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Auger S, Henry C, Péchoux C, Suman S, Lejal N, Bertho N, Larcher T, Stankic S, Vidic J. Exploring multiple effects of Zn0.15Mg0.85O nanoparticles on Bacillus subtilis and macrophages. 2018 Scientific Reports, 8:12276.

Dilly S, Fotso Fotso A, Lejal N, Zedda G, Chebbo M, Rahman F, Companys S, Bertrand HC, Vidic J, Noiray M, Alessi MC, Tarus B, Quideau S, Riteau B, Slama-Schwok A. From naproxen repurposing to naproxen analogues and their antiviral activity against Influenza A virus. J Med Chem. 2018 61, 7202-7217 

Haydar A,Tran SL, Guillemet E, Darrigo C, Perchat S, Lereclus D, Coquet L, Jouenne T, Ramarao N. InhA1-Mediated Cleavage of the Metalloprotease NprA Allows Bacillus cereus to Escape From Macrophages. Front Microbiol. 2018 9:1063. 

Lejal N, Truchet S, Bechor E, Bouguyon E, Khedkar V, Bertho N, Vidic J, Adenot P, Solier S, Pick E, Slama-Schwok A. Turning off NADPH oxidase-2 by impeding p67(phox) activation in infected mouse macrophages reduced viral entry and inflammation. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2018 1862, 1263-1275.

B. Glasset, S. Herbin, S.A. Granier, L. Cavalié, E. Lafeuille, C. Guérin, R. Ruimy, F. Cassagrande-Magne, M. Levast, N. Chautemps, J.-W. Decousser, L. Belotti, I. Pelloux, J. Robert, A. Brisabois, and N. Ramarao. Bacillus cereus, a serious cause of nosocomial infections: epidemiologic and genetic survey. PLoS One 2018 13(5):e0194346.

K. Lecointe†, C. Leclaire†, S. Tribolo, A.P. Gunning, D.W. Kavanaugh, D. Latousakis, D.A. MacKenzie, A. Wittmann, N. Kawasaki, and N. Juge. Molecular basis for intestinal mucin recognition by galectin-3 and C-type lectins. FASEB 2018 32; 3301-3320.

S. Sequeira, D.W. Kavanaugh, D.A. MacKenzie, T. Suligoj, C. Leclaire, A.P. Gunning, D. Latousakis, Z. Khedri, A. Varki, W.G.T. Willats, Dong C., and N. Juge. Structural basis for the role of serine-rich repeat proteins from Lactobacillus reuteri in gut host-microbe interactions. PNAS 2018 115:E2706-E2715.

M. Manzano, S. Viezzi, S. Mazerat, R.S. Marks and J. Vidic. Rapid and label-free electrochemical DNA biosensor for detecting hepatitis A virus. 2018 Biosens Bioelectron. 100; 89-95. 


R. Lotte, A.L. Hérissé, Y. Berrouane, L. Lotte, F. Casagrande, L. Landraud, S. Herbin, N. Ramarao, Boyer L, Ruimy R. Virulence Analysis of Bacillus cereus Isolated after Death of Preterm Neonates, Nice, France, 2013. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 23; 845-848.

C.L. Hews, S.Tran, U. Wegmann, B. Brett, A.D.S. Walsham, D.W. Kavanaugh, N.J. Ward, N. Juge, and S. Schüller. The StcE metalloprotease of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli reduces the inner mucus layer and promotes adherence to human colonic epithelium ex vivo. Cell Microbiol. 2017;19:e12717.

K.P. Bene, D.W. Kavanaugh, C. Leclaire, A.P. Gunning, D.A. MacKenzie, A. Wittmann, I.D. Young, N. Kawasaki, E. Rajnavolgyi, and N. Juge  Lactobacillus reuteri surface mucus adhesins upregulate inflammatory responses through interactions with innate C-type lectin receptors. Front Microbiol. 2017;8:321.

A. Jamet, R. Dervyn, N. Lapaque, F. Bugli, N.G. Perez-Cortez, H.M. Blottière, J.C. Twizere, M. Sanguinetti, B. Posteraro, P. Serror, E. Maguin. The Enterococcus faecalis virulence factor ElrA interacts with the human Four-and-a-Half LIM Domains Protein 2. Sci Rep. 7:4581.

J. Vidic, M. Manzano, C.M. Chang and N. Jaffrezic-Renault. Advanced biosensors for detection of pathogens related to livestock and poultry, Vet. Res. 48:11.


B. Glasset, S. Herbin, L. Guillier, Sabrina Cadel-Six, ML. Vignaud, J. Grout, S. Pairaud, V. Michel, JA. Hennekinne, N. Ramarao and A. Brisabois. Large-scale survey of Bacillus cereus-induced food-borne outbreaks: epidemiologic and genetic characterization. 2016. Eurosurveillance. 21-48C.

C. Darrigo, E. Guillemet, R. Dervyn and N. Ramarao. The bacterial Mfd protein prevents DNA damage induced by the host nitrogen immune response in a NER-independent but RecBC-dependent pathway, PLoS One. 2016. 11:e0163321

A.P. Gunning, D.W. Kavanaugh, E. Thursby, S. Etzold, D.A. MacKenzie, N. Juge. Use of atomic force microscopy to study the multi-modular interaction of bacterial adhesins to mucins. Kim C-H, ed. Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17(11):1854. 

E. Guillemet, A. Lerééc, C. Royer, S. Tran, I. Barbosa, P. Sansonetti, D. Lereclus and N. Ramarao. The bacterial DNA repair protein Mfd confers resistance to the host nitric-oxide response. 2016. Scientific Reports, 6 :29349.

T. Dubois, K. Faegri, S. Gélis-Jeanvoine, S. Perchat, C. Lemy, C. Buisson, C. Nielsen-LeRoux, M. Gohar, P. Jacques, N. Ramarao, L. Slamti, A.B. Kolstø, D. Lereclus. Correction: Necrotrophism Is a Quorum-Sensing-Regulated Lifestyle in Bacillus thuringiensis. PLoS Pathog. 2016 Nov 29;12(11):e1006049

M. Martins, C. Porrini, L. Du Merle, C. Danne, C. Robbe-Masselot, P. Trieu-Cuot, and S. Dramsi. The Pil3 pilus of Streptococcus gallolyticus binds to intestinal mucins and to fibrinogen. Gut microbes, 7(6), 526-532.

S. Stankic, S. Suman, F. Haque, and J. Vidic. Pure and multi metal oxide nanoparticles: synthesis, antibacterial and cytotoxic properties. J Nanobiotechnology. 14:73.

J. Vidic, M. Noiray, A. Bagchi, A. Slama-Schwok. Identification of a novel complex between the nucleoprotein and PA(1-27) of Influenza A virus polymerase. Biochemistry, 55, 4259-4262.

D. Ajjaji, C.A. Richard, S. Mazerat, C. Chevalier, and J. Vidic. N-terminal domain of PB1-F2 Protein of Influenza A Virus can Fold into Amyloid-like Oligomers and Damage Cholesterol and Cardiolipid Containing Membranes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 477, 27-32.

J. Vidic, C.A. Richard, C. Péchoux, B. Da Costa, N. Bertho, S. Mazerat, B. Delmas and C. Chevalier. Amyloid Assemblies of Influenza A Virus PB1-F2 Protein Damage Membrane and Induce Cytotoxicity. J Biol Chem., 291, 739-751.

T. Lackraj, J.I. Kim, S.L. Tran, and D.E. Barnett Foster. Differential modulation of flagella expression in enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157: H7 by intestinal short-chain fatty acid mixes. Microbiology. 2016 Oct;162(10):1761-1772. 


L. Kong, A. Lu, J. Guan, B. Yang, M. Li, J.F. Hillyer, N. Ramarao, K. Söderhäll, C. Liu, E. Ling. Thermolysin damages animal life through degradation of plasma proteins enhanced by rapid cleavage of serpins and activation of proteases. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2015 Jan;88(1):64-84. doi: 10.1002/arch.21178. 

D.W. Kavanaugh, J. O’Callaghan, M. Kilcoyne, M. Kane, L. Joshi and R.M. Hickey; The intestinal glycome and its modulation by diet and nutrition, Nutr Rev 2015;73(6):359–375 

L.E. Tailford, E.H. Crost, D.W. Kavanaugh, and N. Juge. Mucin glycan foraging in the human gut microbiome. Front Genet. 2015;6:81.

Q. Li, C.A. Richard, M. Moudjou, and J. Vidic. Purification and refolding to amyloid fibrils of (His)6-tagged Shadoo protein expressed as inclusion bodies in E. coli. J Vis Exp. 106, e53432, 1-8. 


N. Ramarao, D. Lereclus and A. Sorokine. The Bacillus cereus group. 2014. Molecular Medical Microbiology, Second Edition, Elsevier. Vol 2. Chapter 68. Ed. Tang, Sussman, Liu, Poxton and Schwartzman.

N. Ramarao, L. Belotti, S. Deboscker, C. Koebel, M. Ennahar-Vuillemin, J. de Launay de Laperrière, B. Escande, MH. Guinebretière, T. Lavigne. Two unrelated episodes of Bacillus cereus bacteremia in a neonatal intensive care unit. 2014. Am J Infect Control, 42 :688-96.

H. El Kafsi, J. Binesse, V. Loux, J. Buratti, S. Boudebbouze, R. Dervyn, S. Kennedy, N. Galleron, B. Quinquis, J.M. Batto, B. Moumen, E. Maguin, M. van de Guchte. Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. lactis and ssp. bulgaricus: a chronicle of evolution in action. BMC Genomics. 15:407. 

H. El Kafsi, J. Binesse, V. Loux, J. Buratti, S. Boudebbouze, R. Dervyn, A. Hammani, E. Maguin, M. van de Guchte. Genome Sequence of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis CNRZ327, a Dairy Bacterium with Anti-Inflammatory Properties. Genome Announc. 2(4). pii: e00328-14.  

A. Bolotin, T. de Wouters, P. Schnupf, C. Bouchier, V. Loux, M. Rhimi, A. Jamet, R. Dervyn, S. Boudebbouze, H.M. Blottière, A. Sorokin, J. Snel, N. Cerf-Bensussan, V. Gaboriau-Routhiau, M. van de Guchte and E. Maguin. Genome Sequence of "Candidatus Arthromitus" sp. Strain SFB-Mouse-NL, a Commensal Bacterium with a Key Role in Postnatal Maturation of Gut Immune Functions. Genome Announc. 2(4). pii: e00705-14.

J. Vidic, F. Haque, J.M. Guigner, A. Vidy, C. Chevalier, and S. Stankic. Effects of water and cell culture media on the physicochemical properties of ZnMgO nanoparticles and their toxicity towards mammalian cells. Langmuir. 30, 11366–11374.

A. Miodek, J. Vidic, H. Sauriat-Dorizon, C.A. Richard, R. Le Goffic, H. Korri-Youssoufi, and Chevalier C. Electrochemical detection of the oligomerization of PB1-F2 influenza A virus protein in infected cells. Anal Chem, 86, 9098−9105.

A. Miodek, H. Sauriat-Dorizon, C. Chevalier, B. Delmas, J. Vidic, and H. Korri-Youssoufi. Direct electrochemical detection of PB1-F2 protein of influenza A virus in infected cells. Biosens. Bioelectron, 59, 6-13.

S.L. Tran, L. Billoud, S.B. Lewis,D.A. Phillips, and S. Schüller. Shiga toxin production and translocation during microaerobic human colonic infection with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 and O104:H4. Cell Microbiol. 2014 Feb 26. 


Tran SL, Ramarao N. Bacillus cereus immune escape: a journey within macrophages. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2013 Oct;347(1):1-6. doi:10.1111/1574-6968.12209. 

Decousser JW, Ramarao N, Duport C, Dorval M, Bourgeois-Nicolaos N,Guinebretière MH, Razafimahefa H, Doucet-Populaire F. Bacillus cereus and severe intestinal infections in preterm neonates: Putative role of pooled breast milk.Am J Infect Control. 2013 Oct;41(10):918-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.01.043.

Tran SL, Guillemet E, Lereclus D, Ramarao N. Iron regulates Bacillus thuringiensis haemolysin hlyII gene expression during insect infection. J Invertebr Pathol. 2013 Jul;113(3):205-8. doi:10.1016/j.jip.2013.04.001. 

Ramarao N, Sanchis V. The pore-forming haemolysins of bacillus cereus: a review. Toxins (Basel). 2013 Jun 7;5(6):1119-39. doi: 10.3390/toxins5061119. Review. 

Kamar R, Gohar M, Jéhanno I, Réjasse A, Kallassy M, Lereclus D, Sanchis V, Ramarao N. Pathogenic potential of Bacillus cereus strains as revealed by phenotypic analysis. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jan;51(1):320-3. doi:10.1128/JCM.02848-12. 

Guillemet E, Tran SL,Cadot C, Rognan D, Lereclus D, Ramarao N. Glucose 6P binds and activates HlyIIR to repress Bacillus cereus haemolysin hlyII gene expression. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e55085. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055085. 

D.W. Kavanaugh, J. O’Callaghan, L. F Buttó, H. Slattery, J. Lane, M. Clyne, M. Kane, L. Joshi, and R.M. Hickey. Exposure of Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis to milk oligosaccharides increases adhesion to epithelial cells and induces a substantial transcriptional response. PloS one 2013 ;8(6): e67224. 

D.W. Kavanaugh, M. Kane, L. Joshi, and R.M. Hickey. Detection of galectin-3 interaction with commensal bacteria. Appl Env Microbiol 2013 ; 79 (11), 3507-3510.

D. Dobrijevic, G. Di Liberto, K. Tanaka, T. de Wouters, R. Dervyn, S. Boudebbouze, H.Blottière, A. Jamet, E. Maguin and M. van de Guchte. High-throughput system for the presentation of secreted and surface-exposed proteins from Gram-positive bacteria in functional metagenomics studies. PLoS One. 2013 e65956.

Q. Li, C. Chevalier, C. Henry, C.A. Richard, M. Moudjou, and J. Vidic.  Shadoo Binds Lipid Membranes and Undergoes Aggregation and Fibrillization. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 438, 519-525.

J. Vidic, R. Le Goffic, A. Miodek, C. Bourdieu, C.A. Richard, M. Moudjou, B. Delmas, and C. Chevalier. Detection of soluble oligomers formed by PB1-F2 Influenza A virus protein in vitro. J Anal Bioanal Tech. 4 :3.

J. Vidic, C. Chevalier, R. Le Goffic, C. Bourdieu, C.A. Richard, et al. (2013) Surface Plasmon Resonance Immunosensors for Detection of PB1-F2 Influenza A Virus Protein in Infected Biological Samples. J Anal Bioanal Tech. S7: 006.

J. Vidic, S. Stankic, F. Haque, D. Ciric, R. Le Goffic, A. Vidy, J. Jupille, and B. Delmas. Selective antibacterial effect of mixed ZnMgO nanoparticles. J. Nanopart. Res. 15, 1595-1605.