Huang Y, Sircar S, Ramirez-Prado JS, Manza-Mianza D, Antunez-Sanchez J, Brik-Chaouche R, Rodriguez-Granados N, An J, Bergounioux C, Mahfouz M, Hirt H, Crespi M, Concia L, Barnech F, Amiard S, Probst AV, Gutierrez-Marcos J, Ariel F, Raynaud C, Latrasse D, Benhamed M. Polycomb-dependent differential chromatin compartmentalization determines gene coregulation in Arabidopsis. Genome Res. 2021 Jun 3:gr.273771.120. doi: 10.1101/gr.273771.120. Epub ahead of print. PMID

Pacheco JM, Mansilla N, Moison M, Lucero L, Gabarain VB, Ariel F, Estevez JM. The lncRNA APOLO and the transcription factor WRKY42 target common cell wall EXTENSIN encoding genes to trigger root hair cell elongation. Plant Signal Behav. 2021 May 4:1920191. doi: 10.1080/15592324.2021.1920191. Epub ahead of print. PMID

Moison M, Pacheco JM, Lucero L, Fonouni-Farde C, Rodríguez-Melo J, Mansilla N, Christ A, Bazin J, Benhamed M, Ibañez F, Crespi M, Estevez JM, Ariel FD. The lncRNA APOLO interacts with the transcription factor WRKY42 to trigger root hair cell expansion in response to cold. Mol Plant. 2021 Mar 6:S1674-2052(21)00083-6. doi: 10.1016/j.molp.2021.03.008. Epub ahead of print. PubMed

Fonouni-Farde C, Ariel FD, Crespi M. Plant Long Noncoding RNAs: New Players in the Field of Post-Transcriptional Regulations. Noncoding RNA. 2021 Feb 17;7(1):12. doi: 10.3390/ncrna7010012. PubMed 

Ariel FD, Manavella PA. When junk DNA turns functional: transposon-derived noncoding RNAs in plants. J Exp Bot. 2021 Feb 19:erab073. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erab073. Epub ahead of print. PubMed 


Merino GA, Raad J, Bugnon LA, Yones C, Kamenetzky L, Claus J, Ariel F, Milone DH, Stegmayer G. Novel SARS-CoV-2 encoded small RNAs in the passage to humans. Bioinformatics. 2020 Nov 27:btaa1002. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btaa1002. PMID Free PMC article.

Antunez-Sanchez J, Naish M, Ramirez-Prado JS, Ohno S, Huang Y, Dawson A, Opassathian K, Manza-Mianza D, Ariel F, Raynaud C, Wibowo A, Daron J, Ueda M, Latrasse D, Slotkin RK, Weigel D, Benhamed M, Gutierrez-Marcos. A new role for histone demethylases in the maintenance of plant genome integrity. J.Elife. 2020 Oct 27;9:e58533. doi: 10.7554/eLife.58533. PMID Free PMC article.

Ferrero LV, Gastaldi V, Ariel FD, Viola IL, Gonzalez DH.Class I TCP proteins TCP14 and TCP15 are required for elongation and gene expression responses to auxin [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 15]. Plant Mol Biol. 2020; doi: 10.1007/s11103-020-01075-y. doi:10.1007/s11103-020-01075-y. PubMed

Lucero L, Ferrero L, Fonouni-Farde C, Ariel F. Functional classification of plant long noncoding RNAs: a transcript is known by the company it keeps [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 2]. New Phytol. 2020;10.1111/nph.16903. PubMed

Camoirano, A., Arce, A. L., Ariel, F. D., Alem, A. L., Gonzalez, D. H., Viola, I. L. Class I TCP transcription factors regulate trichome branching and cuticle development in Arabidopsis. Journal of experimental botany, eraa257. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/eraa257PubMed

Lucero L, Fonouni-Farde C, Crespi M, Ariel F. Long noncoding RNAs shape transcription in plants [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 14]. Transcription. 2020;1-12. doi:10.1080/21541264.2020.1764312

Gastaldi V, Lucero LE, Ferrero LV, Ariel FD, Gonzalez DH. Class-I TCP Transcription Factors Activate the SAUR63 Gene Subfamily in Gibberellin-Dependent Stamen Filament Elongation. Plant Physiol. 2020 Apr;182(4):2096-2110. doi: 10.1104/pp.19.01501. Epub 2020 Jan 27. PubMed ; PMC

Lucero L, Bazin J, Rodriguez Melo J, Ibañez F, Crespi MD, Ariel F. Evolution of the Small Family of Alternative Splicing Modulators Nuclear Speckle RNA-binding Proteins in Plants. Genes (Basel). 2020 Feb 18;11(2). pii: E207. doi: 10.3390/genes11020207. PubMed 

Perotti MF, Ariel FD, Chan RL. Lateral root development differs between main and secondary roots and depends on the ecotype. Plant Signal Behav. 2020 Apr 20:1755504. doi: 10.1080/15592324.2020.1755504. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

Ré DA, Cambiagno DA, Arce AL, Tomassi AH, Giustozzi M, Casati P, Ariel FD, Manavella PA. CURLY LEAF Regulates MicroRNA Activity by Controlling ARGONAUTE 1 Degradation in Plants. Mol Plant. 2020 Jan 6;13(1):72-87. doi: 10.1016/j.molp.2019.10.003. Epub 2019 Oct 10. PubMed 

Rigo R, Bazin J, Romero-Barrios N, Moison M, Lucero L, Christ A, Benhamed M, Blein T, Huguet S, Charon C, Crespi M, Ariel F. The Arabidopsis lncRNA ASCO modulates the transcriptome through interaction with splicing factors. EMBO Rep.  2020 Apr 14:e48977. doi: 10.15252/embr.201948977. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

Ariel F, Lucero L, Christ A, Mammarella MF, Jegu T, Veluchamy A, Mariappan K, Latrasse D, Blein T, Liu C, Benhamed M, Crespi M. R-Loop Mediated trans Action of the APOLO Long Noncoding RNA. Mol Cell. 2020 Mar 5;77(5):1055-1065.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2019.12.015. Epub 2020 Jan 14. PubMed 


Perotti MF, Ribone PA, Cabello JV, Ariel F, Chan RL. AtHB23 participates in the gene regulatory network controlling root branching, and reveals differences between secondary and tertiary roots. Plant J. 2019 Dec;100(6):1224-1236. doi: 10.1111/tpj.14511. Epub 2019 Oct 10. PMID

Sanchez JA, Mesquita D, Ingaramo MC, Ariel F, Milán M, Dekanty A. Eiger/TNFα-mediated Dilp8 and ROS production coordinate intra-organ growth in Drosophila. PLoS Genet. 2019 Aug 19;15(8):e1008133. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008133. eCollection 2019 Aug. PMID Free PMC article.

Gagliardi D, Cambiagno DA, Arce AL, Tomassi AH, Giacomelli JI, Ariel F, Manavella PA. Dynamic regulation of chromatin topology and transcription by inverted repeat-derived small RNAs in sunflower. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Aug 27;116(35):17578-17583. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1903131116. Epub 2019 Aug 13. PMID Free PMC article.

Ferrero V, Viola IL, Ariel F, Gonzalez DH. Class I TCP Transcription Factors Target the Gibberellin Biosynthesis Gene GA20ox1 and the Growth-Promoting Genes HBI1 and PRE6 during Thermomorphogenic Growth in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiol. 2019 Aug 1;60(8):1633-1645. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcz137. PMID


Bazin J, Romero N, Rigo R, Charon C, Blein T, Ariel F, Crespi M. Nuclear Speckle RNA Binding Proteins Remodel Alternative Splicing and the Non-coding Arabidopsis Transcriptome to Regulate a Cross-Talk Between Auxin and Immune Responses. Front Plant Sci. 2018 Aug 21;9: 1209. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01209. eCollection 2018. PubMed; PMC 

Romero-Barrios N, Legascue MF, Benhamed M, Ariel F, Crespi M. Splicing regulation by long noncoding RNAs. Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 Mar 16;46(5):2169-2184. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky095. Review. PubMedPMC


Ariel F, Crespi M. Alternative splicing: The lord of the rings. Nat Plants. 2017 May 4;3(5):17065. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2017.65. PubMed

Nagymihály M, Veluchamy A, Györgypál Z, Ariel F, Jégu T, Benhamed M, Szűcs A, Kereszt A, Mergaert P, Kondorosi É. Ploidy-dependent changes in the epigenome of symbiotic cells correlate with specific patterns of gene expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Apr 25;114(17):4543-4548. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1704211114. Epub 2017 Apr 12. PubMed; PMC

Ramirez-Prado JS, Ariel F, Benhamed M, Crespi M. Plant Epigenetics: Non-coding RNAs as Emerging Regulators. Plant Epigenetics. Edited bv Nikolaus Rajewsky, Stefan Jurga and Jan Barciszewski. Springer-Nature. ISBN 978-3-319-55520-1.


Ramirez-Prado JS, Rodriguez-Granados NY, Ariel F, Raynaud C, Benhamed M. Chromatin architecture: A new dimension in the dynamic control of gene expression. Plant Signal Behav. 2016 Oct 2;11(10):e1232224. PubMed; PMC

Veluchamy A, Jégu T, Ariel F, Latrasse D, Mariappan KG, Kim SK, Crespi M, Hirt H, Bergounioux C, Raynaud C, Benhamed M. LHP1 Regulates H3K27me3 Spreading and Shapes the Three-Dimensional Conformation of the Arabidopsis Genome. PLoS One. 2016 Jul 13;11(7):e0158936. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158936. eCollection 2016. PubMed;PMC

Rodriguez-Granados NY, Ramirez-Prado JS, Veluchamy A, Latrasse D, Raynaud C, Crespi M, Ariel F, Benhamed M. Put your 3D glasses on: plant chromatin is on show. J Exp Bot. 2016 May;67(11):3205-21. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erw168. Epub 2016 Apr 29. Review. PubMed

Elvira-Matelot E, Bardou F, Ariel F, Jauvion V, Bouteiller N, Le Masson I, Cao J, Crespi MD, Vaucheret H. The Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein SmD1 Interplays with Splicing, RNA Quality Control, and Posttranscriptional Gene Silencing in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2016 Feb;28(2):426-38. doi: 10.1105/tpc.15.01045. Epub 2016 Feb 3. Erratum in: Plant Cell. 2017 Feb;29(2):423-424. PubMed ; PMC


Jégu T, Domenichini S, Blein T, Ariel F, Christ A, Kim SK, Crespi M, Boutet-Mercey S, Mouille G, Bourge M, Hirt H, Bergounioux C, Raynaud C, Benhamed M. A SWI/SNF Chromatin Remodelling Protein Controls Cytokinin Production through the Regulation of Chromatin Architecture. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 12;10(10):e0138276. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138276. eCollection 2015. PubMed; PMC

Baudin M, Laloum T, Lepage A, Rípodas C, Ariel F, Frances L, Crespi M, Gamas P, Blanco FA, Zanetti ME, de Carvalho-Niebel F, Niebel A. A Phylogenetically Conserved Group of Nuclear Factor-Y Transcription Factors Interact to Control Nodulation in Legumes. Plant Physiol. 2015 Dec;169(4):2761-73. doi: 10.1104/pp.15.01144. Epub 2015 Oct 2. Erratum in: Plant Physiol. 2017 Apr;173(4):2413. PubMed; PMC

Carlotto N, Wirth S, Furman N, Ferreyra Solari N, Ariel F, Crespi M, Kobayashi K. The chloroplastic DEVH-box RNA helicase INCREASED SIZE EXCLUSION LIMIT 2 involved in plasmodesmata regulation is required for group II intron splicing. Plant Cell Environ. 2016 Jan;39(1):165-73. doi: 10.1111/pce.12603. Epub 2015 Sep 19. PubMed 

Ariel F, Romero-Barrios N, Jégu T, Benhamed M, Crespi M. Battles and hijacks: noncoding transcription in plants. Trends Plant Sci. 2015 Jun;20(6):362-71. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2015.03.003. Epub 2015 Apr 4. Review. PubMed



Ariel, F. Interview with Federico Ariel. Trends Plant Sci. 2020 Sep;25(9):831-832. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2020.06.001. Epub 2020 Jun 27. PMID