domains in fission yeast disrupt chromosome segregation.
  Allshire RC, Nimmo ER, Ekwall K, Javerzat JP, Cranston G. (1995) Genes Dev. 9:218-33.

 

link Telomere-associated chromosome breakage in fission yeast results in variegated expression of adjacent genes.
  Nimmo ER, Cranston G, Allshire RC. (1994) EMBO J. 13:3801-11.

 

link Unusual chromosome structure of fission yeast DNA in mouse cells.
  McManus J, Perry P, Sumner AT, Wright DM, Thomson EJ, Allshire RC, Hastie ND, Bickmore WA. (1994) J Cell Sci. 107:469-86.

 

link Position effect variegation at fission yeast centromeres.
  Allshire RC, Javerzat JP, Redhead NJ, Cranston G. (1994) Cell.76:157-69.

 

link Chromosome substructure investigation. Telomeres.
  Allshire RC, Cooke HJ. (1994) Methods Mol Biol. 29:493-503.

 

link Manipulation of large minichromosomes in Schizosaccharomyces pombe with liposome-enhanced transformation.
  Allshire RC. (1992) Methods Enzymol. 216:614-31.

 

link Extensive telomere repeat arrays in mouse are hypervariable.
  Starling JA, Maule J, Hastie ND, Allshire RC. (1990) Nucleic Acids Res. 18:6881-8.

 

download Telomere reduction in human colorectal carcinoma and with ageing.
  Hastie ND, Dempster M, Dunlop MG, Thompson AM, Green DK, Allshire RC. (1990) Nature. 346:866-8.

 

link Introduction of large linear minichromosomes into Schizosaccharomyces pombe by an improved transformation procedure.
  Allshire RC. (1990) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 87:4043-7

 

link Human telomeres: fusion and interstitial sites.
  Hastie ND, Allshire RC. (1989) Trends Genet. 5:326-31. Review.

 

link Human telomeres contain at least three types of G-rich repeat distributed non-randomly.
  Allshire RC, Dempster M, Hastie ND. (1989) Nucleic Acids Res.17:4611-27.

 

download Cloning of human telomeres by complementation in yeast.
  Cross SH, Allshire RC, McKay SJ, McGill NI, Cooke HJ. (1989) Nature. 338:771-4.

 

link Telomeric associations in a lymphoblastoid cell line from a patient with B-cell follicular lymphoma.
  Saltman D, Ross FM, Fantes JA, Allshire R, Turner GE, Evans HJ. (1989) Cytogenet Cell Genet. 50:230-3.

 

download Telomeric repeat from T. thermophila cross hybridizes with human telomeres.
  Allshire RC, Gosden JR, Cross SH, Cranston G, Rout D, Sugawara N, Szostak JW, Fantes PA, Hastie ND. (1988) Nature. 332:656-9.

 

link A fission yeast chromosome can replicate autonomously in mouse cells.
  Allshire RC, Cranston G, Gosden JR, Maule JC, Hastie ND, Fantes PA. (1987) Cell. 50:391-403.

 

link Duplication of a viral enhancer sequence improves the stability of a vector based on BPV-1 DNA.
  Allshire RC, Bostock CJ. (1986) Virus Res. 6:141-54.

 

link Comparison of methods for introducing vectors based on bovine papillomavirus-1 DNA into mammalian cells.
  Bostock CJ, Allshire RC. (1986) Somat Cell Mol Genet. 12:357-66.

 

link Structure of bovine papillomavirus type 1 DNA in a transformed mouse cell line.
  Allshire RC, Bostock CJ. (1986) J Mol Biol. 188:1-13

 

link The Structure of Yeast Centromeres and Telome
  Pidoux AL, and Allshire RC. (2000) In: The Yeast Nucleus: Frontiers in Molecular Biology. Eds. P. Fantes & J. Beggs. OUP, Oxford, UK. pp212-217 Book Chapter.

 

link Centromere and Kinetochore Structure and function.
  Allshire, RC. (2004). . In: "The Molecular Biology of Schizosaccharomyces pombe" [Editor: R. Egel] Springer-Verlag. Book Chapter

 

link RNA interference, heterochromatin, and centromere function.
  Allshire RC. (2004) Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 69:389-95. Review.

 

link Fungal models for epigenetic research: Schizosaccharomyces pombe and Neurospora crassa
  Allshire, RC, and Selker, E.U. (2006). In: 'Epigenetics'. Eds: C.D. Allis, T. Jenuwein, D. Reinberg. CSHL Press Book Chapter