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  • 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. DOI: 10.3390/antiox7120182
  • Amalfitano C., Gomez L., Frendo P., De Pascale S., Pepe O., Simister R., Ventorino V., Agrelli D. and Borrelli C., McQueen-Mason J.S., Caruso J (2018) Plant-Rhizobium symbiosis, seed nutraceuticals and waste quality for energy production of Vicia faba L. as affected by crop management. Chem. Biol. Technol. Agric. 5, 15. DOI: 10.1186/s40538-018-0126-z
  • Berger, A., Brouquisse, R., Pathak, P.K., Hichri, I., Inderjit, Bhatia, S., Boscari, A., Igamberdiev, A.U., and Gupta, K.J. (2018). Pathways of nitric oxide metabolism and operation of phytoglobins in legume nodules: Missing links and future directions. Plant, Cell & Environment 41, 2057–2068. DOI: 10.1111/pce.13151
  • Hopkins J., Pierre O., Frendo P. And Boncompagni E. (2018) FYVE and PH protein domains present in MtZR1, a PRAF protein, modulate the development of roots and symbiotic root nodules of Medicago truncatula via potential phospholipids signalling. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. The model legume Medicago truncatula. Ed.: Frans J. de Bruijn. Accepted.
  • Yang L., Syska C., Garcia I., Frendo P. And Boncompagni E.(2018). Involvement of proteases in nodule senescence in leguminous plants. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. The model legume Medicago truncatula. Ed.:  Frans J. de Bruijn. Accepted.


  • Boncompagni E., Alloing G., Mandon K. And Frendo P. Synthesis and Roles of Glutathione and Homoglutathione in the Nitrogen-Fixing Symbiosis. Springer : Glutathione in plant growth, development and stress tolerance. Ed. : Mohammad Anwar Hossain, Mohammad Golam Mostofa, Pedro Diaz Vivancos, David J Burritt, Masayuki Fujita, and Lam-Son Phan Tran. Accepted.
  • Bosseno M., Lambert A., Beucher D., Aubry C., Le Gleuher M., Pauly N., Montrichard F. and Boscari A. (2017). Protocole simple de rétrocroisement chez Medicago truncatula. Le Cahier des Techniques de l’INRA Art2-ct92.
  • 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 doi: 10.1016/j.niox.2017.02.004
  • Kabbadj, A., Makoudi, B., Mouradi, M., Pauly, N., Frendo, P., and Ghoulam, C. (2017). Physiological and biochemical responses involved in water deficit tolerance of nitrogen-fixing Vicia faba. PLOS ONE 12, e0190284. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190284
  • Ribeiro C.W., 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. and Frendo P. Regulation of Differentiation of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria by Microsymbiont Targeting of Plant Thioredoxin s1. Curr. Biol. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.11.013.
  • Salvioli di Fossalunga, A., Lipuma, J., Venice, F., Dupont, L., and Bonfante, P. (2017). The endobacterium of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus modulates the expression of its toxin-antitoxin systems during the life cycle of its host. ISME J. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2017.84


  • Belmondo, S., Calcagno, C., Genre, A., Puppo, A., Pauly, N., and Lanfranco, L. (2016). NADPH oxidases in the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Plant Signal Behav. DOI: 10.1080/15592324.2016.1165379
  • Damiani I., Drain A., Guichard M., Balzergue S., Boscari A., Boyer J-C, Brunaud V., Cottaz S., Rancurel C., Da Rocha M., Fizames C., Fort S., Gaillard I., Danchin E.G.J., Maillol V., Rouached H., Samain E., Su Y-H, Thouin J., Touraine B., Puppo A., Frachisse J-M, Pauly N., Sentenac H. (2016). Nod factor effects on root hair-specific transcriptome of Medicago truncatula: focus on plasma membrane transport systems and reactive oxygen species networks. Front. Plant Sci. 7, 794. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00794
  • Damiani I, Pauly N, Puppo A, Brouquisse R and Boscari A (2016) Reactive Oxygen Species and Nitric Oxide Control Early Steps of the Legume – Rhizobium Symbiotic Interaction. Front. Plant Sci. 7:454. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00454
  • El Msehli S., Rima N., Sghaier H., Aschi-Smiti S., Brouquisse R. (2016) Impact of hypoxia on nodulation and growth of the legume plant Medicago truncatula in symbiosis with Sinorhizobium meliloti Int J Curr Res Biosci Plant Biol 3:53-60
  • Hichri  I., Boscari A., Meilhoc E., CATALA M., BARRENO E., Bruand C., LANFRANCO L., Brouquisse R. (2016) Nitric oxide: a multi-task player in plant-microorganism symbioses. In: L Lamattina & C. Garcia-Mata (eds.), Gasotransmitters in plants. Signaling and communication in plants. pp 239-268. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-40713-5_12
  • Hichri, I., Meilhoc, E., Boscari, A., Bruand, C., Frendo, P., and Brouquisse, R. (2016). Chapter Ten - Nitric Oxide: Jack-of-All-Trades of the Nitrogen-Fixing Symbiosis? in Advances in Botanical Research, D. Wendehenne, ed. (Academic Press), pp. 193–218.
  • Hichri, I., Muhovski, Y., Clippe, A., Žižková, E., Dobrev, P. I., Motyka, V., and Lutts, S. (2016) SlDREB2, a tomato dehydration-responsive element-binding 2 transcription factor, mediates salt stress tolerance in tomato and Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Environ,39: 62–79. doi: 10.1111/pce.12591.
  • Thalineau E, Truong H-N, Berger A, Fournier C, Boscari A, Wendehenne D and Jeandroz S (2016) Cross-Regulation between N Metabolism and Nitric Oxide (NO) Signaling during Plant Immunity. Front. Plant Sci. 7:472. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00472


  • Baldacci-Cresp, F., MickaëlMaucourt, Deborde, C., Pierre, O., AnnickMoing, Brouquisse, R., Favery, B., and Frendo, P. Maturation of nematode-induced galls in Medicago truncatula is related to water status and primary metabolism modifications. Plant Science. DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2014.12.01
  • Belmondo, S., Calcagno, C., Genre, A., Puppo, A., Pauly, N., and Lanfranco, L. (2015). The Medicago truncatula MtRbohE gene is activated in arbusculated cells and is involved in root cortex colonization. Planta. DOI: 10.1007/s00425-015-2407-0
  • Hédiji, H., Djebali, W., Belkadhi, A., Cabasson, C., Moing, A., Rolin, D., Brouquisse, R., Gallusci, P., and Chaïbi, W. (2015). Impact of long-term cadmium exposure on mineral content of Solanum lycopersicum plants: Consequences on fruit production. South African Journal of Botany 97, 176–181. DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2015.01.010
  • Hichri, I., Boscari, A., Castella, C., Rovere, M., Puppo, A., and Brouquisse, R. (2015). Nitric oxide: a multifaceted regulator of the nitrogen-fixing symbiosis. J. Exp. Bot. erv051. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erv051
  • Žižková, E., Dobrev, P.I., Muhovski, Y., Hošek, P., Hoyerová, K., Haisel, D., Procházková, D., Lutts, S., Motyka, V., and Hichri, I. (2015). Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) SlIPT3 and SlIPT4 isopentenyltransferases mediate salt stress response in tomato. BMC Plant Biology 15, 85. DOI: 10.1186/s12870-015-0415-7


  • Hopkins, J., Pierre, O., Kazmierczak, T., Gruber, V., Frugier, F., Clement, M., Frendo, P., Herouart, D., and Boncompagni, E. (2014). MtZr1, A Praf Protein, is Involved in the Development of Roots and Symbiotic Root-nodules in Medicago Truncatula. Plant, Cell & Environment 37, 658-669 10.1111/pce.12185.
  • Lipuma, J., Cinege, G., Bodogai, M., Oláh, B., Kiers, A., Endre, G., Dupont, L., and Dusha, I. (2014). A vapBC-type toxin-antitoxin module of Sinorhizobium meliloti influences symbiotic efficiency and nodule senescence of Medicago sativa. Environ. Microbiol. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12608
  • Pierre, O., Hopkins, J., Combier, M., Baldacci, F., Engler, G., Brouquisse, R., Hérouart, D., and Boncompagni, E. (2014). Involvement of papain and legumain proteinase in the senescence process of Medicago truncatula nodules. New Phytologist. 202(3), 849-63 DOI: 10.1111/nph.12717.
  • Ribeiro, C.W., Alloing, G., Mandon, K., and Frendo, P. Redox regulation of differentiation in symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2014.11.018


  • Andrio E, Marino D, Marmeys A, Dunoyer de Segonzac M, Damiani I, Genre A, Huguet S, Frendo P, Puppo A, Pauly N. (2013) Hydrogen peroxide-regulated genes in the Medicago truncatula – Sinorhizobium meliloti symbiosis. New Phytologist, 198, 179-89
  • Benyamina, S.M., Baldacci-Cresp F., Couturier J., Chibani K., Hopkins J., Bekki A., de Lajudie P., Rouhier N., Jacquot JP, Alloing G., Puppo A. and Frendo P. Two Sinorhizobium meliloti glutaredoxins regulate iron metabolism and symbiotic bacteroid differentiation. Environnemental Microbiology. (2013) 15(3):795-810. DOI:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02835.x
  • Bonneau L., S. Huguet, D. Wipf, N. Pauly and H.-N. Truong (2013) Combined phosphate and nitrogen limitation generates a nutrient stress transcriptome favorable for arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in Medicago truncatulaNew Phytologist. DOI: 10.1111/nph.12234
  • Boscari, A. del Giudice, J., Ferrarini, A., Venturini, L., Zaffini, A.L., Delledonne, M., Puppo, A. (2013) Expression Dynamics of the Medicago truncatula Transcriptome during the Symbiotic Interaction with Sinorhizobium meliloti: Which Role for Nitric Oxide? Plant Physiol. 161, 425–439.
  • Boscari, A., Meilhoc, E., Bruand, C., Puppo, A., and Brouquisse, R. (2013). Which role for nitric oxide in symbiotic N2-fixing nodules: toxic by-product or useful signaling/metabolic intermediate? Front. Plant Sci. 4, 384.
  • Frendo, P., Baldacci-Cresp, F., Benyamina, S.M., and Puppo, A. (2013). Glutathione and plant response to biotic environment. Free Radic. Biol. Med. 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2013.07.035
  • Frendo, P., Matamoros, M.A., Alloing, G., and Becana, M. (2013). Thiol-based redox signaling in the nitrogen-fixing symbiosis. Front. Plant Sci. 4, 376.
  • Pierre, O., Engler, G., Hopkins, J., Brau, F., Boncompagni, E., and Hérouart, D. (2013). Peribacteriod space acidification: a marker of mature bacteroid functioning in Medicago truncatula nodules. Plant Cell Environ. 36(11):2059-70
  • Puppo A, Pauly N, Boscari A, Mandon K, Brouquisse R. (2013) Hydrogen peroxide and nitric oxide: key regulators of the legume – Rhizobium and mycorrhizal symbioses. Antioxidant and Redox Signaling. DOI: 10.1089/ars.2012.5136


  • Baldacci-Cresp F., Chang C., Maucourt M., Deborde C., Hopkins J., Lecomte P., Brouquisse R., Moing A., Abad P., Hérouart D., Puppo A., Favery B. and Frendo P. (2012) (homo)glutathione Deficiency Impairs Root-knot. Nematode Development in Medicago truncatula. PloS Pathogens, 8: e1002471.
  • Cam Y., Pierre O., Boncompagni E., Hérouart D., Meilhoc E. and Bruand C. (2012) Nitric oxide (NO): a key player in the senescence of Medicago truncatula root nodules. New Phytolologist,  196, 548–560.
  • Damiani, I. ; Baldacci, F. ; Hopkins, J. ; Andrio, É. ; Balzergue, S. ; Lecomte, P. ; Puppo, A. ; Abad, P. ; Favery, B. ; Hérouart, D. Plant genes involved in harbouring symbiotic rhizobia or pathogenic nematodes. New Phytologist. 2012, 194 (2) : 511-522
  • Marino D, Dunand C, Puppo A, Pauly N. (2012) A burst of plant NADPH oxidases. Trends in Plant Sciences, 17, 9-15
  • Oger E., Marino D., Guigonis J.-M., Pauly N. and Puppo A.(2012) Sulfenylated proteins in the Medicago truncatula-Sinorhizobium meliloti symbiosisJ Proteomics 75, 4102-13
  • Wagner G., Charton S., Lariagon C., Laperche A., Lugan R.,  Hopkins J., Frendo P., Bouchereau A., Delourme R., Gravot A. et Manzanares-Dauleux M.A. (2012) Metabotyping: a new approach to investigate rapeseed (1 Brassica napus L.) genetic diversity in the metabolic response to clubroot infection. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions,25, 1478–1491.

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