Antonella Canini

Full professor of Botany

Department of Biology
Laboratory of Botany
Tel.  06-7259-4344










Latest publications

  • 2020 – Chemical signatures of femoral pore secretions in two syntopic but reproductively isolated species of Galápagos land iguanas (Conolophus marthae and C. subcristatus)  – Scientific Reports10.1038/s41598-020-71176-7
  • 2020 – Effect of microvesicles from Moringa oleifera containing miRNA on proliferation and apoptosis in tumor cell lines – Cell Death Discovery10.1038/s41420-020-0271-6
  • 2020 – Helichrysum italicum (Roth) G. Don essential oil: Composition and potential antineoplastic effect – South African Journal of Botany – 10.1016/j.sajb.2020.07.031
  • 2020 – Erratum: A multidisciplinary approach to investigate the osteobiography of the Roman Imperial population from Muracciola Torresina (Palestrina, Rome, Italy) – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102279
  • 2020 – Back to the roots: dental calculus analysis of the first documented case of coeliac disease – Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences10.1007/s12520-019-00962-w
  • 2020 – A multidisciplinary approach for investigating dietary and medicinal habits of the Medieval population of Santa Severa (7th-15th centuries, Rome, Italy) – PLoS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0227433
  • 2019 – Lifestyle of a Roman Imperial community: Ethnobotanical evidence from dental calculus of the Ager Curensis inhabitants – Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine10.1186/s13002-019-0334-z
  • 2019 – Publisher Correction: Identification of microRNAs and relative target genes in Moringa oleifera leaf and callus (Scientific Reports, (2019), 9, 1, (15145), 10.1038/s41598-019-51100-4) – Scientific Reports10.1038/s41598-019-55237-0
  • 2019 – Adipocyte metabolism is improved by TNF receptor-targeting small RNAs identified from dried nuts – Communications Biology10.1038/s42003-019-0563-7
  • 2019 – Phytochemical analysis and antioxidant activity of Tamarix africana, Arthrocnemum macrostachyum and Suaeda fruticosa, three halophyte species from Algeria – Plant Biosystems10.1080/11263504.2018.1555191
  • 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 – A multidisciplinary approach to investigate the osteobiography of the Roman Imperial population from Muracciola Torresina (Palestrina, Rome, Italy) – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.101960
  • 2019 – Induction of Antioxidant Metabolites in Moringa oleifera Callus by Abiotic Stresses – Journal of Natural Products10.1021/acs.jnatprod.8b00801
  • 2019 – Plant defense factors involved in Olea europaea resistance against Xylella fastidiosa infection – Journal of Plant Research10.1007/s10265-019-01108-8
  • 2019 – GC/MS analysis, and antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of alkaloids extracted by polar and apolar solvents from the stems of Anabasis articulata – Medicinal Chemistry Research10.1007/s00044-019-02332-6
  • 2019 – Antibacterial activity of different blossom honeys: New findings – Molecules10.3390/molecules24081573
  • 2019 – Genetic characterization of Iranian grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) and their relationships with Italian ecotypes – Agroforestry Systems10.1007/s10457-017-0134-1
  • 2019 – Intraspecific discrimination study of wild cherry populations from North-Western Turkey by DNA barcoding approach – Tree Genetics and Genomes10.1007/s11295-019-1323-z
  • 2019 – Oxidized and amino-functionalized nanodiamonds as shuttle for delivery of plant secondary metabolites: Interplay between chemical affinity and bioactivity – Applied Surface Science10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.11.161
  • 2019 – Starch granules: a data collection of 40 food species – Plant Biosystems 10.1080/11263504.2018.1473523
  • 2019 – Hydroalcoholic extract from Origanum vulgare induces a combined anti-mycobacterial and anti-inflammatory response in innate immune cells – PLoS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0213150
  • 2019 – Genetic structure and phylogeographic relationships of fagus sylvatica L. Woods in Lazio (central Italy) – Plant Biosystems10.1080/11263504.2019.1610115
  • 2019 – Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activities of three halophyte plants from Algeria and detection of some biomolecules by HPLC-DAD – Natural Product Research10.1080/14786419.2019.1655413
  • 2018 – Effect of thermal liquefying of crystallised honeys on their antibacterial activities – Food Chemistry10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.07.012
  • 2018 – Olea europaea small RNA with functional homology to human miR34a in cross-kingdom interaction of anti-tumoral response – Scientific Reports10.1038/s41598-018-30718-w
  • 2018 – Ampelodesmos mauritanicus pyrolysis biochar in anaerobic digestion process: Evaluation of the biogas yield – Energy10.1016/
  • 2018 – Botanical influence on phenolic profile and antioxidant level of Italian honeys – Journal of Food Science and Technology10.1007/s13197-018-3330-8
  • 2018 – Who were the miners of Allumiere? A multidisciplinary approach to reconstruct the osteobiography of an Italian worker community – PLoS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0205362
  • 2018 – From Robinia pseudoacacia L. nectar to Acacia monofloral honey: biochemical changes and variation of biological properties – Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture10.1002/jsfa.8957
  • 2018 – Dental calculus reveals diet habits and medicinal plant use in the Early Medieval Italian population of Colonna – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.05.023
  • 2018 – Hydroalcoholic extract of Spartium junceum L. flowers inhibits growth and melanogenesis in B16-F10 cells by inducing senescence – Phytomedicine10.1016/j.phymed.2018.06.008
  • 2018 – GC–MS detection of plant pigments and metabolites in Roman Julio-Claudian wall paintings – Phytochemistry Letters10.1016/j.phytol.2018.03.016
  • 2018 – Bioarchaeological approach to the study of the medieval population of Santa Severa (Rome, 7th–15th centuries) – Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.12.043
  • 2017 – Growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in zinc poor environments is promoted by a nicotianamine-related metallophore – Molecular Microbiology10.1111/mmi.13834
  • 2017 – Royal jelly lipophilic fraction induces antiproliferative effects on SH-SY5Y human neuroblastoma cells – Oncology Reports10.3892/or.2017.5851
  • 2017 – Geographical, botanical and chemical profile of monofloral Italian honeys as food quality guarantee and territory brand – Plant Biosystems10.1080/11263504.2016.1179696
  • 2017 – Detection of plant microRNAs in honey – PLoS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0172981
  • 2017 – Antiradical activity of phenolic metabolites extracted from grapes of white and red Vitis vinifera L. cultivars – Vitis – Journal of Grapevine Research10.5073/vitis.2017.56.19-26
  • 2017 – Explorative socio-environmental survey for honey quality assessment in six target provinces of Burkina Faso – Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development10.12895/jaeid.20172.654
  • 2016 – OeFAD8, OeLIP and OeOSM expression and activity in cold-acclimation of Olea europaea, a perennial dicot without winter-dormancy – Planta10.1007/s00425-016-2490-x
  • 2016 – Grapevine carpological remains revealed the existence of a Neolithic domesticated Vitis vinifera L. specimen containing ancient DNA partially preserved in modern ecotypes – Journal of Archaeological Science10.1016/j.jas.2016.04.014
  • 2016 – MicroRNA from moringa oleifera: Identification by high throughput sequencing and their potential contribution to plant medicinal value – PLoS ONE10.1371/journal.pone.0149495
  • 2016 – Nanodiamonds coupled with 5,7-dimethoxycoumarin, a plant bioactive metabolite, interfere with the mitotic process in B16F10 cells altering the actin organization – International Journal of Nanomedicine10.2147/IJN.S96614
  • 2016 – Lavandula angustifolia mill. Essential oil exerts antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect in macrophage mediated immune response to staphylococcus aureus – Immunological Investigations 10.3109/08820139.2015.1085392