Géraldine Mercier

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A new family of mGlu receptor orthosteric ligands called APTCs was designed and synthesized using a parallel chemistry approach. Amongst 65 molecules tested on mGlu4, mGlu6 and mGlu8 subtypes, (2S,4S)-4-amino-1-[(E)-3-carboxyacryloyl]pyrrolidine-2,4-dicarboxylic acid (8a06-FP0429) has been shown to be a full mGlu4 agonist and a partial mGlu8 agonist. In(More)
Eukaryotic cells respond to DNA damage by arresting the cell cycle and modulating gene expression to ensure efficient DNA repair. We used global transcriptome analysis to investigate the role of ploidy and mating-type in inducing the response to damage in various Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains. We observed a response to DNA damage specific to haploid(More)
Ty1 elements, LTR-retrotransposons of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, are known to be activated by genetic and environmental stress. Several DNA-damaging agents have been shown to increase both Ty1 transcription and retrotransposition. To explore further the relationship between Ty1 mobility and DNA damage, we have studied the impact of ionizing radiation at(More)
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