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Maddox, P.S., Ladouceur, A.-M., Ranjan, R., Dorn, J., Ratsima, H., D'Amours, D., and Maddox, A.S. (2012) Imaging the mitotic spindle. Methods in Enzymology 505: 81-103.

Roy, M.-A., and D’Amours, D. (2011) DNA-binding properties of Smc6, a core component of the Smc5-6 DNA repair complex. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 416: 80-85.

Ratsima, H., Ladouceur, A.-M., Pascariu, M., Sauvé, V., Salloum, Z., Maddox, P.S., and D’Amours, D. (2011) Independent modulation of the kinase and polo-box activities of Cdc5 protein unravels unique roles in the maintenance of genome stability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108: E914-E923.

A separate “author summary” was published with this article in PNAS 108, 17585–17586 (2011).

Roy, M.-A., Siddiqui, N., and D’Amours, D. (2011) Dynamic and selective DNA-binding activity of Smc5, a core component of the Smc5-Smc6 complex. Cell Cycle 10: 690-700.

Several “Previews” were published on this article. See Cell Cycle 10, 874-875 (2011), Cell Cycle 10, 1025-1026 (2011), Cell Cycle 10, 1190-1191 (2011).

Bazile, F., St-Pierre, J., and D’Amours, D. (2010) Three-step model for condensin activation during mitotic chromosome condensation. Cell Cycle 9: 3243-3255.

St-Pierre, J.*, Douziech, M.*, Bazile, F.*, Pascariu, M., Bonneil, E., Sauvé, V., Ratsima, H., and D’Amours, D. (2009) Polo kinase regulates mitotic chromosome condensation by hyperactivation of condensin DNA supercoiling activity. Molecular Cell 34: 416-426.

A “Preview” was published on this article in Molecular Cell 34, 399-401 (2009).

Tomson BN, D'Amours D, Adamson BS, Aragon L, Amon A (2006) Ribosomal DNA transcription-dependent processes interfere with chromosome segregation. Mol Cell Biol 26: 6239-6247.

D'Amours D, Stegmeier F, Amon A (2004) Cdc14 and condensin control the dissolution of cohesin-independent chromosome linkages at repeated DNA. Cell 117: 455-469.

A “News and Views” was published on this article in Nature Cell Biology 6, 473 - 475 (2004).

A “minireview” was published on this article in Molecular and Cellular Biology 25, 18-22 (2005).

D'Amours D, Amon A (2004) At the interface between signaling and executing anaphase – Cdc14 and the FEAR network. Genes Dev 18: 2581-2595.

Goldberg M, Stucki M, Falck J, D'Amours D, Rahman D, Pappin D, Bartek J, Jackson SP (2003) MDC1 is required for the intra-S-phase DNA damage checkpoint. Nature 421: 952-956.

D'Amours D et Jackson SP (2002) The Mre11 complex: at the crossroads of dna repair and checkpoint signalling. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 3: 317-327.

D'Amours D et Jackson SP (2001) The yeast Xrs2 complex functions in S phase checkpoint regulation. Genes Dev 15: 2238-2249.