Giorgio Dieci

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Affiliation: University of Parma
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transcription reinitiation by RNA polymerase III
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43124 Parma, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1829:331-41. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Identification of RNA polymerase III-transcribed genes in eukaryotic genomes
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43124 Parma, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1829:296-305. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Eukaryotic snoRNAs: a paradigm for gene expression flexibility
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Genomics 94:83-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Positive modulation of RNA polymerase III transcription by ribosomal proteins
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Viale G P Usberti 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 379:489-93. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The expanding RNA polymerase III transcriptome
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Viale G P Usberti 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Trends Genet 23:614-22. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Distinct modes of TATA box utilization by the RNA polymerase III transcription machineries from budding yeast and higher plants
    Giorgio Dieci
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Gene 379:12-25. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A general procedure for the production of antibody reagents against eukaryotic ribosomal proteins
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Protein Pept Lett 12:555-60. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Detours and shortcuts to transcription reinitiation
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita di Parma, Italy
    Trends Biochem Sci 28:202-9. 2003
  9. pmc Requirement of Nhp6 proteins for transcription of a subset of tRNA genes and heterochromatin barrier function in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Priscilla Braglia
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Viale G P Usberti 23A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Mol Cell Biol 27:1545-57. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint A minimal promoter for TFIIIC-dependent in vitro transcription of snoRNA and tRNA genes by RNA polymerase III
    Elisa Guffanti
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Biol Chem 281:23945-57. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Transcription reinitiation by RNA polymerase III
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43124 Parma, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1829:331-41. 2013
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Transcription by Odd Pols...
  2. doi request reprint Identification of RNA polymerase III-transcribed genes in eukaryotic genomes
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Bioscienze, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43124 Parma, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1829:296-305. 2013
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Transcription by Odd Pols...
  3. doi request reprint Eukaryotic snoRNAs: a paradigm for gene expression flexibility
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Genomics 94:83-8. 2009
    ..We finally discuss the relevance of snoRNA genomic studies for our general understanding of ncRNA family evolution and expression in eukaryotes...
  4. doi request reprint Positive modulation of RNA polymerase III transcription by ribosomal proteins
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Viale G P Usberti 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 379:489-93. 2009
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  5. ncbi request reprint The expanding RNA polymerase III transcriptome
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Viale G P Usberti 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Trends Genet 23:614-22. 2007
    ..The extent of the Pol III transcriptome, the complexity of its regulation and its influence on cell physiology, development and disease are emerging as new areas for future research...
  6. ncbi request reprint Distinct modes of TATA box utilization by the RNA polymerase III transcription machineries from budding yeast and higher plants
    Giorgio Dieci
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Gene 379:12-25. 2006
    ..Interactions involving components other than TBP are thus responsible for the strong TATA box requirement of plant tDNA transcription...
  7. ncbi request reprint A general procedure for the production of antibody reagents against eukaryotic ribosomal proteins
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Protein Pept Lett 12:555-60. 2005
    ..The specificity and sensitivity of detection of the antibodies produced by this procedure are documented...
  8. ncbi request reprint Detours and shortcuts to transcription reinitiation
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita di Parma, Italy
    Trends Biochem Sci 28:202-9. 2003
    ..These pathways influence the availability for reinitiation of template DNA and/or transcription proteins, and represent an important yet poorly characterized aspect of gene regulation...
  9. pmc Requirement of Nhp6 proteins for transcription of a subset of tRNA genes and heterochromatin barrier function in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Priscilla Braglia
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Viale G P Usberti 23A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Mol Cell Biol 27:1545-57. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that Nhp6 proteins are important components of Pol III chromatin templates that contribute both to the robustness of tRNA gene expression and to positional effects of Pol III transcription complexes...
  10. ncbi request reprint A minimal promoter for TFIIIC-dependent in vitro transcription of snoRNA and tRNA genes by RNA polymerase III
    Elisa Guffanti
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Biol Chem 281:23945-57. 2006
    ..The box A can thus be viewed as a core TFIIIC-interacting element that, assisted by upstream TFIIIB-DNA contacts, is sufficient to promote class III gene transcription...
  11. ncbi request reprint A composite upstream sequence motif potentiates tRNA gene transcription in yeast
    Silvia Giuliodori
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Mol Biol 333:1-20. 2003
    ..Our data strongly support the notion that tRNA gene transcription in eukaryotes is modulated by composite TFIIIB binding sites that may confer responsiveness to variation in TFIIIB activity and/or concentration...
  12. pmc Distinct roles of transcription factors TFIIIB and TFIIIC in RNA polymerase III transcription reinitiation
    Roberto Ferrari
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:13442-7. 2004
    ..The data reveal an unexpected complexity in the Pol III reinitiation mechanism and suggest the existence of a handing-back network between Pol III, TFIIIC, and TFIIIB on actively transcribed class III genes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nucleosome depletion activates poised RNA polymerase III at unconventional transcription sites in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Elisa Guffanti
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Biol Chem 281:29155-64. 2006
    ..The maintenance, by eukaryotic genomes, of chromatin-repressed, non-coding transcription units has implications for both genome expression and organization...
  14. doi request reprint The telomere-binding protein Tbf1 demarcates snoRNA gene promoters in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Milena Preti
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Mol Cell 38:614-20. 2010
    ..Our data show that, besides the ribosomal protein gene regulator Rap1, a second telomere-binding protein also functions as a transcriptional regulator linked to yeast ribosome biogenesis...
  15. doi request reprint RNA polymerase III transcription control elements: themes and variations
    Andrea Orioli
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43124 Parma, Italy
    Gene 493:185-94. 2012
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  16. ncbi request reprint Sequence context effects on oligo(dT) termination signal recognition by Saccharomyces cerevisiae RNA polymerase III
    Priscilla Braglia
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
    J Biol Chem 280:19551-62. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint The transcription reinitiation properties of RNA polymerase III in the absence of transcription factors
    Roberto Ferrari
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Viale G P Usberti 23 A, 43100, Parma, Italy
    Cell Mol Biol Lett 13:112-8. 2008
    ..The data indicates that, in the absence of transcription factors, first-round transcription initiation by Pol III proceeds at a normal rate, while facilitated reinitiation during subsequent cycles is compromised...
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional dissection of RNA polymerase III termination using a peptide nucleic acid as a transcriptional roadblock
    Elisa Guffanti
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare and Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Biol Chem 279:20708-16. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Intragenic promoter adaptation and facilitated RNA polymerase III recycling in the transcription of SCR1, the 7SL RNA gene of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Giorgio Dieci
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita di Parma, I 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Biol Chem 277:6903-14. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Transcription reinitiation properties of bacteriophage T7 RNA polymerase
    Roberto Ferrari
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 315:376-80. 2004
    ..Our data suggest that polymerase recycling represents a critical step in T7 RNAP transcription, and that such a step may become rate-limiting for transcription at sub-saturating polymerase concentrations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assembly into snoRNP controls 5'-end maturation of a box C/D snoRNA in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Milena Preti
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 351:468-73. 2006
    ..Our data suggest a functional coupling between snoRNP assembly and 5'-end maturation of independently transcribed box C/D snoRNAs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Visualizing RNA extrusion and DNA wrapping in transcription elongation complexes of bacterial and eukaryotic RNA polymerases
    Claudio Rivetti
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Parma, 43100, Parma, Italy
    J Mol Biol 326:1413-26. 2003
    ..DNA wrapping in the elongation complex suggests a possible mechanism by which the polymerase may overcome the physical barrier to transcription imposed by the nucleosomes...
  23. pmc Widespread occurrence of non-canonical transcription termination by human RNA polymerase III
    Andrea Orioli
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Viale G P Usberti 23 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:5499-512. 2011
    ..The widespread occurrence of partial termination suggests that the Pol III primary transcriptome in mammals is unexpectedly enriched in 3'-trailer sequences with the potential to contribute novel functional ncRNAs...
  24. pmc New small nuclear RNA gene-like transcriptional units as sources of regulatory transcripts
    Aldo Pagano
    Dipartimento di Oncologia Biologia e Genetica, Universita di Genova, Genoa, Italy
    PLoS Genet 3:e1. 2007
    ..By elucidating the function of one of them, we provide evidence for the existence of a sense/antisense-based gene-regulation network where part of the polymerase III transcriptome could control its polymerase II counterpart...
  25. pmc Modulation of yeast genome expression in response to defective RNA polymerase III-dependent transcription
    Christine Conesa
    Service de Biochimie et Génétique Moléculaire, Bâtiment 144, CEA Saclay, 91191 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Mol Cell Biol 25:8631-42. 2005
    ..Such an effect might represent a key element in the coordinated transcriptional response of yeast cells to environmental changes...