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Antoine   Danon

Antoine Danon


Ph.D. in Plant Production, University of Perpignan, Perpignan, France, 2000

Current position

Associate professor, Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique, Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire des Eucaryotes, 75005 Paris, France


  1. De paepe, R., Lemaire, S. D. and Danon, A. (2014). Cardiolipin at the heart of stress response across kingdoms. Plant signaling & behavior 9:5, e29228.
  2. Michelet, L., Zaffagnini, M., Morisse, S., Sparla, F., Perez-Perez, M. E., Francia, F., Danon, A., Marchand, C. H., Fermani, S., Trost, P. and Lemaire, S. D. (2013). Redox regulation of the Calvin-Benson cycle: something old, something new. Front Plant Sci 4: 470.
  3. Pineau, B., Bourge, M., Marion, J., Mauve, C., Gilard, F., Maneta-Peyret, L., Moreau, P., Satiat-Jeunemaitre, B., Brown, S. C., De Paepe, R. and Danon, A. (2013). The importance of cardiolipin synthase for mitochondrial ultrastructure, respiratory function, plant development, and stress responses in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 25(10): 4195-4208.
  4. Vieira, J., Jones, A. R., Danon, A., Sakuma, M., Hoang, N., Robles, D., Tait, S., Heyes, D. J., Picot, M., Yoshii, T., Helfrich-Forster, C., Soubigou, G., Coppee, J. Y., Klarsfeld, A., Rouyer, F., Scrutton, N. S. and Ahmad, M. (2012). Human cryptochrome-1 confers light independent biological activity in transgenic Drosophila correlated with flavin radical stability. PLoS One 7(3): e31867.
  5. Danon, A. (2012). Environmentally-Induced Oxidative Stress and its Signaling. In: Eaton-Rye, J. J., Tripathy, B. C. and Sharkey, T. D. (eds). Photosynthesis: Plastid Biology, Energy Conversion and Carbon Assimilation. Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration 34, 319-330.
  6. Coll, N. S., Danon, A., Meurer, J., Cho, W. K. and Apel, K. (2009). Characterization of soldat8, a suppressor of singlet oxygen-induced cell death in Arabidopsis seedlings. Plant Cell Physiol 50(4): 707-718.
  7. Pineau, B., Layoune, O., Danon, A. and De Paepe, R. (2008). L-galactono-1,4-lactone dehydrogenase is required for the accumulation of plant respiratory complex I. J Biol Chem 283(47): 32500-32505.
  8. Veyres, N., Danon, A., Aono, M., Galliot, S., Karibasappa, Y. B., Diet, A., Grandmottet, F., Tamaoki, M., Lesur, D., Pilard, S., Boitel-Conti, M., Sangwan-Norreel, B. S. and Sangwan, R. S. (2008). The Arabidopsis sweetie mutant is affected in carbohydrate metabolism and defective in the control of growth, development and senescence. Plant J 55(4): 665-686.
  9. Ochsenbein, C., Przybyla, D., Danon, A., Landgraf, F., Gobel, C., Imboden, A., Feussner, I. and Apel, K. (2006). The role of EDS1 (enhanced disease susceptibility) during singlet oxygen-mediated stress responses of Arabidopsis. Plant J 47(3): 445-456. 
  10. Danon, A., Coll, N. S. and Apel, K. (2006). Cryptochrome-1-dependent execution of programmed cell death induced by singlet oxygen in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103(45): 17036-17041.
  11. Danon, A., Miersch, O., Felix, G., Camp, R. G. and Apel, K. (2005). Concurrent activation of cell death-regulating signaling pathways by singlet oxygen in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J 41(1): 68-80.
  12. Laloi, C., Apel, K. and Danon, A. (2004). Reactive oxygen signalling: the latest news. Curr Opin Plant Biol 7(3): 323-328.
  13. Danon, A., Rotari, V. I., Gordon, A., Mailhac, N. and Gallois, P. (2004). Ultraviolet-C overexposure induces programmed cell death in Arabidopsis, which is mediated by caspase-like activities and which can be suppressed by caspase inhibitors, p35 and Defender against Apoptotic Death. J Biol Chem 279(1): 779-787.
  14. op den Camp, R. G., Przybyla, D., Ochsenbein, C., Laloi, C., Kim, C., Danon, A., Wagner, D., Hideg, E., Gobel, C., Feussner, I., Nater, M. and Apel, K. (2003). Rapid induction of distinct stress responses after the release of singlet oxygen in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 15(10): 2320-2332.
  15. Danon, A., Delorme, V., Mailhac, N., and Gallois, P. (2000). Plant programmed cell death: A common way to die. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 38, 647-655.
  16. Danon, A. and Gallois, P. (1998). UV-C radiation induces apoptotic-like changes in Arabidopsis thaliana. FEBS Lett 437(1-2): 131-136.
Protocols by Antoine Danon
  1. Protoplast Preparation and Determination of Cell Death