Timeline

Thierry Fontaine
Permanent Researcher
25 Jan 2022
news

Highlighted Publication: ” Surfactant protein D inhibits growth, alters cell surface polysaccharide exposure and immune activation potential of Aspergillus fumigatus” Wong et al.; The Cell Surface; Molecular Mycology’s team

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01 Dec 2021
project

FUNPOLYVAC – Exploring fungal cell-wall polysaccharides for immunotherapies

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26 Jul 2021
news

ANR PRC call : Congratulations to Vishu Kumar Aimanianda and Thierry Fontaine for their successful project proposal “FUNPOLYVAC”

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18 May 2021
publication

Functional Genomic and Biochemical Analysis Reveals Pleiotropic Effect of Congo Red on Aspergillus fumigatus.

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08 Jan 2020
publication

Potential of chemically synthesized oligosaccharides to define the carbohydrate moieties of the fungal cell wall responsible for the human immune response, using Aspergillus fumigatus galactomannan as a model

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26 Nov 2019
event

“Cellular potentials and genome editing-guided future of Aspergillus oryzae, the fungus used for Japanese traditional food fermentation” Jun-ichi MARUYAMA

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09 May 2019
event

Fungal-bacterial mutualistic interaction; fungal highway and bacterial toll – Norio Takeshita

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08 Mar 2018
publication

Novel mouse monoclonal antibodies specifically recognize Aspergillus fumigatus galactomannan

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02 Feb 2018
publication

Glycosylphosphatidylinositol Anchors from Galactomannan and GPI-Anchored Protein Are Synthesized by Distinct Pathways in Aspergillus fumigatus

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05 Dec 2017
publication

Aspergillus fumigatus Cell Wall α-(1,3)-Glucan Stimulates Regulatory T-Cell Polarization by Inducing PD-L1 Expression on Human Dendritic Cells

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23 Jun 2017
publication

Sphingolipids from the human fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus

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13 Feb 2017
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First Report of CD4 Lymphopenia and Defective Neutrophil Functions in a Patient with Amebiasis Associated with CMV Reactivation and Severe Bacterial and Fungal Infections

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11 Oct 2016
publication

Biosynthesis of cell wall mannan in the conidium and the mycelium of Aspergillus fumigatus

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18 Aug 2016
publication

Dataset of differentially regulated proteins in HUVECs challenged with wild type and UGM1 mutant Aspergillus fumigatus strains

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15 Jun 2016
publication

Modifications to the composition of the hyphal outer layer of Aspergillus fumigatus modulates HUVEC proteins related to inflammatory and stress responses

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01 Mar 2016
publication

Galactosaminogalactan of Aspergillus fumigatus, a bioactive fungal polymer

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22 Oct 2015
publication

The Fungal Exopolysaccharide Galactosaminogalactan Mediates Virulence by Enhancing Resistance to Neutrophil Extracellular Traps

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26 Aug 2015
publication

Nanoscale biophysical properties of the cell surface galactosaminogalactan from the fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus

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11 May 2015
team

Fungal Biology and Pathogenicity

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11 May 2015
department

Mycology

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25 Mar 2015
publication

Identification of Aspergillus fumigatus Surface Components That Mediate Interaction of Conidia and Hyphae With Human Platelets

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20 Jun 2014
publication

Aspergillus cell wall and biofilm

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30 Apr 2014
publication

A polysaccharide virulence factor of a human fungal pathogen induces neutrophil apoptosis via NK cells

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13 Mar 2014
publication

Chemical organization of the cell wall polysaccharide core of Malassezia restricta

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06 Mar 2014
publication

A polysaccharide virulence factor from Aspergillus fumigatus elicits anti-inflammatory effects through induction of Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist

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20 Nov 2013
publication

Overlapping and distinct roles of Aspergillus fumigatus UDP-glucose 4-epimerases in galactose metabolism and the synthesis of galactose-containing cell wall polysaccharides

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22 Aug 2013
publication

Aspergillus galactosaminogalactan mediates adherence to host constituents and conceals hyphal β-glucan from the immune system

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27 Jul 2012
publication

Modulation of intestinal inflammation by yeasts and cell wall extracts: strain dependence and unexpected anti-inflammatory role of glucan fractions

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10 Nov 2011
publication

Galactosaminogalactan, a new immunosuppressive polysaccharide of Aspergillus fumigatus

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10 May 2011
publication

Screening of Escherichia coli species biodiversity reveals new biofilm-associated antiadhesion polysaccharides

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18 Nov 2010
publication

β(1,3)-glucanosyl-transferase activity is essential for cell wall integrity and viability of Schizosaccharomyces pombe

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01 Oct 2010
publication

Disruption of the Bcchs3a chitin synthase gene in Botrytis cinerea is responsible for altered adhesion and overstimulation of host plant immunity

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17 Sep 2010
publication

Characterization of glycoside hydrolase family 5 proteins in Schizosaccharomyces pombe

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01 Aug 2010
publication

Comparative functional analysis of the OCH1 mannosyltransferase families in Aspergillus fumigatus and Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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11 Jun 2010
publication

beta(1-3)Glucanosyltransferase Gel4p is essential for Aspergillus fumigatus

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04 May 2010
publication

Cell wall alpha1-3glucans induce the aggregation of germinating conidia of Aspergillus fumigatus

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30 Nov 2009
publication

Characterization of a new beta(1-3)-glucan branching activity of Aspergillus fumigatus

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03 Aug 2009
publication

Characterization of glucuronic acid containing glycolipid in Aspergillus fumigatus mycelium

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22 Jul 2009
publication

Immune sensing of Aspergillus fumigatus proteins, glycolipids, and polysaccharides and the impact on Th immunity and vaccination

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26 Jun 2009
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Galactofuranose attenuates cellular adhesion of Aspergillus fumigatus

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11 Mar 2009
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Cell wall beta-(1,6)-glucan of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: structural characterization and in situ synthesis

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19 Dec 2008
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Molecular mechanisms of yeast cell wall glucan remodeling

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26 Sep 2008
publication

UGE1 and UGE2 regulate the UDP-glucose/UDP-galactose equilibrium in Cryptococcus neoformans

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05 May 2008
publication

The Schizosaccharomyces pombe endo-1,3-beta-glucanase Eng1 contains a novel carbohydrate binding module required for septum localization

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08 Apr 2008
publication

The beta-1,3-glucanosyltransferase gas4p is essential for ascospore wall maturation and spore viability in Schizosaccharomyces pombe

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30 Oct 2007
publication

Glycosylinositolphosphoceramides in Aspergillus fumigatus

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12 Sep 2007
publication

Characterization of the endo-beta-1,3-glucanase activity of S. cerevisiae Eng2 and other members of the GH81 family

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01 May 2007
publication

Systematic capsule gene disruption reveals the central role of galactose metabolism on Cryptococcus neoformans virulence

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01 Apr 2007
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The Gas family of proteins of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: characterization and evolutionary analysis

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07 Aug 2006
publication

Broad-spectrum biofilm inhibition by a secreted bacterial polysaccharide

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05 Jun 2006
publication

Soluble and glyco-lipid modified baculovirus Plasmodium falciparum C-terminal merozoite surface protein 1, two forms of a leading malaria vaccine candidate

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19 Apr 2006
publication

Recombinant antigens as diagnostic markers for aspergillosis

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04 Oct 2005
publication

Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored fungal polysaccharide in Aspergillus fumigatus

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01 Jun 2005
publication

Deletion of GEL2 encoding for a beta(1-3)glucanosyltransferase affects morphogenesis and virulence in Aspergillus fumigatus

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01 Dec 2004
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In vitro biosynthesis of glycosylphosphatidylinositol in Aspergillus fumigatus

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01 Sep 2004
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Characterization of recombinant forms of the yeast Gas1 protein and identification of residues essential for glucanosyltransferase activity and folding

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01 Jul 2003
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Glycerol dehydrogenase, encoded by gldB is essential for osmotolerance in Aspergillus nidulans

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30 Oct 2002
publication

Structures of the glycosylphosphatidylinositol membrane anchors from Aspergillus fumigatus membrane proteins

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01 Oct 2002
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Molecular characterization of a cell wall-associated beta(1-3)endoglucanase of Aspergillus fumigatus

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01 Sep 2002
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Characterization of a cell-wall acid phosphatase (PhoAp) in Aspergillus fumigatus

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01 May 2001
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Biochemical characterization and surfactant properties of horse allergens

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29 Dec 2000
publication

Molecular organization of the alkali-insoluble fraction of aspergillus fumigatus cell wall

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01 Sep 2000
publication

Molecular organization of the alkali-insoluble fraction of Aspergillus fumigatus cell wall

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01 Sep 2000
publication

Bacterial SLH domain proteins are non-covalently anchored to the cell surface via a conserved mechanism involving wall polysaccharide pyruvylation

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19 May 2000
publication

Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored glucanosyltransferases play an active role in the biosynthesis of the fungal cell wall

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01 May 2000
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Identification of the catalytic residues of the first family of beta(1-3)glucanosyltransferases identified in fungi

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01 May 1999
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Neutral trehalases catalyse intracellular trehalose breakdown in the filamentous fungi Aspergillus nidulans and Neurospora crassa

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01 Nov 1998
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A 1,3-beta-glucanosyltransferase isolated from the cell wall of Aspergillus fumigatus is a homologue of the yeast Bgl2p

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01 May 1998
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Identification of two glycosylated components of Mycoplasma penetrans: a surface-exposed capsular polysaccharide and a glycolipid fraction

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01 May 1997
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Differential patterns of activity displayed by two exo-beta-1,3-glucanases associated with the Aspergillus fumigatus cell wall

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01 Feb 1997
publication

From the surface to the inner layer of the fungal cell wall

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15 Jan 1997
publication

Purification and characterization of an endo-1,3-beta-glucanase from Aspergillus fumigatus

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25 Oct 1996
publication

A novel beta-(1-3)-glucanosyltransferase from the cell wall of Aspergillus fumigatus

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01 Jan 1995
publication

Differentiation of capsular polysaccharides from Acetobacter diazotrophicus strains isolated from sugarcane

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01 Oct 1994
publication

Toward an understanding of the biogenesis of the starch granule. Determination of granule-bound and soluble starch synthase functions in amylopectin synthesis

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01 Aug 1993
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Toward an understanding of the biogenesis of the starch granule. Evidence that Chlamydomonas soluble starch synthase II controls the synthesis of intermediate size glucans of amylopectin

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01 May 1993
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Isolation and characterisation of hemicelluloses from sunflower hulls

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01 Jun 1992
publication

Waxy Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: monocellular algal mutants defective in amylose biosynthesis and granule-bound starch synthase activity accumulate a structurally modified amylopectin

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01 Dec 1991
publication

Analysis of pyruvic acid acetal containing polysaccharides by methanolysis and reductive cleavage methods

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26 Feb 1991
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Exopolysaccharide structure from Bacillus circulans

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