Melissa A. Mefford, Ph.D. - Publications

2009 University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 
mRNA processing

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Year Citation  Score
2020 Mefford MA, Hass EP, Zappulla DC. A 4-base pair core-enclosing helix in telomerase RNA is essential for activity and for binding to the TERT catalytic protein subunit. Molecular and Cellular Biology. PMID 33046533 DOI: 10.1128/MCB.00239-20  1
2015 Mefford MA, Zappulla DC. Physical connectivity mapping by circular permutation of human telomerase RNA reveals new regions critical for activity and processivity. Molecular and Cellular Biology. PMID 26503788 DOI: 10.1128/Mcb.00794-15  1
2014 Fica SM, Mefford MA, Piccirilli JA, Staley JP. Evidence for a group II intron-like catalytic triplex in the spliceosome. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 21: 464-71. PMID 24747940 DOI: 10.1038/Nsmb.2815  1
2013 Mefford MA, Rafiq Q, Zappulla DC. RNA connectivity requirements between conserved elements in the core of the yeast telomerase RNP. The Embo Journal. 32: 2980-93. PMID 24129512 DOI: 10.1038/Emboj.2013.227  1
2009 Mefford MA, Staley JP. Evidence that U2/U6 helix I promotes both catalytic steps of pre-mRNA splicing and rearranges in between these steps. Rna (New York, N.Y.). 15: 1386-97. PMID 19458033 DOI: 10.1261/Rna.1582609  1
2007 Hilliker AK, Mefford MA, Staley JP. U2 toggles iteratively between the stem IIa and stem IIc conformations to promote pre-mRNA splicing. Genes & Development. 21: 821-34. PMID 17403782 DOI: 10.1101/Gad.1536107  1
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