Publications 2016

Guillaume Bélanger

Boudreault, J., Lévesque, F. & Bélanger, G. Studies toward Total Synthesis of (±)-Caldaphnidine C via One-Pot Sequential Intramolecular Vilsmeier-Haack and Azomethine Ylide 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition. J. Org. Chem. 81, 9247–9268 (2016).

Deny, L. J. et al. Bis-Michael Acceptors as Novel Probes to Study the Keap1/Nrf2/ARE Pathway. J. Med. Chem. 59, 9431–9442 (2016).

M’Hamed Bentourkia

Farmer, M., Echenne, B. & Bentourkia, M. ’hamed. Study of clinical characteristics in young subjects with Developmental coordination disorder. Brain Dev. 38, 538–547 (2016).

Hamdi, M., Mimi, M. & Bentourkia, M. ’hamed. Comparison between X-rays spectra and their effective energies in small animal CT tomographic imaging and dosimetry. Australas Phys Eng Sci Med (2016).

André Cantin

Cantin, A. M. Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator. Implications in Cystic Fibrosis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc 13 Suppl 2, S150-155 (2016).

Deny, L. J. et al. Bis-Michael Acceptors as Novel Probes to Study the Keap1/Nrf2/ARE Pathway. J. Med. Chem. 59, 9431–9442 (2016).

Wanner, A., Boucher, R., Cantin, A. & Kelsen, S. A Word from the Scientific Committee. 14th Gordon L. Snider Critical Issues Workshop. Ann Am Thorac Soc 13 Suppl 2, S111 (2016).

Paul Charette

Convert, L. et al. Real-Time Microfluidic Blood-Counting System for PET and SPECT Preclinical Pharmacokinetic Studies. J. Nucl. Med. 57, 1460–1466 (2016).

Feruglio, S. et al. A CMOS Buried Quad p-n Junction Photodetector Model. IEEE Sensors Journal 16, 1611–1620 (2016).

Robert Day

Duhamel, M. et al. The proprotein convertase PC1/3 regulates TLR9 trafficking and the associated signaling pathways. Sci Rep 6, 19360 (2016).

Duhamel, M. et al. Proprotein convertase 1/3 inhibited macrophages: A novel therapeutic based on drone macrophages. EuPA Open Proteomics 11, 20–22 (2016).

Kwiatkowska, A. et al. Novel Insights into Structure-Activity Relationships of N-Terminally Modified PACE4 Inhibitors. ChemMedChem 11, 289–301 (2016).

Ly, K., Essalmani, R., Desjardins, R., Seidah, N. G. & Day, R. An Unbiased Mass Spectrometry Approach Identifies Glypican-3 as an Interactor of Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9) and Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor (LDLR) in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells. J. Biol. Chem. 291, 24676–24687 (2016).

Artur de Brum-Fernandes

Carrier, N. et al. Serum levels of 14-3-3η protein supplement C-reactive protein and rheumatoid arthritis-associated antibodies to predict clinical and radiographic outcomes in a prospective cohort of patients with recent-onset inflammatory polyarthritis. Arthritis Res. Ther. 18, 37 (2016).

Challener, G. J. et al. Anti-carbamylated Protein Antibody Levels Correlate with Anti-Sa (Citrullinated Vimentin) Antibody Levels in Rheumatoid Arthritis. J. Rheumatol. 43, 273–281 (2016).

Pelletier, J.-P. et al. Chondroitin sulfate efficacy versus celecoxib on knee osteoarthritis structural changes using magnetic resonance imaging: a 2-year multicentre exploratory study. Arthritis Res. Ther. 18, 256 (2016).

Jean-Bernard Denault

Lessard-Beaudoin, M. et al. Age-dependent differential expression of death-associated protein 6 (Daxx) in various peripheral tissues and different brain regions of C57BL/6 male mice. Biogerontology 17, 817–828 (2016).

Lessard-Beaudoin, M. et al. Organ-specific alteration in caspase expression and STK3 proteolysis during the aging process. Neurobiol. Aging 47, 50–62 (2016).

Maltais, J.-S. et al. iRAGE as a novel carboxymethylated peptide that prevents advanced glycation end product-induced apoptosis and endoplasmic reticulum stress in vascular smooth muscle cells. Pharmacol. Res. 104, 176–185 (2016).

Pedro D’Orléans-Juste

Desbiens, L. et al. Significant Contribution of Mouse Mast Cell Protease 4 in Early Phases of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis. Mediators Inflamm. 2016, 9797021 (2016).

Houde, M., Desbiens, L. & D’Orléans-Juste, P. Endothelin-1 : Biosynthesis, Signaling and Vasoreactivity. Adv. Pharmacol. 77, 143–175 (2016).

Houde, M. et al. Endothelin receptor antagonist macitentan or deletion of mouse mast cell protease 4 delays lesion development in atherosclerotic mice. Life Sci. 159, 71–75 (2016).

Yves Dory

Baillargeon, P., Caron-Duval, É., Pellerin, É., Gagné, S. & Dory, L. Y. Isomorphous Crystals from Diynes and Bromodiynes Involved in Hydrogen and Halogen Bonds. Crystals 6, (2016).

Kwiatkowska, A. et al. Novel Insights into Structure-Activity Relationships of N-Terminally Modified PACE4 Inhibitors. ChemMedChem 11, 289–301 (2016).

Susan-Resiga, D. et al. A novel mechanism causing familial hypercholesterolemia: The proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9-resistant Arg410Ser LDL receptor mutation. J. Biol. Chem. (2016). 

Emanuel Escher

Mona, C. E. et al. Design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of CXCR4 ligands. Org. Biomol. Chem. 14, 10298–10311 (2016).

Mona, C. E. et al. Structure-Activity Relationship and Signaling of New Chimeric CXCR4 Agonists. J. Med. Chem. 59, 7512–7524 (2016).

Nathalie Faucheux

Beauvais, S. et al. Interactions between bone cells and biomaterials: An update. Front Biosci (Schol Ed) 8, 227–263 (2016).

Beauvais, S., Drevelle, O., Lauzon, M.-A., Daviau, A. & Faucheux, N. Modulation of MAPK signalling by immobilized adhesive peptides: Effect on stem cell response to BMP-9-derived peptides. Acta Biomater 31, 241–251 (2016).

Lauzon, M.-A., Drevelle, O., Daviau, A. & Faucheux, N. Effects of BMP-9 and BMP-2 on the PI3K/Akt Pathway in MC3T3-E1 Preosteoblasts. Tissue Engineering - Part A 22, 1075–1085 (2016).

Veillette, M., Giroir-Fendler, A., Faucheux, N. & Heitz, M. A biodiesel production process catalyzed by the leaching of alkaline metal earths in methanol: From a model oil to microalgae lipids. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology (2016).

David Fortin

Desmarais, G. et al. Infiltration of F98 glioma cells in Fischer rat brain is temporary stimulated by radiation. Int. J. Radiat. Biol. 92, 444–450 (2016).

Iorio-Morin, C., Fortin, D. & Blanchard, J. TBI prognosis calculator: A mobile application to estimate mortality and morbidity following traumatic brain injury. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 142, 48–53 (2016).

Shi, M., Fortin, D., Paquette, B. & Sanche, L. Convection-enhancement delivery of liposomal formulation of oxaliplatin shows less toxicity than oxaliplatin yet maintains a similar median survival time in F98 glioma-bearing rat model. Invest New Drugs 34, 269–276 (2016).

Luc Gaudreau

Beaulieu, Y. B., Machado, J. A. L., Ethier, S., Gaudreau, L. & Steimle, V. Degradation, Promoter Recruitment and Transactivation Mediated by the Extreme N-Terminus of MHC Class II Transactivator CIITA Isoform III. PloS one 11, e0148753 (2016).

Millau, J.-F., Wijchers, P. & Gaudreau, L. High-Resolution 4C Reveals Rapid p53-Dependent Chromatin Reorganization of the CDKN1A Locus in Response to Stress. PloS one 11, e0163885 (2016).

Louis Gendron

Gendron, L., Cahill, C. M., von Zastrow, M., Schiller, P. W. & Pineyro, G. Molecular Pharmacology of δ-Opioid Receptors. Pharmacol. Rev. 68, 631–700 (2016).

Maltais, J.-S. et al. iRAGE as a novel carboxymethylated peptide that prevents advanced glycation end product-induced apoptosis and endoplasmic reticulum stress in vascular smooth muscle cells. Pharmacol. Res. 104, 176–185 (2016).

Shi, M. et al. Increased radiosensitivity of colorectal tumors with intra-tumoral injection of low dose of gold nanoparticles. Int J Nanomedicine 11, 5323–5333 (2016).

St-Louis, É. et al. Involvement of the coatomer protein complex I in the intracellular traffic of the delta opioid receptor. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 79, 53–63 (2016).

Fernand-Pierre Gendron

Lepage, D. et al. Gata4 is critical to maintain gut barrier function and mucosal integrity following epithelial injury. Sci Rep 6, 36776 (2016).

Fernand Gobeil

Ardilouze, J.-L. et al. CSII: Longer Catheter Usage Time, a Reasonable Goal. J Diabetes Sci Technol 10, 989–990 (2016).

Dong-Creste, K. E. et al. Kinin B1 receptor mediates memory impairment in the rat hippocampus. Biol. Chem. 397, 353–364 (2016).

Gobeil, F. J. et al. Theranostic potential of a new [64Cu]-radiolabeled R-954 conjugate for kinin B1R positive tumors. J Nucl Med 57, 1164–1164 (2016).

Regoli, D. & Gobeil, F. Kinins and peptide receptors. Biol. Chem. 397, 297–304 (2016).

Savard, M. et al. Safety and pharmacokinetics of a kinin B1 receptor peptide agonist produced with different counter-ions. Biol. Chem. 397, 365–372 (2016).

Michel Grandbois

Lacraz, G. et al. Correction: Increased Stiffness in Aged Skeletal Muscle Impairs Muscle Progenitor Cell Proliferative Activity. PLoS ONE 11, e0167661 (2016).

Maltais, J.-S. et al. iRAGE as a novel carboxymethylated peptide that prevents advanced glycation end product-induced apoptosis and endoplasmic reticulum stress in vascular smooth muscle cells. Pharmacol. Res. 104, 176–185 (2016).

Trensz, F. et al. Erratum to: Increased microenvironment stiffness in damaged myofibers promotes myogenic progenitor cell proliferation. Skelet Muscle 6, 37 (2016).

Brigitte Guérin

Gobeil, F. J. et al. Theranostic potential of a new [64Cu]-radiolabeled R-954 conjugate for kinin B1R positive tumors. J Nucl Med 57, 1164–1164 (2016).

Paquette, M. et al. Novel 64Cu-labeled antibody-conjugates designed to evade the endosomal-lysosomal pathway for increased intracellular radio-accumulation in target IL-5Rα-positive muscle invasive bladder cancer cells. J Nucl Med 57, 391–391 (2016).

Paquette, M. et al. ChAcNLS-A14, a novel antibody-conjugate PET tracer for targeting human IL-5Rα-positive muscle invasive bladder cancer. J Nucl Med 57, 52–52 (2016).

Paquette, M. et al. Ongoing Phase II Trial Comparing 4FMFES and FES Estrogen-Receptor PET Tracers in Breast Cancer Patients: an Update. J Nucl Med 57, 567–567 (2016).

Selivanova, S. et al. Clinical Trial Using Sodium Pertechnetate 99mTc Produced with Medium-Energy Cyclotron: Biodistribution and Safety Assessment in Patients with Abnormal Thyroid Function. J. Nucl. Med. (2016).

Shi, M. et al. Increased radiosensitivity of colorectal tumors with intra-tumoral injection of low dose of gold nanoparticles. Int J Nanomedicine 11, 5323–5333 (2016).

Daniel Lafontaine

Comeau, M.-A., Lafontaine, D. A. & Abou Elela, S. The catalytic efficiency of yeast ribonuclease III depends on substrate specific product release rate. Nucleic Acids Res. 44, 7911–7921 (2016).

Perez-Gonzalez, C., Grondin, J. P., Lafontaine, D. A. & Carlos Penedo, J. Biophysical Approaches to Bacterial Gene Regulation by Riboswitches. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 915, 157–191 (2016).

Perez-Gonzalez, C., Lafontaine, D. A. & Penedo, J. C. Fluorescence-Based Strategies to Investigate the Structure and Dynamics of Aptamer-Ligand Complexes. Front Chem 4, 33 (2016).

Pierre Lavigne

Bédard, M., Roy, V., Montagne, M. & Lavigne, P. Structural Insights into c-Myc Interacting Zinc Finger Protein-1 (Miz-1) Delineate Domains Required for DNA Scanning and Sequence-specific Binding. J. Biol. Chem. (2016).

Khoury, K. et al. Thirty-Eight-Year Follow-Up of Two Sibling Lipoid Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Patients Due to Homozygous Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory (STARD1) Protein Mutation. Molecular Structure and Modeling of the STARD1 L275P Mutation. Front Neurosci 10, 527 (2016).

Létourneau, D. et al. STARD6 on steroids: solution structure, multiple timescale backbone dynamics and ligand binding mechanism. Sci Rep 6, 28486 (2016).

Mona, C. E. et al. Design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of CXCR4 ligands. Org. Biomol. Chem. 14, 10298–10311 (2016).

Mona, C. E. et al. Structure-Activity Relationship and Signaling of New Chimeric CXCR4 Agonists. J. Med. Chem. 59, 7512–7524 (2016).

Tremblay, C., Bédard, M., Bonin, M.-A. & Lavigne, P. Solution structure of the 13th C2H2 Zinc Finger of Miz-1. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 473, 471–475 (2016).

Christine Lavoie

Larkin, H., Costantino, S., Seaman, M. N. J. & Lavoie, C. Calnuc Function in Endosomal Sorting of Lysosomal Receptors. Traffic 17, 416–432 (2016).

St-Louis, É. et al. Involvement of the coatomer protein complex I in the intracellular traffic of the delta opioid receptor. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 79, 53–63 (2016).

Roger Lecomte

Charest, J. et al. Impacts of Intelligent Automated Quality Control on a Small Animal APD-Based Digital PET Scanner. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 63, 2550–2557 (2016).

Convert, L. et al. Real-Time Microfluidic Blood-Counting System for PET and SPECT Preclinical Pharmacokinetic Studies. J. Nucl. Med. 57, 1460–1466 (2016).

Labbé, S. M. et al. Metabolic activity of brown, ‘beige,’ and white adipose tissues in response to chronic adrenergic stimulation in male mice. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 311, E260-268 (2016).

Labbé, S. M. et al. mTORC1 is Required for Brown Adipose Tissue Recruitment and Metabolic Adaptation to Cold. Sci Rep 6, 37223 (2016).

Noll, C. et al. Postprandial fatty acid uptake and adipocyte remodeling in angiotensin type 2 receptor-deficient mice fed a high-fat/high-fructose diet. Adipocyte 5, 43–52 (2016).

Paquette, M. et al. Novel 64Cu-labeled antibody-conjugates designed to evade the endosomal-lysosomal pathway for increased intracellular radio-accumulation in target IL-5Rα-positive muscle invasive bladder cancer cells. J Nucl Med 57, 391–391 (2016).

Paquette, M. et al. ChAcNLS-A14, a novel antibody-conjugate PET tracer for targeting human IL-5Rα-positive muscle invasive bladder cancer. J Nucl Med 57, 52–52 (2016).

Paquette, M. et al. Ongoing Phase II Trial Comparing 4FMFES and FES Estrogen-Receptor PET Tracers in Breast Cancer Patients: an Update. J Nucl Med 57, 567–567 (2016).

Selivanova, S. et al. Clinical Trial Using Sodium Pertechnetate 99mTc Produced with Medium-Energy Cyclotron: Biodistribution and Safety Assessment in Patients with Abnormal Thyroid FunctionJ. Nucl. Med. (2016).

Richard Leduc

Mona, C. E. et al. Design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of CXCR4 ligandsOrg. Biomol. Chem. 14, 10298–10311 (2016).

Mona, C. E. et al. Structure-Activity Relationship and Signaling of New Chimeric CXCR4 AgonistsJ. Med. Chem. 59, 7512–7524 (2016).

Murza, A. et al. Discovery and Structure-Activity Relationship of a Bioactive Fragment of ELABELA that Modulates Vascular and Cardiac Functions. J. Med. Chem. 59, 2962–2972 (2016).

Ronaghan, N. J. et al. The serine protease-mediated increase in intestinal epithelial barrier function is dependent on occludin and requires an intact tight junction. Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest. Liver Physiol. 311, G466-479 (2016).

Zoratti, G. L. et al. Matriptase regulates c-Met mediated proliferation and invasion in inflammatory breast cancer. Oncotarget 7, 58162–58173 (2016).

Claude Legault

Jobin-Des Lauriers, A. & Legault, C. Y. Iodine(III)-Mediated Oxidative Hydrolysis of Haloalkenes: Access to α-Halo Ketones by a Release-and-Catch Mechanism. Org. Lett. 18, 108–111 (2016).

Jobin-Des Lauriers, A. & Legault, C. Y. Enol and Ynol Surrogates: Promising Substrates for Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry. Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry 5, 1078–1099 (2016).

Martin Lepage

Constanzo, J. et al. Understanding the continuum of radionecrosis and vascular disorders in the brain following gamma knife irradiation: An MRI study. Magn Reson Med (2016).

Richard, M. A., Fouquet, J. P., Lebel, R. & Lepage, M. MRI-Guided Derivation of the Input Function for PET Kinetic Modeling. PET Clin 11, 193–202 (2016).

Olivier Lesur

Chagnon, F. et al. Apelin Compared With Dobutamine Exerts Cardioprotection and Extends Survival in a Rat Model of Endotoxin-Induced Myocardial Dysfunction. Crit. Care Med. (2016).

Murza, A. et al. Discovery and Structure-Activity Relationship of a Bioactive Fragment of ELABELA that Modulates Vascular and Cardiac FunctionsJ. Med. Chem. 59, 2962–2972 (2016).

Jeffrey Leyton

Beaudoin, S. & Leyton, J. V. Development of a Novel Covalent Folate-Albumin-Photosensitizer Conjugate. Photochem. Photobiol. 92, 512–514 (2016).

Beaudoin, S. et al. ChAcNLS, a Novel Modification to Antibody-Conjugates Permitting Target Cell-Specific Endosomal Escape, Localization to the Nucleus, and Enhanced Total Intracellular Accumulation. Mol. Pharm. 13, 1915–1926 (2016).

Bergstrom, D. et al. Paradoxical effects of Auger electron-emitting (111)In-DTPA-NLS-CSL360 radioimmunoconjugates on hCD45(+) cells in the bone marrow and spleen of leukemia-engrafted NOD/SCID or NRG mice. Nucl. Med. Biol. 43, 635–641 (2016).

Gao, C., Leyton, J. V., Schimmer, A. D., Minden, M. & Reilly, R. M. Auger electron-emitting (111)In-DTPA-NLS-CSL360 radioimmunoconjugates are cytotoxic to human acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells displaying the CD123(+)/CD131(-) phenotype of leukemia stem cells. Appl Radiat Isot 110, 1–7 (2016).

Paquette, M. et al. ChAcNLS-A14, a novel antibody-conjugate PET tracer for targeting human IL-5Rα-positive muscle invasive bladder cancer. J Nucl Med 57, 52–52 (2016).

Paquette, M. et al. Ongoing Phase II Trial Comparing 4FMFES and FES Estrogen-Receptor PET Tracers in Breast Cancer Patients: an Update. J Nucl Med 57, 567–567 (2016).

Éric Marsault

Chagnon, F. et al. Apelin Compared With Dobutamine Exerts Cardioprotection and Extends Survival in a Rat Model of Endotoxin-Induced Myocardial Dysfunction. Crit. Care Med. (2016).

Deny, L. J. et al. Bis-Michael Acceptors as Novel Probes to Study the Keap1/Nrf2/ARE Pathway. J. Med. Chem. 59, 9431–9442 (2016).

Mona, C. E. et al. Design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of CXCR4 ligandsOrg. Biomol. Chem. 14, 10298–10311 (2016).

Mona, C. E. et al. Structure-Activity Relationship and Signaling of New Chimeric CXCR4 AgonistsJ. Med. Chem. 59, 7512–7524 (2016).

Murza, A. et al. Discovery and Structure-Activity Relationship of a Bioactive Fragment of ELABELA that Modulates Vascular and Cardiac FunctionsJ. Med. Chem. 59, 2962–2972 (2016).

Souissi, H. et al. Intracuff 160 mg alkalinized lidocaine reduces cough upon emergence from N2O-free general anesthesia: a randomized controlled trial. Can J Anaesth 63, 862–870 (2016).

Zoratti, G. L. et al. Matriptase regulates c-Met mediated proliferation and invasion in inflammatory breast cancerOncotarget 7, 58162–58173 (2016).

Raphael Najmanovich

Chartier, M., Adriansen, E. & Najmanovich, R. IsoMIF Finder : online detection of binding site molecular interaction field similarities. Bioinformatics 32, 621–623 (2016).

Najmanovich, R. J. Evolutionary studies of ligand binding sites in proteins. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 45, 85–90 (2016).

Jean-Luc Parent

Orr, K. et al. Thromboxane A2 receptor (TBXA2R) is a potent survival factor for triple negative breast cancers (TNBCs). Oncotarget 7, 55458–55472 (2016).

St-Louis, É. et al. Involvement of the coatomer protein complex I in the intracellular traffic of the delta opioid receptorMol. Cell. Neurosci. 79, 53–63 (2016).

Xavier Roucou

Mouilleron, H., Delcourt, V. & Roucou, X. Death of a dogma: eukaryotic mRNAs can code for more than one protein. Nucleic Acids Res. 44, 14–23 (2016).

Philippe Sarret

Bégin-Lavallée, V. et al. Functional inhibition of chemokine receptor CCR2 by dicer-substrate-siRNA prevents pain development. Mol Pain 12, (2016).

Chagnon, F. et al. Apelin Compared With Dobutamine Exerts Cardioprotection and Extends Survival in a Rat Model of Endotoxin-Induced Myocardial DysfunctionCrit. Care Med. (2016).

Constanzo, J. et al. Understanding the continuum of radionecrosis and vascular disorders in the brain following gamma knife irradiation: An MRI studyMagn Reson Med (2016).

Deslauriers, J., Belleville, K., Beaudet, N., Sarret, P. & Grignon, S. A two-hit model of suicide-trait-related behaviors in the context of a schizophrenia-like phenotype: Distinct effects of lithium chloride and clozapine. Physiol. Behav. 156, 48–58 (2016).

Ferland, C. et al. Preoperative Norepinephrine Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma of Pediatric Patients Predict Postoperative Pain Intensity after Spinal Fusion Surgery. Global Spine Journal 6, GO046 (2016).

Monpays, C., Deslauriers, J., Sarret, P. & Grignon, S. Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Schizophrenia : Determination of Mitochondrial Respiratory Activity in a Two-Hit Mouse Model. J. Mol. Neurosci. 59, 440–451 (2016).

Murza, A. et al. Discovery and Structure-Activity Relationship of a Bioactive Fragment of ELABELA that Modulates Vascular and Cardiac FunctionsJ. Med. Chem. 59, 2962–2972 (2016).

Otis, C. et al. Concurrent validity of different functional and neuroproteomic pain assessment methods in the rat osteoarthritis monosodium iodoacetate (MIA) model. Arthritis Res. Ther. 18, 150 (2016).

Parent, A. J. et al. Descending nociceptive inhibition is modulated in a time-dependent manner in a double-hit model of chronic/tonic pain. Neuroscience 315, 70–78 (2016).

Quaegebeur, N., Masson, P., Beaudet, N. & Sarret, P. Touchscreen Surface Based on Interaction of Ultrasonic Guided Waves With a Contact Impedance. IEEE Sensors Journal 16, 3564–3571 (2016).

Souissi, H. et al. Intracuff 160 mg alkalinized lidocaine reduces cough upon emergence from N2O-free general anesthesia: a randomized controlled trial. Can J Anaesth 63, 862–870 (2016).

Thomas, J. B. et al. Identification of 2-({[1-(4-Fluorophenyl)-5-(2-methoxyphenyl)-1H-pyrazol-3-yl]carbonyl}amino)tricyclo[3.3.1.13,7]decane-2-carboxylic Acid (NTRC-844) as a Selective Antagonist for the Rat Neurotensin Receptor Type 2. ACS Chem Neurosci 7, 1225–1231 (2016).

Claude Spino

Gund, M., Déry, M., Amzallag, V. & Spino, C. Dialkoxycarbenes in (4+ 1) Cycloadditions: Application to the Synthesis of Carotol. Organic letters 18, 4280–4283 (2016).

Patrick Vermette

Andersen, P. L. & Vermette, P. Intracellular insulin quantification by cell-ELISA. Experimental cell research 347, 14–23 (2016).

Sharp, J. & Vermette, P. An In‐situ glucose‐stimulated insulin secretion assay under perfusion bioreactor conditions. Biotechnology progress (2016).

Vigier, S. et al. Composition and organization of the pancreatic extracellular matrix by combined methods of immunohistochemistry, proteomics and scanning electron microscopy. Current Research in Translational Medicine (2016).

Yue Zhao

Augé, A. & Zhao, Y. What determines the volume transition temperature of UCST acrylamide–acrylonitrile hydrogels? RSC Adv. 6, 70616–70623 (2016).

Fu, S., Zhang, H. & Zhao, Y. Optically and thermally activated shape memory supramolecular liquid crystalline polymers. J. Mater. Chem. C 4, 4946–4953 (2016).

Li, G. et al. A composite material with room temperature shape processability and optical repair. J. Mater. Chem. C 4, 5932–5939 (2016).

Tong, X., Xiang, J., Shi, F. & Zhao, Y. Near‐Infrared Light‐Sensitive Supramolecular Gel with Enhanced Visible Light Upconversion. Advanced Optical Materials 4, 1392–1396 (2016).

Xia, H., Zhao, Y. & Tong, R. Ultrasound-Mediated Polymeric Micelle Drug Delivery in Therapeutic Ultrasound (eds. Escoffre, J.-M. & Bouakaz, A.) 365–384 (Springer International Publishing, 2016).

Xiang, J., Tong, X., Shi, F., Karsenti, P.-L. & Zhao, Y. Spatial organization and optical properties of layer-by-layer assembled upconversion and gold nanoparticles in thin films. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 4, 9343–9349 (2016).

Zhang, H., Guo, S., Fan, W. & Zhao, Y. Ultrasensitive pH-Induced Water Solubility Switch Using UCST Polymers. Macromolecules 49, 1424–1433 (2016).