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129. Lang A, Polishchuk I, Katsman A and Pokroy B*. The Effect of Nucleotides on the Phase and Crystal Structure of Synthetic Calcium Carbonate. Cryst Growth Des, 2023.


128. Dror S, Khalfin S, Veber N, Lang A, Kauffmann Y, Koifman Khristosov M, Shechter R, Pokroy B, Castelli I.E and Bekenstein Y. Transformations of 2D to 3D Double-Perovskite Nanoplates of Cs2AgBiBr6 Composition. Chem Mater, 2023, 35(3): 1363.

127. Prudnikov E, Polishchuk I,  Sand A, Abu Hamad H, Massad-Ivanirn N, Segal E and Pokroy B. Self-assembled fatty acid crystalline coatings display superhydrophobic antimicrobial properties. Mater Today Bio, 2022, 18:100516.

126. Dobrynin D, Polishchuk I. and Pokroy B. A Comparison Study of the Detection Limit of Omicron SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid by Various Rapid Antigen Tests. Biosensors, 2022, 12(12):1083.

125. Yucknovsky A, Rich B, Gutkin S, Ramanthrikkovil Variyam A, Shabat D,  Pokroy B, and  Nadav Amdursky. Application of Super Photoacids in Controlling Dynamic Processes: Light-Triggering the Self-Propulsion of Oil Droplets. J Phys Chem B, 2022; 126(33):6331.

124. Menichetti A, Guernelli M, Guidetti G, Cacciatore A, De Notarpietro G, Molfetta M, Capone C, Calvaresi M,  Falini G, Zerbetto F, Polishchuk I, Pokroy B, Goisis M and Montalti M. Effect of the embedment of carbon doped nanocomposites in a real matrix on the enhanced photocatalytic activity.  J Hazard Mater, 2022; 7:100133.

123. Lang A, Polishchuk I, Confalonieri G, Dejoie C, Maniv A, Potashnikov D, Caspi E.N, Pokroy B*. Tuning the Magnetization of Manganese (II) Carbonate by Intracrystalline Amino Acids. Adv Mater, 2022, 34(34):2201652.

122. Dobrynin D, Polishchuk I, Portal L, Zlotver I, Sosnik A* and Pokroy B*. Adsorption of SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins on various functionalized surfaces correlates with the high transmissibility of Delta and Omicron variants. Mater Today Bio 2022, 14:100265.

121. Kurashvili M, Polishchuk I, Lang A, Strohmair S, Richter A. F, Rieger S, Debnath T* , Pokroy B* and  Feldmann F*. Disorder and Confinement Effects to Tune the Optical Properties of Amino Acid Doped Cu2O Crystals. Adv Funct Mater 2022, 32(27):202202121.

120. Lang, A, Brif A, Polishchuk I, Kurashvili M, Feldmann J and Pokroy B*. Excessive Increase in the Optical Band Gap of Near Infra-Red Semiconductor Lead (II) Sulfide via the Incorporation of Amino Acid. Adv Opt Mater 2022,  10(14):202200203.

119. Bianco-Stein N, Polishchuk I, Lang A, Portal L, Dejoie C, Katsman A and Pokroy B*. High-Mg calcite Nanoparticles within a Low-Mg Calcite Matrix: a Widespread Phenomenon in Biomineralization. PNAS 2022, 119(16):e21201771199.

118. Katsman A, Polishchuk I, and Pokroy B*. On the Mechanism of Calcium Carbonate Polymorph Selection via Confinement. Faraday Discuss 2022, 235:433.


117.  Yucknovsky A, Rich B.B, Westfried A, Pokroy B, Amdursky N. Self-Propulsion of Droplets via Light-Stimuli Rapid Control of Their Surface Tension. Adv Mater Interfaces 2021, 8:2100751.

116. Portal L, Polishchuk I, Koifman Khristosov M, Katsman A, and Pokroy B*. Self-catalytic growth of one-dimensional materials within dislocations in gold. PNAS 2021; 118(39): e2107930118.

115. Drake J.L, Benayahu Y, Polishchuk I, Pokroy B, Pinkas I, Mass T. Sclerites of the soft coral Ovabunda macrospiculata(Xeniidae) are predominantly the metastable CaCO3 polymorph vaterite. Acta Biomater 2021; 135:663.

114. Shaked H, Polishchuk I, Nagel A, Bekenstein Y and Pokroy *B. Long-term Stabilized Amorphous Calcium Carbonate – an Ink for Bio-inspired 3D Printing. Mater Today Bio 2021; 135:663.

113. Prada F, Brizi L, Franzellitti S, Mengoli S, Fermani S, Polishchuk I, Baraldi N, Ricci F, Palazzo Q, Caroselli E, Pokroy B, Giorgini L, Fantazzini P, Falini G, Goffredo S, Fabricius K.E. Life-long coral skeletal acclimatization at CO2 vents in Papua New Guinea reveals species- and environment-specific effects. Sci Rep 2021. DOI:10.21203/

112. Bianco-Stein N, Polishchuk I, Lang A, Atiya G, Villanova J, Zaslansky P, Katsman A and Pokroy B*. Structural and Chemical Variations in the Calcitic Segments of Coralline Red Algae Lead to Improved Crack Resistance. Acta Biomater 2021; 130:362.

111. Rich B, Etinger-Geller Y, Ciatto G, Katsman A and Pokroy B*. Retention of Surface Str:ucture Causes Lower Density in Atomic Layer Deposition of Amorphous Titanium Oxide Thin Films. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2021; 23:6600.

110. Cheli A, Mancuso A, Azzarone M, Fermani S, Kaandorp J, Marin F, Montroni D, Polishchuk I, Prada F, Stagioni M, Valdré G, Pokroy B, Falini G, Goffredo S, Scarponi D. Climate variation during the Holocene influenced the skeletal properties of Chamelea gallina shells in the North Adriatic Sea. Plose One, 2021; 16(3): e0247590.


109. Attias N, Reid M, Mijowska S.C, Dobryden I, Isaksson M, Pokroy B and Grobman Y.J. Biofabrication of Nanocellulose-Mycelium Hybrid Materials. Adv Sustain Syst 2020; 5:2000196.

108. Lang A, Mijowska S, Polishchuk I, Fermani S, Falini G, Katsman A, Marin F and Pokroy B*. Acidic monosaccharides become incorporated into calcite single crystalsChem: Eur J 2020; 26:16860.

107. Lang A, Polishchuk I, Seknazi E, Feldmann J, Katsman A, Pokroy B*. Bioinspired Molecular Bridging in a Hybrid Perovskite Leads to Enhanced Stability and Tunable Properties. Adv Funct Mater 2020; 30:2005136.

106. Bianco‐Stein N, Polishchuk I, Seiden G, Villanova J, Rack A, Zaslansky P and Pokroy B*. Helical Microstructures of the Mineralized Coralline Red Algae Determine Their Mechanical Properties. Adv Sci 2020; 7:2000108.

105. Seknazi E, Levy D, Polishchuk I, Katsman A and Pokroy B*. Experimental and Theoretical Insights into the Bioinspired Formation of Disordered Ba-Calcite. Adv Funct Mater 2020; 30:1805028.

104. Beitner D, Polishchuk I, Asulin E  and Pokroy B*.  Modifying Hydrophilic Properties of Polyurethane Acryl Paint Substrates by Atomic Layer Deposition and Self-Assembled Monolayers. RSC Advances 2020; 10:34333.

103. Mijowska S, Polishchuk I, Lang A, Seknazi E, Dejoie C, Fermani S, Falini G, Demitri N, Polentarutti M, Katsman A and Pokroy B*. High amino acid lattice loading at non-ambient conditions causes changes in structure and expansion coefficient of calcite. Chem Mater 2020; 32(10):4205.

102. Zou Z, Yang X, Albéric M, Heil T,  Wang Q, Pokroy B, Politi Y, Bertinetti L. Additives Control the Stability of Amorphous Calcium Carbonate via Two Different Mechanisms: Surface Adsorption versus Bulk Incorporation.  Adv Funct Mater 2020; 30:2000003

101. Polishchuk I, Bianco-Stein N, Lang A, Kurashvili M, Caspary Toroker M, Katsman A, Feldmann J and Pokroy B*. Strong Band Gap Blueshift in Copper (I) Oxide Semiconductor via Bio-Inspired Route. Adv Funct Mater 2020; 30(13):1910405.

100. Malik A, Einbinder A, Martinez S, Tchernov D, Haviv S, Almuly R, Zaslansky P, Polishhcuk I, Pokroy B, Stolarski J, Mass T. Molecular and skeletal fingerprints of scleractinian coral biomineralization:  From the sea surface to mesophotic depths. Acta Bio Mater 2020; 150:263.


99.  Photocatalytic activity of exfoliated graphite–TiO2nanoparticle composites. Nanoscale 2019; 11:19301.

98. Seknazi E, Kozachkevich S, Polishchuk I, Bianco Stein N, Villanova J, Suuronen J-P, Dejoie C, Zaslansky P, Katsman A and Pokroy B*. From spinodal decomposition to alternating layered structure within single crystals of biogenic magnesium calcite. Nature Comm 2019; 10:4559.

97. Magnabosco J, Condorelli A, Rosenberg R, Polishchuk I, Pokroy B, Gebauer D, Coelfen H, and Falini G. Non stoichiometric hydrated magnesium-doped calcium carbonate precipitation in trace water environments. ChemComm 2019; 55:12944.

96. Ostrov I, Polishchuk I, Shemesh M and Pokroy B*. Superhydrophobic wax coatings to improve dairy food quality. Appl Bio Mater 2019; 11:4932.



93. Seknazi E, Mijowska S, Polishchuk I and  Pokroy B*. Incorporation of organic and inorganic impurities into the lattice of metastable vaterite. Inorg Chem Front 2019; 6:2696.

92. Różycka  M, Coronado  I, Brach  K, Olesiak-Bańska  J, Samoć M, Zarębski M, Dobrucki  J, Ptak M, Weber E, Polishchuk  I, Pokroy B, Stolarski  J, Ożyhar A. Lattice shrinkage by incorporation of recombinant Starmaker‐like protein within bioinspired calcium carbonate crystals. Chem: Eur J 2019; 25:12740.

91. Magnabosco G, Polishchuk I, Palomba F, Rampazzo E, Prodi L, Aizenberg J, Pokroy B and Falini G. Effect of surface chemistry on incorporation of nanoparticles within calcite single crystals. Cryst Growth Des 2019;19(8):4429.

90. Etinger-Geller Y, Polishchuk I, Seknazia E, Livne A, Ciatto G, and Pokroy B*. Surface reconstructions causes structural variations in Nanometric amorphous Al2O3. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2019;21:14887.

89. Hirsch A, Palmer B. A, Ramasubramaniam A, Williams P. A, Harris K. D. M, Pokroy B, Weiner S, Addadi L, Leiserowitz L, Kronik L. Structure and morphology of light-reflecting synthetic and biogenic polymorphs of isoxanthopterin: A comparison. Chem Mater 2019; 31(12):4479.

88. Etinger-Geller Y, Zoubenko E, Baskin M, Kornblum L and Pokroy B*.  Thickness dependence of the physical properties of atomic-layer deposited Al2O3 J Appl Phys 2019; 125:185302.

87. Kornblum N, Katsman A and Pokroy B*. Selective Deposition of Platinum by Atomic Layer Deposition Using Terraced Oxide Surfaces. Phys Chem C 2019; 123:8770.

86. Zou Z, Habraken W J.E.M, Matveeva G, Jensen A C.S, Bertinetti L, Hood M.A, Sun C.Y, Pupa Gilbert P U. P. A, Polishchuk I, Pokroy B, Mahamid J, Politi Y, Weiner S, Werner P, Bette S, Dinnebier R, Kolb U, Zolotoyabko E,  Fratzl P. A hydrated crystalline calcium carbonate phase: Calcium carbonate hemihydrateScience 2019; 363:396.


85. Rich B and Pokroy B*. A study on the wetting properties of broccoli leaf surfaces and their time dependent self-healing after mechanical damage. Soft Matter 2018; 38:7773. HIGHLIGHTED ON THE COVER.

84. Magnabosco G, Polishchuk I, Fermani S, Erez J, Pokroy B and Falini G. Insights on the interaction of calcein with calcium carbonate and its implications in biomineralization studies. Cryst Eng Comm 2018;20:4221.

83. Chen L, Koifman Khristosov M, Saguy C, Katsman A  and Pokroy B*. Association between gold grain orientation and its periodic steps formed at the gold/substrate interface. J Phys Chem C 2018;122:11364.

82. Seknazi E and Pokroy B*. Residual strain and stress in biocrystals. Adv Mater 2018;30:1707263.

81.  Abubaker H.M.M, Lamers M, Baumann V,  Dey P, Adam J. Blanch A.J,  Polishchuk I, Kong X-T,  Levy D,  Urban A.S,  Govorov A.O,  Pokroy B,  Rodríguez-Fernández J, and Jochen Feldmann J. Strong Quantum Confinement Effects and Chiral Excitons in Bio-Inspired ZnO-Amino Acid Co-Crystals. J Phys Chem C 2018;122: 6348.


80. Additives influence the phase behavior of calcium carbonate solution by a cooperative ion-association process. J Mater Chem B 2018;6:449 .

79. Polishchuk I, Aronhime Bracha A, Bloch L, Levy D, Kozachkevich S, Etinger-Geller Y, Kauffmann Y, Burghammer M, Giacobbe C, Villanova J, Hendler G, Sun C Y, Giuffre A.J, Marcus M.A, Kundanati L, Zaslansky P, Pugno N.M, Gilbert Pupa U. P. A., Alex Katsman A and Pokroy B*. Coherently aligned nanoparticles within a biogenic single crystal: A biological prestressing strategy. Science 2017;358:1294. Click here for FREE download.

78. Shtukenberg A G, Zhu Q, Carter D J, Vogt L, Hoja J, Schneider E, Song H, Pokroy B, Polishchuk I, Tkatchenko A, Oganov A R, Rohl A L, Tuckerman M E And Kahr B. Powder diffraction and crystal structure prediction identify four new coumarin polymorphs. Chem Sci 2017;8:4962.

77. Koifman-Khristosov M, Dishon S, Noi I, Katsman A and Pokroy B*. Pore and Ligament Size Control, Thermal Stability and Mechanical Properties of Nanoporous Single Crystals of Gold. Nanoscale 2017;29:4912.

76. Etinger-Geller Y, Katsman A, Pokroy B. Density of Nanometrically Thin Amorphous Films Varies by Thickness. Chem Mater 2017;29:4912.

75. Krylov I, Pokroy B, Ritter D, and Eizenberg M. Passivation of InGaAs interface states by thin AlN interface layers for metal-insulator-semiconductor (MIS) applications. J Vac Sci Technol 2017;35:011205.

74. Magnabosco G, Polishchuk I, Pokroy B, Rosenberg R, Cölfen H. and Falini G. Synthesis of calcium carbonate in trace water environments. Chem Comm 2017;53:4811.

73. Keren R, Mayzel B, Lavy A, Polishchuk I, Levy D, Pokroy B, Micha I. Sponge-associated bacteria mineralize arsenic and barium on intracellular vesicles. Nat Comm 2017;8:14393.

72. Koifman-Khristosov M, Bloch L, Burghammer M, Zaslansky P, Kauffman Y, Katsman A, Pokroy B*. A Gold Complex Single Crystal Comprising Nanoporosity and Curved Surfaces. Cryst Growth Des 2017;17:221.


71. Calvaresi M, Di Giosia M, Ianiro A, Valle F, Fermani S, Polishchuk I, Pokroy B, Falini G. Morphological changes of calcite single crystals induced by Biomolecules Exfoliated Graphene. J Cryst Growth 2016;457:356.

70. Krylov I, Pokroy B, Ritter D, and Eizenberg M. Comparison between HfO2/Al2O3 nano-laminates and ternary HfxAlyO compound as the dielectric material in InGaAs based metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) capacitors. APL 2016;120:124505.

69. Pasternak S, Levy D, Paz Y, Pokroy B*. Structural Analysis and Optical Properties of the Bi2-xYxWO6 System. CrysEngCom 2016;18:6464.

68. Pechook S, Katsman A, Pokroy B. Paraffin Wax Crystal Coarsening: Effects of Strains and Wax Crystal Shape. Cryst Growth Des 2016;16:3932.

67. Di Giosia M, Polishchuk I, Weber E, Fermani S, Pasquini L, Pugno NM, Zerbetto F, Montalti M, Calvaresi M, Falini G and Pokroy B*. Bioinspired nano-composite: 2D materials within a 3D lattice. Adv Funct Mater 2016;26:5569.

66. Yi-Yeoun K, Joseph D. Carloni, Beatrice Demarchi, David Sparks, David Reid, Miki E. Kunitake, Chiu C. Tang, Melinda J. Duer, Colin L. Freeman, Boaz Pokroy, Kirsty Penkman, John Harding, Lara A. Estroff, Shefford P. Baker and Fiona C. Meldrum. Tuning Hardness in Calcite by Incorporation of Amino Acids. Nat Mater 2016;15:903.

65. Chen L, Polishchuk I, Weber E, Fitch AN, Pokroy B*. Hybrid gold single crystals incorporating amino acids. Cryst Growth Des 2016;16:2972.

64. Zhu Q, Shtukenberg A, Carter D, Yu TQ, Yang J, Chen M, Raiteri P, Oganov A, Pokroy B, Polishchuk I, Bygrave P, Day G, Rohl A, Tuckerman M and Kahr B. Resorcinol Crystallization from the Melt: A New Ambient Phase and New “Riddles”JACS 2016;138:4881.

63. Krylov I, Pokroy B, Ritter D, Eizenberg M. A Comparative study of AlN and Al2O3 based gate stacks grown by atomic layer deposition on InGaAs. J Appl Phy 2016;119:084507.

62. Jensen ACS, Brif A, Pokroy B, Hinge M and Birkedal H. Morphology preserving solid-to-solid transformation of minerals mediated by a self-assembled temperature responsive polymer membrane: calcite to hydroxyapatite. CrystEngComm 2016;18:2289.

61. Haimov B, Iakovlev A, Bloch, L, Mueller, M, Pokroy B*. Kinetics of nano-scale self-assembly measured on liquid drops by macroscopic optical tensiometry: from mercury to water and fluorocarbons. JACS. 2016;138:2585. SPOTLIGHTED IN JACS.

60. Kim Y-Y, Semsarilar M, Carloni JD, Cho KR, Kulak AN, Polishchuk I, Hendley CT, Smeets PJM, Fielding LA, Pokroy B, Tang CC, Estroff LA, Baker SP, Armes SP and Meldrum FC. Structure and properties of nanocomposites formed by the occlusion of block copolymer worms and vesicles within calcite crystals. Adv Func Mater 2016;26:1382.

59. Weber E, Verch A, Levy D, Fitch AN and Pokroy B*. Amorphous biogenic calcium oxalate in raphides of Duckweed. ChemistrySelect 2016;1:132.


58. Hirsch A, Gur D, Polishchuk I, Levy D, Pokroy B, Cruz-Cabeza A, Addadi L, Kronik L, Leiserowitz L, “Guanigma”: the revised structure of biogenic anhydrous guanine. Chem Mater 2015;27:8289.

57. Koifman-Khristosov M, Bloch L, Burghammer M, Kauffman Y, Katsman A, Pokroy B. Sponge-like nanoporous single crystals of gold. Nat Comm 2015;6:8841. HIGHLIGHTED IN NATURE MATERIALS

56. Weber E, Levy D, Ben Sasson M, Fitch A, Pokroy B*. Structural Analysis of Metal-doped Calcium Oxalate. RSC Advances 2015;5:98626.

55. Pokroy B, Kabalah-Amitai L, Polishchuk I, DeVol RT, Blonsky AZ, Sun CY, Marcus MA, Scholl A, Gilbert P. Narrowly Distributed Crystal Orientation in Biomineral Vaterite. Chem Mater 2015;2:76516.

54. Weber E, Pokroy B*. Intracrystalline inclusions within single crystalline hosts: from biomineralization to bio-inspired crystal growth. CrystEngComm 2015;17:5873. (Invited Review)

53. Magnabosco G, Di Giosia M, Polishchuk, I, Weber E, Fermani S, Bottoni A, Zerbetto F, Pokroy B*, Rapino S, Falini G*, Calvaresi M. Calcite single crystals as hosts for atomic-scale entrapment and slow release of drugs. Adv Healthc Mater 2015;4:1510.

52. Pechok S, Sudakov K, Polishchuk I, Ostrova I, Zakin V, Pokroy B* and Shemesh M*. Bioinspired passive anti-biofouling surfaces prevent bacterial attachment and biofilm development. J Mater Chem B 2015;3:1371.


51. Lee JY, Pechook S, Pokroy B and Yeo JS. Multilevel Hierarchy of Fluorinated Wax on CuO Nanowires for Superoleophobic Surfaces. Langmuir 2014;30:15568.

50. Gorb E, Böhm S, Jacky N, Maier L P, Dening K, Pechook S, Pokroy B and Gorb S. Insect attachment on bioinspired wax crystalline surfaces formed by alkanes of varying chain lengths. Beilstein J Nanotech 2014;15:1031.

49. Weber E, Bloch L, Guth C, Fitch AN, Weiss IM and Pokroy B*. Incorporation of a Recombinant Biomineralization Fusion Protein into the Crystalline Lattice of Calcitetions in synthetic calcite. Chem Mater 2014;26:4925.

48. DeVol1 RT, Metzler RA, Kabalah-Amitai L, Pokroy B, Politi Y, Gal A, Addadi L, Weiner S, Fernandez-Martinez A, Demichelis R, Gale JD, Ihli J, Meldrum FC, Blonsky A. Z, Killian CE, Salling CB, Young AT, Marcus M. A, Scholl A, Doran A, Jenkins C, Bechtel HA, Gilbert P. Oxygen Spectroscopy and Polarization-Dependent Imaging Contrast (PIC)-Mapping of Calcium Carbonate Minerals and Biominerals J Phys Chem B 2014;118:8449.

47. Bloch L, Kauffmann Y, Pokroy B*. Size Effect on the Short Range Order in Amorphous Materials. Cryst Growth Des  2014;14:3983.

46. Koifman-Khristosov M, Kabalah-Amitai L, Burghammer M, Katsman A, Pokroy B*. Formation of Curved Micron-Sized Single Crystals. ACS Nano 2014;8:4747.

45. Lee JY, Pechook S, Jeon DJ, Pokroy B, Yeo JS. Three-dimensional triple hierarchy formed by self-assembly of wax crystals on CuO nanowires for nonwettable surfaces. ACS Appl Mater Inter 2014;6:4927.

44. Brif A, Pokroy B*. Bio-inspired Engineering of Zinc Oxide/Amino Acid composite: Synchrotron Microstructure Study. CrystEngComm 2014;16:3268.

43. Brif A, Ankonina G, Drathen C, Pokroy B*. Bio-inspired Band Gap Engineering of Zinc Oxide by Intracrystalline Incorporation of Amino Acids. Adv Mater 2014;26:477.


42. Ben Shir I, Kababya S, Katz I, Pokroy B, Schmidt A. Exposed and Buried Biomineral Interfaces in the Aragonitic Shell of Perna Canaliculus Revealed by Solid State NMR. Chem Mater 2013;25:4595.

41. Olson IC, Blonsky AZ, Tamura N, Kunz M, Pokroy B, Romao CP, White MA, Gilbert P. Crystal nucleation and near-epitaxial growth in nacre.  J Struct Biol 2013;184:454.

40. Pechook S, Kornblum N, Pokroy B*. Bio-Inspired Superoleophobic Fluorinated Wax Crystalline Surfaces. Adv Funct Mater 2013;36:4572.

39. Pechook S, Pokroy B. Bioinspired hierarchical superhydrophobic structures formed by n-paraffin waxes of varying chain lengths. Soft Matter 2013;9:5710.

38. Kabalah-Amitai L, Mayzel B, Zaslansky P, Kauffmann Y, Clotens P, Pokroy B*. Unique crystallographic pattern in the macro to atomic structure of Herdmania momus vateritic spicules. J Struct Biol 2013;183:191.

37. Kabalah-Amitai L, Mayzel B, Kauffmann Y, Fitch AN, Bloch L, Gilbert PUPA and Pokroy B*. Vaterite Crystals Contain Two Interspersed Crystal Structures. Science 2013;340:454.

36. Haimov B, Pechook S, Ternyak O, Pokroy B*. Shape of Water-Air Interface beneath a Drop on a Superhydrophobic Surface Revealed: Constant Curvature That Approaches Zero. J Phys Chem C 2013;117:6658.


35. Younis S, Kauffmann Y, Pokroy B, Zolotoyabko E. Atomic structure and ultrastructure of the Murex troscheli shell. J Struct Biol 2012;180:539.

34. Schenk AS, Zlotnikov I, Pokroy B, Gierlinger N, Masic A, Zaslansky P, Fitch AN, Paris O, Metzger TH, Colfen H, Fratzl P, Aichmayer B. Hierarchical Calcite Crystals with Occlusions of a Simple Polyelectrolyte Mimic Complex Biomineral Structures. Adv Funct Mater  2012;22:4668.

33. Pechook S, Pokroy B*. Self-Assembling, Bioinspired Wax Crystalline Surfaces with Time-Dependent Wettability. Adv Funct Mater 2012;22:745.

32. Butenko AV, Mogilko E, Amitai L, Pokroy B, Sloutskin E. Coiled to Diffuse: Brownian Motion of a Helical Bacterium. Langmuir 2012;28:12941.

31. Borukhin S, Saguy C, Koifman M, Pokroy B*. Self-Ordered Vicinal-Surface-Like Nanosteps at the Thin Metal-Film/Substrate Interface. J Phys Chem C 2012;116:12149.

30. Borukhin S, Bloch L, Radlauer T, Hill AH, Fitch AN, Pokroy B*. Screening the Incorporation of Amino Acids into an Inorganic Crystalline Host: the Case of Calcite. Adv Funct Mater  2012;22:4216.


29. Seminara A, Pokroy B, Kang SH, Brenner MP, Aizenberg J. Mechanism of nanostructure movement under an electron beam and its application in patterning. Phys Rev B 2011;83:235438.

28. Pokroy B, Demensky V, Zolotoyabko E. Inhomogeneous Strain/Stress Profiles in the Nacre Layer of Mollusk Shells. Metall Mater Trans A 2011;42A:554.

27. Kim YY, Ganesan K, Yang PC, Kulak AN, Borukhin S, Pechook S, Ribeiro L, Kroger R, Eichhorn SJ, Armes SP, Pokroy B, Meldrum FC. An artificial biomineral formed by incorporation of copolymer micelles in calcite crystals. Nat Mater 2011;10:890.

26. Epstein AK, Pokroy B, Seminara A, Aizenberg J. Bacterial biofilm shows persistent resistance to liquid wetting and gas penetration. P Natl Acad Sci USA 2011;108:995.

25. Borukhin S, Pokroy B*. Formation and Elimination of Surface Nanodefects on Ultraflat Metal Surfaces Produced by Template Stripping. Langmuir 2011;27:13415.


24. Pokroy B, Aichmayer B, Schenk AS, Haimov B, Kang SH, Fratzl P, Aizenberg J. Sonication-Assisted Synthesis of Large, High-Quality Mercury Thiolate Single Crystals Directly from Liquid Mercury. J Am Chem Soc 2010;132:14355.

23. Kang SH, Pokroy B, Mahadevan L, Aizenberg J. Control of Shape and Size of Nanopillar Assembly by Adhesion-Mediated Elastocapillary Interaction. ACS Nano 2010;4:6323.


22. Pokroy B, Kang SH, Mahadevan L, Aizenberg J. Self-Organization of a Mesoscale Bristle into Ordered, Hierarchical Helical Assemblies. Science 2009;323:237.

21. Pokroy B, Epstein AK, Persson-Gulda MCM, Aizenberg J. Fabrication of Bioinspired Actuated Nanostructures with Arbitrary Geometry and Stiffness. Adv Mater 2009;21:463.

20. Pokroy B, Demensky V, Zolotoyabko E. Nacre in Mollusk Shells as a Multilayered Structure with Strain Gradient. Adv Funct Mater 2009;19:1054.

19. Pokroy B, Chernow VF, Aizenberg J. Crystallization of Malonic and Succinic Acids on SAMs: Toward the General Mechanism of Oriented Nucleation on Organic Monolayers. Langmuir 2009;25:14002.


18. Starosvetsky J, Starosvetsky D, Pokroy B, Hilel T, Armon R. Electrochemical behaviour of stainless steels in media containing iron-oxidizing bacteria (IOB) by corrosion process modeling. Corros Sci 2008;50:540.

17. Levy-Lior A, Pokroy B, Levavi-Sivan B, Leiserowitz L, Weiner S, Addadi L. Biogenic guanine crystals from the skin of fish may be designed to enhance light reflectance. Cryst Growth Des 2008;8:507.


16. Zolotoyabko E, Pokroy B. Biomineralization of calcium carbonate: structural aspects. CrystEngComm 2007;9:1156.

15. Pokroy B, Kapon M, Marin F, Adir N, Zolotoyabko E. Protein-induced, previously unidentified twin form of calcite. P Natl Acad Sci USA 2007;104:7337.

14. Pokroy B, Fitch AN, Zolotoyabko E. Structure of biogenic aragonite (CaCO3). Cryst Growth Des 2007;7:1580.

13. Pokroy B, Fieramosca JS, Von Dreele RB, Fitch AN, Caspi EN, Zolotoyabko E. Atomic structure of biogenic aragonite. Chem Mater 2007;19:3244.

12. Pokroy B, Aizenberg J. Calcite shape modulation through the lattice mismatch between the self-assembled monolayer template and the nucleated crystal face. CrystEngComm 2007;9:1219.

11. Marin F, Pokroy B, Luquet G, Layrolle P, De Groot K. Protein mapping of calcium carbonate biominerals by immunogold. Biomaterials 2007;28:2368.


10. Zolotoyabko E, Pokroy B, Cohen-Hyams T, Quintana JP. Depth-resolved strain measurements in thin films by energy-variable X-ray diffraction. Nucl Instrum Meth B 2006;246:244.

9. Pokroy B, Zolotoyabko E, Adir N. Purification and functional analysis of a 40 kD protein extracted from the Strombus decorus persicus mollusk shells. Biomacromolecules 2006;7:550.

8. Pokroy B, Fitch AN, Zolotoyabko E. The microstructure of biogenic calcite: A view by high-resolution synchrotron powder diffraction. Adv Mater 2006;18:2363.

7. Pokroy B, Fitch AN, Marin F, Kapon M, Adir N, Zolotoyabko E. Anisotropic lattice distortions in biogenic calcite induced by intra-crystalline organic molecules. J Struct Biol 2006;155:96.

6. Pokroy B, Fitch AN, Lee PL, Quintana JP, Caspi EN, Zolotoyabko E. Anisotropic lattice distortions in the mollusk-made aragonite: A widespread phenomenon. J Struct Biol 2006;153:145.


5. Pokroy B, Zolotoyabko E. Aragonite growth on single-crystal substrates displaying a threefold axis. Chem Comm 2005:2140.

4. Caspi EN, Pokroy B, Lee PL, Quintana JP, Zolotoyabko E. On the structure of aragonite. Acta Crystallogr B 2005;61:129.


3. Zolotoyabko E, Pokroy B, Quintana JP. Depth-resolved strain measurements in polycrystalline materials by energy-variable X-ray diffraction. J Synchrotron Radiat 2004;11:309.

2. Pokroy B, Quintana JP, Caspi EN, Berner A, Zolotoyabko E. Anisotropic lattice distortions in biogenic aragonite. Nat Mater 2004;3:900.


1. Pokroy B, Zolotoyabko E. Microstructure of natural plywood-like ceramics: a study by high-resolution electron microscopy and energy-variable X-ray diffraction. J Mater Chem 2003;13:682.