Nicole J. Francis - Publications

Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada 
 2004-2012 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics

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2021 Alecki C, Francis NJ. Identification of R-loop-forming Sequences in Embryos and Tissue Culture Cells Using DRIP-seq. Bio-Protocol. 11: e4011. PMID 34124311 DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.4011  1
2020 Seif E, Kang JJ, Sasseville C, Senkovich O, Kaltashov A, Boulier EL, Kapur I, Kim CA, Francis NJ. Phase separation by the polyhomeotic sterile alpha motif compartmentalizes Polycomb Group proteins and enhances their activity. Nature Communications. 11: 5609. PMID 33154383 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-19435-z  1
2020 Francis NJ, Sihou D. Inheritance of Histone (H3/H4): A Binary Choice? Trends in Biochemical Sciences. PMID 32917507 DOI: 10.1016/j.tibs.2020.08.009  0.01
2020 Kang JJ, Faubert D, Boulais J, Francis NJ. DNA Binding Reorganizes the Intrinsically Disordered C-Terminal Region of PSC in Drosophila PRC1. Journal of Molecular Biology. PMID 32628956 DOI: 10.1016/J.Jmb.2020.07.002  1
2020 Alecki C, Chiwara V, Sanz LA, Grau D, Arias Pérez O, Boulier EL, Armache KJ, Chédin F, Francis NJ. RNA-DNA strand exchange by the Drosophila Polycomb complex PRC2. Nature Communications. 11: 1781. PMID 32286294 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-020-15609-X  1
2017 Madamba EV, Berthet EB, Francis NJ. Inheritance of Histones H3 and H4 during DNA Replication In Vitro. Cell Reports. 21: 1361-1374. PMID 29091772 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.10.033  0.4
2016 Kim CA, Francis NJ. Chromatin: Polycomb Group SAMs Unite. Current Biology : Cb. 26: R710-R712. PMID 27505242 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.06.001  1
2016 Wani AH, Boettiger AN, Schorderet P, Ergun A, Münger C, Sadreyev RI, Zhuang X, Kingston RE, Francis NJ. Chromatin topology is coupled to Polycomb group protein subnuclear organization. Nature Communications. 7: 10291. PMID 26759081 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms10291  1
2012 Follmer NE, Wani AH, Francis NJ. A polycomb group protein is retained at specific sites on chromatin in mitosis. Plos Genetics. 8: e1003135. PMID 23284300 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pgen.1003135  1
2012 Lo SM, McElroy KA, Francis NJ. Chromatin modification by PSC occurs at one PSC per nucleosome and does not require the acidic patch of histone H2A. Plos One. 7: e47162. PMID 23071745 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0047162  1
2012 Lengsfeld BM, Berry KN, Ghosh S, Takahashi M, Francis NJ. A Polycomb complex remains bound through DNA replication in the absence of other eukaryotic proteins. Scientific Reports. 2: 661. PMID 22993687 DOI: 10.1038/Srep00661  1
2012 Follmer NE, Francis NJ. Preparation of Drosophila tissue culture cells from different stages of the cell cycle for chromatin immunoprecipitation using centrifugal counterflow elutriation and fluorescence-activated cell sorting. Methods in Enzymology. 513: 251-69. PMID 22929773 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-391938-0.00011-2  1
2012 Lo SM, Follmer NE, Lengsfeld BM, Madamba EV, Seong S, Grau DJ, Francis NJ. A bridging model for persistence of a polycomb group protein complex through DNA replication in vitro. Molecular Cell. 46: 784-96. PMID 22749399 DOI: 10.1016/J.Molcel.2012.05.038  1
2012 Beh LY, Colwell LJ, Francis NJ. A core subunit of Polycomb repressive complex 1 is broadly conserved in function but not primary sequence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: E1063-71. PMID 22517748 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1118678109  1
2011 Follmer NE, Francis NJ. Speed reading for genes: bookmarks set the pace. Developmental Cell. 21: 807-8. PMID 22075142 DOI: 10.1016/J.Devcel.2011.10.020  1
2011 Grau DJ, Chapman BA, Garlick JD, Borowsky M, Francis NJ, Kingston RE. Compaction of chromatin by diverse Polycomb group proteins requires localized regions of high charge. Genes & Development. 25: 2210-21. PMID 22012622 DOI: 10.1101/Gad.17288211  1
2011 Francis NJ. Gene regulation: implications of histone dispersal patterns for epigenetics. Current Biology : Cb. 21: R659-61. PMID 21920297 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.06.062  1
2010 Lo SM, Francis NJ. Inhibition of chromatin remodeling by polycomb group protein posterior sex combs is mechanistically distinct from nucleosome binding. Biochemistry. 49: 9438-48. PMID 20873869 DOI: 10.1021/Bi100532A  1
2009 Francis NJ. Mechanisms of epigenetic inheritance: copying of polycomb repressed chromatin. Cell Cycle (Georgetown, Tex.). 8: 3521-6. PMID 19838067  1
2009 Francis NJ. Does maintenance of polycomb group proteins through DNA replication contribute to epigenetic inheritance? Epigenetics : Official Journal of the Dna Methylation Society. 4: 370-3. PMID 19717976 DOI: 10.4161/epi.4.6.9374  1
2009 Francis NJ, Follmer NE, Simon MD, Aghia G, Butler JD. Polycomb proteins remain bound to chromatin and DNA during DNA replication in vitro. Cell. 137: 110-22. PMID 19303136 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cell.2009.02.017  0.76
2009 Lo SM, Ahuja NK, Francis NJ. Polycomb group protein Suppressor 2 of zeste is a functional homolog of Posterior Sex Combs. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 29: 515-25. PMID 18981224 DOI: 10.1128/Mcb.01044-08  1
2008 Madhani HD, Francis NJ, Kingston RE, Kornberg RD, Moazed D, Narlikar GJ, Panning B, Struhl K. Epigenomics: a roadmap, but to where? Science (New York, N.Y.). 322: 43-4. PMID 18832628 DOI: 10.1126/Science.322.5898.43B  1
2005 King IF, Emmons RB, Francis NJ, Wild B, Müller J, Kingston RE, Wu CT. Analysis of a polycomb group protein defines regions that link repressive activity on nucleosomal templates to in vivo function. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 25: 6578-91. PMID 16024794 DOI: 10.1128/Mcb.25.15.6578-6591.2005  1
2004 Murphy CI, Piwnica-Worms H, Grünwald S, Romanow WG, Francis N, Fan HY. Maintenance of insect cell cultures and generation of recombinant baculoviruses. Current Protocols in Molecular Biology / Edited by Frederick M. Ausubel ... [Et Al.]. Unit 16.10. PMID 18265340 DOI: 10.1002/0471142727.Mb1610S65  1
2004 Francis NJ, Kingston RE, Woodcock CL. Chromatin compaction by a polycomb group protein complex. Science (New York, N.Y.). 306: 1574-7. PMID 15567868 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1100576  1
2004 Peterson AJ, Mallin DR, Francis NJ, Ketel CS, Stamm J, Voeller RK, Kingston RE, Simon JA. Requirement for sex comb on midleg protein interactions in Drosophila polycomb group repression. Genetics. 167: 1225-39. PMID 15280237 DOI: 10.1534/Genetics.104.027474  1
2004 Lavigne M, Francis NJ, King IF, Kingston RE. Propagation of silencing; recruitment and repression of naive chromatin in trans by polycomb repressed chromatin. Molecular Cell. 13: 415-25. PMID 14967148 DOI: 10.1016/S1097-2765(04)00006-1  1
2002 Müller J, Hart CM, Francis NJ, Vargas ML, Sengupta A, Wild B, Miller EL, O'Connor MB, Kingston RE, Simon JA. Histone methyltransferase activity of a Drosophila Polycomb group repressor complex. Cell. 111: 197-208. PMID 12408864 DOI: 10.1016/S0092-8674(02)00976-5  1
2002 King IF, Francis NJ, Kingston RE. Native and recombinant polycomb group complexes establish a selective block to template accessibility to repress transcription in vitro. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 22: 7919-28. PMID 12391159 DOI: 10.1128/Mcb.22.22.7919-7928.2002  1
2002 Francis N, Deneris ES. Retinal neuron activity of ETS domain-binding sites in a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene cluster enhancer. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 277: 6511-9. PMID 11734552 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M105616200  1
2001 Francis NJ, Saurin AJ, Shao Z, Kingston RE. Reconstitution of a functional core polycomb repressive complex. Molecular Cell. 8: 545-56. PMID 11583617 DOI: 10.1016/S1097-2765(01)00316-1  1
2001 Francis NJ, Kingston RE. Mechanisms of transcriptional memory. Nature Reviews. Molecular Cell Biology. 2: 409-21. PMID 11389465 DOI: 10.1038/35073039  1
2000 McDonough J, Francis N, Miller T, Deneris ES. Regulation of transcription in the neuronal nicotinic receptor subunit gene cluster by a neuron-selective enhancer and ETS domain factors. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 275: 28962-70. PMID 10878018 DOI: 10.1074/Jbc.M004181200  1
2000 Deneris ES, Francis N, McDonough J, Fyodorov D, Miller T, Yang X. Transcriptional control of the neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene cluster by the beta43' enhancer, Sp1, SCIP and ETS transcription factors. European Journal of Pharmacology. 393: 69-74. PMID 10770999 DOI: 10.1016/S0014-2999(99)00883-3  1
1999 Hendricks T, Francis N, Fyodorov D, Deneris ES. The ETS domain factor Pet-1 is an early and precise marker of central serotonin neurons and interacts with a conserved element in serotonergic genes. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 19: 10348-56. PMID 10575032 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.19-23-10348.1999  1
1999 Francis N, Farinas I, Brennan C, Rivas-Plata K, Backus C, Reichardt L, Landis S. NT-3, like NGF, is required for survival of sympathetic neurons, but not their precursors. Developmental Biology. 210: 411-27. PMID 10357900 DOI: 10.1006/dbio.1999.9269  1
1999 Francis NJ, Landis SC. Cellular and molecular determinants of sympathetic neuron development. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 22: 541-66. PMID 10202548 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.neuro.22.1.541  1
1997 Habecker BA, Symes AJ, Stahl N, Francis NJ, Economides A, Fink JS, Yancopoulos GD, Landis SC. A sweat gland-derived differentiation activity acts through known cytokine signaling pathways. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 272: 30421-8. PMID 9374533 DOI: 10.1074/Jbc.272.48.30421  1
1997 Habecker BA, Asmus SA, Francis N, Landis SC. Target regulation of VIP expression in sympathetic neurons. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 814: 198-208. PMID 9160972 DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb46158.x  1
1997 Francis NJ, Asmus SE, Landis SC. CNTF and LIF are not required for the target-directed acquisition of cholinergic and peptidergic properties by sympathetic neurons in vivo. Developmental Biology. 182: 76-87. PMID 9073449 DOI: 10.1006/dbio.1996.8464  1
1995 Grant MP, Francis NJ, Landis SC. The role of acetylcholine in regulating secretory responsiveness in rat sweat glands. Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences. 6: 32-42. PMID 7599957 DOI: 10.1006/mcne.1995.1004  1
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