Amine Namouchi

  • Postdoc PhD
  • +47 23079020


Publications 2019

Bramanti B, Namouchi A, Schmid BV, Dean KR, Stenseth NC (2019)
Reply to Barbieri et al.: Out of the Land of Darkness: Plague on the fur trade routes
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 116 (16), 7622-7623
DOI 10.1073/pnas.1902274116, PubMed 30948635

Publications 2018

Guellil M, Kersten O, Namouchi A, Bauer EL, Derrick M, Jensen AØ, Stenseth NC, Bramanti B (2018)
Genomic blueprint of a relapsing fever pathogen in 15th century Scandinavia
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 115 (41), 10422-10427
DOI 10.1073/pnas.1807266115, PubMed 30249639

Namouchi A, Guellil M, Kersten O, Hänsch S, Ottoni C, Schmid BV, Pacciani E, Quaglia L, Vermunt M, Bauer EL, Derrick M, Jensen AØ, Kacki S, Cohn SK, Stenseth NC, Bramanti B (2018)
Integrative approach using Yersinia pestis genomes to revisit the historical landscape of plague during the Medieval Period
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 115 (50), E11790-E11797
DOI 10.1073/pnas.1812865115, PubMed 30478041

Publications 2017

Frye SA, Beyene GT, Namouchi A, Gómez-Muñoz M, Homberset H, Kalayou S, Riaz T, Tønjum T, Balasingham SV (2017)
The helicase DinG responds to stress due to DNA double strand breaks
PLoS One, 12 (11), e0187900
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0187900, PubMed 29121674

Huang W, Briffotaux J, Wang X, Liu L, Hao P, Cimino M, Buchieri MV, Namouchi A, Ainsa JA, Gicquel B (2017)
Ionophore A23187 shows anti-tuberculosis activity and synergy with tebipenem
Tuberculosis (Edinb), 107, 111-118
DOI 10.1016/, PubMed 29050757

Namouchi A, Cimino M, Favre-Rochex S, Charles P, Gicquel B (2017)
Phenotypic and genomic comparison of Mycobacterium aurum and surrogate model species to Mycobacterium tuberculosis: implications for drug discovery
BMC Genomics, 18 (1), 530
DOI 10.1186/s12864-017-3924-y, PubMed 28705154

Publications 2016

Beyene GT, Balasingham SV, Frye SA, Namouchi A, Homberset H, Kalayou S, Riaz T, Tønjum T (2016)
Characterization of the Neisseria meningitidis Helicase RecG
PLoS One, 11 (10), e0164588
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0164588, PubMed 27736945

Namouchi A, Gómez-Muñoz M, Frye SA, Moen LV, Rognes T, Tønjum T, Balasingham SV (2016)
The Mycobacterium tuberculosis transcriptional landscape under genotoxic stress
BMC Genomics, 17 (1), 791
DOI 10.1186/s12864-016-3132-1, PubMed 27724857

Yimer SA, Namouchi A, Zegeye ED, Holm-Hansen C, Norheim G, Abebe M, Aseffa A, Tønjum T (2016)
Deciphering the recent phylogenetic expansion of the originally deeply rooted Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineage 7
BMC Evol Biol, 16 (1), 146
DOI 10.1186/s12862-016-0715-z, PubMed 27363525

Publications 2015

Meftahi N, Namouchi A, Mhenni B, Brandis G, Hughes D, Mardassi H (2015)
Evidence for the critical role of a secondary site rpoB mutation in the compensatory evolution and successful transmission of an MDR tuberculosis outbreak strain
J Antimicrob Chemother, 71 (2), 324-32
DOI 10.1093/jac/dkv345, PubMed 26538504

Thabet S, Namouchi A, Mardassi H (2015)
Evolutionary Trends of the Transposase-Encoding Open Reading Frames A and B (orfA and orfB) of the Mycobacterial IS6110 Insertion Sequence
PLoS One, 10 (6), e0130161
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0130161, PubMed 26087177

Yimer SA, Norheim G, Namouchi A, Zegeye ED, Kinander W, Tønjum T, Bekele S, Mannsåker T, Bjune G, Aseffa A, Holm-Hansen C (2015)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineage 7 strains are associated with prolonged patient delay in seeking treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis in Amhara Region, Ethiopia
J Clin Microbiol, 53 (4), 1301-9
DOI 10.1128/JCM.03566-14, PubMed 25673798

Publications 2013

Mestre O, Hurtado-Ortiz R, Dos Vultos T, Namouchi A, Cimino M, Pimentel M, Neyrolles O, Gicquel B (2013)
High throughput phenotypic selection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis mutants with impaired resistance to reactive oxygen species identifies genes important for intracellular growth
PLoS One, 8 (1), e53486
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0053486, PubMed 23320090

Namouchi A, Karboul A, Fabre M, Gutierrez MC, Mardassi H (2013)
Evolution of smooth tubercle Bacilli PE and PE_PGRS genes: evidence for a prominent role of recombination and imprint of positive selection
PLoS One, 8 (5), e64718
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0064718, PubMed 23705005

Publications 2012

Cimino M, Thomas C, Namouchi A, Dubrac S, Gicquel B, Gopaul DN (2012)
Identification of DNA binding motifs of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis PhoP/PhoR two-component signal transduction system
PLoS One, 7 (8), e42876
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0042876, PubMed 22880126

Namouchi A, Didelot X, Schöck U, Gicquel B, Rocha EP (2012)
After the bottleneck: Genome-wide diversification of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex by mutation, recombination, and natural selection
Genome Res, 22 (4), 721-34
DOI 10.1101/gr.129544.111, PubMed 22377718

Pierre-Audigier C, Surcouf C, Cadet-Daniel V, Namouchi A, Heng S, Murray A, Guillard B, Gicquel B (2012)
Fluoroquinolone and pyrazinamide resistance in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 16 (2), 221-3, i-ii
DOI 10.5588/ijtld.11.0266, PubMed 22236923

Publications 2011

Mestre O, Luo T, Dos Vultos T, Kremer K, Murray A, Namouchi A, Jackson C, Rauzier J, Bifani P, Warren R, Rasolofo V, Mei J, Gao Q, Gicquel B (2011)
Phylogeny of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing strains constructed from polymorphisms in genes involved in DNA replication, recombination and repair
PLoS One, 6 (1), e16020
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0016020, PubMed 21283803

Surcouf C, Heng S, Pierre-Audigier C, Cadet-Daniel V, Namouchi A, Murray A, Gicquel B, Guillard B (2011)
Molecular detection of fluoroquinolone-resistance in multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Cambodia suggests low association with XDR phenotypes
BMC Infect Dis, 11, 255
DOI 10.1186/1471-2334-11-255, PubMed 21955640

Publications 2010

Namouchi A, Haltiti R, Hawari D, Mardassi H (2010)
Re-emergence of the progenitors of a multidrug-resistant outbreak strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among the post-outbreak case patients
J Infect Dis, 201 (3), 390-8
DOI 10.1086/649900, PubMed 20021247

Publications 2008

Namouchi A, Karboul A, Mhenni B, Khabouchi N, Haltiti R, Ben Hassine R, Louzir B, Chabbou A, Mardassi H (2008)
Genetic profiling of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Tunisia: predominance and evidence for the establishment of a few genotypes
J Med Microbiol, 57 (Pt 7), 864-72
DOI 10.1099/jmm.0.47483-0, PubMed 18566145

Publications 2006

Karboul A, Gey van Pittius NC, Namouchi A, Vincent V, Sola C, Rastogi N, Suffys P, Fabre M, Cataldi A, Huard RC, Kurepina N, Kreiswirth B, Ho JL, Gutierrez MC, Mardassi H (2006)
Insights into the evolutionary history of tubercle bacilli as disclosed by genetic rearrangements within a PE_PGRS duplicated gene pair
BMC Evol Biol, 6, 107
DOI 10.1186/1471-2148-6-107, PubMed 17163995

Namouchi A, Mardassi H (2006)
A genomic library-based amplification approach (GL-PCR) for the mapping of multiple IS6110 insertion sites and strain differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
J Microbiol Methods, 67 (2), 202-11
DOI 10.1016/j.mimet.2006.03.021, PubMed 16725220

Publications 2005

Mardassi H, Namouchi A, Haltiti R, Zarrouk M, Mhenni B, Karboul A, Khabouchi N, Gey van Pittius NC, Streicher EM, Rauzier J, Gicquel B, Dellagi K (2005)
Tuberculosis due to resistant Haarlem strain, Tunisia
Emerg Infect Dis, 11 (6), 957-61
DOI 10.3201/eid1106.041365, PubMed 15963297

Mardassi H, Namouchi A, Karbouli A, Khabouchi N, Haltiti R, Zarrouk M, Mhennii B, Kaabi S (2005)
Usefulness of ligation-mediated PCR genotyping in tracking outbreak-associated Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains
Arch Inst Pasteur Tunis, 82 (1-4), 23-9
PubMed 16929751

Publications 2004

Mardassi H, Khabouchi N, Ghram A, Namouchi A, Karboul A (2004)
A very virulent genotype of infectious bursal disease virus predominantly associated with recurrent infectious bursal disease outbreaks in Tunisian vaccinated flocks
Avian Dis, 48 (4), 829-40
DOI 10.1637/7210-052004R, PubMed 15666864

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