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Modulated control of DNA supercoiling balance by the DNA-wrapping domain of bacterial gyrase.
Hobson MJ, Bryant Z, Berger JM.  Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 Feb 28;48(4):2035-2049.

Physical Basis for the Loading of a Bacterial Replicative Helicase onto DNA.
 Arias-Palomo E, Puri N, O’Shea Murray VL, Yan Q, Berger JM.  Mol Cell. 2019 Apr 4;74(1):173-184.

A new class of disordered elements controls DNA replication through initiator self-assembly.
Parker MW, Bell M, Mir M, Kao JA, Darzacq X, Botchan MR, Berger JM.  Elife. 2019 Sep 27;8. pii: e48562.

Mechanism for the Regulated Control of Bacterial Transcription Termination by a Universal Adaptor Protein.
Lawson MR, Ma W, Bellecourt MJ, Artsimovitch I, Martin A, Landick R, Schulten K, Berger JM.  Mol Cell. 2018. Sep 20;71(6):911-922.

Conformational control and DNA-binding mechanism of the metazoan origin recognition complex.
Bleichert F, Leitner A, Aebersold R, Botchan MR, Berger JM. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018;115( 6):E5906-E5915.

Mechanisms for initiating cellular DNA replication.

Bleichert F, Botchan MR, Berger JM.  Science. 2017 Feb 24;355(6327).

Ligand-induced and small-molecule control of substrate loading in a hexameric helicase.
Lawson MR, Dyer K, Berger JM.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Nov 29;113(48):13714-13719.

Molecular mechanisms of substrate-controlled ring dynamics and substepping in a nucleic acid-dependent hexameric motor.
Thomsen ND, Lawson MR, Witkowsky LB, Qu S, Berger JM. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Nov 29;113(48):E7691-E7700.

A complete list of publications, excluding chapters and articles not accessed by PubMed, can be found at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/james.berger.1/bibliograpahy/40436728/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending