Harmon, Frank



Frank Harmon.jpg (93496 bytes) Frank G. Harmon

B.S., Microbiology, 1990 - Idaho State University

M.S., Microbiology, 1992 - Idaho State University

Ph.D., Microbiology, 1999 - University of California, Davis

Current address:

Adjunct Associate Professor
University of California
Plant & Microbial Biology
111 Koshland Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-3102

Tel: (510) 559-5939

Harmon, F.G., Rehrauer, W.M., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1996).
Interaction of Escherichia coli RecA protein with LexA repressor. II. Inhibition of DNA strand exchange by the uncleavable LexA S119A repressor argues that recombination and SOS induction are competitive processes.
J. Biol. Chem., 271, 23874-23883. PMID: 8798618. [Abstract] [Full Text] [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]

Harmon, F.G., DiGate, R.J., and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (1999).
RecQ helicase and topoisomerase III comprise a novel DNA strand passage function: a conserved mechanism for control of DNA recombination.
Mol. Cell, 3, 611-620. PMID: 10360177. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
(see Dispatch in Current Biology[PDF]

Harmon, F.G. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2000).
Coupling of DNA helicase function to DNA strand exchange.
Methods Mol. Biol., 152
, 75-89. PMID: 10957970.
 [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

Harmon, F.G. and Kowalczykowski, S.C. (2001).
Biochemical characterization of the DNA helicase activity of the Escherichia coli RecQ helicase. 
J. Biol. Chem., 276
, 232243 (published online, October 6, 2000, 10.1074/jbc.M006555200).
 PMID: 11024023. [Abstract] [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]