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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 1703www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1414112112

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); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4891802

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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