Elisabeth LOJOU

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Directrice de Recherche, CNRS

+33 4 91 16 41 44

Chef d'équipe / Group leader: BIP 08

Elisabeth Lojou is a senior researcher in the Bioenergetic and Protein Engineering Laboratory (Aix Marseille University, CNRS) in France. Her group develops research in the domain of fundamental bioelectrochemistry, with a special interest in the electron transfer between functionalized nanostructured electrodes and redox enzymes, such as hydrogenases and multicopper oxidases. Since 8 years, it is engaged in the design of H2/O2 enzymatic fuel cells.

ORCID id: 0000-0003-2593-4670


Shuqin Fan, Bo Liang, Xinxin Xiao, Lu Bai, Xiangjiang Tang, Elisabeth Lojou, Serge Cosnier, Aihua Liu.
Controllable Display of Sequential Enzymes on Yeast Surface with Enhanced Biocatalytic Activity toward Efficient Enzymatic Biofuel Cells.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142 (6), 3222 - 3230. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b13289 HAL: hal-02505248v1

Bastien Tassy, Alice L. Dauphin, Hiu Mun Man, Hugo Le Guenno, Elisabeth Lojou, Laurent Bouffier, Anne de Poulpiquet.
In Situ Fluorescence Tomography Enables a 3D Mapping of Enzymatic O 2 Reduction at the Electrochemical Interface.
Anal. Chem., 2020, 92 (10), 7249 - 7256. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.0c00844

Vivek Pratap Hitaishi, Romain Clément, Ludovica Quattrocchi, Philippe Parent, David Duché, Lisa Zuily, Marianne Ilbert, Elisabeth Lojou, Ievgen Mazurenko.
Interplay between Orientation at Electrodes and Copper Activation of Thermus thermophilus Laccase for O2 Reduction.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142 (3), 1394 - 1405. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b11147 HAL: hal-02503732v1

Vivek Pratap Hitaishi, Ievgen Mazurenko, Anjali Vengasseril Murali, Anne de Poulpiquet, Gaëlle Coustillier, Philippe Delaporte, Elisabeth Lojou.
Nanosecond Laser–Fabricated Monolayer of Gold Nanoparticles on ITO for Bioelectrocatalysis.
Front. Chem., 2020, 8. DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00431 HAL: hal-02770849

Ievgen Mazurenko, Vivek Pratap Hitaishi, Elisabeth Lojou.
Recent advances in surface chemistry of electrodes to promote direct enzymatic bioelectrocatalysis.
Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 2020, 19, 113 - 121. DOI: 10.1016/j.coelec.2019.11.004 HAL: hal-02395122v1


Xie Wang, Romain Clément, Magali Roger, Marielle Bauzan, Ievgen Mazurenko, Anne de Poulpiquet, Marianne Ilbert, Elisabeth Lojou.
Bacterial Respiratory Chain Diversity Reveals a Cytochrome c Oxidase Reducing O2 at Low Overpotentials.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141 (28), 11093 - 11102. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b03268 HAL: hal-02160924v1

Prakash Rewatkar, Vivek Pratap Hitaishi, Elisabeth Lojou, Sanket Goel.
Enzymatic fuel cells in a microfluidic environment: Status and opportunities. A mini review.
Electrochemistry Communications, 2019, 107, 106533 -. DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2019.106533 HAL: hal-02375006v1

Dodzi Zigah, Elisabeth Lojou, Anne Poulpiquet.
Micro‐ and Nanoscopic Imaging of Enzymatic Electrodes: A Review.
ChemElectroChem, 2019, 14 (22), 5524 - 5546. DOI: 10.1002/celc.201901065 HAL: hal-02375017v1

Xinxin Xiao, Hong-qi Xia, Ranran Wu, Lu Bai, Lu Yan, Edmond Magner, Serge Cosnier, Elisabeth Lojou, Zhiguang Zhu, Aihua Liu.
Tackling the Challenges of Enzymatic (Bio)Fuel Cells.
Chem. Rev., 2019, 119 (16), 9509 - 9558. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.9b00115 HAL: hal-02167914v1


Vivek Hitaishi, Romain Clement, Nicolas Bourassin, Marc Baaden, Anne de Poulpiquet, Sophie Sacquin-Mora, Alexandre Ciaccafava, Elisabeth Lojou.
Controlling Redox Enzyme Orientation at Planar Electrodes.
Catalysts, 2018, 8 (5), 192. DOI: 10.3390/catal8050192 HAL: hal-01793660v1

Sven C. Feifel, Kai R. Stieger, Mahdi Hejazi, Xie Wang, Marianne Ilbert, Athina Zouni, Elisabeth Lojou, Fred Lisdat.
Dihemic c4-type cytochrome acting as a surrogate electron conduit: Artificially interconnecting a photosystem I supercomplex with electrodes.
Electrochemistry Communications, 2018, 91, 49 - 53. DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2018.05.006 HAL: hal-01793626v1

Véronique Wernert, Chrystelle Lebouin, Virginie Benoit, Roger Gadiou, Anne de Poulpiquet, Elisabeth Lojou, Renaud Denoyel.
Direct electron transfer of bilirubin oxidase at a carbon flow-through electrode.
Electrochimica Acta, 2018, 283, 88 - 96. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2018.06.136 HAL: hal-01993913v1

Xie Wang, Magali Roger, Romain Clément, Sophie Lecomte, Frédéric Biaso, Luciano A. Abriata, Pascal Mansuelle, Ievgen Mazurenko, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Elisabeth Lojou, Marianne Ilbert.
Electron transfer in an acidophilic bacterium: interaction between a diheme cytochrome and a cupredoxin.
Chem. Sci., 2018, 6 (21), 4879 - 4891. DOI: 10.1039/C8SC01615A HAL: hal-01793582v1

Vivek Pratap Hitaishi, Ievgen Mazurenko, Malek Harb, Romain Clément, Marion Taris, Sabine Castano, David Duché, Sophie Lecomte, Marianne Ilbert, Anne de Poulpiquet, Elisabeth Lojou.
Electrostatic-Driven Activity, Loading, Dynamics, and Stability of a Redox Enzyme on Functionalized-Gold Electrodes for Bioelectrocatalysis.
ACS Catal., 2018, 8 (12), 12004 - 12014. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b03443 HAL: hal-01994370v1

Stéphane Pinck, Mengjie Xu, Romain Clement, Elisabeth Lojou, Frédéric P.A. Jorand, Mathieu Etienne.
Influence of cytochrome charge and potential on the cathodic current of electroactive artificial biofilms.
Bioelectrochemistry, 2018, 124, 185 - 194. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2018.07.015 HAL: hal-01993784v1

I. Mazurenko, R. Clément, D. Byrne-Kodjabachian, A. de Poulpiquet, S. Tsujimura, E. Lojou.
Pore size effect of MgO-templated carbon on enzymatic H2 oxidation by the hyperthermophilic hydrogenase from Aquifex aeolicus.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2018, 812, 221 - 226. DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2017.12.041 HAL: hal-01993863


I. Mazurenko, X. Wang, A. de Poulpiquet, E. Lojou.
H 2 /O 2 enzymatic fuel cells: from proof-of-concept to powerful devices.
Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017, 1 (7), 1475 - 1501. DOI: 10.1039/C7SE00180K HAL: hal-01552073v1

Magali Roger, Giuliano Sciara, Frédéric Biaso, Elisabeth Lojou, Xie Wang, Marielle Bauzan, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Alejandro J. Vila, Marianne Ilbert.
Impact of copper ligand mutations on a cupredoxin with a green copper center.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, 2017, 1858 (5), 351 - 359. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2017.02.007 HAL: hal-01481398v1

Ievgen Mazurenko, Karen Monsalve, Pascale Infossi, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Frédéric Topin, Nicolas Mano, Elisabeth Lojou.
Impact of substrate diffusion and enzyme distribution in 3D-porous electrodes: a combined electrochemical and modelling study of a thermostable H 2 /O 2 enzymatic fuel cell.
Energy Environ. Sci., 2017, 10 (9), 1966 - 1982. DOI: 10.1039/C7EE01830D HAL: hal-01585310v1

Saravanan Rengaraj, Raoudha Haddad, Elisabeth Lojou, Nicolas Duraffourg, Michael Holzinger, Alan Le Goff, Vincent Forge.
Interprotein Electron Transfer between FeS-Protein Nanowires and Oxygen-Tolerant NiFe Hydrogenase.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56 (27), 7774 - 7778. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201702042 HAL: hal-01521959v1

Anne de Poulpiquet, Christian H. Kjaergaard, Jad Rouhana, Ievgen Mazurenko, Pascale Infossi, Sébastien Gounel, Roger Gadiou, Marie Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Edward I. Solomon, Nicolas Mano, Elisabeth Lojou.
Mechanism of Chloride Inhibition of Bilirubin Oxidases and Its Dependence on Potential and pH.
ACS Catal., 2017, 7 (6), 3916 - 3923. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b01286 HAL: hal-01519938v1

I. Mazurenko, A. de Poulpiquet, E. Lojou.
Recent developments in high surface area bioelectrodes for enzymatic fuel cells.
Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 2017, 5 (1), 74 - 84. DOI: 10.1016/j.coelec.2017.07.001 HAL: hal-01564806v1


Cristina Gutierrez-Sanchez, Alexandre Ciaccafava, Pierre Yves Blanchard, Karen Monsalve, Marie Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Sophie Lecomte, Elisabeth Lojou.
Efficiency of Enzymatic O 2 Reduction by Myrothecium verrucaria Bilirubin Oxidase Probed by Surface Plasmon Resonance, PMIRRAS, and Electrochemistry.
ACS Catal., 2016, 6 (8), 5482 - 5492. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b01423 HAL: hal-01405977v1

Ievgen Mazurenko, Karen Monsalve, Jad Rouhana, Philippe Parent, Carine Laffon, Alan Le Goff, Sabine Szunerits, Rabah Boukherroub, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Nicolas Mano, Elisabeth Lojou.
How the Intricate Interactions between Carbon Nanotubes and Two Bilirubin Oxidases Control Direct and Mediated O 2 Reduction.
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8 (35), 23074 - 23085. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b07355 HAL: hal-01363222v1

Karen Monsalve, Ievgen Mazurenko, Cristina Gutierrez-Sanchez, Marianne Ilbert, Pascale Infossi, Stefan Frielingsdorf, Marie Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Oliver Lenz, Elisabeth Lojou.
Impact of Carbon Nanotube Surface Chemistry on Hydrogen Oxidation by Membrane-Bound Oxygen-Tolerant Hydrogenases.
ChemElectroChem, 2016, 3 (12), 2179 - 2188. DOI: 10.1002/celc.201600460 HAL: hal-01406080v1


K. Monsalve, I. Mazurenko, N. Lalaoui, A. Le Goff, M. Holzinger, P. Infossi, S. Nitsche, J.Y. Lojou, M.T. Giudici-Orticoni, S. Cosnier, E. Lojou.
A H2/O2 enzymatic fuel cell as a sustainable power for a wireless device.
Electrochemistry Communications, 2015, 60, 216 - 220. DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2015.09.014 HAL: hal-01432198v1

Noémie Lalaoui, Anne de Poulpiquet, Raoudha Haddad, Alan Le Goff, Michael Holzinger, Sébastien Gounel, Michel Mermoux, Pascale Infossi, Nicolas Mano, Elisabeth Lojou, Serge Cosnier.
A membraneless air-breathing hydrogen biofuel cell based on direct wiring of thermostable enzymes on carbon nanotube electrodes.
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51 (35), 7447 - 7450. DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02166A HAL: hal-01145429v1

Karen Monsalve, Magali Roger, Cristina Gutierrez-Sanchez, Marianne Ilbert, Serge Nitsche, Deborah Byrne-Kodjabachian, Valérie Marchi, Elisabeth Lojou.
Hydrogen bioelectrooxidation on gold nanoparticle-based electrodes modified by Aquifex aeolicus hydrogenase: Application to hydrogen/oxygen enzymatic biofuel cells.
Bioelectrochemistry, 2015, 106, 47 - 55. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2015.04.010 HAL: hal-01150369v1

Saida Benomar, David Ranava, María Luz Cárdenas, Eric Trably, Yan Rafrafi, Adrien Ducret, Jérôme Hamelin, Elisabeth Lojou, Jean-Philippe Steyer, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni.
Nutritional stress induces exchange of cell material and energetic coupling between bacterial species.
Nat Commun, 2015, 73 (1), 5389 -. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7283 HAL: hal-01159245v1


Anne de Poulpiquet, David Ranava, Karen Monsalve, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Elisabeth Lojou.
Biohydrogen for a New Generation of H2/O2 Biofuel Cells: A Sustainable Energy Perspective.
CHEMELECTROCHEM, 2014, 1 (11), 1724 - 1750. DOI: 10.1002/celc.201402249

Anne de Poulpiquet, Helena Marques-Knopf, Véronique Wernert, Marie Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Roger Gadiou, Elisabeth Lojou.
Carbon nanofiber mesoporous films: efficient platforms for bio-hydrogen oxidation in biofuel cells.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16 (4), 1366 - 1378. DOI: 10.1039/C3CP54631D HAL: hal-01493456v1

A. de Poulpiquet, A. Ciaccafava, R. Gadiou, S. Gounel, M.T. Giudici-Orticoni, N. Mano, E. Lojou.
Design of a H2/O2 biofuel cell based on thermostable enzymes.
Electrochemistry Communications, 2014, 42, 72 - 74. DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2014.02.012 HAL: hal-00961067v1

Francesco Oteri, Marc Baaden, Elisabeth Lojou, Sophie Sacquin-Mora.
Multiscale Simulations Give Insight into the Hydrogen In and Out Pathways of [NiFe]-Hydrogenases from Aquifex aeolicus and Desulfovibrio fructosovorans.
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2014, 118 (48), 13800 - 13811. DOI: 10.1021/jp5089965 HAL: hal-01588442v1

A. de Poulpiquet, A. Ciaccafava, E. Lojou.
New trends in enzyme immobilization at nanostructured interfaces for efficient electrocatalysis in biofuel cells.
Electrochimica Acta, 2014, 126, 104 - 114. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2013.07.133 HAL: hal-01493465v1

Marie Rosselin, Fanny Choteau, Kamal Zéamari, Kevin M. Nash, Amlan Das, Robert Lauricella, Elisabeth Lojou, Béatrice Tuccio, Frederick A. Villamena, Grégory Durand.
Reactivities of Substituted α-Phenyl- N - tert -butyl Nitrones.
J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79 (14), 6615 - 6626. DOI: 10.1021/jo501121g HAL: hal-01460533v1

M. Roger, A. de Poulpiquet, A. Ciaccafava, M. Ilbert, M. Guiral, M. T. Giudici-Orticoni, E. Lojou.
Reconstitution of supramolecular organization involved in energy metabolism at electrochemical interfaces for biosensing and bioenergy production.
Anal Bioanal Chem, 2014, 406 (6), 1011 - 1027. DOI: 10.1007/s00216-013-7465-1 HAL: hal-01493475v1

Magali Roger, Frédéric Biaso, Cindy J. Castelle, Marielle Bauzan, Florence Chaspoul, Elisabeth Lojou, Giuliano Sciara, Stefano Caffarri, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Marianne Ilbert.
Spectroscopic Characterization of a Green Copper Site in a Single-Domain Cupredoxin.
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9 (6), 1 - 13. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098941 HAL: hal-01494439v1

C. Hamon, A. Ciaccafava, P. Infossi, R. Puppo, P. Even-Hernandez, E. Lojou, V. Marchi.
Synthesis and enzymatic photo-activity of an O 2 tolerant hydrogenase–CdSe@CdS quantum rod bioconjugate.
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50 (8), 4989 - 4992. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC49368G HAL: hal-01114425v1

Francesco Oteri, Alexandre Ciaccafava, Anne de Poulpiquet, Marc Baaden, Elisabeth Lojou, Sophie Sacquin-Mora.
The weak, fluctuating, dipole moment of membrane-bound hydrogenase from Aquifex aeolicus accounts for its adaptability to charged electrodes.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 21 (23), 11318 - 11322. DOI: 10.1039/C4CP00510D HAL: hal-01493492v1


Katarzyna Szot, Anne de Poulpiquet, Alexandre Ciaccafava, Helena Marques, Martin Jönsson-Niedziolka, Joanna Niedziolka-Jönsson, Frank Marken, Elisabeth Lojou, Marcin Opallo.
Carbon nanoparticulate films as effective scaffolds for mediatorless bioelectrocatalytic hydrogen oxidation.
Electrochimica Acta, 2013, 111, 434 - 440. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2013.08.001

Anne De, Alexandre Ciaccafava, Sada Benomar, Marie- Thrse Giudici-Orticoni, Elisabeth Lojou.
Carbon Nanotube-Enzyme Biohybrids in a Green Hydrogen Economy.
Syntheses and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Composites, 2013. DOI: 10.5772/51782

Anne De Poulpiquet, Alexandre Ciaccafava, Katarzyna Szot, Baptiste Pillain, Pascale Infossi, Marianne Guiral, Marcin Opallo, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Elisabeth Lojou.
Exploring Properties of a Hyperthermophilic Membrane-Bound Hydrogenase at Carbon Nanotube Modified Electrodes for a Powerful H 2 /O 2 Biofuel Cell.
Electroanalysis, 2013, 284 (3), 465 - 695. DOI: 10.1002/elan.201200405

Alexandre Ciaccafava, Cyrille Hamon, Pascale Infossi, Valérie Marchi, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Elisabeth Lojou.
Light-induced reactivation of O2-tolerant membrane-bound [Ni–Fe] hydrogenase from the hyperthermophilic bacterium Aquifex aeolicus under turnover conditions.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15 (39), 16463 - 16467. DOI: 10.1039/c3cp52596a HAL: hal-00860457v1


A. Ciaccafava, A. De Poulpiquet, P. Infossi, S. Robert, R. Gadiou, M.T. Giudici-Orticoni, S. Lecomte, E. Lojou.
A friendly detergent for H2 oxidation by Aquifex aeolicus membrane-bound hydrogenase immobilized on graphite and Self-Assembled-Monolayer-modified gold electrodes.
Electrochimica Acta, 2012, 82, 115 - 125. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2012.03.034

A. Ciaccafava, A. De Poulpiquet, V. Techer, M.T. Giudici-Orticoni, S. Tingry, C. Innocent, E. Lojou.
An innovative powerful and mediatorless H2/O2 biofuel cell based on an outstanding bioanode.
Electrochemistry Communications, 2012, 23, 25 - 28. DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2012.06.035 HAL: hal-01690641v1

Alexandre Ciaccafava, Pascale Infossi, Marianne Ilbert, Marianne Guiral, Sophie Lecomte, Marie Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Elisabeth Lojou.
Electrochemistry, AFM, and PM-IRRA Spectroscopy of Immobilized Hydrogenase: Role of a Hydrophobic Helix in Enzyme Orientation for Efficient H2 Oxidation.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51 (4), 953 - 956. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201107053

Magali Roger, Cindy Castelle, Marianne Guiral, Pascale Infossi, Elisabeth Lojou, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Marianne Ilbert.
Mineral respiration under extreme acidic conditions: from a supramolecular organization to a molecular adaptation in Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans.
2012, 40 (6), 1324 - 1329. DOI: 10.1042/BST20120141

Clément Aussignargues, Marie-Cécile Giuliani, Pascale Infossi, Elisabeth Lojou, Marianne Guiral, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Marianne Ilbert.
Rhodanese Functions as Sulfur Supplier for Key Enzymes in Sulfur Energy Metabolism.
J. Biol. Chem., 2012, 287 (24), 19936 - 19948. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M111.324863

Marianne Guiral, Laurence Prunetti, Clément Aussignargues, Alexandre Ciaccafava, Pascale Infossi, Marianne Ilbert, Elisabeth Lojou, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni.
The Hyperthermophilic Bacterium Aquifex aeolicus: From Respiratory Pathways to Extremely Resistant Enzymes and Biotechnological Applications.
2012, 61, 125 - 194. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-394423-8.00004-4


A. Ciaccafava, M. Alberola, S. Hameury, P. Infossi, M.T. Giudici-Orticoni, E. Lojou.
Hydrogen bioelectrooxidation in ionic liquids: From cytochrome c3 redox behavior to hydrogenase activity.
Electrochimica Acta, 2011, 56 (9), 3359 - 3368. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2010.12.104

Elisabeth Lojou.
Hydrogenases as catalysts for fuel cells: Strategies for efficient immobilization at electrode interfaces.
Electrochimica Acta, 2011, 56 (28), 10385 - 10397. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2011.03.002


Pascale Infossi, Elisabeth Lojou, Jean-Paul Chauvin, Gaetan Herbette, Myriam Brugna, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni.
Aquifex aeolicus membrane hydrogenase for hydrogen biooxidation: Role of lipids and physiological partners in enzyme stability and activity.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2010, 35 (19), 10778 - 10789. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2010.02.054 HAL: hal-00686860v1

Maria-Eirini Pandelia, Vincent Fourmond, Pascale Tron-Infossi, Elisabeth Lojou, Patrick Bertrand, Christophe Léger, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Wolfgang Lubitz.
Membrane-Bound Hydrogenase I from the Hyperthermophilic Bacterium Aquifex aeolicus: Enzyme Activation, Redox Intermediates and Oxygen Tolerance.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132 (20), 6991 - 7004. DOI: 10.1021/ja910838d HAL: hal-00686880v1

Alexandre Ciaccafava, Pascale Infossi, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Elisabeth Lojou.
Stabilization Role of a Phenothiazine Derivative on the Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Hydrogen via Aquifex aeolicus Hydrogenase at Graphite Membrane Electrodes.
Langmuir, 2010, 26 (23), 18534 - 18541. DOI: 10.1021/la103714n


Xiaojun Luo, Myriam Brugna, Pascale Tron-Infossi, Marie Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Élisabeth Lojou.
Immobilization of the hyperthermophilic hydrogenase from Aquifex aeolicus bacterium onto gold and carbon nanotube electrodes for efficient H2 oxidation.
J Biol Inorg Chem, 2009, 14 (8), 1275 - 1288. DOI: 10.1007/s00775-009-0572-y


É. Lojou, X. Luo, M. Brugna, N. Candoni, S. Dementin, M. T. Giudici-Orticoni.
Biocatalysts for fuel cells: efficient hydrogenase orientation for H2 oxidation at electrodes modified with carbon nanotubes.
J Biol Inorg Chem, 2008, 13 (7), 1157 - 1167. DOI: 10.1007/s00775-008-0401-8 HAL: hal-00335503

Céline Le Fourn, Marie-Laure Fardeau, Bernard Ollivier, Elisabeth Lojou, Alain Dolla.
The hyperthermophilic anaerobe Thermotoga Maritima is able to cope with limited amount of oxygen: insights into its defence strategies.
Environ Microbiol, 2008, 10 (7), 1877 - 1887. DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2008.01610.x


E. Lojou, P. Bianco.
Key role of the anchoring PEI layer on the electrochemistry of redox proteins at carbon electrodes.
Electrochimica Acta, 2007, 52 (25), 7307 - 7314. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2007.06.003


É. Lojou, P. Bianco.
Application of the electrochemical concepts and techniques to amperometric biosensor devices.
J Electroceram, 2006, 16 (1), 79 - 91. DOI: 10.1007/s10832-006-2365-9

E. Lojou, P. Bianco.
Assemblies of dendrimers and proteins on carbon and gold electrodes.
Bioelectrochemistry, 2006, 69 (2), 237 - 247. DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2006.03.028

E. Lojou, P. Bianco.
Layer-by-Layer Assemblies of Montmorillonite and Bacterial Cytochromes for Bioelectrocatalytic Devices.
Electroanalysis, 2006, 18 (24), 2426 - 2434. DOI: 10.1002/elan.200603697

Matthieu Nouailler, Patrice Bruscella, Elisabeth Lojou, Régine Lebrun, Violaine Bonnefoy, Françoise Guerlesquin.
Structural analysis of the HiPIP from the acidophilic bacteria: Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans.
Extremophiles, 2006, 10 (3), 191 - 198. DOI: 10.1007/s00792-005-0486-8 HAL: hal-00475668v1


E. Lojou, MT. Giudici-Orticoni, P. Bianco.
Direct electrochemistry and enzymatic activity of bacterial polyhemic cytochrome c3 incorporated in clay films.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2005, 579 (2), 199 - 213. DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2005.02.009 HAL: hal-00335424v1

Élisabeth Lojou, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Pierre Bianco.
Hydrogenases from the hyperthermophilic bacterium Aquifex aeolicus: electrocatalysis of the hydrogen production/consumption reactions at carbon electrodes.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2005, 577 (1), 79 - 86. DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2004.11.016

Guillaume Malarte, Gisèle Leroy, Elisabeth Lojou, Chantal Abergel, Mireille Bruschi, Marie Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni.
Insight into Molecular Stability and Physiological Properties of the Diheme Cytochrome CYC 41 from the Acidophilic Bacterium Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans.
Biochemistry, 2005, 44 (17), 6471 - 6481. DOI: 10.1021/bi048425b

Patrice Bruscella, Laure Cassagnaud, Jeanine Ratouchniak, Gaël Brasseur, Elisabeth Lojou, Ricardo Amils, Violaine Bonnefoy.
The HiPIP from the acidophilic Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans is correctly processed and translocated in Escherichia coli, in spite of the periplasm pH difference between these two micro-organisms.
2005, 151 (5), 1421 - 1431. DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.27476-0

Laetitia Pieulle, Xavier Morelli, Philippe Gallice, Elisabeth Lojou, Pascale Barbier, Mirjam Czjzek, Pierre Bianco, Françoise Guerlesquin, E. Claude Hatchikian.
The Type I / Type II Cytochrome c3 Complex: an Electron Transfer Link in the Hydrogen-Sulfate Reduction Pathway.
Journal of Molecular Biology, 2005, 354 (1), 73 - 90. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2005.09.036


Élisabeth Lojou, Pierre Bianco.
Adsorption of acid proteins onto auto-assembled polyelectrolyte or basic protein films – application to electrocatalytic reactions controlled by hydrogenase.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2004, 573 (1), 159 - 167. DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2004.06.030

Élisabeth Lojou, Pierre Bianco.
Buildup of Polyelectrolyte−Protein Multilayer Assemblies on Gold Electrodes. Role of the Hydrophobic Effect.
Langmuir, 2004, 20 (3), 748 - 755. DOI: 10.1021/la030286w

É. Lojou, P. Bianco.
Electrocatalytic Reactions at Hydrogenase-Modified Electrodes and Their Applications to Biosensors: From the Isolated Enzymes to the Whole Cells.
Electroanalysis, 2004, 16 (1314), 1093 - 1100. DOI: 10.1002/elan.200403002

É. Lojou, P. Bianco.
Membrane Electrodes for Protein and Enzyme Electrochemistry.
Electroanalysis, 2004, 16 (1314), 1113 - 1121. DOI: 10.1002/elan.200403001


M.M Correia dos Santos, P.M Paes de Sousa, M.L Simões Gonçalves, L Krippahl, J.J.G Moura, É Lojou, P Bianco.
Electrochemical studies on small electron transfer proteins using membrane electrodes.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2003, 541, 153 - 162. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0728(02)01427-4

E. Lojou, F. Cutruzzolà, M. Tegoni, P. Bianco.
Electrochemical study of the intermolecular electron transfer to Pseudomonas aeruginosa cytochrome cd1 nitrite reductase.
Electrochimica Acta, 2003, 48 (8), 1055 - 1064. DOI: 10.1016/S0013-4686(02)00843-5

Élisabeth Lojou, Pierre Bianco.
Quartz crystal microbalance and voltammetry monitoring for layer-by-layer assembly of cytochrome c3 and poly(ester sulfonic acid) films on gold and silver electrodes.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2003, 557, 37 - 47. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0728(03)00347-4

Michael Schütz, Barbara Schoepp-Cothenet, Elisabeth Lojou, Mireille Woodstra, Doris Lexa, Pascale Tron, Alain Dolla, Marie-Claire Durand, Karl Otto Stetter, Frauke Baymann.
The Naphthoquinol Oxidizing Cytochrome bc 1 Complex of the Hyperthermophilic Knallgasbacterium Aquifex aeolicus : Properties and Phylogenetic Relationships †.
Biochemistry, 2003, 42 (36), 10800 - 10808. DOI: 10.1021/bi034452a


Brant K. J. Pohorelic, Johanna K. Voordouw, Elisabeth Lojou, Alain Dolla, Jens Harder, Gerrit Voordouw.
Effects of Deletion of Genes Encoding Fe-Only Hydrogenase of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough on Hydrogen and Lactate Metabolism.
JB, 2002, 184 (3), 679 - 686. DOI: 10.1128/JB.184.3.679-686.2002

Élisabeth Lojou, Lætitia Pieulle, Françoise Guerlesquin, Pierre Bianco.
From the protein–polypeptide model system to the interaction between physiological partners using electrochemistry.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2002, 523 (1-2), 150 - 159. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0728(02)00743-X

E. Lojou, M. C. Durand, A. Dolla, P. Bianco.
Hydrogenase Activity Control at Desulfovibrio vulgaris Cell-Coated Carbon Electrodes: Biochemical and Chemical Factors Influencing the Mediated Bioelectrocatalysis.
Electroanalysis, 2002, 14 (13), 913 -. DOI: 10.1002/1521-4109(200207)14:133.0.CO;2-N

Élisabeth Lojou, Pierre Bianco.
Modified electrodes for probing the metal-reductase activity of metalloproteins: the reduction of iron(III) catalyzed by Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough cytochrome c3.
Electrochimica Acta, 2002, 47 (25), 4069 - 4077. DOI: 10.1016/S0013-4686(02)00413-9


E Lojou, P. Bianco.
Electroanalysis of cationic species at membrane-carbon electrodes modified by polysaccharides. Bioaccumulation at microorganism-modified electrodes.
Talanta, 2000, 51 (6), 1077 - 1086. DOI: 10.1016/S0039-9140(00)00303-9

Y Sallez, P Bianco, E Lojou.
Electrochemical behavior of c-type cytochromes at clay-modified carbon electrodes: a model for the interaction between proteins and soils.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2000, 493 (1-2), 37 - 49. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0728(00)00280-1

É Lojou, P Bianco.
Membrane electrodes can modulate the electrochemical response of redox proteins—direct electrochemistry of cytochrome c.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2000, 485 (1), 71 - 80. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0728(00)00102-9


E. Lojou, P. Bianco.
Electrocatalytic reduction of uranium by bacterial cytochromes: biochemical and chemical factors influencing the catalytic process.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 1999, 471 (2), 96 - 104. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0728(99)00255-7

M. Lacroix, P. Bianco, E. Lojou.
Modified Random Assembly of Microelectrodes for the Selective Electrochemical Detection of Dopamine.
Electroanalysis, 1999, 11 (14), 1068 - 1076. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-4109(199910)11:143.0.CO;2-V

Élisabeth Lojou, Pierre Luciano, Serge Nitsche, Pierre Bianco.
Poly(ester–sulfonic acid): modified carbon electrodes for the electrochemical study of c-type cytochromes.
Electrochimica Acta, 1999, 44 (19), 3341 - 3352. DOI: 10.1016/S0013-4686(99)00053-5


Ingrid Blain, Pascale Bruno, Michel Giorgi, Elisabeth Lojou, Doris Lexa, Marius Réglier.
Copper Complexes as Functional Models for Dopamine β-Hydroxylase – Stereospecific Oxygen Atom Transfer.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 1998, 1998 (9), 1297 - 1304. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0682(199809)1998:93.0.CO;2-M

E Lojou, P Bianco, M Bruschi.
Kinetic studies on the electron transfer between bacterial c-type cytochromes and metal oxides.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 1998, 452 (2), 167 - 177. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0728(98)00141-7

E Lojou, P Bianco, M Bruschi.
Kinetic studies on the electron transfer between various c-type cytochromes and iron (III) using a voltammetric approach.
Electrochimica Acta, 1998, 43 (14-15), 2005 - 2013. DOI: 10.1016/S0013-4686(97)10124-4

Louis Ghantous, Elisabeth Lojou, Pierre Bianco.
Membrane Electrodes for Studying the Interaction of Humic Acids with Heavy Metals: Cu(II), Pb(II), Cd(II), and U(VI).
Electroanalysis, 1998, 10 (18), 1249 - 1254. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-4109(199812)10:183.0.CO;2-F

Corinne Aubert, Elisabeth Lojou, Pierre Bianco, Marc Rousset, Marie-Claire Durand, Mireille Bruschi, Alain Dolla.
The Desulfuromonas acetoxidans Triheme Cytochrome c7 Produced in Desulfovibrio desulfuricans Retains Its Metal Reductase Activity.
1998, 64 (4), 1308 - 1312. DOI: 10.1128/aem.64.4.1308-1312.1998


Mireille Bruschi, Mireille Woudstra, Bruno Guigliarelli, Marcel Asso, Elisabeth Lojou, Yves Petillot, Chantal Abergel.
Biochemical and Spectroscopic Characterization of Two New Cytochromes Isolated from Desulfuromonas acetoxidans.
Biochemistry, 1997, 36 (35), 10601 - 10608. DOI: 10.1021/bi9707741