The Xiaolan Zhao Lab: Publications

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Selected Research Papers

Peng XP, Lim S, Li, S, Marjavaara L, Chabes A, Zhao X (2018) Acute Smc5/6 depletion reveals its primary role in rDNA replication by restraining recombination at fork pausing sites PLoS Genet 14: e1007129

Bonner, J.N., Choi ,K., Xue, X., Torres, N.T., Szakal, B., Wei, L., Wan, B., Arter, M., Matos, J., Sung, P., Brown, P.W., Branzei, D. and Zhao, X. (2016) Smc5/6 mediated sumoylation of the Sgs1-Top3-Rmi1 complex promotes removal of recombination intermediates. Cell Reports 16, 368-378.

Wei, L., and Zhao, X. (2016). A new MCM modification cycle regulates DNA replication initiation. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 23, 209–216.

Hang, L.E., Peng, J., Tan, W., Szakal, B., Menolfi, D., Sheng, Z., Lobachev, K., Branzei, D., Feng, W., and Zhao, X. (2015). Rtt107 Is a multi-functional scaffold supporting replication progression with partner SUMO and ubiquitin ligases. Molecular Cell 60, 268-279.

Xue, X., Choi, K., Bonner, J.N., Szakal, B., Chen, Y.H., Papusha, A., Saro, D., Niu, H., Ira, G., Branzei, D., Sung P., Zhao, X. (2015). Selective modulation of the functions of a conserved DNA motor by a histone fold complex. Genes & Development 29, 1000-1005.

Chung, I., and Zhao, X. (2015). DNA break-induced sumoylation is enabled by collaboration between a SUMO ligase and the ssDNA-binding complex RPA. Genes & Development 29, 1593-1598.

Xue, X., Choi, K., Bonner, J., Chiba, T., Kwon, Y., Xu, Y., Sanchez, H., Wyman, C., Niu, H., Zhao, X., Sung, P. (2014). Restriction of replication fork regression activities by a conserved SMC complex. Molecular Cell 56, 436-445.

Sarangi P, Altmannova V, Holland C, Bartosova Z, Hao F, Anrather D, Ammerer G, Lee SE, Krejci L, Zhao X (2014) A versatile scaffold contributes to damage survival via sumoylation and nuclease interactions. Cell Rep. 143-52

Selected Reviews

Zhao X (2018) SUMO-Mediated Regulation of Nuclear Functions and Signaling Processes Mol Cell. 71, 409-418.

Sarangi, P., and Zhao, X. (2015). SUMO-mediated regulation of DNA damage repair and responses. Trends in Biochemical Sciences 40, 233-242.

Xue, X., Sung, P., and Zhao, X. (2015). Functions and regulation of the multitasking FANCM family of DNA motor proteins. Genes & Development 29, 1777-1788.