Institut de Biologie StructuraleGrenoble / France

Publications depuis 2015

La liste des publications du groupe parues dans des revues à comité de lecture depuis 2015, ainsi que les ouvrages et chapitres d’ouvrage, est consultable ici (données issues de HAL-IBS).


Publications 2014

Cano M, Volbeda A, Aubert-Jousset E, Guedeney G, Richaud P, Peltier G and Cournac L
Improved oxygen tolerance of the Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 bidirectional hydrogenase by site-directed mutagenesis of putative residues of the gas diffusion channel.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2014) 39(30) : 16872-16884

Cherrier MV, Chan A, Darnault C, Reichmann D, Amara P, Ollagnier de Choudens S and Fontecilla-Camps JC
The Crystal Structure of Fe4S4 Quinolinate Synthase Unravels an Enzymatic Dehydration Mechanism That Uses Tyrosine and a Hydrolase-Type Triad.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2014) 136(14) : 5253-5256

Chevalley A, Cherrier MV, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Ghasemi M and Salmain M
Artificial metalloenzymes derived from bovine β-lactoglobulin for the asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of an aryl ketone - synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity.
Dalton transactions (2014) 43(14):5482-5489.

Fontecilla-Camps JC
The stereochemical basis of the genetic code and the (mostly) autotrophic origin of life.
Life (2014) 4 : 1013-1025

Laffly E, Lacroix M, Martin L, Vassal-Stermann E, Thielens NM, Gaboriaud C
Human ficolin-2 recognition versatility extended : an update on the binding of ficolin-2 to sulfated/phosphated carbohydrates.
FEBS Letters (2014) 588 : 4694-4700

Maillard AP, Girard E, Ziani W, Petit-Haertlein I, Kahn R and Covès J
The crystal structure of the anti-σ factor CnrY in complex with the σ factor CnrH shows a new structural class of anti-σ factors targeting extracytoplasmic-function σ factors.
Journal of Molecular Biology (2014) 426 : 2313-2327

Maitre M, Weidmann S, Dubois-Brissonnet F, David V, Covès J and Guzzo J
Adaptation of the wine bacterium Oenococcus oeni to ethanol stress : role of the small Heat Shock Protein Lo18 in membrane integrity.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (2014) 80 : 2973-2980

Nicolet Y, Zeppieri L, Amara P and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Crystal Structure of Tryptophan Lyase (NosL) : Evidence for Radical Formation at the Amino Group of Tryptophan.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2014) 53(44) : 11840-11844.

Pagnier A, Nicolet Y and Fontecilla-Camps JC
IscS from Archaeoglobus fulgidus has no desulfurase activity but may provide a cysteine
ligand for [Fe2S2] cluster assembly..
BBA Molec. Cell Res. (2014) doi:10.1016/j.bbamcr.2014.10.015

Trépreau J, Grosse C, Mouesca JM, Sarret G, Girard E, Petit-Haertlein I, Kuennemann S, Desbourdes C, de Rosny E, Maillard AP, Nies DH and Covès J
Metal sensing and signal transduction by CnrX from Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 : role of the only methionine assessed by a functional, spectroscopic, and theoretical study.
Metallomics (2014) 6 : 263-273

Vassal-Stermann E, Lacroix M, Gout E, Laffly E, Pedersen CM, Martin L, Amoroso A, Schmidt RR, Zähringer U, Gaboriaud C, Di Guilmi AM, Thielens NM
Human L-Ficolin recognizes phosphocoline moieities of pneumococcal teichoic acid.
Journal of Immunology (2014) 193:5699-5708

Volbeda A
X-ray crystallographic studies of metalloproteins.
Methods in Molecular Biology (2014) 1122:189-206

Ziani W, Maillard AP, Petit-Härtlein I, Garnier N, Crouzy S, Girard E, Covès J
The X-ray Structure of NccX from Cupriavidus metallidurans 31A Illustrates Potential Dangers of Detergent Solubilization When Generating and Interpreting Crystal Structures of Membrane Proteins.
J Biol Chem (2014) 289(45):31160-31172.

Book chapters 2014

Volbeda A and Fontecilla-­Camps JC
Structural foundations for O2 sensitivity and O2 tolerance in [NiFe]-­hydrogenases. In :
Microbial Bioenergy : Hydrogen Production (2014) Edited by D Zannoni & R de Phillipis, Springer, pp 23-41.

Nicolet Y and Fontecilla-­Camps JC
Fe–S Clusters : Biogenesis and Redox, Catalytic, and Regulatory Properties. In :
Bioinspired Catalysis (2014) Edited by W. Weigand and P. Schollhammer, Wiley‐VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, pp 21-48.

Nicolet Y and Fontecilla-­Camps JC
Iron-­sulfur clusters and molecular oxygen. In :
Iron-­Sulfur Clusters in Chemistry and Biology (2014) Edited by T. A. Rouault, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin, Germany, pp 239-­265.

Publications 2013

Bachmeier A, Wang VCC, Woolerton TW, Bell S, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Can M, Ragsdale SW, Chaudhary YS and Armstrong FA
How light-harvesting semiconductors can alter the bias of reversible electrocatalysts in favor of H-2 production and CO2 reduction.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2013) 135(40) : 15026-15032

Mickaël V. Cherrier, Sylvain Engilberge, Patricia Amara, Alice Chevalley, Michèle Salmain, and Juan C. Fontecilla-Camps
Structural Basis for Enantioselectivity in the Transfer Hydrogenation of a Ketone Catalyzed by an Artificial Metalloenzyme
Eur.J.Inorg.Chem. 2013, 3596-3600

Chenevier P, Mugherli L, Darbe S, Darchy L, DiManno S, Tran PD, Valentino F, Iannello M, Volbeda A, Cavazza C and Artero V
Hydrogenase enzymes : Application in biofuel cells and inspiration for the design of noble-metal free catalysts for H2 oxidation.
Comptes Rendus Chimie (2013) 16(5) : 491-505

Esmieu C, Cherrier MV, Amara P, Girgenti E, Marchi-Delapierre C, Oddon F, Iannello M, Jorge-Robin A, Cavazza C and Ménage S
Oxygenase built from scratch : substrate binding site identified using a docking approach.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2013) 52(14) : 3922-3925

Evans RM, Parkin A, Roessler MM, Murphy BJ, Adamson H, Lukey MJ, Sargent F, Volbeda A, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Armstrong FA
Principles of sustained enzymatic hydrogen oxidation in the presence of oxygen - The crucial influence of high potential Fe-S clusters in the electron relay of [NiFe]-hydrogenases.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2013) 135(7) : 2694-2707

Gaboriaud C, Gupta RK, Martin L, Lacroix M, Serre L, Teillet F, Arlaud GJ, Rossi V and Thielens NM
The serine protease domain of MASP-3 : enzymatic properties and crystal structure in complex with ecotin.
PLoS One (2013) 8(7):e67962

Heidari Khajepour MY, Lebrette H, Vernede X, Rogues P and Ferrer J-L
A geometrical approach for semi-automated crystal centering and in situ X-ray diffraction data collection.
Journal of Applied Crystallography (2013) 46 : 740-745

Heidari Khajepour MY, Vernede X, Cobessi D, Lebrette H, Rogues P, Terrien M, Berzin C and Ferrer J-L
REACH : Robotic Equipment for Automated Crystal Harvesting using a six-axis robot arm and a micro-gripper.
Acta Crystallographica Section D-Biological Crystallography (2013) 69 : 381-387

Lebrette H, Iannello M, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Cavazza C
The binding mode of Ni-(L-His)2 in NikA revealed by X-ray crystallography.
Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry (2013) 121 : 16-18

Mouesca JM, Amara P, Fontecilla-Camps JC
Electronic States of the O2-tolerance [NiFe] hydrogenase proximal cluster.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2013) 110 : E2538

Mouesca J-M, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Amara P
The structural plasticity of the proximal [4Fe3S] cluster is responsible for the O2 tolerance of membrane-bound [NiFe] hydrogenases.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2013) 52 : 2002-2006

Nachon F, Carletti E, Ronco C, Trovaslet M, Nicolet Y, Jean L, Renard PY
Crystal structures of human cholinesterases in complex with huprine W and tacrine : elements of specificity for anti-Alzheimer’s drugs targeting acetyl- and butyryl-cholinesterase.
Biochemical Journal (2013) 453 : 392-399

Nicolet Y, Rohac R, Martin L and Fontecilla-Camps JC
X-ray snapshots of possible intermediates in the time course of synthesis and degradation of protein-bound Fe4S4 clusters.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2013) 110(18) : 7188-7192

Volbeda A, Amara P, Iannello M, DeLacey AL, Cavazza C, Fontecilla-Camps JC
Structural foundations for the O2 resistance of Desulfomicrobium baculatum [NiFeSe]-hydrogenase.
Chemical Communications (2013) 49 : 7061-7063

Volbeda A, Darnault C, Parkin A, Sargent F, Armstrong FA and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Crystal structure of the O2-tolerant membrane-bound hydrogenase 1 from Escherichia coli in complex with its cognate cytochrome b.
Structure (2013) 21(1) : 184-190

Yamanaka Y, Zeppieri L, Nicolet Y, Marinoni EN, de Oliveira JS, Odaka M, Dean DR and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Crystal structure and functional studies of an unusual l-cysteine desulfurase from Archaeoglobus fulgidus.
Dalton Transactions (2013) 42 : 3092-3099

Publications 2012

Chan A, Clemancey M, Mouesca JM, Amara P, Hamelin O, Latour JM and Ollagnier de Choudens S
Studies of inhibitor binding to the [4Fe-4S] cluster of quinolinate synthase.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2012) 51(31) : 7711-7714

Cherrier MV, Girgenti E, Amara P, Iannello M, Marchi-Delapierre C, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Menage S and Cavazza C
The structure of the periplasmic nickel-binding protein NikA provides insights for artificial metalloenzyme design.
Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (2012) 17(5) : 817-829

de Rosny E and Carpentier P
GFP-Like phototransformation mechanisms in the cytotoxic fluorescent protein killerRed unraveled by structural and spectroscopic investigations.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2012) 134(43) : 18015-18021

Maitre M, Weidmann S, Rieu A, Fenel D, Schoehn G, Ebel C, Coves J and Guzzo J
The oligomer plasticity of the small heat-shock protein Lo18 from Oenococcus oeni influences its role in both membrane stabilization and protein protection.
Biochemical Journal (2012) 444(1) : 97-104

Marinoni EN, de Oliveira JS, Nicolet Y, Raulfs EC, Amara P, Dean DR and Fontecilla-Camps JC
(IscS-IscU)2 complex structures provide insights into Fe2 S2 biogenesis and transfer.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2012) 51(22) : 5439-5442

Nicolet Y and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Structure-function relationships in [FeFe]-hydrogenase active site maturation.
Journal of Biological Chemistry (2012) 287(17) : 13532-13540

Volbeda A, Amara P, Darnault C, Mouesca JM, Parkin A, Roessler MM, Armstrong FA and Fontecilla-Camps JC
X-ray crystallographic and computational studies of the O2-tolerant [NiFe]-hydrogenase 1 from Escherichia coli.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2012) 109(14) : 5305-5310

Publications 2011

Amara P, Mouesca JM, Volbeda A and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Carbon monoxide dehydrogenase reaction mechanism : A likely case of abnormal CO2 insertion to a Ni−H
Inorganic Chemistry (2011) 50 : 1868-1878

Cavazza C, Martin L, Laffly E, Lebrette H, Cherrier MV, Zeppieri L, Richaud P, Carriere M and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Histidine 416 of the periplasmic binding protein NikA is essential for nickel uptake in Escherichia coli.
FEBS Letters (2011) 585 (4) : 711-715

Nachon F, Carletti E, Wandhammer M, Nicolet Y, Schopfer LM, Masson P and Lockridge O
X-ray crystallographic snapshots of reaction intermediates in the G117H mutant of human butyrylcholinesterase, a nerve agent target engineered into a catalytic bioscavenger.
Biochemical Journal (2011) 434(1) : 73-82

Smirnov I, Carletti E, Kurkova I, Nachon F, Nicolet Y, Mitkevich VA, Debat H, Avalle B, Belogurov AA, Kuznetsov N, Reshetnyak A, Masson P, Tonevitsky AG, Ponomarenko N, Makarov AA, Friboulet A, Tramontano A and Gabibov A
Reactibodies generated by kinetic selection couple chemical reactivity with favorable protein dynamics.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2011) 108(38) : 15954-15959

Trepreau J, Girard E, Maillard AP, Rosny Ed, Petit-Haertlein I, Kahn R and Covès J
Structural basis for metal sensing by CnrX.
Journal of Molecular Biology (2011) 408 (4) : 766-779

Tron C, Cherrier MV, Amara P, Martin L, Fauth F, Fraga E, Correard M, Fontecave M, Nicolet Y and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Further characterization of the [FeFe]-Hydrogenase Maturase HydG.
European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (2011) : 1221-1227

Wait AF, Brandmayr C, Stripp ST, Cavazza C, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Happe T and Armstrong FA
Formaldehyde-A rapid and reversible inhibitor of hydrogen production by [FeFe]-hydrogenases.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2011) 133 (5) : 1282-1285

Wandhammer M, Carletti E, Van der Schans M, Gillon E, Nicolet Y, Masson P, Goeldner M, Noort D and Nachon F
Structural study of the complex stereoselectivity of human butyrylcholinesterase for the neurotoxic V-agents.
Journal of Biological Chemistry (2011) 286(19) : 16783-16789

Publications 2010

Cavazza C, Bochot C, Rousselot-Pailley P, Carpentier P, Cherrier MV, Martin L, Marchi-Delapierre C, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Menage S
Crystallographic snapshots of the reaction of aromatic C-H with O2 catalysed by a protein-bound iron complex.
Nature Chemistry (2010) 2(12) : 1069-1076

Fontecilla-Camps JC
A short essay on the probability of the existence of life and intelligence elsewhere in the universe.
Human Evolution (2010) 25 : 173-188

Laffly E, Garzoni F, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Cavazza C
Maturation and processing of the recombinant [FeFe] hydrogenase from Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough (DvH) in Escherichia coli.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2010) 35(19) : 10761-10769

Liebgott PP, Leroux F, Burlat B, Dementin S, Baffert C, Lautier T, Fourmond V, Ceccaldi P, Cavazza C, Meynial-Salles I, Soucaille P, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Guigliarelli B, Bertrand P, Rousset M and Leger C
Relating diffusion along the substrate tunnel and oxygen sensitivity in hydrogenase.
Nature Chemical Biology (2010) 6(1) : 63-70

Nicolet Y, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Fontecave M
Maturation of [FeFe]-hydrogenases : Structures and mechanisms.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2010) 35(19) : 10750-10760

Nicolet Y, Martin L, Tron C and Fontecilla-Camps JC
A glycyl free radical as the precursor in the synthesis of carbon monoxide and cyanide by the [FeFe]-hydrogenase maturase HydG.
Febs Letters (2010) 584(19) : 4197-4202

Schauer K, Muller C, Carriere M, Labigne A, Cavazza C and De Reuse H
The Helicobacter pylori GroES co-chaperonine HspA functions as a specialized nickel-chaperone and sequestration protein through its unique C-terminal extension.
Journal of Bacteriology (2010) 192(5) : 1231-7

Volbeda A, Nicolet Y and Fontecilla-Camps JC
The RNA world and the origin of life : an ancient protein fold links metal-based gas reactions with the RNA world.
Journal of Cosmology (2010) 10 : 3243-3257

Publications 2009

Dementin S, Leroux F, Cournac L, de Lacey AL, Volbeda A, Leger C, Burlat B, Martinez N, Champ S, Martin L, Sanganas O, Haumann M, Fernandez VM, Guigliarelli B, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Rousset M
Introduction of methionines in the gas channel makes [NiFe] hydrogenase aero-tolerant.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2009) 131(29) : 10156-10164

Fontecilla Camps JC
Structure and Function of [NiFe]-hydrogenases.
Metal Ions in Life Sciences (2009) 6 : 151-178

Fontecilla-Camps JC, Amara P, Cavazza C, Nicolet Y and Volbeda A
Structure-function relationships of anaerobic gas-processing metalloenzymes.
Nature (2009) 460(7257) : 814-822

Goldet G, Brandmayr C, Stripp S, Happe T, Cavazza C, Fontecilla Camps JC and Armstrong FA
Electrochemical kinetic investigations of the reactions of [FeFe]-hydrogenases with carbon monoxide and oxygen : comparing the importance of gas tunnels and active-site electronic/redox effects.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2009) 131(41) : 14979–14989

Nicolet Y, Amara P, Mouesca JM and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Unexpected electron transfer mechanism upon AdoMet cleavage in radical SAM proteins.
Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences USA (2009) 106(35) : 14867-14871

Pilet E, Nicolet Y, Mathevon C, Douki T, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Fontecave M
The role of the maturase HydG in [FeFe]-hydrogenase active site synthesis and assembly.
FEBS Letters (2009) 583(3) : 506-511

Reisner EF, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Armstrong FA
Catalytic electrochemistry of a [NiFeSe]-hydrogenase on TiO2 and demostration of its suitability for visible-light driven H2 production.
Chemical Communications (2009) 5 : 550-552

Rousselot-Pailley P, Bochot C, Marchi-Delapierre C, Jorge-Robin A, Martin L, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Cavazza C and Menage S
The protein environment drives selectivity for sulfide oxidation by an artificial metalloenzyme.
Chembiochem (2009) 10(3) : 545-552

Volbeda A, Darnault C, Tan X, Lindahl PA and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Novel domain arrangement in the crystal structure of a truncated acetyl-CoA synthase from Moorella thermoacetica.
Biochemistry (2009) 48(33) : 7916-7926

Publications 2008

Armstrong FA and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Biochemistry. A natural choice for activating hydrogen.
Science (2008) 321(5888) : 498-499

Carletti E, Li H, Li B, Ekstrom F, Nicolet Y, Loiodice M, Gillon E, Froment MT, Lockridge O, Schopfer LM, Masson P and Nachon F
Aging of cholinesterases phosphylated by tabun proceeds through o-dealkylation.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2008) 130(47) : 16011-16020

Cavazza C, Martin L, Mondy S, Gaillard J, Ratet P and Fontecilla-Camps JC
The possible role of an [FeFe]-hydrogenase-like protein in the plant responses to changing atmospheric oxygen levels.
Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry (2008) 102(5-6) : 1359-1365

Cherrier MV, Cavazza C, Bochot C, Lemaire D and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Structural characterization of a putative endogenous metal chelator in the periplasmic nickel transporter NikA.
Biochemistry (2008) 47(38) : 9937-9943

Fdez Galvan I, Volbeda A, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Field MJ
A QM/MM study of proton transport pathways in a [NiFe] hydrogenase.
Proteins (2008) 73(1) : 195-203

Leroux F, Dementin S, Burlat B, Cournac L, Volbeda A, Champ S, Martin L, Guigliarelli B, Bertrand P, Fontecilla-Camps J, Rousset M and Leger C
Experimental approaches to kinetics of gas diffusion in hydrogenase.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A (2008) 105(32) : 11188-11193

Nicolet Y, Rubach JK, Posewitz MC, Amara P, Mathevon C, Atta M, Fontecave M and Fontecilla-Camps JC
X-ray structure of the [fefe]-hydrogenase maturase hydE from Thermotoga maritima.
Journal of Biological Chemistry (2008) 283 : 18861-18872

Parkin A, Goldet G, Cavazza C, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Armstrong FA
The difference a Se makes ? Oxygen-Tolerant hydrogen production by the [NiFeSe]-hydrogenase from Desulfomicrobium baculatum
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2008) 130(40) : 13410-13416

Publications 2007

Amara P, Fdez Galvan I, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Field MJ
The enamine intermediate may not be universal to thiamine catalysis.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition England (2007) 46(47) : 9019-9022

Chandor A, Douki T, Gasparutto D, Gambarelli S, Sanakis Y, Nicolet Y, Ollagnier-de-Choudens S, Atta M and Fontecave M
Characterization of the DNA repair spore photoproduct lyase enzyme from Clostridium acetobutylicum : A radical-SAM enzyme.
Comptes Rendus Chimie (2007) 10(8) : 756-765

Fioravanti E, Vellieux FM, Amara P, Madern D and Weik M
Specific radiation damage to acidic residues and its relation to their chemical and structural environment.
Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (2007) 14(Pt 1) : 84-91

Fontecilla-Camps JC, Volbeda A, Cavazza C and Nicolet Y
Structure/function relationships of [NiFe]- and [FeFe]-hydrogenases.
Chemical Review (2007) 107(10) : 4273-4303

Katona G, Carpentier P, Niviere V, Amara P, Adam V, Ohana J, Tsanov N and Bourgeois D
Raman-assisted crystallography reveals end-on peroxide intermediates in a nonheme iron enzyme.
Science (2007) 316(5823) : 449-453

Morales R, Berna A, Carpentier P, Contreras-Martel C, Renault F, Nicodeme M, Chesne-Seck ML, Bernier F, Dupuy J, Schaeffer C, Diemer H, Van-Dorsselaer A, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Masson P, Rochu D and Chabriere E
[Discovery and crystallographic structure of human apolipoprotein].
Annales Pharmaceutiques Françaises (2007) 65(2) : 98-107

Razavet M, Artero V, Cavazza C, Oudart Y, Lebrun C, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Fontecave M
Tricarbonylmanganese(I)-lysosyme complex : A structurally characterized organometallic protein.
Chemical Communications (2007) 2007(27) : 2805-2807

Publications 2006

Amara P and Serre L
Functional flexibility of Bacillus stearothermophilus formamidopyrimidine DNA-glycosylase
DNA repair (2006) 5 : 947-958.

Cavazza C, Contreras-Martel C, Pieulle L, Chabriere E, Hatchikian EC and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Flexibility of thiamine diphosphate revealed by kinetic crystallographic studies of the reaction of pyruvate-ferredoxin oxidoreductase with pyruvate.
Structure (2006) 14(2) : 217-224

Contreras-Martel C, Carpentier P, Morales R, Renault F, Chesne-Seck ML, Rochu D, Masson P, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Chabriere E
Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of human phosphate-binding protein.
Acta Crystallographica Section F : Structural Biology and Crystallization Communications (2006) 62(Pt 1) : 67-69

Dupuy J, Volbeda A, Carpentier P, Darnault C, Moulis JM and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Crystal structure of human iron regulatory protein 1 as cytosolic aconitase.
Structure (2006) 14(1) : 129-139

Morales R, Berna A, Carpentier P, Contreras-Martel C, Renault F, Nicodeme M, Chesne-Seck ML, Bernier F, Dupuy J, Schaeffer C, Diemer H, Van-Dorsselaer A, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Masson P, Rochu D and Chabriere E
Serendipitous discovery and x-ray structure of a human phosphate binding apolipoprotein.
Structure (2006) 14(3) : 601-609

Parkin A, Cavazza C, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Armstrong FA
Electrochemical investigations of the interconversions between catalytic and inhibited states of the [FeFe]-hydrogenase from Desulfovibrio desulfuricans.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2006) 128(51) : 16808-16815

Pecqueur L, D’Autréaux B, Dupuy J, Nicolet Y, Jacquamet L, Brutscher B, Michaud-Soret I and Bersch B
Structural changes of Escherichia coli ferric uptake regulator during metal-dependent dimerization and activation explored by NMR and x-ray crystallography.
Journal of Biological Chemistry (2006) 281(30) : 21286-21295

Tan X, Volbeda A, Fontecilla-Camps J and Lindahl P
Function of the tunnel in acetylcoenzyme A synthase/carbon monoxide dehydrogenase.
Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (2006) 11(3) : 371-378

Volbeda A and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Catalytic nickel-iron clusters : from minerals to enzymes.
Topics in Organometallic Chemistry (2006) 17 : 57-82

Walden WE, Selezneva AI, Dupuy J, Volbeda A, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Theil EC and Volz K
Structure of dual function iron regulatory protein 1 complexed with ferritin IRE-RNA.
Science (2006) 314(5807) : 1903-1908

Publications 2005

Amara P, Volbeda A, Fontecilla-Camps JC and Field MJ
A quantum chemical study of the reaction mechanism of acetyl-coenzyme a synthase
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2005) 127(8) : 2776-2784

Cherrier M, Martin L, Cavazza C, Jacquamet L, Lemaire D, Gaillard J and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Crystallographic and spectroscopic evidence for high affinity binding of FeEDTA(H2O)- to periplasmic nickel transporter NikA
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2005) 127(28) : 10075-10082

Dupuy J, Darnault C, Brazzolotto X, Kuhn LC, Moulis JM, Volbeda A and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction data for the aconitase form of human iron-regulatory protein 1.
Acta Crystallographica Section F Structural Biology and Crystallization Communications (2005) 61(Pt 5) : 482-485

Tormos JR, Wiley KL, Seravalli J, Nachon F, Masson P, Nicolet Y and Quinn DM
The reactant state for substrate-activated turnover of acetylthiocholine by butyrylcholinesterase is a tetrahedral intermediate.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2005) 127(42) : 14538-14539

Vincent KA, Parkin A, Lenz O, Albracht SP, Fontecilla-Camps JC, Cammack R, Friedrich B and Armstrong FA
Electrochemical definitions of O2 sensitivity and oxidative inactivation in hydrogenases.
J Am Chem Soc (2005) 127(51) : 18179-18189

Volbeda A and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Structure-function relationships of nickel-iron sites in hydrogenase and a comparison with the active sites of other nickel-iron enzymes.
Coordination Chemistry Reviews (2005) 249(15-16) : 1609-1619

Volbeda A and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Structural bases for the catalytic mechanism of Ni-containing carbon monoxide dehydrogenases.
Dalton Transactions (2005) (21) : 3443-3450

Volbeda A, Martin L, Cavazza C, Matho M, Faber BW, Roseboom W, Albracht SPJ, Garcin E, Rousset M and Fontecilla-Camps JC
Structural differences between the ready and unready oxidized states of [NiFe] hydrogenases
Journal of biological Inorganic Chemistry (2005) 10(3) : 239-249

Publications 2004

Amara P, Serre L, Castaing B and Thomas A
Insights into the DNA repair process by the formamidopyrimidine-DNA glycosylase investigated by molecular dynamics
Protein Science (2004) 13 : 2009-2021

Volbeda A and Fontecilla-Camps J C
Crystallographic evidence for a CO/CO(2) tunnel gating mechanism in the bifunctional carbon monoxide dehydrogenase/acetyl coenzyme A synthase from Moorella thermoacetica
Journal Of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (2004) 9(5) : 525-532

Publications 2003

Amara P and Field M J
Evaluation of an ab initio quantum mechanical/molecular mechanical hybrid-potential link-atom method
Theoretical Chemistry Accounts (2003) 109(1) : 43-52

Darnault C, Volbeda A, Kim E J, Legrand P, Vernede X, Lindahl P A and Fontecilla-Camps J C
Ni-Zn-[Fe(4)-S(4)] and Ni-Ni-[Fe(4)-S(4)] clusters in closed and open alpha subunits of acetyl-CoA synthase/carbon monoxide dehydrogenase.
Nature Structural Biology (2003) 10(4) : 271-279

Loudwig S, Nicolet Y, Masson P, Fontecilla Camps J C, Bon S, Nachon F and Goeldner M
Photoreversible inhibition of cholinesterases : Catalytic serine-labeled caged butyrylcholinesterase
Chembiochem (2003) 4(8) : 762-767

Nicolet Y, Lockridge O, Masson P, Fontecilla-Camps J C and Nachon F
Crystal structure of human butyrylcholinesterase and of its complexes with substrate and products
The Journal Of Biological Chemistry (2003) 278(42) : 41141-41147

Volbeda A and Fontecilla Camps J C
The active site and catalytic mechanism of [NiFe] hydrogenases.
Dalton Transactions (2003) 21 : 4030-4038

Publications 2002

David L, Amara P, Field M J and Major F
Parametrization of a force field for metals complexed to Biomacromolecules : applications to Fe(II), Cu(II) and Pb(II)
Journal of Computer Aided Molecular Design (2002) 16 : 635-651

Frey M
Hydrogenases : Hydrogen-activating enzymes
Chembiochem (2002) 3(2-3) : 153-160

Hurley J K, Morales R, Martinez Julvez M, Brodie T B, Medina M, Gomez Moreno C and Tollin G
Structure-function relationships in Anabaena ferredoxin/ferredoxin : NADP(+) reductase electron transfer : insights from site-directed mutagenesis, transient absorption spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography
Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta Bioenergetics (2002) 1554(1-2) : 5-21

Morales R, Frey M and Mouesca J M
An approach based on quantum chemistry calculations and structural analysis of a [2Fe-2S*] ferredoxin that reveal a redox-linked switch in the electron-transfer process to the Fd-NADP(+) reductase.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2002) 124(23) : 6714-6722

Nachon F, Nicolet Y, Viguie N, Masson P, Fontecilla Camps JC and Lockridge O
Engineering of a monomeric and low-glycosylated form of human butyrylcholinesterase - Expression, purification, characterization and crystallization
European Journal of Biochemistry (2002) 269(2) : 630-637

Nicolet Y, Cavazza C and Fontecilla-Camps J C
Fe-only hydrogenases : structure, function and evolution
Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry (2002) 91(1) : 1-8

Stadler C, De Lacey A L, Montet Y, Volbeda A, Fontecilla-Camps J C, Conesa J C and Fernandez V M
Density functional calculations for modeling the active site of nickel- iron hydrogenases. 2. predictions for the unready and ready states and the corresponding activation processes.
Inorganic Chemistry (2002) 41(17) : 4424-4434

Publications 2001

Amara, P., Andreoletti, P., Jouve, H. M. and Field, M. J.
Ligand diffusion in the catalase from Proteus mirabilis : A molecular dynamics study.
Protein Science (2001) 10(10) : 1927-1935

Chabriere E., Vernede X., Guigliarelli B., Charon M. H., Hatchikian E. C. and Fontecilla-Camps J. C.
Crystal structure of the free radical intermediate of pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase.
Science (2001) 294(5551) : 2559-63

Contreras Martel C, Martinez Oyanedel J, Bunster M, Legrand P, Piras C, Vernede X and Fontecilla Camps JC
Crystallization and 2.2 angstrom E resolution structure of R-phycoerythrin from Gracilaria chilensis : a case of perfect hemihedral twinning
Acta Crystallographica Section D Biological Crystallography (2001) 57 Part 1 : 52-60

Nicolet Y, de Lacey AL, Vernede X, Fernandez VM, Hatchikian EC and Fontecilla Camps JC
Crystallographic and FTIR spectroscopic evidence of changes in Fe coordination upon reduction of the active site of the Fe-only hydrogenase from Desulfovibrio desulfuricans
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2001) 123(8) : 1596-1601

Pubications 2000

Amara P, Field MJ, Alhambra C and Gao JL
The generalized hybrid orbital method for combined quantum mechanical/molecular mechanical calculations : formulation and tests of the analytical derivatives
Theoretical Chemistry Accounts (2000) 104(5) : 336-343

Gruez, A, Pignol, D, Zeghouf, M, Coves, J, Fontecave, M, Ferrer, JL and Fontecilla-Camps, JC
Four crystal structures of the 60 kDa flavoprotein monomer of the sulfite reductase indicate a disordered flavodoxin-like module [In Process Citation].
Journal of Molecular Biology (2000) 299(1) : 199-212

Hemmingsen L, Amara P, Ansoborlo E and Field MJ
Importance of charge transfer and polarization effects for the modeling of uranyl-cation complexes
Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2000) 104(17) : 4095-4101

Morales, R., Charon, M. H., Kachalova, G., Serre, L., Medina, M., Gomez Moreno, C. and Frey, M.
A redox-dependent interaction between two electron-transfer partners involved in photosynthesis.
Embo Reports (2000) 1(3) : 271-276

Morales, R., Kachalova, G., Vellieux, F., Charon, M. H. and Frey, M.
Crystallographic studies of the interaction between the ferredoxin- NADP+ reductase and ferredoxin from the Cyanobacterium Anabaena : looking for the elusive ferredoxin molecule.
Acta Crystallographica D Biological Crystallography (2000) 56(Pt 11) : 1408-1412

Morales, R., M. H. Charon, G. Hudry-Clergeon, Y. Petillot, S. Norager, M. Medina and M. Frey
Refined X-ray structures of the oxidized, at 1.3 A, and reduced, at 1.17 A, [2Fe-2S] ferredoxin from the Cyanobacterium Anabaena PCC7119 Show Redox-Linked Conformational Changes.
Biochemistry (2000) 39(9) : 2428

Morelli, X., M. Czjzek, C. E. Hatchikian, O. Bornet, J. C. Fontecilla-Camps, P. N. Palma, J. J. Moura and F. Guerlesquin
Structural model of the Fe-hydrogenase-cytochrome c553 complex combining TROSY experiments and soft docking calculations.
Journal of Biological Chemistry (2000) 275(30) : 23204-10

Nicolet, I., B. J. Lemon, J Fontecilla-Camps and J.W. Peters
A novel FeS cluster in Fe-only hydrogenases [In Process Citation].
Trends in Biochemical Science (2000) 25(3) : 138-43