Jenny Renaut

Jenny Renaut
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) | LIST · Department of Environmental Research and INnovation (ERIN)

PhD

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January 2015 - present
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
Position
  • Responsible of the Integrative Biology Platform
August 2013 - December 2014
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
Position
  • responsible of the Plant Proteomics and Metabolomics Platform
January 2010 - July 2013
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
Position
  • Responsible of the Plant Proteomics Platform

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Publications (274)
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Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) is a vegetable frequently exposed to hypoxia stress induced either by being submerged, flooded or provided with limited oxygen in hydroponic cultivation systems. The purpose of the study was to establish the metabolic mechanisms responsible for overcoming hypoxia in two tomato accessions with different tolerance to...
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Apple russeting develops on the fruit surface when skin integrity has been lost. It induces a modification of fruit wax composition, including its triterpene profile. In the present work, we studied two closely related apple varieties, ‘Reinette grise du Canada’ and ‘Reinette blanche du Canada’, which display russeted and non-russeted skin phenotyp...
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Plant apoplast is the first hub of plant-pathogen communication where pathogen effectors are recognized by plant defensive proteins and cell receptors and several signal transduction pathways are activated. As a result of this first contact, the host triggers a defence response that involves the modulation of several extra and intracellular protein...
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Proteins are directly involved in plant phenotypic response to ever changing environmental conditions. The ability to produce multiple mature functional proteins, i.e., proteoforms, from a single gene sequence represents an efficient tool ensuring the diversification of protein biological functions underlying the diversity of plant phenotypic respo...
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Sweet cherry ( Prunus avium L.) is a stone fruit widely consumed and appreciated for its organoleptic properties, as well as its nutraceutical potential. We here investigated the characteristics of six non-commercial Tuscan varieties of sweet cherry maintained at the Regional Germplasm Bank of the CNR-IBE in Follonica (Italy) and sampled ca. 60 day...
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Net blotch, caused by the ascomycete Drechslera teres, can compromise barley production. Beneficial bacteria strains are of substantial interest as biological agents for plant protection in agriculture. Belonging to the genus Paraburkholderia, a bacterium, referred to as strain B25, has been identified as protective for barley against net blotch. T...
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The remarkable desiccation tolerance of the vegetative tissues in the resurrection species Craterostigma plantagineum (Hochst.) is favored by its unique cell wall folding mechanism that allows the ordered and reversible shrinking of the cells without damaging neither the cell wall nor the underlying plasma membrane. The ability to withstand extreme...
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Salinity is a brutal environmental factor that severely affects barley growth and development. In this context, local landraces, commonly cultivated under stressful conditions, could represent important reservoirs of valuable traits in barley breeding programs. Therefore, understanding salt-tolerance mechanisms in such genotypes is of great interes...
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The present study aims to investigate the response of rapeseed microspore-derived embryos (MDE) to osmotic stress at the proteome level. The PEG-induced osmotic stress was studied in the cotyledonary stage of MDE of two genotypes: Cadeli (D) and Viking (V), previously reported to exhibit contrasting leaf proteome responses under drought. Two-dimens...
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Pharmaceutical compounds have been found in rivers and treated wastewaters. They often contaminate irrigation waters and consequently accumulate in edible vegetables, causing changes in plants metabolism. The main objective of this work is to understand how lettuce plants cope with the contamination from three selected pharmaceuticals using a label...
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Brewers’ Spent Grain (BSG) is the primary waste of the beer brewing process, which comprises a plethora of nutritionally appealing ingredients such as proteins, dietary fibres, essential lipids and micronutrients. In our previous study [1], the acid-induced gelation capacity of BSG protein isolate as influenced by the thermal pre-treatment severity...
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While human extracellular vesicles (EVs) have attracted a big deal of interest and have been extensively characterized over the last years, plant-derived EVs and nanovesicles have earned less attention and have remained poorly investigated. Although a series of investigations already revealed promising beneficial health effects and drug delivery pr...
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The resurrection plant Craterostigma plantagineum possesses an extraordinary capacity to survive long‐term desiccation. To enhance our understanding of this phenomenon, complementary transcriptome, soluble proteome and targeted metabolite profiling was carried out on leaves collected from different stages during a dehydration and rehydration cycle....
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Global warming and sea level rise are serious threats to agriculture. The negative effects caused by severe salinity include discoloration and reduced surface of the leaves, as well as wilting due to an impaired uptake of water from the soil by roots. Nanotechnology is emerging as a valuable ally in agriculture: several studies have indeed already...
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As a common pollutant, cadmium (Cd) is one of the most toxic heavy metals accumulating in agricultural soils through anthropogenic activities. The uptake of Cd by plants is the main entry route into the human food chain, whilst in plants it elicits oxidative stress by unbalancing the cellular redox status. Medicago sativa was subjected to chronic C...
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Brewers’ spent grain (BSG) is a major side stream of the beer-brewing sector, which comprises a plethora of food macromolecules and micronutrients. In the present work, BSG protein isolates were assessed for their ability to form gels via delta-gluconolactone induced acidification. The impact of the thermal pre-treatment (native, heating at 72, 85...
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The analysis of complex biological systems keeps challenging researchers. The main goal of systems biology is to decipher interactions within cells, by integrating datasets from large scale analytical approaches including transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics and more specialized ‘OMICS’ such as epigenomics and lipidomics. Studying different...
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Introduction La propolis est un produit de la ruche composé d’un complexe résineux d’origine végétale mêlé aux sécrétions des abeilles. La consommation de la propolis sous forme de compléments alimentaires est en forte augmentation à travers le monde, nécessitant une évaluation précise du risque allergique (régulièrement signalé par l’ANSES). L’obj...
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Cistus ladanifer L. is a common shrub endemic to the Mediterranean with high levels of condensed tannins (CT). CT form complexes with dietary protein resisting microbial degradation in the rumen, which enhances dietary protein utilization in ruminant diets. The objective of this study was to evaluate the utilization of CT in the diet of lambs on th...
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Drechslera teres (D. teres) is an ascomycete, responsible for net blotch, the most serious barley disease causing an important economic impact. The cell wall is a crucial structure for the growth and development of fungi. Thus, understanding cell wall structure, composition and biosynthesis can help in designing new strategies for pest management....
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Epidemics of coffee leaf rust (CLR) leads to great yield losses and huge depreciation of coffee marketing values, if no control measures are applied. Societal expectations of a more sustainable coffee production are increasingly imposing the replacement of fungicide treatments by alternative solutions. A protection strategy is to take advantage of...
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Proteomics, the study of the entire proteome in an organism at a given time point under defined conditions, has become common practice in plant research. Methods for protein identification and quantification are following either the bottom‐up or top‐down approach. As a top‐down method 2D electrophoresis enables routine analysis of intact proteins a...
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Main conclusion The immuno-ultrastructural investigation localized cell-wall polysaccharides of bast fibers during hemp hypocotyl growth. Moreover, for the first time, the localization of a peroxidase and laccase is provided in textile hemp. Abstract In the hypocotyl of textile hemp, elongation and girth increase are separated in time. This organ...
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Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica L.) has been used as herbal medicine to treat various ailments since ancient times. The biological activity of nettle is chiefly attributed to a large group of phenylpropanoid dimers, namely lignans. Despite the pharmacological importance of nettle lignans, there are no studies addressing lignan biosynthesis in this p...
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In this study, the cell-wall-enriched subproteomes at three different heights of alfalfa stems were compared. Since these three heights correspond to different states in stem development, a view on the dynamics of the cell wall proteome during cell maturation is obtained. This study of cell wall protein-enriched fractions forms the basis for a desc...
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The muskox (Ovibos moschatus) is a ruminant highly adapted to arctic conditions. The objective of this work is to study liver, muscle and adipose tissues proteomes in muskoxen highlighting sex differences. Ten animals (5 per sex) were sampled in Western Greenland during the winter hunting season. During carcass processing, muscle, liver and rump fa...
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The enterohemorrhagic Escherichia (E.) coli (EHEC) is a pathogen of great concern for public health and the meat industry all over the world. The high economic losses in meat industry and the high costs of the illness highlight the necessity of additional efforts to control this pathogen. Previous studies have demonstrated the inhibitory activity o...
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Cork is a renewable non-wood high valued forest product, with relevant ecological and economic impact in the Mediterranean-type ecosystems. Currently, cork is ranked according to its commercial quality. The most valuable planks are chosen for cork stoppers production. Cork planks with adequate thickness and porosity are classified as stoppable qual...
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Background The heavy metal cadmium (Cd) accumulates in the environment due to anthropogenic influences. It is unessential and harmful to all life forms. The plant cell wall forms a physical barrier against environmental stress and changes in the cell wall structure have been observed upon Cd exposure. In the current study, changes in the cell wall...
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Background: The impacts of man-made chemicals, in particular of persistent organic pollutants, are multifactorial as they may affect the integrity of ecosystems, alter biodiversity and have undesirable effects on many organisms. We have previously demonstrated that the belowground mycobiota of forest soils acts as a buffer against the biocide pollu...
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Appendix S2. 2‐D DIGE of the three cell wall fractions and the soluble protein fraction from M. sativa stems. The shown gels were used as master gel for the experiment. Proteins were pre‐labelled with CyDye. Labelled samples were loaded on ImmobilineTM DryStrip NL, 24 cm (GE Healthcare) followed by migration on HPETM Large Gel NF‐12.5% (Serva Elect...
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Appendix S5. Complete MASCOT protein identification data of picked spots from the cell wall protein fraction and soluble protein fraction.
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Appendix S3. 2‐D DIGE spot volumes determined with SameSpots software (TotalLab) from spots which show a significant quantitative change after Cd exposure and were chosen for identification. The total and normalised volumes, fold change and P‐value of each spot is given.
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Appendix S4. Table 1 provides forward and reverse primer sequences used to determine gene expression levels with RT‐qPCR, including reference genes. Amplicon size and primer efficiency for each gene are indicated. In Table 2 quantitative real‐time PCR parameters according to the Minimum Information for publication of quantitative real‐time PCR expe...
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Appendix S1. Nutrient content of the planting soil at the end of the experiment as determined by ICP‐MS. The nutrient concentrations are given as mean ± SE of ten replicates from each condition (μg·g−1 dry weight). Apart from the Cd concentration, no significant changes (P ≤ 0.05) in nutrient composition occurred.
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Appendix S6. Tables 1–4 contain all identified proteins in each of the four protein fractions and their abundance change after Cd exposure. Fold change and P‐value were obtained using the SameSpots software (TotalLab). Functional classification of each protein was determined using Blast2Go. Subcellular localisation was determined with TargetP. Figu...
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Appendix S7. Normalised expression of genes related to cell wall structure and lignification in stems of M. sativa. Plants were exposed to Cd (10 mg·kg−1 soil) in a long‐term experiment. Data are used for the heat map representation showing the hierarchical clustering of all investigated genes.
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Table S1. Summary of identified proteins in the cell wall fractions (CaCl2, EGTA, LiCl) of M. sativa stems that show a Cd‐induced significant abundance change.
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Accumulation of cadmium (Cd) shows a serious problem for the environment and poses a threat to plants. Plants employing various cellular and molecular mechanisms to limit Cd toxicity and alterations of the cell wall structure were observed upon Cd exposure. This study focuses on changes in the cell wall protein-enriched subproteome of alfalfa (Medi...
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Various health benefits of carotenoids have been described. However, while human observational studies generally suggest positive health effects, supplementation with relatively high doses of individual carotenoids (supplements) have partly produced adverse effects. In the present study, we investigated the effect of several carotenoids on the prot...
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Human infection by Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia (E.) coli (EHEC) occurs through the ingestion of contaminated foods such as milk, vegetable products, water-based drinks, and particularly minced meats. Indeed EHEC is a pathogen that threatens public health and meat industry. The potential of different Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) strains to control E...
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Cadmium (Cd) is a non‐essential, toxic heavy metal that poses serious threats to both the ecosystem and the health of humans. Plants employ various cellular and molecular mechanisms to minimize the impact of Cd toxicity and the cell walls function as defensive barrier during Cd exposure. In this study, we adopted a quantitative gel‐based proteomic...
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Significance: Dental pulp cells (DP) have been studied extensively for the purposes of mineralized tissue repair, particularly for the reconstruction of hard and soft tissue maxillofacial defects. Canonical FGF signaling has been implicated throughout multiple stages of tooth development by regulating cell proliferation, differentiation, survival...
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Sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.) high yields have been achieved through irrigation and this crop is described as coping with mild salinity (40–120 mM NaCl). However, during seed germination, sugar beet is salinity sensitive and soil salinity should not exceed 3 dS/m. Wild beets, ancestors of sugar beet, are naturally able to germinate and grow in sali...
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Abiotic stresses reveal profound impacts on plant proteomes including alterations in protein relative abundance, cellular localization, post-transcriptional and post-translational modifications (PTMs), protein interactions with other protein partners, and, finally, protein biological functions. The main aim of the present review is to discuss the m...
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Background Recent advances in ~omics technologies such as transcriptomics, metabolomics and proteomics along with genotypic profiling have permitted the genetic dissection of complex traits such as quality traits in non-model species. To get more insight into the genetic factors underlying variation in quality traits related to carbohydrate and sta...