Wayne A Decatur

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Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint RNA-modifying machines in archaea
    Arina D Omer
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia, 2146 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Mol Microbiol 48:617-29. 2003
  2. pmc RNomics and Modomics in the halophilic archaea Haloferax volcanii: identification of RNA modification genes
    Henri Grosjean
    Department of Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL 32611, Florida, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:470. 2008
  3. pmc Different mechanisms for pseudouridine formation in yeast 5S and 5.8S rRNAs
    Wayne A Decatur
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 903 Lederle Graduate Research Tower, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 28:3089-100. 2008
  4. pmc The 3D rRNA modification maps database: with interactive tools for ribosome analysis
    Dorota Piekna-Przybylska
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D178-83. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying effects of snoRNA-guided modifications on the synthesis and function of the yeast ribosome
    Wayne A Decatur
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Methods Enzymol 425:283-316. 2007
  6. pmc New bioinformatic tools for analysis of nucleotide modifications in eukaryotic rRNA
    Dorota Piekna-Przybylska
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    RNA 13:305-12. 2007
  7. pmc Fine-tuning of translation termination efficiency in Saccharomyces cerevisiae involves two factors in close proximity to the exit tunnel of the ribosome
    Isabelle Hatin
    IGM, Universite Paris Sud, UMR 8621, F91405 Orsay, France
    Genetics 177:1527-37. 2007
  8. pmc Genome-wide searching for pseudouridylation guide snoRNAs: analysis of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome
    Peter Schattner
    Department of Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 32:4281-96. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint rRNA modifications and ribosome function
    Wayne A Decatur
    Trends Biochem Sci 27:344-51. 2002
  10. pmc A systematic, ligation-based approach to study RNA modifications
    Mridusmita Saikia
    Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    RNA 12:2025-33. 2006

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint RNA-modifying machines in archaea
    Arina D Omer
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia, 2146 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Mol Microbiol 48:617-29. 2003
    ..This article summarizes our current knowledge about small-non-coding RNAs in Archaea, their roles in ribosome biogenesis and their relationships to the complexes that have been identified in eukaryotic cells...
  2. pmc RNomics and Modomics in the halophilic archaea Haloferax volcanii: identification of RNA modification genes
    Henri Grosjean
    Department of Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL 32611, Florida, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:470. 2008
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  3. pmc Different mechanisms for pseudouridine formation in yeast 5S and 5.8S rRNAs
    Wayne A Decatur
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 903 Lederle Graduate Research Tower, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Mol Cell Biol 28:3089-100. 2008
    ..8S rRNA pseudouridylation, as well as the multiple specificities of the individual trans factors concerned, suggest possible roles in linking ribosome production to other processes, such as splicing and tRNA synthesis...
  4. pmc The 3D rRNA modification maps database: with interactive tools for ribosome analysis
    Dorota Piekna-Przybylska
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D178-83. 2008
    ..The database can be accessed at http://people.biochem.umass.edu/fournierlab/3dmodmap/..
  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying effects of snoRNA-guided modifications on the synthesis and function of the yeast ribosome
    Wayne A Decatur
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Methods Enzymol 425:283-316. 2007
    ..Methods are also included for characterizing modification effects on cell growth, antibiotic sensitivity, rRNA processing, formation of various rRNP complexes, translation activity, and rRNA structure within the ribosome...
  6. pmc New bioinformatic tools for analysis of nucleotide modifications in eukaryotic rRNA
    Dorota Piekna-Przybylska
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 01003, USA
    RNA 13:305-12. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Fine-tuning of translation termination efficiency in Saccharomyces cerevisiae involves two factors in close proximity to the exit tunnel of the ribosome
    Isabelle Hatin
    IGM, Universite Paris Sud, UMR 8621, F91405 Orsay, France
    Genetics 177:1527-37. 2007
    ..Among them, SSB1 and snR18, two factors close to the exit tunnel of the ribosome, directed the strongest antisuppression effects when overexpressed, showing that they may be involved in fine-tuning of the translation termination level...
  8. pmc Genome-wide searching for pseudouridylation guide snoRNAs: analysis of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome
    Peter Schattner
    Department of Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 32:4281-96. 2004
    ..With this work, 41 of the 44 known pseudouridine modifications in S.cerevisiae rRNA have been linked with a verified snoRNA, providing the most complete accounting of the H/ACA snoRNAs that guide pseudouridylation in any species...
  9. ncbi request reprint rRNA modifications and ribosome function
    Wayne A Decatur
    Trends Biochem Sci 27:344-51. 2002
    ..The correlations suggest that many ribosome functions benefit from nucleotide modification...
  10. pmc A systematic, ligation-based approach to study RNA modifications
    Mridusmita Saikia
    Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    RNA 12:2025-33. 2006
    ..Multiple modification sites can be examined in the same ligation reaction. The feasibility of this method is demonstrated for three 2'O-methyl modification sites in yeast rRNA...