Laura Bruno

Researcher in Botany

Department of Biology
Laboratory of Biology of Algae
Tel. 06-7259-5989/5985









Latest publications

  • 2020 – The influence of light and nutrient starvation on morphology, biomass and lipid content in seven strains of green microalgae as a source of biodiesel – Microorganisms10.3390/microorganisms8081254
  • 2020 – Eukaryotic and prokaryotic phytochelatin synthases differ less in functional terms than previously thought: A comparative analysis of marchantia polymorpha and geitlerinema sp. PCC 7407 – Plants10.3390/plants9070914
  • 2020 – The moss leptodictyum riparium counteracts severe cadmium stress by activation of glutathione transferase and phytochelatin synthase, but slightly by phytochelatins – International Journal of Molecular Sciences10.3390/ijms21051583
  • 2019 – Ecological and taxonomic characterisation of Trentepohlia umbrina (Kützing) Bornet growing on stone surfaces in Lazio (Italy) – Annals of Microbiology10.1007/s13213-019-01472-9
  • 2019 – Biodeterioration of Roman hypogea: the case study of the Catacombs of SS. Marcellino and Pietro (Rome, Italy) – Annals of Microbiology10.1007/s13213-019-01460-z
  • 2019 – Characterization and quantification of thiol-peptides in Arabidopsis thaliana using combined dilution and high sensitivity HPLC-ESI-MS-MS – Phytochemistry10.1016/j.phytochem.2019.05.007
  • 2019 – Scaling-up of wastewater bioremediation by Tetradesmus obliquus, sequential bio-treatments of nutrients and metals – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety10.1016/j.ecoenv.2019.01.059
  • 2018 – The phytochelatin synthase from Nitella mucronata (Charophyta) plays a role in the homeostatic control of iron(II)/(III) – Plant Physiology and Biochemistry – 10.1016/j.plaphy.2018.03.014
  • 2018 – Phosphorus and metal removal combined with lipid production by the green microalga Desmodesmus sp.: An integrated approach – Plant Physiology and Biochemistry10.1016/j.plaphy.2018.01.032
  • 2017 – Testing of two different strains of green microalgae for Cu and Ni removal from aqueous media – Science of the Total Environment10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.222
  • 2017 – Biodiversity of Isolated Cyanobacteria from Desert Soils in Iran – Geomicrobiology Journal10.1080/01490451.2016.1271064
  • 2017 – Effect of white and monochromatic lights on cyanobacteria and biofilms from Roman Catacombs – International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation10.1016/j.ibiod.2017.07.013
  • 2017 – Medium-term in situ experiment by using organic biocides and titanium dioxide for the mitigation of microbial colonization on stone surfaces – International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation10.1016/j.ibiod.2017.05.016
  • 2017 – Biodiesel from microalgae – Microalgae-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts: From Feedstock Cultivation to End-Products – 10.1016/B978-0-08-101023-5.00010-8
  • 2017 – Photonic application of diatom frustules – Materials Science Forum10.4028/
  • 2016 – Effects of biocide treatments on the biofilm community in Domitilla’s catacombs in Rome – Science of the Total Environment10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.07.195
  • 2016 – The diatom Staurosirella pinnata for photoactive material production – PLoS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0165571
  • 2016 – Phosphorus removal coupled to bioenergy production by three cyanobacterial isolates in a biofilm dynamic growth system – International Journal of Phytoremediation10.1080/15226514.2016.1156640
  • 2016 – A first report of biodeterioration caused by cyanobacterial biofilms of exposed fossil bones: A case study of the middle Pleistocene site of La Polledrara di Cecanibbio (Rome, Italy) – International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation10.1016/j.ibiod.2015.10.004