• Vilches Barro A, Stoeckle D, Thellmann M, Duarte PR, Bald L, Louveaux M, Born P von, Denninger P, Goh T, Fukaki H, Vermeer J & Maizel A (2019) Cytoskeleton dynamics control early events of lateral root initiation in Arabidopsis. BioRxiv,


  • Escamez, S., Bollhoner, B., Hall, H., Andre, D., Berthet, B., Voss, U., Lers, A., Maizel, A., Bennett, M., and Tuominen, H. (2018). Cell death in cells overlying lateral root primordia contributes to organ growth in Arabidopsis. BioRxiv,



  • Ramakrishna, P., Ruiz Duarte, P., Rance, G.A., Schubert, M., Vordermaier, V., Vu, L.D., Murphy, E., Vilches Barro, A., Swarup, K., Moirangthem, K., (…) Maizel A. and de Smet, I (2019). EXPANSIN A1-mediated radial swelling of pericycle cells positions anticlinal cell divisions during lateral root initiation. PNAS  [LINK] 


  • Dastidar, M.G., Scarpa, A., Maegele, I., Duarte, P.R., Born, P. von, Bald, L., Jouannet, V., and Maizel, A. (2018). ARF5/MONOPTEROS directly regulates miR390 expression in the Arabidopsis thaliana primary root meristem. PlantDirect[LINK] 


  • Maizel, A. (2018). Plant Biology: The Making of an Epithelium. Curr Biol 28, R931–R933. [LINK]


  • Grossmann, G., Krebs, M., Maizel, A., Stahl, Y., Vermeer, J.E.M., and Ott, T. (2017). Green light for quantitative live-cell imaging in plants. J. Cell. Sci. jcs.209270–14. [LINK] 


  • Ghosh Dastidar, M., Mosiolek, M., Bleckmann, A., Dresselhaus, T., Nodine, M.D., and Maizel, A. (2016). Sensitive whole mount in situ localization of small RNAs in plants. Plant J. 88, 694–702. [LINK].

  • Maizel, A. (2016). Plant Organ Growth: Stopping Under Stress. Curr Biol 26, R417–R419. [LINK]
  • Berthet, B., and Maizel, A. (2016). Light sheet microscopy and live imaging of plants. J Microsc 263, 158–164.  [LINK]  

  • Cabrera, J., Barcala, M., García, A., Rio-Machín, A., Medina, C., Jaubert-Possamai, S., Favery, B., Maizel, A., Ruiz-Ferrer, V., Fenoll, C., et al. (2016). Differentially expressed small RNAs in Arabidopsis galls formed by Meloidogyne javanica: a functional role for miR390 and its TAS3-derived tasiRNAs. New Phytol. 209, 1625–1640. [LINK] 
  • Wangenheim, von, D., Fangerau, J., Schmitz, A., Smith, R.S., Leitte, H., Stelzer, E.H.K., and Maizel, A. (2016). Rules and Self-Organizing Properties of Post-embryonic Plant Organ Cell Division Patterns. Curr Biol 26, 439–449. [LINK].



  • Martínez de Alba AE, Moreno AB, Gabriel M, Mallory AC, Christ A, Bounon R, et al. In plants, decapping prevents RDR6-dependent production of small interfering RNAs from endogenous mRNAs. Nucleic Acids Research. 2015;43: 2902–2913. [LINK] – 
  • Vilches-Barro A, Maizel A. Talking through walls: mechanisms of lateral root emergence in Arabidopsis thaliana. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2014;23C: 31–38. [LINK] –
  • Maizel A. A View to a Kill: Markers for Developmentally Regulated Cell Death in Plants. Plant Physiol 2015;169: 2341–2341 [LINK]


  • Stauffer E, Maizel A. Post-transcriptional regulation in root development. Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA. 2014;5: 679–696. [LINK]
  • Kim YJ, Maizel A, Chen X. Traffic into silence: endomembranes and post-transcriptional RNA silencing. EMBO J. 2014;33: 968–980. [LINK] – 
  • Vermeer JEM, Wangenheim von D, Barberon M, Lee Y, Stelzer EHK, Maizel A, et al. A spatial accommodation by neighboring cells is required for organ initiation in Arabidopsis. Science. 2014;343: 178–183. [LINK]
  • Wangenheim von D, Daum G, Lohmann JU, Stelzer EK, Maizel A. Live imaging of Arabidopsis development. Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1062: 539–550. [LINK]


  • Rosquete MR, Wangenheim von D, Marhavý P, Barbez E, Stelzer EHK, Benková E, et al. An auxin transport mechanism restricts positive orthogravitropism in lateral roots. Curr Biol. 2013;23: 817–822. [LINK] – 
  • Moreno AB, Martínez de Alba AE, Bardou F, Crespi MD, Vaucheret H, Maizel A, et al. Cytoplasmic and nuclear quality control and turnover of single-stranded RNA modulate post-transcriptional gene silencing in plants. Nucleic Acids Research. Oxford University Press; 2013;41: 4699–4708. [LINK] – 
  • Lucas M, Kenobi K, Wangenheim von D, Voβ U, Swarup K, De Smet I, et al. Lateral root morphogenesis is dependent on the mechanical properties of the overlaying tissues. PNAS. National Acad Sciences; 2013;110: 5229–5234. [LINK] – 
  • Lohmann J, Maizel A. MoD special issue on developmental plasticity and adaptation in plants. Mech Dev. 2013;130: 1. [LINK]
  • Christ A, Maegele I, Ha N, Nguyen HH, Crespi MD, Maizel A. In silico identification and in vivo validation of a set of evolutionary conserved plant root-specific cis-regulatory elements. Mech Dev. 2013;130: 70–81. [LINK] – 
  • Barbez E, La ková M, Pa ezová M, Maizel A, Za ímalová E, Petrá ek J, et al. Single-cell-based system to monitor carrier driven cellular auxin homeostasis. BMC Plant Biol. 2013;13: 20. [LINK] – 


  • Dastidar MG, Jouannet V, Maizel A. Root branching: mechanisms, robustness, and plasticity. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2012;1: 329–343. [LINK] – 
  • Jouannet V, Moreno AB, Elmayan T, Vaucheret H, Crespi MD, Maizel A. Cytoplasmic Arabidopsis AGO7 accumulates in membrane-associated siRNA bodies and is required for ta-siRNA biogenesis. EMBO J. 2012;31: 1704–1713. [LINK] – 
  • Jouannet V, Maizel A. Trans-acting Small Interfering RNAs: Biogenesis, Mode of Action, and Role in Plant Development. In: Sunkar R, editor. Micrornas in Plant Development and Stress Responses. Springer Berlin Heidelberg; 2012. pp. 83–108. [LINK]
  • Leitte H, Fangerau J, Lou X, Höckendorf B, Lemke S, Maizel A, et al. Visualization Software for 3D Video Microscopy: A Design Study. The Eurographics Association; 2012. pp. 73–77.


  • Maizel A, Wangenheim von D, Federici F, Haseloff J, Stelzer EHK. High resolution, live imaging of plant growth in near physiological bright conditions using light sheet fluorescence microscopy. Plant J. 2011;68: 377–385. [LINK] – 
  • Hirsch J, Misson J, Crisp PA, David P, Bayle V, Estavillo GM, et al. A Novel fry1 Allele Reveals the Existence of a Mutant Phenotype Unrelated to 5“->3” Exoribonuclease (XRN) Activities in Arabidopsis thaliana Roots. PloSOne; 2011;6: e16724. [LINK] – 


  • Marin E, Jouannet V, Herz A, Lokerse AS, Weijers D, Vaucheret H, et al. miR390, Arabidopsis TAS3 tasiRNAs, and their AUXIN RESPONSE FACTOR targets define an autoregulatory network quantitatively regulating lateral root growth. The Plant Cell; 2010;22: 1104–1117. [LINK] – 


  • Ben Amor B, Wirth S, Merchan F, Laporte P, d’Aubenton-Carafa Y, Hirsch J, et al. Novel long non-protein coding RNAs involved in Arabidopsis differentiation and stress responses. Genome Research 2009;19: 57–69. [LINK] – 
  • Maizel A, Schwab R, Ruiz-Ferrer V, Garcia D, Bayer M, Crespi M, et al. Endogenous TasiRNAs mediate non-cell autonomous effects on gene regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Bendahmane M, editor. PLoSOne 2009;4: e5980. [LINK] – 


  • Sliwinski MK, White MA, Maizel A, Weigel D, Baum DA, Joliot A, et al. Evolutionary divergence of LFY function in the mustards Arabidopsis thaliana and Leavenworthia crassa. Plant Mol Biol. 2006;62: 279–289. [LINK]


  • Maizel A. Cell-cell movements of transcription factors in plants. Cell-Cell Channels. 2006. [LINK]
  • Maizel A. [Transcription factor movement in plants]. J Soc Biol. 2006;200: 221–227.


  • Tassetto M, Maizel A, Osorio J, Joliot A, Joliot A, Prochiantz A, et al. Plant and animal homeodomains use convergent mechanisms for intercellular transfer. EMBO Rep. 2005;6: 885–890. [LINK] – 
  • Maizel A, Busch MA, Tanahashi T, Perkovic J, Kato M, Hasebe M, et al. The floral regulator LEAFY evolves by substitutions in the DNA binding domain. Science. 2005;308: 260–263. [LINK]


  • Maizel A, Weigel D. Temporally and spatially controlled induction of gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2004;38: 164–171. [LINK] – 


  • Maizel A, Tassetto M, Filhol O, Cochet C, Prochiantz A, Joliot A, et al. Engrailed homeoprotein secretion is a regulated process. Development. 2002;129: 3545–3553. [LINK] – 


  • Maizel A, Bensaude O, Prochiantz A, Joliot A, Joliot A, Prochiantz A, et al. A short region of its homeodomain is necessary for engrailed nuclear export and secretion. Development. 1999;126: 3183–3190. [LINK] – 


  • Joliot A, Maizel A, Rosenberg D, Trembleau A, Dupas S, Volovitch M, et al. Identification of a signal sequence necessary for the unconventional secretion of Engrailed homeoprotein. Curr Biol. 1998;8: 856–863. [LINK] –