Eric J Richards

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Population epigenetics
    Eric J Richards
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 18:221-6. 2008
  2. pmc Epigenetic variation in Arabidopsis disease resistance
    Trevor L Stokes
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genes Dev 16:171-82. 2002
  3. pmc VIM1, a methylcytosine-binding protein required for centromeric heterochromatinization
    Hye Ryun Woo
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genes Dev 21:267-77. 2007
  4. pmc Differential epigenetic regulation within an Arabidopsis retroposon family
    Sanjida H Rangwala
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genetics 176:151-60. 2007
  5. pmc LITTLE NUCLEI genes affecting nuclear morphology in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Travis A Dittmer
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Plant Cell 19:2793-803. 2007
  6. pmc A cluster of disease resistance genes in Arabidopsis is coordinately regulated by transcriptional activation and RNA silencing
    Hankuil Yi
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Plant Cell 19:2929-39. 2007
  7. pmc Phenotypic instability of Arabidopsis alleles affecting a disease Resistance gene cluster
    Hankuil Yi
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St, Louis, MO 63130, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 8:36. 2008
  8. pmc Signaling silence--breaking ground and spreading out
    Hye Ryun Woo
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genes Dev 22:1719-23. 2008
  9. pmc Three SRA-domain methylcytosine-binding proteins cooperate to maintain global CpG methylation and epigenetic silencing in Arabidopsis
    Hye Ryun Woo
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000156. 2008
  10. pmc Meiotically stable natural epialleles of Sadhu, a novel Arabidopsis retroposon
    Sanjida H Rangwala
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    PLoS Genet 2:e36. 2006

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Publications22

  1. doi Population epigenetics
    Eric J Richards
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 18:221-6. 2008
    ..Population epigenetics, emerging as an active subfield at the interface of molecular genetics, genomics, and population biology, addresses questions concerning the prevalence and importance of epigenetic variation in the natural world...
  2. pmc Epigenetic variation in Arabidopsis disease resistance
    Trevor L Stokes
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genes Dev 16:171-82. 2002
    ..Overexpression of a related R-like gene also occurs in the ssi1 (suppressor of SA insensitivity 1) background, suggesting that ssi1 is mechanistically related to bal...
  3. pmc VIM1, a methylcytosine-binding protein required for centromeric heterochromatinization
    Hye Ryun Woo
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genes Dev 21:267-77. 2007
    ..VIM1 associates with methylated genomic loci in vivo and is enriched in chromocenters. Our findings suggest that VIM1 acts at the DNA methylation-histone interface to maintain centromeric heterochromatin...
  4. pmc Differential epigenetic regulation within an Arabidopsis retroposon family
    Sanjida H Rangwala
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genetics 176:151-60. 2007
    ..We discuss the different modes of regulation within this family and the potential impact of this regulation on the stability of silencing in natural populations...
  5. pmc LITTLE NUCLEI genes affecting nuclear morphology in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Travis A Dittmer
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Plant Cell 19:2793-803. 2007
    ..Rather, the density of DNA packaging at all endopolyploid levels in the linc1 linc2 mutants was increased significantly. Our results indicate that the LINC coiled-coil proteins are important determinants of plant nuclear structure...
  6. pmc A cluster of disease resistance genes in Arabidopsis is coordinately regulated by transcriptional activation and RNA silencing
    Hankuil Yi
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Plant Cell 19:2929-39. 2007
    ..These data indicate many Columbia RPP5 locus R genes can be coordinately regulated both positively and negatively and suggest that the RPP5 locus is poised to respond to pathogens that disturb RNA silencing...
  7. pmc Phenotypic instability of Arabidopsis alleles affecting a disease Resistance gene cluster
    Hankuil Yi
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St, Louis, MO 63130, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 8:36. 2008
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  8. pmc Signaling silence--breaking ground and spreading out
    Hye Ryun Woo
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genes Dev 22:1719-23. 2008
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  9. pmc Three SRA-domain methylcytosine-binding proteins cooperate to maintain global CpG methylation and epigenetic silencing in Arabidopsis
    Hye Ryun Woo
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000156. 2008
    ..Our findings demonstrate that VIM1, VIM2, and VIM3 have overlapping functions in maintenance of global CpG methylation and epigenetic transcriptional silencing...
  10. pmc Meiotically stable natural epialleles of Sadhu, a novel Arabidopsis retroposon
    Sanjida H Rangwala
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    PLoS Genet 2:e36. 2006
    ..These findings support the view that an important component of natural variation in retroelements is epigenetic...
  11. pmc Natural variation in DNA methylation in ribosomal RNA genes of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Hye Ryun Woo
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    BMC Plant Biol 8:92. 2008
    ..An epigenetic switch, mediated by DNA methylation and histone modification, turns rRNA genes on and off. However, little is known about the mechanisms that specify and maintain the patterns of NOR DNA methylation...
  12. ncbi Inherited epigenetic variation--revisiting soft inheritance
    Eric J Richards
    Department of Biology, Washington University, 1 Brookings Drive, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 7:395-401. 2006
    ..Should the existence of inherited epigenetic variation alter our thinking about evolutionary change?..
  13. ncbi Genetic variation in epigenetic inheritance of ribosomal RNA gene methylation in Arabidopsis
    Nicole C Riddle
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Plant J 41:524-32. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that the inheritance of differential cytosine methylation states at NOR loci can be modified by their genetic context, opening up the possibility of genetic dissection of epigenetic inheritance...
  14. ncbi The value-added genome: building and maintaining genomic cytosine methylation landscapes
    Sanjida H Rangwala
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, One Brookings Drive, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 14:686-91. 2004
    ..While genetics continues to more fully define these mechanisms, genomic studies in Arabidopsis have yielded an unprecedented high-resolution view of how epigenetic marks are layered over a genome...
  15. pmc Arabidopsis MET1 cytosine methyltransferase mutants
    Mark W Kankel
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genetics 163:1109-22. 2003
    ..ddm1 met1 double mutants were constructed to further our understanding of the mechanism of DDM1 action and the interaction between two major genetic loci affecting global cytosine methylation levels in Arabidopsis...
  16. pmc Induced instability of two Arabidopsis constitutive pathogen-response alleles
    Trevor L Stokes
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:7792-6. 2002
    ..The cpr1-1 allele is the third candidate epigenetic allele originating from this R-like gene cluster, making the region a possible hotspot of epigenetic variation...
  17. ncbi Chromatin methylation: who's on first?
    Eric J Richards
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Curr Biol 12:R694-5. 2002
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  18. pmc The control of natural variation in cytosine methylation in Arabidopsis
    Nicole C Riddle
    Department of Biology, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genetics 162:355-63. 2002
    ..Our results also suggest that divergence and inheritance of epigenetic information, independent of changes in underlying nucleotide sequence, may play an important role in maintaining natural variation in cytosine methylation...
  19. ncbi Epigenetic codes for heterochromatin formation and silencing: rounding up the usual suspects
    Eric J Richards
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Cell 108:489-500. 2002
    ..All three modifications used in packaging heterochromatin are also used in stable silencing of euchromatic genes...
  20. pmc Analysis of histone acetyltransferase and histone deacetylase families of Arabidopsis thaliana suggests functional diversification of chromatin modification among multicellular eukaryotes
    Ritu Pandey
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0036, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 30:5036-55. 2002
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  21. ncbi Genetic and epigenetic dissection of cis regulatory variation
    Xu Zhang
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 10:142-8. 2007
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  22. pmc Natural variation in a subtelomeric region of Arabidopsis: implications for the genomic dynamics of a chromosome end
    Hui Fen Kuo
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genetics 173:401-17. 2006
    ..This natural variation study highlights the variety of genomic events that drive the fluidity of chromosome termini...