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Publications

2021

(7) Figon, F., Casas, J., Ciofini, I. & Adamo, C. (2021). Electronic coupling in the reduced state lies at the origin of color changes of ommochromes. Dyes and Pigments. 185, 108661. DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2020.108661 [PDF - Preprint]
  More information here and a Twitter thread here.

2020

(6) Figon, F., Munsch, T., Croix, C., Viaud-Massuard, M.-C., Lanoue, A. & Casas, J. (2020). Uncyclized xanthommatin is a key ommochrome intermediate in invertebrate coloration. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 124, 103403. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2020.103403 [PDF - Preprint]
  More information here and a Twitter thread here.

2019

(5) Figon, F. & Casas, J. (2019) Ommochromes in invertebrates: biochemistry and cell biology. Biological Reviews94, 156–183. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12441

2018

(4) Figon, F. & Casas, J. (2018) Morphological and Physiological Colour Changes in the Animal Kingdom. In eLS, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd (Ed.). DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0028065

(3) Ripoll, L., Heiligenstein, X., Hurbain, I., Domingues, L., Figon, F., Petersen, K. J., Dennis, M. K., Houdusse, A., Marks, M. S., Raposo, G. & Delevoye, C. (2018) Myosin VI and branched actin filaments mediate membrane constriction and fission of melanosomal tubule carriers. The Journal of Cell Biology217(8), 2709–2726. DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201709055 [PDF]

(2) Ripoll, L., Figon, F. & Delevoye, C. (2018). Mécanismes inter- et intracellulaires contrôlant la pigmentation des mélanocytes de la peau. In Biologie cutanée CoBIP: fonctions normales et pathologiques de la barrière cutanée (ed: M Haftek); Lyon, France: Matrix; Pages 4-28.

2013

(1) Llandres, A. L., Figon, F., Christidès, J.-P., Mandon, N. & Casas, J. (2013) Environmental and hormonal factors controlling reversible colour change in crab spiders. Journal of Experimental Biology216, 3886–3895. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.086470 [PDF]
  Coverage: Inside JEB

Preprints

Figon, F., Baldwin, I. T. & Gaquerel, E. (2020). Ethylene is a local modulator of jasmonate-dependent phenolamide accumulation during Manduca sexta herbivory in Nicotiana attenuata. bioRxiv. DOI: 10.1101/2020.07.21.213371

Figon, F., Casas, J., Ciofini, I. & Adamo, C. (2020). Electronic Couplings in the Reduced State Lie at the Origin of Color Changes of Ommochromes. ChemRxiv. DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv.12294146.v1

Figon, F., Munsch, T., Croix, C., Viaud-Massuard, M.-C., Lanoue, A. & Casas, J. (2020). Uncyclized xanthommatin is a key ommochrome intermediate in invertebrate coloration. bioRxiv 666529. DOI: 10.1101/666529

Conferences

2019

(3) Oral presentation at the 32nd Biotechnocentre symposium, Seillac, France (October 10-11, 2019) - Figon, F., Munsch, T., Croix, C., Viaud-Massuard, M.-C., Lanoue, A. & Casas, J. Identification de la xanthommatine non cyclisée, un intermédiaire clé de la biosynthèse pigmentaire des ommochromes chez les invertébrés. Best oral communication award.

(2) Oral presentation at the seminar of the UMR 144 CNRS - Curie Institute, Paris, France (September 09, 2019) - Figon, F. & Casas, J. Color-changing Crab Spiders: Classical Ecological Model, New Cell Biology Tools.

2018

(1) Poster and flash-talk at the 21st meeting of the European Society for Pigment Cell Research (ESPCR), Rennes, France (September 24-27, 2018). Figon, F., Insausti, T. & Casas, J. How the Ommochromasome Life Cycle of Colour-Changing Crab Spiders Can Enlighten Melanosome Catabolism.