Mechanisms of cell communication to prevent development of pathogenic bacteria in food [French regional scientific challenging project]

Project supervised by marie-France Pilet from UMR SECALIM

Staff from UMR SECALIM involved in the COMBACT project:

  • Marie-France Pilet, supervisor
  • Monique Zagorec
  • Hervé prévost
  • Laurent Marché
  • Taous Saraoui, phD student
  • Raouf Tareb, post-doctoral fellow
  • Sandrine Rezé


  • Saraoui, T., F. Leroi, F. Chevalier, J.-M. Cappelier, D. Passerini and M.-F. Pilet 2018. Bioprotective Effect of Lactococcus piscium CNCM I-4031 Against Listeria monocytogenes Growth and Virulence. Frontiers in Microbiology 9(1564). Ranking du JCR: Q1.
  • Saraoui, T., J. Cornet, E. Guillouet, M. F. Pilet, F. Chevalier, J.-J. Joffraud and F. Leroi 2017. Improving simultaneously the quality and safety of cooked and peeled shrimp using a cocktail of bioprotective lactic acid bacteria. International Journal of Food Microbiology 241: 69-77. Ranking du JCR: Q1.
  • Saraoui, T., P. A. Fall, F. Leroi, J.-P. Antignac, S. Chéreau and M. F. Pilet 2016. Inhibition mechanism of Listeria monocytogenes by a bioprotective bacteria Lactococcus piscium CNCM I-4031. Food Microbiology 53: 70-78. Ranking du JCR: Q1.
  • Saraoui, T., F. Leroi, J. Björkroth and M. F. Pilet 2016. Lactococcus piscium: a psychrotrophic lactic acid bacterium with bioprotective or spoilage activity in food—a review. Journal of Applied Microbiology 121(4): 907-918. Ranking du JCR: Q3.


Marie-France Pilet, supervisor

Modification date: 11 September 2023 | Publication date: 02 October 2017 | By: SG