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Neha Mehta et al., “Detection of Biogenic Amorphous Calcium Carbonate (ACC) Formed by Bacteria Using FTIR Spectroscopy,” Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (April 30, 2022): 121262,,

Neha Mehta et al., “Cyanobacteria Accumulate Radium (226Ra) within Intracellular Amorphous Calcium Carbonate Inclusions,” ACS ES&T Water 2, no. 4 (April 8, 2022): 616–623,


Bidaud, Cécile C, Caroline L Monteil, Nicolas Menguy, Vincent Busigny, Didier Jézéquel, Éric Viollier, Cynthia Travert, et al. “Biogeochemical Niche of Magnetotactic Cocci Capable of Sequestering Large Polyphosphate Inclusions in the Anoxic Layer of the Lake Pavin Water Column.” Frontiers in Microbiology 12 (January 2022).


Cosmidis, Julie, and Karim Benzerara. “Why Do Microbes Make Minerals?” Comptes Rendus. Géoscience 354, no. G1 (2022): 1–39. Accessed January 20, 2022.





Belilla, Jodie, Miguel Iniesto, David Moreira, Karim Benzerara, José María López-García, Ana López-Archilla, Guillaume Reboul, Philippe Deschamps, Emmanuelle Gérard, and Purificación López-García. “Archaeal Overdominance Close to Life-Limiting Conditions in Geothermally Influenced Hypersaline Lakes at the Danakil Depression, Ethiopia.” Environmental Microbiology (September 2021). Accessed November 29, 2021.


Iniesto, Miguel, David Moreira, Karim Benzerara, Elodie Muller, Paola Bertolino, Rosaluz Tavera, and Purificación López-García. “Rapid Formation of Mature Microbialites in Lake Alchichica, Mexico.” Environmental Microbiology Reports 13, no. 5 (October 2021): 600–605.


Affholder, A., Guyot, F., Sauterey, B., Ferrière, R., & Mazevet, S. (2021). Bayesian analysis of Enceladus’ plume data to assess methanogenesis. Nature Astronomy, 5(8), 805–814.


Avril, C., MALAVERGNE, V., Van Hullebusch, E. D., BRUNET, F., Borensztajn, S., Labanowski, J., Hennet, L., & GUYOT, F. (2021). Aqueous alteration and bioalteration of a synthetic enstatite chondrite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 56(3), 601–618.


Belilla, J., Iniesto, M., Moreira, D., Benzerara, K., López-García, J. M., López-Archilla, A., Reboul, G., Deschamps, P., Gérard, E., & López-García, P. (2021). Archaeal overdominance close to life-limiting conditions in geothermally influenced hypersaline lakes at the Danakil Depression, Ethiopia. Environmental Microbiology.


Benzerara, K. (2021a). Bioprecipitation. In M. Gargaud, W. M. Irvine, R. Amils, H. J. Cleaves, D. Pinti, J. Cernicharo Quintanilla, & M. Viso (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Astrobiology (pp. 1–1). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.


Benzerara, K. (2021b). Fossilization, Process Of. In M. Gargaud, W. M. Irvine, R. Amils, H. J. Cleaves, D. Pinti, J. Cernicharo Quintanilla, & M. Viso (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Astrobiology (pp. 1–6). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.


Benzerara, K., Bolzoni, R., Monteil, C., Beyssac, O., Forni, O., Alonso, B., Asta, M. P., & Lefevre, C. (2021). The gammaproteobacterium Achromatium forms intracellular amorphous calcium carbonate and not (crystalline) calcite. Geobiology, 19(2), 199–213.


Benzerara, M., Guihéneuf, S., Belouettar, R., & Perrot, A. (2021). Combined and synergic effect of algerian natural fibres and biopolymers on the reinforcement of extruded raw earth. Construction and Building Materials, 289, 123211.


Busigny, V., Mathon, F. P., Jézéquel, D., Bidaud, C. C., Viollier, E., Bardoux, G., Bourrand, J., Benzerara, K., Duprat, E., Menguy, N., Monteil, C. L., & Lefevre, C. T. (2021). Mass collection of magnetotactic bacteria from the permanently stratified ferruginous Lake Pavin, France. Environmental Microbiology, 1462-2920.15458.


Chide, B., Beyssac, O., Gauthier, M., Benzerara, K., Estève, I., Boulliard, J.-C., Sylvestre, M., & Wiens, R. C. (2021). Acoustic monitoring of laser-induced phase transitions in minerals: implication for Mars exploration with Supercam. Nature Scientific Reports.


Debrie, J., Prêt, D., Benzerara, K., & Saint Martin, J. P. (2021, April). SEM-based mineralogical mapping at the submicrometer-scale of modern Sardinian stromatolites. EGU 2021.


Duverger, A., Bernard, S., Viennet, J., Miot, J., & Busigny, V. (2021). Formation of pyrite spherules from mixtures of biogenic FeS and organic compounds during experimental diagenesis. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.


Görgen, S., Benzerara, K., Skouri-Panet, F., Gugger, M., Chauvat, F., & Cassier-Chauvat, C. (2021). The diversity of molecular mechanisms of carbonate biomineralization by bacteria. Discover Materials, 1(1), 2.


Iniesto, M., Moreira, D., Benzerara, K., Muller, E., Bertolino, P., Tavera, R., López-García, P., & López-García, P. (2021). Rapid formation of mature microbialites in Lake Alchichica, Mexico. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 13(5), 600–605.


Iniesto, M., Moreira, D., Reboul, G., Deschamps, P., Benzerara, K., Bertolino, P., Saghaï, A., Tavera, R., & López‐García, P. (2021). Core microbial communities of lacustrine microbialites sampled along an alkalinity gradient. Environmental Microbiology, 23(1), 51–68.


Monteil, C. L., Benzerara, K., Menguy, N., Bidaud, C. C., Michot-Achdjian, E., Bolzoni, R., Mathon, F. P., Coutaud, M., Alonso, B., Garau, C., Jézéquel, D., Viollier, E., Ginet, N., Floriani, M., Swaraj, S., Sachse, M., Busigny, V., Duprat, E., Guyot, F., & Lefevre, C. T. (2021). Intracellular amorphous Ca-carbonate and magnetite biomineralization by a magnetotactic bacterium affiliated to the Alphaproteobacteria. The ISME Journal, 15(1), 1–18.


Wiens, R. C., Maurice, S., Robinson, S. H., Nelson, A. E., Cais, P., Bernardi, P., Newell, R. T., Clegg, S., Sharma, S. K., Storms, S., Deming, J., Beckman, D., Ollila, A. M., Gasnault, O., Anderson, R. B., André, Y., Michael Angel, S., Arana, G., Auden, E., … Willis, P. (2021). The SuperCam Instrument Suite on the NASA Mars 2020 Rover: Body Unit and Combined System Tests. Space Science Reviews, 217(1), 4.


Zeyen, N., Benzerara, K., Beyssac, O., Daval, D., Muller, E., Thomazo, C., Tavera, R., López-García, P., Moreira, D., & Duprat, E. (2021). Integrative analysis of the mineralogical and chemical composition of modern microbialites from ten Mexican lakes: What do we learn about their formation? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 305, 148–184.


Busigny Vincent, François P. Mathon, Didier Jézéquel, Cécile C. Bidaud, Eric Viollier, Gérard Bardoux, Jean-Jacques Bourrand, et al. “Mass Collection of Magnetotactic Bacteria from the Permanently Stratified Ferruginous Lake Pavin, France.” Environmental Microbiology n/a, no. n/a (n.d.). Accessed March 25, 2021.


Görgen Sigrid, Karim Benzerara, Fériel Skouri-Panet, Muriel Gugger, Franck Chauvat, and Corinne Cassier-Chauvat. “The Diversity of Molecular Mechanisms of Carbonate Biomineralization by Bacteria.” Discover Materials 1, no. 1 (2021): 2. Accessed January 28, 2021.


Monteil Caroline L., Karim Benzerara, Nicolas Menguy, Cécile C. Bidaud, Emmanuel Michot-Achdjian, Romain Bolzoni, François P. Mathon, et al. “Intracellular Amorphous Ca-Carbonate and Magnetite Biomineralization by a Magnetotactic Bacterium Affiliated to the Alphaproteobacteria.” The ISME Journal 15, no. 1 (2021): 1–18. Accessed February 1, 2021.




Aubry, M., Wang, W.-A., Guyodo, Y., Delacou, E., Guignier, J.-M., Espeli, O., Lebreton, A., Guyot, F., & Gueroui, Z. (2020). Engineering E. coli for magnetic control and the spatial localization of functions. ACS Synthetic Biology.


Berg, J. S., Duverger, A., Cordier, L., Laberty-Robert, C., Guyot, F., & Miot, J. (2020). Rapid pyritization in the presence of a sulfur/sulfate-reducing bacterial consortium. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 8264.


Berny, C., Le Fèvre, R., Guyot, F., Blondeau, K., Guizonne, C., Rousseau, E., Bayan, N., & Alphandéry, E. (2020). A Method for Producing Highly Pure Magnetosomes in Large Quantity for Medical Applications Using Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense MSR-1 Magnetotactic Bacteria Amplified in Minimal Growth Media. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 8, 16.


Boccato, S., Torchio, R., Anzellini, S., Boulard, E., Guyot, F., Irifune, T., Harmand, M., Kantor, I., Miozzi, F., Parisiades, P., Rosa, A. D., Antonangeli, D., & Morard, G. (2020). Melting properties by X-ray absorption spectroscopy: common signatures in binary Fe–C, Fe–O, Fe–S and Fe–Si systems. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 11663.


Bouissonnié, A., Daval, D., Guyot, F., & Ackerer, P. (2020). The Dissolution Anisotropy of Pyroxenes: Experimental Validation of a Stochastic Dissolution Model Based on Enstatite Dissolution. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124(5), 3122–3140.


Boulard, E., Guyot, F., & Fiquet, G. (2020a). High-Pressure Transformations and Stability of Ferromagnesite in the Earth’s Mantle. In Carbon in Earth’s Interior, Geophysical Monograph 249.


Boulard, E., Guyot, F., & Fiquet, G. (2020b). High‐Pressure Transformations and Stability of Ferromagnesite in the Earth’s Mantle. In C. E. Manning, J. Lin, & W. L. Mao (Eds.), Geophysical Monograph Series (1st ed., pp. 105–113). Wiley.


Chenebault, C., Diaz-Santos, E., Kammerscheit, X., Görgen, S., Ilioaia, C., Streckaite, S., Gall, A., Robert, B., Marcon, E., Buisson, D.-A., Benzerara, K., Sassi, J.-F., Cassier-Chauvat, C., & Chauvat, F. (2020). A Genetic Toolbox for the New Model Cyanobacterium Cyanothece PCC 7425: A Case Study for the Photosynthetic Production of Limonene. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, 586601.


Couasnon, T., Alloyeau, D., Ménez, B., Guyot, F., Ghigo, J.-M., & Gélabert, A. (2020). In situ monitoring of exopolymer-dependent Mn mineralization on bacterial surfaces. Science Advances, 6(27), eaaz3125.


Daval, D., Guyot, F., Bolotov, I. N., Vikhrev, I. V., Kondakov, A. V., Lyubas, A. A., Bychkov, A. Y., Yapaskurt, V. O., Cabié, M., & Pokrovsky, O. S. (2020). Symbiotic cooperation between freshwater rock-boring bivalves and microorganisms promotes silicate bioerosion. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 13385.


Duverger, A., Berg, J. S., Busigny, V., Guyot, F., Bernard, S., & Miot, J. (2020). Mechanisms of Pyrite Formation Promoted by Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria in Pure Culture. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8, 588310.


Galezowski, L., Recham, N., Larcher, D., Miot, J., Skouri-Panet, F., & Guyot, F. (2020). Microbially Induced Mineralization of Layered Mn Oxides Electroactive in Li Batteries. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11, 2031.


Görgen, S. (2020). Les mécanismes moléculaires de la biominéralisation intracellulaire de CaCO3 chez les cyanobactéries [These de doctorat, Sorbonne université].


Hernandez, J. ‐A., Morard, G., Guarguaglini, M., Alonso‐Mori, R., Benuzzi‐Mounaix, A., Bolis, R., Fiquet, G., Galtier, E., Gleason, A. E., Glenzer, S., Guyot, F., Ko, B., Lee, H. J., Mao, W. L., Nagler, B., Ozaki, N., Schuster, A. K., Shim, S. H., Vinci, T., & Ravasio, A. (2020). Direct Observation of Shock‐Induced Disordering of Enstatite Below the Melting Temperature. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(15).

Jauvion, C., Bernard, S., Gueriau, P., Mocuta, C., Pont, S., Benzerara, K., & Charbonnier, S. (2020). Exceptional preservation requires fast biodegradation: thylacocephalan specimens from La Voulte‐sur‐Rhône (Callovian, Jurassic, France). Palaeontology, 63(3), 395–413.


Laporte, S., Pietrucci, F., Guyot, F., & Saitta, A. M. (2020). Formic Acid Synthesis in a Water–Mineral System: Major Role of the Interface. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124(9), 5125–5131.


López-García, J. M., Moreira, D., Benzerara, K., Grunewald, O., & López-García, P. (2020). Origin and Evolution of the Halo-Volcanic Complex of Dallol: Proto-Volcanism in Northern Afar (Ethiopia). Frontiers in Earth Science, 7, 351.

Marin‐Carbonne, J., Busigny, V., Miot, J., Rollion‐Bard, C., Muller, E., Drabon, N., Jacob, D., Pont, S., Robyr, M., Bontognali, T. R. R., François, C., Reynaud, S., Van Zuilen, M., & Philippot, P. (2020). In Situ Fe and S isotope analyses in pyrite from the 3.2 Ga Mendon Formation (Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa): Evidence for early microbial iron reduction. Geobiology, 18(3), 306–325.


Milesi, V. P., Debure, M., Marty, N. C. M., Capano, M., Jézéquel, D., Steefel, C., Rouchon, V., Albéric, P., Bard, E., Sarazin, G., Guyot, F., Virgone, A., Gaucher, É. C., & Ader, M. (2020). Early Diagenesis of Lacustrine Carbonates in Volcanic Settings: The Role of Magmatic CO 2 (Lake Dziani Dzaha, Mayotte, Indian Ocean). ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, 4(3), 363–378.


Néri, A., Guyot, F., Reynard, B., & Sotin, C. (2020). A carbonaceous chondrite and cometary origin for icy moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 530, 115920.




Alphandéry, Edouard, Ahmed Idbaih, Clovis Adam, Jean-Yves Delattre, Charlotte Schmitt, Florence Gazeau, François Guyot, and Imène Chebbi. “Biodegraded Magnetosomes with Reduced Size and Heating Power Maintain a Persistent Activity against Intracranial U87-Luc Mouse GBM Tumors.” Journal of Nanobiotechnology 17, no. 1 (2019): 126. Accessed January 29, 2021.


Benzerara Karim, Sylvain Bernard, and Jennyfer Miot. “Mineralogical Identification of Traces of Life.” In Biosignatures for Astrobiology, edited by Barbara Cavalazzi and Frances Westall, 123–144. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2019. Accessed January 28, 2021.


Berg, Jasmine S., Didier Jézéquel, Arnaud Duverger, Dominique Lamy, Christel Laberty-Robert, and Jennyfer Miot. “Microbial Diversity Involved in Iron and Cryptic Sulfur Cycling in the Ferruginous, Low-Sulfate Waters of Lake Pavin.” Edited by John M. Senko. PLOS ONE 14, no. 2 (February 22, 2019): e0212787. Accessed January 14, 2021.


Bolis, R., J.-A. Hernandez, V. Recoules, M. Guarguaglini, F. Dorchies, N. Jourdain, A. Ravasio, et al. “X-Ray Absorption near Edge Spectroscopy Study of Warm Dense MgO.” Physics of Plasmas 26, no. 11 (2019): 112703. Accessed January 29, 2021.


Boulard, E., M. Harmand, F. Guyot, G. Lelong, G. Morard, D. Cabaret, S. Boccato, et al. “Ferrous Iron Under Oxygen‐Rich Conditions in the Deep Mantle.” Geophysical Research Letters 46, no. 3 (February 16, 2019): 1348–1356. Accessed January 29, 2021.


Couasnon, Thaïs, Alexandre Gélabert, Georges Ona-Nguema, Sandrine Zanna, Bénédicte Ménez, and François Guyot. “Experimental Assessment of Occurrences and Stability of Lead-Bearing Minerals in Bacterial Biofilms.” Chemical Geology 505 (2019): 23–35. Accessed January 29, 2021.


De Wever Alexis. “Étude de La Biominéralisation de Carbonates Intracellulaires et de Silicates de Magnésium Hydratés Dans Des Environnements Lacustres Alcalins.” These de doctorat, Sorbonne université, 2019. Accessed March 24, 2021.


De Wever Alexis, Karim Benzerara, Margot Coutaud, Géraldine Caumes, Mélanie Poinsot, Fériel Skouri‐Panet, Thierry Laurent, Elodie Duprat, and Muriel Gugger. “Evidence of High Ca Uptake by Cyanobacteria Forming Intracellular Ca CO 3 and Impact on Their Growth.” Geobiology 17, no. 6 (2019): 676–690. Accessed January 28, 2021.


Dupraz, Sébastien, Bénédicte Ménez, and François Guyot. “Fast Determination of the Main Reduced Sulfur Species in Aquatic Systems by a Direct and Second-Derivative Spectrophotometric Method.” Journal of Chemistry 2019 (July 2, 2019): 1–12. Accessed January 29, 2021.


Mazevet, S., R. Musella, and F. Guyot. “The Fate of Planetary Cores in Giant and Ice-Giant Planets.” Astronomy & Astrophysics 631 (2019): L4. Accessed January 29, 2021.


Mehta Neha, Karim Benzerara, Benjamin D. Kocar, and Virginie Chapon. “Correction to ‘Sequestration of Radionuclides Radium-226 and Strontium-90 by Cyanobacteria Forming Intracellular Calcium Carbonates.’” Environmental Science & Technology (December 11, 2019): acs.est.9b06845. Accessed January 28, 2021.

———. “Sequestration of Radionuclides Radium-226 and Strontium-90 by Cyanobacteria Forming Intracellular Calcium Carbonates.” Environmental Science & Technology 53, no. 21 (November 5, 2019): 12639–12647. Accessed January 28, 2021.


Milesi, Vincent P., Didier Jézéquel, Mathieu Debure, Pierre Cadeau, François Guyot, Gérard Sarazin, Francis Claret, et al. “Formation of Magnesium-Smectite during Lacustrine Carbonates Early Diagenesis: Study Case of the Volcanic Crater Lake Dziani Dzaha (Mayotte - Indian Ocean).” Edited by Jim Hendry. Sedimentology 66, no. 3 (2019): 983–1001. Accessed January 29, 2021.


Musella, R., S. Mazevet, and F. Guyot. “Physical Properties of MgO at Deep Planetary Conditions.” Physical Review B 99, no. 6 (February 25, 2019): 064110. Accessed January 29, 2021.


Perez, Anne, Stéphanie Rossano, Nicolas Trcera, Aurélie Verney-Carron, Céline Rommevaux, Chloé Fourdrin, Ana Carolina Agnello, David Huguenot, and François Guyot. “Direct and Indirect Impact of the Bacterial Strain Pseudomonas Aeruginosa on the Dissolution of Synthetic Fe(III)- and Fe(II)-Bearing Basaltic Glasses.” Chemical Geology 523 (2019): 9–18. Accessed January 29, 2021.




Blondeau, Marine, Karim Benzerara, Céline Ferard, Jean-Michel Guigner, Mélanie Poinsot, Margot Coutaud, Mickaël Tharaud, Laure Cordier, and Fériel Skouri-Panet. “Impact of the Cyanobacterium Gloeomargarita Lithophora on the Geochemical Cycles of Sr and Ba.” Chemical Geology 483 (2018): 88–97. Accessed February 1, 2021.


Blondeau, Marine, Martin Sachse, Claire Boulogne, Cynthia Gillet, Jean-Michel Guigner, Fériel Skouri-Panet, Mélanie Poinsot, Céline Ferard, Jennyfer Miot, and Karim Benzerara. “Amorphous Calcium Carbonate Granules Form Within an Intracellular Compartment in Calcifying Cyanobacteria.” Frontiers in Microbiology 9 (August 6, 2018): 1768. Accessed January 28, 2021.


Bryce Casey, Mirita Franz-Wachtel, Nicolas C. Nalpas, Jennyfer Miot, Karim Benzerara, James M. Byrne, Sara Kleindienst, Boris Macek, and Andreas Kappler. “Proteome Response of a Metabolically Flexible Anoxygenic Phototroph to Fe(II) Oxidation.” Edited by Volker Müller. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 84, no. 16 (June 18, 2018): e01166-18, /aem/84/16/e01166-18.atom. Accessed January 28, 2021.


Cam, N., K. Benzerara, T. Georgelin, M. Jaber, J.-F. Lambert, M. Poinsot, F. Skouri-Panet, et al. “Cyanobacterial Formation of Intracellular Ca-Carbonates in Undersaturated Solutions.” Geobiology 16, no. 1 (2018): 49–61. Accessed January 28, 2021.


Galezowski Laura. “BIOMINERALISATION DE BIOFILMS POUR LE STOCKAGE ELECTROCHIMIQUE DE L’ENERGIE.” These en préparation, Sorbonne université, 2018. Accessed March 24, 2021.


Price, A., M. C. Macey, J. Miot, and K. Olsson-Francis. “Draft Genome Sequences of the Nitrate-Dependent Iron-Oxidizing Proteobacteria Acidovorax Sp. Strain BoFeN1 and Paracoccus Pantotrophus Strain KS1.” Edited by J. Cameron Thrash. Microbiology Resource Announcements 7, no. 10 (September 13, 2018): e01050-18, e01050-18. Accessed January 28, 2021.


Price, Alex, Victoria K. Pearson, Susanne P. Schwenzer, Jennyfer Miot, and Karen Olsson-Francis. “Nitrate-Dependent Iron Oxidation: A Potential Mars Metabolism.” Frontiers in Microbiology 9 (March 20, 2018): 513. Accessed January 28, 2021.




Alleon J., Bernard S., Le Guillou C., Daval D., Skouri-Panet F., Kuga, M. & Robert F. (2017) Organic molecular heterogeneities can withstand diagenesis. Scientific Report, 7, 1508.

Créon L., Rouchon V., Youssef S., Rosenberg E., Delpech G., Szabó C., Remusat L., Mostefaoui S., Asimow P. D., Antoshechkina P. M., Ghiorso M. S., Boller E., Guyot F.  (2017) “Highly CO2-supersaturated melts in the Pannonian lithospheric mantle – A transient carbon reservoir?”. Lithos. In Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.12.009.

Ponce-Toledo R.I., Deschamps P., López-García P., Zivanovic Y., Benzerara K., Moreira D. (2017) An early-branching freshwater cyanobacterium at the origin of chloroplasts, Current Biology, 27, 1-6.

Daval D., Bernard S., Rémusat L., Wild B., Guyot F., Micha J.S., Rieutord F., Magnin V., Fernandez-Martinez A. Dynamics of altered surface layer formation on dissolving silicates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 209, 51-69.

Li J, Zhang H, Menguy N, Benzerara K, Wang F, Lin X, Chen Z, Pan Y. (2017) Single-cell resolution study of uncultured magnetotactic bacteria via fluorescence-coupled electron microscopy, Appl. Env. Microbiol. 83, e00409-17

Heng Zhang, Nicolas Menguy, Fuxian Wang, Karim Benzerara, Eric Leroy, Peiyu Liu, Wenqi Liu, Chunli Wang, Yongxin Pan, Zhibao Chen, Jinhua Li (2017) Magnetotactic coccus strain SHHC-1 affiliated to Alphaproteobacteria forms octahedral magnetite magnetosomes. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 969

Cam N, Benzerara K, Georgelin T, Jaber M, Lambert JF, Poinsot M, Skouri-Panet F, Raimbault E, Cordier L, Jezequel D. (2017) Active biomineralization of intracellular carbonates by high Ca uptake in cyanobacteria. Geobiology, DOI: 10.1111/gbi.1226

Rivas-Lamelo S, Benzerara K, Lefèvre CT, Monteil CL, Jézéquel D, Menguy N, Viollier E, Guyot F, Férard C, Poinsot M, Skouri-Panet F, Trcera N, Miot J, Duprat E. (2017) Magnetotactic bacteria are a significant P reservoir in the meromictic Lake Pavin. Geochemical Perspective Letters, in press

Miot J., Bernard S., Lombard C., Guyot F., Kish A. (2017) Experimental fossilization of Archaea encrusted by Fe-phosphates,Scientific Reports, in press


Alléon J., Bernard S., Le Guillou C., Daval D., Skouri-Panet F., Pont S., Delbes L., Robert F. (2016) Early entombment within silica minimizes the molecular degradation of microorganisms during advanced diagenesis. Chemical Geology 437, 98-108.

Amadou N., E. Brambrink , T. Vinci , A. Benuzzi-Mounaix , G. Huser , S. Brygoo , G. Morard , F. Guyot , T. de Resseguier , S. Mazevet , K. Miyanishi , N. Ozaki , R. Kodama , O Henry , D. Raffestin , T. Boehly , and M. Koenig. (2015) Probing iron at Super-Earth core conditions. Physics of Plasmas 22 , 022705 (2015); doi: 10.1063/1.4907244

Amor M., Busigny V., Durand-Dubief M., Tharaud M., Ona-Nguema G., Gélabert A., Alphandéry E., Menguy N., Benedetti M.F., Chebbi I., and Guyot F. (2015) Chemical signature of magnetotactic bacteria PNAS 112, 1699

Cam N., Benzerara K., Georgelin T., Jaber M., Lambert J.F., Poinsot M,. Skouri-Panet F., Cordier L. (2016) Selective uptake of alkaline earth metals by cyanobacteria forming intracellular carbonates. Env Sci Technol, 50, 11654-11662.

Denoeud A., S. Mazevet, F. Guyot, F. Dorchies, J. Gaudin, A. Ravasio, E. Brambrink, and A. Benuzzi-Mounaix (2016) High-pressure structural changes in liquid silica Physical Review E in press

Denoeud A., Norimasa Ozaki, Alessandra Benuzzi-Mounaix, Hiroyuki Uranishi, Yoshihiko Kondo, Ryosuke Kodama, Erik Brambrink, Alessandra Ravasio, Maimouna Bocouma, Jean-Michel Boudennea, Marion Harmand, François Guyot, Stephane Mazevet, David Riley, Mikako Makita, Takayoshi Sanog, Youichi Sakawag, Yuichi Inubushih, Gianluca Gregorii, Michel Koenig and Guillaume Morard Dynamic X-ray diffraction observation of shocked solid iron up to 170 GPa. PNAS in press

Couradeau E, Benzerara K, Moreira D, & López-García P. (2016)- Protocols for microbe-mineral interaction study in modern microbialites. T.J. McGenity et al. (eds.), Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols, Springer Protocols Handbooks,1-23.

De Wever P, Benzerara K (2016) Quand la vie fabrique des roches. EDP Sciences.

Engrand C., Duprat J., Dartois E., Benzerara K., Leroux H., Baklouti D., Bardyn A., Briois C., Cottin H., Fischer H., Fray N., Hilchenbach M., Langevin Y., Paquette J., Rynö J., Schulz R., Silén J., Stenzel O., Thirkell L., and the COSIMA team (2016) Variations in cometary dust composition from Giotto to Rosetta, clues to their formation mechanisms. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical society, 462, 323-330.

Iniesto M, Buscalioni A, Guerrero MC, Benzerara K, Moreira D, and López-Archilla AI (2016) Involvement of microbial mats in early fossilization by decay delay and formation of impressions and replicas of vertebrates and invertebrates. Scientific reports.

Kish A., Miot J., Lombard C., Guigner J-M., Bernard S., Zirah S., Guyot F. (2016) Preservation of archeal surface layer structure during mineralization. Scientific Reports, 6: 26152.

Li J, Margaret Oliver I, Cam N, Boudier T, Blondeau M, Leroy E, Cosmidis J, Skouri-Panet F, Guigner JM, Férard C, Poinsot M, Moreira D, Lopez-Garcia P, Cassier-Chauvat C, Chauvat F, Benzerara K (2016)Biomineralization patterns of intracellular carbonatogenesis in cyanobacteria: Molecular hypotheses. Minerals, 6, 10,

Milesi V., Guyot F., Brunet F., Richard L., Recham N., Benedetti M., Dairou J., Prinzhofer A. (2015) Formation of CO2, H2 and condensed carbon from siderite dissolution in the 200 – 300°C range and at 50 MPa Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta" 54, 201-211

Miot J., Etique M., Formation and transformation of Fe-bearing minerals by Fe(II)-oxidizing and Fe(III)-reducing bacteria(2016),in Iron Oxides: from Nature to Applications Wiley Ed., Editor: Damien Faivre

Miot J., Lu S., Morin G., Adra A., Benzerara K., Küsel K. (2016) Iron mineralogy across the oxycline of a lignite mine lake, Chemical Geology, 434, 28-42

Miot J., Jézéquel D., Benzerara K., Cordier L., Rivas-Lamelo S., Skouri-Panet F., Férard C., Poinsot M., Duprat E. (2016) Mineralogical diversity in Lake Pavin: connections with water column chemistry and biomineralization processes,Minerals, 6: 24.

Mirvaux B., Recham N., Miot J., Courty M., Bernard S., Beyssac O., Davoisne C., Sougrati M., Demortière A., Guyot F., Tarascon J.M. and Larcher D. (2016) Iron Phosphate / Bacteria composites as precursors for textured electrode materials with enhanced electrochemical properties. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 163 (10), A1-A10

Moreira D., Tavera R., Benzerara K., Skouri-Panet F., Couradeau E., Gérard E., Loussert Fonta E., Novelo E., Zivanovic Y., López-García P. Description of Gloeomargarita lithophora gen. nov., sp. nov., a thylakoid-bearing basal-branching cyanobacterium with intracellular carbonates, and proposal for Gloeomargaritales ord. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, In press. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001679

Perez A., Stéphanie Rossano, Nicolas Trcera, David Huguenot, Chloé Fourdrin, Aurélie Verney-Carron, Eric D. van Hullebusch, François Guyot (2016) Bioalteration of synthetic Fe(III)-, Fe(II)-bearing basaltic glasses and Fe-free glass in the presence of heterotrophic bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa: impact of siderophores in press

Poirier I., Kuhn L., Demortière A., Mirvaux B., Hammann P., Chicher J., Caplat C., Pallud M., Bertrand M. (in press) Ability of marine bacterium Pseudomonas fluorescens BA3SM1 to counteract the toxicity of CdSe nanoparticles. Journal of Proteomics.

Saghaï A, Zivanovic Y, Moreira D, Benzerara K, Bertolino P, Ragon M, Tavera R, López-Archilla AI and López- García P (2016) Comparative metagenomics unveils functions and genome features of microbialite-associated communities along a depth gradient. Environmental Microbiology

Wild B., Daval D., Guyot F., Knauss K.G., Pollet-Villard M., Imfeld G. (2016) pH-dependent control of feldspar dissolution rate by altered surface layers. Chemical Geology, 442, 148-159 doi 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.08.035


Amadou N., E. Brambrink , T. Vinci , A. Benuzzi-Mounaix , G. Huser , S. Brygoo , G. Morard , F. Guyot , T. de Resseguier , S. Mazevet , K. Miyanishi , N. Ozaki , R. Kodama , O Henry , D. Raffestin , T. Boehly , and M. Koenig. (2015) Probing iron at Super-Earth core conditions. Physics of Plasmas 22 , 022705 (2015); doi: 10.1063/1.4907244

Amor M., Busigny V., Durand-Dubief M., Tharaud M., Ona-Nguema G., Gélabert A., Alphandéry E., Menguy N., Benedetti M.F., Chebbi I., and Guyot F. (2015) Chemical signature of magnetotactic bacteria PNAS 112, 1699

Bernard S., Benzerara K., Beyssac O. & Brown Jr GE (2015) Evolution of the macromolecular structure of sporopollenin during thermal degradation. Heliyon, Article No~e00034.

Cam N., T. Georgelin, M. Jaber, J-F. Lambert, K. Benzerara (2015) In vitro synthesis of amorphous Mg-, Ca-, Sr- and Ba-carbonates: what do we learn about intracellular calcification by cyanobacteria? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 161, 36-49.

Cosmidis J, K. Benzerara, T. Tyliszczak (2015) Characterization of Ca-phosphate biomaterials by scanning transmission x-ray microscopy (STXM) at the Ca L2,3-, P L2,3- and C K- edges Acta Biomaterialia, 12, 260-269.

Cosmidis J, Benzerara K, Guyot F, Skouri-Panet F, Férard C, Guigner JM, Babonneau F, Coehlo C (2015) Calcium-phosphate biomineralization induced by alkaline phosphatase activity in Escherichia coli. Frontiers in Earth Science, 3, #00084, DOI=10.3389/feart.2015.00084

Elmaleh A, Bourdelle F, Caste F, Benzerara K, Leroux H, Devouard B (2015) Formation and transformations of Fe-rich serpentines by aqueous alteration in asteroids: a nanoscale study of the Murray chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 158, 162-178.

Gorlas A., Marguet E., Gill S., Geslin C., Guigner J.-M., Guyot F., Forterre P. (2015) Sulfur vesicles from Thermococcales: A possible role in sulfur detoxifying mechanisms. Biochimie, 118, 356–364.

Iniesto M., Zeyen N., López-Archilla A.I., Bernard S., Buscalioni A.D., Guerrero M.C. & Benzerara K., Preservation in microbial mats: mineralization by a talc-like phase of a fish embedded in a microbial sarcophagus. Frontiers in Earth Science, 3(51), 1-13, 2015.

Julcour, C., Bourgeois, F., Bonfils, B., Benhamed, I., Guyot, F., Bodénan, F., Petiot, C. et Gaucher, E., 2015. Development of an attrition-leaching hybrid process for direct aqueous mineral carbonation, Chemical Engineering Journal 262, 716-726

Miot J., Remusat L., Duprat E., Gonzales A., Pont S., Poinsot M. (2015) Fe biomineralization mirrors individual metabolic activity in a nitrate-dependent Fe(II)-oxidizer, Frontiers in Microbiology, 6, 879.

Robin N., Bernard S., Miot J., Blanc-Valleron Marie-Madeleine, Charbonnier S., Petit G. (2015) Calcification and diagenesis of bacterial colonies. Minerals, 5, 488-506.

Saghaï A, Y Zivanovic, N Zeyen, D Moreira, K Benzerara, P Bertolino, M Ragon, R Tavera, AI López-Archilla and P López-García (2015) Metagenome-based diversity analyses suggest a significant contribution of non-cyanobacterial lineages to carbonate precipitation in modern microbialites Frontiers in Microbiology, 6:797. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00797

Saitta A.M., Saija F., Pietrucci F. and Guyot F. (2015) Ab initio free-energy landscape of Miller-like prebiotic reactions. PNAS 112, 4

Saldi G.D., Daval D., Guo H., Guyot F., Bernard S., Le Guillou C., Davis J.A. & Knauss K.G. Mineralogical evolution of Fe−Si-rich layers at the olivine-water interface during carbonation reactions. American Mineralogist, in press.

Templeton A and K Benzerara (2015) Emerging frontiers and surprises in Geomicrobiology. Elements. In press

Zatoń M, Niedźwiedzki G, Marynowski L, Benzerara K, Pott C, Cosmidis J, Krzykawski T and Filipiak P (2015) Coprolites of Late Triassic carnivorous vertebrates from Poland: an integrative approach. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 430, 21-46.

Zeyen N, Benzerara K, Li J, Groleau A, Balan E, Robert JL, Tavera R, López-García P, Moreira D (2015) Microbial formation of low-T hydrated silicates in modern microbialites from Mexico, Frontiers in Earth Science, doi: 10.3389/feart.2015.00064


Benuzzi-Mounaix A., S. Mazevet, A. Ravasio , T. Vinci, A. Denoeud, M. Koenig, N. Amadou, E. Brambrink, F. Festa, A. Levy, M. Harmand, S. Brygoo, G. Huser, V. Recoules,J. Bouchet,G. Morard, F. Guyot, T. de Resseguier, K. Myanishi, N. Ozaki, F. Dorchies, J. Gaudin, P.M. Leguay, O. Peyrusse, O. Henry, D. Raffestin, S. Le Pape,R. F.. Smith, R. Musella. (2014) Progress in Warm Dense Matter study with applications to the planetology. Phys. Scr. T 161 014060.

Benzerara K., Skouri-Panet F, Li J., Férard C, Gugger M, Laurent T, E Couradeau, M Ragon,  J Cosmidis, N Menguy, I Margaret-Oliver, R Tavera, P López-García, and D Moreira (2014) Intracellular Ca-carbonate biomineralization is widespread in cyanobacteria. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 10933-10938.

Benzerara K., Miot J. Origins of life, Chapter 8.3: Biomineralization mechanisms. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Berlendis S., O. Beyssac, S. Derenne, K. Benzerara, C. Anquetil, M. Guillaumet, I. Estève, B. Capelle (2014) Comparative mineralogy, organic geochemistry and microbial diversity of the Autun black shale and Graissessac coal (France). International Journal of Coal Geology, 132, 147-157.

Blondeau M.,Brayner R., Guyot F. and Coradin T. (2014) Correlating biological methods to assess Escherichia coli bacteria viability in silica gels. Anal. Methods, 2014,6, 2429-2431

Bodénan F., Bourgeois F., Petiot C., Augé T., Bonfils B., Julcour-Lebigue C., Guyot F., Boukary A., Tremosa J., Lassin A., Gaucher E.C., Chiquet P. (2014). Ex situ mineral carbonation for CO2 mitigation: Evaluation of mining waste resources, aqueous carbonation processability and life cycle assessment (Carmex project). Minerals Engineering 59. 52-63

Bundeleva I.A., Ménez B., Augé T., Bodénan F., Recham N., Guyot F. (2014) Effect of cyanobacteria Synechococcus PCC 7942 on carbonation kinetics of olivine at 20°C. Minerals Engineering 59. 2-11

Cosmidis J., Benzerara K., Morin G., Busigny V., Lebeau O., Jézéquel D., Noël V., Dublet G., Othmane G. (2014) Biomineralization of iron-phosphates in the water column of Lake Pavin (Massif Central, France). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 126, 78- 96.

Cosmidis J. and Benzerara K. (2014) Soft x-Ray Scanning Transmission Spectro- Microscopy in Biomineralization Sourcebook: Characterization of Biominerals and Biomimetic Materials. Elaine DiMasi; Laurie B. Gower (eds.). CRC Press.

A. Denoeud, A. Benuzzi-Mounaix, A. Ravasio, F. Dorchies, P. M. Leguay, J. Gaudin, F. Guyot, E. Brambrink, M. Koenig, S. Le Pape, and S. Mazevet.(2014) Metallization of Warm Dense SiO2 Studied by XANES Spectroscopy Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 116404

El Albani A, Bengtson S, D E. Canfield, A Riboulleau, C Rollion Bard, R Macchiarelli, L Ngombi Pemba, E Hammarlund, A Meunier, I Moubiya Mouele, K Benzerara, S Bernard, P Boulvais, M Chaussidon, C Cesari, C Fontaine, E Chi-Fru, JM Garcia Ruiz, F Gauthier-Lafaye, A Mazurier, A Catherine Pierson-Wickmann, O Rouxel, A Trentesaux, M Vecoli, G J. M. Versteegh, L White, M Whitehouse, A Bekker (2014) The 2.1 Ga Old Francevillian Biota: Biogenicity, Taphonomy and Biodiversity. PlosOne, 9, e99438. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099438

Karpov SA, Mamkaeva MA, Benzerara K, Moreira D, López-García P (2014) Molecular phylogeny and ultrastructure of Aphelidium aff. Melosirae (Aphelida, Opisthosporidia). Protist, 165, 512-526.

Li J., S. Bernard, K. Benzerara, T. Allard, J. Cosmidis, J. Moussou, O. Beyssac (2014) Impact of biomineralization on the preservation of microorganisms during fossilization: an experimental perspective. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 400, 113-122.

Mazevet S., Recoules V., Bouchet J., Guyot F., Harmand M., Ravasio A., and Benuzzi-Mounaix A. (2014)  Ab initio calculation of x-ray absorption of iron up to 3 Mbar and 8000 K. Phys. Rev B. (89), 100103-100108

Miot J., Recham N, Larcher D, Guyot F, Brest J, Tarascon JM (2014) Biomineralized a-Fe2O3: texture and electrochemical reaction with Li. Energy & Environmental Science, 7(1), 451-460.

Miot J, Benzerara K., Kappler A. (2014) Investigating Microbe-Mineral Interactions: Recent Advances in X-Ray and Electron Microscopy and Redox-Sensitive Methods. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. 42: 271-289.

Miot J., Li J., Benzerara K, Sougrati M, Ona-Nguema G, Bernard S, Jumas JC, Guyot F (2014) Formation of single domain magnetite by green rust oxidation promoted by microbial anaerobic nitrate-dependent iron oxidation. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 139, 327-343.

Miyanishi K., N. Ozaki, E. Brambrink, N. Amadou, A. Benuzzi-Mounaix, R. Cauble, A. Dizière, F. Guyot, M. Koenig, G. Morard, T. de Resseguier, A. Ravasio, R. Smith, Y. Tange, T. Vinci, H. G. Wei and R. Kodama (2014) Characterization of laser-driven ultrafast shockless compression using gold targets. J. Appl. Phys. 116, 043521 (2014);

Ragon M., Benzerara K., Moreira D., Tavera R. and López-García P. (2014) 16 S rDNA-based analysis reveals cosmopolitan occurrence but limited diversity of two cyanobacterial lineages with contrasted patterns of intracellular carbonate mineralization. Frontiers in Microbiology, 5, #331.


Alphandéry E., ,ChebbiI., Guyot F., Durand-Dubief Mickaël,  (2013) Use of bacterial magnetosomes in the magnetic hyperthermia treatment of tumours : a review Int. Journ. Hyperthermia (8):801-9.

Amadou N., Brambrink E., Benuzzi-Mounaix A., Huser G., Guyot F., Mazevet S., Morard G., de Resseguier T., Vinci T., Myanishi K., Ozaki N., Kodama R., Boehly T., Henry O., Raffestini D., Koenig M. (2013Direct laser--driven ramp compreession studies of iron:: A first step toward the reproduction of planetarry core conditions High Energy Density Physics.  9(2):243–246.

Avril C., Malavergne V., Caracas R., Zanda B., Reynard B., , Charon E., , Bobocioiu E., Brunet B., Borensztajn S., Pont S., Tarrida M. , and F. Guyot (2013) Raman
spectroscopic properties and Raman identification of
CaS-MgS-MnS-FeS-Cr2FeS4 sulfides in meteorites and reduced sulfur-rich
systems. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (8), pp. 1415-1426

Bouchet J., Mazevet S., Morard G., Musella R. and Guyot F. (2013) Ab-initio equation of state of iron up to 1500 GPa. Phys.RevB 87, 094102-904108

BourdelleF., K. Benzerara, O. Beyssac, J. Cosmidis, D. Neuville, G.E. Brown Jr, E. Paineau (2013) Quantification of the ferric/ferrous iron ratio in silicates by scanning transmission x-ray microscopy at the Fe L2,3 edges. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 166, 423-434.

Cosmidis, J.; Benzerara,K.; Gheerbrant, E.; et al. (2013) Nanometer-scale characterization of exceptionally preserved bacterial fossils in Paleocene phosphorites from Ouled Abdoun (Morocco). Geobiology, 11, 139-153.

Cosmidis J., Benzerara K., Menguy N., Arning E. (2013) Microscopy evidence of bacterial microfossils in phosphorite crusts of the Peruvian shelf: implications for phosphogenesis mechanisms. Chemical Geology, 359, 10-22.

Couradeau E., K. Benzerara, E. Gerard, I. Esteve, D. Moreira, R. Tavera, and P. Lopez- Garcia (2013) Cyanobacterial calcification in modern microbialites at the submicrometer-scale. Biogeosciences, 10, 5255-5266.

Daval D., Hellmann R. Martinez I, Gangloff S, and François Guyot. (2013) Lizardite serpentine dissolution kinetics as a function of pH and temperature, including effects of elevated pCO2 Chemical Geology 351, 245-256

Galvez, M.E.; Martinez, I; Beyssac O; Benzerara K, Agrinier P, Assayag N (2013) Metasomatism and graphite formation at a lithological interface in Malaspina (Alpine Corsica, France). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 166, 1687-1708.

GalvezM. E., O. Beyssac, I. Martinez, K. Benzerara, C. Chaduteau, B. Malvoisin, J. Malavieille (2013) Graphite formation by carbonate reduction during subduction. Nature Geoscience, 6, 473–477.

Gerard E., Menez B., Couradeau E., Moreira D., Benzerara K., Tavera R. and López- García P. (2013) Three-dimensional Raman and fluorescence imaging reveal specific carbonate-microbe interactions in modern microbialites. ISME J. doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.81

Jittawuttipoka T., Planchon M., Spalla O.; Benzerara, K, Guyot, F, Cassier-Chauvat C, Chauvat, F (2013) Multidisciplinary Evidences that Synechocystis PCC6803 Exopolysaccharides Operate in Cell Sedimentation and Protection against Salt  and Metal Stresses. PLOS ONE, 8, e55564

Jittawuttipoka T., Planchon M., Spalla O.; Benzerara, K, Guyot, F, Cassier-Chauvat C, Chauvat, F (2013) Multidisciplinary Evidences that Synechocystis PCC6803 Exopolysaccharides Operate in Cell Sedimentation and Protection against Salt  and Metal Stresses. PLOS ONE, 8, e55564

Li J., K. Benzerara, S. Bernard, O. Beyssac (2013) The link between biomineralization and fossilization of bacteria: Insights from field and experimental studies. Chemical Geology, Chemical Geology 359, 49-69.

Michelin A., Burger E., Leroy E, Foy E, Neff D., Benzerara K., Dillmann P., Gin S. (2013) Effect of iron metal and siderite on the durability of simulated archeological glassy material. Corrosion Science, 76, 403–414.

Morard G., Siebert J., Andrault D., Guignot N., Garbarino G., Guyot F., Antonangeli D. (2013) High-pressure equations of state of liquid iron alloys: implications for the composition of the Earth’s core.  Earth Planet Sci. Let 373, 169-178

Pasini V., D. Brunelli, P. Dumas, C. Sandt, J. Frederick, K. Benzerara, S. Bernard, B. Menez (2013) Low temperature hydrothermal oil and associated biological precursors in serpentinites from Mid-Ocean Ridge. Lithos. 10.1016/j.lithos.2013.06.014.

Planchon M., Ferrari R., Guyot F., Gélabert A., Menguy N., Chanéac C., Thill A., Benedetti M.F., Spalla O. (2013) Interaction between Escherichia coli
and TiO2 Nanoparticles in Natural and Artificial Waters, Colloids and Surfaces B:
102 158-164

Planchon M,  Jittawuttipoka T. Cassier-Chauvat C. Guyot F., Chauvat F., Spalla O. (2013) Influence of exopolysaccharides on the electrophoretic properties of the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis. Colloids and Surfaces B. Biointerfaces. (110), 171-177

Planchon, M.; Jittawukipoka T..; Cassier-Chauvat C.; Guyot, F.; Gelabert, A.; Benedetti,M.; Chauvat F. and Spalla O. (2013) Exopolysaccharides protect Synechocystis against the deleterious effects of TiO2 nanoparticles in Natural and Artificial Water. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 405, 35-43

Seder-Colomina M., G. Morin, K. Benzerara, G. Ona-Nguema, J-J. Pernelle, G. Esposito, E. van Hullebusch (2013) Sphaerotilus natans, a neutrophilic iron-related sheath- forming bacterium: perspectives for metal remediation strategies. Geomicrobiology J. doi: 10.1080/01490451.2013.806611

Sissmann O., Daval D., Brunet F., Guyot F., Verlaguet A., Pinquier Y., Findling N., Martinez I.  (2013) The deleterious effect of secondary phases on olivine carbonation yield: Insight from time-resolved aqueous-fluid sampling and FIB-TEM characterization. Chem Geol, 357, 186-202


Alphandéry E., Guyot F.,,ChebbiI. (2012) Why do chains of magnetosomes, isolated from AMB-1 magnetotactic bacteria, yield efficient treatment of tumors using magnetic hyperthermia? Int. Journ. Pharm 424, 444-452

Alphandéry E., Amor M., Guyot F., ,ChebbiI. (2012)  The effect of iron chelating agents on Magnetospirillum magneticum strain AMB-1 : stimulated growth and magnetosome production and improved magnetosome heating properties. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 96(3):663-70

Bonfils, B., Bourgeois, F., Julcour-Lebigue, C., Guyot, F., Bodénan F., Chiquet, P.,  Bourgeois F. 2012. Comprehensive analysis of direct aqueous mineral carbonation using dissolution enhancing organic additives. Intenational Journal of Grennhouse Gas Control, 9 334-346

Boulard, E., N. Menguy, A. L. Auzende, K. Benzerara, H. Bureau, D. Antonangeli, A. Corgne, G. Morard, J. Siebert, J. P. Perrillat, F. Guyot and G. Fiquet (2012). "Experimental investigation of the stability of Fe-rich carbonates in the lower mantle". Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth117: B02208

Boulard E., Guyot F., and Fiquet G. The influence on Fe-content on Raman spectra and unit cell parameters of magnesite-siderite solid solutions. (2012) Phys. Chem Minerals 39:239–246

CouradeauE., BenzeraraK., Gérard E., Moreira D., Bernard S., Brown Jr. GE., López- García P. 2012. An early-branching microbialite cyanobacterium forms intracellular carbonates. Science, 336, 459-462.

GalvezM.E.,Beyssac O., BenzeraraK., Bernard S.,Menguy N., Cox S.C., Martinez I., Johnston M.R., Brown G.E., Jr. (2012) Morphological preservation of carbonaceous plant fossils in blueschist metamorphic rocks from New Zealand. Geobiology, 10, 118–129.

GalvezM.E.,Beyssac O., BenzeraraK., Menguy N., Bernard S., Cox S.C. (2012) Micro- and nano-textural evidence of Ti(–Ca–Fe) mobility during fluid–rock interactions in carbonaceous lawsonite-bearing rocks from New Zealand. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 164, 895-914.

Millo C, M. Ader, S. Dupraz,  F. Guyot, C. Thaler, E. Foy, B. Ménez. (2012) Carbon isotope fractionation during calcium carbonate precipitation induced by ureasecatalysed hydrolysis of urea. Chemical Geology 330-331. 39-50

Millo C, S. Dupraz,  M. Ader,  F. Guyot, C. Thaler, E. Foy, B. Ménez. (2012) Carbon isotope fractionation during calcium carbonate precipitation induced by ureolytic bacteria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 98 (2012) 107–124

Pantke C., M. Obst, K. Benzerara, G. Morin, G. Ona-Nguema, U. Dippon, A. Kappler.(2012) Green rust formation during Fe(II) oxidation by the nitrate-reducing Acidovorax sp. strain BoFeN1. Env. Sci. Technol., 46, 1439-1446.



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