Selected Publications 2001-2018

Professor Keith Caldecott

Hanzlikova H, Kalasova I, Demin A.A, Penicott L.E., Cihlarova Z., Caldecott K.W. (2018). The Importance of Poly(ADP-Ribose) Polymerase as a Sensor of Unligated Okazaki Fragments during DNA Replication. Molecular Cell. 71;1-13 

Gómez-Herreros F, Zagnoli-Vieira G, Ntai N, Martínez-Macías MI, Anderson RM, Herrero-Ruíz A & Caldecott KW. (2017). TDP2 suppresses chromosomal translocations induced by DNA topoisomerase II during gene transcription. Nature Communications. 8: 233 

Hoch N*, HanzlikovaH*, RultenSL, Tétreault M, Koumulainen E, Limei Ju, Hornyak P, Zeng Z, Gittens W, Rey S, Staras K, Mancini GMS, McKinnon PJ, Wang ZQ, Wagner J, Yoon G** and Caldecott KW**. (2017). XRCC1 Mutation is Associated with PARP1 Hyperactivation and Cerebellar Ataxia. Nature. 5; 541:87-91. *co-first authors **co-corresponding authors

Grundy GJ, Polo LM, Zeng Z, Rulten SL, Hoch NC, Paomephan P, Xu Y, Sweet SM, Thorne AW, Oliver AW, Matthews SJ, Pearl LH, Caldecott KW. (2016). PARP3 is a sensor of nicked nucleosomes and monoribosylates histone H2B(Glu2). Nature Communicatons. 7:12404. 

Grundy GJ, Rulten SL, Arribas-Bosacoma R, Davidson K, Kozik Z, Oliver AW, Pearl LH, Caldecott KW. (2016).The Ku-binding motif is a conserved module for recruitment and stimulation of non-homologous end-joining proteins. Nature Communications. 7:11242. 

Gómez-Herreros F, Schuurs-Hoeijmakers JH, McCormack M, Greally MT, Rulten S, Romero-Granados R, Counihan TJ, Chaila E, Conroy J, Ennis S, Delanty N, Cortés-Ledesma F, de Brouwer AP, Cavalleri GL, El-Khamisy SF, de Vries BB, Caldecott KW. (2014).TDP2 protects transcription from abortive topoisomerase activity and is required for normal neural function. Nature Genetics. 46, 516-521.

Grundy GJ, Rulten SL, Zeng Z, Arribas-Bosacoma R, Iles N, Manley K, Oliver A and Caldecott KW. (2013). APLF promotes the assembly and activity of non-homologous end joining protein complexes. EMBO J. 32:112-25.

Stuart L. Rulten, Anna E.O.Fisher, Isabelle Robert, Maria C. Zuma, Michele Rouleau, Limei Ju, Guy Poirier, Bernardo Reina-San-Martin, and Keith W. Caldecott. (2011). PARP-3 and APLF Function Together to Accelerate Non-Homologous End Joining. Molecular Cell. 41, 33-45.

Shen J, Gilmore EC, Marshall CA, Haddadin M, Reynolds JJ, Eyaid W, Bodell A, Barry B, Gleason D, Allen K, Ganesh VS, Chang BS, Grix A, Hill RS, Topcu M, Caldecott KW, Barkovich AJ, Walsh CA. (2010). Mutations in PNKP cause microcephaly, seizures and defects in DNA repair. Nature Genetics. 42:245-9.

Felipe Cortes-Ledesma, Sherif F. El Khamisy, Maria C. Zuma, Kay Osborn, and Keith W. Caldecott.. (2009). A Human 5’-Tyrosyl DNA Phosphodiesterase That Repairs Topoisomerase-Mediated DNA Damage. Nature. 461, 674-678.  

Lee Y, Katyal S, Li Y, El-Khamisy SF, Russell HR, Caldecott KW, McKinnon PJ.(2009). The genesis of cerebellar interneurons and the prevention of neural DNA damage require XRCC1. Nature Neuroscience.12:973-80. 

Caldecott KW. Single-strand break repair and genetic disease. (2008). Nature Reviews Genetics. 9:619-31

Katyal S, El-Khamisy SF, Russell HR, Li Y, Ju L, Caldecott KW*, McKinnon PJ*. (2007). TDP1 facilitates chromosomal single-strand break repair in neurons and is neuroprotective in vivo. EMBO J. 26:4720-31 (*joint corresponding authors)

Ahel I, Rass U, El-Khamisy SF, Katyal S, Clements PM, McKinnon PJ, Caldecott KW, West SC. (2006). The neurodegenerative disease protein aprataxin resolves abortive DNA ligation intermediates. Nature. 443:713-6. 

El-Khamisy,S.F., Gulam M. Saifi, Michael Weinfeld, Fredrik Johansson, Thomas Helleday, James R. Lupski, and Keith W. Caldecott. (2005). Defective DNA Single-Strand Break Repair in Spinocerebellar Ataxia with Axonal Neuropathy-1. Nature. 434; 108-113

Loizou JI, El-Khamisy SF, Zlatanou A, Moore DJ, Chan DW, Qin J, Sarno S, Meggio F, Pinna LA, Caldecott KW. (2004). The protein kinase CK2 facilitates repair of chromosomal DNA single-strand breaks. Cell.117:17-28. 

Henry-Mowatt J, Jackson D, Masson JY, Johnson PA, Clements PM, Benson FE,Thompson LH, Takeda S, West SC, Caldecott KW.  (2003). XRCC3 and Rad51 modulate replication fork progression on damaged vertebrate chromosomes. Molecular Cell. 4:1109-17. 

Caldecott KW. DNA single-strand break repair and spinocerebellar ataxia. Cell (2003);112:7-10. 

Whitehouse CJ, Taylor RM, Thistlethwaite A, Zhang H, Karimi-Busheri F, Lasko DD, Weinfeld M, Caldecott KW.  (2001). XRCC1 stimulates PNK activity at damaged DNA termini and accelerates DNA single-strand break repair. Cell. 104:107-17.