Dormancy

Boothby, T. C., Tapia, H., Brozena, A. H., Piszkiewicz, S., Smith, A. E., Giovannini, I., Rebecchi, L., Pielak, G.J., Koshland, D., & Goldstein, B. (2017). Tardigrades use intrinsically disordered proteins to survive desiccation. Molecular cell65(6), 975-984.

Giovannini, I., Altiero, T., Guidetti, R., & Rebecchi*, L. (2017). Will the Antarctic tardigrade Acutuncus antarcticus be able to withstand environmental stresses due to global climate change? Journal of Experimental Biology, 221, 1-11, jeb-160622. (DOI: 10.1242/jeb.160622)

Savic* A.G., R. Guidetti, A. Turi, A. Pavicevic, I. Giovannini, L. Rebecchi, M. Mojovic. 2015. Superoxide Anion Radical Production in the Tardigrade Paramacrobiotus richtersi, the First Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spin-Trapping Study. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 88(4), 451-454. (DOI: 10.1086/681031)

Rizzo* A. M., T. Altiero, P.A. Corsetto, G. Montorfano, R. Guidetti, L. Rebecchi. 2015. Space Flight Effects on Antioxidant Molecules in Dry Tardigrades: The TARDIKISS Experiment. BioMed Research International. (DOI: 10.1155/2015/167642)

Rebecchi, L. (2013). Dry up and survive: the role of antioxidant defences in anhydrobiotic organisms. Journal of Limnology72(1s), 8.

Bonifacio A.*, R. Guidetti, T. Altiero, V. Sergo, L. Rebecchi. 2012. Nature, Source and Function of Pigments in Tardigrades: In Vivo Raman Imaging of Carotenoids in Echiniscus blumi. Plos One 7(11), e50162.

Vukich M*., P. L. Ganga. D. Cavalieri et al. 2012. BIOKIS: A Model Payload for Multidisciplinary Experiments in Microgravity. Microgravity Science and Technology, DOI 10.1007/s12217-012-9309-6.

Guidetti R.*, A.M. Rizzo, T. Altiero, & L. Rebecchi. 2012. What can we learn from the toughest animals of the Earth? Waterbears (tardigrades) as multicellular model organisms in order to perform scientific preparations for lunar exploration. Planetary and Space Science, 74: 97-102.

Altiero, T.* R. Guidetti, D. Boschini, L. Rebecchi. 2012 Heat shock protein in encysted and anhydrobiotic eutardigrades. Journal of Limnology 71: 211-215.

Cesari, M., Altiero, T., & Rebecchi, L. 2012. Identification of the trehalose-6-phosphate synthase (tps) gene in desiccation tolerant and intolerant tardigrades. Italian journal of zoology79(4), 530-540.

Guidetti R.*, T. Altiero, L. Rebecchi. 2011. On dormancy strategies in tardigrades. Journal of Insect Physiology 57: 567–576.

Guidetti R.*, T. Altiero, R. Bertolani, P. Grazioso, L. Rebecchi. 2011. Survival of freezing by hydrated tardigrades inhabiting terrestrial and freshwater habitats. Zoology, 114: 123–128.

Rebecchi L.*, T. Altiero, M. Cesari, R. Bertolani, A.M. Rizzo, P. Corsetto, R Guidetti. 2011. Resistance of the anhydrobiotic eutardigrade Paramacrobiotus richtersi to space flight (LIFE–TARSE mission on FOTON-M3). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 49: 98-103.

Altiero T.*, R. Guidetti, V. Caselli, M. Cesari, L. Rebecchi. 2011. Ultraviolet-B radiation tolerance in hydrated and desiccated eutardigrades. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 49: 104-110.

Rizzo A.M.*, M. Negroni, T. Altiero, G. Montorfano, P. Corsetto, P. Berselli, B. Berra, R. Guidetti, L. Rebecchi. 2010. Antioxidant defences in hydrated and desiccated states of the tardigrade Paramacrobiotus richtersi. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B 156: 115–121.

Rebecchi L.*, T. Altiero, R. Guidetti, M. Cesari, R. Bertolani, M. Negroni, A.M. Rizzo. 2009. Tardigrade Resistance to Space Effects: First Results of Experiments on the LIFE-TARSE Mission on FOTON-M3 (September 2007). Astrobiology, 9: 851-591.

Rebecchi L.*, M. Cesari, T. Altiero, A. Frigieri, R. Guidetti. 2009. Survival and DNA degradation in anhydrobiotic tardigrades. Journal of Experimental Biology. 212: 4033-4039.

Rebecchi L*., D. Boschini, M. Cesari, V. Lencioni, R. Bertolani, R. Guidetti. 2009. Stress response of a boreo-alpine species of tardigrade, Borealibius zetlandicus (Eutardigrada, Hypsibiidae). Journal of Limnology, 68: 64-70.

Guidetti R.* , D. Boschini, T. Altiero, R. Bertolani, L. Rebecchi. 2008. Diapause in tardigrades: a study of factors involved in encystment. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211: 2296-2302.

Rebecchi L*, T. Altiero, R. Guidetti. 2007 Anhydrobiosis: the extreme limit of desiccation tolerance. ISJ- Invertebrate Survival Journal, 4: 65-81.

Rebecchi L.*, R. Guidetti, S. Borsari, T. Altiero, R. Bertolani. 2006. Dynamics of long-term anhydrobiotic survival of lichen-dwelling tardigrades. Hydrobiologia, 558: 23-30.

Guidetti R.*, D. Boschini, L. Rebecchi, R. Bertolani. 2006. Encystment processes and “Matrioshka-like stage” cyst in a moss-dwelling and in a limnic species of eutardigrades (Tardigrada). Hydrobiologia, 558: 9-21.

Guidetti R.*, R. Bertolani. 2005. Tardigrade taxonomy: an updated check list of the taxa and a list of characters used in their identification. Zootaxa 845: 1-46.

Bertolani R.*, R. Guidetti, K.I. Jönsson, T. Altiero, D. Boschini, L. Rebecchi. 2004. Experiences on dormancy in tardigrades. Journal of Limnology, 63: 16-25.

Guidetti R.*, K.I. Jönsson. 2002. Long-term anhydrobiotic survival in semi-terrestrial micrometazoans. Journal of Zoology, 257: 181-187

Jönsson K.I.*, R. Guidetti. 2001. Effects of methyl bromide fumigation on anhydrobiotic micrometazoans. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 50: 72-75.