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  • Li-Beisson Y, Verdier G, Xu L, Beisson F (2016) Cutin and suberin polyesters. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0001920.pub3
  • Peltier G., Aro E.-M., Shikanai T. (2016) NDH-1 and NDH-2 Plastoquinone Reductases in Oxygenic Photosynthesis. Annual Review of Plant Biology, 67, 55–80​.
  • Goold H.D., Nguyen H.M., Kong F., Beyly-Adriano A., Légeret B., Billon E., Cuiné S., Beisson F., Peltier G., Li-Beisson Y. (2016) Whole Genome Re-Sequencing Identifies a Quantitative Trait Locus Repressing Carbon Reserve Accumulation during Optimal Growth in Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii. Scientific Reports, 6:25209.
  • Légeret B., Schulz-Raffelt M., Nguyen H.M., Auroy P., Beisson F., Peltier G., Blanc G., Li-Beisson Y. (2016) Lipidomic and Transcriptomic Analyses of Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii under Heat Stress Unveil a Direct Route for the Conversion of Membrane Lipids into Storage Lipids. Plant, Cell & Environment, 39(4), 834–847.
  • Jakobson L., Lindgren L.O., Verdier G., Laanemets K., Brosché M., Beisson F., Kollist H. (2016) BODYGUARD Is Required for the Biosynthesis of Cutin in Arabidopsis. The New Phytologist 211:614-26​
  • Schulz-Raffelt M., Chochois V., Auroy P., Cuiné S., Billon E., Dauvillée D., Li-Beisson Y., Peltier G. (2016) Hyper-Accumulation of Starch and Oil in a Chlamydomonas Mutant Affected in a Plant-Specific DYRK Kinase. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 9, 55.
  • Li N., Xu C., Li-Beisson Y., Philippar K. (2016) Fatty Acid and Lipid Transport in Plant Cells. Trends in Plant Science, 21, 145–158.
  • Yang W, Pollard M, Li-Beisson Y, Ohlrogge J (2016) Quantitative analysis of glycerol in Arabidopsis dicarboxylic acid-rich cutins provides new insights into cutin structure. Phytochem​ 130:159-69​.
  • Yamaoka Y, Achard D, JANG S, Légeret B, Kamisuki S, Ko D, Schulz-Raffelt M, Kim Y, Song WY, Nishida I, Li-Beisson Y, Lee Y (2016) Identification of a Chlamydomonas plastidial 2-lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase and its use to engineer microalgae with increased oil content. Plant Biotechnol J 14(11):2158-2167.
  • Tibiletti T, Auroy P, Peltier G, Caffari S (2016) PsbS of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is transiently accumulated under high light and functional. Plant Phys​iol 171:2717-30.
  • Sorigué D, Légeret B, Cuiné S, Morales P, Mirabella B, Guedeney G, Li-Beisson Y, Jetter R, Peltier G, Beisson F (2016) Microalgae synthesize hydrocarbons from long-chain fatty acids via a light-dependent pathway. Plant Physiol171:2393-405.
  • ​​Shumbe L, Chevalier A, Légeret B, Taconnat L, Monnet F, Havaux M (2016) Singlet oxygen-induced cell death in Arabidopsis under high light stress is controlled by OXI1 kinase. Plant Physiol 170:1757-71.​
  • Li-Beisson Y, Verdier G, Xu L, Beisson F (2016) Cutin and suberin polyesters. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences​. John Wiley & Sons, Limited, Chichester.
  • Li-Beisson Y, Nakamura Y, Harwood J (2016) Lipids: From Chemical structures, Biosynthesis, and Analyses to Industrial Applications. Subcell Biochem 86:1-18.
  • Goold HD, Cuiné S, Légeret B , Liang Y, Brugière S, Auroy P, Javot H, Tardif M, Jones BJ, Beisson F, Peltier G, Li-Beisson Y (2016) Saturating light induces sustained accumulation of oil primarily stored in lipid droplets of plastidial origin in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Plant Physiol 171(4):2406-17.
  • Ghssein G, Brutescot C, Ouerdane L, Izaute A, Fojcik C, Wang S, Hajjar C, Lobinski R, Lemaire D, Richaud P, Voulhoux R, Espaillat A, Cava F, Pignol D, Borezée-Durant E, Arnoux P (2016) Biosynthesis of a broad-spectrum nicotianamine-like metallophore in Staphylococcus aureus. Science 352:1105-9.
  • Ermakova M, Huokko T, Richaud P, Bersanini L, Howe CJ, Lea-Smith DJ, Peltier G, Allahverdiyeva Y (2016) Distinguishing the roles of thylakoid respiratory terminal oxidases in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Physiol 171:1307-19.
  • Douchi D, Qu Y, Longoni P, Legendre-Lefebvre L, Johnson X, Schmitz-Linneweber C, Goldschmidt-Clermont M. (2016) A Nucleus-Encoded Chloroplast Phosphoprotein Governs Expression of the Photosystem I Subunit PsaC in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Plant Cell​ 28:1182-99.
  • Dumas L, Chazaux M, Peltier G, Johnson X, Alric J. (2016) Cytochrome b6f function and localization, phosphorylation state of thylakoid membrane proteins and consequences on cyclic electron flow. Photosynth Res. 129(3):307-20.



  • Yang W., Wittkopp T.M., Li X., Warakanont J., Dubini A., Catalanotti C., Kim R.G., Nowack E.C.M., Mackinder L., Aksoy M., Page M.D., D’adamo S., Saroussi S., Heinnickel M., Johnson X., Richaud P., Alric J., Boehm M., Jonikas M..C, Benning C., Merchant S.S., Posewitz M.C., Grossman A.R. (2015) Critical role of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii ferredoxin-5 in maintaining membrane structure and dark metabolism. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 112(48) : 14978-83.
  • Chaux F., Peltier G., Johnson X. (2015) A security network in PSI photoprotection regulation of photosynthetic control, NPQ and O2 photoreduction by cyclic electron flow. Frontiers Plant Sci., 6, 875.
  • Steinbeck J., Nikolova D., Weingarten R., Johnson X., Richaud P., Peltier G., Hermann M., Magneschi L., Hippler M. (2015) Deletion of Proton Gradient Regulation 5 (PGR5) and PGR5-Like 1 (PGRL1) proteins promote sustainable light-driven hydrogen production in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii due to increased PSII activity under sulfur deprivation. Front. Plant Sci. 6, 892.
  • Alric, J. (2015) The plastoquinone pool, poised for cyclic electron flow?Front. Plant Sci., 6:540.
  • Ort, D.R., Merchant, S.S., Alric, J., Barkan, A., Blankenship, R.E., Bock, R., Croce, R., Hanson, M.R., Hibberd, J.M., Lindstrom, D.L., Long, S.P., Moore, T.A., Moroney, J., Niyogi, K.K., Parry, M., Peralta-Yahya, P., Prince, R., Redding, K., Spalding, M., van Wijk, K., Vermaas, W.F.J., von Caemmerer, S., Weber, A., Yeates, T., Yuan, J., Zhu, X. (2015) Redesigning photosynthesis to sustainably meet global food and bioenergy demand.Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 112, 8529-36.
  • Wang F, Johnson X, Cavaiuolo M, Boh​ne AV, Nickelsen J, Vallon O. (2015) Two Chlamydomonas OPR proteins stabilize chloroplast mRNAs encoding small subunits of photosystem II and cytochrome b(6) f. Plant J. 2015 Jun;82(5):861-73.
  • Delrue, F., Imbert, Y., Fleury, G., Peltier, G., Sassi, J.F. (2015) Using coagulation-flocculation to harvest Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: Coagulant and flocculant efficiencies, and reuse of the liquid phase as growth medium. Algal Res. 9, 283-290
  • Li-Beisson Y, Beisson F, Riekhof W (2015) Metabolism of acyl-lipids in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Plant J. 82:504-22.
  • ​​Goold H, Beisson F, Peltier G, Li-Beisson Y (2015) Microalgal lipid droplets: composition, divers​​ity, biogenesis and functions. Plant Cell Rep. 34, 545-555.
  • Abou-Hamdan A., Ceccaldi P., Lebrette H., Gutierrez-Sanz O., Richaud P.Cournac L., Guigliarelli B., De Lacey A. L., Leger C., Volbeda  A., Burlat  B., Dementin S. (2015) A Threonine Stabilizes the NiC and NiR Catalytic Intermediates of [NiFe]-hydrogenase. J.  Biol. Chem., 290(13) : 8550-8558.
  • Kim H., Jang S., Kim S, Yamaoka Y., Hong D.; Song, W., Nishida I., Li-Beisson Y., Lee Y. (2015) The small molecule fenpropimorph rapidly converts chloroplast membrane lipids to triacylglycerols in Chlamydomonas reinhardtiiFront. Microbiol., 6 : 54.
  • Taleb A, Pruvost J, Legrand J, Marec H, Le-Gouic B, Mirabella B, Legeret B,Bouvet S, Peltier G, Li-Beisson Y, Taha S, Takache H (2015) Development and validation of a screening procedure of microalgae for biodiesel production: Application to the genus of marine microalgae Nannochloropsis. Bioresource Technol.​ 177, 224-232.


  • Alric J (2014) Redox and ATP control of photosynthetic cyclic electron flow in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: (II) Involvement of the PGR5-PGRL1 pathway under anaerobic conditions. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1837, 825-834
  • Grausem B, Widemann E, Verdier G, Nosbüsch D, Aubert Y, Beisson F, Schreiber L, Franke R, Pinot F (2014) CYP77A19 and CYP77A20 characterized from Solanum tuberosum oxidize fatty acids in vitro and partially restore the wild phenotype in an Arabidopsis thaliana cutin mutant. Plant Cell Environ. 55, 455-466
  • Cano M, Volbeda A, Guedeney G, Aubert-Jousset E, Richaud P, Peltier G, Cournac L (2014) Improved oxygen tolerance of the Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 bidirectional hydrogenase by site-directed mutagenesis of putative residues of the gas diffusion channel. Int.​ J. Hydrogen Energ.​ 39, 16872-16884
  • Johnson X, Steinbeck J, Dent RM, Takahashi H, Richaud P, Ozawa SI, Houille-Vernes L, Petroutsos D, Rappaport F, Grossman AR, Niyogi KK, Hippler M, Alric J (2014) Proton gradient regulation 5-mediated cyclic electron flow under ATP- or redox-limited conditions: a study of ΔATPase pgr5 and ΔrbcL pgr5 mutants in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Plant Physiol. 165, 438-452
  • Ménard R, Verdier G, Ors M, Erhardt M, Beisson F, Shen WH (2014) Histone H2B monoubiquitination is involved in the regulation of cutin and wax composition in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 55, 455-466
  • Yang W, Catalanotti C, Posewitz MC, Alric J, and Grossman AR (2014) Insights into Algal Fermentation, Low-Oxygen Stress in Plants, Oxygen Sensing and Adaptive Responses to Hypoxia, Series: Plant Cell Monographs, Vol. 21 van Dongen, Joost T, Licausi, Francesco (Eds.) Volume of Plant Cell Monographs, Springer, pp. 135-164
  • Baltz A, Dang KV, Beyly A, Auroy P., Richaud P, Cournac L, Peltier G (2014) Plastidial expression of NDA2 increases the reducing state of plastoquinones and hydrogen photoproduction rate by the indirect pathway in Chlamydomonas. Plant Physiol. 165, 1344-135
  • Dang KV, Plet J, Tolleter D, Jokel M, Cuiné S, Carrier P, Auroy P, Richaud P, Johnson X, Alric J, Allahverdiyeva Y, Peltier G (2014) Combined increases in mitochondrial cooperation and oxygen photoreduction compensate deficiency in cyclic electron flow in Chlamydomonas. The Plant Cell 26, 3036-3050
  • Cun P, Sarrobert C, Richaud P, Chevalier A, Soreau P, Auroy P, Gravot A, Baltz A, Leonhardt N, Vavasseur A (2014) Modulation of Zn/Cd P1B2-ATPase activities in Arabidopsis thaliana impacts differently on shoot and seeds Zn and Cd contents. Metallomics​​ 7:2109-16.


  • Allahverdiyeva Y, Mustila H, Ermakova M, Bersanini L, Richaud P, Ajlani G, Battchikova N, Cournac L, Aro EM (2013) Flavodiiron proteins Flv1 and Flv3 enable cyanobacterial growth and photosynthesis under fluctuating light in aquatic environments. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110, 4111-4116
  • Cagnon C, Mirabella B, Nguyen HM, Beyly-Adriano A, Bouvet S, Cuiné S, Beisson F, Peltier G, Li-Beisson Y. Development of a forward  genetic screen to isolate oil mutants in the green microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii . Biotechnol. Biofuels 6, 178
  • Delrue F, Li-Beisson y, Setier PA, Sahut C, Roubaud A, Froment AK, Peltier G (2013) Comparison of various microalgae liquid biofuel production pathways based on energetic, economic and environmental criteria. Bioresource Technol. 136, 205-212
  • Johnson X, Alric J (2013) Central carbon metabolism and electron transport in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: metabolic constraints for carbon partitioning between oil and starch. Eukaryotic Cell 12, 776-793
  • Li-Beisson Y, Peltier G (2013) Third-generation biofuels: current and future research on microalgal lipid biotechnology. OCL. 20, D6
  • Li-Beisson Y, Shorrosh B, Beisson F, Andersson MX, Arondel V, Bates PD, Baud S, Bird D, Debono A, Durrett TP, Franke RB, Graham IA, Katayama K, Kelly AA, Larson T, Markham JE, Miquel M, Molina I, Nishida I, Rowland O, Samuels L, Schmid KM, Wada H, Welti R, Xu C, Zallot R, Ohlrogge J (2013) Acyl-lipid metabolism. Arabidopsis Book 11:e0161
  • Nguyen HM, Cuiné S, Beyly-Adriano A, Légeret B, Billon E, Auroy P, Beisson F, Peltier G, Li-Beisson Y (2013) The green microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii has a single ω-3 fatty acid desaturase which localizes to the chloroplast and impacts both plastidic and extraplastidic membrane lipids. Plant Physiol. 163, 914-928
  • Tunçay H, Findinier J, Duchêne T, Cogez V, Cousin C, Peltier G, Ball S, Dauvillée D (2013) A forward genetic approach in Chlamydomonas as a strategy for exploring starch catabolism. PLOS One. 8, e74763
  • Sakr S, Dutheil J, Saenkham P, Bottin H, Leplat C, Ortega-Ramos M, Aude J-C, Chapuis V, Guedeney G, Decottignies P, Lemaire S, Cassier-Chauvat C, Chauvat F. The activity of the Synechocystis PCC6803 AbrB2 regulator of hydrogen production can be post-translationally controlled through glutathionylation. Int. J. Hydrogen Energ. 31, 13547-13555
  • Kim S, Kim H, Ko D, Yamaoka Y, Otsuru M, Kawai-Yamada M, Ishikawa T, Oh HM, Nishida I, Li-Beisson Y, Lee Y (2013) Rapid induction of lipid droplets in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and Chlorella vulgaris by brefeldinA. PloS ONE​​ 8:e81978


  • Tardif M, Atteia A, Specht M, Cogne G, Rolland N, Brugiere S, Hippler M, Ferro M, Bruley C, Peltier G, Vallon O, Cournac L (2012) PredAlgo, a new subcellular localization prediction tool dedicated to green algae. Mol. Biol. Evol. 29, 3625-3639
  • ​Abou Hamdan A, Dementin S, Liebgott PP, Gutierrez-Sanz O, Richaud P, De Lacey AL, Roussett M, Bertrand P, Cournac L, Léger C (2012) Understanding and tuning the catalytic bias of hydrogenase. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 9828
  • Van Vooren, G., Le Grand, F., Legrand, J., Cuiné, C., Peltier, G., Pruvost, J. (2012) Investigation of fatty acids accumulation in Nannochloropsis oculata for biodiesel application. Bioresource Technology124, 421-432
  • Roumagnac, P., Richaud, P., Barakat, M., Ortet, P., Roncato, M.-A., Heulin, T., Peltier, G., Achouak, W., Cournac, L. (2012) Reversible oxygen-tolerant hydrogenase carried by free-living N2-fixing bacteria isolated from the rhizospheres of rice, maize and wheat. MicrobiologyOpen1(4):349-61
  • Yang W, Simpson JP, Li-Beisson Y, Beisson F, Pollard MR, Ohlrogge JB (2012) A Land-Plant-Specific Glycerol-3-Phosphate Acyltransferase Family in Arabidopsis: Substrate Specificity, sn-2 Preference and Evolution. Plant Physiology160:638-652.
  • Beisson F, Li-Beisson Y, Pollard M (2012) Solving the puzzles of cutin and suberin polymer biosynthesis. Current Opin Plant Biol15:329-37.
  • Beisson F, Ohlrogge J. (2012) Plants: Knitting a polyester skin. Nature Chemical Biology. 8(7):603-4
  • Delrue, F., Setier, P.A., Sahut, C., Cournac, L., Roubaud, A., Peltier, G., Froment, A.K. (2012) An economic, sustainability, and energetic model of biodiesel production from microalgae. Bioresource Technology111:191-200
  • Adam, F., Abert-Vian, M., Peltier, G., Chemat, F. (2012) "Solvent-free” ultrasound-assisted extraction of lipids from fresh microalgae cells: a green, clean and scalable process. Bioresource Technology114:457-65
  • Dutheil J, Saenkhamp P, Sakr S, Leplat C, Ortega-Ramos M, Bottin H, Cournac L, Cassier-Chauvat C, Chauvat F (2012). Advances in the regulation of hydrogen production in Synechocystis PCC 6803: the AbrB2 auto-repressor (Sll0822), expressed from an atypical promoter, represses the hydrogenase operon. J Bacteriol 194:5423-33.
  • Ramel F, Birtic S, Cuiné S, Triantaphylidès C, Ravanat JL, Havaux M (2012) Chemical quenching of singlet oxygen by carotenoids in plants. Plant Physiol​ 158:1267-78
  • Sauge-Merle S, Lecomte-Pradines C, Carrier P, Cuiné S, Dubow M (2012) Heavy metal accumulation by recombinant mammalian metallothionein within Escherichia coli protects against elevated metal exposure. Chemosphere 88:918-24.


  • Nguyen HM, Baudet M, Cuiné S, Adriano JM, Barthe D, Billon E, Bruley C, Beisson F, Peltier G, Ferro M, Li-Beisson Y (2011) Proteomic profiling of oil bodies isolated from the unicellular green microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: With focus on proteins involved in lipid metabolism. Proteomics. 11, 4266-4273
  • Aubert-Jousset E, Cano M, Guedeney G, Richaud P, Cournac L (2011) Role of HoxE subunit in Synechocystis PCC6803 hydrogenase. FEBS J. 278, 4035-4043
  • Tolleter D, Ghysels B, Alric J, Petroutsos D, Tolstygina I, Krawietz D, Happe T, Auroy P, Adriano JM, Beyly A, Cuiné S, Plet J, Reiter IM, Genty B, Cournac L, Hippler M, Peltier G (2011) Control of Hydrogen Photoproduction by the Proton Gradient Generated by Cyclic Electron Flow in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Plant Cell. 23(7):2619-2630
  • Allahverdiyeva Y, Ermakova M, Eisenhut M, Zhang P, Richaud P, Hagemann M, Cournac L, Aro EM (2011) Interplay between Flavodiiron Proteins and Photorespiration in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. J Biol Chem286(27):24007-14
  • Lautier T, Ezanno P, Baffert C, Fourmond V, Cournac L, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Soucaille P, Bertrand P, Meynial-Salles I, Léger C (2011) The quest for a functional substrate access tunnel in FeFe hydrogenase. Faraday Discuss148:385-407
  • Li-Beisson Y (2011) Cutin and Suberin. Encyclopedia of life sciences 2011, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. [DOI:10.1002/9780470015902.a0001920.pub2]
  • Pinot F, Beisson F (2011) Cytochrome P450 metabolizing fatty acids in plants: characterization and physiological rôles. Febs J. 278(2): 195-205.
  • Liebgott PP, de Lacey AL, Burlat B, Cournac L, Richaud P, Brugna M, Fernandez VM, Guigliarelli B, Rousset M, Léger C, Dementin S (2011) Original design of an oxygen-tolerant [NiFe] hydrogénasse : major effect of a valine-to-c ysteine mutatiuon near the active site. J Am Chem Soc. 133(4):986-997
  • Siaut M, Cuiné S, Cagnon C, Fessler B, Nguyen M, Carrier P, Beyly A, Beisson F, Triantaphylides C, Li-Beisson Y, Peltier G. (2011) Oil accumulation in the model green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: characterization, variability between common laboratory strains and relationship with starch reserves. BMC Biotechnol. 11(1):7
  • Bernaudat F, Frelet-Barrand A, Pochon N, Dementin S, Hivin P, Boutigny S, Rioux JB, Salvi D, Seigneurin-Berny D, Richaud P, Joyard J, Pignol D, Sabaty M, Desnos T, Pebay-Peroula E, Darrouzet E, Vernet T, Rolland N (2011) Heterologous expression of membrane proteins: choosing the appropriate host. PLoS ONE​ 6:e29191​


  • Cournac L, Sarma PM, Fontecave M (2010) Biohydrogen: from basic concepts to biotechnology. Int J Hydrog Energy. 35:10638.
  • Li-Beisson Y*, Shorrosh B, Beisson F, Andersson M, Arondel V, Bates P, Baud S, Bird D, DeBono A, Durrett T, Franke R, Graham I, Katayama K, Kelly A, Larson T, Markham J, Miquel M, Molina I, Nishida I, Rowland O, Samuels L, Schmid K, Wada H, Welti R, Xu C, Zallot R and Ohlrogge (2010)
    J. Acyl Lipid Metabolism in The Arabidopsis Book , Rockville, MD: American Society of Plant Biologists (*corresponding author). (online book chapter)
  • Stork J, Harris D, Williams B, Griffiths J, Haughn G, Beisson F, Li-Beisson Y, Mendu V, DeBolt S (2010)
    CELLULOSE SYNTHASE9 serves a non-redundant role in secondary cell wall synthesis in the radial wall of Arabidopsis epidermal testa cells.
    Plant Physiol153:580-589.
  • Yang W, Pollard M, Li-Beisson Y, Beisson F, Feig M, Ohlrogge J (2010)
    A distinct type of glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase with sn-2 preference and phosphatase activity producing 2-monoacylglycerol.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci USA107(26):12040-5
  • Manas-Fernandez A, Li-Beisson Y, Alonso, DL and Garcia-Maroto F (2010)
    Cloning and molecular characterization of a glycerol-3-phosphate Oacyltransferase (GPAT) gene from Echium (Boraginaceae) involved in the biosynthesis of cutin polyesters.
  • Leroux F, Liebgott PP, Cournac L, Richaud P, Kpebe A, Burlat B, Guigliarelli B, Bertrand P, Leger C, Rousset M. Dementin S. (2010)
    Is engineering O2-tolerant hydrogenases just a matter of reproducing the active sites of the naturally occurring O2-resistant enzymes?
    Int J Hydrogen Energ35:10770-77.
  • Nakajima Munekage Y, Eymery F, Rumeau D, Cuiné S, Oguri M, Nakamura N, Yokota A, Genty B, Peltier G.
    Elevated expression of PGR5 and NDH-H in agranal bundle sheath chloroplasts in C4 Flaveria species.
    Plant Cell Physiol.51(4):664-8
  • Peltier G, Tolleter D, Billon E, Cournac L.
    Auxiliary electron transport pathways in chloroplasts of microalgae.
    Photosynth. Res.106(1-2):19-31
  • Chochois V, Constans L, Dauvillée D, Beyly A, Solivérès M, Ball S, Peltier G, Cournac L
    Screening for starch catabolism mutants of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii in order to unravel key factors of hydrogen bioproduction.
    Int. J. Hydrogen Energy35:10731-40



  • Desplats C, Mus F, Cuiné S, Billon E, Cournac L, Peltier G.
    Characterization of Nda2, a plastoquinone-reducing type II NAD(P)H dehydrogenase in Chlamydomonas chloroplasts.
    J Biol Chem, 2009, 284(7):4148-4157
  • Dementin S, Leroux F, Cournac L, de Lacey AL, Volbeda A, Léger C, Burlat B, Martinez N, Champ S, Martin L, Sanganas O, Haumann M, Fernández VM, Guigliarelli B, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Rousset M
    Introduction of methionines in the gas channel makes [NiFe] hydrogenase aero-tolerant.
    J Am Chem Soc., 2009, 131(29):10156-64
  • Chochois V, Dauvillée D, Beyly A, Tolleter D, Cuiné S, Timpano H, Ball S, Cournac L, Peltier G (2009) Hydrogen production in Chlamydomonas: photosystem II-dependent and -independent pathways differ in their requirement for starch metabolism. Plant Physiol. 151, 631-640



  • Jans F, Mignolet E, Houyoux PA, Cardol P, Ghysels B, Cuiné S, Cournac L, Peltier G, Remacle C, Franck F.
    A type II NAD(P)H dehydrogenase mediates light-independent plastoquinone reduction in the chloroplast of Chlamydomonas.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2008, 105(51):20546-51
  • Leroux F, Dementin S, Burlat B, Cournac L, Volbeda A, Champ S, Martin L, Guigliarelli B, Bertrand P, Fontecilla-Camps J, Rousset M, Léger C.
    Experimental approaches to kinetics of gas diffusion in hydrogenase.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2008, 105(32):11188-11193
  • Munekage YN, Genty B, Peltier G.
    Effect of PGR5 impairment on photosynthesis and growth in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Plant Cell Physiol, 2008, 49(11):1688-98
  • Moreau JL, Baudrimont M, Carrier P, Peltier G, Bourdineaud JP.
    Metal binding and antioxidant properties of chimeric trimodular and dimeric metallothioneins.
    Biochimie, 2008, 90(5):705-16
  • Hemschemeier A, Fouchard S, Cournac L, Peltier G, Happe T.
    Hydrogen production by Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: an elaborate interplay of electron sources and sinks.
    Planta, 2008, 227(2): 397-407
  • Baffert C, Demuez M, Cournac L, Burlat B, Guigliarelli B, Bertrand P, Girbal L, Leger C.
    Hydrogen-activating enzymes : activity does not correlated with oxygen sensitivity.
    Angewandte Chemie, 2008, 47, 2052-2054


  • Surzycki R, Cournac L, Peltier G, Rochaix JD.
    Potential for hydrogen production with inducible chloroplast gene expression in Chlamydomonas.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2007, 104(44): 17548-53
  • Desplats C, Beyly A, Cuiné S, Bernard L, Cournac L, Peltier G.
    Modification of substrate specificity in single point mutants of Agrobacterium tumefaciens type II NADH dehydrogenase.
    FEBS Lett., 2007, 581(21): 4017-22
  • Rumeau D, Peltier G, Cournac L.
    Chlororespiration and cyclic electron flow around PSI during photosynthesis and plant stress response.
    Plant Cell Environ., 2007, 30(9):1041-51
  • Demuez M, Cournac L, Guerrini O, Soucaille P, Girbal L.
    Complete activity profile of Clostridium acetobutylicum [FeFe]-hydrogenase and kinetic parameters for endogenous redox partners.
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