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Main Publications

Bourgon C, Albin AS., Ando-Grard O, Da Costa B, Domain R, Korkmaz B, Klonjkowski B, Le Poder S, & Meunier N (2022) Neutrophils play a major role in the destruction of the olfactory epithelium during SARS-CoV-2 infection in hamsters. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 79, 616.

Dhorne-Pollet S, Fitzpatrick C, Da Costa B, Bourgon C, Eléouët J-F, Meunier N, Burzio VA, Delmas B, & Barrey, E. (2022) Antisense oligonucleotides targeting ORF1b block replication of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Front. Microbiol., 13, 915202.

Thébault S, Lejal N, Dogliani, A., Donchet A, Urvoas, A., Valerio-Lepiniec, M., Lavie, M., Baronti, C., Touret, F., Da Costa B, Bourgon C, Fraysse A, Saint-Albin-Deliot A, Morel J, Klonjkowski B, de Lamballerie, X., Dubuisson, J., Roussel, A., Minard, P., Le Poder, S., Meunier N, Delmas B, 2022. Biosynthetic proteins targeting the SARS-CoV-2 spike as anti-virals. PLoS Pathog 18, e1010799.

Morel J, Sedano L, Lejal N, Da Costa B, Batsché E, Muchardt C, Delmas B 2022. The Influenza Virus RNA-Polymerase and the Host RNA-Polymerase II: RPB4 Is Targeted by a PB2 Domain That Is Involved in Viral Transcription. Viruses 14, 518.

Bereux S, Delmas B, Cazals F. Enlightening the analysis of protein interfaces with Multiple Interface String Alignment: illustration on the spikes of coronaviruses. Proteins, 90, 848–857.

Meunier, N., Briand, L., Jacquin-Piques, A., Brondel, L., and Pénicaud, L. (2021). COVID 19-Induced Smell and Taste Impairments: Putative Impact on Physiology. Front Physiol 11.

Butowt, R., Meunier, N., Bryche, B., and von Bartheld, C.S. (2021). The olfactory nerve is not a likely route to brain infection in COVID-19: a critical review of data from humans and animal models. Acta Neuropathol 141, 809–822.

Bryche B, St Albin A, Murri S, Lacote S, Pulido C, Ar Gouilh M, Lesellier S, Servat A, Wasniewski M, Picard-Meyer E, Monchatre-Leroy E, Volmer R, Rampin O, Le Goffic R, Marianneau P, Meunier N (2020) Massive transient damage of the olfactory epithelium associated with infection of sustentacular cells by SARS-CoV-2 in golden Syrian hamsters. Brain, behavior, and immunity

Swale C, Da Costa B, Sedano L, Garzoni F, McCarthy AA, Berger I, Bieniossek C, Ruigrok RWH, Delmas B, Crépin T. X-ray Structure of the Human Karyopherin RanBP5, an Essential Factor for Influenza Polymerase Nuclear Trafficking. J Mol Biol. 2020 May 1;432(10):3353-3359.

Naudon L., Francois A., Mariadassou M., Monnoye M., Philippe C., Bruneau, A., Dussauze M., Rue, O., Rabot S. & Meunier N. (2020) First step of odorant detection in the olfactory epithelium and olfactory preferences differ according to the microbiota profile in mice. Behav Brain Res, 384, 112549.

Cazals F, Delmas B, O’Donnell T. Fréchet mean and p-mean on the unit circle : characterization, decidability, and algorithm. 2020.

Bryche B., Fretaud, M., Saint-Albin Deliot A., Galloux M., Sedano L., Langevin C., Descamps D., Rameix-Welti M.A., Eleouet J.F., Le Goffic R. & Meunier N. (2019) Respiratory syncytial virus tropism for olfactory sensory neurons in mice. J Neurochem, e14936.

Delmas B, Attoui H, Ghosh S, Malik YS, Mundt E, Vakharia VN, Ictv Report Consortium. ICTV virus taxonomy profile: Picobirnaviridae. J Gen Virol. 2019 Feb;100(2):133-134.

Delmas B, Attoui H, Ghosh S, Malik YS, Mundt E, Vakharia VN, Ictv Report Consortium. ICTV virus taxonomy profile: Birnaviridae. J Gen Virol. 2019 Jan;100(1):5-6.

Meunier, N., Raynaud, A., Le Bhouris, M., Grebert, D., Dewaele, A., Acquistapace, A., and Bombail, V. (2019). The olfactory mucosa, first actor of olfactory detection, is sensitive to glucocorticoid hormone. Eur J Neurosci.

Bryche B, Dewaele A, Saint-Albin A, Le Poupon Schlegel C, Congar P & Meunier N. (2019). IL-17c is involved in olfactory mucosa responses to Poly(I:C) mimicking virus presence. Brain, behavior, and immunity

Francois A, Bombail V, Jarriault D, Acquistapace A, Grebert D, Grosmaitre X & Meunier N. (2017). Daily oscillation of odorant detection in rat olfactory epithelium. Eur J Neurosci 45, 1613-1622.

Francois A, Grebert D, Rhimi M, Mariadassou M, Naudon L, Rabot S & Meunier N. (2016). Olfactory epithelium changes in germfree mice. Scientific reports 6, 24687.