Amélie Leforestier

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Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The bacteriophage genome undergoes a succession of intracapsid phase transitions upon DNA ejection
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 8502, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    J Mol Biol 396:384-95. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Role of histone tails in the conformation and interactions of nucleosome core particles
    Aurelie Bertin
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS UMR 8502, Bat 510, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay
    Biochemistry 43:4773-80. 2004
  3. pmc X-ray diffraction characterization of the dense phases formed by nucleosome core particles
    Stéphanie Mangenot
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Biophys J 84:2570-84. 2003
  4. pmc Salt-induced conformation and interaction changes of nucleosome core particles
    Stéphanie Mangenot
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Bat 510, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Biophys J 82:345-56. 2002
  5. pmc Polymorphism of DNA conformation inside the bacteriophage capsid
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physqiue des Solides, CNRS, UMR 8502, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    J Biol Phys 39:201-13. 2013
  6. pmc Structure of toroidal DNA collapsed inside the phage capsid
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 8502, Bat 510, Universite Paris Sud XI, Centre d Orsay, Orsay Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9157-62. 2009
  7. pmc Protein-DNA interactions determine the shapes of DNA toroids condensed in virus capsids
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 8502, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Biophys J 100:2209-16. 2011
  8. pmc Contribution of cryoelectron microscopy of vitreous sections to the understanding of biological membrane structure
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 8502, Universite Paris Sud XI, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:8959-64. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Are liquid crystalline properties of nucleosomes involved in chromosome structure and dynamics?
    Françoise Livolant
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Bat 510, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 364:2615-33. 2006

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint The bacteriophage genome undergoes a succession of intracapsid phase transitions upon DNA ejection
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 8502, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    J Mol Biol 396:384-95. 2010
    ..These structures suggest a mechanism in which defects of the full capsid would initiate the ejection and introduce the necessary fluidity to relax the constrained mosaic crystal to let the genome start flowing out of the capsid...
  2. ncbi request reprint Role of histone tails in the conformation and interactions of nucleosome core particles
    Aurelie Bertin
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS UMR 8502, Bat 510, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay
    Biochemistry 43:4773-80. 2004
    ..The attractive interactions do not emerge in the absence of the tails, which validates the proposed hypothesis...
  3. pmc X-ray diffraction characterization of the dense phases formed by nucleosome core particles
    Stéphanie Mangenot
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Biophys J 84:2570-84. 2003
    ..These concentrations cover the concentration of the living cell...
  4. pmc Salt-induced conformation and interaction changes of nucleosome core particles
    Stéphanie Mangenot
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Bat 510, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Biophys J 82:345-56. 2002
    ..We discuss how the coupling of these two phenomena may be of biological relevance...
  5. pmc Polymorphism of DNA conformation inside the bacteriophage capsid
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physqiue des Solides, CNRS, UMR 8502, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    J Biol Phys 39:201-13. 2013
    ..The relevance of these conformations for the understanding of DNA folding and unfolding upon ejection and packaging in vivo is discussed...
  6. pmc Structure of toroidal DNA collapsed inside the phage capsid
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 8502, Bat 510, Universite Paris Sud XI, Centre d Orsay, Orsay Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9157-62. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Protein-DNA interactions determine the shapes of DNA toroids condensed in virus capsids
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 8502, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Biophys J 100:2209-16. 2011
    ..Such attractive interactions seem to be specific to the PEG condensation process and are not observed in the case of spermine-induced DNA condensation...
  8. pmc Contribution of cryoelectron microscopy of vitreous sections to the understanding of biological membrane structure
    Amélie Leforestier
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 8502, Universite Paris Sud XI, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:8959-64. 2012
    ..Imaging the cell in its native hydrated state can now be done in the nanometer resolution range, which should open unique routes for investigating structure-function relationships...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are liquid crystalline properties of nucleosomes involved in chromosome structure and dynamics?
    Françoise Livolant
    Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Bat 510, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 364:2615-33. 2006
    ..Ordered phases are also found in the aggregates. We also discuss whether these condensed phases of nucleosomes may be relevant from a biological point of view...