Philippe Constant

Jonathan Perreault

Areas of expertise

Biogeochemical functions , Biotechnologies , Gas exchange , Microbiology , Secondary metabolisms

  • INRS Professor

Phone
450 687-5010

E-mail
philippe.constant@iaf.inrs.ca

Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie Research Centre

531, boulevard des Prairies
Laval (Québec)  H7V 1B7
CANADA

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Publications

LIOT, Q. & CONSTANT, P. (2015)
Breathing air to save energy – new insights into the ecophysiological role of high-affinity [NiFe]-hydrogenase in Streptomyces avermitilis,
Microbiologyopen.

 

KANNO, M., CONSTANT, P., TAMAKI, H. & KAMAGATA, Y. (2015)
Detection and Isolation of Plant-Associated Bacteria Scavenging Atmospheric Molecular Hydrogen,
Environmental Microbiology,

 

GREENING, C., CONSTANT, P., HARDS, K., MORALES, S. E., OAKESHOTT, J. G., RUSSELL, R. J., TAYLOR, M. C., BERNEY, M., CONRAD, R. & COOKB, G. M. (2015)
Atmospheric hydrogen scavenging: From enzymes to ecosystems,
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81, 4, 1190-1199.

 

KHDHIRI, M., HESSE, L., POPA, M. E., QUIZA, L., LALONDE, I., MEREDITH, L. K., RÖCKMANN, T. & CONSTANT, P. (2015)
Soil carbon content and relative abundance of high affinity H2-oxidizing bacteria predict atmospheric H2 soil uptake activity better than soil microbial community composition,
Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 85, 1-9.

 

QUIZA, L., LALONDE, I., GUERTIN, C. & CONSTANT, P. (2014)
Land-use influences the distribution and activity of high affinity CO-oxidizing bacteria associated to type I-coxL genotype in soil,
Frontiers in microbiology, 5, 271.

 

CONSTANT, P. & HALLENBECK, P. C. (2013)
Hydrogenase. Biohydrogen. Elsevier, 75-102.

 

CANÁRIO, J., POISSANT, L., PILOTE, M., BLAISE, C., CONSTANT, P., FÉRARD, J. F. & GAGNÉ, F. (2014)
Toxicity survey of Canadian Arctic marine sediments,
Journal of Soils and Sediments, 14, 1, 196-203.

 

DOUGLAS, T. A., LOSETO, L. L., MACDONALD, R. W., OUTRIDGE, P., DOMMERGUE, A., POULAIN, A., AMYOT, M., BARKAY, T., BERG, T., CH´TELAT, J., CONSTANT, P., EVANS, M., FERRARI, C., GANTNER, N., JOHNSON, M. S., KIRK, J., KROER, N., LAROSE, C., LEAN, D., NIELSEN, T. G., POISSANT, L., ROGNERUD, S., SKOV, H., SØRENSEN, S., WANG, F., WILSON, S. & ZDANOWICZ, C. M. (2012)
The fate of mercury in Arctic terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, a review
Environmental Chemistry , 9, 4, 321-355.

 

DOUGLAS, T., AMYOT, M., BARKAY, T., BERG, T., CHÉTELAT, J., CONSTANT, P., DOMMERGUE, A., EVANS, M., FERRARI, C., GANTNER, K., JOHNSON, M., KIRK, J., KROER, N., LAROSE, C., LEAN, D., LOSETO, L., MACDONALD, R., MUIR, D., NIELSEN, T. G., OUTRIDGE, P., POULAIN, A. J., POISSANT, L., ROGNERUD, S., SKOV, H., SØRENSEN, S. & WANG, F. (2011)
What is the fate of mercury entering the Arctic environment? . In: PROGRAMME, A. M. A. A. (Ed.)
AMAP Assessment 2011: Mercury in the Arctic. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP). Oslo, Norway, Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 45-64.

CONSTANT, P., CHOWDHURY, S. P., HESSE, L., PRATSCHER, J. & CONRAD, R. (2011)
Genome data mining and soil survey for the novel group 5 [NiFe]-hydrogenase to explore the diversity and ecological importance of presumptive high-affinity H2-oxidizing bacteria
Applied and Environmental Microbiology , 77, 17, 6027-6035.

CONSTANT, P., CHOWDHURY, S. P., HESSE, L. & CONRAD, R. (2011)
Co-localization of atmospheric H2 oxidation activity and high affinity H2-oxidizing bacteria in non-axenic soil and sterile soil amended with Streptomyces sp. PCB7
Soil Biology and Biochemistry , 43, 9, 1888-1893.

CONSTANT, P., CHOWDHURY, S. P., PRATSCHER, J. & CONRAD, R. (2010)
Streptomycetes contributing to atmospheric molecular hydrogen soil uptake are widespread and encode a putative high-affinity [NiFe]-hydrogenase
Environmental Microbiology , 12, 3, 821-829.

CONSTANT, P., POISSANT, L. & VILLEMUR, R. (2009)
Tropospheric H2 budget and the response of its soil uptake under the changing environment
Science of the Total Environment , 407, 6, 1809-1823.

POISSANT, L., ZHANG, H. H., CANÁRIO, J. & CONSTANT, P. (2008)
Critical review of mercury fates and contamination in the arctic tundra ecosystem
Science of the Total Environment , 400, 1-3, 173-211.

CONSTANT, P., POISSANT, L. & VILLEMUR, R. (2008)
Isolation of Streptomyces sp. PCB7, the first microorganism demonstrating high-affinity uptake of tropospheric H2
Isme Journal , 2, 10, 1066-1076.

CONSTANT, P., POISSANT, L. & VILLEMUR, R. (2008)
Annual hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide concentrations and surface to air exchanges in a rural area (Québec, Canada)
Atmospheric Environment , 42, 20, 5090-5100.

CANÁRIO, J., POISSANT, L., O`DRISCOLL, N., RIDAL, J., DELONGCHAMP, T., PILOTE, M., CONSTANT, P., BLAIS, J. & LEAN, D. (2008)
Mercury Partitioning in Surface Sediments of the Upper St. Lawrence River (Canada): Evidence of the Importance of the Sulphur Chemistry
Water, Air, and Soil Pollution , 187, 1, 219-231.

VILLEMUR, R., CONSTANT, P., GAUTHIER, A., SHARECK, M. & BEAUDET, R. (2007)
Heterogeneity between 16S ribosomal RNA gene copies borne by one Desulfitobacterium strain is caused by different 100-200 bp insertions in the 5 ‘ region
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 53, 1, 116-128.

POISSANT, L., CONSTANT, P., PILOTE, M., CANÁRIO, J., O’DRISCOLL, N., RIDAL, J. & LEAN, D. (2007)
The ebullition of hydrogen, carbon monoxide, methane, carbon dioxide and total gaseous mercury from the Cornwall Area of Concern
Science of the Total Environment , 381, 1-3, 256-262.

CONSTANT, P., POISSANT, L., VILLEMUR, R., YUMVIHOZE, E. & LEAN, D. (2007)
Fate of inorganic mercury and methyl mercury within the snow cover in the low arctic tundra on the shore of Hudson Bay (Quebec, Canada)
Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres , 112, D08309.

POISSANT, L., PILOTE, M., BEAUVAIS, C., CONSTANT, P. & ZHANG, H. H. (2005)
A year of continuous measurements of three atmospheric mercury species (GEM, RGM and Hgp) in southern Québec, Canada
Atmospheric Environment , 39, 7, 1275-1287.

CONSTANT, P., POISSANT, L. & VILLEMUR, R. (2005)
[Impact de la variation du niveau d’eau d’un marais du lac Saint-Pierre (Québec, Canada) sur les concentrations et les flux d’hydrogène, monoxyde de carbone, méthane et dioxyde de carbone ] Water level fluctuations of a Lake Saint-Pierre wetland’s (Québec, Canada) and their impact on hydrogen, carbon monoxide, methane and carbon dioxide tropospheric concentrations and fluxes.
Revue des Sciences de l’Eau , 18, 4, 521-539.

CARPENTER, L. J., HOPKINS, J. R., JONES, C. E., LEWIS, A. C., PARTHIPAN, R., WEVILL, D. J., POISSANT, L., PILOTE, M. & CONSTANT, P. (2005)
Abiotic Source of Reactive Organic Halogens in the Sub-Arctic Atmosphere?
Environmental Science & Technology , 39, 22, 8812-8816.

POISSANT, L., PILOTE, M., CONSTANT, P., BEAUVAIS, C., ZHANG, H. H. & XU, X. (2004)
Mercury gas exchanges over selected bare soil and flooded sites in the bay St. François wetlands (Québec, Canada)
Atmospheric Environment , 38, 25, 4205-4214.