Publications by authors named "Vincenzo Pirrotta"

55Publications

Of giraffes' necks and the inheritance of chromatin states.

Nat Genet 2017 May;49(6):821-823

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.3881DOI Listing
May 2017

Corrigendum to "Regulation of Polycomb group genes Psc and Su(z)2 in Drosophila melanogaster" [Mech. Dev. 128 (2012) 536-547].

Mech Dev 2018 02 18;149:53. Epub 2017 Jan 18.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mod.2017.01.002DOI Listing
February 2018

Interdependence of PRC1 and PRC2 for recruitment to Polycomb Response Elements.

Nucleic Acids Res 2016 12 23;44(21):10132-10149. Epub 2016 Aug 23.

Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, 901 87, Sweden

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkw701DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5137424PMC
December 2016

The Necessity of Chromatin: A View in Perspective.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2016 Jan 4;8(1):a019547. Epub 2016 Jan 4.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/cshperspect.a019547DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4691793PMC
January 2016

Histone Marks Direct Chromosome Segregation.

Cell 2015 Nov;163(4):792-3

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2015.10.043DOI Listing
November 2015

Genome-wide activities of Polycomb complexes control pervasive transcription.

Genome Res 2015 Aug 18;25(8):1170-81. Epub 2015 May 18.

Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/gr.188920.114DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4510001PMC
August 2015

Comparative analysis of metazoan chromatin organization.

Nature 2014 Aug;512(7515):449-52

1] Center for Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA [2] Division of Genetics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA [3] Informatics Program, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature13415DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4227084PMC
August 2014

Ruled by ubiquitylation: a new order for polycomb recruitment.

Cell Rep 2014 Jul;8(2):321-5

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2014.07.001DOI Listing
July 2014

Combinatorial interactions are required for the efficient recruitment of pho repressive complex (PhoRC) to polycomb response elements.

PLoS Genet 2014 Jul 10;10(7):e1004495. Epub 2014 Jul 10.

Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden; Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1004495DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4091789PMC
July 2014

Binding the boundaries of chromatin domains.

Genome Biol 2014 Jun 30;15(6):121. Epub 2014 Jun 30.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/gb4183DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4076623PMC
June 2014

A new world of Polycombs: unexpected partnerships and emerging functions.

Nat Rev Genet 2013 Dec 12;14(12):853-64. Epub 2013 Nov 12.

Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Byggnad 6L, Norrlands University Hospital, 901 87 Umeå, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrg3603DOI Listing
December 2013

Insulators target active genes to transcription factories and polycomb-repressed genes to polycomb bodies.

PLoS Genet 2013 Apr 18;9(4):e1003436. Epub 2013 Apr 18.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1003436DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3630138PMC
April 2013

Molecular biology. How to read the chromatin past.

Science 2012 Aug;337(6097):919-20

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1227684DOI Listing
August 2012

Regulation of Polycomb group genes Psc and Su(z)2 in Drosophila melanogaster.

Mech Dev 2012 Jan-Feb;128(11-12):536-47. Epub 2012 Jan 24.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mod.2012.01.004DOI Listing
July 2012

A view of nuclear Polycomb bodies.

Curr Opin Genet Dev 2012 Apr 16;22(2):101-9. Epub 2011 Dec 16.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2011.11.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3329586PMC
April 2012

Identification of functional elements and regulatory circuits by Drosophila modENCODE.

Science 2010 Dec 22;330(6012):1787-97. Epub 2010 Dec 22.

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3192495PMC
December 2010

Insulators, not Polycomb response elements, are required for long-range interactions between Polycomb targets in Drosophila melanogaster.

Mol Cell Biol 2011 Feb 6;31(4):616-25. Epub 2010 Dec 6.

Rutgers University, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/MCB.00849-10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3028641PMC
February 2011

It's not just sex.

Dev Cell 2010 Sep;19(3):359-60

Rutgers University, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.devcel.2010.08.016DOI Listing
September 2010

Alternative epigenetic chromatin states of polycomb target genes.

PLoS Genet 2010 Jan 8;6(1):e1000805. Epub 2010 Jan 8.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Nelson Laboratories, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1000805DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2799325PMC
January 2010

Role of the polycomb protein EED in the propagation of repressive histone marks.

Nature 2009 Oct 20;461(7265):762-7. Epub 2009 Sep 20.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Biochemistry, New York University Medical School, 522 First Avenue, New York, New York 10016, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature08398DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3772642PMC
October 2009

A little bit of sugar makes polycomb better.

J Mol Cell Biol 2009 Oct 11;1(1):11-2. Epub 2009 Aug 11.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jmcb/mjp008DOI Listing
October 2009

Polycomb repression under the skin.

Cell 2009 Mar;136(6):992-4

Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2009.03.004DOI Listing
March 2009

Polycomb complexes and epigenetic states.

Curr Opin Cell Biol 2008 Jun 23;20(3):266-73. Epub 2008 Apr 23.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceb.2008.03.002DOI Listing
June 2008

Ezh2 requires PHF1 to efficiently catalyze H3 lysine 27 trimethylation in vivo.

Mol Cell Biol 2008 Apr 19;28(8):2718-31. Epub 2008 Feb 19.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, NYU School of Medicine-Smilow Research Center, Biochemistry Department, 522 First Avenue, 2nd Floor, Room 211, New York, NY 10016, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/MCB.02017-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2293112PMC
April 2008

ESC, ESCL and their roles in Polycomb Group mechanisms.

Mech Dev 2008 May-Jun;125(5-6):527-41. Epub 2008 Jan 12.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Nelson Laboratories, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mod.2008.01.002DOI Listing
August 2008

Enhancer blocking and transvection at the Drosophila apterous locus.

Genetics 2008 Jan;178(1):127-43

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.107.077768DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2206065PMC
January 2008

Association of cohesin and Nipped-B with transcriptionally active regions of the Drosophila melanogaster genome.

Chromosoma 2008 Feb 27;117(1):89-102. Epub 2007 Oct 27.

Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63104, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2258211PMC
February 2008

Polycomb silencing mechanisms and the management of genomic programmes.

Nat Rev Genet 2007 Jan;8(1):9-22

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Nelson Laboratories, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrg1981DOI Listing
January 2007

Differentiation and gene regulation. Genomic programs and differentiation: editorial overview.

Curr Opin Genet Dev 2006 Oct 22;16(5):443-6. Epub 2006 Aug 22.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2006.08.014DOI Listing
October 2006

Polycomb complexes and the propagation of the methylation mark at the Drosophila ubx gene.

J Biol Chem 2006 Sep 2;281(39):29064-75. Epub 2006 Aug 2.

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M605430200DOI Listing
September 2006

Genome-wide analysis of Polycomb targets in Drosophila melanogaster.

Nat Genet 2006 Jun 28;38(6):700-5. Epub 2006 May 28.

Rutgers University, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA.

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June 2006

The Mcp element mediates stable long-range chromosome-chromosome interactions in Drosophila.

Mol Biol Cell 2006 May 22;17(5):2158-65. Epub 2006 Feb 22.

Division of Shared Resources, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1091/mbc.e06-01-0049DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1446072PMC
May 2006

Epigenetic silencing mechanisms in budding yeast and fruit fly: different paths, same destinations.

Mol Cell 2005 May;18(4):395-8

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2005.04.013DOI Listing
May 2005

The ways of PARP.

Cell 2004 Dec;119(6):735-6

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Nelson Laboratories, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2004.12.002DOI Listing
December 2004

Characteristic low density and shear sensitivity of cross-linked chromatin containing polycomb complexes.

Mol Cell Biol 2005 Jan;25(1):432-9

Rutgers University, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Nelson Laboratories, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/MCB.25.1.432-439.2005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC538796PMC
January 2005

Polycomb silencing blocks transcription initiation.

Mol Cell 2004 Mar;13(6):887-93

Department of Zoology, University of Geneva, 30 quai Ernest Ansermet, CH-1211 Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1097-2765(04)00128-5DOI Listing
March 2004

The ThioredoxinT and deadhead gene pair encode testis- and ovary-specific thioredoxins in Drosophila melanogaster.

Chromosoma 2003 Oct 17;112(3):133-43. Epub 2003 Sep 17.

UCMP, Umeå University, 901 87 Umeå, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00412-003-0253-5DOI Listing
October 2003

An endogenous Su(Hw) insulator separates the yellow gene from the Achaete-scute gene complex in Drosophila.

Development 2003 Jul;130(14):3249-58

Department of the Control of Genetic Processes, Institute of Gene Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 117334, Russia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.00543DOI Listing
July 2003

Assembly of Polycomb complexes and silencing mechanisms.

Genetica 2003 Mar;117(2-3):191-7

Department of Zoology, University of Geneva, 30 quai Ernest Ansermet, CH-1211, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/a:1022992011833DOI Listing
March 2003

Transcription. Puffing with PARP.

Science 2003 Jan;299(5606):528-9

Department of Zoology, University of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1081520DOI Listing
January 2003

Drosophila enhancer of Zeste/ESC complexes have a histone H3 methyltransferase activity that marks chromosomal Polycomb sites.

Cell 2002 Oct;111(2):185-96

Adolf-Butenandt Institut, University of Munich, Schillerstrasse 44, 80336 Munich, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0092-8674(02)00975-3DOI Listing
October 2002

Trans-splicing in Drosophila.

Bioessays 2002 Nov;24(11):988-91

Department of Zoology, University of Geneva, 30 quai Ernest Ansermet, CH1211 Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.10182DOI Listing
November 2002

Silence in the germ.

Cell 2002 Sep;110(6):661-4

Department of Zoology, University of Geneva, CH1211, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0092-8674(02)00967-4DOI Listing
September 2002

The Drosophila trithorax protein is a coactivator required to prevent re-establishment of polycomb silencing.

Development 2002 May;129(10):2483-93

Department of Zoology, University of Geneva, 30 quai Ernest Ansermet, CH-1211 Geneva, Switzerland.

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May 2002

Extensive conservation of sequences and chromatin structures in the bxd polycomb response element among Drosophilid species.

Int J Dev Biol 2002 Jan;46(1):133-41

Department of Zoology, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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January 2002