Related Readings – Roger D. Kornberg, Ph.D.

Structural Basis of Eukaryotic Transcription

Friday, February 22, 2008

Caspary Auditorium 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tea at 3:15 p.m. in the Abby Lounge

Figure 12 from Kornberg - Nobel Lecture

Figure 12. Release of RNA transcript from DNA–RNA hybrid revealed in the structure of an RNA polymerase II transcribing complex. From Dr. Kornberg’s Nobel Lecture (8 December 2006). Reprinted in: Cell Death and Differentiation 14:1989-1997, 2007.

Recommended Review Article

Kornberg, R. D. (2006). Nobel Lecture: The molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription. [Aula Magna, Stockholm University: The Nobel Foundation; 8 December 2006]

Related Articles

Kornberg, R. D. and Lorch, Y. (2007). Chromatin rules. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 14:986-988.
Lorch, Y., Maier-Davis, B. and Kornberg, R. D. (2006). Chromatin remodeling by nucleosome disassembly in vitro. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103:3090-3093.
Takagi, Y., Calero, G., Komori, H., Brown, J. A., Ehrensberger, A. H., Hudmon, A., Asturias, F. and Kornberg, R. D. (2006). Head module control of mediator interactions. Molecular Cell 23:355-364.
Takagi, Y. and Kornberg, R. D. (2006). Mediator as a general transcription factor. Journal of Biological Chemistry 281:80-89.
Wang, D., Bushnell, D. A., Westover, K. D., Kaplan, C. D. and Kornberg, R. D. (2006). Structural basis of transcription: Role of the trigger loop in substrate specificity and catalysis. Cell 127:941-954.