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  • Alain Robichon. Protein Phosphorylation Dynamics: Unexplored Because of Current Methodological Limitations. BioEssays, Wiley–VCH Verlag, 2020, 42 (4), pp.1900149. ;10.1002/bies.201900149;. ;hal–02959977;
  • Claude Pasquier, Sandra Agnel, Alain Robichon. Transcriptome–wide–scale–predicted dsRNAs potentially involved in RNA homoeostasis are remarkably excluded from genes with no/very low expression in all developmental stages. RNA Biology, Taylor & Francis, 2020, 17 (4), pp.554–570. ;10.1080/15476286.2020.1717154;. ;hal–02508884;
  • Claude Pasquier, Alain Robichon. Computational prediction of miRNA/mRNA duplexomes at the whole human genome scale reveals functional subnetworks of interacting genes with embedded miRNA annealing motifs. Computational Biology and Chemistry, Elsevier, 2020, 88, pp.107366. ;10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2020.107366;. ;hal–02999731;
  • Fernandes De Abreu DA, Salinas-Giegé T, Drouard L, Remy JJ. Alanine tRNAs Translate Environment Into Behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2020 Oct 30;8:571359. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2020.571359. PMID: 33195203; PMCID: PMC7662486.


  • Raad H, Robichon A. The pleiotropic effects of Innexin genes expressed in Drosophila glia encompass wing chemosensory sensilla. J Neurosci Res. 2019 Oct;97(10):1319-1330. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24485. Epub 2019 Jun 30. PMID: 31257643.


  • Agnel, S., Rocha, M. da, and Robichon, A. (2017). Transcriptome Profiling of Neurosensory Perception Genes in Wing Tissue of Two Evolutionary Distant Insect Orders: Diptera (Drosophila melanogaster) and Hemiptera (Acyrthosiphon pisum). J Mol Evol 85, 234–245. DOI: 10.1007/s00239-017-9814-8
  • Bardoni, B., Capovilla, M., and Lalli, E. (2017). Modeling Fragile X syndrome in neurogenesis: An unexpected phenotype and a novel tool for future therapies. Neurogenesis (Austin) 4, e1270384. DOI: 10.1080/23262133.2016.1270384
  • Capovilla, M., Robichon, A., and Rassoulzadegan, M. (2017). A new paramutation-like example at the Delta gene of Drosophila. PLOS ONE 12, e0172780. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172780
  • Houot, B., Gigot, V., Robichon, A., and Ferveur, J.-F. (2017). Free flight odor tracking in Drosophila: Effect of wing chemosensors, sex and pheromonal gene regulation. Scientific Reports 7, 40221.
  • Pasquier, C., Agnel, S., and Robichon, A. (2017). The Mapping of Predicted Triplex DNA:RNA in the Drosophila Genome Reveals a Prominent Location in Development- and Morphogenesis-Related Genes. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 7, 2295–2304. DOI: 10.1534/g3.117.042911


  • Raad, H., Ferveur, J.-F., Ledger, N., Capovilla, M., and Robichon, A. Functional Gustatory Role of Chemoreceptors in Drosophila Wings. Cell Reports. DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.04.040
  • Verrando, P., Capovilla, M., and Rahmani, R. (2016). 460 Pesticide trans-nonachlor promotes melanoma cell characteristics in vitro through modulation of miR-141-3p and has a multigenerational effect on the miR-8 Drosophila ortholog. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 136, S239. DOI: 10.1016/j.jid.2016.06.482
  • Verrando, P., Capovilla, M., and Rahmani, R. (2016). Trans-nonachlor decreases miR-141-3p levels in human melanocytes in vitro promoting melanoma cell characteristics and shows a multigenerational impact on miR-8 levels in Drosophila. Toxicology 368–369, 129–141.


  • Grandjean, V., Fourré, S., De Abreu, D.A.F., Derieppe, M.-A., Remy, J.-J., and Rassoulzadegan, M. (2015). RNA-mediated paternal heredity of diet-induced obesity and metabolic disorders. Scientific Reports 5, 18193. DOI: 10.1038/srep18193
  • Valmalette, J.C., Raad, H., Qiu, N., Ohara, S., Capovilla, M., and Robichon, A. (2015). Nano-architecture of gustatory chemosensory bristles and trachea in Drosophila wings. Scientific Reports 5, 14198. DOI: 10.1038/srep14198


  • Hok, S., Allasia, V., Andrio, E., Naessens, E., Panabières, F., Attard, A., Ris, N., Clément, M., Barlet, X., Marco, Y., et al. (2014). The Receptor Kinase IMPAIRED OOMYCETE SUSCEPTIBILITY 1 Attenuates Abscisic Acid Responses in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. pp.114.248518. DOI : 10.1104/pp.114.248518
  • 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 inMedicago Truncatula. Plant, Cell & Environment 37, 658-669 10.1111/pce.12185.
  • Pasquier, C., Clément, M., Dombrovsky, A., Penaud, S., Da Rocha, M., Rancurel, C., Ledger, N., Capovilla, M., and Robichon, A. (2014). Environmentally Selected Aphid Variants in Clonality Context Display Differential Patterns of Methylation in the Genome. PLoS ONE 9, e115022. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115022
  • Reingold, V., Luria, N., Robichon, A., and Dombrovsky, A. (2014). Adenine methylation may contribute to endosymbiont selection in a clonal aphid population. BMC Genomics 15, 999. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-999
  • Tevy, M.F., Seyres, D., Traina, C., Perrin, L., and Capovilla, M. (2014). Ndae1 Expression and Regulation in Drosophila Embryos. PLoS ONE 9, e92956. DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0092956.


  • Tarès, S., Arthaud, L., Amichot, M. & Robichon, A. (2013) Environment Exploration and Colonization Behavior of the Pea Aphid Associated with the Expression of the foraging Gene. PLoS ONE 8, e65104.


  • Amodio, V., Tevy, M. F., Traina, C., Kanti Ghosh, T., and Capovilla, M. (2012) Transactivation in Drosophila of human enhancers by human transcription factors involved in congenital heart diseases. Developmental Dynamics 241, 205-213.
  • Bratt, P., Valmalette, J. C., Mertz, C., de Sousa, G., Dombrovsky, A., Capovilla, M., and Robichon, A. (2012) Analysis of carotenoid compounds in aphids by Raman imaging and mass spectrometry. Protocol Exchange. doi:10.1038/protex.2012.047.
  • Capovilla, M. (2012) The sound and the fly: Drosophila in biomedical research on human hearing. Audiological Medicine 10, 64-70.
  • Lougheed, K. (2012) Photosynthesis-like process found in insects. Nature, doi:10.1038/nature.2012.11214.
  • Valmalette, J. C., Dombrovsky, A., Brat, P., Mertz, C., Capovilla, M., and Robichon, A. (2012) Light-induced electron transfer and ATP synthesis in a carotene synthesizing insect. Scientific Reports 2: 579. doi: 10.1038/srep00579.

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