Agostini RB, Ariel F, Rius SP, Vargas WA, Campos-Bermudez VA. Trichoderma root colonization triggers epigenetic changes in jasmonic and salicylic acid pathway-related genes. J Exp Bot. 2022 Dec 28:erac518. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erac518. PUBMED

Huang Y, An J, Sircar S, Bergis C, Lopes CD, He X, Da Costa B, Tan FQ, Bazin J, Antunez-Sanchez J, Mammarella MF, Devani RS, Brik-Chaouche R, Bendahmane A, Frugier F, Xia C, Rothan C, Probst AV, Mohamed Z, Bergounioux C, Delarue M, Zhang Y, Zheng S, Crespi M, Fragkostefanakis S, Mahfouz MM, Ariel F, Gutierrez-Marcos J, Raynaud C, Latrasse D, Benhamed M. HSFA1a modulates plant heat stress responses and alters the 3D chromatin organization of enhancer-promoter interactions. Nat Commun. 2023 Jan 28;14(1):469. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-36227-3. PUBMED

 Rodríguez Melo J, Mammarella F, Ariel F. Exogenous RNAs: promising tools for the second green revolution. J Exp Bot. 2023 Jan 17:erad023. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erad023. PUBMED

Yang J, Ariel F, Wang D. Plant long noncoding RNAs: biologically relevant and mechanistically intriguing. J Exp Bot. 2022 Dec 23:erac482. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erac482. PUBMED


Bugnon LA, Edera AA, Prochetto S, Gerard M, Raad J, Fenoy E, Rubiolo M, Chorostecki U, Gabaldón T, Ariel F, Di Persia LE, Milone DH, Stegmayer G. Secondary structure prediction of long noncoding RNA: review and experimental comparison of existing approaches. Briefings in Bioinformatics. 2022 Jul 18;23(4):bbac205. doi: 10.1093/bib/bbac205. PMID

Fonouni-Farde C, Christ A, Blein T, Legascue MF, Ferrero L, Moison M, Lucero L, Ramírez-Prado JS, Latrasse D, Gonzalez D, Benhamed M, Quadrana L, Crespi M, Ariel F. The Arabidopsis APOLO and human UPAT sequence-unrelated long noncoding RNAs can modulate DNA and histone methylation machineries in plants. Genome Biology. 2022 Aug 29;23(1):181. doi: 10.1186/s13059-022-02750-7. PMID

Alem AL, Ariel FD, Cho Y, Hong JC, Gonzalez DH, Viola IL. TCP15 interacts with GOLDEN2-LIKE 1 to control cotyledon opening in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal. 2022 Feb 7. PUBMED

Crespi M, Ariel F. Non-B DNA structures emerging from plant genomes. Trends in Plant Science. 2022 Mar 15:S1360-1385(22)00057-7. PUBMED

Pacheco JM, Ranocha P, Kasulin L, Fusari CM, Servi L, Aptekmann AA, Gabarain VB, Peralta JM, Borassi C, Marzol E, Rodríguez-Garcia DR, Del Carmen Rondón Guerrero Y, Sardoy MC, Ferrero L, Botto JF, Meneses C, Ariel F, Nadra AD, Petrillo E, Dunand C, Estevez JM. Apoplastic class III peroxidases PRX62 and PRX69 promote Arabidopsis root hair growth at low temperature. Nature Communications. 2022 Mar 14;13(1):1310.  PUBMED

Roulé T, Christ A, Hussain N, Huang Y, Hartmann C, Benhamed M, Gutierrez-Marcos J, Ariel F, Crespi M, Blein T. The lncRNA MARS modulates the epigenetic reprogramming of the marneral cluster in response to ABA. Molecular Plant. 2022 Feb 9:S1674-2052(22)00055-7. PUBMED


Gaggion N, Ariel F, Daric V, Lambert É, Legendre S, Roulé T, Camoirano A, Milone DH, Crespi M, Blein T, Ferrante E. ChronoRoot: High-throughput phenotyping by deep segmentation networks reveals novel temporal parameters of plant root system architecture. GigaScience. 2021 Jul 20;10(7):giab052. PMID

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 Research. 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 Signaling & Behavior. 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. Molecular 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. Non-coding 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. Journal of Experimental Botany. 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. 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 Molecular Biology. 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 Phytologist. 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 Physiology. 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 Signaling & Behavior. 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. Molecular 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 Reports.  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. Molecular 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. The Plant Journal. 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 Genetics. 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. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 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 Physiology. 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. Frontiers in Plant Science. 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 Research. 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. Nature 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. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 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 Signaling & Behavior. 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. Journal of Experimental Botany. 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. The 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 Physiology.  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 and Environment. 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 Science. 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 Science. 2020 Sep;25(9):831-832. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2020.06.001. Epub 2020 Jun 27. PMID