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Huiyuan G.,  C. Ma,  L. Thistle,  M. Huynh,  C. Yu,  D. Clasby,  B. Chefetz,  T. Polubesova,  J.C. White,  L. He  and  B. Xing. 2019. Transformation of Ag ions into Ag nanoparticle-loaded AgCl microcubes in the plant root zone. Environmental Science: Nano 6:1099-1110.

Bhaduri, B., T. Polubesova, B. Chefetz. 2019. Interactions of organic dye with Ag- and Ce-nano-assemblies: Influence of dissolved organic matter. Colloids and Surfaces A 577:683-694.

Shang H., Guo H., Ma C., Li C., Chefetz B., Polubesova T., Xin B. 2019. Maize (Zea maysL.) root exudates modify the surface chemistry of CuO nanoparticles: Altered aggregation, dissolution and toxicity. Sci. Tot. Environ., 690: 502-510.

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, O. Rabinovitz and B. Rubin. 2001Mepiquat-acetochlor formulations: Sorption and leaching. Applied Clay Sci., 18: 299-307.

El-Nahhal, Y., T. Undabeytia, T. Polubesova, Y. Mishael, S. Nir and B. Rubin. 2001Organo-clay formulations of pesticides : reduced leaching and photodegradation. Applied Clay Sci., 18: 309-326.

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, M. Borisover, Z. Gerstl and B. Rubin. 2001Formulations of the anionic herbicide imazaquin based on its sorption on crystal violet-montmorillonite complexes.BCPC Symposium Proc. "Pesticide behaviour in soils and water", 78, 65-70.

Nir, S., G. Rytwo, T. Polubesova, T. Undabeytia and C. Serban. 2001Adsorption of organic cations on clays: Experimental results and modeling. In: S. Yariv and H. Cross (eds.). Clay Complexes and Interactions., Marcel Dekker Publ. 193-222.

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, Z. Gerstl, M. Borisover and B. Rubin. 2002Imazaquin adsorbed on pillared clay and crystal violet-montmorillonite complexes for reduced leaching in soil. J. Environ. Qual., 31, 1657-1664.

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, O. Rabinovitz, M. Borisover and B. Rubin. 2003Sulfentrazone adsorbed on micelle-montmorillonite complexes for slow release in soil. J. Agri. Food Chem., 51, 3410-3414.

Polubesova, T., M. Epstein, S. Yariv, I. Lapides and S. Nir. 2004Adsorption of alizarinate organic micelle complexes on Na montmorillonite. Appl. Clay Sci., 24:177-183

Chefetz, B., Y.I. Bilkes and T. Polubesova. 2004Sorption-desorption behavior of triazine and phenylurea herbicides in Kishon river sediments. Water Research, 38: 4383-4394

Polubesova, T., S. Nir, D. Zadaka, O. Rabinovitz, C. Serban, L. Groisman and B. Rubin. 2005Water purification of organic pollutants by optimized micelle-clay systems. Environ. Sci. Techn., 39: 2343-2348.

Zadaka, D., T. Polubesova, Y. Mishael, A. Spitzy, H. Koeler, E.Wakshal, O. Rabinovitz and S. Nir. 2005Determination of release of organic cations from micelle-clay complexes and their re-adsorption in sand/clay columns. Applied Clay Science, 29:282-286.

Nir, S., Y. El-Nahhal, T. Undabeytia, G. Rytwo, T. Polubesova, Y. Mishael, O. Rabinovitz and B. Rubin. 2006Clays and Pesticides. In: Handbook of Clay Science. F. Bergaya, B.K.G. Theng and G. Lagaly (eds.) pp. 677-691. Elsevier Science Publisher.

Polubesova, T., D. Zadaka, L. Groisman and S. Nir. 2006Water remediation by micelle-clay system: Case study for tetracycline and sulfonamide antibiotics. Water Research 40:2369-2374.

Zadaka, D., Mishael, Y.G., Polubesova, T., Serban, C. and S. Nir. 2007, Modified silicates and porous glass as adsorbents for removal of organic pollutants from water and comparison with activated carbons. Appl. Clay Sci. 36:174-181.

Polubesova, T., Sherman-Nakache, M. and B. Chefetz. 2007Binding of pyrene to hydrophobic fractions of dissolved organic matter: Effect of polyvalent metal complexation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41:5389-5394.

Polubesova, T., Chen, Y., Navon, R. and B. Chefetz. 2008Interactions of hydrophobic fractions of dissolved organic matter with Fe3+- and Cu2+-montmorillonite. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:4797-4803.

Polubesova, T and B. Chefetz. 2008Sorption of herbicides and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by Kishon River sediment. In: C. Dazzi and E. Costantini (eds.) The Soils of Tomorrow - Soils Changing in a Changing World. Advances in GeoEcology 39 Catena Verlag GMBH, pp. 443-455.

Polubesova,T. and M. Borisover. 2009Two components of chloride anion exclusion volume in montmorillonitic soils. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 347:175-179.

Polubesova, T., Y. Chen, C. Stefan, M. Selle, P. Werner and B. Chefetz. 2009Sorption of polyaromatic compounds by organic matter-coated Ca2+- and Fe3+-montmorillonite.Geoderma,154:36-41.

Polubesova, T., S. Eldad and B. Chefetz. 2010Adsorption and oxidative transformation of phenolic acids by Fe(III)-montmorillonite. Environ. Sci. Technol., 44:4203-4209.

Chefetz B., S. Eldad and T. Polubesova. 2011Interactions of aromatic acids with montmorillonite: Ca2+- and Fe 3+ -saturated clays versus Fe3+ - Ca2+-clay system.Geoderma 160: 608-613.

Olshansky Y., Polubesova T., Vetter W., Chefetz B. 2011Sorption-desorption behavior of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in soils. Environ. Poll. 159: 2375-2379.

Polubesova T. Chefetz B. 2013DOM-Affected Transformation of Contaminants on Mineral Surfaces: a Review. Critical Reviews in Environ. Sci. Technol. DOI: 10.1080/10643389.2012.710455.

Olshansky Y., Polubesova, T., Chefetz. B. 2014 Reconstitution of cutin monomers on smectite surfaces: Adsorption and esterification. Geoderma, 2014, 232–234:406–413.

Olshansky Y., Polubesova T. Chefetz B. 2015 Degradation of Plant Cuticles in Soils: Impact on Formation and Sorptive Ability of Humin–Mineral Matrices. Journ. Environ.Qual. 44:849-858.

Paz A., Tadmor G., Malchi T., Blotevogel J., Borch T., Polubesova T., Chefetz B. 2016Fate of carbamazepine, its metabolite, and lamotrigine in soils irrigated with reclaimed wastewater: Sorption, leaching and plant uptake. Chemosphere, 160: 22-29.

Chotzen, R. A., Polubesova, T., Chefetz B., Mishael, Y. G. 2016Adsorption of Soil-Derived Humic Acid by Seven Clay Minerals: A Systematic StudyClays and Clay Minerals 64:628-638.

Avneri-Katz S., Young R. B., McKenna A. M., Chen H., Corilo Y. E., Polubesova T., Borch T., Chefetz B. 2017Adsorptive fractionation of dissolved organic matter (DOM) by mineral soil: Macroscale approach and molecular insight. Organic Geochemistry, 103:113–124.

Young R. B., Avneri-Katz S.,  McKenna  A. M., Chen H., Bahureska W., Polubesova T., Chefetz B. and Borch T. 2018.  Composition-Dependent Sorptive Fractionation of Anthropogenic Dissolved Organic Matter by Fe(III)-Montmorillonite. Soil Syst. 2(1): 14.

Bhaduri B., Engel M., Polubesova T., Wub M., Xing B. 2018. Chefetz. B. Dual functionality of an Ag-Fe3O4-carbon nanotube composite material: Catalytic reduction and antibacterial activity. Journ. of Environ. Chem. Eng.  6: 4103–4113.

Wu W., Zhang R.,  McClements D. J., Chefetz B.,  Polubesova T., Xing B. 2018. Transformation and Speciation Analysis of Silver Nanoparticles of Dietary Supplement in Simulated Human Gastrointestinal Tract This: Environ. Sci. Technol. 52: 8792−8800.

Karpov M, Seiwert B. , Mordechay V.,  Reemtsma  T., Polubesova T., Chefetz B. 2018. Transformation of oxytetracycline by redox-active Fe(III)- and Mn(IV)-containing minerals: Processes and mechanisms. Water Res. 145: 136-145.