Prof. Bruno Biavati

Prof. Bruno Biavati

Prof. Bruno Biavati

Affiliate Professor

Universita di Bologna
Department of Agricultural and Food Scie
Via Fanin 42
Bologna
PROFESSIONAL CAREER :
1974-1991. Researcher , Bologna University
1992- 1999. Associate Professor , Bologna University
2000 – Present. Full professor in Agricultural Microbiology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (V.P.I.) USA (14 months)
National Institute for Research in Dairying University College, Reading UK (8 weeks).
Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen (DSMZ) Germany (6 weeks)
Peensylvania State University USA (2 weeks)

POSITIONS COVERED
Director of the Institute of Agriculture Microbiology.
Deputy Director of the Department of Agroenvironmental Sciences and Technology.
Director of PhD Course in Microbial Ecology and Plant Pathology.
President of the Italian Society of Agroenvironmental and Food Sciences (SIMTREA)
President of the Italian Association for Gastrointestinal Diseases (AIMAD).
In charged to represent the Faculty of Agriculture at the Socrates Committee of Bologna University
In charged to represent the Faculty of Agriculture at the Smart Committee of Bologna University.
Responsible of the Microbiological Section of the Department of Agricultural Sciences.

COMMITTEE AND ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP
Member of: American Society for Microbiology; Society for Microbial Ecology and Disease; New York Academy of Science; International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology - Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Methanogenic Bacteria; Italian Society for Microbiology; Italian Socity for Biothecnology and Microbiology; Italian Society for Agroenvironmental and Food Sciences. Editorial Board «European Journal of Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control» - «International Journal of Antibiotics and Probiotics»; Co- chairman, International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology - Subcommittee on Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus and related organisms

TEACHING EXPERIENCES. Courses covered since 1982
Faculty of Agriculture Sciences: General Microbiology; Soil Microbiology; Environmental Microbiology; Microbial Ecology; Industrial Microbiology; Fermentations Biotechnology.
Faculty of Veterinary Sciences: Microbiology of the Digestive Tracts of Animals.
Faculty of Biotechnology and Department of Food Sciences: Microbiological Techniques.
Academic year 2015-16:
Biochemistry for Rural Sciences + Food Technology (University of Malta);
Agroforest Microbial Biotechnologies (University of Bologna)
Academic year 2016-17
Biotechnology for Rural Sciences + Food Technology (University of Malta);
Agroforest Microbial Biotechnologies (University of Bologna)
Academic year 2017-18
Biochemistry for Rural Sciences + Concepts of Genetics for Rural Sciences + Microbes: unseen life on earth (University of Malta).
AgroforestMicrobial Biotechnologies + Fermentation of foods of vegetable origin (University of Bologna)
Tutor of 75 PhD and Master thesis
  • Bifidobacteriaceae
  • Methanoarchea
  • Microbial Taxonomy
  • Microbial ecology of the intestinal tract in humans and farm animals
  • Probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics (applications in humans, animals and plants)
  • Antimicrobial activity of natural compounds

Biavati, B. & Mattarelli, P. 2018, "Related Genera Within the Family Bifidobacteriaceae" in The Bifidobacteria and Related Organisms Elsevier, , pp. 49-66.

Di Gioia, D. & Biavati, B. 2018, Probiotics and Prebiotics in Animal Health and Food Safety, Springer.

Di Gioia, D. & Biavati, B. 2018, "Probiotics and Prebiotics in Animal Health and Food Safety: Conclusive Remarks and Future Perspectives" in Probiotics and Prebiotics in Animal Health and Food Safety Springer, , pp. 269-273.

Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 2018, "Species in the Genus Bifidobacterium" in The Bifidobacteria and Related Organisms Elsevier, , pp. 9-48.

Michelini, S., Modesto, M., Filippini, G., Spiezio, C., Sandri, C., Biavati, B., Pisi, A. & Mattarelli, P. 2018, "Corrigendum to" Bifidobacterium aerophilum sp. nov., Bifidobacterium avesanii sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium ramosum sp. nov.: Three novel taxa from the faeces of cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus L.)"Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 39 (2016) 229-236]", Systematic and applied microbiology, .

Modesto, M., Michelini, S., Oki, K., Biavati, B., Watanabe, K. & Mattarelli, P. 2018, "Bifidobacterium catulorum sp. nov., a novel taxon from the faeces of the baby common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus)", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 575-581.

Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B., Holzapfel, W.H. & Wood, B.J.B. 2017, The Bifidobacteria and Related Organisms: Biology, Taxonomy, Applications, Academic Press.

Strahsburger, E., de Lacey, A.,Maria Lopez, Marotti, I., DiGioia, D., Biavati, B. & Dinelli, G. 2017, "In vivo assay to identify bacteria with β-glucosidase activity", Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 30, pp. 83-87.

Baffoni, L., Gaggìa, F., Alberoni, D., Cabbri, R., Nanetti, A., Biavati, B. & Di Gioia, D. 2016, "Effect of dietary supplementation of Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus strains in Apis mellifera L. against Nosema ceranae", Beneficial microbes, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 45-51.

Mazzola, G., Murphy, K., Ross, R.P., Di Gioia, D., Biavati, B., Corvaglia, L.T., Faldella, G. & Stanton, C. 2016, "Early gut microbiota perturbations following intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent group B streptococcal disease", PLoS One, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. e0157527.

Michelini, S., Modesto, M., Filippini, G., Spiezio, C., Sandri, C., Biavati, B., Pisi, A. & Mattarelli, P. 2016, "Bifidobacterium aerophilum sp. nov., Bifidobacterium avesanii sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium ramosum sp. nov.: three novel taxa from the faeces of cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus L.)", Systematic and applied microbiology, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 229-236.

Michelini, S., Modesto, M., Pisi, A.M., Filippini, G., Sandri, C., Spiezio, C., Biavati, B., Sgorbati, B. & Mattarelli, P. 2016, "Bifidobacterium eulemuris sp. nov., isolated from faeces of black lemurs (Eulemur macaco)", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 66, no. 3, pp. 1567-1576.

Michelini, S., Oki, K., Yanokura, E., Shimakawa, Y., Modesto, M., Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B. & Watanabe, K. 2016, "Bifidobacterium myosotis sp. nov., Bifidobacterium tissieri sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium hapali sp. nov., isolated from faeces of baby common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus L.)", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 255-265.

Baffoni, L., Gaggia, F., Dalanaj, N., Prodi, A., Nipoti, P., Pisi, A., Biavati, B. & Di Gioia, D. 2015, "Microbial inoculants for the biocontrol of Fusarium spp. in durum wheat", BMC microbiology, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 242.

Biavati, B. 2015, "Bifidobacteriaceae", Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, , pp. 1-2.

Biavati, B. & Mattarelli, P. 2015, "Bifidobacterium", Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, , pp. 1-57.

Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 2015, "Parascardovia", Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, , pp. 1-3.

Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 2015, "Scardovia", Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, , pp. 1-6.

Mazzola, G., Aloisio, I., Biavati, B. & Di Gioia, D. 2015, "Development of a synbiotic product for newborns and infants", LWT-Food Science and Technology, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 727-734.

Michelini, S., Modesto, M., Oki, K., Stenico, V., Stefanini, I., Biavati, B., Watanabe, K., Ferrara, A. & Mattarelli, P. 2015, "Isolation and identification of cultivable Bifidobacterium spp. from the faeces of 5 baby common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus L.)", Anaerobe, vol. 33, pp. 101-104.

Modesto, M., Michelini, S., Stefanini, I., Sandri, C., Spiezio, C., Pisi, A., Filippini, G., Biavati, B. & Mattarelli, P. 2015, "Bifidobacterium lemurum sp. nov., from faeces of the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta)", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 1726-1734.

Yanokura, E., Oki, K., Makino, H., Modesto, M., Pot, B., Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B. & Watanabe, K. 2015, "Subspeciation of Bifidobacterium longum by multilocus approaches and amplified fragment length polymorphism: description of B. Longum subsp. suillum subsp. nov., isolated from the faeces of piglets", Systematic and applied microbiology, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 305-314.

Aloisio, I., Mazzola, G., Corvaglia, L.T., Tonti, G., Faldella, G., Biavati, B. & Di Gioia, D. 2014, "Influence of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis against group B Streptococcus on the early newborn gut composition and evaluation of the anti-Streptococcus activity of Bifidobacterium strains", Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 98, no. 13, pp. 6051-6060.

Baranski, M., Srednicka-Tober, D., Volakakis, N., Seal, C., Sanderson, R., Stewart, G.B., Benbrook, C., Biavati, B., Markellou, E. & Giotis, C. 2014, "Higher antioxidant concentrations, and less cadmium and pesticide residues in organically grown crops: a systematic literature review and meta-analyses", British Journal of Nutrition 5 (112), 794-811.(2014), .

D'Aimmo, M.,R., Modesto, M., Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B. & Andlid, T. 2014, "Biosynthesis and cellular content of folate in bifidobacteria across host species with different diets", Anaerobe, vol. 30, pp. 169-177.

Di Gioia, D., Aloisio, I., Mazzola, G. & Biavati, B. 2014, "Bifidobacteria: their impact on gut microbiota composition and their applications as probiotics in infants", Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 98, no. 2, pp. 563-577.

Di Gioia, D., Strahsburger, E., de Lacey, A.,M.Lopez, Bregola, V., Marotti, I., Aloisio, I., Biavati, B. & Dinelli, G. 2014, "Flavonoid bioconversion in Bifidobacterium pseudocatenulatum B7003: A potential probiotic strain for functional food development", Journal of Functional Foods, vol. 7, pp. 671-679.

Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 2014, "The genera Bifidobacterium, Parascardovia and Scardovia", Lactic Acid Bacteria: Biodiversity and Taxonomy, , pp. 509-536.

Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B., Hammes, W. & Holzapfel, W.H. 2014, "Guidelines for characterizing LAB, bifidobacteria and related genera for taxonomic purposes", Lactic Acid Bacteria: Biodiversity and Taxonomy, , pp. 583-592.

Mattarelli, P., Brandi, G., Calabrese, C., Fornari, F., Prati, G.M., Biavati, B. & Sgorbati, B. 2014, "Occurrence of Bifidobacteriaceae in human hypochlorhydria stomach", Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 21379.

Modesto, M., Michelini, S., Stefanini, I., Ferrara, A., Tacconi, S., Biavati, B. & Mattarelli, P. 2014, "Bifidobacterium aesculapii sp. nov., from the faeces of the baby common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus)", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 2819-2827.

Nissen, L., Sgorbati, B., Biavati, B. & Belibasakis, G.N. 2014, "Lactobacillus salivarius and L. gasseri down-regulate Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans exotoxins expression", Annals of microbiology, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 611-617.

Stenico, V., Baffoni, L., Gaggìa, F. & Biavati, B. 2014, "Validation of candidate reference genes in Bifidobacterium adolescentis for gene expression normalization", Anaerobe, vol. 27, pp. 34-39.

Stenico, V., Michelini, S., Modesto, M., Baffoni, L., Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 2014, "Identification of Bifidobacterium spp. using hsp60 PCR-RFLP analysis: an update", Anaerobe, vol. 26, pp. 36-40.

Tonti, G., Martini, S., Corvaglia, L., Aloisio, I., Mazzola, G., Di Gioia, D., Biavati, B. & Faldella, G. 2014, "Development of intestinal flora in breastfed newborns exposed to intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis", Digestive and Liver Disease, vol. 46, pp. e97-e98.

Baffoni, L., Stenico, V., Strahsburger, E., Gaggìa, F., Di Gioia, D., Modesto, M., Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 2013, "Identification of species belonging to the Bifidobacterium genus by PCR-RFLP analysis of a hsp60 gene fragment", BMC microbiology, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 149.

Ferronato, C., Modesto, M., Stefanini, I., Vianello, G., Biavati, B. & Antisari, L.V. 2013, "Chemical and microbiological parameters in fresh water and sediments to evaluate the pollution risk in the Reno River watershed (north Italy)", Journal of Water Resource and Protection, vol. 5, no. 04, pp. 458.

Gaggìa, F., Baffoni, L., Di Gioia, D., Accorsi, M., Bosi, S., Marotti, I., Biavati, B. & Dinelli, G. 2013, "Inoculation with microorganisms of Lolium perenne L.: evaluation of plant growth parameters and endophytic colonization of roots", New biotechnology, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 695-704.

Aloisio, I., Santini, C., Biavati, B., Dinelli, G., Cencič, A., Chingwaru, W., Mogna, L. & Di Gioia, D. 2012, "Characterization of Bifidobacterium spp. strains for the treatment of enteric disorders in newborns", Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, vol. 96, no. 6, pp. 1561-1576.

Baffoni, L., Accorsi, M., Gaggia, F., Bosi, S., Marotti, I., Biavati, B., Di Gioia, D. & Dinelli, G. 2012, "Innoculation with Effective Microorganisms of Lolium perenne: Evaluation of plant growth parameters and endophytic colonisation of roots", Environ.Eng.Manage.J, vol. 11.

Baffoni, L., Gaggìa, F., Di Gioia, D. & Biavati, B. 2012, "Role of intestinal microbiota in colon cancer prevention", Annals of microbiology, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 15-30.

Baffoni, L., Gaggìa, F., Di Gioia, D., Santini, C., Mogna, L. & Biavati, B. 2012, "A Bifidobacterium-based synbiotic product to reduce the transmission of C. jejuni along the poultry food chain", International journal of food microbiology, vol. 157, no. 2, pp. 156-161.

Biavati, B., Whitman, W., Goodfellow, M., Kampfer, P., Busse, H.J., Trujillo, M.E. & Ludwig, W. 2012, "Family I. Bifidobacteriaceae Stackebrandt, Rainey and Ward-Rainey 1997, 487 VP" in Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology: Volume 5: The Actinobacteria Springer Science & Business Media, , pp. 171.

Corvaglia, L., Legnani, E., Di Gioia, D., Aloisio, I., Martini, S., Oss, M., Biavati, B. & Faldella, G. 2012, "1334 Effects of Intrapartum Antibiotic Prophylaxis on Newborn Microbiota", Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol. 97, pp. A380-A380.

D’Aimmo, M.R., Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B., Carlsson, N. & Andlid, T. 2012, "The potential of bifidobacteria as a source of natural folate", Journal of applied microbiology, vol. 112, no. 5, pp. 975-984.

Tacconi, S., Sgorbati, B., Modesto, M., Biavati, B., Nissen, L. & Mattarelli, P. 2012, "Carbohydrate stress-related response in Bifidobacterium pseudolongum subsp. globosum", Annals of microbiology, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 1751-1756.

Antranikian, G., Bernard, K., Bertoldo, C., Biavati, B., Bishai, W., Bonin, A.S., Boone, D.R., Bowen, T.L., Busse, H. & Collins, M.D. 2011, The Prokaryotes: 3. Archea. Bacteria-Firmicutes, Actinomycetes: A Springer Live Reference, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Gaggia, F., Di Gioia, D., Baffoni, L. & Biavati, B. 2011, "The role of protective and probiotic cultures in food and feed and their impact in food safety", Trends in Food Science & Technology, vol. 22, pp. S58-S66.

Jakobsen, M., Verran, J., Jacxsens, L., Biavati, B., Rovira, J. & Cocolin, L. 2011, "Understanding and monitoring pathogen behaviour in the food chain" in Food Chain Integrity Elsevier, , pp. 73-87.

Modesto, M., Stefanini, I., D’Aimmo, M., Nissen, L., Tabanelli, D., Mazzoni, M., Bosi, P., Strozzi, G.P. & Biavati, B. 2011, "Strategies to augment non-immune system based defence mechanisms against gastrointestinal diseases in pigs", NJAS-Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, vol. 58, no. 3-4, pp. 149-156.

Gaggìa, F., Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 2010, "Probiotics and prebiotics in animal feeding for safe food production", International journal of food microbiology, vol. 141, pp. S15-S28.

Gaggìa, F., Nielsen, D.S., Biavati, B. & Siegumfeldt, H. 2010, "Intracellular pH of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis following exposure to antimicrobial compounds monitored at the single cell level", International journal of food microbiology, vol. 141, pp. S188-S192.

Nissen, L., Zatta, A., Stefanini, I., Grandi, S., Sgorbati, B., Biavati, B. & Monti, A. 2010, "Characterization and antimicrobial activity of essential oils of industrial hemp varieties (Cannabis sativa L.)", Fitoterapia, vol. 81, no. 5, pp. 413-419.

Santini, C., Baffoni, L., Gaggia, F., Granata, M., Gasbarri, R., Di Gioia, D. & Biavati, B. 2010, "Characterization of probiotic strains: an application as feed additives in poultry against Campylobacter jejuni", International journal of food microbiology, vol. 141, pp. S98-S108.

Shang, Y., Kim, W.K., Gaggia, F., Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B., Gibson, G.R., Roberfroid, M.B., Nahm, K.H., Naves, L. & Correa, A.D. 2010, "Consequences of calcium interactions with phytate and phytase for poultry and pigs", International Journal of Poultry Science, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. S15-S28.

Marino, G., Gaggia, F., Saiano, F., Biavati, B. & Marangoni, B. 2009, "Elimination of in vitro bacterial contaminants in shoot cultures of ‘MRS 2/5’plum hybrid by the use of Melia azedarach extracts", European Journal of Plant Pathology, vol. 123, no. 2, pp. 195-205.

Modesto, M., D'Aimmo, M.R., Stefanini, I., Trevisi, P., De Filippi, S., Casini, L., Mazzoni, M., Bosi, P. & Biavati, B. 2009, "A novel strategy to select Bifidobacterium strains and prebiotics as natural growth promoters in newly weaned pigs", Livestock Science, vol. 122, no. 2-3, pp. 248-258.

Nissen, L., Chingwaru, W., Sgorbati, B., Biavati, B. & Cencic, A. 2009, "Gut health promoting activity of new putative probiotic/protective Lactobacillus spp. strains: a functional study in the small intestinal cell model", International journal of food microbiology, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 288-294.

Mattarelli, P., Bonaparte, C., Pot, B. & Biavati, B. 2008, "Proposal to reclassify the three biotypes of Bifidobacterium longum as three subspecies: Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum subsp. nov., Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis comb. nov. and Bifidobacterium longum subsp. suis comb. nov", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 58, no. 4, pp. 767-772.

Modesto, M., D'Aimmo, M.R., Stefanini, I., Mazzoni, M., Bosi, P. & Biavati, B. 2008, "Antimicrobial effect of dietary nitrate in weaning piglets challenged or not with Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium", .

Trevisi, P., De Filippi, S., Minieri, L., Mazzoni, M., Modesto, M., Biavati, B. & Bosi, P. 2008, "Effect of fructo-oligosaccharides and different doses of Bifidobacterium animalis in a weaning diet on bacterial translocation and Toll-like receptor gene expression in pigs", Nutrition, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 1023-1029.

Biavati, B., Modesto, M., Stefanini, I., D'Aimmo, M., Mazzoni, M., Trevisi, P., Tittarelli, C., Bosi, P., Strozzi, G.P. & Allesina, S. 2007, "Dietary Nitrate: Effects on the health of weaning pigs and Antimicrobial activity on seven probiotic Bifidobacterium spp. strains", .

Biavati, B. & Santini, C. 2007, "Alternative therapies to reduce enteric bacterial infections and improve the microbiological safety of pig and poultry production systems" in Handbook of organic food safety and quality Elsevier, , pp. 241-261.

Biavati, B. & Sorlini, C. 2007, "Microbiologia Agroambientale vol 2", .

Biavati, B. & Sorlini, C. 2007, "Microbiologia generale e agraria vol. 1", .

D'Aimmo, M.R., Modesto, M. & Biavati, B. 2007, "Antibiotic resistance of lactic acid bacteria and Bifidobacterium spp. isolated from dairy and pharmaceutical products", International journal of food microbiology, vol. 115, no. 1, pp. 35-42.

Marotti, I., Bonetti, A., Biavati, B., Catizone, P. & Dinelli, G. 2007, "Biotransformation of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) flavonoid glycosides by bifidobacterium species from human intestinal origin", Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol. 55, no. 10, pp. 3913-3919.

Modesto, M., Stefanini, I., D'Aimmo, M.R., Mazzoni, M., Trevisi, P., Tittarelli, C., Bosi, P. & Biavati, B. 2007, "Effect of probiotic inocula on the population density of lactic acid bacteria and enteric pathogens in the intestine of weaning piglets", .

Trevisi, P., De Filippi, S., Modesto, M., Mazzoni, M., Casini, L., Biavati, B. & Bosi, P. 2007, "Investigation on the ability of different strains and doses of exogenous Bifidobacteria, to translocate in the liver of weaning pigs", Livestock Science, vol. 108, no. 1-3, pp. 109-112.

Biavati, B. & Mattarelli, P. 2006, "Irrigation water and food safety", Italian Journal of Agronomy (Italy), .

Biavati, B. & Mattarelli, P. 2006, "The family bifidobacteriaceae" in The prokaryotes Springer, , pp. 322-382.

Brandi, G., Biavati, B., Calabrese, C., Granata, M., Nannetti, A., Mattarelli, P., Di Febo, G., Saccoccio, G. & Biasco, G. 2006, "Urease-positive bacteria other than Helicobacter pylori in human gastric juice and mucosa", The American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 101, no. 8, pp. 1756.

D'Aimmo, M., Modesto, M., Stefanini, I., Mazzoni, M., Trevisi, P., Tittarelli, C., Bosi, P. & Biavati, B. 2006, "Effect of probiotic inocula and/or nutribiotics on the population density of lactic acid bacteria in the intestine of weaning pigs", .

Modesto, M., Biavati, B. & Mattarelli, P. 2006, "Occurrence of the family Bifidobacteriaceae in human dental caries and plaque", Caries research, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 271-276.

Nissen, L., Pasini, L., Biavati, B., Malagolini, N., Dall’olio, F., Della Valle, G. & Sgorbati, B. 2006, "Role ofBifidobacterium longum in the induction of apoptotic deletion in the human enterocyte-like Caco-2 cell line", Annals of microbiology, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 319-323.

Biavati, B., Özcan, M. & Piccaglia, R. 2004, "Composition and antimicrobial properties of Satureja cuneifolia Ten. and Thymbra sintenisii Bornm. et Aznav. subsp. isaurica PH Davis essential oils", Annals of microbiology, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 393-401.

Marotti, M., Piccaglia, R., Biavati, B. & Marotti, I. 2004, "Characterization and yield evaluation of essential oils from different Tagetes species", Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 440-444.

Modesto, M., Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 2004, "Resistance to freezing and freeze-drying storage processes of potential probiotic bifidobacteria", Annals of microbiology, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 43-48.

Tabatabaei-Raisi, A., Delazar, A., Khaligi, A., Kaviani, B., Hashemabadi, D., Adams, R.P., Biavati, B., Ozcan, M., Delazar, A. & Gibbons, S. 2004, "Essential oils of Saturjea boliviana and S. parvifolia growing in the region of Jujuy, Argentina", International Journal of Botany, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 393-401.

Ferrarini, V., Del Re, B., Pasini, L., Parini, C., Biavati, B. & Sgorbati, B. 2003, "Construction of a genomic library in Bifidobacterium longum B2", Annals of microbiology, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 505-510.

Marino, G., Ferrarini, V., Giardini, S. & Biavati, B. 2003, "Use of lysozyme for treatment of bacterial contamination in in vitro shoot cultures of fruit plants", In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology-Plant, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 327-331.

Modesto, M., Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 2003, "Nutritional requirements of Bifidobacteriaceae strains isolated from human dental caries", Annals of microbiology, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 245-252.

Mattarelli, P., Brandi, G., Modesto, M. & Biavati, B. 2002, "Discrepancy between declared and recovered bifidobacteria in a human probiotic", Annals of microbiology, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 283-286.

Biavati, B. 2001, "INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON SYSTEMATIC BACTERIOLOGY-Minutes-International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology Subcommittee on the taxonomy of the Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus and related", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 257-258.

Biavati, B., Vescovo, M., Torriani, S. & Bottazzi, V. 2000, "Bifidobacteria: history, ecology, physiology and applications", Annals of microbiology, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 117-132.

Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 1999, "Influence of aminoacid requirement on the growth of Bifidobacterium globosum strains", The new microbiologica, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 69-72.

Mattarelli, P. & Biavati, B. 1999, "L-leucine auxotrophy in Bifidobacterium globosum", The new microbiologica, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 73-76.

Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B., Pesenti, M. & Crociani, F. 1999, "Effect of growth temperature on the biosynthesis of cell wall proteins from Bifidobacterium globosum", Research in microbiology, vol. 150, no. 2, pp. 117-127.

Biavati, B. & Crociani, F. 1997, "In vitro digestion of mucin and other complex carbohydrates by Bifidobacteria", ANNALI DI MICROBIOLOGIA ED ENZIMOLOGIA, vol. 47, pp. XXI-XXII.

Marino, G., Elisabetta, N., Biavati, B., Pesenti, M. & Altan, A.D. 1997, "The effect of acetylsalicylic acid on development of bacterial contaminants and gas evolution in apricot shoot cultures" in Pathogen and microbial contamination management in micropropagation Springer, , pp. 201-206.

Mattarelli, P., Crociani, F. & Biavati, B. 1997, "Bactericidal activity of lysozyme and poly-D-lysine on Bifidobacterium globosum", Annali di microbiologia ed enzimologia, vol. 47, pp. 185-191.

Brandi, G., Pisi, A., Biasco, G., Miglioli, M., Biavati, B. & Barbara, L. 1996, "Bacteria in biopsies of human hypochloridric stomach: a scanning electron microscopy study", Ultrastructural pathology, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 203-209.

Crociani, F., Biavati, B., Alessandrini, A., Chiarini, C. & Scardovi, V. 1996, "Bifidobacterium inopinatum sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium denticolens sp. nov., two new species isolated from human dental caries", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 564-571.

Marino, G., Altan, A.D. & Biavati, B. 1996, "The effect of bacterial contamination on the growth and gas evolution ofIn vitro cultured apricot shoots", In Vitro–Plant, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 51-56.

Brandi, G., Biasco, G., Biavati, B., Paganelli, G.M., Masci, C., Santucci, R., Calabrese, C., Di Febo, G., Miglioli, M. & Barbara, L. 1995, "Bacterial colonization in juice and biopsies of the achlorhydric stomach", Gastroenterology, vol. 108, no. 4, pp. A787.

Sgorbati, B., Biavati, B. & Palenzona, D. 1995, "The genus Bifidobacterium" in The genera of lactic acid bacteria Springer, , pp. 279-306.

Crociani, F., Alessandrini, A., Mucci, M.M. & Biavati, B. 1994, "Degradation of complex carbohydrates by Bifidobacterium spp", International journal of food microbiology, vol. 24, no. 1-2, pp. 199-210.

Ferrari, A., Brusa, T., Rutili, A., Canzi, E. & Biavati, B. 1994, "Isolation and characterization ofMethanobrevibacter oralis sp. nov", Current microbiology, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 7-12.

Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B., Alessandrini, A., Crociani, F. & Scardovi, V. 1994, "Characterization of the plasmid pVS809 from Bifidobacterium globosum", The new microbiologica, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 327-331.

Weiss, N. & Biavati, B. 1994, "Murein types in Bifidobacterium ruminantium, Bifidobacterium merycicum and Bifidobacterium saeculare", The new microbiologica, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 159-162.

Mattarelli, P., Biavati, B., Crociani, F., Scardovi, V. & Prati, G. 1993, "Bifidobacterial cell wall proteins (BIFOP) in Bifidobacterium globosum", Research in microbiology, vol. 144, no. 7, pp. 581-590.

Biavati, B., Mattarelli, P. & Crociani, F. 1992, "Identification of bifidobacteria from fermented milk products", Microbiologica, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 7-13.

Biavati, B., Sozzi, T., Mattarelli, P. & Trovatelli, L.D. 1992, "Survival of bifidobacteria from human habitat in acidified milk", Microbiologica, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 197-200.

Biavati, B., Crociani, F., Mattarelli, P. & Scardovi, V. 1992, "Phase variations inBifidobacterium animalis", Current microbiology, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 51-55.

Biavati, B., Sgorbati, B. & Palenzona, D. 1992, "Plasmid DNA from methanogenic bacteria", Current microbiology, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 285-287.

Mattarelli, P., Crociani, F., Mucci, M. & Biavati, B. 1992, "Different electrophoretic patterns of cellular soluble proteins in Bifidobacterium animalis", Microbiologica, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 71-74.

Biavati, B. & Mattarelli, P. 1991, "Bifidobacterium ruminantium sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium merycicum sp. nov. from the rumens of cattle", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 163-168.

Biavati, B., Mattarelli, P. & Crociani, F. 1991, "Bifidobacterium saeculare: a new species isolated from feces of rabbit", Systematic and applied microbiology, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 389-392.

Biavati, B., Vasta, M. & Ferry, J.G. 1988, "Isolation and characterization of" Methanosphaera cuniculi" sp. nov", Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 768-771.

Biavati, B., Castagnoli, P. & Trovatelli, L.D. 1986, "Species of the genus Bifidobacterium in the feces of human adults", Microbiologica, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 39-45.

Biavati, B., Castagnoli, P., Crociani, F. & Trovatelli, L.D. 1984, "Species of the Bifidobacterium in the feces of infants", Microbiologica, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 341-345.

Crociani, F., Biavati, B., Castagnoli, P. & Matteuzzi, D. 1984, "Anaerobic ureolytic bacteria from caecal content and soft faeces of rabbit", Journal of applied bacteriology, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 83-88.

Biavati, B., Scardovi, V. & Moore, W. 1982, "Electrophoretic patterns of proteins in the genus Bifidobacterium and proposal of four new species", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 358-373.

Scardovi, V., Trovatelli, L.D., Biavati, B. & Zani, G. 1979, "Bifidobacterium cuniculi, Bifidobacterium choerinum, Bifidobacterium boum, and Bifidobacterium pseudocatenulatum", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 291-311.

Zaghini, G., Scipioni, R. & Biavati, B. 1979, "Addition of amino acids and oligopeptides to the diet of piglets. I. Effects on productive performance and development of intestinal microbial flora", Bollettino della Societa italiana di biologia sperimentale, vol. 55, no. 21, pp. 2267-2273.

Matteuzzi, D., Hollaus, F. & Biavati, B. 1978, "Proposal of neotype for Clostridium thermohydrosulfuricum and the merging of Clostridium tartarivorum with Clostridium thermosaccharolyticum", International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 528-531.

Scipioni, R., Zaghini, G. & Biavati, B. 1978, "Researches on the use of acidified diets for early weaning of piglets", Zootecnica e Nutrizione Animale, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 201-218.

Matteuzzi, D., Trovatelli, L.D., Biavati, B. & Zani, G. 1977, "Clostridia from Grana cheese", Journal of Applied Bacteriology, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 375-382.

Zani, G., Biavati, B., Crociani, F. & Matteuzzi, D. 1974, "Bifidobacteria from the faeces of piglets", Journal of applied bacteriology, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 537-547.

Turtura, G.C., Casalicchio, E. & Biavati, B. 1973, "Isolation and identification of acetobacteria].Italian]", Annali di Microbiologia ed Enzimologia, .

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