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Six A, Dimitriades-Lemaire A , Lancelon-Pin C, Putaux J-L, Dauvillée D, Petroutsos D, Alvarez Diaz P, Sassi J-F, Li-Beisson Y, Fleury G*. Red light induces starch accumulation in Chlorella vulgaris without affecting photosynthesis efficiency, unlike abiotic stress. Algal Research 80, 103515 (2024).

Yuan Y, Iannetta AA, Kim M, Sadecki PW, Arend M, Tsichla A, Ruiz-Sola MA, Kepesidis G, Falconet D, Thevenon E, Tardif M, Brugière S, Couté Y, Kleman J-P, Sizova I, Schilling M, Jouhet J, Hegemann P, Li-Beisson Y, Nikoloski Z, Bastien O, Hicks LM,  Petroutsos D*. Phototropin connects blue light perception to starch metabolism in green algae. BioRxiv (2024).

Ezzedine JA, Uwizeye C, Si Larbi G, Villain G, Louwagie M, Schilling M, Hagenmuller P,  Gallet B, Stewart A, Petroutsos D, Devime F, Salze P, Liger L, Jouhet J, Dumont M, Ravanel S, Amato A, Valay J-G, Jouneau P-H, Falconet D & Maréchal E*. Adaptive traits of cysts of the snow alga Sanguina nivaloides unveiled by 3D subcellular imaging. Nature Communications 14, 7500 (2023).

Arend M, Yuan Y, Omranian, N, Nikoloski Z*, Petroutsos, D*. Widening the Landscape of Transcriptional Regulation of Algal Photoprotection. Nature Communications 14, 2687 (2023).

Ruiz-Sola A , Flori S, Yuan Y, Villain G, Sanz-Luque E, Redekop P, Tokutsu R, Tsichla A, Kepesidis G, Allorent G, Arend M, Iacono F, Kueken A, Finazzi G, Hippler M, Nikoloski Z, Minagawa J, Grossman AR, Petroutsos D*. Photoprotection is regulated by light independent CO2 availability. Nature Communications 14, 1977 (2023).

Redekop P, Sanz-Luque E, Yuan Y, Villain G, Petroutsos D, Grossman AR. Transcriptional regulation of photoprotection in the dark-to-light transition – more than just a high-light matter. Science Advances 8, eabn1832 (2022).

Bo DD, Magneschi L, Bedhomme M, Billey E, Deragon E, Storti M, Menneteau M, Richard C, Rak C, Lapeyre M, Lembrouk M, Conte M, Gros V, Tourcier G, Giustini C, Falconet D, Curien G, Allorent G, Petroutsos D, Laeuffer F, Fourage L, Jouhet J, Maréchal E, Finazzi G and Collin S. Consequences of Mixotrophy on Cell Energetic Metabolism in Microchloropsis gaditana Revealed by Genetic Engineering and Metabolic Approaches. Front. Plant Sci. (2021).

Petroutsos D, Wobbe L, Jin E and Ballottari M*. Editorial: Microalgae Biology and Biotechnology. Front. Plant Sci. (2021).

Allorent G and Petroutsos D*. Photoreceptor dependent regulation of photoprotection. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 37, 102-108 (2017) .

Flori S, Jouneau P-H, Bailleul B, Gallet B, Estrozi L, Moriscot C, Bastien O, Eicke S, Schober A, Bártulos CR, Maréchal E, Kroth P, Petroutsos D, Zeeman S, Breyton C, Schoehn G, and Falconet D, Finazzi G. Plastid thylakoid architecture optimises photosynthesis in diatoms. Nature Communications 8, 15885 (2017).

Villanova V, Fortunato AE, Singh D, Conte M, Obata T, Falconet D, Jouhet J, Fernie AR, Poolman M, Marechal E, Falciatore A, Le Monnier A, Pagliardini J, Petroutsos D*, Finazzi G*. Investigating mixotrophic metabolism in the model diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 372: 20160404 (2017) .

Petroutsos D*, Tokutsu R, Maruyama S, Flori S, Greiner A, Magneschi L, Cusant L, Greiner A, Kottke T, Mittag M, Hegemann P, Finazzi F*, Minagawa J* (2016). A blue-light photoreceptor mediates the feedback regulation of photosynthesis. Nature 537, 563–566 (2016).

Hochmal AK, Zinzius K, Charoenwattanasatien R, Gäbelein P, Mutoh R, Tanaka H, Schulze S, Liu G, Scholz M, Nordhues A, Offenborn JN, Petroutsos D, Finazzi G, Fufezan C, Huang K, Kurisu G, Hippler M. Calredoxin represents a novel type of calcium-dependent sensor-responder connected to redox regulation in the chloroplast. Nature Communications 7, 11847 (2016).

Curien G, Flori S, Villanova V, Magneschi L, Giustini C, Forti G, Matringe M, Petroutsos D, Kuntz M, Finazzi G. The water to water cycles in microalgae. Plant and Cell Physiology,  57, 7, 1354–1363 (2016).

Bailleul B, Berne N, Murik O, Petroutsos D, Prihoda J, Tanaka T, Villanova V, Bligny R, Flori S, Falconet D, Krieger-Liskay A, Santabarbara S, Rappaport F, Joliot P, Tirichine L, Paul Falkowski, Cardol P, Bowler C, Finazzi G. Energetic coupling between plastids and mitochondria drives CO2 assimilation in diatoms. Nature 524, 366–369 (2015).

Abida H, Dolch LJ, Meï C, Villanova V, Conte M, Block MA, Finazzi G, Bastien O, Tirichine L, Bowler C, Rébeillé F, Petroutsos D*, Jouhet J*, Maréchal E*. Membrane glycerolipid remodeling triggered by nitrogen and phosphorus starvation in Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Plant Physiology 167, 1, 118-136 (2015).

Finazzi G, Petroutsos D, Tomizioli M, Flori S, Sautron E, Villanova V, Rolland N, Seigneurin-Berny D. Ions channels/transporters and chloroplast regulation. Cell Calcium 58, 86–97 (2015).

Nagy G, Ünnep R, Zsiros O, Tokutsu R, Takizawa K, Porcar K, Moyet L, Petroutsos D, Finazzi G, Minagawa J, and Garab G. Chloroplast remodeling during state transitions in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells as revealed by non-invasive techniques in vivo. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111(13) 5042-5047 (2014).

Kukuczka B, Magneschi L, Petroutsos D, Bald T, Powikrowska M, Jensen PE, Fufezan C, Finazzi G, Hippler M. Proton Gradient Regulation5-Like1-Mediated Cyclic Electron Flow is Crucial for Acclimation to Anoxia and Complementary to Non photochemical Quenching in Stress Adaptation. Plant Physiology 165, 1604-1617 (2014).

Johnson X, Steinbeck J, Dent R, Richaud P, Ozawa S-I, Houille-Vernes L, Petroutsos D, Rappaport F, Grossman AR, Niyogi KK, Hippler M and Alric J. Proton Gradient Regulation 5-mediated Cyclic Electron Flow under ATP- or redox-limiting conditions: a study of ΔATPase pgr5 and ΔrbcL pgr5 mutants in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Plant Physiology 165, 438-52 (2014).

Petroutsos D, Amiar S, Abida H, Dolch L-J, Bastien O, Jouhet J, Rébeillé F, Falconet D, Block M, McFadden G, Bowler C, Botté C, Maréchal E. Evolution of galactogly-cerolipid biosynthetic pathways – from cyanobacteria to primary plastids and from primary to secondary plastids. Progress in Lipid Research 54C, 68-85 (2014).

Boudiere L, Michaud M, Petroutsos D, Rebeille F, Falconet D, Bastien O, Roy S, Finazzi G, Rolland N, Jouhet J, Block MA, Marechal, E. Glycerolipids in photosynthesis: Composition, synthesis and trafficking. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta- Bioenergetics 1837, 470-80 (2014).

Allorent G, Tokutsu R, Roach T, Peers G, Cardol P, Girard-Bascou J, Seigneurin-Berny D, Petroutsos D, Kuntz M, Breyton C, Franck F, Wollman FA, Niyogi KK, Krieger-Liszkay A, Minagawa J, Finazzi G. A Dual Strategy to Cope with High Light in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The Plant Cell 25, 545-57 (2013).

Terashima M#, Petroutsos D#, Hüdig M, Tolstygina I, Trompelt K, Gäbelein P, Fufezan C, Kudla J, Weinl S, Finazzi G and Hippler M. Calcium-dependent regulation of cyclic photosynthetic electron transfer by a CAS, ANR1 and PGRL1 complex. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109, 17717-17722 (2012) (#: co-first author).

Petroutsos D, Busch A, Janssen I, Trompelt K, Bergner SV, Weinl S, Holtkamp M, Karst U, Kudla J & Hippler M. The Chloroplast Calcium Sensor CAS Is Required for Photoacclimation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The Plant Cell, 23, 2950-2963 (2011).

Tolleter D, Ghysels B, Alric J, Petroutsos D, Tolstygina I, Krawietz D, Happe T, Auroy P, Adriano JM, Beyly A, Cuine S, Plet J, Reiter IM, Genty B, Cournac L, Hippler M & Peltier G. Control of Hydrogen Photoproduction by the Proton Gradient Generated by Cyclic Electron Flow in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The Plant Cell, 23, 2619–2630 (2011).

Petroutsos D, Terauchi AM, Busch A, Hirschmann I, Merchant SS, Finazzi G & Hippler M. PGRL1 participates in iron-induced remodeling of the photosynthetic apparatus and in energy metabolism in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Journal of Biological Chemistry 284, 32770–32781 (2009).

Panagiotou G, Pachidou F, Petroutsos D, Olsson L & Christakopoulos P. Fermentation characteristics of Fusarium oxysporum grown on acetate. Bioresource Technology 7397–7401 (2008).

Petroutsos D, Katapodis P, Samiotaki M, Panayotou G & Kekos D. Detoxification of 2,4-dichlorophenol by the marine microalga Tetraselmis marina. Phytochemistry 707–714 (2008).

Petroutsos D, Wang J, Katapodis P, Kekos D, Sommerfeld M & Hu Q. Toxicity and metabolism of p-chlorophenol in the marine microalga Tetraselmis marina. Aquatic Toxicology 192–201 (2007).

Petroutsos D, Katapodis P, Christakopoulos P & Kekos D. Removal of p-chlorophenol by the marine microalga Tetraselmis marina. Journal of Applied Phycology, 485–490 (2007).

Mamma D, Papadopoulou E, Petroutsos D, Christakopoulos P & Kekos D. Removal of 1,3-dichloro2-propanol and 3-chloro1,2-propanediol by the whole cell system of Pseudomonas putida DSM 437. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng, 303–313 (2006).

Book Chapters

Ruiz Sola AM and Petroutsos D*. A toolkit for the characterization of the photoprotective capacity of green algae. Book chapter in, Methods in Molecular Biology, special volume “PLASTIDS”, Springer, ed. E. Marechal (2018).


Petroutsos D*. Chlamydomonas photoreceptors. Book chapter in “Chlamydomonas: Biotechnology and Biomedicine”, Springer series “Microbiology Monographs”, ed. M. Hippler (2017). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-66360-9_1.


Conte M, Dolch L-J, Mei C, Barette C, Petroutsos D, Falconet D, Jouhet J, Rebeille F, Cintrat J-C, Marechal E. Inhibitors of sterol metabolism for their use to accumulate triglycerides in microalgae, and methods thereof. 2015, WO2015111029 A1.                              

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