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  1. Neutral epigenetic inheritance: being prepared for future generations.
    Capella M, Braun S.
    Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2019; May 20. doi: 10.1038/s41594-019-0239-5.
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  2. TASks for subtelomeres: when nucleosome loss and genome instability are favored.
    van Emden TS, Braun S.
    Curr Genet. 2019; May 7. doi: 10.1007/s00294-019-00986-8. Review.
  3. Genome organization and DNA accessibility control antigenic variation in trypanosomes.
    Müller LSM, Cosentino RO, Förstner KU, Guizetti J, Wedel C, Kaplan N, Janzen CJ, Arampatzi P, Vogel J, Steinbiss S, Otto TD, Saliba A-E, Sebra RP, Siegel TN.
    Nature 563 2018; 121–125
  4. Shelterin and subtelomeric DNA sequences control nucleosome maintenance and genome stability.
    van Emden TS, Forn M, Forné I, Sarkadi Z, Capella M, Martín Caballero L, Fischer‐Burkart S, Brönner C, Simonetta M, Toczyski D, Halic M, Imhof A and Braun S.
    EMBO Rep. 2018 e47181; DOI 10.15252/embr.201847181
  5. MacroH2A histone variants limit chromatin plasticity through two distinct mechanisms.
    Kozlowski M, Corujo D, Hothorn M, Guberovic I, Mandemaker IK, Blessing C, Sporn J, Gutierrez-Triana A, Smith R, Portmann T, Treier M, Scheffzek K, Huet S, Timinszky G, Buschbeck M and Ladurner AG.
    EMBO Rep. 2018 e44445; DOI 10.15252/embr.201744445
  6. Exploiting CRISPR-Cas9 technology to investigate individual histone modifications.
    Vasquez JJ, Wedel C, Cosentino RO, Siegel TN
    Nucleic Acids Research 46(18), 2018:e106 doi: org/10.1093/nar/gky517
  7. A transcriptomics resource reveals a transcriptional transition during ordered sarcomere morphogenesis in flight muscle.
    Spletter ML, Barz C, Yeroslaviz A, Zhang X, Lemke SB, Bonnard A, Brunner E, Cardone G, Basler K, Habermann BH, Schnorrer F.
    Elife 2018; 7 pii: e34058. doi: 10.7554/eLife.34058.
  8. Polarization-resolved microscopy reveals a muscle myosin motor-independent mechanism of molecular actin ordering during sarcomere maturation.
    Loison O, Weitkunat M, Kaya-Çopur A, Nascimento Alves C, Matzat T, Spletter ML, Luschnig S, Brasselet S, Lenne PF, Schnorrer F.
    PLoS Biol. 2018; 16(4):e2004718. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2004718.
  9. A single-cysteine mutant and chimeras of essential Leishmania Erv can complement the loss of Erv1 but not of Mia40 in yeast.
    Specht S, Liedgens L, Duarte M, Stiegler A, Wirth U, Eberhardt M, Tomás A, Hell K, Deponte M.
    Redox Biol. 2017; 15, 363-374.
  10. A Poly-ADP-Ribose trigger releases the auto-inhibition of a chromatin remodeling oncogene.
    Singh HR, Nardozza AP, Möller IR, Knobloch G, Kistemaker HAV, Hassler M, Harrer N, Blessing C, Eustermann S, Kotthoff C, Huet S, Mueller-Planitz F, Filippov DV, Timinszky G, Rand KD and Ladurner AG.
    Mol Cell 2017; 68 (5), 860–871.