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Takamune Saito, PH.D.

TitleResearch Fellow in Genetics (INT)
InstitutionHarvard Medical School
DepartmentGenetics
AddressHarvard Medical School
Dept. of Genetics, Rm 334
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/432-6681
Fax617/432-7663

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  1. Saito TT, Lui DY, Kim HM, Meyer K, Colaiácovo MP. Interplay between Structure-Specific Endonucleases for Crossover Control during Caenorhabditis elegans Meiosis. PLoS Genet. 2013 Jul; 9(7):e1003586.
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  2. Saito TT, Mohideen F, Meyer K, Harper JW, Colaiácovo MP. SLX-1 is required for maintaining genomic integrity and promoting meiotic noncrossovers in the Caenorhabditis elegans germline. PLoS Genet. 2012 Aug; 8(8):e1002888.
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  3. Schild-Prüfert K, Saito TT, Smolikov S, Gu Y, Hincapie M, Hill DE, Vidal M, McDonald K, Colaiácovo MP. Organization of the synaptonemal complex during meiosis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2011 Oct; 189(2):411-21.
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  4. Saito TT, Colaiácovo MP. Break to make a connection. PLoS Genet. 2011 Feb; 7(2):e1002006.
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  5. Tougan T, Kasama T, Ohtaka A, Okuzaki D, Saito TT, Russell P, Nojima H. The Mek1 phosphorylation cascade plays a role in meiotic recombination of Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Cell Cycle. 2010 Dec 1; 9(23):4688-702.
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  6. Smogorzewska A, Desetty R, Saito TT, Schlabach M, Lach FP, Sowa ME, Clark AB, Kunkel TA, Harper JW, Colaiácovo MP, Elledge SJ. A genetic screen identifies FAN1, a Fanconi anemia-associated nuclease necessary for DNA interstrand crosslink repair. Mol Cell. 2010 Jul 9; 39(1):36-47.
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  7. Saito TT, Youds JL, Boulton SJ, Colaiácovo MP. Caenorhabditis elegans HIM-18/SLX-4 interacts with SLX-1 and XPF-1 and maintains genomic integrity in the germline by processing recombination intermediates. PLoS Genet. 2009 Nov; 5(11):e1000735.
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  8. Ohtaka A, Saito TT, Okuzaki D, Nojima H. Meiosis specific coiled-coil proteins in Shizosaccharomyces pombe. Cell Div. 2007; 2:14.
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  9. Ohtaka A, Okuzaki D, Saito TT, Nojima H. Mcp4, a meiotic coiled-coil protein, plays a role in F-actin positioning during Schizosaccharomyces pombe meiosis. Eukaryot Cell. 2007 Jun; 6(6):971-83.
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  10. Kasama T, Shigehisa A, Hirata A, Saito TT, Tougan T, Okuzaki D, Nojima H. Spo5/Mug12, a putative meiosis-specific RNA-binding protein, is essential for meiotic progression and forms Mei2 dot-like nuclear foci. Eukaryot Cell. 2006 Aug; 5(8):1301-13.
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  11. Saito TT, Okuzaki D, Nojima H. Mcp5, a meiotic cell cortex protein, is required for nuclear movement mediated by dynein and microtubules in fission yeast. J Cell Biol. 2006 Apr 10; 173(1):27-33.
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  12. Saito TT, Tougan T, Okuzaki D, Kasama T, Nojima H. Mcp6, a meiosis-specific coiled-coil protein of Schizosaccharomyces pombe, localizes to the spindle pole body and is required for horsetail movement and recombination. J Cell Sci. 2005 Jan 15; 118(Pt 2):447-59.
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  13. Saito TT, Tougan T, Kasama T, Okuzaki D, Nojima H. Mcp7, a meiosis-specific coiled-coil protein of fission yeast, associates with Meu13 and is required for meiotic recombination. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004; 32(11):3325-39.
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  14. Watanabe T, Miyashita K, Saito TT, Nabeshima K, Nojima H. Abundant poly(A)-bearing RNAs that lack open reading frames in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. DNA Res. 2002 Dec 31; 9(6):209-15.
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