List of relevant publications

  1. Kieffer-Kwon, K. R., Nimura, K., Rao, S., Xu, J., Jung, S., Pekowska, A., M., D., Stevens, E., Mathe, E., Dong, P., S.C., H., Ricci, M. A., Baranello, L., Zheng, Y., Ardori, F. T., Resch, W., Stavreva, D. A., Nelson, S., McAndrew, M., Casellas, A., Finn, E., Gregory, C., Johnson, S., Dubois, W., Cosma, M. P., Btcherlor, E., Levens, D., Phair, R. D., Misteli, T., Tessarrollo, L., Hager, G. L., Lakadamyali, M., Liu, Z., Floer, M., Shroff, H., Lieberman-Aiden, E., and Casellas, R. (2017) Myc regulates chromatin decompaction and nuclear architecture during B cell activation. Molecular Cell 67, 1–13 doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.07.013
  2. Aykul S., Parenti A., Chu K.Y., Reske J., Floer M., Ralston A., Martinez-Hackert E. (2017) Biochemical and Cellular Analysis Reveals Ligand Binding Specificities, a Molecular Basis for Ligand Recognition, and Membrane Association-dependent Activities of Cripto-1 and Cryptic. J Biol Chem. 2017 Mar 10;292(10):4138-4151. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.747501. 
  3. McAndrew, M.,J. Gjidoda, A., Tagore, M., Miksanek, M. and Floer, M. (2016) Chromatin remodeler recruitment during macrophage differentiation facilitates transcription factor binding to enhancers in mature cells J. Biol. Chem. 291: 18058. doi:10.1074/jbc.M116.734186
  4. Liu, M., Seddon, A.E., Tsai, Z.T., Major, I.T., Floer, M., and Shiu, S. (2015) Determinants of nucleosome positioning and their influence on plant gene expression. Genome Research 8, 1182-95
  5. Tagore, M., McAndrew, M.J., Gjidoda, A., and Floer, M. (2015). The lineage-specific transcription factor PU.1 prevents polycomb-mediated heterochromatin formation at macrophage-specific genes. Molecular and cellular biology 35, 2610-25
  6. Gjidoda, A., Tagore, M., McAndrew, M., Woods, A. and Floer, M. (2014) Nucleosomes are stably evicted from enhancers but not promoters upon induction of certain pro-inflammatory genes in mouse macrophages. PLoS One 9, e93971
  7. Carey T.S., Choi I., Wilson C.A., Floer M. and Knott JG. (2013) Transcriptional reprogramming and chromatin remodeling accompanies Oct4 and Nanog silencing in mouse trophoblast lineage. Stem Cells Dev 23, 219-29
  8. Wang X., Bryant G.O., Floer M. Spagna, D. and Ptashne M. (2011) An effect of DNA sequence on nucleosome occupancy and removal. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 18, 507-9
  9. Floer M., Wang X., Prabhu V., Berrozpe G., Narayan S., Spagna D., Alvarez D., Kendall J., Krasnitz A., Stepansky A., Hicks J., Bryant G.O. and Ptashne M. (2010) A RSC/nucleosome complex determines chromatin architecture and facilitates activator binding.  Cell 141, 407-418.
  10. Floer M., Bryant G.O. and Ptashne M. (2008) HSP90/HSP70 chaperones are required for rapid nucleosome removal upon induction of the GAL genes of yeast. PNAS U S A. 105, 2975-80.
  11. Bryant G.O., Prabhu, V., Floer, M., Spagna, D., Schreiber, D., and Ptashne M. (2008) Activator Control of Nucleosome Occupancy in Activation and Repression of Transcription. PLoS Biology 6, 2928-39