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A bacterial toxin inhibits DNA replication elongation through a direct interaction with the β sliding clamp.

Aakre CD, Phung TN, Huang D, Laub MT.  2013.  A bacterial toxin inhibits DNA replication elongation through a direct interaction with the β sliding clamp. Mol Cell. 52(5):617-28. Google Scholar PubMed

Proteotoxic stress induces a cell-cycle arrest by stimulating Lon to degrade the replication initiator DnaA.

Jonas K, Liu J, Chien P, Laub MT.  2013.  Proteotoxic stress induces a cell-cycle arrest by stimulating Lon to degrade the replication initiator DnaA. Cell. 154(3):623-36. Google Scholar PubMedveroxybd.com

Iterative capped assembly: rapid and scalable synthesis of repeat-module DNA such as TAL effectors from individual monomers.

Briggs AW, Rios X, Chari R, Yang L, Zhang F, Mali P, Church GM.  2012.  Iterative capped assembly: rapid and scalable synthesis of repeat-module DNA such as TAL effectors from individual monomers. Nucleic Acids Res. 40(15):e117. Google Scholar PubMed

Comprehensive interrogation of natural TALE DNA-binding modules and transcriptional repressor domains.

Cong L, Zhou R, Kuo Y-C, Cunniff M, Zhang F.  2012.  Comprehensive interrogation of natural TALE DNA-binding modules and transcriptional repressor domains. Nat Commun. 3:968. Google Scholar PubMed

Modularity of the bacterial cell cycle enables independent spatial and temporal control of DNA replication.

Jonas K, Y Chen E, Laub MT.  2011.  Modularity of the bacterial cell cycle enables independent spatial and temporal control of DNA replication. Curr Biol. 21(13):1092-101. Google Scholar PubMed

A DNA damage checkpoint in Caulobacter crescentus inhibits cell division through a direct interaction with FtsW.

Modell JW, Hopkins AC, Laub MT.  2011.  A DNA damage checkpoint in Caulobacter crescentus inhibits cell division through a direct interaction with FtsW. Genes Dev. 25(12):1328-43. Google Scholar PubMed

Spatial gradient of protein phosphorylation underlies replicative asymmetry in a bacterium.

Y Chen E, Tropini C, Jonas K, Tsokos CG, Huang KC, Laub MT.  2011.  Spatial gradient of protein phosphorylation underlies replicative asymmetry in a bacterium. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 108(3):1052-7. Google Scholar PubMed

Direct and adaptor-mediated substrate recognition by an essential AAA+ protease.

Chien P, Perchuk BS, Laub MT, Sauer RT, Baker TA.  2007.  Direct and adaptor-mediated substrate recognition by an essential AAA+ protease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(16):6590-5. Google Scholar PubMed