Kristin C. Scott, PhD – Publications

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Representative Publications:

Scott, K.C., Merrett, S.L. and Willard, H.F. A heterochromatin barrier partitions the fission yeast centromere into discrete chromatin domains. 2006. Curr. Biol. 16:119-128.
*Research  Highlight: Flintoft, L. Slicing up the centromere. 2006. Nat.Rev.Gen. 7:162.

Scott, K.C., White, C.W. and Willard, H.F. An RNA Polymerase III-dependent heterochromatin barrier at fission yeast centromere 1. 2007. PLoS One. 2(10): e1099. PMCID: PMC2040200.

Wheeler, B.S., Blau, J.A., Willard, H.F. and Scott, K.C.The impact of local genome sequence on defining heterochromatin domains. 2008. PLoS Genet. 5(4):e1000453 PMCID: PMC2659443.

Ni, T., Tu, K., Wang, Z., Song, S., Wu, H., Xie, B., Scott, K.C., Grewal, S.I., Gao, Y. and Zhu, J. The prevalence and regulation of antisense transcripts inSchizosaccharomyces pombe. 2010. PLoS One. 5(12): e15271. PMCID: PMC3004915.

Wheeler, B.S, Ruderman, B.R, Willard, H.F. and Scott, K.C. Uncoupling of genomic and epigenetic signals in the maintenance and inheritance of heterochromatin domains in fission yeast. 2012. Genetics 190(2):549-557 DOI: 10.1534/genetics.111.137083 PMCID: PMC3276613.

Earnshaw, W.C., Allshire, R.C., Black, B.E., Bloom, K., Brinkley, B.R., Brown, W., Cheeseman, I.M., Choo, K.H.A., Copenhaver, G.P., DeLuca, J.G., Desai, A., Diekmann, S., Erhardt, S., Fitzgerald-Hayes, M., Foltz, D., Fukagawa, T., Gassmann, R., Gerlich, D.W., Glover, D.M., Gorbsky, G.J., Harrison, S.C., Heun, P., Hirota, T., Jansen, L.E.T., Karpen, G., Kops, G.J.P.L., Lampson, M.A., Lens, S.M., Losada, A., Luger, K., Maiato, H., Maddox, P.S., Margolis, R.L., Masumoto, H., McAinsh, A.D., Mellone, B.G., Meraldi, P., Musacchio, A., Oegema, K., O’Neill, R.J., Salmon, E.D., Scott, K.C., Straight, A.F., Stukenberg, P.T., Sullivan, B.A., Sullivan, K.F., Sunkel, C.E., Swedlow, J.R., Walczak, C.E., Warburton, P.E., Westermann, S., Willard, H.F., Wordem, L., Yanagida, M., Yen, T.J., Yoda, K. and Cleveland, D.W. 2013. Esperanto for histones: CENP-A, not CenH3, is the centromeric histone H3 variant. Chromosome Res. 2013. 21:101–106 DOI: 10.1007/s10577-013-9347-y.

Scott, K.C. Transcription and ncRNAs: At the cent(rome)re of kinetochore assembly and maintenance. 2013. Chromosome Res. Dec;21(6-7):643. DOI: 10.1007/s10577-013-9387-3. PMID: 24190519.

Chadwick, B.P. and Scott, K.C. Molecular versatility: The many faces and functions of noncoding RNA. 2013. Chromosome Res. Dec;21(6-7):555. DOI: 10.1007/s10577-013-9397-112. PMID: 24281974

Scott, K.C. and Sullivan, B.A. Neocentromeres: A place for everything and everything in its place. 2013. Trends in Genetics. Feb;30(2):66. DOI: 10.1016/j.tig.2013.11.003. PMID: 24342629.

Gaither, T.L., Merrett, S.L., Pun, M.T., and Scott, K.C.Centromeric barrier disruption leads to mitotic defects inSchizosaccharomyces pombe. 2014. G3. Apr 16;4(4):632. DOI: 10.1534/g3.114.010397. PMID: 24531725.