Some key publications

U. di Porzio, M.-C. Daguet, J. Glowinski & A. Prochiantz. “Effect of striatal target cells on in vitro maturation of mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons grown in serum-free conditions”, Nature, 288, 1980, 370-373.

A. Prochiantz, M.-C. Daguet, A. Herbet & J. Glowinski. “Specific stimulation of in vitro maturation of dopaminergic neurons by striatal membranes”, Nature, 293, 1981, 570-572.

S. Denis-Donini, J. Glowinski & A. Prochiantz. “Glial heterogeneity may define the three-dimensional shape of mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons”, Nature, 307, 1984, 641-643.

L. Nowak, P. Bregestovski, P. Ascher, A. Herbet & A. Prochiantz. “Magnesium gates glutamate-activated channels in mouse central neurones”, Nature, 307, 1984, 462-465.

J. Ayala, N. Touchot, A. Zahraoui, A. Tavitian and A. Prochiantz. “The product of rab2p, a small GTP-binding protein, increases neuronal adhesion and neurite growth in vitro”, Neuron, 4, 1990, 797-805.

A. Joliot, C. Pernelle, H. Deagostini-Bazin and A. Prochiantz. “Antennapedia homeobox peptide regulates neural morphogenesis”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 88, 1991, 1864-1868.

I. Le Roux, A.H. Joliot, E. Bloch-Gallego, A. Prochiantz and M. Volovitch. “Neurotrophic activity of the Antennapedia homeodomain depends on its specific DNA-binding properties”, Proc Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 90, 1993, 9120-9124.

D. Derossi, A.H. Joliot, G. Chassaing and A. Prochiantz. “The third helix of the Antennapedia homeodomain translocates through biological membranes”, J. Biol. Chem., 269, 1994, 10444-10455.

A. Prochiantz. “Getting hydrophobic compounds into cells: lessons from homeopeptides”, Curr. Opin. in Neurobiol., 6, 1996, 629-634.

A. Joliot, A. Trembleau, G. Raposo, S. Calvet, M. Volovitch and A. Prochiantz. “Association of Engrailed homeoproteins with vesicles presenting caveolae-like properties”, Development, 124, 1997, 1865-1875.

D. Derossi, G. Chassaing and A. Prochiantz. “Trojan peptides: the penetratin system for intracellular delivery”, Trends in Cell Biol., 8, 1998, 84-87.

A. Joliot, A. Maizel, D. Rosenberg, A. Trembleau, M. Volovitch and A. Prochiantz. “Identification of a signal sequence necessary for the unconventional secretion of Engrailed Homeoprotein”, Curr. Biol., 8, 1998, 856-863.

A. Maizel, O. Bensaude, A. Prochiantz and A. Joliot. “A short region of its homeodomain is necessary for Engrailed nuclear export and secretion”, Development, 126, 1999, 3183-3190.

A. Prochiantz. “Messenger proteins: homeoproteins, TAT and others”. Curr. Opin. Cell Biol., 12, 2000, 400-406.

A. Maizel, M. Tassetto, O. Filhol, C. Cochet, A. Prochiantz and A. Joliot. “Engrailed homeoprotein secretion is a regulated process”, Development, 129, 2002, 3545-3553.

A. Prochiantz and A. Joliot. “Can transcription factors function as cell-cell signaling molecules?”, Nature reviews, Molecular Cell Biology, 4, 2003, 814-818.

A. Joliot & A. Prochiantz. “Transduction peptides, from technology to physiology”, Nature Cell Biology, 6, 2004, 189-196.

I. Brunet, C. Weinl, M. Piper, A. Trembleau, M. Volovitch, B. Harris, A. Prochiantz*, & C. Holt*. “Engrailed-2 guides retinal axons”, Nature, 438, 2005, 94-98. (*co-correspondance).

D. Holcman, V. Kasatkin & A. Prochiantz. “Modeling homeoprotein intercellular transfer unveils a parsimonious mechaniss for gradient and boundary formation in early brain development”, J. Theor. Biol., 249, 2007, 503-517.

L. Sonnier, G. Le Pen, A. Hartman, J.-C. Bizot, F. Trovero, M.-O. Krebs & A. Prochiantz. “Progressive loss of dopaminergic neurons in the ventral midbrain of adult mice heterozygote for Engrailed1: a new genetic model for neurological and psychiatric disorders”, J. Neurosci., 27, 2007, 1063-1071.

S. Sugiyama, A. Di Nardo, S. Aizawa, I. Matsuo, M. Volovitch, A. Prochiantz* & T.K. Hensch*. “Experience-dependent transport of Otx2 homeoprotein in the visual pathway activates postnatal cortical plasticity”, Cell, 134, 2008, 508-520. (*co-correspondance).

A. Wizenmann, I. Brunet, J. Lam, L. Sonnier, M. Beurdeley, K. Zarbalis, D. Weisenhorn-Vogt, C. Weinl, A. Dwivedy, A. Joliot, W. Wurst, C. Holt* & A. Prochiantz*. “Extracellular Engrailed participates in the topographic guidance of retinal axons in vivo”, Neuron, 64, 2009, 355-366. (*co-correspondance).

Lay public books

A. Prochiantz. Les stratégies de l'embryon, PUF, 1987.

A. Prochiantz. La construction du cerveau, Hachette, 1989.

A. Prochiantz. Claude Bernard: la révolution physiologique, PUF., 1990.

A. Prochiantz. La biologie dans le boudoir, Éditions Odile Jacob, Paris, 1995.

A. Prochiantz. Les anatomies de la pensée, Éditions Odile Jacob, Paris, 1997.

A. Prochiantz. Machine-esprit. Éditions Odile Jacob, Paris 2001.

J.-F. Peyret et A. Prochiantz. La Génisse et le Pythagoricien, Éditions Odile Jacob, Paris, 2002.

J.-F. Peyret et A. Prochiantz. Les Variations Darwin, Éditions Odile Jacob, Paris, 2005.

A. Prochiantz. Géométries du vivant, Collège de France/Fayard, Paris, 2007.