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Li Z, Duan S, Hua X, Xu X, Li Y, Menolfi D, Zhou H, Lu C, Zha S, Goff SP, Zhang Z. Asymmetric distribution of parental H3K9me3 in S phase silences L1 elements. Nature. 2023 Nov;623(7987):643-651. doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-06711-3. Epub 2023 Nov 8. PubMed PMID: 37938774; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC11034792.
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Yang X, Wang Z, Zandkarimi F, Liu Y, Duan S, Li Z, Kon N, Zhang Z, Jiang X, Stockwell BR, Gu W. Regulation of VKORC1L1 is critical for p53-mediated tumor suppression through vitamin K metabolism. Cell Metab. 2023 Aug 8;35(8):1474-1490.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2023.06.014. Epub 2023 Jul 18. PubMed PMID: 37467745; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10529626.
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Li Z, Zhang Z. Histone chaperones: A multinodal highway network inside the cell. Mol Cell. 2023 Apr 6;83(7):1024-1026. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2023.03.004. PubMed PMID: 37028413; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10332477.
Su Z, Kon N, Yi J, Zhao H, Zhang W, Tang Q, Li H, Kobayashi H, Li Z, Duan S, Liu Y, Olive KP, Zhang Z, Honig B, Manfredi JJ, Rustgi AK, Gu W. Specific regulation of BACH1 by the hotspot mutant p53(R175H) reveals a distinct gain-of-function mechanism. Nat Cancer. 2023 Apr;4(4):564-581. doi: 10.1038/s43018-023-00532-z. Epub 2023 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 36973430; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10320414.
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Xu X, Hua X, Brown K, Ren X, Zhang Z. Mcm2 promotes stem cell differentiation via its ability to bind H3-H4. Elife. 2022 Nov 10;11. doi: 10.7554/eLife.80917. PubMed PMID: 36354740; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9681210.
Du W, Shi G, Shan CM, Li Z, Zhu B, Jia S, Li Q, Zhang Z. Mechanisms of chromatin-based epigenetic inheritance. Sci China Life Sci. 2022 Nov;65(11):2162-2190. doi: 10.1007/s11427-022-2120-1. Epub 2022 Jun 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 35792957; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10311375.
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Serra-Cardona A, Duan S, Yu C, Zhang Z. H3K4me3 recognition by the COMPASS complex facilitates the restoration of this histone mark following DNA replication. Sci Adv. 2022 May 6;8(18):eabm6246. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abm6246. Epub 2022 May 6. PubMed PMID: 35544640; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9075808.
Xu X, Duan S, Hua X, Li Z, He R, Zhang Z. Stable inheritance of H3.3-containing nucleosomes during mitotic cell divisions. Nat Commun. 2022 May 6;13(1):2514. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-30298-4. PubMed PMID: 35523900; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9076889.
Kang TZE, Wan YCE, Zhang Z, Chan KM. Lrwd1 impacts cell proliferation and the silencing of repetitive DNA elements. Genesis. 2022 May;60(4-5):e23475. doi: 10.1002/dvg.23475. Epub 2022 Apr 22. PubMed PMID: 35451548; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9233303.
Evrin C, Serra-Cardona A, Duan S, Mukherjee PP, Zhang Z, Labib KPM. Spt5 histone binding activity preserves chromatin during transcription by RNA polymerase II. EMBO J. 2022 Mar 1;41(5):e109783. doi: 10.15252/embj.2021109783. Epub 2022 Feb 1. PubMed PMID: 35102600; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8886531.
Yang X, Wang X, Li Z, Duan S, Li H, Jin J, Zhang Z, Gu W. An unexpected role for Dicer as a reader of the unacetylated DNA binding domain of p53 in transcriptional regulation. Sci Adv. 2021 Oct 29;7(44):eabi6684. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abi6684. Epub 2021 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 34705508; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8550248.
Serra-Cardona A, Yu C, Zhang X, Hua X, Yao Y, Zhou J, Gan H, Zhang Z. A mechanism for Rad53 to couple leading- and lagging-strand DNA synthesis under replication stress in budding yeast. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Sep 21;118(38). doi: 10.1073/pnas.2109334118. PubMed PMID: 34531325; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8463864.
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Shan CM, Kim JK, Wang J, Bao K, Sun Y, Chen H, Yue JX, Stirpe A, Zhang Z, Lu C, Schalch T, Liti G, Nagy PL, Tong L, Qiao F, Jia S. The histone H3K9M mutation synergizes with H3K14 ubiquitylation to selectively sequester histone H3K9 methyltransferase Clr4 at heterochromatin. Cell Rep. 2021 May 18;35(7):109137. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.109137. PubMed PMID: 34010645; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8167812.
Li Z, Hua X, Serra-Cardona A, Xu X, Zhang Z. Efficient and strand-specific profiling of replicating chromatin with enrichment and sequencing of protein-associated nascent DNA in mammalian cells. Nat Protoc. 2021 May;16(5):2698-2721. doi: 10.1038/s41596-021-00520-6. Epub 2021 Apr 28. PubMed PMID: 33911256; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9261918.
Li Z, Hua X, Serra-Cardona A, Xu X, Gan S, Zhou H, Yang WS, Chen CL, Xu RM, Zhang Z. DNA polymerase α interacts with H3-H4 and facilitates the transfer of parental histones to lagging strands. Sci Adv. 2020 Aug;6(35):eabb5820. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abb5820. eCollection 2020 Aug. PubMed PMID: 32923642; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7449674.
Cheng L, Zhang X, Wang Y, Gan H, Xu X, Lv X, Hua X, Que J, Ordog T, Zhang Z. Chromatin Assembly Factor 1 (CAF-1) facilitates the establishment of facultative heterochromatin during pluripotency exit. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Dec 2;47(21):11114-11131. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz858. PubMed PMID: 31586391; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6868363.
Zhang X, Zhang Z. Oncohistone Mutations in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma. Trends Cancer. 2019 Dec;5(12):799-808. doi: 10.1016/j.trecan.2019.10.009. Epub 2019 Nov 9. Review. PubMed PMID: 31813457; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6986369.
Lee JS, Mo Y, Gan H, Burgess RJ, Baker DJ, van Deursen JM, Zhang Z. Pak2 kinase promotes cellular senescence and organismal aging. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Jul 2;116(27):13311-13319. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1903847116. Epub 2019 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: 31209047; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6613284.
Zhong J, Ye Z, Clark CR, Lenz SW, Nguyen JH, Yan H, Robertson KD, Farrugia G, Zhang Z, Ordog T, Lee JH. Enhanced and controlled chromatin extraction from FFPE tissues and the application to ChIP-seq. BMC Genomics. 2019 Mar 29;20(1):249. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-5639-8. PubMed PMID: 30922218; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6440302.
Li Q, Zhang X, Zhang Z. CHAF1B Overexpression: A Brake for the Differentiation of Leukemia Cells. Cancer Cell. 2018 Nov 12;34(5):693-694. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2018.10.011. PubMed PMID: 30423290; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6615053.
Gan H, Serra-Cardona A, Hua X, Zhou H, Labib K, Yu C, Zhang Z. The Mcm2-Ctf4-Polα Axis Facilitates Parental Histone H3-H4 Transfer to Lagging Strands. Mol Cell. 2018 Oct 4;72(1):140-151.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2018.09.001. Epub 2018 Sep 20. PubMed PMID: 30244834; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6193272.
Yu C, Gan H, Serra-Cardona A, Zhang L, Gan S, Sharma S, Johansson E, Chabes A, Xu RM, Zhang Z. A mechanism for preventing asymmetric histone segregation onto replicating DNA strands. Science. 2018 Sep 28;361(6409):1386-1389. doi: 10.1126/science.aat8849. Epub 2018 Aug 16. PubMed PMID: 30115745; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6597248.
Zhang L, Serra-Cardona A, Zhou H, Wang M, Yang N, Zhang Z, Xu RM. Multisite Substrate Recognition in Asf1-Dependent Acetylation of Histone H3 K56 by Rtt109. Cell. 2018 Aug 9;174(4):818-830.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.07.005. Epub 2018 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 30057113; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6103222.
Chen X, Zhang M, Gan H, Wang H, Lee JH, Fang D, Kitange GJ, He L, Hu Z, Parney IF, Meyer FB, Giannini C, Sarkaria JN, Zhang Z. A novel enhancer regulates MGMT expression and promotes temozolomide resistance in glioblastoma. Nat Commun. 2018 Jul 27;9(1):2949. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05373-4. PubMed PMID: 30054476; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6063898.
Gao Y, Gan H, Lou Z, Zhang Z. Asf1a resolves bivalent chromatin domains for the induction of lineage-specific genes during mouse embryonic stem cell differentiation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jul 3;115(27):E6162-E6171. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1801909115. Epub 2018 Jun 18. PubMed PMID: 29915027; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6142193.
Fang D, Gan H, Cheng L, Lee JH, Zhou H, Sarkaria JN, Daniels DJ, Zhang Z. H3.3K27M mutant proteins reprogram epigenome by sequestering the PRC2 complex to poised enhancers. Elife. 2018 Jun 22;7. doi: 10.7554/eLife.36696. PubMed PMID: 29932419; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6033537.
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Serra-Cardona A, Zhang Z. Replication-Coupled Nucleosome Assembly in the Passage of Epigenetic Information and Cell Identity. Trends Biochem Sci. 2018 Feb;43(2):136-148. doi: 10.1016/j.tibs.2017.12.003. Epub 2017 Dec 29. Review. PubMed PMID: 29292063; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5805396.
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Gan H, Yu C, Devbhandari S, Sharma S, Han J, Chabes A, Remus D, Zhang Z. Checkpoint Kinase Rad53 Couples Leading- and Lagging-Strand DNA Synthesis under Replication Stress. Mol Cell. 2017 Oct 19;68(2):446-455.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.09.018. Epub 2017 Oct 12. PubMed PMID: 29033319; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5802358.
Fang D, Gan H, Wang H, Zhou H, Zhang Z. Probe the function of histone lysine 36 methylation using histone H3 lysine 36 to methionine mutant transgene in mammalian cells. Cell Cycle. 2017 Oct 2;16(19):1781-1789. doi: 10.1080/15384101.2017.1281483. Epub 2017 Jan 27. PubMed PMID: 28129023; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5628648.
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Wu R, Wang Z, Zhang H, Gan H, Zhang Z. H3K9me3 demethylase Kdm4d facilitates the formation of pre-initiative complex and regulates DNA replication. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Jan 9;45(1):169-180. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkw848. Epub 2016 Sep 26. PubMed PMID: 27679476; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5224507.
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