List of last 5-years selected publications


A. Trochine, B. Turchetti, A.B. Vaz, L. Brandao, L. Rosa, P. Buzzini, C. Rosa, D. Libkind (2017) Description of Dioszegia patagonica sp. nov., a novel carotenogenic yeast isolated from cold environments. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 67(11):4332-4339; DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.002211.

T. Jagielski, Z. Bakuła, S. Di Mauro, C. Casciari, V. Cambiotti, H. Krukowski, B. Turchetti, M. Ricchi, E. Manuali, P. Buzzini (2017) A comparative study of the in vitro activity of iodopropynyl butylcarbamate and amphotericin B against Prototheca spp. isolates from European dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science, 100:7435–7445; DOI: 10.3168/jds.2017-12597.

L. Selbmann, S. Onofri, C. Coleine, P. Buzzini, F. Canini, L. Zucconi (2017) Effect of environmental parameters on biodiversity of the fungal component in lithic Antarctic communities. Extremophiles, 21: 1069-1080; DOI: 10.1007/s00792-017-0967-6.

P. Buzzini, B. Turchetti, A. Yurkov (2018). Extremophilic yeasts: the toughest yeasts around? Yeast, 35:487–497; DOI: 10.1002/yea.3314.

L. Borruso, C. Sannino, L. Selbmann, D. Battistel, L. Zucconi, M Azzaro, B. Turchetti, P. Buzzini, M. Guglielmin (2018). A thin ice layer segregates two distinct fungal communities in Antarctic brines from Tarn Flat (Northern Victoria Land). Scientific Reports, 8:6582 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-25079-3.

B. Turchetti, L. Selbmann, N. Gunde-Cimerman, P. Buzzini, J.P. Sampaio, P. Zalar (2018). Cystobasidium alpinum sp. nov. and Rhodosporidiobolus oreadorum sp. nov. from European Cold Environments and Arctic Region. Life, 8(2):9; DOI: 10.3390/life8020009.

G. Tasselli, S. Filippucci S, E. Borsella, S. D’Antonio, M. Gelosia, G. Cavalaglio, B. Turchetti, C. Sannino, A. Onofri, S. Mastrolitti, I. De Bari, F. Cotana, P. Buzzini (2018). Yeast lipids from cardoon stalks, stranded driftwood and olive tree pruning residues as possible extra sources of oils for producing biofuels and biochemicals. Biotechnology for Biofuels; 11:147; DOI: 10.1186/s13068-018-1142-8.

S. Rossi, B. Turchetti, V. Sileoni, O. Marconi, G.I.F. Perretti (2018). Evaluation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains isolated from non-brewing environments in beer production. Journal of the Institute of Brewing, 124:381–388; DOI: 10.1002/jib.503.

G. De Francesco, C. Sannino, V. Sileoni, O. Marconi, S. Filippucci, G. Tasselli, B. Turchetti (2018) Mrakia gelida in brewing process: An innovative production of low alcohol beer using a psychrophilic yeast strain. Food Microbiology, 76:354–362; DOI: 10.1016/

C. Coleine, J.E. Stajich, L. Zucconi, S. Onofri, N. Pombubpa, E. Egidi, A. Franks, P. Buzzini, L. Selbmann (2018) Antarctic cryptoendolithic fungal communities are highly adapted and dominated by Lecanoromycetes and Dothideomycetes. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:1392; DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01392 .

D. Kulikova-Borovikova, S. Lisi, E. Dauss, T. Alamae, P. Buzzini, J.E. Hallsworth, A. Rapoport (2018) Activity of the α-glucoside transporter Agt1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells during dehydration-rehydration events. Fungal Biology, 122:613-620; DOI: 10.1016/j.funbio.2018.03.006.

G. Khroustalyova, G. Giovannitti, D. Severini, R. Scherbaka, B. Turchetti, P. Buzzini, A. Rapoport (2019) Anhydrobiosis in yeasts: psychrotolerant yeasts are highly resistant to dehydration. Yeast, 36(5):375-379; DOI: 10.1002/yea.3382.

A. V. Kachalkin, B. Turchetti, J. Inácio, C. Carvalho, T. Mašínová, A. Pontes, O. Röhl, A. M. Glushakova, A. Akulov, P. Baldrian, D. Begerow, P. Buzzini, J. P. Sampaio, A. M. Yurkov (2019) Rare and undersampled dimorphic basidiomycetes. Mycological Progress, 18:945–971; DOI: 10.1007/s11557-019-01491-5.

G. Tasselli, S. Filippucci, S.  D’Antonio, G.   Cavalaglio, B. Turchetti, F. Cotana, P. Buzzini (2019) Optimization of   enzymatic   hydrolysis   of   cellulosic   fraction   obtained   from stranded driftwood feedstocks for lipid production by Solicoccozyma terricola. Biotechnology Reports, 7:24:e00367; DOI: 10.1016/j.btre.2019.e00367.

A. M. Yurkov, C. Sannino, B. Turchetti (2019) Mrakia fibulata sp. nov., a psychrotolerant yeast from temperate and cold habitats. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 113(4):499-510; DOI: 10.1007/s10482-019-01359-4.

A. Troilo, G. De Francesco, O. Marconi, V. Sileoni, B. Turchetti, G. Perretti (2019) Low Carbohydrate Beers Produced by a Selected Yeast Strain from an Alternative Source. Journal of the American Society of Brewing Chemists, 78(1):80; DOI: 10.1080/03610470.2019.1682887.

L. De Vero, M.B. Boniotti, M. Budroni, P. Buzzini, S. Cassanelli, R. Comunian, M. Gullo, A.F. Logrieco, I. Mannazzu, R. Musumeci, I. Perugini, G. Perrone, A. Pulvirenti, P. Romano, B. Turchetti, G.C. Varese (2019) Preservation, Characterization and Exploitation of Microbial Biodiversity: The Perspective of the Italian Network of Culture Collections. Microorganisms, 7:685; DOI:10.3390/microorganisms7120685.

C. Sannino, L. Borruso, C. Smiraglia, A. Bani, A. Mezzasoma, L. Brusetti, B. Turchetti, P. Buzzini (2020) Dynamics of in situ growth and taxonomic structure of fungal communities in Alpine supraglacial debris. Fungal Ecology, 44 (100891); DOI: 10.1016/j.funeco.2019.100891 .

A.-H. Li, F.-X. Yuan, M. Groenewald, K. Bensch, A.M. Yurkov, K. Li, P.-J. Han, L.-D. Guo, M.C. Aime, J.P. Sampaio, S. Jindamorakot, B. Turchetti, J. Inacio, B. Fungsin, Q.-M. Wang, F.-Y. Bai (2020) Diversity and phylogeny of basidiomycetous yeasts from plant leaves and soil: Proposal of two new orders, three new families, eight new genera and one hundred and seven new species. Studies in Mycology, 96:17-140; DOI: 10.1016/j.simyco.2020.01.002.

B. Turchetti, G. Marconi, C. Sannino, P. Buzzini (2020) DNA Methylation Changes Induced by Cold in Psychrophilic and Psychrotolerant Naganishia Yeast Species. Microorganisms, 8:296; DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms8020296.

S. Filippucci, G. Tasselli, F.-Z. K. Labbani, B. Turchetti, M. R. Cramarossa, P. Buzzini, L. Forti (2020). Non-Conventional Yeasts as Sources of Ene-Reductases for the Bioreduction of Chalcones. Fermentation 6:29; DOI:10.3390/fermentation6010029.

G. Verkley, G. Perrone, M. Pina, A.H. Scholz, J. Overmann, A. Zuzuarregui, I. Perugini, B. Turchetti, M. Hendrickx, G. Stacey, S. Law, J. Russell, D. Smith, N. Lima (2020). New ECCO model documents for Material Deposit and Transfer Agreements in compliance with the Nagoya Protocol. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 367(5):fnaa044; DOI: 10.1093/femsle/fnaa044.

C. Coleine, N. Pombubpa, L. Zucconi, S. Onofri, B. Turchetti, P.Buzzini, J.E. Stajich, L. Selbmann (2020). Uncovered Microbial Diversity in Antarctic Cryptoendolithic Communities Sampling three Representative Locations of the Victoria Land. Microorganisms, 8(6): 942; DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms8060942.

C. Sannino, L. Borruso, A. Mezzasoma, D. Battistel, L. Zucconi, L. Selbmann, M. Azzaro, S. Onofri, B. Turchetti, P. Buzzini, M. Guglielmin (2020). Intra- and inter-cores fungal diversity suggests interconnection of different habitats in an Antarctic frozen lake (Boulder Clay, Northern Victoria Land) Environmental Microbiology, 22(8):3463-3477; DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.15117.

B. Turchetti, C. Sannino, A. Mezzasoma, L. Zucconi, S. Onofri, P. Buzzini (2020). Mrakia stelviica sp. nov. and Mrakia montana sp. nov., two novel basidiomycetous yeast species isolated from cold environments. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 70(8):4704-4713; DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004336.

A. Franzetti, F. Pittino, I. Gandolfi, R.S. Azzoni, G. Diolaiuti, C. Smiraglia, M. Pelfini, C. Compostella, B. Turchetti, P. Buzzini, R. Ambrosini (2020). Early ecological succession patterns of bacterial, fungal and plant communities along a chronosequence in a recently deglaciated area of Italian Alps FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 96(10):fiaa165; DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fiaa165.

M. Barbanera, M. Castellini, G. Tasselli, B. Turchetti, F. Cotana, P. Buzzini (2021) Prediction of the environmental impacts of yeast biodiesel production from cardoon stalks at industrial scale. Fuel, 283: 118967; DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2020.118967.

F. Canini, J. Geml, L.P. D’Acqui, P. Buzzini, B. Turchetti, S. Onofri, S. Ventura, L. Zucconi (2021) Fungal diversity and functionality are driven by soil texture in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Fungal Ecology, 50: 101041.

F. Canini, J. Geml, P. Buzzini, B. Turchetti, S. Onofri, L.P. D’Acqui, C. Ripa, L. Zucconi (2021) Growth Forms and Functional Guilds Distribution of Soil Fungi in Coastal Versus Inland Sites of Victoria Land, Antarctica. Biology Basel, 10(4):320; DOI:10.3390/biology10040320.

C. Sannino, L. Borruso, A. Mezzasoma, D. Battistel, S. Ponti, B. Turchetti, P. Buzzini, M. Guglielmin (2021) Abiotic factors affecting the bacterial and fungal diversity of permafrost in a rock glacier in the Stelvio Pass (Italian Central Alps). Applied Soil Ecology, 166:104079; DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.104079.

A. Yurkov, A. Alves, F-Y Bai, K. Boundy-Mills, P. Buzzini, N. Čadež, ……, B. Turchetti, Q-M Wang, T. Boekhout (2021) Nomenclatural issues concerning cultured yeasts and other fungi: why it is important to avoid unneeded name changes. IMA Fungus, 12:18; DOI: 10.1186/s43008-021-00067-x.

A. Rapoport , I. Guzhova, L. Bernetti , P. Buzzini, M. Kieliszek (2021) Carotenoids and Some Other Pigments from Fungi and Yeasts. Metabolites, 11: 92; DOI: 10.3390/metabo11020092.

M. Castellini, S. Ubertini, D. Barletta, I. Baffo, P. Buzzini, M. Barbanera (2021) Techno-Economic Analysis of Biodiesel Production from Microbial Oil Using Cardoon Stalks as Carbon Source. Energies, 14: 1473; DOI: 10.3390/en14051473.

T. Boekhout, A.S. Amend, F. El Baidouri, T. Gabaldón, J. Geml, M. Mittelbach, V. Robert, C. Shuhui Tan, B. Turchetti, D. Vu, Q.‑M. Wang, A. Yurkov (2021) Trends in yeast diversity discovery. Fungal Diversity; DOI: 10.1007/s13225-021-00494-6.

D. Aiello, C. Sannino, T. Giannoni, G. Fabbrizi, M. Gelosia, A. Nicolini, B. Turchetti, F. Cotana, P. Buzzini (2021) Triacyl Glycerols from Yeast-Catalyzed Batch and Fed-Batch Bioconversion of Hydrolyzed Lignocellulose from Cardoon Stalks. Fermentation 7, 315; DOI:10.3390/fermentation7040315

S. Mozzachiodi, F.-Y. Bai, P. Baldrian, G. Bell, K. Boundy-Mills, P. Buzzini, N. Čadež, F. A. Cubillos, S. Dashko, R. Dimitrov, K.J. Fisher, B. Gibson, D. Gouliamova, D. Greig, L. Heistinger, C.T. Hittinger, M. Jecmenica, V. Koufopanou, C.R. Landry, T. Mašínová, E.S. Naumova, D. Opulente, J.J. Peña, U. Petrovič, I. Jason Tsai, B. Turchetti, P. Villarreal, A Yurkov, G. Liti, P. Boynton (2022) Yeasts from temperate forests. Yeast 39, 4-24; DOI: 10.1002/yea.3699.

G. Marozzi, G.M.N. Benucci, B. Turchetti, L. Massaccesi, L. Baciarelli Falini, G. Bonito, P. Buzzini, A. Agnelli, D. Donnini, E. Albertini (2022) Fungal and Bacterial Diversity in the Tuber magnatum Ecosystem and Microbiome. Microbial Ecology; DOI: 10.1007/s00248-021-01950-1.

Book chapters

P. Buzzini, M.A. Lachance, A. Yurkov (2017) Yeasts in natural ecosystems: ecology. Springer International Publishing.

P. Buzzini, M.A. Lachance, A. Yurkov (2017) Yeasts in natural ecosystems: diversity. Springer International Publishing.

R. Klassen, R. Schaffrath, P. Buzzini, P.F. Ganter (2017) Antagonistic interactions and killer yeasts. In: Yeasts in natural ecosystems: ecology (Buzzini P, Lachance MA, Yurkov A eds), Springer International Publishing, pp. 229-275.

G. Tasselli , S. Filippucci, C. Sannino, B. Turchetti, P. Buzzini. Cold-Adapted Basidiomycetous Yeasts as a Source of Biochemicals. In: Psychrophiles: From Biodiversity to Biotechnology (second edition) (Margesin R. ed) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2017, pp. 555-584.

M. Baeza, J. Alcaíno, V. Cifuentes, B. Turchetti, P. Buzzini. Cold-Active Enzymes from Cold-Adapted Yeasts. In: Biotechnology of Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi (Sibirny A.A. ed.) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2017, pp. 297-324.

P. Buzzini, S. Di Mauro, B. Turchetti. Yeasts as starter cultures. In: Starter cultures in food production (Speranza B., Bevilacqua A., Corbo M.R., Sinigaglia M. eds.), Wiley Balckwell, New York, NY, USA, 2017, pp. 16-49.

L. Forti, M.R. Cramarossa, S. Filippucci, G. Tasselli, B. Turchetti, P. Buzzini. Nonconventional yeast-promoted biotransformation for the production of flavour compounds. In: Natural and artificial flavouring agents and food dyes (Grumezescu A., Holban A.M. eds.), Elsevier Inc. 2017, pp 165-187.

P. Buzzini, M. Turk, L. Perini, B. Turchetti, N. Gunde-Cimerman. Yeasts in Polar and Subpolar Habitats. In: Yeasts in Natural Ecosystems: Diversity (Buzzini P., Lachance M.A. and Yurkov A. eds.) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2017, pp. 331-365.

C. Sannino, A. Mezzasoma, P. Buzzini, B. Turchetti. Non-conventional Yeasts for Producing Alternative Beers In: Non-conventional Yeasts: from Basic Research to Application (A. Sibirny. ed.) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2019, pp. 361-388.

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