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Published on 19 February 2019


Plastino J and Blanchoin L
Dynamic stability of the actin ecosystem.
Journal of Cell Science, 2019, 132(4): jcs219832


Blin G, Wisniewski D, Picart C, Thery M, Puceat M and Lowell S
Geometrical confinement controls the asymmetric patterning of brachyury in cultures of pluripotent cells.
Development, 2018, 145(18): dev166025

Colin A, Singaravelu P, Théry M, Blanchoin L, Gueroui Z
Actin network architecture regulates microtubule dynamics.
Current Biology, 2018, 28(16): 2647-2656

De La Cruz EM, Blanchoin L and Ostap EM
Special Issue: Molecular mechanism of cellular motility and cytokenesis: Celebrating Thomas D. Pollard’s 50 years of cytoskeletal research.
Biophysical Reviews, 2018, 10(6): 1479-80

Peris L, Bisbal M, Martinez-Hernandez J, Saoudi Y, Jonckheere J, Rolland M, Sebastien M, Brocard J, Denarier E, Bosc C, Guerin C, Gory-Fauré S, Deloulme JC, Lanté F, Arnal I, Buisson A, Goldberg Y, Blanchoin L, Delphin C and Andrieux A
A key function for microtubule-associated-protein 6 in activity-dependent stabilisation of actin filaments in dendritic spines.
Nature Communications, 2018, 9(1): Article number 3775

Théry M and Asnacios A
Cellular stretch reveals superelastic powers.
Nature, 2018, 563(7730): 192-194

Vianay B, Senger F, Alamos S, Anjur-Dietrich M, Bearce E, Cheeseman B, Lee L and Théry M
Variation in traction forces during cell cycle progression.
Biology of the Cell, 2018, 110(4): 91-96


Alqurashi M, Thomas L, Gehring C and Marondedze C
A microsomal proteomics view of H2O2- and ABA-dependent responses.
Proteomes, 2017, 5(3), E22

Boruc J, Weimer AK, Stoppin-Mellet V, Mylle E, Kosetsu K, Cedeno C, Jaquinod M, Njo M, De Milde L, Tompa P, Gonzalez N, Inze D, Beeckman T, Vantard M and Van Damme D
Phosphorylation of MAP65-1 by Arabidopsis aurora kinases is required for efficient cell cycle progression.
Plant Physiology, 2017, 173(1): 582-599

Boujemaa-Paterski R, Suarez C, Klar T, Zhu J, Guérin C, Mogilner A, Théry M and Blanchoin L
Network heterogeneity regulates steering in actin-based motility.
Nature Communications, 2017, 8(1): Article number 655

Burute M, Prioux M, Blin G, Truchet S, Letort G, Tseng Q, Bessy T, Lowell S, Young J, Filhol O and Théry M
Polarity reversal by centrosome repositioning primes cell scattering during epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition.
Developmental Cell, 2017, 40(2): 168-184

Duchemin-Pelletier E, Baulard M, Spreux E, Prioux M, Burute M, Mograbi B, Guyon L, Théry M, Cochet C and Filhol O
Stem cell-like properties of CK2β-down regulated mammary cells.
Cancers, 2017, 9(9): Article number 114

Gateva G, Kremneva E, Reindl T, Kotila T, Kogan K, Gressin L, Gunning PW, Manstein DJ, Michelot A and Lappalainen P
Tropomyosin isoforms specify functionally distinct actin filament oopulations in vitro.
Current Biology, 2017, 27(5): 705-713

Kurzawa L, Vianay B, Senger F, Vignaud T, Blanchoin L and Théry M
Dissipation of contractile forces: The missing piece in cell mechanics.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2017, 28(14): 1825-1832

Laurent J, Blin G, Chatelain F, Vanneaux V, Fuchs A, Larghero J and Théry M
Convergence of microengineering and cellular self-organization towards functional tissue manufacturing.
Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2017, 1(12): 939-956

Leal-Egaña A, Letort G, Martiel JL, Christ A, Vignaud T, Roelants C, Filhol O and Théry M
The size-speed-force relationship governs migratory cell response to tumorigenic factors.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2017, 28(12): 1612-1621

Pitaval A, Senger F, Letort G, Gidrol X, Guyon L, Sillibourne J and Théry M
Microtubule stabilization drives 3D centrosome migration to initiate primary ciliogenesis.
Journal of Cell Biology, 2017, 216(11): 3713-3728

Plastino J and Blanchoin L
Adaptive actin networks.
Developmental Cell, 2017, 42(6): 565-566

Portran D, Schaedel L, Xu Z, Théry M and Nachury MV
Tubulin acetylation protects long-lived microtubules against mechanical ageing.
Nature Cell Biology, 2017, 19(4): 391-398

Rückerl F, Lenz M, Betz T, Manzi J, Martiel JL, Safouane M, Paterski-Boujemaa R, Blanchoin L and Sykes C
Adaptive response of actin bundles under mechanical stress.
Biophysical Journal, 2017, 113(5): 1072-1079

Schramm AC, Hocky GM, Voth GA, Blanchoin L, Martiel JL and De La Cruz EM
Actin filament strain promotes severing and cofilin dissociation.
Biophysical Journal, 2017, 112(12): 2624-2633

Xu ZJ, Schaedel L, Portran D, Aguilar A, Gaillard J, Marinkovich MP, Théry M and Nachury MV
Microtubules acquire resistance from mechanical breakage through intralumenal acetylation.
Science, 2017, 356(6335): 328-332


Aumeier C, Schaedel L, Gaillard J, John K, Blanchoin L and Théry M
Self-repair promotes microtubule rescue.
Nature Cell Biology, 2016, 18(10): 1054-1064

Cao L, Henty-Ridilla JL, Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
Profilin-dependent nucleation and assembly of actin filaments controls Cell elongation in Arabidopsis.
Plant Physiology, 2016, 170(1): 220-233

Ennomani H, Letort G, Guérin C, Martiel JL, Cao W, Nédélec F, De La Cruz EM, Théry M and Blanchoin L
Architecture and connectivity govern actin network contractility.
Current Biology, 2016, 26(5): 616-626

Farina F, Gaillard J, Guérin C, Couté Y, Sillibourne J, Blanchoin L and Théry M
The centrosome is an actin-organizing centre.
Nature Cell Biology, 2016, 18(1): 65-75

Letort G, Nedelec F, Blanchoin L and Théry M
Centrosome centering and decentering by microtubule network rearrangement.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2016, 27(18): 2833-2843

Obino D, Farina F, Malbec O, Sáez PJ, Maurin M, Gaillard J, Dingli F, Loew D, Gautreau A, Yuseff MI, Blanchoin L, Théry M and Lennon-Duménil AM
Actin nucleation at the centrosome controls lymphocyte polarity.
Nature Communications, 2016, 7: 10969

Sun Z, Tseng HY, Tan S, Senger F, Kurzawa L, Dedden D, Mizuno N, Wasik AA, Théry M, Dunn AR and Fässler R
Kank2 activates talin, reduces force transduction across integrins and induces central adhesion formation.
Nature Cell Biology, 2016, 18(9): 941-953


Blanchoin L, Letort G, Ennomani H, Gressin L and Théry M
Dynamic reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton.
F1000Research, 2015, 4: Article number 940

Cambier T, Honegger T, Vanneaux V, Berthier J, Peyrade D, Blanchoin L, Larghero J and Théry M
Design of a 2D no-flow chamber to monitor hematopoietic stem cells.
Lab on a Chip, 2015, 15(1): 77-85

De La Cruz Enrique M, Martiel JL and Blanchoin L
Mechanical heterogeneity favors fragmentation of strained actin filaments.
Biophysical Journal, 2015, 108(9): 2270-2281

Elie A, Prezel E, Guerin C, Denarier E, Ramirez-Rios S, Serre L, Andrieux A, Fourest-Lieuvin A, Blanchoin L and Arnal I
Tau co-organizes dynamic microtubule and actin networks.
Scientific Reports, 2015, 5: 9964

Gressin L, Guillotin A, Guerin C, Blanchoin L and Michelot A
Architecture dependence of actin filament network disassembly.
Current Biology, 2015, 5(11): 1437-1447

Havrylenko S, Noguera P, Abou-Ghali M, Manzi J, Faqir F, Lamora A, Guerin C, Blanchoin L and Plastino J
WAVE binds Ena/VASP for enhanced Arp2/3 complex-based actin assembly.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2015, 26(1): 55-65

Letort G, Ennomani H, Gressin L, Théry M and Blanchoin L
Dynamic reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton.
F1000 Research, 2015, 4(F1000 Faculty Reviews): 940

Letort G, Politi AZ, Ennomani H, Théry M, Nedelec F and Blanchoin L
Geometrical and mechanical properties control actin filament organization.
PLoS Computational Biology, 2015, 11(5): e1004245

Li J, Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
Signaling to actin stochastic dynamics.
Annual Review of Plant Biology, 2015, 66: 415-440

Martiel JL, Leal A, Kurzawa L, Balland M, Wang I, Vignaud T, Tseng Q and Théry M
Measurement of cell traction forces with ImageJ.
Methods in Cell Biology, 2015, 125: 269-287

Schaedel L, John K, Gaillard J, Nachury MV, Blanchoin L and Théry M
Microtubules self-repair in response to mechanical stress.
Nature Materials, 2015, 14(11): 1156-1163


Blanchoin L, Boujemaa-Paterski R, Sykes C and Plastino J
Actin dynamics, architecture, and mechanics in cell motility.
Physiological Reviews, 2014, 94(1): 235-263

Boujemaa-Paterski R, Galland R, Suarez C, Guérin C, Théry M and Blanchoin L
Directed actin assembly and motility In Methods in Enzymology, edited by Ronald DV, Academic Press, 2014, vol. 540, pp 283-300

Boulanger J, Gueudry C, Munch D, Cinquin B, Paul-Gilloteaux P, Bardin S, Guerin C, Senger F, Blanchoin L and Salamero J
Fast high-resolution 3D total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy by incidence angle scanning and azimuthal averaging.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014, 111(48): 17164-17169

Chaudhry F, Jansen S, Little K, Suarez C, Boujemaa-Paterski R, Blanchoin L and Goode BL
Autonomous and in trans functions for the two halves of Srv2/CAP in promoting actin turnover.
Cytoskeleton (Hoboken), 2014, 71(6): 351-360

Ganem NJ, Cornils H, Chiu SY, O'Rourke KP, Arnaud J, Yimlamai D, Théry M, Camargo FD and Pellman D
Cytokinesis failure triggers hippo tumor suppressor pathway activation.
Cell, 2014, 158(4): 833-848

Godinho SA, Picone R, Burute M, Dagher R, Su Y, Leung CT, Polyak K, Brugge JS, Théry M and Pellman D
Oncogene-like induction of cellular invasion from centrosome amplification.
Nature, 2014, 510(7503): 167-171

Gurel PS, Ge P, Grintsevich EE, Shu R, Blanchoin L, Zhou ZH, Reisler E and Higgs HN
INF2-mediated severing through actin filament encirclement and disruption.
Current Biology, 2014, 24(2): 156-164

Kang H, Bradley MJ, Cao W, Zhou K, Grintsevich EE, Michelot A, Sindelar CV, Hochstrasser M and De La Cruz EM
Site-specific cation release drives actin filament severing by vertebrate cofilin.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014, 111(50): 17821-17826

Kremneva E, Makkonen MH, Skwarek-Maruszewska A, Gateva G, Michelot A, Dominguez R and Lappalainen P
Cofilin-2 controls actin filament length in muscle sarcomeres.
Developmental Cell, 2014, 31(2): 215-226

Li J, Staiger BH, Henty-Ridilla JL, Abu-Abied M, Sadot E, Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
The availability of filament ends modulates actin stochastic dynamics in live plant cells.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2014, 25(8): 1263-1275

Michelot A and Drubin DG
Dissecting principles governing actin assembly using yeast extracts In Methods in Enzymology, edited by Ronald DV, Academic Press, 2014, vol. 540, pp 381-397

Portran D
Micropatterning Microtubules In Micropatterning in Cell Biology Part B. Methods in Cell Biology, Edited by Piel M and Théry M, Elsevier, 2014, vol. 120, pp. 39-51

Prevel C, Kurzawa L, Van TNN and Morris MC
Fluorescent biosensors for drug discovery new tools for old targets. Screening for inhibitors of cyclin-dependent kinases.
European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2014, 88: 74-88

Reymann AC, Guérin C, Théry M, Blanchoin L and Boujemaa-Paterski R
Geometrical Control of Actin Assembly and Contractility In Micropatterning in Cell Biology Part B. Methods in Cell Biology, Edited by Piel M and Théry M, Elsevier, 2014, vol. 120, pp. 19-38

Théry M
Working in the real and the imaginary.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2014, 25(21): 3248-3250

Vignaud T, Ennomani H and Théry M
Polyacrylamide hydrogel micropatterning In Micropatterning in Cell Biology Part B. Methods in Cell Biology, Edited by Piel M and Théry M, Elsevier, 2014, vol. 120, pp. 93-116

Yennek S, Burute M, Théry M and Tajbakhsh S
Cell adhesion geometry regulates non-random DNA segregation and asymmetric cell fates in mouse skeletal muscle stem cells.
Cell Reports, 2014, 7(4): 961-970


Carvalho K, Lemière J, Faqir F, Manzi J, Blanchoin L, Plastino J, Betz T and Sykes C
Actin polymerization or myosin contraction: Two ways to build up cortical tension for symmetry breaking.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences, 2013, 368(1629): 20130005

Dang I, Gorelik R, Sousa-Blin C, Derivery E, Guérin C, Linkner J, Nemethova M, Dumortier JG, Giger FA, Chipysheva TA, Ermilova VD, Vacher S, Campanacci V, Herrada I, Planson AG, Fetics S, Henriot V, David V, Oguievetskaia K, Lakisic G, Pierre F, Steffen A, Boyreau A, Peyriéras N, Rottner K, Zinn-Justin S, Cherfils J, Bièche I, Alexandrova AY, David NB, Small JV, Faix J, Blanchoin L and Gautreau A
Inhibitory signalling to the Arp2/3 complex steers cell migration.
Nature, 2013, 503(7475): 281-284

Freida D, Lecourt S, Cras A, Vanneaux V, Letort G, Gidrol X, Guyon L, Larghero J and Théry M
Human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells regulate biased DNA segregation in response to cell adhesion asymmetry.
Cell Reports, 2013, 5(3): 601-610

Galland R, Leduc P, Guérin C, Peyrade D, Blanchoin L and Théry M
Fabrication of three-dimensional electrical connections by means of directed actin self-organization
Nature Materials, 2013, 12(5): 416-421

Ghulam MM, Courtois F, Lerbs-Mache S and Merendino L
Complex processing patterns of mRNAs of the large ATP synthase operon in Arabidopsis chloroplasts.
PLoS One, 2013, 8(11): e78265

Henty-Ridilla JL, Li J, Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
Actin dynamics in the cortical array of plant cells.
Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 2013, 16(6): 678-687

Pitaval A, Christ A, Curtet A, Tseng Q and Théry M
Probing ciliogenesis using micropatterned substrates.
Methods in Enzymology, 2013, 525: 109-130

Portran D, Gaillard J, Vantard M and Théry M
Quantification of MAP and molecular motor activities on geometrically controlled microtubule networks.
Cytoskeleton (Hoboken), 2013, 70(1): 12-23

Portran D, Zoccoler M, Gaillard J, Stoppin-Mellet V, Neumann E, Arnal I, Martiel JL and Vantard M
MAP65/Ase1 promote microtubule flexibility.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2013, 24(12): 1964-1973

Schiller HB, Hermann MR, Polleux J, Vignaud T, Zanivan S, Friedel CC, Sun Z, Raducanu A, Gottschalk KE, Théry M, Mann M and Fässler R
ß1- and αv-class integrins cooperate to regulate myosin II during rigidity sensing of fibronectin-based microenvironments.
Nature Cell Biology, 2013, 15(6): 625-636

Stoppin-Mellet V, Fache V, Portran D, Martiel JL and Vantard M
Map65 coordinate microtubule growth during bundle formation
PLoS One, 2013, 8(2): e56808

Su X, Arellano-Santoyo H, Portran D, Gaillard J, Vantard M, Théry M and Pellman D
Microtubule-sliding activity of a kinesin-8 promotes spindle assembly and spindle-length control.
Nature Cell Biology, 2013, 15(8): 948-957


Blanchoin L and Michelot A
Actin cytoskeleton: A team effort during actin assembly.
Current Biology, 2012, 22(16): R643-R645

Burute M and Théry M
Spatial segregation between cell-cell and cell-matrix adhesions.
Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 2012, 24(5): 628-636

Carvalho K, Kawska A, Boujema-Patersky R, Blanchoin L, Martiel JL and Sykes C
Symmetry breaking for actin-based motility: From molecular to macroscopic.
Biophysical Journal, 2012, 102(3, Supplement 1): 238a

Drevensek S, Goussot M, Duroc Y, Christodoulidou A, Steyaert S, Schaefer E, Duvernois E, Grandjean O, Vantard M, Bouchez D and Pastuglia M
The Arabidopsis TRM1-TON1 interaction reveals a recruitment network common to plant cortical microtubule arrays and eukaryotic centrosomes.
Plant Cell, 2012, 24(1): 178-191

Kawska A, Carvalho K, Manzi J, Boujemaa-Paterski R, Blanchoin L, Martiel JL and Sykes C
How actin network dynamics control the onset of actin-based motility.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012, 109(36): 14440-14445

Li J, Henty-Ridilla JL, Huang S, Wang X, Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
Capping protein modulates the dynamic behavior of actin filaments in response to phosphatidic Acid in Arabidopsis.
Plant Cell, 2012, 24(9): 3742-3754

Li J, Pleskot R, Henty-Ridilla JL, Blanchoin L, Potocky M and Staiger CJ
Arabidopsis capping protein senses cellular phosphatidic acid levels and transduces these into changes in actin cytoskeleton dynamics.
Plant Signal & Behavior, 2012, 7(12): 1727-1730

Maiti S, Michelot A, Gould C, Blanchoin L, Sokolova O and Goode BL
Structure and activity of full-length formin mDia1.
Cytoskeleton (Hoboken), 2012, 69(6): 393-405

Maiuri P, Terriac E, Paul-Gilloteaux P, Vignaud T, McNally K, Onuffer J, Thorn K, Nguyen PA, Georgoulia N, Soong D, Jayo A, Beil N, Beneke J, Hong Lim JC, Pei-Ying Sim C, Chu YS; WCR participants, Jiménez-Dalmaroni A, Joanny JF, Thiery JP, Erfle H, Parsons M, Mitchison TJ, Lim WA, Lennon-Duménil AM, Piel M and Théry M
The first World Cell Race.
Current Biology, 2012, 22(17): R673-R675

Maniti O, Khalifat N, Goggia K, Dalonneau F, Guérin C, Blanchoin L, Ramos L and Picart C
Binding of moesin and ezrin to membranes containing phosphatidylinositol (4,5) bisphosphate: A comparative study of the affinity constants and conformational changes.
Biochimica and Biophysica Acta, 2012, 1818(11): 2839-2849

Pinot M, Steiner V, Dehapiot B, Yoo BK, Chesnel F, Blanchoin L, Kervrann C and Gueroui Z
Confinement induces actin flow in a meiotic cytoplasm.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012, 109(29): 11705-11710

Reymann AC, Boujemaa-Paterski R, Martiel JL, Guérin C, Cao W, Chin HF, De La Cruz EM, Théry M and Blanchoin B
Actin network architecture can determine myosin motor activity.
Science, 2012, 336(6086): 1310-1314

Théry M
Cell mechanics: Wave of migration.
Nature Physics, 2012, 8(8): 583-584

Tseng Q, Duchemin-Pelletier E, Deshiere A, Balland M, Guillou H, Filhol O and Théry M
Spatial organization of the extracellular matrix regulates cell-cell junction positioning.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012, 109(5): 1506-1511

Vignaud T, Blanchoin L and Théry M
Directed cytoskeleton self-organization.
Trends in Cell Biology, 2012, 22(12): 671-682

Vignaud T, Galland R, Tseng Q, Blanchoin L, Colombelli J and Théry M
Reprogramming cell shape with laser nano-patterning.
Journal of Cell Science, 2012, 125(Pt 9): 2134-2140


Chesarone-Cataldo M, Guérin C, Yu Jerry H, Wedlich-Soldner R, Blanchoin L and Goode Bruce L
The myosin passenger protein Smy1 controls actin cable structure and dynamics by acting as a formin damper.
Developmental Cell, 2011, 21(2): 217-230

Gaillard J, Ramabhadran V, Neumanne E, Gurel P, Blanchoin L, Vantard M and Higgs HN
Differential interactions of the formins INF2, mDia1, and mDia2 with microtubules.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2011, 22(23): 4575-4587

Gould CJ, Maiti S, Michelot A, Graziano BR, Blanchoin L and Goode BL
The formin DAD domain plays dual roles in autoinhibition and actin nucleation.
Current Biology, 2011, 21(5): 384-390

Graziano BR, DuPage AG, Michelot A, Breitsprecher D, Moseley JB, Sagot I, Blanchoin L and Goode BL
Mechanism and cellular function of Bud6 as an actin nucleation-promoting factor.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2011, 22(21): 4016-4028

Henty JL, Bledsoe SW, Khurana P, Meagher RB, Day B, Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
Arabidopsis actin depolymerizing factor4 modulates the stochastic dynamic behavior of actin filaments in the cortical array of epidermal cells.
Plant Cell, 2011, 23(10): 3711-3726

McCullough BR, Grintsevich EE, Chen CK, Kang H, Hutchison AL, Henn A, Cao W, Suarez C, Martiel JL, Blanchoin L, Reisler E and de La Cruz EM
Cofilin-linked changes in actin filament flexibility promote severing.
Biophysical Journal, 2011, 101(1): 151-159

Reymann AC, Suarez C, Guerin C, Martiel JL, Staiger CJ, Blanchoin L and Boujemaa-Paterski R
Turnover of branched actin filament networks by stochastic fragmentation with ADF/cofilin.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2011, 22(14): 2541-2550

Suarez C, Roland J, Boujemaa-Paterski R, Kang H, McCullough BR, Reymann AC, Guérin C, Martiel JL, De La Cruz EM and Blanchoin L
Cofilin modulates the nucleotide state of actin filaments and severs at boundaries of bare and decorated segments.
Current Biology, 2011, 21(10): 862-868

Tseng Q, Wang I, Duchemin-Pelletier E, Azioune A, Carpi N, Gao J, Filhol O, Piel M, Théry M and Balland M
A new micropatterning method of soft substrates reveals that different tumorigenic signals can promote or reduce cell contraction levels.
Lab on a Chip, 2011, 11(13): 2231-2240


Achard V, Martiel JL, Michelot A, Guérin C, Reymann AC, Blanchoin L and Boujemaa-Paterski R
A primer-based mechanism underlies branched actin filament networks formation and motility.
Current Biology, 2010, 20(5): 423-428

Azioune A, Carpi N, Tseng Q, Théry M and Piel M
Protein micropatterns: A direct printing protocol using deep UVs.
Methods in Cell Biology, 2010, 97: 133-146

Blanchoin L, Boujemaa-Paterski R, Henty JL, Khurana P and Staiger CJ
Actin dynamics in plant cells: A team effort from multiple proteins orchestrates this very fast-paced game.
Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 2010, 13(6):714-723

Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
Plant formins: Diverse isoforms and unique molecular mechanism.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Cell Research, 2010, 1803(2): 201-206

De La Cruz EM, Roland J, McCullough BR, Blanchoin L and Martiel JL
Origin of twist-bend coupling in actin filaments.
Biophysical Journal, 2010, 99(6): 1852-1860

Delaroche D, Cantrelle FX, Subra F, Van Heijenoort C, Guittet E, Jiao CY, Blanchoin L, Chassaing G, Lavielle S, Auclair C and Sagan S
Cell-penetrating peptides with intracellular actin remodeling activity in malignant fibroblasts.
Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2010, 285(10): 7712-7721

Fache V, Gaillard J, Van Damme D, Geelen D, Neumann E, Stoppin-Mellet V and Vantard M
Arabidopsis kinetochore fiber-associated MAP65-4 cross-links microtubules and promotes microtubule bundle elongation.
Plant Cell, 2010, 22(11): 3804-3815

Khurana P, Henty JL, Huang S, Staiger AM, Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
Arabidopsis VILLIN1 and VILLIN3 have overlapping and distinct activities in actin bundle formation and turnover.
Plant Cell, 2010, 22(8): 2727-2748

Pitaval A, Tseng Q, Bornens M and Théry M
Cell shape and contractility regulate ciliogenesis in cell cycle arrested cells.
The Journal of Cell Biology, 2010, 191(2): 303-312

Reymann AC, Martiel JL Cambier T, Blanchoin L, Boujemaa-Paterski R and Théry M
Nucleation geometry governs ordered actin networks structures.
Nature Materials, 2010, 9(10): 827-832

CEA, CNRS, INRA, UJF Press relesase, and News and Views in Nature Materials, 2010, 9: 788-790 - Protein filaments: Bundles from boundaries Denis Wirtz & Shyam B. Khatau

Staiger CJ, Poulter NS, Henty JL, Franklin-Tong VE and Blanchoin L
Regulation of actin dynamics by actin-binding proteins in pollen.
Journal of Experimental Botany, 2010, 61(7): 1969-1986

Théry M
Micropatterning as a tool to decipher cell morphogenesis and functions.
Journal of Cell Science, 2010, 123(Pt 24): 4201-4213

Zhang H, Qu X, Bao C, Khurana P, Wang Q, Xie Y, Zheng Y, Chen N, Blanchoin L, Staiger CJ and Huang S
Arabidopsis VILLIN5, an actin filament bundling and severing protein, is necessary for normal pollen tube growth.
Plant Cell, 2010, 22(8): 2749-2767


Azioune A, Storch M, Bornens M, Théry M and Piel M
Simple and rapid process for single cell micro-patterning.
Lab on a Chip - Miniaturisation for Chemistry and Biology, 2009, 9(11): 1640-1642

Blanchoin L and Boujemaa-Paterski R
Inhibitors target actin nucleators.
Chemistry and Biology, 2009, 16(11): 1125-1126

Carpentier P, Violot S, Blanchoin L and Bourgeois D
Structural basis for the phototoxicity of the fluorescent protein KillerRed.
FEBS Letters, 2009, 583(17): 2839-2842

Gandhi M, Achard V, Blanchoin L and Goode BL
Coronin switches roles in actin disassembly depending on the nucleotide state of actin.
Molecular Cell, 2009, 34(3): 364-374

Hoang TM, Favier B, Valette A, Barette C, Nguyen CH, Lafanechere L, Grierson DS, Dimitrov S and Molla A
Benzo[e]pyridoindoles, novel inhibitors of the aurora kinases.
Cell Cycle, 2009, 8(5): 765-772

Peris L, Wagenbach M, Lafanechère L, Brocard J, Moore AT, Kozielski F, Job D, Wordeman L and Andrieux A
Motor-dependent microtubule disassembly driven by tubulin tyrosination.
Journal of Cell Biology, 2009, 185: 1159 – 1166

Staiger CJ, Sheahan MB, Khurana P, Wang X, McCurdy DW, Blanchoin L
Actin filament dynamics are dominated by rapid growth and severing activity in the Arabidopsis cortical array.
Journal of Cell Biology, 2009, 184(2): 269-280

Théry M and Piel M
Adhesive micropatterns for cells: a microcontact printing protocol.
Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, 2009, 7: pdb.prot5255  

Vidali L, van Gisbergen PA, Guérin C, Franco P, Li M, Burkart GM, Augustine RC, Blanchoin L and Bezanilla M
Rapid formin-mediated actin-filament elongation is essential for polarized plant cell growth.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 2009, 106(32):13341-13346

Violot S, Carpentier P, Blanchoin L and Bourgeois D
Reverse pH-dependence of chromophore protonation explains the large stokes shift of the red fluorescent protein mKeima.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131(30): 10356-10357


Barton DA and Vantard M, Overall RL
Analysis of cortical arrays from Tradescantia virginiana at high resolution reveals discrete microtubule subpopulations and demonstrates that confocal images of arrays can be misleading.
Plant Cell, 2008, 20(4): 982-994

Gaillard J, Neumann E, Van Damme D, Stoppin-Mellet V, Ebel C, Barbier E, Geelen D and Vantard M
Two microtubule-associated proteins of Arabidopsis MAP65s promote anti-parallel microtubule bundling.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2008, 19(10): 4534-4544

Kwon M, Godinho S, Chandhok NS, Ganem NJ, Azioune A, Théry M and Pellman D
Mechanisms to suppress multipolar divisions in cancer cells with extra centrosomes.
Genes and Development, 2008, 22(16): 2189-2203

McCullough BR, Blanchoin L, Martiel JL and De la Cruz EM
Cofilin increases the bending flexibility of actin filaments: Implications for severing and cell mechanics.
Journal of Molecular Biology, 2008, 381(3): 550-558

Roland J, Berro J, Michelot A, Blanchoin L and Martiel JL
Stochastic severing of actin filaments by ADF/cofilin controls the emergence of a steady dynamical regime.
Biophysical Journal, 2008, 94(6): 2082-2094

Théry M and Bornens M
Get round and stiff for mitosis.
Hfsp Journal, 2008, 2(2): 65-71


Berro J, Michelot A, Blanchoin L, Kovar DR and Martiel JL
Attachment conditions control actin filament buckling and the production of forces.
Biophysical Journal, 2007, 92(7): 2546-58

Chaudhry F, Guerin C, von Witsch M, Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
Identification of Arabidopsis cyclase-associated protein 1 (AtCAP1) as the first nucleotide-exchange factor for plant actin.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2007, 18(8): 3002-3014

Cuvelier D, Théry M, Chu YS, Dufour S, Thiéry JP, Bornens M, Nassoy P and Mahadevan L
The universal dynamics of cell spreading.
Current Biology, 2007, 17(8):694-9

Fink J, Théry M, Azioune A, Dupont R, Chatelain F, Bornens M and Piel M
Comparative study and improvement of current cell micro-patterning techniques.
Lab On Chip, 2007, 7: 672-680.

Michelot A, Berro J, Guerin C, Boujemaa-Paterski R, Staiger CJ, Martiel JL and Blanchoin L
Actin-filament stochastic dynamics mediated by ADF/Cofilin.
Current Biology, 2007, 17(10): 825-833

Revenu C, Courtois M, Michelot A, Sykes C, Louvard D and Robine S
Villin severing activity enhances actin-based motility in vivo.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2007, 18(3): 827-838

Stoppin-Mellet V, Gaillard J, Timmers T, Neumann E, Conway J and Vantard M
Arabidopsis katanin binds microtubules using a multimeric microtubule-binding domain.
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 2007, 45(12): 867-877

Théry M and Bornens M
L’adhérence guide la polarité cellulaire.
Medecine Sciences (Paris), 2007, 23(3): 230-232

Théry M, Jiménez-Dalmaroni A, Racine V, Bornens M and Jülicher F
Experimental and theoretical study of mitotic spindle orientation.
Nature, 2007, 447(7143): 493-496


Huang S, Gao L, Blanchoin L and Staiger CJ
Heterodimeric capping protein from Arabidopsis is regulated by phosphatidic acid.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2006, 17(4): 1946-1958

Michelot A, Derivery E, Paterski-Boujemaa R, Guérin C, Huang S, Parcy F, Staiger CJ and Blanchoin L
A novel mechanism for the formation of actin-filament bundles by a nonprocessive formin.
Current Biology, 2006, 16(19): 1924-30

Peris L, Théry M, Fauré J, Saoudi Y, Lafanechère L, Chilton JK, Gordon-Weeks P, Galjart N, Bornens M, Wordeman L, Wehland J, Andrieux A and Job D
Tubulin tyrosination is a major factor affecting the recruitment of CAP-Gly proteins at microtubule plus ends.
Journal of Cell Biology, 2006, 174(6): 839-49

Staiger CJ and Blanchoin L
Actin dynamics: Old friends with new stories.
Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 2006, 9(6): 554-562

Stoppin-Mellet V, Gaillard J and Vantard M
Katanin's severing activity favors bundling of cortical microtubules in plants.
Plant Journal, 2006, 46(6): 1009-1017

Théry M and Bornens M
Cell shape and cell division.
Current Opinion in Cell Biology, 2006, 18(6): 648-657

Théry M, Pépin A, Dressaire E, Chen Y and Bornens M
Cell distribution of stress fibres in response to the geometry of the adhesive environment.
Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 2006, 63(6):341-55

Théry M, Racine V, Piel M, Pépin A, Dimitrov A, Chen Y, Sibarita JB and Bornens M
Anisotropy of cell adhesive microenvironment governs cell internal organization and orientation of polarity.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 2006, 103(52):19771-19776


Cai G, Ovidi E, Romagnoli S, Vantard M, Cresti M and Tiezzi A
Identification and characterization of plasma membrane proteins that bind to microtubules in pollen tubes and generative cells of tobacco.
Plant and Cell Physiology, 2005, 46: 563-578

Huang S, Robinson RC, Gao L, Matsumoto T, Brunet A, Blanchoin L* and Staiger CJ*
Arabidopsis VILLIN1 generates actin filament cables that are resistant to depolymerization
Plant Cell, 2005, 17(2): 486-501 (*Co-corresponding authors)

Ingouff M, FitzGerald JN, Guerin C, Robert H, Sorensen MB, Van Damme D, Geelen D, Blanchoin L* and Berger F*
Plant formin AtFH5 is an evolutionarily conserved actin nucleator involved in cytokinesis
Nature Cell Biology, 2005, 7(4): 374-380 (*Co-corresponding authors)

Michelot A, Guerin C, Huang S, Ingouff M, Richard S, Rodiuc N, Staiger CJ* and Blanchoin L*
The formin homology 1 domain modulates the nucleation and bundling activity of Arabidopsis FORMIN1 (AFH1)
Plant Cell, 2005, 17: 2296-2313 (*Co-corresponding authors)

Théry M, Racine V, Pépin A, Piel M, Chen Y, Sibarita JB and Bornens M
The extracellular matrix guides the orientation of the cell division axis.
Nature Cell Biology, 2005, 7(10):947-953

Thomann A, Brukhin V, Dieterle M, Gheyeselinck J, Vantard M, Grossniklaus U and Genschik P
Arabidopsis CUL3A and CUL3B genes are essential for normal embryogenesis.
Plant Journal, 2005, 43(3): 437-448


Huang S, Blanchoin L, Chaudhry F, Franklin-Tong VE and Staiger CJ
A gelsolin-like protein from Papaver rhoeas pollen (PrABP80) stimulates calcium-regulated severing and depolymerization of actin filaments.
Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2004, 279(22): 23364-23375

Irobi E, Aguda AH, Larsson M, Guerin C, Yin HL, Burtnick LD, Blanchoin L and Robinson RC
Structural basis of actin sequestration by thymosin-4: Implications for WH2 proteins.
EMBO Journal, 2004, 23(18): 3599-3608

Wicker-Planquart C, Stoppin-Mellet V, Blanchoin L and Vantard M
Interactions of tobacco microtubule-associated protein MAP65-1b with microtubules.
Plant Journal, 2004, 39(1): 126-134


Cowling R, Delichere C, Morot-Sir M, Wicker-Planquart C, Gaillard J, Chevrier V, Job D and Vantard M
Molecular and functional characterization of plant proteins involved in microtubule dynamic assembly.
Cell Biology International, 2003, 27(3): 185-186

Huang S, Blanchoin L, Kovar DR and Staiger CJ
Arabidopsis capping protein (AtCP) is a heterodimer that regulates assembly at the barbed ends of actin filaments.
Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2003, 278(45): 44832-44842

Li S, Blanchoin L, Yang Z and Lord EM
The putative Arabidopsis arp2/3 complex controls leaf cell morphogenesis.
Plant Physiology, 2003, 132(4): 2034-2044

Cory GOC, Cramer R, Blanchoin L and Ridley AJ
Phosphorylation of the WASP-VCA domain increases its affinity for the Arp2/3 complex and enhances actin polymerization by WASP.
Molecular Cell, 2003, 11: 1229-1239

Stoppin-Mellet V, Gaillard J and Vantard M
Plant katanin, a microtubule severing protein.
Cell Biology International, 2003, 27(3): 279


Vantard M and Blanchoin L
Actin polymerization processes in plant cells.
Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 2002, 5(6): 502

Okada K, Blanchoin L, Abe H, Chen H, Pollard TD and Bamburg JR
Xenopus actin-interacting protein 1 (XAip1) enhances cofilin fragmentation of filaments by capping filament ends.
Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2002, 277(45): 43011-43016

Blanchoin L and Pollard TD
Hydrolysis of ATP by polymerized actin depends on the bound divalent cation but not profilin.
Biochemistry, 2002, 41: 597-602

Stoppin-Mellet V, Gaillard J and Vantard M
Functional evidence for in vitro microtubule severing by the plant katanin homologue.
Biochemical Journal, 2002, 365(Pt 2): 337-242


Blanchoin L, Pollard TD and Hitchcock-DeGregori SE
Regulation of Arp2/3 complex-nucleated actin polymerization and branch formation by tropomyosin.
Current Biology, 2001, 11: 1300-1304

Pollard TD, Blanchoin L and Mullins RD
Actin Dynamics.
Journal of Cell Science, 2001, 114: 3-4


Blanchoin L, Pollard TD and Mullins RD
Interactions of actophorin (ADF/cofilin), Arp2/3 complex, capping protein and profilin in the remodeling and dissassembly of branched actin filaments networks.
Current Biology, 2000, 10: 1273-1282

Blanchoin L, Amann KJ, Higgs HN, Marchand JB, Kaiser D and Pollard TD
Direct observation of dendritic actin filaments networks formed by Arp2/3 complex and Wasp/Scar proteins.
Nature, 2000, 404: 1007-1011

Pollard TD, Blanchoin L and Mullins RD
Molecular mechanisms controlling actin filaments dynamics in nonmuscle cells.
Annual Review of Biophysic and Biomolecular Structure, 2000, 29: 545-576