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Selected Publications (For full publication list:

Levy E.J., Thomas C., Antler G., Gavrieli I., Turchyn A.V., Grossi V., Ariztegui D., Sivan O., 2022. Intensified microbial sulfate reduction in the deep Dead Sea during the early Holocene Mediterranean sapropel 1 deposition. Geobiology. DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12493

Tourte M., Schaeffer P., Grossi V., Oger P.M., 2022. Membrane adaptation in the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus relies upon a novel strategy involving glycerol monoalkyl glycerol tetraether lipids. Environmental Microbiology, doi:10.1111/1462-2920.15923

Sala D., Grossi V., Agogué H., Leboulanger C., Jézéquel D., Sarazin G., Antheaume I., Bernard C., Ader M., Hugoni M., 2021. Influence of aphotic haloclines and euxinia on organic biomarkers and microbial communities in a thalassohaline and alkaline volcanic crater lake. Geobiology. 00:1-18. doi: 10.1111/gbi.12477

Vandier F., Vandier F., Tourte M., Doumbe-Kingue C., Plancq J., Schaeffer P., Oger P., Grossi V.2021. Reappraisal of archaeal C20-C25 diether lipid (extended archaeol) origin and use as a biomarker of hypersalinity. Organic Geochemistry 159, 104276.

Tourte M., Schaeffer P., Grossi V., Oger P.M., 2021. Acid hydrolysis for the extraction of archaeal core lipids and HPLC-MS analysis. Bio-protocol 11(16): e4118. doi:10.21769/BioProtoc.4118

Sarazin G., Jézéquel D., Leboulanger C., Fouilland E., Le Floc’h E., Bouvy M., Gérard E., Agogué H., Bernard C., Hugoni M., Grossi V., Troussellier M., Ader M., 2020. Geochemistry of an endorheic thalassohaline ecosystem: the Dziani Dzaha crater lake (Mayotte Archipelago, Indian Ocean). Comptes Rendus Géoscience 352, 559-577.

Tourte M., Kuentz, V., Schaeffer P., Grossi V., Cario, A., Oger P.M., 2020. Novel intact polar and core lipid compositions in the Pyrococcus model species, P. furiosus and P. yayanosii, reveal the largest lipid diversity amongst Thermococcales. Biomolecules 10, 830. doi:10.3390/biom10060830

Jovovic I., Grossi V., Adam P., Simon L., Antheaume I., Gelin F., Ader M., Cartigny P., 2020. Quantitative and specific recovery of natural organic and mineral sulfur for (multi-)isotope analysis. Organic Geochemistry 146, 104055.

Tourte M., Schaeffer P., Grossi V., Oger P.M., 2020. Functionalized membrane domains: an ancestral feature of Archaea? Frontiers in Microbiology 11, 526. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.00526.

Thomas C., Grossi V., Antheaume I., Ariztegui D., 2019. Recycling of archaeal biomass as a new strategy for extreme life in the Dead Sea deep sediment. Geology,

Vinçon-Laugier A., Cravo-Laureau C., Grossi V.2018. Selective preservation among bacterial alkyl glycerol ether lipid structures during long term oxic and anoxic incubation. Organic Geochemistry 125, 24-28.

Makou M., Eglinton T. McIntyre C., Montluçon D., Antheaume I., Grossi V., 2018. Plant wax n-alkane and n-alkanoic acid signatures overprinted by microbial contributions and old carbon in meromictic lake sediments. Geophysical Research Letters. DOI:10.1002/2017GL076211.

Vinçon-Laugier A., Cravo-Laureau C., Mitteau I., Grossi V., 2017. Temperature-dependent alkyl glycerol ether lipid composition of mesophilic and thermophilic sulfate-reducing bacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology.

Vinçon-Laugier A., Grossi V., Pacton M., Escarguel G., Cravo-Laureau C., 2016. The alkylglycerol ether lipid composition of heterotrophic sulfate reducing bacteria strongly depends on growth substrate. Organic Geochemistry 98, 141-154.

Gilbert F., Hulth S., Grossi V., Aller R.C., 2016. Redox oscillation and benthic nitrogen mineralization within burrowed sediments: An experimental simulation at low frequency. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 482, 75-84.

Plancq J., Mattioli E., Pittet B., Baudin F., Duarte L.V., Boussaha M., Grossi V., 2016. A calcareous nannofossil and organic geochemical study of marine palaeoenvironmental changes across the Sinemurian/Pliensbachian (early Jurassic, ~191 Ma) in Portugal. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 449, 1-12.

Cario A., Grossi V., Schaeffer P., Oger P., 2015. Membrane homeoviscous adaptation in the piezo-hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus barophilus. Frontiers in Microbiology 6,

Plancq J., Grossi V., Pittet B., Huguet C., Rosell-Melé A., Mattioli E., 2015. Multi-proxy constraints on sapropel formation during the late Pliocene of central Mediterranean (southwest Sicily). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 420, 30-44.

Grossi V., Mollex D., Vinçon-Laugier A., Hakil F., Pacton M., Cravo-Laureau C., 2015. Mono- and dialkyl glycerol ether lipids in anaerobic bacteria: Biosynthetic insights from the mesophilic sulfate reducer Desulfatibacillum alkenivorans PF2803T. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81, 3157-3168.

Huguet A., Grossi V., Belmahdi I., Fosse C., Derenne S., 2015. Archaeal and bacterial tetraether lipids in tropical ponds with contrasted salinity (Guadeloupe, French West Indies): implications for tetraether-based environmental proxies. Organic Geochemistry 83-84, 158-169.

Plancq J., Mattioli E., Pittet B., Simon L., Grossi V., 2014. Productivity and sea-surface temperature changes recorded during the late Eocene−early Oligocene at DSDP Site 511 (South Atlantic). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 407, 34-44.

Khelifi N., Amin Ali O., Roche P., Grossi V., Valette O., Ollivier B., Dolla A., Hirschler-Réa A., 2014. First evidence of anaerobic oxidation of long-chain n-alkanes by the sulfate-reducing archaeon, Archaeoglobus fulgidus: Involvement of an alkylsuccinate synthase. The ISME Journal 8, 2153-2166.

Mondy N., Grossi V., Cathalan E., Delbecque J.-P., Douady C.J., 2014. Sterols and steroids in a freshwater crustacean (Proasellus meridianus) : hormonal responses to nutritional input. Invertebrate Biology 133, 99-107.

Mermillod-Blondin F., Foulquier A., Gilbert F., Navel S., Montuelle B., Bellvert F., Comte G., Grossi V., Fourel F., Lecuyer C., Simon L., 2013. Benzo(a)pyrene inhibits the role of the bioturbator Tubifex tubifex in river sediment biogeochemistry. Science of the Total Environment 450-451, 230-241.

Plancq J., Mattioli E., Henderiks J., Grossi V., 2013. Global shifts in Noelaerhabdaceae assemblages during the late Oligocene-early Miocene. Marine Micropaleontology 103, 40-50.

Aloisi G., Baudrand M., Lécuyer C., Rouchy J.-M., Pancost R.D., Aref M. A., Grossi V.2013. Biomarker and isotope evidence for microbially-mediated carbonate formation from gypsum and petroleum hydrocarbons. Chemical Geology 347, 199-207.

Martini S., Al Ali B., Garel M., Nerini D., Grossi V., Pacton M., Casalot L., Cuny P., Tamburini C., 2013. Effects of hydrostatic pressure on growth and luminescence of a moderately-piezophilic luminous bacteria Photobacterium phosphoreum ANT-2200. PlosOne 8, e66580. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066580.

Plancq J., Grossi V., Henderiks J., Simon L., Mattioli E., 2012. Alkenone producers during late Oligocene-early Miocene revisited. Paleocanography, PA1202 doi:10.1029/2011PA002164.

Baudrand M., Aloisi G., Lécuyer C., Martineau F., Fourel F., Escarguel G., Blanc-Valleron M.-M., Rouchy J.-M., Grossi V., 2012. Semi-automatic determination of the carbon and oxygen stable isotope compositions of calcite and dolomite in natural mixtures. Applied Geochemistry 27, 257-265.

Grossi V., de Mesmay M., Bardoux G., Metzger P., Williamson D., Derenne S., 2012. Contrasting variations in the structure and stable carbon isotopic composition of botryococcenes through the last glacial-interglacial transition in Lake Masoko (southern Tanzania). Organic Geochemistry 43, 150-155.

Grossi V., Cravo-Laureau C., Rontani J.-F., Cros M., Hirschler-Réa A., 2011. Anaerobic oxidation of n-alkenes by sulphate-reducing bacteria from the genus Desulfatiferula : n-ketones as potential metabolites. Research in Microbiology 162, 915-922.

Baudrand M., Grossi V., Pancost R., Aloisi G., 2010. Non-isoprenoid macrocyclic glycerol diethers associated with authigenic carbonates. Organic Geochemistry 41, 1341-1344.

Khelifi N., Grossi V., Hamdi M., Dolla A., Tholozan J.-L., Ollivier B., Hirschler-Réa A., 2010. Anaerobic oxidation of fatty acids and alkenes by the hyperthermophilic sulfate-reducing Archaeon, Archaeoglobus fulgidus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76, 3057-3060.

Grossi V., Yakimov M.M., Al Ali B., Tapilatu Y., Cuny P., Goutx M., La Cono V., Giuliano L., Tamburini C, 2010. Hydrostatic pressure affects membrane and storage lipid compositions of the piezotolerant hydrocarbon-degrading Marinobacter aquaeolei strain #5. Environmental Microbiology 12, 2020-2033.

Silva R.A., Grossi V., Olivera N.L., Alvarez H.M., 2010. Characterization of the indigenous Rhodococcus sp. 602, a strain able to accumulate triacylglycerides from naphthyl-compounds under nitrogen-starved conditions. Research in Microbiology 161, 198-207.

Tapilatu Y.H., Grossi V., Acquaviva M., Militon C., Bertrand J.-C., Cuny P., 2010. Isolation of hydrocarbon-degrading extremely halophilic archaea from an uncontaminated hypersaline pond (Camargue, France). Extremophiles 14, 225-231.


Selected book chapters (since 2010)

Lehours A.-C., Borrel G., Morel-Desrosiers N., Bardot C., Grossi V., Keraval B., Attard E., Morel J.-P., Amblard C., Fonty G., 2016. Anaerobic microbial communities and processes in freshwater lakes -a focus on methane cycle in Lake Pavin. In: Lake Pavin- History, geology, biogeochemistry and sedimentology of a deep meromictic maar lake, Springer, Chapter 14, pp. 255-284. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-39961-4_1.

Cuny P., Grossi V., Militon C., Tamburini C., Stora G., Gilbert F., 2015. Protocols for subtidal and deep-sea benthic oil spill simulations. In: Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols, Springer Protocols Handbooks, DOI 10.1007/8623_2014_39.

Grossi V.2015. Stable isotopes and lipid biomarkers, In:Environmental Microbiology: Fundamentals and applications, Springer, Chapter 4, pp. 86-87.

Grossi V.2015. Anaerobic Oxidation of Methane (AOM), In:Environmental Microbiology: Fundamentals and applications, Springer, Chapter 4.

Joux F., Bertrand J.-C., De Wit R., Grossi V., Intertaglia L., Lebaron P., Michotey V., Normand P., Peyret P., Raimbault P., Tamburini C., Urios L., 2015. Methods for Studying Microorganisms in the Environment, In: Environmental Microbioloigy: Fundamentals and applications, Springer, Chapter 17, pp. 757-830.

Cuny P., Cravo-Laureau C., Grossi V., Gilbert F., Militon C., 2011. Biodegradation of hydrocarbons in bioturbated marine sediments, In:Microbial Bioremediation of non-Metals: current research. Caister Academic Press, pp. 55-92.