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Research Output 1986 2019

  • 1962 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
  • 57 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Patent
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Deamination reaction mechanisms of protonated amines under hydrothermal conditions

Robinson, K. J., Gould, I., Fecteau, K. M., Hartnett, H., Williams, L. & Shock, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 244, p. 113-128 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amines
Amino Acids
Reaction kinetics
Substitution reactions
Carbon

Production of Carboxylic Acids from Aldehydes under Hydrothermal Conditions: A Kinetics Study of Benzaldehyde

Fecteau, K. M., Gould, I., Glein, C. R., Williams, L., Hartnett, H. & Shock, E., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : ACS Earth and Space Chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carboxylic acid
aldehyde
Carboxylic Acids
aldehydes
Aldehydes

The boron isotope geochemistry of smectites from sodium, magnesium and calcium bentonite deposits

Köster, M. H., Williams, L., Kudejova, P. & Gilg, H. A., Apr 5 2019, In : Chemical Geology. 510, p. 166-187 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boron isotope
Bentonite
Boron
Geochemistry
bentonite
2018

Antibacterial activity of reduced iron clay against pathogenic bacteria associated with wound infections

Caflisch, K. M., Schmidt-Malan, S. M., Mandrekar, J. N., Karau, M. J., Nicklas, J. P., Williams, L. & Patel, R., Nov 1 2018, In : International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 52, 5, p. 692-696 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wound Infection
Iron
Bacteria
Biofilms
Staphylococcus aureus
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of iron-containing minerals on hydrothermal reactions of ketones

Yang, Z., Gould, I., Williams, L., Hartnett, H. & Shock, E., Feb 15 2018, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 223, p. 107-126 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ketone
Ketones
Minerals
Iron
iron
2 Citations (Scopus)

Paleosols on the Ediacaran basalts of the East European Craton: A unique record of paleoweathering with minimum diagenetic overprint

Liivamägi, S., Šrodon, J., Bojanowski, M. J., Gerdes, A., Stanek, J. J., Williams, L. & Szczerba, M., Oct 1 2018, In : Precambrian Research. 316, p. 66-82 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kaolin
Ediacaran
paleosol
smectite
kaolinite
2017
13 Citations (Scopus)

Antibacterial Activity of Aluminum in Clay from the Colombian Amazon

Londono, S. C., Hartnett, H. & Williams, L., Feb 21 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 4, p. 2401-2408 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum
aluminum
antibiotics
Escherichia coli
Anti-Bacterial Agents
1 Citation (Scopus)
Nitrogen Isotopes
Boron
Geochemistry
nitrogen isotope
hydrothermal system
7 Citations (Scopus)

Geomimicry: Harnessing the antibacterial action of clays

Williams, L., Mar 1 2017, In : Clay Minerals. 52, 1, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

clay
Pathogens
Clay minerals
antibiotics
Minerals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Illitization decrypted by B and Li isotope geochemistry of nanometer-sized illite crystals from bentonite beds, East Slovak Basin

Clauer, N., Williams, L., Lemarchand, D., Florian, P. & Honty, M., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Chemical Geology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

illitization
Bentonite
Geochemistry
bentonite
Isotopes
1 Citation (Scopus)

The anatomy of an antibacterial clay deposit: A new economic geology

Morrison, K. D., Williams, S. & Williams, L., Nov 1 2017, In : Economic Geology. 112, 7, p. 1551-1570 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic geology
Clay deposits
economic geology
anatomy
geology
2016
29 Citations (Scopus)
Microbial Drug Resistance
Metals
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Hydroxyl Radical
Minerals
10 Citations (Scopus)

Unraveling the antibacterial mode of action of a clay from the Colombian Amazon

Londono, S. C. & Williams, L., Apr 1 2016, In : Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 38, 2, p. 363-379 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clay
clay
Bacteria
bacterium
Minerals
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Tracing hydrocarbons in gas shale using lithium and boron isotopes: Denver Basin USA, Wattenberg Gas Field

Williams, L., Crawford Elliott, W. & Hervig, R., Dec 6 2015, In : Chemical Geology. 417, p. 404-413 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boron isotope
Boron
Hydrocarbons
lithium
gas field
2014
16 Citations (Scopus)

From first grade to first aid

Williams, L. & Hillier, S., 2014, In : Elements. 10, 3, p. 207-211 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kaolin
kaolin
aid
Health
Tissue
7 Citations (Scopus)

Genesis of nanometric illite crystals elucidated by light-element (hydrogen, lithium, boron and oxygen) isotope tracing, and K-Ar and Rb-Sr dating

Clauer, N., Williams, L. & Fallick, A. E., Sep 15 2014, In : Chemical Geology. 383, p. 26-50 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxygen Isotopes
Boron
lithium
Lithium
boron
8 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrothermal photochemistry as a mechanistic tool in organic geochemistry: The chemistry of dibenzyl ketone

Yang, Z., Lorance, E. D., Bockisch, C., Williams, L., Hartnett, H., Shock, E. & Gould, I., Sep 5 2014, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 79, 17, p. 7861-7871 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochemistry
Photochemical reactions
Ketones
Dehydration
Cyclization
2 Citations (Scopus)

Methods for in situ SIMS microanalysis of Boron and its isotopes in palagonite

Pauly, B. D., Williams, L., Hervig, R., Schiffman, P. & Zierenberg, R. A., Jun 1 2014, In : Clays and Clay Minerals. 62, 3, p. 224-234 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

palagonite
Boron
Secondary ion mass spectrometry
boron
thin section
17 Citations (Scopus)

Mineralogical variables that control the antibacterial effectiveness of a natural clay deposit

Morrison, K. D., Underwood, J. C., Metge, D. W., Eberl, D. D. & Williams, L., 2014, In : Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 36, 4, p. 613-631 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clay deposits
Clay
Antibiotics
Anti-Bacterial Agents
clay
16 Citations (Scopus)
Minerals
Hydrogen
Carbon
Carbon Cycle
Stereoisomerism
2013
lithium
boron
source rock
hydrocarbon
oil
13 Citations (Scopus)

Light element distributions (N, B, Li) in Baltic Basin bentonites record organic sources

Williams, L., Środoń, J., Huff, W. D., Clauer, N. & Hervig, R., Nov 1 2013, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 120, p. 582-599 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

illite
Bentonite
basin
Fluids
bentonite
20 Citations (Scopus)
ketone
Ketones
Functional groups
functional group
Alkanes
21 Citations (Scopus)

Processing of meteoritic organic materials as a possible analog of early molecular evolution in planetary environments

Pizzarello, S., Davidowski, S. K., Holland, G. P. & Williams, L., Sep 24 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 39, p. 15614-15619 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meteoroids
Molecular Evolution
Prebiotics
Lakes
Powders
2012
37 Citations (Scopus)

Ammonia in the early solar system: An account from carbonaceous meteorites

Pizzarello, S. & Williams, L., Apr 20 2012, In : Astrophysical Journal. 749, 2, 161.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbonaceous meteorites
solar system
meteorite
ammonia
meteorites
14 Citations (Scopus)
ketone
Ketones
Functional groups
functional group
Carboxylic Acids
2011
52 Citations (Scopus)

Abundant ammonia in primitive asteroids and the case for a possible exobiology

Pizzarello, S., Williams, L., Lehman, J., Holland, G. P. & Yarger, J., Mar 15 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 11, p. 4303-4306 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exobiology
Meteoroids
Minor Planets
Ammonia
Prebiotics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Birth of biomolecules from the warm wet sheets of clays near spreading centers

Williams, L., Holloway, J. R., Canfield, B., Glein, C. R., Dick, J. M., Hartnett, H. & Shock, E., 2011, Earliest Life on Earth: Habitats, Environments and Methods of Detection. Springer Netherlands, p. 79-112 34 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

spreading center
illite
saponite
montmorillonite
clay
26 Citations (Scopus)

Boron isotope composition of secondary smectite in suevites at the Ries crater, Germany: Boron fractionation in weathering and hydrothermal processes

Muttik, N., Kirsimäe, K., Newsom, H. E. & Williams, L., Oct 15 2011, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 310, 3-4, p. 244-251 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boron isotopes
boron isotope
Boron
weathering
montmorillonite
83 Citations (Scopus)

What makes a natural clay antibacterial?

Williams, L., Metge, D. W., Eberl, D. D., Harvey, R. W., Turner, A. G., Prapaipong, P. & Poret-Peterson, A. T., Apr 15 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 8, p. 3768-3773 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

clay
Pathogens
pathogen
Polyphosphates
Cell death
2010
72 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the medicinal use of clay minerals as antibacterial agents

Williams, L. & Haydel, S., Jul 2010, In : International Geology Review. 52, 7-8, p. 745-770 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

clay mineral
clay
evaluation
bacterium
skin
2009
29 Citations (Scopus)

Bentonite, bandaids and borborygmi

Williams, L., Haydel, S. & Ferrell, R. E., Apr 2009, In : Elements. 5, 2, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bentonite
bentonite
traditional medicine
clay
Pathogens
2008
83 Citations (Scopus)
Minerals
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Buruli Ulcer
Escherichia coli
Infection
49 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical and mineralogical characteristics of French green clays used for healing

Williams, L., Haydel, S., Giese, R. F. & Eberl, D. D., Aug 2008, In : Clays and Clay Minerals. 56, 4, p. 437-452 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

clay
antibacterial properties
Bacteria
antibiotics
clay minerals
97 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of antioxidant components in rice bran oil extracted by microwave-assisted method

Zigoneanu, I. G., Williams, L., Xu, Z. & Sabliov, C. M., Jul 2008, In : Bioresource Technology. 99, 11, p. 4910-4918 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rice bran oil
2-Propanol
Microwaves
Antioxidants
isopropyl alcohol
2007
16 Citations (Scopus)

Intracrystalline boron isotope partitioning in illite-smectite: Testing the geothermometer

Williams, L., Turner, A. & Hervig, R., Nov 2007, In : American Mineralogist. 92, 11-12, p. 1958-1965 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boron isotopes
boron isotope
illite
Boron
montmorillonite
53 Citations (Scopus)

The insoluble carbonaceous material of CM chondrites: A possible source of discrete organic compounds under hydrothermal conditions

Yabuta, H., Williams, L., Cody, G. D., Alexander, C. M. O. D. & Pizzarello, S., Jan 2007, In : Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 42, 1, p. 37-48 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbonaceous materials
chondrites
organic materials
organic compounds
chondrite
2006
13 Citations (Scopus)

Crystal-size dependence of illite-smectite isotope equilibration with changing fluids

Williams, L. & Hervig, R., Oct 2006, In : Clays and Clay Minerals. 54, 5, p. 531-540 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

illite
smectite
Isotopes
crystals
isotopes
54 Citations (Scopus)
Emission spectroscopy
aluminosilicate
thermal emission
Clay minerals
mars
2005
81 Citations (Scopus)

Lithium and boron isotopes in illite-smectite: The importance of crystal size

Williams, L. & Hervig, R., Dec 15 2005, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 69, 24, p. 5705-5716 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boron isotope
Boron
lithium
Lithium
Isotopes
97 Citations (Scopus)

Mineralogical constraints on the high-silica martian surface component observed by TES

Michalski, J. R., Kraft, M. D., Sharp, T., Williams, L. & Christensen, P., Mar 2005, In : Icarus. 174, 1, p. 161-177 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal emission
clays
spectrometer
silica
clay mineral
43 Citations (Scopus)

Organic molecules formed in a "primordial womb"

Williams, L., Canfield, B., Voglesonger, K. M. & Holloway, J. R., Nov 2005, In : Geology. 33, 11, p. 913-916 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

smectite
montmorillonite
organic compound
clay
illite
2004
49 Citations (Scopus)
boron isotope
Radioactive tracers
Boron
Coal
Isotopes
36 Citations (Scopus)

Killer clays! Natural antibacterial clay minerals

Williams, L., Holland, M., Eberl, D. D., Brunet, T. & De Courrsou, L. B., Apr 2004, In : Mineralogical Society Bulletin. 139, p. 3-8 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clay minerals
clay mineral
clay
Anti-Infective Agents
medicine
2002
25 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring intra-crystalline B-isotope variations in mixed-layer illite-smectite

Williams, L. & Hervig, R., Nov 2002, In : American Mineralogist. 87, 11-12, p. 1564-1570 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

illite
montmorillonite
Isotopes
smectite
mixed layer
127 Citations (Scopus)

Isotopic and elemental partitioning of boron between hydrous fluid and silicate melt

Hervig, R., Moore, G. M., Williams, L., Peacock, S. M., Holloway, J. R. & Roggensack, K., 2002, In : American Mineralogist. 87, 5-6, p. 769-774 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicates
Boron
isotopic fractionation
silicate melt
Fractionation
2001
20 Citations (Scopus)

Application of boron isotopes to the understanding of fluid-rock interactions in a hydrothermally stimulated oil reservoir in the Alberta Basin, Canada

Williams, L., Wieser, M. E., Fennell, J., Hutcheon, I. & Hervig, R., 2001, In : Geofluids. 1, 3, p. 229-240 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boron isotope
steam injection
fluid
oil
basin
118 Citations (Scopus)

Boron isotope geochemistry during diagenesis. Part I. Experimental determination of fractionation during illitization of smectite

Williams, L., Hervig, R., Holloway, J. R. & Hutcheon, I., 2001, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 65, 11, p. 1769-1782 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boron isotope
illitization
Boron
Geochemistry
Fractionation
42 Citations (Scopus)

Boron isotope geochemistry during diagenesis. Part II. Applications to organic-rich sediments

Williams, L., Hervig, R. & Hutcheon, I., 2001, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 65, 11, p. 1783-1794 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boron isotope
illitization
Boron
Geochemistry
Isotopes
56 Citations (Scopus)

The Influence of organic matter on the boron isotope geochemistry of the gulf coast sedimentary basin, USA

Williams, L., Hervig, R., Wieser, M. E. & Hutcheon, I., 2001, In : Chemical Geology. 174, 4, p. 445-461 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boron isotope
Boron
Geochemistry
boron
Isotopes