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Nasmyth K, Dirick L, Surana U, Amon A, Cvrckova F. Some facts and thoughts on cell cycle control in yeast. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1991; 56: 9-20.

Amon A, Surana U, Muroff I, Nasmyth K. Regulation of p34CDC28 tyrosine phosphorylation is not required for entry into mitosis in S. cerevisiae. Nature. 1992 Jan 23; 355(6358): 368-71.

Fitch I, Dahmann C, Surana U, Amon A, Nasmyth K, Goetsch L, Byers B, Futcher B. Characterization of four B-type cyclin genes of the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Biol Cell. 1992 Jul; 3(7): 805-18.

Amon A, Tyers M, Futcher B, Nasmyth K. Mechanisms that help the yeast cell cycle clock tick: G2 cyclins transcriptionally activate G2 cyclins and repress G1 cyclins. Cell. 1993 Sep 24; 74(6): 993-1007.

Surana U, Amon A, Dowzer C, McGrew J, Byers B, Nasmyth K. Destruction of the CDC28/CLB mitotic kinase is not required for the metaphase to anaphase transition in budding yeast. EMBO J. 1993 May; 12(5): 1969-1978.

Amon A, Irniger S, Nasmyth K. Closing the cell cycle circle in yeast: G2 cyclin proteolysis initiated at mitosis persists until the activation of G1 cyclins in the next cycle. Cell. 1994 Jul 1; 77(7): 1037-1050.

Amon A. Regulation of B-type cyclin proteolysis by Cdc28-associated kinases in budding yeast. EMBO J. 1997 May 15; 16(10): 2693-2702.

Prinz S, Amon A, Klein F. Isolation of COM1, a new gene required to complete meiotic double strand break induced recombination in S. cerevisiae. Genetics. 1997 Jul; 146(3): 781-795.

Visintin R, Prinz S, Amon A. CDC20 and CDH1: A family of substrate-specific activators of APC-dependent proteolysis. Science. 1997 Oct 17; 278(5337): 460-463.

Hwang LH, Lau LF, Smith DL, Mistrot CA, Hardwick KG, Hwang ES, Amon A, Murray AW. Budding yeast Cdc20: A target of the spindle checkpoint. Science. 1998 Feb 13; 279(5353): 1041-1044.

Prinz S, Hwang ES, Visintin R, Amon A. The regulation of Cdc20 proteolysis reveals a role for the APC components Cdc23 and Cdc27 during S phase and early mitosis. Curr Biol. 1998 Jun 18; 8(13): 750-760.

Visintin R, Craig K, Hwang ES, Prinz S, Tyers M, Amon A. The phosphatase Cdc14 triggers mitotic exit by reversal of CDK-dependent phosphorylation. Mol Cell. 1998 Dec; 2(6): 709-718.

Visintin R, Hwang ES, Amon A. Cfi1 prevents premature exit from mitosis by anchoring Cdc14 phosphatase in the nucleolus. Nature. 1999 Apr 29; 398(6730): 818-823.

Bardin AJ, Visintin R, Amon A. A mechanism for coupling exit from mitosis to partitioning of the nucleus. Cell. 2000 Jul 7; 102(1): 21-31.

Visintin R, Amon, A. Regulation of the mitotic exit protein kinases Cdc15 and Dbf2. Mol Biol Cell. 2001 Oct; 12(10): 2961-2974.

Elledge SJ, Amon A. The BRCA1 suppressor hypothesis: an explanation for the tissue-specific tumor development in BRCA1 patients. Cancer Cell. 2002 Mar; 1(2): 129-132.

Seshan A, Bardin AJ, Amon A. Control of Lte1 localization by cell polarity determinants and Cdc14. Curr Biol. 2002 Dec 23; 12(24): 2098-2110.

Stegmeier F, Visintin R, Amon A. Separase, polo kinase, the kinetochore protein Slk19, and Spo12 function in a network that controls Cdc14 localization during early anaphase. Cell. 2002 Jan 25; 108(2): 207-220.

Bardin AJ, Boselli MG, Amon A. Mitotic exit regulation through distinct domains within the protein kinase Cdc15. Mol Cell Biol. 2003 Jul; 23(14): 5018-5030. PMCID: PMC162228.

Visintin R, Stegmeier F, Amon A. The role of the polo kinase Cdc5 in controlling Cdc14 localization. Mol Biol Cell. 2003 Nov; 14(11): 4486-4498. Epub 2003 Aug 7. PMCID: PMC266767.

D'Amours D, Stegmeier F, Amon A. Cdc14 and condensin control the dissolution of cohesin-independent chromosome linkages at repeated DNA. Cell. 2004 May 14; 117(4): 455-469.

Stegmeier F, Huang J, Rahal R, Zmolik J, Moazed D, Amon A. The replication fork block protein Fob1 functions as a negative regulator of the FEAR network. Curr Biol. 2004 Mar 23; 14(6): 467-480. PubMed PMID: 15043811.

D'Aquino KE, Monje-Casas F, Paulson J, Reiser V, Charles GM, Lai L, Shokat KM, Amon A. The protein kinase Kin4 inhibits exit from mitosis in response to spindle position defects. Mol Cell. 2005 Jul 22;19(2):223-234.

Seshan A, Amon A. Ras and the Rho effector Cla4 collaborate to target and anchor Lte1 at the bud cortex. Cell Cycle. 2005 Jul; 4(7): 940-946. Epub 2005 Jul 29.

Huang J, Brito IL, Villén J, Gygi SP, Amon A, Moazed D. Inhibition of homologous recombination by a cohesin-associated clamp complex recruited to the rDNA recombination enhancer. Genes Dev. 2006 Oct 15; 20(20): 2887-2901. PMCID: PMC1619942.

Reiser V, D'Aquino KE, Ee LS, Amon A. The stress-activated mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling cascade promotes exit from mitosis. Mol Biol Cell. 2006 Jul; 17(7): 3136-3146. Epub 2006 May 3. PMCID: PMC1483046.

Tomson BN, D'Amours D, Adamson BS, Aragon L, Amon A. Ribosomal DNA transcription-dependent processes interfere with chromosome segregation. Mol Cell Biol. 2006 Aug; 26(16): 6239-6247. PMCID: PMC1592809.

Visintin C, Tomson BN, Rahal R, Paulson J, Cohen M, Taunton J, Amon A, Visintin R. APC/C-Cdh1-mediated degradation of the Polo kinase Cdc5 promotes the return of Cdc14 into the nucleolus. Genes Dev. 2008 Jan 1; 22(1): 79-90. PMCID: PMC2151016.

Rahal R, Amon A. Mitotic CDKs control the metaphase-anaphase transition and trigger spindle elongation. Genes Dev. 2008 Jun 1; 22(11): 1534-1548. PMCID: PMC2418589.

Rahal R, Amon A. The Polo-like kinase Cdc5 interacts with FEAR network components and Cdc14. Cell Cycle. 2008 Oct; 7(20): 3262-3272. Epub 2008 Oct 25. PMCID: PMC2665935.

Chan LY, Amon A. The protein phosphatase 2A functions in the spindle position checkpoint by regulating the checkpoint kinase Kin4. Genes Dev. 2009 Jul 15;23(14):1639-49. PMCID: PMC2714715

Goranov AI, Cook M, Ricicova M, Ben-Ari G, Gonzalez C, Hansen C, Tyers M, Amon A. The rate of cell growth is governed by cell cycle stage. Genes Dev. 2009 Jun 15; 23(12): 1408-1422. PMCID: PMC2701574

Monje-Casas F, Amon A. Cell polarity determinants establish asymmetry in MEN signaling. Dev Cell. 2009 Jan; 16(1): 132-145. PMCID: PMC2713012

Tomson BN, Rahal R, Reiser V, Monje-Casas F, Mekhail K, Moazed D, Amon A. Regulation of Spo12 phosphorylation and its essential role in the FEAR network. Curr Biol. 2009 Mar 24; 19(6): 449-460. Epub 2009 Mar 5. PMCID: PMC2692463

Bryan AK, Goranov A, Amon A, Manalis SR. Measurement of mass, density, and volume during the cell cycle of yeast. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jan 19; 107(3): 999-1004. Epub 2009 Dec 23. PMCID: PMC2824314

Chan LY, Amon A. Spindle position is coordinated with cell-cycle progression through establishment of mitotic exit-activating and -inhibitory zones. Mol Cell. 2010 Aug 13; 39(3): 444-454. PMCID: PMC Journal In Process

Falk JE, Chan LY, Amon A. Lte1 promotes mitotic exit by controlling the localization of the spindle position checkpoint kinase Kin4. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2011 Aug 2; 108(31): 12584-12590. PMCID: PMC3150932

Rock JM, Amon A. Cdc15 integrates Tem1 GTPase-mediated spatial signals with Polo kinase-mediated temporal cues to activate mitotic exit. Genes Dev. 2011 Sep 15; 25(18): 1943-1954. PMCID: PMC3185966

Goranov AI, Gulati A, Dephoure N, Takahara T, Maeda T, Gygi SP, Manalis S, Amon A. Changes in cell morphology are coordinated with cell growth through the TORC1 pathway. Curr Biol. 2013 Jul 22; 23(14): 1269-1279. PMCID: PMC3880154

Rock JM, Lim D, Stach L, Ogrodowicz RW, Keck JM, Jones MH, Wong CC, Yates JR 3rd, Winey M, Smerdon SJ, Yaffe MB, Amon A. Activation of the Yeast Hippo Pathway by Phosphorylation-Dependent Assembly of Signaling Complexes. Science. 2013 May 17; 340(6134): 871-875. PMCID: PMC3884217