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Haufroid M, Wouters J. Targeting the Serine Pathway: A Promising Approach against Tuberculosis? Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2019 Apr 30;12(2).

Ronneau S, Hallez R. Make and break the alarmone: regulation of (p)ppGpp synthetase/hydrolase enzymes in bacteria. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2019 Mar 27.

Faway É, Cambier L, De Vuyst E, Evrard C, Thiry M, Lambert de Rouvroit C, Mignon B, Poumay Y. Responses of reconstructed human epidermis to Trichophyton rubrum infection and impairment of infection by the inhibitor PD169316. J Invest Dermatol. 2019 Apr 12.

Coupeau D, Bayrou C, Baillieux P, Marichal A, Lenaerts AC, Caty C, Wiggers L, Kirschvink N, Desmecht D, Muylkens B. Host-dependence of in vitro reassortment dynamics among the Sathuperi and Shamonda Simbuviruses. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2019;8(1):381-395.

Vassen V, Valotteau C, Feuillie C, Formosa-Dague C, Dufrêne YF, De Bolle X. Localized incorporation of outer membrane components in the pathogen Brucella abortus. EMBO J. 2019 Jan 11.

Jansen W, Müller A, Grabowski N, Kehrenberg C, Muylkens B, Al Dahouk S. Foodborne diseases do not respect borders: Zoonotic pathogens and antimicrobial resistant bacteria in food products of animal origin illegally imported into the European Union. Vet J. 2019 Feb;244:75-82.

Ronneau S, Caballero-Montes J, Coppine J, Mayard A, Garcia-Pino A, Hallez R. Regulation of (p)ppGpp hydrolysis by a conserved archetypal regulatory domain. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019 Jan 25;47(2):843-854.


Lopes-Rodrigues M, Zanuy D, Alemán C, Michaux C, Perpète EA. 3D structure of a Brucella melitensis porin: molecular modelling in lipid membranes. J Biomol Struct Dyn. 2018 Dec 28:1-13.

Ameryckx A, Thabault L, Pochet L, Leimanis S, Poupaert JH, Wouters J, Joris B, Van Bambeke F, Frédérick R. 1-(2-Hydroxybenzoyl)-thiosemicarbazides are promising antimicrobial agents targeting d-alanine-d-alanine ligase in bacterio. Eur J Med Chem. 2018 Nov 5;159:324-338.

Machelart A, Potemberg G, Van Maele L, Demars A, Lagneaux M, De Trez C, Sabatel C, Bureau F, De Prins S, Percier P, Denis O, Jurion F, Romano M, Vanderwinden JM, Letesson JJ, Muraille E. Allergic Asthma Favors Brucella Growth in the Lungs of Infected Mice. Front Immunol. 2018 Aug 10;9:1856.

Boumart I, Figueroa T, Dambrine G, Muylkens B, Pejakovic S, Rasschaert D, Dupuy C. GaHV-2 ICP22 protein is expressed from a bicistronic transcript regulated by three GaHV-2 microRNAs. J Gen Virol. 2018 Aug 1.

Faway É, Lambert de Rouvroit C, Poumay Y. In vitro models of dermatophyte infection to investigate epidermal barrier alterations. Exp Dermatol. 2018 Jun 29.

Amzati GS, Pelle R, Muhigwa JB, Kanduma EG, Djikeng A, Madder M, Kirschvink N, Marcotty T. Mitochondrial phylogeography and population structure of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus appendiculatus in the African Great Lakes region. Parasit Vectors. 2018 May 31;11(1):329.

Sternon JF, Godessart P, Gonçalves de Freitas R, Van der Henst M, Poncin K, Francis N, Willemart K, Christen M, Christen B, Letesson JJ, De Bolle X. Transposon sequencing of Brucella abortus uncovers essential genes for growth in vitro and inside macrophages. Infect Immun. 2018 Jul 23;86(8).

Poncin K, Gillet S, De Bolle X. Learning from the master: Targets and functions of the CtrA response regulator in Brucella abortus and other alpha-proteobacteria. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2018 May 3.

Claine F, Coupeau D, Wiggers L, Muylkens B, Kirschvink N. Modelling the evolution of Schmallenberg virus seroprevalence in a sheep flock after natural infection. Prev Vet Med. 2018 Jun 1;154:132-138.

Pejaković S, Wiggers L, Coupeau D, Kirschvink N, Mason J, Muylkens B. Test selection for antibody detection according to the seroprevalence level of Schmallenberg virus in sheep. PLoS One. 2018 Apr 27;13(4):e0196532.

Zúñiga-Ripa A, Barbier T, Lázaro-Antón L, de Miguel MJ, Conde-Álvarez R, Muñoz PM, Letesson JJ, Iriarte M, Moriyón I. The Fast-Growing Brucella suis Biovar 5 Depends on Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxykinase and Pyruvate Phosphate Dikinase but Not on Fbp and GlpX Fructose-1,6-Bisphosphatases or Isocitrate Lyase for Full Virulence in Laboratory Models. Front Microbiol. 2018 Apr 5;9:641.

Lobet E, Willemart K, Ninane N, Demazy C, Sedzicki J, Lelubre C, De Bolle X, Renard P, Raes M, Dehio C, Letesson JJ, Arnould T. Mitochondrial fragmentation affects neither the sensitivity to TNFα-induced apoptosis of Brucella-infected cells nor the intracellular replication of the bacteria. Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 26;8(1):5173.

Rasschaert P, Gennart I, Boumart I, Dambrine G, Muylkens B, Rasschaert D, Laurent S. Specific transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of the major immediate early ICP4 gene of GaHV-2 during the lytic, latent and reactivation phases. J Gen Virol. 2018 Jan 22.

Barbier T, Zúñiga-Ripa A, Moussa S, Plovier H, Sternon JF, Lázaro-Antón L, Conde-Álvarez R, De Bolle X, Iriarte M, Moriyón I, Letesson JJ. Brucella central carbon metabolism: an update. Crit Rev Microbiol. 2018 Mar;44(2):182-211.

Cook LB, Rowan AG, Demontis MA, Sagawe S, Gillet NA, Melamed A, Greiller C, Witkover A, Bangham CRM, Taylor GP. Long-term clinical remission maintained after cessation of zidovudine and interferon-α therapy in chronic adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma. Int J Hematol. 2018 Mar;107(3):378-382.


Hinz T, Kallen K, Britten CM, Flamion B, Granzer U, Hoos A, Huber C, Khleif S, Kreiter S, Rammensee HG, Sahin U, Singh-Jasuja H, Türeci Ö, Kalinke U. The European Regulatory Environment of RNA-Based Vaccines. Methods Mol Biol. 2017;1499:203-222.

Machelart A, Van Vyve M, Potemberg G, Demars A, De Trez C, Tima HG, Vanwalleghem G, Romano M, Truyens C, Letesson JJ, Muraille E. Trypanosoma Infection Favors Brucella Elimination via IL-12/IFNγ-Dependent Pathways. Front Immunol. 2017 Jul 31;8:903.

Dernivoix K, Roupie V, Welby S, Roelandt S, Viart S, Letesson JJ, Wattiez R, Huygen K, Govaerts M. Field performance of six Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis antigens in a 20h interferon gamma release assay in Belgium. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2017 Jul;189:17-27.

Rohde, A., Hammerl, J.A., Boone, I., Jansen, W., Fohler, S., Klein, G., Dieckmann, R., Al Dahouk, S. Overview of validated alternative methods for the detection of foodborne bacterial pathogens (2017) Trends in Food Science and Technology, 62, pp. 113-118.

Vincent M, Percier P, Prins S, Huygen K, Potemberg G, Muraille E, Romano M, Michel O, Denis O. Investigation of inflammatory and allergic responses to common mold species: results from in vitro experiments, from a mouse model of asthma and from a group of asthmatic patients. Indoor Air. 2017 Sep;27(5):933-945.

Francis N, Poncin K, Fioravanti A, Vassen V, Willemart K, Ong TA, Rappez L, Letesson JJ, Biondi EG, De Bolle X. CtrA Controls Cell Division and Outer Membrane Composition of the Pathogen Brucella abortus. Mol Microbiol. 2017 Mar;103(5):780-797.


Guerfali FZ, Lemaire J, Mkannez G, Renard P, Laouini D. Letter to the Editor: Hypoxia inducible factor 1α: A critical factor for the immune response to pathogens and Leishmania. Cell Immunol. 2016 Dec;310:211.

Faway É, Cambier L, Mignon B, Poumay Y, Lambert de Rouvroit C. Modeling dermatophytosis in reconstructed human epidermis: A new tool to study infection mechanisms and to test antifungal agents. Med Mycol. 2016 Oct 19.

Strassheim S, Gennart I, Muylkens B, André M, Rasschaert D, Laurent S. Oncogenic Marek's disease herpesvirus encodes an isoform of the conserved regulatory immediate early protein ICP27 generated by alternative promoter usage. J Gen Virol. 2016 Sep;97(9):2399-410.

Hanot Mambres D, Machelart A, Potemberg G, De Trez C, Ryffel B, Letesson JJ, Muraille E. Identification of Immune Effectors Essential to the Control of Primary and Secondary Intranasal Infection with Brucella melitensis in Mice. J Immunol. 2016 May 1;196(9):3780-93.

Coupeau D, Claine F, Wiggers L, Kirschvink N, Muylkens B. S segment variability during the two first years of the spread of Schmallenberg virus. Arch Virol. 2016 May;161(5):1353-8.

Magnette Amandine, Huang Te-Din, Renzi Francesco, Bogaerts Pierre, Cornelis Guy R., Glupczynski Youri, Improvement of Identification of Capnocytophaga canimorsus by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry using enriched database
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Claine, F., Coupeau, D., Wiggers, L., Muylkens, B. & Kirschvink, N. Schmallenberg virus infection of ruminants: challenges and opportunities for veterinarians. Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports. 2015:6, p. 261-272.

Gennart I, Coupeau D, Pejaković S, Laurent S, Rasschaert D, Muylkens B. Marek's disease: Genetic regulation of gallid herpesvirus 2 infection and latency. Vet J. 2015 Sep;205(3):339-48.

Lobet E, Letesson JJ, Arnould T. Mitochondria: A target for bacteria. Biochem Pharmacol. 2015 Apr 1;94(3):173-85.


Stik, G., Muylkens, B., Coupeau, D., Laurent, S., Dambrine, G., Messmer, M., Chane-Woon-Ming, B., Pfeffer, S., Rasschaert, D. Small RNA cloning and sequencing strategy affects host and viral microRNA expression signatures (2014) Journal of Biotechnology, 181, pp. 35-44.

Hamer I, Goffin E, De Bolle X, Letesson JJ, Jadot M. Replication of Brucella abortus and Brucella melitensis in fibroblasts does not require Atg5-dependent macroautophagy. BMC Microbiol. 2014 Sep 2;14:223.

Vitry, M.-A., Mambres, D.H., Deghelt, M., Hack, K., Machelart, A., Lhomme, F., Vanderwinden, J.-M., Vermeersch, M., De Trez, C., Pérez-Morga, D., Letesson, J.-J., Muraille, E. Brucella melitensis invades murine erythrocytes during infection (2014) Infection and Immunity, 82 (9), pp. 3927-3938.

Zúñiga-Ripa, A., Barbier, T., Conde-Álvarez, R., Martínez-Gómez, E., Palacios-Chaves, L., Gil-Ramírez, Y., Grilló, M.J., Letesson, J.-J., Iriarte, M., Moriyón, I. Brucella abortus depends on pyruvate phosphate dikinase and malic enzyme but not on fbp and glpX fructose-1,6-bisphosphatases for full virulence in laboratory models (2014) Journal of Bacteriology, 196 (16), pp. 3045-3057.


Claine F, Coupeau D, Wiggers L, Muylkens B, Kirschvink N Schmallenberg virus among female lambs, Belgium, 2012. Emerging infectious diseases 2013, 19:1115-1117.

Coupeau D, Claine F, Wiggers L, Kirschvink N, Muylkens B. In vivo and in vitro identification of a hypervariable region in Schmallenberg virus. The Journal of general virology 2013, 94:1168-1174.

Coupeau D, Claine F, Wiggers L, Martin B, Kirschvink N, Muylkens B. Characterization of messenger RNA termini in Schmallenberg virus and related Simbuviruses. The Journal of general virology 2013, 94:2399-2405.

Lemaire J, Mkannez G, Guerfali FZ, Gustin C, Attia H, Sghaier RM, Dellagi K, Laouini D, Renard P MicroRNA expression profile in human macrophages in response to Leishmania major infection PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2013, Oct 3;7(10):e2478.

Leemans J, Hamers C, Chery R, Bibard A, Besancon L, Duboeuf M, Hudelet P, Goutebroze S, Kirschvink N Interference of colostral antibodies with response to a Bluetongue serotype 8 inactivated vaccine in lambs born from hyperimmune ewes Vaccine 2013, 31:1975-1980.


Leemans J, Raes M, Saegerman C, Sustronck B, Makoschey B, Kirschvink N Effect of an inactivated bluetongue serotype 8 vaccine on semen quality in rams Vet J 2012, 193:567-569.