Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Song Tan

Song Tan

Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Scientific Program:Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis
sxt30@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Nucleosomes
  • Histones
  • Proteins
  • Chromatin
  • Yeasts
  • DNA
  • Histone Acetyltransferases
  • Acetylation
  • Enzymes
  • Genes
  • Transcription Factors
  • Escherichia coli

Recent Publications

2021

McGinty, RK & Tan, S 2021, 'Principles of nucleosome recognition by chromatin factors and enzymes', Current Opinion in Structural Biology, vol. 71, pp. 16-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbi.2021.05.006
Santilli, RT, Williamson, JE, Shibata, Y, Sowers, RP, Fleischman, AN & Tan, S 2021, 'The Penn State Protein Ladder system for inexpensive protein molecular weight markers', Scientific reports, vol. 11, no. 1, 16703. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-96051-x

2020

Kim, SA, Zhu, J, Yennawar, N, Eek, P & Tan, S 2020, 'Crystal Structure of the LSD1/CoREST Histone Demethylase Bound to Its Nucleosome Substrate', Molecular cell, vol. 78, no. 5, pp. 903-914.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2020.04.019
Lehmann, LC, Bacic, L, Hewitt, G, Brackmann, K, Sabantsev, A, Gaullier, G, Pytharopoulou, S, Degliesposti, G, Okkenhaug, H, Tan, S, Costa, A, Skehel, JM, Boulton, SJ & Deindl, S 2020, 'Mechanistic Insights into Regulation of the ALC1 Remodeler by the Nucleosome Acidic Patch', Cell Reports, vol. 33, no. 12, 108529. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108529
Espinola-Lopez, JM & Tan, S 2021, 'The Ada2/Ada3/Gcn5/Sgf29 histone acetyltransferase module', Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Gene Regulatory Mechanisms, vol. 1864, no. 2, 194629. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbagrm.2020.194629

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