William Wright


email: wdwright@ucdavis.edu


Mason JM, Dusad K, Wright WD, Grubb J, Budke B, Heyer WD, Connell PP, Weichselbaum RR, Bishop DK. RAD54 family translocases counter genotoxic effects of RAD51 in human tumor cells. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Mar 31;43(6):3180-96. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv175. (open access)

Wright W.D. and Heyer W.-D. Recombination: DNA strand transferases. In Lennarz, W.J., and Lane, M.D. (eds.), Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry, 2nd Edition, Elsevier (2013) [PDF]

Mukherjee, S., Wright, W. D., Ehmsen, K. E., Heyer, W.-D. The Mus81-Mms4 structure-selective endonuclease requires nicked DNA junctions to undergo conformational changes and bends its DNA substrates for cleavage. Nucleic Acids Res, 2014 Apr 17. (open access)

Wright WD, Heyer WD. Rad54 functions as a Heteroduplex DNA Pump Modulated by Its DNA Substrates and Rad51 during D-loop Formation. Mol Cell. 2014 Feb 6;53(3):420-32. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2013.12.027. (free full text)

Schwartz EK, Wright WD, Ehmsen KT, Evans JE, Stahlberg H, Heyer WD. Mus81-Mms4 functions as a single heterodimer to cleave nicked intermediates in recombinational DNA repair. Mol Cell Biol. 2012 Aug;32(15):3065-80. (free full text)