R Danovaro


Country: Italy


  1. Danovaro R, Fonda Umani S, Pusceddu A. Climate change and the potential spreading of marine mucilage and microbial pathogens in the Mediterranean Sea. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e7006 pubmed publisher
    ..The mucilage can act as a controlling factor of microbial diversity across wide oceanic regions and could have the potential to act as a carrier of specific microorganisms, thereby increasing the spread of pathogenic bacteria. ..
  2. Carugati L, Gatto B, Rastelli E, Lo Martire M, Coral C, Greco S, et al. Impact of mangrove forests degradation on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Sci Rep. 2018;8:13298 pubmed publisher
  3. Danovaro R, Company J, Corinaldesi C, D Onghia G, Galil B, Gambi C, et al. Deep-sea biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea: the known, the unknown, and the unknowable. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e11832 pubmed publisher
    ..Data reported here provide new insights into the patterns of biodiversity in the deep-sea Mediterranean and new clues for future investigations aimed at identifying the factors controlling and threatening deep-sea biodiversity. ..
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    Danovaro R, Corinaldesi C, Dell Anno A, Fabiano M, Corselli C. Viruses, prokaryotes and DNA in the sediments of a deep-hypersaline anoxic basin (DHAB) of the Mediterranean Sea. Environ Microbiol. 2005;7:586-92 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that the DHAB sediments represent a reservoir for long-term preservation of benthic viruses and nucleic acids. ..
  5. Danovaro R, Nepote E, Martire M, Ciotti C, De Grandis G, Corinaldesi C, et al. Limited impact of beach nourishment on macrofaunal recruitment/settlement in a site of community interest in coastal area of the Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean Sea). Mar Pollut Bull. 2018;128:259-266 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that small-scale beach nourishments appear to be an eco-sustainable approach to contrast coastal erosion. ..
  6. Danovaro R, Dell Anno A, Pusceddu A, Gambi C, Heiner I, Kristensen R. The first metazoa living in permanently anoxic conditions. BMC Biol. 2010;8:30 pubmed publisher
    ..The discovery of these life forms opens new perspectives for the study of metazoan life in habitats lacking molecular oxygen. ..
  7. Danovaro R, Corinaldesi C, Dell Anno A, Fuhrman J, Middelburg J, Noble R, et al. Marine viruses and global climate change. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2011;35:993-1034 pubmed publisher
  8. Zeppilli D, Vanreusel A, Danovaro R. Cosmopolitanism and Biogeography of the Genus Manganonema (Nematoda: Monhysterida) in the Deep Sea. Animals (Basel). 2011;1:291-305 pubmed publisher
  9. Danovaro R, Gambi C, Dell Anno A, Corinaldesi C, Pusceddu A, Neves R, et al. The challenge of proving the existence of metazoan life in permanently anoxic deep-sea sediments. BMC Biol. 2016;14:43 pubmed publisher
    ..2015. Metazoans of redoxcline sediments in Mediterranean deep-sea hypersaline anoxic basins. BMC Biology 2015 13:105.See research article at http://bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12915-015-0213-6. ..

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  1. Rastelli E, Corinaldesi C, Dell Anno A, Amaro T, Greco S, Lo Martire M, et al. CO2 leakage from carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) systems affects organic matter cycling in surface marine sediments. Mar Environ Res. 2016;122:158-168 pubmed publisher
  2. Corinaldesi C, Barone G, Marcellini F, Dell Anno A, Danovaro R. Marine Microbial-Derived Molecules and Their Potential Use in Cosmeceutical and Cosmetic Products. Mar Drugs. 2017;15: pubmed publisher
  3. Danovaro R, Corinaldesi C, Dell Anno A, Snelgrove P. The deep-sea under global change. Curr Biol. 2017;27:R461-R465 pubmed publisher
    ..Molecular tools, sensor-tagged animals, in situ and laboratory experiments, and new technologies can enable unprecedented advancement of deep-sea biology, and facilitate the sustainable management of deep ocean use under global change. ..
  4. Rastelli E, Corinaldesi C, Dell Anno A, Lo Martire M, Greco S, Cristina Facchini M, et al. Transfer of labile organic matter and microbes from the ocean surface to the marine aerosol: an experimental approach. Sci Rep. 2017;7:11475 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, our results open new perspectives in the study of microbial dispersal through marine aerosol and provide new insights for a better understanding of climate-regulating processes of global relevance. ..