Gene Symbol: HTB2
Description: histone B2
Alias: H2B, HISTONE H2B, MRN17.11, MRN17_11, histone B2, histone B2
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Woo H, Pontes O, Pikaard C, Richards E. VIM1, a methylcytosine-binding protein required for centromeric heterochromatinization. Genes Dev. 2007;21:267-77 pubmed
    ..that interacts in vitro with 5mCpG- and 5mCpHpG-modified DNA (via its SRA domain), as well as recombinant histones (H2B, H3, H4, and HTR12) in plant extracts...
  2. Fujikawa Y, Kato N. Split luciferase complementation assay to study protein-protein interactions in Arabidopsis protoplasts. Plant J. 2007;52:185-95 pubmed
    ..As proof of concept, we detected the protein-protein interactions between the nuclear histones 2A and 2B, as well as between membrane proteins SYP (syntaxin of plant) 51 and SYP61, in Arabidopsis protoplasts. ..
  3. Scebba F, De Bastiani M, Bernacchia G, Andreucci A, Galli A, Pitto L. PRMT11: a new Arabidopsis MBD7 protein partner with arginine methyltransferase activity. Plant J. 2007;52:210-22 pubmed
    ..These results suggest the existence of a link between DNA methylation and arginine methylation. ..
  4. Zou B, Yang D, Shi Z, Dong H, Hua J. Monoubiquitination of histone 2B at the disease resistance gene locus regulates its expression and impacts immune responses in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2014;165:309-18 pubmed publisher
    ..HUB1 and HUB2 mediate histone 2B (H2B) monoubiquitination directly at the SNC1 R gene locus to regulate its expression...
  5. Earley K, Lawrence R, Pontes O, Reuther R, Enciso A, Silva M, et al. Erasure of histone acetylation by Arabidopsis HDA6 mediates large-scale gene silencing in nucleolar dominance. Genes Dev. 2006;20:1283-93 pubmed
    ..HDA6 localizes, in part, to the nucleolus, supporting a model whereby HDA6 erases histone acetylation as a key step in an epigenetic switch mechanism that silences rRNA genes through concerted histone and DNA modifications. ..
  6. Hyun Y, Yun H, Park K, Ohr H, Lee O, Kim D, et al. The catalytic subunit of Arabidopsis DNA polymerase ? ensures stable maintenance of histone modification. Development. 2013;140:156-66 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrated that ICU2 facilitates histone assembly in dividing cells, suggesting a possible mechanism for ICU2-mediated epigenetic maintenance. ..
  7. Shrestha B, Guragain B, Sridhar V. Involvement of co-repressor LUH and the adapter proteins SLK1 and SLK2 in the regulation of abiotic stress response genes in Arabidopsis. BMC Plant Biol. 2014;14:54 pubmed publisher
    ..LUH represses by means of an epigenetic process involving histone modification to facilitate the condensation of chromatin thus preventing transcription at the target genes. ..
  8. Schmitz R, Tamada Y, Doyle M, Zhang X, Amasino R. Histone H2B deubiquitination is required for transcriptional activation of FLOWERING LOCUS C and for proper control of flowering in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2009;149:1196-204 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, we describe the role of histone H2B deubiquitination in the activation of gene expression and the consequence of a perturbation of histone H2B ..
  9. Hu M, Pei B, Zhang L, Li Y. Histone H2B monoubiquitination is involved in regulating the dynamics of microtubules during the defense response to Verticillium dahliae toxins in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2014;164:1857-65 pubmed publisher
    b>Histone H2B monoubiquitination (H2Bub) is being recognized as a regulatory mechanism that controls a range of cellular processes in plants, but the molecular mechanisms of H2Bub that are involved in responses to biotic stress are largely ..