Publications

Papers on Scopus from 2010:             

  1. Franzetti, A., Navarra, F., Tagliaferri, I.,  Gandolfi, I., Bestetti, G., Minora, U., Azzoni, R.S., Diolaiuti, G., Smiraglia, C.,  Ambrosini, R. Temporal variability of bacterial communities in cryoconite on an Alpine glacier (2016) Environmental Microbiology Reports, Article in press. DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12499

  2. Gandolfi, I., Canedoli, C., Imperato, V., Tagliaferri, I., Gkorezis, P., Vangronsveld, J., Padoa Schioppa, E., Papacchini, M., Bestetti, G., Franzetti, A. Diversity and hydrocarbon-degrading potential of epiphytic microbial communities on Platanus x acerifolia leaves in an urban area. (2017) Environmental Pollution, 220, 650-658. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.10.022

  3. Franzetti, A., Tagliaferri, I., Gandolfi, I., Bestetti, G., Minora, U., Mayer, C., Azzoni, R.S., Diolaiuti, G., Smiraglia, C., Ambrosini, R. Light-dependent microbial metabolisms drive carbon fluxes on glacier surfaces. (2016) ISME Journal,  10, 2984–2988. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2016.72

  4. Ferrentino, R., Langone, M., Gandolfi, I., Bertolini, V., Franzetti, A., Andreottola, G. Shift in microbial community structure of anaerobic side-stream reactor in response to changes to anaerobic solid retention time and sludge interchange ratio. (2016) Bioresource Technology, 221, pp. 588-597. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2016.09.077

  5. Tatangelo, V., Mangili, I., Caracino, P., Anzano, M., Najmi, Z., Bestetti, G., Collina, E., Franzetti, A., Lasagni, M. Biological devulcanization of ground natural rubber by Gordonia desulfuricans DSM 44462T strain. (2016) Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100 (20), pp. 8931-8942. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-016-7691-5

  6. Thureborn, P., Franzetti, A., Lundin, D., Sjöling, S. Reconstructing ecosystem functions of the active microbial community of the baltic sea oxygen depleted sediments. (2016) PeerJ, 2016 (1), art. no. e1593, DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1593

  7. Gagliano, A.L., Tagliavia, M., D’Alessandro, W., Franzetti, A., Parello, F., Quatrini, P. So close, so different: geothermal flux shapes divergent soil microbial communities at neighbouring sites. (2016) Geobiology, 14 (2), pp. 150-162. DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12167

  8. Daghio, M., Vaiopoulou, E., Patil, S.A., Suárez-Suárez, A., Head, I.M., Franzetti, A., Rabaey, K. Anodes stimulate anaerobic toluene degradation via sulfur cycling in marine sediments. (2016) Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 82 (1), pp. 297-307. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02250-15

  9. Mangili, I., Lasagni, M., Anzano, M., Collina, E., Tatangelo, V., Franzetti, A., Caracino, P., Isayev, A.I. Mechanical and rheological properties of natural rubber compounds containing devulcanized ground tire rubber from several methods. (2015) Polymer Degradation and Stability, 121, pp. 369-377. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2015.10.004

  10. Gandolfi, I., Bertolini, V., Bestetti, G., Ambrosini, R., Innocente, E., Rampazzo, G., Papacchini, M., Franzetti, A. Spatio-temporal variability of airborne bacterial communities and their correlation with particulate matter chemical composition across two urban areas. (2015) Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99 (11), pp. 4867-4877. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-014-6348-5

  11. Careghini, A., Saponaro, S., Sezenna, E., Daghio, M., Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Bestetti, G. Lab-scale tests and numerical simulations for in situ treatment of polluted groundwater. (2015) Journal of Hazardous Materials, 287, pp. 162-170. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.01.028

  12. Saliu, F., Anzano, M., Franzetti, A. Application of a 1,1,3,3-tetramethylguanidine (TMG)/MeOH-CO2 in situ derivatization procedure for the gas chromatographic characterization of the fatty acid profile in olive oil. (2015) Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407 (7), pp. 1801-1806. DOI: 10.1007/s00216-015-8457-0

  13. Daghio, M., Gandolfi, I., Bestetti, G., Franzetti, A., Guerrini, E., Cristiani, P. Anodic and cathodic microbial communities in single chamber microbial fuel cells. (2015) New Biotechnology, 32 (1), pp. 79-84. DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2014.09.005

  14. Azzoni, R.S., Franzetti, A., Fontaneto, D., Zullini, A., Ambrosini, R. Nematodes and rotifers on two Alpine debris-covered glaciers. (2015) Italian Journal of Zoology, 82 (4), pp. 616-623. DOI: 10.1080/11250003.2015.1080312

  15. Daghio, M., Tatangelo, V., Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Papacchini, M., Careghini, A., Sezenna, E., Saponaro, S., Bestetti, G. Hydrocarbon degrading microbial communities in bench scale aerobic biobarriers for gasoline contaminated groundwater treatment. (2015) Chemosphere, 130, pp. 34-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.02.022

  16. Federici, E., Rossi, R., Fidati, L., Paracucchi, R., Scargetta, S., Montalbani, E., Franzetti, A., La Porta, G., Fagotti, A., Simoncelli, F., Cenci, G., Di Rosa, I. Characterization of the skin microbiota in italian stream frogs (Rana italica) infected and uninfected by a cutaneous parasitic disease. (2015) Microbes and Environments, 30 (3), pp. 262-269. DOI: 10.1264/jsme2.ME15041

  17. Tatangelo, V., Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Bestetti, G., Ambrosini, R. Effect of preservation method on the assessment of bacterial community structure in soil and water samples. (2014) FEMS Microbiology Letters, 356 (1), pp. 32-38. DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12475

  18. Cristiani, P., Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Guerrini, E., Bestetti, G. Bacterial DGGE fingerprints of biofilms on electrodes of membraneless microbial fuel cells. (2013) International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 84, pp. 211-219. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2012.05.040

  19. Franzetti, A., Tatangelo, V., Gandolfi, I., Bertolini, V., Bestetti, G., Diolaiuti, G., D’agata, C., Mihalcea, C., Smiraglia, C., Ambrosini, R. Bacterial community structure on two alpine debris-covered glaciers and biogeography of Polaromonas phylotypes. (2013) ISME Journal, 7 (8), pp. 1483-1492. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2013.48

  20. Bertolini, V., Gandolfi, I., Ambrosini, R., Bestetti, G., Innocente, E., Rampazzo, G., Franzetti, A. Temporal variability and effect of environmental variables on airborne bacterial communities in an urban area of Northern Italy. (2013) Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97 (14), pp. 6561-6570. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-012-4450-0

  21. Gandolfi, I., Bertolini, V., Ambrosini, R., Bestetti, G., Franzetti, A. Unravelling the bacterial diversity in the atmosphere. (2013) Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97 (11), pp. 4727-4736. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-013-4901-2

  22. Longhin, E., Pezzolato, E., Mantecca, P., Holme, J.A., Franzetti, A., Camatini, M., Gualtieri, M. Season linked responses to fine and quasi-ultrafine Milan PM in cultured cells. (2013) Toxicology in Vitro, 27 (2), pp. 551-559. DOI: 10.1016/j.tiv.2012.10.018

  23. Rivelli, V., Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Cordoni, S., Bestetti, G. Persistence and degrading activity of free and immobilised allochthonous bacteria during bioremediation of hydrocarbon-contaminated soils. (2013) Biodegradation, 24 (1), pp. 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s10532-012-9553-x

  24. Daghio, M., Gandolfi, I., Bestetti, G., Franzetti, A., Cristiani, P. Anodic and cathodic micribial communities in single chamber microbial fuel cells. (2013) EFC 2013 – Proceedings of the 5th European Fuel Cell Piero Lunghi Conference, pp. 411-412.

  25. Saponaro, S., Careghini, A., Romele, L., Sezenna, E., Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Daghio, M., Bestetti, G. Remediation of groundwater polluted by gasoline-derived compounds with biobarriers. (2012) WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, 164, pp. 439-449. DOI: 10.2495/WP120381

  26. Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Raimondi, C., Bestetti, G., Banat, I.M., Smyth, T.J., Papacchini, M., Cavallo, M., Fracchia, L. Environmental fate, toxicity, characteristics and potential applications of novel bioemulsifiers produced by Variovorax paradoxus 7bCT5. (2012) Bioresource Technology, 108, pp. 245-251. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.01.005

  27. Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Bertolini, V., Raimondi, C., Piscitello, M., Papacchini, M., Bestetti, G. Phylogenetic characterization of bioemulsifier-producing bacteria. (2011) International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 65 (7), pp. 1095-1099. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2011.01.014

  28. Gandolfi, I., Franzetti, A., Bertolini, V., Gaspari, E., Bestetti, G. Antibiotic resistance in bacteria associated with coarse atmospheric particulate matter in an urban area. (2011) Journal of Applied Microbiology, 110 (6), pp. 1612-1620. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.05018.x

  29. Maurizio, G., Andrea, F., Eleonora, L., Paride, M., Giuseppina, B., Ezio, B., Marina, C. In vitro effects of microbiologically characterized Milan particulate matter. (2011) Procedia Environmental Sciences, 4, pp. 192-197. DOI: 10.1016/j.proenv.2011.03.023

  30. Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Gaspari, E., Ambrosini, R., Bestetti, G. Seasonal variability of bacteria in fine and coarse urban air particulate matter. (2011) Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 90 (2), pp. 745-753. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-010-3048-7

  31. Franzetti, A., Tamburini, E., Banat, I.M. Applications of biological surface active compounds in remediation technologies. (2010) Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 672, pp. 121-134. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-5979-9_9

  32. Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Bestetti, G., Smyth, T.J.P., Banat, I.M. Production and applications of trehalose lipid biosurfactants. (2010) European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 112 (6), pp. 617-627. DOI: 10.1002/ejlt.200900162

  33. Banat, I.M., Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Bestetti, G., Martinotti, M.G., Fracchia, L., Smyth, T.J., Marchant, R. Microbial biosurfactants production, applications and future potential. (2010) Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 87 (2), pp. 427-444. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-010-2589-0

  34. Franzetti, A., Gandolfi, I., Piscitello, M., Porto, G., Biasiolo, A., Oltolini, F., Marangoni, T., Bestetti, G. Biodegradation of N,N diethylaniline in a contaminated aquifer: Laboratory- and field-scale evidences.
    (2010) Biodegradation, 21 (2), pp. 193-201. DOI: 10.1007/s10532-009-9293-8

  35. Gandolfi, I., Sicolo, M., Franzetti, A., Fontanarosa, E., Santagostino, A., Bestetti, G. Influence of compost amendment on microbial community and ecotoxicity of hydrocarbon-contaminated soils. (2010) Bioresource Technology, 101 (2), pp. 568-575. DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2009.08.095