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Chaux F, Burlacot A, Mekhalfi M, Auroy P, Blangy S, Richaud P, Peltier G. (2017) Flavodiiron Proteins Promote Fast and Transient O2 Photoreduction in Chlamydomonas. Plant Physiol., 174(3):1825-1836​.

Kong F, Liang Y, Légeret B, Beyly-Adriano A, Blangy S, Haslam RP, Napier JA, Beisson F, Peltier G, Li-Beisson Y. (2017) Chlamydomonas carries out fatty acid β-oxidation in ancestral peroxisomes using a bona fide acyl-CoA oxidase. Plant J., 90(2):358-371​.

Alric J, Johnson X. (2017) Alternative electron transport pathways in photosynthesis: a confluence of regulation. Curr Opin Plant Biol., 37:78-86​.

Chaux F, Johnson X, Auroy P, Beyly-Adriano A, Te I, Cuiné S, Peltier G. (2017) PGRL1 and LHCSR3 Compensate for Each Other in Controlling Photosynthesis and Avoiding Photosystem I Photoinhibition during High Light Acclimation of Chlamydomonas Cells. Mol Plant., 10(1):216-218​.

Lee EJ, Oh M, Hwang JU, Li-Beisson Y, Nishida I, Lee Y. (2017) Seed-Specific Overexpression of the Pyruvate Transporter BASS2 Increases Oil Content in Arabidopsis Seeds. Front Plant Sci., 8:194​.

Gauquelin C, Baffert C, Richaud P, Kamionka E, Etienne E, Guieysse D, Girbal L, Fourmond V, André I, Guigliarelli B, Léger C, Soucaille P, Meynial-Salles I. (2017) Roles of the F-domain in [FeFe] hydrogenase. Biochim Biophys Acta., pii: S0005-2728(17)30129-9​.

Pineau E, Xu L, Renault H, Trolet A, Navrot N, Ullmann P, Légeret B, Verdier G, Beisson F, Pinot F. (2017) Arabidopsis thaliana EPOXIDE HYDROLASE1 (AtEH1) is a cytosolic epoxide hydrolase involved in the synthesis of poly-hydroxylated cutin monomers. Front New Phytol., 215(1):173-186​.


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 Physiol 171:2393-405.

​​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.


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 O2photoreduction 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 inChlamydomonas reinhardtiidue 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.

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Wang F,Johnson X, Cavaiuolo M, Boh​ne AV, Nickelsen J, Vallon O. (2015) TwoChlamydomonas OPR proteins stabilize chloroplast mRNAs encoding small subunits of photosystem II and cytochrome b(6) f. Plant J. 2015 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 reinhardtii, Front. 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


Marianne Tardif; Ariane Atteia; Michael Specht; Guillaume Cogne; Norbert Rolland; Sabine Brugiere; Michael Hippler; Myriam Ferro; Christophe Bruley; Gilles Peltier; Olivier Vallon; Laurent Cournac (2012) PredAlgo, a new subcellular localization prediction tool dedicated to green algae. Molecular Biology and Evolution doi: 10.1093/molbev/mss178

Li-Beisson Y, Peltier G, Knörzer P, Happe T, and Hemschemeier A (2012) Hydrogen and biofuel production in the chloroplast, in the book Plastid Biology edited by Theg SM and Wollman FA.

Abbas Abou Hamdan, Sébastien Dementin, Pierre-Pol Liebgott, Oscar Gutierrez-Sanz, Pierre Richaud, Antonio L. De Lacey, Marc Roussett, Patrick Bertrand, Laurent Cournac, and Christophe Léger (2012) Understanding and Tuning the Catalytic Bias of Hydrogenase. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 8368-8371

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 Technology 124, 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. MicrobiologyOpen 1(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 Physiology 160:638-652.

Beisson F, Li-Beisson Y, Pollard M (2012) Solving the puzzles of cutin and suberin polymer biosynthesis. Current Opin Plant Biol15:329-37.

Li-Beisson Y (2012). Triacylglycerol biosynthesis in eukaryotic microalgae - the biological basis for a sustainable 3rd generation biofuel. Lipid library, American Society of Oil Chemist (AOCS), edited by William Bill Christie.

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 Technology 111:191-200

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 Technology 114:457-65

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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 Chlamidomonas reinhardtii: With focus on proteins involved in lipid metabolism. Proteomics. [Epub ahead of print]

Emeline Aubert-Jousset, Mélissa Cano, Geneviève Guedeney, Pierre Richaud and Laurent Cournac (2011) Role of HoxE subunit in Synechocystis PCC6803 hydrogenase. FEBS J. [Epub ahead of print]

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

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