Luisa M Figueiredo

Summary

Affiliation: The Rockefeller University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Epigenetic regulation in African trypanosomes: a new kid on the block
    Luisa M Figueiredo
    Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 7:504-13. 2009
  2. pmc Nucleosomes are depleted at the VSG expression site transcribed by RNA polymerase I in African trypanosomes
    Luisa M Figueiredo
    Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 9:148-54. 2010
  3. pmc Four histone variants mark the boundaries of polycistronic transcription units in Trypanosoma brucei
    T Nicolai Siegel
    Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Genes Dev 23:1063-76. 2009
  4. pmc A yeast-endonuclease-generated DNA break induces antigenic switching in Trypanosoma brucei
    Catharine E Boothroyd
    Laboratory of Lymphocyte Biology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Nature 459:278-81. 2009
  5. pmc A histone methyltransferase modulates antigenic variation in African trypanosomes
    Luisa M Figueiredo
    Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York, USA
    PLoS Biol 6:e161. 2008

Collaborators

  • Catharine E Boothroyd
  • T Nicolai Siegel
  • George A M Cross
  • Xuning Wang
  • Joanna E Lowell
  • F Nina Papavasiliou
  • Louise E Kemp
  • K Ina Ly
  • Tatyana Leonova
  • Oliver Dreesen
  • Doeke R Hekstra
  • Scott Dewell
  • David Fenyo

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Epigenetic regulation in African trypanosomes: a new kid on the block
    Luisa M Figueiredo
    Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 7:504-13. 2009
    ..We discuss how the study of trypanosome chromatin might help us to better understand the evolution of epigenetic processes...
  2. pmc Nucleosomes are depleted at the VSG expression site transcribed by RNA polymerase I in African trypanosomes
    Luisa M Figueiredo
    Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 9:148-54. 2010
    ..These observations provide new insight on antigenic variation by showing that chromatin remodeling is an intrinsic feature of BES regulation...
  3. pmc Four histone variants mark the boundaries of polycistronic transcription units in Trypanosoma brucei
    T Nicolai Siegel
    Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Genes Dev 23:1063-76. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc A yeast-endonuclease-generated DNA break induces antigenic switching in Trypanosoma brucei
    Catharine E Boothroyd
    Laboratory of Lymphocyte Biology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Nature 459:278-81. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc A histone methyltransferase modulates antigenic variation in African trypanosomes
    Luisa M Figueiredo
    Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York, USA
    PLoS Biol 6:e161. 2008
    ..We conclude that DOT1B is required to maintain strict VSG silencing and to ensure rapid transcriptional VSG switching, demonstrating that epigenetics plays an important role in regulating antigenic variation in T. brucei...