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Gupta K., Wen Y., Ninan N.S., Raimer A.C., Sharp R., Spring A.M., Sarachan K.L., Johnson M.C., Van Duyne G.D.* and Matera A.G.* (2021). Assembly of higher-order SMN oligomers is essential for metazoan viability and requires an exposed structural motif present in the YG zipper dimer. Nucleic Acids Research 49: 7644–7664. Epub 28 Jun 2021.

Lu Z. and Matera A.G. (2014). Developmental analysis of spliceosomal snRNA isoform expression. G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics  5: 103-10.

Lu Z. and Matera A.G. (2014). Vicinal: a method for the determination of ncRNA ends using chimeric reads from RNA-seq experiments. Nucleic Acids Research 42: e79.

Lu Z., Guan X., Schmidt C.A. and Matera A.G. (2014). RIP-seq analysis of eukaryotic Sm proteins identifies three major categories of Sm-containing ribonucleoproteins. Genome Biology15: R7.

Natalizio A.H. and Matera A.G. (2013). Identification and characterization of DrosophilaSnurportin reveals a role for the import receptor Moleskin/Importin7 in snRNP biogenesis. Molecular Biology of the Cell 24: 2932-2942.

Nguyen D., Krueger B.K., Sedore S.C., Rogers J.T., Rajendra T.K., Saunders A., Matera A.G., Lis J.T., Uguen P., Price D.H. (2012).  The Drosophila7SK snRNP and the essential role of dHEXIM in development. Nucleic Acids Research 40: 5283-5297.

Schneider M.D., Bains A.K., Rajendra T.K., Dominski Z., Matera A.G. and Simmonds A.J. (2010).  Functional characterization of the DrosophilaMRP (mitochondrial RNA processing) RNA gene.  RNA 16: 2120-2130.

Steitz J.A., Dreyfuss G., Krainer A.R., Lamond A.I., Matera A.G. and Padgett R.A. (2008). Where in the cell is the minor spliceosome?  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105: 8485-8486.

Gonsalvez G.B., Praveen K., Hicks A.J., Tian L. and Matera A.G. (2008). Sm protein arginine methylation is dispensable for snRNP assembly in Drosophila melanogaster.RNA14: 878-887.

Gonsalvez G.B., Tian L., Ospina J.K., Boisvert F.M., Lamond A.I. and Matera A.G. (2007). Two distinct arginine methyltransferases are required for biogenesis of Sm-class ribonucleoproteins.  Journal of Cell Biology 178: 733-740.

Wagner E.J., Ospina J.K., Hu Y., Dundr M., Matera A.G. and Marzluff W.F. (2006). Conserved Zinc fingers mediate multiple functions of ZFP100, a U7 snRNP associated protein.  RNA 12: 1206-1218.

Shpargel K.B. and Matera A.G. (2005). Gemin proteins are required for efficient assembly of Sm-class RNPs. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102:17372-17377.

Ospina J.K., Gonsalvez G.B., Bednenko J., Darzynkiewicz E., Gerace L. and Matera A.G. (2005).  Cross-talk between snurportin1 subdomains. Molecular Biology of the Cell 16:4660-4671.

Boulon S., Verheggen C., Jády B.E., Girard C., Pescia C., Conception P., Ospina J.K., Kiss T., Matera A.G., Bordonné R., and Bertrand E. (2004). PHAX and CRM1 are required sequentially to transport U3 snoRNA to nucleoli. Molecular Cell 16:777-787.

Narayanan U., Achsel T., Lührmann R. and Matera A.G. (2004). Coupled in vitroimport of UsnRNPs and SMN, the spinal muscular atrophy protein. Molecular Cell 16: 223-234.

Mouaikel J., Narayanan U., Verheggen C., Matera A.G., Bertrand E., Tazi J. and Bordonné R. (2003).  Interaction between the snRNA cap hypermethylase and the spinal muscular atrophy protein, SMN.  EMBO Reports 4:616-622.

Jády B.E., Darzacq X., Tucker K.E., Matera A.G., Bertrand E. and Kiss T. (2003). Post-transcriptional modification of Sm spliceosomal small nuclear RNAs occurs in the nucleoplasmic Cajal body following import from the cytoplasm.  EMBO Journal 22:1878-1888.

Narayanan U., Ospina J.K., Frey M.R., Hebert M.D. and Matera A.G. (2002).  SMN, the Spinal Muscular Atrophy protein, forms a pre-import snRNP complex with Snurportin1 and Importin-b.  Human Molecular Genetics 11: 1785-1795.

Lee B., Matera A.G., Ward D.C. and Craft J. (1996).  Association of RNase mitochondrial RNA processing enzyme with Ribonuclease P in higher ordered structures in the nucleolus:  A possible co-ordinate role in ribosome biogenesis.    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA.93: 11471-11476.

Matera A.G.*, Frey M.R., Margelot K. and Wolin S.L.* (1995).  A perinucleolar compartment that contains several RNA polymerase III transcripts as well as the polypyrimidine tract-binding protein, hnRNP I. Journal of Cell Biology 129: 1181-1193. (*Corresponding authors)

Matera A.G., Tycowski K.T., Steitz J.A. and Ward D.C. (1994).  Organization of small nucleolar ribonucleoproteins (snoRNPs) by fluorescence in situhybridization and immunocytochemistry.  Molecular Biology of the Cell  5: 1289-1299.

Toczyski D.T., Matera A.G., Ward D.C. and Steitz J.A. (1994).  The Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) small RNA, EBER1, binds and relocalizes ribosomal protein L22 in EBV infected Human B-lymphocytes.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA  91: 3463-3467.

Matera A.G.and Ward D.C. (1993).  Nucleoplasmic organization of small nuclear ribonucleoproteins in cultured human cells. Journal of Cell Biology 121: 715-727.