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Malou Fraiture


Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Strasbourg, France, 2009

Current position

Postdoctoral researcher in the field of innate immunity and host-pathogen interactions, job seeking


  1. Zheng, X.*, McLellan, H. *, Fraiture, M., Liu, X., Boevink, P. C., Gilroy, E. M., Chen, Y., Kandel, K., Sessa, G., Birch, P. R. and Brunner, F. (2014). Functionally redundant RXLR effectors from Phytophthora infestans act at different steps to suppress early flg22-triggered immunity. PLoS Pathog 10(4): e1004057. (*Equal contribution)
  2. Fraiture, M., Zheng, X. and Brunner, F. (2014). An Arabidopsis and tomato mesophyll protoplast system for fast identification of early MAMP-triggered immunity-suppressing effectors. Methods Mol Biol 1127: 213-230
  3. Zhang, W.*, Fraiture, M.*, Kolb, D., Loffelhardt, B., Desaki, Y., Boutrot, F. F., Tor, M., Zipfel, C., Gust, A. A. and Brunner, F. (2013). Arabidopsis receptor-like protein30 and receptor-like kinase suppressor of BIR1-1/EVERSHED mediate innate immunity to necrotrophic fungi. Plant Cell 25(10): 4227-4241. (*Equal contribution)
  4. Nsango, S. E., Pompon, J., Xie, T., Rademacher, A., Fraiture, M., Thoma, M., Awono-Ambene, P. H., Moyou, R. S., Morlais, I. and Levashina, E. A. (2013). AP-1/Fos-TGase2 axis mediates wounding-induced Plasmodium falciparum killing in Anopheles gambiae. J Biol Chem 288(22): 16145-16154.
  5. Nsango, S. E., Abate, L., Thoma, M., Pompon, J., Fraiture, M., Rademacher, A., Berry, A., Awono-Ambene, P. H., Levashina, E. A. and Morlais, I. (2012). Genetic clonality of Plasmodium falciparum affects the outcome of infection in Anopheles gambiae. Int J Parasitol 42(6): 589-595.
  6. Fraiture, M.*, Baxter, R. H.*, Steinert, S., Chelliah, Y., Frolet, C., Quispe-Tintaya, W., Hoffmann, J. A., Blandin, S. A. and Levashina, E. A. (2009). Two mosquito LRR proteins function as complement control factors in the TEP1-mediated killing of Plasmodium. Cell Host Microbe 5(3): 273-284. (*Equal contribution)
Protocols by Malou Fraiture
  1. Axenic Culture of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Preparation of Sclerotinia Culture Filtrate Elicitor 1 (SCFE1)-containing Fractions, Triggering Immune Responses in Arabidopsis thaliana