Jean-Luc Legras

Summary

Affiliation: INRA
Location: Montpellier, France

Publications

  1. doi Genetic analysis of geraniol metabolism during fermentation
    Damien Steyer
    INRA, UMR1131, F 68021 Colmar, France
    Food Microbiol 33:228-34. 2013
  2. pmc QTL mapping of the production of wine aroma compounds by yeast
    Damien Steyer
    INRA, UMR1131, Colmar F 68021, France
    BMC Genomics 13:573. 2012
  3. pmc Role of social wasps in Saccharomyces cerevisiae ecology and evolution
    Irene Stefanini
    Dipartimento di Farmacologia, University of Florence, 50139, Florence, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:13398-403. 2012
  4. pmc Ecological success of a group of Saccharomyces cerevisiae/Saccharomyces kudriavzevii hybrids in the northern european wine-making environment
    C Erny
    Universite de Haute Alsace, Laboratoire Vigne Biotechnologies et Environnement, Colmar, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:3256-65. 2012
  5. pmc Deciphering the hybridisation history leading to the Lager lineage based on the mosaic genomes of Saccharomyces bayanus strains NBRC1948 and CBS380
    Huu Vang Nguyen
    INRA, UMR1319 MICALIS, Jouy en Josas, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e25821. 2011
  6. pmc Amplification of a Zygosaccharomyces bailii DNA segment in wine yeast genomes by extrachromosomal circular DNA formation
    Virginie Galeote
    INRA, UMR1083 Sciences Pour l Œnologie, Montpellier, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e17872. 2011
  7. doi Bread, beer and wine: yeast domestication in the Saccharomyces sensu stricto complex
    Delphine Sicard
    Universite Paris Sud, UMR 0320 UMR 8120 Genetique Vegetale, Gif sur Yvette, France
    C R Biol 334:229-36. 2011
  8. pmc Activation of two different resistance mechanisms in Saccharomyces cerevisiae upon exposure to octanoic and decanoic acids
    J L Legras
    UMR 1083 Sciences pour l Oenologie INRA, SupAgro, Montpellier Cedex 1, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:7526-35. 2010
  9. pmc Eukaryote-to-eukaryote gene transfer events revealed by the genome sequence of the wine yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae EC1118
    Maite Novo
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 1083 Sciences Pour l Oenologie, F 34060 Montpellier, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:16333-8. 2009
  10. ncbi French Jura flor yeasts: genotype and technological diversity
    Claudine Charpentier
    IUVV, Universite de Bourgogne, Rue Claude Ladrey, Dijon, France
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 95:263-73. 2009

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Publications18

  1. doi Genetic analysis of geraniol metabolism during fermentation
    Damien Steyer
    INRA, UMR1131, F 68021 Colmar, France
    Food Microbiol 33:228-34. 2013
    ..Moreover lab strain over-expressing OYE2 allows 87% geraniol to citronellol reduction in bioconversion experiment compared to about 50% conversion with control strain...
  2. pmc QTL mapping of the production of wine aroma compounds by yeast
    Damien Steyer
    INRA, UMR1131, Colmar F 68021, France
    BMC Genomics 13:573. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Role of social wasps in Saccharomyces cerevisiae ecology and evolution
    Irene Stefanini
    Dipartimento di Farmacologia, University of Florence, 50139, Florence, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:13398-403. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Ecological success of a group of Saccharomyces cerevisiae/Saccharomyces kudriavzevii hybrids in the northern european wine-making environment
    C Erny
    Universite de Haute Alsace, Laboratoire Vigne Biotechnologies et Environnement, Colmar, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:3256-65. 2012
    ..These findings reflect the specific adaptations made by S. cerevisiae/S. kudriavzevii cryophilic hybrids to winery environments in cool climates...
  5. pmc Deciphering the hybridisation history leading to the Lager lineage based on the mosaic genomes of Saccharomyces bayanus strains NBRC1948 and CBS380
    Huu Vang Nguyen
    INRA, UMR1319 MICALIS, Jouy en Josas, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e25821. 2011
    ..Phylogenies established with selected cerevisiae and non-cerevisiae genes allowed us to decipher the complex hybridisation events linking S. lagerae/S. uvarum/S. cerevisiae with their hybrid species, S. bayanus/pastorianus...
  6. pmc Amplification of a Zygosaccharomyces bailii DNA segment in wine yeast genomes by extrachromosomal circular DNA formation
    Virginie Galeote
    INRA, UMR1083 Sciences Pour l Œnologie, Montpellier, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e17872. 2011
    ..This is the first report of a circle-based mechanism for the expansion of a DNA segment, mediated by nonhomologous recombination, in natural yeast populations...
  7. doi Bread, beer and wine: yeast domestication in the Saccharomyces sensu stricto complex
    Delphine Sicard
    Universite Paris Sud, UMR 0320 UMR 8120 Genetique Vegetale, Gif sur Yvette, France
    C R Biol 334:229-36. 2011
    ..Although the evolutionary history of wine yeast populations has been well described, the histories of other domesticated yeasts need further investigation...
  8. pmc Activation of two different resistance mechanisms in Saccharomyces cerevisiae upon exposure to octanoic and decanoic acids
    J L Legras
    UMR 1083 Sciences pour l Oenologie INRA, SupAgro, Montpellier Cedex 1, France
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:7526-35. 2010
    ..These results are confirmed by the sensitivity of strains bearing deletions for the transcription factors encoded by PDR1, STB5, OAF1, and PIP2 genes...
  9. pmc Eukaryote-to-eukaryote gene transfer events revealed by the genome sequence of the wine yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae EC1118
    Maite Novo
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 1083 Sciences Pour l Oenologie, F 34060 Montpellier, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:16333-8. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that these processes are favored by ecologic proximity and are involved in the molecular adaptation of wine yeasts to conditions of high sugar, low nitrogen, and high ethanol concentrations...
  10. ncbi French Jura flor yeasts: genotype and technological diversity
    Claudine Charpentier
    IUVV, Universite de Bourgogne, Rue Claude Ladrey, Dijon, France
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 95:263-73. 2009
    ....
  11. doi Genetic analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains isolated from palm wine in eastern Nigeria. Comparison with other African strains
    O U Ezeronye
    Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria
    J Appl Microbiol 106:1569-78. 2009
    ..To study the yeast diversity of Nigerian palm wines by comparison with other African strains...
  12. ncbi Bread, beer and wine: Saccharomyces cerevisiae diversity reflects human history
    Jean Luc Legras
    INRA ULP, UMR Santé de la Vigne et Qualité du Vin, 28 rue de Herrlisheim, BP 20507, 68021 Colmar Cedex, France
    Mol Ecol 16:2091-102. 2007
    ..As our results suggest intimate association between man and wine yeast across centuries, we hypothesize that yeast followed man and vine migrations as a commensal member of grapevine flora...
  13. ncbi Characterization of natural hybrids of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces bayanus var. uvarum
    Christine Le Jeune
    Laboratoire Vigne Biotechnologie et Environnement, Universite de Haute Alsace, Herrlisheim, Colmar, France
    FEMS Yeast Res 7:540-9. 2007
    ..cerevisiaexS. bayanus var. uvarum diploid hybrids. Moreover, microsatellite DNA analysis identified strains isolated in the same cellar as potential parents belonging to S. bayanus var. uvarum and S. cerevisiae...
  14. ncbi Application of Multi Locus Sequence Typing to the analysis of the biodiversity of indigenous Saccharomyces cerevisiae wine yeasts from Lebanon
    M J Ayoub
    Collection de Levures d Intérêt Biotechnologique, UMR INA PG INRA CNRS Microbiologie Génétique Moléculaire, INA PG, Thiverval Grignon, France
    J Appl Microbiol 100:699-711. 2006
    ..This method was compared with established ones like microsatellite analysis or amplification of genomic regions flanked by repeated (delta) elements...
  15. ncbi Selection of hypervariable microsatellite loci for the characterization of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains
    Jean Luc Legras
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique INRA, Unité Mixte de Recherche Vigne et Vins d Alsace, 28 rue de Herrlisheim, BP 507, 68021 Colmar Cedex, France
    Int J Food Microbiol 102:73-83. 2005
    ..These polymorphic loci can easily be used for PCR profiling of S. cerevisiae strains during fermentation...
  16. ncbi Predominance of Saccharomyces uvarum during spontaneous alcoholic fermentation, for three consecutive years, in an Alsatian winery
    C Demuyter
    Laboratoire Vigne Biotechnologie et Environnement de l Université de Haute Alsace, Colmar, France
    J Appl Microbiol 97:1140-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the origin of the yeasts involved in the spontaneous alcoholic fermentation of an Alsatian wine...
  17. ncbi Optimisation of interdelta analysis for Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain characterisation
    Jean Luc Legras
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique INRA, Unité Mixte de Recherche Vigne et Vins d Alsace, Colmar, France
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 221:249-55. 2003
    ..The analysis of 53 commercial and laboratory Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strains showed a clear improvement of interdelta analysis using the newly designed primers...
  18. ncbi Purification and properties of the beta-glucosidase from a nitrile hydratase-producing Brevibacterium sp. strain R312
    J L Legras
    Chaire de Génétique et Microbiologie, Ecole Nationale Superieure Agronomique, Montpellier, France
    J Basic Microbiol 29:655-69. 1989
    ..The pI is 5.5. This enzyme has a strong affinity for aryl-beta-glycosides:pNPG, prunassine; it could also degrade linamarine. It is inhibited by p-chloromercuribenzoate, delta-gluconolactone and glucose...