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Lelario F., Gardi I., Mishael Y.G., Dolev N., Undabeytia T., Nir S., Scrano L. and Bufo S.A. (2017). Pairing micropollutants and clay-composite sorbents for efficient water treatment: Filtration and modeling at a pilot scale. Appl. Clay Sci. 137:225-232. [View Paper]

Gerchman Y., Vasker B., Tavasi M., Mishael Y.G., Kinel-Tahan T., and Yehoshua Y. (2017). Effective harvesting of microalgae: Comparison of different polymeric flocculants. Bioresource Technology. 228:141-146. [View Paper]

Kohay H., Sarisozen C., Sawant R., Jhaveri A., Torchilin V., MishaelY.G. (2017) PEG-PE/Clay Composite Carriers for Doxorubicin: Effect of Composite Structure on Release, Cell Interaction and Cytotoxicity. Acta Biomaterialia. [View Paper]

Shabtai I.A., and Mishael Y.G. (2017) Catalytic polymer-clay composite for enhanced removal and degradation of diazinon. J. Hazard Mater. 335: 135–142. [View Paper]

Shabtai I.A., and Mishael Y.G. (2016) Efficient Filtration of Effluent Organic Matter by Polycation-Clay Composite Sorbents: Effect of Polycation Configuration on Pharmaceutical Removal. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50: 8246-8254. [View Paper]

Chotzen R., Polubesova T., Chefetz B. and MishaelY.G. (2016). Adsorption of Soil-Derived Humic Acid by Seven Clay Minerals: A Systematic Study. Clay and Clay Minerals. 64: 628-638. [View Paper]

Kohay, H., Izbitski, A., Mishael, Y.G., 2015. Developing Polycation-Clay Sorbents for Efficient Filtration of Diclofenac: Effect of Dissolved Organic Matter and Comparison to Activated CarbonEnviron. Sci. Technol. 49: 9820-9288. [View Paper

Radian A., Fichman M. and Mishael Y., Modeling Binding of Organic Pollutants to a Polycation-Clay Sorbent Using Quantitative Structural-Activity Relationships (QSAR)Applied Clay Science. 116-117:241-247. [View Paper]

Gardi I. , Nir S. , Mishael Y.G. (2015) Filtration of triazine herbicides by polymer-clay sorbents: coupling an experimental mechanistic approach with empirical modeling. Water Research. 70: 64-73. [View Paper]

Pentrák M., Pentráková L., Radian A., Mishael Y.G., and. Stucki J.W. (2015) Nitrate reduction by redox-modified smectites exchanged with chitosan. Clay and Clay Minerals [View Paper]

Zait Y., Segev D., Schweitzer A, Goldwasser Y., Rubin B., Mishael Y.G. (2015) Development and employment of slow release pendimethalin formulations for the reduction of root penetration into drip-irrigation. J. Agri. Food Chem. [View Paper]

Zadaka-Amir D., Bleiman N., Mishael Y.G. 2013Sepiolite as an effective natural porous adsorbent for surface oil-spill. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 169:153-159. [View Paper]

Benor M., Levy G.J., Mishael Y.G. and Nadler A.2013Salinity effects on the Fieldscout TDR 300 soil moisture meter readings. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 2: 412-416. [View Paper]

Galán-Jiménez M.C., Mishael Y.G., Nir S., Morillo E., Undabeytia T. 2013Factors affecting the design of slow release formulations of herbicides based on clay-surfactant systems. A methodological approach. PLOS ONE. 8: e59060 [View Paper]

Katz H. and Mishael Y.G. 2013 Reduce Herbicide Leaching by in situ Adsorption of Herbicide-Micelle Formulations to Soils. J. Agri. Food Chem. 8: 50-57. [View Paper]


Su K. Radian A. Mishael Y.G., Yang L., and Stucki J.W. 2012Nitrate reduction by polymer-exchanged, redox-activated ferruginous smectite composites. Clay and Clay Minerals. 60: 464–472. [View Paper]

Zadaka-Amir D., Bleiman N., Mishael Y.G. 2012Sepiolite as an effective natural porous adsorbent for surface oil-spill. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 169:153-159. [View Paper]

Radian A. and Mishael Y.G. 2012Effect of humic acid on pyrene removal from water by polycation-clay mineral composites and activated carbon. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 6228-6235. [View Paper]

Zadaka-Amir D., Nasser A., Nir S and Mishael Y.G. 2012 Removal of Methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) from Water by Polymer-Zeolite Composites. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 15: 216-222. [View Paper]

Radian A., Carmeli M., Zadaka-Amir D., Nir S., Wakshal E., Mishael Y.G. 2011 Enhanced removal of humic acid from water by micelle-montmorillonite composites: Comparison to granulated activated carbon. Appl. Clay Sci. 54: 258-263. [View Paper]

Goldreich O., Goldwasser Y., Mishael Y.G. 2011 Effect of soil wetting and drying cycles on metolachlor fate applied as a commercial or as a controlled release formulation. J. Agri. Food Chem. 59:645-653. [View Paper]

Zadaka, D., Radian, A. and Mishael Y.G. 2010Applying zeta potential measurements to characterize the adsorption of organic, micelle-forming and polymeric cations on montmorillonite. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 352:171-177. [View Paper]

Bleiman N. and Mishael Y.G. 2010Selenium removal from drinking water by filtration: Development and employment of chitosan-montmorillonite clay composites and oxides. J. Hazard Mater. 183:590-595. [View Paper]

Ganigar R., Rytwo G., Gonen Y., Radian A. and Mishael Y.G. 2010Developing polymer-clay nanocomposites for the removal of trichloro- and trinitro-phenol from water. Appl. Clay Sci.49:311-316. [View Paper]

Radian A., Michaeli D., Serban C., Nechushtai R. and Mishael Y. G. 2010Bioactive apo-ferredoxin-polycation-clay composites for iron binding. J. Mater. Chem. 20:4361–4365. [View Paper]

Zadaka, D., Nir, S., Radian, A. and Mishael, Y.G. 2009Atrazine removal from water by polycation-clay composites: effect of dissolved organic matter and comparison to activated carbon. Water Research 42:1511-1516. [View Paper]

Ziv, D. and Mishael, Y.G. 2008Herbicide solubilization in micelle-clay composites as a basis for controlled release sulfentrazone and metolachlor formulations. J. Agri. Food Chem.56:9159-9165. [View Paper]

Radian, A. and Mishael, Y.G. 2008Characterizing and designing polycation-clay nano-composites as a basis for imazapyr controlled release formulations. Environ. Sci. Technol.42:1511-1516. [View Paper]

Mishael, Y.G., Dubin, P.L., deVries, R. and Kayitmazer, A.B. 2007Effect of pore size on adsorption of polyelectrolyte to porous glass. Langmuir 23:2510-2516. [View Paper]

Zadaka, D., Mishael, Y.G., Polubesova, T., Serban, C. and Nir, S. 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. [View Paper]

Mishael, Y.G. and Dubin, P.L. 2005.Uptake of organic pollutants by silica-polycation immobilized micelles for water remediation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39,8475-8480. [View Paper]

Mishael, Y.G. and Dubin, P.L. 2005Toluene solubilization induces different modes of mixed micelle growth. Langmuir 21, 9803-9808. [View Paper]

Zadaka, D., Polubesova, T., Mishael, Y.G., Spitzy, A., Koehler, H., Rabinovitz, O. and Nir, S. 2005Determination of release of organic cations from micelle-clay complexes and their re-adsorption in sand/clay columns. Appl. Clay Sci. 29, 282-286. [View Paper]

Undabeytia, T., Mishael, Y.G., Nir, S., Rubin, B., Papahadjpoulos-Sternberg, B., Morillo, E. and Maqueda, C. 2003A novel system for reducing leaching from formulations of anionic herbicides: clay-liposomes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 37, 4475-4480. [View Paper]

Mishael, Y.G., Undabeytia, T., Rabinovitz, O., Rubin, B. and Nir, S. 2003Sulfosulfuron incorporation in micelles adsorbed on montmorillonite for slow release formulations. J. Agri. Food Chem. 51, 2253-2259. View Paper]

Mishael, Y.G., Undabeytia, T., Rabinovitz, O., Rubin, B. and Nir, S. 2002Slow release formulations of sulfometuron incorporated in micelles adsorbed on montmorillonite. J. Agri. Food Chem. 50, 2864-2869. [View Paper]

Mishael, Y.G., Undabeytia, T., Rytwo, G., Papahadjopoulos-Sternberg, B., Rubin, B. and Nir, S.2002Sulfometuron incorporation in cationic micelles adsorbed on montmorillonite. J. Agri. Food Chem. 50, 2856-2863. [View Paper]

Nennemann, A., Mishael, Y.G., Nir, S., Rubin, B., Polubesova, T., Bergaya, F., Van Damme, H. and Lagaly, G. 2001Clay-based formulations of metolachlor with reduced leaching. Appl. Clay Sci. 18, 265-275. [View Paper]

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




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 .




Nir, S., Rubin, B., Mishael, Y., Undabeytia, T., Rabinovitz, O., Polubesova, T., Patent:WO 02/052939 A1. [View Paper]

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