- Kiss, A. ; Moreau, T. ; Mirabet, V. ; Calugaru, C. I. ; Boudaoud, A. & Das, P. Segmentation of 3D images of plant tissues at multiple scales using the level set method. Plant Methods, 13, 114 ( 2017),

- Prunet N, W Yang, P Das, EM Meyerowitz and TP Jack. SUPERMAN prevents class B gene expression and promotes stem cell termination in the fourth whorl of Arabidopsis thaliana flowers. PNAS 114 : 7166 (2017).

- N. Hervieux, S. Tsugawa, A. Fruleux, M. Dumond, A.-L. Routier-Kierzkowska, T. Komatsuzaki, A. Boudaoud, J. C. Larkin, R. S. Smith, C.-B. Li & O. Hamant*. Mechanical shielding of rapidly growing cell buffers growth heterogeneity and contributes to organ shape reproducibility. Curr Biol 27, 3468–3479 (2017).

- J. Chlasta, P. Milani, G. Runel, J.-L. Duteyrat, L. Arias, L.-A. Lamiré, A. Boudaoud & M. Grammont*. Variations in basement membrane mechanics are linked to epithelial morphogenesis. Development 144, 4350–4362 (2017).

- S. Tsugawa, N. Hervieux, D. Kierzkowski, A.-L. Routier-Kierzkowska, A. Sapala, O. Hamant, R. S. Smith, A. H. K. Roeder, A. Boudaoud & C.-B. Li*. Clones of cells switch from reduction to enhancement of size variability in Arabidopsis sepals. Development 144, 4398–4405 (2017).

- P. Durand-Smet, E. Gauquelin, N. Chastrette, A. Boudaoud & A. Asnacios*. Estimation of turgor pressure through comparison between single plant cell and pressurized shell mechanics. Physical Biol. 14, 055002 (2017),


- I. Ezquer, C. Mizzotti, E. Nguema-Ona, M. Gotté, L. Beauzamy, V. Ebeling Viana, N. Dubrulle, A. Costa de Oliveira, E. Caporali, A.-S. Koroney, A. Boudaoud, A. Driouich & L. Colombo*. The developmental regulator STK controls the structure and mechanical properties of the Arabidopsis seed coat. Plant Cell 28, 2478-2492 (2016).

- R. Malgat, F. Faure & A. Boudaoud*. A mechanical model to interpret cell-scale indentation experiments on plant tissues in terms of cell wall elasticity and turgor pressure. Front. Plant Sci. 7, 1351 (2016).

- K. Alim*, S. Armon, B. Shraiman & A. Boudaoud. Leaf growth is conformal. Physical Biol. 13, 05LT1 (2016).

- F. Kateryna, B. Landrein & O. Hamant*. Interplay between miRNA regulation and mechanical stress for CUC gene expression at the shoot apical meristem. Plant Signal. Behav. 11, e1127497 (2016).

- E. Biot+, M. Cortizo+, J. Burguet+*, A. Kiss+, M. Oughou, A. Maugarny-Calès, B. Gonçalves, B. Adroher, P. Andrey, A. Boudaoud* & P. Laufs*. Multiscale quantification of morphodynamics : MorphoLeaf software for 2D shape analysis. Development 143, 3417-3428 (2016).

- M. Louveaux, S. Rochette, L. Beauzamy, A. Boudaoud & O. Hamant*. The impact of mechanical compression on cortical microtubules in Arabidopsis : a quantitative pipeline. Plant J. 88, 328-342 (2016).

- L. Beauzamy+, C. Fourquin+, N. Dubrulle, A. Boudaoud* & G. Ingram*. Endosperm turgor pressure decreases during early Arabidopsis seed development. Development in press (2016).

- C. Fourquin, L. Beauzamy, S. Chamot, A. Creff, J. Goodrich, A. Boudaoud & G. Ingram*. Mechanical stress mediated by both endosperm softening and embryo growth underlies endosperm elimination in Arabidopsis seeds. Development in press (2016).

- L. Hong+, M. Dumond+, S. Tsugawa+, A. Sapala, A.-L. Routier-Kierzkowska, Y. Zhou, C. Chen, A. Kiss, M. Zhu, O. Hamant, R. S. Smith, T. Komatsuzaki, C.-B. Li, A. Boudaoud* & A. H. K. Roeder*. Variable cell growth yields reproducible organ development through spatiotemporal averaging
. Dev. Cell 38(1) : 15-32 (2016).

- M. Louveaux, J.-D. Julien, V. Mirabet, A. Boudaoud* & O. Hamant*. A cell division rule based on tensile stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA in press (2016).

- J Gruel, B Landrein, P Tarr, C Schuster, Y Refahi, A Sampathkumar, O Hamant, EM Meyerowitz and H Jönsson (2016) An epidermis-driven mechanism positions and scales stem cell niches in plants. Sci. Adv. 2 : e1500989 (2016)

- S. Tsugawa, N. Hervieux, O. Hamant, A. Boudaoud, R.S. Smith, C.-B. Li* & T. Komatsuzaki. Extracting subcellular fibrillar alignment with error estimation : Application to microtubules. Biophys. J. 110, 1836–1844 (2016).

- N. Hervieux, M. Dumond, A. Sapala, A.-L. Routier-Kierzkowska, D. Kierzkowski, A. Roeder, R.S. Smith, A. Boudaoud* & O. Hamant*. A mechanical feedback restricts sepal growth and shape in Arabidopsis. Curr Biol. 26, 1019–1028 (2016).

- Y. Bar-Sinai, J.-D. Julien, E. Sharon*, S. Armon, N. Nakayama, M. Adda-Bedia & A. Boudaoud*. Mechanical Stress Induces Remodeling of Vascular Networks in Growing Leaves. PLoS Comput. Biol. 4, e1004819 (2016).


- P. Barbier de Reuille, A.-L. Routier-Kierzkowska, D. Kierzkowski,G.W. Bassel, T. Schüpbach, G. Tauriello, N. Bajpai, S. Strauss, A. Weber, A. Kiss, A. Burian, H. Hofhuis, A. Sapala, M. Lipowczan,M.B. Heimlicher , S. Robinson,E.M. Bayer, K. Basler, P. Koumoutsakos, A.H.K. Roeder, T. Aegerter-Wilmsen, N. Nakayama, M.Tsiantis, A. Hay, D. Kwiatkowska, I. Xenarios, C. Kuhlemeier & R.S. Smith (2015) MorphoGraphX : A platform for quantifying morphogenesis in 4D. eLife 4:e05864,

- B. Landrein, A. Kiss, M. Sassi, A. Chauvet, P. Das, M. Cortizo, P. Laufs, S. Takeda, M. Aida, J. Traas, T. Vernoux, A. Boudaoud & O. Hamant*. Mechanical stress contributes to the expression of the STM homeobox gene in Arabidopsis shoot meristems. eLIFE 4:e07811 (2015).

- L. Beauzamy, M. Louveaux, O. Hamant & A. Boudaoud*. Mechanically, the shoot apical meristem of Arabidopsis behaves like a shell inflated by a pressure of about 1 MPa. Front. Plant Sci. 6,1038 (2015).

- L. Beauzamy, J. Derr & A. Boudaoud*. Quantifying Hydrostatic Pressure in Plant Cells by using Indentation with an Atomic Force Microscope. Biophys. J. 108, 2448—2456 (2015).

- B. Landrein, Y. Refahi, F. Besnard, N. Hervieux, V. Mirabet, A. Boudaoud, T. Vernoux & O. Hamant*. Meristem size contribute to the robustness of phyllotaxis in Arabidopsis. J. Exp. Bot. 66, 1317–1324 (2015).

- F. Boudon, J. Chopard, O. Ali, B. Gilles, O. Hamant, A. Boudaoud, J. Traas* & C. Godin*. A computational framework for 3D mechanical modeling of plant morphogenesis with cellular resolution. PLoS Comput. Biol. 11, e1003950 (2015).

- J. Chopin*, A. Boudaoud & M. Adda-Bedia. Morphology and dynamics of a crack front propagating in a model disordered material. J. Mech. Phys. Solids 74, 38–48 (2015).


- Landrein B. and Vernoux T. (2014) Auxin, chief architect of the shoot Apex. In Auxin and its role in plant development, Zazimalova et al., eds (Springer-Verlag Wien), pp. 191-212

- Hamant, O., Das, P. Burian, A. (2014). Time-lapse imaging of developing meristems using confocal laser scanning microscope. METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 1080, 111.

- Boudaoud, A., Burian, A., Borowska-Wykret, D., M., Uyttewaal, M., Wrzalik, R., Kwiatkowska, D and Hamant, O. (2014). FibrilTool, an ImageJ plugin to quantify fibrillar structures in raw microscopy images. NATURE PROTOCOLS 9, 457.

- Bayart, E., Boudaoud, A., and Adda-Bedia, M. (2014). Tuning the ordered states of folded rods by isotropic confinement. PHYSICAL REVIEW E 89, 012407.

- Besnard, F., Refahi, Y., Morin, V., Marteaux, B., Brunoud, G., Chambrier, P., Rozier, F., Mirabet, V., Legrand, J., Thévenon, E., Farcot, E., Cellier, C., Das, P., Bishopp, A., Dumas, R ,Parcy, F. , Helariutta, Y., Boudaoud, A., Godin, C., Traas, J., Guédon, Y. and Vernoux T. (2014). Cytokinin signaling inhibitory fields provide robustness to phyllotaxis. NATURE 505, 417-421.

- Ebrahimi, H., Ajdari, A., Vella, D., Boudaoud, A. and Vaziri A. (2014) Anisotropic Blistering Instability of Highly Ellipsoidal Shells. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 112, 094302.

- Bonazzi, D., Julien, J.-D., Romao, M., Seddiki, R., Piel, M., Boudaoud A. and Minc N. (2014). Symmetry breaking in spore germination relies on an interplay between polar cap stability and spore wall mechanics. DEVELOPMENTAL CELL 28, 534.

- Sampathkumar, A., Krupinski, P., Wightman, R., Milani, P., Berquand, A., Boudaoud, A., Hamant, O., Jonsson, H., Meyerowitz, E.M. (2014). Sub-cellular and supra-cellular mechanical stress prescribes cytoskeleton behavior in Arabidopsis cotyledon pavement cells. eLife 2014 ;3:e01967

- Milani, P., Mirabet, V., Cellier, C., Rozier, F., Hamant, O., Das, P., Boudaoud, A. (2014). Matching patterns of gene expression to mechanical stiffness at cell resolution through quantitative tandem epifluorescence and nanoindentation. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 165, 1399.

- Rozier F, Mirabet V, Vernoux T & Das P (2014) Analysis of 3-D gene expression patterns in plants using whole-mount RNA in situ hybridization. NATURE PROTOCOLS 9 : 2464-2475

- Sassi M, Ali O, Boudon F, Cloarec G, Abad U, Cellier C, Milani P, Chen X, Friml J, Vernoux T, Godin C, Hamant O & Traas J (2014) An auxin-mediated shift towards growth isotropy promotes organ formation at the shoot apical meristem in Arabidopsis. CURRENT BIOLOGY 24:2335-2342

- Oftadeh, R.., Haghpanah, B., Vella, D., Boudaoud, A. and Vaziri A. (2014). Optimal Fractal-like Hierarchical Honeycombs. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 113, 104301.

- Durand-Smet, P., Chastrette, N. , Richert, A., Berne-Dedieu, A., Szecsi, J., Boudaoud, A., Frachisse, J.M., Bendhamane, M., Hamant, O. and Asnacios A. (2014) A comparative mechanical analysis of plant and animal cells reveals convergence across kingdoms. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 107, 2237–2244.

- Beauzamy, L., Nakayama, N. and Boudaoud, A. (2014). Flowers under pressure : ins and outs of turgor regulation in development. ANNALS OF BOTANY 114, 1517-1533.

- Collaudin, S. and Mirabet, V. (2014). Models to reconcile plant science and stochasticity. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 5, 643.

- Ali, O., Mirabet, V., Godin, C., Traas, J. (2014). Physical Models of Plant Development. ANNUAL REVIEW OF CELL AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY 30, 59-78.


- Deboeuf, S., Katzav, E., Boudaoud, A., Bonn, D. and Adda-Bedia, M. (2013). Comparative Study of Crumpling and Folding of Thin Sheets. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 110, 104301.

- Landrein, B., Lathe, R., Bringmann, M., Vouillot, C., Ivakov, A., Boudaoud, A., Persson, S., and Hamant, O. (2013). Impaired Cellulose Synthase Guidance Leads to Stem Torsion and Twists Phyllotactic Patterns in Arabidopsis. CURRENT BILOGY 23, 895.

- O’Maoileidigh, D.S., Wuest, S.E., Rae, L., Raganelli, A., Ryan, P.T., Kwasniewska, K., Das, P., Lohan, A.J., Loftus, B., Graciet, E., Wellmer, F. (2013). Control of Reproductive Floral Organ Identity Specification in Arabidopsis by the C Function Regulator AGAMOUS. PLANT CELL 25, 2482.

- Milani, P., Braybrook, S.A. and Boudaoud, A. (2013). Shrinking the hammer : micromechanical approaches to morphogenesis. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY 64, 4651.

- Burian, A., Ludynia, M., Uyttewaal, M., Traas, J., Boudaoud, A., Hamant, O. and Kwiatkowska, D. (2013). A correlative microscopy approach relates microtubule behaviour, local organ geometry, and cell growth at the Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY 64, 5753.

- Hamant, O. (2013). Integrative Cell Biology ; Katanin at the Crossroads. CURRENT BIOLOGY 23, R206.

- de Bossoreille de Ribou, S., Douam, F., Hamant, O., Frohlich, M.W. and Negrutiu I. (2013). Plant science and agricultural productivity : why are we hitting the yield ceiling ? PLANT SCIENCE 210, 159.

- Hamant, O. (2013). Widespread mechanosensing controls the structure behind the architecture in plants. CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY 16, 654.

- Hamant, O. (2013). Cell Biology : Cytoskeleton Network Topology Feeds Back on Its Regulation. CURRENT BIOLOGY 23, R963.

- Louveaux, M. and Hamant, O. (2013). The mechanics behind cell division. CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY 16, 774.

- Landrein B, Hamant O. How mechanical stress controls microtubule behavior and morphogenesis in plants : history, experiments and revisited theories. PLANT J. 75, 324-38


- Mirabet, V., Besnard, F., Vernoux and T., Boudaoud, A. (2012). Noise and robustness in phyllotaxis. PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY 8,e1002389.

- Vella, D., Ajdari, A., Vaziri, A. and Boudaoud, A. (2012). The indentation of pressurized elastic shells : from polymeric capsules to yeast cells. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE 9, 448.

- Uyttewaal, M., Burian, A., Alim, K., Landrein, B., Borowska-Wykret, D., Dedieu, A., Peaucelle, A., Ludynia, M., Traas, J., Boudaoud, A., Kwiatkowska, D. and Hamant, O. (2012) Mechanical Stress Acts via Katanin to Amplify Differences in Growth Rate between Adjacent Cells in Arabidopsis. CELL 149, 439.

- Uyttewaal, M., Burian, A., Alim, K., Landrein, B., Borowska-Wykret, D., Dedieu, A., Peaucelle, A., Ludynia, M., Traas, J., Boudaoud, A., Kwiatkowska, D. and Hamant, O. (2012) Mechanical Stress Acts via Katanin to Amplify Differences in Growth Rate between Adjacent Cells in Arabidopsis. CELL 149, 439.

- Nakayama, N., Smith, R.S., Mandel,T., Robinson, S. , Kimura, S. , Boudaoud, A. and Kuhlemeier, C. (2012). Mechanical regulation of auxin-mediated growth. CURRENT BIOLOGY 22, 1468.

- Proctor, S.A., Minc, N., Boudaoud, A. and Chang, F. (2012). Contributions of Turgor Pressure, the Contractile Ring, and Septum Assembly to Forces in Cytokinesis in Fission Yeast. CURRENT BIOLOGY 22, 1601.

- Alim, K., Hamant, O. and Boudaoud, A. (2012). Regulatory role of cell division rules on tissue growth heterogeneity. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCES 3,174.

- Vella, D., Ajdari, A., Vaziri, A. and Boudaoud, A. (2012). Indentation of ellipsoidal and cylindrical elastic shells. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 109, 144302.
Asnacios, A., Hamant, O. (2012). The mechanics behind cell polarity. TRENDS IN CELL BIOLOGY 22, 584.

- Bringmann M, Landrein B, Schudoma C, Hamant O, Hauser MT, Persson S. (2012) Cracking the elusive alignment hypothesis : the microtubule-cellulose synthase nexus unraveled. TRENDS PLANT SCI. 17, 666-74


- La Rota C, Chopard J, Das P, Paindavoine S, Rozier F, Farcot E, Godin C, Traas J, Monéger F. (2011) A data-driven integrative model of sepal primordium polarity in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 23(12):4318-33.

- Seizilles G, Bayart E, Adda-Bedia M, Boudaoud A. (2011) Bending waves in crumpled sheets. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 84(6-2):065602.

- Besnard F, Vernoux T, Hamant O. (2011) Organogenesis from stem cells in planta : multiple feedback loops integrating molecular and mechanical signals. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2011 Sep ;68(17):2885-906.

- Vella D, Ajdari A, Vaziri A, Boudaoud A. (2011) Wrinkling of pressurized elastic shells. (2011) Phys Rev Lett. 107(17):174301.

- Chopin J, Prevost A, Boudaoud A, Adda-Bedia M. (2011) Crack Front Dynamics across a Single Heterogeneity. Phys Rev Lett. 107(14):144301.

- Romanel E, Das P, Amasino RM, Traas J, Meyerowitz E, Alves-Ferreira M. (2011) Reproductive Meristem22 is a unique marker for the early stages of stamen development. Int J Dev Biol. 55(6):657-64.

- Bayart E, Boudaoud A, Adda-Bedia M. (2011) Finite-distance singularities in the tearing of thin sheets. Phys Rev Lett. 106(19):194301.

- Milani P, Gholamirad M, Traas J, Arnéodo A, Boudaoud A, Argoul F, Hamant O.
(2011) In vivo analysis of local wall stiffness at the shoot apical meristem in Arabidopsis using atomic force microscopy. Plant J. 67(6):1116-23.

- Mirabet V, Das P, Boudaoud A, Hamant O. (2011) The role of mechanical forces in plant morphogenesis. Annu Rev Plant Biol. 62:365-85.

- Vernoux T, Brunoud G, Farcot E, Morin V, Van den Daele H, Legrand J, Oliva M, Das P, Larrieu A, Wells D, Guédon Y, Armitage L, Picard F, Guyomarc’h S, Cellier C, Parry G, Koumproglou R, Doonan JH, Estelle M, Godin C, Kepinski S, Bennett M, De Veylder L, Traas J (2011) The auxin signalling network translates dynamic input into robust patterning at the shoot apex. Mol Syst Biol. 7:508.

- Hasson A, Plessis A, Blein T, Adroher B, Grigg S, Tsiantis M, Boudaoud A, Damerval C, Laufs P. (2011) Evolution and Diverse Roles of the CUP-SHAPED COTYLEDON Genes in Arabidopsis Leaf Development. Plant Cell 23(1):54-68.

- Hamant O, Meyerowitz EM, Traas J. (2011) Is cell polarity under mechanical control in plants ? Plant Signal Behav. Jan 1 ;6(1)


- Heisler MG, Hamant O, Krupinski P, Uyttewaal M, Ohno C, Jönsson H, Traas J, Meyerowitz EM. (2010) Alignment between PIN1 polarity and microtubule orientation in the shoot apical meristem reveals a tight coupling between morphogenesis and auxin transport. PLoS Biol. 8(10):e1000516.

- Hamant O, Traas J, Boudaoud A. (2010) Regulation of shape and patterning in plant development. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 20(4):454-9.

- Cadot O, Touzé C, Boudaoud A. (2010) Linear versus nonlinear response of a forced wave turbulence system. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 82(4 Pt 2):046211.

- Boudaoud A. (2010) An introduction to the mechanics of morphogenesis for plant biologists. Trends Plant Sci. 15(6):353-60.

- Fernandez R, Das P, Mirabet V, Moscardi E, Traas J, Verdeil JL, Malandain G, Godin C. (2010) Imaging plant growth in 4D : robust tissue reconstruction and lineaging at cell resolution. Nat Methods. 7(7):547-53.

- Hamant O, Pautot V. (2010) Plant development : a TALE story. C R Biol. 333(4):371-81.

- Hamant O, Traas J (2010) The mechanics behind plant development – Tansley review. New Phytol.185(2):369-85.


- Uyttewaal M, Traas J, Hamant O (2009) Integrating physical stress, growth, and development. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 13(1):46-52.

- Corson F, Hamant O, Bohn S, Traas J, Boudaoud A, Couder Y (2009). Turning a plant tissue into a living cell froth through isotropic growth. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106:8453-8458

- Traas J, Hamant O (2009) From genes to shape : understanding the control of morphogenesis at the shoot meristem in higher plants using systems biology. C R Biol. 332 : 974-985.

- Das, P., Toshiro Ito, Frank Wellmer, Teva Vernoux, Annick Dedieu, Jan Traas, Elliot M. Meyerowitz (2009). Floral stem cell termination involves the direct regulation of AGAMOUS by PERIANTHIA. Development 136, 1605-1611


- Hamant O., Heisler MG., Jonsson H., Krupinski P., Uyttewaal M., Bokov P., Corson F., Sahlin P., Boudaoud A., Meyerowitz EM., Couder Y., Traas J. (2008) Developmental patterning by mechanical signals in Arabidopsis. Science 322 (5908), 1650-1655