All Publications Before 2015


23) Munzi S., Correia O., Silva P., Lopes N., Freitas C., Branquinho C., Pinho P. 2014. Lichens as ecological indicators in urban areas: beyond the effects of pollutants. Journal of Applied Ecology, 51: 1750-1757. (IF=4.564)

22) Munzi S., Cruz C., Branquinho C., Pinho P., Leith I.D. & Sheppard L.J. 2014. Can ammonia tolerance amongst lichen functional groups be explained by physiological responses? Environmental Pollution, 187: 206-209. (IF=4.143)

21) Munzi S., Triggiani D., Ceccarelli D., Climati E., Tiezzi A., Pisani T., Paoli L. & Loppi S. 2014. Antiproliferative activity of three lichen species belonging to the genus Peltigera. Plant Biosystems, 148(1):  83-87. (IF=1,920)

20) Paoli L., Fiorini E., Munzi S., Sorbo S., Basile A. & Loppi S. 2014. Uptake and acute toxicity of cerium in the lichen Xanthoria parietina.Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 104:379–385.(IF=2,762)

19) Paoli L., Munzi S., Pisani T., Guttová A. & Loppi S. 2013. Freezing of air-dried lichens ensures that thalli remain healthy for later physiological measurements.Plant Biosystems, 147(1): 141–144. (IF=1.912)

18) Munzi S., Branquinho C., Cruz C. & Loppi S. 2013. Nitrogen tolerance in the lichen Xanthoria parietina: the sensitive side of a resistant species. Functional Plant Biology, 40(3): 237-243. (IF=2.471)

17) Paoli L., Fiorini E., Munzi S., Sorbo S., Basile A. & Loppi S. 2013. Antimony toxicity in the lichen Xanthoria parietina (L.) Th. Fr. Chemosphere, 93: 2269-2275. (IF=3.137)

16) Paoli L., Munzi S., Fiorini E., Gaggi C. & Loppi S. 2013. Influence of angular exposure and proximity to vehicular traffic on the diversity of epiphytic lichens and the bioaccumulation of traffic-related elements. Environmental Science & Pollution Research, 20(1): 250-259. (IF=2.618)

15) Munzi S., Pisani T., Paoli L., Renzi M. & Loppi S. 2013. Effect of nitrogen supply on the C:N balance in the lichen Evernia prunastri (L.) Ach. Turkish Journal of Biology, 37(1): 165-170. (IF=0.914)

14) Basile A., Sorbo S., Pisani T., Paoli S., Munzi S. & Loppi S. 2012. Bioacumulation and ultrastructural effects of Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn in the moss Scorpiurum circinatum (Brid.) Fleisch. & Loeske. Environmental Pollution, 166(1): 208-211. (IF=3.730)

13) Munzi S., Paoli L., Fiorini E. & Loppi S. 2012. Physiological response of the epiphytic lichen Evernia prunastri (L.) Ach. to ecologically relevant nitrogen concentrations. Environmental Pollution, 171(1): 25-29. (IF=3.730)

12) Brunialti G., Frati L., Cristofolini F., Chiarucci A., Giordani P., Loppi S., Benesperi R.,Cristofori A., Critelli P., Di Capua E., Genovesi V., Gottardini E., Innocenti G., Munzi S., Paoli L., Pisani T., Ravera S. & Ferretti M. 2012. Can we compare lichen diversity data? A test with skilled teams.Ecological Indicators, 23(1): 509-516. (IF=2.890)

11) Pisani T., Munzi S., Paoli L., Backor M. & Loppi S. 2011. Physiological effects of arsenic in the lichen Xanthoria parietina (L.) Th. Fr. Chemosphere, 82(7): 963-969. (IF=3.206)

10) Pisani T., Munzi S., Paoli L., Backor M., Kovacik J., Piovar J. & Loppi S. 2011. Physiological effects of mercury in the lichens Cladonia arbuscula subsp. mitis (Sandst.) Ruoss and Peltigera rufescens (Weiss) Humb. Chemosphere, 82(7): 1030-1037. (IF=3.206)

9) Munzi S., Loppi S., Cruz C. & Branquinho C. 2011. Do lichens have "memory" of their native nitrogen environment? Planta, 233(2): 333-342. (IF=3.000)

8) Munzi S., Pisani T., Paoli L. & Loppi S. 2010. Time- and dose-dependency of the effects of nitrogen pollution on lichens. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 73: 1785-1788. (IF=2.762)

7) Paoli L., Pisani T., Munzi S., Gaggi C. & Loppi S. 2010. Influence of sun irradiance and water availability on lichen photosynthetic pigments during a Mediterranean summer. Biologia, 65(5): 776-783. (IF=0.827)

6) Pisani T., Munzi S., Paoli L., Bačkor M. & Loppi S. 2009. Physiological effects of a geothermal element: boron excess in epiphytic lichen Xanthoria parietina (L.) Th. Fr. Chemosphere, 76: 921-926. (IF=3.340)

5) Munzi S., Pisani T. & Loppi S. 2009. The integrity of lichen cell membrane is a suitable parameter for monitoring early biological effects of nitrogen pollution. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 72: 2009-2012. (IF=2.762)

4) Pirintsos S.A., Munzi S., Loppi S. & Kotzabasis K. 2009. Do polyamines alter the sensitivity of lichens to nitrogen stress? Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 72: 1331-1336. (IF=2.762)

3) Munzi S., Pirintsos S.A. & Loppi S. 2009. Chlorophyll degradation and inhibition of polyamine biosynthesis in the lichen Xanthoria parietina under nitrogen stress. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety,72(2):281-285. (IF=2.762)

2) Triggiani D., Ceccarelli D., Tiezzi A., Pisani T., Munzi S., Gaggi C. & Loppi S. 2009. Antiproliferative activity of lichen extracts on murine myeloma cells. Biologia, 64(1): 59-62. (IF=0.827)

1) Munzi S., Ravera S. & Caneva G. 2007. Epiphytic lichens as indicators of environmental quality in Rome. Environmental pollution, 146: 350-358. (IF=4,143)

BOOKS (Author)

2) Branquinho C., Nunes A., Santos-Reis M., Correia, O., Matos, P., Pinho P., Munzi S., Tápia S. 2013. Guia de Campo da Região de Neves Corvo. Uma Mina de Biodiversidade. Coordenação geral de Gama H. & Branquinho C. Lundin mining, Somincor, FCUL. pp 196. ISBN 978-972-97081-2-1

1) Participant, as National expert for lichens, in the volume: Blasi C., Marignani M., Copiz R., Fipaldini M., Del Vico E. (Eds), 2010. Le aree importanti per le piante nelle regioni d’Italia. Progetto Artiser, Roma, 224 pp.