Judd Rice Laboratory
    at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Publications

N Kalakonda, W Fischle, P Boccuni, N Gurvich, R Hoya-Arias, X Zhao, YMiyata, D MacGrogan, J Zhang, JK Sims, JC Rice and SD Nimer Histone H4 lysine 20 monomethylation promotes transcriptional repression by L3MBTL1. [ 2008 ] OncogenePDF

Sabrina I. Houston, Kirk J. McManus, Melissa M. Adams, Jennifer K. Sims, Phillip B. Carpenter, Michael J. Hendzel, and Judd C. Rice Catalytic Function of the PR-Set7 Histone H4 Lysine 20 Monomethyltransferase Is Essential for Mitotic Entry and Genomic Stability. [ 2008 ] J. Biol. Chem.PDF

Jennifer K. Sims and Judd C. Rice. PR-Set7 Establishes a Repressive trans-Tail Histone Code That Regulates Differentiation. [ 2008 ] Molecuar and Cellular BiologyPDF

Spector TM, Rice JC. Ring around the genes. [ 2007 ] Nature Cell BiologyPDF

Jensky NE, Sims JK, Rice JC, Dreyer HC, and Schroeder ET. The influence of eccentric exercise on mRNA gene expression of skeletal muscle regulators. [ 2007 ] The European Journal of Applied Physiology PDF

Sims JK, Spektor TM, Houston SI, Wu S and Rice JC Histone Modifications and the Histone Code. [book chapter] Epigenetics. Ed. Jorg Tost. Horizon Scientific Press, 2007. Web Link

Wu S, Trievel RC, Rice JC Human SFMBT is a transcriptional repressor protein that selectively binds the N-terminal tail of histone H3. FEBS Lett. 2007 Aug 10;581(17):3289-96. Epub 2007 Jun 21. PDF

Sims JK, Houston SI, Magazinnik T, and Rice JC. A Trans-tail Histone Code Defined by Monomethylated H4 Lys-20 and H3 Lys-9 Demarcates Distinct Regions of Silent Chromatin. J. Biol. Chem., [ 2006] Mar;18(281):12760-6. PDF

Grewal SI, Rice JC. Regulation of heterochromatin by histone methylation and small RNAs. - Curr Opin Cell Biol [ 2004 ] Jun;16(3):230-8. PDF

Rice JC, Briggs SD, Ueberheide B, Barber CM, Shabanowitz J, Hunt DF, Shinkai Y, Allis CD. Histone methyltransferases direct different degrees of methylation to define distinct chromatin domains. - Mol Cell [ 2003 ] Dec;12(6):1591-8.PDF

Rice JC, Nishioka K, Sarma K, Steward R, Reinberg D, Allis CD. Mitotic-specific methylation of histone H4 Lys 20 follows increased PR-Set7 expression and its localization to mitotic chromosomes. - Genes Dev [ 2002 ] Sep 1;16(17):2225-30. PDF

Nishioka K, Rice JC, Sarma K, Erdjument-Bromage H, Werner J, Wang Y, Chuikov S, Valenzuela P, Tempst P, Steward R, Lis JT, Allis CD, Reinberg D. PR-Set7 is a nucleosome-specific methyltransferase that modifies lysine 20 of histone H4 and is associated with silent chromatin. - Mol Cell [ 2002 ] Jun;9(6):1201-13. PDF

Rice JC, Allis CD. Code of silence. - Nature [ 2001 ] Nov 15;414(6861):258-61. PDF

Rice JC, Allis CD. Histone methylation versus histone acetylation: new insights into epigenetic regulation. - Curr Opin Cell Biol [ 2001 ] Jun;13(3):263-73. PDF

Nakayama J, Rice JC, Strahl BD, Allis CD, Grewal SI. Role of histone H3 lysine 9 methylation in epigenetic control of heterochromatin assembly. - Science [ 2001 ] Apr 6;292(5514):110-3. PDF

Rice JC, Ozcelik H, Maxeiner P, Andrulis I, Futscher BW. Methylation of the BRCA1 promoter is associated with decreased BRCA1 mRNA levels in clinical breast cancer specimens. - Carcinogenesis [ 2000 ] Sep;21(9):1761-5. PDF

Rice JC, Futscher BW. Transcriptional repression of BRCA1 by aberrant cytosine methylation, histone hypoacetylation and chromatin condensation of the BRCA1 promoter. - Nucleic Acids Res [ 2000 ] Sep 1;28(17):3233-9. PDF

Domann FE, Rice JC, Hendrix MJ, Futscher BW. Epigenetic silencing of maspin gene expression in human breast cancers. - Int J Cancer [ 2000 ] Mar 15;85(6):805-10. PDF