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Huebbers JW, Caldarescu GA, Kubatova Z, Sabol P, Levecque SCJ, Kuhn H, Kulich I, Reinstädtler A, Büttgen K, Manga-Robles A, Melida H, Pauly M, Panstruga R, Zarsky V, 2023, Interplay of EXO70 and MLO proteins modulates trichome cell wall composition and susceptibility to powdery mildew, Plant Cell, doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koad319

Wanka A, van Boerdonk S, Mahdi LK, Wawra S, Neidert M, Chandrasekar B, Saake P, Saur IML, Derbyshire P, Holton N, Menke FLH, Brands M, Pauly M, Acosta IF, Zipfel C, Zuccaro A, 2023, A GH81-type b-glucan binding protein enhances colonization by mutualistic fungi in barley, Current Biology 33,1-14, doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.10.048

Immelmann R, Gawenda N, Ramirez V, Pauly M, 2023, Identification of a xyloglucan beta-xylopyranosyltransferase from Vaccinium corymbosum. Plant Direct 7e514, doi: 10.1002/pld3.514

 Wang S, Robertz S, Seven M, Kraemer F, Kuhn BM, Liu Lifeng, Lunde C, Pauly M, Ramirez V, 2023, A large-scale forward genetic screen for maize mutants with altered lignocellulosic properties. Frontiers in Plant Science, 14:1099009 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2023.1099009

Behar H, Mottiar Y, Chandrasekhar R, Grappadelli AC, Pauly M, Samuels AL, Mansfield SD, Brumer H, 2023, Populus endoglucanase 16 localizes to the cell walls of developing tissues. Plant Direct, e00482. doi: 10.1002/pld3.482           


Ökmen B, Jaeger E, Schilling L, Finke N, Klemd A, Lee YO, Wemhörner R, Pauly M, Neumann U, Doehlemann G, 2022, A conserved enzyme of smut fungi facilitates cell-to-cell extension in the plant bundle sheath, Nature communications, 13 (1), 1-13

Hübbers JW, Büttgen K, Leissing F, Mantz M, Pauly M, Hüsgen PF, Panstruga R, 2022, An advanced method for the release, enrichment, and purification of high-quality Arabidopsis thaliana rosette leaf trichome enables profound insights into the trichome proteome, Plant Methods, 18 (1), 1-23

Explosive seed dispersal depends on SPL7 to rnsure sufficient copper for localized lignin deposition via laccases, Perez-Anton M, Schneider I, Kroll P, Hofhuis H, Metzger S, Pauly M, Hay A, 2022, PNAS, 119 (24), e2202287119

Emerging roles of b-glucanases in plant development and adaptive responses, Perrot T, Pauly M, Ramirez V, 2022, Plants, 11 (9), 1119; doi: 10.3390/plants11091119

Fungi hijack a ubiquitous plant apoplastic endoglucanase to release a ROS scavenging b-glucan decasaccharide to subvert immune responses, Chandrasekar B, Wanke A, Wawra S, Saake P, Mahdi L, Charura N, Neidert M, Poschmann G, Malisic M, Thiele M, Stühler K, Dama M, Pauly M, Zuccaro A, 2022, Plant Cell, 34 (7), 2765-2784; doi: 10.1093/plcell/koac114

Chapter 24 Viridiplantae and Algae, O’Neill MA, Darvill AG, Etzler ME, Mohnen D, Perez S, Mortimer JC, Pauly M, 2022, Essentials of Glycobiology. 4th edition, Varki A, Cummings RD, Esko JD, et al., editors. Cold Spring Harbor (NY): Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press;  doi:10.1101/9781621824213

An advanced method for the release, enrichment, and purification of high-quality Arabidopsis thaliana rosette leaf trichome enables profound insights into the trichome proteome, Hübbers JW, Büttgen K, Leissing F, Mantz M, Pauly M, Hüsgen PF, Panstruga R, 2022, Plant Methods, 18 (1), 1-23

Jablonowski ND, Pauly M, Dama M, 2022, Microwave assisted pretreatment of Szarvasi (Agropyron elongatum) biomass to enhance enzymatic saccharification and direct glucose production, Frontiers in Plant Science, Vol 12, Article 767254, doi:10.3389/fpls.2021.767254


A mixed-linkage (1,3;1,4)-b-D-glucan specific hydrolase mediates dark-triggered degradation of this plant polysaccharide, Krämer FJ, Koch M, Kuhn BM, Rühl C, Brown PJ, Hoffmann P, Göhre V, Hake S, Pauly M, Ramirez V, 2021, Plant Physiology, 185 (4), 1559-1573; doi:10.1093/plphys/kiab009

The TaCslA12 gene expressed in the wheat grain endosperm synthesizes wheat-like mannan when expressed in yeast and Arabidopsis, Verhertbruggen Y, Bouder A, Vigouroux J, Alvarado C, Geairon A, Guillon F, Wilkinson MD, Stritt F, Pauly M, Lee MY, Mortimer JC, Scheller HV, Mitchell RAC, Voiniciuc C, Saulnier L, Chateigner-Boutin AL, 2021, Plant Science, 10.1016/j.plantsci.2020.110693


Multiscale analysis of lignocellulose recalcitrance towards OrganoCat pretreatment and fractionation, Weidener D, Dama M, Dietrich SK, Ohrem B, Pauly M, Leitner W, de Maria PD, Grande P, Klose H, Biotechnology for Biofuels, 13:155, doi:10.1186/s13068-020-01796-8

The synthesis of xyloglucan, an abundant plant cell wall polysaccharide, requires CSLC function, TKim SJ, Chandrasekar B, Rea A, Danhof L, Zemelis-Durfee S, Thrower N, Shepard Z, Pauly M, Brandizzi F, Keegstra K, 2020, PNAS, 117 (33), 20316-20324, doi:10.1073/pnas.2007245117

Regulation of acetylation of plant cell wall components is complex and responds to external stimuli,Sinclair SA, Gille S, Pauly M, Krämer U, Plant Signaling and Behavior, 15 (1), 1678185, doi:10.1080/15592324.2019.1687185


The suitability of orthogonal hosts to study plant cell wall biosynthesis, Pauly M, Gawenda N, Wagner C, Fischbach P, Ramirez V, Axmann IM, Voiniciuc C, Plants, 8, 516, doi: 10.3390/plants8110516

Organocat fractionation of empty fruit bunches from palm trees into lignin, sugars and cellulose-enriched pulp, Grande PM, Weidener D, Dietrich S, Dama M, Bellof M, Maas R, Pauly M, Leitner W, Klose H, de Maria PD, ACS Omega, in press, doi: 10.1021/acsomega.9b01371

Genetic dissection of cell wall defects and the strigolactone pathway in Arabidopsis, Ramirez V, Pauly M, Plant Direct 3 (6), e00149, doi: 10.1002/pld3.149

Mechanistic insights from plant heteromannan synthesis in yeast,Voiniciuc C, Dama M, Gawenda N, Stritt F, Pauly M, 2019, Proceedings of the National Academy of the USA, 116 (2), 522-527, doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1814003116

Deposition of lignin in four species of Saccharum, Llerena JPP, Figueiredo R, Brito MdS, Kiyota E, Mayer JLS, Araujo P, Schimpl FC, Dama M, Pauly M, Mazzafera P, 2019, doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42350-3, Scientific Reports, 9:5877, doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42350-3


SHOU4 proteins regulated trafficking of cellulose synthase complexes to the plasma membrane. Polko JK, Barnes WJ, Voiniciuc C, Doctor S, Steinwand B, Hill Jr JL, Tien M, Pauly M, Anderson CT, Kieber JJ. Current Biology, 28:19, 3174-3182, doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.07.076

New insights in wall polysaccharide O-acetylation. Pauly M and Ramirez V. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 9: 1210, doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01210

Broad spectrum developmental role of Brachypodium AUX1. van der Schuren A, Voiniciuc C, Bragg J, Ljung K, Vogel J, Pauly M, Hardtke C. In press in New Phytologist

A Sorghum NAC gene is associated with variation in vascular development, biomass properties, and yield potential. Xia J, Zhao Y, Burks P, Pauly M, Brown PJ. In press in Plant Direct

Growth- and stress related defects associated to wall hypoacetylation are strigolactone dependent. Ramirez V, Guangyan X, Mashigushi K, Yamaguchi S, Pauly M. In press in Plant Direct

Dissection of plant cell walls by high-throughput methods. Persson S, Sørensen I, Moller I, Willats W, Pauly M. Annual Plant Reviews online, doi.org/10.1002/9781119312994.apr0431

Monitoring polysaccharide dynamics in the plant cell wall. Voiniciuc C, Pauly M, Usadel B. Plant Physiology, 176: 2590-2600, DOI10.1104/pp.17.01776

Identification of an arabinopyranosyltransferase from Physcomitrella patens involved in the synthesis of the hemicellulose xyloglucan. Zhu L, Dama M, Pauly M. Plant Direct, 2: 1-9, DOI10.1002/pld3.46


Sequencing and functional validation of the JGI Brachypodium distachyon T-DNA collection. Hsia M, O'Malley R, Cartwright A, Nieu R, Gordon S, Kelly S, Williams T, Woods D, Zhao Yunjun, Bragg J, Jordan M, Pauly M, Ecker J, Gu Y, Vogel J. Plant Journal, 91:3 361-370, DOI 10.1111/tpj.13582

Identification and evolution of a plant cell wall specific glycoprotein glycosyl transferase ExAD. Møller S, Yi X, Velásquez SM, Gille S, Malik PL, Poulsen C, Olsen C, Rejzek M, Parsons H, Zhang Y, Wandall H, Clausen H, Field R, Pauly M, Estevez J, Harholt J, Ulvskov P, Petersen B. Scientific Reports 7: 45341

Narrow odd dwarf, the maize MID-COMPLEMENTING ACTIVITY ortholog, coordinates organ growth and tissue patterning. Rosa M, Abraham J, Lewis MW, Fonseca JP, Tian W, Ramirez V, Luan S, Pauly M, Hake S. Plant Cell, 29: 474-490, DOI: 10.1105/tpc.16.00878


OsTBL1 and OsTBL2 mediate xylan acetylation, which is essential for leaf blight resistance in rice. Gao Y, He C, Zhang D, Liu X, Xu Z, Yanbao T, Liu X-H, Zhang S, Pauly M, Zhou Y, Zhang B. Plant Physiology 173 (1): 470-481.

Structural modifications of fructans in Aloe barbadensis Miller (Aloe Vera) grown under water stress. Salinas C, Handford M, Pauly M, Dupree P, Cardemil L. PloS One 11 (7): e0159819, DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0159819

The Arabidopsis Golgi-localized GDP-L-fucose transporter is required for plant development. Rautengarten C, Ebert B, Liu L, Stonebloom S, Smith-Moritz AM, Pauly M, Orellana A, Scheller HV, Heazlewood JL. Nature Communications 7: 12119, DOI 10.1038/ncomms12119.

A DUF-246 family glycosyltransferase-like gene affects male fertility and the biosynthesis of pectic arabinogalactans. Stonebloom S, Ebert B, Xiong G, Pattathill S, Birdseye D, Lao J, Pauly M, Hahn MG, Heazlewood JL, Scheller HV. BMC Plant Biology 16: 90, DOI 10.1186/s12870-016-0780-x

Biosynthesis of the plant cell wall matrix polysaccharide xyloglucan. Pauly M, Keegstra K. Annual Review of Plant Biology 67 (1): 235-259.

Pectin biosynthesis is critical for cell wall integrity and immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana. Bethke G, Thao A, Xiong GY, Li BH, Soltis NE, Hatsugai N, Hillmer RA, Katagiri F, Kliebenstein DJ, Pauly M, Glazebrook J. Plant Cell 28: 537-556.

A xyloglucan backbone 6-O-acetyltransferase from Brachypodium distachyon modulates xyloglucan xylosylation. Liu LF, Hsia MM, Dama M, Vogel J, Pauly M. Molecular Plant 9: 615-617.



Comparative genomics of pectinacetylesterases: Insight on function and biology. De Souza A, Pauly M. Plant Signaling and Behavior 10 (9): e1055434, DOI: 10.1080/15592324.2015.1055434

A cascade of arabinosyltransferases controls shoot meristem size in tomato. Xu C, Liberatore KL, MacAlister CA, Huang Z, Chu YH, Jiang K, Brooks C, Ogawa-Ohnishi M, Xiong G, Pauly M, Van Eck J, Matsubayashi Y, van der Knaap E, Lippman ZB. Nature Genetics 47: 784-792.

Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat extensin (LRX) proteins modify cell wall composition and influence plant growth. Draeger C, Fabrice TN, Gineau E, Mouille G, Kuhn BM, Moller I, Abdou MT, Frey B, Pauly M, Bacic A, Ringli C. BMC Plant Biology 15: 155-166.

Engineering of plant cell walls for enhanced biofuel production. Loqué D, Scheller HV, Pauly M. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 25: 151-161.

The presence of fucogalactoxyloglucan and its synthesis in rice indicates conserved functional importance in plants. Liu L, Paulitz J, Pauly M. Plant Physiology 168 (2): 549-60.

Nitric-acid hydrolysis of miscanthus giganteus to sugars fermented to bioethanol. Yang F, Afzal W, Cheng K, Liu N, Pauly M, Bell AT, Liu ZG, Prausnitz JM. Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering 20: 304-314.

Identification and Characterization of a Golgi-Localized UDP-Xylose Transporter Family from Arabidopsis. Ebert B, Rautengarten C, Guo X, Xiong G, Stonebloom S, Smith-Moritz AM, Herter T, Chan LJ, Adams PD, Petzold CJ, Pauly M, Willats WG, Heazlewood JL, Scheller HV. Plant Cell 27(4): 1218-27.

Glucuronic acid moieties on xylan are functionally equivalent to O-acetyl-substituents. Xiong G, Dama M, Pauly M. Molecular Plant 8: 1119-1121.

The role of the plant-specific AXY9 protein in Arabidopsis cell wall polysaccharide O-acetylation. Schultink A, Naylor D, Dama M, Pauly M. Plant Physiology 167 (4):1271-83.

An Arabidopsis gene regulatory network for secondary cell wall synthesis.
Taylor-Teeples M, Lin L, de Lucas M, Turco G, Toal TW, Gaudinier A, Young NF, Trabucco GM, Veling MT, Lamothe R, Handakumbura PP, Xiong G, Wang C, Corwin J, Tsoukalas A, Zhang L, Ware D, Pauly M, Kliebenstein DJ, Dehesh K, Tagkopoulos I, Breton G, Pruneda-Paz JL, Ahnert SE, Kay SA, Hazen SP, Brady SM. Nature 517 (7536): 571-5.

Expression of heterologous xyloglucan xylosyltransferases in Arabidopsis to investigate their role in determining xyloglucan xylosylation substitution patterns. Mansoori N, Schultink A, Schubert J, Pauly M. Planta 241 (5):1145-1158.

COBRA-LIKE 2, a member of the GPI-anchored COBRA-LIKE family, plays a role in cellulose deposition in Arabidopsis seed coat mucilage secretory cells. Ben-Tov D, Abraham Y, Stav S, Thompson K, Loraine A, Elbaum R, De Souza A, Pauly M, Kieber JJ, Harpaz-Saad S. Plant Physiology 167 (3): 711-24.


Identification and functional characterization of the distinct plant pectin esterases PAE8 and PAE9 and their deletion mutants. de Souza A, Hull PA, Gille S, Pauly M. Planta 240 (5): 1123-38.  PDF

The Golgi localized bifunctional UDP-rhamnose/UDP-galactose transporter family of Arabidopsis. Rautengarten C, Ebert B, Moreno I, Temple H, Herter T, Link B, Doñas-Cofré D, Moreno A, Saéz-Aguayo S, Blanco F, Mortimer JC, Schultink A, Reiter WD, Dupree P, Pauly M, Heazlewood JL, Scheller HV, Orellana A. PNAS 111 (31):11563-8.

A b-glucuronosyl-transferase from Arabidopsis thaliana involved in the biosynthesis of type II arabinogalactan has a role in cell elongation during seedling growth. Knoch E, Dilokpimol A, Tryfona T, Poulsen CP, Xiong G, Harholt J, Peterson BL, Ulvskov P, Hadi MZ, Kotake T, Tsumuraya Y, Pauly M, Dupree P, Geshi N. Plant Journal 76 (6), 1016-1029.

RWA proteins play vital and distinct roles in cell wall O-acetylation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Manabe Y, Verhertbruggen Y, Gille S, Harbolt J, Chong SL, Pawar P, Mellerowicz E, Tenkanen M, Cheng K, Pauly M, Scheller HV. Plant Physiology 163, 1107-1117.

Two-step delignification of Miscanthus to enhance enzymatic hydrolysis: Aqueous ammonia followed by sodium hydroxide and oxidants. Liu Z, Padmanabhan S, Cheng K, Xie H, Gokhale A, Na H, Pauly M, Bell AT, Prausnitz JM. Energy and Fuels 28, 542-548.


Hemicellulose biosynthesis. M Pauly, S Gille, L Liu, N Mansoori, A de Souza, A Schultink, G Xiong. Planta 238 (4), 627-642.

The Identification of Two Arabinosyltransferases from Tomato Reveals Functional Equivalency of Xyloglucan Side Chain Substituents. A Schultink, K Cheng, YB Park, DJ Cosgrove, M Pauly. Plant physiology 163 (1), 86-94.

Solution-State 2D NMR Spectroscopy of Plant Cell Walls Enabled by a Dimethylsulfoxide-d 6/1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Acetate Solvent. K Cheng, H Sorek, H Zimmermann, DE Wemmer, M Pauly. Analytical chemistry 85 (6), 3213-3221

Arabinosylation of a Yariv-Precipitable Cell Wall Polymer Impacts Plant Growth as Exemplified by the Arabidopsis Glycosyltransferase Mutant ray1. S Gille, V Sharma, EEK Baidoo, JD Keasling, HV Scheller, M Pauly. Molecular plant 6 (4) 1373-1375

Reduction in Xylan O-acetylation impacts xylem development and enzymatic recalcitrance as indicated by the Arabidopsis mutant tbl29. G Xiong, K Cheng, M Pauly. Molecular plant 6 (4) 1369-1372

Comparative transcriptomics in wild and domesticated tomato. Koenig D, Jimenez-Gomez JM, Kimura S, Fulop D, Chitwood DH, Headland LR, Kumar R, Covington MF, Devisetty UK, Tat AV, Tohge T, Bolger A, Schneeberger K, Ossowski S, Lanz C, Xiong G, Taylor-Teeples M, Brady SM, Pauly M, Weigel D, Usadel B, Fernie AR, Peng J, Sinha NR, Maloof JN. PNAS 110 (28), 2655-2662


RNA-Seq analysis of developing nasturtium seeds (Tropaeolum majus): identification and characterization of an additional galactosyltransferase involved in xyloglucan biosynthesis. JK Jensen, A Schultink, K Keegstra, CG Wilkerson, M Pauly. Molecular plant 5 (5): 984-992

O-acetylation of plant cell wall polysaccharides. S Gille, M Pauly. Frontiers in plant science


Velasquez SM, Ricardi MM, Dorosz JG, Fernandez PV, Nadra AD, Pol-Fachin L, Egelund J, Gille S, Ciancia M, Verli H, Pauly M, Bacic A, Olsen CE, Ulvskov P, Peterson BL, Somerville C, Iusem ND, Estevez JM, 2011, O-glycosylated cell wall proteins are essential in polarized root hair growth, Science 332, 1401-1403.

Troncoso-Ponce MA, Kilaru A, Cao X, Durrett T, Fan J, Jensen J, Pauly M, Wilkerson C, Ohlrogge J, 2011, Comparative deep sequencing profiling of four developing oilseeds, in press in Plant Journal

Gille S, Kun C, Skinner ME, Liepman AH, Wilkerson C, Pauly M, 2011, Deep Sequencing of Voodoo Lily (Amorphophallus konjac): An approach to identify relevant genes involved in the synthesis of the hemicellulose glucomannan, in press in Planta

Manabe Y, Nafisi M, Verhertbruggen Y, Orfila C, Gille S, Rautengarten C, Cherk C, Marcus SE, Somerville S, Pauly M, Knox JP, Sakuragi Y, Scheller HVS, 2011, Loss-of-function mutation of reduced wall acetylation 2 in Arabidopsis leads to reduced cell wall acetylation and increased resistance to Botrytis cinerea, Plant Physiology 155 (3), 1068-1078

Gunl M, Neumetzler L, Kraemer F, Souza A, Schultink A, Pena M, York WS, Pauly M, 2011, AXY8 encodes an a-fucosidase, underpinning the importance of apoplastic metabolism on the fine structure of plant cell wall polysaccharides, Plant Cell 23 (11), 4025-4040

Gunl M, Pauly M, 2011, AXY3 encodes a a-xylosidase that impacts the abundance and accessibility of the hemicellulose xyloglucan in Arabidopsis plant cell walls, Planta 233 (4), 707-719

Gunl M, Kraemer FJ, Pauly M, 2011, Oligosaccharide mass profiling (OLIMP) of cell wall polysaccharides by MALDI-TOF/MS, Methods in Molecular Biology Vol 715: The Plant Cell Wall, 43-54, Editor Popper Z, Humana Press

Perrson S, Sorensen I, Moller I, Willats W, Pauly M, 2011, Dissection of the Plant Cell Wall by High Throughput Methods, Annual Plant Reviews Vol 41: Plant Polysaccharides: Biosynthesis and Bioengineering, 43-64, Editor Ulvskov P, Wiley-Blackwell


Pauly M, 2010, A blue-print of the protoplast’s dwelling, in press in Plant Physiology

Perrson S, Willats W, Pauly M, 2010Dissection of the Plant Cell Wall by High Throughput Methods, Plant Cell Walls, Udskov editor, in press

Gunl M, Kraemer FJ, Pauly M, 2010, Oligosaccharide mass profiling (OLIMP) of cell wall polysaccharides by MALDI-TOF/MS, in press in Methods in Molecular Biology: The Plant Cell Wall, Editor Popper, Humana Press

Lopes FJF, Pauly M, Lau EY, Diola V, Passos JL, Loureiro ME, Brommonshenkel SH, 2010, The EgMUR3 xyloglucan galactosyltransferase from Eucalyptus grandis complements the mur3 cell wall phenotype in Arabidopsis thaliana, Tree Genetics and Genomes 6 (5), 745-756

Suen G, Scott  JJ, Aylward FO, Adams SM, Tringe SG, Pinto-Tomas AA, Foster CE, Pauly M, Weimer PJ, Barry KW, Goodwin LA, Bouffard P, Li L, Osterberger J, Harkins TT, Slater SC, Donohue TJ, Currie CR, 2010, An insect herbivore microbiome with high plant biomass degrading capacity, PLoS Genetics 6 (9), e1001129 [PDF]

Kaida R, Serada S, Norioko N, Norioka S, Neumetzler L, Pauly M, Sampedro J, Zarra I, Hayashi T, Kaneko TS, 2010, Potential role for purple acid phosphatase in the dephosphorylation of wall proteins in tobacco cells, Plant Physiology 153 (2), 603-610 [PubMed

Gunl M, Gille S, Pauly M, 2010, OLIigo Mass Profiling (OLIMP) of extracellular polysaccharides, Journal of visualized Experiments 40, doi: 10.3791/2046 [link to JoVE] [PDF]

Pauly M, Keegstra K, 2010, Plant cell walls as precursors for biofuels, Current Opinion in Plant Biology 13 (3), 305-312 [PubMed

Santoro N, Cantu SL, Tornqvist CEI, Falbel TG, Bolivar JL, Patterson SE, Pauly M, Walton JD, 2010, A high throughput platform for screening milligram quantities of plant biomass for lignocellulosic digestability, BioEnergy Research 3 (1), 93-102

Foster CE, Martin T, Pauly M, 2010, Comprehensive compositional analysis of Plant Cell Walls (lignocellulosic biomass); Part II: carbohydrates, Journal of visualized Experiments 37, doi: 10.3791/1837 [link to JoVE] [PDF]

Foster CE, Martin T, Pauly M, 2010, Comprehensive compositional analysis of Plant Cell Walls (lignocellulosic biomass); Part I: lignin, Journal of visualized Experiments 37; doi: 10.3791/1745 [link to JoVE] [PDF


Gille S, Haensel U, Ziemann M, Pauly M, 2009, Identification of plant cell wall mutants by means of a forward chemical genetic approach using hydrolases, PNAS 106 (34), 14699-14704, [PDF]

Obel N, Erben V, Schwarz T, Kuehnel S, Fodor A, Pauly M, 2009, Microanalysis of plant cell wall polysaccharides, Molecular Plant 2 (5), 922-932 [PubMed]


Pauly M, Keegstra K, 2008, Tear down this wall, Current Opinion in Plant Biology 11 (3), 233-235 [PubMed

Cavalier DM, Lerouxel O, Neumetzler L, Yamauchi K, Reinecke A, Freshour G, Zabotina O, Hahn MG, Burgert I, Pauly M, Raikhel N, Keegstra K, 2008, Disruption of two Arabidopsis thaliana xylosyltransferase genes results in plants deficient in xyloglucan, a major primary cell wall component, Plant Cell 20: 1519-1537 [PDF]

Jensen J, Sorensen S, Harholt J, Geshi N, Sakuragi Y, Moller I, Zandleven J, Bernal AJ, Jensen NB, Sorensen C, Pauly M, Beldman G, Willats WGT, Scheller HV, 2008, Identification of a xylogalactuonan xylosyltransferase involved in pectin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis, Plant Cell 20: 1289-1302   [PDF]

Wen F, Rhodesia MC, Nguyen T, Zeng, W, Keegstra K, Immerzeel P, Pauly M, Hawes MC, 2008, Inducible expression of Pisum sativum xyloglucan fucosyltransferase in the pea root cap meristem, and effects of antisense mRNA expression on root cap cell wall structural integrity, Plant Cell Reports 27:1125-1135 [PDF]

Pauly M, Keegstra K, 2008, Cell wall carbohydrates and their modification as raw materials for biofuels, Plant Journal 54, 559-568 [PubMed

Leboeuf E, Immerzeel P, Gibon, Y, Steup M, Pauly M, 2008, High throughput functional assessment of polysaccharide-active enzymes using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry as exemplified on plant cell wall polysaccharides, Analytical biochemistry 373 (1): 9-17 [PubMed]  


Bernal AJ, Jensen JK, Harholt J, Sorensen S, Moller I, Blaukopf C, Johansen B, de Lotto R, Pauly M, Scheller HV, Willats WGT, 2007, Disruption of AtCSLD5 results in reduced growth, reduced xylan and homogalacturonan synthase activity and altered xylan occurrence in Arabidopsis, Plant Journal 52, 791-802  [PubMed

Rösti J, Barton CJ, Albrecht S, Dupree P, Pauly M, Findlay K, Roberts K, Seifert GJ, 2007, UDP-glucose 4 epimerase isoforms UGE2 and UGE4 cooperate in providing UDP-galactose for cell wall biosynthesis and growth of Arabidopsis thaliana, Plant Cell 19: 1565-1579 [PDF]

Egelund J, Obel N, Ulvskov P, Geshi N, Pauly M, Bacic A, Peterson BL, 2007, Molecular characterization of two Arabidopsis thaliana glycosyltransferase mutants, rra1 and rra2, which have a reduced residual arabinose content in a polymer tightly associated with the cellulosic wall residue, Plant Molecular Biology 64 (4): 439-451 [PubMed]  

Krupkova E, Immerzeel P, Pauly M, Schmülling T, 2007, The tumorous shoot development2 gene of Arabidopsis encoding a putative methyltransferase is required for cell adhesion and co-ordinated plant development, Plant Journal 50: 735-750 [PubMed]

Kannangara R, Branigan C, Liu Y, Penfield T, Rao V, Mouille G, Höfte H, Pauly M, Riechmann JL, Broun P, 2007, Transcription factor WIN1/SHN1 regulates cutin biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana, Plant Cell 19: 1278-1294 [PDF]

Lionetti V, Railola A, Camardella L, Giovane A, Obel N, Pauly M, Favaron F, Cervone F, Bellincampi D, 2007, Overexpression of pectin methylesterase inhibitors in Arabidopsis restricts fungal infection by Botrytis cinerea, Plant Physiology 143: 1871-1880 [PDF]

Obel N, Neumetzler L, Pauly M, 2007, Hemicelluloses and cell expansion, in The expanding cell, Springer publishing, Verbelen C, Vissenberg K eds. p 57-88 


Carrari F, Baxter C, Usadel B, Urbanczyk-Wochniak E, Zanor MI, Nunes-Nesi A, Nikiforova V, Centero D, Ratzka A, Pauly M, Sweetlove LJ, Fernie AR, 2006, Integrated analysis of metabolite and transcript levels reveals the metabolic shifts that underlie tomato fruit development and highlight regulatory aspects of metabolic network behavior, Plant Physiology 142 (4):1380-1396 [PDF]

Bosca S, Barton CJ, Taylor NG, Ryden P, Neumetzler L, Pauly M, Roberts K, Seifert GJ, 2006, Interactions between MUR10/CesA7-dependent secondary cellulose biosynthesis and primary cell wall structure. Plant Physiology 142:1353-1363. [PDF]

Immerzeel P, Pauly M, 2006, Profiling methods for the analysis of cell wall polysaccharides, New Zealand Journal of Forestry research, 36 (1):145-156 

Mouille G, Witucka-Wall H, Bryant MP, Loudet O, Rihouey C, Lerouxel O, Lerouge P, Hoefte H, Pauly M, 2006, QTL analysis of primary cell wall composition in Arabidopsis thaliana, Plant Physiology, 141 (7):1035-1044 [PDF

Diet A, Link B, Seifert GJ, Schellenberg B, Wagner U, Pauly M, Reiter WD, Ringli C, 2006, The Arabidopsis root hair cell wall formation mutant lrx1 is suppressed by mutations in the RHM1 gene encoding a UDP-L-rhamnose synthase, Plant Cell, 18, 1630-1641 [PDF

Harholt J, Jensen JK, Sorensen SO, Orfila C, Pauly M, Scheller HV, 2006, Arabinan deficient 1 is a putative arabinosyltransferase involved in biosynthesis of pectin arabinan in Arabidopsis, Plant Physiology, 140 (1): 49-58 [PDF]

Abdulrazzak N, Pollet B, Ehlting J, Larsen K, Asnaghi C, Ronseau S, Proux C, Erhardt M, Seltzer V, Renau JP, Ullmann P, Pauly M, Lapierre C, Werck-Reichhart D, 2006, A coumaroyl-ester-3-hydroxylase insertion mutant reveals the existence of non redundant meta-hydroxylation pathways and essential roles for phenolic precursors in cell expansin and plant growth, Plant Physiology, 140 (1), 30-48 [PDF]

Obel N, Erben V, Pauly M, 2006, Functional wall glycomics through oligosaccharide mass profiling, in The Science and Lore of the Plant Cell Wall: Biosynthesis, Structure and Function, Hayashi, T., ed., Brownwater press, 258-266 [PubMed]


Fettke J, Poeste S, Eckermann N, Thissen A, Pauly M, Geigenberger P, Steup M, 2005, Analysis of cytosolic heteroglycans from leaves of transgenic potato (Solanum tuberosum L) plants that under- or overexpress the pho2 phosphorylase isozyme, Plant and Cell Physiology, 46 (12), 1987-2004 [PubMed]

Gibeaut DM, Pauly M, Bacic A, Fincher GB, 2005, Changes in the cell wall polysaccharides in developing barley coleoptiles, Planta, 221 (5):720-738 

Kanter U, Usadel B, Guerinaeu F, Li Y, Pauly M, Tenhaken R, 2005, The inositol oxygenase gene family of Arabidopsis is involved in the biosynthesis of nucleotide sugar precursors for cell wall matrix polysaccharides, Planta, 221 (2), 243-254 [PubMed]

Usadel B, Kuschinsky AM, Steinhauser D, Pauly M, 2005, Transcriptional co-response analysis as a tool to identify new components of the wall biosynthetic machinery, Plant Biosystems, 139 (1), 69-73 

Vissenberg K, Fry SC, Pauly M, Höfte H, Verbelen H, 2005, XTH acts at the microfibril-matrix interphase during cell elongation, Journal of Experimental Botany, 56 (412): 673-683 [PDF]