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Ethylene control of fruit ripening ...

Plant Physiology


Su et al. 2015

Auxin-Ethylene balance and Carotenoids ...

BMC Plant Biology ________________________

Su et al. 2014

Sl-IAA17 ...

Plant Cell Physiology


Liu et al. 2014

Sl-ERF.B3 ...

New Phytologist


Hao et al. 2014

Characterization of TOPLESS gene family in Tomato ...

J. Exp. Bot.


Zouine et al. 2014

Characterization of the tomato ARF gene family

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Liu M, Yao C, Ya; Shin J,  Mila I,  Audran C, Zouine M, Pirrello J, Bouzayen M. The tomato Ethylene Response Factor Sl-ERF.B3 integrates ethylene and auxin signaling via direct regulation of Sl-Aux/IAA27. In press in New Phytologist

Lamarre S, Frasse P, Zouine M, Labourdette D, Sainderichin E, Hu G, Le Berre-Anton V, Bouzayen M, Maza E. Optimization of an RNA-Seq Differential Gene Expression Analysis Depending on Biological Replicate Number and Library Size. Front Plant Sci. 2018 Feb 14;9:108. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00108.

Bouzroud S, Gouiaa S, Hu N, Bernadac A, Mila I, Bendaou N, Smouni A, Bouzayen  M, Zouine M. Auxin Response Factors (ARFs) are potential mediators of auxin action in tomato response to biotic and abiotic stress (Solanum lycopersicum). PLoS One. 2018 Feb 28;13(2):e0193517. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193517.

Pirrello J, Deluche C, Frangne N, Gévaudant F, Maza E, Djari A, Bourge M, Renaudin JP, Brown S, Bowler C, Zouine M, Chevalier C, Gonzalez N. Transcriptome profiling of sorted endoreduplicated nuclei from tomato fruits: how the global shift in expression ascribed to DNA ploidy influences RNA-Seq data normalization and interpretation. The Plant Journal 2018 Jan;93(2):387-398. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13783.



Zouine M, Maza E, Djari A, Lauvernier M,Frasse P, smouni A, Pirrello J, Bouzayen M.  TomExpress, a unified tomato RNA-Seq platform for visualization of expression data, clustering and correlation networks. The Plant Journal 2017 Sep 29. doi: 10.1111/vox.12570

Huang B, Routaboul JM,  Liu M,  Deng W,  Maza E,  Mila I,  Hu G,  Zouine M,  Frasse P,  Vrebalov JT,  Giovannoni J,  Li Z,  van der Rest B and  Bouzayen MOverexpression of class D MADS-box Sl-AGL11 impacts fleshy tissue differentiation and structure in tomato fruit.  J Exp Bot. 2017 Sep 14. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erx303.


Maza E. (2016) In papyro comparison of TMM (edgeR), RLE (DESeq2) and MRN normalization methods for a simple two-conditions-without-replicates RNA-Seq experimental design. Statistical Genetics and Methodology (in press).

Chaabouni S, Pirrello J, Liu M, El-Sharkawy I, Roustan JP, Bouzayen M. (2016) Identification and functional characterization of two HOOKLESS genes in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). Journal of Plant Physiology 200: 76-81.

Breitel D, Chappell-Maor, Sagit Meir L, Panizel I, Pons Puig C, Hao Y, Yifhar T, Yasuor H, Zouine M, Bouzayen M, Granell Richart A, Rogachev I and Aharoni A. (2016) AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR 2 intersects hormonal signals in the regulation of Tomato fruit ripening. PLoS Genetics 12(3): e1005903.

Liu M, Lima Gomes B, Mila I, Purgatto E, Peres LE, Frasse P, Maza E, Zouine M, Roustan JP, Bouzayen M and Pirrello J. (2016) Comprehensive profiling of Ethylene Response Factors expression identifies ripening-associated ERF genes and their link to key regulators of fruit ripening in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). Plant Physiology 170(3):1732-44.

Corso M, Vannozzi A, Ziliotto F, Zouine M, Nicolato T, Maza E, Vitulo N, Meggio F, Valle G, Bouzayen M, Müller M, Munné-Bosch S, Lucchin M, Bonghi C (2016). Grapevine rootstocks differentially affect the rate of ripening and modulate auxin-related genes in Cabernet Sauvignon berries. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 69.


Liu M, Pirrello J, Chervin C, Roustan JP, Bouzayen M. (2015) Ethylene Control of Fruit Ripening: Revisiting the Complex Network of Transcriptional Regulation. Plant Physiology 169 (4):2380-90. doi: 10.1104/pp.15.01361.

Hao Y., Hu G., Breitel D., Liu M., Mila I., Frasse P., Aharoni A., Bouzayen M. and Zouine M. (2015) Auxin Response Factor SlARF2 Is an Essential Component of the Regulatory Mechanism Controlling Fruit Ripening in Tomato. PLoS Genet Dec 30;11(12):e1005649. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005649. eCollection 2015.

Su L, Diretto G, Purgatto E, Danoun S, Zouine M, Li Z, Roustan JP, Bouzayen M, Giuliano G, Chervin C (2015) Carotenoid accumulation during tomato fruit ripening is modulated by the auxin-ethylene balance. BMC Plant Biology 15:114

Su L, Audran C, Bouzayen M, Roustan JP, Chervin C (2015)  The Aux/IAA, Sl-IAA17 regulates quality parameters over tomato fruit development. Plant Signaling Behavior. PMID: 26317283

Severo J, Tiecher A, Pirrello J, Regad F, Latché A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M, Valmor Rombaldi C (2015) UV-C radiation modifies the ripening and accumulation of ethylene response factor (ERF) transcripts in tomato fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology 102:9-16

Liu R, How-Kit A, Stammitti L, Teyssier E, Rolin D, Mortain-Bertrand A, Halle S, Liu M, Kong J, Wu C, Degraeve-Guibault C, Chapman NH, Maucourt M, Hodgman TC, Tost J, Bouzayen M, Hong Y, Seymour GB, Giovannoni JJ, Gallusci P (2015) A DEMETER-like DNA demethylase governs tomato fruit ripening. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A. 112(34):10804-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1503362112

Mazzucato A, Cellini F, Bouzayen M, Zouine M, Mila I, Minoia S, Petrozza A, Picarella  ME, Ruiu F, Carriero F (2015) A TILLING allele of the tomato Aux/IAA9 gene offers new insights into fruit set mechanisms and perspectives for breeding seedless tomatoes. Plant Breeding 35:22

Bouaziz D, Charfeddine M, Jbir R, Saidi MN, Pirrello J, Charfeddine S, Bouzayen B, Gargouri-Bouzid R (2015) Identification and functional characterization of ten AP2/ERF genes in potato. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 123 (1): 155-172 DOI: 10.1007/s11240-015-0823-2

Makhloufi E, Yousfi FE, Pirrello J, Bernadac A, Ghorbel A, Bouzayen M (2015) TdERF1, an Ethylene Response Factor associated with dehydration responses in durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. subsp. durum). Plant Signaling Behavior PMID:26338450

Corso M, Vannozzi A, Maza E, Vitulo N, Meggio F, Pitacco A, Telatin A, D'Angelo M, Feltrin E, Negri AS, Prinsi B, Valle G, Ramina A, Bouzayen M, Bonghi C, Lucchin M (2015) Comprehensive transcript profiling of two grapevine rootstock genotypes contrasting in drought susceptibility links the phenylpropanoid pathway to enhanced tolerance. Journal of  Experimental Botany doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv274

Yu H, Soler M, San Clemente H, Mila I, Paiva JAP, Myburg AA, Bouzayen M, Grima-Pettenati J, Cassan-Wang H (2015) Comprehensive Genome-wide Analysis of the Aux/IAA Gene Family in Eucalyptus: Evidence for the Role of EgrIAA4 in Wood Formation. Plant Cell Physiology 56(4):700-14

Putranto RA, Duan C, Kuswanhadi, Chaidamsari T, Rio M, Piyatrakul P, Herlinawati E, Pirrello J, Dessailly F, Leclercq J, Bonnot F, Tang C, Hu S, Montoro P (2015) Ethylene Response Factors are controlled by multiple harvesting stresses in Hevea brasiliensis. PLoS One 10(4):e0123618

Putranto RA, Herlinawati E, Rio M, Leclercq J, Piyatrakul P, Gohet E, Sanier C, Oktavia F, Pirrello J, Kuswanhadi, Montoro P (2015) Involvement of ethylene in the latex metabolism and tapping panel dryness of Hevea brasiliensis. Int J Mol Sci. 2015 16(8):17885-908. doi: 10.3390/ijms160817885.


Su L, Bassa C, Audran C, Cheniclet C, Chevalier C, Bouzayen M, Roustan JP, Chervin C (2014) The auxin response Sl-IAA17 transcriptional repressor controls fruit size via the regulation of the endoreduplication-related cell expansion. Plant Cell Physiology 55(11):1969-1976

Yu H, Soler M, Mila I, San Clemente H, Dunand C, Paiva J. A. P., Bouzayen M, Grima-Pettenati J, Cassan-Wang H. (2014) Genome-wide characterization and expression profiling of the AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR (ARF) gene family in Eucalyptus grandis. PLoS ONE 9(9), e108906

Etemadi M, Gutjahr C, Couzigou J-M, Zouine M, Lauressergues D, Timmers A, Audran C, Bouzayen M, Becard G, Combier J-P. (2014) Auxin perception is required for arbuscule development in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Plant Physiology 166:281-292

Klay I, Pirrello J, Riahi L, Bernadac A, Cherif A, Bouzayen M, Bouzid S (2014) Ethylene response factor Sl-ERF.B.3 is responsive to abiotic stresses and mediates salt and cold stress response regulation in tomato. The Scientific World Journal id 167681

Makhloufi E, Yousfi F, Marande W, Mila I, Hanana M, Bergès H, Mzid R, Bouzayen M (2014) Isolation and molecular characterization of TdERF1, an Ethylene Response Factor gene from durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. subsp. durum), potentially involved in salt stress responses. Journal of Experimental  Botany 65:6359-6371

El-Sharkawy I, Sherif S, Jones B, Mila I, Kumar P, Bouzayen M, Jayasankar S (2014). TIR1-like auxin-receptors are involved on the regulation of plum fruit development. Journal of Experimental  Botany 65(18):5205-5215

Dimeglio C, Gallon S, Loubes JM, Maza E (2014) A robust algorithm for template curve estimation based on manifold embedding. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 70:373-386

Andrianasolo FN, Casadebaig P, Maza E, Champolivier L, Maury P, Debaeck P. 2014. Prediction of sunflower gain oil concentration as a function of variety crop management and environment using statistical models. European Journal of Agronomy 54:84-96

Liu M, Diretto G, Pirrello J, Roustan JP, Li Z, Giuliano G, Regad F, Bouzayen M (2014) The chimeric repressor version of an Ethylene Response Factor (ERF) family member, Sl-ERF.B3, shows contrasting effects on tomato fruit ripening. New Phytologist 203:206-218

Hao Y, Wang X, Li X, Bassa C, Mila I, Audran C, Maza E, Li Z, Bouzayen M, van der Rest B, Zouine M (2014) Genome-wide Identification, phylogenetic analysis, expression profiling and protein-protein interaction properties of the TOPLESS gene family members in tomato. Journal of Experimental Botany 65:1013-23

Zouine M,  Fu Y, Chateigner-Boutin AL, Mila I, Frasse P, Wang H, Audran C, Roustan JP,  Bouzayen M (2014) Characterization of the tomato ARF gene family uncovers a multi-levels post-transcriptional regulation including alternative splicing. PLoS ONE 9, e84203

Masclaux-Daubresse C, Anne P, Clément G, Routaboul JM, Guiboileau A, Soulay F, Shirasu K, Yoshimoto K (2014) Stitching together the multiple dimensions of autophagy using metabolomic and transcriptomic analysis reveals new impacts of autophagy defects on metabolism, development and plant response to environment. Plant Cell 26(5):1857-1877

David LC, Dechorgnat J, Berquin P, Routaboul JM, Debeaujon I, Daniel-Vedell F, Ferrario-Méry S (2014) Proanthocyanidin oxidation of Arabidopsis seeds is altered in mutant 2 of the high affinity nitrate transporter NRT2.7. Journal of  Experimental Botany 65(3):885-893

Yauk YK, Ged C, Wang MY, Matich AJ, Tessarotto L, Cooney JM, Chervin C, Atkinson RG (2014). Manipulation of flavour and aroma compound sequestration and release using a glycosyltransferase with specificity for terpenes and C-6 ‘grassy-green’ alcohols. Plant Journal 80:317-330

Hu N., Tang N., Yan F., Bouzayen M., Li Z.G. (2014) Effect of LeERF1 and LeERF2 overexpression in the response to salinity of young tomato (Solanum lycopersicum cv. Micro-Tom) seedlings. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 36:1703-1712



Sagar M, Chervin C, Roustan JP, Bouzayen M, Zouine M (2013) Under-expression of the Auxin Response Factor Sl-ARF4 improves post-harvest behavior of tomato fruits. Plant Signaling and Behavior 8, e25647

Bassa C, Etemadi M, Combier JP, Bouzayen M, Audran-Delalande C (2013 ) Sl-IAA27 gene  expression is induced during arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in tomato and in Medicago truncatulaPlant Signaling and Behavior 8, e25637

Maza E, Frasse P, Senin P, Bouzayen M, Zouine M (2013) Comparison of normalization methods for differential gene expression analysis in RNA-Seq experiments: A matter of relative size of studied transcriptomes. Communicative and Integrative Biology 6, e25849

Liu M, Pirrello J, Kesari R, Mila I, Roustan JP, Li ZG, Latché A, Pech JC,  Bouzayen M, Regad F (2013) A dominant repressor version of the tomato Sl-ERF.B3 gene confers ethylene hypersensitivity via feedback regulation of ethylene signaling and response components. Plant Journal 76:406-419

Gallón S, Loubes JM, Maza E (2013) Statistical Properties of the Quantile Normalization Method for Density Curve Alignment. Mathematical Biosciences 242(2):129-142

Gonçalves CX, Tiecher A, Chaves FC, Nora L, Li ZG, Latché A, Pech JC, Rombaldi CV (2013) Putative role of cytokinin in differential ethylene response of two lines of antisense ACC oxidase cantaloupe melons. Postharvest Biology and Technology 86:511-519

Sagar M,  Chervin C, Mila I, Hao Y, Roustan JP, Benichou M, Gibon Y, Biais B, Maury P, Latché A,  Pech JC, Bouzayen M,  Zouine  M (2013)  Sl-ARF4,an Auxin Response Factor involved in the control of sugar metabolism during tomato fruit development. Plant Physiology 161:1362-1374

Corbacho J, Romojaro F, Pech JC, Latché A, Gomez-Jimenez MC (2013) Transcriptomic events involved in melon mature-fruit abscission comprise the sequential induction of cell-wall degrading gnes coupled to a stimulation of endo and exocytosis. PLoS ONE 8, e58363

Bouaziz D, Pirrello J, Charfeddine M, Hammami A, Jbir R, Dhieb A, Bouzayen M, Gargouri-Bouzid R (2013) Overexpression of StDREB1 Transcription Factor Increases Tolerance to Salt in Transgenic Potato Plants. Molecular Biotechnology 54(3):803-817

Ecarnot M, Baczyk P, Tessarotto L, Chervin C (2013) Rapid phenotyping of the tomato fruit model MicroTom with a portable VIS-NIR spectrometer. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 70:159-163

Giraldi CL, Rombaldi CV, Dal Caro J, Nobile PM, Laurens F, Bouzayen M, Quecini V (2013) Genome-wide analysis of the AP2/ERF superfamily in apple and transcriptional evidence of ERF involvement in scab pathogenesis. Scientia Horticulturae 151:112-121

Muñoz-Robredo, P., Gudenschwager, O., Chervin, C., Campos-Vargas, R., González-Agüero, M., Defilippi, B.G. (2013). Study on differential expression of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid oxidase genes in table grape cv. Thompson Seedless. Postharvest Biology and Technology 76:163-169

Pech JC, Purgatto E, Girardi CL, Rombaldi CV, Latché A (2013) Current challenges in postharvest biology of fruit ripening. Current Agricultural Science and Technology 19:1-18

Pech JC, Latché A (2013) Contribution of genomics to postharvest biology. Stewart Postharvest Review 4, 2 doi:10.2212/spr.2013.4.2

Tonfack LB, Youmbi E, Amougou A, Bernadac  A (2013) Effect of organic/inorganic-cation balanced fertilizers on yield and temporal nutrient allocation of tomato fruits under andosol soil conditions in sub-saharan africa. International Journal of Agricultural and Food Research  2:27‐37

Xu W, Grain D, Le Gourrierec J, Harscoët E, Berger A, Jauvion V, Scagnelli A, Berger N, Bidzinski P, Kelemen Z, Salsac F, Baudry A, Routaboul JM, Lepiniec L, Dubos C (2013), Regulation of flavonoid biosynthesis involves an unexpected complex transcriptional regulation of TT8 expression, in Arabidopsis, New Phytologist 198: 59-70

Schaart J, Dubos C, Romero De La Fuente I, Van Houweling A, Jonker A, Routaboul JM, Lepiniec L, Bovy A (2013) Identification and characterization of MYB-bHLH-WD40 regulatory complexes controlling proanthocyanidin biosynthesis in strawberry (Fragaria×ananassa) fruits. New Phytologist 197:454-67



Sato S, … Zouine M, Frasse P, Rousseau C, Philippot M, Latché A, Regad F, Delalande C,  Pech JC,  Bouzayen M, ... , Consortium TG (2012) The tomato genome sequence provides insights into fleshy fruit evolution. Nature 485, 635-641  

Barsan C, Zouine M, Maza E, Bian W, Egea I, Rossignol M, Bouyssie D, Pichereaux C, Purgatto E, Bouzayen M, Latche A, Pech JC (2012) Proteomic analysis of chloroplast-to-chromoplast transition in tomato reveals metabolic shifts coupled with disrupted thylakoid biogenesis machinery and elevated energy-production components. Plant Physiology. 160:708-725  

Audran-Delalande C, Bassa C, Mila I, Regad F, Zouine M, Bouzayen M (2012) Genome-wide identification, functional analysis and expression profiling of the Aux/IAA gene family in tomato. Plant Cell Physiology 53:659-672  

Bassa C, Mila I, Bouzayen M, Audran-Delalande C (2012) Phenotypes associated with down-regulation of Sl-IAA27 support functional diversity among Aux/IAA family members in tomato. Plant Cell Physiology 53:1583-1595

Pirrello J, Prasad N, Zhang W, Chen K, Mila I, Zouine M, Latche A, Pech JC, Ohme-Takagi M, Regad F, Bouzayen M (2012) Functional analysis and binding affinity of tomato ethylene response factors provide insight on the molecular bases of plant differential responses to ethylene. BMC Plant Biology 12,190

Li J, Li Z, Tang L, Yang Y, Zouine M, Bouzayen M (2012) A conserved phosphorylation site regulates the transcriptional function of ETHYLENE-INSENSITIVE3-like1 in tomato. Journal of Experimental Botany 63:427-439

Moummou H, Kallberg Y, Tonfack LB, Persson B, van der Rest B (2012) The Plant Short-Chain Dehydrogenase (SDR) superfamily: genome-wide inventory and diversification patterns. BMC Plant Biology 12, 219

Moummou H, Tonfack LB, Chervin C, Benichou M, Youmbi E, Ginies C, Latche A, Pech JC, van der Rest B (2012) Functional characterization of SlscADH1, a fruit-ripening-associated short-chain alcohol dehydrogenase of tomato. Journal of Plant Physiology 169:1435-1444

Bouaziz D, Pirrello J, Ben Amor H, Hammami A, Charfeddine M, Dhieb A, Bouzayen M, Gargouri-Bouzid R (2012) Ectopic expression of dehydration responsive element binding proteins (StDREB2) confers higher tolerance to salt stress in potato. Plant Physiology and  Biochemistry. 60:98-108

Ruan YL, Patrick JW, Bouzayen M, Osorio S, Fernie AR (2012) Molecular regulation of seed and fruit set. Trends Plant Science 17: 656-665

El-Sharkawy I, Sherif S, Mahboob A, Abubaker K, Bouzayen M, Jayasankar S (2012) Expression of auxin-binding protein1 during plum fruit ontogeny supports the potential role of auxin in initiating and enhancing climacteric ripening. Plant Cell Reports 31:1911-1921

Deng W, Yang Y, Ren Z, Audran-Delalande C, Mila I, Wang X, Song H, Hu Y, Bouzayen M, Li Z (2012) The tomato SlIAA15 is involved in trichome formation and axillary shoot development. New Phytologist 194:379-390

El-Sharkawy I, El Kayal W, Prasath D, Fernandez H, Bouzayen M, Svircev AM, Jayasankar S (2012) Identification and genetic characterization of a gibberellin 2-oxidase gene that controls tree stature and reproductive growth in plum. Journal of Experimental Botany 63:225-1239

Lesic B, Zouine M, Ducos-Galand M, Huon C, Rosso ML, Prevost MC, Mazel D, Carniel E (2012) A natural system of chromosome transfer in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. PLoS Genet 8, e1002529

Routaboul JM, Dubos C, Beck G, Marquis C, Bidzinski P, Loudet O, Lepiniec L (2012) Metabolomic and  quantitative genetics Analysis of natural variation for flavonoids in Arabidopsis, Journal of Experimental Botany 63:3749-64

Routaboul JM, Skidmore C, Wallis J, Browse J (2012) Trienoic fatty acids are required for plant survival at high temperature, Journal of Experimental Botany 63(3):1435-43.



Li J, Li Z, Tang L, Yang Y, Zouine M, Bouzayen M. (2011) A conserved phosphorylation site regulates the transcriptional function of ETHYLENE-INSENSITIVE-3-LIKE-1 in tomato. Journal of Experimental Botany 63(1):427-439

Dupuy JF, Loubes JM, Maza E (2011) Non parametric estimation of the structural expectation of a stochastic increasing function. Statistics and Computing 21(1):121-136

Munos S, Ranc N, Botton E, Berard A, Rolland S, Duffe P, Carretero Y, Le Paslier MC, Delalande C, Bouzayen M, Brunel D, Causse M (2011) Increase in tomato locule number is controlled by two single-nucleotide polymorphisms located near WUSCHEL. Plant Physiology 156:2244-2254

Egea I, Bian W, Barsan C, Jauneau A, Pech JC, Latche A, Li Z, Chervin C (2011) Chloroplast to chromoplast transition in tomato fruit: spectral confocal microscopy analyses of carotenoids and chlorophylls in isolated plastids and time-lapse recording on intact live tissue. Annals of Botany 108:291-297

Gunther CS, Chervin C, Marsh KB, Newcomb RD, Souleyre EJ (2011) Characterisation of two alcohol acyltransferases from kiwifruit (Actinidia spp.) reveals distinct substrate preferences. Phytochemistry 72:700-710

Louveau T, Leitao C, Green S, Hamiaux C, van der Rest B, Dechy-Cabaret O, Atkinson RG, Chervin C (2011) Predicting the substrate specificity of a glycosyltransferase implicated in the production of phenolic volatiles in tomato fruit. FEBS Journal 278:390-400

Bian W, Barsan C, Egea I, Purgatto E, Chervin C, Zouine M, Latché A, Bouzayen M, Pech JC (2011) Metabolic and molecular events occurring during chromoplast biogenesis. Journal of Botany Volume 2011, Article ID 289859, 13 pages



Egea I, Barsan C, Bian W, Purgatto E, Latche A, Chervin C, Bouzayen M, Pech JC (2010) Chromoplast differentiation: current status and perspectives. Plant Cell Physiology 51:1601-1611

Barsan C, Sanchez-Bel P, Rombaldi C, Egea I, Rossignol M, Kuntz M, Zouine M, Latche A, Bouzayen M, Pech JC (2010) Characteristics of the tomato chromoplast revealed by proteomic analysis. Journal of Experimental Botany 61:2413-2431

El-Sharkawy I, Mila I, Bouzayen M, Jayasankar S (2010) Regulation of two germin-like protein genes during plum fruit development. Journal of Experimental Botany 61:1761-1770

Yang Y, Wu Y, Pirrello J, Regad F, Bouzayen M, Deng W, Li Z (2010) Silencing Sl-EBF1 and Sl-EBF2 expression causes constitutive ethylene response phenotype, accelerated plant senescence, and fruit ripening in tomato. Journal of Experimental Botany 61:697-708

Balbontin C, Gaete-Eastman C, Fuentes L, Figueroa CR, Herrera R, Manriquez D, Latché A, Pech, JC, Moya-Leon, AM (2010) VpAAT1, a gene encoding an alcohol acyltransferase, is involved in ester biosynthesis during ripening of mountain papaya fruit. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58:5114-5121

Lefebvre-Pautigny F, Wu FN, Philippot M, Rigoreau M, Priyono X, Zouine M, Frasse P, Bouzayen M, Broun P, Petiard V, Tanksley S, Crouzillat, D (2010) High resolution synteny maps allowing direct comparisons between the coffee and tomato genomes. Tree Genetics and Genomes 6:565-577

Chervin C, Deluc L (2010) Ethylene signaling receptors and transcription factors over the grape berry development: gene expression profiling. Vitis 49:129-136.



Wang H, Schauer N, Usadel B, Frasse P, Zouine M, Hernould M, Latche A, Pech JC, Fernie AR, Bouzayen M (2009) Regulatory features underlying pollination-dependent and -independent tomato fruit set revealed by transcript and primary metabolite profiling. Plant Cell 21:1428-1452

Chaabouni S, Jones B, Delalande C, Wang H, Li Z, Mila I, Frasse P, Latche A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (2009) Sl-IAA3, a tomato Aux/IAA at the crossroads of auxin and ethylene signalling involved in differential growth. Journal of Experimental  Botany. 60:1349-1362

El-Sharkawy I, Sherif S, Mila I, Bouzayen M, Jayasankar S (2009) Molecular characterization of seven genes encoding ethylene-responsive transcriptional factors during plum fruit development and ripening. Journal of Experimental Botany 60:907-922

Le Roux F, Zouine M, Chakroun N, Binesse J, Saulnier D, Bouchier C, Zidane N, Ma L, Rusniok C, Lajus A, Buchrieser C, Medigue C, Polz MF, Mazel D (2009) Genome sequence of Vibrio splendidus: an abundant planctonic marine species with a large genotypic diversity. Environmental Microbiology. 11:1959-1970

Chaabouni S, Latché A, Pech J C and Bouzayen M. (2009). Tomato Aux/IAA3 and HOOKLESS are important actors of the interplay between auxin and ethylene during apical hook formation. Plant Signaling and Behavior 4(6)1-2

Mueller et al. (Philippot M, Frasse P, Regad F, Zouine, M, Bouzayen M (2009) A snapshot of the emerging tomato genome sequence. Plant Genome 2:78-92.

Pirrello J, Regad F, Latche A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (2009) Regulation of tomato fruit ripening. CAB Reviews  4(51):1-14.

Chervin C, Lavigne D, Westercamp P (2009) Reduction of gray mold development in table grapes by preharvest sprays with ethanol and calcium chloride. Postharvest Biology and Technology 54:115-117

Chervin C, Tira-umphon A, Chatelet P, Jauneau A, Boss PK, Tesniere C (2009) Ethylene and other stimuli affect expression of the UDP glucose-flavonoid 3-O-glucosyltransferase in a non-climacteric fruit. Vitis 48:11-16



Guillon F, Philippe S, Bouchet B, Devaux MF, Frasse P, Jones B, Bouzayen M, Lahaye M (2008) Down-regulation of an Auxin Response Factor in the tomato induces modification of fine pectin structure and tissue architecture. Journal of Experimental Botany 59:273-288

Chervin C, Tira-Umphon A, Terrier N, Zouine M, Severac D, Roustan JP (2008) Stimulation of the grape berry expansion by ethylene and effects on related gene transcripts, over the ripening phase. Physiologia Plantarum 134:534-546

Pech JC, Bouzayen M, Latché A (2008) Climacteric fruit ripening: Ethylene-dependent and independent regulation of ripening pathways in melon fruit. Plant Science 175:114-120

Hommel M, Khalil-Ahmad Q, Jaimes-Miranda F, Mila I, Pouzet C, Latché A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M, Regad F (2008) Over-expression of a chimeric gene of the transcriptional co-activator MBF1 fused to the EAR repressor motif causes developmental alteration in Arabidopsis and tomato. Plant Science 175:168-177


Before 2008

Lucchetta L, Manriquez D, El-Sharkawy I, Flores FB, Sanchez-Bel P, Zouine M, Ginies C, Bouzayen M, Rombaldi C, Pech JC, Latche A (2007) Biochemical and catalytic properties of three recombinant alcohol acyltransferases of melon. sulfur-containing ester formation, regulatory role of CoA-SH in activity, and sequence elements conferring substrate preference. J Agric Food Chem 55, 5213-5220

Nishiyama K, Guis M, Rose JK, Kubo Y, Bennett KA, Wangjin L, Kato K, Ushijima K, Nakano R, Inaba A, Bouzayen M, Latche A, Pech JC, Bennett AB (2007) Ethylene regulation of fruit softening and cell wall disassembly in Charentais melon. J Exp Bot 58, 1281-1290

Manriquez D, El-Sharkawy I, Flores FB, El-Yahyaoui F, Regad F, Bouzayen M, Latche A, Pech JC (2006) Two highly divergent alcohol dehydrogenases of melon exhibit fruit ripening-specific expression and distinct biochemical characteristics. Plant Mol Biol 61, 675-685

Pirrello J, Jaimes-Miranda F, Sanchez-Ballesta MT, Tournier B, Khalil-Ahmad Q, Regad F, Latche A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (2006) Sl-ERF2, a tomato ethylene response factor involved in ethylene response and seed germination. Plant Cell Physiol 47, 1195-1205

Auldridge ME, Block A, Vogel JT, Dabney-Smith C, Mila I, Bouzayen M, Magallanes-Lundback M, DellaPenna D, McCarty DR, Klee HJ (2006) Characterization of three members of the Arabidopsis carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase family demonstrates the divergent roles of this multifunctional enzyme family. Plant Journal 45, 982-993

Chervin C, Tira-Umphon A, Roustan JP, Lamon J, El-Kereamy A, Kanellis A (2005). Ethylene is required for the ripening of grape. Acta Horticulturae 689, 251-256.

Mueller LA, Tanksley SD, Giovannoni JJ, van Eck J, Stack S, Choi D, Kim BD, Chen M, Cheng Z, Li C, Ling H, Xue Y, Seymour G, Bishop G, Bryan G, Sharma R, Khurana J, Tyagi A, Chattopadhyay D, Singh NK, Stiekema W, Lindhout P, Jesse T, Lankhorst RK, Bouzayen M, Shibata D, Tabata S, Granell A, Botella MA, Giuliano G, Frusciante L, Causse M, Zamir D (2005) The Tomato Sequencing Project, the first cornerstone of the International Solanaceae Project (SOL). Comp Funct Genomics 6, 153-158

El-Sharkawy I, Manriquez D, Flores FB, Regad F, Bouzayen M, Latche A, Pech JC (2005) Functional characterization of a melon alcohol acyl-transferase gene family involved in the biosynthesis of ester volatiles. Identification of the crucial role of a threonine residue for enzyme activity. Plant Mol Biol 59, 345-362

Wang H, Jones B, Li Z, Frasse P, Delalande C, Regad F, Chaabouni S, Latche A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (2005) The tomato Aux/IAA transcription factor IAA9 is involved in fruit development and leaf morphogenesis. Plant Cell 17, 2676-2692

Leclercq J, Ranty B, Sanchez-Ballesta MT, Li Z, Jones B, Jauneau A, Pech JC, Latche A, Ranjeva R, Bouzayen M (2005) Molecular and biochemical characterization of LeCRK1, a ripening-associated tomato CDPK-related kinase. J Exp Bot 56, 25-35

Alba R, Fei Z, Payton P, Liu Y, Moore SL, Debbie P, Cohn J, D'Ascenzo M, Gordon JS, Rose JK, Martin G, Tanksley SD, Bouzayen M, Jahn MM, Giovannoni J (2004) ESTs, cDNA microarrays, and gene expression profiling: tools for dissecting plant physiology and development. Plant Journal 39, 697-714

Adams-Phillips L, Barry C, Kannan P, Leclercq J, Bouzayen M, Giovannoni J (2004) Evidence that CTR1-mediated ethylene signal transduction in tomato is encoded by a multigene family whose members display distinct regulatory features. Plant Mol Biol 54, 387-404

Chervin C, El-Kereamy A, Roustan JP, Latché A, Lamon J, Bouzayen M (2004). Ethylene seems required for the berry development and ripening in grape, a non-climacteric fruit. Plant Science 167, 1301-1305

Chervin C, El-Kereamy A, Renouf V, Rohmer C, Roques A, Garin P, Guichaoua L, Sanvoisin M, Roustan JP, Savocchia S, Van Heeswijck R (2004). Changes in grape maturity induced by spraying ethanol. Acta Horticulturae 640, 305-311

Tesniere C, Pradal M, El-Kereamy A, Torregrosa L, Chatelet P, Roustan JP, Chervin C (2004) Involvement of ethylene signalling in a non-climacteric fruit: new elements regarding the regulation of ADH expression in grapevine. J Exp Bot 55, 2235-2240

Benichou M, Li Z, Tournier B, Chaves A, Zegzouti H, Jauneau A, Delalande C, Latche A, Bouzayen M, Spremulli LL, Pech JC (2003) Tomato EF-Ts(mt), a functional mitochondrial translation elongation factor from higher plants. Plant Mol Biol 53, 411-422

Tournier B, Sanchez-Ballesta MT, Jones B, Pesquet E, Regad F, Latche A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (2003) New members of the tomato ERF family show specific expression pattern and diverse DNA-binding capacity to the GCC box element. FEBS Lett 550, 149-154

Legrand V, Dalmayrac S, Latché A, Pech J., Bouzayen M, Fallot J, Torregrosa L, Bouquet A, Roustan JP (2003). Constitutive expression of VR-ERE gene in transformed grapevines confers enhanced resistance to eutypine, a toxin from Eutypa lata. Plant Science 164, 809-814.

Afifi M, El-Kereamy A, Legrand V, Raynal J, Chervin C, Monje MC, Nepveu F, Roustan JP (2003). Effect of eutypine, a toxin from Eutypa lata, on the expression of anthocyanin pathway in grapevine. Journal of Plant Physiology 160, 971 - 975.

El-Kereamy A, Chervin C Roustan JP Chenier V, Souquet JM, Moutounet M, Raynal J, Ford C, Latché A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (2003). Exogenous ethylene stimulates the long term expression of genes related to anthocyanin biosynthesis in grape berries. Physiologia Plantarum 119, 175 – 182.

El-Kereamy A, Chervin C, Souquet JM, Moutounet M, Monje MC, Nepveu F, Mondies H, Ford CM, Van Heeswijck R, Roustan JP (2002). Ethanol triggers grape gene expression leading to anthocyanin accumulation during berry ripening. Plant Science 163, 449-454.

Jones B, Frasse P, Olmos E, Zegzouti H, Li ZG, Latche A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (2002) Down-regulation of DR12, an auxin-response-factor homolog, in the tomato results in a pleiotropic phenotype including dark green and blotchy ripening fruit. Plant Journal 32, 603-613

Leclercq J, Adams-Phillips LC, Zegzouti H, Jones B, Latche A, Giovannoni JJ, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (2002) LeCTR1, a tomato CTR1-like gene, demonstrates ethylene signaling ability in Arabidopsis and novel expression patterns in tomato. Plant Physiol 130, 1132-1142

Flores F, El Yahyaoui F, de Billerbeck G, Romojaro F, Latche A, Bouzayen M, Pech JC, Ambid C (2002) Role of ethylene in the biosynthetic pathway of aliphatic ester aroma volatiles in Charentais Cantaloupe melons. J Exp Bot 53: 201-206

Exley R, Zouine M, Pernelle JJ, Beloin C, Le Hegarat F, Deneubourg AM (2001) A possible role for L24 of Bacillus subtilis in nucleoid organization and segregation. Biochimie 83, 269-275

Chervin C, El-Kereamy A, Roustan JP, Faragher JD, Latché A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (2001). An ethanol spray at veraison enhances colour in red wines. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 7, 144-145.

Hadfield KA, Dang T, Guis M, Pech JC, Bouzayen M, Bennett AB (2000) Characterization of ripening-regulated cDNAs and their expression in ethylene-suppressed charentais melon fruit. Plant Physiol 122, 977-983

Zegzouti H, Jones B, Frasse P, Marty C, Maitre B, Latch A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (1999) Ethylene-regulated gene expression in tomato fruit: characterization of novel ethylene-responsive and ripening-related genes isolated by differential display. Plant J 18, 589-600

Colrat S, Deswarte C, Latché A, Klaebe A, Bouzayen M, Fallot J, Roustan JP (1999). Enzymatic detoxification of eutypine, a toxin from Eutypa lata by Vitis vinifera cells: Partial purification of an NADPH-dependent aldehyde reductase. Planta 207, 544-550.

Colrat S, Latche A, Guis M, Pech JC, Bouzayen M, Fallot J, Roustan JP (1999) Purification and characterization of a NADPH-dependent aldehyde reductase from mung bean that detoxifies eutypine, a toxin from eutypa lata1. Plant Physiol 119, 621-626

Guillen P, Guis M, Martinez-Reina G, Colrat S, Dalmayrac S, Deswarte C, Bouzayen M, Roustan JP, Fallot J, Pech JC, Latche A (1998) A novel NADPH-dependent aldehyde reductase gene from Vigna radiata confers resistance to the grapevine fungal toxin eutypine. Plant Journal 16, 335-343

Bidonde S, Ferrer MA, Zegzouti H, Ramassamy S, Latche A, Pech JC, Hamilton AJ, Grierson D, Bouzayen M (1998) Expression and characterization of three tomato 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase cDNAs in yeast. Eur J Biochem 253, 20-26

Zegzouti H, Jones B, Marty C, Lelievre JM, Latche A, Pech JC, Bouzayen M (1997) ER5, a tomato cDNA encoding an ethylene-responsive LEA-like protein: characterization and expression in response to drought, ABA and wounding. Plant Mol Biol 35, 847-854

Blume B, Barry CS, Hamilton AJ, Bouzayen M, Grierson D (1997) Identification of transposon-like elements in non-coding regions of tomato ACC oxidase genes. Mol Gen Genet 254, 297-303

Guis M, Latché A, Pech JC, Roustan JP (1997). An efficient method for the production of diploid Cantaloupe Charantais Melon (Cucumis melo L. var. cantalupensis) by somatic embryogenesis. Scientia Horticulturae 69: 199-206.

Deswarte C, Canut H, Klaebe A, Roustan JP, Fallot J (1996). Transport of eutypine into Vitis vinifera cells and its cytoplasmic accumulation are related to the ionization stages of the toxin. J. Plant Physiol. 149, 336-342.

Deswarte C, Eychenne J, Davy De Virville J, Roustan JP, Moreau F, Fallot J (1996). Protonophoric activity of eutypine, a toxin from Eutypa lata, in plant mitochondria. Archives of Biochem. and Biophysics 334, 200-205.

 Ayub R, Guis M, Ben Amor M, Gillot L, Roustan JP, Latche A, Bouzayen M, Pech JC (1996) Expression of ACC oxidase antisense gene inhibits ripening of cantaloupe melon fruits. Nat Biotechnol 14, 862-866

Barry CS, Blume B, Bouzayen M, Cooper W, Hamilton AJ, Grierson D (1996) Differential expression of the 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase gene family of tomato. Plant Journal 9, 525-535

Rombaldi C, Lelievre JM, Latche A, Petitprez M, Bouzayen M, Pech JC (1994) Immunocytolocalization of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid oxidase in tomato and apple fruit. Planta 192, 453-460

Roustan JP, Latché A, Fallot J (1994). Role of ethylene on induction and expression of carrot somatic embryogenesis: relationship with polyamine metabolism. Plant Sci. 103, 223-229.

Chraibi K, Castelle JC, Latché A, Roustan JP, Fallot J (1992). A genotype-independent system of regeneration from cotyledons of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). The role of ethylene. Plant Sci. 86, 215-221.

Roustan JP, Latché A, Fallot J (1992). Influence of ethylene on the incorporation of 3,4[14C]methionine into polyamines in Daucus carota cells during somatic embryogenesis. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 30, 201-205.

Roustan JP, Latché A, Fallot J 1992. Enhancement of shoot regeneration from cotyledons of Cucumis melo by AgNO3, an inhibitor of ethylene action. J. Plant Physiol. 140, 485-488.

Chraibi K, Castelle JC, Latché A, Roustan JP, Fallot J (1992). Enhancement of shoot regeneration potential by liquid medium culture from mature cotyledons of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Plant Cell Rep. 10, 617-620.

Bouzayen M, Hamilton A, Picton S, Barton S, Grierson D (1992) Identification of genes for the ethylene-forming enzyme and inhibition of ethylene synthesis in transgenic plants using antisense genes. Biochem Soc Trans 20, 76-79

Pedreno MA, Bouzayen M, Pech JC, Marigo G, Latche A (1991) Vacuolar Release of 1-(Malonylamino)cyclopropane-1-Carboxylic Acid, the Conjugated Form of the Ethylene Precursor. Plant Physiol 97, 1483-1486

Hamilton AJ, Bouzayen M, Grierson D (1991) Identification of a tomato gene for the ethylene-forming enzyme by expression in yeast. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 88, 7434-7437

Chraibi K, Latché A, Roustan JP, Fallot J (1991). Stimulation of shoot regeneration from cotyledons of Helianthus annuus by the ethylene inhibitors silver and cobalt. Plant Cell Rep. 10, 204-207.

Roustan JP, Latché A, Fallot J (1990). Control of carrot somatic embryogenesis by AgNO3, an inhibitor of ethylene action: Effect on arginine decarboxylase activity. Plant Sci. 67, 89-97.

Roustan JP, Latché A, Fallot J (1989). Stimulation of Daucus carota somatic embryogenesis by inhibitors of ethylene synthesis: Cobalt and Nickel. Plant Cell Rep. 8, 182-185.

Bouzayen M, Latche A, Pech JC, Marigo G (1989) Carrier-Mediated Uptake of 1-(Malonylamino)cyclopropane-1-Carboxylic Acid in Vacuoles Isolated from Catharanthus roseus Cells. Plant Physiol 91, 1317-1322

Bouzayen M, Latche A, Alibert G, Pech JC (1988) Intracellular Sites of Synthesis and Storage of 1-(Malonylamino)cyclopropane-1-Carboxylic Acid in Acer pseudoplatanus Cells. Plant Physiol 88, 613-617