Unité de Génétique        
Moléculaire des Levures        
Institut Pasteur        
25-28, Rue du Docteur Roux        
75724 Paris Cedex 15 FRANCE        

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Publications (2002-2007)


  • STINEAR, T. P., T. SEEMANN... F. TEKAIA... and COLE S.T., 2007 Reductive evolution and niche adaptation inferred from the genome of Mycobacterium ulcerans, the causative agent of Buruli ulcer. Genome Res 17: 192-200.
  • SMITH, C. E., B. LLORENTE and L. S. SYMINGTON, 2007 Template switching during Break-Induced replication. Nature. 447:102-105.
  • MARSOLLIER, L., E. DENIAUX... F. TEKAIA... and AUBRY J., 2007 Protection against Mycobacterium ulcerans lesion development by exposure to aquatic insect saliva. PLoS Med 4: e64.
  • 2006

  • THERIZOLS, P., C. FAIRHEAD, G. G. CABAL, A. GENOVESIO, J. C. OLIVO-MARIN, B. DUJON and FABRE E. 2006 Telomere tethering at the nuclear periphery is essential for efficient DNA double strand break repair in subtelomeric region. J Cell Biol 172: 189-199.
  • TEKAIA, F., and E. YERAMIAN, 2006 Evolution of proteomes: fundamental signatures and global trends in amino acid compositions. BMC Genomics 7: 307.
  • RICHARD, G. F., and B. DUJON, 2006 Molecular evolution of minisatellites in hemiascomycetous yeasts. Mol Biol Evol 23: 189-202.
  • MARCK, C., R. KACHOURI-LAFOND, I. LAFONTAINE, E. WESTHOF, B. DUJON et al., 2006 The RNA polymerase III-dependent family of genes in hemiascomycetes: comparative RNomics, decoding strategies, transcription and evolutionary implications. Nucleic Acids Res 34: 1816-1835.
  • KOSZUL, R., B. DUJON and G. FISCHER, 2006 Stability of large segmental duplications in the yeast genome. Genetics 172: 2211-2222.
  • FISCHER, G., E. P. ROCHA, F. BRUNET, M. VERGASSOLA and B. DUJON, 2006 Highly variable rates of genome rearrangements between hemiascomycetous yeast lineages. PLoS Genet 2: e32.
  • FAIRHEAD, C., and B. DUJON, 2006 Structure of Kluyveromyces lactis subtelomeres: duplications and gene content. FEMS Yeast Res 6: 428-441.
  • DUJON, B., 2006 Yeasts illustrate the molecular mechanisms of eukaryotic genome evolution. Trends Genet 22: 375-387.


  • VERGASSOLA, M., A. VESPIGNANI and B. DUJON, 2005 Cooperative evolution in protein complexes of yeast from comparative analyses of its interaction network. Proteomics 5: 3116-3119
  • TEKAIA, F., and E. YERAMIAN, 2005 Genome trees from conservation profiles. PLoS Comput Biol 1: e75.
  • TEKAIA, F., and J. P. LATGE, 2005 Aspergillus fumigatus: saprophyte or pathogen? Curr Opin Microbiol 8: 385-392.
  • LOEILLET, S., PALANCADE, B., CARTRON, M., THIERRY, A., RICHARD, G-F., DUJON, B., DOYE, V. and NICOLAS, A. (2005) Genetic network interactions among replication, repair and nuclear pore deficiencies in yeast. DNA repair 4, 459-468.
  • TALLA, E., V. ANTHOUARD, C. BOUCHIER, L. FRANGEUL and B. DUJON, 2005 The complete mitochondrial genome of the yeast Kluyveromyces thermotolerans. FEBS Lett 579: 30-40.
  • RICHARD, G. F., A. KERREST, I. LAFONTAINE and B. DUJON, 2005 Comparative genomics of hemiascomycete yeasts: genes involved in DNA replication, repair, and recombination. Mol Biol Evol 22: 1011-1023.
  • NIERMAN, W. C., A. PAIN... F. TEKAIA... and DENNING D.W. 2005 Genomic sequence of the pathogenic and allergenic filamentous fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. Nature 438: 1151-1156
  • LATGE, J. P., I. MOUYNA, F. TEKAIA, A. BEAUVAIS, J. P. DEBEAUPUIS et al., 2005 Specific molecular features in the organization and biosynthesis of the cell wall of Aspergillus fumigatus. Med Mycol 43 Suppl 1: S15-22.
  • GULDENER, U., M. MUNSTERKOTTER... B. DUJON... and MEWES H.W., 2005 CYGD: the Comprehensive Yeast Genome Database. Nucleic Acids Res 33: D364-368.
  • FABRE, E., H. MULLER, P. THERIZOLS, I. LAFONTAINE, B. DUJON et al., 2005 Comparative genomics in hemiascomycete yeasts: evolution of sex, silencing, and subtelomeres. Mol Biol Evol 22: 856-873.
  • DUJON, B., 2005 Hemiascomycetous yeasts at the forefront of comparative genomics. Curr Opin Genet Dev 15: 614-620.
  • D'ENFERT, C., S. GOYARD... F. TEKAIA... and BROWN A.J., 2005 CandidaDB: a genome database for Candida albicans pathogenomics. Nucleic Acids Res 33: D353-357.
  • CASTANO, I., S. J. PAN, M. ZUPANCIC, C. HENNEQUIN, B. DUJON et al., 2005 Telomere length control and transcriptional regulation of subtelomeric adhesins in Candida glabrata. Mol Microbiol 55: 1246-1258.
  • BRAUN, B. R., M. VAN HET HOOG... F. TEKAIA... and NANTEL A., 2005 A human-curated annotation of the Candida albicans genome. PLoS Genet 1: 36-57.


  • RICCHETTI, M., F. TEKAIA and B. DUJON, 2004 Continued colonization of the human genome by mitochondrial DNA. PLoS Biol 2: E273.
  • LAFONTAINE, I., G. FISCHER, E. TALLA and B. DUJON, 2004 Gene relics in the genome of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Gene 335: 1-17.
  • KOSZUL, R., S. CABURET, B. DUJON and G. FISCHER, 2004 Eucaryotic genome evolution through the spontaneous duplication of large chromosomal segments. Embo J 23: 234-243.
  • DUJON, B., D. SHERMAN, G. FISCHER, P. DURRENS, S. CASAREGOLA et al., 2004 Genome evolution in yeasts. Nature 430: 35-44.
  • BOYER, J., G. BADIS, C. FAIRHEAD, E. TALLA, F. HANTRAYE et al., 2004 Large-scale exploration of growth inhibition caused by overexpression of genomic fragments in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genome Biol 5: R72.
  • TALLA, E., F. TEKAIA, L. BRINO and B. DUJON, 2003 A novel design of whole-genome microarray probes for Saccharomyces cerevisiae which minimizes cross-hybridization. BMC Genomics 4: 38.

  • 2003
  • RICHARD, G. F., C. CYNCYNATUS and B. DUJON, 2003 Contractions and expansions of CAG/CTG trinucleotide repeats occur during ectopic gene conversion in yeast, by a MUS81-independent mechanism. J Mol Biol 326: 769-782.
  • RICCHETTI, M., B. DUJON and C. FAIRHEAD, 2003 Distance from the chromosome end determines the efficiency of double strand break repair in subtelomeres of haploid yeast. J Mol Biol 328: 847-862.
  • MALPERTUY, A., B. DUJON and G. F. RICHARD, 2003 Analysis of microsatellites in 13 hemiascomycetous yeast species: mechanisms involved in genome dynamics. J Mol Evol 56: 730-741.
  • KOSZUL, R., A. MALPERTUY, L. FRANGEUL, C. BOUCHIER, P. WINCKER et al., 2003 The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the pathogenic yeast Candida (Torulopsis) glabrata. FEBS Lett 534: 39-48.
  • GOLDMAN, G. H., E. DOS REIS MARQUES... F. TEKAIA... and GOLDMAN M.H., 2003 Expressed sequence tag analysis of the human pathogen Paracoccidioides brasiliensis yeast phase: identification of putative homologues of Candida albicans virulence and pathogenicity genes. Eukaryot Cell 2: 34-48.
  • DE HERTOGH, B., E. TALLA, F. TEKAIA, E. BEYNE, D. SHERMAN et al., 2003 Novel transporters from hemiascomycete yeasts. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 6: 19-28.
  • BON, E., S. CASAREGOLA, G. BLANDIN, B. LLORENTE, C. NEUVEGLISE et al., 2003 Molecular evolution of eukaryotic genomes: hemiascomycetous yeast spliceosomal introns. Nucleic Acids Res 31: 1121-1135.


  • 2002

  • ZWAENEPOEL, I., M. MUSTAPHA... F. TEKAIA... and PETIT C., 2002 Otoancorin, an inner ear protein restricted to the interface between the apical surface of sensory epithelia and their overlying acellular gels, is defective in autosomal recessive deafness DFNB22. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99: 6240-6245.
  • TEKAIA, F., E. YERAMIAN and B. DUJON, 2002 Amino acid composition of genomes, lifestyles of organisms, and evolutionary trends: a global picture with correspondence analysis. Gene 297: 51-60.
  • TEIXEIRA, M. T., B. DUJON and E. FABRE, 2002 Genome-wide nuclear morphology screen identifies novel genes involved in nuclear architecture and gene-silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J Mol Biol 321: 551-561.
  • RODRIGUEZ-NAVARRO, S., B. LLORENTE, M. T. RODRIGUEZ-MANZANEQUE, A. RAMNE, G. UBER et al., 2002 Functional analysis of yeast gene families involved in metabolism of vitamins B1 and B6. Yeast 19: 1261-1276.
  • PELLENZ, S., A. HARINGTON, B. DUJON, K. WOLF and B. SCHAFER, 2002 Characterization of the I-Spom I endonuclease from fission yeast: insights into the evolution of a group I intron-encoded homing endonuclease. J Mol Evol 55: 302-313.
  • FABRE, E., B. DUJON and G. F. RICHARD, 2002 Transcription and nuclear transport of CAG/CTG trinucleotide repeats in yeast. Nucleic Acids Res 30: 3540-3547.
  • DE HERTOGH, B., E. CARVAJAL, E. TALLA, B. DUJON, P. BARET et al., 2002 Phylogenetic classification of transporters and other membrane proteins from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Funct Integr Genomics 2: 154-170.






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