Section on Eukaryotic Transposable Elements
Current Research


Atwood-Moore, A., K. Ejebe, et al. (2005). "Specific recognition and cleavage of the plus-strand primer by reverse transcriptase." Journal of Virology 79(23): 14863-14875.

Ebina, H., A. G. Chatterjee, et al. (2008). "The GP(Y/F) domain of TF1 integrase multimerizes when present in a fragment, and substitutions in this domain reduce enzymatic activity of the full-length protein." Journal of Biological Chemistry 283(23): 15965-15974.

Higuchi, T., Y. Watanabe, et al. (2002). "Protein kinase A regulates sexual development and gluconeogenesis through phosphorylation of the Zn finger transcriptional activator Rst2p in fission yeast." Molecular and Cellular Biology 22(1): 1-11.

Hizi, A. and H. L. Levin (2005). "The integrase of the long terminal repeat-retrotransposon tf1 has a chromodomain that modulates integrase activities." J Biol Chem 280(47): 39086.

Jern, P., G. O. Sperber, et al. (2005). "Use of Endogenous Retroviral Sequences (ERVs) and structural markers for retroviral phylogenetic inference and taxonomy." Retrovirology 2.

Leem, Y. E., T. L. Ripmaster, et al. (2008). "Retrotransposon Tf1 is targeted to pol II promoters by transcription activators." Molecular Cell 30(1): 98-107

Levin, H. L. (1995). "A novel mechanism of self-primed reverse transcription defines a new family of retroelements." Mol Cell Biol 15: 3310-3317.

Levin, H. L. (1996). "An unusual mechanism of self-primed reverse transcription requires the RNase H domain of reverse transcriptase to cleave an RNA duplex." Mol Cell Biol 16: 5645-5654.

Levin, H. L., D. C. Weaver, et al. (1990). "Two related families of retrotransposons from Schizosaccharomyces pombe." Mol Cell Biol 10: 6791-6798.

Malik, H. S. and T. H. Eickbush (1999). "Modular evolution of the integrase domain in the Ty3/Gypsy class of LTR retrotransposons." J Virol 73(6): 5186-90.

Neely, L. A. and C. S. Hoffman (2000). "Protein kinase A and mitogen-activated protein kinase pathways antagonistically regulate fission yeast fbp1 transcription by employing different modes of action at two upstream activation sites." Molecular and Cellular Biology 20(17): 6426-6434.

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