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  • Morozova E., Faure P., Gutkin B., Lapish C., Kuznetsov A.
    Distinct Temporal Structure of Nicotinic ACh Receptor Activation Determines Responses of VTA Neurons to Endogenous ACh and Nicotine.
    eNeuro. 2020 Jul-Aug. [DOI].
  • Lemoine D., Mondoloni S., Tange J., Lambolez B., Faure P., Taly A., Tricoire L., Mourot A.
    Probing the ionotropic activity of glutamate GluD2 receptor in HEK cells with genetically-engineered photopharmacology.
    eLife 2020 [DOI].
  • Durand-de Cuttoli R., Chauhan P. S., Pétriz Reyes A., Faure P., Mourot A., Ellis-Davies G. C. R.
    Optofluidic Control of Rodent Learning Using Cloaked Caged Glutamate.
    PNAS 2020. [DOI].
  • Berland C., Montalban E., Perrin E., Di Miceli M., Nakamura Y., Martinat M., Sullivan M., Davis X. S., Shenasa M. A., Martin C., Tolu S., Marti F., Caille S., Castel J., Perez S., Salinas C. G., Morel C., Hecksher-Sørensen J., Cador M., Fioramonti X., Tschöp M. H., Layé S., Venance L., Faure P., Hnasko T. S., Small D. M., Gangarossa G., Luquet S. H.
    Circulating Triglycerides Gate Dopamine-Associated Behaviors Through DRD2-Expressing Neurons.
    Cell Metab 2020 Mar 3. [DOI].
  • Belkaid M., Bousseyrol E., .Durand-de Cuttoli R., Dongelmans M., Duranté E.K., Ahmed Yahia T., Didienne S., Hanesse B., Come M., Mourot A., Naudé J, Sigaud O., Faure P.
    Mice adaptively generate choice variability in a deterministic task.
    Communications Biology 2020. [DOI].


  • Mondoloni S., Durand-de Cuttoli R., Mourot A.
    Cell-Specific Neuropharmacology
    Trends in Pharmacological Sciences 2019 August. [DOI].
  • Paoletti P., Ellis-Davis G. C. R., Mourot A.
    Optical control of neuronal ion channels and receptors
    Nature Reviews Neuroscience 2019 July. [DOI].
  • de Chaumont F.*, Ey E.*, Torquet N., Lagache T., Dallongeville S., Imbert A., Legou T., Le Sourd A.-M., Faure P.*, Bourgeron T.*, Olivo-Marin J.-M.*
    Real-time analysos of the behaviour of groups of mice via depth-sensing camera and machine learning
    Nature biomedical engineering 2019 May. [DOI].


  • Lassus B., Naudé J., Faure P., Guedin D., Von Boxberg Y., Mannoury la Cour C., Millan M.-J., Peyrin J.-M.
    Glutamatergic and dopaminergic modulation of cortico-striatal circuits probed by dynamic calcium imaging of networks reconstructed in microfluidic chips.
    Scientific Reports 2018 Nov 29;8(1):17461. [Abstract].
  • Nilsson S. R. O., Heath C. J., Takillah S., Didienne S., Fejgin K., Nielsen V., Nielsen J., Saksida L. M., Mariani J., Faure P., Didriksen M., Robbins T. W., Bussey T. J., Mar A. C.
    Continuous performance test impairment in a 22q11.2 microdeletion mouse model: improvement by amphetamine.
    Translational Psychiatry 8:247 (2018). [DOI]
  • Fernandez S. P., Broussot L., Marti F., Contesse T., Mouska X., Soiza-Reilly M., Marie H., Faure P., Barik J.
    Mesopontine cholinergic inputs to midbrain dopamine neurons drive stress-induced depressive-like behaviors.
    Nature Communications volume 9, Article number: 4449 (2018). [DOI]
  • Forget B., Scholze P., Langa F., Morel C., Pons S., Mondoloni S., Besson M., Durand-de Cuttoli R., Hay A., Tricoire L., Lambolez B., Mourot A., Faure P., Maskos U.
    A Human Polymorphism in CHRNA5 Is Linked to Relapse to Nicotine Seeking in Transgenic Rats.
    Current Biology 28, 1–10, October 22, 2018. [DOI]
  • Ey, E., Torquet, N., de Chaumont, F., Lévi-Strauss, J., Ferhat, A., Le Sourd, A.-M., Boeckers, T. M., and Bourgeron, T.
    Shank2 mutant mice display hyperactivity insensitive to methylphenidate and reduced flexibility in social motivation, but normal social recognition.
    Front. Mol. Neurosci. 2018 11, 1–9. doi:10.3389/fnmol.2018.00365. [DOI]
  • Durand-de Cuttoli R.*, Mondoloni S.*, Marti F., Lemoine D., Nguyen C., Naudé J., d’Izarny-Gargas T., Pons S., Maskos U., Trauner D., Kramer R.H., Faure P.#, Mourot A.#
    Manipulating midbrain dopamine neurons and reward-related behaviors with light-controllable nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
    Elife. 2018 Sep 4;7. pii: e37487. doi: 10.7554/eLife.37487. [Abstract].
  • Torquet N., Marti F., Campart C., Tolu S., Nguyen C., Oberto V., Benallaoua M., Naudé J., Didienne S., Debray N., Jezequel S., Le Gouestre L., Hannesse B., Mariani J., Mourot A., Faure P.
    Social interactions impact on the dopaminergic system and drive individuality.
    Nature Communications. 2018 Jul. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05526-5. [Abstract].
  • De Backer JF., Monlezun S., Detraux B., Gazan A., Vanopdenbosch L., Cheron J., Cannazza G., Valverde S., Cantacorps L., Nassar M., Venance L., Valverde O., Faure P., Zoli M., De Backer O., Gall D., Schiffmann S.N., de Kerchove d’Exaerde A.
    Deletion of Maged1 in mice abolishes locomotor and reinforcing effects of cocaine.
    EMBO Reports. 2018 Jul 12. doi: 10.15252/embr.201745089. [Abstract].
  • Hay Y.A., Naudé J., Faure P., Lambolez B.
    Target Interneuron Preference in Thalamocortical Pathways Determines the Temporal Structure of Cortical Responses.
    Cerebral Cortex. 2018 Jul 27. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhy148. [Abstract].
  • Mourot A., Herold C., Kienzler M.A., Kramer R.H.
    Understanding and improving photo-control of ion channels in nociceptors with azobenzene photo-switches.
    Br J Pharmacol. 2018 Jun;175(12):2296-2311. doi: 10.1111/bph.13923 [Abstract].
  • Karsinti E., Piani K., Zerdazi E.H., Maskos U., Faure P., Romo L., Bellivier F., Brousse G., Lépine J.-P., Bloch V., Vorspan F.
    Relevance of treated cocaine users’ retrospective memory of first cocaine use.
    Psychiatry Research. 2018 March 29. [Abstract].
  • Apazoglou K., Farley S., Gorgievski V., Belzeaux R., Lopez J. P., Grenier J., Ibrahim E. C., El Khoury M.-A., Tse Y. C., Mongredien R., Barbé A., de Macedo C. E. A., Jaworski W., Bochereau A., Orrico A., Isingrini E., Guinaudie C., Mikasova L., Louis F., Gautron G., Groc L., Massaad C., Yildirim F., Vialou V., Dumas S., Marti F., Mechawar N., Morice E., Wong T. P., Caboche J., Turecki G., Giros B., T. Tzavara E. T.

    Antidepressive effects of targeting ELK-1 signal transduction.
    Nature Medicine 24, 2018, 591-597. doi:10.1038/s41591-018-0011-0 [Abstract].


  • Durand-de Cuttoli R., Mondoloni S., Mourot A.
    Optically dissecting brain nicotinic receptor function with photo-controllable designer receptors.
    Biol Aujourdhui, 2017;211(2):173-188. doi: 10.1051/jbio/2017022. [Abstract].
  • Doly S., Quentin E., Eddine R., Tolu S., Fernandez S.P., Bertran-Gonzalez J., Valjent E., Belmer A., Viñals X., Callebert J., Faure P., Meye F.J., Hervé D., Robledo P., Mameli M., Launay J.-M., Maldonado R., Maroteaux L.
    Serotonin 2B receptors in mesoaccumbens dopamine pathway regulate cocaine responses.
    J Neurosci. 2017 Sep 21. pii: 1354-17. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1354-17.2017 [Abstract].
  • Takillah S.*, Naudé J.*, Didienne S.*, Decros B., Schenker E., Spedding M., Sebban C., Mourot A., Mariani J. and Faure P.
    Acute Stress affects the expression of hippocampal Mu oscillations in an age-dependent manner.
    Front. Aging Neurosci. | doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00295 [Article].
  • Morel C.*, Fernandez S. P.*, Pantouli F., Meye F. J., Marti F., Tolu S., Parnaudeau S., Marie H., Tronche F., Maskos U., Moretti M., Gotti C., Han M.-H., Bailey, Mameli A. M., Barik J. and Faure P.
    Nicotinic receptors mediate stress-nicotine detrimental interplay via dopamine cells’ activity.
    Molecular Psychiatry 2017. doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.145 [Article].
  • Benamer N.*, Marti F.*, Lujan R., Hepp R., Aubier T. G., Dupin A. A. M., Frébourg G., Pons S., Maskos U., Faure P., Hay Y. A., Lambolez B. and Tricoire L.
    GluD1, linked to schizophrenia, controls the burst firing of dopamine neurons.
    Molecular Psychiatry 2017 Jul 11. doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.137 [Article].
  • Tolu S., Marti F., Morel C., Perrier C., Torquet N., Pons S., de Beaurepaire R., Faure P. Nicotine enhances alcohol intake and dopaminergic responses through β2* and β4* nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Scientific Report [Article].
  • Artigas F., Schenker E., Celada P., Spedding M., Lladó-Pelfort L., Jurado N., Núñez M., Santana N., Troyano-Rodriguez E., Riga MS., van den Munkhof H., Castañé A., Shaban H., Jay TM., Tripathi A., Godsil BP., Sebban C., Mariani J., Faure P., Takkilah S., Hughes ZA., Siok CJ., Hajos M., Wicke K., Gass N., Weber-Fahr W., Sartorius A., Becker R., Didriksen M., Bastlund JF., Tricklebank M., Risterucci C., Meyer-Lindenberg A., Schwarz AJ. (2017). Defining the brain circuits involved in psychiatric disorders: IMI-NEWMEDS. Nature reviews Drug discovery, 16(1), pp.1–2. [Abstract]


  • Lemoine D., Durand-de Cuttoli R., Mourot A. (2016) Optogenetic Control of Mammalian Ion Channels with Chemical Photoswitches. Methods Mol Biol.;1408:177-93. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3512-3_12. [Abstract]
  • Besson M., Guiducc S., Granon S., Guilloux J.-P., Guiard B., Repérant C., Faure P., Pons S., Cannazza G., Zoli M., Gardier A., Maskos U. (2016). Alterations in alpha5* nicotinic acetylcholine receptors result in midbrain- and hippocampus-dependent behavioural and neural impairments. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 233(18), pp.3297–3314. [Abstract]
  • Royet J.-P., Meunier D., Torquet N., Mouly A.-M., Jiang T.
    The Neural Bases of Disgust for Cheese: An fMRI Study
    Front. Hum. Neurosci. 10:511. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00511 (2016) [Abstract] F1000
  • Torquet N., De Chaumont F., Faure P., Bourgeron T., Ey E.
    mouseTube – a database to collaboratively unravel mouse ultrasonic communication
    F1000Research, 5:2332, doi: 10.12688/f1000research.9439.1 (2016). [Abstract]
  • Ferhat A.-T., Torquet N., Le Sourd A.-M., de Chaumont F., Olivo-Marin J.-C., Faure P., Bourgeron T., Ey E.
    Recording Mouse Ultrasonic Vocalizations to Evaluate Social Communication.
    J. Vis. Exp. (112), e53871, doi:10.3791/53871 (2016). [Abstract]
  • Harrington L., Viñals X., Herrera-Solís A., Flores A., Morel C., Tolu S., Faure P., Maldonado R., Maskos U., Robledo P.
    Role of β4* Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in the Habenulo-Interpeduncular Pathway in Nicotine Reinforcement in Mice.
    Neuropsychopharmacology, 2016 Jun;41(7):1790-802. doi: 10.1038/npp.2015.346. Epub 2015 Nov 20. [Abstract]
  • Isingrini E., Perret L., Rainer Q., Amilhon B., Guma E., Tanti A., Martin G., Robinson J., Moquin L., Marti F., Mechawar N., Williams S., Gratton A., Giros B.
    Resilience to chronic stress is mediated by noradrenergic regulation of dopamine neurons.
    Nat Neurosci. 2016 Apr;19(4):560-3. doi: 10.1038/nn.4245. Epub 2016 Feb 15. [Abstract]
  • Naudé J., Tolu S., Dongelmans M., Torquet N., Valverde S., Rodriguez G., Pons S., Maskos U., Mourot A., Marti F., Faure P.
    Nicotinic receptors in the ventral tegmental area promote uncertainty-seeking.
    Nature Neuroscience, january 2016, doi:10.1038/nn.4223. [Abstract]
  • Faure P. and Mourot A.
    Le récepteur Nicotinique
    Traité d’addictologie, Ed Reynaud M, Karila L, Amine Benyamina A et Aubin HJ, Médecine Sciences Publications


  • Glangetas C., Fois G. R., Jalabert M., Lecca S., Valentinova K., Meye F. J., Diana M., Faure P., Mameli M., Caille S., Georges F.
    Ventral Subiculum Stimulation Promotes Persistent Hyperactivity of Dopamine Neurons and Facilitates Behavioral Effects of Cocaine.
    CellReports, November 21, 2015, 1–11. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2015.10.076. [Abstract] F1000
  • Eddine R.*, Valverde S.*, Tolu S., Dautan D., Hay A., Morel C., Cui Y., Lambolez B., Venance L., Marti F., Faure P.
    A concurrent excitation and inhibition of dopaminergic subpopulations in response to nicotine
    Scientific Reports. 2015 Feb 2;5:8184. doi: 10.1038/srep08184. [Abstract]
  • Naudé J., Dongelmans M., Faure P.
    Nicotinic alteration of decision-making.
    Neuropharmacology. 2015 Sep;96(Pt B):244-54. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2014.11.021. Epub 2014 Dec 9. [Abstract]
  • Oster, A., Faure, P. & Gutkin, B. S. Mechanisms for multiple activity modes of VTA dopamine neurons. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. 2015 Jul 28;9:95. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2015.00095. eCollection 2015. [Abstract]
  • Sakae D.Y.*, Marti F.*, Lecca S.*, Vorspan F., Martín-García E., Morel L.J., Henrion A., Gutiérrez-Cuesta J., Besnard A., Heck N., Herzog E., Bolte S., Prado V.F., Prado M.A., Bellivier F., Eap C.B., Crettol S., Vanhoutte P., Caboche J., Gratton A., Moquin L., Giros B., Maldonado R., Daumas S., Mameli M., Jamain S., El Mestikawy S. The absence of VGLUT3 predisposes to cocaine abuse by increasing dopamine and glutamate signaling in the nucleus accumbens. Molecular Psychiatry. 2015 Aug 4. doi: 10.1038/mp.2015.104. [Abstract]
  • Faure P. and Lesne A. Estimating Kolmogorov Entropy from Recurrence Plots. Reccurence Quantification Analysis – Theory and Best Practices, Chapter 2. Springer book. 2015. ISBN 978-3-319-07155-8.


  • Nomura S., Bouhadana M., Morel C., Faure P., Cauli B., Lambolez B., Hepp R.
    Noradrenalin and dopamine receptors both control cAMP-PKA signaling throughout the cerebral cortex.
    Front Cell Neurosci. 2014 Aug 21;8:247. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2014.00247. [Abstract]
  • Torquet N., Aimé P., Messaoudi B., Garcia S., Ey E., Gervais R., Julliard A.K., Ravel N.
    Olfactory preference conditioning changes the reward value of reinforced and non-reinforced odors.
    Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00229. Publication Date (Web): July 3, 2014. [Abstract]
  • Faure P., Tolu S., Valverde S., Naudé J.
    The role of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in regulating Dopamine neuron activity.
    Neuroscience, Just Accepted Manuscript. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.05.040. Publication Date (Web): May 29, 2014. [Abstract]
  • Lin WC., Davenport C.M., Mourot A., Vytla D., Smith C.M., Medeiros K.A., Chambers J.J., Kramer R.H.
    Engineering a light-regulated GABAA receptor for optical control of neural inhibition.
    ACS Chem. Biol., Just Accepted Manuscript. doi: 10.1021/cb500167u. Publication Date (Web): May 12, 2014. [Abstract]
  • Morel C.*, Fattore L.*, Pons S., Hay YA., Marti F., Lambolez B., De Biasi M., Lathrop M., Fratta W., Maskos U., Faure P.
    Nicotine consumption is regulated by a human polymorphism in dopamine neurons.
    Mol Psychiatry. 2014 AUG;19(8):930-6. doi: 10.1038/mp.2013.158. [Abstract]


  • Naudé, J., Cessac, B., Berry, H., Delord, B.
    Effects of cellular homeostatic intrinsic plasticity on dynamical and computational properties of biological recurrent neural networks.
    The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(38), 15032-15043. [Abstract]
  • Da Re S., Valle, J., Charbonnel N., Beloin C., Latour-Lambert P., Faure P., Turlin E., Le Bouguénec C., Renauld-Mongénie G., Forestier C., Ghigo J.-M.
    Identification of Commensal Escherichia coli Genes Involved in Biofilm Resistance to Pathogen Colonization.
    PLoS ONE, 8(5), e61628. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061628. [Abstract]
  • Ey E., Torquet N., Le Sourd A.-M., Leblond C. S., Boeckers T. M., Faure P., Bourgeron T.
    The Autism ProSAP1/Shank2 mouse model displays quantitative and structural abnormalities in ultrasonic vocalisations.
    Behav. Brain Res. 2013 Aug 28. [Abstract]
  • Kramer R.H., Mourot A., Adesnik H.
    Optogenetic pharmacology for control of native neuronal signaling proteins.
    Nature Neuroscience. 2013 Jun 25;16(7):816-23. doi: 10.1038/nn.3424. [Abstract]
  • Mourot A., Tochitsky I., Kramer R.H.
    Light at the end of the channel: optical manipulation of intrinsic neuronal excitability with chemical photoswitches.
    Front Mol Neurosci. 2013;6:5. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2013.00005. [Abstract]
  • Mourot A., Fehrentz T., Kramer R.H.
    Photochromic potassium channel blockers: design and electrophysiological characterization.
    Methods Mol Biol. 2013;995:89-105. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-345-9_7. [Abstract]
  • Barik J., Marti F., Morel C., Fernandez S.P., Lanteri C., Godeheu G., Tassin J.-P., Mombereau C., Faure P., Tronche F.
    Chronic stress triggers social aversion via glucocorticoid receptor in dopaminoceptive neurons.
    Science.;339(6117):332-5. doi: 10.1126/science.122 [Abstract] F1000 (Perspective in Science, Science daily)
  • Tolu S.*, Eddine R.*, Marti F.*, David V., Graupner M., Pons S., Baudonnat M., Husson M., Besson M., Reperant C., Zemdegs J., Pagès C., Hay Y.A., Lambolez B., Caboche J., Gutkin B., Gardier A.M., Changeux J.-P., Faure P., Maskos U.
    Co-activation of VTA DA and GABA neurons mediates nicotine reinforcement.
    Mol Psychiatry. 2012 Jul 3. doi: 10.1038/mp.2012.8 [Abstract] F1000


  • Ey E., Yang M., Katz A.M., Woldeyohannes L., Silverman J.L., Leblond C.S., Faure P., Torquet N., Le Sourd A.-M., Bourgeron T., Crawley J.N.
    Absence of Deficits in Social Behaviors and Ultrasonic Vocalizations in Later Generations of Mice Lacking Neuroligin4.
    Genes Brain Behav. 2012 Sep 18. doi: 10.1111/j.160 [Abstract]
  • Schmeisser* M.J., Ey* E., Wegener* S., Bockmann J., Stempel A.V., Kuebler A., Janssen A.L., Udvardi P.T., Shiban E., Spilker C., Balschun D., Skryabin B.V., Dieck St., Smalla K.H., Montag D., Leblond C.S., Faure P., Torquet N., Le Sourd A.-M., Toro R., Grabrucker A.M., Shoichet S.A., Schmitz D., Kreutz M.R., Bourgeron T., Gundelfinger E.D., Boeckers T.M.
    Autistic-like behaviours and hyperactivity in mice lacking ProSAP1/Shank2.
    Nature.;486(7402):256-60. doi: 10.1038/nature11015 [Abstract]
  • Tochitsky* I., Banghart* M., Mourot A., Yao J., Gaub B., Kramer R.H., Trauner D.
    Optochemical Control of Genetically Engineered Neuronal Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors.
    Nat. Chem. 4: 105–111. [Abstract] F1000 (News and Views Nature Chemistry)
  • Donato L., Mourot A., Davenport C.M., Herbivo C., Bolze F., Nicoud J.F., Kramer R.H., Goeldner M., Specht A.
    Water-soluble donor-acceptor biphenyl derivatives in the 2-(o-nitrophenyl)-propyl series for highly efficient two-photon uncaging of the neurotransmitter GABA at 800 nm.
    Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed. 51:1840-3. [Abstract]
  • Bhargava Y., Rettinger J., Mourot A.
    Allosteric nature of P2X receptor activation probed by photoaffinity labelling.
    Br. J. Pharmacol. 2012 Nov;167(6):1301-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2012.02083.x. [Abstract]
  • Mourot A., Fehrentz T., Le Feuvre Y., Smith C.M., Herold C., Dalkara D., Nagy F., Trauner D., Kramer R.H.
    Rapid optical control of nociception with an ion-channel photoswitch.
    Nat Methods. 2012 Feb 19;9(4):396-402. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.1897. [Abstract]


  • Bourgeois J.-P., Meas-Yeadid V., Le Sourd A.-M., Faure P., Pons S., Maskos U., Changeux J.-P., Olivo-Marin J.-C., Granon S.
    Modulation of the Mouse Prefrontal Cortex Activation by Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors during Novelty Exploration but not by Exploration of a Familiar Environment.
    Cereb Cortex. 2011 Aug 1. [Abstract]
  • Exley R.*, Maubourguet N.*, David V.*, Eddine R., Evrard A., Pons S., Marti F., Threlfell S., Cazala P., McIntosh J.M., Changeux J.-P., Maskos U., Cragg S.J., Faure P.
    Distinct contributions of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit {alpha}4 and subunit {alpha}6 to the reinforcing effects of nicotine.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Apr 18. [Abstract]
  • Marti F., Arib O., Morel C., Dufresne V., Maskos U., Corringer P.-J., de Beaurepaire R., Faure P.
    Smoke Extracts and Nicotine, but not Tobacco Extracts, Potentiate Firing and Burst Activity of Ventral Tegmental Area Dopaminergic Neurons in Mice.
    Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011 Jun 29. doi: 10.1038 [Abstract] F1000
  • Mourot* A., Kienzler* M., Banghart M.R., Fehrentz T., Kramer R.H., Trauner D.
    Tuning photochromic ion channel blockers.
    ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2, 536–43. [Abstract]


  • Arib O., Rat P., Molimard R., Chait A., Faure P., de Beaurepaire R.
    Electrophysiological characterization of harmane-induced activation of mesolimbic dopamine neurons.
    Eur. J. Pharmacol.;629(1-3):47-52. Epub 2009 Dec 21. [Abstract]
  • Faure P. and Lesne A.
    Recurrence plots for symbolic sequences.
    International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 20 [Abstract]
  • Warther D., Gug S., Specht A., Bolze F., Nicoud J.-F., Mourot A. and Goeldner M.
    Two-photon uncaging: new prospects in neuroscience and cellular biology.
    Bioorg. Med. Chem. 18:7753-8. [Abstract]


  • Wiklund A., Granon S., Faure P., Sundman E., Changeux J.-P., Eriksson L.I.
    Object memory in young and aged mice after sevoflurane anaesthesia.
    Neuroreport. 2009 Sep 4. [Abstract]
  • Banghart* M.R., Mourot* A., Fortin D., Yao J., Kramer R.H., Trauner D.
    Photochromic blockers of voltage-gated potassium channels.
    Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed. 48: 9097-101. [Abstract] (Covered by C&EN; Selected as “Hot paper” by Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed.)
  • Schultz* P., Dück* B., Mourot A., Hatahet L., Fendler K.
    Measuring ion channels on solid supported membranes.
    Biophys. J. 97:388-96. [Abstract]


  • Avale M.E., Faure P., Pons S., Robledo P., Deltheil T., David D.J., Gardier A.M., Maldonado R., Granon S., Changeux J.-P., Maskos U.
    Interplay of beta2* nicotinic receptors and dopamine pathways in the control of spontaneous locomotion.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.;105(41):15991-6. Epub 20 [Abstract]
  • Marti F., Korn H., Faure P.
    Interplay between subthreshold potentials and gamma oscillations in Mauthner cells’ presynaptic inhibitory interneurons.
    Neuroscience.;151(4):983-94. Epub 2007 Dec 8. [Abstract]
  • Maubourguet N., Lesne A., Changeux J.-P., Maskos U., Faure P.
    Behavioral sequence analysis reveals a novel role for beta2* nicotinic receptors in exploration.
    PLoS Comput Biol.;4(11):e1000229. Epub 2008 Nov 21 [Abstract]
  • Wiklund A., Granon S., Cloëz-Tayarani I., Faure P., le Sourd A.-M., Sundman E., Changeux J.-P., Eriksson L.I.
    Sevoflurane anesthesia alters exploratory and anxiety-like behavior in mice lacking the beta2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit.
    Anesthesiology.;109(5):790-8. [Abstract]
  • Krieger F., Mourot A., Araoz R., Kotzyba-Hibert F., Molgo J., Bamberg E., Goeldner M.
    Fluorescent agonists for the torpedo nicotinic acetylcholine receptor.
    ChemBioChem 9: 1146-53. [Abstract]
  • Mourot A., Bamberg E., Rettinger J.
    Agonist- and competitive antagonist-induced movement of loop 5 on the a subunit of the neuronal a4b4 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor.
    J. Neurochem. 105:413-24. [Abstract]


  • Agulhon C., Platel J.-C., Kolomiets B., Forster V., Picaud S., Brocard J., Faure P., Brulet P.
    Bioluminescent imaging of Ca2+ activity reveals spatiotemporal dynamics in glial networks of dark-adapted mouse retina.
    J. Physiol.;583(Pt 3):945-58. Epub 2007 Jul 12. [Abstract]
  • Besson M., Granon S., Mameli-Engvall M., Cloez-Tayarani I., Maubourguet N., Cormier A., Cazala P., David V., Changeux J.-P., Faure P.
    Long-term effects of chronic nicotine exposure on brain nicotinic receptors.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A.;104(19):8155-60. Epub 20 [Abstract]
  • Roszko I., Faure P., Mathis L.
    Stem cell growth becomes predominant while neural plate progenitor pool decreases during spinal cord elongation.
    Dev. Biol.;304(1):232-45. Epub 2006 Dec 29. [Abstract]
  • Mourot A. and Kramer R.H.
    Staples, Tape Measures, and Bungee Cords: a Variety of Bifunctional Reagents for Understanding and Controlling Ion Channels.
    ACS Chem. Biol. 2: 451-3. [Abstract]


  • Bathellier B., Lagier S., Faure P., Lledo P.-M.
    Circuit properties generating gamma oscillations in a network model of the olfactory bulb.
    J. Neurophysiol.;95(4):2678-91. Epub 2005 Dec 28. [Abstract]
  • Mameli-Engvall M., Evrard A., Pons S., Maskos U., Svensson T.H., Changeux J.-P., Faure P.
    Hierarchical control of dopamine neuron-firing patterns by nicotinic receptors.
    Neuron.;50(6):911-21. [Abstract] F1000
  • Molles B.E., Maskos U., Pons S., Besson M., Guiard P., Guilloux J.-P., Evrard A., Cormier A., Mameli-Engvall M., Cloez-Tayarani I., Nakatani H., Dufour N., Bemelmans A.P., Mallet J., Cazala P., Gardier A.M., David V., Faure P., Granon S., Chan
    Targeted in vivo expression of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in mouse brain using lentiviral expression vectors.
    J. Mol. Neurosci.;30(1-2):105-6. [Abstract]
  • Mourot A., Kotzyba-Hibert F., Goeldner M., Bamberg E.
    Photo-induced covalent attachment of agonists as a tool to study the allosteric mechanisms of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
    J. Mol. Neurosc. 30: 3-4. [Abstract]
  • Mourot A., Rodrigo J., Bertrand S., Bertrand D., Goeldner M., Kotzyba-Hibert F.
    Reorganization of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor during desensitization probed with a photoactivatable agonist.
    J. Mol. Neurosc. 30: 13-14. [Abstract]
  • Mourot A., Rodrigo J., Kotzyba-Hibert F., Bertrand S., Bertrand D., M Goeldner M.
    Probing the reorganization of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor during desensitization by time-resolved covalent labeling using [3H]AC5, a photoactivatable agonist.
    Mol. Pharmacol. 69: 452-61. [Abstract] (Selected for the cover picture of the Mol. Pharmacol. Feb. 2006 issue)
  • Mourot A., Grutter T., Goeldner M. and Kotzyba-Hibert F.
    Dynamic structural investigations on the Torpedo nicotinic acetylcholine receptor using time-resolved photoaffinity labeling.
    ChemBioChem 7: 570-583. [Abstract]


  • Maskos U., Molles B.E., Pons S., Besson M., Guiard B.P., Guilloux J.-P., Evrard A., Cazala P., Cormier A., Mameli-Engvall M., Dufour N., Cloez-Tayarani I., Bemelmans A.P., Mallet J., Gardier A.M., David V., Faure P., Granon S., Changeux J.-P.
    Nicotine reinforcement and cognition restored by targeted expression of nicotinic receptors.
    Nature.;436(7047):103-7. [Abstract] F1000


  • Beloin C., Valle J., Latour-Lambert P., Faure P., Kzreminski M., Balestrino D., Haagensen J.A., Molin S., Prensier G., Arbeille B., Ghigo J.-M.
    Global impact of mature biofilm lifestyle on Escherichia coli K-12 gene expression.
    Mol. Microbiol.;51(3):659-74. [Abstract] F1000
  • Cordero-Erausquin M., Pons S., Faure P., Changeux J.-P.
    Nicotine differentially activates inhibitory and excitatory neurons in the dorsal spinal cord.
    Pain.;109(3):308-18. [Abstract]
  • Che C., Grutter T., Mourot A., Kotzyba-Hibert F. and Goeldner M.
    Site-directed reactive probes for structural and functional investigation of cholinergic proteins.
    XIth Cholinergic Mechanisms Symposium A. Fisher and H. Soreq Eds., Martin Dunitz Ltd, London, 39-44
  • Kotzyba-Hibert F., Mourot A., Grutter T. and Goeldner M.
    Mapping the acetylcholine binding sites of Torpedo nicotinic receptor using photoaffinity labeling: past, present and future.
    XIth Cholinergic Mechanisms Symposium A. Fisher and H. Soreq Eds., Martin Dunitz Ltd, London, 607-9


  • Granon S., Faure P., Changeux J.-P.
    Executive and social behaviors under nicotinic receptor regulation.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A.;100(16):9596-601. Epub 2 [Abstract]
  • Korn H., Faure P.
    Is there chaos in the brain? II. Experimental evidence and related models.
    C. R. Biol.;326(9):787-840. [Abstract]


Mourot A., Kotzyba-Hibert F., Doris E., Goeldner M.
New and convenient synthesis of a tritiated photoactivatable nicotinic agonist: [3H]-AC5.
J. Label. Compd. Radiopharm. 45: 943-53


  • Faure P., Korn H.
    Is there chaos in the brain? I. Concepts of nonlinear dynamics and methods of investigation.
    C. R. Acad. Sci. III.;324(9):773-93. [Abstract]
  • Martin J., Faure P., Ernst R.
    The power law distribution for walking-time intervals correlates with the ellipsoid-body in Drosophila.
    J. Neurogenet.;15(3-4):205-19. [Abstract]


  • Faure P., Kaplan D., Korn H.
    Synaptic efficacy and the transmission of complex firing patterns between neurons.
    J. Neurophysiol.;84(6):3010-25. [Abstract]