Mario Zurita

Summary

Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint From the beginning: the basal transcription machinery and onset of transcription in the early animal embryo
    M Zurita
    Department of Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Av Universidad 2001, Cuernavaca Morelos, 62250, Mexico
    Cell Mol Life Sci 65:212-27. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The transcriptional complexity of the TFIIH complex
    Mario Zurita
    Dept of Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apdo Postal 510 3, 62250, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico
    Trends Genet 19:578-84. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint RNA polymerase II 140wimp mutant and mutations in the TFIIH subunit XPB differentially affect homeotic gene expression in Drosophila
    Luis Gutierrez
    Department of Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico
    Genesis 40:58-66. 2004
  4. pmc Physical and functional interactions between Drosophila homologue of Swc6/p18Hamlet subunit of the SWR1/SRCAP chromatin-remodeling complex with the DNA repair/transcription factor TFIIH
    Mariana Herrera-Cruz
    Department of Developmental Genetics, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico
    J Biol Chem 287:33567-80. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint TFIIH trafficking and its nuclear assembly during early Drosophila embryo development
    Javier Aguilar-Fuentes
    Department of Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Institute of Biotechnology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Av Universidad 2001, Cuernavaca Morelos 62250, Mexico
    J Cell Sci 119:3866-75. 2006
  6. pmc p8/TTDA overexpression enhances UV-irradiation resistance and suppresses TFIIH mutations in a Drosophila trichothiodystrophy model
    Javier Aguilar-Fuentes
    Department of Developmental Genetics, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000253. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization and developmental expression of the TFIIH factor p62 gene from Drosophila melanogaster: effects on the UV light sensitivity of a p62 mutant fly
    Juan Castro
    Department of Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Institute of Biotechnology, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62250, Mexico
    DNA Repair (Amst) 1:359-68. 2002
  8. pmc XNP/dATRX interacts with DREF in the chromatin to regulate gene expression
    Viviana Valadez-Graham
    Departamento de Genética del Desarrollo y Fisiología Molecular, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Av Universidad 2001, Col Chamilpa 62250, Cuernavaca Mor, Mexico
    Nucleic Acids Res 40:1460-74. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Open, repair and close again: chromatin dynamics and the response to UV-induced DNA damage
    Zoraya Palomera-Sanchez
    Department of Developmental Genetics, Instituo de Biotecnología, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca Morelos 22250, Mexico
    DNA Repair (Amst) 10:119-25. 2011
  10. pmc Drosophila p53 is required to increase the levels of the dKDM4B demethylase after UV-induced DNA damage to demethylate histone H3 lysine 9
    Zoraya Palomera-Sanchez
    Department of Developmental Genetics, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, AP 62250, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico
    J Biol Chem 285:31370-9. 2010

Collaborators

  • Martha Vázquez
  • James A Kennison
  • Masamitsu Yamaguchi
  • Alfonso León-Del-Río
  • Sandra Reyes-Carmona
  • Jean Marc Egly
  • L D Possani
  • Enrique Reynaud
  • Viviana Valadez-Graham
  • Javier Aguilar-Fuentes
  • Zoraya Palomera-Sanchez
  • Claudia Villicaña
  • Luis Gutierrez
  • Mariana Fregoso
  • Carlos Merino
  • Grisel Cruz
  • Mariana Herrera-Cruz
  • René Hernández-Vargas
  • Ignacio Lopez-Gonzalez
  • Rocío Rodríguez-Valentín
  • Eria Rebollar
  • Juan Castro
  • Mariana Fregoso-Lomas
  • Adina Neumann
  • Yasuhide Yoshioka
  • Akihito Kawamori
  • Oscar Velazquez
  • Juan Riesgo-Escovar
  • Luis Fonseca-Ornelas
  • Alyeri Bucio-Mendez
  • Cathy Braun
  • Mariana Herrera
  • Vincent Mocquet
  • Jean Philippe Laine
  • Frederic Coin
  • Pedro Labarca
  • Ramon Jorquera

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint From the beginning: the basal transcription machinery and onset of transcription in the early animal embryo
    M Zurita
    Department of Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Av Universidad 2001, Cuernavaca Morelos, 62250, Mexico
    Cell Mol Life Sci 65:212-27. 2008
    ..Here we discuss and compare the regulation of the basal transcription machineries and their activation in early embryos of different model organisms...
  2. ncbi request reprint The transcriptional complexity of the TFIIH complex
    Mario Zurita
    Dept of Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apdo Postal 510 3, 62250, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico
    Trends Genet 19:578-84. 2003
    ..The second suggests that mutations in TFIIH produce specific phenotypes arising from differential interactions of this complex with different transcription regulatory factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint RNA polymerase II 140wimp mutant and mutations in the TFIIH subunit XPB differentially affect homeotic gene expression in Drosophila
    Luis Gutierrez
    Department of Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico
    Genesis 40:58-66. 2004
    ..All these results support that although TFIIH is a basal transcription factor, mutations in the subunit encoded by hay have specific effects in the transcription of some genes...
  4. pmc Physical and functional interactions between Drosophila homologue of Swc6/p18Hamlet subunit of the SWR1/SRCAP chromatin-remodeling complex with the DNA repair/transcription factor TFIIH
    Mariana Herrera-Cruz
    Department of Developmental Genetics, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico
    J Biol Chem 287:33567-80. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint TFIIH trafficking and its nuclear assembly during early Drosophila embryo development
    Javier Aguilar-Fuentes
    Department of Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Institute of Biotechnology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Av Universidad 2001, Cuernavaca Morelos 62250, Mexico
    J Cell Sci 119:3866-75. 2006
    ..In addition, we present evidence that suggests that DNA helicase subunits XPB and XPD are assembled in the core when they are transported into the nucleus and are required for the onset of transcription...
  6. pmc p8/TTDA overexpression enhances UV-irradiation resistance and suppresses TFIIH mutations in a Drosophila trichothiodystrophy model
    Javier Aguilar-Fuentes
    Department of Developmental Genetics, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000253. 2008
    ..This study is the first using an intact higher-animal model to show that one subunit mutant can trans-complement another subunit in a multi-subunit complex linked to human diseases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization and developmental expression of the TFIIH factor p62 gene from Drosophila melanogaster: effects on the UV light sensitivity of a p62 mutant fly
    Juan Castro
    Department of Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Institute of Biotechnology, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62250, Mexico
    DNA Repair (Amst) 1:359-68. 2002
    ..Heterozygous Dmp62mut larvae are more sensitive to UV light irradiation, and those individuals that are able to develop into adults have severe abdominal cuticular damage after UV light irradiation...
  8. pmc XNP/dATRX interacts with DREF in the chromatin to regulate gene expression
    Viviana Valadez-Graham
    Departamento de Genética del Desarrollo y Fisiología Molecular, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Av Universidad 2001, Col Chamilpa 62250, Cuernavaca Mor, Mexico
    Nucleic Acids Res 40:1460-74. 2012
    ..This work establishes that XNP/dATRX directly contacts the transcriptional activator DREF in the chromatin to regulate gene expression...
  9. doi request reprint Open, repair and close again: chromatin dynamics and the response to UV-induced DNA damage
    Zoraya Palomera-Sanchez
    Department of Developmental Genetics, Instituo de Biotecnología, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca Morelos 22250, Mexico
    DNA Repair (Amst) 10:119-25. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Drosophila p53 is required to increase the levels of the dKDM4B demethylase after UV-induced DNA damage to demethylate histone H3 lysine 9
    Zoraya Palomera-Sanchez
    Department of Developmental Genetics, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, AP 62250, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico
    J Biol Chem 285:31370-9. 2010
    ..This mechanism appears to be essential for the proper function of the nucleotide excision repair system...
  11. doi request reprint Trafficking and chromatin dynamics of holocarboxylase synthetase during development of Drosophila melanogaster
    Sandra Reyes-Carmona
    Departamento de Biologia Molecular y Biotecnologia, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Mol Genet Metab 103:240-8. 2011
    ..We suggest that HCS may have a role in the repression of gene expression through a mechanism involving its trafficking to the nucleus and interaction with heterochromatic sites coincident with H3K9met3...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Drosophila trithorax group gene tonalli (tna) interacts genetically with the Brahma remodeling complex and encodes an SP-RING finger protein
    Luis Gutierrez
    Departamento de Fisiologia Molecular y Genetica del Desarrollo, Instituto de Biotecnologia, UNAM, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62250, Mexico
    Development 130:343-54. 2003
    ..We propose that Tna is involved in postranslational modification of transcription complexes...
  13. pmc gammaTub23C interacts genetically with brahma chromatin-remodeling complexes in Drosophila melanogaster
    Martha Vázquez
    Departamento de Fisiologia Molecular y Genetica del Desarrollo, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Morelos 62250, Mexico
    Genetics 180:835-43. 2008
    ..The genetic interactions between gammaTub23C and chromatin-remodeling mutations suggest that gamma-tubulin might have a role in regulating gene expression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Role of the p53 homologue from Drosophila melanogaster in the maintenance of histone H3 acetylation and response to UV-light irradiation
    Eria Rebollar
    Department of Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Institute of Biotechnology, National University of Mexico, Cuernavaca, Morelos 62250, Mexico
    FEBS Lett 580:642-8. 2006
    ..This work shows, that the presence of Dmp53 is necessary to maintain normal H3-K14 acetylation levels in Drosophila chromatin and that the function of p53 to maintaining histone modifications, is conserved in Drosophila and humans...
  15. pmc DNA repair and transcriptional effects of mutations in TFIIH in Drosophila development
    Carlos Merino
    Department of Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Institute of Biotechnology, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Morelos 62250, Mexico
    Mol Biol Cell 13:3246-56. 2002
    ..In addition the apoptosis induced by p53 Drosophila homolog (Dmp53) is suppressed in heterozygous hay flies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Oviduct contraction in Drosophila is modulated by a neural network that is both, octopaminergic and glutamatergic
    Rocío Rodríguez-Valentín
    Departamento de Genética del Desarrollo y Fisiología Molecular, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    J Cell Physiol 209:183-98. 2006
    ..Our work provides the first evidence that adult abdominal type II visceral innervations co-express Glu and OA and allows us to re-evaluate the previous model of neuronal network controlling insect oviduct contraction...
  17. doi request reprint Synphilin suppresses α-synuclein neurotoxicity in a Parkinson's disease Drosophila model
    René Hernández-Vargas
    Departamento de Genética del Desarrollo y Fisiología Molecular, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Genesis 49:392-402. 2011
    ..This work showcases Drosophila as a detailed and multifaceted model for Parkinson's disease, providing a convenient platform in which to study and find new genetic modifiers of PD. genesis 49:392-402, 2011...
  18. ncbi request reprint A new peroxinectin-like gene preferentially expressed during oogenesis and early embryogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster
    Martha Vázquez
    Dpto de Fisiología Molecular y Genética del Desarrollo, Inst de Biotecnología, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca
    Dev Genes Evol 212:526-9. 2002
    ..It is virtually absent at other stages of the Drosophila life cycle, suggesting that Dpxt function is restricted to the early stages of fly development...
  19. doi request reprint The genetic depletion or the triptolide inhibition of TFIIH in p53-deficient cells induces a JNK-dependent cell death in Drosophila
    Claudia Villicaña
    Departamento de Genética del Desarrollo, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Avenida Universidad 2001, Cuernavaca Morelos 62250, Mexico
    J Cell Sci 126:2502-15. 2013
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint From noxiustoxin to scorpine and possible transgenic mosquitoes resistant to malaria
    Lourival D Possani
    Departamento de Reconocimiento Molecular y Biologia Estructural, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Arch Med Res 33:398-404. 2002
    ....
  21. pmc DNA repair and transcriptional deficiencies caused by mutations in the Drosophila p52 subunit of TFIIH generate developmental defects and chromosome fragility
    Mariana Fregoso
    Institut de Genetique et de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire, BP 163, 67404 Illkirch Cedex, C U de Strasbourg, France
    Mol Cell Biol 27:3640-50. 2007
    ..This study significantly extends the role of p52 in regulating XPB ATPase activity and, consequently, both its transcriptional and nucleotide excision repair functions...