PDFs of selected publications on Lampbrush Chromosomes

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Maslova, A., Krasikova, A. (2011). Spatial Arrangement of Macro-, Midi-, and Microchromosomes in Transcriptionally Active Nuclei of Growing Oocytes in Birds of Order Galliformes. Cell and Tissue Biology 5: 281–293
Penrad-Mobayed, M (2011). Corrigendum to “The tips and tricks for preparing lampbrush chromosome spreads from Xenopus tropicalis oocytes (Methods 51 (2010)37-44)”. Methods 53: 325
Kanhoush, R. et al. (2011). Differential RNA binding activity of the hnRNP G protein correlated with sex genotype in the amphibian oocyte. Nucleic Acids Research 39: 4109 – 4121
Heath, E. et al. (2010). Subnuclear targeting of the RNA-binding motif protein RBM6 to splicing speckles and nascent transcripts. Chromosome Research 18: 851-872
Solinhac, R. et al. (2010).  Integrative mapping analysis of chicken microchromosome 16 organization. BMC Genomics 11: 616
Daks, A. et al. (2010). Lampbrush chromosomes of the Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica): a new version of cytogenetic maps. Russian Journal of Genetics 46: 1335-1338
Zlotina, A. et al. (2010). Precise centromere positioning on chicken chromosome 3. Cytogenet Genome ResDOI: 10.1159/000314923
Krasikova, A. et al. (2010). Chicken lampbrush chromosomes: transcription of tandemly repetitive DNA sequences. Russian Journal of Genetics 46:1173 – 1177
Bi, K. And Bogart, J. (2010). Probing the meiotic mechanism of intergenomic exchanges by genomic in situ hybridization on lampbrush chromosomes of unisexual Ambystoma (Amphibia: Caudata). Chromosome Research18: 371-382
Austin, C. et al. (2009). Lampbrush chromosomes enable study of cohesion dynamics. Chromosome Research 17: 165-184
Penrad-Mobayed, M. et al. (2009). Tips and tricks for preparing lampbrush chromosome spreads from Xenopus tropicalis oocytes. Methods 51: 37-44
Gaginskaya, E. et al. (2009). Avian lampbrush chromosomes: a powerful tool for exploration of genome expression. Cytogenet Genome Res 124: 251 – 267
Krasikova, A. et al. (2009). Polymorphic heterochromatic segments in Japanese quail microchromosomes. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 126: 148-155
Kanhoush, R. et al. (2009). Novel domains in the hnRNP G/RBMX protein with distinct roles in RNA binding and targeting nascent transcripts. Nucleus 1: 109 – 122
Penrad-Mobayed, M. et al. (2009), Working map of the lampbrush chromosomes or Xenopus tropicalis: a new tool for cytogenetic analysis. Developmental Dynamics  238: 1492-1501.
Patel S, Novikova N, Beenders B, Austin C, Bellini M (2008) Live images of RNA polymerase II transcription units. Chromosome Research 16 : 223 – 232
Griffin, D. et al. (2008). Whole genome comparative studies between chicken and turkey and their implications for avian genome evolution. BMC Genomics 9: 168.
Morgan GT (2008) Localized co-transcriptional recruitment of the multifunctional RNA-binding protein CELF1 by lampbrush chromosome transcription units. Chromosome Research 15 : 985 – 1000
Deryusheva S, Krasikova A et al. (2007) Tandem 41-bp repeats in chicken and Japanese quail genomes: FISH mapping and transcription on lampbrush chromosomes. Chromosoma 116 : 519 – 530
Galkina S, Deryusheva S et al (2006) FISH on avian lampbrush chromosomes produces higher resolution gene mapping. Genetica 128 : 241 – 251
Zakharova KV, Galkina SA, Lukina NA (2006) Crossing over in chicken oogenesis: periodic arrangement of chiasmata over chromosomes. Russ J Genet. 42 : 691 – 695
Krasikova A, Deryusheva S, Galkina S, Kurganova A, Evteev A, Gaginakaya E. 2006. On the positions of centromeres in chicken lampbrush chromosomes. Chromosome Research, 14: 777 – 789
Krasikova A, Kulikova T, Saifitdinova A. 2005. Cohesion proteins are present in cemntromere protein bodies associated with avian lampbrush chromosomes. Chromosome Research 13, 675 – 685
Galkina S, Lukina N, Zakharova K et al. (2005) Interstitial (TTAGGG)(n) sequences are hot spots of recombination in the chicken lampbrush macrochromosomes 1 – 3. Chromosome Research 13 : 551 – 557
Vishnyakova NM, Lacroix JC, Rodionov AV (2004) Cytogenetic maps of lampbrush chromosomes of newts of the genus Pleurodeles : an algorithm of lampbrush chromosome identification in Pleurodeles waltli by immunocytochemical staining of landmark loops with polyclonal anti-Ro52 antisera. Russ J Genet. 40 : 491 – 499 and Genetika 40: 614-623
Schmid, M. et al.(2005). Second report on chicken genes and chromosomes 2005. Cytogenetics and Genome Research 109: 415-479
Krasikova A., Kulikova T., Saifitdinova A., Derjusheva S., Gaginskaya E. (2004). Centromeric protein bodies on avian lampbrush chromosomes contain a protein detectable with an antibody against DNA topoisomerase II. Chromosoma 113: 316-323
Saifitdinova A., Derjusheva S., Krasikova A., Gaginskaya E . (2003) Lampbrush chromosomes of the chaffinch ( Fringilla coelebs L .). Chromosome Research 11: 99-113
Derjusheva S., Kurganova A., Krasikova A., Saifitdinova A., Habermann F. A., Gaginskaya E. 2003. Precise identification of chicken chromosomes in the lampbrush form using chromosome painting probes. Chromosome Research 11 : 749-757
Morgan, G.T. (2002) Lampbrush chromosomes and associated bodies: new insights into principles of nuclear structure and function. Chromosome Research 10: 177 – 200
Murphy C, Wang Z, Roeder RG and Gall JG (2002) RNA polymerase III in Gajal bodies and lampbrush chromosomes of the Xenopus laevis oocyte nucleus. Mol.Cell Biol. 13: 3466-3476
Rodionov, A.V. et al. 2002. Crossing over in chicken oogenesis: Cytological and chiasma-based genetic maps of  chicken lampbrush chromosome 1. Journal of Heredity 93: 125-129
Rodionov, A.V. and Chechik M.S. (2002) Lampbrush Chromosomes in the Japanese Quail Coturnix coturnix japonica:Cytological Map of Macrochromosomes and Meiotic Crossing-over Frequency in Females. Russian Journal of Genetics:  38, 1054–1059
Teranishi, M. et al. (2001). Transcripts of the MHM region of the chicken Z chromosome accumulate as non-coding RNA in the nucleus of female cells adjacent to the DMRT locus. Chromosome Research 9: 147-165
Gall JG,  Murphy C (1998) Assembly of lampbrush chromosomes from sperm chromatin. Mol Biol Cell 9: 733-747
Solovei I, Ogawa A, Naito M, Mizuno S, Macgregor HC (1998) Specific chromomeres on the chicken W lampbrush chromosome contain specific repetitive DNA sequence families. Chromosome Research 6: 323 – 327
Mizuno S, Macgregor HC (1998) The ZW lampbrush chromosomes of birds: a unique opportunity to look at the molecular cytogenetics of sex chromosomes. Cytogenet Cell Genet 80: 149-157
Ogawa, A. et al. (1997).  Molecular characterization and cytological mapping of a non-repetitive DNA sequence region from the W chromosome of chicken and its use as a universal probe for sexing Carinatae birds.  Chromosome Research 5:  93 – 101
Hori T, Susuki Y, Solovei I, Saitoh Y, Hutchison N, Ikeda Joh-E, Macgregor HC, Mizuno S (1996) Characterization of DNA sequences constituting the terminal heterochromatin of the chicken Z chromosome. Chromosome Research 4:  411-426
Solovei I, Joffe B, Gaginskaya E, Macgregor HC (1996) Transcription on lampbrush chromosomes of a centromerically localized highly repeated DNA in pigeon (Columba) relates to sequence arrangement. Chromosome Research 4: 588 – 603
Solovei I,  Macgregor HC  Gaginskaya E (1995). Single stranded nucleic acid binding structures on chicken lampbrush chromosomes. J Cell Sci 108: 1391 – 1396
Solovei I,  Gaginskaya ER,   Macgregor HC (1994) The arrangement and transcription of telomere DNA sequences at the ends of lampbrush chromosomes of birds. Chromosome Research 2: 460-470
Solovei I, Gaginskaya E, Hutchison N, Macgregor HC (1993) Avian sex chromosomes in the lampbrush form: the ZW lampbrush bivalents from six species of bird. Chromosome Research 1: 153-166
Solovei I,  Gaginskaya E,  Allen TD,  Macgregor HC (1992) A novel structure associated with a lampbrush chromosome in the chicken, Gallus domesticus. J Cell Science 101: 759-772
Penrad-Mobayed M, Bonnanfant-Jaïs ML, N'Da E & Angelier N (1986) Evidence for a particular mode of transcription in globular loops of the lampbrush chromosomes of the newt Pleurodeles waltl. Chromosoma 94, 319‑328
Bonnanfant-Jaïs ML, N'Da E, Penrad-Mobayed M & Angelier N (1986). Structure of landmark loop RNP matrices in Pleurodeles waltl lambprush chromosomes visualized by scanning electron microscopy. J. Cell Sci. 81, 29-42.
N'Da E, Bonnanfant-Jaïs ML, Penrad-Mobayed M & Angelier N (1986) Size uniformity of  RNP matrix particles in loops of Pleurodeles waltl lampbrush chromosomes visualized by electron microscopy. J. of Cell Sci. 81, 17-27.
Angelier N, Bonnanfant-Jaïs ML, Herberts C, Lautredou N, Moreau N, N'Da E, Penrad-Mobayed M, Rodriguez-Martin ML& Sourrouille P (1990). Chromosomes of amphibian oocytes as a model for gene expression: significance of lampbrush loops. Int. J. Dev. Biol. 34, 69-80.
Penrad-Mobayed M, Bonnanfant-Jaïs ML, Sourrouille P, N'Da E, Edström JE & Angelier N (1991) Microdissection and cloning of DNA from landmark loops of amphibian lampbrush chromosomes. Chromosoma 101, 180-188.
Angelier N, Moreau N, Rodriguez-Martin ML, Penrad-Mobayed M & Prudhomme C (1996) Does the chaperone heat-shock protein HSP70 play a role in control of    developmental processes ? Int. J. Dev. Biol., 40, 521-529.
Angelier N, Penrad-Mobayed M, Billoud B, Bonnanfant-Jaïs ML & Coumailleau P (1996). What role do lampbrush chromosomes play in maternal gene expression. Int. J. Dev. Biol., 40, 645-652.
Penrad-Mobayed M, Moreau N, & Angelier N (1998) Evidence for specific RNA/protein interactions in the didifferential segment of the W sex chromosome in the amphibian Pleurodeles waltl. Develop. Growth. Differ., 40, 147-156.
Delelis-Fanien C., Angelier N., & Penrad-Mobayed M. (2000) HSP70 is involved in the control of chromosomal transcription in the amphibian oocyte Exp Cell Res, 260, 222-232.
Hock R, Moorman A, Fischer D and Scheer U (1993). Absence of somatic histone H1 in oocytes and preblastula embryos of Xenopus leavis. Developmental Biology 158, 510-522
Maslova A and Krasikova A (2012) Nuclear actin depolymerisation in transcriptionally active avian and amphibian oocytes leads to collapse of intranuclear structures. Nucleus 3(3), 1 – 12
Khodyuchenko T, Gaginskaya E and Krasikova A (2012) Non-canonical Cajal bodies form in the nucleus of late stage avian oocytes lacking functional nucleolus. Histochem Cell Biol DOI 10.1007/s00418-012-0938z123
Macgregor HC (2012) So what's so special about these things called lampbrush chromosomes? Chromosome Research 20: 903 – 904
Gall JG (2012) Are lampbrush chromosomes unique to meiotic cells? Chromosome Research 20: 905 – 910
Macgregor HC (2012) Chromomeres revisited. Chromosome Research 20: 911 – 924
Morgan GT, Jones P and Bellini M (2012) Association of modified cytosines and the methylated DNA-binding protein MeCP2 with distinctive structural domains of lampbrush chromatin. Chromosome Research 20: 925 – 942
Kim R, Paschedag J, Novikova N and Bellini M (2012) The recruitment of U5 snRNP to nascent transcripts requires internal loop 1 of U5 snRNA. Chromosome Research 20: 943 – 952
Nizami ZF and Gall JG (2012) Pearls are novel Cajal body-like structures in the Xenopus germinal vesicle that are dependent on RNA pol III transcription. Chromosome Research 20: 953 – 970
Liu J-L and Gall JG (2012) Induction of human lampbrush chromosomes. Chromosome Research 20: 971 – 978
Krasikova A, Khodyuchenko T, Maslova E and Vasilevskaya E (2012) Three-dimensional organisation of RNA processing machinery in avian growing oocyte nucleus. Chromosome Research 20: 979 – 994
Krasikova A, Fukagawa T and Zlotina A (2012) High resolution mapping and transcriptional activity analysis of chicken centromere sequences on giant lampbrush chromosomes. Chromosome Research 20: 995 – 1008
Kaufmann R, Cremer C and Gall JG (2012) Superresolution imaging of transcription units on newt lampbrush chromosomes. Chromosome Research 20: 1009 – 1016
Zlotina A, Galkina S, Krasikova A, Crooijmans RPMA, Groenen MAM, Gaginskaya E and Deryusheva S (2012) Centromere positions in chicken and Japanese quail chromosomes: de novo centromere formation versus pericentric inversions. Chromosome Research 20: 1017 – 1032
Penrad-Mobayed M, Perrin C and Lepasant J-A (2012) Precocious detection on amphibian oocyte lampbrush chromosomes of subtle changes in the cellular localisation of the Ro52 protein induced by in vitro culture. Chromosome Research 20: 1033 –
Gardner EJ, Nizami ZF, Talbot CC Jr. and Gall JG (2012) Stable intronic sequence RNA (sisRNA), a new class of noncoding RNA from the oocyte nucleus of Xenopus tropicalis. Genes Dev. 26: 2550 – 2559.
Dedukh D, Mazepa G, Shabanov D, Rosanov J, Litvinchuk S, Borkin L, Saifitdinova A and Krasikova A (2013) Cytological maps of lampbrush chromosomes of European water frogs (Pelophylax esculentus complex) from the Eastern Ukraine. BMC Genetics 14: 26.
Endow SA, Nizami ZF and Gerbi SA (2013) A remarkable career in science—Joseph G. Gall. Chromosome Research 21: 339 – 343.
Morgan GT (2008) Working with oocyte nuclei: cytological preparations of active chromatin and nuclear bodies from amphibian germinal vesicles. Methods in Mol. Biol. 463: 55 - 66.






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