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New paper on fidelity of the synaptonemal complex assembly

Silva, N., Ferrandiz, N., Barroso, C., Tognetti, S., Lightfoot, J., Telecan, O., Encheva, V., Faull, P., Hanni, S., Furger, A., Snidjers, A. P., Speck, C., Martinez-Perez, E. (2014). The fidelity of synaptonemal complex assembly is regulated by a signaling mechanism that controls early meiotic progression. Developmental Cell 31, 503-511.
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New paper on Mcm2–7 double-hexamer assembly and function

Sun, J.*, Fernandez-Cid, A.*, Riera, A.*, Tognetti, S., Yuan, Z., Stillman, B.†, Speck, C.†, Li, H.† (2014). Structural and mechanistic insights into Mcm2–7 double-hexamer assembly and function. Genes & Development 28, 2291-2303.
*Shared first authorship, †Corresponding authors
Abstract | Biomedical Picture of the Day |

New paper on regulation of loading of MCM2-7 onto DNA

Samel, S. A., Fernández-Cid, A., Sun, J., Riera, A., Tognetti, S., Herrera, C., Li, H., Speck, C. (2014). A unique DNA entry gate serves for regulated loading of the eukaryotic replicative helicase MCM2–7 onto DNA. Genes & Development 28, 1653-1666.
Abstract | Imperial College London News |

New paper establishes architecture of the OCCM complex

Sun, J.*, Evrin, C.*, Samel, S. A., Fernández-Cid, A., Riera, A., Kawakami, H., Stillman, B.†, Speck, C.†, Li, H.† (2013). Cryo-EM structure of a helicase loading intermediate containing ORC–Cdc6–Cdt1–MCM2-7 bound to DNA. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 20, 944-951.
*Shared first authorship; †Corresponding authors
Abstract | Full text | Brookhaven National Laboratory Newsroom |