1. Tiwary N., Zakerin M., Natalio F., Biegler E., Marco F., Kaubitzsch H., Laha A., Berger R. & Rao V. R. (2019). Critical analysis of micro-thermogravimetry of CuSO4.5H2O crystals using heatable microcantilevers.  Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. 29:(10)  Abstract
  2. Edeler D., Draca D., Petkovic V., Natalio F., Maksimovic-Ivanic D., Mijatovic S., Schmidt H. & Kaluderovic G. N. (2019). Impact of the mesoporous silica SBA-15 functionalization on the mode of action of Ph3Sn(CH2)6OH.  Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials For Biological Applications. 100:315-322.  Abstract
  3. Spiesz E. M., Schmieden D. T., Grande A. M., Liang K., Schwiedrzik J., Natalio F., Michler J., Garcia S. J., Aubin-Tam M. & Meyer A. S. (2019). Bacterially Produced, Nacre-Inspired Composite Materials.  Small.  Abstract
  4. Birkenfeld M., Horwitz L. K., Bar-Yosef Mayer D. E., Bond J., Guttmann-Bond E., Cummings L. S., Goldgeier H., Krakovsky M., Natalio F., Nebenhaus K., Neumann F. H., Porat N., Scott L., Simmons T., Yashuv T. & Avner U. (2019). Investigations at Nahal Roded 110: a Late Neolithic ritual site in the southern Negev.  Antiquity. 93:(367)e4.  Abstract


  1. Natalio F. & Maria R. (2018). Structural evolution of Gossypium hirsutum fibers grown under greenhouse and hydroponic conditions.  Fibers. 6:(1)  Abstract
  2. Tahir M. N., Kluenker M., Natalio F., Barton B., Korschelt K., Shylin S. I., Panthöfer M., Ksenofontov V., Möller A., Kolb U. & Tremel W. (2018). From Single Molecules to Nanostructured Functional Materials: Formation of a Magnetic Foam Catalyzed by Pd@FexO Heterodimers.  ACS Applied Nano Materials. 1:(3)1050-1057.  Abstract
  3. Natalio F. (2018). Future Perspectives on Biological Fabrication and Material Farming.  Small Methods. 3:(1)  Abstract


  1. Natalio F., Fuchs R., Cohen S., Leitus G., Fritz-Popovski G., Paris O., Kappl M. & Butt H. (2017). Biological fabrication of cellulose fibers with tailored properties.  Science. 357:(6356)1118-1122.  Abstract
  2. Zakerin M., Novak A., Toda M., Emery Y., Natalio F., Butt H. & Berger R. (2017). Thermal Characterization of Dynamic Silicon Cantilever Array Sensors by Digital Holographic Microscopy.  Sensors. 17:(6)  Abstract
  3. Werner P., Blumtritt H. & Natalio F. (2017). Organic crystal lattices in the axial filament of silica spicules of Demospongiae.  Journal of Structural Biology. 198:(3)186-195.  Abstract
  4. Natalio F., Wiese S., Brandt W. & Wessjohann L. (2017). Reconstitution of Vanadium Haloperoxidase's Catalytic Activity by Boric AcidTowards a Potential Biocatalytic Role of Boron.  Chemistry-A European Journal. 23:(21)4973-4980.  Abstract
  5. Ragg R., Korschelt K., Herget K., Natalio F., Tahir M. N. & Tremel W. (2017). Inorganic nanoparticles as enzyme mimics.  Biocatalysis and Nanotechnology. 531-560.  Abstract
  6. Natalio F. (2017). Microbially Induced Calcium Carbonate: Multilayer/Multimaterial Coatings on Non-conductive Materials.  Cultivated Building Materials. 148-155.


  1. Ehrlich H., Maldonado M., Parker A. R., Kulchin Y. N., Schilling J., Koehler B., Skrzypczak U., Simon P., Reiswig H. M., Tsurkan M. V., Brunner E., Voznesenskiy S. S., Bezverbny A. V., Golik S. S., Nagorny I. G., Vyalikh D. V., Makarova A. A., Molodtsov S. L., Kummer K., Mertig M., Erler C., Kurek D. V., Bazhenov V. V., Natalio F., Kovalev A. E., Gorb S. N., Stelling A. L., Heitmann J., Born R., Meyer D. C. & Tabachnick K. R. (2016). Supercontinuum Generation in Naturally Occurring Glass Sponges Spicules.  Advanced Optical Materials. 4:(10)1608-1613.  Abstract
  2. Natalio F., Tahir M. N., Friedrich N., Koeck M., Fritz-Popovski G., Paris O. & Paschke R. (2016). Structural analysis of Gossypium hirsutum fibers grown under greenhouse and hydroponic conditions.  Journal of Structural Biology. 194:(3)292-302.  Abstract
  3. Ragg R., Schilmann A. M., Korschelt K., Wieseotte C., Kluenker M., Viel M., Voelker L., Preiss S., Herzberger J., Frey H., Heinze K., Bluemler P., Tahir M. N., Natalio F. & Tremel W. (2016). Intrinsic superoxide dismutase activity of MnO nanoparticles enhances the magnetic resonance imaging contrast.  Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 4:(46)7423-7428.  Abstract
  4. Tahir M. N., Herzberger J., Natalio F., Koehler O., Branscheid R., Mugnaioli E., Ksenofontov V., Panthoefer M., Kolb U., Frey H. & Tremel W. (2016). Hierachical Ni@Fe2O3 superparticles through epitaxial growth of gamma-Fe2O3 nanorods on in situ formed Ni nanoplates.  Nanoscale. 8:(18)9548-9555.  Abstract


  1. Natalio F., Corrales T. P., Wanka S., Zaslansky P., Kappl M., Lima H. P., Butt H. & Tremel W. (2015). Siliceous spicules enhance fracture-resistance and stiffness of pre-colonial Amazonian ceramics.  Scientific Reports. 5.  Abstract
  2. Tahir M. N., Ragg R., Natalio F., Sahoo J. K., Daniel P., Koynov K., Strand D., Strand S. & Tremel W. (2015). Amine functionalized ZrO2 nanoparticles as biocompatible and luminescent probes for ligand specific cellular imaging.  Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 3:(11)2371-2377.  Abstract


  1. Natalio F., Wiese S., Friedrich N., Werner P. & Tahir M. N. (2014). Localization and Characterization of Ferritin in Demospongiae: A Possible Role on Spiculogenesis.  Marine Drugs. 12:(8)4659-4676.  Abstract
  2. Ragg R., Natalio F., Tahir M. N., Janssen H., Kashyap A., Strand D., Strand S. & Tremel W. (2014). Molybdenum Trioxide Nanoparticles with Intrinsic Sulfite Oxidase Activity.  ACS Nano. 8:(5)5182-5189.  Abstract
  3. Sahoo J. K., Tahir M. N., Shukoor M. I., Schladt T. D., Natalio F., Mugnaioli E., Kolb U. & Tremel W. (2014). Rational assembly and dual functionalization of Au@MnO heteroparticles on TiO2 nanowires.  New Journal of Chemistry. 38:(5)2031-2036.  Abstract


  1. Natalio F., Corrales T. P., Panthoefer M., Schollmeyer D., Lieberwirth I., Mueller W. E. G., Kappl M., Butt H. & Tremel W. (2013). Flexible Minerals: Self-Assembled Calcite Spicules with Extreme Bending Strength.  Science. 339:(6125)1298-1302.  Abstract
  2. Tavares Andre R. & Natalio F. (2013). Use of vanadium-containing particles as a biocide.  .
  3. Natalio F. (2013). Method for producing plant fibres doped with nanoparticles.  .
  4. Hoshyargar F., Sahoo J. K., Tahir M. N., Yella A., Dietzsch M., Natalio F., Branscheid R., Kolb U., Panthoefer M. & Tremel W. (2013). Graphene-type sheets of Nb1-xWxS2: synthesis and in situ functionalization.  Dalton Transactions. 42:(15)5292-5297.  Abstract
  5. Andre R., Natalio F., Tahir M. N., Berger R. & Tremel W. (2013). Self-cleaning antimicrobial surfaces by bio-enabled growth of SnO2 coatings on glass.  Nanoscale. 5:(8)3447-3456.  Abstract
  6. Tahir M. N., Natalio F., Cambaz M. A., Panthoefer M., Branscheid R., Kolb U. & Tremel W. (2013). Controlled synthesis of linear and branched Au@ZnO hybrid nanocrystals and their photocatalytic properties.  Nanoscale. 5:(20)9944-9949.  Abstract
  7. Natalio F. (2013). Nanoparticles as Enzyme Mimics.  New and Future Developments in Catalysis.


  1. Natalio F., Andre R., Hartog A. F., Stoll B., Jochum K. P., Wever R. & Tremel W. (2012). Vanadium pentoxide nanoparticles mimic vanadium haloperoxidases and thwart biofilm formation.  Nature Nanotechnology. 7:(8)530-535.  Abstract
  2. Andre R., Tahir M. N., Natalio F. & Tremel W. (2012). Bioinspired synthesis of multifunctional inorganic and bio-organic hybrid materials.  FEBS Journal. 279:(10)1737-1749.  Abstract
  3. Wolf S. E., Lieberwirth I., Natalio F., Bardeau J., Delorme N., Emmerling F., Barrea R., Kappl M. & Marin F. (2012). Merging models of biomineralisation with concepts of nonclassical crystallisation: is a liquid amorphous precursor involved in the formation of the prismatic layer of the Mediterranean Fan Mussel Pinna nobilis?.  Faraday Discussions. 159:433-448.  Abstract
  4. Natalio F., Kashyap A., Lorenz S., Kerschbaumer H., Dietzsch M., Tahir M. N., Duschner H., Strand S., Strand D. & Tremel W. (2012). Multi-photon imaging of amine-functionalized silica nanoparticles.  Nanoscale. 4:(15)4680-4686.  Abstract
  5. Nakhjavan B., Tahir M. N., Natalio F., Panthoefer M., Gao H., Dietzsch M., Andre R., Gasi T., Ksenofontov V., Branscheid R., Kolb U. & Tremel W. (2012). Ni@Fe2O3 heterodimers: controlled synthesis and magnetically recyclable catalytic application for dehalogenation reactions.  Nanoscale. 4:(15)4571-4577.  Abstract
  6. Schladt T. D., Koll K., Pruefer S., Bauer H., Natalio F., Dumele O., Raidoo R., Weber S., Wolfrum U., Schreiber L. M., Radsak M. P., Schild H. & Tremel W. (2012). Multifunctional superparamagnetic MnO@SiO2 core/shell nanoparticles and their application for optical and magnetic resonance imaging.  Journal of Materials Chemistry. 22:(18)9253-9262.  Abstract
  7. Shukoor M. I., Natalio F., Tahir M. N., Barz M., Weber S., Brochhausen C., Zentel R., Schreiber L. M., Brieger J. & Tremel W. (2012). CpG-DNA loaded multifunctional MnO nanoshuttles for TLR9-specific cellular cargo delivery, selective immune-activation and MRI.  Journal of Materials Chemistry. 22:(18)8826-8834.  Abstract


  1. Nicolai M., Goncalves G., Natalio F. & Humanes M. (2011). Biocatalytic formation of synthetic melanin: The role of vanadium haloperoxidases, L-DOPA and iodide.  Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 105:(6)887-893.  Abstract
  2. Lukic-Bilela L., Perovic-Ottstadt S., Walenta S., Natalio F., Plese B., Link T. & Mueller W. E. G. (2011). ATP distribution and localization of mitochondria in Suberites domuncula (Olivi 1792) tissue.  Journal of Experimental Biology. 214:(10)1748-1753.  Abstract
  3. Andre R., Natalio F., Humanes M., Leppin J., Heinze K., Wever R., Schroeder H. -., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2011). V2O5 Nanowires with an Intrinsic Peroxidase-Like Activity.  Advanced Functional Materials. 21:(3)501-509.  Abstract
  4. Tahir M. N., Andre R., Sahoo J. K., Jochum F. D., Theato P., Natalio F., Berger R., Branscheid R., Kolb U. & Tremel W. (2011). Hydrogen peroxide sensors for cellular imaging based on horse radish peroxidase reconstituted on polymer-functionalized TiO2 nanorods.  Nanoscale. 3:(9)3907-3914.  Abstract
  5. Natalio F., Andre R., Pihan S. A., Humanes M., Wever R. & Tremel W. (2011). V2O5 nanowires with an intrinsic iodination activity leading to the formation of self-assembled melanin-like biopolymers.  Journal of Materials Chemistry. 21:(32)11923-11929.  Abstract
  6. Nakhjavan B., Tahir M. N., Natalio F., Gao H., Schneider K., Schladt T., Ament I., Branscheid R., Weber S., Kolb U., Soennichsen C., Schreiber L. M. & Tremel W. (2011). Phase separated Cu@Fe3O4 heterodimer nanoparticles from organometallic reactants.  Journal of Materials Chemistry. 21:(24)8605-8611.  Abstract


  1. Tahir M. N., Yella A., Sahoo J. K., Natalio F., Kolb U., Jochum F., Theato P. & Tremel W. (2010). IF-ReS2 with Covalently Linked Porphyrin Antennae.  Israel Journal of Chemistry. 50:(4)500-505.
  2. Wiens M., Wang X., Natalio F., Schroeder H. C., Schlossmacher U., Wang S., Korzhev M., Geurtsen W. & Mueller W. E. G. (2010). Bioinspired Fabrication of Bio-Silica-Based Bone-Substitution Materials.  Advanced Engineering Materials. 12:(9)B438-B450.  Abstract
  3. Natalio F., Link T., Mueller W. E. G., Schroeder H. C., Cui F., Wang X. & Wiens M. (2010). Bioengineering of the silica-polymerizing enzyme silicatein-alpha for a targeted application to hydroxyapatite.  Acta Biomaterialia. 6:(9)3720-3728.  Abstract
  4. Natalio F., Mugnaioli E., Wiens M., Wang X., Schroeder H. C., Tahir M. N., Tremel W., Kolb U. & Mueller W. E. G. (2010). Silicatein-mediated incorporation of titanium into spicules from the demosponge Suberites domuncula.  Cell and Tissue Research. 339:(2)429-436.  Abstract
  5. Schladt T. D., Schneider K., Shukoor M. I., Natalio F., Bauer H., Tahir M. N., Weber S., Schreiber L. M., Schroeder H. C., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2010). Highly soluble multifunctional MnO nanoparticles for simultaneous optical and MRI imaging and cancer treatment using photodynamic therapy.  Journal of Materials Chemistry. 20:(38)8297-8304.  Abstract
  6. Schladt T. D., Shukoor M. I., Schneider K., Tahir M. N., Natalio F., Ament I., Becker J., Jochum F. D., Weber S., Koehler O., Theato P., Schreiber L. M., Soennichsen C., Schroeder H. C., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2010). Au@MnO Nanoflowers: Hybrid Nanocomposites for Selective Dual Functionalization and Imaging.  ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION. 49:(23)3976-3980.


  1. Shukoor M. I., Natalio F., Tahir M. N., Wiens M., Tarantola M., Therese H. A., Barz M., Weber S., Terekhov M., Schroeder H. C., Mueller W. E. G., Janshoff A., Theato P., Zentel R., Schreiber L. M. & Tremel W. (2009). Pathogen-Mimicking MnO Nanoparticles for Selective Activation of the TLR9 Pathway and Imaging of Cancer Cells.  Advanced Functional Materials. 19:(23)3717-3725.  Abstract
  2. Plese B., Schroeder H. C., Grebenjuk V. A., Wegener G., Brandt D., Natalio F. & Mueller W. E. G. (2009). Strombine dehydrogenase in the demosponge Suberites domuncula: Characterization and kinetic properties of the enzyme crucial for anaerobic metabolism.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 154:(1)102-107.  Abstract
  3. Mueller W. E. G., Wang X., Cui F., Jochum K. P., Tremel W., Bill J., Schroeder H. C., Natalio F., Schlossmacher U. & Wiens M. (2009). Sponge spicules as blueprints for the biofabrication of inorganic-organic composites and biomaterials.  Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 83:(3)397-413.  Abstract
  4. Mugnaioli E., Natalio F., Schlossmacher U., Wang X., Mueller W. E. G. & Kolb U. (2009). Crystalline Nanorods as Possible Templates for the Synthesis of Amorphous Biosilica during Spicule Formation in Demospongiae.  ChemBioChem. 10:(4)683-689.  Abstract
  5. Wiens M., Bausen M., Natalio F., Link T., Schlossmacher U. & Mueller W. E. G. (2009). The role of the silicatein-alpha interactor silintaphin-1 in biomimetic biomineralization.  Biomaterials. 30:(8)1648-1656.  Abstract
  6. Tahir M. N., Natalio F., Therese H. A., Yella A., Metz N., Shah M. R., Mugnaioli E., Berger R., Theato P., Schroeder H., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2009). Enzyme-Mediated Deposition of a TiO2 Coating onto Biofunctionalized WS2 Chalcogenide Nanotubes.  Advanced Functional Materials. 19:(2)285-291.  Abstract
  7. Natalio F. (2009). Silicatein: nanobiotechnological and biomedical applications.  Biosilica in Evolution, Morphogenesis, and Nanobiotechnology. 251-273.  Abstract
  8. Tahir M. N., Natalio F., Berger R., Barz M., Theato P., Schroeder H., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2009). Growth of fibrous aggregates of silica nanoparticles: Fibre growth by mimicking the biogenic silica patterning processes.  Soft Matter. 5:(19)3657-3662.  Abstract
  9. Wang X., Schlossmacher U., Natalio F., Schroeder H. C., Wolf S. E., Tremel W. & Mueller W. E. G. (2009). Evidence for biogenic processes during formation of ferromanganese crusts from the Pacific Ocean: Implications of biologically induced mineralization.  Micron. 40:(5-6)526-535.  Abstract
  10. Tremel W., Shukoor M., Natalio F., Tahir M., Wiens M., Schladt T., Barz M., Theato P., Schroeder H. & Mueller W. (2009). Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles for Selective Targeting of Cells.  . 99-104.  Abstract


  1. Shukoor M. I., Natalio F., Tahir M. N., Divekar M., Metz N., Therese H. A., Theato P., Ksenofontov V., Schroeder H. C., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2008). Multifunctional polymer-derivatized gamma-Fe(2)O(3) nanocrystals as a methodology for the biomagnetic separation of recombinant His-tagged proteins.  Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 320:(19)2339-2344.  Abstract
  2. Shukoor M. I., Natalio F., Therese H. A., Tahir M. N., Ksenofontov V., Panthoefer M., Eberhardt M., Theato P., Schroeder H. C., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2008). Fabrication of a silica coating on magnetic gamma-Fe2O3 nanoparticles by an immobilized enzyme.  Chemistry of Materials. 20:(11)3567-3573.  Abstract
  3. Schroeder H. C., Natalio F., Wiens M., Tahir M. N., Shukoor M. I., Tremel W., Belikov S. I., Krasko A. & Mueller W. E. G. (2008). The 2 '-5 '-oligoadenylate synthetase in the lowest metazoa: isolation, cloning, expression and functional activity in the sponge Lubomirskia baicalensis.  Molecular Immunology. 45:(4)945-953.  Abstract
  4. Thakur N. L., Jain R., Natalio F., Hamer B., Thakur A. N. & Mueller W. E. G. (2008). Marine molecular biology: An emerging field of biological sciences.  Biotechnology Advances. 26:(3)233-245.  Abstract
  5. Shukoor M. I., Natalio F., Metz N., Glube N., Tahir M. N., Therese H. A., Ksenofontov V., Theato P., Langguth P., Boissel J., Schroeder H. C., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2008). dsRNA-functionalized multifunctional gamma-Fe2O3 nanocrystals: A tool for targeting cell surface receptors.  Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 47:(25)4748-4752.
  6. Shukoor M. I., Natalio F., Glube N., Tahir M. N., Therese H. A., Ksenofontov V., Theato P., Langguth P., Boissel J., Schroeder H. C., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2008). NanoBio-Tools for Selective Activation of Toll-like receptors (TLRs).  . 505-508.  Abstract


  1. Schroeder H. C., Natalio F., Shukoor I., Tremel W., Schlossmacher U., Wang X. & Mueller W. E. G. (2007). Apposition of silica lamellae during growth of spicules in the demosponge Suberites domuncula: Biological/biochemical studies and chemical/biomimetical confirmation.  Journal of Structural Biology. 159:(3)325-334.  Abstract
  2. Shukoor M. I., Natalio F., Ksenofontov V., Tahir M. N., Eberhardt M., Theato P., Schroeder H. C., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2007). Double-stranded RNA polyinosinic-potycytidylic acid immobilized onto y-Fe2O3 nanoparticles by using a multifunctional polymeric linker.  Small. 3:(8)1374-1378.
  3. Shukoor M. I., Natalio F., Tahir M. N., Ksenofontov V., Therese H. A., Theato P., Schroeder H. C., Mueller W. E. G. & Tremel W. (2007). Superparamagnetic gamma-Fe2O3 nanoparticles with tailored functionality for protein separation.  Chemical Communications. (44)4677-4679.  Abstract