Santella L, Limatola N, Chun JT. (2016). The fertilization process: a new way to look at an old phenomenon. Atlas of Science: Another view on Science. Feb. 4.

Zhou C, Vitiello V, Casals E, Puntes VF, Iamunno F, Pellegrin, D, Changwen W, Benvenuto G, Buttino I. (2016). Toxicity of nickel in the marine calanoid copepod Acartia Tonsa: Nickel chloride versus nanoparticles. Acquatic Toxicology, 170: 1-12.

Percopo I, Ruggiero MV, Balzano S, Gourvil P, Lundholm N, Siano R, Tammilehto A, Vaulot D, Sarno D. (2016). Pseudo-nitzschia arctica sp. nov., a new cold-water cryptic Pseudo-nitzschia species within the P. pseudodelicatissima complex. Journal Phycology, 52:184-199.

Gallo A, Boni R, Buttino I, Tosti E. (2016). Spermiotoxicity of nickel nanoparticles in the marine invertebrate Ciona intestinalis (ascidians). Nanotoxicology, 12:1-9.
Boni R, Gallo ., Montanino M, Macina A, Tosti E. (2016). Dynamic Changes in the Sperm Quality of Mytilus galloprovincialis under continuous thermal stress. Molecular Reproduction & Development, 83:162-173.


Santella L, Puppo A, Chun JT, Gragnaniello G, Garante E. (2015). Intracellular calcium increase and sperm incorporation following fertilization of a starfish egg. Nikon Small World in Motion Competition - Honorable Mention.

Limatola N, Chun JT, Kyozuka K, Santella L. (2015). Novel Ca2+ increases in the maturing oocytes of starfish during the germinal vesicle breakdown. Cell Calcium. 58:500-10.

Santella L, Limatola N, Chun JT. (2015). Calcium and actin in the saga of awakening oocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 460:104-13.

Yazaki I, Tsurugaya T, Santella L, Chun JT, Amore G, Kusunoki S, Asada A, Togo T, Akasaka K. (2015). Ca²⁺ influx-linked protein kinase C activity regulates the β-catenin localization, micromere induction signalling and the oral-aboral axis formation in early sea urchin embryos. Zygote. 23:426-46.

Bosak S, Gligora Udovic , Sarno D. (2015). Morphological study of Chaetoceros wighamii Brightwell (Chaetocerotaceae, Bacillariophyta) from Lake Vrana, Croatia. De Gruyter, Acta Bot. Croat. 74 (2), X – X. 

Santamaria G, Esposito CL, Cerchia L, Benvenuto G, Nanjappa D, Sarno D, Zingone A, De Franciscis V, Ribera d’Alcalà M. (2015) Aptamers are an innovative and promising tool for phytoplankton taxonomy and biodiversity research. Chemistry and Ecology.1-12.


Chun JT, Limatola N, Vasilev F, Santella L. (2014). Early events of fertilization in sea urchin eggs are sensitive to actin-binding organic molecules. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 450:1166-74. 

Santella, L, Limatola N, Chun JT. (2014). Actin Cytoskeleton and Fertilization in starfish Eggs. In: Sexual Reproduction in Animals and Plants. Sawada H et al, eds. p. 141-153, ISBN: 978-4-431-54588-0, doi: 10.1007/978-4-431-54589-7-13.

Bosnjak I, Borra M, Iamunno F, Benvenuto G, Ujevic I, Buselic I, Roje-Busatto R, Mladineo I. (2014). Effect of bisphenol A on P-glycoprotein-mediated efflux and ultrastructure of the sea urchin embryo. Acquatic Toxicology, 156:21-29.

Liberti A, Melillo D, Zucchetti I, Natale L, Dishaw LJ, Litman, GW, De Santis R, Pinto MR. (2014). Expression of Ciona intestinalis variable region-containing chitin-binding proteins during development of the gastrointestinal tract and their role in host-microbe interactions. PLoS ONE 9: e94984.

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