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Maître de Conférence, Aix-Marseille Université

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Chef d'équipe / Group leader: BIP 05



Baptiste Roumezi, Luisana Avilan, Véronique Risoul, Myriam Brugna, Sophie Rabouille, Amel Latifi.
Overproduction of the Flv3B flavodiiron, enhances the photobiological hydrogen production by the nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Nostoc PCC 7120.
Microb Cell Fact, 2020, 19 (1). DOI: 10.1186/s12934-020-01320-5


Amel Latifi, Luisana Avilan, Myriam Brugna.
Clostridial whole cell and enzyme systems for hydrogen production: current state and perspectives.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 2019, 196 (22), 567 - 575. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-018-9514-3 HAL: hal-01928533v1

Carole Baffert, Arlette Kpebe, Luisana Avilan, Myriam Brugna.
Hydrogenases and H2 metabolism in sulfate-reducing bacteria of the Desulfovibrio genus..
Advances in Microbial Physiology., 2019, 74, 143 - 189. DOI: 10.1016/bs.ampbs.2019.03.001

Melisa del Barrio, Chloé Guendon, Arlette Kpebe, Carole Baffert, Vincent Fourmond, Myriam Brugna, Christophe Léger.
Valine-to-Cysteine Mutation Further Increases the Oxygen Tolerance of Escherichia coli NiFe Hydrogenase Hyd-1.
ACS Catal., 2019, 9 (5), 4084 - 4088. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b00543 HAL: hal-02104593v1


Arlette Kpebe, Martino Benvenuti, Chloé Guendon, Amani Rebai, Victoria Fernandez, Sébastien Le Laz, Emilien Etienne, Bruno Guigliarelli, Gabriel García-Molina, Antonio L. de Lacey, Carole Baffert, Myriam Brugna.
A new mechanistic model for an O2-protected electron-bifurcating hydrogenase, Hnd from Desulfovibrio fructosovorans.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, 2018, 1859 (12), 1302 - 1312. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2018.09.364 HAL: hal-01928576v1

Frauke Baymann, Barbara Schoepp-Cothenet, Simon Duval, Marianne Guiral, Myriam Brugna, Carole Baffert, Michael J. Russell, Wolfgang Nitschke.
On the Natural History of Flavin-Based Electron Bifurcation.
Front. Microbiol., 2018, 8, 357 -. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01357 HAL: hal-01828959v1

Luisana Avilan, Baptiste Roumezi, Véronique Risoul, Christophe Sébastien Bernard, Arlette Kpebe, Mayssène Belhadjhassine, Marc Rousset, Myriam Brugna, Amel Latifi.
Phototrophic hydrogen production from a clostridial [FeFe] hydrogenase expressed in the heterocysts of the cyanobacterium Nostoc PCC 7120.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 2018, 66 (5), 1219 - 5783. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-018-8989-2 HAL: hal-02353976v1


Sébastien Le Laz, Arlette kpebe, Marielle Bauzan, Sabrina Lignon, Marc Rousset, Myriam Brugna.
Expression of terminal oxidases under nutrient-starved conditions in Shewanella oneidensis: detection of the A-type cytochrome c oxidase.
Sci Rep, 2016, 21 (1), 4187 -. DOI: 10.1038/srep19726 HAL: hal-01413169v1


Cindy J. Castelle, Magali Roger, Marielle Bauzan, Myriam Brugna, Sabrina Lignon, Manfred Nimtz, Olga V. Golyshina, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Marianne Guiral.
The aerobic respiratory chain of the acidophilic archaeon Ferroplasma acidiphilum : A membrane-bound complex oxidizing ferrous iron.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, 2015, 1847 (8), 717 - 728. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2015.04.006 HAL: hal-01429900v1


Sébastien Le Laz, Arlette Kpebe, Marielle Bauzan, Sabrina Lignon, Marc Rousset, Myriam Brugna.
A Biochemical Approach to Study the Role of the Terminal Oxidases in Aerobic Respiration in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1.
PLoS ONE, 2014, 172 (1), 6557 -. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086343 HAL: hal-01494488v1

Sébastien Le Laz, Arlette Kpebe, Jean Lorquin, Myriam Brugna, Marc Rousset.
H2-dependent azoreduction by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1: involvement of secreted flavins and both [Ni–Fe] and [Fe–Fe] hydrogenases.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 2014, 73 (6), 7759 - 2707. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-013-5208-z HAL: hal-01494493v1


Pierre-Pol Liebgott, Antonio L. de Lacey, Bénédicte Burlat, Laurent Cournac, Pierre Richaud, Myriam Brugna, Victor M. Fernandez, Bruno Guigliarelli, Marc Rousset, Christophe Léger, Sébastien Dementin.
Original Design of an Oxygen-Tolerant [NiFe] Hydrogenase: Major Effect of a Valine-to-Cysteine Mutation near the Active Site.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133 (4), 986 - 997. DOI: 10.1021/ja108787s HAL: hal-01977599v1


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

Laurence Prunetti, Pascale Infossi, Myriam Brugna, Christine Ebel, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni, Marianne Guiral.
New Functional Sulfide Oxidase-Oxygen Reductase Supercomplex in the Membrane of the Hyperthermophilic Bacterium Aquifex aeolicus.
J. Biol. Chem., 2010, 12 (53), 205 - 41826. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M110.167841


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


Cindy Castelle, Marianne Guiral, Guillaume Malarte, Fouzia Ledgham, Gisèle Leroy, Myriam Brugna, Marie-Thérèse Giudici-Orticoni.
A New Iron-oxidizing/O 2 -reducing Supercomplex Spanning Both Inner and Outer Membranes, Isolated from the Extreme Acidophile Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans.
J. Biol. Chem., 2008, 283 (38), 25803 - 25811. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M802496200

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


Evelyne Lebrun, Joanne M. Santini, Myriam Brugna, Anne-Lise Ducluzeau, Soufian Ouchane, Barbara Schoepp-Cothenet, Frauke Baymann, Wolfgang Nitschke.
The Rieske Protein: A Case Study on the Pitfalls of Multiple Sequence Alignments and Phylogenetic Reconstruction.
2006, 23 (6), 1180 - 1191. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msk010 HAL: hal-00132690v1


E. Lebrun, M. Brugna, F. Baymann, D. Muller, D. Lievremont, M.-C. Lett, W. Nitschke.
Arsenite Oxidase, an Ancient Bioenergetic Enzyme.
2003, 20 (5), 686 - 693. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msg071 HAL: hal-00113712v1

Frauke Baymann, Evelyne Lebrun, Myriam Brugna, Barbara Schoepp–Cothenet, Marie–Thérèse Giudici–Orticoni, Wolfgang Nitschke.
The redox protein construction kit: pre-last universal common ancestor evolution of energy-conserving enzymes.
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B, 2003, 180 (1429), 1460 - 274. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2002.1184 HAL: hal-00343715v1


Frauke Baymann, Myriam Brugna, Ulrich Mühlenhoff, Wolfgang Nitschke.
Daddy, where did (PS)I come from?.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, 2001, 1507 (1-3), 291 - 310. DOI: 10.1016/S0005-2728(01)00209-2

Barbara Schoepp-Cothenet, Michael Schütz, Frauke Baymann, Myriam Brugna, Wolfgang Nitschke, Hannu Myllykallio, Christian Schmidt.
The membrane-extrinsic domain of cytochrome b 558/566 from the Archaeon Sulfolobus acidocaldarius performs pivoting movements with respect to the membrane surface.
2001, 16 (3), 544 - 376. DOI: 10.1016/S0014-5793(00)02357-7


M. Brugna, S. Rodgers, A. Schricker, G. Montoya, M. Kazmeier, W. Nitschke, I. Sinning.
A spectroscopic method for observing the domain movement of the Rieske iron-sulfur protein.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2000, 1275 (1-2), 54 - 2074. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.030539897

Michael Schütz, Myriam Brugna, Evelyne Lebrun, Frauke Baymann, Robert Huber, Karl-Otto Stetter, Günter Hauska, René Toci, Danielle Lemesle-Meunier, Pascale Tron, Christian Schmidt, Wolfgang Nitschke.
Early Evolution of Cytochrome bc Complexes.
Journal of Molecular Biology, 2000, 300 (4), 663 - 675. DOI: 10.1006/jmbi.2000.3915


Myriam Brugna, Wolfgang Nitschke, Marcel Asso, Bruno Guigliarelli, Danielle Lemesle-Meunier, Christian Schmidt.
Redox Components of Cytochrome bc -type Enzymes in Acidophilic Prokaryotes.
J. Biol. Chem., 1999, 261 (24), 2768 - 16772. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.274.24.16766

Barbara Schoepp, Myriam Brugna, Astrid Riedel, Wolfgang Nitschke, David M. Kramer.
The Q o -site inhibitor DBMIB favours the proximal position of the chloroplast Rieske protein and induces a p K -shift of the redox-linked proton.
1999, 112 (3), 535 - 250. DOI: 10.1016/S0014-5793(99)00511-6