Henri Grosjean

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Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Deciphering synonymous codons in the three domains of life: co-evolution with specific tRNA modification enzymes
    Henri Grosjean
    Universite Paris Sud, CNRS, UMR8621, Institut de Génétique et de Microbiologie, Orsay F 91405, France
    FEBS Lett 584:252-64. 2010
  2. pmc RNomics and Modomics in the halophilic archaea Haloferax volcanii: identification of RNA modification genes
    Henri Grosjean
    Department of Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL 32611, Florida, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:470. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of a bacterial RumA-type tRNA(uracil-54, C5)-methyltransferase by Archaea through an ancient horizontal gene transfer
    Jaunius Urbonavicius
    Laboratoire d Enzymologie et Biochimie Structurales, CNRS, 1 Avenue de la Terrasse, 91190, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Mol Microbiol 67:323-35. 2008
  4. pmc The crystal structure of Pyrococcus abyssi tRNA (uracil-54, C5)-methyltransferase provides insights into its tRNA specificity
    Hélène Walbott
    Enzymology and Structural Biochemistry Laboratory, CNRS, 1 Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:4929-40. 2008
  5. pmc Specificity shifts in the rRNA and tRNA nucleotide targets of archaeal and bacterial m5U methyltransferases
    Sylvie Auxilien
    Laboratoire d Enzymologie et Biochimie Structurales, CNRS, 91190 Gif sur Yvette, France
    RNA 17:45-53. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Biosynthesis of wyosine derivatives in tRNA: an ancient and highly diverse pathway in Archaea
    VALERIE DE CRECY-LAGARD
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2062-77. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative RNomics and modomics in Mollicutes: prediction of gene function and evolutionary implications
    VALERIE DE CRECY-LAGARD
    Department of Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 0700, USA
    IUBMB Life 59:634-58. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Archease from Pyrococcus abyssi improves substrate specificity and solubility of a tRNA m5C methyltransferase
    Sylvie Auxilien
    Laboratoire d Enzymologie et Biochimie Structurales, CNRS, Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Biol Chem 282:18711-21. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Identity elements required for enzymatic formation of N2,N2-dimethylguanosine from N2-monomethylated derivative and its possible role in avoiding alternative conformations in archaeal tRNA
    Jaunius Urbonavicius
    Laboratoire d Enzymologie et Biochimie Structurales, CNRS, 1 ave de la terrasse, Batiment 34, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Mol Biol 357:387-99. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Life without the essential bacterial tRNA Ile2-lysidine synthetase TilS: a case of tRNA gene recruitment in Bacillus subtilis
    Celine Fabret
    IGM, CNRS, UMR 8621, Orsay, F 91405, France
    Mol Microbiol 80:1062-74. 2011

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Deciphering synonymous codons in the three domains of life: co-evolution with specific tRNA modification enzymes
    Henri Grosjean
    Universite Paris Sud, CNRS, UMR8621, Institut de Génétique et de Microbiologie, Orsay F 91405, France
    FEBS Lett 584:252-64. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc RNomics and Modomics in the halophilic archaea Haloferax volcanii: identification of RNA modification genes
    Henri Grosjean
    Department of Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL 32611, Florida, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:470. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of a bacterial RumA-type tRNA(uracil-54, C5)-methyltransferase by Archaea through an ancient horizontal gene transfer
    Jaunius Urbonavicius
    Laboratoire d Enzymologie et Biochimie Structurales, CNRS, 1 Avenue de la Terrasse, 91190, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Mol Microbiol 67:323-35. 2008
    ..This functional shift probably occurred in an ancestor of all Thermococcales. This study also provides new evidence in favour of a close relationship between Thermococcales and Nanoarchaea...
  4. pmc The crystal structure of Pyrococcus abyssi tRNA (uracil-54, C5)-methyltransferase provides insights into its tRNA specificity
    Hélène Walbott
    Enzymology and Structural Biochemistry Laboratory, CNRS, 1 Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:4929-40. 2008
    ..We also predict that a large TPsiC loop conformational change has to occur for the flipping of the target uridine into the (Pab)TrmU54 active site during catalysis...
  5. pmc Specificity shifts in the rRNA and tRNA nucleotide targets of archaeal and bacterial m5U methyltransferases
    Sylvie Auxilien
    Laboratoire d Enzymologie et Biochimie Structurales, CNRS, 91190 Gif sur Yvette, France
    RNA 17:45-53. 2011
    ..abyssi 23S rRNA. The findings indicate that PAB0719 and PAB0760 originated as RlmD-type m(5)U methyltransferases and underwent changes in target specificity after their acquisition by a Thermococcales ancestor from a bacterial source...
  6. doi request reprint Biosynthesis of wyosine derivatives in tRNA: an ancient and highly diverse pathway in Archaea
    VALERIE DE CRECY-LAGARD
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2062-77. 2010
    ..Finally, we proposed that the duplication of the trm5 gene in some Archaea led to a change in function from N1 methylation of guanosine to C7 methylation of 4-demethylwyosine (imG-14)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative RNomics and modomics in Mollicutes: prediction of gene function and evolutionary implications
    VALERIE DE CRECY-LAGARD
    Department of Microbiology, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 0700, USA
    IUBMB Life 59:634-58. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Archease from Pyrococcus abyssi improves substrate specificity and solubility of a tRNA m5C methyltransferase
    Sylvie Auxilien
    Laboratoire d Enzymologie et Biochimie Structurales, CNRS, Avenue de la Terrasse, 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Biol Chem 282:18711-21. 2007
    ..This P. abyssi system possibly reflects the general function of archeases in preventing protein aggregation and modulating the function of their accompanying proteins...
  9. ncbi request reprint Identity elements required for enzymatic formation of N2,N2-dimethylguanosine from N2-monomethylated derivative and its possible role in avoiding alternative conformations in archaeal tRNA
    Jaunius Urbonavicius
    Laboratoire d Enzymologie et Biochimie Structurales, CNRS, 1 ave de la terrasse, Batiment 34, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Mol Biol 357:387-99. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Life without the essential bacterial tRNA Ile2-lysidine synthetase TilS: a case of tRNA gene recruitment in Bacillus subtilis
    Celine Fabret
    IGM, CNRS, UMR 8621, Orsay, F 91405, France
    Mol Microbiol 80:1062-74. 2011
    ..Results are in agreement with rare cases of eubacteria (and archaea), which naturally lack the tilS gene (or tiaS in archaea) but contain a tRNA(Ile2) gene containing a TAT instead of a CAT anticodon...
  11. pmc Pseudouridine formation in archaeal RNAs: The case of Haloferax volcanii
    Ian K Blaby
    Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 0700, USA
    RNA 17:1367-80. 2011
    ..coli, respectively. Finally, we demonstrate that HVO_1852, the TruA/Pus3 homolog, is responsible for the pseudouridylation of position 39 in H. volcanii tRNAs and that the corresponding gene is not essential...
  12. pmc Identification of a novel gene encoding a flavin-dependent tRNA:m5U methyltransferase in bacteria--evolutionary implications
    Jaunius Urbonavicius
    CNRS, Enzymology and Structural Biochemistry Laboratory 1 avenue de la Terrasse, F 91198, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 33:3955-64. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Detection of enzymatic activity of transfer RNA modification enzymes using radiolabeled tRNA substrates
    Henri Grosjean
    Institut de Genetique et Microbiologie, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Methods Enzymol 425:55-101. 2007
    ..The methods require only a few micrograms of purified tRNA and can be run at low cost in any laboratory...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lack of pseudouridine 38/39 in the anticodon arm of yeast cytoplasmic tRNA decreases in vivo recoding efficiency
    François Lecointe
    Laboratoire d Enzymologie et de Biochimie Structurales, CNRS, Avenue de la Terrasse, Bat 34, F 91198 Gif sur Yvette, France
    J Biol Chem 277:30445-53. 2002
    ..Therefore, the presence of pseudouridine 38 or 39 in the tRNA anticodon arm enhances misreading of certain codons by natural nonsense tRNAs as well as promotes frameshifting on slippery sequences in yeast...