Gene Symbol: H2AFJ
Description: H2A histone family, member J
Alias: H2A-IX, H2AJ, HIST1H2A9, histone H2A.J, H2a/j, buforin I, histone H2A, histone H2A-IX, histone cluster 1, H2A, IX (similar to human histone cluster 2, class H2A genes)
Species: chicken

Top Publications

  1. Ikura T, Ogryzko V, Grigoriev M, Groisman R, Wang J, Horikoshi M, et al. Involvement of the TIP60 histone acetylase complex in DNA repair and apoptosis. Cell. 2000;102:463-73 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that the histone acetylase TIP60-containing complex plays a role in DNA repair and apoptosis. ..
  2. Sturm R, Dalton S, Wells J. Conservation of histone H2A/H2B intergene regions: a role for the H2B specific element in divergent transcription. Nucleic Acids Res. 1988;16:8571-86 pubmed
    ..Deletion or point mutagenesis of the H2B-specific element decreased the levels of H2B and the H2A transcripts indicating that this sequence is a common regulatory element of both genes in the divergent-pair configeration. ..
  3. Takami Y, Higashio M, Fukuoka T, Takechi S, Nakayama T. Organization of the chicken histone genes in a major gene cluster and generation of an almost complete set of the core histone protein sequences. DNA Res. 1996;3:95-9 pubmed
    ..Results of our sequence analyses, together with those reported previously, generated a set of the core histone amino acid sequences as follows: three H2A variants, four H2B variants, two H3 variants and an H4 protein. ..
  4. Jason L, Finn R, Lindsey G, Ausio J. Histone H2A ubiquitination does not preclude histone H1 binding, but it facilitates its association with the nucleosome. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:4975-82 pubmed
    b>Histone H2A ubiquitination is a bulky posttranslational modification that occurs at the vicinity of the binding site for linker histones in the nucleosome...