Deshpande, N. and Meller, V. H. (2018) Chromatin that guides dosage compensation is modulated by the siRNA pathway in Drosophila melanogaster.  Genetics 209, 1085-1097. (Download PDF)
Joshi, S. S. and Meller, V. H. (2017) Satellite repeats identify X chromatin for dosage compensation in Drosophila melanogaster males.  Current Biology 27, 1393-1402. (Download PDF) See also:

Larracuente, A. and Meller, V. H. (2016)  Host-symbiont interactions: male-killers exposed. Current Biology 26, R429-31 (Download PDF)

Meller, VH, Joshi, S. and Deshpande, N. (2015) Modulation of Chromatin by Noncoding RNA. Annu. Rev. Genet. 2015. 49:673–95. (Download PDF)

S. Kiran Koya and Victoria H. Meller (2015)  Modulation of heterochromatin by Male Specific Lethal proteins and roX RNA in Drosophila melanogaster males.  PLoS ONE (Download PDF)

Menon, DU and Meller, VH (2015) Identification of the Drosophila X chromosome:  the long and short of it. RNA Biology 12:10 (Download PDF)

Apte, M. and Meller, V. H. (2015) Sex differences in Drosophila melanogaster heterochromatin are regulated by non-sex specific factors. PLoS One (Download PDF)

Nikita Deshpande and Victoria Meller (2015) Sex chromosome evolution:  life, death and repetitive DNA.  Fly, March 9:1-3. PMID: 25751570 (Download PDF)

Menon, D.U., Coarfa, C., Xiao, W., Gunaratne, P.H. and Meller, V.H. (2014) siRNAs from an X-linked satellite repeat promote X chromosome recognition in Drosophila melanogaster. PNAS, 2014 111 (46) 16460-16465. (Download PDF)

Sonal Joshi, Han Cheong and Victoria H. Meller (2014) A strategy for generation and balancing of autosome:Y chromosome translocations.  Fly 8, 1-5. (Download PDF)

Apte, M., Moran, V., Menon, D., Rattner, B., Barry, K., Zunder, R., Kelley, R. and Meller, V. (2014) Generation of a useful roX1 allele by Targeted Gene Conversion. G3, Vol 4, 155-162. (Download PDF) (Cover Image)

Menon, D. U. and Meller, V. H. (2012) A role for siRNA in X-chromosome dosage compensation in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics, 191, 1023-1028. (Download PDF)

Apte, M and Meller, V. H. (2012) Homologue pairing in flies and mammals: gene regulation when two are involved. Genetics Research International. (Download PDF)

Koya, S. K. and Meller, V. H. (2011) roX RNAs and genome regulation in Drosophila melanogaster. In "Long Non-Coding RNAs, Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology 51", D. Ugarkoivic, ed. (Download PDF)

The Drosophila homolog of the mammalian imprint regulator, CTCF, maintains the maternal genomic imprint in Drosophila melanogaster (2010) MacDonald, W. A., Menon, D. U., Bartlett, N. J., Sperry, E., Rasheva, V. I., Meller, V. H. and Lloyd, V. K. BMC Genetics. Link

Menon, D. U. and Meller, V. H. (2010) Imprinting in flies: epigenetics in search of function. Fly 4,48-52.Special review issue distributed at annual Drosophila convention, April 2010, Washington DC (Download PDF)

Menon, D. U. and Meller, V. H. (2009) Imprinting of the Y chromosome influences dosage compensation in roX1 roX2 Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 183, 811-20. (Download PDF)

Deng, X., Koya, S. K., Kong, Y. and Meller, V. H. (2009) Coordinated regulation of heterochromatic genes in Drosophila melanogaster males. Genetics 182, 481-491. (Download PDF)

Deng, X. and Meller, V. H. (2008) Molecularly severe roX1 mutations contribute to dosage compensation in Drosophila. Genesis. (Download PDF)

Kong, Y. and Meller, V. H. (2007) How to get extra performance from a chromosome: recognition and modification of the X chromosome in male Drosophila. (Download PDF)

Deng, S. and Meller, V. H. (2006)  roX  RNAs are required for increased expression of X-linked genes in
Drosophila melanogaster males, Genetics 174, 1859-1866. (Download PDF)

Deng, S. and Meller, V. H. (2006)  Non coding RNA in fly dosage compensation.  Trends in Biochemical Sciences 31, 526-532. (Download PDF)

Larsson, J and Meller, V. H. (2006) Dosage compensation:  the origin and afterlife of sex chromosomes.  Chromosome Research 14, 417-431. (Download PDF)

Park, Y., Oh, H., Meller, V. H. and Kuroda, M. I. (2005) Variable splicing of non-coding roX2 RNAs influences targeting of MSL dosage compensation complexes in Drosophila. RNA Biology 2, 157-164. (Download PDF)

Deng, X., Rattner, B. P., Souter, S. and Meller, V. H. (2005) The severity of roX1 mutations is predicted by MSL localization on the X chromosome. Mechanisms of Development 122, 1094-1105. (Download PDF)

Rattner, B.P. and Meller, V.H. (2004) Worm chromosomes call for recognition! BioEssays 26, 707-710. (Download PDF)

Rattner, B. P. and Meller, V. H. Drosophila Male-Specific Lethal 2 protein controls sex-specific expression of the roX genes. Genetics 166: 1825-1832. (Download PDF)

Meller, V. H. (2003) Initiation of dosage compensation in Drosophila embryos depends on expression of the roX RNAs. Mechanisms of Development 120, 759-767. (Download PDF)

Stuckenholz, C., Meller, V. H. and Kuroda, M. I. (2003) Functional redundancy within roX1, a non-coding RNA involved in dosage compensation in Drosophila. Genetics 164, 1003-1014. (Download PDF)

Park, Y., Mengus, G., Bai, X., Kageyama, Y., Meller, V., Becker, P. and Kuroda, M. (2003) Sequence-specific targeting of Drosophila roX genes by the MSL dosage compensation complex. Molecular Cell 11, 977-986. (Download PDF)

Park, Y., Kelley, R. L., Oh, H., Kuroda, M. I. and Meller, V. H. (2002) Extent of chromatin spreading determined by roX RNA recruitment of MSL proteins. Science 298, 1620-1623. (Download PDF)

Meller, V. H. and Rattner, B. (2002) The roX genes encode redundant male-specific lethal transcripts required for targeting of the MSL complex. EMBO J. 21, 1084-1091. (Download PDF)

Meller, V. H., Gordadze, P., Park, Y., Chu, X., Stuckenholz, C., Kelley, R. L. and Kuroda, M. I. (2000) Ordered assembly of roX RNAs into MSL complexes on the dosage compensated X chromosome in Drosophila. Current Biology 10, 136-143.

Kelley, R., Meller, V. H., Gordadze, P., Roman, G., Davis, R. and Kuroda, M. I. (1999) Epigenetic spreading of the Drosophila dosage compensation complex from roX RNA genes into flanking chromatin. Cell 98, 513-522. (Download PDF)

Roman, G., Meller, V. H., Wu, K.-H., and Davis, R. L. (1998) The opt1 gene of Drosophila melanogaster encodes a proton dependent dipeptide transporter. American Journal of Physiology 275, C857-869.

Meller, V. H., Wu, K.-H., Roman, G., Kuroda, M. I. and Davis, R. L. (1997) roX1 RNA paints the X chromosome of male Drosophila and is regulated by the dosage compensation system. Cell 88, 445-457.
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Han, P-L., Meller, V. H., and Davis, R. L. (1996) The Drosophila brain revisited by enhancer detection. J. Neurobiology 31, 88-102.

Meller, V. H. and Fisher, P.A. (1995) Nuclear distribution of Drosophila DNA topoisomerase II is sensitive to both RNase and DNase. Journal of Cell Science 108, 1651-1657.

Meller, V. H., Fisher, P.A. and Berrios, M. (1995) Intranuclear distribution of Drosophila DNA topoisomerase II, a putative karyoskeletal protein. Chromosome Res. 3, 255-260.

Berrios, M., Meller, V. H., McConnell, M. and Fisher, P.A. (1995) Drosophila gp210, an invertebrate nuclear pore complex glycoprotein. Eur. J. Cell Biology 67, 1-7.

Meller, V. H., McConnell, M. and Fisher, P.A. (1994) An RNase-sensitive particle containing Drosophila melanogaster DNA topoisomerase II. J. Cell Biology 126, 1331-1340.

Meller, V. H. and Gilbert, L. I. (1990) Occurrence, quaternary structure and function of G protein subunits in an insect endocrine gland. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 74, 133-141.

Meller, V. H., Sakurai, S. and Gilbert, L. I. (1990) Developmental regulation of calmodulin dependent adenylate cyclase activity in an insect endocrine gland. Cell Regulation 1, 771-780.

Meller, V. H., Combest, W. L., Smith, W. A. and Gilbert, L. I. (1988) A calmodulin-sensitive adenylate cyclase in the prothoracic glands of the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 59, 67-76.

Meller, V. H., Aucoin, R. R., Tobe, S. S. and Feyereisen, R. (1985) Evidence for an inhibitory role of cyclic AMP in the control of juvenile hormone production by cockroach corpora allata. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 43, 155-163.

Setter, T. L. and Meller, V. H. (1984) Reserve carbohydrate in maize stem. Plant Physiology 75, 617-622.


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