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Jean-Claude  Mollet

Jean-Claude Mollet


Ph.D. in Enzymatic engineering, Bioconversion and Microbiology, speciality in Plant Cell Biology, Technological University of Compiègne, France, 1993

Current position

Professor in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Normandy University, University of Rouen, France

Publications (since 2000)

  1. Leroux, C., Bouton, S., Kiefer-Meyer, M. C., Fabrice, T. N., Mareck, A., Guenin, S., Fournet, F., Ringli, C., Pelloux, J., Driouich, A., Lerouge, P., Lehner, A. and Mollet, J. C. (2015). PECTIN METHYLESTERASE48 is involved in Arabidopsis pollen grain germination. Plant Physiol 167(2): 367-380. IF2014: 7.4.
  2. Dardelle, F., Le Mauff, F., Lehner, A., Loutelier-Bourhis, C., Bardor, M., Rihouey, C., Causse, M., Lerouge, P., Driouich, A. and Mollet, J. C. (2015). Pollen tube cell walls of wild and domesticated tomatoes contain arabinosylated and fucosylated xyloglucan. Ann Bot 115(1): 55-66. IF2014: 3.3.
  3. Dumont, M., Lehner, A., Bouton, S., Kiefer-Meyer, M. C., Voxeur, A., Pelloux, J., Lerouge, P. and Mollet, J. C. (2014). The cell wall pectic polymer rhamnogalacturonan-II is required for proper pollen tube elongation: implications of a putative sialyltransferase-like protein. Ann Bot 114(6): 1177-1188. IF2014: 3.3.
  4. Paynel, F., Leroux, C., Surcouf, O., Schaumann, A., Pelloux, J., Driouich, A., Mollet, J. C., Lerouge, P., Lehner, A. and Mareck, A. (2014). Kiwi fruit PMEI inhibits PME activity, modulates root elongation and induces pollen tube burst in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Growth Regulation 74(3): 285-297. IF2012: 1.67.
  5. Mollet, J.-C., Leroux, C., Dardelle, F. and Lehner, A. (2013). Cell wall composition, biosynthesis and remodeling during pollen tube growth. Plants 2(1): 107-147. (Invited review)
  6. Gribaa, A., Dardelle, F., Lehner, A., Rihouey, C., Burel, C., Ferchichi, A., Driouich, A. and Mollet, J. C. (2013). Effect of water deficit on the cell wall of the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera 'Deglet nour', Arecales) fruit during development. Plant Cell Environ 36(5): 1056-1070.
  7. Nguema-Ona, E., Coimbra, S., Vicre-Gibouin, M., Mollet, J. C. and Driouich, A. (2012). Arabinogalactan proteins in root and pollen-tube cells: distribution and functional aspects. Ann Bot 110(2): 383-404. (Invited Review)
  8. Follet-Gueye, M. L., Mollet, J. C., Vicré-Gibouin, M., Bernard, S., Chevalier, L., Plancot, B., Dardelle, F., Ramdani, Y., Coimbra, S. and Driouich, A. (2012). Immuno-Glyco-imaging in plant cells: localization of cell wall carbohydrate epitopes and their biosynthesizing enzymes. In: Dehghani, H. (ed). Immunocytochemistry. InTech Publisher, 297-320. (Invited review)
  9. Dardelle, F., Lehner, A., Ramdani, Y., Bardor, M., Lerouge, P., Driouich, A. and Mollet, J. C. (2010). Biochemical and immunocytological characterizations of Arabidopsis pollen tube cell wall. Plant Physiol 153(4): 1563-1576.
  10. Lehner, A., Dardelle, F., Soret-Morvan, O., Lerouge, P., Driouich, A. and Mollet, J. C. (2010). Pectins in the cell wall of Arabidopsis thaliana pollen tube and pistil. Plant Signal Behav 5(10): 1282-1285. (Addendum)
  11. Chaa, L., Joly, N., Lequart, V., Faugeron, C., Mollet, J.-C., Martin, P. and Morvan, H. (2008). Isolation, characterization and valorization of hemicelluloses from Aristida pungens leaves as biomaterial. Carbohydrate polymers 74(3): 597-602.
  12. Chae, K., Zhang, K., Zhang, L., Morikis, D., Kim, S. T., Mollet, J. C., de la Rosa, N., Tan, K. and Lord, E. M. (2007). Two SCA (stigma/style cysteine-rich adhesin) isoforms show structural differences that correlate with their levels of in vitro pollen tube adhesion activity. J Biol Chem 282(46): 33845-33858.
  13. Mollet, J., Faugeron, C. and Morvan, H. (2007). Cell Adhesion, Separation and Guidance in Compatible Plant Reproduction. Annual Plant Reviews Volume 25: Plant Cell Separation and Adhesion: 69-90. (Invited review)
  14. Mouradi, A., Amimi, A., Mollet, J. C. and Givernaud, T. (2006). A new fractionation method for kappa-and lambda-carrageenans isolated from Gigartina pistillata (Rhodophyta). Algological Studies 122(1): 107-122.
  15. Faugeron, C., Mollet, J.-C., Karamanos, Y. and Morvan, H. (2006). Activities of de-N-glycosylation are ubiquitously found in tomato plant. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 28(6): 557-565. 
  16. Zhao, J., Mollet, J.-C. and Lord, E. M. (2004). Lily (Lilium longiflorum L.) pollen protoplast adhesion is increased in the presence of the peptide SCA. Sexual Plant Reproduction 16(5): 227-233.
  17. Kim, S.*, Mollet, J. C.*, Dong, J., Zhang, K., Park, S. Y. and Lord, E. M. (2003). Chemocyanin, a small basic protein from the lily stigma, induces pollen tube chemotropism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100(26): 16125-16130.
  18. Mollet, J.-C., Park, S.-Y. and Lord, E. (2003). Interaction of a stylar pectic polysaccharide and a basic protein (SCA) mediates lily pollen tube adhesion. Advances in Pectin and Pectinase Research. Springer, 1-13.
  19. Lord, E. M. and Mollet, J. C. (2002). Plant cell adhesion: a bioassay facilitates discovery of the first pectin biosynthetic gene. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99(25): 15843-15845.
  20. Mollet, J. C., Kim, S., Jauh, G. Y. and Lord, E. M. (2002). Arabinogalactan proteins, pollen tube growth, and the reversible effects of Yariv phenylglycoside. Protoplasma 219(1-2): 89-98.
  21. Lord, E. M., Mollet, J. C. and Park, S. Y. (2001). In vivo pollen tube growth: tube cell adhesion and movement in lily. In: Geitmann, A., Cresti, M. and Heath, I. B. (eds). Cell Biology of Plant and Fungal Tip Growth. NATO Science Series, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 187-201.
  22. Mollet, J. C., Kim, S., Jauh, G. Y. and Lord, E. M. (2000). AGPs, pollen tube growth and effect of Yariv phenylglycoside. In: Nothnagel, E., Clarke, A. and Bacic, A. (eds). Cell and developmental biology of arabinogalactan-proteins. Kluwer Academic, Plenum Publishers, 284-285.
  23. Mollet, J. C., Park, S. Y., Nothnagel, E. A. and Lord, E. M. (2000). A lily stylar pectin is necessary for pollen tube adhesion to an in vitro stylar matrix. Plant Cell 12(9): 1737-1750.
  24. Park, S. Y., Jauh, G. Y., Mollet, J. C., Eckard, K. J., Nothnagel, E. A., Walling, L. L. and Lord, E. M. (2000). A lipid transfer-like protein is necessary for lily pollen tube adhesion to an in vitro stylar matrix. Plant Cell 12(1): 151-164.
Protocols by Jean-Claude Mollet
  1. A Simple Protocol for the Immunolabelling of Arabidopsis Pollen Tube Membranes and Cell Wall Polymers
  2. Analysis of Sugar Component of a Hot Water Extract from Arabidopsis thaliana Pollen Tubes Using GC-EI-MS