Catherine Colas des Francs-Small

Dr, BSc MSc HRD PhD Paris-Sud

  • The University of Western Australia (M316), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1053 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
20072019
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Research Output 2007 2019

2019
1 Downloads (Pure)
Amaranthaceae
plastid
Aerva
phylogeny
genome

The coordinated action of PPR4 and EMB2654 on each intron half mediates trans-splicing of rps12 transcripts in plant chloroplasts

Lee, K., Park, S. J., Colas des Francs-Small, C., Whitby, M., Small, I. & Kang, H., 23 Aug 2019, In : Plant Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trans-Splicing
trans-splicing
Chloroplasts
Introns
introns
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

Targeted cleavage of nad6 mRNA induced by a modified pentatricopeptide repeat protein in plant mitochondria

Colas des Francs-Small, C., Vincis Pereira Sanglard, L. M. & Small, I., 11 Oct 2018, In : Communications Biology . 7 p., 166.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Plant Proteins
Mitochondrial Genes
Mitochondria
RNA-Binding Proteins
Messenger RNA
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
93 Downloads (Pure)

In Arabidopsis thaliana distinct alleles encoding mitochondrial RNA PROCESSING FACTOR 4 support the generation of additional 5′ termini of ccmB transcripts

Stoll, K., Jonietz, C., Schleicher, S., des Francs-Small, C. C., Small, I. & Binder, S., Apr 2017, In : Plant Molecular Biology. 93, 6, p. 659-668

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Arabidopsis
Ecotype
Arabidopsis thaliana
Alleles
RNA
223 Downloads (Pure)

The biological function, targeting specificity and redesign of PPR RNA editing factors

Sun, Y., 2017, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

File
RNA editing
functional diversity
chloroplasts
5 Citations (Scopus)

The mitochondrial DNA-associated protein SWIB5 influences mtDNA architecture and homologous recombination

Blomme, J., Van Aken, O., Van Leene, J., Jégu, T., De Rycke, R., De Bruyne, M., Vercruysse, J., Nolf, J., Van Daele, T., De Milde, L., Vermeersch, M., des Francs-Small, C. C., De Jaeger, G., Benhamed, M., Millar, A. H., Inzé, D. & Gonzalez, N., 1 May 2017, In : Plant Cell. 29, 5, p. 1137-1156 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Homologous Recombination
homologous recombination
Mitochondrial DNA
Organelles
mitochondrial DNA
18 Citations (Scopus)
NADH Dehydrogenase
NADH dehydrogenase
Arabidopsis
Arabidopsis thaliana
Seeds
12 Citations (Scopus)

The pentatricopeptide repeat protein EMB2654 is essential for trans-splicing of a chloroplast small ribosomal subunit transcript

Aryamanesh, N., Ruwe, H., Sanglard, L. V. P., Eshraghi, L., Bussell, J. D., Howell, K. A., Small, I. & des Francs-Small, C. C., 1 Feb 2017, In : Plant Physiology. 173, 2, p. 1164-1176 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Trans-Splicing
trans-splicing
Small Ribosome Subunits
Chloroplasts
Plastids
2016
19 Citations (Scopus)

The MTL1 pentatricopeptide repeat protein is required for both translation and splicing of the mitochondrial NADH DEHYDROGENASE SUBUNIT7 mRNA in arabidopsis1

Haïli, N., Planchard, N., Arnal, N., Quadrado, M., Vrielynck, N., Dahan, J., Des Francs-Small, C. & Mireau, H., 2016, In : Plant Physiology. 170, 1, p. 354-366

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

NADH Dehydrogenase
messenger RNA
NAD
translation (genetics)
NADH dehydrogenase
2015
39 Citations (Scopus)
165 Downloads (Pure)

AEF1/MPR25 is implicated in RNA editing of plastid atpF and mitochondrial nad5, and also promotes atpF splicing in Arabidopsis and rice

Yap, A., Kindgren, P., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Kazama, T., Tanz, S., Toriyama, K. & Small, I., 24 Feb 2015, In : The Plant Journal. 81, 5, p. 661-669 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
RNA Editing
RNA editing
Plastids
Arabidopsis
plastids
33 Citations (Scopus)

Decreasing electron flux through the cytochrome and/or alternative respiratory pathways triggers common and distinct cellular responses dependent on growth conditions

Kühn, K., Yin, G., Duncan, O., Law, S., Kubiszewski-Jakubiak, S., Kaur, P., Meyer, E. H., Wang, Y., Colas des Francs-Small, C., Giraud, E., Narsai, R. & Whelan, J. M., Jan 2015, In : Plant Physiology. 167, 1, p. 228-250 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cytochromes
cytochromes
transcriptome
Transcriptome
electrons
2014
47 Citations (Scopus)

Group II intron splicing factors in plant mitochondria

Brown, G. G., Colas Des Francs-Small, C. & Ostersetzer-Biran, O., 2014, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 5, FEB 18, p. 35

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

Open Access
introns
mitochondria
open reading frames
Angiospermae
mitochondrial DNA
40 Citations (Scopus)

NMAT4, A maturase factor required for nad1 pre-mRNA processing and maturation, is essential for holocomplex I biogenesis in Arabidopsis mitochondria

Cohen, S., Zmudjak, M., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Malik, S., Shaya, F., Keren, I., Belausov, E., Many, Y., Brown, G. G., Small, I. & Ostersetzer-Biran, O., Apr 2014, In : The Plant Journal. 78, 2, p. 253-268

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
RNA Precursors
Arabidopsis
Introns
introns
Mitochondria
33 Citations (Scopus)
94 Downloads (Pure)

Surrogate mutants for studying mitochondrially encoded functions

Colas Des Francs-Small, C. & Small, I., May 2014, In : Biochimie. 100, p. 234-242

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Genes
Organelles
Mutation
Plant Genome
Mitochondrial Genome
34 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
NADH dehydrogenase (ubiquinone)
Arabidopsis
Organelles
Introns
organelles
2013
46 Citations (Scopus)

mCSF1, a nucleus-encoded CRM protein required for the processing of many mitochondrial introns, is involved in the biogenesis of respiratory complexes I and IV in Arabidopsis

Zmudjak, M., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Keren, I., Shaya, F., Belausov, E., Small, I. & Ostersetzer-Biran, O., Jul 2013, In : New Phytologist. 199, 2, p. 379–394

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electron Transport Complex I
Arabidopsis
Introns
introns
proteins
42 Citations (Scopus)

The E domains of pentatricopeptide repeat proteins from different organelles are not functionally equivalent fo RNA editing

Chateigner-Boutin, A-L., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Fujii, S., Okuda, K., Tanz, S. & Small, I., 2013, In : The Plant Journal. 74, p. 935–945

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

RNA Editing
RNA editing
Organelles
organelles
Chloroplasts
53 Citations (Scopus)

The pentatricopeptide repeat MTSF1 protein stabilizes the nad4 mRNA in Arabidopsis mitochondria

Haili, N., Arnal, N., Quadrado, M., Amiar, S., Tcherkez, G., Dahan, J., Briozzo, P., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Vrielynck, N. & Mireau, H., 2013, In : Nucleic Acids Research. 41, 13, p. 6650-6663

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2012
49 Citations (Scopus)

A PORR domain protein required for rpl2 and ccmFc intron splicing and for the biogenesis of c-type cytochromes in Arabidopsis mitochondria

Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Kroeger, T., Zmudjak, M., Ostersetzer-Biran, O., Rahimi, N., Small, I. & Barkan, A., 2012, In : The Plant Journal. 69, 6, p. 996-1005

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Citations (Scopus)

nMAT1, a nuclear-encoded maturase involved in the trans-splicing of nad1 intron 1, is essential for mitochondrial complex I assembly and function

Keren, I., Tal, L., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Araujo, W. L., Shevtsov, S., Shaya, F., Fernie, A., Small, I. & Ostersetzer-Biran, O., 2012, In : Plant Journal. 71, p. 413-426

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2011
9 Citations (Scopus)
75 Citations (Scopus)

OTP70 is a pentatricopeptide repeat protein of the E subgroup involved in splicing of the plastid transcript rpoC1

Chateigner-Boutin, A-L., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Delannoy, E., Kahlau, S., Tanz, S., Falcon De Longevialle, A. T. A., Fujii, S. & Small, I., 2011, In : The Plant Journal. 65, p. 532-542

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

138 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
57 Citations (Scopus)

The Pentatricopeptide Repeat Protein OTP87 Is Essential for RNA Editing of nad7 and atp1 Transcripts in Arabidopsis Mitochondria

Hammani, K., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Takenaka, M., Tanz, S., Okuda, K., Shikanai, T., Brennicke, A. & Small, I., 2011, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286, 24, p. 21361-21371

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Citations (Scopus)

The RCC1 family protein RUG3 is required for splicing of nad2 and complex I biogenesis in mitochondria of Arabidopsis thaliana

Kuhn, K., Carrie, C., Giraud, E., Wang, Y., Meyer, E., Narsai, R., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Zhang, B., Murcha, M. & Whelan, J., 2011, In : The Plant Journal. 67, p. 1067-1080

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
78 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of a Pentatricopeptide Repeat Protein Implicated in Splicing of Intron 1 of Mitochondrial nad7 Transcripts

Koprivova, A., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Calder, G., Mugford, S. T., Tanz, S., Lee, B-R., Zechmann, B., Small, I. & Kopriva, S., 2010, In : The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285, 42, p. 32192-32199

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2007
8 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of plant phosphoproteins

Meimoun, P., Ambard-Bretteville, F., Colas Des Francs-Small, C., Valot, B. & Vidal, J., 2007, In : Analytical Biochemistry. 371, 2, p. 238-246

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphoproteins
Gels
Proteins
Chromatography
Gel Chromatography