Recent Lab Publications:

Stoler, S., S. Weitze, C.L. Defalco, J.C. Layzer, L. Morey, J. Marblestone, Y. Chen, K.C. Keith, and M. Fitzgerald-Hayes. Scm3p, a new budding yeast centromere protein is involved in Cse4p targeting to CEN chromatin. Genes and Development, 2003. Submitted

Newell, K. and M. Fitzgerald-Hayes. Exploration and comparison of the S. cerevisiae nucleosome with the homology modeled Cse4p (centromeric) nucleosome. Internet Publication, 2002.

Keith, K.C.and M. Fitzgerald-Hayes. CSE4 genetically interacts with the S. cerevisiae centromere DNA elements CDEI and CDEII but not CDEIII: Implications for the path of the centromere DNA around a Cse4p variant nucleosome. Genetics 156: 973-981 (2000). Abstract

Chen, Y., R.E. Baker, K.C. Keith, K. Harris, S. Stoler and M. Fitzgerald-Hayes. The N-terminus of the centromere H3-like protein Cse4p performs an essential function distinct from that of the histone fold domain.  Mol. Cell Bio. 20 (18):7037-7048 (2000). Abstract

Keith,K.C., Baker, R.E., Chen, Y., K. Harris, S. Stoler and Fitzgerald-Hayes, M. Analysis of primary structural determinants that distinguish the centromere-specific function of histone variant Cse4p from histone H3. Mol Cell Biol, 1999. 19(9): p. 6130-9. Abstract

Stoler, S., Keith, K.C., Curnick, K.E. and Fitzgerald-Hayes, M. A mutation in CSE4, an essential gene encoding a novel chromatin- associated protein in yeast, causes chromosome nondisjunction and cell cycle arrest at mitosis. Genes Dev, 1995. 9(5): p. 573-86. Abstract

Xiao, Z. and Fitzgerald-Hayes, M. Functional interaction between the CSE2 gene product and centromeres in S. cerevisiae. J. Mol. Biol. 248:255-263 (1995). Abstract

Chen, X.H., Xiao, Z., and Fitzgerald-Hayes, M. SCM2, a tryptophan permease in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, is important for cell growth. Mol. Gen.Genetics 244:260-268 (1994).

Xiao, Z., McGrew, J.T., Schroeder, A. and Fitzgerald-Hayes, M. CSE1 and CSE2, two new genes required for accurate mitotic chromosome segregation in S. cerevisiae. Mol. Cell. Biol. 13(8): 4691-4702 (1993). Abstract

Payne, W.E. and Fitzgerald-Hayes, M. A mutation in PLC1, a candidate phosphoinositide-specific phospholipase C gene from yeast, causes aberrant mitotic chromosome segregation. Mol. Cell. Biol. 13(7): 4351-4364 (1993).Abstract

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