• Magnabosco G, Pantano MF, Rapino S, Di Giosia M, Valle F, Taxis L, Sparla F, Falini G, Pugno NM, Calvaresi M, A Plant Bioreactor for the Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Bionic Nanocomposites, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 2020, 8, 1287
  • Möbius K, Savitsky A, Malferrari M, Francia F, Mamedov MD, Semenov AY, Lubitz W, Venturoli G, Soft dynamic confinement of membrane proteins by dehydrated Trehalose matrices: high-field EPR and fast-laser studies, Applied Magnetic Resonance 2020, 1-78
  • Borghese R, Malferrari M, Brucale M, Ortolani L, Franchini M, Rapino S, Borsetti F, Zannoni D, Structural and electrochemical characterization of lawsone-dependent production of tellurium-metal nanoprecipitates by photosynthetic cells of Rhodobacter capsulatus, Bioelectrochemistry 2020, 133, 107456
  • Zanut A,  Fiorani A, Canola S, Saito T, Ziebart N, Rapino S, Rebeccani S, Barbon A, Irie T, Josel H-P, Negri F, Marcaccio M, Windfuhr M, Imai K, Valenti G, Paolucci F, Insights into the mechanism of coreactant electrochemiluminescence facilitating enhanced bioanalytical performance, Nature Communications 2020, 11 (1), 1-9
  • Aziz IA, Malferrari M, Roggiani F, Tullii G, Rapino S, Antognazza MR, Light Triggered Electron Transfer between a Conjugated Polymer and Cytochrome C for Optical Modulation of Redox Signalling, Iscience 2020, 101091
  • Magnabosco G, Ianiro A, Stefani D, Soldà A, Rapino S, Falini G, Calvaresi M, Doxorubicin-Loaded Squid Pen Plaster: A Natural Drug Delivery System for Cancer Cells, ACS Applied Bio Materials 2020, 3 (3), 1514-1519
  • Palomba F, Rampazzo E, Zaccheroni N, Malferrari M, Rapino S, Greco V, Satriano C, Genovese D, Prodi L, Specific, Surface-Driven, and High-Affinity Interactions of Fluorescent Hyaluronan with PEGylated Nanomaterials, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, 12 (6), 6806-6813


  • Procopio A, Cappadone C, Zaccheroni N, Malucelli E, Merolle L, Gianoncelli A, Sargenti A, Farruggia G, Palomba G, Rampazzo E, Rapino S, Prodi L, Iotti S. Concentration and distribution of silica nanoparticles in colon cancer cells assessed by synchrotron based X-ray techniques, Talanta 2019, 202, 251-258
  • Zaffagnini M, Marchand CH, Malferrari M, Murail S, Bonacchi S, Genovese D, Montalti M, Venturoli G, Falini G, Baaden M, Lemaire SD, Fermani S, Trost P, Glutathionylation primes soluble glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase for late collapse into insoluble aggregates, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2019, 116 (51), 26057
  • Ruggeri I, Arbizzani C, Rapino S, Soavi F. Oxygen Redox Reaction in Ionic Liquid and Ionic Liquid-like Based Electrolytes: A Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Study, The journal of physical chemistry letters 2019, 10 (12), 3333-333
  • Malferrari M, Becconi M, Rapino S. Electrochemical monitoring of reactive oxygen/nitrogen species and redox balance in living cells, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2019, 411 (19), 4365-4374.

  • Malferrari M, Ghelli A, Roggiani F, Valenti G, Paolucci F, Rugolo M, Rapino S. Reactive Oxygen Species Produced by Mutated Mitochondrial Respiratory Chains of Entire Cells Monitored Using Modified Microelectrodes, ChemElectroChem 2019, 6 (3), 627-633.

  • Yanykin DV, Malferrari M, Rapino S, Venturoli G, Semenov A Yu, Mamedov MD, Hydroxyectoine protects Mn-depleted photosystem II against photoinhibition acting as a source of electrons, Photosynthesis research 2019, 141 (2), 165-179

  • Nalepa A, Malferrari M, Lubitz W, Venturoli G, Möbius K, Savitsky A, Local water sensing: water exchange in bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers embedded in a trehalose glass studied using multiresonance EPR, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2017, 19 (41), 28388-28400
  • Di Giosia M, Nicolini F, Ferrazzano L, Soldà A, Valle F, Cantelli A, Marforio TD, Bottoni A, Zerbetto F, Montalti M, Rapino S, Tolomelli A, Calvaresi M, Stable and Biocompatible Monodispersion of C60 in Water by Peptides, Bioconjugate Chemistry 2019, 30 (3), 808-814.


  • Voci S, Goudeau B, Valenti G, Lesch A, Jovic M, Rapino S, Paolucci F, Arbault S, Sojic N. Surface-confined electrochemiluminescence microscopy of cell membranes, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2018, 140 (44), 14753-14760.

  • Bartolini L, Malferrari M, Lugli F, Zerbetto F, Paolucci F, Pelicci PG, Albonetti C, Rapino S. Interaction of Single Cells with 2D Organic Monolayers: A Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Study, ChemElectroChem 2018, 5 (20), 2916-2916.

  • Buontempo F, Orsini E, Zironi I, Isolan L, Cappellini A, Rapino S, Tartari A, Mostacci D, Cucchi G, Martelli AM, Sumini M, Castellani G. Enhancing radiosensitivity of melanoma cells through very high dose rate pulses released by a plasma focus device, PloS one 2018, 13 (6), e0199312.

  • M. Di Giosia,  P. Bomans,  A. Bottoni,  A. Cantelli,  G. Falini,  P. Franchi, G. Guarracino,  H. Friedrich,  M. Lucarini,  F. Paolucci,  S. Rapino,  N. Sommerdijk,  A. Soldà,  F. Valle,  F.o Zerbetto, M. Calvaresi. Proteins as Supramolecular Hosts for C60: A True Solution of C60 in Water. Nanoscale 2018, 10 (21), 9908-9916.

  • Tzu-En Lin,  Stefania Rapino,  Hubert H. Girault, Andreas Lesch. Electrochemical imaging of cells and tissues. Chemical Science, 2018, 9 (20), 4546-4554.
  • D Montroni, F Valle, S Rapino, S Fermani, M Calvaresi, MJ Harrington, G. Falini.  Functional Biocompatible Matrices from Mussel Byssus Waste. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2018, 4 (1), 57-65


  • Valenti G, Scarabino S, Goudeau B, Lesch A, Jović M, Villani E, Sentic M, Rapino S, Arbault S, Paolucci F, Sojic N. Single Cell Electrochemiluminescence Imaging: From the Proof-of-Concept to Disposable Device-Based Analysis. J Am Chem Soc, 2017, 139, 16830-16837.

  • Soldà A, Pelicci PG, Giorgio M, Valenti G, Marcaccio M, Paolucci F, Rapino S. Glucose and lactate miniaturized biosensors for secm-based high-spatial resolution analysis: a comparative study. ACS Sensors2017, 2 (9), 1310–1318. 
  • Juzgado A, Soldà A, Ostric A, Criado A, Valenti G, Rapino S, Giorgio M, Valenti G, Conti G, Giulio F, Paolucci F, Prato M. Highly sensitive electrochemiluminescent detection of prostate cancer biomarker. J. Mater. Chem. B2017, 5, 6681-6687. 
  • Soldà A, Cantelli A, Di Giosia M, Montalti M, Zerbetto F, Rapino S, Calvaresi M. C60@lysozyme: a new photosensitizing agent for photodynamic therapy. J. Mater. Chem. B2017, 5, 6608-6615. 


  • Valenti G, Boni A, Melchionna M, Cargnello M, Nasi L, Bertoni G, Gorte R.J., Marcaccio M, Rapino S, Bonchio M, Fornasiero P, Prato M, Paolucci F. Co-axial heterostrustures integrating palladium/titanium dioxide with carbon nanotubes for efficient electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution. Nature Communications 2016; 7:13549.
  • Bakalis E, Soldà A, Kosmas M, Rapino S, Zerbetto F. Complex media and enzymatic kinetics. Analytical Chemistry 2016; 88:579-5796. 
  • Olivi M, Alfè M, Gargiulo V, Valle F, Mura F, Di Giosia M, Rapino S, Palleschi C, Uccelletti D, Fiorito S. Antimicrobial properties of graphene-like nanoparticles: coating effect on Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2016; 18: 1-10.
  • El Garah M, Santana Bonilla A, Ciesielski A, Gualandi A, Mengozzi L, Fiorani A, Iuro M, Marcaccio M, Gutierrez R, Rapino S, Calvaresi M, Zerbetto F, Cuniberti G, Cozzi PG, Paolucci F, Samorì P. Molecular design driving tetraporphyrin self-assembly on graphite: a joint STM, electrochemical and computational study. Nanoscale 2016; 8:13678-13686
  • Dallavalle M, Lugli F, Rapino S, Zerbetto F. "Active” drops as phantom models for living cells: a mesoscopic particle-based approach. Soft Matter 2016; 12(15):3538-3544.
  • Fiorani A, Rapino S, Fioravanti F, Valenti G, Marcaccio M, Paolucci F. Local desorption of thiols by scanning electrochemical microscopy: patterning and tuning the reactivity of self-assembled monolayers. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 2016; 20(4):1037-1042.


  • Imai K, Valenti G, Villani E, Rapino S, Rampazzo E, Marcaccio M, Prodi L, Paolucci F. Numerical Simulation of Doped Silica Nanoparticle Electrochemiluminescence. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2015; 119(46): 26111-26118.
  • Magnabosco G, Di Giosia M, Polishchuk I, Weber E, Fermani S, Bottoni A, Zerbetto F, Pelicci PG, Pokroy B, Rapino S, Falini G, Calvaresi M. Calcite Single Crystals as Hosts for Atomic-Scale Entrapment and Slow Release of Drugs. Advanced Healthcare Materials 2015; 4(10):1510-1516.
  • Rapino S,  Marcu R,  Bigi A,  Soldà A, Marcaccio M, Paolucci F, Pelicci PG, Giorgio M. Scanning electro-chemical microscopy reveals cancer cell redox state. Electrochimica Acta 2015; 179:65-73.
  • Maccarinelli F,  Pagani A,  Cozzi A,  Codazzi F,  Di Giacomo G,  Capoccia S,  Rapino S, Finazzi D, Politi LS, Cirulli F, Giorgio M, Cremona O, Grohovaz F,  Levi S. A novel neuroferritinopathy mouse model (FTL 498InsTC) shows progressive brain iron dysregulation, morphological signs of early neurodegeneration and motor coordination deficits. Neurobiology of Disease 2015; 81:119-133.


  • Soldà A, Pelicci PG, Giorgio M, Paolucci F, Rapino S. Lactate and glucose biosensors for scanning electrochemical microscopy. Chimica e l'Industria (Milan, Italy) 2014; 96(5/6):51-52.
  • Rapino S, Treossi E, Palermo V, Marcaccio M, Paolucci F, Zerbetto F. Playing peekaboo with graphene oxide: a scanning electrochemical microscopy investigation. Chemical Communications 2014; 50(86):13117-13120.
  • Fiorito S, Flahaut E, Rapino S, Paolucci F, Andreola F, Moroni N, Pittaluga E, Zonfrillo M, Valenti G, Mastrofrancesco A, Groppi F, Sabbioni E, Bakalis E, Zerbetto F, Serafino A. Redox active Double Wall Carbon Nanotubes show intrinsic anti-proliferative effects and modulate autophagy in cancer cells. Carbon 2014; 78:589-600.
  • Sciutto G, Prati S, Mazzeo R, Zangheri M, Roda A, Bardini L, Valenti G, Rapino S, Marcaccio M. Localization of proteins in paint cross-sections by scanning electrochemical microscopy as an alternative immunochemical detection technique. Analytica Chimica Acta 2014; 831:31-37.
  • Iurlo M, Mengozzi L, Rapino S, Marcaccio M, Perone RC, Masiero S, Cozzi P, Paolucci F. New Approaches toward Ferrocene-Guanine Conjugates: Synthesis and Electrochemical Behavior. Organometallics 2014; 33(18):4986-49932014.


  • Olivi M, Zanni E, De Bellis G, Talora C, Sarto MS, Palleschi C, Flahaut E, Monthioux M, Rapino S, Uccelletti D. Inhibition of microbial growth by carbon nanotube networks. Nanoscale 2013; 5(19):9023-9029.
  • Marcu R, Rapino S, Paolucci F, Giorgio M. Electrochemical characterization of O2 metabolism in isolated mitochondria revealed massive production of H2O2 upon ATP synthase activation. Hydrogen Peroxide 2013; 189-202. Edited By: Aguilar, Gilberto; Guzman, Raphael A.


  • Quintana M, López AM, Rapino S, Toma FM, Iurlo M, Carraro M, Sartorel A, Maccato C, Ke X, Bittencourt C, Da Ros T, Van Tendeloo G, Marcaccio M, Paolucci F, Prato M, Bonchio M. Knitting the catalytic pattern of artificial photosynthesis to a hybrid graphene nanotexture. ACS nano 2012; 7(1):811-817.
  • Rapino S, Marcu R, Paolucci F, Giorgio M. Electrochemical Detection of H2O2 Formation in Isolated Mitochondria. Methods in Enzymology 2012; 526:123-134.
  • Marcu R, Rapino S, Trinei M, Valenti G, Marcaccio M, Pelicci PG, Paolucci F, Giorgio M. Electrochemical study of hydrogen peroxide formation in isolated mitochondria. Bioelectrochemistry 2012; 85:21-28.
  • Serafino A, Togna AR, Togna GI, Lisi A, Ledda M, Grimaldi S, Russier J, Andreola F, Monthioux M, Béguin F, Marcaccio M, Rapino S, Paolucci F, Fiorito S. Highly electroconductive multiwalled carbon nanotubes as potentially useful tools for modulating calcium balancing in biological environments. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 2012; 8(3):299-307.
  • Iurlo M, Rapino S, Valenti G, Marcaccio M, Paolucci F. Electrochemistry of Carbon Nanostructures: From Pristine Materials to Functional Devices in HANDBOOK OF CARBON NANO MATERIALS - Materials and Fundamental Applications (ed. D'Souza, K. M. Kadish), vol. 4, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2012.


  • Toma FM, Sartorel A, Iurlo M, Carraro M, Rapino S, Hoober-Burkhardt L, Da Ros T, Marcaccio M, Scorrano G, Paolucci F, Bonchio M, Prato M. Tailored functionalization of carbon nanotubes for electrocatalytic water splitting and sustainable energy applications. ChemSusChem 2011; 4(10):1447-1451.


  • Valenti G, Bardini L, Bonazzi D, Rapino S, Marcaccio M, Paolucci F. Creation of reactive micro patterns on silicon by scanning electrochemical microscopy. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2010; 114(50):22165-22170.
  • Valenti G, Bruno C, Rapino S, Fiorani A, Jackson EA, Scott LT, Paolucci F, Marcaccio M. Intense and tunable electrochemiluminescence of corannulene. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2010; 114(45):19467-19472.
  • Toma FM, Sartorel A, Iurlo M, Carraro M, Parisse P, Maccato C, Rapino S, Gonzalez BR, Amenitsch H, Da Ros T, Casalis L, Goldoni A, Marcaccio M, Scorrano G, Scoles G, Paolucci F, Prato M, Bonchio M. Efficient water oxidation at carbon nanotube-polyoxometalate electrocatalytic interfaces. Nature Chemistry 2010; 2(10):826-831.
  • Rapino S, Valenti G, Marcu R, Giorgio M, Marcaccio M, Paolucci F. Microdrawing and highlighting a reactive surface. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2010; 20(34):7272-7275.


  • Rapino S, Zerbetto F. Dynamics of thiolate chains on a gold nanoparticle. Small 2007; 3(3):386-388.
  • Cecchet F, Rapino S, Margotti M, Da Ros T, Prato M, Paolucci F, Rudolf P. Structural and electrochemical characterization of fullerene-based surfaces of C-60 mono-or bis-adducts grafted onto self-assembled monolayers. Carbon 2006; 44(14):3014-3021.
  • Duwez A-S, Cuenot Sp, Jérôme C, Gabriel S, Jérôme R, Rapino S, Zerbetto F. Mechanochemistry: targeted delivery of single molecules. Nature Nanotechnology 2006; 1(2):122-125.
  • Whelan CM, Gatti F, Leigh DA, Rapino S, Zerbetto F, Rudolf P. Adsorption of fumaramide [2] rotaxane and its components on a solid substrate: a coverage-dependent study. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006; 110(34):17076-17081.
  • Cecchet F, Marcaccio M, Margotti M, Paolucci F, Rapino S, Rudolf P. Redox mediation at 11-mercaptoundecanoic acid self-assembled monolayers on gold. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006; 110(5):2241-2248.
  • Cecchet F, Fioravanti G, Marcaccio M, Margotti M, Mattiello L, Paolucci F, Rapino S, Rudolf P. Electrode surface modification by a spirobifluorene derivative. An XPS and electrochemical investigation. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2005; 109(39):18427-18432.
  • Rapino S, Zerbetto F. Modeling the stability and the motion of DNA nucleobases on the gold surface. Langmuir 2005; 21(6):2512-2518.
  • Cecchet F, Rudolf P, Rapino S, Margotti M, Paolucci F, Baggerman J, Brouwer AM, Kay ER, Wong JK, Leigh DA. Structural, electrochemical, and photophysical properties of a molecular shuttle attached to an acid-terminated self-assembled monolayer. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2004; 108(39):15192-15199.