Zaitsev, E.N. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
Binding of double-stranded DNA by Escherichia coli RecA protein monitored by a fluorescent-dye displacement assay.
Nuc. Acids Res., 26, 650-654. PMID: 9421529; PMCID: PMC147265. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

New, J.H., Sugiyama, T., Zaitseva, E., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
Rad52 protein stimulates DNA strand exchange by Rad51 and replication protein A.
Nature, 391, 407-410. PMID: 9450760. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
(see Nature News & Views: [News&Views] [N&V PDF])

Mazin, A.V. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
The function of the secondary DNA-binding site of RecA protein during DNA strand exchange.
EMBO J., 17, 1161-1168. PMID: 9463393; PMCID: PMC1170464. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
(see review in CHEMTRACTS-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 11, 777-784, 1998 [PDF])

Mazin, A.V. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
The synergistic interaction between RecA protein and SSB protein during DNA strand exchange.
In: "Modern Concepts in Evolutionary Genetics", (V.K. Shumny and A.L. Markel, eds.), Nauka, Novosibirsk, Russia, Proceedings of the Conference. [Preprint.PDF]

Harmon, F.G. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
RecQ helicase, in concert with RecA, and SSB proteins, initiates and disrupts DNA recombination.
Genes & Dev., 12, 1134-1144. PMID: 9553043; PMCID: PMC316708. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Seitz, E.M., Brockman, J.P., Sandler, S.J., Clark, A.J., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
RadA protein is an archaeal RecA protein homolog that catalyzes DNA strand exchange.
Genes & Dev., 12, 1248-1253. PMID: 9573041; PMCID: PMC316774. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
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Arnold, D.A., Bianco, P.B., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
The Reduced Levels of χ Recognition Exhibited by the RecBC1004D Enzyme Reflect Its Recombination Defect in Vivo.
J. Biol. Chem.,
273, 16476-16486. PMID: 9632715. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Sugiyama, T., New, J.H., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
DNA Annealing by Rad52 protein is stimulated by specific interaction with the complex of replication protein A and single-stranded DNA.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA,
6049-6054. PMID: 9600915; PMCID: PMC27583. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Chédin, F., Seitz, E.M., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
Novel homologs of replication protein A in Archaea: implications for the evolution of ssDNA-binding proteins.
Trends Biochem. Sci., 23, 273-277. PMID: 9757822. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Anderson, D.G. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
SSB protein controls RecBCD enzyme nuclease activity during unwinding: A new role for looped intermediates.
J. Mol. Biol., 282, 275-285. PMID: 9735287. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Zaitsev, E. N. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
Essential monomer-monomer contacts define the minimal length for the N-terminus of RecA protein.
Mol. Microbiol., 29
, 1317-1318. PMID: 9767598. [Full Text] [PDF]

Bianco, P.R., Tracy, R.B., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
DNA strand exchange proteins: A biochemical and physical comparison.
Front. Biosci., 3, D570-D603. PMID: 9632377. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Ponomarenko, M.P., Ponomarenko, J.V., Titov. I.I., Kolchanov, N.A., Mazin, A.V., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
Predpochtitel'nost' RecA-filamenta k posledovatel'nostiam DNK korreliruet s geneticheskim kodom. [Preference of RecA-filament to the DNA sequences correlates with genetic code].
Dokl. Akad. Nauk. Doklady Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk [Proceedings of the Russian Academy of Science], 363, 122-125. [PDF-Russian] [PDF-translated]

Rehrauer, W.M., Bruck, I., Woodgate, R., Goodman, M.F., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
Modulation of RecA nucleoprotein function by the mutagenic UmuD'C protein complex.
J. Biol. Chem., 273, 32384-32387. PMID: 9829966. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Anderson, D.G. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1998)
Reconstitution of an SOS response pathway: derepression of transcription in response to DNA breaks.
Cell, 95, 975-979. PMID: 9875851. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]