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Marlene Belfort - Publications

Biomedical Sciences State University of New York, Albany, Albany, NY, United States 
biology of introns

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2021 Waldern JM, Smith D, Piazza CL, Bailey EJ, Schiraldi NJ, Nemati R, Fabris D, Belfort M, Novikova O. Methylation of rRNA as a host defense against rampant group II intron retrotransposition. Mobile Dna. 12: 9. PMID 33678171 DOI: 10.1186/s13100-021-00237-z  0.76
2020 Liu N, Dong X, Hu C, Zeng J, Wang J, Wang J, Wang HW, Belfort M. Exon and protein positioning in a pre-catalytic group II intron RNP primed for splicing. Nucleic Acids Research. PMID 33021674 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkaa773  0.76
2020 Dong X, Qu G, Piazza CL, Belfort M. Group II intron as cold sensor for self-preservation and bacterial conjugation. Nucleic Acids Research. PMID 32379323 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkaa313  0.76
2018 Qu G, Piazza CL, Smith D, Belfort M. Group II intron inhibits conjugative relaxase expression in bacteria by mRNA targeting. Elife. 7. PMID 29905149 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.34268  0.76
2018 Dong X, Ranganathan S, Qu G, Piazza CL, Belfort M. Structural accommodations accompanying splicing of a group II intron RNP. Nucleic Acids Research. PMID 29790987 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gky416  0.76
2016 Chan H, Pearson S, Green CM, Li Z, Zhang J, Belfort G, Shekhtman A, Li H, Belfort M. Exploring intein inhibition by platinum compounds as an antimicrobial strategy. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. PMID 27609519 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M116.747824  0.36
2016 Qu G, Kaushal PS, Wang J, Shigematsu H, Piazza CL, Agrawal RK, Belfort M, Wang HW. Structure of a group II intron in complex with its reverse transcriptase. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. PMID 27136327 DOI: 10.1038/nsmb.3220  1
2015 Topilina NI, Green CM, Jayachandran P, Kelley DS, Stanger MJ, Piazza CL, Nayak S, Belfort M. SufB intein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis as a sensor for oxidative and nitrosative stresses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 10348-53. PMID 26240361 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1512777112  0.76
2015 Lambowitz AM, Belfort M. Mobile Bacterial Group II Introns at the Crux of Eukaryotic Evolution. Microbiology Spectrum. 3: MDNA3-0050-2014. PMID 26104554 DOI: 10.1128/microbiolspec.MDNA3-0050-2014  1
2015 Qu G, Dong X, Lyn Piazza C, Wang J, Wang H, Belfort M. 83 Structural dynamics of a mobile group II intron ribonucleoprotein complex. Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics. 33: 54. PMID 26103295 DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2015.1032700  0.76
2015 Topilina NI, Novikova O, Stanger M, Banavali NK, Belfort M. Post-translational environmental switch of RadA activity by extein-intein interactions in protein splicing. Nucleic Acids Research. 43: 6631-48. PMID 26101259 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkv612  1
2015 Owen TS, Ngoje G, Lageman TJ, Bordeau BM, Belfort M, Callahan BP. Förster resonance energy transfer-based cholesterolysis assay identifies a novel hedgehog inhibitor. Analytical Biochemistry. 488: 1-5. PMID 26095399 DOI: 10.1016/j.ab.2015.06.021  1
2015 Belfort M. A decades-long journey with mobile introns Rna. 21: 567-568. DOI: 10.1261/rna.050450.115  1
2015 Topilina NI, Green CM, Jayachandran P, Kelley DS, Stanger MJ, Piazza CL, Nayak S, Belfort M. SufB intein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis as a sensor for oxidative and nitrosative stresses Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 10348-10353. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1512777112  1
2014 Novikova O, Smith D, Hahn I, Beauregard A, Belfort M. Interaction between conjugative and retrotransposable elements in horizontal gene transfer. Plos Genetics. 10: e1004853. PMID 25474706 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004853  1
2014 Pearson CS, Belfort G, Belfort M, Shekhtman A. Backbone assignments of mini-RecA intein with short native exteins and an active N-terminal catalytic cysteine. Biomolecular Nmr Assignments. PMID 25281002 DOI: 10.1007/s12104-014-9581-z  1
2014 Belfort M, Marraffini L, Macfarlan T, Boeke J, Slotkin K, Malik H, Maquat L. Mobile DNA: an evolving field. Mobile Dna. 5: 16. PMID 24904692 DOI: 10.1186/1759-8753-5-16  1
2014 Callahan BP, Belfort M. Branching out of the intein active site in protein splicing Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 8323-8324. PMID 24872446 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1407116111  1
2014 Qu G, Dong X, Piazza CL, Chalamcharla VR, Lutz S, Curcio MJ, Belfort M. RNA-RNA interactions and pre-mRNA mislocalization as drivers of group II intron loss from nuclear genomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 6612-7. PMID 24722636 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1404276111  1
2014 Novikova O, Topilina N, Belfort M. Enigmatic distribution, evolution, and function of Inteins Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289: 14490-14497. PMID 24695741 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.R114.548255  1
2014 Gupta K, Contreras LM, Smith D, Qu G, Huang T, Spruce LA, Seeholzer SH, Belfort M, Van Duyne GD. Quaternary arrangement of an active, native group II intron ribonucleoprotein complex revealed by small-angle X-ray scattering. Nucleic Acids Research. 42: 5347-60. PMID 24567547 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gku140  1
2014 Bonocora RP, Belfort M. Mapping homing endonuclease cleavage sites using in vitro generated protein Methods in Molecular Biology. 1123: 55-67. PMID 24510259 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-62703-968-0-4  1
2014 Belfort M, Bonocora RP. Homing endonucleases: From genetic anomalies to programmable genomic clippers Methods in Molecular Biology. 1123: 1-26. PMID 24510256 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-62703-968-0-1  1
2013 Contreras LM, Huang T, Piazza CL, Smith D, Qu G, Gelderman G, Potratz JP, Russell R, Belfort M. Group II intron-ribosome association protects intron RNA from degradation. Rna (New York, N.Y.). 19: 1497-509. PMID 24046482 DOI: 10.1261/rna.039073.113  1
2013 Sorci M, Dassa B, Liu H, Anand G, Dutta AK, Pietrokovski S, Belfort M, Belfort G. Oriented covalent immobilization of antibodies for measurement of intermolecular binding forces between zipper-like contact surfaces of split inteins. Analytical Chemistry. 85: 6080-8. PMID 23679912 DOI: 10.1021/ac400949t  1
2013 Dearden AK, Callahan B, Van Roey P, Li Z, Kumar U, Belfort M, Nayak SK. A conserved threonine spring-loads precursor for intein splicing Protein Science. 22: 557-563. PMID 23423655 DOI: 10.1002/pro.2236  1
2013 Jaeger J, Belfort M. Hand-holding for retrohoming in a molecular diversity dance. Structure (London, England : 1993). 21: 195-6. PMID 23394941 DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2013.01.008  1
2013 Callahan BP, Stanger M, Belfort M. A redox trap to augment the intein toolbox Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 110: 1565-1573. PMID 23280506 DOI: 10.1002/bit.24821  1
2013 Xie J, Du Z, Callahan B, Belfort M, Wang C. 1H, 13C, and 15N NMR assignments of a Drosophila Hedgehog autoprocessing domain Biomolecular Nmr Assignments. 1-3. DOI: 10.1007/s12104-013-9500-8  1
2011 Belfort M, Curcio MJ, Lued NF. Telomerase and retrotransposons: Reverse transcriptases that shaped genomes Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 20304-20310. PMID 22187457 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1100269109  1
2011 Shemella PT, Topilina NI, Soga I, Pereira B, Belfort G, Belfort M, Nayak SK. Electronic structure of neighboring extein residue modulates intein C-terminal cleavage activity Biophysical Journal. 100: 2217-2225. PMID 21539790 DOI: 10.1016/j.bpj.2011.02.037  1
2011 Edgell DR, Chalamcharla VR, Belfort M. Learning to live together: Mutualism between self-splicing introns and their hosts Bmc Biology. 9. PMID 21481283 DOI: 10.1186/1741-7007-9-22  1
2011 Callahan BP, Topilina NI, Stanger MJ, Van Roey P, Belfort M. Structure of catalytically competent intein caught in a redox trap with functional and evolutionary implications Nature Structural and Molecular Biology. 18: 630-633. PMID 21460844 DOI: 10.1038/nsmb.2041  1
2011 Robbins JB, Smith D, Belfort M. Redox-responsive zinc finger fidelity switch in homing endonuclease and intron promiscuity in oxidative stress. Current Biology : Cb. 21: 243-8. PMID 21256016 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.01.008  1
2011 Pereira B, Shemella PT, Amitai G, Belfort G, Nayak SK, Belfort M. Spontaneous proton transfer to a conserved intein residue determines on-pathway protein splicing Journal of Molecular Biology. 406: 430-442. PMID 21185311 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2010.12.024  1
2011 Huang T, Shaikh TR, Gupta K, Contreras-Martin LM, Grassucci RA, Van Duyne GD, Frank J, Belfort M. The group II intron ribonucleoprotein precursor is a large, loosely packed structure Nucleic Acids Research. 39: 2845-2854. PMID 21131279 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkq1202  1
2011 Zhang L, Zheng Y, Callahan B, Belfort M, Liu Y. Cisplatin inhibits protein splicing, suggesting inteins as therapeutic targets in mycobacteria. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286: 1277-82. PMID 21059649 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M110.171124  1
2010 Edgell DR, Gibb EA, Belfort M. Mobile DNA elements in T4 and related phages. Virology Journal. 7: 290. PMID 21029434 DOI: 10.1186/1743-422X-7-290  1
2010 Callahan BP, Stanger MJ, Belfort M. Protease activation of split green fluorescent protein. Chembiochem : a European Journal of Chemical Biology. 11: 2259-63. PMID 20945451 DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201000453  1
2010 Du Z, Liu Y, Ban D, Lopez MM, Belfort M, Wang C. Backbone dynamics and global effects of an activating mutation in minimized Mtu RecA inteins. Journal of Molecular Biology. 400: 755-67. PMID 20562025 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2010.05.044  1
2010 Stoddard B, Belfort M. Social networking between mobile introns and their host genes. Molecular Microbiology. 78: 1-4. PMID 20545861 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2010.07217.x  1
2010 Chalamcharla VR, Curcio MJ, Belfort M. Nuclear expression of a group II intron is consistent with spliceosomal intron ancestry. Genes & Development. 24: 827-36. PMID 20351053 DOI: 10.1101/gad.1905010  1
2010 DiChiara JM, Contreras-Martinez LM, Livny J, Smith D, McDonough KA, Belfort M. Multiple small RNAs identified in Mycobacterium bovis BCG are also expressed in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium smegmatis. Nucleic Acids Research. 38: 4067-78. PMID 20181675 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkq101  1
2009 Hiraga K, Soga I, Dansereau JT, Pereira B, Derbyshire V, Du Z, Wang C, Van Roey P, Belfort G, Belfort M. Selection and Structure of Hyperactive Inteins: Peripheral Changes Relayed to the Catalytic Center Journal of Molecular Biology. 393: 1106-1117. PMID 19744499 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2009.08.074  1
2009 Belfort M. Scientific serendipity initiates an intron odyssey. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284: 29997-30003. PMID 19710025 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.X109.055400  1
2009 Du Z, Shemella PT, Liu Y, McCallum SA, Pereira B, Nayak SK, Belfort G, Belfort M, Wang C. Highly conserved histidine plays a dual catalytic role in protein splicing: A pKa shift mechanism Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131: 11581-11589. PMID 19630416 DOI: 10.1021/ja904318w  1
2009 Amitai G, Callahan BP, Stanger MJ, Belfort G, Belfort M. Modulation of intein activity by its neighboring extein substrates Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 11005-11010. PMID 19541659 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0904366106  1
2009 Coros CJ, Piazza CL, Chalamcharla VR, Smith D, Belfort M. Global regulators orchestrate group II intron retromobility. Molecular Cell. 34: 250-6. PMID 19394301 DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2009.03.014  1
2008 Du Z, Liu Y, Zheng Y, McCallum S, Dansereau J, Derbyshire V, Belfort M, Belfort G, Roey PV, Wang C. 1H, 13C, and 15N NMR assignments of an engineered intein based on Mycobacterium tuberculosis RecA Biomolecular Nmr Assignments. 2: 111-113. PMID 19636882 DOI: 10.1007/s12104-008-9098-4  1
2008 Dichiara JM, Belfort M. Interdisciplinary bacteria and phages. Genome Biology. 9: 322. PMID 18947378 DOI: 10.1186/gb-2008-9-10-322  1
2008 Coros CJ, Piazza CL, Chalamcharla VR, Belfort M. A mutant screen reveals RNase E as a silencer of group II intron retromobility in Escherichia coli. Rna (New York, N.Y.). 14: 2634-44. PMID 18945808 DOI: 10.1261/rna.1247608  1
2008 Beauregard A, Curcio MJ, Belfort M. The take and give between retrotransposable elements and their hosts. Annual Review of Genetics. 42: 587-617. PMID 18680436 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.genet.42.110807.091549  1
2008 Liu Q, Dansereau JT, Puttamadappa SS, Shekhtman A, Derbyshire V, Belfort M. Role of the interdomain linker in distance determination for remote cleavage by homing endonuclease I-TevI. Journal of Molecular Biology. 379: 1094-106. PMID 18499124 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2008.04.047  1
2007 Curcio MJ, Belfort M. The beginning of the end: links between ancient retroelements and modern telomerases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 9107-8. PMID 17517612 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0703224104  1
2007 Slagter-Jäger JG, Puzis L, Gutgsell NS, Belfort M, Jain C. Functional defects in transfer RNAs lead to the accumulation of ribosomal RNA precursors. Rna (New York, N.Y.). 13: 597-605. PMID 17293391 DOI: 10.1261/rna.319407  1
2007 Robbins JB, Stapleton M, Stanger MJ, Smith D, Dansereau JT, Derbyshire V, Belfort M. Homing endonuclease I-TevIII: dimerization as a means to a double-strand break. Nucleic Acids Research. 35: 1589-600. PMID 17289754 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkl1170  1
2007 Van Roey P, Pereira B, Li Z, Hiraga K, Belfort M, Derbyshire V. Crystallographic and mutational studies of Mycobacterium tuberculosis recA mini-inteins suggest a pivotal role for a highly conserved aspartate residue. Journal of Molecular Biology. 367: 162-73. PMID 17254599 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2006.12.050  1
2006 Beauregard A, Chalamcharla VR, Piazza CL, Belfort M, Coros CJ. Bipolar localization of the group II intron Ll.LtrB is maintained in Escherichia coli deficient in nucleoid condensation, chromosome partitioning and DNA replication. Molecular Microbiology. 62: 709-22. PMID 17005014 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2006.05419.x  1
2006 Silva GH, Belfort M, Wende W, Pingoud A. From monomeric to homodimeric endonucleases and back: engineering novel specificity of LAGLIDADG enzymes. Journal of Molecular Biology. 361: 744-54. PMID 16872628 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2006.06.063  1
2006 Slagter-Jäger JG, Allen GS, Smith D, Hahn IA, Frank J, Belfort M. Visualization of a group II intron in the 23S rRNA of a stable ribosome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 9838-43. PMID 16785426 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0603956103  1
2006 Liu Q, Derbyshire V, Belfort M, Edgell DR. Distance determination by GIY-YIG intron endonucleases: discrimination between repression and cleavage functions. Nucleic Acids Research. 34: 1755-64. PMID 16582101 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkl079  1
2005 Hiraga K, Derbyshire V, Dansereau JT, Van Roey P, Belfort M. Minimization and stabilization of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis recA intein. Journal of Molecular Biology. 354: 916-26. PMID 16288917 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2005.09.088  1
2005 Smith D, Zhong J, Matsuura M, Lambowitz AM, Belfort M. Recruitment of host functions suggests a repair pathway for late steps in group II intron retrohoming Genes and Development. 19: 2477-2487. PMID 16230535 DOI: 10.1101/gad.1345105  1
2005 Conlan LH, Stanger MJ, Ichiyanagi K, Belfort M. Localization, mobility and fidelity of retrotransposed Group II introns in rRNA genes. Nucleic Acids Research. 33: 5262-70. PMID 16170154 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gki819  1
2005 Coros CJ, Landthaler M, Piazza CL, Beauregard A, Esposito D, Perutka J, Lambowitz AM, Belfort M. Retrotransposition strategies of the Lactococcus lactis Ll.LtrB group II intron are dictated by host identity and cellular environment Molecular Microbiology. 56: 509-524. PMID 15813740 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2005.04554.x  1
2005 Altman S, Bassler BL, Beckwith J, Belfort M, Berg HC, Bloom B, Brenchley JE, Campbell A, Collier RJ, Connell N, Cozzarelli NR, Craig NL, Darst S, Ebright RH, Elledge SJ, et al. An open letter to Elias Zerhouni. Science (New York, N.Y.). 307: 1409-10. PMID 15746409 DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5714.1409c  1
2005 Miao J, Wu W, Spielmann T, Belfort M, Derbyshire V, Belfort G. Single-step affinity purification of toxic and non-toxic proteins on a fluidics platform Lab On a Chip - Miniaturisation For Chemistry and Biology. 5: 248-253. PMID 15726200 DOI: 10.1039/b413292k  1
2005 Blocker FJH, Mohr G, Conlan LH, Qi L, Belfort M, Lambowitz AM. Domain structure and three-dimensional model of a group II intron-encoded reverse transcriptase Rna. 11: 14-28. PMID 15574519 DOI: 10.1261/rna.7181105  1
2004 Edgell DR, Stanger MJ, Belfort M. Coincidence of cleavage sites of intron endonuclease I-TevI and critical sequences of the host thymidylate synthase gene. Journal of Molecular Biology. 343: 1231-41. PMID 15491609 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2004.09.005  1
2004 Edgell DR, Derbyshire V, Van Roey P, LaBonne S, Stanger MJ, Li Z, Boyd TM, Shub DA, Belfort M. Intron-encoded homing endonuclease I-TevI also functions as a transcriptional autorepressor. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology. 11: 936-44. PMID 15361856 DOI: 10.1038/nsmb823  1
2004 Lease RA, Smith D, McDonough K, Belfort M. The small noncoding DsrA RNA is an acid resistance regulator in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology. 186: 6179-85. PMID 15342588 DOI: 10.1128/JB.186.18.6179-6185.2004  1
2004 Silva GH, Belfort M. Analysis of the LAGLIDADG interface of the monomeric homing endonuclease I-DmoI. Nucleic Acids Research. 32: 3156-68. PMID 15190132 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkh618  1
2003 Ichiyanagi K, Beauregard A, Belfort M. A bacterial group II intron favors retrotransposition into plasmid targets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100: 15742-7. PMID 14673083 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2536659100  1
2003 Belfort M. Two for the price of one: a bifunctional intron-encoded DNA endonuclease-RNA maturase. Genes & Development. 17: 2860-3. PMID 14665667 DOI: 10.1101/gad.1162503  1
2003 Liu Q, Belle A, Shub DA, Belfort M, Edgell DR. SegG endonuclease promotes marker exclusion and mediates co-conversion from a distant cleavage site. Journal of Molecular Biology. 334: 13-23. PMID 14596796 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2003.09.027  1
2003 Edgell DR, Stanger MJ, Belfort M. Importance of a single base pair for discrimination between intron-containing and intronless alleles by endonuclease I-BmoI. Current Biology : Cb. 13: 973-8. PMID 12781137 DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(03)00340-3  1
2003 Roberts RJ, Belfort M, Bestor T, Bhagwat AS, Bickle TA, Bitinaite J, Blumenthal RM, Degtyarev SKh, Dryden DT, Dybvig K, Firman K, Gromova ES, Gumport RI, Halford SE, Hattman S, et al. A nomenclature for restriction enzymes, DNA methyltransferases, homing endonucleases and their genes. Nucleic Acids Research. 31: 1805-12. PMID 12654995 DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkg274  1
2002 Ichiyanagi K, Beauregard A, Lawrence S, Smith D, Cousineau B, Belfort M. Retrotransposition of the Ll.LtrB group II intron proceeds predominantly via reverse splicing into DNA targets. Molecular Microbiology. 46: 1259-72. PMID 12453213 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2958.2002.03226.x  1
2002 Wu W, Wood DW, Belfort G, Derbyshire V, Belfort M. Intein-mediated purification of cytotoxic endonuclease I-TevI by insertional inactivation and pH-controllable splicing. Nucleic Acids Research. 30: 4864-71. PMID 12433989  1
2002 Van Roey P, Meehan L, Kowalski JC, Belfort M, Derbyshire V. Catalytic domain structure and hypothesis for function of GIY-YIG intron endonuclease I-TevI. Nature Structural Biology. 9: 806-11. PMID 12379841 DOI: 10.1038/nsb853  1
2002 Dean AB, Stanger MJ, Dansereau JT, Van Roey P, Derbyshire V, Belfort M. Zinc finger as distance determinant in the flexible linker of intron endonuclease I-TevI. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 8554-61. PMID 12077294 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.082253699  1
2001 Van Roey P, Waddling CA, Fox KM, Belfort M, Derbyshire V. Intertwined structure of the DNA-binding domain of intron endonuclease I-TevI with its substrate Embo Journal. 20: 3631-3637. PMID 11447104 DOI: 10.1093/emboj/20.14.3631  1
2000 Lease RA, Belfort M. Riboregulation by DsrA RNA: Trans-actions for global economy Molecular Microbiology. 38: 667-672. PMID 11115103 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2958.2000.02162.x  1
2000 Wood DW, Derbyshire V, Wu W, Chartrain M, Belfort M, Belfort G. Optimized single-step affinity purification with a self-cleaving intein applied to human acidic fibroblast growth factor. Biotechnology Progress. 16: 1055-63. PMID 11101334 DOI: 10.1021/bp0000858  1
2000 Edgell DR, Belfort M, Shub DA. Barriers to intron promiscuity in bacteria Journal of Bacteriology. 182: 5281-5289. PMID 10986228 DOI: 10.1128/JB.182.19.5281-5289.2000  1
2000 Lease RA, Belfort M. A trans-acting RNA as a control switch in Escherichia coli: DsrA modulates function by forming alternative structures Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 9919-9924. PMID 10954740  1
2000 Cousineau B, Lawrence S, Smith D, Belfort M. Retrotransposition of a bacterial group II intron Nature. 404: 1018-1021. PMID 10801134 DOI: 10.1038/35010029  1
2000 Mohr G, Smith D, Belfort M, Lambowitz AM. Rules for DNA target-site recognition by a lactococcal group II intron enable retargeting of the intron to specific DNA sequences Genes and Development. 14: 559-573. PMID 10716944  1
1999 Parker MM, Belisle M, Belfort M. Intron homing with limited exon homology: Illegitimate double-strand-break repair in intron acquisition by phage T4 Genetics. 153: 1513-1523. PMID 10581262  1
1999 Huang YJ, Parker MM, Belfort M. Role of exonudeolytic degradation in group I intron homing in phage T4 Genetics. 153: 1501-1512. PMID 10581261  1
1999 Wood DW, Wu W, Belfort G, Derbyshire V, Belfort M. A genetic system yields self-cleaving inteins for bioseparations. Nature Biotechnology. 17: 889-92. PMID 10471931 DOI: 10.1038/12879  1
1999 Kowalski JC, Belfort M, Stapleton MA, Holpert M, Dansereau JT, Pietrokovski S, Baxter SM, Derbyshire V. Configuration of the catalytic GIY-YIG domain of intron endonuclease I-Tevl: Coincidence of computational and molecular findings Nucleic Acids Research. 27: 2115-2125. PMID 10219084 DOI: 10.1093/nar/27.10.2115  1
1999 Silva GH, Dalgaard JZ, Belfort M, Van Roey P. Crystal structure of the thermostable archaeal intron-encoded endonuclease I-DmoI. Journal of Molecular Biology. 286: 1123-36. PMID 10047486 DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.1998.2519  1
1998 Dalgaard JZ, Silva GH, Belfort M, Van Roey P. Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of the archaeal intron-encoded endonuclease I-DmoI. Acta Crystallographica. Section D, Biological Crystallography. 54: 1435-6. PMID 10089530 DOI: 10.1107/S0907444998006222  1
1998 Lease RA, Cusick ME, Belfort M. Riboregulation in Escherichia coli: DsrA RNA acts by RNA:RNA interactions at multiple loci Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 95: 12456-12461. PMID 9770507 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.95.21.12456  1
1998 Cousineau B, Smith D, Lawrence-Cavanagh S, Mueller JE, Yang J, Mills D, Manias D, Dunny G, Lambowitz AM, Belfort M. Retrohoming of a bacterial group II intron: Mobility via complete reverse splicing, independent of homologous DNA recombination Cell. 94: 451-462. PMID 9727488  1
1998 Cusick ME, Belfort M. Domain structure and RNA annealing activity of the Escherichia coli regulatory protein StpA Molecular Microbiology. 28: 847-857. PMID 9643551 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2958.1998.00848.x  1
1998 Derbyshire V, Belfort M. Lightning strikes twice: Intron-intein coincidence Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 95: 1356-1357. PMID 9465018 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.95.4.1356  1
1997 Matsuura M, Saldanha R, Ma H, Wank H, Yang J, Mohr G, Cavanagh S, Dunny GM, Belfort M, Lambowitz AM. A bacterial group II intron encoding reverse transcriptase, maturase, and DNA endonuclease activities: Biochemical demonstration of maturase activity and insertion of new genetic information within the intron Genes and Development. 11: 2910-2924. PMID 9353259  1
1997 Derbyshire V, Wood DW, Wu W, Dansereau JT, Dalgaard JZ, Belfort M. Genetic definition of a protein-splicing domain: functional mini-inteins support structure predictions and a model for intein evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 94: 11466-71. PMID 9326633 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.94.21.11466  1
1997 Belfort M, Roberts RJ. Homing endonucleases: Keeping the house in order Nucleic Acids Research. 25: 3379-3388. PMID 9254693 DOI: 10.1093/nar/25.17.3379  1
1997 Belfort M, Weiner A. Another bridge between kingdoms: TRNA splicing in Archaea and Eukaryotes Cell. 89: 1003-1006. PMID 9215622  1
1997 Derbyshire V, Kowalski JC, Dansereau JT, Hauer CR, Belfort M. Two-domain structure of the td intron-encoded endonuclease I-TevI correlates with the two-domain configuration of the homing site Journal of Molecular Biology. 265: 494-506. PMID 9048944 DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.1996.0754  1
1996 Mueller JE, Smith D, Belfort M. Exon coconversion biases accompanying intron homing: Battle of the nucleases Genes and Development. 10: 2158-2166. PMID 8804310  1
1996 Mueller JE, Clyman J, Huang YJ, Parker MM, Belfort M. Intron mobility in phage T4 occurs in the context of recombination- dependent DNA replication by way of multiple pathways Genes and Development. 10: 351-364. PMID 8595885 DOI: 10.1101/GAD.10.3.351  1
1996 Loizos N, Silva GH, Belfort M. Intron-encoded endonuclease I-TevII binds across the minor groove and induces two distinct conformational changes in its DNA substrate. Journal of Molecular Biology. 255: 412-24. PMID 8568886 DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.1996.0034  1
1995 Belfort M, Reaban ME, Coetzee T, Dalgaard JZ. Prokaryotic introns and inteins: a panoply of form and function. Journal of Bacteriology. 177: 3897-903. PMID 7608058 DOI: 10.1128/JB.177.14.3897-3903.1995  1
1995 Derbyshire V, Parker MM, Belfort M. Homing sweet homing: mobile introns in bacterial viruses Seminars in Virology. 6: 65-73. DOI: 10.1016/S1044-5773(05)80010-1  1
1994 Perler FB, Davis EO, Dean GE, Gimble FS, Jack WE, Neff N, Noren CJ, Thorner J, Belfort M. Protein splicing elements: inteins and exteins--a definition of terms and recommended nomenclature. Nucleic Acids Research. 22: 1125-7. PMID 8165123 DOI: 10.1093/nar/22.7.1125  1
1993 Dalgaard JZ, Garrett RA, Belfort M. A site-specific endonuclease encoded by a typical archaeal intron. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 90: 5414-7. PMID 8390663 DOI: 10.1073/PNAS.90.12.5414  1
1992 Zhang A, Belfort M. Nucleotide sequence of a newly-identified Escherichia coli gene, stpA, encoding an H-NS-like protein Nucleic Acids Research. 20: 6735. PMID 1480493 DOI: 10.1093/nar/20.24.6735  1
1991 Bell-Pedersen D, Galloway Salvo JL, Belfort M. A transcription terminator in the thymidylate synthase (thyA) structural gene of Escherichia coli and construction of a viable thyA::Km(r) deletion Journal of Bacteriology. 173: 1193-1200. PMID 1991715 DOI: 10.1128/JB.173.3.1193-1200.1991  1
1991 Bell-Pedersen D, Quirk SM, Bryk M, Belfort M. I-TevI, the endonuclease encoded by the mobile td intron, recognizes binding and cleavage domains on its DNA target. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 88: 7719-23. PMID 1881913 DOI: 10.1073/PNAS.88.17.7719  1
1991 Heuer TS, Chandry PS, Belfort M, Celander DW, Cech TR. Folding of group I introns from bacteriophage T4 involves internalization of the catalytic core. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 88: 11105-9. PMID 1763026  1
1991 Chan WK, Belfort M, Belfort G. Protein overproduction in Escherichia coli: RNA stabilization, cell disruption and recovery with a cross-flow microfiltration membrane. Journal of Biotechnology. 18: 225-42. PMID 1370041 DOI: 10.1016/0168-1656(91)90250-Y  1
1990 Bell-Pedersen D, Quirk S, Clyman J, Belfort M. Intron mobility in phage T4 is dependent upon a distinctive class of endonucleases and independent of DNA sequences encoding the intron core: mechanistic and evolutionary implications. Nucleic Acids Research. 18: 3763-70. PMID 2165250 DOI: 10.1093/nar/18.13.3763  1
1989 Ehrenman K, Schroeder R, Chandry PS, Hall DH, Belfort M. Sequence specificity of the P6 pairing for splicing of the group I td intron of phage T4 Nucleic Acids Research. 17: 9147-9163. PMID 2685756 DOI: 10.1093/nar/17.22.9147  1
1989 Quirk SM, Bell-Pedersen D, Belfort M. Intron mobility in the T-even phages: high frequency inheritance of group I introns promoted by intron open reading frames. Cell. 56: 455-65. PMID 2644046 DOI: 10.1016/0092-8674(89)90248-1  1
1989 Quirk SM, Bell-Pedersen D, Tomaschewski J, Rüger W, Belfort M. The inconsistent distribution of introns in the T-even phages indicates recent genetic exchanges. Nucleic Acids Research. 17: 301-15. PMID 2643081 DOI: 10.1093/nar/17.1.301  1
1988 Shub DA, Gott JM, Xu MQ, Lang BF, Michel F, Tomaschewski J, Pedersen-Lane J, Belfort M. Structural conservation among three homologous introns of bacteriophage T4 and the group I introns of eukaryotes Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 85: 1151-1155. PMID 3422485 DOI: 10.1073/PNAS.85.4.1151  1
1988 Chan WK, Belfort G, Belfort M. Stability of group I intron RNA in Escherichia coli and its potential application in a novel expression vector. Gene. 73: 295-304. PMID 2468580 DOI: 10.1016/0378-1119(88)90494-5  1
1988 Gott JM, Zeeh A, Bell-Pedersen D, Ehrenman K, Belfort M, Shub DA. Genes within genes: independent expression of phage T4 intron open reading frames and the genes in which they reside Genes &Amp; Development. 2: 1791-1799. PMID 2467840 DOI: 10.1101/GAD.2.12B.1791  1
1987 Hall DH, Povinelli CM, Ehrenman K, Pedersen-Lane J, Chu F, Belfort M. Two domains for splicing in the intron of the phage T4 thymidylate synthase (td) gene established by nondirected mutagenesis Cell. 48: 63-71. PMID 3791415 DOI: 10.1016/0092-8674(87)90356-4  1
1987 Burke JM, Belfort M, Cech TR, Davies RW, Schweyen RJ, Shub DA, Szostak JW, Tabak HF. Structural conventions for group I introns Nucleic Acids Research. 15: 7217-7221. PMID 3658691 DOI: 10.1093/nar/15.18.7217  1
1986 Gott JM, Shub DA, Belfort M. Multiple self-splicing introns in bacteriophage T4: Evidence from autocatalytic GTP labeling of RNA in vitro Cell. 47: 81-87. PMID 3757035 DOI: 10.1016/0092-8674(86)90368-5  1
1974 Belfort M, Wulff D. The roles of the Lambda cIII gene and the Escherichia coli catabolite gene activation system in the establishment of lysogeny by bacteriophage Lambda Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 71: 779-782. PMID 4362632  1
1973 Belfort M, Wulff DL. An analysis of the processes of infection and induction of E. coli mutant hfl-1 by bacteriophage lambda. Virology. 55: 183-92. PMID 4580731  1
1973 Belfort M, Wulff DL. Genetic and biochemical investigation of the Escherichia coli mutant hfl-1 which is lysogenized at high frequency by bacteriophage lambda. Journal of Bacteriology. 115: 299-306. PMID 4352176  1
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