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Aaron F. Straight - Publications

Biochemistry Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
chromosome segregation, genome organization and cell division

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2024 Bredeson JV, Mudd AB, Medina-Ruiz S, Mitros T, Smith OK, Miller KE, Lyons JB, Batra SS, Park J, Berkoff KC, Plott C, Grimwood J, Schmutz J, Aguirre-Figueroa G, Khokha MK, ... ... Straight AF, et al. Conserved chromatin and repetitive patterns reveal slow genome evolution in frogs. Nature Communications. 15: 579. PMID 38233380 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-43012-9  0.358
2023 Sidhwani P, Straight AF. Epigenetic inheritance and boundary maintenance at human centromeres. Current Opinion in Structural Biology. 82: 102694. PMID 37657353 DOI: 10.1016/  0.445
2023 Flores Servin JC, Brown RR, Straight AF. Repression of CENP-A assembly in metaphase requires HJURP phosphorylation and inhibition by M18BP1. The Journal of Cell Biology. 222. PMID 37141119 DOI: 10.1083/jcb.202110124  0.439
2022 Kitaoka M, Smith OK, Straight AF, Heald R. Molecular conflicts disrupting centromere maintenance contribute to Xenopus hybrid inviability. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 35973429 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.07.037  0.368
2022 Sundararajan K, Straight AF. Centromere Identity and the Regulation of Chromosome Segregation. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. 10: 914249. PMID 35721504 DOI: 10.3389/fcell.2022.914249  0.493
2022 Zhou K, Gebala M, Woods D, Sundararajan K, Edwards G, Krzizike D, Wereszczynski J, Straight AF, Luger K. CENP-N promotes the compaction of centromeric chromatin. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 29: 403-413. PMID 35422519 DOI: 10.1038/s41594-022-00758-y  0.325
2022 Altemose N, Logsdon GA, Bzikadze AV, Sidhwani P, Langley SA, Caldas GV, Hoyt SJ, Uralsky L, Ryabov FD, Shew CJ, Sauria MEG, Borchers M, Gershman A, Mikheenko A, Shepelev VA, ... ... Straight AF, et al. Complete genomic and epigenetic maps of human centromeres. Science (New York, N.Y.). 376: eabl4178. PMID 35357911 DOI: 10.1126/science.abl4178  0.317
2021 Smith OK, Limouse C, Fryer KA, Teran NA, Sundararajan K, Heald R, Straight AF. Identification and characterization of centromeric sequences in . Genome Research. PMID 33875480 DOI: 10.1101/gr.267781.120  0.383
2020 Limouse C, Jukam D, Smith OK, Fryer KA, Straight AF. Mapping Transcriptome-Wide and Genome-Wide RNA-DNA Contacts with Chromatin-Associated RNA Sequencing (ChAR-seq). Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2161: 115-142. PMID 32681510 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0680-3_10  0.365
2019 French BT, Straight AF. CDK phosphorylation of M18BP1 promotes its metaphase centromere localization. The Embo Journal. PMID 30606714 DOI: 10.15252/Embj.2018100093  0.827
2018 Bell JC, Jukam D, Teran NA, Risca VI, Smith OK, Johnson WL, Skotheim JM, Greenleaf WJ, Straight AF. Chromatin-associated RNA sequencing (ChAR-seq) maps genome-wide RNA-to-DNA contacts. Elife. 7. PMID 29648534 DOI: 10.7554/Elife.27024  0.765
2018 Flores Servin JC, Straight AF. Centromere and Kinetochore Assembly inEgg Extract. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols. PMID 29475995 DOI: 10.1101/Pdb.Prot102509  0.542
2018 Cao S, Zhou K, Zhang Z, Luger K, Straight AF. Constitutive centromere-associated network contacts confer differential stability on CENP-A nucleosomes in vitro and in the cell. Molecular Biology of the Cell. PMID 29343552 DOI: 10.1091/Mbc.E17-10-0596  0.432
2018 Bell JC, Jukam D, Teran NA, Risca VI, Smith OK, Johnson WL, Skotheim JM, Greenleaf WJ, Straight AF. Author response: Chromatin-associated RNA sequencing (ChAR-seq) maps genome-wide RNA-to-DNA contacts Elife. DOI: 10.7554/Elife.27024.037  0.743
2017 French BT, Straight AF. The Power of Xenopus Egg Extract for Reconstitution of Centromere and Kinetochore Function. Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology. 56: 59-84. PMID 28840233 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-58592-5_3  0.811
2017 Johnson WL, Yewdell WT, Bell JC, McNulty SM, Duda Z, O'Neill RJ, Sullivan BA, Straight AF. RNA-dependent stabilization of SUV39H1 at constitutive heterochromatin. Elife. 6. PMID 28760200 DOI: 10.7554/Elife.25299  0.788
2017 French BT, Westhorpe FG, Limouse C, Straight AF. Xenopus laevis M18BP1 Directly Binds Existing CENP-A Nucleosomes to Promote Centromeric Chromatin Assembly. Developmental Cell. 42: 190-199.e10. PMID 28743005 DOI: 10.1016/J.Devcel.2017.06.021  0.786
2017 Foisner R, Straight AF. Editorial overview: The cell nucleus: New discoveries on nuclear structure, dynamics and function. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 46: iv-vi. PMID 28693757 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ceb.2017.06.003  0.324
2017 Johnson WL, Straight AF. RNA-mediated regulation of heterochromatin. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 46: 102-109. PMID 28614747 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ceb.2017.05.004  0.783
2017 Eser U, Chandler-Brown D, Ay F, Straight AF, Duan Z, Noble WS, Skotheim JM. Form and function of topologically associating genomic domains in budding yeast. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 28348222 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1612256114  0.451
2017 Johnson WL, Yewdell WT, Bell JC, McNulty SM, Duda Z, O’Neill RJ, Sullivan BA, Straight AF. Author response: RNA-dependent stabilization of SUV39H1 at constitutive heterochromatin Elife. DOI: 10.7554/Elife.25299.024  0.725
2016 Risca VI, Denny SK, Straight AF, Greenleaf WJ. Variable chromatin structure revealed by in situ spatially correlated DNA cleavage mapping. Nature. PMID 28024297 DOI: 10.1038/Nature20781  0.411
2016 Westhorpe FG, Straight AF. Chromosome Segregation: Reconstituting the Kinetochore. Current Biology : Cb. 26: R1242-R1245. PMID 27923136 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2016.09.051  0.82
2016 Ladurner R, Straight AF. MIS12/MIND Control at the Kinetochore. Cell. 167: 889-891. PMID 27814517 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cell.2016.10.036  0.487
2016 Shang WH, Hori T, Westhorpe FG, Godek KM, Toyoda A, Misu S, Monma N, Ikeo K, Carroll CW, Takami Y, Fujiyama A, Kimura H, Straight AF, Fukagawa T. Acetylation of histone H4 lysine 5 and 12 is required for CENP-A deposition into centromeres. Nature Communications. 7: 13465. PMID 27811920 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms13465  0.791
2016 Miell MD, Straight AF. In Vitro Kinetochore Assembly. Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1413: 111-33. PMID 27193846 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3542-0_8  0.543
2016 Risca VI, Denny SJ, Schep AN, Kathiria AS, Straight AF, Greenleaf WJ. Mapping of Nucleosomes and DNA-Bound Proteins in Living Cells with Ionizing Radiation Biophysical Journal. 110: 69a. DOI: 10.1016/J.Bpj.2015.11.436  0.419
2016 Risca VI, Denny S, Schep A, Straight A, Greenleaf WJ. Genome-Wide Mapping of Chromatin Secondary Structure using Ionizing Radiation Coupled with Sequencing Biophysical Journal. 110: 66a. DOI: 10.1016/J.Bpj.2015.11.421  0.41
2015 Bell JC, Straight AF. Condensing chromosome condensation. Nature Cell Biology. 17: 964-5. PMID 26239527 DOI: 10.1038/Ncb3212  0.491
2015 Westhorpe FG, Fuller CJ, Straight AF. A cell-free CENP-A assembly system defines the chromatin requirements for centromere maintenance. The Journal of Cell Biology. 209: 789-801. PMID 26076692 DOI: 10.1083/Jcb.201503132  0.838
2015 Amodeo AA, Jukam D, Straight AF, Skotheim JM. Histone titration against the genome sets the DNA-to-cytoplasm threshold for the Xenopus midblastula transition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: E1086-95. PMID 25713373 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1413990112  0.436
2015 Miell MD, Straight AF. Regulating the timing of CENP-A nucleosome assembly by phosphorylation. Developmental Cell. 32: 1-2. PMID 25584791 DOI: 10.1016/J.Devcel.2014.12.020  0.399
2015 Westhorpe FG, Straight AF. The centromere: epigenetic control of chromosome segregation during mitosis. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. 7: a015818. PMID 25414369 DOI: 10.1101/Cshperspect.A015818  0.82
2014 Lee CS, Bhaduri A, Mah A, Johnson WL, Ungewickell A, Aros CJ, Nguyen CB, Rios EJ, Siprashvili Z, Straight A, Kim J, Aasi SZ, Khavari PA. Recurrent point mutations in the kinetochore gene KNSTRN in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Nature Genetics. 46: 1060-2. PMID 25194279 DOI: 10.1038/Ng.3091  0.735
2014 Miell MD, Straight AF, Allshire RC. Reply to "CENP-A octamers do not confer a reduction in nucleosome height by AFM". Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 21: 5-8. PMID 24389543 DOI: 10.1038/Nsmb.2744  0.438
2013 French BT, Straight AF. Swapping CENP-A at the centromere. Nature Cell Biology. 15: 1028-30. PMID 23999616 DOI: 10.1038/Ncb2833  0.801
2013 Johnson WL, Straight AF. Fluorescent protein applications in microscopy. Methods in Cell Biology. 114: 99-123. PMID 23931504 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-407761-4.00005-1  0.745
2013 Kato H, Jiang J, Zhou BR, Rozendaal M, Feng H, Ghirlando R, Xiao TS, Straight AF, Bai Y. A conserved mechanism for centromeric nucleosome recognition by centromere protein CENP-C. Science (New York, N.Y.). 340: 1110-3. PMID 23723239 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1235532  0.476
2013 Miell MD, Fuller CJ, Guse A, Barysz HM, Downes A, Owen-Hughes T, Rappsilber J, Straight AF, Allshire RC. CENP-A confers a reduction in height on octameric nucleosomes. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 20: 763-5. PMID 23644598 DOI: 10.1038/Nsmb.2574  0.779
2013 Earnshaw WC, Allshire RC, Black BE, Bloom K, Brinkley BR, Brown W, Cheeseman IM, Choo KH, Copenhaver GP, Deluca JG, Desai A, Diekmann S, Erhardt S, Fitzgerald-Hayes M, Foltz D, ... ... Straight AF, et al. Esperanto for histones: CENP-A, not CenH3, is the centromeric histone H3 variant. Chromosome Research : An International Journal On the Molecular, Supramolecular and Evolutionary Aspects of Chromosome Biology. 21: 101-6. PMID 23580138 DOI: 10.1007/S10577-013-9347-Y  0.728
2013 Westhorpe FG, Straight AF. Functions of the centromere and kinetochore in chromosome segregation. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 25: 334-40. PMID 23490282 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ceb.2013.02.001  0.825
2012 Guse A, Fuller CJ, Straight AF. A cell-free system for functional centromere and kinetochore assembly. Nature Protocols. 7: 1847-69. PMID 23018190 DOI: 10.1038/Nprot.2012.112  0.809
2012 Fuller CJ, Straight AF. Imaging nanometre-scale structure in cells using in situ aberration correction. Journal of Microscopy. 248: 90-101. PMID 22906048 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2818.2012.03654.X  0.308
2012 Westhorpe FG, Straight AF. The split personality of CENP-A nucleosomes. Cell. 150: 245-7. PMID 22817887 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cell.2012.07.003  0.805
2011 Hellwig D, Emmerth S, Ulbricht T, Döring V, Hoischen C, Martin R, Samora CP, McAinsh AD, Carroll CW, Straight AF, Meraldi P, Diekmann S. Dynamics of CENP-N kinetochore binding during the cell cycle. Journal of Cell Science. 124: 3871-83. PMID 22100916 DOI: 10.1242/Jcs.088625  0.401
2011 Moree B, Meyer CB, Fuller CJ, Straight AF. CENP-C recruits M18BP1 to centromeres to promote CENP-A chromatin assembly. The Journal of Cell Biology. 194: 855-71. PMID 21911481 DOI: 10.1083/Jcb.201106079  0.572
2011 Guse A, Carroll CW, Moree B, Fuller CJ, Straight AF. In vitro centromere and kinetochore assembly on defined chromatin templates. Nature. 477: 354-8. PMID 21874020 DOI: 10.1038/Nature10379  0.831
2010 Koslover EF, Fuller CJ, Straight AF, Spakowitz AJ. Local geometry and elasticity in compact chromatin structure. Biophysical Journal. 99: 3941-50. PMID 21156136 DOI: 10.1016/J.Bpj.2010.10.024  0.384
2010 Carroll CW, Milks KJ, Straight AF. Dual recognition of CENP-A nucleosomes is required for centromere assembly. The Journal of Cell Biology. 189: 1143-55. PMID 20566683 DOI: 10.1083/Jcb.201001013  0.438
2010 Sage J, Straight AF. RB's original CIN? Genes & Development. 24: 1329-33. PMID 20551167 DOI: 10.1101/Gad.1948010  0.402
2010 Koslover EF, Fuller C, Straight AF, Spakowitz AJ. Role of DNA Elasticity and Nucleosome Geometry in Hierarchical Packaging of Chromatin Biophysical Journal. 98: 474a. DOI: 10.1016/J.Bpj.2009.12.2584  0.393
2009 Milks KJ, Moree B, Straight AF. Dissection of CENP-C-directed centromere and kinetochore assembly. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 20: 4246-55. PMID 19641019 DOI: 10.1091/Mbc.E09-05-0378  0.518
2009 Carroll CW, Silva MC, Godek KM, Jansen LE, Straight AF. Centromere assembly requires the direct recognition of CENP-A nucleosomes by CENP-N. Nature Cell Biology. 11: 896-902. PMID 19543270 DOI: 10.1038/Ncb1899  0.816
2008 Erhardt S, Mellone BG, Betts CM, Zhang W, Karpen GH, Straight AF. Genome-wide analysis reveals a cell cycle-dependent mechanism controlling centromere propagation. The Journal of Cell Biology. 183: 805-18. PMID 19047461 DOI: 10.1083/Jcb.200806038  0.532
2007 Straight AF. Fluorescent protein applications in microscopy. Methods in Cell Biology. 81: 93-113. PMID 17519164 DOI: 10.1016/S0091-679X(06)81006-X  0.323
2007 Brennan IM, Peters U, Kapoor TM, Straight AF. Polo-like kinase controls vertebrate spindle elongation and cytokinesis. Plos One. 2: e409. PMID 17476331 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0000409  0.675
2007 Carroll CW, Straight AF. Centromeric chromatin gets loaded. The Journal of Cell Biology. 176: 735-6. PMID 17339381 DOI: 10.1083/Jcb.200702020  0.452
2006 Carroll CW, Straight AF. Centromere formation: from epigenetics to self-assembly. Trends in Cell Biology. 16: 70-8. PMID 16412639 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tcb.2005.12.008  0.535
2005 Straight AF, Field CM, Mitchison TJ. Anillin binds nonmuscle myosin II and regulates the contractile ring. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 16: 193-201. PMID 15496454 DOI: 10.1091/Mbc.E04-08-0758  0.511
2005 Lucas-Lopez C, Patterson S, Blum T, Straight AF, Toth J, Slawin AMZ, Mitchison TJ, Sellers JR, Westwood NJ. Absolute stereochemical assignment and fluorescence tuning of the small molecule tool, (-)-blebbistatin European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1736-1740. DOI: 10.1002/Ejoc.200500103  0.481
2004 Limouze J, Straight AF, Mitchison T, Sellers JR. Specificity of blebbistatin, an inhibitor of myosin II. Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility. 25: 337-41. PMID 15548862 DOI: 10.1007/S10974-004-6060-7  0.457
2004 Ramamurthy B, Yengo CM, Straight AF, Mitchison TJ, Sweeney HL. Kinetic mechanism of blebbistatin inhibition of nonmuscle myosin IIb. Biochemistry. 43: 14832-9. PMID 15544354 DOI: 10.1021/Bi0490284  0.493
2003 Canman JC, Cameron LA, Maddox PS, Straight A, Tirnauer JS, Mitchison TJ, Fang G, Kapoor TM, Salmon ED. Determining the position of the cell division plane. Nature. 424: 1074-8. PMID 12904818 DOI: 10.1038/Nature01860  0.723
2003 Maddox P, Straight A, Coughlin P, Mitchison TJ, Salmon ED. Direct observation of microtubule dynamics at kinetochores in Xenopus extract spindles: implications for spindle mechanics. The Journal of Cell Biology. 162: 377-82. PMID 12900391 DOI: 10.1083/Jcb.200301088  0.603
2003 Xu J, Wang F, Van Keymeulen A, Herzmark P, Straight A, Kelly K, Takuwa Y, Sugimoto N, Mitchison T, Bourne HR. Divergent signals and cytoskeletal assemblies regulate self-organizing polarity in neutrophils. Cell. 114: 201-14. PMID 12887922 DOI: 10.1016/S0092-8674(03)00555-5  0.523
2003 Straight AF, Cheung A, Limouze J, Chen I, Westwood NJ, Sellers JR, Mitchison TJ. Dissecting temporal and spatial control of cytokinesis with a myosin II Inhibitor. Science (New York, N.Y.). 299: 1743-7. PMID 12637748 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1081412  0.549
2002 Kinoshita M, Field CM, Coughlin ML, Straight AF, Mitchison TJ. Self- and actin-templated assembly of Mammalian septins. Developmental Cell. 3: 791-802. PMID 12479805 DOI: 10.1016/S1534-5807(02)00366-0  0.56
2002 Canman JC, Sharma N, Straight A, Shannon KB, Fang G, Salmon ED. Anaphase onset does not require the microtubule-dependent depletion of kinetochore and centromere-binding proteins Journal of Cell Science. 115: 3787-3795. PMID 12235289 DOI: 10.1242/Jcs.00057  0.499
2002 Cheung A, Dantzig JA, Hollingworth S, Baylor SM, Goldman YE, Mitchison TJ, Straight AF. A small-molecule inhibitor of skeletal muscle myosin II. Nature Cell Biology. 4: 83-8. PMID 11744924 DOI: 10.1038/Ncb734  0.461
2000 Straight AF, Field CM. Microtubules, membranes and cytokinesis. Current Biology : Cb. 10: R760-70. PMID 11069103 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(00)00746-6  0.413
1999 Straight AF, Shou W, Dowd GJ, Turck CW, Deshaies RJ, Johnson AD, Moazed D. Net1, a Sir2-associated nucleolar protein required for rDNA silencing and nucleolar integrity. Cell. 97: 245-56. PMID 10219245 DOI: 10.1016/S0092-8674(00)80734-5  0.453
1998 Straight AF, Sedat JW, Murray AW. Time-lapse microscopy reveals unique roles for kinesins during anaphase in budding yeast. The Journal of Cell Biology. 143: 687-94. PMID 9813090 DOI: 10.1083/Jcb.143.3.687  0.666
1998 Nabeshima K, Nakagawa T, Straight AF, Murray A, Chikashige Y, Yamashita YM, Hiraoka Y, Yanagida M. Dynamics of centromeres during metaphase-anaphase transition in fission yeast: Dis1 is implicated in force balance in metaphase bipolar spindle. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 9: 3211-25. PMID 9802907 DOI: 10.1091/Mbc.9.11.3211  0.566
1998 Belmont AS, Straight AF. In vivo visualization of chromosomes using lac operator-repressor binding. Trends in Cell Biology. 8: 121-4. PMID 9695822 DOI: 10.1016/S0962-8924(97)01211-7  0.652
1997 Marshall WF, Straight A, Marko JF, Swedlow J, Dernburg A, Belmont A, Murray AW, Agard DA, Sedat JW. Interphase chromosomes undergo constrained diffusional motion in living cells. Current Biology : Cb. 7: 930-9. PMID 9382846 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(06)00412-X  0.808
1997 Straight AF. Cell cycle: checkpoint proteins and kinetochores. Current Biology : Cb. 7: R613-6. PMID 9368739 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(06)00315-0  0.481
1997 Gordon GS, Sitnikov D, Webb CD, Teleman A, Straight A, Losick R, Murray AW, Wright A. Chromosome and low copy plasmid segregation in E. coli: visual evidence for distinct mechanisms. Cell. 90: 1113-21. PMID 9323139 DOI: 10.1016/S0092-8674(00)80377-3  0.566
1997 Straight AF, Murray AW. The spindle assembly checkpoint in budding yeast. Methods in Enzymology. 283: 425-40. PMID 9251039 DOI: 10.1016/S0076-6879(97)83035-2  0.629
1997 Nunnari J, Marshall WF, Straight A, Murray A, Sedat JW, Walter P. Mitochondrial transmission during mating in Saccharomyces cerevisiae is determined by mitochondrial fusion and fission and the intramitochondrial segregation of mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 8: 1233-42. PMID 9243504 DOI: 10.1091/Mbc.8.7.1233  0.696
1997 Straight AF, Marshall WF, Sedat JW, Murray AW. Mitosis in living budding yeast: anaphase A but no metaphase plate. Science (New York, N.Y.). 277: 574-8. PMID 9228009 DOI: 10.1126/Science.277.5325.574  0.771
1997 Webb CD, Teleman A, Gordon S, Straight A, Belmont A, Lin DC, Grossman AD, Wright A, Losick R. Bipolar localization of the replication origin regions of chromosomes in vegetative and sporulating cells of B. subtilis. Cell. 88: 667-74. PMID 9054506 DOI: 10.1016/S0092-8674(00)81909-1  0.67
1996 Minshull J, Straight A, Rudner AD, Dernburg AF, Belmont A, Murray AW. Protein phosphatase 2A regulates MPF activity and sister chromatid cohesion in budding yeast. Current Biology : Cb. 6: 1609-20. PMID 8994825 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(02)70784-7  0.802
1996 Straight AF, Belmont AS, Robinett CC, Murray AW. GFP tagging of budding yeast chromosomes reveals that protein-protein interactions can mediate sister chromatid cohesion. Current Biology : Cb. 6: 1599-608. PMID 8994824 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(02)70783-5  0.75
1996 Robinett CC, Straight A, Li G, Willhelm C, Sudlow G, Murray A, Belmont AS. In vivo localization of DNA sequences and visualization of large-scale chromatin organization using lac operator/repressor recognition. The Journal of Cell Biology. 135: 1685-700. PMID 8991083 DOI: 10.1083/Jcb.135.6.1685  0.718
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