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The Faculty of Medicine - Microbiology and Molecular Genetics: Cohen Amikam


 Last updated June 2021 - School of Pharmacy

List of Publications

(1) Sadeghi L, Prasad P, Ekwall K, Cohen A, Svensson JP. The Paf1 complex factors Leo1 and Paf1 promote local histone turnover to modulate chromatin states in fission yeast. EMBO Rep 2015;16(12):1673-1687.

(2) Hansen KR, Hazan I, Shanker S, Watt S, Verhein-Hansen J, Bähler J, et al. H3k9me-independent gene silencing in fission yeast heterochromatin by CLr5 and histone deacetylases. PLoS Genet 2011;7(1).

(3) Isaac S, Walfridsson J, Zohar T, Lazar D, Kahan T, Ekwall K, et al. Interaction of epe1 with the heterochromatin assembly pathway in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Genetics 2007;175(4):1549-1560.

(4) 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 2003;23(12):4356-4370.

(5) Hall IM, Shankaranarayana GD, Noma K-, Ayoub N, Cohen A, Grewal SIS. Establishment and maintenance of a heterochromatin domain. Science 2002;297(5590):2232-2237.

(6) Ayoub N, Goldshmidt I, Lyakhovetsky R, Cohen A. A fission yeast repression element cooperates with centromere-like sequences and defines a mat silent domain boundary. Genetics 2000;156(3):983-994.

(7) Ayoub N, Goldshmidt I, Cohen A. Position effect variegation at the mating-type locus of fission yeast: A cis-acting element inhibits covariegated expression of genes in the silent and expressed domains. Genetics 1999;152(2):495-508.

(8) Friedman-Ohana R, Karunker I, Cohen A. A RecG-independent nonconservative branch migration mechanism in Escherichia coli recombination. J Bacteriol 1999;181(23):7199-7205.

(9) Friedman-Ohana R, Cohen A. Heteroduplex joint formation in Escherichia coli recombination is initiated by pairing of a 3′-ending strand. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1998;95(12):6909-6914.

(10) Friedman-Ohana R, Karunker I, Cohen A. Chi-dependent intramolecular recombination in Escherichia coli. Genetics 1998;148(2):545-557.

(11) Silberstein Z, Tzfati Y, Cohen A. Primary products of break-induced recombination by Escherichia coli recE pathway. J Bacteriol 1995;177(7):1692-1698.

(12) Thon G, Cohen A, Klar AJ. Three additional linkage groups that repress transcription and meiotic recombination in the mating-type region of Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Genetics 1994;138(1):29-38.

(13) Silberstein Z, Shalit M, Cohen A. Heteroduplex strand-specificity in restriction-stimulated recombination by the RecE pathway of Escherichia coli. Genetics 1993;133(3):439-448.

(14) Clark AJ, Sharma V, Brenowitz S, Chu CC, Sandler S, Satin L, et al. Genetic and molecular analyses of the C-terminal region of the recE gene from the rac prophage of Escherichia coli K-12 reveal the recT gene. J Bacteriol 1993;175(23):7673-7682.

(15) Bar-Nir D, Cohen A, Goedeke ME. tDNAser sequences are involved in the excision of Streptomyces griseus plasmid pSG1. Gene 1992;122(1):71-76.

(16) Nussbaum A, Shalit M, Cohen A. Restriction-stimulated homologous recombination of plasmids by the RecE pathway of Escherichia coli. Genetics 1992;130(1):37-49.

(17) Silberstein Z, Maor S, Berger I, Cohen A. Lambda red-mediated synthesis of plasmid linear multimers in Escherichia coli K12. Molec Gen Genet 1990;223(3):496-507.

(18) Berger I, Cohen A. Suppression of RecA deficiency in plasmid recombination by bacteriophage λ β protein in RecBCD- ExoI- Escherichia coli cells. J Bacteriol 1989;171(6):3523-3529.

(19) Nussbaum A, Cohen A. Use of a bioluminescence gene reporter for the investigation of Red-dependent and Gam-dependent plasmid recombination in Escherichia coli K12. J Mol Biol 1988;203(2):391-402.

(20) Silberstein Z, Cohen A. Synthesis of linear multimers of OriC and pBR322 derivatives in Escherichia coli K-12: Role of recombination and replication functions. J Bacteriol 1987;169(7):3131-3137.

(21) Cohen A, Clark AJ. Synthesis of linear plasmid multimers in Escherichia coli K-12. J Bacteriol 1986;167(1):327-335.

(22) Schuldiner S, Agmon V, Brandsma J, Cohen A, Friedman E, Padan E. Induction of SOS functions by alkaline intracellular pH in Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol 1986;168(2):936-939.

(23) Cohen A, Bar-Nir D, Goedeke ME, Parag Y. The integrated and free states of Streptomyces griseus plasmid pSG1. Plasmid 1985;13(1):41-50.

(24) Cohen A, Silberstein Z, Broido S, Laban A. General genetic recombination of bacterial plasmids. Basic Life Sci 1985;30:505-519.

(25) Laban A, Silberstein Z, Cohen A. The effect of nonhomologous DNA sequences on interplasmidic recombination. Genetics 1984;108(1):39-52.

(26) Padan E, Arbel T, Rimon A, Shira AB, Cohen A. Biosynthesis of the lactose permease in Escherichia coli minicells and effect of carrier amplification on cell physiology. J Biol Chem 1983;258(9):5666-5673.

(27) Cohen A, Laban A. Plasmidic recombination in Escherichia coliK-12: The role of recF gene function. Molec Gen Genet 1983;189(3):471-474.

(28) Becker Y, Shtram Y, Honigman A, Laban A, Cohen A. Herpes simplex virus type 1 thymidine kinase gene expression in Escherichia coli. Gene 1983;21(1-2):51-58.

(29) Gilden DH, Shtram Y, Friedmann A, Wellish M, Devlin M, Cohen A, et al. Extraction of cell-associated varicella-zoster virus DNA with Triton X-100-NaCl. J Virol Methods 1982;4(4-5):263-275.

(30) Laban A, Cohen A. Interplasmidic and intraplasmidic recombination in Escherichia coli K-12. Molec Gen Genet 1981;184(2):200-207.

(31) Cohen A, Ram D, Paiss A, Friedman A. Deletions, rearrangements and tandem duplications of recombinant plasmids containing yeast ribosomal DNA. Contrib Microbiol Immunol 1979;6:146-158.

(32) Silberstein Z, Cohen A. Hybridization analysis of restriction endonuclease DNA fragments of Bacillus cereus transcribed during spore outgrowth. J Bacteriol 1978;134(3):1081-1088.

(33) Cohen A, Ram D, Halvorson HO, Wensink PC. Deletions within E. coli plasmids carrying yeast rDNA. Gene 1978;3(2):135-147.

(34) Mazor A, Ben-Ze'ev H, Silberstein Z, Cohen A. Bacillus cereus outgrowth "early proteins" and their possible role in control of transcription. Adv Exp Med Biol 1974;44(1):25-35.

(35) Cohen A, Silberstein Z, Mazor Z. RNA polymerase from vegetative cells and spores of Bacillus cereus T. II. Peptide composition. BBA Section Nucleic Acids And Protein Synthesis 1973;294(3):442-449.

(36) Cohen A, Ben Ze'ev H, Yashouv J. Outgrowth of Bacillus cereus spores harboring bacteriophage CP 51 DNA. I. Initiation of bacteriophage development. J Virol 1973;11(5):648-654.

(37) Cohen A, Keynan A. Synthesis of a factor stimulating transcription in outgrowing Bacillus, cereus spores. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1970;38(4):744-749.

(38) Fisher WD, Adler HI, Shull Jr. FW, Cohen A. Properties of a cell fraction that repairs damage to the cell division mechanism of Escherichia coli. J Bacteriol 1969;97(2):500-505.

(39) Cohen A, Fisher WD, Curtiss 3rd. R, Adler HI. The properties of DNA transferred to minicells during conjugation. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 1968;33:635-641.

(40) Cohen A, Fisher WD, Curtiss 3rd. R, Adler HI. DNA isolated from Escherichia coli minicells mated with F+ cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1968;61(1):61-68.