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  • Rouzé R, Moné A, Delbac F, Belzunces L, Blot N (2019) The honeybee gut microbiota is altered after chronic exposures to different families of insecticides and infection by Nosema ceranae. Microbes and Environments. Accepté
  • Blot N, Veillat L, Rouzé R, Delatte H. (2019) Glyphosate, but not its metabolite AMPA, alters the honeybee gut microbiota. PLoS ONE. 14(4) : e0215466


  • Defaye M, Nourrisson C, Baudu E, Warwzyniak I, Bonnin V, Bonnet M, Barnich N, Ardid D, Delbac F, Carvalho FA, and Poirier P. (2018) Efficient and Reproducible Experimental Infections of Rats With Blastocystis spp. PLoS ONE. 13(11):e0207669.
  • Panek J, Paris L, Roriz D, Mone A, Dubuffet A, Delbac F, Diogon M, El Alaoui H. (2018) Impact of the microsporidian Nosema ceranae on the gut epithelium renewal of the honeybee, Apis mellifera. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 159:121-128.
  • Paris L, El Alaoui H, Delbac F, Diogon M. (2018) Effects of the gut parasite Nosema ceranae on honey bee physiology and behavior. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 26:149-154.
  • Batut B, Gravouil K, Defois C, Hiltemann S, Brugère JF, Peyretaillade E, Peyret P. (2018) ASaiM : a Galaxy-based framework to analyze microbiota data. Gigascience. 7(6).
  • Melnikov SV, Rivera KD, Ostapenko D, Makarenko A, Sanscrainte ND, Becnel JJ, Solomon MJ, Texier C, Pappin DJ, Söll D. (2018) Error-prone protein synthesis in parasites with the smallest eukaryotic genome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 115(27):E6245-E6253.
  • Nana PA, Fokam Z, Vigues B, Bricheux G, Aghaindum Gideon Ajeagah, Ngassam P, Nola M, and Sime-Ngando T. (2018) Morphology and Infraciliature of Two New Earthworm Ciliates, Hoplitophrya Polymorphus Sp. Nov. and Anoplophrya Simplex Sp. Nov. (Ciliophora : Oligohymenophorea : Astomatia). Zootaxa .4392(1).
  • Rezaei Riabi T, Mirjalali H, Haghighi A, Rostami Nejad M, Pourhoseingholi MA, Poirier P, Delbac F, Wawrzyniak I, Zali MR. (2018) Genetic diversity analysis of Blastocystis subtypes from both symptomatic and asymptomatic subjects using a barcoding region from the 18S rRNA gene. Infection Genetics and Evolution. 61:119-126.


  • Belkorchia A, Pombert JF, Polonais V, Parisot N, Delbac F, Brugère JF, Peyret P, Gaspin C, Peyretaillade E. (2017) Comparative genomics of microsporidian genomes reveals a minimal non-coding RNA set and new insights for transcription in minimal eukaryotic genomes. DNA Research. 24(3):251-260.
  • Paris L, Roussel M, Pereira B, Delbac F, Diogon M. (2017) Disruption of oxidative balance in the gut of the western honeybee Apis mellifera exposed to the intracellular parasite Nosema ceranae and to the insecticide fipronil. Microbial Biotechnology. 10(6):1702-1717.
  • Han B, Polonais V, Sugi T, Yakubu R, Takvorian PM, Cali A, Maier K, Long M, Levy M, Tanowitz HB, Pan G, Delbac F, Zhou Z, Weiss LM. (2017) The role of microsporidian polar tube protein 4 (PTP4) in host cell infection. PLoS Pathogens. 13(4):e1006341.
  • Cian A, El Safadi D, Osman M, Moriniere R, Gantois N, Benamrouz-Vanneste S, Delgado-Viscogliosi P, Guyot K, Li LL, Monchy S, Noël C, Poirier P, Nourrisson C, Wawrzyniak I, Delbac F, Bosc S, Chabé M, Petit T, Certad G, Viscogliosi E. (2017) Molecular Epidemiology of Blastocystis sp. in Various Animal Groups from Two French Zoos and Evaluation of Potential Zoonotic Risk. Plos One. 12(1):e0169659.
  • Dumas E, Giraudo M, Goujon E, Halma M, Knhili E, Stauffert M, Batisson I, Besse-Hoggan P, Bohatier J, Bouchard P, Celle-Jeanton H, Costa Gomes M, Delbac F, Forano C, Goupil P, Guix N, Husson P, Ledoigt G, Mallet C, Mousty C, Prévot V, Richard C, Sarraute S. (2017) Fate and ecotoxicological impact of new generation herbicides from the triketone family : An overview to assess the environmental risks. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 325:136-156.
  • Fokam Z, Nana P, Bricheux B, Vigues B, Bouchard P, Ngassam P, and Sime-Ngando T. (2017) Correlation Between Some Environmental Variables and Abundance of Almophrya Mediovacuolata (Ciliophora : Anoplophryidae) Endocommensal Ciliate of An Anecic Earthworms (Oligochaete : Annelida) In Bambui (North-West Cameroon). International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences. 10(5).
  • Valton E, Wawrzyniak I, Amblard C, Combourieu B, Bayle Ml, Desmolles F, Kwiatkowski F, Penault-Llorca F, Bamdad M. (2017) P-Gp Expression Levels In The Erythrocytes of Brown Trout : A New Tool For Aquatic Sentinel Biomarker Development. Biomarkers. 22(6):566-574.


  • Nourrisson C, Wawrzyniak I, Cian A, Livrelli V, Viscogliosi E, Delbac F, Poirier P. (2016) On Blastocystis secreted cysteine proteases : a legumain-activated cathepsin B increases paracellular permeability of intestinal Caco-2 cell monolayers. Parasitology. 143(13):1713-1722.
  • Audebert C, Even G, Cian A ; Blastocystis Investigation Group, Loywick A, Merlin S, Viscogliosi E, Chabé M. (2016) Colonization with the enteric protozoa Blastocystis is associated with increased diversity of human gut bacterial microbiota. Scientific Reports. 6:25255.
  • Dia N, Lavie L, Faye N, Méténier G, Yeramian E, Duroure C, Toguebaye Bs, Frutos R, Niang MN, Vivarès CP, Ben Mamoun C, Cornillot E. (2016) Subtelomere Organization In The Genome of The Microsporidian Encephalitozoon Cuniculi : Patterns of Repeated Sequences and Physicochemical Signatures. BMC Genomics. 17:34.
  • El Safadi D, Cian A, Nourrisson C, Pereira B, Morelle C, Bastien P, Bellanger AP, Botterel F, Candolfi E, Desoubeaux G, Lachaud L, Morio F, Pomares C, Rabodonirina M, Wawrzyniak I, Delbac F, Gantois N, Certad G, Delhaes L, Poirier P, Viscogliosi E. (2016) Prevalence, risk factors for infection and subtype distribution of the intestinal parasite Blastocystis sp. from a large-scale multi-center study in France. BMC Infectious Diseases. 16(1):451.
  • Osman M, El Safadi D, Cian A, Benamrouz S, Nourrisson C, Poirier P, Pereira B, Razakandrainibe R, Pinon A, Lambert C, Wawrzyniak I, Dabboussi F, Delbac F, Favennec L, Hamze M, Viscogliosi E, Certad G. (2016) Prevalence and Risk Factors for Intestinal Protozoan Infections with Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Blastocystis and Dientamoeba among Schoolchildren in Tripoli, Lebanon. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 10(3):e0004496.
  • Poirier P, Doderer-Lang C, Atchade PS, Lemoine JP, de l’Isle MC, Abou-Bacar A, Pfaff AW, Brunet J, Arnoux L, Haar E, Filisetti D, Perrotey S, Chabi NW, Akpovi CD, Anani L, Bigot A, Sanni A, Candolfi E. (2016) The hide and seek of Plasmodium vivax in West Africa : report from a large-scale study in Beninese asymptomatic subjects. Malar Journal. 15:570.
  • Viguès B, Colombet J, Damaj R. (2016) Differential Localization and Functional Specialization of Centrin Analogs In The Parasitic Ciliate Trichodina Pediculus. Protoplasma. 253(5):1385-8.


  • Belkorchia A, Gasc C, Polonais V, Parisot N, Gallois N, Ribiere C, Lerat E, Gaspin C, Pombert Jf, Peyret P, Peyretaillade E. (2015) The Prediction and Validation of Small CDSs Expand The Gene Repertoire of The Smallest Known Eukaryotic Genomes. Plos One. 10(9):E0139075.
  • Roussel M, Villay A, Delbac F, Michaud P, Laroche C, Roriz D, El Alaoui H, Diogon M. (2015) Antimicrosporidian activity of sulphated polysaccharides from algae and their potential to control honeybee nosemosis. Carbohydrate Polymers. 133:213-20.
  • Wawrzyniak I, Courtine D, Osman M, Hubans-Pierlot C, Cian A, Nourrisson C, Chabe M, Poirier P, Bart A, Polonais V, Delgado-Viscogliosi P, El Alaoui H, Belkorchia A, van Gool T, Tan KSW, Ferreira S, Viscogliosi E, Delbac F. (2015) Draft genome sequence of the intestinal parasite Blastocystis subtype 4-isolate WR1. Genomics Data 4:22-23.
  • Chetouhi C, Panek J, Bonhomme L, El Alaoui H, Texier C, Langin T, De Bekker C, Urbach S, Demettre E, Misse D, Holzmuller P, Hugues Dp, Zanzoni A, Brun C, Biron DG. (2015) Cross-Talk In Host–Parasite Associations : What Do Past and Recent Proteomics Approaches Tell Us ? Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 33:84-94.
  • Faure D, Bonin P, Duran R and the Microbial Ecology EC2CO consortium (2015) Environmental microbiology as a mosaic of explored ecosystems and issues. Environ Sci Pollut Res. 22 :13577-13598.
  • Dubuffet A, Zanchi C, Boutet G, Moreau J, Teixeira M, Moret Y. (2015) Trans-Generational Immune Priming Protects The Eggs Only Against Gram-Positive Bacteria In The Mealworm Beetle. Plos Pathogens. 11(10):E1005178.
  • Fokam Z, Nana Pa, Ngassam P, Bricheux G, Bouchard P, Vigues B, Sime-Ngando T. (2015) Morphological Characterization of Two New Species of Dicontophrya (Ciliophora : Astomatia : Contophryidae) Commensal of Earthworms (Oligochaeta : Annelida) of Ebebda and Nkolbikogo (Cameroon). International Journal of Biosciences. 7:49-57.
  • Fokam Z, Nana Pa, Ngassam P, Bricheux G, Vigues B, Bouchard P, Sime-Ngando T. (2015) Soil Physicochemical Parameters Affecting Abundance and Distribution of Dicoelophrya Nkoldaensis (Ciliophora : Radiophryidae) Living In The Gut of Earthworms (Annelida : Glossoscolecidae) Collected In Bambui (Nord-West Cameroon). International Journal of Current Research. 7(6):17164-17173.


  • Aufauvre J, Misme-Aucouturier B, Viguès B, Texier C, Delbac F, Blot N. (2014) Transcriptome Analyses of The Honeybee Response To Nosema Ceranae and Insecticides. Plos One. 9(3):e91686.
  • Nourrisson C, Scanzi J, Pereira B, Nkoudmongo C, Wawrzyniak I, Cian A, Viscogliosi E, Livrelli V, Delbac F, Dapoigny M, Poirier P. (2014) Blastocystis Is Associated With Decrease of Fecal Microbiota Protective Bacteria : Comparative Analysis Between Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Control Subjects. Plos One. 9(11):e111868.
  • Poirier P, Meloni D, Nourrisson C, Wawrzyniak I, Viscogliosi E, Livrelli V, Delbac F. (2014) Molecular Subtyping of Blastocystis Spp. Using A New Rdna Marker From The Mitochondria-Like Organelle Genome. Parasitology. 141(5):670-81.
  • Panek J, El Alaoui H, Mone A, Urbach S, Demettre E, Texier C, Brun C, Zanzoni A, Peyretaillade E, Parisot N, Lerat E, Peyret P, Delbac F, Biron DG. (2014) Hijacking of Host Cellular Functions By An Intracellular Parasite, The Microsporidian Anncaliia Algerae. Plos One. 9:e100791.
  • Vidau C, Panek J, Texier C, Biron DG, Belzunces LP, Le Gall M, Broussard C, Delbac F, El Alaoui H. (2014) Differential Proteomic Analysis of Midguts From Nosema Ceranae-Infected Honeybees Reveals Manipulation of Key Host Functions. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 121:89-96.
  • El Safadi D, Gaayeb L, Meloni D, Cian A, Poirier P, Wawrzyniak I, Delbac F, Dabboussi F, Delhaes L., Seck M., Hamze M., Riveau G., Viscogliosi E. (2014) Children of Senegal River Basin Show The Highest Prevalence of Blastocystis Sp. Ever Observed Worldwide. BMC Infectious Diseases. 14:164.
  • Fokam Z, Nana PA, Ngassam P, Bricheux G, Bouchard P, Vigues B, Sime-Ngando T. (2014) Morphological Description of Four New Species of Nyctotherus (Ciliophora : Nyctotheridae : Heterotrichida), Commensal Ciliates of The Digestive Tract of A Terrestrial Oligochaete (Megascolecidae) From The Northwest Region of Cameroon. Parasitology. 8:62-70.
  • Nana PA, Fokam Z, Ngassam P, Ajeagah Ga, Moche K, Bricheux G, Bouchard P, Vigues B, Sime Ngando T. (2014) Influence of Ionic Contents On The Stratification of Astomatia and Hysterocinetidae (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophora) Along The Digestive Tract of Alma Emini (Oligochaete, Glossoscolecidae) From The Center Region of Cameroon. International Journal of Current Research. 6(1):4468-4474.
  • Oppenheim RD, Creek DJ, Macrae JI, Modrzynska KK, Pino P, Limenitakis J, Polonais V, Seeber F, Barrett MP, Billker O, Mcconville MJ, Soldati-Favre D, and Sibley LD. (2014) Bckdh : The Missing Link In Apicomplexan Mitochondrial Metabolism Is Required For Full Virulence of Toxoplasma Gondii and Plasmodium Berghei. Plos Pathogens. 10(7):25032958.
  • Parisot N, Pelin A, Gasc C, Polonais V, Belkorchia A, Panek J, El Alaoui H, Biron DG, Brasset E, Vaury C, Peyret P, Corradi N, Peyretaillade E*, Lerat E*. (2014) Microsporidian Genomes Harbour A Diverse Array of Transposable Elements That Demonstrate An Ancestry of Horizontal Exchange With Metazoans. Genome Biol Evol. 6(9):2289-2300.
  • Piroux M, Lambert O, Puyo S, Farrera I, Guinet C, L’hostis M, Viguès B and Bastian S. (2014) Correlating The Pollens Gathered By Apis Millifera With The Landscape Features In Western France. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research. 12(2):423-439.
  • Piroux M, Thorin C, Farrera I, L’hostis M, Viguès B, Lambert O. (2014) A Comparison Between Plant Community Composition and Botanical Species Gathered By Honey Bees In A Cultivated of Western France. International Journal of Current Research. 6(5):6699-6709.

2013 (incomplet)

  • Wawrzyniak I, Poirier P, Viscogliosi E, Meloni D, Texier C, Delbac F, El Alaoui H. Blastocystis, an unrecognized parasite : an overview of pathogenesis and diagnosis. Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease,2013 5:167-178
  • El Safadi D, Meloni D, Poirier P, Osman M, Cian A, Gaayeb L, Wawrzyniak I, Delbac F, El Alaoui H, Delhaes L, Dei-Cas E, Mallat H, Dabboussi F, Hamze M, Viscogliosi E. Molecular epidemiology of Blastocystis in Lebanon and correlation between subtype 1 and gastrointestinal symptoms. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Jun ;88(6):1203-6
  • Biron DG, Loxdale HD (2013) Host-parasite molecular cross-talk during the manipulative process of a host by its parasite. Journal of Experimental Biology 216:148-160.
  • Saudreau M, Pincebourde S, Dassot M, Adam B, Loxdale HD, Biron DG (2013) On the canopy structure manipulation to buffer climate change effects on insect herbivore development. Trees 27:239–248.


  • Peyretaillade E, Parisot N, Polonais V, Terrat S, Denonfoux J, Dugat-Bony E, Wawrzyniak I, Biderre-Petit C, Mahul A, Rimour S, Gonçalves O, Bornes S, Delbac F, Chebance B, Duprat S, Samson G, Katinka M, Weissenbach J, Wincker P, Peyret P (2012) Annotation of microsporidian genomes using transcriptional signals. Nat Commun. 3:1137.
  • Meloni D, Poirier P, Mantini C, Noël C, Gantois N, Wawrzyniak I, Delbac F, Chabé M, Delhaes L, Dei-Cas E, Fiori PL, El Alaoui H, Viscogliosi E. Mixed human intra- and inter-subtype infections with the parasite Blastocystis sp. Parasitol Int. 2012 Dec ;61(4):719-22
  • Aufauvre J, Biron DG, Vidau C, Fontbonne R, Roudel M, Diogon M, Viguès B, Belzunces LP, Delbac F and Blot N (2012) Parasite-insecticide interactions : a case study of Nosema ceranae and fipronil synergy on honeybee. Scientific Reports. 2:326.
  • Poirier P, Wawrzyniak I, Vivarès CP, Delbac F, El Alaoui H (2012) New Insights into Blastocystis spp. : A Potential Link with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. PLoS Pathogens. 8:e1002545.
  • Wawrzyniak I, Texier C, Poirier P, Viscogliosi E, Tan KS, Delbac F, El Alaoui H. (2012) Characterization of two cysteine proteases secreted by Blastocystis ST7, a human intestinal parasite. Parasitol. Int. 61:437-442.
  • Lambert O, Veyrand B, Durand S, Marchand P, Bizec BL, Piroux M, Puyo S, Thorin C, Delbac F, Pouliquen H. (2012) Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons : Bees, honey and pollen as sentinels for environmental chemical contaminants. Chemosphere. 86:98-104.
  • Viguès B, Damaj R (2012) The adhesive disc in the mobilid ciliate Trichodina pediculus : evidence for centrin-related, calcium-sensitive filaments. Cytoskeleton. 69:4113-24.
  • Meloni D, Poirier P, Mantini C, Noël C, Gantois N, Wawrzyniak I, Delbac F, Chabé M, Delhaes L, Dei-Cas E, Fiori PL, El Alaoui H, Viscogliosi E. (2012) Mixed human intra- and inter-subtype infections with the parasite Blastocystis sp. Parasitol Int. May 29.
  • Scheer E, Delbac F, Tora L, Moras D, Romier C (2012) TFIID TAF6-TAF9 Complex Formation Involves the HEAT Repeat-containing C-terminal Domain of TAF6 and Is Modulated by TAF5 Protein. J Biol Chem. 287:27580-27592.
  • Lambert O, Piroux M, Puyo S, Thorin C, Larhantec M, Delbac F, Pouliquen H (2012) Bees, honey and pollen as sentinels for lead environmental contamination. Environ Pollut. 170:254-259.
  • Mella-Flores D, Six C, Ratin M, Partensky F, Boutte C, Le Corguillé G, Marie D, Blot N, Gourvil P, Kolowrat C and Garczarek L (2012) Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus have evolved different adaptive mechanisms to cope with light and UV stress. Front Microbiol. 3:285
  • Patramool S, Choumet V, Surasombatpattana P, Sabatier L, Thomas F, Boulanger N, Biron DG, Missé D (2012) An update on the proteomics of arthropod vectors. Proteomics 12 : 3510–3523.


  • Vidau C, Diogon M, Aufauvre J, Fontbonne R, Viguès B, Brunet J-L, Texier C, Biron DG, Blot N, El Alaoui H, Belzunces LP, Delbac L (2011) Exposure to sublethal doses of Fipronil and Thiacloprid highly increases mortality of honeybees previously infected by Nosema ceranae. PLoS ONE. 6:e21550
  • Vidau C, El Alaoui H, Biron DG, Delbac F (2011) Mais où sont passées les abeilles ? Biofutur. 327:56-59.
  • Vidau C, Diogon M, Aufauvre J, Fontbonne R, Viguès B, Brunet J-L, Texier C, Biron DG, Blot N, El Alaoui H, Belzunces LP, Delbac L (2011) Déclin des colonies d’abeilles et origine multifactorielle : cas de Nosema ceranae et des insecticides. La Santé de l’Abeille. 245:417-426.
  • Peyretaillade E, El Alaoui H, Diogon M, Polonais V, Parisot N, Biron DG, Peyret P, Delbac F (2011) The extreme reduction and compaction of microsporidian genomes. Res. Microbiol. 162(6):598-606
  • Blot N, Mella-Flores D, Six C, Le Corguillé G, Boutte C, Peyrat A, Monnier A, Ratin M, Gourvil P, Campbell DA, Garczarek L (2011) Light history influences the response of the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. WH7803 to oxidative stress. Plant Physiol. 156:1934-1954.
  • Meloni D, Sanciu G, Poirier P, El Alaoui H, Chabé M, Delhaes L, Dei-Cas E, Delbac F, Luigi Fiori P, Di Cave D, Viscogliosi E (2011) Molecular subtyping of Blastocystis sp. isolates from symptomatic patients in Italy. Parasitol Res. 109:613-619.
  • Ponton F, Otálora-Luna F, Lefèvre T, Guerin PM, Lebarbenchon C, Duneau D, Biron DG, Thomas F (2011) Water-seeking behavior in worm-infected crickets and reversibility of parasitic manipulation. Behav Ecol. 22:392-400.
  • Badel S, Callet F, Laroche C, Gardarin C, Petit E, EL Alaoui H, Bernardi T, Michaud P (2011)- A new tool to detect high viscous exopolymers from microalgae. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 38:319-326.
  • Denoeud F, Roussel M, Noel B, Wawrzyniak I, Da Silva C, Diogon M, Viscogliosi E, Brochier-Armanet C, Couloux A, Poulain J, Segurans B, Anthouard V, Texier C, Blot N, Poirier P, Tan KSW, Artiguenave F, Jaillon O, Aury J-M, Delbac F, Wincker P, Vivares CP, El Alaoui H (2011) Genome sequence of Blastocystis sp. : from adaptative evolution to pathogenic potential of this anaerobic human parasitic Stramenopile. Genome Biology 12(3):R29
  • Poirier P, Wawrzyniak I, Albert A, El Alaoui H, Delbac F, Livrelli V (2011) Development and evaluation of a real-time PCR assay for detection and quantification of Blastocystis in human stool samples : a prospective study in patients with hematological malignancies. J. Clin. Microbiol. 49(3):975-83


  • Badel S., Callet F., Laroche C., Gardarin C., Petit E., El Alaoui H., Bernardi T., Michaud P. A new tool to detect high viscous exopolymers from microalgae. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 2010, Jul 16.
  • Daval S, Poirier P, Armenaud J, Cambon M, Livrelli V. Development of a real time PCR assay for quantitative diagnosis of Toxoplasma gondii after allogeneic stem cell transplantation Pathol Biol. 2010 Feb ;58(1):104-9. French
  • Dobigny G, Poirier P, Hima K, Cabaret O, Gauthier P, Tatard C, Costa JM, Bretagne S.
    Molecular survey of rodent-borne Trypanosoma in Niger with special emphasis on T.lewisi imported by invasive black rats. Acta Trop. 2010 Nov 30.[Epub ahead of print].
  • Floss D.M., Mockey M., Zanello G., Brosson D., Diogon M., Frutos R., Bruel T., Rodrigues V., Garzon E., Chevaleyre C., Berri M., Salmon H., Conrad U., Dedieu L. Expression and immunogenicity of the mycobacterial Ag85B/ESAT-6 antigens produced in transgenic plants by elastin-like peptide fusion strategy. J. Biomed. Biotechnol., 2010, 274346.
  • Kolowrat C., Partensky F., Mella-Flores D., Le Corguillé G., Boutte C., Blot N., Ratin M., Ferréol M., Lecomte X., Gourvil P., Lennon J.F., Kehoe D.M., Garczarek L. Ultraviolet stress delays chromosome replication in light/dark synchronized cells of the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus marinus PCC9511. BMC Microbiol., 2010, 10:204.
  • Polonais V., Mazet M., Wawrzyniak I., Texier C., Blot N., El Alaoui H., Delbac F. The human microsporidian Encephalitozoon hellem synthesizes two spore wall polymorphic proteins useful for epidemiological studies. Infect. Immun., 2010, 78:2221-30.
  • Souppart L., Moussa H., Cian A., Sanciu G., Poirier P., El Alaoui H., Delbac F., Boorom K., Delhaes L., Dei-Cas E., Viscogliosi E. Subtype analysis of Blastocystis isolates from symptomatic patients in Egypt. Parasitol. Res., 2010, 106(2):505-11.
  • Texier C., Vidau C., Viguès B., El Alaoui H., Delbac F. Microsporidia : a model for minimal parasite-host interactions. Curr. Opin. Microbiol., 2010, 13:443-9.
  • Wu B.,Yin J., Texier C., Roussel M., Tan K.S. Blastocystis legumain is localized on the cell surface and specific inhibition of its activity implicates a pro-survival role for the enzyme. J. Biol. Chem., 2010, 15, 285 : 1790-1798.
  • Zahreddine H., Zhang H., Diogon M., Nagamatsu Y., Labouesse M. CRT-1/calreticulin and the E3 ligase EEL-1/HUWE1 control hemidesmosome maturation in C. elegans development. Curr. Biol., 2010, 20(4):322-7.
  • Zhang Z., Roe S.M., Diogon M., Kong E., El Alaoui H., Barford D. Molecular structure of the N-terminal domain of the APC/C subunit Cdc27 reveals a homo-dimeric tetratricopeptide repeat architecture. J. Mol. Biol., 2010, 397(5):1316-28.


  • Blot N., Wu X.J., Thomas J.C., Zhang J., Garczarek L., Böhm S., Tu J.M., Zhou M., Plöscher M., Eichacker L., Partensky F., Scheer H., Zhao K.H. Phycourobilin in trichromatic phycocyanin from oceanic cyanobacteria is formed post-translationally by a phycoerythrobilin lyase-isomerase. J. Biol. Chem., 2009, 284(14):9290-8.
  • Damaj R., Pomel S., Bricheux G., Coffe G., Viguès B., Ravet V., Bouchard P. Cross-study analysis of genomic data defines the ciliate multigenic epiplasmin family : strategies for functional analysis in Paramecium tetraurelia. BMC Evol. Biol., 2009, 9:125.
  • Kluger N, Poirier P, Guilpain P, Baixench MT, Cohen P, Paugam A. Cryptococcal meningitis in a patient treated with infliximab and mycophenolate mofetil for Behcet’s disease. Int J Infect Dis. 2009 Sep ;13(5)
  • Peyretaillade E., Gonçalves O., Terrat S., Dugat-Bony E., Wincker P., Cornman R.S., Evans J.D., Delbac F., Peyret P. Identification of transcriptional signals in Encephalitozoon cuniculi widespread among Microsporidia phylum : support for accurate structural genome annotation. BMC Genomics, 2009, 10:607.
  • Souppart L., Sanciu G., Cian A., Wawrzyniak I., Delbac F., Capron M., Dei-Cas E., Boorom K., Delhaes L., Viscogliosi E. Molecular epidemiology of human Blastocystis isolates in France. Parasitol. Res., 2009, 105(2):413-21.
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  • Belkorchia A., Biderre C., Militon C., Polonais V., Wincker P., Jubin C., Delbac F., Peyretaillade E., Peyret P. In vitro propagation of the microsporidian pathogen Brachiola algerae and studies of its chromosome and ribosomal DNA organization in the context of the complete genome sequencing project. Parasitol. Int., 2008, 57 : 62-71.
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  • Miranda-Saavedra D., Stark M.J., Packer J.C., Vivares C.P., Doerig C., Barton G.J. The complement of protein kinases of the microsporidium Encephalitozoon cuniculi in relation to those of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe. BMC Genomics, 2007, 8 : 309.
  • Grésoviac S.J., Baxa D.V., Vivarès C.P., Hedrick R.P. Detection of the intranuclear microsporidium Nucleospora salmonis in naturally and experimentally exposed Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha by in situ hybridization. Parasitol. Res., 2007, 101(5):1257-64.
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