1. Navarro-Costa, P.,1, McCarthy, A.,1, Prudêncio, P., Greer, C., Guilgur, L. G., Becker, J. D., Secombe, J., Rangan, P.,2 Martinho, R.G.2 (2016) “Early programming of the oocyte epigenome temporally controls late prophase I transcription and chromatin remodelling” Nature Communications, 7, 12331 (1 equal contribution; 2 corresponding authors).
  2. Upadhyay, M, Martino-Cortez, Y, Wong-Deyrup, S, Tavares, L, Schowalter, S, Flora, P, Hill, C, Nasrallah, MA, Chittur, S, Rangan, P (2016) "Transposon Dysregulation Modulates dWnt4 Signaling to Control Germline Stem Cell Differentiation in Drosophila." PLoS Genetics, 12(3). (Editors Choice: Science)
  3. Rangan, P, Malone, CD, Navarro, C, Newbold, S, Sachidanandam, R, Hannon, GJ and Lehmann, R “piRNA production requires heterochromatin formation in Drosophila Current Biology, 21(6):1373-9. (Editors Choice: Science, Highlights: Nature Review Molecular Cell Biology, Dispatch: Current Biology)
  4. Rangan, P, DeGennaro, M and Lehmann, R, (2009) “Regulating gene expression in the Drosophila germline” Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2008; 73:1-8.
  5. Chauhan, S, Behrouzi, R, Rangan, P and Woodson, SA (2009) “Structural rearrangements linked to global folding pathways of the Azoarcus group I ribozyme” J Mol Biol. 386(4), 1167-78.
  6. Rangan, P, DeGennaro, M, Jaime-Bustamante, K, Coux, RX, Martinho, R and Lehmann, R (2008) “Temporal and spatial control of germ plasm RNAs” Current Biology, 19(1): 72-7. (Nature Review Genetics, Research Highlights).
  7. Cinalli, RM*, Rangan, P*, Lehmann, R, (2008) “Germ cells are forever” Cell, 132 (4), 559-62. (* equal contribution).
  8. Chauhan, S, Caliskan, G, Briber, R M, Perez-Salas, U, Rangan, P, Thirumalai, D, Woodson SA (2005) “RNA tertiary interactions mediate native collapse of a bacterial group I ribozyme.” J Mol Biol, 353(5), 1199-209.
  9. Rangan, P, Masquida, B, Westhof, E, Woodson, SA, (2004) “Architecture and folding mechanism of the Azoarcus group I pre-tRNA.” J Mol Biol. 339(1), 41-51.
  10. Rangan, P*, Perez-Salas, UA*, Krueger, S, Briber, R.M, Thirumalai D, Woodson SA, (2004) “Compaction of a bacterial group I ribozyme coincides with the assembly of core helices.” Biochemistry, 43(6), 1746-53. (* equal contribution)
  11. Rangan, P & Woodson, SA, (2003) “Structural requirement for Mg2+ binding in the group I intron core.”J Mol Biol. 329(2), 229-38.
  12. Rangan, P, Masquida, B, Westhof, E, Woodson, SA, (2003) “Assembly of core helices and rapid tertiary folding of a small bacterial group I ribozyme.” Proc Nat Acad Sci USA, 100, 1574-9.

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Book Chapters

  1. Rangan, P and Woodson, SA, (2007). Folding mechanisms of group I intron. In Ribozyme and RNA catalysis. (ed. D.M.J. Lilley and F. Eckstein). Cambridge, UK: Royal Society of Chemistry.