Publications (continued)


Nelson, W.C., Howard, M.T., Sherman, J.A. and Matson, S.W. (1995) The
traY Gene Product and Integration Host Factor Stimulate Escherichia coli DNA Helicase I-catalyzed Nicking at the F Plasmid oriT, J. Biol. Chem. 270:28374-28380.
Howard, M.T., Nelson, W.C. and Matson, S.W. (1995) Stepwise Assembly of a Relaxosome at the F Plasmid Origin of Transfer, J. Biol. Chem.
270:28381-28386.
Nelson, W.C. and Matson, S.W. (1996) The F Plasmid
traY Gene Product Binds DNA as a Monomer or a Dimer:  Structural and Functional Implications, Mol. Microbiol. 20:1179-1187.
Brosh, R.M., Jr. and Matson, S.W. (1996) A Partially Functional DNA Helicase II Mutant Defective in Forming Stable Binary Complexes with ATP and DNA :  A Role for Helicase Motif III, J. Biol. Chem.
271:25360-25368.
Brosh, R.M., Jr. and Matson, S.W. (1997) A Point Mutation in
Escherichia coli DNA Helicase II Renders the Enzyme Nonfunctional in Two DNA Repair Pathways:  Evidence for Initiation of Unwinding from a Nick in vivo, J. Biol Chem. 272:572-579.
Hall, M.C. and S.W. Matson (1997) Mutation of a Highly Conserved Arginine in Motif IV of
Escherichia coli DNA Helicase II Results in an ATP-binding Defect, J. Biol. Chem. 272:18614-18620.
Byrd, D.R. and Matson, S.W. (1997) Nicking by Transesterification:  The Reaction Catalyzed by a Relaxase, Molecular Microbiology
25:1011-1022.
Bean, D.W. and Matson, S.W. (1997) Identification of the Gene Encoding scHelI, a DNA helicase from
Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Yeast 13:1465-1475.
Hall, M.C., Ozsoy, Z. and S.W. Matson (1998) Site-directed Mutations in Motif VI of
Escherichia coli DNA Helicase II Result in Multiple Biochemical Defects:  Evidence for the Involvement of Motif VI in the Coupling of ATPase and DNA Binding, J. Mol. Biol. 277:257-271.
Hall, M.C., Jordan, J.R. and Matson, S.W. (1998) Evidence for a Physical Interaction Between the
Escherichia coli Mismatch Repair Proteins MutL and UvrD, EMBO J. 17:1535-1541.
Bean, D.W. and Matson, S.W. (1999) Identification and Characterization of DNA Helicases, in
Eukaryotic DNA Replication: A Practical Approach, (edited by S. Cotterill) Oxford University Press, pp. 93-117.
Hall, M.C. and Matson, S.W. (1999) The
Escherichia coli MutL Protein Physically Interacts with MutH and Stimulates the MutH-associated Endonuclease, J. Biol. Chem. 274:1306-1312.
Mechanic, L.E., Latta M.E. and Matson, S.W. (1999) A Region Near the C-terminal End of
Escherichia coli DNA Helicase II is Required for Single-stranded DNA Binding, J. Bacteriol. 181:2519-2526.
Mechanic, L.E., Hall, M.C. and Matson, S.W. (1999)
Escherichia coli DNA Helicase II is Active as a Monomer, J. Biol. Chem. 274:12488-12498.
Hall. M.C. and Matson, S.W. (1999) Helicase  Motifs:  The Engine that Powers DNA Unwinding, Molecular Microbiology
34:867-877.
Mechanic, L.E., Frankel, B.A. and Matson, S.W. (2000)
Escherichia coli MutL loads DNA helicase II onto DNA, J. Biol. Chem. 275: 38337-38346.
Matson, S.W., Sampson, J.K. and Byrd, D.N. (2001) F plasmid conjugative DNA transfer:  The TraI helicase activity is essential for DNA strand transfer, J. Biol. Chem.
276: 2372-2379.
÷zsoy, Z.A., Sekelsky, J. and Matson, S.W. (2001) Biochemical characterization of the small isoform of
Drosophila melanogaster RECQ5 helicase, Nuc. Acids Research 29: 2986-2993.
Byrd, D.R., Sampson, J.K., Ragonese, H.M. and Matson, S.W. (2002) Structure-function analysis of
Escherichia coli DNA helicase I reveals non-overlapping transesterase and helicase domains, J. Biol. Chem. 277:42645-42653.
÷zsoy, A.Z., Ragonese, H.M. and Matson, S.W. (2003) Analysis of helicase activity and substrate specificity of Drosophila RECQ5, Nuc. Acids Research
31:1554-1564.



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