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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Dr Stephen Rea B.Sc., Ph.D.
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Rea, S., Eisenhaber, F., O'Carroll, D., Strahl, B. D., Sun, Z. W., Schmid, M., Opravil, S., Mechtler, K., Ponting, C. P., Allis, C. D., and Jenuwein, T. (2000) 'Regulation of chromatin structure by site-specific histone H3 methyltransferases'. Nature, 406 :593-599. [Details]|
|O'Carroll, D., Scherthan, H., Peters, A. H., Opravil, S., Haynes, A. R., Laible, G., Rea, S., Schmid, M., Lebersorger, A., Jerratsch, M., Sattler, L., Mattei, M. G., Denny, P., Brown, S. D., Schweizer, D., and Jenuwein, T. (2000) 'Isolation and characterization of Suv39h2, a second histone H3 methyltransferase gene that displays testis-specific expression'. Mol Cell Biol, . [Details]|
|Lachner, M., O'Carroll, D., Rea, S., Mechtler, K., and Jenuwein, T. (2001) 'Methylation of histone H3 lysine 9 creates a binding site for HP1 proteins'. Nature, 410 :116-120. [Details]|
|Schotta, G., Ebert, A., Krauss, V., Fischer, A., Hoffmann, J., Rea, S., Jenuwein, T., Dorn, R., and Reuter, G. (2002) 'Central role of Drosophila SU(VAR)3-9 in histone H3-K9 methylation and heterochromatic gene silencing'. Embo J, . [Details]|
|Taipale, M., Rea, S., Richter, K., Vilar, A., Lichter, P., Imhof, A., and Akhtar, A. (2005) 'hMOF histone acetyltransferase is required for histone H4 lysine 16 acetylation in mammalian cells'. Mol Cell Biol, 25 :6798-6810. [Details]|
|Kubicek, S, O'Sullivan, RJ, August, EM, Hickey, ER, Zhang, Q, Teodoro, ML, Rea, S, Mechtler, K, Kowalski, JA, Homon, CA, Kelly, TA and Jenuwein, T. (2007) 'Reversal of H3K9Me2 by a small molecule inhibitor for the G9a histone methyltransferase'. Mol. Cell, 25 (3):473-481. [Details]|
|Pfister, S., Rea, S., Taipale M., Mendrzyk, F., Straub, B., Ittrich, C., Thuerigen, O., Sinn, H.P., Lichter, P. and Akhtar, A. (2008) 'The histone acetyltransferase hMOF is frequently downregulated in primary breast carcinoma and medulloblastoma and constitutes a biomarker for clinical outcome in medulloblastoma'. Int J Can, 122 (6):1207-1213. [Details]|
|Rea, S., Akhtar, A., (2006) MSL proteins and the regulation of gene expression. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. Reviews [Details]|
|Rea, S., Xouri, G., Akhtar, A., (2007) Males absent on the first MOF: from flies to humans. Oncogene. Reviews [Details]|
|Chubb JE, Rea S. Subcell Biochem. (2010) Core and linker histone modifications involved in the DNA amage response. Reviews [Details]|