Paquin, B., Heinfling, A. and Shub, D.A. (1999) Sporadic Distribution of tRNA Arg (CCU) introns among alpha-purple bacteria: Evidence for horizontal transmission and transposition of a group I intron. J. Bacteriol. 181:1049-1053.
Paquin, B., Kathe, S.D., Nierzwicki-Bauer, S.A., and Shub, D.A. (1997) Origin and evolution of group I introns in cyanobacterial tRNA. J. Bacteriol. 179:6798-6806. [Click here for Intron Alignment]
Goodrich-Blair, H. and Shub, D.A. (1996) Beyond homing: Competition between intron endonucleases confers a selective advantage on flanking genetic markers. Cell 84:211-221.
Bechhofer, D., Hue, K.K., and Shub, D.A. (1994) A novel intron in the thymidylate synthase gene of Bacillus phage 22: Evidence for independent evolution of a gene, its group I intron, and the intron open reading frame. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 91:11669-11673.
Biniszkiewicz, D., Cesnaviciene, E., and Shub, D.A. (1994) Self-splicing group I intron in a cyanobacterial initiator methionine tRNA: evidence for lateral transfer of introns in bacteria. EMBO J. 13:4629-4635.
Shub, D.A., Goodrich-Blair, H., and Eddy, S.R. (1994) Amino acid sequence motif of group I intron endonucleases is conserved in open reading frames of group II introns. TIBS 19:402-404.
Goodrich-Blair, H. and Shub, D.A. (1994) The DNA polymerase genes of several HMU-bacteriophages have similar group I introns with highly divergent open reading frames. Nucleic Acids Res. 22:3715-3721.
Young, P., Öhman M. , Xu, M.Q., Shub, D.A., and Sjöberg, B-M. (1994). Intron-containing T4 bacteriophage gene sunY encodes an anaerobic ribonucleotide reductase. J. Biol. Chem. 269:20229-20232.
Shub, D.A., Cotzee, T., Hall, D. and Belfort, M. (1994). The self-splicing introns of phage T4. In Molecular Biology of Bacteriophage T4, ed. J.D. Karam. ASM Press. pp. 186-192.
Shub, D.A. (1994) Bacterial altruism. Curr. Biol. 4:555-556.
Shub, D.A. and Goodrich-Blair, H. (1992). Protein introns: A new home for endonucleases. Cell 71:183-186.
Michel, F., Jaeger, L., Westhof, E., Kuras, R., Tihy, F., Xu, M.-Q. and Shub, D. A. (1992). Activation of the catalytic core of a group I intron by a remote 3' splice junction. Genes Dev. 6:1373-1385.
Reinhold-Hurek, B. and Shub, D.A. (1992). Self-splicing introns in tRNA genes of widely divergent bacteria. Nature 357:173-176.
Shub, D.A. (1991). The antiquity of group I introns. Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 1:463-469.
Zeeh, A. and Shub, D.A. (1991). The product of the split sunY gene of bacteriophage T4 is a processed protein. J. Bacteriol. 173:6980-6985.
Xu, M.-Q., Kathe, S.D., Goodrich-Blair, H., Nierzwicki-Bauer, S.A. and Shub, D.A. (1990). Bacterial origin of a chloroplast intron: Conserved self-splicing group I introns in cyanobacteria. Science 250:1566-1570.
Goodrich-Blair, H., Scarlato, V., Gott, J.M., Xu, M.-Q. and Shub, D.A. (1990). A self-splicing group I intron in the DNA polymerase gene of Bacillus subtilis bacteriophage SPO1. Cell 63:417-424.
Michel, F., Netter, P., Xu, M.-Q. and Shub, D.A. (1990). Mechanism of 3' splice site selection by the catalytic core of the sunY intron of bacteriophage T4: The role of a novel base pairing interaction in group I introns. Genes Dev. 4:777-888.