Research Topics

Paolo Zucca


Affiliation: University of Cagliari
Country: Italy


  1. Salehi B, Fokou P, Sharifi Rad M, Zucca P, Pezzani R, Martins N, et al. The Therapeutic Potential of Naringenin: A Review of Clinical Trials. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2019;12: pubmed publisher
  2. Zucca P, Sanjust E. Inorganic materials as supports for covalent enzyme immobilization: methods and mechanisms. Molecules. 2014;19:14139-94 pubmed publisher
  3. Zucca P, Pintus M, Manzo G, Nieddu M, Steri D, Rinaldi A. Antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-tyrosinase properties of extracts of the Mediterranean parasitic plant Cytinus hypocistis. BMC Res Notes. 2015;8:562 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, these results point to the need of further studies on C. hypocistis extracts, aimed at isolating and fully characterizing its biologically active compounds. ..
  4. Civiero E, Pintus M, Ruggeri C, Tamburini E, Sollai F, Sanjust E, et al. Physiological and Phylogenetic Characterization of Rhodotorula diobovata DSBCA06, a Nitrophilous Yeast. Biology (Basel). 2018;7: pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, presented results suggest applicability of nitrogen assimilation by Rhodotorula diobovata DSBCA06 as an innovative tool for bioremediation and treatment of wastewater effluents. ..
  5. Zucca P, Neves C, Simões M, Neves M, Cocco G, Sanjust E. Immobilized Lignin Peroxidase-Like Metalloporphyrins as Reusable Catalysts in Oxidative Bleaching of Industrial Dyes. Molecules. 2016;21: pubmed publisher
  6. Loi M, Fanelli F, Zucca P, Liuzzi V, Quintieri L, Cimmarusti M, et al. Aflatoxin B? and M? Degradation by Lac2 from Pleurotus pulmonarius and Redox Mediators. Toxins (Basel). 2016;8: pubmed publisher
    ..These results opened new perspective for Lac2 application in the food and feed supply chains as a biotransforming agent of AFB? and AFM?. ..
  7. Zucca P, Fernandez Lafuente R, Sanjust E. Agarose and Its Derivatives as Supports for Enzyme Immobilization. Molecules. 2016;21: pubmed
  8. Zucca P, Rosa A, Tuberoso C, Piras A, Rinaldi A, Sanjust E, et al. Evaluation of antioxidant potential of “maltese mushroom” (Cynomorium coccineum) by means of multiple chemical and biological assays. Nutrients. 2013;5:149-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, Maltese mushroom can be considered a valuable source of antioxidants and phytochemicals useful in the preparation of nutraceuticals and functional foods...
  9. Cocco G, Cocco A, Sollai F, Sanjust E, Zucca P. Bioinspired versus Enzymatic Oxidation of Some Homologous Thionine Dyes in the Presence of Immobilized Metalloporphyrin Catalysts and Ligninolytic Enzymes. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18: pubmed publisher
    ..Different oxidation patterns were obtained and mechanistically discussed, in comparison with those observed in the presence of some ligninolytic oxidizing enzymes. ..