Journal papers

C110. Meister,  P.,  Frisia,  S.,  Dódony,  I.,  Pekker,  P.,  Molnár,  Z.,  Neuhuber,  S.,  Gier,  S.,  Kovács,  I., Demény,  A. and Pósfai,  M. (2023) Nanoscale pathway of modern dolomite formation in a shallow, alkaline lake. Crystal Growth & Design,


C109. Molnár, Z., Dódony, I., Pósfai M. (2023) Transformation of amorphous calcium carbonate in the presence of magnesium, phosphate, and silicate surfaces. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 345, 90-101.


C108. Dziuba M. V., Paulus A., Schramm L., Awal R. P., Pósfai M., Monteil C. L., Uebe R., Schüler D. (2023) Hidden talents: silent gene clusters encoding magnetic organelle biosynthesis in a non-magnetotactic phototrophic bacterium. The ISME Journal, 17, 326–339.


C107. Rostási, Á., Fodor, M.A., Rácz, K., Topa, B., Molnár, Zs., Weiszburg, T.G., Pósfai, M. (2022) Pathways of carbonate sediment accumulation in a large, shallow lake. Frontiers in Earth Science, 10, pp. 1-18, 106710.


C106. Nyirő-Kósa, I., Ahmad, F., Hoffer, A., Pósfai, M. (2022) Nanoscale physical and chemical properties of individual airborne magnetic particles from vehicle emissions. Atmospheric Environment X, 15, 100181.


C105. Staicu, L.C., Wojtowicz, P.J., Molnár, Zs., Ruiz-Agudo, E., Gallego, J.L.R., Baragaño, D., Pósfai, M. (2022) Interplay between arsenic and selenium biomineralization in Shewanella sp. O23S. Environmental Pollution, 306, 119451.


C104. Park, Y., Eyal, Z., Pekker, P., Chevrier, D. M., Lefevre, C. T., Monteil, C. L., Arnoux P., Armengaud, J., Gal, A., Pósfai, M., Faivre, D. (2022) Periplasmic bacterial biomineralization of copper sulfide nanoparticles. Advanced Science, 9, 2203444.


C103. Farsang, S., Pekker, P., Lampronti, G. I., Molnár, Z., Milovsky, R., Pósfai, M., Ozdín, D., Raub, T. D., Redfern, S. A. T. (2022) Inclusions in calcite phantom crystals suggest role of clay minerals in dolomite formation. American Mineralogist, 107, 1369-1377.


C102. Staicu, L., Wójtowicz, P., Baragaño, D., Pósfai, M., Molnár, Z., Ruiz-Agudo, E., Gallego, J.L. (2022) Bioremediation of a polymetallic, arsenic-dominated reverse osmosis reject stream. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 75, 1084-1092.


C101. Gonet, T., Maher, B.A., Nyirő-Kósa, I., Pósfai, M., Vaculík, M., Kukutschová, J. (2021) Size-resolved, quantitative evaluation of the magnetic mineralogy of airborne brake-wear particulate emissions.. Environmental Pollution, 288, 117808.


C100. Kuhrts, L., Prévost, S., Chevrier, D.M., Pekker, P., Späker, O., Egglseder, M., Baumgartner, J., Pósfai, M. and Faivre, D. (2021) Wettability of magnetite nanoparticles guides growth from stabilized amorphous ferrihydrite. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1c02687.


C99. Molnár, Zs., Pekker, P., Dódony, I., Pósfai, M. (2021) Clay minerals affect calcium (magnesium) carbonate precipitation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 567, 116971.


C98. Jin, L., Koulialias, D., Schnedler, M., Gehring, A.U., Pósfai, M., Ebert, Ph., Charilaou, M., Schäublin, R.E., Jia, C.L., Löffler, J.F., Dunin-Borkowski, R.E. (2021) Atomic-scale characterization of commensurate and incommensurate vacancy superstructures in natural pyrrhotites. American Mineralogist, 106, 82-96. 10.2138/am-2020-7479CCBY.


C97. Pósfai M. (2020) A Balaton üledékének ásványai. Földtani Közlöny, 150/4, 511-528.


C96. Wafi, A., Szabó-Bárdos, E., Horváth, O., Pósfai, M., Makó, É., Juzsakova, T., Fónagy, O. (2020) Photocatalytic and antibacterial performance of nitrogen-doped TiO2: surface-structure dependence and silver-deposition effect. Nanomaterials, 10. 2261.


C95. Yuan, Q., Xu, J., Liu, L., Zhang, A., Liu, Y., Zhang, J., Wan, X., Qin, K,. Cong, Z., Wang, Y., Kang, S., Shi, Z., Pósfai, M., Li, W. (2020) Evidence for large amounts of brown carbonaceous tarballs in the Himalaya atmosphere. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 8, 16-23.


C94. Makó, É., Dódony, I., Pekker, P., Pósfai, M., Kovács, A., Ható, Z., Kristóf, T. (2020) Nanoscale structural and morphological features of kaolinite nanoscrolls. Applied Clay Science, 198, 105800. 


C93. Staicu, L. C., Wojtowicz, P. J., Pósfai, M., Pekker, P., Gorecki, A., Jordan, F. L., Barton, L. L. (2020) PbS biomineralization by Bacillus cereus and the sulfur rush. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 96, fiaa151.


C92. Fodor, M., Ható, Z., Kristóf, T., Pósfai, M. (2020) The role of clay surfaces in the heterogeneous nucleation of calcite: molecular dynamics simulations of cluster formation. Chemical Geology, 538, 119497.


C91. Pósfai, M. (2020) Presentation of the 2019 Roebling Medal of the Mineralogical Society of America to Peter R. Buseck. American Mineralogist, 105, 776-777.

C90. Tóth, Á., Hoffer, A., Pósfai, M., Ajtai, T., Kónya, Z., Blazsó, M., Czégény, Z., Kiss, Gy., Bozóki, Z. and Gelencsér, A. (2018) Chemical characterization of laboratory-generated tar ball particles. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 10407-10418.
C89. Klein, Á., Kovács, M., Muskotál, A., Jankovics, H., Tóth, B., Pósfai, M., Vonderviszt, F. (2018) Nanobody-displaying flagellar nanotubes. Scientific Reports, 8:3584, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-22085-3.
C88. Nyirő-Kósa, I., Rostási, Á., Bereczk-Tompa, É., Cora, I., Koblar, M., Kovács, A., Pósfai, M. (2018) Nucleation and growth of Mg-bearing calcite in a shallow, calcareous lake. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 496, 20-28.
C87. Bereczk-Tompa, É., Vonderviszt, F., Horváth, B., Szalai, I., Pósfai, M. (2017) Biotemplated synthesis of magnetic filaments. Nanoscale, 9, 15062–15069. doi:10.1039/C7NR04842D.
C86. Hoffer, A., Tóth, Á., Pósfai, M., Chung, C.E., Gelencsér, A. (2017) Brown carbon absorption in the red and near-infrared spectral region. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10, 2353-2359.
C85. Reichel, V., Kovács, A., Kumari, M., Bereczk-Tompa, É., Schneck, E., Diehle, P., Pósfai, M., Hirt, A.M., Duchamp, M., Dunin-Borkowski, R.E. and Faivre, D. (2017) Single crystalline superstructured stable single domain magnetite nanoparticles. Scientific Reports, 7, 45484, doi:10.1038/srep45484.
C84. Bereczk-Tompa, É., Pósfai, M., Tóth, B., Vonderviszt, F. (2016) Magnetite-binding flagellar filaments displaying the MamI loop motif. ChemBioChem, 17, 2075-2082. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201600377.
C83. Heinke, D., Gehrke, N., Schmidt, D., Steinhoff, U., Viereck, T., Remmer, H., Ludwig, F., Pósfai, M. and Briel, A. (2016) Diffusion-controlled synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles. International Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging, 2, 1603001.
C82. Hoffer, A., Tóth, Á., Nyirő-Kósa, I., Pósfai, M., Gelencsér, A. (2016) Light absorption properties of laboratory-generated tar ball particles. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 239-246, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-239-2016.
C81. Németh, Z., Pósfai, M., Nyirő-Kósa, I., Aalto, P., Kulmala, M. and Salma, I. (2015) Images and properties of individual nucleated particles. Atmospheric Environment, 123, 166-170.
C80. Taukulis, R., Widdrat, M., Kumari, M., Heinke, D., Rumpler, M., Tompa, É., Uebe, R., Kraupner, A., Cebers, A., Schüler, D., Pósfai, M., Hirt, A.M. and Faivre, D. (2015) Biological vs. synthetic and small vs. large magnetite nanoparticles as MRI contrast agents – a comprehensive physical and theoretical study. Magnetohydrodynamics, 51, 721-747.
C79. Kumari, M., Hirt, A.M., Uebe, R., Schüler, D., Tompa, É., Pósfai, M., Lorenz, W., Ahrentorp, F., Jonasson, C. and Johansson, C. (2015) Experimental mixtures of superparamagnetic and single-domain magnetite with respect to Day-Dunlop plots. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 16, 1739–1752, doi:10.1002/2015GC005744
C78. Kumari, M., Widdrat, M., Tompa, É., Uebe, R., Schüler, D., Pósfai, M., Faivre, D. And Hirt, A.M. (2014) Distinguishing magnetic particle size of iron oxide nanoparticles with first-order reversal curves. Journal of Applied Physics, 116, 124304
C77. Tompa, É., Nyirő-Kósa, I., Rostási, Á., Cserny, T. and Pósfai, M. (2014) Distribution and composition of Mg-calcite and dolomite in the water and sediments of Lake Balaton. Central European Geology, 57, 113-136.
C76. Lohße, A., Borg, S., Raschdorf, O., Kolinko I.,Tompa, É., Pósfai, M., Faivre, D., Baumgartner, J. and Schüler, D. (2014) Genetic dissection of the mamAB and mms6 operons reveals a gene set essential for magnetosome biogenesis in Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense. Journal of Bacteriology, JB.01716, doi: 10.1128/JB.01716-14.
C75. Widdrat, M., Kumari, M., Tompa, É., Pósfai, M., Hirt, A. and Faivre, D. (2014) Keeping nanoparticles fully functional: long term storage and alteration of magnetite. ChemPlusChem, doi: 10.1002/cplu.201402032.
C74. Buseck, P.R., Adachi, K., Gelencsér, A., Tompa, É. and Pósfai, M. (2014) Ns-soot: a material-based term for strongly light-absorbing carbonaceous particles. Aerosol Science and Technology, 48, doi: 10.1080/02786826.2014.919374.
C73. Nyirő-Kósa I., Tompa É., Rostási Á., G.-Tóth L., Nédli B.J., Balogh Cs., Cserny T. és Pósfai M. (2014) A Balaton karbonátásványai. Hidrológiai Közlöny, 94, 22-24.
C72. Kolinko, I., Lohße, A., Borg, S., Raschdorf, O., Jogler, C., Tu, Q., Pósfai, M., Tompa, É., Plitzko, J.M., Brachmann, A., Wanner, G., Müller, R., Zhang, Y. and Schüler, D. (2014) Biosynthesis of magnetic nanostructures in a foreign organism by transfer of bacterial magnetosome gene clusters. Nature Nanotechnology, doi: 10.1038/nnano.2014.13.
C71. Tóth, Á., Hoffer, A., Nyirő-Kósa, I., Pósfai, M. and Gelencsér, A. (2014) Atmospheric tar balls: aged primary droplets from biomass burning? Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 14, 6669-6675. doi:10.5194/acp-14-6669-2014.
C70. Pósfai, M., Lefèvre, C.T., Trubitsyn, D., Bazylinski D.A., and Frankel, R.B. (2013) Phylogenetic significance of composition and crystal morphology of magnetosome minerals. Frontiers in Microbiology, 4, 344. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00344.
C69. Muxworthy, A.R., Williams, W., Roberts, A.P., Winklhofer, M., Chang, L. and Pósfai, M. (2013) Critical single domain grain sizes in chains of interacting greigite particles: implications for magnetosome crystals. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G-Cubed), 14, DOI: 10.1002/2013GC004973.
C68. Rečnik, A., Nyirő-Kósa, I., Dódony, I. and Pósfai, M. (2013) Growth defects and epitaxy in Fe3O4 and γ-Fe2O3 nanocrystals. CrystEngComm, 15, 7539-7547. DOI: 10.1039/c3ce40873f.
C67. Raschdorf, O., Müller, F.D, Pósfai, M., Plitzko, J.M. and Schüler, D. (2013) The magnetosome proteins MamX, MamZ, and MamH are involved in redox control of magnetite biomineralization in Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense. Molecular Microbiology, 89, 872-886, DOI: 10.1111/mmi.12317.
C66. Németh, P., Dódony, I., Pósfai, M., and Buseck, P.R. (2013) Complex defect in pyrite and its structure model, derived from geometric phase analysis. Microscopy & Microanalysis, 19, 1303-1307, doi:10.1017/S1431927613001839.
C65. Pósfai, M. and Dunin-Borkowski, R.E. (2013) Imaging: Magnetic bacteria on a diamond plate. Nature, 496, 442-443.
C64. Pósfai, M., Axisa, D., Tompa, É., Freney, E., Bruintjes, R. and Buseck, P.R. (2013) Interactions of mineral dust with pollution and clouds: an individual-particle TEM study of atmospheric aerosol from Saudi Arabia. Atmospheric Research, 122, 347-361.