C. Duplais, V. Sarou-Kanian, D. Massiot, A. Hassan, B. Perrone, Y. Estevez, J. T. Wertz, E. Martineau, J. Farjon, P. Giraudeau, C. S. Moreau (2020). Gut bacteria are essential for normal cuticle development of herbivorous turtle ants. Submitted

C. Duplais, N. Papon, V. Courdavault (2020). Tracking the origin and evolution of plant metabolites. Trends Plant Sci., in press. 

A. Touchard, H. C. Mendel, I. Boulogne, V. Herzig, N. Braga Emidio, G. F. King, M. Trinquigneaux, L. Jacquillard, R. Béroud, M. de Waard, O. Delalande, A. Dejean, M. Muttenthaler, C. Duplais (2020). Heterodimeric insecticidal peptide provides new insights into the molecular and functional diversity of ant venoms. Submitted. Read the BioRxiv preprint

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A. Chanson, C. S. Moreau, C. Duplais (2020). Assessing the biosynthetic gene clusters diversity in a multipartite nutritional symbiosis between herbivorous turtle ants and conserved gut symbionts. Submitted. Read the BioRxiv preprint

M. O. Ramalho, C. Duplais, J. Orivel, A. Dejean, J. C . Gibson, A. V. Suarez, C. S. Moreau (2020). Development but not diet alters microbial communities in the Neotropical arboreal trap jaw ant Daceton armigerum: an exploratory study. Sci. Rep., 10: 7350. Read the pdf

C. Birer, C. S. Moreau, N. Tykslind, G. Genta-Jouve, L. Zinger, C. Duplais (2020). Disentangling the sources of ant cuticular bacterial community of two Amazonian ant species sharing a common arboreal nest. Mol. Ecol., 29, 1372-1385. Read the pdf


T. Fu, E. Houël, N. Amusant, D. Touboul, G. Genta-Jouve, S. Della-Nega, G. Fisher, A. Brunelle, C. Duplais (2019). Biosynthetic investigation of 𝛾-lactones in Sextonia rubra wood using in situ TOF-SIMS MS/MS imaging to localize and characterize biosynthetic intermediates. Sci. Rep., 9: 1928. Read the pdf


Fu, D. Touboul, S. Della-Nega, E. Houël, N. Amusant, C. Duplais, G. Fisher, A. Brunelle (2018). Tandem MS imaging and in situ identification of bioactive wood metabolites in Amazonian tree species Sextonia rubra. Anal. Chem., 90, 7535-7543. Read the pdf


C. Duplais, Y. Estevez. Tandem biocatalysis unlocks the challenging de novo production of natural products. ChemBioChem. 2017, 18, 2192-2195. Read the pdf

L-J. Leba, J. Popovici, Y. Estevez, S. Pelleau, E. Legrand, L. Musset, C. Duplais (2017). Antiplasmodial activities of dyes against Plasmodium falciparum asexual and sexual stages: contrasted uptake of triarylmethanes Brilliant Green, Green S (E142) and Patent Blue V (E131) by erythrocytes. Int. J. for Parasitol. Drugs Drug Resist., 7, 314-320. Read the pdf

C. Birer, N. Tysklind, L. Zinger, C. Duplais (2017). Comparative analysis of DNA extraction protocols to assess cuticular bacterial diversity of ants. Mol. Ecol. Resour., 17, e34-e45. Read the pdf

A. E. Fox Ramos, C. Alcover, L. Evanno, A. Maciuk, M. Litaudon, C. Duplais, G. Bernadat, J.-F. Gallard, J.-C. Jullian, E. Mouray, P. Grellier, P. M. Loiseau, S. Pomel, E. Poupon, P. Champy, M. A. Beniddir (2017). Revisiting Previously Investigated Plants: A Molecular Networking-Based Study of Geissospermum leave. J. Nat. Prod., 80, 1007-10014. Read the pdf

R. Duval, C. Duplais. Fluorescent natural products as probes and tracers in biology (2017) Nat. Prod. Rep., 34,161-193. Read the pdf


Bossu, J. Beauchêne, Y. Estevez, C. Duplais, B. Clair (2016). New insights on wood dimensional stability influenced by secondary metabolites: the case of a fast-growing tropical species Bagassa guianensis Aubl. PLoS ONE, 11, 3, e0150777. Read the pd


L-J. Leba, L. Musset, S. Pelleau, Y. Estevez, C. Birer, S. Briolant, B. Witkowski, D. Menard, M. Delves, E. Legrand, C. Duplais, J. Popovici (2015). Use of Plasmodium falciparum culture-adapted field isolates for in vitro exflagellation-blocking assay. Malaria Journal, 14, 214. Read the pdf

K. Cottet, Y. Fromentin, M. Kritsanida, R. Grougnet, G. Odonne, C. Duplais, S. Michel, M.-C. Lallemand (2015). Isolation of Guttiferones from renewable parts of Symphonia globulifera by centrifugal partition chromatography Comparative. Planta Med., 81, 1606. Read the pdf


K. Cottet, G. Genta-Jouve, Y. Fromentin, G. Odonne, C. Duplais, O. Laprevote, S. Michel, M.-C. Lallemand (2014). Comparative LC-MS-based metabolite profiling of the ancient tropical rainforest tree Symphonia globulifera. Phytochemistry, 108, 102. Read the pdf


T. M. Casella, V. Eparvier, H. Mandavad, A. Bendelac, G. Odonne, C. Duplais, L. S. Espindola, D. Stien (2013). Antimicrobial and cytotoxic secondary metabolites from tropical leaf endophytes: Isolation of antibacterial agent pyrrocidine C from Lewia infectoria SNB-GTC2402. Phytochemistry, 96, 370. Read the pdf

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B. H. Lipshutz, B. R. Taft, A. R. Abela, S. Ghorai, A. Krasovskiy, C. Duplais (2012). Catalysis in the Service of Green Chemistry: Nobel Prize-Winning Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings, Run in Water at Room Temperature. Platinium Metals Rev., 56, 64. Read the pdf


C. Duplais, A. Krasovskiy, B. H. Lipshutz (2011). Organozinc Chemistry Enabled by Micellar Catalysis. Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings Between Alkyl and Aryl Bromides in Water at Room Temperature. Organometallics, 30, 6090. Read the pdf
B. H. Lipshutz, S. Ghorai, A. R. Abela, R. Moser, T. Nishikata, C. Duplais, A. Krasovskiy, R. D. Gaston, R. C. Gadwood (2011). TPGS-750-M: A Second-Generation Amphiphile for Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings in Water at Room Temperature. J. Org. Chem. 76, 4379. Read the pdf
A. Krasovskiy, I. Thomé, J. Graff, V. Krasovskaya, P. Konopelski, C. Duplais, B. H. Lipshutz (2011). Cross-Couplings of Alkyl Halides with Heteroaromatic Halides, in Water at Room Temperature. Tetrahedron Lett., 52, 2203. Read the pdf


A. Krasovskiy, C. Duplais, B. H. Lipshutz (2010). Stereoselective Negishi-like Couplings Between Alkenyl and Alkyl Halides in Water at Room Temperature. Org. Lett., 12, 4742. Read the pdf
C. Duplais, A. Krasovskiy, Alina Wattenberg, B. H. Lipshutz (2010). Cross-Couplings Between Benzylic and Aryl Halides ‘on Water. Synthesis of Diarylmethanes. Chem. Commun., 562. Read the pdf Chem. Commun. Top 10 most read articles in January 2010.
B. H. Lipshutz, A. R. Abela, Z. V. Boskovic, T. Nishikata, C. Duplais, A. Krasovskiy (2010). Greening Up: Cross-Coupling Chemistry. Top. Catal., 53, 985. Read the pdf
C. Duplais, A. J. Forman, B. A. Baker, B. H. Lipshutz (2010). UC Pd. A New Form of Pd/C for Sonogashira Couplings. Chem. Eur. J., 16, 3366. Read the pdf


A. Krasovskiy, C. Duplais, B. H. Lipshutz (2009). Zn-Mediated, Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings in Water at Room Temperature Without Prior Formation of Organozinc reagents. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 15592. pdf 

J. Am. Chem. Soc.Top 10 most read articles in October 2009.

C&EN News, 2009, 87, 43, 6.

G. Cahiez, C. Duplais, J. Buendia (2009). Chemistry of Organomanganese Compounds. Chem. Rev., 109, 1434. Read the pdf
G. Cahiez, C. Duplais, J. Buendia (2009). Manganese-Catalyzed Oxydative Cross-Couplings of Grignard Reagents Using Oxygen as Oxidant. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 48, 6731. Read the pdf
G. Cahiez, C. Chaboche, C. Duplais, A. Moyeux (2009). A New Efficient Catalytic System for the Chemoselective Cobalt-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Aryl Grignard Reagents with Primary and Secondary Alkyl Bromides. Org. Lett., 11, 277. Read the pdf Synfacts, 2009, 4, 425.


G. Cahiez, C. Chaboche, C. Duplais, A. Gulianni, A. Moyeux (2008). Cobalt-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reaction Between Functionnalized Primary and Secondary Alkyl Halides and Aliphatic Grignard Reagents. Adv. Synth. Catal., 350, 1484. Read the pdf


G. Cahiez, A. Moyeux, J. Buendia, C. Duplais (2007). Manganese- or Iron-Catalyzed Homocoupling of Grignard Reagents Using Atmospheric Oxygen as an Oxidant. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 13788. Read the pdf J. Am. Chem. Soc. Top 10 most read articles in December 2007.
G. Cahiez, V. Habiak, C. Duplais, A. Moyeux (2007). Iron-Catalyzed Alkylations of Aromatic Grignard Reagents. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 46, 4364. Read the pdf Synfacts 2007, 8, 851.
G. Cahiez, C. Duplais, A. Moyeux (2007). Iron-Catalyzed Alkylation of Alkenyl Grignard Reagents. Org. Lett., 9, 3253. Synfacts 2007, 11, 1197. Read the pdf


C. Duplais, F. Bures, I. Sapountzis, T. J. Korn, G. Cahiez, P. Knochel (2004). An Efficient Synthesis of Diaryl Ketones by Iron-Catalyzed Arylation of Aroyl Cyanides. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 43, 2968. Read the pdf