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Series GSE124090 Query DataSets for GSE124090
Status Public on Dec 11, 2019
Title The chaperone FACT and H2B ubiquitination maintain S. pombe genome architecture through genic and subtelomeric functions [RNA-seq]
Organism Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Experiment type Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing
Summary The histone chaperone FACT and histone H2B ubiquitination (H2Bub) facilitate RNA Polymerase II passage through chromatin. It remains unknown to what extent they cooperate in vivo. Here, we used genome-wide, genetic, biochemical and microscopic approaches to dissect their interplay in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. We show that FACT and H2Bub repress antisense transcripts near the 5’ end and inside gene bodies, respectively. The accumulation of these transcripts accompanies with changes at genic nucleosomes in FACT and H2Bub mutants. Moreover, in the H2Bub mutant, FACT binding to histones is stabilized. Interestingly, analysis of FACT-H2Bub double mutants revealed that FACT depletion suppresses genic nucleosome loss in the H2Bub mutant. In addition, FACT, unlike H2Bub, maintains nucleosomes in intergenic regions. This is especially important for subtelomeric gene repression and in compacting chromatin into ‘knobs’. Collectively, our study demonstrates that FACT and H2Bub functionally interact with each other in a genome-context dependent manner. Further, our data indicate an involvement of FACT in higher order chromatin formation outside of euchromatin.
 
Overall design RNA-seq experiment in wild type, H2BK119R, pob3 and double mutant fission yeast.
 
Contributor(s) Murawska M, Schauer T, Ladurner AG
Citation(s) 31837996
Submission date Dec 19, 2018
Last update date Mar 11, 2020
Contact name Tamas Schauer
E-mail(s) tamas.schauer@helmholtz-munich.de
Organization name Helmholtz Zentrum München
Department Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells
Street address Feodor-Lynen-Straße 21
City Munich
ZIP/Postal code 81377
Country Germany
 
Platforms (1)
GPL13988 Illumina HiSeq 2000 (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
Samples (8)
GSM3520333 RNA_H2BK119R_1
GSM3520334 RNA_H2BK119R_2
GSM3520335 RNA_WT_1
This SubSeries is part of SuperSeries:
GSE124092 The chaperone FACT and H2B ubiquitination maintain S. pombe genome architecture through genic and subtelomeric functions
Relations
BioProject PRJNA511350
SRA SRP174211

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