Adam Matthews

Oettinger Lab

New position title: Lecturer in Biological Sciences at Wellesley College

Wellesley College


  1. Yuan CC, Matthews AG, Jin Y, Chen CF, Chapman BA, Ohsumi TK, Glass KC, Kutateladze TG, Borowsky ML, Struhl K, Oettinger MA. Histone H3R2 symmetric dimethylation and histone H3K4 trimethylation are tightly correlated in eukaryotic genomes. Cell Rep 2012 Feb 23; 1(2):83-90.

  2. 2009
  3. Matthews AG, Oettinger MA. RAG: a recombinase diversified. Nat. Immunol. 2009 Aug; 10(8):817-21.

  4. Matthews AG, Oettinger MA. Regulation of RAG transposition. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 2009; 650:16-31.

  5. 2007
  6. Matthews AG, Kuo AJ, Ramón-Maiques S, Han S, Champagne KS, Ivanov D, Gallardo M, Carney D, Cheung P, Ciccone DN, Walter KL, Utz PJ, Shi Y, Kutateladze TG, Yang W, Gozani O, Oettinger MA. RAG2 PHD finger couples histone H3 lysine 4 trimethylation with V(D)J recombination. Nature 2007 Dec 13; 450(7172):1106-10.

  7. Ramón-Maiques S, Kuo AJ, Carney D, Matthews AG, Oettinger MA, Gozani O, Yang W. The plant homeodomain finger of RAG2 recognizes histone H3 methylated at both lysine-4 and arginine-2. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2007 Nov 27; 104(48):18993-8.

  8. 2004
  9. Matthews AG, Elkin SK, Oettinger MA. Ordered DNA release and target capture in RAG transposition. EMBO J. 2004 Mar 10; 23(5):1198-206.

  10. 2003
  11. Montalbano A, Ogwaro KM, Tang A, Matthews AG, Larijani M, Oettinger MA, Feeney AJ. V(D)J recombination frequencies can be profoundly affected by changes in the spacer sequence. J. Immunol. 2003 Nov 15; 171(10):5296-304.

  12. Elkin SK, Matthews AG, Oettinger MA. The C-terminal portion of RAG2 protects against transposition in vitro. EMBO J. 2003 Apr 15; 22(8):1931-8.

  13. 2002
  14. Mundy CL, Patenge N, Matthews AG, Oettinger MA. Assembly of the RAG1/RAG2 synaptic complex. Mol. Cell. Biol. 2002 Jan; 22(1):69-77.

  15. 1998
  16. Kwon J, Imbalzano AN, Matthews A, Oettinger MA. Accessibility of nucleosomal DNA to V(D)J cleavage is modulated by RSS positioning and HMG1. Mol. Cell 1998 Dec; 2(6):829-39.

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