Gene Symbol: HHT1
Description: histone H3
Alias: BUR5, SIN2, histone H3
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288c
Products:     HHT1

Top Publications

  1. Camahort R, Shivaraju M, Mattingly M, Li B, Nakanishi S, Zhu D, et al. Cse4 is part of an octameric nucleosome in budding yeast. Mol Cell. 2009;35:794-805 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our experimental evidence supports the model that the Cse4 nucleosome is an octamer, containing two copies each of Cse4, H2A, H2B, and H4. ..
  2. Sun Z, Allis C. Ubiquitination of histone H2B regulates H3 methylation and gene silencing in yeast. Nature. 2002;418:104-8 pubmed
    ..Here we show that the ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme Rad6 (Ubc2) mediates methylation of histone H3 at lysine 4 (Lys 4) through ubiquitination of H2B at Lys 123 in yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)...
  3. Su D, Hu Q, Li Q, Thompson J, Cui G, Fazly A, et al. Structural basis for recognition of H3K56-acetylated histone H3-H4 by the chaperone Rtt106. Nature. 2012;483:104-7 pubmed publisher
    ..One such modification, the acetylation of lysine 56 (H3K56ac) in the amino-terminal ?-helix (?N) of histone H3, has been implicated in the regulation of nucleosome assembly during DNA replication and repair, and nucleosome ..
  4. Baker S, Phillips J, Anderson S, Qiu Q, Shabanowitz J, Smith M, et al. Histone H3 Thr 45 phosphorylation is a replication-associated post-translational modification in S. cerevisiae. Nat Cell Biol. 2010;12:294-8 pubmed publisher
    ..during replication remain poorly understood, a number of recent studies have described acetylation of the histone H3 N-terminal alpha-helix (alphaN helix) at Lys 56 as a modification that is important for maintenance of genomic ..
  5. Giannattasio M, Lazzaro F, Plevani P, Muzi Falconi M. The DNA damage checkpoint response requires histone H2B ubiquitination by Rad6-Bre1 and H3 methylation by Dot1. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:9879-86 pubmed
    ..We found a similar requirement for Dot1-dependent methylation of histone H3. Loss of H3-Lys(79) methylation does not affect Mec1 activation, whereas it renders cells checkpoint-defective ..
  6. Norris A, Bianchet M, Boeke J. Compensatory interactions between Sir3p and the nucleosomal LRS surface imply their direct interaction. PLoS Genet. 2008;4:e1000301 pubmed publisher
    ..Conversely, suppressors of LRS alleles in either SIR3, histone H3, or H4 also tend to make their respective surfaces less electronegative...
  7. Sun B, Hong J, Zhang P, Dong X, Shen X, Lin D, et al. Molecular basis of the interaction of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Eaf3 chromo domain with methylated H3K36. J Biol Chem. 2008;283:36504-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Eaf3 contains a chromo domain at the N terminus that can bind to methylated Lys-36 of histone H3 (H3K36). We report here the crystal structures of the Eaf3 chromo domain in two truncation forms...
  8. Jiao Y, Seeger K, Lautrette A, Gaubert A, Mousson F, Guerois R, et al. Surprising complexity of the Asf1 histone chaperone-Rad53 kinase interaction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:2866-71 pubmed publisher
    ..We identified a rad53 mutation that destabilized the Asf1-Rad53 complex and increased the viability of rad9 and rad24 mutants in conditions of genotoxic stress, suggesting that complex stability impacts the DNA damage response. ..
  9. Hecht A, Strahl Bolsinger S, Grunstein M. Spreading of transcriptional repressor SIR3 from telomeric heterochromatin. Nature. 1996;383:92-6 pubmed
    ..Thus SIR3 is a structural component of yeast heterochromatin, repressing adjacent genes as it spreads along the chromosome. ..

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  1. Fry C, Norris A, Cosgrove M, Boeke J, Peterson C. The LRS and SIN domains: two structurally equivalent but functionally distinct nucleosomal surfaces required for transcriptional silencing. Mol Cell Biol. 2006;26:9045-59 pubmed
    ..Each of these domains consists of histone H3 and H4 L1 and L2 loops that form a DNA-binding surface at either superhelical location (SHL) +/-2...
  2. Wang A, Schulze J, Skordalakes E, Gin J, Berger J, Rine J, et al. Asf1-like structure of the conserved Yaf9 YEATS domain and role in H2A.Z deposition and acetylation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:21573-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Using structure-function analysis, we found that the YEATS domain was required for Yaf9 function, histone variant H2A.Z chromatin deposition at specific promoters, and H2A.Z acetylation. ..
  3. Tang Y, Holbert M, Delgoshaie N, Wurtele H, Guillemette B, Meeth K, et al. Structure of the Rtt109-AcCoA/Vps75 complex and implications for chaperone-mediated histone acetylation. Structure. 2011;19:221-31 pubmed publisher
    Yeast Rtt109 promotes nucleosome assembly and genome stability by acetylating K9, K27, and K56 of histone H3 through interaction with either of two distinct histone chaperones, Vps75 or Asf1...
  4. Liu W, Roemer S, Port A, Churchill M. CAF-1-induced oligomerization of histones H3/H4 and mutually exclusive interactions with Asf1 guide H3/H4 transitions among histone chaperones and DNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012;40:11229-39 pubmed publisher
    ..To understand the mechanism of histone H3/H4 transfer among Asf1, CAF-1 and DNA from a thermodynamic perspective, we developed and employed biophysical ..
  5. VanDemark A, Blanksma M, Ferris E, Heroux A, Hill C, Formosa T. The structure of the yFACT Pob3-M domain, its interaction with the DNA replication factor RPA, and a potential role in nucleosome deposition. Mol Cell. 2006;22:363-74 pubmed
    ..These results support the model that the FACT family has an essential role in constructing nucleosomes during DNA replication, and suggest that RPA contributes to this process. ..
  6. Kuo M, Brownell J, Sobel R, Ranalli T, Cook R, Edmondson D, et al. Transcription-linked acetylation by Gcn5p of histones H3 and H4 at specific lysines. Nature. 1996;383:269-72 pubmed
  7. Takahashi Y, Lee J, Swanson S, Saraf A, Florens L, Washburn M, et al. Regulation of H3K4 trimethylation via Cps40 (Spp1) of COMPASS is monoubiquitination independent: implication for a Phe/Tyr switch by the catalytic domain of Set1. Mol Cell Biol. 2009;29:3478-86 pubmed publisher
    The multiprotein complex Set1/COMPASS is the founding member of the histone H3 lysine 4 (H3K4) methyltransferases, whose human homologs include the MLL and hSet1 complexes...
  8. Eriksson P, Mendiratta G, McLaughlin N, Wolfsberg T, Mariño Ramírez L, Pompa T, et al. Global regulation by the yeast Spt10 protein is mediated through chromatin structure and the histone upstream activating sequence elements. Mol Cell Biol. 2005;25:9127-37 pubmed
    ..No other high-affinity sites are predicted in the yeast genome. Thus, Spt10p is a sequence-specific activator of the histone genes, possessing a DNA-binding domain fused to a likely HAT domain. ..
  9. Formosa T, Ruone S, Adams M, Olsen A, Eriksson P, Yu Y, et al. Defects in SPT16 or POB3 (yFACT) in Saccharomyces cerevisiae cause dependence on the Hir/Hpc pathway: polymerase passage may degrade chromatin structure. Genetics. 2002;162:1557-71 pubmed
    ..Mutations that impair the reassembly activity cause chromatin to accumulate in an abnormally disrupted state, imposing a requirement for a nucleosome reassembly function that we propose is provided by Hir/Hpc proteins. ..
  10. Collins K, Castillo A, Tatsutani S, Biggins S. De novo kinetochore assembly requires the centromeric histone H3 variant. Mol Biol Cell. 2005;16:5649-60 pubmed
    ..We performed the first investigation of kinetochore assembly in the absence of the centromeric histone H3 variant Cse4 and found that all proteins tested depend on Cse4 to localize...
  11. Pray Grant M, Daniel J, Schieltz D, Yates J, Grant P. Chd1 chromodomain links histone H3 methylation with SAGA- and SLIK-dependent acetylation. Nature. 2005;433:434-8 pubmed
    ..indicate that one of the two chromodomains of Chd1 specifically interacts with the methylated lysine 4 mark on histone H3 that is associated with transcriptional activity...
  12. Fazly A, Li Q, Hu Q, Mer G, Horazdovsky B, Zhang Z. Histone chaperone Rtt106 promotes nucleosome formation using (H3-H4)2 tetramers. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:10753-60 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that Rtt106 deposits H3-H4 heterotetramers onto DNA and provide the first description of a H3-H4 chaperone binding to (H3-H4)(2) heterotetramers in vivo. ..
  13. Singh R, Kabbaj M, Paik J, Gunjan A. Histone levels are regulated by phosphorylation and ubiquitylation-dependent proteolysis. Nat Cell Biol. 2009;11:925-33 pubmed publisher
    ..We have identified the Tyr 99 residue of histone H3 as being critical for the efficient ubiquitylation and degradation of this histone...
  14. Burgess R, Zhou H, Han J, Zhang Z. A role for Gcn5 in replication-coupled nucleosome assembly. Mol Cell. 2010;37:469-80 pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate that Gcn5 regulates RC nucleosome assembly, in part, by promoting H3 association with CAF-1 via H3 acetylation. ..
  15. Sommermeyer V, Béneut C, Chaplais E, Serrentino M, Borde V. Spp1, a member of the Set1 Complex, promotes meiotic DSB formation in promoters by tethering histone H3K4 methylation sites to chromosome axes. Mol Cell. 2013;49:43-54 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper provides the molecular mechanism linking DSB sequences to chromosome axes and explains why H3K4 methylation is important for meiotic recombination. ..
  16. Lee J, Shukla A, Schneider J, Swanson S, Washburn M, Florens L, et al. Histone crosstalk between H2B monoubiquitination and H3 methylation mediated by COMPASS. Cell. 2007;131:1084-96 pubmed
    COMPASS, the yeast homolog of the mammalian MLL complex, is a histone H3 lysine 4 (H3K4) methylase consisting of Set1 (KMT2) and seven other polypeptides, including Cps35, the only essential subunit...
  17. Kawashima S, Nakabayashi Y, Matsubara K, Sano N, Enomoto T, Tanaka K, et al. Global analysis of core histones reveals nucleosomal surfaces required for chromosome bi-orientation. EMBO J. 2011;30:3353-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Kinetochore assembly requires centromere-specific nucleosomes containing the histone H3 variant CenH3...
  18. Lacoste N, Utley R, Hunter J, Poirier G, Cote J. Disruptor of telomeric silencing-1 is a chromatin-specific histone H3 methyltransferase. J Biol Chem. 2002;277:30421-4 pubmed
    ..While Rmt1 methylates histone H4, Dot1 targets histone H3. In contrast to Rmt1, which can only modify free histones, Dot1 activity is specific to nucleosomal substrates...
  19. Hecht A, Laroche T, Strahl Bolsinger S, Gasser S, Grunstein M. Histone H3 and H4 N-termini interact with SIR3 and SIR4 proteins: a molecular model for the formation of heterochromatin in yeast. Cell. 1995;80:583-92 pubmed
    ..Based on these interactions, we propose a model for heterochromatin-mediated transcriptional silencing in yeast, which may serve as a paradigm for other eukaryotic organisms as well. ..
  20. Evans M, Bostelman L, Albrecht A, Keller A, Strande N, Thompson J. UV sensitive mutations in histone H3 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae that alter specific K79 methylation states genetically act through distinct DNA repair pathways. Curr Genet. 2008;53:259-74 pubmed publisher
    ..We have previously shown that histone H3 K79 methylation is important for repair of UV-induced DNA damage in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, acting through ..
  21. Feser J, Truong D, Das C, Carson J, KIEFT J, Harkness T, et al. Elevated histone expression promotes life span extension. Mol Cell. 2010;39:724-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Indeed, yeast lacking the histone chaperone Asf1 or acetylation of histone H3 on lysine 56 are short lived, and this appears to be at least partly due to their having decreased histone ..
  22. Shi X, Kachirskaia I, Walter K, Kuo J, Lake A, Davrazou F, et al. Proteome-wide analysis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae identifies several PHD fingers as novel direct and selective binding modules of histone H3 methylated at either lysine 4 or lysine 36. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:2450-5 pubmed
    ..We provide evidence on the genomic scale that PHD fingers constitute a general class of effector modules for histone H3 trimethylated at lysine 4 (H3K4me3) and histone H3 trimethylated at lysine 36 (H3K36me3)...
  23. Li Q, Zhou H, Wurtele H, Davies B, Horazdovsky B, Verreault A, et al. Acetylation of histone H3 lysine 56 regulates replication-coupled nucleosome assembly. Cell. 2008;134:244-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we show that histone H3 acetylated at lysine 56 (H3K56Ac) is incorporated onto replicating DNA and, by increasing the binding affinity ..
  24. Dai J, Hyland E, Yuan D, Huang H, Bader J, Boeke J. Probing nucleosome function: a highly versatile library of synthetic histone H3 and H4 mutants. Cell. 2008;134:1066-78 pubmed publisher
    ..Using a synthetic approach, a versatile library of 486 systematic histone H3 and H4 substitution and deletion mutants that probes the contribution of each residue to nucleosome function was ..
  25. Hainer S, Martens J. Identification of histone mutants that are defective for transcription-coupled nucleosome occupancy. Mol Cell Biol. 2011;31:3557-68 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the role of histones in this mechanism, we screened a comprehensive library of histone H3 and H4 mutants for those that derepress SER3...
  26. van Welsem T, Frederiks F, Verzijlbergen K, Faber A, Nelson Z, Egan D, et al. Synthetic lethal screens identify gene silencing processes in yeast and implicate the acetylated amino terminus of Sir3 in recognition of the nucleosome core. Mol Cell Biol. 2008;28:3861-72 pubmed publisher
    Dot1 methylates histone H3 lysine 79 (H3K79) on the nucleosome core and is involved in Sir protein-mediated silencing...
  27. Sharp J, Fouts E, Krawitz D, Kaufman P. Yeast histone deposition protein Asf1p requires Hir proteins and PCNA for heterochromatic silencing. Curr Biol. 2001;11:463-73 pubmed
    ..In vivo, Asf1p and Hir proteins physically interact and together promote heterochromatic gene silencing in a manner requiring PCNA. This Asf1/Hir silencing pathway functionally overlaps with CAF-I activity. ..
  28. Antczak A, Tsubota T, Kaufman P, Berger J. Structure of the yeast histone H3-ASF1 interaction: implications for chaperone mechanism, species-specific interactions, and epigenetics. BMC Struct Biol. 2006;6:26 pubmed
    The histone H3/H4 chaperone Asf1 (anti-silencing function 1) is required for the establishment and maintenance of proper chromatin structure, as well as for genome stability in eukaryotes...
  29. Edmondson D, Smith M, Roth S. Repression domain of the yeast global repressor Tup1 interacts directly with histones H3 and H4. Genes Dev. 1996;10:1247-59 pubmed
    ..Tup1/histone interactions are negatively influenced by high levels of histone acetylation, suggesting a mechanism whereby the organization of chromatin may be modulated in response to changing environmental signals. ..
  30. Lochmann B, Ivanov D. Histone H3 localizes to the centromeric DNA in budding yeast. PLoS Genet. 2012;8:e1002739 pubmed publisher
    ..as in other eukaryotes, the Cse4 histone variant (known in vertebrates as CENP-A) is believed to substitute for histone H3 at the centromeric nucleosome. However, the exact composition of the CEN nucleosome remains a subject of debate...
  31. Clarke A, Lowell J, Jacobson S, Pillus L. Esa1p is an essential histone acetyltransferase required for cell cycle progression. Mol Cell Biol. 1999;19:2515-26 pubmed
    ..These observations therefore link an essential HAT activity to cell cycle progression, potentially through discrete transcriptional regulatory events. ..
  32. Onishi M, Liou G, Buchberger J, Walz T, Moazed D. Role of the conserved Sir3-BAH domain in nucleosome binding and silent chromatin assembly. Mol Cell. 2007;28:1015-28 pubmed
    ..its binding to nucleosomes is regulated by residues in the N terminus of histone H4 and the globular domain of histone H3 on the exposed surface of the nucleosome...
  33. Ng H, Feng Q, Wang H, Erdjument Bromage H, Tempst P, Zhang Y, et al. Lysine methylation within the globular domain of histone H3 by Dot1 is important for telomeric silencing and Sir protein association. Genes Dev. 2002;16:1518-27 pubmed
    ..Here, we report that lysine (Lys) 79 of histone H3, which resides in the globular domain, is methylated in eukaryotic organisms...
  34. Abshiru N, Ippersiel K, Tang Y, Yuan H, Marmorstein R, Verreault A, et al. Chaperone-mediated acetylation of histones by Rtt109 identified by quantitative proteomics. J Proteomics. 2013;81:80-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Rtt109 is a fungal-specific histone acetyltransferase (HAT) that associates with either Vps75 or Asf1 to acetylate histone H3. Recent biochemical and structural studies suggest that site-specific acetylation of H3 by Rtt109 is dictated by ..
  35. Yu Y, Srinivasan M, Nakanishi S, Leatherwood J, Shilatifard A, Sternglanz R. A conserved patch near the C terminus of histone H4 is required for genome stability in budding yeast. Mol Cell Biol. 2011;31:2311-25 pubmed publisher
  36. Park Y, Sudhoff K, Andrews A, Stargell L, Luger K. Histone chaperone specificity in Rtt109 activation. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2008;15:957-64 pubmed
    ..Nap1 and Vps75 interact with histones and Rtt109 with comparable affinities. However, only Vps75 stimulates Rtt109 enzymatic activity. Our data highlight the functional specificity of Vps75 in Rtt109 activation. ..
  37. English C, Maluf N, Tripet B, Churchill M, Tyler J. ASF1 binds to a heterodimer of histones H3 and H4: a two-step mechanism for the assembly of the H3-H4 heterotetramer on DNA. Biochemistry. 2005;44:13673-82 pubmed
    The first step in the formation of the nucleosome is commonly assumed to be the deposition of a histone H3-H4 heterotetramer onto DNA...
  38. Han J, Zhou H, Li Z, Xu R, Zhang Z. The Rtt109-Vps75 histone acetyltransferase complex acetylates non-nucleosomal histone H3. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:14158-64 pubmed
    Acetylation of lysine 56 of histone H3 (H3-Lys-56) occurs in S phase and disappears during G(2)/M phase of the cell cycle. However, it is not clear how this modification is regulated during the progression of the cell cycle...
  39. van Leeuwen F, Gafken P, Gottschling D. Dot1p modulates silencing in yeast by methylation of the nucleosome core. Cell. 2002;109:745-56 pubmed
    ..cerevisiae. We now find that Dot1p methylates histone H3 on lysine 79, which maps to the top and bottom of the nucleosome core...
  40. Altaf M, Utley R, Lacoste N, Tan S, Briggs S, Cote J. Interplay of chromatin modifiers on a short basic patch of histone H4 tail defines the boundary of telomeric heterochromatin. Mol Cell. 2007;28:1002-14 pubmed
    Dot1 (Disruptor of telomeric silencing-1) is a histone H3 lysine 79 methyltransferase that contributes to the establishment of heterochromatin boundary and has been linked to transcription elongation...
  41. Campos E, Fillingham J, Li G, Zheng H, Voigt P, Kuo W, et al. The program for processing newly synthesized histones H3.1 and H4. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2010;17:1343-51 pubmed publisher
    ..histones are imported into the nucleus, we biochemically purified and characterized the full gamut of histone H3.1-containing complexes from human cytoplasmic fractions and identified their associated histone post-..
  42. Natsume R, Eitoku M, Akai Y, Sano N, Horikoshi M, Senda T. Structure and function of the histone chaperone CIA/ASF1 complexed with histones H3 and H4. Nature. 2007;446:338-41 pubmed
    ..7 A resolution, of CIA-I in complex with histones H3 and H4. The structure shows the histone H3-H4 dimer's mutually exclusive interactions with another histone H3-H4 dimer and CIA-I...
  43. Chu Y, Sutton A, Sternglanz R, Prelich G. The BUR1 cyclin-dependent protein kinase is required for the normal pattern of histone methylation by SET2. Mol Cell Biol. 2006;26:3029-38 pubmed
    ..This selection identified mutations in SET2, which encodes a histone methylase that targets lysine 36 of histone H3 and, like BUR1, has a poorly characterized role during transcription elongation...
  44. White C, Suto R, Luger K. Structure of the yeast nucleosome core particle reveals fundamental changes in internucleosome interactions. EMBO J. 2001;20:5207-18 pubmed
    ..Finally, the yeast nucleosome core particle provides a structural context by which to interpret genetic data obtained from yeast. Coordinates have been deposited with the Protein Data Bank under accession number 1ID3. ..
  45. Adkins M, Carson J, English C, Ramey C, Tyler J. The histone chaperone anti-silencing function 1 stimulates the acetylation of newly synthesized histone H3 in S-phase. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:1334-40 pubmed
    ..We have found that budding yeast lacking Asf1 has greatly reduced levels of histone H3 acetylated at lysine 9...
  46. Chaudhuri S, Wyrick J, Smerdon M. Histone H3 Lys79 methylation is required for efficient nucleotide excision repair in a silenced locus of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009;37:1690-700 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine how changes in conserved methylated residues of histone H3 affect nucleotide excision repair (NER), viable H3K4R and H3K79R mutants were generated in Saccharomyces ..
  47. Masumoto H, Hawke D, Kobayashi R, Verreault A. A role for cell-cycle-regulated histone H3 lysine 56 acetylation in the DNA damage response. Nature. 2005;436:294-8 pubmed
    ..Here we show that lysine 56 (K56) acetylation is an abundant modification of newly synthesized histone H3 molecules that are incorporated into chromosomes during S phase...
  48. Tatum D, Li S. Evidence that the histone methyltransferase Dot1 mediates global genomic repair by methylating histone H3 on lysine 79. J Biol Chem. 2011;286:17530-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Dot1, a histone methyltransferase required for methylation of histone H3 lysine 79 (H3K79), has been shown to confer yeast cells with resistance to DNA-damaging agents and play a role ..
  49. Adkins M, Howar S, Tyler J. Chromatin disassembly mediated by the histone chaperone Asf1 is essential for transcriptional activation of the yeast PHO5 and PHO8 genes. Mol Cell. 2004;14:657-66 pubmed
    ..Finally, we show that nucleosomes are reassembled over the PHO5 promoter during repression. As such, nucleosome disassembly and reassembly are important mechanisms for transcriptional activation and repression, respectively. ..
  50. Gunjan A, Verreault A. A Rad53 kinase-dependent surveillance mechanism that regulates histone protein levels in S. cerevisiae. Cell. 2003;115:537-49 pubmed
    ..Our results argue that Rad53 contributes to genome stability independently of Mec1 by preventing the damaging effects of excess histones both during normal cell cycle progression and in response to DNA damage. ..
  51. Driscoll R, Hudson A, Jackson S. Yeast Rtt109 promotes genome stability by acetylating histone H3 on lysine 56. Science. 2007;315:649-52 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, we show that, as for Asf1p, Rtt109p is required for histone H3 acetylation on lysine 56 (K56) in vivo...
  52. Kim H, Seol J, Han J, Youn H, Cho E. Histone chaperones regulate histone exchange during transcription. EMBO J. 2007;26:4467-74 pubmed
    ..This study examined the role of the histone H3/H4 chaperones, Asf1 and HIR, in histone mobility during transcription, with particular focus on the histone ..
  53. Zhang M, Liu H, Gao Y, Zhu Z, Chen Z, Zheng P, et al. Structural Insights into the Association of Hif1 with Histones H2A-H2B Dimer and H3-H4 Tetramer. Structure. 2016;24:1810-1820 pubmed publisher
    ..These specificities are conserved features of the Sim3-Hif1-NASP interrupted tetratricopeptide repeat proteins, which provide clues for investigating their potential roles in nucleosome (dis)assembly. ..
  54. Govin J, Dorsey J, Gaucher J, Rousseaux S, Khochbin S, Berger S. Systematic screen reveals new functional dynamics of histones H3 and H4 during gametogenesis. Genes Dev. 2010;24:1772-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, our results show that investigation of gametogenesis in yeast provides novel insights into chromatin dynamics, which are potentially relevant to epigenetic modulation of the mammalian process. ..
  55. Oh S, Jeong K, Kim H, Kwon C, Lee D. A lysine-rich region in Dot1p is crucial for direct interaction with H2B ubiquitylation and high level methylation of H3K79. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010;399:512-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Dot1p is a histone H3 lysine 79 (H3K79) methyltransferase, but H3K79 trimethylation (H3K79me3) by Dot1p requires histone H2B ..