Publications

Invited Contributions
  1. Smerdon, M. J. and Lieberman, M. W. Distribution of UV-Induced DNA Repair Synthesis in Human Chromatin. In: DNA Repair Mechanisms, Hanawalt, P. C., Friedberg, E. C. and Fox, C. F., eds., Academic Press, New York, pp. 327-332, 1978.

  2. Lieberman, M. W., Smerdon, M. J., Tlsty, T. D. and Oleson, F. B. The Role of Chromatin Structure in DNA Repair in Human Cells Damaged with Chemical Carcinogens and Ultraviolet Radiation. In: Environmental Carcinogenesis, Emmelot, P. and Kriek, E., eds., Elsevier/North Holland Biomedical Press, Amsterdam, pp. 345-363, 1979.

  3. Smerdon, M. J. Review of: DNA Repair, Chromosome Alterations and Chromatin Structure, Natarajan, A. T., Obe, G. and Altmann, H., eds., Elsevier Biomedical Press, Amsterdam, 1982. The Quarterly Review of Biology 58, 239, 1983.

  4. Smerdon, M. J., Gale, J. M. and Nissen, K. A. Mapping UV Photoproducts in Nucleosome DNA. In: Multilevel Health Effects Research: From Molecules to Man, Park, J. F. and Pelroy, R. A., eds., Battelle Press, Columbus, pp. 417-421, 1989.

  5. Smerdon, M. J. DNA Excision Repair at the Nucleosome Level of Chromatin. In: DNA Repair Mechanisms and their Biological Implications in Mammalian Cells, Lambert, M.W. and Laval, J., eds., Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, pp. 271-294, 1989.

  6. Smerdon, M. J. DNA Repair and the Role of Chromatin Structure. Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 3, 422-428, 1991.

  7. Smerdon, M. J., Gupta, R. and Murad, A. O. DNA Repair in Transcriptionally Active Chromatin. In: DNA Repair Mechanisms, Bohr, V. A., Wassermann, K. and Kraemer, K. H. eds., Munksgaard Int. Publishers, Copenhagen, pp. 258-270, 1993.

  8. Brown, D. W., Libertini, L. J., Suquet, C., Small, E. W. and Smerdon, M. J. Effects of Nucleosome Unfolding on the Distribution of UV Damage in DNA. In: DNA Damage: Effects on DNA Structure and Protein Recognition, Wallace, S.S., Van Houten, B., and Kow, Y. W. eds., Annals of the N.Y. Academy of Sciences, vol. 276, pp 292-295, 1994.

  9. Lehmann, A. R. et al. Special Report: Workshop on processing of DNA damage, Noordwijk-erhout, The Netherlands, held April 20-25, 1996. Mutat. Res. 364, pp. 245-270, 1996.

  10. Smerdon, M. J. and Thoma, F. Modulations in Chromatin Structure During DNA Damage Formation and DNA Repair. In: DNA Damage and Repair, Volume II: DNA Repair in Higher Eukaryotes, Nickoloff, J. A., and Hoekstra, M. F., eds., Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ, pp. 199-222, 1998.

  11. Smerdon, M. J. and Conconi, A. Modulation of DNA Damage and DNA Repair in Chromatin. In: Progress in Nucleic Acids Research and Molecular Biology, Moldave, K., ed., Academic Press, Inc., vol. 62, pp 227-255, 1999.

  12. Li, S., Waters, R. and Smerdon, M. J. Low and High Resolution Mapping of DNA Damage at Specific Sites, Methods: A Companion to Methods in Enzymology, vol. 22, pp. 170-179, 2000.

  13. Beard, B. and Smerdon, M. J. Analysis of DNA Repair on Nucleosome Templates, Methods in Enzymology, Wu, C. and Allis, D., eds., vol. 377, pp. 499-507, 2004.

  14. Conconi, A., Bespalov, V. A., Fahy, D. and Smerdon, M. J. DNA repair in RNA polymerase I transcribed genes. In: Comprehensive Series in Photosciences: From DNA photolesions to mutations, skin cancer and cell death, Sage, E., Drouin, R., and Rouabhia, M., eds., RS-C Publishers, UK, pp. 123-147, 2005.

  15. Gong, F., Kwon Y. H and Smerdon M. J. Nucleotide excision repair in chromatin and the right of entry. In: DNA Repair-Special Issue on Chromatin Modulation During DNA Repair, Waters, R. and Smerdon, M. J., eds., 4:884-896, 2005.

  16. Zhang, L., Jones, K, Smerdon, M. J. and Gong, F. Assays for chromatin remodeling during nucleotide excision repair in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Methods 48:19-22, 2009.

  17. Czaja, W., Mao, P. and Smerdon, M. J. The emerging roles of ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling enzymes in nucleotide excision repair. In: Special Issue of Int. J. Mol. Sci. - Excising DNA Damage from Chromosomes: Entry Visas and Exit Strategies, Waters, R. ed., Int. J. Mol. Sci. 13:11954-73, 2012.


Manuscripts in Refereed Journals
  1. Smerdon, M. J. and Isenberg, I. The Effect of Temperature on Histone GRK Aggregation. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 55, 1029, 1973.

  2. Smerdon, M. J. and Isenberg, I. Conformational Changes in Histone GRK (f2a1). Biochemistry 13, 4046, 1974.

  3. Isenberg, I., Smerdon, M. J., Cardenas, J. M., Miller, J., Schaup, H. W., and Bruce, J. The Detection of Proteins in Unstained Gels by the Use of Phosphorescence. Analytical Biochemistry 69, 531, 1975.

  4. Smerdon, M. J. and Isenberg, I. Conformational Changes in Subfractions of Calf Thymus H1. Biochemistry, 15, 4233, 1976.

  5. Smerdon, M. J. and Isenberg, I. Interactions between the Subfractions of Calf Thymus H1 and Nonhistone Chromosomal Proteins HMG 1 and HMG 2. Biochemistry 15, 4242, 1976.

  6. Smerdon, M. J., Tlsty, T. D. and Lieberman, M. W. Distribution of Ultraviolet-Induced DNA Repair Synthesis in Nuclease Sensitive and Resistant Regions of Human Chromatin. Biochemistry 17, 2377, 1978.

  7. Smerdon, M. J. and Lieberman, M. W. Nucleosome Rearrangement in Human Chromatin During UV-Induced DNA Repair Synthesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 75, 4238, 1978.

  8. Smerdon, M. J., Kastan, M. B. and Lieberman, M. W. Distribution of Repair-Incorporated Nucleotides and Nucleosome Rearrangement in the Chromatin of Normal and Xeroderma Pigmentosum Human Fibroblasts. Biochemistry 18, 3732, 1979.

  9. Smerdon, M. J. and Lieberman, M. W. Distribution within Chromatin of Deoxyribonucleic Acid Repair Synthesis Occurring at Different Times after Ultraviolet Radiation. Biochemistry 19, 2992, 1980.

  10. Smerdon, M. J. and Lieberman, M. W. Removal of Histone H1 from Intact Nuclei Alters the Digestion of Nucleosome Core DNA by Staphylococcal Nuclease. J. Biol. Chem. 256, 2480, 1981.

  11. Smerdon, M. J., Watkins, J. F. and Lieberman, M. W. Effect of Histone H1 Removal on the Distribution of UV-Induced DNA Repair Synthesis within Chromatin. Biochemistry 21, 3879-3885, 1982.

  12. Smerdon, M. J., Lan, S. Y., Calza, R. E. and Reeves, R. Sodium Butyrate Stimulates DNA Repair in UV-Irradiated Normal and Xeroderma Pigmentosum Human Fibroblasts. J. Biol. Chem. 257, 13441, 1982.

  13. Smerdon, M. J. Rearrangements of Chromatin Structure in Newly Repaired Regions of DNA in Human Cells Treated with Sodium Butyrate or Hydroxyurea. Biochemistry 22, 3516, 1983.

  14. Sidik, K. and Smerdon, M. J. Nuclease Sensitivity of Repair-Incorporated Nucleotides in Chromatin and Nucleosome Rearrangement in Human Cells Damaged by Methyl Methanesulfonate and Methylnitrosourea. Carcinogenesis 5, 245, 1984.

  15. Watkins, J. F. and Smerdon, M. J. Nucleosome Rearrangement In Vitro: (1) Two Phases of Salt-Induced Nucleosome Migration in Nuclei. Biochemistry 24, 7279, 1985.

  16. Watkins, J. F. and Smerdon, M. J. Nucleosome Rearrangement In Vitro: (2) Formation of Nucleosomes in Newly Repaired Regions of DNA. Biochemistry 24, 7288, 1985.

  17. Lan, S. Y. and Smerdon, M. J. A Nonuniform Distribution of Excision Repair Synthesis in Nucleosome Core DNA. Biochemistry 24, 7771, 1985.

  18. Smerdon, M. J. Completion of Excision Repair in Human Cells: Relationship Between Ligation and Nucleosome Rearrangement. J. Biol. Chem. 261, 244, 1986.

  19. Ramanathan, B. and Smerdon, M. J. Changes in Nuclear Protein Acetylation in UV-Damaged Human Cells. Carcinogenesis 7, 1087, 1986.

  20. Nissen, K. A., Lan, S. Y. and Smerdon, M. J. Stability of Nucleosome Placement in Newly Repaired Regions of DNA. J. Biol. Chem. 261, 8585-8588, 1986.

  21. Munson, K. B., Smerdon, M. J. and Yount, R. G. Crosslinking of Myosin Subfragment 1 and Heavy Meromyosin by Use of Vanadate and a Bis(adenosine 5' triphosphate) Analogue. Biochemistry 25, 7640, 1986.

  22. Sidik, K. and Smerdon, M. J. Rearrangement of Nucleosome Structure During Excision Repair in Xeroderma Pigmentosum (Group A) Human Fibroblasts. Carcinogenesis 8, 733, 1987.

  23. Arnold, G. E., Dunker, A. K. and Smerdon, M. J. Limited Nucleosome Migration can Completely Randomize DNA Repair Patches in Intact Human Cells. J. Mol. Biol. 196(2), 433, 1987.

  24. Gale, J. M., Nissen, K. A. and Smerdon, M. J. UV-Induced Formation of Pyrimidine Dimers in Nucleosome Core DNA is Strongly Modulated with a Period of 10.3 Bases. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 84, 6644, 1987.

  25. Lorenz, J. D., Watkins, J. F. and Smerdon, M. J. Excision Repair of UV Damage in Human Fibroblasts Reversibly Permeabilized by Lysolecithin. Mutat. Res. 193(2), 167, 1988.

  26. Gale, J. M. and Smerdon, M. J. UV-Induced Pyrimidine Dimers and Trimethylpsoralen Crosslinks Do Not Alter Chromatin Folding in vitro. Biochemistry 27, 7197, 1988.

  27. Gale, J. M. and Smerdon, M. J. UV Photofootprint of Nucleosome Core DNA in Intact Chromatin Having Different Structural States. J. Mol. Biol. 204, 949, 1988.

  28. Ramanathan, B. and Smerdon, M. J. Enhanced DNA Repair Synthesis in Hyperacetylated Nucleosomes. J. Biol. Chem. 264, 11026, 1989.

  29. Gale, J. M. and Smerdon, M. J. UV Induced (6-4) Photoproducts are Distributed Differently than Cyclobutane Dimers in Nucleosomes. Photochem. Photobiol. 51, 411, 1990.

  30. Sidik, K. and Smerdon, M. J. Bleomycin-Induced DNA Damage and Repair in Human Cells Permeabilized with Lysophosphatidylcholine. Cancer Res. 50, 1613, 1990.

  31. Jensen, K. A. and Smerdon, M. J. DNA Repair within Nucleosomes of UV Irradiated Human Cells. Biochemistry 29, 4773, 1990.

  32. Smerdon, M. J., Bedoyan, J. and Thoma, F. DNA Repair in a Small Yeast Plasmid Folded Into Chromatin. Nucleic Acids Res. 18, 2045, 1990.

  33. Smerdon, M. J. and Thoma, F. Site-Specific DNA Repair at the Nucleosome Level in a Yeast Minichromosome. Cell 61, 675-684, 1990.

  34. Sidik, K. and Smerdon, M. J. Nucleosome Rearrangement in Human Cells Following Short Patch Repair of DNA Damaged by Bleomycin. Biochemistry 29, 7501-7511, 1990.

  35. Sidik, K. and Smerdon, M. J. Correlation Between Repair Patch Ligation and Nucleosome Rearrangement in Human Cells Treated with Bleomycin, UV Radiation or Methyl Methanesulfonate. Carcinogenesis 13, 135-138, 1992.

  36. Bedoyan, J., Gupta, R., Thoma, F. and Smerdon, M. J. Transcription, Nucleosome Stability and DNA Repair in a Yeast Minichromosome. J. Biol. Chem. 267, 5996-6005, 1992.

  37. Huijzer, J. and Smerdon, M. J. Characterization of Biotinylated Repair Regions in Reversibly Permeabilized Human Fibroblasts. Biochemistry 31, 5077-5084, 1992.

  38. Thrall, B. D., Mann, D. B., Smerdon, M. J. and Springer, D. L. DNA polymerase, RNA polymerase and exonuclease activities on a DNA sequence modified by benzo[a]pyrene diolepoxide. Carcinogenesis 13, 1529-1534, 1992.

  39. Brown, D. W., Libertini, L. J., Suquet, C., Small, E. W. and Smerdon, M. J. Unfolding of Nucleosome Cores Dramatically Changes the Distribution of UV Photoproducts in DNA. Biochemistry 32, 10527-10531, 1993.

  40. Suquet, C. and Smerdon, M. J. UV Damage to DNA Strongly Influences its Rotational Setting on the Histone Surface of Reconstituted Nucleosomes. J. Biol. Chem. 268, 23755, 1993.

  41. Thrall, B. D., Mann, D. B., Smerdon, M. J. and Springer, D. L. Nucleosome Structure Modulates Benzo(a)Pyrene Diol Epoxide Adduct Formation. Biochemistry 33, 2210, 1994.

  42. Murad, A. O., de Cock, J., Brown, D. W., and Smerdon, M. J. Variations in Transcription-Repair Coupling in Mouse Cells. J. Biol. Chem. 270, 3949, 1995.

  43. Suquet, C., Mitchell, D. L. and Smerdon, M. J. Repair of UV Induced (6-4) Photoproducts in Nucleosome Core DNA. J. Biol. Chem. 270, 16507, 1995.

  44. Liu, X. and Smerdon, M. J. A Slot Blot Method for Detection of UV Photoproducts in DNA, Anal. Biochem. 229, 323, 1995.

  45. Mueller, J. P. and Smerdon, M. J. Repair of plasmid and genomic DNA in a rad7 mutant of yeast. Nucleic Acids Res. 23, 3457, 1995.

  46. Fritz, L. K. and Smerdon, M. J. Repair of UV Damage in Actively Transcribed Ribosomal Genes. Biochemistry 34, 13117-13124, 1995.

  47. Mueller, J. P. and Smerdon, M. J. Rad23 is Required for Transcription-Coupled Repair and Efficient Overall Repair in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol. Cell. Biol. 16, 2361-2368, 1996.

  48. Fritz, L. K., Suquet, C. and Smerdon, M. J. Strand Breaks are Repaired Efficiently in Human Ribosomal Genes. J. Biol. Chem. 271, 12972-12976, 1996.

  49. Conconi, A., Smerdon, M. J., Howe, G. A., and Ryan, C. A. The octadecanoid signaling pathway in plants mediates a response to ultraviolet radiation. Nature 383, 826-829, 1996.

  50. Mann, D.B., Springer, D.L. and Smerdon, M.J. DNA Damage Can Alter The Stability Of Nucleosomes: Effects are Dependent on Damage Type. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 94, 2215-220, 1997.

  51. Liu, X., Conconi, A. and Smerdon, M. J. Strand Specific Modulation of UV Photoproducts in 5S rDNA by TFIIIA Binding and Their Effect on TFIIIA Complex Formation. Biochemistry 36, 13710-13717, 1997.

  52. Baxter, B. K. and Smerdon, M. J. Nucleosome Unfolding During DNA Repair in Normal and Xeroderma Pigmentosum (Group C) Human Cells. J. Biol. Chem. 273, 17517-17524, 1998.

  53. Conconi, A., Liu, X., Koriazova, L., Ackerman, E. J. and Smerdon, M. J. Tight Correlation Between Inhibition of DNA Repair In Vitro and Transcription Factor IIIA Binding in the 5S Ribosomal Gene. EMBO J. 18, 1387-1396, 1999.

  54. Li, S. and Smerdon, M. J. Base Excision Repair of N-methylpurines in a Yeast Minichromosome: Effects of Transcription, DNA Sequence and Nucleosome Positioning, J. Biol. Chem. 274, 12201-12204, 1999.

  55. Meijer, M. and Smerdon, M. J. Accessing DNA Damage in Chromatin: Insights from Transcription, BioEssays 21, 596-603, 1999.

  56. Kosmoski, J. V. and Smerdon, M. J. Synthesis and Nucleosome Structure of DNA containing a UV Photoproduct at a Specific Site, Biochemistry 38, 9485-9494, 1999.

  57. Li, S., Livingstone-Zatchej, M., Gupta, R., Meijer, M., Thoma, F. and Smerdon, M. J. Nucleotide Excision Repair in a Constitutive and Inducible Gene of a Yeast Minichromosome in Intact Cells, Nucleic Acids Res. 27, 3610-3620, 1999.

  58. Conconi, A., Jager-Vottero, P., Zhang, X., Beard, B. C. and Smerdon, M. J. Mitotic Viability and Metabolic Competence in UV Irradiated Yeast Cells, Mutat.Res. 459, 55-64, 2000.

  59. Liu, X., Mann, D. B., Suquet, C., Springer, D. L., and Smerdon, M. J. UV Damage and Nucleosome Folding of the 5S Ribosomal RNA Gene, Biochemistry 39, 557-566, 2000.

  60. Brooks P. J., Wise, D. S., Berry, D. A., Kosmoski, J. V., Smerdon, M. J., Somers, R. L., Mackie, H., Spoonde, A. Y., Ackerman, E. J., Coleman, K., Tarone, R. E., and Robbins, J. H., The Oxidative DNA Lesion 8,5'-(S)-Cyclo-2'-deoxyadenosine is Repaired by the Nucleotide Excision Repair Pathway and Blocks Gene Expression in Mammalian Cells, J. Biol. Chem. 275, 22355-22362, 2000.

  61. Liu, X. and Smerdon, M. J. Nucleotide Excision Repair of the 5S Ribosomal RNA Gene Assembled into a Nucleosome, J. Biol. Chem. 275, 23729-23735, 2000.

  62. Bespalov, V. A., Conconi, A., X. Zhang, Fahy, D. and Smerdon, M. J. Improved Method for Measuring the Ensemble Average of Strand Breaks in Genomic DNA, Environ. Mol. Mutagen.-Special issue in honor of Dr. Richard B. Setlow, 38, 166-174, 2001.

  63. Kosmoski, J. V., Ackerman, E. J. and Smerdon, M. J. DNA Repair of a Single UV Photo-product in a Designed Nucleosome, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98,10113-10118, 2001.

  64. Conconi, A., Bespalov, V. A. and Smerdon, M. J. Transcription Coupled Repair in RNA Polymerase I Transcribed Genes of Yeast, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99, 649-654, 2002.

  65. Li, S. and Smerdon, M. J. Rpb4 and Rpb9 mediate stubpathways of transcription-coupled DNA repair in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, EMBO J. 21, 5921-5929, 2002. (manuscript online)

  66. Li, S. and Smerdon, M. J. Nucleosome Structure and Repair of N-Methylpurines in the GAL1-10 Genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, J. Biol. Chem. 277, 44651-44659, 2002. (manuscript online)

  67. Beard, B. C., Wilson, S. H. and Smerdon, M. J. Suppressed Catalytic Activity of Base Excision Repair Enzymes on Rotationally Positioned Uracil in Nucleosomes, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 100, 7465-7470, 2003.(manuscript online)

  68. Kwon, Y.H. and Smerdon, M. J. Binding of Zinc Finger Protein TFIIIA to its Cognate DNA Sequence with Single UV Photoproducts at Specific Sites and its Effect on DNA Repair, J. Biol. Chem. 278, 45451-45459, 2003. (manuscript online)

  69. Li, S. and Smerdon, M. J. Dissecting transcription coupled and global genomic repair in the chromatin of yeast GAL1-10 genes. J. Biol. Chem. 279:14418-14426, 2004. (manuscript online)

  70. Beard, B. C., Stevenson , J. J., Wilson, S. H. and Smerdon, M. J. Base Excision Repair In Nucleosomes Lacking Histone Tails, DNA Repair 4:203-209, 2005. (manuscript online)

  71. Fahy, D., Conconi, A., and Smerdon, M. J. Rapid changes in transcription and chromatin structure of ribosomal genes in yeast during growth phase transitions, Exp. Cell Res. 305:365-373, 2005. (manuscript online)

  72. Kwon, Y. H. and Smerdon, M. J. DNA Repair in a Protein-DNA Complex: Searching for the Key to Get In. Mutat. Res. 577:118-30, 2005. (manuscript online)

  73. Adair, J. E., Kwon, Y. H., Dement, G. A., Smerdon, M. J. and Reeves, R. Inhibition of Nucleotide Excision Repair by High Mobility Group Protein HMGA1, J. Biol. Chem. 280:32184-92, 2005. (manuscript online)

  74. Conconi, A., Paquette, M., Fahy, D., Bespalov, V. A., and Smerdon, M. J. Repair-Independent Chromatin Assembly onto Active Ribosomal Genes in Yeast after UV Irradiation, Mol. Cell. Biol. 25:9773-83, 2005. (manuscript online)

  75. Svedruzic, Z., Wang, C., Kosmoski, J. V. and Smerdon, M. J. Accommodation and Repair of a UV Photoproduct in DNA at Different Rotational Settings on the Nucleosome Surface, J. Biol. Chem., 280:40051-7, 2005. (manuscript online)

  76. Gong, F., Fahy, D., and Smerdon, M.J. Rad4Rad23 and SWI/SNF interaction links ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling with nucleotide excision repair, Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, 13: 902-907, 2006. (manuscript online)

  77. Li, S., Ding, B., Ruggiero, C., Chen, X., and Smerdon, M. J. Modulation of Rad26 and Rpb9 Mediated DNA Repair by Different Promoter Elements, J. Biol. Chem. 281:36643-36651, 2006. (manuscript online)

  78. F. Gong, D. Fahy and M.J. Smerdon. 2006. Combination of chemical cross-linking and pull-down assay to study transient protein-protein interactions. Nature Protocols NETWORK. (manuscript online)

  79. Li, S., Ding, B., LeJune, D., Ruggiero, C., Chen, X., and Smerdon, M. J. The roles of Rad16 and Rad26 in repairing repressed and actively transcribed genes in yeast, DNA Repair, 6: 1596-606, 2007. (manuscript online)

  80. Nakanishi, S., Prasad, R., Wilson, S. H., and Smerdon, M. J. Different structural states in oligonucleosomes are required for early versus late steps of base excision repair, Nucleic Acids Res., 35: 4313-21, 2007. (manuscript online)

  81. Adair, J. E., Maloney, S. C., Dement, G. A., Wertzler, K. J., Smerdon, M. J. and Reeves, R. High mobility group A1 (HMGA1) proteins inhibit expression of nucleotide excision repair factor, XPA, Cancer Res., 67: 6044-6052, 2007. (manuscript online)

  82. Maloney, S. C., Adair, J. E., Smerdon, M. J. and Reeves, R. Gene-specific nucleotide excision repair is impaired in human cells expressing elevated levels of high mobility group A1 nonhistone proteins, DNA Repair, 6: 1371-1379, 2007. (manuscript online)

  83. Gong, F., Fahy, D., Liu, H., Wang, W. and Smerdon, M. J. Role of the mammalian SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex in the cellular response to UV damage, Cell Cycle 7: 1069-1076, 2008. (manuscript online)

  84. Nag, R., Gong, F., Fahy, D. and Smerdon, M. J. A single amino acid change in histone H4 enhances UV survival and DNA repair in yeast. Nucleic Acids Res. 36: 3857-3866, 2008. (manuscript online)

  85. Chaudhuri, S., Wyrick, J. J. and Smerdon, M. J. Methylated Lysine Residues of Histone H3 are Required for Efficient DNA Repair at a Silenced Chromatin Locus in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Nucleic Acids Res., 37:1690-1700, 2009. (manuscript online)

  86. Nag, R. and Smerdon, M. J. Altering the Chromatin Landscape for Nucleotide Excision Repair, Mutat. Res., 682:13-20, 2009. (manuscript online)

  87. Nag, R., Kyriss, M., Smerdon, J. W., Wyrick, J. J. and Smerdon, M. J. A Cassette of N-Terminal Amino Acids of Histone H2B are Required for Efficient Cell Survival, DNA Repair and Swi/Snf Binding in UV irradiated Yeast, Nucleic Acids Res., 38: 1450-60, 2010. (manuscript online)

  88. Hinz, J. M., Rodriguez, Y. and Smerdon, M. J. Rotational Dynamics of DNA on the Nucleosome Surface Markedly Impact Accessibility to a DNA Repair Enzyme, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107:4646-51, 2010. (manuscript online)

  89. Duan, M.-R. and Smerdon, M. J. UV Damage in DNA Promotes Nucleosome Unwrapping, J. Biol. Chem., 285:26295-26303, 2010.(manuscript online)

  90. Czaja, W., Bespalov, V. A., Hinz, J. and Smerdon, M. J. Proficient repair in chromatin remodeling defective ino80 mutants of Saccharomyces cerevisiae highlights replication defects as the main contributor to DNA damage sensitivity, DNA Repair, 9:976-84, 2010. (manuscript online)

  91. Hinz, A., Wang, and Smerdon, M.J., Base Excision Repair in a Glucocorticoid Response Element: Affects of Glucocorticoid Receptor Binding, J. Biol. Chem. 285:28683-28690, 2010. (manuscript online)

  92. Mao, P. and Smerdon, M. J. Yeast Deubiquitinase Ubp3 Interacts with the 26S Proteasome and Facilitates Rad4 degradation, J. Biol. Chem. 285:37542-37550, 2010. (manuscript online)

  93. Shim, Y., Duan, M.-R., Chen, X., Smerdon, M. J., and Min, J.-H. Polycistronic co-expression and non-denaturing purification of histone octamers, Anal. Biochem. 427:190-192, 2012. (manuscript online)

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