Evolution and Maintenance
of Circular Chromosomes


Goudin, Anthony, Jean-Luc Ferat, Christophe Possoz, François-Xavier Barre, and Elisa Galli. 2023. “Recovery of Vibrio Cholerae Polarized Cellular Organization after Exit from a Non-Proliferating Spheroplast State.” PloS One 18 (10): e0293276. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0293276.
Camus, Adrien, Elena Espinosa, Pénélope Zapater Baras, Parul Singh, Nicole Quenech’Du, Elise Vickridge, Mauro Modesti, François Xavier Barre, and Olivier Espéli. 2023. “The SMC-like RecN Protein Is at the Crossroads of Several Genotoxic Stress Responses in Escherichia Coli.” Frontiers in Microbiology 14: 1146496. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2023.1146496.
Adam, Yazid, Pierre Brezellec, Elena Espinosa, Amelie Besombes, Delphine Naquin, Evelyne Paly, Christophe Possoz, Erwin van Dijk, Barre Francois-Xavier, and Ferat Jean-Luc. 2022. “Plesiomonas Shigelloides, an Atypical Enterobacterales with a Vibrio-Related Secondary Chromosome.” Genome Biology and Evolution, January, evac011. https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evac011.
Espinosa, Elena, Evelyne Paly, and Francois-Xavier Barre. 2020. “High-Resolution Whole-Genome Analysis of Sister-Chromatid Contacts.” Molecular Cell 79 (5): 857–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2020.06.033.
Sinha, Anurag Kumar, Christophe Possoz, and David R. F. Leach. 2020. “The Roles of Bacterial DNA Double-Strand Break Repair Proteins in Chromosomal DNA Replication.” FEMS Microbiology Reviews 44 (3): 351–68. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsre/fuaa009.
Midonet, Caroline, Solange Miele, Evelyne Paly, Raphaël Guerois, and François-Xavier Barre. 2019. “The TLCΦ Satellite Phage Harbors a Xer Recombination Activation Factor.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116 (37): 18391–96. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1902905116.
Galli, Elisa, Jean-Luc Ferat, Jean-Michel Desfontaines, Marie-Eve Val, Ole Skovgaard, François-Xavier Barre, and Christophe Possoz. 2019. “Replication Termination without a Replication Fork Trap.” Scientific Reports 9 (1): 8315. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-43795-2.
Corcoles-Saez, Isaac, Jean-Luc Ferat, Michael Costanzo, Charles M. Boone, and Rita S. Cha. 2019. “Functional Link between Mitochondria and Rnr3, the Minor Catalytic Subunit of Yeast Ribonucleotide Reductase.” Microbial Cell (Graz, Austria) 6 (6): 286–94. https://doi.org/10.15698/mic2019.06.680.
Sinha, Anurag Kumar, Christophe Possoz, Adeline Durand, Jean-Michel Desfontaines, François-Xavier Barre, David R. F. Leach, and Bénédicte Michel. 2018. “Broken Replication Forks Trigger Heritable DNA Breaks in the Terminus of a Circular Chromosome.” Edited by Nancy Maizels. PLOS Genetics 14 (3): e1007256. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1007256.
Sinha, Anurag Kumar, Adeline Durand, Jean-Michel Desfontaines, Ielyzaveta Iurchenko, Hélène Auger, David R. F. Leach, François-Xavier Barre, and Bénédicte Michel. 2017. “Division-Induced DNA Double Strand Breaks in the Chromosome Terminus Region of Escherichia Coli Lacking RecBCD DNA Repair Enzyme.” PLoS Genetics 13 (10): e1006895. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1006895.
Dalia, Triana N., Soo Hun Yoon, Elisa Galli, Francois-Xavier Barre, Christopher M. Waters, and Ankur B. Dalia. 2017. “Enhancing Multiplex Genome Editing by Natural Transformation (MuGENT) via Inactivation of SsDNA Exonucleases.” Nucleic Acids Research 45 (12): 7527–37. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkx496.
Brézellec, Pierre, Marie-Agnès Petit, Sophie Pasek, Isabelle Vallet-Gely, Christophe Possoz, and Jean-Luc Ferat. 2017. “Domestication of Lambda Phage Genes into a Putative Third Type of Replicative Helicase Matchmaker.” Genome Biology and Evolution 9 (6): 1561–66. https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evx111.
Galli, Elisa, Caroline Midonet, Evelyne Paly, and François-Xavier Barre. 2017. “Fast Growth Conditions Uncouple the Final Stages of Chromosome Segregation and Cell Division in Escherichia Coli.” Edited by William F. Burkholder. PLOS Genetics 13 (3): e1006702. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1006702.
Galli, Elisa, Evelyne Paly, and François-Xavier Barre. 2017. “Late Assembly of the Vibrio Cholerae Cell Division Machinery Postpones Septation to the Last 10% of the Cell Cycle.” Scientific Reports 7 (March): 44505. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep44505.
Poidevin, Mickaël, Elisa Galli, Yoshiharu Yamaichi, and François-Xavier Barre. 2017. “WGADseq: Whole Genome Affinity Determination of Protein-DNA Binding Sites.” In The Bacterial Nucleoid, edited by Olivier Espéli, 1624:53–60. Methods in Molecular Biology. New York, NY: Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7098-8_5.
Espinosa, Elena, François-Xavier Barre, and Elisa Galli. 2017. “Coordination between Replication, Segregation and Cell Division in Multi-Chromosomal Bacteria: Lessons from Vibrio Cholerae.” International Microbiology. Official Journal of the Spanish Society for Microbiology, no. 20: 121–29. https://doi.org/10.2436/20.1501.01.293.
Brézellec, Pierre, Isabelle Vallet-Gely, Christophe Possoz, Sophie Quevillon-Cheruel, and Jean-Luc Ferat. 2016. “DciA Is an Ancestral Replicative Helicase Operator Essential for Bacterial Replication Initiation.” Nature Communications 7 (November): 13271. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13271.
Midonet, Caroline, and François-Xavier Barre. 2016. “How Xer-Exploiting Mobile Elements Overcome Cellular Control.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113 (30): 8343–45. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1608539113.
Galli, Elisa, Mickaël Poidevin, Romain Le Bars, Jean-Michel Desfontaines, Leila Muresan, Evelyne Paly, Yoshiharu Yamaichi, and François-Xavier Barre. 2016. “Cell Division Licensing in the Multi-Chromosomal Vibrio Cholerae Bacterium.” Nature Microbiology 1 (9): 16094. https://doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.94.
Martínez, Eriel, Javier Campos-Gómez, and François-Xavier Barre. 2016. “CTXϕ: Exploring New Alternatives in Host Factor-Mediated Filamentous Phage Replications.” Bacteriophage 6 (2): e1128512. https://doi.org/10.1080/21597081.2015.1128512.
Val, Marie-Eve, Martial Marbouty, Francisco de Lemos Martins, Sean P. Kennedy, Harry Kemble, Michael J. Bland, Christophe Possoz, Romain Koszul, Ole Skovgaard, and Didier Mazel. 2016. “A Checkpoint Control Orchestrates the Replication of the Two Chromosomes of Vibrio Cholerae.” Science Advances 2 (4): e1501914. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1501914.
Martínez, Eriel, Evelyne Paly, and François-Xavier Barre. 2015. “CTXφ Replication Depends on the Histone-Like HU Protein and the UvrD Helicase.” PLoS Genetics 11 (5): e1005256. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1005256.
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