Adamiano, A., Lesci, I.G., Fabbri, D., Roveri, N.

Adsorption of bovine serum albumin onto synthetic Fe-doped geomimetic chrysotile

(2015) Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12 (107), art. no. 20150186, .

Pierini, F., Lanzi, M., Lesci, I.G., Roveri, N.

Comparison between inorganic geomimetic chrysotile and multiwalled carbon nanotubes in the preparation of one-dimensional conducting polymer nanocomposites

(2015) Fibers and Polymers, 16 (2), pp. 426-433.

Lesci, I.G., Balducci, G., Pierini, F., Soavi, F., Roveri, N.

Surface features and thermal stability of mesoporous Fe doped geoinspired synthetic chrysotile nanotubes

(2014) Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 197, pp. 8-16.

Monguzzi, A., Lesci, I.G., Capitani, G.C., Santo, N., Roveri, N., Campione, M.

Mineral-organic hybrid nanotubes as highly sensitive solid state optical chemical sensors

(2014) Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16 (6), pp. 2491-2498.

Turci, F., Tomatis, M., Lesci, I.G., Roveri, N., Fubini, B.

The iron-related molecular toxicity mechanism of synthetic asbestos nanofibres: A model study for high-aspect-ratio nanoparticles

(2011) Chemistry – A European Journal, 17 (1), 350-358.

Pierini, F., Foresti, E., Fracasso, G., Lesci, I.G., Roveri, N.

Potential technological applications of synthetic geomimetic nanotubes

(2010) Israel Journal of Chemistry, 50 (4), 484-499.

Idrossiapatite per materiali biomimetici


Ciocca, L., Lesci, I.G., Mezini, O., Parrilli, A., Ragazzini, S., Rinnovati, R., Romagnoli, N., Roveri, N., Scotti, R.

Customized hybrid biomimetic hydroxyapatite scaffold for bone tissue regeneration

(2016) Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part B Applied Biomaterials.

Lesci, I.G., Ciocca, L., Mezini, O., Roveri, N.

Synthetic biomimetic HA composite scaffolds for the bone regenerative medicine using CAD-CAM technology

(2015) Key Engineering Materials, 672, pp. 235-246.

Ciocca, L., Donati, D., Lesci, I.G., Dozza, B., Duchi, S., Mezini, O., Spadari, A., Romagnoli, N., Scotti, R., Roveri, N.

Custom-made novel biomimetic composite scaffolds for the bone regenerative medicine

(2014) Materials Letters, 136, pp. 393-396.

Lesci, I.G., Ciocca, L., Dozza, B., Lucarelli, E., Squarzoni, S., Donati, D., Roveri, N.

Innovative composite HA scaffold rapid prototyping for bone reconstruction: An in-vitro pilot study

(2014) Key Engineering Materials, 583, pp. 56-63.

Lelli, M., Putignano, A., Marchetti, M., Foltran, I., Mangani, F., Procaccini, M., Roveri, N., Orsini, G.

Remineralisation and repair of enamel surface by biomimetic Zn-carbonate hydroxyapatite containing toothpaste: A comparative in vivo study

(2014) Frontiers in Physiology, 5 AUG, art. no. Article 333.

Lelli, M., Marchisio, O., Foltran, I., Genovesi, A., Montebugnoli, G., Marcaccio, M., Covani, U., Roveri, N.

Different corrosive effects on hydroxyapatite nanocrystals and amine fluoride-based mouthwashes on dental titanium brackets: A comparative in vitro study

(2013) International Journal of Nanomedicine, 8, pp. 307-314.

Bolis, V., Busco, C., Martra, G., Bertinetti, L., Sakhno, Y., Ugliengo, P., Chiatti, F., Corno, M., Roveri, N.

Coordination chemistry of Ca sites at the surface of nanosized hydroxyapatite: Interaction with H 2O and CO

(2012) Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370 (1963), pp. 1313-1336.

Iafisco, M., Foltran, I., Sabbatini, S., Tosi, G., Roveri, N.

Electrospun nanostructured fibers of collagen-biomimetic apatite on titanium alloy

(2012) Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications, 2012, art. no. 123953.

Iafisco, M., Bosco, R., Leeuwenburgh, S.C.G., Van Den Beucken, J.J.J.P., Jansen, J.A., Prat, M., Roveri, N.

Electrostatic spray deposition of biomimetic nanocrystalline apatite coatings onto titanium.

(2012) Advanced Engineering Materials, 14 (3).

Battistella, E., Mele, S., Foltran, I., Lesci, I.G., Roveri, N., Sabatino, P., Rimondini, L.

Cuttlefish bone scaffold for tissue engineering: A novel hydrothermal transformation, chemical-physical, and biological characterization

(2012) Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Functional Materials, 10 (2), 99-106.

Iafisco, M., Foltran, I., Di Foggia, M., Bonora, S., Roveri, N.

Calorimetric and Raman investigation of cow’s milk lactoferrin

(2011) Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 103 (1), pp. 41-47.

Iafisco, M., Delgado-Lõpez, J.M., Gõmez-Morales, J., Hernández-Hernández, M.A., Rodríguez-Ruiz, I., Roveri, N.

Formation of calcium phosphates by vapour diffusion in highly concentrated ionic micro-droplets

(2011) Crystal Research and Technology, 46 (8), pp. 841-846.

Roveri, N., Iafisco, M.

Evolving application of biomimetic nanostructured hydroxyapatite

(2010) Nanotechnology, Science and Applications, 3 (1), pp. 107-125.

Sakhno, Y., Bertinetti, L., Martra, G., Coluccia, S., Tampieri, A., Roveri, N.

Properties of amorphous and crystalline surfaces of nano-hydroxyapatites

(2010) Functional Materials, 17 (1), 28-32.

Iafisco, M., Varoni, E., Battistella, E., Pietronave, S., Prat, M., Roveri, N., Rimondini, L.

The cooperative effect of size and crystallinity degree on the resorption of biomimetic hydroxyapatite for soft tissue augmentation

(2010) International Journal of Artificial Organs, 33 (11), 765-774.

Iafisco, M., Sabatino, P., Lesci, I.G., Prat, M., Rimondini, L., Roveri, N.

Conformational modifications of serum albumins adsorbed on different kinds of biomimetic hydroxyapatite nanocrystals

(2010) Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 81 (1), 274-284.

Lelli, M., Foltran, I., Foresti, E., Martinez-Fernandez, J., Torres-Raya, C., Varela-Feria, F.M., Roveri, N.

Biomorphic silicon carbide coated with an electrodeposition of nanostructured hydroxyapatite/collagen as biomimetic bone filler and scaffold

(2010) Advanced Engineering Materials, 12 (8).

Elisa, B., Silvia, M., Pietronave, S., Foltran, I., Lesci, G.I., Foresti, E., Roveri, N., Rimondini, L.

Transformed cuttlefish bone scaffolds for bone tissue engineering

(2010) Advanced Materials Research, 89-91, pp. 47-52.

Idrossiapatite nanocarrier


Benedetti, M., De Castro, F., Romano, A., Migoni, D., Piccinni, B., Verri, T., Lelli, M., Roveri, N., Fanizzi, F.P.

Adsorption of the cis-[Pt(NH3)2(P2O7)]2- (phosphaplatin) on hydroxyapatite nanocrystals as a smart way to selectively release activated cis-[Pt(NH3)2Cl2] (cisplatin) in tumor tissues

(2016) Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 157, pp. 73-79.

Benedetti, M., Antonucci, D., De Castro, F., Girelli, C.R., Lelli, M., Roveri, N., Fanizzi, F.P.

Metalated nucleotide chemisorption on hydroxyapatite

(2015) Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 153, pp. 279-283.

Nocerino, N., Fulgione, A., Iannaccone, M., Tomasetta, L., Ianniello, F., Martora, F., Lelli, M., Roveri, N., Capuano, F., Capparelli, R.

Biological activity of lactoferrin-functionalized biomimetic hydroxyapatite nanocrystals

(2014) International Journal of Nanomedicine, 9 (1), pp. 1175-1184.

Roveri, N., Iafisco, M.

Biomimetic Nanostructured Apatitic Matrices for Drug Delivery

(2012) Biomimetic Approaches for Biomaterials Development, pp. 381-416.

Titanio biossido


M. Marchetti E. D’Amen, E. Foresti, G. Fracasso, I.G. Lesci, F. Rinaldi, N. Roveri

High Bactericidal efficiency of TiO2 Photocatalytic microcrystals,

BioMet11 – 11th Workshop on PharmacoBioMetallics,
San Benedetto del Tronto (AP), 28-30 ottobre 2011

M. Marchetti C. Bianchi, E. Foresti, M. Lelli, I.G. Lesci, F. Rinaldi, A. Naldoni, F. Pierini, N. Roveri

Highly Reactive Photocatalyst Anatase nanoparticles synthetized by hydrothermanl reaction,