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Presynaptic filament dynamics in homologous recombination and DNA repair.
Liu J, Ehmsen KT, Heyer WD, Morrical SW.
Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2011 Jun; 46(3):240-70. doi:10.3109/10409238.2011.576007

Processing of joint molecule intermediates by structure-selective endonucleases during homologous recombination in eukaryotes.
Schwartz EK, Heyer WD.
Chromosoma, 2011 Apr; 120(2):109-27. doi:10.1007/s00412-010-0304-7
PMID:21369956 PMCID:PMC3057012

Who’s who in human recombination: BRCA2 and RAD52.
Liu J, Heyer WD.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2011 Jan 11; 108(2):441-2. doi:10.1073/pnas.1016614108
PMID:21189297 PMCID:PMC3021045

Regulation of Homologous Recombination in Eukaryotes.
Heyer WD, Ehmsen KT, Liu J.
Annual Review of Genetics, 2010 Dec; 44:113-39. doi:10.1146/annurev-genet-051710-150955

Human BRCA2 protein promotes RAD51 filament formation on RPA-covered single-stranded DNA.
Liu J, Doty T, Gibson B, Heyer WD.
Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, 2010 Oct; 17(10):1260-2. doi:10.1038/nsmb.1904
PMID:20729859 PMCID:PMC2952495

A truncated DNA-damage-signaling response is activated after DSB formation in the G1 phase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Janke R, Herzberg K, Rolfsmeier M, Mar J, Bashkirov VI, Haghnazari E, Cantin G, Yates JR 3rd, Heyer WD.
Nucleic Acids Research, 2010 Apr; 38(7):2302-13. doi:10.1093/nar/gkp1222
PMID:20061370 PMCID:PMC2853130

PCNA Is Required for Initiation of Recombination-Associated DNA Synthesis by DNA Polymerase δ.
Li X, Stith CM, Burgers PM, Heyer WD.
Molecular Cell, 2009 Nov 25; 36(4):704-13. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2009.09.036
PMID:19941829 PMCID:PMC2784891

A junction branch point adjacent to a DNA backbone nick directs substrate cleavage by Saccharomyces cerevisiae Mus81-Mms4.
Ehmsen KT, Heyer WD.
Nucleic Acids Research, 2009 Apr; 37(6):2026-36. doi:10.1093/nar/gkp038
PMID:19211663 PMCID:PMC2665226

RAD54 controls access to the invading 3′-OH end after RAD51-mediated DNA strand invasion in homologous recombination in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Li X, Heyer WD.
Nucleic Acids Research, 2009 Feb; 37(2):638-46. doi:10.1093/nar/gkn980
PMID:19074197 PMCID:PMC2632917

Loop 2 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Rad51 protein regulates filament formation and ATPase activity.
Zhang XP, Galkin VE, Yu X, Egelman EH, Heyer WD.
Nucleic Acids Research, 2009 Jan; 37(1):158-71. doi:10.1093/nar/gkn914
PMID:19033358 PMCID:PMC2615628