The Tzur Lab


16. Achache H., Laurent L., Hecker-Mimoun Y., Ishtayeh H., Rappaport Y., Kroizer E., Colaiácovo M.P., Tzur Y.B. (2019). Progression of Meiosis Is Coordinated by the Level and Location of MAPK Activation Via OGR-2 in Caenorhabditis elegans. GENETICS. 212(1):213-229. PubMed

15. Moll L., Roitenberg N., Bejerano-Sagie M., Boocholez H., Carvalhal Marques F., Volovik Y., Elami T., Siddiqui A.A., Grushko D., Biram A., Lampert B., Achache H., Ravid T., Tzur Y.B., Cohen E. (2018). The insulin/IGF signaling cascade modulates SUMOylation to regulate aging and proteostasis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Elife. pii: e38635. PubMed

14. Tzur Y.B., Winter E., Gao J., Hashimshony T., Yanai I., Colaiácovo M.P. (2018). Spatiotemporal Gene Expression Analysis of the Caenorhabditis elegans Germline Uncovers a Syncytial Expression Switch. Genetics. 210(2):587-605. PubMed

13. Nadarajan S., Mohideen F., Tzur Y.B., Ferrandiz N., Crawley O., Montoya A., Faull P., Snijders A.P., Cutillas P.R., Jambhekar A., Blower M.D., Martinez-Perez E., Harper J.W., Colaiacovo M.P. (2016) The MAP kinase pathway coordinates crossover designation with disassembly of synaptonemal complex proteins during meiosis. Elife; 5:e12039. PubMed


12. Calarco J., Chiu H., Dickinson D. J., Friedland A.E., Lee, J., Lo T-W., Schwartz H., Tzur Y.B., Ward J.D. (2013).Workshop review: Engineered nucleases for genome editing in nematodes. Worm Breeder’s Gazette 19(4), 25-26.


11. Tzur Y. B., Friedland A. E., Nadarajan S., Church G. M., Calarco J. A., Colaiácovo M. P. (2013). Heritable custom genomic modifications in C. elegans via a CRISPR-Cas9 system. Genetics. 195: 1181-1185. PubMed


10. Friedland A.E., Tzur Y.B., Esvelt K.M., Colaiácovo M.P., Church G.M., Calarco J.A. (2013). Heritable genome editing in C. elegans via CRISPR-Cas system. Nat. Methods.  10(8), 741-743. PubMed


9. Tzur Y. B., de Carvalho C.E., van Bostelen I., Gu Y., Chu D.S., Cheeseman I.M.  Colaiácovo M.P. (2012).LAB-1 Targets PP1 and Restricts Aurora B Kinase upon Entrance into Meiosis to Promote Sister Chromatid Cohesion. PLoS Biol.  10(8):e1001378. PubMed


8. Tzur Y. B., Colaiácovo M.P. (2009). Genetics: Crossover control in two steps. Nature 462, 46-47. PubMed


7. Mattout A. Goldberg M., Tzur Y.B., Margalit A., Gruenbaum Y.  (2007). Specific and conserved sequences in D. melanogaster and C. elegans lamins and histone H2A mediate the attachment of lamins to chromosomes, J. Cell Sci. 120,77-85. PubMed


6. Tzur Y. B., Wilson K.L., Gruenbaum Y. (2006). SUN-domain proteins:  ‘velcro’ that links nucleoskeleton to cytoskeleton, Nat. Rev. Cell. Mol. Biol. 10,782-788. PubMed


5. Tzur Y. B., Margalit A., Melamed-Book N., Gruenbaum Y. (2006). Matefin/SUN-1 is CED-4 receptor at the nuclear envelope. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 13397-13402. PubMed


4. Tzur Y. B., Hersh B. M., Horvitz H. R., Gruenbaum Y. (2002). Fate of the nuclear lamina during Caenorhabditis elegans apoptosis. J. Struct. Biol. 137, 146-153. PubMed


3. Cohen M., Tzur Y. B., Neufeld E., Feinstein N., Delannoy M. R., Wilson K. L., Gruenbaum Y. (2002). Transmission electron microscope studies of the nuclear envelope in Caenorhabditis elegans embryos. J. Struct. Biol. 140, 232-240. PubMed


2. Tzur Y.B., Gruenbaum Y. (2002). Nuclear envelope breakdown and reassembly in C. elegans: Evolutionary aspects of lamina structure and function. In "Dynamics of Nuclear Envelope Assembly in Embryos and Somatic Cells" Landes Bioscience (USA) Ed. Philippe Collas. 8, 103-111. NCBI


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