Publications

 

Endogenous Mouse Dicer Is an Exclusively Cytoplasmic Protein.Much C, Auchynnikava T, Pavlinic D, Buness A, Rappsilber J, Benes V, Allshire R, O'Carroll D., PLoS Genet. 2016 Jun 2

 

Centromere localization and function of Mis18 requires Yippee-like domain-mediated oligomerization., Subramanian L, Medina-Pritchard B, Barton R, Spiller F, Kulasegaran-Shylini R, Radaviciute G, Allshire RC, Arockia Jeyaprakash A., EMBO Rep. 2016 Apr;17(4):496-507. 

 

Abo1, a conserved bromodomain AAA-ATPase, maintains global nucleosome occupancy and organisation., Gal C, Murton HE, Subramanian L, Whale AJ, Moore KM, Paszkiewicz K, Codlin S, Bähler J, Creamer KM, Partridge JF, Allshire RC, Kent NA, Whitehall SK., EMBO Rep. 2016 Jan;17(1):79-93.

Epigenetic Regulation of Chromatin States in Schizosaccharomyces pombe.Allshire RC, Ekwall K., Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2015 Jul 1;7(7):a018770. 

 

Epigenetics. Restricted epigenetic inheritance of H3K9 methylation. Audergon PN, Catania S, Kagansky A, Tong P, Shukla M, Pidoux AL, Allshire RC. Science. 2015 Apr 3;348(6230):132-5.

 

A nucleosome turnover map reveals that the stability of histone H4 Lys20 methylation depends on histone recycling in transcribed chromatin. Svensson JP, Shukla M, Menendez-Benito V, Norman-Axelsson U, Audergon P, Sinha I, Tanny JC, Allshire RC, Ekwall K. Genome Res. 2015 Mar 16. pii: gr.188870.114. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Sequence Features and Transcriptional Stalling within Centromere DNA Promote Establishment of CENP-A Chromatin. Catania S, Pidoux AL, Allshire RC. PLoS Genet. 2015 Mar 4;11(3):e1004986.

 

Pan-Species Small Molecule Disruptors of Heterochromatin-Mediated Transcriptional
Gene Silencing.
Castonguay E, White SA, Kagansky A, St-Cyr DJ, Castillo AG, Brugger C, White R, Bonilla C, Spitzer M, Earnshaw WC, Schalch T, Ekwall K, Tyers M, Allshire RC.
 Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Dec 8.
 

Long non-coding RNA-mediated transcriptional interference of a permease gene confers drug tolerance in fission yeast. Ard R, Tong P, Allshire RC.Nat Commun. 2014 Nov 27;5:5576. 

A systematic genetic screen identifies new factors influencing centromeric heterochromatin integrity in fission yeast. Bayne EH, Bijos DA, White SA, de Lima Alves F, Rappsilber J, Allshire RC.Genome Biol. 2014 Oct 2;15(10):481.

The RFTS domain of Raf2 is required for Cul4 interaction and heterochromatin
integrity in fission yeast.
White SA, Buscaino A, Sanchez-Pulido L, Ponting CP, Nowicki MW, Allshire RC.PLoS One. 2014 Aug 4;9(8):e104161.
 

A histone H3K36 chromatin switch coordinates DNA double-strand break repair pathway
choice.
Pai CC, Deegan RS, Subramanian L, Gal C, Sarkar S, Blaikley EJ, Walker C,
Hulme L, Bernhard E, Codlin S, Bähler J, Allshire R, Whitehall S, Humphrey TC. Nat Commun. 2014 Jun 9;5:4091.
 

Eic1 links Mis18 with the CCAN/Mis6/Ctf19 complex to promote CENP-A assembly. Subramanian L, Toda NR, Rappsilber J, Allshire RC. Open Biol. 2014 Apr
30;4:140043.

Anarchic centromeres: deciphering order from apparent chaos. Catania S, Allshire RC. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2014 Feb;26:41-50.

   

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. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2013 Jun;20(6):763-5

 

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. Chromosome Res. 2013 Apr;21(2):101-6.

 

Telomeric repeats facilitate CENP-A(Cnp1) incorporation via telomere binding proteins. Castillo AG, Pidoux AL, Catania S, Durand-Dubief M, Choi ES, Hamilton G,Ekwall K, Allshire RC. PLoS One. 2013 Jul 31;8(7):e69673.

 

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. EMBO J. 2013 May 2;32(9):1250-64. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2013.72.

 

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. PLoS Genet. 2012 Sep;8(9):e1002985

 

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. Open Biol. 2012 Jul;2(7):120078

 

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. PLoS Genet. 2012 Feb;8(2):e1002499.

 

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.Identification of noncoding transcripts from within CENP-A chromatin at fission yeast centromeres. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jul 1;286(26):23600-7.

 

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. Science. 2011 May 20;332(6032):930-6.

 

Common ground: small RNA programming and chromatin modifications. Lejeune E, Allshire RC. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2011 Jun;23(3):258-65.

 

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

 

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. PLoS One. 2010 Oct 18;5(10):e13488.

 

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. Cell. 2010 Mar 5;140(5):666-77.

 

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. EMBO Rep. 2010 Feb;11(2):112-8

 

Analysis of small RNA in fission yeast; centromeric siRNAs are potentially generated through a structured RNA. Djupedal I, Kos-Braun IC, Mosher RA, Söderholm N, Simmer F, Hardcastle TJ,Fender A, Heidrich N, Kagansky A, Bayne E, Wagner EG, Baulcombe DC, Allshire RC, Ekwall K. EMBO J. 2009 Dec16;28(24):3832-44

 

Common ancestry of the CENP-A chaperones Scm3 and HJURP. Sanchez-Pulido L, Pidoux AL, Ponting CP, Allshire RC. Cell. 2009 Jun 26;137(7):1173-4

 

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 Science. 2009 Jun 26;324(5935):1716-9.

 

Fission yeast Scm3: A CENP-A receptor required for integrity of subkinetochore chromatin.  Pidoux AL, Choi ES, Abbott JK, Liu X, Kagansky A, Castillo AG, Hamilton GL, Richardson W, Rappsilber J, He X, Allshire RC.  Mol Cell. 2009 Feb 13;33(3):299-311.

 

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. Science. 2008 Oct 24;322(5901):602-6.

 

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. PLoS One. 2008 May 21;3(5):e2221

 

RNAi-mediated chromatin silencing in fission yeast. White SA, Allshire RC. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2008;320:157-83. Review. PubMed PMID: 18268844.

 

Heterochromatin and RNAi are required to establish CENP-A chromatin at centromeres.  Folco HD, Pidoux AL, Urano T, Allshire RC. Science. 2008 Jan 4;319(5859):94-7.

 

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. Mol Cell. 2007 Dec 28;28(6):1029-44.

 

The JmjC domain protein Epe1 prevents unregulated assembly and disassembly of heterochromatin. Trewick SC, Minc E, Antonelli R, Urano T, Allshire RC. EMBO J. 2007 Nov 14;26(22):4670-82. Epub 2007 Oct 18. Erratum in: EMBO J. 2008 Mar 19;27(6):921.

 

Plasticity of fission yeast CENP-A chromatin driven by relative levels of histone H3 and H4. Castillo AG, Mellone BG, Partridge JF, Richardson W, Hamilton GL, Allshire RC, Pidoux AL. PLoS Genet. 2007 Jul;3(7):e121.

 

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. Curr Biol. 2007 Jul 17;17(14):1190-200.

 

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. Curr Biol. 2007 Jul 17;17(14):1219-24.

 

DegrAAAded into silence. Bayne EH, White SA, Allshire RC. Cell. 2007 May 18;129(4):651-3. Review. PubMed PMID: 17512398.

 

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.PLoS One. 2007 Apr 18;2(4):e386.

 

Molecular biology: silencing unlimited. Almeida R, Buscaino A, Allshire RC. Curr Biol. 2006 Aug 22;16(16):R635-8. Review.

 

Fta2, an essential fission yeast kinetochore component, interacts closely with the conserved Mal2 protein. Kerres A, Jakopec V, Beuter C, Karig I, Pšhlmann J, Pidoux A, Allshire R, Fleig U.  Mol Biol Cell. 2006 Oct;17(10):4167-78.

 

RNA Pol II subunit Rpb7 promotes centromeric transcription and RNAi-directed chromatin silencing. Djupedal I, Portoso M, SpŒhr H, Bonilla C, Gustafsson CM, Allshire RC, Ekwall K. Genes Dev. 2005 Oct 1;19(19):2301-6.

 

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

 

RNA-interference-directed chromatin modification coupled to RNA polymerase II transcription. Schramke V, Sheedy DM, Denli AM, Bonila C, Ekwall K, Hannon GJ, Allshire RC. Nature. 2005 Jun 30;435(7046):1275-9. Epub 2005 Jun 19. Retraction in: Schramke V, Sheedy DM, Denli AM, Bonila C, Ekwall K, Hannon GJ, Allshire RC. Nature. 2005 Oct 13;437(7061):1057.

 

The role of heterochromatin in centromere function. Pidoux AL, Allshire RC.Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2005 Mar 29;360(1455):569-79.

 

RNA silencing and genome regulation.  Almeida R, Allshire RC. Trends Cell Biol. 2005 May;15(5):251-8. Review.

 

Methylation: lost in hydroxylation? Trewick SC, McLaughlin PJ, Allshire RC. EMBO Rep. 2005 Apr;6(4):315-20.

 

Methylation of histone H4 lysine 20 controls recruitment of Crb2 to sites of DNA damage. Sanders SL, Portoso M, Mata J, BŠhler J, Allshire RC, Kouzarides T. Cell. 2004 Nov 24;119(5):603-14.

 

Kinetochore and heterochromatin domains of the fission yeast centromere. Pidoux AL, Allshire RC.  Chromosome Res. 2004;12(6):521-34.

 

Those interfering little RNAs! Silencing and eliminating chromatin. Schramke V,  Allshire R.  Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2004 Apr;14(2):174-80.

 

Analysis of chromatin in fission yeast. Pidoux A, Mellone B, Allshire R. Methods. 2004 Jul;33(3):252-9.

 

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. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 May;24(10):4309-20.

 

Cell division: guardian spirit blesses meiosis. Allshire R. Nature. 2004 Feb 5;427(6974):495-7.

 

Hsk1-Dfp1 is required for heterochromatin-mediated cohesion at centromeres.  Bailis JM, Bernard P, Antonelli R, Allshire RC, Forsburg SL. Nat Cell Biol. 2003 Dec;5(12):1111-6. Epub 2003 Nov 16.

 

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. Curr Biol. 2003 Oct 14;13(20):1748-57.

 

Hairpin RNAs and retrotransposon LTRs effect RNAi and chromatin-based gene silencing. Schramke V, Allshire R Science. 2003 Aug 22;301(5636):1069-74. Retraction in: Allshire R. Science. 2005 Oct 7;310(5745):49.

 

Chromosome segregation: clamping down on deviant orientations.  Pidoux A, Allshire R. Curr Biol. 2003 May 13;13(10):R385-7.

 

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.  Chromosome Res. 2003;11(2):137-46. Erratum in: Chromosome Res. 2003;11(3):584.

 

 

Sim4: a novel fission yeast kinetochore protein required for centromeric silencing and chromosome segregation. Pidoux AL, Richardson W, Allshire RC. J Cell Biol. 2003 Apr 28;161(2):295-307.

 

A new role for the transcriptional corepressor SIN3; regulation of centromeres.  Silverstein RA, Richardson W, Levin H, Allshire R, Ekwall K. Curr Biol. 2003 Jan 8;13(1):68-72.

 

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. Eukaryot Cell. 2002 Aug;1(4):558-67.

 

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.  Curr Biol. 2002  Oct 1;12(19):1652-60

 

The mal2p protein is an essential component of the fission yeast centromere. Jin QW, Pidoux AL, Decker C, Allshire RC, Fleig U.  Mol Cell Biol. 2002 Oct;22(20):7168-83. PubMed PMID: 12242294; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC139813.

 

RNAi and heterochromatin--a hushed-up affair. Allshire R. Molecular biology. Science. 2002 Sep 13;297(5588):1818-9.

 

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. Genes Dev. 2002 Jul 15;16(14):1766-78.

 

Requirement of heterochromatin for cohesion at centromeres.  Bernard P, Maure JF, Partridge JF, Genier S, Javerzat JP, Allshire RC. Science. 2001 Dec 21;294(5551):2539-42.

 

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. Mol Biol Cell. 2001 Sep;12(9):2767-75.

 

A role for DNA polymerase alpha in epigenetic control of transcriptional silencing in fission yeast. Nakayama Ji, Allshire RC, Klar AJ, Grewal SI. EMBO J. 2001 Jun 1;20(11):2857-66.

 

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. Nature. 2001 Mar 1;410(6824):120-4.

 

Novel functional requirements for non-homologous DNA end joining in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Manolis KG, Nimmo ER, Hartsuiker E, Carr AM, Jeggo PA, Allshire RC. EMBO J. 2001 Jan 15;20(1-2):210-21.

 

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. J Cell Sci. 2000 Dec;113 Pt 23:4177-91.

 

Pausing for thought on the boundaries of imprinting. Allshire R, Bickmore W.  Cell. 2000 Sep 15;102(6):705-8.

 

Centromeres: getting a grip of chromosomes. Pidoux AL, Allshire RC. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2000 Jun;12(3):308-19.

 

Dimerisation of a chromo shadow domain and distinctions from the chromodomain as revealed by structural analysis. Cowieson NP, Partridge JF, Allshire RC, McLaughlin PJ.  Curr Biol. 2000 May 4;10(9):517-25.

 

Distinct protein interaction domains and protein spreading in a complex centromere. Partridge JF, Borgstrom B, Allshire RC. Genes Dev. 2000 Apr 1;14(7):783-91.

 

Fission yeast mutants that alleviate transcriptional silencing in centromeric flanking repeats and disrupt chromosome segregation. Ekwall K, Cranston G, Allshire RC Genetics. 1999 Nov;153(3):1153-69.

 

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.  Mol Biol Cell. 1999 Oct;10(10):3171-86

 

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.  Mol Cell Biol. 1999 Jul;19(7):5155-65.

 

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. Mol Cell Biol. 1999 Mar;19(3):2351-65.

 

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.  EMBO J. 1998 Nov 16;17(22):6465-76.

 

A Schizosaccharomyces pombe artificial chromosome large DNA cloning system. Young DJ, Nimmo ER, Allshire RC. Nucleic Acids Res. 1998 Nov 15;26(22):5052-60.

 

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. J Biol Chem. 1998 Sep 11;273(37):23938-45.

 

Genetic characterisation of hda1+, a putative fission yeast histone deacetylase geneOlsson TG, Ekwall K, Allshire RC, Sunnerhagen P, Partridge JF, Richardson WA. Nucleic Acids Res. 1998 Jul 1;26(13):3247-54

 

Defective meiosis in telomere-silencing mutants of Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Nimmo ER, Pidoux AL, Perry PE, Allshire RC. Nature. 1998 Apr 23;392(6678):825-8.

 

Transient inhibition of histone deacetylation alters the structural and functional imprint at fission yeast centromeres. Ekwall K, Olsson T, Turner BM, Cranston G, Allshire RCCell. 1997 Dec 26;91(7):1021-32.

 

Centromeres, checkpoints and chromatid cohesion. Allshire RC. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 1997 Apr;7(2):264-73. Review. PubMed PMID: 9115433.

 

Regulation of telomere length and function by a Myb-domain protein in fission yeast. Cooper JP, Nimmo ER, Allshire RC, Cech TR Nature. 1997  Feb20;385(6618):744-7.

 

Fission yeast genes which disrupt mitotic chromosome segregation when overexpressed. Javerzat JP, Cranston G, Allshire RC. Nucleic Acids Res. 1996 Dec 1;24(23):4676-83.

 

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. J Cell Sci. 1996 Nov;109 ( Pt11):2637-48.

 

The chromodomain protein Swi6: a key component at fission yeast centromeres. Ekwall K, Javerzat JP, Lorentz A, Schmidt H, Cranston G, Allshire R. Science. 1995 Sep 8;26 (5229):1429-31.

 

Elements of chromosome structure and function in fission yeast.  Allshire RC. Semin Cell Biol. 1995 Apr;6(2):55-64.

 

Mutations derepressing silent centromeric domains in fission yeast disrupt chromosome segregation. Allshire RC, Nimmo ER, Ekwall K, Javerzat JP, Cranston G. Genes Dev. 1995 Jan 15;9(2):218-33.

 

Telomere-associated chromosome breakage in fission yeast results in variegated expression of adjacent genes. Nimmo ER, Cranston G, Allshire RC. EMBO J. 1994 Aug 15;13(16):3801-11.

 

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. J Cell Sci. 1994 Mar;107 ( Pt 3):469-86.

 

Position effect variegation at fission yeast centromeres. Allshire RC, Javerzat JP, Redhead NJ, Cranston G. Cell. 1994 Jan 14;76(1):157-69.

 

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

 

Introduction of large linear minichromosomes into Schizosaccharomyces pombe by an improved transformation procedure. Allshire RC Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1990 Jun;87(11):4043-7.

 

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.  Nature. 1988 Apr 14;332(6165):656-9.

 

A fission yeast chromosome can replicate autonomously in mouse cells. Allshire RC, Cranston G, Gosden JR, Maule JC, Hastie ND, Fantes PACell. 1987 Jul 31;50(3):391-403.