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Di Nezio F, Roman S, Buetti-Dinh A, Sepúlveda Steiner O, Bouffard D, Sengupta A and Storelli N (2023). Motile bacteria leverage bioconvection for eco-physiological benefits in a natural aquatic environment. Front. Microbiol. 14:1253009. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1253009

Niroshan Gajendra, Jasmine S. Berg, Hendrik Vogel, Longhui Deng, Sarah M. Wolf, Stefano M. Bernasconi, Nathalie Dubois, Carsten J. Schubert, Mark A. Lever; 2023. Carbohydrate compositional trends throughout Holocene sediments of an alpine lake (Lake Cadagno). 

Frontiers in Earth Science, August 2023.

Zander, P. D., Wirth, S. B., Gilli, A., Peduzzi, S., and Grosjean, M.: Hyperspectral imaging sediment core scanning tracks high-resolution Holocene variations in (an)oxygenic phototrophic communities at Lake Cadagno, Swiss Alps, Biogeosciences, 20, 2221–2235,, 2023.

Saini, J.S., Manni, M., Hassler, C. et al. Genomic insights into the coupling of a Chlorella-like microeukaryote and sulfur bacteria in the chemocline of permanently stratified Lake Cadagno. ISME J 17, 903–915 (2023).

Peduzzi S., Peduzzi R., 2022: Formazione interdisciplinare e importanza dei dati scientifici pregressi: esempi dalla Val Piora. Bollettino Società Ticinese Scienze Naturali-110 2022, pp 155-163

Berg JS, Lepine M, Laymand E, Han X, Vogel H,Morlock MA,Gajendra N,  Gilli A, Bernasconi SM,Schubert CJ, Su Gand LeverMA (2022) Ancient and Modern Geochemical Signatures in the 13,500-Year Sedimentary Record of Lake Cadagno. Front.EarthSci.9:754888. doi:10.3389/feart.2021.754888

David J. Janssen, Hendrik Vogel, Jörg Rickli, Olaf Dellwig, Martin Wille, Oscar Sepúlveda Steiner, Jasmine S. Berg, Mark A. Lever, Christel S. Hassler, Damien Bouffard, and Samuel L. Jaccard (2022). Chromium Cycling in Redox-Stratified Basins Challenges δ 53Cr Paleoredox Proxy Applications Geophysical Research Letters 10.1029/2022GL099154

JS. SainiC.HasslerR. Cable  M. FourquezF. DanzaS. RomanM. TonollaN. StorelliS. JacquetE. M. ZdobnovM. B. Duhaime; 2022. Bacterial, Phytoplankton, and Viral Distributions and Their Biogeochemical Contexts in Meromictic Lake Cadagno Offer Insights into the Proterozoic Ocean Microbial Loop. ASM Journals mBio Vol. 13, No. 4 2022

Bartosiewicz M., Venetz J., Läubli S., Sepúlveda Steiner O., Bouffard D., Zopfi J., Lehmann M.J. (2022). Detritus-hosted methanogenesis sustains the methane paradox in an alpine lake. Limnol. Oceanogr. 68, 2023, 248–264

Peduzzi S, Roman S., Tonolla M. & Peduzzi R. (2021). Bilancio limnologico a 14 anni dalla rinuncia della regolazione del livello del lago Cadagno. Bollettino della Società ticinese di scienze naturali -109, pp 139-143

Philippi M., Kitzinger K., Berg J.S. et al. (2021). Purple sulfur bacteria fix N2 via molybdenum-nitrogenase in a low molybdenum Proterozoic ocean analogue. Nat commun 12, 4774

Peduzzi S., Maspoli G., Ferrari S & Peduzzi R. (2021). Rinverdimento spontaneo del delta della Murinascia (lago Ritom) durante l'estate del 2020. Bollettino della Società ticinese di scienze naturali -109, pp 133-137.

Shuka, DonaldAnxhela, RredhiBesimi, GurraBachofen, Reinhard (2021). Photosynthetic activity of the lichen Xanthoria elegans in relation to the daily course of temperature and humidity, a field study in the Piora valley, Ticino, Switzerland. In: Peduzzi, RaffaeleBianconi, Filippo. Scienze alpine, la centralità di piora e del san gottardo. Bellinzona: Edizioni Centro Biologia Alpina di Piora, 73-84.

Francesco Di Nezio, Clarisse Beney, Samuele Roman, Francesco Danza, Antoine Buetti-Dinh, Mauro Tonolla, Nicola Storelli, Anoxygenic photo- and chemo-synthesis of phototrophic sulfur bacteria from an alpine meromictic lakeFEMS Microbiology Ecology, Volume 97, Issue 3, March 2021, fiab010,

Peduzzi R., Borsari A. (2020); Intossicazioni da Veratrum album L. Attualità e storia di due piante da non confondere: genziana e veratro. Bollettino della Società ticinese di scienze naturali - 108, 2020, pp. 115-119 (ISSN 0379-1254).

Rexha K., Bego K., Zyruku D., Shuka L., Husi R., Schneller J., Bachofen R. (2020); Alpine Ecology, plant biodiversity and photosynthetic performance of marker plants in a nitrogen gradient induced by Alnus bushes. BMC Ecol. (2020) 20:23.

Luedin S.M., Storelli N., Danza F., Roman S., Wittwer M., Pothier J.F., Tonolla M. (2019). Mixotrophic Growth Under Micro-Oxic Conditions in the Purple Sulfur Bacterium "Thiodictyion syntrophicum". Frontiers in Microbiology 2019 Mar 5; 10:384

Hunting E.R., Harrison R.G., Bruder A., Van Bodegom P.M., Van der Geest H.G., Kampfraath A.A., Vorenhout M., Admiraal W., Cusell C., Gessner M.O. (2019). Atmospheric Electricity Influencing Biogeochemical Processes in Soils and Sediments. Frontiers in Physiology 2019; 378.

Luedin SM, Liechti N., Cox R.P., Danza F., Frigaard N.U., Posth N.R., Pothier J.F., Roman S, Storelli N., Wittwer M., Tonolla M. (2019). Draft Genome Sequence of Chromatium okenii Isolated from the Stratified Alpine Lake Cadagno. Sci rep. 2019 Feb 13;9(1): 1936.

Danza F, Ravasi D, Storelli N, Roman S, Lüdin S, Bueche M, et al. (2018) Bacterial diversity in the water column of meromictic Lake Cadagno and evidence for seasonal dynamics. PLoS ONE 13(12): e0209743.

Buffa G., Castellano S., Gianotti F., Vescovi E., Tinner W (2018). Scoperta di macrofossili vegetali (4.8-4.7 ka cal BP) al lago Cadagno nell'ambito delle attività dei Naturalisti dell'università di Torino in Val Piora (Canton Ticino, Svizzera). Bollettino della società ticinese di scienze naturali - 106, 2018 123-124.

Berg J.S., Pjevac P., Sommer T., Buckner C.R.T., Hach P.F., Danza F., Liebeke M., Sengupta A., Tonolla M., Schubert C.J., Milucka J., Kuypers M.M.M. (2018). Dark aerobic sulfide oxidation by anoxygenic photoprophs in anoxic water. Environmental Microbiology 2019; Jan 28.

Luedin S.M., Pothier J.F., Danza F., Storelli N., Frigaard N-U., Wittwer M., Tonolla M. (2018). Complete genome sequence of Candidatus "Thiodictyon syntrophicum " sp. nov. strain Cad16T, a photolithoautotrophic purple sulfur bacterium isolated from the alpine meromictic Lake Cadagno. Standards in Genomic Sciences 2018; 13:14.

Danza F., Storelli N., Roman S., Lüdin S., Tonolla M. (2017). Dynamic cellular complexity of anoxygenic phototrophic sulfur bacteria in the chemocline of meromictic Lake Cadagno. PloS ONE

Posth N., Bristow L.A., Cox R.P., Danza F., Tonolla M., Canfield D.E. (2017). Carbon isotope fractionation by anoxygenic pbototrophic bacteria in euxinic Lake Cadagno. Geobiology; 00:1--19.

Sommer T., Danza F., Berg J., Sengupta A., Constantinescu G., Tokyay T., Bürgmann H., Dressler Y. Sepulveda Steiner O.R., Schubert C.J., Tonolla M. Wüest A. (2017). Bacteria-induced mixing in natural waters. Geophysical Research Letters.

Dahl T.W., Wirth S.B. (2017). Molybdenum isotope fractionation and speciation in a euxinic lake-Testing ways to discern isotope fractionation processes in a sulfidic setting. Chemical Geology 460 (2017) 84-92.

R.Dougoud (2016): Rutstroemia alnobetulae sp. nov. (Helotiales, Rutstroemiaceae), une espèce nouvelle des aulnes verts. 7 (6): 336-340.

Berg J.S., Michellod D., Pjevac P., Martinez-Perez C., Buckner C.R., Hach P.F., Schubert C.J., Milucka J., Kuypers M.M. (2016). Intensive cryptic microbial iron cycling in the low iron water column of the meromictic Lake Cadagno. Environ. Microbiol. 2016 Dec;18(12):5288-5302

Bueche M. and Junier P. (2016): Effect of organic carbon and metal accumulation on the bacterial communities in sulphidogenic sediments. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. Int. (Epub ahead of print).

Dougoud R., Van Vooren N., Vega M. (2015). Cupulina montana (Pezizales, Pyronemataceae), un nouveau genre et une nouvelle espèce des montagnes d'Europe., 7(2):39-44

Zhori A., Meco M., Brandl H., Bachofen R. (2015). In situ chlorophyll fluorescence kinetics as a tool to quantify effects on photosynthesis in Euphorbia cyparissias by a parasitic infection of the rust fungus Uromyces pisi. BMC Res Notes (2015) 8:698

Milucka J., Kirf M., Lu L., Krupke A., Lam P., Littmann S., Kuypers M.M., Schubert C. (2015): Methane oxidation coupled to oxygenic photosynthesis in anoxic waters. ISME J. 2015 Sep;9(9):1991-2002. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2015.12. Epub 2015 Feb 13.

Zimmermann M., Escrig S., Hübschmann T., Kirf M. K., Brand A., Inglis R. F., Musat N., Müller S., Meibom A., Ackermann M. and Schreiber F. (2015): Phenotypic heterogeneity in metabolic traits among single cells of a rare bacterial species in its natural environment quantified with a combination of flow cell sorting and NanoSIMS. Front. Microbiol. 6: 243. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00243.

Storelli N., Peduzzi S., Saad M.M., Frigaard N.U., Perret X., Tonolla M. (2013). CO2 assimilation in the chemocline of Lake Cadagno is dominated by a few types of phototrophic purple sulfu bacteria. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2013 May; 84(2):421-32.

Wirth S.B., Gilli A., Niemann H., Dahl T.W., Ravasi D., Sax N., Hamanna Y., Peduzzi R., Peduzzi S., Tonolla M., Lehmann M.F., Anselmetti F.S. (2013). Combining sedimentological, trace metal (Mn, Mo) and molecular evidence for reconstructing past water-column redox conditions: the example meromictic Lake Cadagno (Swiss Alps). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 120, 220-238.

Nieman H. Wirth S.B., Stadnitskaia A., Gilli A., Anselmetti F.S., Sinninghe Damsté J.S., Schouten S., Hoppmans E.C., Lehmann M.F. (2012). Bacterial GDGTs in Holocene sediments and catchment soils of a high-alpine lake: application of the MBT/CBT-paleothermometer. Clim. Past. 8: 889-906.


Peduzzi S., Storelli N., Welsh A., Peduzzi R., Hahn D., Perret X., Tonolla M. (2012). Candidatus "Thiodictyon syntrophicum", sp. nov., a new purple sulfur bacterium isolated from the chemocline of Lake Cadagno forming aggregates and specific associations with Desulfocapsa sp. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 35: 139-144.

Ravasi D.F., Peduzzi S., Guidi V., Peduzzi R., Wirth S.B., Gilli A., Tonolla M. (2012). Development of a real-time PCR method for the detection of fossil 16S rDNA fragments of phototrophic sulfur bacteria in the sediments of Lake Cadagno. Geobiology 10: 196-204.

Peduzzi S., Welsh A., Demarta A., Decristophoris P., Peduzzi R., Hahn D., Tonolla M. (2011). Thiocystis chemoclinalis sp. nov. and Thiocystis cadagnonensis sp. nov., motile purple sulfur bacteria isolated from the chemocline of a meromictic lake. Internationa Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61: 1682-1687.

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