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Lapierre C, Sibout R, Laurans F,  Lesage-Descauses MC, Déjardin A, Pilate G, 2021. The PMT-driven p -coumaroylation of poplar lignins impacts lignin structure and improves wood saccharification. Plant Physiology, pp.kiab359. ⟨10.1101/2021.02.16.431462⟩. ⟨hal-03190443⟩

Cuello C, Marchand P, Laurans F, Grand-Perret C, Lainé-Prade V, Pilate G, Déjardin A, 2020. ATR-FTIR Microspectroscopy Brings a Novel Insight Into the Study of Cell Wall Chemistry at the Cellular Level. Front Plant Sci, 11:105. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00105

Nogué F, Vergne P, Chèvre AM, Chauvin JE, Bouchabke-Coussa O, Déjardin A, Chevreau E, Hibrand-Saint Oyant L, Mazier M, Barret P, Guiderdoni E, Sallaud C, Foucrier S, Devaux P, Rogowsky P (2019). Crop plants with improved culture and quality traits for food, feed and other uses. Transgenic Research, 28 (S2), 65-73,,

Strauss SH, Boerjan W, Chiang V, Costanza A, Coleman H, Davis JM, Lu M-Z, Mansfield SD, Merkle S, Myburg A, Nilsson O, Pilate G, Powell W, Seguin A, Valenzuela S, 2019. Certification for gene-edited forests. Science, 365 (6455), 767-768. DOI : 10.1126/science.aay6165

Nagle M, Déjardin A, Pilate G, Strauss SH (2018) Opportunities for Innovation in Genetic Transformation of Forest Trees. Front. Plant Sci. 9:1443. doi:

Clair B, Déjardin A, Pilate G, Alméras T (2018) Is the G-Layer a Tertiary Cell Wall? Front. Plant Sci. 9:623. DOI:

Van Acker R, Déjardin A, Desmet S, Lennart Hoengenaert L, Vanholme R, Morreel K, Laurans F, Kim H, Santoro N, Foster C, Goeminne G, Légée F, Lapierre C, Pilate G, Ralph J, Boerjan W (2017) Different metabolic routes for coniferaldehyde and sinapaldehyde in CAD1-deficient poplar. Plant Physiol. 175 (3) : 1018 - 1039. DOI:

Guedes FTP, Laurans F, Quemener B, Assor C, Laine-Prade V, Boizot N, Vigouroux J, Lesage Descauses MC, Leplé JC, Dejardin A, Pilate G (2017) Non-cellulosic polysaccharide distribution during G-layer formation in poplar tension wood fibers: abundance of rhamnogalacturonan I and arabinogalactan proteins but no evidence of xyloglucan. Planta, 246:857–878.DOI :

Custers R, Bartsch D, Fladung M, Nilsson O, Pilate G, Sweet J, Boerjan W (2016). EU Regulations Impede Market Introduction of GM Forest Trees. Trends in Plant Science, 21 (4), 283 - 285. DOI : 10.1016/j.tplants.2016.01.015

Vettori, C., Gallardo, F., Häggman, H., Kazana, V., Migliacci, F., Pilate, G., Fladung, M. (2016). Biosafety of Forest Transgenic Trees. Improving the Scientific Basis for Safe Tree Development and Implementation of EU Policy Directives. Forestry Sciences, 82. Dordrecht, NLD : Editions Springer, 337 p. DOI : 10.1007/978-94-017-7531-1,

Pilate G, Allona I, Boerjan W, Déjardin A, Fladung M, Gallardo Alba F, Häggman H, Jansson S, van Acker R, and Halpin C, 2016. Lessons from 25 years of GM tree field trials in Europe and prospects for the future. In: Vettori C, Gallardo F, Häggman H, Kazana V, Migliacci F, Pilate G, Fladung M (eds), Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht Biosafety of Forest Transgenic Trees. Forestry Sciences 82, 67-100, DOI : 10.1007/978-94-017-7531-1.

Brancourt-Hulmel M, Ferchaud F, Hofte H, Bastien J-C, Pilate G, 2016. Intérêt des ressources agricoles et forestières pour la bioénergie. Innovations Agronomiques 54: 13-21

Plomion C, Bastien C, Bogeat-Triboulot M-B, Bouffier L, Déjardin A, Duplessis S, Fady B, Heuertz M, Le Gac A-L, Le Provost G, Legué V, Lelu-Walter M-A, Leplé J-C, Maury S, Morel A, Oddou-Muratorio S, Pilate G, Sanchez L, Scotti I, Scotti-Saintagne C, Segura V, Trontin J-F, Vacher C (2015). Forest tree genomics: 10 achievements from the past 10 years and future prospects, Annals of Forest Science, 73 (1) 77-103. DOI 10.1007/s13595-015-0488-3.

Van Acker, R., Leplé, J.-C., Aerts, D., Storme, V., Goeminne, G., Ivens, B., Legée, F., Lapierre, C., Piens, K., Van Montagu, M. C. E., Santoro, N., Foster, C. E., Ralph, J., Soetaert, W., Pilate, G., Boerjan, W. (2014). Improved saccharification and ethanol yield from field-grown transgenic poplar deficient in cinnamoyl-CoA reductase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111 (2), 845-850. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1321673111 ((Classée exceptionnelle (Multidisciplinary Sciences) IF= 9.681)

Séguin A, Lachance D, Déjardin A, Leplé J-C, Pilate G, 2014. Scientific research related to genetically modified trees. In: Challenges and opportunities for the world’s forests in the 21st century, Forestry Sciences 81. Fenning T ed, Springer Academic Publishers, 525-548. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-7076-8,

Vettori, C., Pilate, G., Häggman, H., Gallardo, F., Ionita, L., Ruohonen-Lehto, M., Glandorf, B., Harfouche, A., Biricolti, S., Paffetti, D., Kazana, V., Sijacic-Nikolic, M., Tsourgiannis, L., Migliacci, F., Donnarumma, F., Minol, K., Fladung, M. (2014). COST Action FP0905: Biosafety of Forest Transgenic Trees. In: Kishan Gopal Ramawat, Jean-Michel Mérillon, M . R . Ahuja , dir., Tree Biotechnology (p. 112-124). Boca Raton FL, INC : CRC Press. DOI : 10.1201/b16714-6

Cuello C, Marchand P, Laurans F, Grand-Perret C, Lainé-Prade V, Pilate G, Déjardin A, 2018. ATR-FTIR imaging: phenotyping at the cell wall level in poplar wood, Paris Single Cell Day, Paris, 4 Octore

Cuello C, Marchand P, Laurans F, Grand-Perret C, Lainé-Prade V, Pilate G, Déjardin A, 2018. Imagerie ATR-FTIR : caractérisation du bois à l’échelle de la paroi végétale, Biotechnocentre, Seillac 20-21 Octobre

Cuello C, Marchand P, Laurans F, Grand-Perret C, Lainé-Prade V, Pilate G, Déjardin A, 2018. Imagerie ATR-FTIR : caractérisation du bois à l’échelle de la paroi végétale, Journées scientifiques et techniques du réseau des microscopistes,   Theix, 21-23 Novembre

Cuello C, Marchand P, Laurans F, Grand-Perret C, Lainé-Prade V, Pilate G, Déjardin A, 2019. ATR-FTIR imaging: phenotyping at the cell wall level in poplar wood. 22nd International Plant Spectroscopy Conference, Berlin, 21-23 Mars

Cuello C, Marchand P, Laurans F, Grand-Perret C, Lainé-Prade V, Pilate G, Déjardin A, 2019. Imagerie ATR-FTIR : phénotypage à l’échelle de la paroi dans le modèle bois de tension de peuplier. Journées du Réseau Français des Parois, Roscoff, 14-16 Mai

Monteil R, Cuello C, Lainé-Prade V, Pilate G, Déjardin A, Laurans F, 2019.      Caractérisation de lignées de peupliers transgéniques par (micro-)spectroscopie ATR-FTIR, Journées du Réseau Français des Parois, Roscoff, 14-16 Mai

Cuello C, Marchand P, Laurans F, Grand-Perret C, Lainé-Prade V, Pilate G, Déjardin A, 2019. Apport de l'imagerie IR pour l'étude de la formation du bois. Journée Xylogénèse du GDR Bois, Paris, 13-14 Juin

Cuello C, Laurans F, Lainé-Prade V, Grand-Perret C, Lesage-Descauses M-C, Segura V, Monteil R, Pilate G, Déjardin A, 2019. Ce peuplier, quelle bonne pâte (à papier).  Biotechnocentre, Seillac, 10-11 Octobre

Cuello C, Marchand P, Laurans F, Grand-Perret C, Lainé-Prade V, Pilate G, Déjardin A, 2019. Microspectroscopie ATR-FTIR : nouvelle méthode de phénotypage à l'échelle de la paroi. Journées scientifiques du GDR Bois, Épinal 18-20 Novembre

PhD Thesis

Clément Cuello, 2021. Vers l’élaboration d’un modèle de construction des parois des fibres de bois de peuplier. Université Orléans, Bourse Université - MENRT, 16 Avril 2021, 256p.