Selected primary research papers from the lab:

Bantele SCS, Lisby M & Pfander B. (2019). Quantitative sensing of ssDNA accumulation by DNA damage checkpoint mediators. Nature Communications. 10., doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-08889-5

di Cicco G, Bantele SCS, Reusswig KU & Pfander B. (2017). A cell cycle-independent mode of the Rad9-Dpb11 interaction is induced by DNA damage. Sci Rep. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-11937-z.

Princz LN, Wild P, Bittmann J, Aguado FJ, Blanco MG, Matos J & Pfander B. (2017). Dbf4-dependent kinase and the Rtt107 scaffold promote Mus81-Mms4 resolvase activation during mitosis. EMBO J. doi: 10.15252/embj.201694831.

Bantele SCS, Ferreira P, Gritenaite D, Boos D & Pfander B. (2017).Targeting of the Fun30 nucleosome remodeller by the Dpb11 scaffold facilitates cell cycle-regulated DNA end resection. eLife. pii: e21687. doi: 10.7554/eLife.21687.

Reusswig KU, Zimmermann F, Galanti L & Pfander B. (2016).  Robust Replication Control Is Generated by Temporal Gaps between Licensing and Firing Phases and Depends on Degradation of Firing Factor Sld2. Cell Rep. 17(2):556-569. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.09.013.

Lee SH, Princz LN, Klügel MF, Habermann B, Pfander B & Biertümpfel C. (2015). Human Holliday junction resolvase GEN1 uses a chromodomain for efficient DNA recognition and cleavage. eLife. pii:e12256. doi: 10.7554/eLife.12256.

Gritenaite D, Princz LN, Szakal B, Bantele SCS, Wendeler L, Schilbach S, Habermann BH, Matos J, Lisby M, Branzei D, Pfander B. (2014). A cell cycle-regulated Slx4-Dpb11 signaling complex controls the resolution of DNA repair intermediates linked to stalled replication. Genes Dev. 28(14):1604-1619. doi: 10.1101/gad.240515.114. 


Reviews and book chapters from the lab:

Reusswig KU & Pfander B. (2019). Control of DNA replication initiation – mechanisms to ensure smooth transitions. in: Genes. 10(2) doi: 10.3390/genes10020099.

Galanti L & Pfander B*. (2018). Right time, right place-DNA damage and DNA replication checkpoints collectively safeguard S phase. EMBO J. 37(21). pii: e100681. doi: 10.15252/embj.2018100681

Reusswig KU, Boos D & Pfander B. (2016). Roles of Sld2, Sld3, and Dpb11 in Replication Initiation. in: The initiation of DNA replication in eukaryotes. pp 297-318. Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-24696-3.

Koehler K, Ferreira P, Pfander B & Boos, D. (2016). Regulation of the Initiation of DNA Replication upon DNA Damage in Eukaryotes. in: The initiation of DNA replication in eukaryotes. pp 443-460. Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-24696-3.

Princz LN, Gritenaite D & Pfander B. (2014). The Slx4-Dpb11 scaffold complex: coordinating the response to replication fork stalling in S-phase and the subsequent mitosis. Cell Cycle. 14(4):488-494. doi: 10.4161/15384101.2014.989126.


Further primary research papers from Boris:

Höpfler M, Kern MJ, Straub T, Prytuliak R, Habermann BH, Pfander B*, Jentsch S. (2019). Specificity in the STUbL-pathway exemplified by recruitment of Slx5/Slx8 to ubiquitin hotspots on chromatin. EMBO J. 10.15252/embj.2018100368

Paasch F, den Brave F, Psakhye I, Pfander B*, Jentsch S (2018). Failed mitochondrial import and impaired proteostasis trigger SUMOylation of mitochondrial proteins. J Biol Chem. 293 (2); 599-609. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.817833.

Karaduman R*, Chanarat S*, Pfander B*, Jentsch S (2017). Error-Prone Splicing Controlled by the Ubiquitin Relative Hub1. Mol Cell. 67(3); 423-432. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.06.021.

Lademann, C.A., Renkawitz, J., Pfander, B.* & Jentsch, S. (2017). The INO80 Complex Removes H2A.Z to Promote Presynaptic Filament Formation during Homologous Recombination. Cell Reports. 19(7):1294-1303. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.04.051.

Pfander B & Diffley, JFX (2011). Dpb11 coordinates Mec1 kinase activation with cell cycle-regulated Rad9 recruitment. EMBO J. 30: 4897-4907

Parnas O, Zipin-Roitman A, Pfander B, Liefshitz B, Mazor Y, Ben-Aroya S, Jentsch S & Kupiec M. (2010). Elg1, an alternative subunit of the RF-C clamp loader, preferentially interacts with SUMOylated PCNA. EMBO J. 29:2611-2622

Sacher M, Pfander B, Hoege C & Jentsch S. (2006). Control of Rad52 recombination activity by double-strand break-induced SUMO modification. Nature Cell Biology. 8, 1284-1290

Moldovan GL, Pfander B & Jentsch S. (2006). PCNA controls establishment of sister chromatid cohesion during S-phase. Molecular Cell. 23, 723-732

Döring M, Loos A, Schrader N, Pfander B & Bauerfeind R. (2006). Nerve growth factor-induced phosphorylation of amphiphysin-1 by casein kinase 2 regulates clathrin-amphiphysin interactions. Journal of Neurochemistry. 98, 2013-2023

Pfander B, Moldovan GL, Sacher M, Hoege C & Jentsch S. (2005). SUMO-modified PCNA recruits Srs2 to prevent recombination during S phase. Nature. 436, 428-433

Hoege C, Pfander B, Moldovan GL, Pyrowolakis G & Jentsch S. (2002). RAD6-dependent DNA repair is linked to modification of PCNA by ubiquitin and SUMO. Nature. 419, 135-141

Other reviews and book chapters from Boris:

Moldovan GL, Pfander B & Jentsch S. (2007). PCNA, the maestro of the replication fork. Cell. 129, 665-679

Sacher M#, Pfander B# & Jentsch S. (2005). Identification of SUMO-protein conjugates. Methods in Enzymology. 399, 392-404 (# equal contribution)

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