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Marzocchi U, Palma E, Rossetti S, Aulenta F, Scoma A, 2020. Parallel artificial and biological electric circuits power petroleum decontamination: the case of snorkel and cable bacteriaWater Research https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2020.115520


Nielsen SD, Koren K, Löbmann K, Hinge M, Scoma A, Kjeldsen KU, Røy H, 2019. Constraints on CaCO3precipitation in superabsorbent polymer by aerobic bacteria. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnologyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-019-10215-4

Scoma A, Garrido-Amador P, Nielsen SD, Røy H, Kjeldsen KU, 2019. The polyextremophilic bacteriumClostridium paradoxum attains piezophilic traits by modulating its energy metabolism and cell membrane compositionApplied and Environmental Microbiology http://dx.doi.org//10.1128/AEM.00802-19.

Scoma A, Heyer R, Rifai R, Dandyk C, Marshall I, Kerckhof FM, Marietou A, Boshker HTS, Meysman FJR, Malmos KG, Vosegaard T, Vermeir P, Banat IM, Benndorf D, Boon N, 2019. Reduced TCA cycle rates at high hydrostatic pressure hinder hydrocarbon degradation and obligate oil degraders in natural, deep-sea microbial communitiesISME Journal http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41396-018-0324-5


Marietou A, Chastain R, Bauer F, Scoma A, Hazen TC, Bartlett DH, 2018The effect of hydrostatic pressure on enrichments of hydrocarbon degrading microbes from the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon oil spillFrontiers in Microbiology https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.00808

Nagy V, Podmaniczki A, Vidal-Meireles A, Tengolics R, Kovacs L, Rakhely G, Scoma Aand Toth S, 2018Water-splitting-based, sustainable and efficient H2production in green algae as achieved by substrate limitation of the Calvin-Benson-Bassham cycleBiotechnology for Biofuelshttps://doi.org/10.1186/s13068-018-1069-0


Mapelli F, Scoma A, Michoud G, Aulenta F, Boon N, Borin S, Kalogerakis N and Daffonchio D, 2017Biotechnologies for marine oil spill cleanup: indissoluble ties with microorganismsTrends in Biotechnologyhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tibtech.2017.04.003

Scoma A, Yakimov M, Daffonchio D and Boon N, 2017. Self-healing capacity of deep-sea ecosystems affected by petroleum hydrocarbons. EMBO Reportshttp://doi:10.15252/embr.201744090

Scoma A, Coma Bech M, Kerckhof FM, Boon N and Rabaey K, 2017Efficient molasses fermentation under high salinity by inocula of marine and terrestrial origin.Biotechnology for Biofuels, 10:23; http://doi:10.1186/s13068-017-0701-8

Scoma A and Toth SZ, 2017On the pathways feeding the H2production process in nutrient-replete, hypoxic conditions. “Low oxygen levels contribute to improve photohydrogen production in mixotrophic non-stressed Chlamydomonascultures”, by Jurado-Oller et al., Biotechnology for Biofuels, published September 7, 2015; 8:149.Commentary on Biotechnology for Biofuels 10, 116; http://rdcu.be/rNFj

Scoma A and Hemschemeier A. The hydrogen metabolism of sulfur deprived Chlamydomonas reinhardtiiinvolves hydrogen uptake activitiesAlgal Research 26: 341-347; http://10.1016/j.algal.2017.08.018


Domingos JMB, Martinez GA, Scoma A, Fraraccio S, Kerckhof FM, Boon N, Reis MAM, Fava F and Bertin L, 2016. Effect of Operational Parameters in the Continuous Anaerobic Fermentation of Cheese Whey on Titers, Yields, Productivities, and Microbial Community StructuresACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering,http://doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01901

Hernandez-Sanabria E, Scoma A, Lacoere T, Duarte M, Boon N, Pieper D, Vilchez-Vargas R, 2016.Current landscape of biomolecular approaches for assessing biodegradation of aromatic hydrocarbons. In: Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols (Ed. McGenity TJ, Timmis KN, Nogales B), Springer Protocols Handbooks, ISBN:978-3-662-50427-7

Barbato M, Scoma A, Mapelli F, De Smet R, Banat IM, Daffonchio D, Borin S, Boon N, 2016Hydrocarbonoclastic Alcanivorax Isolates Exhibit Different Physiological and Expression Responses to n-dodecaneFrontiers in Microbiologyhttp://doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.02056

Scoma A, Yakimov M and Boon N, 2016Challenging oil bioremediation at deep-sea hydrostatic pressure.Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1203 http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01203/full

Scoma A, Barbato M, Borin S, Daffonchio D, Boon N, 2016An impaired metabolic response to hydrostatic pressure explains A. borkumensis recorded distribution in the deep marine water column. Scientific Reports 6, 31316http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep31316

Scoma A, Hernandez-Sanabria E, Lacoere T, Junca H, Boon N, Pieper DH, Vilchez-Vargas R, 2015Primers: bacterial genes encoding enzymes for aerobic alkane degradation. In: Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols(Ed. McGenity TJ, Timmis KN, Nogales B), Springer Protocols Handbooks, DOI:10.1007/8623_2015_140

Scoma A, Bertin L, Reis MAM, Kornaros M and Coma M, 2016Multipurpose, Integrated 2ndGeneration Biorefineries. BioMed Research International,Vol 2016, Article ID 4327575:1-2http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4327575

Scoma A and Boon N,2016Osmotic stress confers enhanced cell integrity to hydrostatic pressure but impairs growth in Alcanivorax borkumensisSK22016.Frontiers in Microbiology 7, 729; http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.00729

Scoma A, Barbato M, Hernandez-Sanabria E, Mapelli F, Daffonchio D, Borin S, and Boon N, 2016.Microbial oil-degradation under mild hydrostatic pressure (10MPa): which pathways are impacted in piezosensitive hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria?Scientific Reports 6, 23526;http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep23526


Scoma A, Varela Corredor F, Bertin L, Gostoli C, Bandini S, 2015Recovery of volatile fatty acids from olive mill wastewaters by electrodialysis. Separation and Purification Technology,159:81-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2015.12.029

Martinez G, Bertin L, Scoma A, Rebecchi S, Braunegg G, Fava F, 2015Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates from dephenolised and fermented olive mill wastewaters by employing a pure culture of Cupriavidus necator. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 97:92-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bej.2015.02.015


Monti M, Scoma A, Martinez G, Bertin L, Fava F,2014Uncoupled hydrogen and volatile fatty acids generation in a two-step biotechnological anaerobic process fed with actual site wastewater.New Biotechnology, 32(3):341-346. WOS:000353346000004 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nbt.2014.08.002

Scoma A, Durante L, Bertin L, Fava F, 2014Acclimation to hypoxia in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: can biophotolysis be the major trigger for long-term H2production?New Phytologist, 204(4):890-900.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nph.12964/full

Scoma A, Rebecchi S, Bertin L, Fava F, 2014High impact biowastes from South European agro-industries as feedstock for second generation biorefineriesCritical Reviews in Biotechnologyhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3109/07388551.2014.947238

Martino L, Cruz MPV, Scoma A, Freitas F, Bertin L, Scandola M, Reis MAM, 2014Recovery of amorphous polyhydroxybutyrate granules from Cupriavidus necator cells grown on used cooking oilInternational Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 71C: 117-123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2014.04.016


Torzillo G, Scoma A, Faraloni C, Giannelli L. Advances in the biotechnology of hydrogen production with the microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.Critical Reviews in Biotechnology http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/07388551.2014.900734

Domingos JMB, Martinez GA, Scoma A, Bertin L, Reis MAM, Fava F, 2013Production of volatile fatty acids from cheese whey with immobilized cellsEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12 Supplement:S11 101-104 

Martinez GA, Scoma A, Rebecchi S, Bertin L, Braunegg G, Fava F, 2013Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates by Cupriavidus necator from treated olive mill wastewaterEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12 Supplement:S11 97-100

Agathos SN, Fava F, Scoma A, 2013Biotechnology for the bio-and green economyNew Biotechnology 30(6):581-584 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nbt.2013.08.009

Monti M, Bertin L, Scoma A, Fava F, 2013.Production of biohydrogen and volatile fatty acids from dephenolized olive mill wastewaters in a sequential two-step anaerobic processEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12 Supplement:S11 85-88

Scoma A, Bertin L, Fava F, 2013Effect of Hydraulic Retention Time on biohydrogen and volatile fatty acids production during acidogenic digestion of dephenolized olive mill wastewatersBiomass & Bioenergy, 48:51-58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.10.028


Puoci F, Scoma A, Cirillo G, Bertin L, Fava F, Picci N, 2012Selective extraction and purification of gallic acid from actual site olive mill wastewaters by means of molecularly imprinted microparticlesChemical Engineering Journal, 198-199:529-535,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2012.05.095

Bertin L, Scoma A, Fava F, 2012Agroindustrial wastes as potential feedstock for the production of bio-based chemicals and biopolymersEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal, 11(3)Supplement: S96

Scoma A, Pintucci C, Bertin L, Carlozzi P, Fava F, 2012Increasing the large scale feasibility of a solid phase extraction procedure for the recovery of natural antioxidants from olive mill wastewatersChemical Engineering Journal,198-199:103-109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2012.05.079

Scoma A, Bertin L, Pintucci C, Raddi S, Fava F, 2012Inhibition of photosystem 2 in starch-enriched Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells prevents the efficient induction of H2production in sulfur-depleted cultures.International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,37:10604-10610,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.04.046

Scoma A, Krawietz D, Faraloni C, Giannelli L, Happe T, Torzillo G, 2012Sustained H2production in a C. reinhardtii D1 protein mutant.Journal of Biotechnology, 157(4):613-619, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2011.06.019

Scoma A, Giannelli L, Faraloni C, Torzillo G, 2012Outdoor H2production in a 50-liter tubular photobioreactor by means of a sulfur-deprived culture of the microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Journal of Biotechnology, 157(4):620-627, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2011.06.040

Scoma A, Bertin L, Monti M, Fava F, 2012Recent advances in the biorefinery of olive mill wastewaterEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal, 11(3)Supplement:S70 

Pintucci C, Ena A, Scoma A, Bertin L, Carlozzi C, 2012Innovative combined process for the biological exploitation of olive mill wastewater,Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 11(3)Supplement:S122

Scandola M, Martino L, Scoma A, Cruz M, Freitas F, Gouveia AR, Reis MAM, 2012.Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) from used frying oils and polymer recovery using different strategiesEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal, 11(3)Supplement:S58

Scoma A, Bertin L, Fava F, 2012Acidogenic digestion of deproteinized cheese wheyEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal, 11(3)Supplement:S87


Scoma A, Bertin L, Zanaroli G, Fraraccio S, Fava F, 2011A physicochemical-biotechnological approach for the integrated valorization of an agroindustrial waste.Bioresource Technology, 102(22):10273-10279http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2011.08.080

Bertin L, Ferri F, Scoma A, Marchetti L, Fava F,2011Recovery of high added value natural polyphenols from actual olive mill wastewater through solid phase extractionChemical Engineering Journal, 171:1287-1293, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2011.05.056

Ferri F, Bertin L, Scoma A, Marchetti L, Fava F,2011Recovery of low molecular weight phenols through solid-phase extractionChemical Engineering Journal, 166(3):994-1001, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2010.11.090


Bertin L, Lampis S, Todaro D, Scoma A, Vallini G, Marchetti L, Majone M, Fava F, 2010Anaerobic acidogenic digestion of olive mill wastewaters in biofilm reactors packed with ceramic filters or granular activated carbonWater Research44(15):4537-49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2010.06.025

Scoma A, Giannelli L, Faraloni C, Torzillo G, 2010Solar-light driven hydrogen production with the microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii in an outdoor photobioreactorJournal of Biotechnology, 150(1):S168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2010.08.435

Carlozzi P, Scoma A, Pintucci C, Ena A, 2010.Co-production of bioH2and biomasses rich in oil from two Rhodopseudomonas palustrisstrains 42OL and 6A. In: Clean Energy: Resources, Production and Developments(Ed. Harris AM), Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-61671-509-2.

Scoma A, Giannelli L, Torzillo G, 2010Steady-state PSII direct contribution improves hydrogen production rates in a sulfur-deprived C. reinhardtii D1 protein mutant,Journal of Biotechnology, 150(1):S22-S23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2010.08.071

Bertin L, Scoma A, Bettini C, Marchetti L, Fava F, 2010Anaerobic acidogenic digestion of a dephenolized olive mill wastewater in a biofilm reactor packed with ceramic filtersJournal of Biotechnology, 150:S397-S398. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2010.09.515


Giannelli L, Scoma A, Torzillo G, 2009Interplay between light intensity, chlorophyll concentration and culture mixing on the hydrogen production in sulfur-deprived Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cultures grown in laboratory photobioreactorsBiotechnology and Bioengineering, 104(1):76-90, doi 10.1002/bit.22384

Torzillo G, Scoma A, Faraloni C, Ena A, Johanningmeier U, 2009Increased hydrogen photoproduction by means of a sulfur-deprived Chlamydomonas reinhardtii D1 protein mutantInternational Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 34(10):4529-4536, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2008.07.093