Marina Lotti


Full Professor in Biochemistry at at the Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences of the University of Milano-Bicocca.

Research activities and skills

Industrial biotechnology, structure function relationships in enzymes, biotransformations, protein engineering applied to the development of improved biocatalysts, antifreeze proteins, enzymes active at low temperature, solubility and aggregation of proteins.

Most Relevant Publication

Sasso F, Natalello A, Castoldi S, Lotti M, Santambrogio C and Grandori R. (2016) Burkholderia cepacia lipase is a promising biocatalyst for biofuel production. Biotechnology J, in stampa doi: 10.1002/biot.201500305

Lotti M, Pollegioni L (2014) Aggregation of recombinant proteins: understanding basic issues to overcome production bottlenecks. In: Protein Aggregation in Bacteria, Wiley

Ami D., Natalello A., Lotti M, Doglia S.M. (2013) Why and how protein aggregation has to be studied in vivo. Microbial Cell Factories 12:17

Santambrogio C., Sasso F., Natalello A., Brocca S., Grandori R., Doglia S., Lotti M. (2013) Effects of methanol on a methanol-tolerant bacterial lipase. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97:8609–8618

Parravicini F., Natalello A., Papaleo E., De Gioia L., Doglia S.M., Lotti M., Brocca S. (2013) Reciprocal influence of protein domains in the cold-adapted acyl aminoacyl peptidase from sporosarcina psychrophila. PlosONE PLoS ONE 8(2): e56254.

Adamo G. M., Brocca S., Passolunghi S., Salvato B. and Lotti M. (2012) Laboratory evolution of copper tolerant yeast strains. Microbial Cell Factories 11:1

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