David Bentley, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Publications

  • Rimel JK, Poss ZC, Erickson B, Maas ZL, Ebmeier CC, Johnson JL, Decker TM, Yaron TM, Bradley MJ, Hamman KB, Hu S, Malojcic G, Marineau JJ, White PW, Brault M, Tao L, DeRoy P, Clavette C, Nayak S, Damon LJ, Kaltheuner IH, Bunch H, Cantley LC, Geyer M, Iwasa J, Dowell RD, Bentley DL, Old WM, Taatjes DJ. Selective inhibition of CDK7 reveals high-confidence targets and new models for TFIIH function in transcription. Genes Dev. 2020 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33060135
  • Sheridan RM, Fong N, D'Alessandro A, Bentley DL. Widespread Backtracking by RNA Pol II Is a Major Effector of Gene Activation, 5' Pause Release, Termination, and Transcription Elongation Rate. Mol Cell. 2019 Jan 3;73(1):107-118.e4. PubMed PMID: 30503775
  • Cortazar MA, Sheridan RM, Erickson B, Fong N, Glover-Cutter K, Brannan K, Bentley DL. Control of RNA Pol II Speed by PNUTS-PP1 and Spt5 Dephosphorylation Facilitates Termination by a "Sitting Duck Torpedo" Mechanism. Mol Cell. 2019 Dec 19;76(6):896-908.e4. PubMed PMID: 31677974
  • Sheridan RM, Fong N, D'Alessandro A, Bentley DL. Widespread Backtracking by RNA Pol II Is a Major Effector of Gene Activation, 5' Pause Release, Termination, and Transcription Elongation Rate. Mol Cell. 2019 Jan 3;73(1):107-118.e4. PubMed PMID: 30503775
  • Erickson B, Sheridan RM, Cortazar M, Bentley DL. Dynamic turnover of paused Pol II complexes at human promoters. Genes Dev. 2018 Sep 1;32(17-18):1215-1225. PubMed PMID: 30150253
  • Saldi T, Fong N, Bentley DL. Transcription elongation rate affects nascent histone pre-mRNA folding and 3' end processing. Genes Dev. 2018 Feb 1;32(3-4):297-308. PubMed PMID: 29483154
  • Ebmeier CC, Erickson B, Allen BL, Allen MA, Kim H, Fong N, Jacobsen JR, Liang K, Shilatifard A, Dowell RD, Old WM, Bentley DL, Taatjes DJ. Human TFIIH Kinase CDK7 Regulates Transcription-Associated Chromatin Modifications. Cell Rep. 2017 Aug 1;20(5):1173-1186. PubMed PMID: 28768201
  • Finlay-Schultz J, Gillen AE, Brechbuhl HM, Ivie JJ, Matthews SB, Jacobsen BM, Bentley DL, Kabos P, Sartorius CA. Breast Cancer Suppression by Progesterone Receptors Is Mediated by Their Modulation of Estrogen Receptors and RNA Polymerase III. Cancer Res. 2017 Sep 15;77(18):4934-4946. PubMed PMID: 28729413
  • Fong N, Saldi T, Sheridan RM, Cortazar MA, Bentley DL. RNA Pol II Dynamics Modulate Co-transcriptional Chromatin Modification, CTD Phosphorylation, and Transcriptional Direction. Mol Cell. 2017 May 18;66(4):546-557.e3. PubMed PMID: 28506463
  • Fong N, Brannan K, Erickson B, Kim H, Cortazar MA, Sheridan RM, Nguyen T, Karp S, Bentley DL. Effects of Transcription Elongation Rate and Xrn2 Exonuclease Activity on RNA Polymerase II Termination Suggest Widespread Kinetic Competition. Mol Cell. 2015 Oct 15;60(2):256-67. PubMed PMID: 26474067
  • Fong N, Kim H, Zhou Y, Ji X, Qiu J, Saldi T, Diener K, Jones K, Fu XD, Bentley DL. Pre-mRNA splicing is facilitated by an optimal RNA polymerase II elongation rate. Genes Dev. 2014 Dec 1;28(23):2663-76. PubMed PMID: 25452276
  • Bentley DL. Coupling mRNA processing with transcription in time and space. Nat Rev Genet. 2014 Mar;15(3):163-75. PubMed PMID: 24514444
  • Klein BJ, Piao L, Xi Y, Rincon-Arano H, Rothbart SB, Peng D, Wen H, Larson C, Zhang X, Zheng X, Cortazar MA, Peña PV, Mangan A, Bentley DL, Strahl BD, Groudine M, Li W, Shi X, Kutateladze TG. The histone-H3K4-specific demethylase KDM5B binds to its substrate and product through distinct PHD fingers. Cell Rep. 2014 Jan 30;6(2):325-35. PubMed PMID: 24412361
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Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
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