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1 - Iwasaki O, Noma K. Global genome organization mediated by RNA polymerase III-transcribed genes in fission yeast. Gene doi:10.1016/j.gene.2010.12.011, 2011 (Review)


2 - Yamane K, Mizuguchi T, Cui B, Zofall M, Noma K, Grewal SI. Asf1/HIRA Facilitate Global Histone Deacetylation and Associate with HP1 to Promote Nucleosome Occupancy at Heterochromatic Loci. Mol Cell. 41, 56-66, 2011


3 - Tanizawa H, Iwasaki O, Tanaka A, Capizzi J, Wickramasinghe P, Lee M, Fu Z, Noma K. Mapping of long-range associations throughout the fission yeast genome reveals global genome organization linked to transcriptional regulation. Nucleic Acids Research 38, 8164-8177, 2010

This article was selected as a featured article in Nucleic Acids Research.


4 - Noma K, Kamakaka RT. The human Pol III transcriptome and gene information flow. Nat Struct Mol Biol 17, 539-541, 2010 (Review)


5 - Iwasaki O, Tanaka A, Tanizawa H, Grewal SIS, Noma K. Centromeric localization of dispersed Pol III genes in fission yeast. Mol Biol Cell 21, 254-265, 2010


6 - Wang Y, Reddy B, Thompson J, Wang H, Noma K, Yates JR 3rd, Jia S. Regulation of Set9-mediated H4K20 methylation by a PWWP domain protein. Mol Cell 33, 428-437, 2009


7 - Cam HP, Noma K, Ebina H, Levin HL, Grewal SI. Host genome surveillance for retrotransposons by transposon-derived proteins. Nature 451, 431-436, 2008


8 - Sugiyama T, Cam HP, Sugiyama R, Noma K, Zofall M, Kobayashi R, Grewal SI. SHREC, an Effector Complex for Heterochromatic Transcriptional Silencing. Cell 128, 491-504, 2007


9 - Noma K. Chromatin domains organized by boundaries. Experimental Medicine 25, 2496-2500, 2007 (Review)


10 - Noma K, Cam HP, Maraia RJ, Grewal SIS. A role for TFIIIC transcription factor complex in genome organization. Cell 125, 859-872, 2006

Leading edge preview about this article in Cell 125, 829-31, 2006


11 - Morris SA, Shibata Y, Noma K, Tsukamoto Y, Warren E, Temple B, Grewal SIS, Strahl BD. Histone H3 K36 methylation is associated with transcription elongation in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Eukaryot Cell 4, 1446-54, 2005


12 - Noma K, Sugiyama T, Cam H, Verdel A, Jia S, Zofall M, Jia S, Moazed D, Grewal SIS. RITS acts in cis to promote RNA interference-mediated transcriptional and post-transcriptional silencing. Nature Genetics 36, 1174-1180, 2004

News and Views about this article in Nature Genetics 36, 1141-1142, 2004


13 - .Jia S, Noma K, Grewal SIS. RNAi-independent heterochromatin nucleation by the stress-activated ATF/CREB family proteins. Science 304, 1971-1976, 2004


14 - Nakayama J, Xiao G, Noma K, Bjerling P, Ekwall K, Kobayashi R, Grewal SIS. Alp13, a member of the conserved MRG family of chromodomain proteins, is a component of fission yeast Clr6 histone deacetylase required for genome integrity. EMBO J. 22, 2776-2787, 2003


15 - Ayoub N, Noma K, Isaac S, Kahan T, Grewal SIS, Cohen A. A novel jmjC domain protein modulates heterochromatization in fission yeast. Mol. Cell. Biol. 23, 4356-4370, 2003


16 - Noma K. Epigenetic control of establishment and maintenance of heterochromatin. Cell Technology 22, 659-663, 2003 (Review)


17 - Hall IM, Noma K, Grewal SIS. RNAi machinery regulates chromosome dynamics during mitosis and meiosis in fission yeast. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100, 193-198, 2003


18 - Noma K, Grewal SIS. Histone H3 lysine 4 methylation is mediated by Set1 and promotes maintenance of active chromatin states in fission yeast. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99, 16438-16445, 2002


19 - Hall IM,* Shankaranarayana GD,* Noma K,* Ayoub N, Cohen A, Grewal SIS. Establishment and maintenance of a heterochromatin domain. Science 297, 2232-2237, 2002 * Equally contributed

This paper was awarded Newcomb Cleveland Prize (Best paper in Science magazine).


20 - Ohta Y, Noma K, Tsuchimoto S, Ohtsubo E, Ohtsubo H. Expression of Arabidopsis LINEs from two promoters. Plant J. 32, 809-818, 2002


21 - Noma K, Allis CD, Grewal SIS. Transitions in distinct histone H3 methylation patterns at the heterochromatin domain boundaries. Science 293, 1150-1155, 2001.

This article was cited more than 350 times.


22 - Noma K, Ohtsubo H, Ohtsubo E. A new class of LINEs (ATLN-L) from Arabidopsis thaliana with extraordinary structural features. DNA Research 8, 291-299, 2001


23 - Myouga F, Tsuchimoto S, Noma K, Ohtsubo H, Ohtsubo E. Identification and structural analysis of SINE elements in the Arabidopsis thaliana genome. Genes Genet. Syst. 76, 169-180, 2001


24 - Noma K, Ohtsubo H, Ohtsubo E. ATLN elements, LINEs from Arabidopsis thaliana: Identification and characterization. DNA Research 7, 291-303, 2000


25 - Noma K, Ohtsubo E. Tnat1 and Tnat2 from Arabidopsis thaliana: novel transposable elements with tandem repeat sequences. DNA Research 7,1-7, 2000


26 - Noma K, Ohtsubo H, Ohtsubo E. Non-LTR retrotransposons (LINEs) as ubiquitous components of plant genomes. Mol. Gen. Genet. 261, 71-79, 1999


27 - Noma K, Nakajima R, Ohtsubo H, Ohtsubo E. RIRE1, a retrotransposon from wild rice Oryza australiensis. Genes Genet. Syst. 72, 131-140, 1997


28 - Nakajima R, Noma K, Ohtsubo H, Ohtsubo E. Identification and characterization of two tandem repeat sequences (TrsB and TrsC) and a retrotransposon (RIRE1) as genome-general sequences in rice. Genes Genet. Syst. 71, 373-382, 1996.