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Publications & COV


  • Abadie C, Lalande J, Limami AM, Tcherkez G (2021) Non-targeted 13C metabolite analysis demonstrates broad re-orchestration of leaf metabolism when gas exchange conditions vary. Plant Cell & Environment  44: 445-457.
  • Abadie C, Tcherkez G (2021) 13C Isotope Labelling to Follow the Flux of Photorespiratory Intermediates. Plants 10: 427.
  • Amiour N, Décousset L, Rouster J, Quenard N, Buet C, Dubreuil P, Quilleré I, Brulé L, Cukier C, Dinant S, Sallaud C, Dubois F, Limami AM, Lea PJ, Hirel B (2021) Impacts of environmental conditions, and allelic variation of cytosolic glutamine synthetase on maize hybrid kernel production. Communications Biology 4: 1095, DOI:10.1038/s42003-021-02598-w.
  • Cui J, Davanture M, Lamade E, Zivy M, Tcherkez G (2021) Plant low-K responses are partly due to Ca prevalence and the low-K biomarker putrescine does not protect from Ca side effects but acts as a metabolic regulator. Plant Cell & Environment 44:1565-1579.
  • Cui J, Nieves-Cordones M, Rubio F, Tcherkez G (2021) Involvement of salicylic acid in the response to potassium deficiency revealed by metabolomics. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 163: 201-204.
  • Cui J, Peuke AD, Limami AM, Tcherkez G (2021) Why is phloem sap kept low? Plant Cell & Environment 44: 2838-2843.
  • Cui J, Tcherkez G (2021) Potassium dependency of enzymes in plant primary metabolism. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 166: 522-530.
  • Duminil P, Davanture M, Oury C, Boex-Fontvieille E, Tcherkez G, Zivy M, Hodges M, Glab N (2021) Arabidopsis thaliana 2,3-bisphosphoglycerate-independent phosphoglycerate mutase 2 activity requires serine 82 phosphorylation. Plant Journal DOI: 10.1111/tpj.15395
  • Guyen GQN, Raulo R, Porquier A, Iacomi B, Pelletier S, Renou JP, Bataillé-Simoneau N, Campion C, Hamon B, Kwasiborski A, Colou J, Benamar A, Hudhomme P, Macherel D, Simoneau P, Guillemette T (2021) Responses of the necrotrophic fungus Alternaria brassisicola to the indolic phytoalexin brassinin. Frontiers in Plant Sciences  11: 1–19.
  • Janse van Rensburg HC, Limami AM, Van den Ende W (2021) Spermine and spermidine priming against Botrytis cinerea modulates ROS dynamics and metabolism in Arabidopsis. Biomolecules 11: 223.
  • Luquet M, Penalver-Cruz A, Satour P, Anton S, Cortesero A-M, Lavandero B, Jaloux B (2021) Aphid honeydew may be the predominant sugar source for Aphidius parasitoids even in nectar-providing intercrops. Biological Controls 158: 104596.
  • Ma WT, Tcherkez G, Wang XM, Schäufele R, Schnyder H, Yang Y, Gong XY (2021) Accounting for mesophyll conductance substantially improves 13C-based estimates of intrinsic water-use efficiency. New Phytologist 229: 1326-1338.
  • Macherel D, Haraux F, Guillou H, Bourgeois O (2021) The conundrum of hot mitochondria. BBA Bioenergetics 1862: 148348.
  • Née G, Châtel-Innocenti G, Meimoun P, Leymarie J, Montrichard F, Satour P, Bailly C, Issakidis-Bourguet E (2021) A new role for plastid thioredoxins in seed physiology in relation with hormone regulation. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, in press.
  • Nguyen TT, Planchard N, Dahan J, Arnal N, Balzergue S, Benamar A, Bertin P, Brunaud V, Dargel-Graffin C, Macherel D, Martin-Magniette ML, Quadrado M, Namy O, Mireau H (2021) A case of gene fragmentation in plant mitochondria fixed by the selection of a compensatory restorer of fertility-like PPR gene. Molecular Biology and Evolution 38(8): 3445-3458.
  • Tcherkez G (2021) How atmospheric oxygen is captured by RuBisCo. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology 22(5):304.
  • Tcherkez G, Papon N (2021) Origin and evolution of photosystems: Lessons from green sulfur bacteria. ChemPhotoChem 5(5): 418-420.
  • Tea I, De Luca A, Schiphorst AM, Grand M, Barillé-Nion S, Mirallié E, Drui D, Krempf M, Hankard R, Tcherkez G (2021) Stable isotope abundance and fractionation in human diseases. Metabolites 11(6): 370.
  • Wang M, Pérez-Garcia MD, Davière JM, Barbier F, Ogé L, Gentilhomme J, Voisine L, Péron T, Launay-Avon A, Clément G, Baumberger N, Balzergue S, Macherel D, Grappin B, Bertheloot J, Achard P, Hamama L, Sakr S (2021) Outgrowth of the axillary bud in rose is controlled by sugar metabolism and signalling. Journal of Experimental Botany 72: 3044–3060.


  • Abadie C, Lalande J, Limami AM, Tcherkez G (2020) Non-targeted 13C metabolite analysis demonstrates broad re-orchestration of leaf metabolism when gas exchange conditions vary. Plant Cell & Environment  44: 445-457.
  • Avelange-Macherel M-H, Rolland A, Hinault M-P, Tolleter D, Macherel D (2020) The mitochondrial small heat shock protein HSP22 from pea is a thermosoluble chaperone prone to co-precipitate with unfolding client proteins. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 21: 97.
  • Bathellier C, Yu LJ, Farquhar GD, Coote ML, Lorimer GH, Tcherkez G (2020) Ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase activates O2 by electron transfer. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 117: 24234-24242.
  • Ben Hdech D, Aubry C, Alibert B, Beucher D, Prospéri JM, Limami AM, Teulat B (2020) Exploring natural diversity of Medicago truncatula reveals physiotypes and loci associated with the response of seedling performance to nitrate supply. Physiologia Plantarum 170: 227-247.
  • Bosseno M, Lambert A, Beucher D, Le Gleuher M, Aubry C, Pauly N, Montrichard F, Boscari A (2020) A simple method for genetic crossing in Medicago truncatula. In The model of legume Medicago truncatula (Ed: de Brujin FJ), John Wiley & Sons, p1027-1032.
  • Gauthier PPG, Saenz N, Griffin KL, Way D, Tcherkez G (2020) Is the Kok effect a respiratory phenomenon? Metabolic insight using 13C labeling in Helianthus annuus leaves. New Phytologist 228: 1243-1255.
  • Limami AM, Morère-Le Paven M-C (2020) Nitrate signaling pathway via the transporter MtNPF6.8 involves abscisic acid for the regulation of primary root elongation in Medicago truncatula. In The model of legume Medicago truncatula (Ed: de Brujin FJ), John Wiley & Sons, p117-124.
  • Lothier J, Diab H, Cukier C, Limami AM, Tcherkez G (2020) Metabolic responses to waterlogging differ between roots and shoots and reflect phloem transport alteration in Medicago truncatula. Plants 9: 1373.
  • Montrichard F, Frendo P, Rey P, Buchanan B (2020) Role of thioredoxins and NADP-thioredoxin reductases in legume seeds and seedlings. In The model of legume Medicago truncatula (Ed: de Brujin FJ), John Wiley & Sons, p80-91.
  • Nietzel T, Mostertz J, Ruberti C, Wagner S, Moseler A, Fuchs P, Müller-Schüssele S J, Benamar A, Poschet G, Büttner M, Née G, Møller I M, Lillig C H, Macherel D, Finkemeier I, Wirtz M, Hell R, Meyer A J, Hochgräfe F, Schwarzländer M (2020) Redox-mediated kick-start of mitochondrial energy metabolism drives resource-efficient seed germination. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 117: 741-751.
  • Porcher A, Guérin V, Montrichard F, Lebrec A,  Lothier J, Vian A (2020) Ascorbate glutathione-dependant H2O2 scavenging is an important process in axillary bud outgrowth in rosebush. Annals of Botany 126: 1049-1062.
  • Tcherkez G, Ben Mariem S, Larraya L, García-Mina JM, Zamarreño AM, Paradela A, Cui J, Badeck FW, Meza D, Rizza F, Bunce J, Han X, Tausz-Posch S, Cattivelli L, Fangmeier A, Aranjuelo I (2020) Elevated CO2 has concurrent effects on leaf and grain metabolism but minimal effects on yield in wheat. Journal of Experimental Botany 71: 5990-6003.
  • Tcherkez G, Carroll A, Abadie C, Mainguet S, Davanture M, Zivy M (2020) Protein synthesis increases with photosynthesis via the stimulation of translation initiation. Plant Science 291: 110352.
  • Teulat B (2020) QTL analyses of seed germination and seedling pre-emergence growth under abiotic stresses in Medicago truncatula. In The model of legume Medicago truncatula (Ed: de Brujin FJ), John Wiley & Sons, p837-848.
  • Wang CD, Fourdin R, Quadrado M, Dargel-Graffin C, Tolleter D, Macherel D, Mireau H (2020) Rerouting of ribosomal proteins into splicing in plant organelles. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 117: 29929-29987.
  • Zang L, Morère-Le Paven M-C, Clochard T, Porcher A, Satour P, Mojović M, Vidović M, Limami AM, Montrichard F (2020) Nitrate inhibits primary root growth by reducing accumulation of reactive oxygen species in the root tip in Medicago truncatula. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 146: 363-373.


  • Abadie C, Tcherkez G (2019) Plant sulphur metabolism is stimulated by phororespiration. Communications Biology 2: 379.
  • Bobille H, Fustec J, Robins RJ, Cukier C, Limami AM (2019) Effect of water availability on changes in root amino acids and associated rhizospere on root exudation of amino acids in Pisum sativum L. Phytochemistry 161: 75-85.
  • Boussardon C, Martin-Magniette M-L, Godin B, Benamar A, Vittrant B, Citerne S, Mary-Huard T, Macherel D, Rajjou L, Budar F (2019) Novel cytonuclear combinations modify Arabidopsis thaliana seed physiology and vigor. Frontiers in Plant Science 10: 32.
  • Domergue J-B, Abadie C, Limami A, Way D, Tcherkez G (2019) Seed quality and carbon primary metabolism. Plant Cell & Environment 42: 2776-2788.
  • Havird JC, Noe GR, Link L, Torres A, Logan DC, Sloan DB, Chicco AJ (2019) Do angiosperms with highly divergent mitochondrial genomes have altered mitochondrial function? Mitochondrion 49: 1-11.
  • Philippe F, Verdu I, Morère-Le Paven M-C, Limami AM, Planchet E (2019) Involvement of Medicago truncatula glutamate receptor-like channels in nitric oxide production under short-term water deficit stress. Journal of Plant Physiology 236: 1-6.
  • Réthoré E, d'Andrea S, Benamar A, Cukier C, Tolleter D, Limami AM, Avelange-Macherel M-H, Macherel D (2019) Arabidopsis seedlings display a remarkable resilience under severe mineral starvation using their metabolic plasticity to remain self-sufficient for weeks. The Plant Journal 99: 302-315.
  • Tcherkez G, Limami AM (2019) Net photosynthetic CO2 assimilation: more than just CO2 and O2 reduction cycles. New Phytologist 223: 520-529.
  • Vega-Mas I, Cukier C, Coleto I, Gonzalez-Murua C, Limami AM, Gonzalez-Moro MB, Marino D (2019) Isotopic labelling reveals the efficient adaptation of wheat root TCA cycle flux modes to match carbon demand under ammonium nutrition. Scientific Reports 9: 8925.


  • Alloing G, Mandon K, Boncompagni E, Montrichard F, Frendo P (2018) Involvement of glutaredoxin and thioredoxin systems in the nitrogen-fixing symbiosis between legumes and rhizobia. Antioxidants 7: 182-198.
  • Avelange-Macherel M-H, Candat A, Neveu M, Tolleter D, Macherel D (2018) Decoding the divergent subcellular location of two highly similar paralogous LEA proteins. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 19: 1620.
  • Bobille H, Fustec J, Robins RJ, Cukier C, Limami AM (2018) Amino acid fingerprint in the rhizosphere of Pisum sativum in response to water stress. Aspects of Applied Biology 138: 1-4.
  • Cukier C, Lea PJ, Cañas R, Marmagne A, Limami AM, Hirel B (2018) Labeling maize (Zea mays L.) leaves with 15 NH4+ and monitoring nitrogen incorporation into amino acids by GC/MS analysis. Current Protocols in Plant Biology
  • Le Moigne M-A, Guérin V, Furet PM, Billard V, Lebrec A, Spichal L, Roman H, Citerne S, Morvan-Bertrand A, Limami AM, Vian A, Lothier J (2018) Asparagine and sugars are both required to sustain secondary axis elongation after bud outgrowth in Rosa hybrida. Journal of Plant Physiology 222: 17-27.
  • Pontié M, Jaspard E, Papon N, Bouchara J-P, Razafimandimby B, Pillet A, Wang X, Friant C, Mbokou S, Vautrin-Ul C, Chelaghmia M (2018) Enhanced direct oxidation of diclofenac (DCF) at a carbon paste electrode (CPE) modified with cellulose and its biodegradability by Scedosporium dehoogii. Research and Reviews in Electrochemistry 9: 114-128.
  • Satour P, Youssef C, Châtelain E, Ly Vu B, Teulat B, Job C, Job D, Montrichard F (2018) Patterns of protein carbonylation during Medicago truncatula seed maturation. Plant Cell & Environment 41: 2183-2194.


  • Bosseno M, Lambert A, Beucher D, Aubry C, Le Gleuher M, Pauly N, Montrichard F, Boscari A (2017) Protocole simple de rétrocroisement chez Medicago truncatula. Le Cahier des Techniques de l’INRA (92).
  • Cañas RA, Yesbergenova-Cuny Z, Simons M, Chardon F, Armengaud P, Quilleré I, Cukier C, Gibon Y, Limami AM, Nicolas SD, Brulé L, Lea PJ, Maranas CD, Hirel B (2017) Exploiting the genetic diversity of maize using a combined metabolomic, enzyme activity profiling, and metabolic modelling approach to link leaf physiology to kernel yield. The Plant Cell 29: 919-943.
  • Castella C, Mirtziou I, Seassau A, Boscari A, Montrichard F, Papadopoulou K, Rouhier N, Puppo A, Brouquisse R (2017) Post-translational modifications of Medicago truncatula glutathione peroxidase 1 induced by nitric oxide. Nitric Oxide 68: 125-136.
  • Paszkiewicz G, Gualberto JM, Benamar A,   Macherel D, Logan DC (2017) Arabidopsis seed mitochondria are bioenergetically active immediately upon imbibition and specialize via biogenesis in preparation for autotrophic growth. The Plant Cell 29: 109-128.
  • Pellizzaro A, Alibert B, Planchet E, Limami AM, Morère-Le Paven M-C (2017) Nitrate transporters : an overview in legumes. Planta 246: 585-595.
  • Péron T, Candat A, Montiel G, Veronesi C, Macherel D, Delavault P, Simier P (2017) New insights into phloem unloading and expression of sucrose transporters in vegetative sinks of the parasitic plant Phelipanche ramosa L. (Pomei). Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 2048.
  • Planchet E, Lothier J, Limami AM (2017) Hypoxic respiratory metabolism in plants: reorchestration of nitrogen and carbon metabolisms. In Plant respiration : metabolic fluxes and carbon balance, Advances in photosynthesis and respiration (Eds: Tcherkez G, Ghashghaie J.), Springer International Publishing, 43: 209-226.
  • Raveneau MP, Benamar A, Macherel D (2017) Water content, adenylate kinase, and mitochondria drive adenylate balance in dehydrating and imbibing seeds. Journal of Experimental Botany 68: 3501-3512.
  • Ribeiro CW, Baldacci-Cresp F, Pierre O, Larousse M, Benyamina S, Lambert A, Hopkins J, Castella C, Cazareth J, Alloing G, Boncompagni E, Couturier J, Mergaert P, Gamas P, Rouhier N, Montrichard F, Frendo P (2017) Regulation of differentiation of nitrogen-fixing bacteria by microsymbiont targeting of plant thioredoxin s1. Current Biology 27: 1-7.
  • Wakim J, Goudenege D, Perrot R, Gueguen N, Desquiret-Dumas V, Chao de la Barca JM, Rosa ID, Manero F,Le Mao M, Chupin S, Chevrollier A, Procaccio V, Bonneau D, Logan DC, Reynier P, Lenaers G, Khiati S (2017) CLUH couples mitochondrial distribution to the energetic and metabolic status. Journal of Cell Science 130: 1940-1951.


  • Antonio C, Päpke C, Rocha M, Diab H, Limami AM, Obata T, Fernie AR, van Dongen JT (2016) Regulation of primary metabolism in response to low oxygen availability as revealed by carbon and nitrogen isotope redistribution. Plant Physiology 170: 43-56.
  • Bobille H, Limami AM, Robins RJ, Cukier C, Le Floch G, Fustec J (2016) Evolution of the amino acid fingerprint in the unsterilized rhizosphere of a legume in relation to plant maturity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 101: 226-236.
  • Dell’Aglio E, Salvi D, Kraut A, Baudet M, Macherel D, Neveu M, Ferro M, Curien G, Rolland D (2016) No plastidial calmodulin-like proteins detected by two targeted mass-spectrometry approaches and GFP fusion proteins. New Negatives in Plant Science 3: 19-26.
  • Diab H, Limami AM (2016) Reconfiguration of N Metabolism upon Hypoxia Stress and Recovery: Roles of Alanine Aminotransferase (AlaAT) and Glutamate Dehydrogenase (GDH). Plants 5: 5.
  • Dumas AN, Taconnat L, Barbas E, Rigaill G, Catrice O, Bernard D,  Benamar A, Macherel D, El Amrani A, Berthomé R (2016) Unraveling the early molecular and physiological mechanisms involved in response to phenanthrene exposure. BMC Genomics 17: 818.
  • Jaspard D, Hunault G (2016)  sHSPdb: a database for the analysis of small Heat Shock Proteins. BMC Plant Biology 16: 135.
  • Slama I, Jdey A, Rouached A, Talbi O, Debez A, Ghnaya T, Limami AM, Abdelly C (2016) Comparative responses to water deficit stress and subsequent recovery in the cultivated beet Beta vulgaris and its wild relative B. macrocarpa. Crop and Pasture Science 67: 553-562.
  • Youssef C, Aubry C, Montrichard F, Beucher D, Juchaux M, Ben C, Prosperi J-M, Teulat B (2016) Cell length instead of cell number becomes the predominant factor contributing to hypocotyl length genotypic differences under abiotic stress in Medicago truncatula. Physiologia Plantarum 156: 108-124.


  • Allorent G, Osorio S, Ly Vu J, Falconet D, Jouhet J, Kuntz M, R. Fernie AR, Lerbs-Mache S, Macherel D, Courtois F, Finazzi G (2014) Adjustments of embryonic photosynthetic activity modulate seed fitness in Arabidopsis thalianaNew Phytologist, 205: 707-719.
  • Avelange-Macherel M-H,  Payet N, Lalanne D, Neveu M, Tolleter D, Burstin J, Macherel D (2015) Variability within a pea core collection of LEAM and HSP22, two mitochondrial seed proteins involved in stress tolerance. Plant, Cell & Environment 38: 1299-1311.
  • Calmes B, Nguyen G, Dumur J, Agusti-Brisach C, Campion C, Iacomi B, Pigné S, Dias E, Macherel D, Guillemette T, Simoneau P (2015) Glucosinolate-derived isothiocyanates impact mitochondrial function in fungal cells and elicit an oxidative stress response necessary for growth recovery. Frontiers in Plant Science, 6, 414.
  • Ekanayake S. B., El Zawily A.M., Paszkiewicz F.G., Rolland A., Logan D.C. 2015. Imaging and analysis of mitochondrial dynamics in living cells. In Plant Mitochondria, Methods and protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology (Eds: Whelan J & Murchia M.W.), Springer protocols, 1305, ISBN 978-1-4939-2639-8.
  • Lahaye M, Falourd X, Limami A, Foucat L (2015) Water mobility and microstructure evolution in the germinating Medicago truncatula seed by NMR relaxometry. A revisited interpretation of multicomponent relaxation. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 63: 1698-1710.
  • Pellizzaro A, Clochard T, Planchet E, Limami AM, Morère-Le Paven M-C (2015) Identification and molecular characterization of Medicago truncatula NRT2 and NAR2 families. Physiologia Plantarum 154: 256-269.
  • Planchet E., Limami A.M., 2015. Amino acid synthesis under abiotic stress. In Amino acids in higher plants (Eds: D'Mello J.P.F), CAB International, Wallingford, UK., 262-276.
  • Sechet J, Roux C, Plessis A, Effroy D, Frey A, Perreau F, Krieger-Liszkay A, Macherel D, North HM, Mireau H, Marion-Poll A (2015) The ABA-deficiency suppressor locus HAS2 encodes the PPR protein LOI1/MEF11 involved in mitochondrial RNA editing. Molecular Plant 8: 644-656.
  • Wagner S, Smrutisanjita B, De Bortoli S, Logan DC, Fuchs P, Carraretto L, Teardo E, Cendron L, Nietzel T, Fubl M, Doccula FG, Navazio L, Fricker MD, Van Aken O, Finkemeier I, Meyer AJ, Szabo I, Costa A, Schwarzlander M (2015) The EF-hand Ca2+ binding protein MICU choreographs mitochondrial Ca2+ dynamics in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell 27: 3190-3212.


  • Candat A, Paszkiewicz G, Neveu M, Gautier R, Logan DC, Avelange-Macherel M-H, Macherel D (2014) The ubiquitous distribution of LEA proteins across cell compartments offers tailored protection against abiotic stress. The Plant Cell 26, 3148-3166.
  • Chentli A, Gillmann L, Bouazza L, Medjkal S, Limami AM, Morère-Le Paven M-C, Bousseboua H (2014) Effects of secondary compounds from cactus and acacias trees on rumen microbial profile changes performed by Real-Time PCR. International Journal of Advanced Research 2: 660-671.
  • Dahan J, Tcherkez G, Macherel D, Benamar A, Belcram K1, Quadrado M, Arnal N, Mireau H (2014) Disruption of the CYTOCHROME C OXIDASE DEFICIENT 1 gene leads to cytochrome c oxidase depletion and reorchestrated respiratory metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 166: 1788-1802.
  • El Zawily AM, Schwarzländer M, Finkemeier I, Johnston IG, Benamar A, Cao Y, Gissot C, Meyer AJ, Wilson K, Datla R, Macherel D, Jones NS, Logan DC (2014) FRIENDLY regulates mitochondrial distribution, fusion, and quality control in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 166: 808-828.
  • Jaspard E, Hunault G (2014) Comparison of amino acids, physico-chemical properties and usage of late embryogenesis abundant proteins, Hydrophilins and WHy Domain. PLoS One 9, e109570.
  • Larrainzar E, Molenaar JA, Wienkoop S, Gil-Quintana E, Alibert B, Limami AM, Arrese-Igor C, González EM (2014) Drought stress provokes the down-regulation of methionine and ethylene biosynthesis pathways in Medicago truncatula roots and nodules. Plant, Cell and Environment 37: 2051-2063.
  • Léran S, Varala K, Boyer J-C, Chiurazzi M, Crawford N, Daniel-Vedèle F, David L, Dickstein R, Fernandez E, Forde B, Gassmann W, Geiger D, Gojon A, Gong J-M, Halkier BA, Harris JM, Hedrich R, Limami AM, Rentsch D, Seo M, Tsay Y-F, Zhang M, Coruzzi G, Lacombe B (2014) A unified nomenclature of NITRATE TRANSPORTER 1 / PEPTIDE TRANSPORTER family members in plants. Trends in Plant Science 19: 5-9.
  • Limami AM (2014) Adaptations of nitrogen metabolism to oxygen deprivation in plants. In Low-Oxygen Stress in Plants, Plant Cell Monographs 21 (Eds: van Dongen JT and Licausi F), DOI 10.1007/978-3-7091-1254-0 11; Springer-Verlag, Wien.
  • Limami AM, Diab H, Lothier J (2014). Nitrogen metabolism in plants under low oxygen stress. Planta 239: 531-541.
  • Pellizzaro A, Clochard T, Cukier C, Bourdin C, Juchaux M, Montrichard F, Thany S, Raymond V, Planchet E, Limami AM, Morère-Le Paven M-C (2014) The nitrate transporter MtNPF6.8 (MtNRT1.3) transports ABA and mediates nitrate regulation of primary root growth in Medicago truncatula. Plant Physiology 166: 2152-2165.
  • Pierre J, Teulat B, Juchaux M, Mabileau G, Demilly D, Dürr C. (2014). Cellular changes during Medicago truncatula hypocotyl growth depend on temperature and genotype. Plant Science 217-218: 18-26.
  • Planchet E, Verdu I, Delahaie J, Cukier C, Girard C, Morère-Le Paven M-C, Limami AM (2014) Abscisic acid-induced nitric oxide and proline accumulation in independent pathways under water deficit stress during seedling establishment in Medicago truncatula. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 2161-2170.
  • Schwarzländer M, Wagner S, Ermakova YG, Belousov VV, Radi R, Beckman JS, Buettner GR, Demaurex N, Duchen MR, Forman HJ, Fricker MD, Gems D, Halestrap AP, Halliwell B, Jakob U, Johnston IG, Jones NS, Logan DC, Morgan B, Müller FL, Nicholls DG, Remington SJ, Schumacker PT, Winterbourn CC, Sweetlove LJ, Meyer AJ, Dick TP, Murphy MP (2014) The 'mitoflash' probe cpYFP does not respond to superoxide. Nature, 574, E12-E14.


  • Benamar A, Pierart A, Baecker V, Avelange-Macherel M-H,  Rolland A, Gaudichon S, di Gioia L, Macherel D (2013) A simple system using natural mineral water for high-throughput phenotyping of Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings in liquid culture. International Journal of High-throughput Screening, 4: 1-15.
  • Benarbia MA, Macherel D, Faure S, Jaques C, Andriantsitohaina R, Malthiery Y (2013) Plasmatic concentration of organochlorine lindane acts as metabolic disruptors in HepG2 liver cell line by inducing mitochondrial disorder. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 272: 325-332.
  • Candat A, Poupart P, Andrieu JP, Chevrollie A,  Reynier P, Rogniaux H, Avelange-Macherel MH,  Macherel D (2013) Experimental determination of organelle targeting peptide cleavage sites using transient expression of GFP translational fusions. Analytical Biochemistry, 434: 44-51.
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