Spies, M., Dillingham, M.S., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2003)
DNA helicases.
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Lio, Y.-C., Mazin, A.V., and Kowalczykowski, S.C., and Chen, D.J. (2003)
Complex formation by the human Rad51B and Rad51C DNA repair proteins and their activities in vitro.
J. Biol. Chem., 278
, 2469-2478 (published November 8, 2002 as 10.1074/jbc.M211038200). PMID: 12427746.
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Stohl, E.A., Brockman, J., Burkle, K.L., Morimatsu, K, Kowalczykowski, S.C., and Seifert, H.S. (2003)
Escherichia coli
RecX inhibits RecA recombinase and coprotease activities in vitro and in vivo.
J. Biol. Chem., 278
, 2278-2285 (published November 9, 2002 as 10.1074/jbc.M210496200). PMID: 12427742. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Mazin, A.V., Alexeev, A., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2003)
A novel function of Rad54 protein: stabilization of the Rad51 nucleoprotein filament.
J. Biol. Chem., 278,
1402914036 (published February 3, 2003 as 10.1074_jbc.M212779200). PMID: 12566442.
[Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Alexeev, A., Mazin, A.V., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2003)
Rad54 protein possesses chromatin remodeling activity stimulated by the Rad51-ssDNA nucleoprotein filament.
Nature Struct. Biol., 10
, 182-186 (published 10 February 2003 as doi.10.1038/nsb901). 
PMID: 12577053. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF] [Online cover]
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Veaute, X., Jeusset, J., Soustelle, C., Kowalczykowski, S.C. , Le Cam, E., and Fabre, F. (2003)
The Srs2 helicase prevents homologous recombination by disrupting Rad51 nucleofilaments.
Nature, 423
, 309-312. PMID: 12748645. 
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, 234 - 235 (2003); doi:10.1038/423234a  [Full Text] [PDF])
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Dillingham, M.S., Spies, M., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2003)
RecBCD enzyme is a bipolar DNA helicase.
Nature, 423
, 893 - 897
PMID: 12815438. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF] [Supplementary Figure] [Supplementary Figure Legend and Methods]
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Mirshad, J.K. and Kowalczykowski, S.C.  (2003)
Biochemical basis of the constitutive coprotease activity of RecA P67W protein.
Biochemistry, 42
, 5937-5944. PMID: 12741852. 
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Mirshad, J.K. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2003)
Biochemical characterization of a mutant RecA protein altered in DNA-binding loop 1.
Biochemistry, 42
, 5945-5954. PMID: 12741853. 
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Morimatsu, K. and Kowalczykowski, S.C.  (2003)
RecFOR proteins load RecA protein onto gapped DNA to accelerate DNA strand exchange: A universal step of recombinational repair.
Mol. Cell,
11, 1337-1347. PMID: 12769856. 
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Kantake, N., Sugiyama, T., Kolodner, R.D., and Kowalczykowski, S.C.  (2003)
The recombination-deficient mutant RPA (rfa1-t11) is displaced slowly from single-stranded DNA by Rad51 protein.
J. Biol. Chem.,
278, 23410-23417 (published April 14, 2003 as doi:10.1074/jbc.M302995200). PMID: 12697761.  [Abstract] [Accepted Manuscript] [Full Text] [PDF]

Harmon, F.G., Brockman, J.P., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2003)
RecQ helicase stimulates both DNA catenation and changes in DNA topology by topoisomerase III.

J. Biol. Chem.,  278
,  42668-42678 (published online August 8, 2003 as 10.1074/jbc.M302994200. PMID: 12909639. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Spies, M., Bianco, P.R., Dillingham, M.S., Handa, N., Baskin, R.J., and Kowalczykowski, S.C.  (2003)
A molecular throttle: The recombination hotspot
c controls DNA translocation by the RecBCD helicase.
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