Benoit Barbeau

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Making sense out of antisense transcription in human T-cell lymphotropic viruses (HTLVs)
    Benoit Barbeau
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Centre de recherche Bio Med, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montréal H2X3X8, Quebec, Canada
    Viruses 3:456-68. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Conference highlights of the 16th International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV and related retroviruses, 26-30 June 2013, Montreal, Canada
    Benoit Barbeau
    Département des Sciences Biologiques and BioMed Research Center, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Room SB 3335, 2080 St Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Retrovirology 11:19. 2014
  3. pmc Polarized expression of the membrane ASP protein derived from HIV-1 antisense transcription in T cells
    Isabelle Clerc
    Universite Montpellier 1, Centre d Etudes d Agents Pathogenes et Biotechnologies pour la Sante, Montpellier, France
    Retrovirology 8:74. 2011
  4. pmc HTLV-I antisense transcripts initiating in the 3'LTR are alternatively spliced and polyadenylated
    Marie Hélène Cavanagh
    Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Pavillon CHUL, Quebec, G1V 4G2, Canada
    Retrovirology 3:15. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Reduced expression of both syncytin 1 and syncytin 2 correlates with severity of preeclampsia
    Amandine Vargas
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Département des sciences biologiques and Centre de recherche BioMed, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Reprod Sci 18:1085-91. 2011
  6. doi request reprint A new luciferase-based quantitative assay for the evaluation of human trophoblast fusion
    Amandine Vargas
    Département des sciences biologiques and Centre de recherche BioMed, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Reprod Sci 19:374-82. 2012
  7. pmc Upregulation of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 antisense transcription by the viral tax protein
    Sebastien Landry
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Centre de recherche BioMed, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Virol 83:2048-54. 2009
  8. pmc Detection of the HIV-1 minus-strand-encoded antisense protein and its association with autophagy
    Cynthia Torresilla
    Département des sciences biologiques and Centre de recherche BioMed, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Virol 87:5089-105. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Endocrinology and cell signaling in human villous trophoblast
    Catherine Mounier
    BioMed Research Center, Department of Biological Sciences, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Methods Mol Biol 550:89-102. 2009
  10. pmc Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 3 (HTLV-3)- and HTLV-4-derived antisense transcripts encode proteins with similar Tax-inhibiting functions but distinct subcellular localization
    Emilie Larocque
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Room SB R860, 2080 Saint Urbain Montréal, Quebec, Canada H2X 3X8
    J Virol 85:12673-85. 2011

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Publications17

  1. pmc Making sense out of antisense transcription in human T-cell lymphotropic viruses (HTLVs)
    Benoit Barbeau
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Centre de recherche Bio Med, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montréal H2X3X8, Quebec, Canada
    Viruses 3:456-68. 2011
    ..Like HBZ, the APH proteins are localized in the nucleus of transfected cells and repress Tax-mediated viral transcription...
  2. doi request reprint Conference highlights of the 16th International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV and related retroviruses, 26-30 June 2013, Montreal, Canada
    Benoit Barbeau
    Département des Sciences Biologiques and BioMed Research Center, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Room SB 3335, 2080 St Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Retrovirology 11:19. 2014
    ..In this review, highlights of the meeting are provided by different experts for each of these research areas. ..
  3. pmc Polarized expression of the membrane ASP protein derived from HIV-1 antisense transcription in T cells
    Isabelle Clerc
    Universite Montpellier 1, Centre d Etudes d Agents Pathogenes et Biotechnologies pour la Sante, Montpellier, France
    Retrovirology 8:74. 2011
    ..The objective of this present study was to clearly demonstrate that ASP is effectively expressed in infected T cells and to provide a better characterization of its subcellular localization...
  4. pmc HTLV-I antisense transcripts initiating in the 3'LTR are alternatively spliced and polyadenylated
    Marie Hélène Cavanagh
    Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Pavillon CHUL, Quebec, G1V 4G2, Canada
    Retrovirology 3:15. 2006
    ..Thorough characterization is required to demonstrate the existence of these transcripts and gain insight into their role in retrovirus biology...
  5. doi request reprint Reduced expression of both syncytin 1 and syncytin 2 correlates with severity of preeclampsia
    Amandine Vargas
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Département des sciences biologiques and Centre de recherche BioMed, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Reprod Sci 18:1085-91. 2011
    ..These HERV proteins could thereby be used as potential markers for the early diagnosis of PE...
  6. doi request reprint A new luciferase-based quantitative assay for the evaluation of human trophoblast fusion
    Amandine Vargas
    Département des sciences biologiques and Centre de recherche BioMed, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Reprod Sci 19:374-82. 2012
    ..Similar results were obtained in primary trophoblasts. Our results highlight the effectiveness and accuracy of this new quantification assay for trophoblast fusion...
  7. pmc Upregulation of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 antisense transcription by the viral tax protein
    Sebastien Landry
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Centre de recherche BioMed, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Virol 83:2048-54. 2009
    ..The cellular DNA context could thus affect the level of HBZ mRNA expression in infected cells...
  8. pmc Detection of the HIV-1 minus-strand-encoded antisense protein and its association with autophagy
    Cynthia Torresilla
    Département des sciences biologiques and Centre de recherche BioMed, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Virol 87:5089-105. 2013
    ..ASP-induced autophagy might explain the inherent difficulty in detecting this viral protein and might justify its presumed low abundance in infected cells...
  9. doi request reprint Endocrinology and cell signaling in human villous trophoblast
    Catherine Mounier
    BioMed Research Center, Department of Biological Sciences, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Methods Mol Biol 550:89-102. 2009
    ..In this chapter we describe the current methods to study villous trophoblast differentiation and the cell-cell fusion of the cytotrophoblast cells...
  10. pmc Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 3 (HTLV-3)- and HTLV-4-derived antisense transcripts encode proteins with similar Tax-inhibiting functions but distinct subcellular localization
    Emilie Larocque
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Room SB R860, 2080 Saint Urbain Montréal, Quebec, Canada H2X 3X8
    J Virol 85:12673-85. 2011
    ..These results further demonstrate that retroviral antisense transcription is not exclusive to HTLV-1 and HTLV-2 and that APH-3 and APH-4 could impact HTLV-3 and HTLV-4 replication...
  11. pmc Induction of galectin-1 expression by HTLV-I Tax and its impact on HTLV-I infectivity
    Sonia Gauthier
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Departement des Sciences Biologiques, 2080 St Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, H2X 3X8, Canada
    Retrovirology 5:105. 2008
    ..Several functions have been attributed to this protein including its capacity to increase cell-to-cell adhesion. Based on previous studies, we postulated that this protein could also accentuate HTLV-I infection...
  12. doi request reprint Transcriptional and functional studies of Human Endogenous Retrovirus envelope EnvP(b) and EnvV genes in human trophoblasts
    Amandine Vargas
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Département des sciences biologiques and Centre de recherche BioMed, 2080 St Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2X 3X8
    Virology 425:1-10. 2012
    ..Our results demonstrate that both env genes are expressed in human trophoblasts but are not required for syncytialization...
  13. doi request reprint Syncytin-2 plays an important role in the fusion of human trophoblast cells
    Amandine Vargas
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Mol Biol 392:301-18. 2009
    ..Overall, these results highlight the importance of Syncytin-2 in BeWo and primary human trophoblast cell fusion...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does the HBZ gene represent a new potential target for the treatment of adult T-cell leukemia?
    Benoit Barbeau
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Int Rev Immunol 26:283-304. 2007
    ..How could this new discovery be translated into possible new avenues for the prevention or treatment of ATL?..
  15. pmc Detection, characterization and regulation of antisense transcripts in HIV-1
    Sebastien Landry
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Montreal Quebec, H2X 3X8, Canada
    Retrovirology 4:71. 2007
    ..The objective of the present study was to demonstrate the existence of antisense transcription in HIV-1 and to provide a better characterization of the transcript and its regulation...
  16. pmc Human T-cell leukemia virus type 2 produces a spliced antisense transcript encoding a protein that lacks a classic bZIP domain but still inhibits Tax2-mediated transcription
    Marilène Halin
    Département des Sciences Biologiques et Centre de recherche BioMed, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, QC, Canada
    Blood 114:2427-38. 2009
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  17. pmc Activation of LTRs from different human endogenous retrovirus (HERV) families by the HTLV-1 tax protein and T-cell activators
    Chirine Toufaily
    Departement des Sciences Biologiques, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, SB R860, 2080 St Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, H2X 3X8, Canada
    Viruses 3:2146-59. 2011
    ..Our results thus demonstrated that HTLV-1 Tax activates several HERV LTRs. This raises the possibility that upregulated HERV expression could be involved in diseases associated with HTLV-1 infection...