Since 2015


  • Déléris A, Berger F, Duharcourt S*. (2021). Role of Polycomb in the control of transposable elements. Trends In Genetics. In press
  • Sellis S *, Guérin F*, Arnaiz O, Pett1 W, Lerat E, Boggetto N, Krenek S, Berendonk T, Couloux A, Aury J-M, Labadie K, Malinsky S, Bhullar S, Meyer E, Sperling L, Laurent Duret L*, Duharcourt S*. (2021). Massive colonization of protein-coding exons by selfish genetic elements in Paramecium germline genomes. PLOS Biol. In press bioRxiv 2020.12.23.424184; doi:
  • Hardy A, Matelot M, Touzeau A, Klopp C, Lopez-Roques C, Duharcourt S*, Defrance M*. (2021). DNAModAnnot: a R toolbox for DNA modification filtering and annotation. Bioinformatics. 2021 Jan 20:btab032. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btab032. PMID: 33471071
  • Vanssay A, Touzeau A, Arnaiz O, Frapporti A, Phipps J, Duharcourt S. (2020). The Paramecium histone chaperone Spt16-1 is required for Pgm endonuclease function in programmed genome rearrangements. PLoS Genet. 2020 Jul 23;16(7):e1008949. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008949. eCollection 2020 Jul. PMID: 32702045
  • Grentzinger T, Oberlin S, Schott G, Handler D, Svozil J, Barragan-Borrero V, Humbert A, Duharcourt S, Brennecke J, Voinnet O. (2020). A universal method for the rapid isolation of all known classes of functional silencing small RNAs. Nucleic Acids Res. 2020 Jun 4:gkaa472. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa472. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32496553
  • Frapporti A, Miró Pina C, Arnaiz O, Holoch D, Kawaguchi T, Humbert A, Eleftheriou E, Lombard B, Loew D, Sperling L, Guitot K, Margueron R, Duharcourt S. The Polycomb protein Ezl1 mediates H3K9 and H3K27 methylation to repress transposable elements in Paramecium. Nat Commun. 2019 Jun 20;10(1):2710. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-10648-5. PMID: 31221974
  • Duharcourt S and Sperling L. (2018). The Challenges of Genome-Wide Studies in a Unicellular Eukaryote With Two Nuclear Genomes. Methods in Enzymology. 2018;612:101-126. doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2018.08.012. Epub 2018 Aug 31. PMID: 30502938
  • Arnaiz O, Van Dijk E, Bétermier M, Lhuillier-Akakpo M, de Vanssay A, Duharcourt S, Sallet E, Gouzy J and Sperling L. (2017). Improved methods and resources for Paramecium genomics: transcription units, gene annotation and gene expression. BMC Genomics. 2017 Jun 26;18(1):483
  • Guérin F, Arnaiz O, Boggetto N, Denby Wilkes C, Meyer E, Sperling L and Duharcourt S. (2017). Flow cytometry sorting of nuclei enables the first global characterization of Paramecium germline DNA and transposable elements. BMC Genomics. 2017 Apr 26;18(1):327.
  • Lhuillier-Akakpo M, Guérin F, Frapporti A and Duharcourt S. (2016). DNA deletion as a mechanism for developmentally programmed centromere loss. Nucleic Acids Research. 2016 Feb 29;44(4):1553-65. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv1110. Epub 2015 Oct 25.
  • Maliszewska-Olejniczak K, Gruchota J, Gromadka R, Denby Wilkes C, Arnaiz O, Mathy N, Duharcourt S, Bétermier M and K. Nowak J. (2015). TFIIS-dependent non-coding transcription regulates developmental genome rearrangements. PLoS Genet. 2015 Jul 15;11(7):e1005383. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005383. eCollection 2015 Jul. PMID:26177014