Jérôme Reboul

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To initiate studies on how protein-protein interaction (or "interactome") networks relate to multicellular functions, we have mapped a large fraction of the Caenorhabditis elegans interactome network. Starting with a subset of metazoan-specific proteins, more than 4000 interactions were identified from high-throughput, yeast two-hybrid (HT=Y2H) screens.(More)
Programmed destruction of regulatory proteins through the ubiquitin-proteasome system is a widely used mechanism for controlling signalling pathways. Cullins are proteins that function as scaffolds for modular ubiquitin ligases typified by the SCF (Skp1-Cul1-F-box) complex. The substrate selectivity of these E3 ligases is dictated by a specificity module(More)
Protein interaction maps have provided insight into the relationships among the predicted proteins of model organisms for which a genome sequence is available. These maps have been useful in generating potential interaction networks, which have confirmed the existence of known complexes and pathways and have suggested the existence of new complexes and or(More)
Both plants and animals respond to infection by synthesizing compounds that directly inhibit or kill invading pathogens. We report here the identification of infection-inducible antimicrobial peptides in Caenorhabditis elegans. Expression of two of these peptides, NLP-29 and NLP-31, was differentially regulated by fungal and bacterial infection and was(More)
To verify the genome annotation and to create a resource to functionally characterize the proteome, we attempted to Gateway-clone all predicted protein-encoding open reading frames (ORFs), or the 'ORFeome,' of Caenorhabditis elegans. We successfully cloned approximately 12,000 ORFs (ORFeome 1.1), of which roughly 4,000 correspond to genes that are untouched(More)
Many human cancers originate from defects in the DNA damage response (DDR). Although much is known about this process, it is likely that additional DDR genes remain to be discovered. To identify such genes, we used a strategy that combines protein-protein interaction mapping and large-scale phenotypic analysis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Together, these(More)
Recent results indicate that coherent models of how multiple interferons (IFN) are recognized and signal selectively through a common receptor are now feasible. A proposal is made that the IFN receptor, with its subunits IFNAR-1 and IFNAR-2, presents two separate ligand binding sites, and this double structure is both necessary and sufficient to ensure that(More)
The ubiquitin-proteasome proteolytic pathway is pivotal in most biological processes. Despite a great level of information available for the eukaryotic 26S proteasome-the protease responsible for the degradation of ubiquitylated proteins-several structural and functional questions remain unanswered. To gain more insight into the assembly and function of the(More)
By integrating functional genomic and proteomic mapping approaches, biological hypotheses should be formulated with increasing levels of confidence. For example, yeast interactome and transcriptome data can be correlated in biologically meaningful ways. Here, we combine interactome mapping data generated for a multicellular organism with data from both(More)
Protein-protein interactions organize the localization, clustering, signal transduction, and degradation of cellular proteins and are therefore implicated in numerous biological functions. These interactions are mediated by specialized domains able to bind to modified or unmodified peptides present in binding partners. Among the most broadly distributed(More)