Sylvaine Renault
  • Innovation Moléculaire et Thérapeutique, Université François Rabelais, France
  • Molecular biology


Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics, Université Blaise Pascal Clermont-Ferrand, France, 1992

Current position

Assistant Professor in Molecular Genetics, UFR Sciences & Techniques, University François Rabelais of Tours, France

Publications (since 2000)

  1. Pflieger, A., Jaillet, J., Petit, A., Auge-Gouillou, C. and Renault, S. (2014). Target capture during Mos1 transposition. J Biol Chem 289(1): 100-111.
  2. Passot, C., Azzopardi, N., Renault, S., Baroukh, N., Arnoult, C., Ohresser, M., Boisdron-Celle, M., Gamelin, E., Watier, H., Paintaud, G. and Gouilleux-Gruart, V. (2013). Influence of FCGRT gene polymorphisms on pharmacokinetics of therapeutic antibodies. MAbs 5(4): 614-619.
  3. Carpentier, G., Jaillet, J., Pflieger, A., Adet, J., Renault, S. and Augé-Gouillou, C. (2011). Transposase–transposase interactions in MOS1 complexes: a biochemical approach. J Mol Biol 405(4): 892-908.
  4. Renault, S., Demattéi, M. V., Lahouassa, H., Bigot, Y. and Auge-Gouillou, C. (2010). In vitro recombination and ITR binding activities of the Mcmar1 transposase. Biochemistry 49, 3534-44.
  5. Crenes, G., Moundras, C., Demattei, M. V., Bigot, Y., Petit, A. and Renault, S. (2010). Target site selection by the mariner-like element, Mos1. Genetica 138(5): 509-517.
  6. Thomas, X., Hedhili, S., Beuf, L., Demattéi, M.-V., Laparra, H., Khong, G. N., Breitler, J.-C., Montandon, F., Carnus, E. and Norre, F. (2010). The mariner Mos1 transposase produced in tobacco is active in vitro. Genetica 138(5): 519-530.
  7. Demattei, M.-V., Thomas, X., Carnus, E., Augé-Gouillou, C. and Renault, S. (2010). Site-directed integration of transgenes: transposons revisited using DNA-binding-domain technologies. Genetica 138(5): 531-540.
  8. Crenes, G., Ivo, D., Herisson, J., Dion, S., Renault, S., Bigot, Y. and Petit, A. (2009). The bacterial Tn9 chloramphenicol resistance gene: an attractive DNA segment for Mos1 mariner insertions. Mol Genet Genomics 281(3): 315-328.
  9. Delauriere, L., Chenais, B., Pradier, E., Hardivillier, Y., Renault, S. and Casse, N. (2009). DNA binding specificity and cleavage activity of Pacmmar transposase. Biochemistry 48(30): 7279-7286.
  10. Bigot, Y., Renault, S., Nicolas, J., Moundras, C., Demattei, M.-V., Samain, S., Bideshi, D. K. and Federici, B. A. (2009). Symbiotic virus at the evolutionary intersection of three types of large DNA viruses; iridoviruses, ascoviruses, and ichnoviruses. PloS one 4(7): e6397.
  11. Stasiak, K., Renault, S., Federici, B. A. and Bigot, Y. (2005). Characteristics of the pathogenic, latent and mutualistic associations of some ascoviruses in the field populations of several parasitoid wasp species. J. Ins. Physiol. 51, 103-115.
  12. Renault, S., Stasiak, K., Federici, B. and Bigot, Y. (2005). Commensal and mutualistic relationships of reoviruses with their parasitoid wasp hosts. J. Ins. Physiol. 51(2): 137-148.
  13. Casse, N., Bui, Q. T., Nicolas, V., Renault, S., Bigot, Y. and Laulier, M. (2006). Species sympatry and horizontal transfers of Mariner transposons in marine crustacean genomes. Mol Phylogenet Evol 40(2): 609-619.
  14. Gauthier, N., Mandon, N., Renault, S. and Benedet, F. (2004). The Acrolepiopsis assectella silk cocoon: kairomonal function and chemical characterisation. J Insect Physiol 50(11): 1065-1074.
  15. Halaimia-Toumi, N., Casse, N., Demattei, M. V., Renault, S., Pradier, E., Bigot, Y. and Laulier, M. (2004). The GC-rich transposon Bytmar1 from the deep-sea hydrothermal crab, Bythograea thermydron, may encode three transposase isoforms from a single ORF. J Mol Evol 59(6): 747-760.
  16. Leroy, H., Castagnone-Sereno, P., Renault, S., Auge-Gouillou, C., Bigot, Y. and Abad, P. (2003). Characterization of Mcmar1, a mariner-like element with large inverted terminal repeats (ITRs) from the phytoparasitic nematode Meloidogyne chitwoodi. Gene 304: 35-41.
  17. Renault, S., Bigot, S., Lemesle, M., Sizaret, P.-Y. and Bigot, Y. (2003). The cypovirus Diadromus pulchellus RV-2 is sporadically associated with the endoparasitoid wasp D. pulchellus and modulates the defence mechanisms of pupae of the parasitized leek-moth, Acrolepiopsis assectella. Journal of General Virology 84(7): 1799-1807.
  18. Bideshi, D. K., Renault, S., Stasiak, K., Federici, B. A. and Bigot, Y. (2003). Phylogenetic analysis and possible function of bro-like genes, a multigene family widespread among large double-stranded DNA viruses of invertebrates and bacteria. J Gen Virol 84(Pt 9): 2531-2544.
  19. Stasiak, K., Renault, S., Demattei, M. V., Bigot, Y. and Federici, B. A. (2003). Evidence for the evolution of ascoviruses from iridoviruses. J Gen Virol 84(Pt 11): 2999-3009.
  20. Renault, S., Petit, A., Benedet, F., Bigot, S. and Bigot, Y. (2002). Effects of the Diadromus pulchellus ascovirus, DpAV-4, on the hemocytic encapsulation response and capsule melanization of the leek-moth pupa, Acrolepiopsis assectella. J Insect Physiol 48(3): 297-302.
  21. Lorite, P., Renault, S., Rouleux-Bonnin, F., Bigot, S., Periquet, G. and Palomeque, T. (2002). Genomic organization and transcription of satellite DNA in the ant Aphaenogaster subterranea (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Genome 45(4): 609-616.
  22. Benedet, F., Leroy, T., Gauthier, N., Thibaudeau, C., Thibout, E. and Renault, S. (2002). Gustatory sensilla sensitive to protein kairomones trigger host acceptance by an endoparasitoid. Proc Biol Sci 269(1503): 1879-1886.