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  • PhD 1979, University of Leeds, UK.
    Postdoctoral work at the Friedrich Miescher Institute and the Biocenter, Basel, Switzerland.
    Group Leader at EMBL since 1985.
    Programme Coordinator since 1990.
    Scientific Director of EMBL 1999-2005.
    Director General since 2005.


Total: 222 publication(s)


Palacios I, Hetzer M, Adam SA, Mattaj IW. (1997)

Nuclear import of U snRNPs requires importin beta

EMBO J. 16(22):6783-6792. doi: 10.1093/emboj/16.22.6783
Europe PMC | doi

Flaherty SM, Fortes P, Izaurralde E, Mattaj IW, Gilmartin GM. (1997)

Participation of the nuclear cap binding complex in pre-mRNA 3' processing

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 94(22):11893-11898. doi: 10.1073/pnas.94.22.11893
Europe PMC | doi

Fornerod M, Ohno M, Yoshida M, Mattaj IW. (1997)

CRM1 is an export receptor for leucine-rich nuclear export signals

Cell 90(6):1051-1060. doi: 10.1016/s0092-8674(00)80371-2
Europe PMC | doi

Arts GJ, Englmeier L, Mattaj IW. (1997)

Energy- and temperature-dependent in vitro export of RNA from synthetic nuclei

Biol. Chem. 378(7):641-649. doi: 10.1515/bchm.1997.378.7.641
Europe PMC | doi

Berk A, Mattaj IW. (1997)

Nucleus and gene expression

Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 9(3):307-309. doi: 10.1016/s0955-0674(97)80001-4
Europe PMC | doi

Gamberi C, Izaurralde E, Beisel C, Mattaj IW. (1997)

Interaction between the human nuclear cap-binding protein complex and hnRNP F

Mol. Cell Biol. 17(5):2587-2597.
Europe PMC

Pante N, Jarmolowski A, Izaurralde E, Sauder U, Baschong W, Mattaj IW. (1997)

Visualizing nuclear export of different classes of RNA by electron microscopy

RNA 3(5):498-513.
Europe PMC

Izaurralde E, Jarmolowski A, Beisel C, Mattaj IW, Dreyfuss G, Fischer U. (1997)

A role for the M9 transport signal of hnRNP A1 in mRNA nuclear export

J. Cell Biol. 137(1):27-35. doi: 10.1083/jcb.137.1.27
Europe PMC | doi

Gunderson SI, Vagner S, Polycarpou-Schwarz M, Mattaj IW. (1997)

Involvement of the carboxyl terminus of vertebrate poly(A) polymerase in U1A autoregulation and in the coupling of splicing and polyadenylation

Genes Dev. 11(6):761-773. doi: 10.1101/gad.11.6.761
Europe PMC | doi

Kutay U, Izaurralde E, Bischoff FR, Mattaj IW, Görlich D. (1997)

Dominant-negative mutants of importin-beta block multiple pathways of import and export through the nuclear pore complex

EMBO J. 16(6):1153-1163. doi: 10.1093/emboj/16.6.1153
Europe PMC | doi


Stutz F, Izaurralde E, Mattaj IW, Rosbash M. (1996)

A role for nucleoporin FG repeat domains in export of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Rev protein and RNA from the nucleus

Mol. Cell Biol. 16(12):7144-7150.
Europe PMC

Görlich D, Kraft R, Kostka S, Vogel F, Hartmann E, Laskey RA, Mattaj IW, Izaurralde E. (1996)

Importin provides a link between nuclear protein import and U snRNA export

Cell 87(1):21-32. doi: 10.1016/s0092-8674(00)81319-7
Europe PMC | doi

Lewis JD, Görlich D, Mattaj IW. (1996)

A yeast cap binding protein complex (yCBC) acts at an early step in pre-mRNA splicing

Nucleic Acids Res. 24(17):3332-3336. doi: 10.1093/nar/24.17.3332
Europe PMC | doi

Lewis JD, Izaurralde E, Jarmolowski A, McGuigan C, Mattaj IW. (1996)

A nuclear cap-binding complex facilitates association of U1 snRNP with the cap-proximal 5' splice site

Genes Dev. 10(13):1683-1698. doi: 10.1101/gad.10.13.1683
Europe PMC | doi

Palacios I, Weis K, Klebe C, Mattaj IW, Dingwall C. (1996)

RAN/TC4 mutants identify a common requirement for snRNP and protein import into the nucleus

J. Cell Biol. 133(3):485-494. doi: 10.1083/jcb.133.3.485
Europe PMC | doi

Visa N, Izaurralde E, Ferreira J, Daneholt B, Mattaj IW. (1996)

A nuclear cap-binding complex binds Balbiani ring pre-mRNA cotranscriptionally and accompanies the ribonucleoprotein particle during nuclear export

J. Cell Biol. 133(1):5-14. doi: 10.1083/jcb.133.1.5
Europe PMC | doi

Görlich D, Mattaj IW. (1996)

Nucleocytoplasmic transport

Science 271(5255):1513-1518. doi: 10.1126/science.271.5255.1513
Europe PMC | doi

Polycarpou-Schwarz M, Gunderson SI, Kandels-Lewis S, Seraphin B, Mattaj IW. (1996)

Drosophila SNF/D25 combines the functions of the two snRNP proteins U1A and U2B' that are encoded separately in human, potato, and yeast

RNA 2(1):11-23.
Europe PMC


Fischer U, Huber J, Boelens WC, Mattaj IW, Lührmann R. (1995)

The HIV-1 Rev activation domain is a nuclear export signal that accesses an export pathway used by specific cellular RNAs

Cell 82(3):475-483. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(95)90436-0
Europe PMC | doi

Izaurralde E, Lewis J, Gamberi C, Jarmolowski A, McGuigan C, Mattaj IW. (1995)

A cap-binding protein complex mediating U snRNA export

Nature 376(6542):709-712. doi: 10.1038/376709a0
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW, Nagai K. (1995)

Recruiting proteins to the RNA world

Nat Struct Biol 2(7):518-522. doi: 10.1038/nsb0795-518
Europe PMC | doi

Boelens WC, Palacios I, Mattaj IW. (1995)

Nuclear retention of RNA as a mechanism for localization

RNA 1(3):273-283.
Europe PMC

Weis K, Mattaj IW, Lamond AI. (1995)

Identification of hSRP1 alpha as a functional receptor for nuclear localization sequences

Science 268(5213):1049-1053. doi: 10.1126/science.7754385
Europe PMC | doi

Izaurralde E, Mattaj IW. (1995)

RNA export

Cell 81(2):153-159. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(95)90323-2
Europe PMC | doi

Boelens W, Dargemont C, Mattaj I. (1995)

Export of mRNA Through the Nuclear Pore Complex

In: Lamond AL (Ed.), Pre-mRNA Processing. Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-22325-3_11

Izaurralde E, Mattaj IW, Goldfarb D. (1995)

Nuclear transport of uracil-rich small nuclear ribonucleoprotein particles

In: Rothman SS, Membrane Protein Transport, vol 2. pp 123-159.doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1874-592X(06)80007-7

Izaurralde E, McGuigan C, Mattaj IW. (1995)

Nuclear localization of a cap-binding protein complex

In: Conference, Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol, vol 60. Cold Spring Harbor Lab Press. pp 669-675.COLD SPRING HARB SYM 60:669-675. doi: 10.1101/SQB.1995.060.01.072
Europe PMC | doi

Lewis JD, Gunderson SI, Mattaj IW. (1995)

The influence of 5' and 3' end structures on pre-mRNA metabolism

J. Cell Sci. 13-19.
Europe PMC


Izaurralde E, Lewis J, McGuigan C, Jankowska M, Darzynkiewicz E, Mattaj IW. (1994)

A nuclear cap binding protein complex involved in pre-mRNA splicing

Cell 78(4):657-668. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(94)90530-4
Europe PMC | doi

Fabre E, Boelens WC, Wimmer C, Mattaj IW, Hurt EC. (1994)

Nup145p is required for nuclear export of mRNA and binds homopolymeric RNA in vitro via a novel conserved motif

Cell 78(2):275-289. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(94)90297-6
Europe PMC | doi

Kambach C, Mattaj IW. (1994)

Nuclear transport of the U2 snRNP-specific U2B'' protein is mediated by both direct and indirect signalling mechanisms

J. Cell. Sci. 107 ( Pt 7):1807-1816.
Europe PMC

Jarmolowski A, Boelens WC, Izaurralde E, Mattaj IW. (1994)

Nuclear export of different classes of RNA is mediated by specific factors

J. Cell Biol. 124(5):627-635. doi: 10.1083/jcb.124.5.627
Europe PMC | doi

Gunderson SI, Beyer K, Martin G, Keller W, Boelens WC, Mattaj IW. (1994)

The human U1A snRNP protein regulates polyadenylation via a direct interaction with poly(A) polymerase

Cell 76(3):531-541. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(94)90116-3
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW. (1994)

RNA processing. Splicing in space

Nature 372(6508):727-728. doi: 10.1038/372727a0
Europe PMC | doi

Nagai K, Mattaj IW. (1994)

RNA-Protein Interactions

Frontiers in Molecular Biology. IRL Press at Oxford University Press, Oxford; New York.

Nagai K, Mattaj IW. (1994)

RNA-protein interactions in the splicing snRNPs

In: Nagai K, Mattaj IW, RNA-Protein Interactions. Oxford University Press, Oxford, NY. pp 150-177.


van Gelder CW, Gunderson SI, Jansen EJ, Boelens WC, Polycarpou-Schwarz M, Mattaj IW, van Venrooij WJ. (1993)

A complex secondary structure in U1A pre-mRNA that binds two molecules of U1A protein is required for regulation of polyadenylation

EMBO J. 12(13):5191-5200.
Europe PMC

Bernués J, Simmen KA, Lewis JD, Gunderson SI, Polycarpou-Schwarz M, Moncollin V, Egly JM, Mattaj IW. (1993)

Common and unique transcription factor requirements of human U1 and U6 snRNA genes

EMBO J 12(9):3573-3585.
Europe PMC

Jones KM, McPherson MJ, Baron AJ, Mattaj IW, Riordan CL, Wootton JC. (1993)

The gdhA1 point mutation in Escherichia coli K12 CLR207 alters a key lysine residue of glutamate dehydrogenase

Mol. Gen. Genet. 240(2):286-289. doi: 10.1007/bf00277068
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW, Boelens W, Izaurralde E, Jarmolowski A, Kambach C. (1993)

Nucleocytoplasmic transport and snRNP assembly

Mol Biol Rep 18(2):79-83. doi: 10.1007/bf00986760
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW. (1993)

RNA recognition: a family matter?

Cell 73(5):837-840. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(93)90265-r
Europe PMC | doi

Boelens WC, Jansen EJR, Vanvenrooij WJ, Stripecke R, Mattaj IW, Gunderson SI. (1993)

The human U1 snRNP-specific U1A protein inhibits polyadenylation of its own pre-mRNA

Cell 72(6):881-892. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(93)90577-D
Europe PMC | doi

Jarmolowski A, Mattaj IW. (1993)

The determinants for Sm protein binding to Xenopus U1 and U5 snRNAs are complex and non-identical

EMBO J. 12(1):223-232.
Europe PMC

Mattaj IW, Tollervey D, Séraphin B. (1993)

Small nuclear RNAs in messenger RNA and ribosomal RNA processing

FASEB J. 7(1):47-53.
Europe PMC


Lescure A, Tebb G, Mattaj IW, Krol A, Carbon P. (1992)

A factor with Sp1 DNA-binding specificity stimulates Xenopus U6 snRNA in vivo transcription by RNA polymerase III

J. Mol. Biol. 228(2):387-394. doi: 10.1016/0022-2836(92)90828-8
Europe PMC | doi

Simmen KA, Bernués J, Lewis JD, Mattaj IW. (1992)

Cofractionation of the TATA-binding protein with the RNA polymerase III transcription factor TFIIIB

Nucleic Acids Res. 20(22):5889-5898. doi: 10.1093/nar/20.22.5889
Europe PMC | doi

Izaurralde E, Stepinski J, Darzynkiewicz E, Mattaj IW. (1992)

A cap binding protein that may mediate nuclear export of RNA polymerase II-transcribed RNAs

J. Cell Biol. 118(6):1287-1295. doi: 10.1083/jcb.118.6.1287
Europe PMC | doi

Izaurralde E, Mattaj IW. (1992)

Transport of RNA between nucleus and cytoplasm

Semin. Cell Biol. 3(4):279-288. doi: 10.1016/1043-4682(92)90029-u
Europe PMC | doi

Kambach C, Mattaj IW. (1992)

Intracellular distribution of the U1A protein depends on active transport and nuclear binding to U1 snRNA

J. Cell Biol. 118(1):11-21. doi: 10.1083/jcb.118.1.11
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW, Séraphin B. (1992)

Picking the needle from the haystack

Curr. Biol. 2(7):363-365. doi: 10.1016/0960-9822(92)90065-i
Europe PMC | doi

Simmen KA, Waldschmidt R, Bernués J, Parry HD, Seifart KH, Mattaj IW. (1992)

Proximal sequence element factor binding and species specificity in vertebrate U6 snRNA promoters

J Mol Biol 223(4):873-884. doi: 10.1016/0022-2836(92)90249-j
Europe PMC | doi

Bernués J, Gunderson S, Simmen K, Mattaj I. (1992)

Polymerase Selectivity and the Promoters of U snRNA Genes

In: Eckstein F, Lilley DMJ, Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology, vol 6. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-77356-3_10

Vankan P, McGuigan C, Mattaj IW. (1992)

Roles of U4 and U6 snRNAs in the assembly of splicing complexes

EMBO J 11(1):335-343.
Europe PMC


Frankel AD, Mattaj IW, Rio DC. (1991)

RNA-protein interactions

Cell 67(6):1041-1046. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(91)90282-4
Europe PMC | doi

Boelens W, Scherly D, Jansen EJ, Kolen K, Mattaj IW, van Venrooij WJ. (1991)

Analysis of in vitro binding of U1-A protein mutants to U1 snRNA

Nucleic Acids Res. 19(17):4611-4618. doi: 10.1093/nar/19.17.4611
Europe PMC | doi

Simmen KA, Bernués J, Parry HD, Stunnenberg HG, Berkenstam A, Cavallini B, Egly JM, Mattaj IW. (1991)

TFIID is required for in vitro transcription of the human U6 gene by RNA polymerase III

EMBO J 10(7):1853-1862.
Europe PMC

Scherly D, Kambach C, Boelens W, van Venrooij WJ, Mattaj IW. (1991)

Conserved amino acid residues within and outside of the N-terminal ribonucleoprotein motif of U1A small nuclear ribonucleoprotein involved in U1 RNA binding

J. Mol. Biol. 219(4):577-584. doi: 10.1016/0022-2836(91)90651-l
Europe PMC | doi

Séraphin B, Mattaj IW. (1991)

New pieces in the U5 puzzle

Curr. Biol. 1(3):147-149. doi: 10.1016/0960-9822(91)90215-i
Europe PMC | doi

Fischer U, Darzynkiewicz E, Tahara SM, Dathan NA, Lührmann R, Mattaj IW. (1991)

Diversity in the signals required for nuclear accumulation of U snRNPs and variety in the pathways of nuclear transport

J. Cell Biol. 113(4):705-714. doi: 10.1083/jcb.113.4.705
Europe PMC | doi

Boelens W, Scherly D, Beijer RP, Jansen EJ, Dathan NA, Mattaj IW, van Venrooij WJ. (1991)

A weak interaction between the U2A' protein and U2 snRNA helps to stabilize their complex with the U2B" protein

Nucleic Acids Res. 19(3):455-460. doi: 10.1093/nar/19.3.455
Europe PMC | doi


van Venrooij WJ, Hoet R, Castrop J, Hageman B, Mattaj IW, van de Putte LB. (1990)

Anti-(U1) small nuclear RNA antibodies in anti-small nuclear ribonucleoprotein sera from patients with connective tissue diseases

J. Clin. Invest. 86(6):2154-2160. doi: 10.1172/jci114954
Europe PMC | doi

Scherly D, Dathan NA, Boelens W, van Venrooij WJ, Mattaj IW. (1990)

The U2B'' RNP motif as a site of protein-protein interaction

EMBO J. 9(11):3675-3681.
Europe PMC

Hamm J, Mattaj IW. (1990)

Monomethylated cap structures facilitate RNA export from the nucleus

Cell 63(1):109-118. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(90)90292-M
Europe PMC | doi

Simmen KA, Mattaj IW. (1990)

Complex requirements for RNA polymerase III transcription of the Xenopus U6 promoter

Nucleic Acids Res. 18(19):5649-5657. doi: 10.1093/nar/18.19.5649
Europe PMC | doi

Vankan P, McGuigan C, Mattaj IW. (1990)

Domains of U4 and U6 snRNAs required for snRNP assembly and splicing complementation in Xenopus oocytes

EMBO J 9(10):3397-3404.
Europe PMC

Hamm J, Darzynkiewicz E, Tahara SM, Mattaj IW. (1990)

The trimethylguanosine cap structure of U1 snRNA is a component of a bipartite nuclear targeting signal

Cell 62(3):569-577. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(90)90021-6
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW. (1990)

Splicing stories and poly(A) tales: an update on RNA processing and transport

Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 2(3):528-538. doi: 10.1016/0955-0674(90)90138-5
Europe PMC | doi

Scherly D, Boelens W, Dathan NA, van Venrooij WJ, Mattaj IW. (1990)

Major determinants of the specificity of interaction between small nuclear ribonucleoproteins U1A and U2B'' and their cognate RNAs

Nature 345(6275):502-506. doi: 10.1038/345502a0
Europe PMC | doi

Hamm J, Dathan NA, Scherly D, Mattaj IW. (1990)

Multiple domains of U1 snRNA, including U1 specific protein binding sites, are required for splicing

EMBO J. 9(4):1237-1244.
Europe PMC

Parry HD, Mattaj IW. (1990)

Positive and negative functional interactions between promoter elements from different classes of RNA polymerase III-transcribed genes

EMBO J. 9(4):1097-1104.
Europe PMC

Boelens WC, Scherly D, Mattaj IW, van Venrooij WJ. (1990)

Analysis of the in vitro binding of A and B" snRNP proteins to U1 and U2 snRNAs using mutated A and B" proteins

Paper presented at the Meeting on structure and function of the eukaryotic RNP, Delphi, Greece, April 01-05, 1990.Mol. Biol. Rep. 14(2-3):159. doi: 10.1007/bf00360456
Europe PMC | doi

Hamm J, Mattaj IW. (1990)

Structural analysis of U small nuclear ribonucleoproteins by in vitro assembly

Meth. Enzymol. 181:273-284. doi: 10.1016/0076-6879(90)81128-h
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW. (1990)

A selective review of RNA-protein interactions in eukaryotes

Mol. Biol. Rep. 14(2-3):151-155. doi: 10.1007/BF00360454
Europe PMC | doi

Scherly D, Boelens W, Dathan NA, Kambach C, van Venrooij WJ, Mattaj IW. (1990)

Binding specificity determinants of U1A and U2B'' proteins

Mol. Biol. Rep. 14(2-3):181-182. doi: 10.1007/bf00360467
Europe PMC | doi

Vankan P, Hamm J, Dathan NA, Mattaj IW. (1990)

Structure-function in Xenopus snRNPs

Mol. Biol. Rep. 14(2-3):209-210. doi: 10.1007/BF00360477
Europe PMC | doi


Hamm J, Mattaj IW. (1989)

An abundant U6 snRNP found in germ cells and embryos of Xenopus laevis

EMBO J. 8(13):4179-4187.
Europe PMC

Scherly D, Boelens W, van Venrooij WJ, Dathan NA, Hamm J, Mattaj IW. (1989)

Identification of the RNA binding segment of human U1 A protein and definition of its binding site on U1 snRNA

EMBO J. 8(13):4163-4170.
Europe PMC

Hamm J, Dathan NA, Mattaj IW. (1989)

Functional analysis of mutant Xenopus U2 snRNAs

Cell 59(1):159-169. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(89)90878-7
Europe PMC | doi

Parry HD, Tebb G, Mattaj IW. (1989)

The Xenopus U2 gene PSE is a single, compact, element required for transcription initiation and 3' end formation

Nucleic Acids Res. 17(10):3633-3644. doi: 10.1093/nar/17.10.3633
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW. (1989)

A binding consensus: RNA-protein interactions in splicing, snRNPs, and sex

Cell 57(1):1-3. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(89)90164-5
Europe PMC | doi

Tebb G, Mattaj IW. (1989)

The Xenopus laevis U2 gene distal sequence element (enhancer) is composed of four subdomains that can act independently and are partly functionally redundant

Mol. Cell. Biol. 9(4):1682-1690.
Europe PMC

Pruijn JM, van der Vliet PC, Dathan NA, Mattaj IW. (1989)

Anti-OTF-1 antibodies inhibit NFIII stimulation of in vitro adenovirus DNA replication

Nucleic Acids Res. 17(5):1845-1863. doi: 10.1093/nar/17.5.1845
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW, Hamm J. (1989)

Regulated splicing in early development and stage-specific U snRNPs

Development 105(2):183-189.
Europe PMC

Parry HD, Scherly D, Mattaj IW. (1989)

‘Snurpogenesis’: The transcription and assembly of U snRNP components

Trends Biochem. Sci. 14(1):15-19. doi: 10.1016/0968-0004(89)90083-2


Etzerodt M, Vignali R, Ciliberto G, Scherly D, Mattaj IW, Philipson L. (1988)

Structure and expression of a Xenopus gene encoding an snRNP protein (U1-70K)

EMBO J 7(13):4311-4321.
Europe PMC

Hamm J, Scherly D, Mattaj IW. (1988)

Small nuclear RNA-protein complexes

Biochem. Soc. Trans. 16(6):943-944.
Europe PMC

Tebb G, Mattaj IW. (1988)

Positionally exact initiation is required for the formation of a stable RNA polymerase II transcription complex in vivo

EMBO J 7(12):3785-3792.
Europe PMC

Mattaj IW, Dathan NA, Parry HD, Carbon P, Krol A. (1988)

Changing the RNA polymerase specificity of U snRNA gene promoters

Cell 55(3):435-442. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(88)90029-3
Europe PMC | doi

Hamm J, van Santen VL, Spritz RA, Mattaj IW. (1988)

Loop I of U1 small nuclear RNA is the only essential RNA sequence for binding of specific U1 small nuclear ribonucleoprotein particle proteins

Mol. Cell Biol. 8(11):4787-4791.
Europe PMC

Dreyfuss G, Philipson L, Mattaj IW. (1988)

Ribonucleoprotein particles in cellular processes

J. Cell Biol. 106(5):1419-1425. doi: 10.1083/jcb.106.5.1419
Europe PMC | doi


Hamm J, Kazmaier M, Mattaj IW. (1987)

In vitro assembly of U1 snRNPs

EMBO J 6(11):3479-3485.
Europe PMC

Carbon P, Murgo S, Ebel JP, Krol A, Tebb G, Mattaj LW. (1987)

A common octamer motif binding protein is involved in the transcription of U6 snRNA by RNA polymerase III and U2 snRNA by RNA polymerase II

Cell 51(1):71-79. doi: 10.1016/0092-8674(87)90011-0
Europe PMC | doi

Kazmaier M, Tebb G, Mattaj IW. (1987)

Functional characterization of X. laevis U5 snRNA genes

EMBO J 6(10):3071-3078.
Europe PMC

Konings DA, Mattaj IW. (1987)

Mutant U2 snRNAs of Xenopus which can form an altered higher order RNA structure are unable to enter the nucleus

Exp. Cell Res. 172(2):329-339. doi: 10.1016/0014-4827(87)90391-0
Europe PMC | doi

Mattaj IW, Coppard NJ, Brown RS, Clark BF, De Robertis EM. (1987)

42S p48--the most abundant protein in previtellogenic Xenopus oocytes--resembles elongation factor 1 alpha structurally and functionally

EMBO J. 6(8):2409-2413.
Europe PMC

Tebb G, Bohmann D, Mattaj IW. (1987)

Only two of the four sites of interaction with nuclear factors within the Xenopus U2 gene promoter are necessary for efficient transcription

Nucleic Acids Res. 15(16):6437-6453. doi: 10.1093/nar/15.16.6437
Europe PMC | doi

Burglin TR, Mattaj IW, Newmeyer DD, Zeller R, Derobertis EM. (1987)

Cloning of nucleoplasmin from Xenopus laevis oocytes and analysis of its developmental expression

Gene. Dev. 1(1):97-107. doi: 10.1101/gad.1.1.97
Europe PMC | doi

Ciliberto G, Palla F, Tebb G, Mattaj IW, Philipson L. (1987)

Properties of a U1 RNA enhancer-like sequence

Nucleic Acids Res. 15(6):2403-2416. doi: 10.1093/nar/15.6.2403
Europe PMC | doi

Tollervey D, Mattaj IW. (1987)

Fungal small nuclear ribonucleoproteins share properties with plant and vertebrate U-snRNPs

EMBO J 6(2):469-476.
Europe PMC

Bohmann D, Keller W, Dale T, Schöler HR, Tebb G, Mattaj IW. (1987)

A transcription factor which binds to the enhancers of SV40, immunoglobulin heavy chain and U2 snRNA genes

Nature 325(6101):268-272. doi: 10.1038/325268a0
Europe PMC | doi