Publications

2019

  • F Viela , P Speziale, G Pietrocola, YF Dufrêne, Mechanostability of the fibrinogen bridge between staphylococcal surface protein ClfA and endothelial cell integrin αVβ3, Nano Lett, in press.
  • I Valsecchi, JI Lai, E Stephen-Victor, A Pillé, A Beaussart, et al, Assembly and disassembly of Aspergillus fumigatus conidial rodlets, The Cell Surface, 5 (2019), 100023.
  • M Mathelié-Guinlet, F Viela, A Vijloen, J Dehullu, YF Dufrêne, Single-molecule atomic force microscopy studies of microbial pathogens, Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering, (2019), in press.
  • F Viela, P Speziale, G Pietrocola, YF Dufrêne, Bacterial pathogens under high-tension: Staphylococcus aureus adhesion to von Willebrand factor is activated by force, Microbial Cell, 6 (2019), 321-323.
  • J Dehullu, JA Vorholt, PN Lipke, YF Dufrêne, Fluidic force microscopy captures amyloid bonds between microbial cells, Trends Microbiol, 27 (2019), 728-730.
  • J Dehullu, C Valotteau, P Herman-Bausier, M Garcia-Sherman, M Mittelviefhaus, JA Vorholt, PN Lipke, YF Dufrêne, Fluidic force microscopy demonstrates that homophilic adhesion by Candida albicans Als proteins is mediated by amyloid bonds between cells, Nano Lett, 19 (2019) 3846-3853.
  • AC Pickering, P Vitry, V Prystopiuk, B Garcia, M Höök, J Schoenebeck, JA Geoghegan, YF Dufrêne, JR Fitzgerald, Host-specialized fibrinogen-binding by a bacterial surface protein promotes biofilm formation and innate immune evasion, PLoS Pathog, (2019), 15:e1007816.
  • JM Kwiecinski, HA Crosby, C Valotteau, JA Hippensteel, MK Nayak, AK Chauhan, EP Schmidt, YF Dufrêne, AR Horswill, Staphylococcus aureus adhesion in endovascular infections is controlled by the ArlRS-MgrA signaling cascade, PLoS Pathog, (2019), 15:e1007800.
  • C Valotteau, V Prystopiuk, BP Cormack, YF Dufrêne, Atomic Force Microscopy Demonstrates that Candida glabrata Uses Three Epa Proteins To Mediate Adhesion to Abiotic Surfaces, mSphere, 4 (2019), e00277-19.
  • F Viela, V Prystopiuk, A Leprince, J Mahillon, P Speziale, G Pietrocola, YF Dufrêne, Binding of Staphylococcus aureus protein A to von Willebrand factor is regulated by mechanical force, mBio, 10 (2019), e00555-19.
  • C Valotteau, N Baccile, V Humblot, S Roelants, W Soetaert, CV Stevens, YF Dufrêne, Nanoscale antiadhesion properties of sophorolipid-coated surfaces against pathogenic bacteria, Nanoscale Horiz,4 (2019), 975--98.
  • MC Duchêne, T Rolain, A Knoops, P Courtin, MP Chapot-Chartier, YF Dufrêne, BF Hallet, P Hols, Distinct and specific role of NlpC/P60 endopeptidases LytA and LytB in cell elongation and division of Lactobacillus plantarum, Front Microbiol, (2019), 10:713.
  • V Vassen, C Valotteau, C Feuillie, C Formosa-Dague, YF Dufrêne, X De Bolle, Localized incorporation of outer membrane components in the pathogen Brucella abortus, EMBO J,  38 (2019), e100323.
  • M Krieg, G Fläschner, D Alsteens, BM. Gaub, W Roos, GJL Wuite, H Gaub, C Gerber, YF Dufrêne, DJ Müller, Atomic force microscopy-based mechanobiology, Nature Reviews Physics, 1 (2019), 41-57.

2018

  • AC Dumitru, M Poncin, L Conrard, YF Dufrêne, DTyteca, D Alsteens, Nanoscale membrane architecture of healthy and pathological red blood cells, Nanoscale Horiz, 3 (2018), 293-304.
  • C Feuillie, C Valotteau, L Makart, A Gillis, J Mahillon, YF Dufrêne, Bacterial Sexuality at the Nanoscale, Nano Lett, (2018).
  • C Feuillie, P Vitry, MA McAleer, S Kezic, AD Irvine, JA Geoghegan, YF Dufrêne, Adhesion of Staphylococcus aureus to Corneocytes from Atopic Dermatitis Patients Is Controlled by Natural Moisturizing Factor Levels, mBio, 9 (2018), e01184-18.
  • JA Geoghegan, YF Dufrêne, Mechanomicrobiology: How Mechanical Forces Activate Staphylococcus aureus Adhesion, Trends Microbiol, 26 (2018) 645-648.
  • T Bjarnsholt, K Buhlin, YF Dufrêne, M Gomelsky, A Moroni, M Ramstedt, KP Rumbaugh, T Schulte, L Sun, B Âkerlund, U Römling, Biofolm formation - what we can learn from recent developments, J Intern Med, 284 (2018), 332-345.
  • P. Herman-Bausier, C Labate, AM Towell, S Derclaye, JA Geoghegan,Y.F. Dufrêne, Staphylococcus aureus clumping factor A is a force-sensitive molecular switch that activates bacterial adhesion, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 115 (2018), 5564-5569.
  • V. Prystopiuk, C. Feuillie, P. Herman-Bausier, F. Viela, D. Alsteens, G. Pietrocola, P. Speziale, Y.F. Dufrêne, Mechanical forces guiding Staphylococcus aureus cellular invasion, ACS Nano, 12 (2018), 3609-3622.
  • P. Herman-Bausier, Y.F. Dufrêne, Force matters in hospital-acquired infections, Science, 359 (2018), 1464-1465.

2017

  • P. Vitry, C. Valotteau, C. Feuillie, S. Bernard, D. Alsteens, J.A. Geoghegan, Y.F. Dufrêne, Force-induced strengthening of the interaction between Staphylococcus aureus clumping factor B and loricrin, mBio, 8 (2017), e01748-17.
  • P.N. Lipke, S.A. Klotz, Y.F. Dufrene, D.N., Jackson, M.C. Garcia-Sherman, Amyloid-like β-aggregates as force-sensitive switches in fungal biofilms and infections, Microbiol Mol Biol Rev, 82 (2017), e00035-17.
  • D. Alsteens, Y.F. Dufrêne, Biophysics: Rapid mass changes measured in cells, Nature, 550 (2017), 465-466.
  • P. Herman-Bausier, G. Pietrocola, T. J. Foster, P. Speziale, Y.F. Dufrêne, Fibrinogen activates the capture of human plasminogen by staphylococcal fibronectin-binding proteins, mBio, 8 (2017), e01067-17.
  • S. El-Kirat-Chatel, A. Puymege, T.H. Duong, P. Van Overtvelt, C. Bressy, L. Belec, Y.F. Dufrêne, M. Molmeret, Phenotypic heterogeneity in attachment of marine bacteria toward antifouling copolymers unraveled by AFM, Front Microbiol, 8 (2017), 1399.
  • M. Sleutel, I. Van den Broeck, N. Van Gerven, C. Feuillie, W. Jonckheere, C. Valotteau, Y.F. Dufrêne, H. Remaut, Nucleation and growth of a bacterial functional amyloid at single-fiber resolution, Nat Chem Biol, 13 (2017), 902-908.
  • J.A. Geoghegan, T. J. Foster, P. Speziale, Y.F. Dufrêne, Live-cell nanoscopy in antiadhesion therapy,Trends Microbiol, 25 (2017), 512-514.
  • S. Trivedi, A.C. Uhlemann, P. Herman-Bausier, S.B. Sullivan, M.G. Sowash, E. Flores, S. Khan, Y.F. Dufrêne, F.D. Lowy, The surface protein SdrF mediates Staphylococcus epidermidis adherence to keratin, J Infect Dis, 215 (2017), 1846-1854.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, T. Ando, R. Garcia, D. Alsteens, D. Martinez-Martin, A. Engel, C. Gerber, D.J. Müller, Imaging modes of atomic force microscopy for application in molecular and cell biology, Nat Nanotechnol, 12 (2017), 295-307.
  • O.M. Fleury, M.A. McAleer, C. Feuillie, C. Formosa-Dague, E. Sansevere, D.E. Bennett, A.M. Towell, W.H. McLean, S. Kezic, D.A. Robinson, P.G. Fallon, T.J. Foster, Y.F. Dufrêne, A.D. Irvine, J.A. Geoghegan, Clumping factor B promotes adherence of Staphylococcus aureus to corneocytes in atopic dermatitis, Infect Immun, 85 (2017), e00994-16.
  • D. Alsteens, D.J. Müller, Y.F. Dufrêne, Multiparametric atomic force microscopy imaging of biomolecular and cellular systems, Acc Chem Res, 50 (2017), 924-931.
  • C. Feuillie, C. Formosa-Dague, L.M. Hays, O. Vervaeck, S. Derclaye, M.P. Brennan, T.J. Foster, J.A. Geoghegan, Y.F. Dufrêne, Molecular interactions and inhibition of the staphylococcal biofilm-forming protein SdrC, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 114 (2017), 3738-3743.
  • C. Valotteau, V. Prystopiuk, G. Pietrocola, S. Rindi, D. Peterle, V. De Filippis, T.J. Foster, P. Speziale, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-cell and single-molecule analysis unravels the multifunctionality of the Staphylococcus aureus collagen-binding protein Cna, ACS Nano, 11 (2017).
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Microbial nanoscopy: breakthroughs, challenges, and opportunities, ACS Nano, 11 (2017), 19-22.
  • P. Herman-Bausier, C. Formosa-Dague, C. Feuillie, C. Valotteau, Y.F. Dufrêne, Forces guiding staphylococcal adhesion, J. Struct Biol, 197 (2017), 65-69.

2016

  • C. Formosa-Dague, Z-H. Fu, C. Feuillie, S. Derclaye, T.J. Foster, J.A. Geoghegan, Y. Dufrêne, Forces between Staphylococcus aureus and human skin, Nanoscale Horizons, 1 (2016), 298-303.
  • P. Herman-Bausier, C. Valotteau, G. Pietrocola, S. Rindi, D. Alsteens, T.J. Foster, P. Speziale, Y.F. Dufrêne, Mechanical strength and inhibition of the Staphylococcus aureus collagen-binding protein Cna, mBio, 7 (2016).
  • J. Xiao, Y.F. Dufrêne, Optical and force nanoscopy in microbiology, Nat Microbiol, 1 (2016), 16186.
  • T. Schulte, C. Mikaelsson, A. Beaussart, A. Kikhney, M. Deshmukh, S. Wolniak, A. Pathak, C. Ebel, J. Löfling, F. Fogolari, B. Henriques-Normark, Y.F. Dufrêne, D. Svergun, P.A. Nygren, A. Achour, The BR domain of PsrP interacts with extracellular DNA to promote bacterial aggregation; structural insights into pneumococcal biofilm formation, Sci Rep, 6 (2016), 32371.
  • C.X. Chan, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, I.G. Joseph, D.N. Jackson, C.B. Ramsook, Y.F. Dufrêne, P.N. Lipke, Force sensitivity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae flocculins, mSphere, 1 (2016), e00128-16.
  • T. Vanzieleghem, N. Couniot, P. Herman-Bausier, D. Flandre, Y.F. Dufrêne, J. Mahillon, Role of ionic strength in staphylococcal cell aggregation, Langmuir, 32 (2016), 7277-83.
  • A. Solopova, C. Formosa-Dague, P. Courtin, S. Furlan, P. Veiga, C. Péchoux, J. Armalyte, M. Sadauskas, J. Kok, P. Hols, Y.F. Dufrêne, O.P. Kuipers, M.P. Chapot-Chartier, S. Kulakauskas, Regulation of cell wall plasticity by nucleotide metabolism in Lactococcus lactis, J Biol Chem, 291 (2016), 11323-36.
  • H.L.P. Tytgat, N.H. van Teijlingen, R.M. Sullan, F.P. Douillard, P. Rasinkangas, M. Messing, J. Reunanen, R. Satokari, J. Vanderleyden, Y.F. Dufrêne, T.B. Geijtenbeek, W.M. de Vos, S. Lebeer, Probiotic gut microbiota isolate interacts with dendritic cells via glycosylated heterotrimeric Pili, PLoS One, 11 (2016), e0151824.
  • A. Le Cigne, L. Chièze, A. Beaussart, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, Y.F. Dufrêne, S. Dedieu, C. Schneider, L. Martiny, J. Devy, M. Molinari, Analysis of the effect of LRP-1 silencing on the invasive potential of cancer cells by nanomechanical probing and adhesion force measurements using atomic force microscopy, Nanoscale, 8 (2016), 7144-7154.
  • C. Formosa-Dague, C. Feuillie, A. Beaussart, S. Derclaye, S. Kucharíková, I. Lasa, P. Van Dijck, Y.F. Dufrêne, Sticky matrix: adhesion mechanism of the staphylococcal polysaccharide intercellular adhesin, ACSNano, 10 (2016), 3443−3452.
  • A. Beaussart, M. Abellán-Flos, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, S.P. Vincent, Y.F. Dufrêne, Force nanoscopy as a versatile platform for quantifying the activity of antiadhesion compounds targeting bacterial pathogens, Nano Lett, 16 (2016), 1299−1307.
  • Ph. Herman-Bausier, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy reveals a dual collagen-binding activity for the staphylococcal surface protein SdrF, Mol. Microbiol, 99 (2016), 611–621.
  • R.D. Rameau, D.N. Jackson, A. Beaussart, Y.F. Dufrêne, P.N. Lipke, The human disease-associated abeta amyloid core sequence forms functional amyloids in a fungal adhesin, mBio, 7 (2016), e01815-15.
  • C. Formosa, P. Speziale,  T.J. Foster, J.A. Geoghegan, Y.F. Dufrene, Zinc-dependent mechanical properties of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm-forming surface protein SasG, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 113 (2016), 410-415.
  • S. El-Kirat-Chatel, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale adhesion forces between the fungal pathogen candida albicans and macrophages, Nanoscale Horiz, 1 (2016), 69-74.

2015

  • A. Beaussart, T. Brandhorst, Y.F. Dufrêne, B.S. Klein, Blastomyces virulence adhesin-1 protein binding to glycosaminoglycans is enhanced by protein disulfide isomerase, mBio, 6 (2015), e01403-15 (*equal senior contribution).
  • A. Beaussart, S. El-Kirat, Th. Fontaine, J.-P. Latgé, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale biophysical properties of the cell surface galactosaminogalactan from the fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus, Nanoscale, 7 (2015), 14996-15004.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Sticky microbes: forces in microbial cell adhesion, Trends Microbiol, 23 (2015), 376-382.
  • P. Herman-Bausier, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, T.J. Foster, J.A. Geoghegan, Y.F. Dufrêne, Staphylococcus aureus fibronectin-binding protein A mediates cell-cell adhesion through low-affinity homophilic bonds, mBio, 6 (2015), e00413-15.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Understanding forces in biofilms, Nanomedicine, 10 (2015), 1219–1221.
  • K.P. Heim, R.M.A. Sullan, P.J. Crowley, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, A. Beaussart, W. Tang, R. Besingi, Y.F. Dufrene, L.J. Brady, Identification of a supramolecular functional architecture of Streptococcus mutans adhesin P1 on the bacterial cell surface, J. Biol. Chem, 290 (2015), 9002–9019.
  • S. El-Kirat-Chatel, A. Beaussart, S. Derclaye, D. Alsteens, S. Kucharıkova, P. Van Dijck, Y.F. Dufrêne, Force nanoscopy of hydrophobic interactions in the fungal pathogen Candida glabrata, ACSNano, 9 (2015), 1648-1655.
  • R.M.A. Sullan, J.K. Li, P.J. Crowley, L.J. Brady, Y.F. Dufrêne, Binding forces of Streptococcus mutans P1 adhesin, ACSNano, 9 (2015), 1448–1460.
  • S. El-Kirat-Chatel, A. Beaussart, S.P. Vincent, M.A. Flos, P. Hols, P.N. Lipke, Y.F. Dufrêne, Forces in yeast flocculation, Nanoscale, 7 (2015), 1760-1767.
  • C. Kock, Y.F. Dufrêne, J.J. Heinisch, Up against the wall: is yeast cell wall integrity ensured by mechanosensing in plasma membrane microdomains? Appl. Environ. Microb, 81 (2015), 806-811.
  • T. Vanzieleghem, Ph. Herman-Bausier, Y.F. Dufrêne, J. Mahillon, Staphylococcus epidermidis affinity for fibrinogen-coated surfaces correlates with the abundance of the SdrG adhesin on the cell surface, Langmuir, 31 (2015), 4713–4721.

2014

  • A. Beaussart, C. Péchoux, P. Trieu-Cuot, P. Hols, M.-Y. Mistou, Y.F. Dufrêne, Molecular mapping of the cell wall polysaccharides of the human pathogen Streptococcus agalactiae, Nanoscale, 6 (2014), 14820-14827.
  • S. Ardissone, C. Fumeaux, M. Bergé, A. Beaussart, L. Théraulaz, S. Kumar Radhakrishnan, Y.F. Dufrêne, P.H. Viollier, Cell cycle constraints on capsulation and bacteriophage susceptibility, eLife, 3 (2014), e03587.
  • A. Beaussart, A.E. Baker, S.L. Kuchma, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, G.A. O’Toole, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale adhesion forces of Pseudomonas aeruginosa type IV pili, ACSNano, 8 (2014), 10723–10733.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy in microbiology: new structural and functional insights into the microbial cell surface, mBio, 5 (2014), e01363-14.
  • A. Beaussart, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, R.M.A Sullan, D. Alsteens, P. Herman, S. Derclaye, Y.F. Dufrêne, Quantifying the forces guiding microbial cell adhesion using single-cell force spectroscopy, Nat. Protoc, 9 (2014), 1049-1055
  • S. El-Kirat-Chatel, C.D. Boyd, G.A. O’Toole, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-molecule analysis of Pseudomonas fluorescens footprints, ACSNano, 8 (2014), 1690–1698.
  • S. El-Kirat-Chatel, A. Beaussart, C.D. Boyd, G.A. O’Toole, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-cell and single-molecule analysis deciphers the localization, adhesion, and mechanics of the biofilm adhesin LapA, ACS Chem.Biol, 9 (2014), 485-494.
  • A. Beaussart, T.C. Ngo, S. Derclaye, R. Kalinova, R. Mincheva, P. Dubois, P. Leclère and Y.F. Dufrêne, Chemical force microscopy of stimuli-responsive adhesive copolymers, Nanoscale, 6 (2014), 565-571.
  • R.M.A. Sullan, A. Beaussart, P. Tripathi, S. Derclaye, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, J.K. Li, Y.-J. Schneider, J. Vanderleyden, S. Lebeer, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-cell force spectroscopy of pili-mediated adhesion, Nanoscale, 6 (2014), 1134-1143.
  • C.D. Boyd, T.J. Smith, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, P.D. Newell, Y.F. Dufrêne, G.A. O’Toole, Structural features of the Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilm adhesin LapA required for LapG-dependent cleavage, biofilm formation, and cell surface localization, J. Bacteriol, 196 (2014), 2775–2788.
  • Ph. Herman, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, A. Beaussart, J.A. Geoghegan, T.J. Foster, Y.F. Dufrêne, The binding force of the staphylococcal adhesin SdrG is remarkably strong, Mol. Microbiol, 93 (2014), 356–368.
  • J. Bayry, A. Beaussart, Y.F. Dufrêne, M. Sharma, K. Bansal, O. Kniemeyer, V. Aimanianda, A.A. Brakhage, S.V. Kaveri, K.J. Kwon-Chung, J.-P. Latgé, A. Beauvais, Surface structure characterization of Aspergillus fumigatus Conidia mutated in the melanin synthesis pathway and their human cellular immune response, Infect. Immun, 82 (2014), 3141–3153.

2013

  • D. Alsteens, H. Trabelsi, P. Soumillion, Y.F. Dufrêne, Multiparametric atomic force microscopy imaging of single bacteriophages extruding from living bacteria, Nat. Commun, 4 (2013), 2926.
  • D. Alsteens, P. Van Dijck, P.N. Lipke, Y.F. Dufrêne, Quantifying the forces driving cell−cell adhesion in a fungal pathogen, Langmuir, 29 (2013), 13473−13480.
  • P. Herman, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, A. Beaussart, J.A. Geoghegan, T. Vanzieleghem, T.J. Foster, P. Hols, J. Mahillon, Y. F. Dufrêne, Forces driving the attachment of Staphylococcus epidermidis to fibrinogen-coated surfaces, Langmuir, 29 (2013), 13018−13022.
  • A. Beaussart, P. Herman, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, P.N. Lipke, S. Kucharikova, P. Van Dijck Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-cell force spectroscopy of the medically important Staphylococcus epidermidis-Candida albicans interaction, Nanoscale, 5 (2013), 10894-10900.
  • D. Alsteens, A. Beaussart, S. El-Kirat, R.M.A. Sullan, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy: a new look at pathogens, Plos Pathog, 9 (2013).
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, D. Martínez-Martín, I. Medalsy, D. Alsteens, D.J. Müller, Multiparametric imaging of biological systems by force-distance curve–based AFM, Nat. Methods, 10 (2013), 847-854.
  • S. El-Kirat-Chatel, D. Mil-Homens, A. Beaussart, A.M. Fialho, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-molecule atomic force microscopy unravels the binding mechanism of a Burkholderia cenocepacia trimeric autotransporter adhesin, Mol. Microbiol, 89 (2013), 649–659.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Recent progress in microbial nanoscopy, Microscopy Analysis, 27 (2013), 15-18.
  • A. Beaussart, Th. Rolain, M.-Cl. Duchêne, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, G. Andre, P. Hols, Y.F. Dufrêne, Binding mechanism of the peptidoglycan hydrolase Acm2: low affinity, broad specificity, Biophys. J, 105 (2013), 620–629.
  • D. Alsteens, V. Aimanianda, P. Hegde, S. Pire, R. Beau, J. Bayry, J.-P. Latge, Y.F. Dufrêne, Unraveling the nanoscale surface properties of chitin synthase mutants of Aspergillus fumigatus and their biological implications, Biophys. J, 105 (2013), 320–327.
  • D. Alsteens, A. Beaussart, S. Derclaye, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, H.R. Park, P.N. Lipke, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-cell force spectroscopy of als-mediated fungal adhesion, Anal. Methods, 5 (2013), 3657-3662.
  • S. El-Kirat-Chatel, A. Beaussart, D. Alsteens, A. Sarazin, T. Jouault, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-molecule analysis of the major glycopolymers of pathogenic and non-pathogenic yeast cells, Nanoscale, 5 (2013), 4855-4863.
  • A. Beaussart, S. El Kirat, P. Herman, D. Alsteens, J. Mahillon, P. Hols, Y. Dufrêne, Single-Cell force Spectroscopy of probiotic bacteria, Biophys. J, 104 (2013), 1886–1892.
  • T. Rolain, E. Bernard, A. Beaussart, H. Degand, P. Courtin, W. Egge-Jacobsen, P.A. Bron, P. Morsomme, M. Kleerebezem, M.P. Chapot-Chartier, Y. Dufrêne, P. Hols, O-glycosylation as a novel control mechanism of peptidoglycan hydrolase activity, J. Biol. Chem, 288 (2013), 22233-22247.
  • Y.F. Dufrene, A.E. Pelling, Force nanoscopy of cell mechanics and cell adhesion, Nanoscale, 5 (2013), 4094–4104.
  • P. Tripathi, A. Beaussart, D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, I. Claes, I. von Ossowski, W.M. de Vos, A. Palva, S. Lebeer, J. Vanderleyden, Y. F. Dufrêne, Adhesion and nanomechanics of pili from the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, ACSNano, 7 (2013), 3685–3697.
  • M. M. Deleu, J. Lorent, L. Lins, R. Brasseur, N. Braun, K. El Kirat, T. Nylander, Y.F. Dufrêne, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Effects of surfactin on membrane models displaying lipid phase separation, Biochim. Biophys. Acta - Biomembr, 1828 (2013), 801-815. 
  • S. El Kirat-Chatel, A. Beaussart, D. Alsteens, D.N. Jackson, P.N. Lipke, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale analysis of caspofungin-induced cell surface remodelling in Candida albicans, Nanoscale, 5 (2013), 1105-1115.
  • M. Meyrand, A. Guillot, M. Goin, S. Furlan, J. Armalyte, S. Kulakauskas, N.G. Cortes-Perez, G. Thomas, S. Chat, C. Péchoux, V. Dupres, P. Hols, Y.F. Dufrêne, G. Trugnan, M.-P. Chapot-Chartier, Surface proteome analysis of a natural isolate of Lactococcus lactis reveals the presence of pili able to bind human intestinal epithelial cells, Mol. Cell. Proteomics, 12 (2013), 3935-3947.

2012

  • D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, S. Yunus, J.P. Latgé, J.J. Heinisch, Y.F. Dufrêne, High-resolution imaging of chemical and biological sites on living cells using peak force tapping atomic force microscopy, Langmuir., 28 (2012), 16738-16744.
  • C. Jiménez-Ortigosa, V. Aimanianda, L. Muszkieta, I. Mouyna, D. Alsteens, S. Pire, R. Beau, S. Krappmann, A. Beauvais, Y.F. Dufrêne, C. Roncero, J.P. Latgé, Chitin synthases with a myosin motor-like domain control the resistance of Aspergillus fumigatus to echinocandins, Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 56 (2012), 6121-6131.
  • E. Bernard, T. Rolain, B. David, G. André, V. Dupres, Y.F., Dufrêne, B. Hallet, M.P. Chapot-Chartier, P. Hols, Dual role for the O-Acetyltransferase OatA in peptidoglycan modification and control of cell septation in Lactobacillus plantarum, PLoS One., 7 (2012).
  • S. El-Kirat-Chatel, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale imaging of the Candida–macrophage interaction using correlated fluorescence-atomic force microscopy, ACSNano., 12 (2012), 10792-10799.
  • A. Beaussart, D. Alsteens, S. El-Kirat-Chatel, P.N. Lipke, S. Kucharíková, P. Van Dijck, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-molecule imaging and functional analysis of Als adhesins and mannans during Candida albicans morphogenesis, ACSNano., 6 (2012), 10950-10964.
  • J.J. Heinisch, P.N. Lipke, A. Beaussart, S. El Kirat Chatel, V. Dupres, D. Alsteens, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy–looking at mechanosensors on the cell surface, J. Cell Sci., 125 (2012), 4189–4195.
  • D. Alsteens, C.B. Ramsook, P.N. Lipke, Y.F Dufrêne, Unzipping a functional microbial amyloid, ACSNano., 6 (2012), 7703-7711.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, M.F. Garcia-Parajo, Recent progress in cell surface nanoscopy: light and force in the near-field, Nano Today., 7 (2012), 390-403.
  • P. Tripathi, A. Beaussart, G. Andre, Th. Rolain, S. Lebeer, J. Vanderleyden, P. Hols, Y.F. Dufrêne, Towards a nanoscale view of lactic acid bacteria, Micron., 43 (2012), 1323-1330.
  • A. Gillis, V. Dupres, J. Mahillon, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy: A powerful tool for studying bacterial swarming motility, Micron., 43 (2012), 1304-1311.
  • P.E. Marszalek and Y.F. Dufrêne, Stretching single polysaccharides and proteins using atomic force microscopy, Chem. Soc. Rev., 41 (2012), 3523–3534.
  • F. Gaboriaud, B. de Gaudemaris, Th. Rousseau, S. Derclaye and Y.F. Dufrêne, Unravelling the nanometre-scale stimuli-responsive properties of natural rubber latex particles using atomic force microscopy, Soft Matter., 8 (2012), 2724-2729.
  • A. Gillis, V. Dupres, G. Delestrait, J. Mahillon, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale imaging of Bacillus thuringiensis flagella using atomic force microscopy, Nanoscale., 4 (2012), 1585-1591.
  • P. Hinterdorfer, M.F. Garcia-Parajo, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-molecule imaging of cell surfaces using near-field nanoscopy, Acc. Chem. Res., 45 (2012), 327–336.
  • P. Tripathi, V. Dupres, A. Beaussart, S. Lebeer, I.J.J. Claes, J. Vanderleyden and Y.F. Dufrêne, Deciphering the nanometer-scale organization and assembly of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG Pili using atomic force microscopy, Langmuir., 28 (2012), 2211-2216.
  • P.N. Lipke, M.C. Garcia, D. Alsteens, C.B. Ramsook, S.A. Klotz and Y.F. Dufrêne, Strengthening relationships: amyloids create adhesion nanodomains in yeasts, Trends Microbiol., 20 (2012), 59-65.
  • E. Bernard, T. Rolain, B. David, G. André, V. Dupres, Y.F. Dufrêne, B. Hallet, M-P. Chapot-Chartier, P. Hols, Dual role for the O-acetyltransferase oat in peptidoglycan modification and control of cell septation in lactobacillus plantarum, PLoS One., 7 (2012).

2011

  • V. Dupres, J.J. Heinisch, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy demonstrates that disulfide bridges are required for clustering of the yeast cell wall integrity sensor wsc1, Langmuir., 27 (2011), 15129-15134.
  • D.J. Müller, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy: a nanoscopic window on the cell surface, Trends Cell Biol., 21 (2011), 461-469.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, D.J. Müller, Force generation: ATP-powered proteasomes pull the rope, Curr. Biol., 21 (2011), R427-R430.
  • G. Andre, M. Deghorain, P.A. Bron, I.I. van Swam, M. Kleerebezem, P. Hols and Y.F. Dufrêne, Fluorescence and atomic force microscopy imaging of wall teichoic acids in Lactobacillus plantarum, ACS Chem. Biol., 6 (2011), 366-376.
  • M. Ouberai, F.El Garch, A. Bussiere, M. Riou, D. Alsteens, L. Lins, I. Baussanne, Y.F. Dufrêne, R. Brasseur, J.L. Decout, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, The Pseudomonas aeruginosa membranes: a target for a new amphiphilic aminoglycoside derivative ? Biochim. Biophys. Acta - Biomembr., 1808 (2011), 1716-1727.
  • A. Itkin, V. Dupres, Y.F. Dufrêne, B. Bechinger, J.M. Ruysschaert, V. Raussens, Calcium ions promote formation of amyloid beta-peptide (1-40) oligomers causally implicated in neuronal toxicity of Alzheimer’s disease, PLoS ONE., 6 (2011).
  • D.J. Müller, Y.F. Dufrêne, Force nanoscopy of living cells, Curr. Biol., 21 (2011), R212-216.
  • C. Acevedo-Vélez, G. Andre, Y.F. Dufrêne, S.H. Gellman, N.L. Abbott, Single-molecule force spectroscopy of beta-peptides that display well-defined three-dimensional chemical patterns, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (2011), 3981-3988.
  • M.C. Garcia, J.T. Lee, C.B. Ramsook, D. Alsteens, Y.F. Dufrêne, P.N. Lipke, A role for amyloid in cell aggregation and biofilm formation, PLoS ONE., 6 (2011).
  • D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, G. Andre, Y. F. Dufrêne, Frontiers in microbial nanoscopy, Nanomedicine., 6 (2011), 395-403.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, E. Evans, A. Engel, J. Helenius, H.E. Gaub, D.J. Müller, Five challenges to bringing single-molecule force spectroscopy into living cells, Nat. Methods., 8 (2011), 123-127.
  • R. Sarroukh, E. Cerf, S. Derclaye, Y.F. Dufrêne, E. Goormaghtigh, J.M. Ruysschaert, V. Raussens, Transformation of amyloid β(1-40) oligomers into fibrils is characterized by a major change in secondary structure, Cell Mol Life Sci., 68 (2011), 1429-38.

2010

  • D. Alsteens, M.C. Garcia, P.N. Lipke, Y.F. Dufrêne, Force-induced formation and propagation of adhesion nanodomains in living fungal cells, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 107 (2010), 20744-20749
  • V. Dupres, Y.F. Dufrêne, J.J. Heinsich, Measuring cell wall thickness in living yeast cells using single molecular rulers, ACSNano., 4 (2010), 5498-5504.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy of fungal cell walls: an update, Yeast., 27 (2010), 465-471.
  • J.J. Heinisch, Y.F. Dufrêne, Is there anyone out there? Single-molecule atomic force microscopy meets yeast genetics to study sensor functions, Integr. Biol., 2 (2010), 408-415.
  • V. Dupres, D. Alsteens, G. Andre, Y.F. Dufrêne, Microbial nanoscopy: a closer look at microbial cell surfaces, Trends Microbiol., 18 (2010), 397-405.
  • G. Andre, S. Kulakauskas, M.P. Chapot-Chartier, B. Navet, M. Deghorain, E. Bernard, P. Hols, Y.F. Dufrêne, Imaging the nanoscale organization of peptidoglycan in living Lactococcus lactis cells, Nat. Commun., 1:27 (2010).
  • J.J. Heinisch, V. Dupres, S. Wilk, A. Jendretzki, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-molecule atomic force microscopy reveals clustering of the yeast plasma-membrane sensor Wsc1, PLoS ONE., 5 (2010).
  • J.J. Heinisch, V. Dupres, D. Alsteens, Y.F. Dufrêne, Measurement of the mechanical behavior of yeast membrane sensors using single-molecule atomic force microscopy, Nat. Protoc., 5 (2010), 670-673.
  • K. El Kirat, S. Morandat, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale analysis of supported lipid bilayers using atomic force microscopy, Biochim. Biophys. Acta- Biomemb., 1798 (2010), 750-765.
  • S. Scheuring, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy: probing the spatial organization,interactions and elasticity of microbial cell envelopes at molecular resolution. Mol. Microbiol., 75 (2010), 1327-1336.
  • M.P. Chapot-Chartier, E. Vinogradov, I. Sadovskaya, G. Andre, M.Y. Mistou, P. Trieu-Cuot, S. Furlan, E. Bidnenko, P. Courtin, C. Péchou, P. Hols, Y.F. Dufrêne, S. Kulakauskas, Cell surface of Lactococcus lactis Is covered by a protective polysaccharide pellicle, J. Biol. Chem., 285 (2010), 10464-10471.
  • O. Domenech, Y.F. Dufrene, F. Van Bambeke, P.M. Tukens, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Interactions of oritavancin, a new semi-synthetic lipoglycopeptide, with lipids extracted from Staphylococcus aureus, Biochim. Biophys. Acta., 1798 (2010) 1876-1885.

2009

  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy: a powerful molecular toolkit in nanoproteomics, Proteomics., 9 (2009), 5400-5405.
  • D. Alsteens, E. Pesavento, G. Cheuvart, V. Dupres, H. Trabelsi, P. Soumillion, Y.F. Dufrêne, Controlled manipulation of bacteriophages using single-virus force spectroscopy, ACSNano., 3 (2009), 3063-3068.
  • V. Dupres, D. Alsteens, S. Wilk, B. Hansen, J. J. Heinisch, Y. F. Dufrêne, The yeast Wsc1 cell surface sensor behaves like a nanospring in vivo, Nat. Chem. Biol., 5 (2009), 857-862.
  • V. Dupres, D. Alsteens, K. Pauwels, Y.F. Dufrêne, In vivo imaging of S-layer nanoarrays on Corynebacterium glutamicum, Langmuir., 25 (2009), 9653-9655.
  • D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, S.A. Klotz, N.K. Gaur, P.N. Lipke, Y.F. Dufrêne, Unfolding individual Als5p adhesion proteins on live cells, ACSNano., 3 (2009), 1677-1682.
  • V. Dupres, C. Verbelen, D. Raze, F. Lafont, Y.F. Dufrêne, Force spectroscopy of the interaction between mycobacterial adhesins and heparan sulphate proteoglycan receptors, ChemPhysChem., 10 (2009), 1672-1675.
  • V. Dupres, D. Alsteens, G. Andre, C. Verbelen, Y.F. Dufrêne, Fishing single molecules on live cells, Nano Today., 4 (2009), 262-268.
  • G. Francius, D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, S. Lebeer, S. De Keersmaecker, J. Vanderleyden, H.J. Gruber, Y.F. Dufrêne, Stretching polysaccharides on live cells using single molecule force spectroscopy, Nat. Protoc., 4 (2009), 939-946.
  • D.J. Müller, J. Helenius, D. Alsteens, Y.F. Dufrêne, Force probing surfaces of living cells to molecular resolution, Nat. Chem. Biol., 5 (2009), 383-390.
  • D.J. Müller, M. Krieg, D. Alsteens, Y.F. Dufrêne, New frontiers in atomic force microscopy: analyzing interactions from single-molecules to cells, Curr. Opin. Biotechnol., 20 (2009), 4-13.
  • C. Verbelen, N. Christiaens, D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, A.R. Baulard, Y.F. Dufrêne, Molecular mapping of Lipoarabinomannans on Mycobacteria, Langmuir., 25 (2009), 4324-4327.
  • C. Verbelen, Y.F. Dufrêne, Direct measurement of Mycobacterium-fibronectin interactions, Integr. Biol., 1 (2009), 296-300.
  • D. Alsteens, E. Dague, C. Verbelen, G. Andre, V. Dupres, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale imaging of microbial pathogens using atomic force microscopy, WIREs Nanomed. Nanobiotechnol., 1 (2009), 168-180.
  • E. Cerf, R. Sarroukh, S. Tamamizu-Kato, L. Breydo, S. Derclaye, Y.F. Dufrêne, V. Narayanaswami, E. Goormaghtigh, J.M. Ruysschaert, J.M. and V. Raussens, Antiparallel beta-sheet: a signature structure of the oligomeric amyloid beta-peptide, Biochem. J., 421 (2009), 415-423.
  • M. Eeman, G. Francius, Y.F. Dufrêne, K. Nott, M. Paquot and M. Deleu, Effect of cholesterol and fatty acids on the molecular interactions of fengycin with Stratum Corneum mimicking lipid monolayers, Langmuir., 25 (2009), 3029-3039.
  • S.R. Clarke, G. Andre, E.J. Walsh, Y.F. Dufrêne, T.J. Foster, S.J. Foster, Iron-regulated surface determinant protein A mediates adhesion of Staphylococcus aureus to human corneocyte envelope proteins, Infect. Immun., 77 (2009), 2408-2416.
  • O. Domenech, G. Francius, P.M. Tulkens, F. Van Bambeke, Y.F. Dufrêne, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Interactions of oritavancin, a new lipoglycopeptide derived from vancomycin, with phospholipid bilayers: effect on membrane permeability and nanoscale lipid membrane organization, BBA - Biomembranes., 1788 (2009), 1832-1840.
  • S. Lebeer, T.L.A. Verhoeven, G. Francius, G. Schoofs, I. Lambrichts, Y.F. Dufrêne, J. Vanderleyden, S.C.J. De Keersmaecker, Identification of a gene cluster for the biosynthesis of a long galactose-rich exopolysaccharide in Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and functional analysis of the priming glycosyltransferase, Appl. Environ. Microb., 75(2009), 3554-63.
  • M. Eeman, Pegado L, Dufrêne YF, Paquot M, Deleu M, Influence of environmental conditions on the interfacial organisation of fengycin, a bioactive lipopeptide produced by Bacillus subtilis, J Colloid Interface Sci., 329(2009), 253-64.
  • A. Ebner, L. Chtcheglova, J. Tang, D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, Y.F. Dufrêne, P. Hinterdorfer, Recognition imaging using atomic force microscopy, Handbook of Single-Molecule Biophysics.

2008

  • G. Francius, O. Domenech, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Y.F. Dufrêne, Direct observation of Staphylococcus aureus cell wall digestion by lysostaphin, J. Bacteriol., 190 (2008), 7904-7909.
  • C. Verbelen, V. Dupres, D. Raze, C. Bompard, C. Locht, Y.F. Dufrêne, Interaction of the mycobacterial heparin-binding hemagglutinin with actin, as evidenced by single-molecule force spectroscopy, J. Bacteriol., 190 (2008), 7614-7620.
  • G. Andre, K. Leenhouts, P. Hols, Y.F. Dufrêne, Detection and localization of single LysM-peptidoglycan interactions, J. Bacteriol., 190 (2008), 7079-7086.
  • M.-P. Mingeot-Leclercq, M. Deleu, R. Brasseur, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy of supported lipid bilayers, Nat. Protocols., 3 (2008), 1654-1659.
  • G. Francius, S. Lebeer, D. Alsteens, L. Wilding, H. J. Gruber, P. Hols, S. De Keersmaecker, J. Vanderleyden, Y. Dufrêne, Detection, localization, and conformational analysis of single polysaccharide molecules on live bacteria, ACSNano., 2 (2008), 1921-1929.
  • G. Francius, S. Dufour, M. Deleu, M. Paquot, M.-P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale membrane activity of surfactins: influence of geometry, charge and hydrophobicity, Biochim. Biophys. Acta., 1778 (2008), 2058-2068.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Towards nanomicrobiology using atomic force microscopy, Nat. Rev. Microbiol., 6 (2008), 674-680.
  • D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, K. Mc Evoy, L. Wildling, H.J. Gruber, Y.F. Dufrêne, Structure, cell wall elasticity and polysaccharide properties of living yeast cells, as probed by AFM, Nanotechnology., 19 (2008).
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy and chemical force microscopy of microbial cells, Nat. Protoc., 3 (2008), 1132-1138.
  • D.J. Müller, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy as a multifunctional molecular toolbox in nanobiotechnology, Nat. Nanotechnol., 3 (2008), 261-269.
  • G. Francius, B. Tesson, E. Dague, V. Martin-Jézéquel, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanostructure and nanomechanics of live Phaeodactylum tricornutum morphotypes, Environ. Microbiol., 10 (2008), 1344-1356.
  • R. Brasseur, M. Deleu, M.-P. Mingeot-Leclercq, G. Francius, Y.F. Dufrêne, Probing peptide-membrane interactions using AFM, Surf. Interface Anal., 40 (2008), 151-156.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, P. Hinterdorfer, Recent progress in AFM molecular recognition studies, Pflüg. Arch. Eur. J. Phy., 256 (2008), 237-245.
  • E. Dague, A. Delcorte, J.-P. Latgé, Y.F. Dufrêne, Combined use of atomic force microscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and secondary ion mass spectrometry for cell surface analysis, Langmuir., 24 (2008), 2955-2959.
  • D. Alsteens, C. Verbelen, E. Dague, D. Raze, A.R. Baulard, Y.F. Dufrêne, Organization of the mycobacterial cell wall: a nanoscale view, Pflüg. Arch. Eur. J. Phy., 456 (2008), 117-125.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, AFM for nanoscale microbe analysis, Analyst., 133 (2008), 297-301.
  • K. El Kirat, V. Duprès, Y.F. Dufrêne, Blistering of supported lipid membranes induced by phospholipase D, as observed by real-time atomic force microscopy, Biochim. Biophys. Acta., 1778 (2008), 276-282.
  • E. Dague, D. Alsteens, J.-P. Latgé, Y.F. Dufrêne, High-resolution cell surface dynamics of germinating Aspergillus fumigatus conidia, Biophys. J., 94 (2008), 656-660.
  • M. Eeman, L. Pegado, Y.F. Dufrêne, M. Paquot, M. Deleu, Influence of environmental conditions on the interfacial organisation of fengycin, a bioactive lipopeptide produced by Bacillus subtilis, J. Colloid Interface Sc., 329 (2008), 253-264.
  • H. Bensikaddour, N. Fa, I. Burton, M. Deleu, L. Lins, A. Schanck, R. Brasseur, Y.F. Dufrêne, E. Goormaghtigh, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Characterization of the interactions between fluoroquinolone antibiotics and lipids: A multitechnique approach, Biophys J., 94 (2008), 3035-3046.

2007

  • G. Andre, R. Brasseur, Y.F. Dufrêne, Probing the interaction forces between hydrophobic peptides and supported lipid bilayers using AFM, J. Mol. Recognit., 20 (2007), 538-545.
  • C. Verbelen, H.J. Gruber, Y.F. Dufrêne, The NTA-His6 bond is strong enough for AFM single-molecular recognition studies, J. Mol. Recognit., 20 (2007), 490-494.
  • C. Verbelen, D. Raze, F. Dewitte, C. Locht, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-molecule force spectroscopy of mycobacterial adhesin-adhesin interactions, J. Bacteriol., 189 (2007), 8801-8806.
  • D. Alsteens, E., Dague, P.G., Rouxhet, A.R., Baulard, Y.F. Dufrêne, Direct measurement of hydrophobic forces on cell surfaces using AFM, Langmuir., 23 (2007), 11977-11979.
  • E. Dague, D. Alsteens, J.P. Latgé, C. Verbelen, D. Raze, A.R. Baulard, Y.F. Dufrêne, Chemical force microscopy of single live cells, Nano Lett., 7 (2007), 3026-3030.
  • R. Brasseur, N. Braun, K. El Kirat, M. Deleu, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Y.F. Dufrêne, The biologically important surfactin lipopeptide induces nanoripples in supported lipid bilayers, Langmuir., 23 (2007), 9769-9772.
  • D. Alsteens, E. Dague, C. Verbelen, G. Andre, G. Francius, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanomicrobiology, Nanoscale Res. Lett., 2 (2007), 365-372.
  • C. Verbelen, J. Antikainen, T.K. Korhonen, Y.F. Dufrêne, Exploring the molecular forces within and between CbsA S-layer proteins using single molecule force spectroscopy, Ultramicroscopy., 107 (2007), 1004-1011.
  • E. Dague, Y. Gilbert, C. Verbelen, G. Andre, D. Alsteens, Y.F. Dufrêne, Towards a nanoscale view of fungal surfaces, Yeast., 24 (2007), 229-237.
  • Y. Gilbert, M. Deghorain, L. Wang, B. Xu, P.D. Pollheimer, H.J. Gruber, J. Errington, B. Hallet, X. Haulot, C. Verbelen, P. Hols, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-molecule force spectroscopy and imaging of the Vancomycin/D-Ala-D-Ala interaction, Nano Lett., 7 (2007), 796-801.
  • V. Dupres, C. Verbelen, Y.F. Dufrêne, Probing molecular recognition sites on biosurfaces using AFM, Biomaterials., 28 (2007), 2393-2402.
  • F. Gaboriaud, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy of microbial cells: Application to nanomechanical properties, surface forces and molecular recognition forces, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces., 54 (2007), 10-19.
  • P. Parot, Y.F. Dufrêne, P. Hinterdorfer, C. Le Grimellec, D. Navajas, J.L. Pellequer, S. Scheuring, Past, present and future of atomic force microscopy in life sciences and medicine, J. Mol. Recognit., 20 (2007), 418-431.
  • P. Delmelle, M. Lambert, Y.F. Dufrêne, P. Gerin, N. Oskarsson, Gas/aerosol-ash interaction in volcanic plumes: New insights from surface analyses of fine ash particles, Earth and Planetary Sc. Lett., 259 (2007), 159-170.
  • N. Fa, L. Lins, P. Courtoy, Y. Dufrêne, P. Van Der Smissen, R. Brasseur, D. Tyteca, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Decrease of elastic moduli of DOPC bilayers induced by a macrolide antibiotic, azithromycin, BBA - Biomembranes., 1768 (2007), 1830-1838.
  • O. Bouffioux, A. Berquand, M. Eeman, M. Paquot, Y.F. Dufrêne, R. Brasseur, M. Deleu, Molecular organization of surfactin-phospholipid monolayers : effect of phospholipid chain length and polar head, Biochim. Biophys. Acta., 1768 (2007), 1758-1768.
  • J.L. Pellequer, P. Parot, Y.F. Dufrêne, AFM BioMed 2007 - Atomic force microscopy in life sciences and medicine, J. Mol. Recognit., 20 (2007), 417-417.
  • Lins L, El Kirat K, Charloteaux B, Flore C, Stroobant V, Thomas A, Dufrene Y, Brasseur R., Lipid-destabilizing properties of the hydrophobic helices H8 and H9 from colicin E1, Mol Membr Biol., 24(2007), 419-30.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic Force Microscopy, Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.

2006

  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale exploration of microbial surfaces using the atomic force microscope, Future Microbiol., 1 (2006), 387-396.
  • Y. F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy of membrane proteins separating two aqueous compartments, Nat. Methods., 3 (2006), 973-975.
  • C. Verbelen, V. Dupres, F.D. Menozzi, D. Raze, A. Baulard, P. Hols, Y.F. Dufrêne, Ethambutol-induced alterations in Mycobacterium bovis BCG imaged by atomic force microscopy, FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 264 (2006), 192-197.
  • P. Hinterdorfer, Y.F. Dufrêne, Detection and localization of single molecular recognition events using atomic force microscopy, Nat. Methods., 3 (2006), 347-355.
  • M. Eeman, A. Berquand, Y.F. Dufrêne, M. Paquot, S. Dufour, M. Deleu, Penetration of surfactin into phospholipid monolayers: nanoscale interfacial organization, Langmuir., 22 (2006), 11337-11345.
  • M. Brinkmann, R. Blossey, L. Marcon, D. Stiévenard, Y.F. Dufrêne, O. Melnyk, Fluidics of a nanogap, Langmuir., 22 (2006), 9784-9788.
  • K. El Kirat, Y.F. Dufrene, L. Lins, R. Brasseur, The SIV tilted peptide induces cylindrical reverse micelles in supported lipid bilayers, Biochemistry., 45 (2006), 9336-9341.

2005

  • V. Dupres, F.D. Menozzi, C. Locht, B.H. Clare, N.L. Abbott, S. Cuenot, C. Bompard, D. Raze, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale mapping and functional analysis of individual adhesins on living bacteria, Nat. Methods., 2 (2005), 515 - 520.
  • A. Berquand, N. Xia, D.G. Castner, B.H. Clare, N.L. Abbott, V. Dupres, Y. Adriaensen, Y.F. Dufrêne, Antigen binding forces of single antilysozyme Fv fragments explored by atomic force microscopy, Langmuir., 21 (2005), 5517 -5523.
  • K. El Kirat, I. Burton, V. Dupres, Y.F. Dufrêne, Sample preparation procedures for biological atomic force microscopy, J. Microsc., 218 (2005), 199-207.
  • K. El Kirat, L. Lins, R. Brasseur, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale modification of supported lipid membranes: synergetic effect of Phospholipase D and viral fusion peptides, J. Biomed. Nanotechnol., 1 (2005), 39-46.
  • K. El Kirat, L. Lins, R. Brasseur, Y.F. Dufrêne, Fusogenic tilted peptides induce nanoscale holes in supported phosphatidylcholine bilayers, Langmuir., 21 (2005), 3116-3121.
  • M. Eeman, M. Deleu, M. Paquot, P. Thonart, Y. F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale properties of mixed fengycin/ceramide monolayers explored using atomic force microscopy, Langmuir., 21 (2005), 2505 - 2511.
  • A. Berquand, N. Fa, Y.F. Dufrêne, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Interaction of the macrolide antibiotic azithromycin with lipid bilayers : effect on membrane organization, fluidity, and permeability, Pharmaceutical research., 22 (2005), 465-475

2004

  • F.A. Denis, P. Hanarp, D.S. Sutherland, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale chemical patterns fabricated by using colloidal lithography and self-assembled monolayers, Langmuir., 20 (2004), 9335 -9339.
  • A. Berquand, M.-P. Mingeot-Leclercq, Y.F. Dufrêne, Real-time imaging of drug-membrane interactions by atomic force microscopy, Biochim. Biophys. Acta - Biomembranes., 1664 (2004), 198-205.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Using nanotechniques to explore microbial surfaces, Nat. Rev. Microbiol., 2 (2004), 451-460.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Refining our perception of bacterial surfaces with the atomic force microscope, J. Bacteriol., 186 (2004), 3283- 3285.
  • C.C. Dupont-Gillain, E. Pamula, F.A. Denis, V.M. De Cupere, Y.F. Dufrêne, P.G. Rouxhet, Controlling the supramolecular organisation of adsorbed collagen layers, J. Mater. Sci. : Mater. Med., 15 (2004), 347-353.
  • E. Pamula, V. De Cupere, Y.F. Dufrêne, P.G. Rouxhet, Nanoscale organization of adsorbed collagen : influence of substrate hydrophobicity and adsorption time, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 271 (2004), 80-91.

2003

  • A. Touhami, B. Hoffmann, A. Vasella, F.A. Denis, Y.F. Dufrêne, Aggregation of yeast cells : direct measurement of discrete lectin-carbohydrate interactions, Microbiol.-SGM., 149 (2003), 2873-2878.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy provides a new means for looking at microbial cells, ASM News., 69 (2003), 438-442.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Use of functionalized atomic force microscopy probes in biophysics, Microscopy and Analysis., 85 (2003), 13-15.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Recent progress in the application of atomic force microscopy imaging and force spectroscopy to microbiology, Curr. Opin. Microbiol., 6 (2003), 317- 323.
  • A. Touhami, B. Nysten, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanoscale mapping of the elasticity of microbial cells by atomic force microscopy, Langmuir., 19 (2003), 4539 - 4543.
  • P.A. Gerin, Y.F. Dufrêne, Native surface structure of natural soil particles determined by combining atomic force microscopy and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, Colloids Surfaces B: Biointerfaces., 28 (2003), 295-305.
  • Invited. A. Touhami, B. Hoffmann, A. Vasella, F.A. Denis, Y.F. Dufrêne, Probing specific lectin-carbohydrate interactions using atomic force microscopy imaging and force measurements, Langmuir., 19 (2003), 1745-1751.
  • F. Ahimou, A. Touhami, Y.F. Dufrêne, Real-time imaging of the surface topography of living yeast cells by atomic force microscopy, Yeast., 20 (2003), 25-30.
  • D. Tyteca, A. Schanck, Y.F. Dufrêne, M. Deleu, P.J. Courtoy, P.M. Tulkens, M.P. Mingeot-Leclercq, The macrolide antibiotic azithromycin interacts with lipids and affects membrane organization and fluidity : studies on Langmuir-Blodgett monolayers, liposomes and J774 macrophages, J. Membrane Biol., 192 (2003), 203-215.

2002

  • F.A. Denis, P. Hanarp, D.S. Sutherland, Y.F. Dufrêne, Fabrication of nanostructured polymer surfaces using colloidal lithography and spin-coating, Nano Lett., 2 (2002), 1419-1425.
  • F. Ahimou, F.A. Denis, A. Touhami, Y.F. Dufrêne, Probing microbial cell surface charges by atomic force microscopy, Langmuir., 18 (2002), 9937-9941.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy, a powerful tool in microbiology, J. Bacteriol., 184 (2002), 5205-5213.
  • B.C. van der Aa, M. Asther, Y.F. Dufrêne, Surface properties of Aspergillus oryzae spores investigated by atomic force microscopy, Colloids Surfaces B: Biointerfaces., 24 (2002), 277-284.
  • F.A. Denis, P. Hanarp, D.S. Sutherland, J. Gold, C. Mustin, P.G. Rouxhet, Y.F. Dufrêne, Protein adsorption on model surfaces with controlled nanotopography and chemistry, Langmuir., 18 (2002), 819-828.
  • B.C. van der Aa, Y.F. Dufrêne, In situ characterization of bacterial extracellular polymeric substances by AFM, Colloid Surf. B-Biointerfaces., 23 (2002), 173-182.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, C.C. Dupont-Gillain, F.A. Denis, V.M. De Cupere, P.G. Rouxhet, Surfaces organiques, surfaces biologiques, Chimie Nouvelle., 79 (2002), 79-82.
  • C.J.P. Boonaert, V. Toniazzo, Ch. Mustin, Y.F. Dufrêne, P.G. Rouxhet, Deformation of Lactococcus lactis surface in atomic force microscopy study, Colloid Surf. B-Biointerfaces., 23 (2002), 201-211.
  • A. Hambardzumyan, S. Biltresse, Y. Dufrêne, J. Marchand-Brynaert, An Unprecedented Surface Oxidation of Polystyrene Substrates by Wet Chemistry under Basic Conditions, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 252(2) (2002), 443-9.

2001

  • M. Deleu, K. Nott, R. Brasseur, P. Jacques, P. Thonart, Y.F. Dufrêne, Imaging mixed lipid monolayers by dynamic atomic force microscopy, Biochim. Biophys. Acta., 1513 (2001), 55-62.
  • B.C. van der Aa, R.M. Michel, M. Asther, M.T. Zamora, P.G. Rouxhet, Y.F. Dufrêne, Stretching cell surface macromolecules by atomic force microscopy, Langmuir., 17 (2001), 3116-3119.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy of microbial cells, Microscopy and Analysis., 70 (2001), 27-29.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, C.J.P. Boonaert, H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher, P.G. Rouxhet, Probing molecular interactions and mechanical properties of microbial cell surfaces by atomic force microscopy, Ultramicroscopy., 86 (2001), 113-120.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Application of atomic force microscopy to microbial surfaces : from reconstituted cell surface layers to living cells, Micron., 32 (2001), 153-165.
  • C.J.P. Boonaert, Y.F. Dufrêne, S.R. Derclaye, P.G. Rouxhet, Adhesion of Lactococcus lactis to model substrata: direct study of the interface, Colloid Surf. B-Biointerfaces., 22 (2001), 171-182.

2000

  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Organisation des biosurfaces à l'échelle nanométrique, Chimie Nouvelle., 18 (2000), 3195-3200.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, G.U. Lee, Advances in the characterization of supported lipid films with the atomic force microscope, Biochim. Biophys. Acta., 1509 (2000), 14-41.
  • G.U. Lee, S. Metzger, M. Natesan, C. Yanavich, Y.F. Dufrêne, Implementation of force differentiation in the immunoassay, Anal. Biochem., 287 (2000), 261-271.
  • C.J.P. Boonaert, P.G. Rouxhet, Y.F. Dufrêne, Surface properties of microbial cells probed at the nanometer scale with atomic force microscopy, Surf. Interface Anal., 30 (2000), 32-35.
  • H.C. van der Mei, H.J. Busscher, R. Bos, J. de Vries, C.J.P. Boonaert, Y.F. Dufrêne, Direct probing by atomic force microscopy of the cell surface softness of a fibrillated and non-fibrillated oral streptococcal strain, Biophys. J., 78 (2000), 2668-2674.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Direct characterization of the physicochemical properties of fungal spores using functionalized AFM probes, Biophys. J., 78 (2000), 3286-3291.
  • J. Schneider, Y.F. Dufrêne, W.R.Jr. Barger, G.U. Lee, Atomic force microscope image contrast mechanisms on supported lipid bilayers, Biophys. J., 79 (2000), 1107-1118.

1999

  • Y.F. Dufrêne, C.J.-P. Boonaert, P.G. Rouxhet, Surface analysis by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy in the study of bioadhesion and biofilms, Method Enzymol., 310 (1999), 375-389.
  • P.G. Rouxhet, J.L. Dewez, Th. Marchal, Ch. Dupont-Gillain, Y. Dufrêne, Protein adsorption, cell adhesion and polymer surfaces : molecular processes and experimental methods, Engineering of Biomaterials., 7-8 (1999), 4-7.
  • M. Deleu, M. Paquot, P. Jacques, P. Thonart, Y. Adriaensen, Y.F. Dufrêne, Nanometer scale organization of mixed surfactin/phosphatidylcholine monolayers, Biophys. J., 77 (1999), 2304-2310.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, C.J.P. Boonaert, P.A. Gerin, M. Asther, P.G. Rouxhet, Direct probing of the surface ultrastructure and molecular interactions of dormant and germinating spores of Phanerochaete chrysosporium, J. Bacteriol., 181 (1999), 5350-5354.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, T.G. Marchal, P.G. Rouxhet, Influence of substratum surface properties on the organization of adsorbed collagen films: in situ characterization by atomic force microscopy, Langmuir., 15 (1999), 2871-2878.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, T.G. Marchal, P.G. Rouxhet, Probing the organization of adsorbed protein layers: complementarity of atomic force microscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and radiolabeling, Appl. Surf. Sci., 144-145 (1999), 638-643.

1998

  • Y.F. Dufrêne, T. Boland, J.W. Schneider, W.R. Barger, G.U Lee, Characterization of the physical properties of model biomembranes at the nanometer scale with the atomic force microscope, Faraday Discuss., 111 (1998), 79-94.

1997

  • Y.F. Dufrêne, W.R. Barger, J.-B.D. Green, G.U Lee, Nanometer-scale surface properties of mixed phospholipid monolayers and bilayers, Langmuir., 13 (1997), 4779-4784.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, A. van der Wal, W. Norde, P.G. Rouxhet, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis of whole cells and isolated cell walls of Gram-positive bacteria: comparison with biochemical analysis, J. Bacteriol., 179 (1997), 1023-1028.
  • R.J. Colton, D.R. Baselt, Y.F. Dufrêne, J.B.D. Green and G.U. Lee, Scanning probe microscopy, Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol., 1 (1997), 370-377.

1996

  • Y.F. Dufrêne, P.G. Rouxhet, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis of the surface composition of Azospirillum brasilense in relation to growth conditions, Colloids Surfaces B: Biointerfaces., 7 (1996), 271-279.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, C.J.-P. Boonaert, P.G. Rouxhet, Adhesion of Azospirillum brasilense: role of proteins at the cell-support interface, Colloids Surfaces B: Biointerfaces., 7 (1996), 113-128.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, V.B. Wiertz, P.G. Rouxhet, Adhesion of Azospirillum brasilense to polystyrene: influence of ionic strength through protein adsorption, Biofouling., 9 (1996), 307-315.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, P.G. Rouxhet, Surface composition, surface properties and adhesiveness of Azospirillum brasilense - variation during growth, Can. J. Microbiol., 42 (1996), 548-556.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, H. Vermeiren, J. Vanderleyden, P.G. Rouxhet, Direct evidence for the involvement of extracellular proteins in the adhesion of Azospirillum brasilense, Microbiol-UK., 142 (1996), 855-865.

BOOKS

  • Life at the Nanoscale: Atomic Force Microscopy of Live Cells, Yves Dufrêne (Editor), Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore (2011).

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • D. Alsteens, Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy of living cells. In: E. Fornasiero, S. Rizzoli (Editors), Super-resolution microscopy techniques in the neurosciences, Neuromethods, Humana Press/Springer (2014), vol. 86, 225-255.
  • D. Alsteens, Y.F. Dufrêne, Stretching and imaging individual proteins on live cells using atomic force microscopy. In: A.F. Oberhauser (Editor), Single-molecule studies of proteins, Biophysics for the life sciences 2, Springer, New York (2013), ch. 8, 211-233.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy of the microbial cell surface. In: The 2012 FEI-European Microscopy award - Yearbook 2012, European microscopy society, Manchester (2012), 19-22.
  • J.J. Heinisch, Y.F. Dufrêne, Single-molecule atomic force microscopy of cellular sensors. In: M. Baró, R. Reifenberger (Editors), Atomic force microscopy in liquid, WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH& Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany (2012), ch. 11, 285-306.
  • A. Ebner, L. Chtcheglova, J. Tang, D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, Y.F. Dufrêne, P. Hinterdorfer, Recognition imaging using atomic force microscopy. In: P. Hinterdorfer, A. van Oijen (Editors), Handbook of single-molecule biophysics, Springer-Verlag, New York Inc. (2009), ch. 18, 525-554.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic Force Microscopy Studies of Peptide–Membrane Interactions. In: M.A.R.B. Castanho (Editor), Membrane-active peptides: methods and results on structure and function, International University Line, La Jolla, California, USA (2009), ch. 13, 309-328.
  • D. Alsteens, V. Dupres, E. Dague, Cl. Verbelen, G. Andre, G. Francius, Y.F. Dufrêne, Imaging chemical groups and molecular recognition sites on live cells using AFM. In: B. Bhushan, H. Fuchs (Editors), Applied scanning probe methods XII, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg (2009), ch. 10, 33-48.
  • D.P. Allison, Y.F. Dufrene, M.J. Doktycz, and M. Hildebrand, Biomineralization at the nanoscale: Learning from diatoms. In: B.P. Jena (Editor), Methods in cell biology, Elsevier Inc (2008), vol. 90, 59-84.
  • C. Verbelen, G. Andre, X. Haulot, Y. Gilbert, D. Alsteens, E. Dague, Y.F. Dufrêne, Towards a nanoscale view of microbial surfaces, Using the atomic force microscope. In: B. Bhushan, H. Fuchs, M. Tomitori (Editors), Applied scanning probe methods IX, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg (2008), ch. 17, 111-126.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy. In: McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of science & technology, 10th Edition, McGraw-Hill, New York (2007), vol. 2, 375-377.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic Force Microscopy. In: C.A. Reddy, T.J. Beveridge, J.A. Breznak, G.A. Marzluf, T.M. Schmidt, L.R. Snyder (Editors), Methods for general and molecular microbiology, 3rd Edition, ASM Press, Washington DC (2007), ch. 6, 96-107.
  • Y. F. Dufrêne, Properties of microbial cell surfaces examined by atomic force microscopy. In: B.P. Jena and J.K.H. Hörber (Editors), Force microscopy : Applications in biology and medicine, John Wiley & Sons, New York (2006), 69-93.
  • D.J. Müller, Y.F. Dufrêne, Microbial surfaces investigated using atomic force microscopy. In: T. Savidge, P. Charalabos (Editors), Microbial imaging, Elsevier Ltd (2004), vol. 34, 163-197.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy imaging and force spectroscopy of microbial cell surfaces. In: J.A. Schwarz, C. Contescu, K. Putyera (Editors), Encyclopedia of nanoscience and nanotechnology, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York (2004), 133-142.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Advances in the Characterization of Microbial Cell Surfaces by Atomic Force Microscopy. In: S.G. Pandalai (Editor), Recent developments in bacteriology, Transworld research network, Trivandrum, 1 (2003), 45-58.
  • P.G. Rouxhet, C.C. Dupont-Gillain, M.J. Genet, Y.F. Dufrêne, Use of X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and atomic force microscopy for studying interfaces in biofilms. In: P. Lens, A.P. Moran, T. Mahony, P. Stoodley, V. O'Flaherty (Editors), Biofilms in medicine, industry and environmental biotechnology, IWA Publishing, London (2003), 259-284.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, C.J.P. Boonaert, P.G. Rouxhet, Role of proteins in the adhesion of Azospirillum brasilense to model substrata. In: J. Berthelin, P.M. Huang, J.M. Bollag, F. Andreux (Editors), Effect of mineral-organic-microorganism interactions on soil and freshwater environments, Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York (1999), 261-274.
  • C.J.P. Boonaert, C.C. Dupont-Gillain, P. Dengis, Y.F. Dufrêne, P.G. Rouxhet, Cell separation, flocculation. In: Flickinger, M.C. and Drew, S.W., In Encyclopedia bioprocess technology : Fermentation, biocatalysis and bioseparation, New York : Wiley (1999), 531-548.

APPLICATION NOTE

  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Drug interactions investigated using atomic force microscopy with functionalized tips, Veeco Application Note 110, 2007.
  • V. Dupres, F.D. Menozzi, N.L. Abbott, Y.F. Dufrêne, AFM imaging and force spectroscopy of individual bacterial adhesins, Veeco Application Note 92, 2006.
  • Y.F. Dufrêne, Atomic force microscopy of microbial cells, Veeco Application Note 50, 2001.

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