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Marin Frédéric

Research group: samba
Office: 302, 3rd floor, central wing
Telephone: 63 72
E-mail: frederic.marin@u-bourgogne.fr


Formation & expertise


I was trained as a geologist at the University Paris VI, between Sept 1984 and June 1988. I obtained my Master degree (DEA) in June 1989 on bone collagen, then my PhD thesis in 1992 at the Paris XI university (Orsay). My PhD project focused on calcium carbonate biominerals produced by sponges, cnidarians and molluscs. After my military service (1992-1993), I made a first post-doc (1993-1994, ATER) at the Orsay University. Then, I worked at the Royal University of Leiden for 6 and half years, in the Geobiochemistry Group of Pr. Peter Westbroek, under different contracts including Marie Curie fellowship, NWO and diverse research foundations. My research combined biochemistry, molecular biology and biomineralization.


In 1998, I was awarded the Vening-Meinesz Price for my research on the origin of metazoan biocalcification (https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vening_Meineszprijs). I spent two years (2001-2002) in a private Biotech company, IsoTis, located in Bilthoven, The Netherlands, before being recruited by CNRS in 2003, in Biogeosciences Dijon. I have set up a laboratory devoted to the study of calcium carbonate biominerals, owing to different research contracts (ACI, ANR). I have supervised the work of 7 PhD students, of two foreign post-docs, and of several trainees, including doctoral students and confirmed researchers. I obtained my habilitation in June 2009 and became research director at CNRS in oct. 2012.


I have participated to different research consortiums, including ADEQUA on pearl oysters (2008-2012), the Marie Curie ITN BiominTec (2008-2012), the ANR Accro-Earth (2007-2011). I have co-chaired (2009-2011) then chaired (2012-2014) the European COST program Biomineralix (TD0903, https://www.cost.eu/actions/TD0903/) that comprised 17 countries and 29 research groups. I edited in 2015 a multi-authors book: Biomineralization – from Fundamentals to Biomaterials and Environmental Issues. Since then, I have co-edited 4 other multi-authors books on biomineralization.



List of publications




Gautret, P. & Marin, F., 1990. Composition en acides aminés des phases protéiques solubles et insolubles du squelette calcaire de trois Démosponges actuelles: Ceratoporella nicholsoni  (Hickson), Astrosclera willeyana  Lister etVaceletia crypta  (Vacelet). C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 310, Sér. II: 1369-1374.


Dauphin, Y., Marin, F., Gautret, P. & Cuif, J. P., 1990. Discrimination des biominéralisations aragonitiques fibreuses des Spongiaires, Cnidaires et Mollusques par l’indice de substitution des éléments mineurs dans le réseau carbonaté. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris,  311, Sér. II: 1111-1116.

Marin, F. & Dauphin, Y., 1991. Composition de la phase protéique soluble des coquilles d’oeufs de Dinosaures du Rognacien (Crétacé) du Sud-Est de la France. N. Jb. Geol. Pal. Mh., 4: 243-254.


Cuif, J. P., Gautret, P. & Marin, F., 1991. Correlation between the size of crystals and the molecular weight of organic fractions in the soluble matrices of Mollusc, Coral and Sponge carbonate skeletons. “Mechanisms & Phylogeny of Mineralization in Biological Systems” (S. Suga & H. Nakahara eds.), Springer Verlag, Tokyo: 391-395.


Marin, F. & Dauphin, Y., 1991. Diversité des altérations dans la composition en acides aminés de la phase organique de la nacre des huîtres perlières de Polynésie française (Pinctada margaritifera ) atteintes par l’épizootie. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 312, Sér. III: 483-488.


Cuif, J. P., Denis, A., Gautret, P., Marin, F., Mastandrea, A. & Russo, F., 1992. Recherches sur l’altération diagénétique des biominéralisations carbonatées: évolution de la phase organique intrasquelettique dans les polypiers aragonitiques de Madréporaires du Cénozoïque (Bassin de Paris) et du Trias supérieur (Dolomites et Turquie). C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris,  314, Sér. II: 1097-1102.


Marin, F. & Dauphin, Y., 1992. Malformations de la couche nacrée de l’huître perlière Pinctada margaritifera  (L.) de Polynésie française: rapports entre altérations microstructurales et composition en acides aminés. Ann. Sci. Nat., Zoologie, Paris, 13è série, vol. 13, fasc. 4: 157-168.


Gautret, P. & Marin, F., 1993a. Tendances diagénétiques des structures aragonitiques fibreuses produites par des Spongiaires et des Madréporaires du Trias supérieur de Turquie. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 316, Sér. II: 1319-1325.


Gautret, P. & Marin, F., 1993b. Evaluation of diagenesis in Scleractinian Corals and calcified Demosponges by substitution index measurement and intraskeletal organic matrix analyses. VI Int. Symp. on Fossil Cnidaria, Münster, 9-14 Sept 1991. Cour. Forsch. Inst. Senckenberg, 164: 317-327.


Marin, F. & Gautret, P., 1994. Les teneurs en acides aminés acides des matrices organiques solubles associées aux squelettes calcaires des Démosponges et des Cnidaires: une implication possible dans leur évolution diagénétique. Bull. Soc. Géol. Fr., 165 (1): 77-84.


Marin, F., Muyzer, G. & Dauphin, Y., 1994. Caractérisation électrophorétique et immunologique des matrices organiques solubles de deux Bivalves Ptériomorphes actuels, Pinna nobilis  L. et Pinctada margaritifera  (L.). C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 318, Sér. II: 1653-1659.




Reitner, J., Gautret, P., Marin, F. & Neuweiler, F., 1995. Automicrites in a modern microbialite. Formation model via organic matrices (Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia). Bull. Inst. Océanogr. Monaco, n° spécial 14 (2): 237-263.


Dauphin, Y. & Marin, F., 1995. The compositional analysis of recent cephalopod shell carbohydrates by Fourier transform infrared spectrometry and high performance anion exchange- pulsed amperometric detection. Experientia, 51(3): 278-283, (revue rebaptisée après 1997 Cellular and Molecular Life Science). DOI: 10.1007/BF01931112.


Larvor, H., Cuif, J. P., Dauphin, Y., Denis, A., Devauchelle, N., Gautret, P. & Marin, F., 1996. Development of a brown internal coloration in the scallop shell (Pecten maximus).  Study of microstructural characteristics and analyses of crystal organic matrices. Bull. Inst. Océanogr. Monaco, n° spécial 14 (4): 171-182.


Gautret, P., Reitner, J. & Marin, F., 1996. Mineralization events during growth of the coralline sponges Acanthochaetetes and Vaceletia. Bull. Inst. Océanogr. Monaco, n° spécial 14 (4): 325-334.


Cuif, J. P., Dauphin, Y., Denis, A., Gautret, P. & Marin, F., 1996.  The organo-mineral structure of coral skeletons: a potential source of new criteria for scleractinian taxonomy. Bull. Inst. Océanogr. Monaco, n° spécial 14 (4): 359-367.


Marin, F., Smith, M., Isa, Y., Muyzer, G. & Westbroek, P., 1996. Skeletal matrices, muci and the origin of Invertebrate calcification. Proc. natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 93: 1554-1559. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.93.4.1554.


Westbroek, P., and Marin, F., 1996. On the origin of metazoan calcification. Origins Life Evol. Biospheres, 26 (3-5): 502.


Westbroek, P. & Marin, F., 1998. A marriage of bone and nacre. Nature, 392: 861-862. DOI: 10.1038/31798.


Marin, F., Gillibert, M., Wesbroek, P., Muyzer, G. & Dauphin, Y., 1999. Evolution: disjunct degeneration of immunological determinants. Geol. Mijnbouw, 78 (2): 135-139. DOI: 10.1023/A:1003882928828.


Marin, F., Corstjens, P., De Gaulejac, B., De Vrind-De Jong, E. & Westbroek, P., 2000. Mucins and molluscan calcification: molecular characterization of mucoperlin, a novel acidic mucin-like protein of the nacreous shell-layer of the fan mussel Pinna nobilis (Bivalvia, Pteriomorphia).  J. Biol. Chem., 275 (27): 20667-20675. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M003006200.


Bédouet, L., Schuller, J., Marin, F., Milet, C., Lopez, E., and Giraud, M., 2001. Soluble proteins of the nacre of the giant oyster Pinctada maxima and of the abalone Haliotis tuberculata: extraction and partial analysis of nacre proteins. Comp. Biochem. Physiol., B, 128 (3): 389-400. DOI: 10.1016/S1096-4959(00)00337-7.


Marin, F., Pereira, L., and Westbroek, P, 2001. Large-scale purification of molluscan shell matrix. Prot. Expres. Purif., 23: 175-179. DOI: 10.1006/prep.2001.1487.


Du, C., Tichelaar, F. D., Marin, F., Hofland, I., Cui, F. Z., De Groot, K., and Layrolle, P., 2002. Self-assembly apatite and composites: a model system relevant to biomineralization and biomimetic synthesis. In « Biomimetic Composites for Bone Substitution », C. Du PhD Thesis (thèse publiée), Leiden University, Chapter 8: 111-128.


Hecker, A., Testenière, O., Marin, F., and Luquet, G., 2003. Phosphorylation of serine residues is fundamental for the calcium-binding ability of Orchestin, a soluble matrix protein from crustacean calcium storage structures. FEBS Letters, 535: 49-54. DOI: 10.1016/S0014-5793(02)03856-5.


Westbroek, P., and Marin, F., 2003. The geologic history of calcification. In “ Biomineralization : Formation, Diversity, Evolution and Application ”. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Biomineralization (Kobayashi I. and Ozawa H. eds.), Tokai University Press, Kanagawa:  3-7.


Marin, F., Layrolle, P.,  De Groot, K., and Westbroek, P., 2003. The origin of metazoan skeleton. In “ Biomineralization : Formation, Diversity, Evolution and Application ”. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Biomineralization (Kobayashi I. and Ozawa H. eds.), Tokai University Press,Kanagawa:  50-53.


Pereira-Mouries, L., Almeida, M. J., Marin, F., Gay, M., Milet, C., and Lopez, E, 2003. Soluble proteins of the nacre from the giant oyster Pinctada maxima, with highly hydrophobic amino acids. In “ Biomineralization : Formation, Diversity, Evolution and Application ”. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Biomineralization (Kobayashi I. and Ozawa H. eds.), Tokai University Press,Kanagawa:  145-148.


Marin, F., Westbroek, P ., and De Groot, K, 2003. Screening molluscan cDNA expression libraries with anti-shell matrix antibodies. Prot. Expres. Purif., 30 (2): 246-252. DOI: 10.1016/S1046-55928(03)00105-0.


Marin, F., 2003. Molluscan shell matrix characterization by preparative SDS-PAGE. The Scientific World Journal, 3: 342-347. DOI: 10.1100/tsw.2003.30.


Marin, F., Westbroek, P., and de Groot, K., 2003. The proteinaceous constituents of the shell of Pinna nobilis L. In « First International Meeting on the Mediterranean Fan-Shell Pinna nobilis 10-12 Oct. 2002, Ile des Embiez» Mémoires de l’Institut Océanographique Paul Ricard : 77- 90.




Marin, F., Luquet, G., 2004. Molluscan shell proteins. C. R. Palevol., 3 (6-7): 469-492. DOI: 10.1016/j.crpv.2004.07.009.


Luquet, G., Marin, F., 2004. Biomineralization in Crustaceans: storage strategies. C. R. Palevol., 3 (6-7): 515-534. DOI: 10.1016/j.crpv.2004.07.015.


Marin, F., Luquet, G., 2005. Molluscan biomineralization: the proteinaceous shell constituents of Pinna nobilis. Material Science & Engineering C: Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, 25: 105-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2005.01.003


Luquet, G., Hecker, A., and Marin, F., 2005. Orchestin, a key calcium-binding phosphoprotein in the cyclic elaboration of two different ACC storage structures by the crustacean Orchestia cavimana. Proceedings of the 8th ICCBMT 2004, Banff, Alberta, Canada: 111-114. 


Marin, F., Amons, R., Guichard, N., Stigter, M., Hecker, A., Luquet, G., Layrolle, P., Alcaraz, G., Riondet, C. and Westbroek, P., 2005. Caspartin and calprismin, two proteins of the shell calcitic prisms of the Mediterranean fan mussel Pinna nobilis. J. Biol. Chem., 280 (40): 33895-33908. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M506526200.


Pokroy, B., Fitch, A. N., Marin, F., Kapon, M., Adir, N. and Zolotoyabko, E., 2006. Anisotropic lattice distorsions in biogenic calcite induced by intra-crystalline organic molecules. J. Struct. Biol., 155 (1): 96-103. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2006.03.008.


Marin, F., Pokroy, B., Luquet, G., Layrolle, P., De Groot, K., 2007. Protein mapping of calcium carbonate biominerals by immunogold. Biomaterials, 28: 2368-2377. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2007.01.029.


Pokroy, B., Kapon, M., Marin, F., Adir, N., and Zolotoyabko, E., 2007. Protein-induced, previously unidentified twin form of calcite. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104 (18): 7337-7341. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0608584104.


Marie, B., Luquet, G., Pais De Barros, J. P., Guichard, N., Morel, S., Alcaraz, G., Bollache, L. and Marin, F., 2007. The shell matrix of the freshwater mussel Unio pictorum (Paleoheterodonta, Unionoida). Involvement of acidic polysaccharides from glycoproteins in nacre mineralization. FEBS Journal, 274 (11) : 2933-2945. DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-4658.2007.05825.x.


Marin, F., Luquet, G., 2007. Unusually acidic proteins in biomineralization, In “Handbook of Biomineralization, Vol 1: the Biology of Biominerals Structure Formation”, E. Baeuerlein ed., Wiley-VCH Weinheim, Chapter 16: 273-290.


Gaspard, D., Marie, B., Guichard, N., Luquet, G. and Marin, F., 2007. Biochemical characteristics of the shell soluble organic matrix of some recent Rhynchonelliformea (Brachiopoda). In: Biomineralization, from Paleontology to Materials Science, (Arias J.L., Fernandez M.S., eds), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Biomineralization, Editorial Universitaria, Santiago de Chile: 193-203.


Marie, B., Guichard, N., Pais De Barros, J. P., Luquet, G., and Marin, F., 2007. Calcification in the shell of the freshwater bivalve Unio pictorum. In: Biomineralization, from Paleontology to Materials Science, (Arias J.L., Fernandez M.S., eds), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Biomineralization, Editorial Universitaria, Santiago de Chile: 273-280.


Marin, F., Morin, V., Knap, F., Guichard, N., Marie, B., Luquet, L., Westbroek, P., and Medakovic, D., 2007. Caspartin: Thermal Stability and Occurrence in Mollusk Calcified Tissues. In: Biomineralization, from Paleontology to Materials Science, (Arias J.L., Fernandez M.S., eds), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Biomineralization, Editorial Universitaria, Santiago de Chile: 281-288.


Luquet, G., Fernandez, M. S., Navarrette, M. J., Arias, J. L., Guichard, N., Marie, B., and Marin, F., 2007. Biochemical characterization of the soluble organic matrix of gastroliths from decapods. In: Biomineralization, from Paleontology to Materials Science, (Arias J.L., Fernandez M.S., eds), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Biomineralization, Editorial Universitaria, Santiago de Chile: 319-328.


Gaspard, D., Marin, F., Guichard, N., Morel, S., Alcaraz, G. and Luquet, G., 2008 (for 2007). Shell matrices from Recent rhynchonelliform brachiopods: microstructures and glycosylation studies, In « Brachiopod Research into the Third Millennium – Sir Alwyn Williams Memorial Issue », Trans. R. Soc. Edinburgh (Earth & Environ. Sci.), 98: 415-424. DOI: 10.1017/S1755691007078401.


Gaspard, D., Marie, B., Marin, F., and Luquet, G., 2008. Preliminary analysis of soluble matrix in some recent Terebratulid Brachiopoda. Fossils & Strata, 54 : 269-275.


Marin, F., Luquet, G., Marie, B. and Medakovic, D., 2008. Molluscan shell proteins : primary structure, origin and evolution. Curr. Top. Dev. Biol., 80: 209-276. DOI: 10.1016/S0070-2153(07)80006-8.


Fleury, C., Marin, F., Marie, B., Luquet, G., Thomas, J., Josse, C., Serpentini, A., and Lebel, J. M., 2008. Shell repair process in the green ormer Haliotis tuberculata: a histological and microstructural study. Tissue and Cell, 40: 207-218. DOI: 10.1016/j.tice.2007.12.002.


Marie, B., Luquet G., Bédouet, L., Milet C., Guichard, N., Medakovic, D., and Marin, F., 2008. Nacre calcification in the freshwater mussel Unio pictorum: carbonic anhydrase activity and purification of a 95-kDa calcium-binding glycoprotein. ChemBiochem, 9 (15): 2515-2523. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.200800159.


Weiss, I. M., and Marin, F., 2008. The role of enzymes in biomineralization processes. Met. Ions Life Sci., 4 (“Biomineralization. From Nature to Application”, A. Sigel, H. Sigel and R. K. O. Sigel eds.), Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK: 71-126.


Marie, B., Marin, F., Marie, A., Bédouet, L., Dubost  L., Alcaraz  G., Milet C. and Luquet G., 2009. Evolution of nacre: biochemistry and ‘shellomics’ of the shell organic matrix of the cephalopod Nautilus macromphalus. ChemBiochem, 10: 1495-1510. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.200900009.


Marie, B., Le Roy, N., Marie, A., Dubost, L., Milet, C., Bédouet, L., Becchi, M., Zanella-Cléon, I., Jackson, D., Degnan, B., Luquet, G., and Marin, F., 2009. Nacre evolution: a proteomic approach. In Structure-Property Relationships in Biomineralized and Biomimetic Composites, edited by D. Kisalius, L. Estroff, W. Landis, P. Zavattieri, H. S. Gupta, Warrendale, PA. Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., vol. 1187: 3-8.


Luquet, G., Le Roy, N., Zanella-Cléon, I., Becchi, M., Bucarey, S., Fernandez, M. S., Arias, J. L., Guichard, N., Marie, B., and Marin, F., 2009. Characterization of Crustacyanin-A2 subunit as a component of the organic matrix of gastroliths from the crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus. In Structure-Property Relationships in Biomineralized and Biomimetic Composites, edited by D. Kisalius, L. Estroff, W. Landis, P. Zavattieri, H. S. Gupta, Warrendale, PA. Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., vol. 1187: 69-75.


Trinkler, N., Marin, F., Guichard, N., Labonne, M., Bardeau, J. F., and Paillard, C., 2009. Shell repair in the clam Ruditapes philippinarum, affected by the Brown Ring Disease (BRD): a biochemical and serological study. In Structure-Property Relationships in Biomineralized and Biomimetic Composites, edited by D. Kisalius, L. Estroff, W. Landis, P. Zavattieri, H. S. Gupta, Warrendale, PA. Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., vol. 1187: 89-94.


Trinkler, N., Labonne, M., Marin, F., Jolivet, A., Bohn, M., Poulain, C., Bardeau, J. F., and Paillard, C., 2010. Clam shell repair from the Brown Ring Disease: a study of the organic matrix using Confocal Raman micro-spectrometry and WDS microprobe. Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 396 (2): 555-567. DOI/ 10.1007/s00216-009-3114-0.


Zolotoyabko, E., Caspi, E. N., Fieramosca, J. S., Von Dreele, R. B., Marin, F., Mor, G., Politi, Y., Addadi, L., and Weiner, S., 2010. Differences between bond lengths in biogenic and geological calcite. Crystal Growth & Design, 10 (3): 1207-1214. DOI: 10.1021/cg901195t.


Marie, B., Le Roy, N., Luquet, G., Zanella-Cléon, I., Becchi, M., and Marin, F., 2010. Proteomic analysis of the acid-soluble nacre matrix of the bivalve Unio pictorum: detection of novel carbonic anhydrase and putative protease inhibitor proteins. ChemBioChem, 11(15): 2138-2147. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201000276.


Marie, B., Marie, A., Jackson, D. J., Dubost, L., Degnan, B. M., Milet, C. and Marin, F., 2010. Proteomic analysis of the organic matrix of the abalone Haliotis asinina calcified shell. Proteome Sci., 8: article number 54. DOI: 10.1186/1477-5956-8-54.


Trinkler, N., Guichard, N., Labonne, M., Plasseraud, L.,Paillard, C., and Marin, F., 2011. Variability of shell repair in the Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum affected by the Brown Ring Disease : amicrostructural and biochemical study. J. Invertebr. Pathol., 106 (3) : 407-417. DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2010.12.011.


Trinkler, N., Bardeau, J. F., Marin, F., Labonne, M., Jolivet, A., Crassous, P. and Paillard, C., 2011. The mineral phase in the shell repair of the Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum affected by the Brown Ring Disease : a Raman micro-spectrometry, SEM and cellular study. Diseases Aquat. Organ., 93 (2) : 149-162. DOI: 10.3354/dao02288.


Marie, B., Trinkler, N., Zanella-Cléon, I., Becchi, M., Guichard, N., Paillard, C. and Marin, F., 2011. Proteomic identification of novel proteins from the calcifying shell matrix of the Manila clam Venerupis philippinarum. Mar. Biotechnol., 13 (5): 955-962. DOI 10.1007/s10126-010-9357-0.


Marie, B., Zanella-Cléon, I., Corneillat, M., Becchi, M., Alcaraz, G., Plasseraud, L., Luquet, G., and Marin, F., 2011. Nautilin-63, a novel acidic glycoprotein from the shell nacre of Nautilus macromphalus. FEBS J., 278 (12) : 2117-2130. DOI :10.1111/j.1742-4658.2011.08129.x.


Montagnani, C., Marie, B., Marin, F., Belliard, C., Riquet, F., Tayale, A., Zanella-Cléon, I., Fleury, E., Gueguen, Y., Piquemal, D., and Cochennec-Loreau, N., 2011. Pmarg-pearlin is a matrix protein involved in nacre framework formation in the pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera. ChemBioChem, 12 (13): 2033-2043. DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201100216.


Marie, B., Le Roy, N., Zanella-Cléon, I., Becchi, M. and Marin, F., 2011. Molecular evolution of mollusc shell proteins: Insights from proteomic analysis of the edible mussel Mytilus. J. Mol. Evol., 72 (5-6): 531-546. DOI: 10.1007/s00239-011-9451-6.


Marie, B., Zanella-Cléon, I., Guichard, N., Becchi, M., and Marin, F., 2011. Novel proteins from the calcifying shell matrix of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Mar. Biotechnol., 13: 1159-1168. DOI 10.1007/s10126-011-9379-2.


Marin, F., Narayanappa, P., and Motreuil, S. 2011. Acidic shell proteins of the Mediterranean fan mussel Pinna nobilis. In: “Molecular Biomineralization: Aquatic Organisms Forming Extraordinary Materials” (W. E. G. Müller, ed.). Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology 52: 353-395. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-21230-7_13.


Marie, B., Joubert, C., Belliard, C., Tayale, A., Zanella-Cléon, I., Marin, F., Gueguen, Y., and Montagnani, C., 2012. Characterization of MRNP34, a novel methionine-rich nacre protein from the pearl oysters. Amino acids, 42 (5) : 2009-2017. DOI 10.1007/s00726-011-0932-0.


Marin, F., Le Roy, N., and Marie, B., 2012. The formation and mineralization of mollusk shell. Front. Biosci. (Schol. Ed.), 4: 1099-1125.


Bédouet, L., Marie, A., Berland, S., Marie, B., Auzoux-Bordenave, S., Marin, F., and Milet, C., 2012. Proteomic strategy for identifying mollusc shell proteins using mild chemical degradation and trypsin digestion of insoluble organic shell matrix: a pilot study on Haliotis tuberculata. Mar. Biotechnol., 14(4): 446-458. DOI 10.1007/s10126-011-9425-0. 


Pavat, C., Zanella-Cléon, I., Becchi, M., Medakovic, D., Luquet, G., Guichard, N., Alcaraz, G., Dommergues, J. L., Serpentini, A., Lebel, J. M., and Marin, F., 2012. The shell matrix of the pulmonate land snail Helix aspersa maxima. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), 161 (4): 303-314. DOI:10.1016/j.cbpb.2011.12.003.


Le Roy, N., Marie, B., Gaume, B., Guichard, N., Sire, J. Y., Delgado, S., Zanella-Cléon, I., Becchi, M., Auzoux-Bordenave, S. and Marin, F., 2012. Identification of two carbonic anhydrases in the mantle of the European abalone Haliotis tuberculata (Gastropoda, Haliotidae): phylogenetic implications. J. Exp. Zool. B (Molecular & Developmental Evolution), 318 (5): 353-367. DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.22452.


Ramos-Silva, P., Benhamada, S., Le Roy, N., Marie, B., Guichard, N., Zanella-Cléon, I., Plasseraud, L., Corneillat, M., Alcaraz, G., Kaandorp, J., and Marin, F., 2012. Novel molluskan biomineralization proteins retrieved from proteomics : a case study with Upsalin. ChemBioChem 13 (7) : 1067-1078. DOI : 10.1002/cbic.201100708.


Wolf, S. E., Lieberwirth, I., Natalio, F., Bardeau, J. F., Delorme, N., Emmerling, F., Barrea, R., Kappl, M., and Marin, F., 2012. Merging models of biomineralization with concepts of nonclassical crystallization : 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. DOI: 10.1039/c2fd20045g.


Marie, B., Joubert, C., Tayalé, A., Zanella-Cléon, I., Belliard, C., Piquemal, D., Cochennec-Laureau, N., Marin, F., Gueguen, Y., and Montagnani, C. 2012. Different secretory repertoires control the biomineralization processes of prisms and nacre deposition of the pearl oyster shell. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 109 (51): 20986-20991. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1210552109.


Marie, B., Jackson, D. J., Ramos-Silva, P., Zanella-Cléon, I., Guichard, N., and Marin, F., 2013. The shell-forming proteome of Lottia gigantea reveals both deep conservations and lineage-specific novelties. FEBS J., 280 (1): 214-232. DOI: 10.1111/febs.12062.


Lemloh, M. L., Marin, F., Herbst, F., Plasseraud, L., Schweikert, M., Baier, J., Bill, J., and Brümmer, F., 2013. Genesis of amorphous calcium containing alveolar plates in the ciliate Coleps hirtus (Ciliophora, Prostomatea). J. Struct. Biol., 181 (2) : 155-161. DOI : 10.1016/j.jsb.2012.12.001.


Ramos-Silva, P., Marin, F., Kaandorp, J., and Marie, B., 2013. Biomineralization toolkit : the importance of sample cleaning prior to the characterization of biomineral proteomes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 110 (24) : E2144-E2146. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1303657110.


Ramos-Silva, P., Kaandorp, J., Huisman, L., Marie, B., Zanella-Cléon, I., Guichard, N., Miller, D. J., and Marin, F., 2013. The skeletal proteome of the coral Acropora millepora: the evolution of calcification by co-option and domain shuffling. Mol. Biol. Evol., 30(9): 2099-2112. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/mst109.


Marie, A., Ramos-Silva, P., Marin, F., Marie, B., 2013. Proteomics of CaCO3 biomineral-associated proteins: how to properly aboard their analysis. Proteomics, 13 (21): 3109-3116. DOI: 10.1002/pmic.201300162.


Marin, F., Marie, B., Benhamada, S., Silva, P., Le Roy, N., Guichard, N., Wolf, S., Montagnani, C., Joubert, C., Piquemal, D., Saulnier, D., and Gueguen, Y., 2013. ‘Shellome’: Proteins involved in mollusk shell biomineralization – diversity, functions. In ‘Recent Advances in Pearl Research – Proceedings of the International Symposium on Pearl Research 2011’ – S. Watabe, K. Maeyama and H. Nagasawa eds., Terrapub, Tokyo: 149-166.


Gueguen, Y., Montagnani, C., Joubert, C., Marie, B., Belliard, C., Tayalé, A., Fievet, J., Levy, P., Piquemal, D., Marin, F., Le Moullac, G., Ky; C. H., Garen, P., Lo, C., and Saulnier, D., 2013. Characterization of molecular processes involved in the pearl formation in Pinctada margaritifera for the sustainable development of pearl farming industry in French Polynesia. In ‘Recent Advances in Pearl Research – Proceedings of the International Symposium on Pearl Research 2011’ – S. Watabe, K. Maeyama and H. Nagasawa eds., Terrapub, Tokyo: 183-193.


Osuna-Mascaro, A., Cruz-Bustos, T., Benhamada, S., Guichard, N., Marie, B., Plasseraud, L., Corneillat, M., Alcaraz, G., Checa, A., and Marin, F. 2014. The shell organic matrix of the crossed lamellar queen conch shell (Strombus gigas). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) 168: 76-85. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpb.2013.11.009.


Marin, F., Le Roy, N., Marie, B., Ramos-Silva, P., Wolf, S., Benhamada, S., Guichard, N., and Immel, F., 2014. Synthesis of calcium carbonate biological materials: how many proteins are needed? Key Engineering Materials (KEM), 614: 52-61. DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.614.52.


Ramos-Silva, P., Kaandorp, J., Herbst, F., Plasseraud, L., Alcaraz, G., Stern C., Corneillat, M., Guichard, N., Durlet, C., Luquet, G., and Marin, F., 2014. The skeleton of the staghorn coral Acropora millepora: molecular and structural characterization. PlosOne, 9 (6): e97454. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0097454. 


Marin, F., Le Roy, N., Marie, B., Ramos-Silva, P., Bundeleva, I., Guichard, N., and Immel, F., 2014. Metazoan calcium carbonate biomineralizations: macroevolutionary trends – challenges for the coming decade. Bull. Soc. Géol. France, 185 (4): 217-232.


Latire, T., Legendre, F., Bigot, N., Carduner, L., Kellouche, S., Bouyoucef, M., Carreiras, F., Marin, F., Lebel, J. M., Galéra, P., and Serpentini, A., 2014. Shell extracts from the marine bivalve Pecten maximus regulate the synthesis of extracellular matrix in primary cultured human skin fibroblasts. PlosOne, 9 (6): e99931. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0099931.


Le Roy, N., Jackson, D. J., Marie, B., Ramos-Silva, P., and Marin, F., 2014. The evolution of metazoan alpha-carbonic anhydrases and their roles in CaCO3 biomineralization. Frontiers in Zoology, 11: 75 (16 pages). DOI: 10.1186/s12983-014-0075-8.


Kanold, J. M., Lemloh, M. L., Schwendt, P., Burghard, Z., Baier, J., Herbst, F., Bill, J., Marin, F., and Brümmer, F., 2015. In vivo enrichment of magnesium ions modifies sea urchin spicule properties. Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials, 4 (2) : 111-120. DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/bbn.14.00023.


Kanold, J. M., Immel, F., Broussard, C., Guichard, N., Plasseraud, L., Corneillat, M., Alcaraz, G., Brümmer, F., and Marin, F., 2015. The test skeletal matrix of the black sea urchin Arbacia lixula. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. D (Genomics & Proteomics), 13: 24-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbd.2014.12.002.


Kanold, J. M., Guichard, N., Immel, F., Plasseraud, L., Corneillat, M., Alcaraz, G., Brümmer, F., and Marin, F., 2015. Spine and test skeletal matrices of the Mediterranean sea urchin Arbacia lixula – a comparative characterization of their sugar signature. FEBS J., 282 (10) : 1891-1905. DOI : 10.1111/febs.13242.


Osuna-Mascaro, A., Cruz-Bustos, T., Marin, F., and Checa, A. G., 2015. Ultrastructure of the interlamellar membranes of the nacre of the bivalve Pteria hirundo, determined by immunolabelling. Plos One, 10 (4): e0122934. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122934.


Immel, F., Gaspard, D., Marie, A., Guichard, N., Cusack, M., and Marin, F., 2015. Shell proteome of rhynchonelliform brachiopods. J. Struct. Biol., 190 (3): 360-366. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2015.04.001.


Frølich, S. Sørensen, H. O., Hakim, S. S., Marin, F., Stipp, S. L. S. and Birkedal, H., 2015. Smaller calcite lattice deformation caused by occluded organic material in coccoliths than in mollusk shell. Crystal Growth and Design, 15 (6) : 2761-2767. DOI : 10.1021/acs.cgd.5b00118.


Marin, F., Siller, L., Brummer, F., Lesci, I. G., Checa, A., Furtos, G., 2015. Preface. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : v-vi.


Marin, F., Medakovic, D., and Brummer, F., 2015. Biomineralix (COST Action TD0903), 2009-2014 : an overview. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : 1-18. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.1.


Bundeleva, I. A., Shirokova, L. S., Kompantseva, E. I., Bénézeth, P., Ménez, B., Marin, F., and Pokrovsky, O. S., 2015. Experimental modeling of bacterially-induced Ca carbonate precipitation : new insights on possible mechanisms. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : 21-39. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.21.


Wolf, S. E., Böhm, C., Harris, J., Hajir, M., Mondeshki, M., and Marin, F., 2015. Single nanogranules preserve intracrystalline amorphicity in biominerals. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : 47-59. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.47.


Le Roy, N., Jackson, D. J., Marie, B., Ramos-Silva, P., and Marin, F., 2015. Carbonic anhydrase and metazoan biocalcification : a focus on molluscs. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : 151-157. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.151.


Marie, B., Arivalagan, J., Dubost, L., Berland, S., Marie, A., and Marin, F., 2015. Unveiling the evolution of bivalve nacre proteins by shell proteomics of Unionoidae. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : 158-167. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.158.


Kanold, J. M., Immel, F., Marie, A., Plasseraud, L., Alcaraz, G., Brummer, F., and Marin, F., 2015. Characterization of the teeth skeletal matrix from Arbacia lixula. Key Engineering Materials, 672, 168-182. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.168.


Ramos-Silva, P., and Marin, F., 2015. Proteins as functional units of biocalcification – an overview. Key Engineering Materials, 672, 183-190. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.183.


Immel, F., and Marin, F., 2015. Data mining approaches to identify biomineralization related sequences. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : 191-214. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.191.


Marin, F., Immel, F., Trinkler, N., and Gaspard, D., 2015. Staining SDS-PAGE gels of skeletal matrices after Western-blot: a way to improve their sharpness. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : 215-221. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.215.


Parker, A., Immel, F., Guichard, N., Broussard, C. and Marin, F., 2015. Thermal stability of nacre proteins of the Polynesian pearl oyster: a proteomic study. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : 222-233. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.222.


Osuna-Mascaro, A., Cruz-Bustos, T., Marie, B., Checa, A., and Marin, F., 2015. Heavy metals in mollusc shells : a quick method for their detection. Key Engineering Materials, 672 : 340-346. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.672.340.


Hovden, R., Wolf, S. E., Holtz, M. E., Marin, F., Muller, D. A., Estroff, L., 2015. A. Nanoscale assembly processes revealed in the nacroprismatic transition zone of Pinna nobilis mollusc shells. Nature communications, 6 : 10097. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms100097.


Karakostis, K., Zanella-Cléon, I., Immel F., Guichard, N., Dru, P., Lepage, T., Plasseraud, L., Matranga, V., and Marin, F., 2016. A minimal molecular toolkit for mineral deposition? Biochemistry and proteomics of the test matrix of adult specimens of the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus. J. Proteomics, 136 : 133-144. DOI: 10.1016/j.jprot.2016.01.001.


Böhm, C. F., Demmert, B., Harris, J., Fey, T., Marin, F., and Wolf, S., 2016. Structural commonalities and deviations in the hierarchical organization of crossed-lamellar shells : a case study on the shell of the bivalve Glycymeris glycymeris. J. Mater. Res., 31 (5) : 536-546. DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2016.46.


Immel, F., Broussard, C., Catherinet, B., Plasseraud, L., Alcaraz, G., Bundeleva, I., and Marin, F., 2016. The shell of the invasive bivalve species Dreissena polymorpha: biochemical, elemental and textural investigations. Plos One, 11 (5): e0154264. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154264.


Marin, F., Bundeleva, I., Takeuchi, T., Immel, F., and Medakovic, D., 2016. Organic matrices in metazoan calcium carbonate skeletons: composition, functions, evolution. J. Struct. Biol., 196: 98-106. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2016.04.006.


Mouchi, V., Lartaud, F., Guichard, N., Immel, F., De Rafélis, M., Broussard, C., Crowley, Q. G., and Marin, F., 2016. Chalky versus foliated: a discriminant immunogold labelling of shell microstructures in the edible oyster Crassostrea gigas. Mar. Biol. 163:256. DOI 10.1007/s00227-016-3040-6.


Marie, B., Arivalagan, J., Mathéron, L., Bolbach, G., Berland, S., Marie, A. & Marin, F., 2017. Deep conservation of bivalve nacre proteins highlighted by shell matrix proteomics of the Unionoidae Elliptio complanata and Villosa lienosa. J. Roy. Soc. Interface, 14: 20160845. DOI 10.1098/rsif.2016.0846.


Latire, T., Legendre, F., Bouyoucef, M., Marin, F., Carreiras, F., Rigot-Jolivet, M., Lebel, J-M., Galéra, P. & Serpentini, A, 2017. Shell extracts of the edible mussel and oyster induce an enhancement of the catabolic pathway of human skin fibroblasts, in vitro. Cytotechnology, 69 (5): 815-829. DOI 10.1007/s10616-017-0096-1.


Schmitt, N., Marin, F., Thomas, J., Plasseraud, L. & Demoy-Schneider, M., 2018. Pearl grafting: Tracking the biological origin of nuclei by straightforward immunological methods, Aquaculture Research, 49 (2): 692-700, DOI: 10.1111/are.13499.


Bouyoucef, M., Rakic, R., Gomez-Leduc, T., Latire, T., Marin, F., Leclercq, S., Carreiras, F., Serpentini, A., Lebel, J-M., Galera, P. & Legendre, F., 2018. Regulation of extracellular matrix synthesis by shell extracts from the marine bivalve Pecten maximus in human articular chondrocytes. Application for cartilage engineering, Marine Biotechnology, 20 (4): 436-450. DOI: 10.1007/s10126-018-9807-7.


Herlitze, I., Marie, B., Marin, F. & Jackson, D., 2018. Molecular modularity and asymmetry of the molluscan mantle revealed by a gene expression atlas. Gigascience, 7 (6). DOI: 10.1093/gigascience/giy056.


Marin, F., Chmiel, A., Takeuchi, T., Bundeleva, I., Durlet, C., Samankassou, E. & Medakovic, D., 2018. Skeletal Organic Matrices in Molluscs: Origin, Evolution, Diagenesis. In ‘Biomineralization – From Molecular and Nano-Structural Analyses to Environmental Science’, K. Endo, T. Kogure, H. Nagasawa, Eds., Springer, Singapore: Chapter 34, 325-332.


Takeuchi, T., Plasseraud, L., Ziegler-Devin, I., Brosse, N., Shinzato, C., Satoh, N. & Marin, F., 2018. Biochemical characterization of the skeletal matrix of the massive coral Porites australiensis -The saccharidic moieties and their localization. J. Struct. Biol., 203 (3): 219-229. DOI:10.1016/j.jsb.2018.05.011.


Pasche, D., Horbelt, N., Marin, F., Motreuil, S., Macias-Sanchez, E., Falini, G., Hwang, D. S., Fratzl, P. & Harrington, M., 2018. A new twist on sea silk: The peculiar protein ultrastructure of fan shell and pearl oyster byssus. Soft Matter, 14 (27): 5654-5664. DOI:10.1039/c8sm00821c.


Sakalauskaite, J., Andersen, S., Biagi, P., Borrello, M.A., Cocquerez, T., Colonese, A.C., Dal Bello, F., Girod, A., Heumüller, M., Koon, H., Mandili, G., Medana, C., Penkman, K.E.H., Plasseraud, L., Schlichtherle, H., Taylor, S., Tokarski, C., Thomas, J., Wilson, J., Marin, F. & Demarchi, B., 2019. ‘Palaeoshellomics’ reveals the use of freshwater mother-of-pearl in prehistory. eLife, 8: e45644. DOI:10.7554/eLife.45644.
Gillet, E., Lefebvre, B., Gardien, V., Steimetz, E., Durlet, C. & Marin, F., 2019 Reinterpretation of the enigmatic Ordovician genus Bolboporites (Echinodermata). Zoosymposia, 15: 044-070. DOI: 10.11646/zoosymposia.15.1.7.


Gim, J., Schnitzer, N., Otter, L. M., Cui, Y., Motreuil, S., Marin, F., Wolf, S. E., Jacob, D. E., Misra, A. & Hovden, R., 2019. Nanoscale deformation mechanics reveal resilience in nacre of Pinna nobilis shell. Nature Comm. 10, article number 4822. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12743-z.


Pasche, D., Horbelt, N., Marin, F., Motreuil, S., Fratzl, P. & Harrington, M. J., 2019. Self-healing silk from the sea: Role of helical hierarchical structure in Pinna nobilis byssus mechanics. Soft Matter, 15 (47): 9654-9664. DOI: 10.1039/c9sm01830a.


Kim, Y-Y, Darkins, R., Broad, A., Kulak, A. N., Holden, M. A., Nahi, O., Armes, S. P., Tang, C. C., Thompson, R. F., Marin, F., Duffy, D. M. & Meldrum, F. C., 2019. Hydroxyl-rich macromolecules enable the bio-inspired synthesis of single crystal nanocomposites. Nature Comm., 10, article number 5682, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13422-9.


Sakalauskaite, J., Plasseraud, L., Thomas J., Albéric, M., Thoury, M., Perrin, J., Jamme, F., Broussard, C., Demarchi, B. & Marin, F., 2020. The shell matrix of the European thorny oyster, Spondylus gaederopus: microstructural and molecular characterization. J. Struct. Biol., pages 107497. DOI:10.1016/j.jsb.2020.107497.


Sakalauskaite, J., Demarchi, B. & Marin, F., 2020. Proteomic approaches for shell biominerals: insights into the biomineralization of Mediterranean spiny oyster Spondylus gaederopus. Invert. Survival J. (ISJ), 17: 27 (published abstract).


Oudot, M., Neige, P., Ben Shir, I., Schmidt, A., Strugnell, J. M., Plasseraud, L., Broussard, C., Hoffmann, R., Lukeneder, A. & Marin, F., 2020. The shell matrix and microstructure of the Ram’s horn squid: molecular and structural characterization. J. Struct. Biol., art. number 107507. DOI:10.1016/j.jsb.2020.107507.


Marin, F., Jackson, D. J., Pasche, D., Harrington, M. J., Perrin, J., Thomas, J., Garcia, A., Gilletta, L., Luquet, D. & Motreuil, S., 2020. “Il faut sauver le soldat Pinna!” La Grand Nacre de Méditerranée, bivalve patrimonial, est en grave danger d’extinction. Revue Scientifique Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Nature, 31: 211-220.


Sakalauskaite, J., Marin, F., Pergolizzi, B. & Demarchi, B., 2020. Shell palaeoproteomics: First application of peptide mass fingerprinting for the rapid identification of mollusc shells in archaeology. J. Proteomics, 227, art. number: 103920. doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2020.103920.


Marin, F., 2020. Mollusc shellomes: past, present and future. J. Struct. Biol., art. number 107583, DOI:10.1016/j.jsb.2020.107583.


Lang, A., Mijowska, S., Polishchuk, I., Fermani, S., Falini, G., Katsman, A., Marin, F. & Pokroy, B., 2020. Acidic monosaccharides become incorporated into calcite single crystals. Chem. Eur. J., 26: 16860-16868, doi: doi.org/10.1002/chem.202003344.


Oudot, M., Ben Shir, I., Schmidt, A., Plasseraud, L., Broussard, C., Neige, P. & Marin, F., 2020. A Nature’s curiosity: the argonaut “shell’ and its organic content. Crystals, 10, 839, doi: 10.3390/cryst10090839.


Cheli, A., Azzarone, M., Falini, G., Fermani, S., Goffredo, S., Kaandorp, J., Mancuso, A., Marin, F., Montroni, D., Polishchuk, I., Pokroy, B., Prada, F., Scarponi, D., Stagioni, M. & Valdré, G., 2020. Climate variation during the Holocene influenced by the skeletal properties of Chamelea gallina shells in the North Adriatic Sea (Italy). PlosOne, 16(3): e0247590. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0247590.


Takeuchi, T., Fujie, M., Koyanagi, R., Plasseraud, L., Ziegler-Devin, I., Brosse, N., Broussard, N., Satoh, N. & Marin, F., 2021. The ‘shellome’ of the crocus clam Tridacna crocea emphasizes essentiel components of mollusc shell biomineralization. Frontiers in Genetics, 12, art. numb. 674539. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2021.674539.


Ramos-Silva, P., Wall-Palmer, D., Marletaz, F., Janssen, A. W., Marin, F. & Peijnenburg, K.T.C.A., 2021. Evolution and biomineralization of pteropod shells. Journal of Structural Biology, 213: 107779. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsb.2021.107779.


Sakalauskaite, J., Mackie, M., Taurozzi, A. J., Collins, M. J., Marin, F. & Demarchi, B. The degradation of intracrystalline mollusc shell proteins: a proteomics study of Spondylus gaederopus. Biophysica Biochimica Acta (BBA) – Proteins & Proteomics, 1869 (Suppl. 1): 140718. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbapap.2021.140718.


Kröger, N., Brunner, E., Estroff, L. & Marin, F., 2021. The role of organic matrices in biomineralization. Discover Materials, 1: 21. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43939-021-00021-z.


Shinzato, C., Takeuchi, T., Yoshioka, Y., Tada, I., Kanda, M., Broussard, C., Iguchi, A., Kusakabe, M., Marin, F., Satoh, N. & Inoue, M., 2021. Whole genome sequencing highlights conservative genomic strategies of a stress-tolerant, long-lived scleractinian coral, Porites australiensis Vaughan, 1918. Genome Biology & Evolution, 13 (12), evab270. https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evab270.


Wallis, D., Harris, J., Böhm, C. F., Wang, D., Zavattieri, P., Feldner, P., Merle, B., Pipich, V., Hurle, K., Leupold, S., Hansen, L. N., Marin, F., and Wolf, S. E., 2021. Progressive changes in crystallographic textures of biominerals generate functionally graded ceramics. Materials Advances, 3 (3): 1527-1538. https://doi.org/ 10.1039/d1ma01031j et correction, Materials Advances, 3(5): 2598. https://doi.org/10.1039/d2ma90020c.


Gilbert, P.U.P.A, Kristin D. Bergmann, K. D., Boekelheide, N., Tambutté, S., Mass, T. Marin, F., Adkins, J., Erez, J., Gilbert, B., Knutson, V., Cantine, M., Hernandez, J. O., Knoll, A. H., 2022. Biomineralization: integrating mechanism and evolutionary history. Science Advances, 8 (10): eabl9653. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abl9653.


Ajili, W., Bussola Tovani, C., Fouassier, J., De Frutos, M., Laurent, G., Djediat, C., Marin, F., Auzoux-Bordenave, S., Azaïs, T., Nassif, N., 2022. Coexistence of inorganic phosphate and calcium carbonate in the early stages of shell biomineralization in abalone Haliotis tuberculata: a possible shared mineral precursor during Evolution. Nature Communications, 13: 1496. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-29169-9.


Martinho de Brito, M., Bundeleva, I. Marin, F., Vennin, E. Wilmotte, A., Plasseraud, L., Visscher, P. T., 2022. Effect of culture pH on properties of exopolymeric substances from Synechococcus PCC7942: Implications for carbonate precipitation. Geosciences, 12, 210. https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences12050210.


Ganot, P., Loentgen, G., Marin, F., Plasseraud, L., Allemand, D. and Tambutté, S., 2022. An alternative and effective method for extracting skeletal organic matrix adapted to the red coral Corallium rubrum. Biology Open, 11, bio059536. doi:10.1242/bio.059536.


Khurshid, B., Jackson, D. J., Engilberge, S., Motreuil, S., Broussard, C., Thomas, J., Immel, F., Harrington, M. J., Crowley, P. B., Vielzeuf, D., Perrin, J., Marin, F., 2023. Molecular characterization of accripin11, a soluble shell protein with an acidic C-terminus, identified in the prismatic layer of the Mediterranean fan mussel Pinna nobilis (Bivalvia, Pteriomorphia). FEBS Open Bio, 13 (1): 10-25. doi:10.1002/2211-5463.13497.


Debiais-Thibaud, M., Marin, F., Marcellini, S., 2023. Editorial: the evolution of biomineralization in metazoans. Frontiers in Genetics, 13: 1092695, doi: 10.3389/fgene.2022.1092695.


Lombardi, C., Kuklinski, P., Spirandelli, E., Bruzzone, G., Raiteri, G., Bordone A., Mazzoli, C., López Correa, M., van Geldern, R., Plasseraud, L., Thomas, J., Marin, F., 2023. Antarctic bioconstructional bryozoans from Terra Nova Bay (Ross Sea): morphology, skeletal structures and biomineralization. Minerals, 13, 246, doi: 10.3390/min13020246.


Khurshid, B., Lesniewska, E., Polacchi, L., L’Héronde, M., Jackson, D. J., Motreuil, S., Thomas, J., Bardeau, J. F., Wolf, S. E., Vielzeuf, D., Perrin, J., Marin, F., 2023. In situ mapping of biomineral skeletal proteins by molecular recognition imaging with antibody-
functionalized AFM tips. Acta Biomaterialia, 168: 198-209, doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2023.07.028.


Martinho De Brito, M., Bundeleva, I., Marin, F., Vennin, E., Wilmotte, A., Plasseraud, L., Visscher, P. T., 2023. Properties of exopolymeric substances (EPSs) produced during cyanobacterial growth: possible role in whiting events. Biogeosciences, 20: 3165-3183, doi.org/10.5194/bg-20-3165-2023.


Lutet-Toti, C., Da Silva Feliciano, M., Debrosse, N., Thomas, J., Plasseraud, L., Marin, F., 2024. Diverting the use of hand tablet press machines to bioassays: a novel protocol to test ‘waste’ insoluble shell matrices. Methods & Protocols, 7, 30, doi.org/10.3390/mps7020030.


Nahle, S., Brustolin, B., Lutet-Toti, C., Namikawa, Y., Piet, M-H. Brion, A., Peyroche, S., Ben Ammar R., Suzuki, M., Marin, F., Rousseau, M., 2024. Organic matrices of calcium carbonate biominerals improve osteoblastic mineralization. Marine Biotechnology, online, doi.org/10.1007/s10126-024-10316-w.


Martin-Roy, R., Thyrring, J., Mata, X., Bangsgaard, P. Bennike, O., Christiansen, G., Funder, S. Gotfredsen, A. B., Gregersen, K. M., Haarby Hansen, C., Ilsøe, P. C., Klassen, L., Kjær Kristensen, I., Bindesbøl Ravnholt, G., Marin, F., Der Sarkissian, C., 2024. Advancing Responsible Genomic Analyses of Ancient Mollusc Shells. PlosOne, 22 p., online, doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0302646.



Dissertations (PhD, habilitation)


Marin, F., 1992. Essai de caractérisation chromatographique et immunologique des constituants organiques associés aux biocristaux carbonatés des squelettes de mollusques, cnidaires et spongiaires. Thèse 3e cycle, 16 Mars 1992, Université de Paris-Orsay, 279 pages, 5 planches hors-texte.


Marin, F., 2009. Biominéralisation de la coquille des mollusques : origine, évolution, formation. Mémoire d’Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, Université de Bourgogne, 243 pages.



CNRS prospectives


Marin, F., 2013. Biominéralisation en domaine marin: 110-113 In “Prospective Mer de l’INEE,” (F. Gaill, B. David coord.), chapitre ‘Diversité et dynamique des écosystèmes marins’ (VI). Cahiers Prospectives du CNRS, n° 4, mai 2013, 175p.


Aloisi, G., Escarguel; G., Marin, F., Servais, T., 2016. Comité Thématique 4 “Terre Vivante”: 58-65. In “Prospective de l’Institut National des Sciences de l’Univers, Terre Solide 2016-2020” (M. Chaussidon, C. Grappin coord.), 138p.



Editor / Co-editor of special volumes on biomineralization


2007-2008: Primitive Life & Ancient Radiations, Biogeosciences Discussions, B. Lefebvre, F. Marin eds. 2 published papers


2015: Biomineralization: From Fundamentals to Biomaterials and Environmental Issues, Trans Tech Publications, Pfaffikon, Switzerland, Key Engineering Materials vol. 672, F. Marin, F. Brümmer, A. Checa, G. Furtos, I. Giorgio Lesci and L. Šiller, eds. 350 p. ISBN-13: 978-3-03835-591-5., 350 p. A collection of 26 papers summarizing the activity of the COST network “Biomineralix”, main editor.


2021: The Role of Organic Matrices in Biomineralization – Discover Materials, N. Kröger, E. Brünner, L. A. Estroff and F. Marin eds., 183 p. A collection of 13 papers.


2021: The Evolution of Biomineralization in Metazoans. Frontiers in Genetics, special volume, S. Marcellini, M. Debiais-Thibaud, F. Marin eds. A collection of 16 papers.


2022: Carbonate Biomineralization, Environmental, and Diagenetic Significance, Minerals special volume, V. Barbin, F. Marin eds, ISSN 2075-163X. 5 published papers.


2022: Innate Immunity in a Biomineralized Context, Frontiers in Immunology special volume, Comparative immunology section, M. Hincke, C. Blin-Wakkach, F. Marin, N. Traylor-Knowles, S. Rehault-Godbert, eds. 5 published papers.



General public, popularization of science


a) Articles covering the Vening-Meinesz Price, published in 1998 in the Dutch national and specialized press


Smit, A., 1998. Geslijm gaf voorouders ruggengraat, De Volkskrant, Zaterdag 2 Mei 1998.


Smit, A., 1998. NWO-prijs voor Leidse chemicus Marin. De Mare, 27, 26 Maart 1998, p 3.


Slobbe, L., 1998. Uitpluizen skeletvorming valt in de prijzen. KNGMG Nieuwsbrief, 7/5/98: 7-8.


Voormolen, S., 1998. Zonder slijm, geen skelet. Bionieuws, het vakblad voor biologen.



b) National French press


Marin, F., 2011. Biominéralisation: des protéines acides peuvent lier le vivant et le minéral. La Recherche, N° 450 (Mars 2011). Article de 513 mots, dans la rubrique “Question à l’expert”, domaine “matière”: p 15.


Marin, F., 2016. Il y a nacre et nacre. Court article de 213 mots dans la rubrique ‘Courrier’ du numéro 513-514 de La Recherche (Juillet-Août 2016): p 17.


Marin, F., 2019. Coquillages locaux. Court article dans la rubrique ‘Courrier’ du numéro 553 de La Recherche (Nov. 2019): p 12.



c) Regional French press


– La grande nacre de Méditerranée, un mollusque en danger d’extinction. Le Bien Public, Dimanche 12 Décembre 2021 : p 42 (parution simultanée dans Le Journal de Saône-et-Loire).


– La biominéralisation, incursion du minéral dans le vivant. Le Bien Public, Dimanche 30 Janvier 2022 : p 42 (parution simultanée dans Le Journal de Saône-et-Loire).


– Les biomatériaux et leurs pouvoirs inimitables. Le Journal de Saône-et-Loire, Dimanche 31 Décembre 2023 : p 36.


– Sonder les coquilles du passé, un nouveau champ de recherche. Le Bien Public, Dimanche 7 Janvier 2024 : p 37.



d) Associative press


Marin, F., 2005. La Terre, une histoire de 4,6 milliards d’années. La Feuille – Bulletin de la Maison de la Nature et du Paysage de Côte d’Or – vol. 17 : 16-20.


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