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Selected Publications

Drosophila Chromosome Structure Group

  1. Antao JM, Mason JM, Dejardin j, Kingston RE. Protein landscape at Drosophila melanogaster telomere-associated sequence repeats. Molecular and cellular biology 2012 32(12):2170-82.[Abstract ]
  2. Takacs S, Biessmann H, Reddy HM, Mason JM, Torok T. Protein interactions on telomeric retrotransposons in Drosophila. International journal of biological sciences 2012 8(7):1055-61.[Abstract ]
  3. Dronamraju R, Mason JM. Mutator2 (MU2) and HP1a regulate the recognition of double strand breaks in Drosophila melanogaster. PLOS ONE 2011; 6(9):e25439-.[Abstract ]  
  4. Dronamraju R, Mason JM. Recognition of double strand breaks by a mutator protein (MU2) in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS Genetics 2009; 5: e1000473. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000473.[Abstract ]
  5. Capkova Frydrychova R, Biessmann H, Mason JM. Regulation of telomere length in Drosophila. Cytogenet Genome Res 2008; 122:356-364.[Abstract ]
  6. Capkova Frydrychova R, Mason JM, Archer TK. HP1 is distributed within distinct chromatin domains at Drosophila telomeres. Genetics 2008; 180:121-131.[Abstract ]
  7. Capkova Frydrychova R, Biessmann H, Konev AY, Golubovsky MD, Johnson J, Archer TK, Mason JM. Transcriptional activity of the telomeric retrotransposon HeT-A in Drosophila melanogaster is stimulated as a consequence of subterminal deficiencies at homologous and nonhomologous telomeres. Mol Cell Biol 2007; 27:4991-5001.[Abstract ]
  8. Walter MF, Biessmann MR, Benitez C, Török T, Mason JM, Biessmann H. Effects of telomere length in Drosophila melanogaster on life span, fecundity and fertility. Chromosoma 2007; 116:401-51.[Abstract ]
  9. Biessmann H, Prasad S, Semeshin VF, Andreyeva EN, Nguyen Q, Walter MF, Mason  JM. Two distinct domains in Drosophila melanogaster telomeres. Genetics 2005; 171:1767-1777.[Abstract ]
  10. Mason JM, Ransom J, Konev AY. A deficiency screen for dominant suppressors of telomeric silencing in Drosophila. Genetics 2004; 168:1353-1370.[Abstract ]
  11. Mason JM, Konev AY, Golubovsky MD, Biessmann H. Cis- and trans-acting influences on telomeric position effect in Drosophila melanogaster detected with a subterminal transgene. Genetics 2003; 163:917-930.[Abstract ]
  12. Mason JM, Konev AY, Biessmann H. Telomeric position effect in Drosophila melanogaster reflects a telomere length control mechanism. Genetica 2003; 117:319-325.[Abstract ]
  13. Siriaco GM, Cenci G, Haoudi A, Champion L, Zhou C, Gatti M, Mason JM. Telomere elongation (Tel), a new mutation in Drosophila melanogaster that produces long telomeres. Genetics 2002; 160:235-245.[Abstract ]
  14. Golubovsky MD, Konev AY, Walter MF, Biessmann H, Mason JM. Terminal retrotransposons activate a subtelomeric white transgene at the 2L telomere in Drosophila. Genetics 2001; 158:1111-1123.[Abstract ]
  15. Mason JM, Champion LE, Hook G. Germ-line effects of a mutator, mu2, in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 1997; 146:1381-97.[Abstract ]

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