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Publications (since 2005)



Le Moal EJuban GBernard ASVarga TPolicar CChazaud BMounier R.  2018.  Macrophage-derived superoxide production and antioxidant response following skeletal muscle injury.Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 120:33-40


Panagiotakis SGiannoudis ECharisiadis AParavatou RLazaridi M-EKandyli MLadomenou K,Angaridis PABertrand HCSharma GD et al..  2018.  Increased Efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells by Incorporation of a π Spacer in Donor-Acceptor Zinc Porphyrins Bearing Cyanoacrylic Acid as an Anchoring GroupEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 20-21(20-21):2369-2379


Henry LDelsuc NLaugel CLambert FSandt CHostachy SBernard A-SBertrand HCGrimaud LBaillet-Guffroy A et al..  2018.  Labeling of Hyaluronic Acids with a Rhenium-tricarbonyl Tag and Percutaneous Penetration Studied by Multimodal ImagingBioconjugate Chemistry. 29(4):987-991


Hostachy SMasuda MMiki THamachi ISagan SLequin OMedjoubi KSomogyi ADelsuc N,Policar C.  2018.  Graftable SCoMPIs enable the labeling and X-ray fluorescence imaging of proteinsChemical Science. 9(19):4483-4487,


Conte-Daban AAmbike VGuillot RDelsuc NPolicar CHureau C.  2018.  A Metallo Pro-Drug to Target Cu (II) in the Context of Alzheimer's DiseaseChemistry - A European Journal. 24(20):5095-5099


He MChing VHYPolicar CBertrand HC.  2018.  Rhenium tricarbonyl complexes with arenethiolate axial ligandsNew Journal of Chemistry. 42(1411):11312-11323






Kerr FSofola-Adesakin OIvanov DKGatliff JGomez Perez-Nievas BBertrand HCMartinez P,Callard RSnoeren ICochemé HM et al..  2017.  Direct Keap1-Nrf2 disruption as a potential therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s diseasePLOS Genetics. 13(3):e1006593.


Charif RGranotier-Beckers CBertrand HCPoupon JSégal-Bendirdjian ETeulade-Fichou M-P,Boussin FDBombard S.  2017.  Association of a Platinum Complex to a G-Quadruplex Ligand Enhances Telomere DisruptionChemical Research in Toxicology. 30(8):1629-1640.


Georgakopoulos NDFrison MAlvarez MSBertrand HWells GCampanella M.  2017.  Reversible Keap1 inhibitors are preferential pharmacological tools to modulate cellular mitophagy.Scientific Reports. 7(1):10303.


Hostachy SPolicar CDelsuc N.  2017.  Re(I) carbonyl complexes: Multimodal platforms for inorganic chemical biologyCoordination Chemistry Reviews. 351:172-188


Delsuc NUchinomiya SOjida AHamachi I.  2017.  A host–guest system based on collagen-like triple-helix hybridizationChem. Commun.. 53(51):6856-6859.


Graffion JDems DDemirelli MCoradin TDelsuc NAimé C.  2017.  An all-in-one molecule for the one-step synthesis of functional hybrid silica particles with tunable sizeEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.


Mathieu EBernard A-SDelsuc NQuévrain EGazzah GLai BChain FLangella PBachelet M,Masliah J et al..  2017.  A Cell-Penetrant Manganese Superoxide Dismutase (MnSOD) Mimic Is Able To Complement MnSOD and Exerts an Antiinflammatory Effect on Cellular and Animal Models of Inflammatory Bowel DiseasesInorganic Chemistry. 56(5):2545-2555.


Ching VHYWang XHe MPerujo Holland NGuillot RSlim CGriveau SBertrand HCPolicar C,Bedioui F et al..  2017.  Rhenium Complexes Based on 2-Pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole Ligands: A New Class of CO2 reduction catalystsInorganic Chemistry. 56(5):2966-2976.




Kaminska KKBertrand HCTajima HStafford WCCheng QChen WWells GArner ESJChew E-H.  2016.  Indolin-2-one compounds targeting thioredoxin reductase as potential anticancer drug leadsOncotarget. 7(26):40233-40251


Akhmetzyanov, DChing HYVDenysenkov VDemay-Drouhard PBertrand HCTabares LC,Policar CPrisner TFUn S.  2016.  RIDME spectroscopy on high-spin Mn 2+ centersPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys., volume18, p. 30857-30866


Demay-Drouhard, PChamoreau L-MGuillot RPolicar CBertrand HC.  2016.  Synthesis of homoditopic ligands with an incrementable rodlike backboneEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry. 131-137


Ciccone, LPolicar CStura EAShepard W.  2016.  Human TTR conformation altered by rhenium tris-carbonyl derivativesJournal of Structural Biology. 195(3):353-364.


Fernández, EHostachy SSandt CRodríguez GBertrand HCClede SCócera Mde la Maza A,Lambert FPolicar C et al..  2016.  Monitoring bicosomes containing antioxidants in normal and irradiated skinRSC Adv.. 6(76):72559-72567.
Low, MLMaigre LTahir MIMTiekink ERTDorlet PGuillot RRavoof TBRosli RPagès J-M,Policar C et al..  2016.  New insight into the structural, electrochemical and biological aspects of macroacyclic Cu(II) complexes derived from S-substituted dithiocarbazate schiff bases.European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 120:1-12.

Hostachy, SSwiecicki J-MSandt CDelsuc NPolicar C.  2016.  Photophysical properties of single core multimodal probe for imaging (SCoMPI) in a membrane model and in cellsDalton Trans.. 45(7):2791-2795.


Tarus, BBertrand HZedda GDi Primo CQuideau SSlama-Schwok A.  2015.  Structure-based design of novel naproxen derivatives targeting monomeric nucleoprotein of Influenza A virusJournal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics. 33(9):1899-1912


Bertrand, HCSchaap MBaird LGeorgakopoulos NDFowkes AThiollier CKachi HDinkova-Kostova ATWells G.  2015.  Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Triazole Derivatives That Induce Nrf2 Dependent Gene Products and Inhibit the Keap1–Nrf2 Protein–Protein InteractionJournal of Medicinal Chemistry. 58(18):7186-7194


Vincent Ching, HYDemay-Drouhard PBertrand HCPolicar CTabares LCUn S.  2015.  Nanometric distance measurements between Mn(II) DOTA centersPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys.. 17(36):23368-23377


Zhu, JLambert FPolicar CMavré FLimoges B.  2015.  Fast magnetically driven electrodeposition of amorphous metal oxide water oxidation catalysts from carbon-coated metallic nanoparticlesJ. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 16190-16197


Fernández, ERodríguez GHostachy SClede SCócera MSandt CLambert Fde la Maza A,Policar CLópez O.  2015.  A rhenium tris-carbonyl derivative as a model molecule for incorporation into phospholipid assemblies for skin applicationsColloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 131:102-107. 


Garcia, LMaisonneuve SXie JGuillot RDorlet PRivière EDesmadril MLambert FPolicar C.  2010.  Sugars to Control Ligand Shape in Metal Complexes: Conformationally Constrained Glycoligands with a Predetermination of Stereochemistry and a Structural ControlInorganic Chemistry. 49(16):7282-7288.


Garcia, LCisnetti FGillet NGuillot RAumont-Nicaise MPiquemal J-PDesmadril MLambert F,Policar C.  2015.  Entasis through Hook-and-Loop Fastening in a Glycoligand with Cumulative Weak Forces Stabilizing Cu IJournal of the American Chemical Society. 137(3):1141-1146. 


Clede, SDelsuc NLaugel CLambert FSandt CBaillet-Guffroy APolicar C.  2015.  An easy-to-detect nona-arginine peptide for epidermal targetingChem. Commun.. 51(13):2687-2689.


Clede, SPolicar C.  2015.  Metal-Carbonyl Units for Vibrational and Luminescence Imaging: Towards MultimodalityChemistry - A European Journal. 21(3):942-958.


Low, MLPaulus GDorlet PGuillot RRosli RDelsuc NCrouse KAPolicar C.  2015.  Synthesis, characterization and biological activity of Cu(II), Zn(II) and Re(I) complexes derived from S-benzyldithiocarbazate and 3-acetylcoumarinBioMetals. 28(3):553-566.




Kaminska, KKBertrand HCTajima HStafford WCCheng QChen WWells GArner ESJChew E-H.  2014.  Indolin-2-one compounds targeting thioredoxin reductase as potential anticancer drug leadsOncotarget


Clede, SPolicar CSandt C.  2014.  Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectromicroscopy to Identify Cell Organelles: Correlation with Fluorescence Staining in MCF-7 Breast Cancer CellsApplied Spectroscopy. 68(1):113-117.




Bertrand , HGuillot RTeulade-Fichou M-PFichou D.  2013.  Synthesis, Properties, and Remarkable 2 D Self-Assembly at the Liquid/Solid Interface of a Series of Triskele-Shaped 5,11,17-Triazatrinaphthylenes (TrisK)Chemistry - A European Journal. 19(43):14654-14664


Chebil, SMiodek AAmbike VSauriat-Dorizon HPolicar CKorri-Youssoufi H.  2013.  Polypyrrole functionalized with new copper complex as platform for His-tag antibody immobilization and direct antigen detectionSensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 185(6):762-770.



Mattson, ECUnger MClede SLambert FPolicar CImtiaz AD'Souza RHirschmugl CJ.  2013.  Toward optimal spatial and spectral quality in widefield infrared spectromicroscopy of IR labelled single cells Analyst. 138(19):5610. 


Mothes, CCaumes CGuez ABoullet HGendrineau TDarses SDelsuc NMoumné ROswald B,Lequin O et al..  2013.  3-Substituted Prolines: From Synthesis to Structural Applications, from Peptides to FoldamersMolecules. 18(3):2307-2327.


Caumes, CDelsuc NAzza RBCorreia IChemla FFerreira FCarlier LLuna APMoumné R,Lequin O et al..  2013.  Homooligomers of substituted prolines and β-prolines: syntheses and secondary structure investigationNew Journal of Chemistry. 37(5):1312.





Cisnetti, FMaréchal J-DNicaise MGuillot RDesmadril MLambert FPolicar C.  2012.  Metal Complexation of a D-Ribose-Based Ligand Decoded by Experimental and Theoretical StudiesEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2012(20):3308-3319.


Delsuc, NPoniman LLéger J-MHuc I.  2012.  Assessing the folding propensity of aliphatic units within helical aromatic oligoamide foldamersTetrahedron. 68(23):4464-4469.


Hancock, RBertrand HCTsujita TNaz SEl-Bakry ALaoruchupong JHayes JDWells G.  2012.  Peptide inhibitors of the Keap1–Nrf2 protein–protein interactionFree Radical Biology and Medicine. 52(2):444-451.




Bertrand, HSilly FTeulade-Fichou M-PTortech LFichou D.  2011.  Locking the free-rotation of a prochiral star-shaped guest molecule inside a two-dimensional nanoporous network by introduction of chlorine atomsChemical Communications. 47(36):10091-10093


Bertrand, HGranzhan AMonchaud DSaettel NGuillot RClifford SGuédin AMergny J-L,Teulade-Fichou M-P.  2011.  Recognition of G-Quadruplex DNA by Triangular Star-Shaped Compounds: With or Without Side Chains? Chemistry - A European Journal. 17(16):4529-4539


Anxolabéhère-Mallart, ECostentin CPolicar CRobert MSavéant J-MTeillout A-L.  2011.  Proton-coupled electron transfers in biomimetic water bound metal complexes. The electrochemical approachFaraday Discussions. 148:83-95.


Policar, CWaern JBPlamont M-AClede SMayet CPrazeres ROrtega J-MVessières ADazzi A.  2011.  Subcellular IR Imaging of a Metal-Carbonyl Moiety Using Photothermally Induced ResonanceAngewandte Chemie International Edition. 50(4):860-864.




Garcia, LMaisonneuve SXie JGuillot RDorlet PRivière EDesmadril MLambert FPolicar C.  2010.  Sugars to Control Ligand Shape in Metal Complexes: Conformationally Constrained Glycoligands with a Predetermination of Stereochemistry and a Structural ControlInorganic Chemistry. 49(16):7282-7288.


Campbell, VEde Hatten XDelsuc NKauffmann BHuc INitschke JR.  2010.  Cascading transformations within a dynamic self-assembled systemNature Chemistry. 2(8):684-687.Abstract




Bertrand, HBombard SMonchaud DTalbot EGuédin AMergny J-LGrünert RBednarski PJ,Teulade-Fichou M-P.  2009.  Exclusive platination of loop adenines in the human telomeric G-quadruplexOrganic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 7(14):2864-2871


Desmarets, CPolicar CChamoreau L-MAmouri H.  2009.  Design, Self-Assembly, and Molecular Structures of 3D Copper(II) Capsules Templated by BF 4 - Guest AnionsEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2009(29-30):4396-4400.


Wolffs, MDelsuc NVeldman DVan Anh NWilliams RMMeskers SCJJanssen RAJHuc I,Schenning A.  2009.  Helical Aromatic Oligoamide Foldamers as Organizational Scaffolds for Photoinduced Charge TransferJournal of the American Chemical Society. 131(13):4819-4829.Abstract


Campbell, VEde Hatten XDelsuc NKauffmann BHuc INitschke JR.  2009.  Interplay of Interactions Governing the Dynamic Conversions of Acyclic and Macrocyclic Helicates.Chemistry-a European Journal. 15(25):6138-6142. Abstract




Bertrand, HBombard SMonchaud DTeulade-Fichou M-P.  2008.  New platinum(II) complexes targeting the loops of the human telomeric G-quadruplex.Nucleic Acids Symposium Series. 52(1):163-164.


Monchaud, DAllain CBertrand HSmargiasso NRosu FGabelica VDe Cian AMergny J-L,Teulade-Fichou M-P.  2008.  Ligands playing musical chairs with G-quadruplex DNA: A rapid and simple displacement assay for identifying selective G-quadruplex bindersBiochimie. 90(8):1207-1223


De Cian, AGrellier PMouray EDepoix DBertrand HMonchaud DTeulade-Fichou M-PMergny J-LAlberti P.  2008.  Plasmodium Telomeric Sequences: Structure, Stability and Quadruplex Targeting by Small CompoundsChemBioChem. 9(16):2730-2739


Damaj, ZCisnetti FDupont LHenon EPolicar CGuillon E.  2008.  Synthesis, characterization and dioxygen reactivity of copper(i) complexes with glycoligandsDalton Transactions. (24):3235-3245.


Cisnetti, FGuillot RIbrahim NLambert FThérisod MPolicar C.  2008. Synthesis and X-ray crystal structures of two transition metal complexes based on functionalised 1,5-anhydro-2-deoxy-d-galactitol and methyl 2-deoxy-α-d-galactopyranosideCarbohydrate Research. 343(3):530-535.


Cisnetti, FGuillot RThérisod MDesmadril MPolicar C.  2008.  Stereocontrol by a Pair of Epimeric Sugar-Derived Ligands of the Coordination Sphere of Copper(II) Complexes.Inorganic Chemistry. 47(7):2243-2245.




Lucas, RGranet RSol VLe Morvan CPolicar CRivière EKrausz P.  2007.  Synthesis and cellular uptake of superparamagnetic dextran-nanoparticles with porphyrinic motifs grafted by esterificatione-Polymers. 7(1):1031-1038.


Groni, SBlain GGuillot RPolicar CAnxolabéhère-Mallart E.  2007.  Reactivity of Mn (II) with Superoxide. Evidence for a [Mn (III)OO]+ unit by Low-Temperature SpectroscopiesInorganic Chemistry. 46(6):1951-1953


Bertrand, HBombard SMonchaud DTeulade-Fichou M-P.  2007.  A platinum–quinacridine hybrid as a G-quadruplex ligandJBIC Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry. 12(7):1003-1014.


Bertrand, HMonchaud DDe Cian AGuillot RMergny J-LTeulade-Fichou M-P.  2007.  The importance of metal geometry in the recognition of G-quadruplex-DNA by metal-terpyridine complexesOrganic & Biomolecular Chemistry. 5(16):2555-2559


Santiago-Gómez, MPVergely CPolicar CNicaud J-MBelin J-MRochette LHusson F.  2007.  Characterization of purified green bell pepper hydroperoxide lyase expressed by Yarrowia lipolytica: Radicals detection during catalysisEnzyme and Microbial Technology. 41(1-2):13-18


Pui, APolicar CMahy J-P.  2007.  Electronic and steric effects in cobalt Schiff bases complexes: Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of some cobalt(II) tetra-halogens-dimethyl salen complexesInorganica Chimica Acta. 360(6):2139-2144.


Cisnetti, FGuillot R?gisDesmadril MPelosi GPolicar C.  2007.  Glycoligands and Co(ii) glycocomplexes. Investigation of the variation of the sugar-scaffold on the structure and chirality measured by circular dichroismDalton Transactions. (15):1473


Cisnetti, FPelosi GPolicar C.  2007.  Synthesis and superoxide dismutase-like activity of new manganese(III) complexes based on tridentate N2O ligands derived from histamine.Inorganica Chimica Acta. 360(2):557-562


Cisnetti, FLefèvre A-SGuillot RLambert FBlain GAnxolabéhère-Mallart EPolicar C.  2007.  A New Pentadentate Ligand Forms Both a Di- and a Mononuclear MnII Complex: Electrochemical, Spectroscopic and Superoxide Dismutase Activity StudiesEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2007(28):4472-4480.


Cisnetti, FGuillot RThérisod MPolicar C.  2007.  Diaqua[methyl 4-O-benzyl-2,3,6-tri-O-(2-picolyl)-α-D-mannopyranoside] cobalt(II) bis(perchlorate) monohydrate: partial coordination of ligand derived from D-mannoseActa Crystallographica Section C Crystal Structure Communications. 63(5):m201-m203


Charron, GBellot FCisnetti FPelosi GRebilly J-NRivière EBarra A-LMallah TPolicar C.  2007.  Glycoligands Tuning the Magnetic Anisotropy of NiII ComplexesChemistry - A European Journal. 13(10):2774-2782.




Lartia, RBertrand HTeulade-Fichou M-P.  2006.  Improved Synthesis of Quinacridine DerivativesSynlett. (4):0610-0614




Ricoux, RLecomte SPolicar CBoucher J-LMahy J-P.  2005.  Spectroscopic investigation of isonitrile complexes of ferric and ferrous microperoxidase 8Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 99(5):1165-1173.


Bellot, FHardré RPelosi GThérisod MPolicar C.  2005.  Superoxide dismutase-like activity of cobalt(ii) complexes based on a sugar platformChemical Communications. (43):5414-5416.


Durot, SPolicar CCisnetti FLambert FRenault J-PPelosi GBlain GKorri-Youssoufi HMahy J-P.  2005.  Series of Mn Complexes Based onN-Centered Ligands and Superoxide - Reactivity in an Anhydrous Medium and SOD-Like Activity in an Aqueous Medium Correlated to MnII/MnIII Redox PotentialsEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2005(17):3513-3523.


Durot, SLambert FRenault J-PPolicar C.  2005.  A Pulse Radiolysis Study of Catalytic Superoxide Radical Dismutation by a Manganese(II) Complex with an N-Tripodal Ligand.European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2005(14):2789-2793