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Confort MP, Duboeuf M, Thiesson A, Pons L, Marziali F, Desloire S, Ratinier M, Cimarelli A, Arnaud F. IFITMs from naturally infected animal apecies exhibit distinct restriction capacities against Toscana and Rift Valley Fever Viruses. Viruses. 2023, 15(2), 306;

Viginier B, Garnier C, Cappuccio L, Martin E, Valiente Moro C, Fontaine A, Lequime S, Maisse-Paradisi C, Arnaud F, Ratinier M, Raquin V. Statistical modeling of chikungunya virus intra-vector infection dynamics in a French Aedes albopictus population reveals an explosive epidemic potential (Preprint)

Raquin V, Martin E, Minard G, Valiente Moro C. Variation in diet and microbial exposure shape the performance of the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Preprint)

Lacote S, Tamietti C, Chabert M, Confort MP, Conquet L, Pulido C, Aurine N, Baquerre C, Thiesson A, Pain B, De Las Heras M, Flamand M, Montagutelli X, Marianneau P, Ratinier M, Arnaud F. Intranasal exposure to Rift Valley Fever Virus live-attenuated strains leads to high mortality rate in immuno-competent miceViruses. 2022 Nov 8;14(11):2470. doi: 10.3390/v14112470.

Roy M, Viginier B, Mayeux CA, Ratinier M, Fablet M. Infections by transovarially transmitted DMelSV in Drosophila have no impact on ovarian Transposable Element transcripts but increase their amounts in the soma. Genome Biol Evol. 2021 Sep; 13(9): evab207.

Roy M, Viginier B, Saint-Michel E, Arnaud F, Ratinier M, Fablet M. Viral infection impacts transposable element transcript amounts in Drosophila. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 Jun 2; 117(22): 12249–12257.

Alexander AJT, Confort MP, Desloire S, Dunlop JI, Kuchi S, Vattipally SB, Mair D, Wilkie GS, Da Silva Filipe A, Brennan B, Ratinier M, Arnaud F and Kohl A. Development of a Reverse Genetics System for Toscana Virus (Lineage A). Viruses. 2020 Apr; 12(4): 411

Furnon W, Fender P, Confort M-P, Desloire S, Nangola S, Kitidee K, Leroux C, Ratinier M, Arnaud F, Lecollinet S, Boulanger P, Hong SS. Remodeling of the actin network associated with the Non-Structural Protein (NS1) of West Nile Virus and formation of NS1-containing Tunneling Nanotubes.Viruses. 2019, 11, 901.

Tartour K; Nguyen XN; Appourchaux R; Assil S; Barateau V; Bloyet LM; Burlaud Gaillard J; Confort MP; Escudero-Perez B; Gruffat H; Hong SS; Moroso M; Reynard O; Reynard S; Decembre E; Ftaich N; Rossi A; Wu N; Arnaud F; Baize S; Dreux M; Gerlier D; Paranhos-Baccala G; Volchkov V; Roingeard P; Cimarelli A. Interference with the production of infectious viral particles and bimodal inhibition of replication are broadly conserved antiviral properties of IFITMs.Plos Pathogens. 2017 Sep 28;13(9):e1006610.

Hadpech S, Nangola S, Chupradit K, Fanhchaksai K, Furnon W, Urvoas A, Valerio-Lepiniec M, Minard P, Boulanger P, Hong SS, Tayapiwatana C. Alpha-helicoidal HEAT-like Repeat Proteins (αRep) Selected as Interactors of HIV-1 Nucleocapsid Negatively Interfere with Viral Genome Packaging and Virus Maturation. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 27;7(1):16335.

Hong SS, Marotte H, Courbon G, Firestein GS, Boulanger P, Miossec P. PUMA gene delivery to synoviocytes reduces inflammation and degeneration of arthritic joints. Nat Commun. 2017 Jul 27;8(1):146.

Dautzenberg IJC, van den Hengel SK, de Vrij J, Ravesloot L, Cramer SJ, Hong SS, van den Wollenberg DJM, Boulanger P, Hoeben RC. Baculovirus-assisted Reovirus Infection in Monolayer and Spheroid Cultures of Glioma cells. Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 15;7(1):17654.

Venner S, Miele V, Terzian C, Biémont C, Daubin V, Feschotte C, Pontier D. Ecological networks to unravel the routes to horizontal transposon transfers. PLoS Biol. 2017 Feb 15;15(2):e2001536.

Vituret C, Gallay K, Confort M-P, Ftaich N, Matei CI, Archer F, Ronfort C, Mornex JF, Chanson M, Di Pietro A, Boulanger P, Hong SS*. Transfer of the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator to Human Cystic Fibrosis Cells Mediated by Extracellular Vesicles. Hum.Gene Therapy. 2016 Feb 27: 166-183.

Ftaich N, Ciancia C, Viarouge C, Barry G, Ratinier M, van Rijn PA, Breard E, Vitour D, Zientara S, Palmarini M, Terzian C, Arnaud F. Turnover rate of NS3 proteins modulates bluetongue virus replication kinetics in a host-specific manner. J Virol. 2015 Oct; 89(20):10467-10481. Spotlight article.

Murphy L, Varela M, Desloire S, Ftaich N, Murgia C, Golder M, Neil S, Spencer TE, Wootton SK, Lavillette D, Terzian C, Palmarini M, Arnaud F. The sheep tetherin paralog, oBST2B, blocks envelope glycoprotein incorporation into nascent retroviral virions. J Virol. 2015 Jan;89(1):535-44.

Armezzani A, Varela M, Spencer TE, Palmarini M, Arnaud F. "Ménage à Trois": the evolutionary interplay between JSRV, enJSRVs and domestic sheep. Viruses. 2014 Dec 9;6(12):4926-45.

Shaw AE, Veronesi E, Maurin G, Ftaich N, Guiguen F, Rixon F, Ratinier M, Mertens P, Carpenter S, Palmarini M, Terzian C, Arnaud F. Drosophila melanogaster as a model organism for bluetongue virus replication and tropism. J Virol. 2012 Sept; 86:9015-9024. Spotlight article.

Armezzani A, Arnaud F, Caporale M, di Meo GP, Iannuzzi L, Murgia C, Palmarini M. The Signal Peptide of a Recently Integrated Endogenous Sheep Betaretrovirus Envelope Plays a Major Role in Eluding Gag-Mediated Late Restriction. J. Virol. 2011 Jul; 85(14):7118-28.

Black SG, Arnaud F, Burghardt RC, Satterfield MC, Fleming JGW, Long C, Hanna C, Murphy L, Biek R, Palmarini M, Spencer TE. Viral particles of endogenous betaretroviruses (enJSRVs) are released in the sheep uterus and infect the conceptus trophectoderm in a trans-species embryo transfer model. J. Virol. 2010 Sep; 84(18):9078-85.

Spencer TE, Black SG, Arnaud F, Palmarini M. Endogenous retroviruses of sheep: a model system for understanding physiological adaptation to an evolving ruminant genome. Soc.Reprod. Fertil. Suppl. 2010; 67:95-104. 

Black SG, Arnaud F, Palmarini M, Spencer TE. Endogenous Retroviruses in Trophoblast Differentiation and Placental Development. Am J Reprod Immunol. (New York, N.Y.: 1989) 2010; 64(4):255-64.

Arnaud F, Black S, Murphy L, Griffiths D, Neil SJ, Spencer TE, Palmarini M. Interplay Between Ovine Bone Marrow Stromal Cell Antigen 2 (BST2)/Tetherin and Endogenous Retroviruses. J.Virol. 2010 May; 84(9):4415-25.

Legaz S, Exposito JY, Lethias C, Viginier B, Terzian C, Verrier B. Evaluation of polylactic acid nanoparticles safety using Drosophila model. Nanotoxicology. 2016 Oct;10(8):1136-43. 

Touret F, Guiguen F, Greenland T, Terzian C. In between: gypsy in Drosophila melanogaster reveals new insights into endogenous retrovirus evolution. Viruses. 2014 Dec 9;6(12):4914-25.

Touret F, Guiguen F, Terzian C. Wolbachia influences the maternal transmission of the gypsy endogenous retrovirus in Drosophila melanogaster. MBio. 2014 Sep 2;5(5):e01529-14.

Wagschal A, Rousset E, Basavarajaiah P, Contreras X, Harwig A, Laurent-Chabalier S, Nakamura M, Chen X, Zhang K, Meziane O, Boyer F, Parrinello H, Berkhout B, Terzian C, Benkirane M, Kiernan R. Microprocessor, Setx, Xrn2, and Rrp6 co-operate to induce premature termination of transcription by RNAPII. Cell. 2012 Sep 14;150(6):1147-57.

Viginier B, Dolmazon C, Lantier I, Lantier F, Archer F, Leroux C, Terzian C. Copy number variation and differential expression of a protective endogenous retrovirus in sheep. PLoS One. 2012;7(7):e41965. 

Akkouche A, Rebollo R, Burlet N, Esnault C, Martinez S, Viginier B, Terzian C, Vieira C, Fablet M.tirant, a newly discovered active endogenous retrovirus in Drosophila simulans.tirant, a newly discovered active endogenous retrovirus in Drosophila simulans. J Virol. 2012 Apr;86(7):3675-81

Henry M, Terzian C, Peeters M, Wain-Hobson S, Vartanian JP. Evolution of the primate APOBEC3A cytidine deaminase gene and identification of related coding regions.  PLoS One 2012;(1):e30036.