Special Issue: Cyanobacteria, Algae, and Plants – From Biology to Biotechnology
(Special Issue of Plants, MDPI, IF 2.762
Deadline 31 October 2021)

Aims and scope of this Special Issue is to present original research articles and reviews on the potential benefits for agriculture and for the sustainable production of food, feed, materials, chemicals, and fuels of Cyanobacteria, microalgae, and plants

Allievi S, Arru L*, Forti L (2021). A Tuning Point in Plant Acoustics Investigation. Plant Signaling and Behavior, https://doi.org/10.1080/15592324.2021.1919836

Arru L*, Mussi F, Forti L, Buschini A (2021). Biological Effect of Different Spinach Extracts in Comparison with the Individual Components of the Phytocomplex. Foods, 10(2), 382

Frongia F, Forti L*, Arru L. (2020) Sound perception and its effects in plants and algae. Plant Signal Behav. 1;15(12):1828674. doi: 10.1080/15592324.2020.1828674

Milano F, Mussi F, Fornaciari S, AltunozM, Forti L, Arru L*, Buschini A. (2019) Oxygen Availability during Growth Modulates the Phytochemical Profile and the Chemo-Protective Properties of Spinach Juice. Biomolecules 9, 53; DOI: 10.3390/biom9020053

Allesina G, Pedrazzi S, Altunoz M, Morselli N, Puglia M, Allegretti F, Leonardi C, Giorgini L, Arru L, Tartarini P. (2017) Preliminary Analyses on an Algae-Based Water Scrubber for Syngas Cleaning. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 16(8): 1761-1768

Altunoz M, Pirrotta O, Forti L, Allesina G, Pedrazzi S, Obali O, Tartarini P, Arru L. (2017) Combined Effects of LED Lights and Chicken Manure on Neochloris oleoabundans Growth. Bioresource Technology 244: 1261-1268. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.04.094

Marzouk B, Mussi F, Jamali CA, Galati S, Bekkouche K, Aouni M, Arru L, Marzouk Z, Buschini A (2016) Inhibitory Activity of Leaves Extracts of Citrullus colocynthis Schrad. on HT29 Human Colon Cancer Cells. European Journal of Medicinal Plants 12(3): 1-10. ISSN: 2231-0894DOI: 10.9734/EJMP/2016/22888

Fornaciari S, Milano F, Mussi F, Pinto-Sanchez L, Forti L, Buschini A, Arru L (2015) Assessment of antioxidant and antiproliferative properties of spinach plants grown under low oxygen availability. J Sci Food Agric. 95(3):490-6

Arru L, Fornaciari S, Mancuso S (2014) New Insights into the Metabolic and Molecular Mechanism of Plant Response to Anaerobiosis. International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology 311: 231-264, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-800179-0.00005-2

Di Sansebastiano GP, Fornaciari S, Barozzi F, Piro G, Arru L (2014) New Insights on Plant Cell Elongation: A Role for Acetylcholine. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 15(3): 4565-4582; doi:10.3390/ijms15034565

Book Chapter

Arru L, Fornaciari S, Mancuso S (2013) Oxygen Deficiency-Induced Root-to-Shoot Communication. In: Baluška F. (eds) Long-Distance Systemic Signaling and Communication in Plants. Signalingand Communication in Plants, vol 19. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp 125-148 ISBN 978-3-642-36469-3

Arru L, Fornaciari S (2010) Root oxygen deprivation and leaf biochemistry in trees. In Waterlogging signalling and tolerance in plants. Mancuso, Shabala (Eds.) Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Chap. 9, p 181-195 ISBN: 978-3-642-10304-9


2020 Método de biorreator de imersão temporária. Patent n. BR 112015010813-0

2019 System and method for syngas purification by means of microalgae. Patent n. 102017000082284

2015 Use of aqueous extracts of spinach (Spinacia oleracea) to promote physiological healing processes. Patent pending n. 102015902332179 (MI2015A000246)

2014 A temporary immersion bioreactor method and relative product. WO 2014072962 A1

2012 Metodo di bioreattore ad immersione temporanea e relativo prodotto. Patent n. ITRE2012A000080


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L. Arru – ORCID: 0000-0002-1807-1689
L. Forti – ORCID: 0000-0002-5662-7756