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PublicationsPillai Group

Total: 26 publication(s)

2014

Yang Z, Pillai RS. (2014)
Fly piRNA biogenesis: tap dancing with Tej.
BMC Biol. 12 doi:10.1186/s12915-014-0077-1
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Pandey RR, Pillai RS. (2014)
Primary piRNA biogenesis: caught up in a Maelstrom
EMBO J. 33(18):1979-1980. doi:10.15252/embj.201489670
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Xiol J, Spinelli P, Laussmann MA, Homolka D, Yang Z, Cora E, Couté Y, Conn S, Kadlec J, Sachidanandam R, Kaksonen M, Cusack S, Ephrussi A, Pillai RS. (2014)
RNA Clamping by Vasa Assembles a piRNA Amplifier Complex on Transposon Transcripts
Cell 157(7):1698-1711. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2014.05.018
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Cora E, Pandey RR, Xiol J, Taylor J, Sachidanandam R, McCarthy AA, Pillai RS. (2014)
The MID-PIWI module of Piwi proteins specifies nucleotide- and strand-biases of piRNAs
RNA 20(6):773-781. doi:10.1261/rna.044701.114
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Klenov MS, Lavrov SA, Korbut AP, Stolyarenko AD, Yakushev EY, Reuter M, Pillai RS, Gvozdev VA. (2014)
Impact of nuclear Piwi elimination on chromatin state in Drosophila melanogaster ovaries
Nucleic Acids Res. 42(10):6208-6218. doi:10.1093/nar/gku268
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Reuter M, Pillai RS. (2014)
Analysis of small RNA-guided endonuclease activity in endogenous Piwi protein complexes from mouse testes
Methods Mol. Biol. 1093:111-121. doi:10.1007/978-1-62703-694-8_9
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2013

Pandey RR, Tokuzawa Y, Yang Z, Hayashi E, Ichisaka T, Kajita S, Asano Y, Kunieda T, Sachidanandam R, Chuma S, Yamanaka S, Pillai RS. (2013)
Tudor domain containing 12 (TDRD12) is essential for secondary PIWI interacting RNA biogenesis in mice
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110(41):16492-16497. doi:10.1073/pnas.1316316110
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Muller S, Raman Pandey R, Pillai RS. (2013)
[The piRNAs forge an immune system for the genome]
Med Sci (Paris) 29(5):487-494. doi:10.1051/medsci/2013295011
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2012

Voigt F, Reuter M, Kasaruho A, Schulz EC, Pillai RS, Barabas O. (2012)
Crystal structure of the primary piRNA biogenesis factor Zucchini reveals similarity to the bacterial PLD endonuclease Nuc
RNA 18(12):2128-2134. doi:10.1261/rna.034967.112
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Mathioudakis N, Palencia A, Kadlec J, Round A, Tripsianes K, Sattler M, Pillai RS, Cusack S. (2012)
The multiple Tudor domain-containing protein TDRD1 is a molecular scaffold for mouse Piwi proteins and piRNA biogenesis factors
RNA 18(11):2056-2072. doi:10.1261/rna.034181.112
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Xiol J, Cora E, Koglgruber R, Chuma S, Subramanian S, Hosokawa M, Reuter M, Yang Z, Berninger P, Palencia A, Benes V, Penninger J, Sachidanandam R, Pillai RS. (2012)
A role for Fkbp6 and the chaperone machinery in piRNA amplification and transposon silencing
Mol. Cell 47(6):970-979. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2012.07.019
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Xiol J, Pillai RS. (2012)
Molecular biology. Outsourcing genome protection
Science 337(6094):529-530. doi:10.1126/science.1227095
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Pillai RS, Chuma S. (2012)
piRNAs and their involvement in male germline development in mice
Dev. Growth Differ. 54(1):78-92. doi:10.1111/j.1440-169x.2011.01320.x
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2011

Reuter M, Berninger P, Chuma S, Shah H, Hosokawa M, Funaya C, Antony C, Sachidanandam R, Pillai RS. (2011)
Miwi catalysis is required for piRNA amplification-independent LINE1 transposon silencing
Nature 480(7376):264-267. doi:10.1038/nature10672
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Tanaka T, Hosokawa M, Vagin VV, Reuter M, Hayashi E, Mochizuki AL, Kitamura K, Yamanaka H, Kondoh G, Okawa K, Kuramochi-Miyagawa S, Nakano T, Sachidanandam R, Hannon GJ, Pillai RS, Nakatsuji N, Chuma S. (2011)
Tudor domain containing 7 (Tdrd7) is essential for dynamic ribonucleoprotein (RNP) remodeling of chromatoid bodies during spermatogenesis
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108(26):10579-10584. doi:10.1073/pnas.1015447108
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Simon B, Kirkpatrick JP, Eckhardt S, Reuter M, Rocha EA, Andrade-Navarro MA, Sehr P, Pillai RS, Carlomagno T. (2011)
Recognition of 2'-O-methylated 3'-end of piRNA by the PAZ domain of a Piwi protein
Structure 19(2):172-180. doi:10.1016/j.str.2010.11.015
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2010

Zheng K, Xiol J, Reuter M, Eckardt S, Leu NA, McLaughlin KJ, Stark A, Sachidanandam R, Pillai RS, Wang PJ. (2010)
Mouse MOV10L1 associates with Piwi proteins and is an essential component of the Piwi-interacting RNA (piRNA) pathway
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107(26):11841-11846. doi:10.1073/pnas.1003953107
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2009

Chuma S, Pillai RS. (2009)
Retrotransposon silencing by piRNAs: ping-pong players mark their sub-cellular boundaries
PLoS Genet. 5(12):e1000770. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000770
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Shoji M, Tanaka T, Hosokawa M, Reuter M, Stark A, Kato Y, Kondoh G, Okawa K, Chujo T, Suzuki T, Hata K, Martin SL, Noce T, Kuramochi-Miyagawa S, Nakano T, Sasaki H, Pillai RS, Nakatsuji N, Chuma S. (2009)
The TDRD9-MIWI2 complex is essential for piRNA-mediated retrotransposon silencing in the mouse male germline
Dev. Cell 17(6):775-787. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2009.10.012
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Reuter M, Chuma S, Tanaka T, Franz T, Stark A, Pillai RS. (2009)
Loss of the Mili-interacting Tudor domain-containing protein-1 activates transposons and alters the Mili-associated small RNA profile
Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 16(6):639-646. doi:10.1038/nsmb.1615
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2007

Mathonnet G, Fabian MR, Svitkin YV, Parsyan A, Huck L, Murata T, Biffo S, Merrick WC, Darzynkiewicz E, Pillai RS, Filipowicz W, Duchaine TF, Sonenberg N. (2007)
MicroRNA inhibition of translation initiation in vitro by targeting the cap-binding complex eIF4F
Science 317(5845):1764-1767. doi:10.1126/science.1146067
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Pillai RS, Bhattacharyya SN, Filipowicz W. (2007)
Repression of protein synthesis by miRNAs: how many mechanisms?
Trends Cell Biol. 17(3):118-126. doi:10.1016/j.tcb.2006.12.007
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2006

Schmitter D, Filkowski J, Sewer A, Pillai RS, Oakeley EJ, Zavolan M, Svoboda P, Filipowicz W. (2006)
Effects of Dicer and Argonaute down-regulation on mRNA levels in human HEK293 cells
Nucleic Acids Res. 34(17):4801-4815. doi:10.1093/nar/gkl646
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2005

Pillai RS. (2005)
MicroRNA function: multiple mechanisms for a tiny RNA?
RNA 11(12):1753-1761. doi:10.1261/rna.2248605
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Pillai RS, Bhattacharyya SN, Artus CG, Zoller T, Cougot N, Basyuk E, Bertrand E, Filipowicz W. (2005)
Inhibition of translational initiation by Let-7 MicroRNA in human cells
Science 309(5740):1573-1576. doi:10.1126/science.1115079
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2004

Pillai RS, Artus CG, Filipowicz W. (2004)
Tethering of human Ago proteins to mRNA mimics the miRNA-mediated repression of protein synthesis
RNA 10(10):1518-1525. doi:10.1261/rna.7131604
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