Reviews and Commentaries

Belmont A.S. Large-scale chromatin organization: The good, the surprising, and the still perplexing. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 26:69-78 (2014) PMID: 24529248

Bian, Q., Belmont, A.S., Revisiting higher-order and large-scale chromatin organization, Curr Opin Cell Biol. 24: 359-366 (2012)

Belmont, A.S., Hu, Y., Sinclair, P.B., Wu, W., Bian, Q., Kireev, I., Insights into interphase large-scale chromatin structure from analysis of engineered chromosome regions, Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 75:453-460. 2010. PMID=21467143

Belmont, A.S., Estrogen Fueled Kiss: Did it move for you?, Nucleus 1:440-444, 2010

Strukov, Y.G., Plutz, M. and A.S. Belmont, Development of Mammalian Cell Lines with Lac Operator Tagged Chromosomes, in “Live Cell Imaging: A Laboratory Manual”, 2nd edition, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2010, pp. 541-563

Belmont, A. (2009), “Mitotic chromosome condensation”, in Millar, J. (ed.), The Cell Division Cycle: Controlling when and where cells divide and differentiate, The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection, Henry Stewart Talks Ltd, London (online at

Chuang CH, Belmont AS. Moving chromatin within the interphase nucleus-controlled transitions?. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2007 Oct; 18 (5) :698-706. PubMed PMID:17905613; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2117624.

Belmont AS. Mitotic chromosome structure and condensation. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2006 Dec; 18 (6) :632-8. PubMed PMID:17046228.

Chuang CH, Belmont AS. Close encounters between active genes in the nucleus. Genome Biol. 2005; 6 (11) :237. PubMed PMID:16277755; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1297641.

Belmont A. Dynamics of chromatin, proteins, and bodies within the cell nucleus. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2003 Jun; 15 (3) :304-10. PubMed PMID:12787772.

Belmont AS. Mitotic chromosome scaffold structure: new approaches to an old controversy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Dec 10; 99 (25) :15855-7. PubMed PMID:12461163; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC138527.

Belmont AS. Visualizing chromosome dynamics with GFP. Trends Cell Biol. 2001 Jun; 11 (6) :250-7. PubMed PMID:11356361.

Belmont AS, Dietzel S, Nye AC, Strukov YG, Tumbar T. Large-scale chromatin structure and function. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 1999 Jun; 11 (3) :307-11. PubMed PMID:10395564.

Belmont AS, Li G, Sudlow G, Robinett C. Visualization of large-scale chromatin structure and dynamics using the lac operator/lac repressor reporter system. Methods Cell Biol. 1999; 58:203-22. PubMed PMID:9891383.

Belmont AS, Straight AF. In vivo visualization of chromosomes using lac operator-repressor binding. Trends Cell Biol. 1998 Mar; 8 (3) :121-4. PubMed PMID:9695822.

Belmont AS. Nuclear ultrastructure: transmission electron microscopy and image analysis. Methods Cell Biol. 1998; 53:99-124. PubMed PMID:9348506.

A.S. Belmont, Large-scale Chromatin Structure, in “Genome Structure and Function”, NATO Advanced Study Institute, Kluwer Acad. Pub., 261-278 (1997)