Publications

Diaz, M; Bentolila, S; Hayes, ML; Hanson, MR; Mulligan, RM (2017) A Protein with an Unusually Short PPR domain, MEF8, Affects Editing at over 60 Arabidopsis Mitochondrial C Targets of RNA Editing. The Plant Journal. in press

Hayes ML, Dang KN, Diaz MF, Mulligan RM. (2015) A conserved glutamate residue in the C-terminal deaminase domain of pentatricopeptide repeat proteins is required for RNA editing activity. J Biol Chem. 290:10136-42. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.631630.

Hayes, ML, Giang, K, Berhane, B and RM Mulligan (2013) Identification of Two Pentatricopeptide Repeat Genes Required for RNA Editing and Zinc Binding by C-terminal Cytidine Deaminase-like Domains. J Biol Chem doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.485755.

Hayes, ML, Giang, K and RM Mulligan (2012) Molecular evolution of pentatricopeptide repeat genes reveals truncation in species lacking an editing target and structural domains under distinct selective pressures.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:66 (doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-66).

Hayes, ML, and RM Mulligan (2011) Pentatricopeptide repeat proteins constrain genome evolution in chloroplasts.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 28:2029-2039 (doi:10.1093/molbev/msr023).

Heller, W.P., Hayes, M.L., and Hanson, M.R. (2008). Cross-competition in editing of chloroplast RNA transcripts in vitro implicates sharing of trans-factors between different C targets. J Biol Chem 283, 7314-7319.

Hayes, M.L., and Hanson, M.R. (2008). High conservation of a 5' element required for RNA editing of a C target in chloroplast psbE transcripts. J Mol Evol 67, 233-245.

Hayes, M.L., and Hanson, M.R. (2007). Identification of a sequence motif critical for editing of a tobacco chloroplast transcript. RNA 13, 281-288.

Hayes, M.L., and Hanson, M.R. (2007). Assay of editing of exogenous RNAs in chloroplast extracts of Arabidopsis, maize, pea, and tobacco. Methods Enzymol 424, 459-482.

Hayes ML, Reed ML, Hegeman CE, and Hanson MR. Sequence elements critical for efficient RNA editing of a tobacco chloroplast transcript in vivo and in vitro. Nucleic Acids Research. 2006 34: 3742-3754.

Hegeman CE, Hayes ML, Hanson MR. Substrate and cofactor requirements for RNA editing of chloroplast transcripts in Arabidopsis in vitro. Plant J. 2005;42(1):124-32. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2005.02360.x. PubMed PMID: 15773858.