LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (1990-1997)

A. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

1997

  1. BOURHY,P., MARTEL,A., MARGARITA,D., SAINT GIRONS,I., BELFAIZA,J.(1997)
    Homoserine O-Acetyltransferase, involved in the Leptospira meyeri methionine biosynthetic pathway, is not feedback inhibited.
    J. Bacteriol., 179, 4396-4398.

  2. BOURSAUX-EUDE,C., MARGARITA,D., GILLES,A.M., BÂRZU,O., SAINT GIRONS,I. (1997)
    Borrelia burgdorferi uridine kinase: an enzyme of the pyrimidine salvage pathway for endogenous use of nucleotides.
    FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 151, 257-261.

  3. FORETZ,M., POSTIC,D., BARANTON,G. (1997)
    Phylogenetic analysis of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto by arbitrarily primed PCR and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.
    Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47, 11-18

  4. GE,Y., OLD,I.G., SAINT GIRONS,I., CHARON,N. (1997)
    The flaB and flgK operons in Borrelia burgdorferi are transcribed from sigma70 promoters.
    Microbiol., 143, 1681-1690.

  5. GE,Y., OLD,I.G., SAINT GIRONS,I., CHARON,N. (1997)
    Characterization of a large Borrelia burgdorferi motility operon which is initated by a consensus sigma70 promoter.
    J. Bacteriol., 179, 2289-2299

  6. LE FLECHE,A., POSTIC,D., GIRARDET,K., PETER,O., BARANTON,G. (1997)
    Characterisation of Borrelia lusitaniae sp. nov. by 16S ribosomal DNA sequence analysis.
    Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 47, 921-925.

  7. LETOCART,M., BARANTON,G., PEROLAT,P. (1997)
    Rapid identification of pathogenic Leptospira species (Leptospira interrogans, L. borgpetersenii and L. kirschneri) with species-specific DNA probes produced by arbitrarily primed PCR.
    J. Clin Microbiol., 35, 248-253.

  8. MARTI RAS,N., POSTIC,D., FORETZ,M., BARANTON,G. (1997)
    Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, a bacterial species 'Made in the USA'?
    Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 47, 1112-1117.

  9. MERIEN,F., BARANTON,G., PEROLAT,P. (1997)
    Invasion of Vero cells and induction of apoptosis in macrophages by pathogenic Leptospira interrogans are correlated with virulence.
    Infect. Immun., 65, 729-738.

  10. MURGIA,R., RIQUELME,N., BARANTON,G., CINCO,M. (1997)
    Oligonucleotides specific for pathogenic and saprophytic leptospira occurring in water
    FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 148, 27-34.

  11. MONSUEZ,J.J., KIDOUCHE,R., LE GUENO,B., POSTIC,D. (1997)
    Leptospirosis presenting as haemorrhagic fever in visitor to Africa
    Lancet, 349, 254-255.

  12. PETER,O., BRETZ,A.-G., POSTIC,D. SAYER,E. (1997)
    Association of distinct species of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato with neuroborreliosis in Switzerland.
    Clin. Microbiol. Infect., 3, 423-431.

  13. POSTIC,D., KORENBERG,E., GORELOVA,N., KOVALEVSKI,Y.V., BELLENGER,E., & BARANTON,G. (1997)
    Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Russia and neighbouring countries: high incidence of mixed isolates.
    Res. Microbiol. 148, 691-702.

  14. STANTON,T.B., FOURNIE_AMAZOUZ,E., POSTIC,D., TROTT,D.J., GRIMONT,P.A.D., BARANTON,G., HAMPSON,D.J., SAINT GIRONS,I. (1997)
    Recognition of two new species of intestinal spirochetes: Serpulina intermedia sp. nov. and Serpulina murdochi sp. nov.
    Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 47, 1007-1012.

  15. TROTT,D.J., JENSEN,N.S., SAINT GIRONS,I., OXBURY,S.L., STANTON,T.B., LINDQUIST,D., HAMPSON,D.J. (1997)
    Identification and characterisation of Serpulina pilosicoli isolates recovered from the blood of critically ill patients.
    J. Clin. Microbiol., 35, 482-485.

  16. TRUEBA,G., OLD,I.G., SAINT GIRONS,I., JOHNSON,R. (1997)
    A cheA cheW operon in Borrelia burgdorferi the agent of Lyme Disease.
    Res. Microbiol., 148, 191-200.

  17. WANG,G., VAN DAM,A.P., LE FLECHE,A., POSTIC,D., PETER,O., BARANTON,G., DE BOER,R., SPANJAARD,L., DANKERT,J. (1997).
    Genetic and phenotypic analysis of Borrelia valaisiana sp. nov. (Borrelia genomic groups VS116 and M19).
    Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 47, 926-932.

1996

  1. DE LA VEGA F., GALINDO J.M., OLD I.G., GUANEROS,G. (1996)
    Novel genes homologous to the peptidyl-tRNA hydrolase encoding gene of Escherichia coli.
    Gene. 169, 97-100.

  2. FERESU,S.B., KORVER,H., RIQUELME,N., BARANTON,G., BOLIN,C.A. (1996)
    Two new Leptospiral serovars in the Hebdomadis serogroup isolated from Zimbabwe cattle.
    Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46, 694-698.

  3. GE Y., OLD I.G., SAINT GIRONS I., YELTON D., CHARON,N. (1996)
    FliH and FliI of Borrelia burgdorferi are similar to flagellar and virulence factor export proteins of other bacteria.
    Gene. 168, 73-75

  4. GRAY, J.S., SCHÖNBERG, A., POSTIC, D., SAINT GIRONS, I (1996)
    First isolation and characterization of Borrelia garinii, agent of Lyme disease borreliosis, from Irish ticks.
    Irish J. of Med. Science. 165, 24

  5. ISOGAI,E., ISOGAI,H., MASUZAWA,T., POSTIC,D., BARANTON,G., KAMEWAKA,Y., KIMURA,K., NISHIKAWA,T., FUJII,N., ISHII,N., OHNO,S., YAMAGUTI,N. (1996)
    Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in an endemic environment: Wild sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) with infected ticks and antibodies.
    Microbiol. Immunol. 40, 13-19

  6. ISOGAI,E., KIMURA,K., FUJII,N., NISHIKAWA,T., ISHII,N., POSTIC,D., BARANTON,G., ISOGAI,H. (1996)
    Platelet-activating-fact-mediated pathogenesis in Lyme Disease.
    Infect. Immunol. 64, 1026-1029

  7. MARTI RAS,N., LASCOLA,B., POSTIC,D., CUTLER,S.J., RODHAIN,F., BARANTON,G., RAOULT,D. (1996)
    Phylogenesis of relapsing fever Borrelia species.
    Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46, 859-865.

  8. ZHIOUA,E., POSTIC,D., RODHAIN,F., PEREZ-EID,C. (1996)
    Infection of Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) by Borrelia burgdorferi in Ile de France.
    J. Med. Entomol. 33, 694-697

1995

  1. BOURSAUX-EUDE C., SAINT GIRONS I., ZUERNER R. (1995)
    IS1500, an IS3-like element of Leptospira interrogans
    Microbiol., 141, 2165-2173.

  2. MACDOUGALL J., SAINT GIRONS I. (1995)
    Physical map of the Treponema denticola circular chromosome.
    J Bacteriol. 177, 1805-1811.

  3. MERIEN F., BARANTON G., PEROLAT,P. (1995)
    Comparison of polymerase chain reaction with microagglutination test and culture for diagnosis of leptospirosis.
    J Infect Dis. 172, 281-285.

1994

  1. ASSOUS M.V., POSTIC D., PAUL G., NEVOT P., BARANTON G. (1994)
    Individualisation of two new genomic groups among American Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato strains.
    FEMS Microbiol. Letters, 121, 93-98.

  2. HERRMANN J.L., BAKOSS P., KORVER H., BULU A.A., BELLENGER E., TERPSTRA W.J., SAINT GIRONS I., BARANTON G. (1994)
    A new serovar in the Grippotyphosa serogroup comprising leptospiral isolates from different regions.
    Int. J. System. Bacteriol., 44, 362-364.

  3. OJAIMI C., DAVIDSON B. E., SAINT GIRONS I., OLD I. G. (1994)
    Conservation of gene arrangement and an unusual organization of rRNA genes in the linear chromosomes of the Lyme disease spirochaetes Borrelia burgdorferi, B. garinii and B. afzelii.
    Microbiol., 140, 2931-2940.

  4. PEROLAT P., MERIEN F., ELLIS W.A., BARANTON G. (1994)
    Characterization of Leptospira isolates from serovar hardjo by Ribotyping, Arbitrarily Primed PCR and Mapped Restriction Site Polymorphisms.
    J. Clin. Microbiol., 32, 1949-1957.

  5. POSTIC D., ASSOUS M.V., GRIMONT P.A.D., BARANTON G. (1994)
    Diversity of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato evidenced by restriction fragment length polymorphism of rrf (5S)-rrl (23S) intergenic spacer amplicons.
    Int. J. System. Bacteriol., 44, 743-752.

1993

  1. AMOURIAUX P., ASSOUS M., MARGARITA D., BARANTON G., SAINT GIRONS I. (1993)
    Polymerase chain reaction with the 30 kb circular plasmid as a target for detection of the Lyme borreliosis agent in cerebrospinal fluid.
    Res. Microbiol., 144, 211-219.

  2. ASSOUS M.V., POSTIC D., PAUL G., NEVOT P., BARANTON G. (1993)
    Western blot analysis of sera from Lyme borreliosis patients according to the genomic species of the Borrelia strains used as antigens.
    European J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis., 12, 261-268.

  3. BELFAIZA J., POSTIC D., BELLENGER E., BARANTON G., SAINT GIRONS I. (1993)
    Genomic fingerprinting of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato by pulsed field gel electrophoresis.
    J. Clin. Microbiol., 31, 2873-2877.

  4. DE ALMEIDA A.M.P., GUIYOULE A., GUILVOUT I., ITEMAN I., BARANTON G., CARNIEL E. (1993)
    Chromosomal irp2 gene in Yersinia: distribution, expression, deletion and impact on virulence.
    Microb. Pathogen., 14, 9-21.

  5. ITEMAN I., GUIYOULE A., DE ALMEIDA A.M.P., GUILVOUT I., BARANTON G., CARNIEL E. (1993)
    The relation between loss of pigmentation and deletion of the chromosomal iron-regulated irp2 gene in Y. pestis: evidence for separate but related events.
    Infect. Immun., 61, 2717-2722.

  6. MARIN CANICA M., NATO F., du MERLE L., MAZIE J.C., BARANTON G., POSTIC D. (1993)
    Monoclonal antibodies for identification of Borrelia afzelii sp. nov. associated with late cutaneous manifestations of Lyme borreliosis.
    Scandinavian J. Infect. Dis., 25, 441-448.

  7. MERIEN F., PEROLAT P., MANCEL E., PERSAN D., BARANTON G. (1993)
    Detection of Leptospira DNA by Polymerase Chain Reaction in aqueous humor of a patient with unilateral uveitis.
    J. Infect. Dis., 168, 1335-1336.

  8. OLD I. G., MARGARITA D., SAINT GIRONS I. (1993)
    Nucleotide sequence of the Borrelia burgdorferi dnaN gene encoding the beta subunit of DNA polymerase III.
    Nucleic Acids Res., 21, 3323.

  9. OLD I. G., MARGARITA D., SAINT GIRONS I. (1993)
    Unique genetic arrangement in the dnaA region of the Borrelia burgdorferi linear chromosome: Nucleotide sequence of the dnaA gene.
    FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 111, 109-114.

  10. OLD I. G., SAINT GIRONS I., RICHAUD C. (1993)
    Physical mapping of the scattered methionine genes on the Escherichia coli chromosome.
    J. Bacteriol. 175, 3689-3691.

  11. PEROLAT P., LECUYER I., POSTIC D., BARANTON G. (1993)
    Diversity of ribosomal DNA fingerprints of Leptospira serovars provides a database for subtyping and species assignation.
    Res. Microbiol., 144, 5-15.

  12. POSTIC D., BELFAIZA J., ISOGAI E., SAINT GIRONS I., GRIMONT P.A.D., BARANTON G. (1993)
    A new genomic species in Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato isolated from Japanese ticks.
    Res. Microbiol., 144, 467-473.

  13. RALPH D., McCLELLAND M., WELSH J., BARANTON G., PEROLAT P. (1993)
    Leptospira species categorized by Arbitrarily Primed Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and by Mapped Restriction Site Polymorphisms in PCR-amplified rRNA genes.
    J. Bacteriol., 175, 973-981.

  14. RALPH D., POSTIC D., BARANTON G., PRETZMAN C., McCLELLAND M. (1993)
    Species of Borrelia distinguished by restriction site polymorphisms in 16S rRNA genes.
    FEMS Microbiol. Letters, 111, 239-244.

  15. ZUERNER R., HERRMANN J. L., SAINT GIRONS I. (1993)
    Construction and comparison of genetic maps for two Leptospira interrogans serovars provides evidence for two chromosomes and intraspecies heterogeneity in genomic organization.
    J. Bacteriol. 175, 5445-5451.

1992

  1. BARANTON G., POSTIC D., SAINT GIRONS I., BOERLIN P., PIFFARETTI J.C., ASSOUS M., GRIMONT P.A.D. (1992)
    Delineation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, Borrelia garinii sp. nov. and group VS461 associated with Lyme borreliosis.
    Int. J. System. Bacteriol., 42, 378-383.

  2. BARIL C., HERRMANN J. L., RICHAUD C., MARGARITA D., SAINT GIRONS I. (1992)
    Scattering of the rRNA genes on the physical map of the circular chromosome of Leptospira interrogans serovar Icterohaemorrhagiae.
    J. Bacteriol. 174, 7566-7571.

  3. BARIL C., RICHAUD C., FOURNIE E., BARANTON G., SAINT GIRONS I. (1992)
    Cloning of dapD, aroD and asd of Leptospira interrogans serovar icterohaemorrhagiae, and nucleotide sequence of the asd gene.
    J. Gen. Microbiol., 138, 47-53.

  4. BOERLIN P., PETER O., BRETZ A.G., POSTIC D., BARANTON G., PIFFARETTI J.C. (1992)
    Population genetic analysis of Borrelia burgdorferi isolates by multilocus enzyme electrophoresis.
    Infect. Immun., 60, 1677-1683.

  5. DAVIDSON B. E., MACDOUGALL J., SAINT GIRONS I. (1992)
    Physical map of the linear chromosome of the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi 212, a causitive agent of Lyme disease, and localization of rDNA genes.
    J. Bacteriol. 174, 3766-3774.

  6. HE Y.-Y., MCNALLY T., MANFIELD I., NAVRATIL O., OLD I.G, PHILLIPS S. E. V., SAINT GIRONS I., STOCKLEY P. G. (1992)
    Probing met repressor-operator recognition in solution.
    Nature. 359, 431-433.

  7. HERRMANN J.L., BELLENGER E., PEROLAT P., BARANTON G., SAINT GIRONS I. (1992)
    Pulsed field gel electrophoresis of NotI digests of Leptospiral DNA : a new rapid method of serovar identification.
    J. Clin. Microbiol., 30, 1696-1702.

  8. MACDOUGALL J., MARGARITA D., SAINT GIRONS I. (1992)
    Homology of a plasmid from the spirochete Treponema denticola with the single stranded DNA plasmids.
    J. Bacteriol. 174, 2724-2728.

  9. MERIEN F., AMOURIAUX, P. PEROLAT P., BARANTON G., SAINT GIRONS I. (1992)
    Polymerase chain reaction for detection of Leptospira spp. in clinical samples.
    J. Clin. Microbiol., 30, 2219-2224.

  10. OLD I. G., MARGARITA D., SAINT GIRONS I. (1992) Nucleotide sequence of the Borrelia burgdorferi rpmH gene encoding ribosomal protein L34.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 20, 6097.

  11. OLD I. G., MACDOUGALL J., SAINT GIRONS I., DAVIDSON B. E. (1992)
    Mapping of genes on the linear chromosome of the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi : possible locations for its origin of replication.
    FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 99, 245-250.

  12. PEROLAT P., POINGT J.P., VIE J.C., JOUANEAU C., BARANTON G., GYSIN J. (1992)
    Occurrence of severe leptospirosis in a breeding colony of squirrel monkeys.
    Amer. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 46, 538-545.

  13. RAGUIN G., BOISNIC S., SOUTEYRAND P., BARANTON G., PIETTE J.C., GODEAU P., FRANCES C. (1992)
    No evidence for a spirochaetal origin of localized scleroderma.
    British J. Dermatol., 127, 218-220.

  14. WELSH J., PRETZMAN C., POSTIC D., SAINT GIRONS I., BARANTON G., McCLELLAND M.(1992)
    Genomic fingerprinting by arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction resolves Borrelia burgdorferi into three distinct phyletic groups.
    Int. J. System. Bacteriol., 42, 370-377.

1991

  1. HERRMANN J.L., BARIL C., BELLENGER E., PEROLAT P., BARANTON G., SAINT GIRONS I. (1991)
    Genome conservation in isolates of Leptospira interrogans.
    J. Bacteriol., 173, 7582-7588.

  2. ITEMAN I. , BARIL C., SAINT-GIRONS I., CARNIEL E. (1991)
    Pulse field electrophoresis of the chromosome of the pathogenic Yersiniae.
    Contr. Microbiol. Immunol., 12, 192-197.

  3. NEGRE D., CORTAY J.-C., OLD I. G., GALINIER A., RICHAUD C., SAINT GIRONS I., COZZONE A. (1991)
    Overproduction and characterization of the iclR gene product of Escherichia coli K-12 and comparison with that of Salmonella typhimurium.
    Gene, 97, 29-37.

1990

  1. BARIL C., SAINT GIRONS I. (1990)
    Sizing of the Leptospira genome by pulsed-field agarose gel electrophoresis.
    FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 71, 95-100.

  2. OLD I. G., MARGARITA D., GLASS R. E., SAINT GIRONS I. (1990)
    Sequence of the metH gene of Escherichia coli K-12 and comparison with the corresponding sequence from Salmonella typhimurium LT2.
    Gene. 87, 15-21.

  3. PEROLAT P., GRIMONT F., REGNAULT B., GRIMONT P.A.D., FOURNIE E. THEVENET H., BARANTON G. (1990)
    rRNA gene restriction patterns of Leptospira : a molecular typing system.
    Res. Microbiol., 141, 159-171.

  4. POSTIC D., EDLINGER C., RICHAUD C., GRIMONT F., DUFRESNE Y., PEROLAT P., BARANTON G., GRIMONT P.A.D. (1990)
    Two genomic species in Borrelia burgdorferi.
    Res. Microbiol., 141, 465-475.

  5. RICHAUD C., MARGARITA D., BARANTON G., SAINT GIRONS I. (1990)
    Cloning of genes required for amino acid biosynthesis from Leptospira interrogans serovar icterohaemorrhagiae.
    J. Gen. Microbiol., 136, 651-656.

  6. SAINT GIRONS I., MARGARITA D., AMOURIAUX P., BARANTON G. (1990)
    First isolation of bacteriophages for a spirochaete : potential genetic tools for Leptospira.
    Res. Microbiol., 141, 1131-1138.


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