Year 2020

Allioux, M., Yvenou, S., Slobodkina, G., Slobodkin, A., Shao Z., Jebbar, M., & Alain, K. 2020. Genomic characterization and environmental distribution of a thermophilic anaerobe Dissulfurirhabdus thermomarina SH388T involved in disproportionation of sulfur compounds in shallow sea hydrothermal vents. Microorganisms, 8(1132), 1-14. doi:10.3390/microorganisms8081132

Allioux, M., Jebbar M., Slobodkina, G., Slobodkin, A., Moalic, Y., Frolova, A., Shao, Z., & Alain, K. 2020, (in press). Complete genome sequence of Thermosulfurimonas marina sp. nov., an anaerobic thermophilic chemolithoautotrophic bacterium isolated from a shallow hydrothermal vent. Marine Genomics.

Aubé, J., Senin, P., Bonin, P., Pringault, O., Jeziorski, C., Bouchez, O., Klopp, C., Guyoneaud, R., Goni-Urriza, M. (2020) . Meta-omics Provides Insights into the Impact of Hydrocarbon Contamination on Microbial Mat Functioning. Microbial Ecology.

Bellec, L., Cambon-Bonavita, M-A., Durand, L., Aubé, J., Gayet, N., Sandulli, R., Brandily, C., Zeppilli, D. 2020. Microbial Communities of the Shallow-Water Hydrothermal Vent Near Naples, Italy, and Chemosynthetic Symbionts Associated With a Free-Living Marine Nematode. Frontiers in Microbiology , 11, 2023 (16p.). Publisher's official version :, Open Access version :

Brandt, M., Trouche, B., Henry, N., Liautard-Haag, C., Maignien, L., De Vargas, C., Wincker, P., Poulain, J., Zeppilli, D., Arnaud-Haond, S. 2020. An Assessment of Environmental Metabarcoding Protocols Aiming at Favoring Contemporary Biodiversity in Inventories of Deep-Sea Communities. Frontiers In Marine Science, 7, 234 (12p.). Publisher's official version :, Open Access version :

Hogrel, G., Lu, Y., Alexandre, N., Bossé, A., Dulermo, R., Ishino, S., Ishino, Y., Flament, D. (2020). Role of RadA and DNA Polymerases in Recombination-Associated DNA Synthesis in Hyperthermophilic Archaea. Biomolecules, 10(7), 1045 (17p.). Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :

Jebbar, M., Hickman-Lewis, K., Cavalazzi, B., Taubner RS, Rittmann Simon KMR, Antunes A. (2020). Microbial Diversity and Biosignatures: An Icy Moons Perspective. Space Sci Rev. 2016 (1), 10.

Jiang, L., Liu, X., Dong, C., Huang, Z., Cambon-Bonavita, M-A., Alain, K., Gu Li, Wang Shasha, Shao Zongze (2020). CandidatusDesulfobulbus rimicarensis’, an Uncultivated Deltaproteobacterial Epibiont from the Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Shrimp Rimicaris exoculata. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 86(8), e02549-19, 1-16. doi:10.1128/AEM.02549-19.

Laming, S.R., Hourdez, S., Cambon-Bonavita, M.A., Pradillon, F. (2020). Classical and computed tomographic anatomical analyses in a not-so-cryptic Alviniconcha species complex from hydrothermal vents in the SW Pacific. Frontiers in zoology. 17, 12 (2020). doi :  10.1186/s12983-020-00357-x

Lelchat, F., Dussauze, M., Lemaire, P., Theron, M., Toffin, L., Le Floch S. (2020). Measuring the biological impact of drilling waste on the deep seafloor: an experimental challenge. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 389, 122132 (13p.).

Lemonnier, C., Perennou, M., Eveillard, D., Fernandez-Guerra, A., Leynaert, A., Marié, L., Morrison Hilary, G., Memery, L., Paillard, C., Maignien, L. (2020). Linking Spatial and Temporal Dynamic of Bacterioplankton Communities With Ecological Strategies Across a Coastal Frontal Area. Frontiers In Marine Science, 7, 376 (13p.). Publisher's official version :, Open Access version :

Le Bloa, S., Boidin-Wichlacz, C., Cueff-Gauchard, V., Rosa Rafael, D., Cuvillier-Hot, V., Durand, L., Methou, P., Pradillon, F., Cambon-Bonavita, M-A., Tasiemski, A. (2020). Antimicrobial Peptides and Ectosymbiotic Relationships: Involvement of a Novel Type IIa Crustin in the Life Cycle of a Deep-Sea Vent Shrimp. Frontiers In Immunology, 11, 1511 (18p.). Publisher's official version : , Open Access version :

L’Haridon, S., Haroun H., Corre E., Roussel, E., Chalopin, M., Pignet, P., Balière, C., la Cono, V., Jebbar, M., Yakimov, M., Toffin, L. (2020). Methanohalophilus profundi sp. nov., a methylotrophic halophilic piezophilic methanogen isolated from a deep hypersaline anoxic basin. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 43.

Madru, C., Henneke, G., Raia, P., Hugonneau-Beaufet, I., Pehau-Arnaudet, G., England, P., Lindahl, E., Delarue, M., Carroni, M., Sauguet, L. (2020) Structural basis for the increased processivity of D-family DNA polymerases in complex with PCNA. Nature communications, (2020) 11:1591,, Open Access version :

Methou, P., Loïc N. L., Segonzac M., Cambon M. A., Pradillon F. (2020). Integrative taxonomy revisits the ontogeny and trophic niches of Rimicaris vent shrimps. The Royal Society, 30 June 2020 Volume 7 Issue 7. doi:10.1098/rsos.200837, Publisher's official version :, Open Access version :

Phung, DK., Etienne, C., Batista, M., Langendijk-Genevaux, P., Moalic, Y., Laurent, S., Liuu, S., Morales, V., Jebbar, M., Fichant, G., Bouvier, M., Flament, D., Clouet-d'Orval, B. (2020). RNA processing machineries in Archaea: the 5'-3' exoribonuclease aRNase J of the β-CASP family is engaged specifically with the helicase ASH-Ski2 and the 3'-5' exoribonucleolytic RNA exosome machinery. Nucleic Acids Res. Feb 7. pii: gkaa052. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkaa052, Open Access version :

Pillot, G, Davidson, S,  Auria, R, Combet-Blanc, Y, Godfroy, A, Liebgott, PP. (2020). Production of Current by Syntrophy Between Exoelectrogenic and Fermentative Hyperthermophilic Microorganisms in Heterotrophic Biofilm from a Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Chimney. Microbial Ecology (0095-3628) (Springer Science and Business Media LLC), 2020-01, Vol. 79, n. 1, P.38-49. doi:10.1007/s00248-019-01381-z

Renac, C., Moine, B., Goudour, JP., LeRomancer, M., Perrache, C. (2020). Stable isotope study of rainfall, river drainage and hot springs of the kerguelen archipelago, SW Indian Ocean. GEOTHERMICS  Volume: 83  101726 doi: 10.1016/j.geothermics.2019.101726

Slobodkina, G., Allioux, M., Merkel, A., Alain, K., Jebbar, M., Slobodkin, A. (2020) in press. Genome analysis of Thermosulfuriphilus ammonigenes ST65T, an anaerobic thermophilic chemolithoautotrophic bacterium isolated from a shallow hydrothermal vent. Marine Genomics.

Taubner, RS., Olsson-Francis, K., Vance, S.D., Ramkissoon, N.K., Postberg, F., de Vera, J.P., Antunes, A., Camprubi Casas, E., Sekine, Y., Noack, L., Barge, L., Goodman, J., Jebbar, M. Journaux, B., Karatekin, Ö., Klenner, F., Rabbow, E., Rettberg, P., Rückriemen-Bez, T., Saur, J., Shibuya, T., Soderlund, K.M. (2020). Experimental and simulation efforts in the astrobiological exploration of exooceans. Space Sci Rev. 2016 (1), 9.

Thiroux, S., Dupont, S., Nesbø, C., Bienvenu, N., Krupovic, M., L’Haridon, S., Marie, D., Forterre, P., Godfroy, A., and Geslin, C. (2020). The first head-tailed virus, MFTV1, infecting hyperthermophilic methanogenic deep-sea archaea. Environmental Microbiology. DOI:10.1111/1462-2920.15271

Wang, L., Lai, Q., Jebbar, M., Shao, Z., Alain, K. (2020). Complete genome sequence of Methanofervidicoccus sp. A16, a thermophilic methanogen isolated from a Mid Cayman Rise hydrothermal vent. Marine Genomics, 53:100768.