Recent Publications

Recent Publications


David Wotton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
and Molecular Genetics

Representative publications

Tgifs and development

Taniguchi, K., Anderson, A.E., Sutherland, A.E. and Wotton, D. (2012). Loss of Tgif function causes holoprosencephaly by disrupting the Shh signaling pathway. PLoS Genetics. In Press.

Powers, S.E., Taniguchi, K., Yen, W., Melhuish, T.A., Shen, J., Walsh, C.A., Sutherland, A.E. and Wotton, D. (2010). Tgif1 and Tgif2 regulate Nodal signaling and are required for gastrulation. Development. 137, 249-259.
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Bartholin, L., Melhuish, T.A., Powers, S.E., Goddard-Leon, S., Treilleux, I., Sutherland, A.E. and Wotton, D. (2008). Maternal Tgif is required for vascularization of the embryonic placenta. Dev. Biol. 319, 285-297.
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El-Jaick, K., Powers, S.E., Bartholin, L., Myers, K.R., Hahn, J., Lacbawan, F., Roessler, E., Wotton, D. and Muenke, M. (2007). Functional analysis of mutations in TGIF associated with holoprosencephaly. Mol. Genet. Metab. 90, 97-111.
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Tgifs and transcriptional regulation

Bjerke, G.A., Hyman-Walsh, C. and Wotton, D. (2011). Cooperative transcriptional activation by Klf4, Meis2, and Pbx1. Mol. Cell Biol. 31(18), 3723-33.
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Melhuish T.A., Chung, D.D., Bjerke, G.A. and Wotton, D. (2010). Tgif1 represses apolipoprotein gene expression in liver. J Cell Biochem. 111(2), 380-90.
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Hyman-Walsh, C., Bjerke, G.A., and Wotton, D. (2010). An autoinhibitory effect of the homothorax domain of Meis2. FEBS J. 277(12), 2584-97.
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Melhuish, T.A. and Wotton, D. (2006). The Tgif2 gene contains a retained intron within the coding sequence. BMC. Mol. Biol. 7, 2.
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Bartholin, L., Powers, S.E., Melhuish, T.A., Lasse, S.H., Weinstein, M. and Wotton, D. (2006). Tgif inhibits retinoid signaling. Mol. Cell. Biol. 16, 990-1001.
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Hyman, C.A., Bartholin, L., Newfeld, S.J., and Wotton, D. (2003). Drosophila TGIF proteins are transcriptional activators.  Mol. Cell. Biol. 23, 9262-9274.
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Melhuish, T.A., Gallo, C.M. and Wotton, D. (2001). TGIF2 interacts with histone deacetylase and represses transcription. J. Biol. Chem. 276, 32109-32114.
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Melhuish, T.A. and Wotton, D. (2000). The interaction of the Carboxyl terminus binding Protein with the Smad corepressor TGIF is disrupted by a holoprosencephaly mutation in TGIF. J. Biol. Chem. 275, 39762-39766.
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SUMOylation

Merrill, J.C., Kagey, M.H., Melhuish, T.A., Powers, S.E., Zerlanko, B.J. and Wotton, D. (2010). Inhibition of CtBP1 activity by Akt-mediated phosphorylation. J. Mol. Biol. 398(5), 657-71.
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Merrill, J.C., Melhuish, T.A., Kagey, M.H., Yang, S.H., Sharrocks, A.D. and Wotton, D. (2010). A role for non-covalent SUMO interaction motifs in Pc2/CBX4 E3 activity. PLoS ONE. 5, e8794.
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Kagey, M.H., Melhuish, T.A., Powers, S.E. and Wotton, D. (2005). Multiple activities contribute to Pc2 E3 function. EMBO J. 24, 108-119.
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Kagey, M.H., Melhuish, T.A. and Wotton, D. (2003). The Polycomb protein Pc2 is a SUMO E3. Cell. 113, 127-137.
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