Dustin E. Schones
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High-Resolution Profiling of Histone Methylations in the Human Genome
Histone modifications are implicated in influencing gene expression. We have generated high-resolution maps for the genome-wide distribution of 20 histone lysine and arginine methylations as well as… Expand
Combinatorial patterns of histone acetylations and methylations in the human genome
Histones are characterized by numerous posttranslational modifications that influence gene transcription. However, because of the lack of global distribution data in higher eukaryotic systems, the… Expand
A clustering approach for identification of enriched domains from histone modification ChIP-Seq data
- C. Zang, Dustin E. Schones, C. Zeng, K. Cui, K. Zhao, W. Peng
- Biology, Computer Science
- 1 August 2009
MOTIVATION Chromatin states are the key to gene regulation and cell identity. Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) coupled with high-throughput sequencing (ChIP-Seq) is increasingly being used to map… Expand
Dynamic Regulation of Nucleosome Positioning in the Human Genome
The positioning of nucleosomes with respect to DNA plays an important role in regulating transcription. However, nucleosome mapping has been performed for only limited genomic regions in humans. We… Expand
Genome-wide Mapping of HATs and HDACs Reveals Distinct Functions in Active and Inactive Genes
Histone acetyltransferases (HATs) and deacetylases (HDACs) function antagonistically to control histone acetylation. As acetylation is a histone mark for active transcription, HATs have been… Expand
Global mapping of H3K4me3 and H3K27me3 reveals specificity and plasticity in lineage fate determination of differentiating CD4+ T cells.
Multipotential naive CD4(+) T cells differentiate into distinct lineages including T helper 1 (Th1), Th2, Th17, and inducible T regulatory (iTreg) cells. The remarkable diversity of CD4(+) T cells… Expand
Global analysis of the insulator binding protein CTCF in chromatin barrier regions reveals demarcation of active and repressive domains.
- Suresh Cuddapah, R. Jothi, Dustin E. Schones, T. Roh, K. Cui, K. Zhao
- Medicine, Biology
- Genome research
- 1 December 2008
Insulators are DNA elements that prevent inappropriate interactions between the neighboring regions of the genome. They can be functionally classified as either enhancer blockers or domain barriers.… Expand
Chromatin signatures in multipotent human hematopoietic stem cells indicate the fate of bivalent genes during differentiation.
Histone modifications have been implicated in stem cell maintenance and differentiation. We have analyzed genome-wide changes in gene expression and histone modifications during differentiation of… Expand
Genome-wide approaches to studying chromatin modifications
Over two metres of DNA is packaged into each nucleus in the human body in a manner that still allows for gene regulation. This remarkable feat is accomplished by the wrapping of DNA around histone… Expand
Priming for T helper type 2 differentiation by interleukin 2-mediated induction of IL-4 receptor α chain expression
- Wei Liao, Dustin E. Schones, +5 authors W. Leonard
- Biology, Medicine
- Nature Immunology
- 28 September 2008
T helper type 2 (TH2) cells are essential for humoral immunity and host defense. Interleukin 4 (IL-4) drives TH2 differentiation and IL-2 augments the accessibility of Il4 chromatin. Here we… Expand