What We have Found

Original Papers

  • Nakagawa T, Kolodner RD. (2002) Saccharomyces cerevisiae Mer3 is a DNA helicase involved in meiotic crossing over. Mol Cell Biol 22(10), 3281-3291.

  • Nakagawa T, Kolodner RD. (2002) The MER3 DNA helicase catalyzes the unwinding of Holliday junctions. J Biol Chem 277(31), 28019-28024.

  • Nakagawa T, Flores-Rozas H, Kolodner RD. (2001) The MER3 helicase involved in meiotic crossing over is stimulated by single-stranded DNA-binding proteins and unwinds DNA in the 3' to 5' direction. J Biol Chem 276(34), 31487-31493.

  • Nakagawa T, Ogawa H. (1999) The Saccharomyces cerevisiae MER3 gene, encoding a novel helicase-like protein, is required for crossover control in meiosis. EMBO J 18(20), 5714-5723.

  • Nakagawa T, Ogawa H. (1997) Involvement of the MRE2 gene of yeast in formation of meiosis-specific double-strand breaks and crossover recombination through RNA splicing. Genes Cells 2(1), 65-79.

Review Papers

  • Nakagawa T, Okita AK (2019) Transcriptional silencing of centromere repeats by heterochromatin safeguards chromosome integrity. Curr Genet. 65(5), 1089-1098.

  • Zafar F, Nakagawa T. (2011) Regulation of minichromosome maintenance (MCM) helicase in response to replication stress. in “Fundamental aspects of DNA replication”. InTech 65-86.