Exposure to virgin and marine incubated microparticles of biodegradable and conventional polymers modulates the hepatopancreas transcriptome of Mytilus galloprovincialis

Journal of Hazardous Materials Volume: 468 Pages: 133819  ISSN: 0304-3894 Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2024.133819 Authors: Giacomo Limonta, Cristina Panti, Maria Cristina Fossi, Francesco Nardi, Matteo Baini Abstract: Biodegradable polymers have been proposed as an alternative to conventional plastics to mitigate the impact of … Read More

Oceanographic and anthropogenic variables driving marine litter distribution in Mediterranean protected areas: Extensive field data supported by forecasting modelling

Science of The Total Environment Volume: 903 Pages: 133819  ISSN: 0048-9697 Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.166266 Authors: Matteo Galli, Matteo Baini, Cristina Panti, Dario Giani, Ilaria Caliani, Tommaso Campani, Massimiliano Rosso, Paola Tepsich, Vanessa Levanti, Federica Laface, Teresa Romeo, Gianfranco Scotti, Francois Galgani, Maria … Read More

Trophic niche influences ingestion of micro- and mesoplastics in pelagic and demersal fish from the Western Mediterranean Sea

Environmental Pollution Volume: 328 Pages: 121632  ISSN: 0269-7491 Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2023.121632 Authors: Dario Giani, Cristina Andolina, Matteo Baini, Cristina Panti, Mariangela Sciandra, Salvatrice Vizzini, Maria Cristina Fossi Abstract: Plastic pollution has been extensively documented in the marine food web, but targeted … Read More

Microplastic occurrence and phthalate ester levels in neuston samples and skin biopsies of filter-feeding megafauna from La Paz Bay (Mexico)

Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume: 192 Pages: 1150806 ISSN: 0025-326X Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2023.115086 Authors: Matteo Galli, Tabata Olavarrieta Garcia, Matteo Baini, Jorge Urbán R, Deni Ramírez-Macías, Lorena Viloria-Gómora, Cristina Panti, Tania Martellini, Alessandra Cincinelli, Maria Cristina Fossi Abstract: The impacts of microplastics on … Read More

Detection of anthropogenic fibres in marine organisms: Knowledge gaps and methodological issues

Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume: 191 Pages: 114949  ISSN: 0025-326X Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2023.114949 Authors: Margherita Concato, Cristina Panti, Matteo Baini, Matteo Galli, Dario Giani, Maria Cristina Fossi Abstract: Most studies examining the occurrence of plastics and microplastics in marine organisms have identified anthropogenic … Read More

Microplastic abundance and biodiversity richness overlap: Identification of sensitive areas in the Western Ionian Sea

Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume: 177 Pages: 113550 ISSN: 0025-326X Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2022.113550 Authors:Matteo Galli, Paola Tepsich, Matteo Baini, Cristina Panti, Massimiliano Rosso, Ariadni Vafeiadou, Martha Pantelidou, Aurélie Moulins, Maria Cristina Fossi Abstract: Plastic pollution in the Mediterranean Sea has been widely reported, but … Read More

Microplastics induce transcriptional changes, immune response and behavioral alterations in adult zebrafish

Scientific reports Article number: 15775 (2019)  Doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52292-5 Abstract: Microplastics have become pervasive environmental pollutants in both freshwater and marine ecosystems. The presence of microplastics have been recorded in the tissues of many wild fish species, and laboratory studies have demonstrated that microplastics … Read More

Microplastics occurrence in edible fish species (Mullus barbatus and Merluccius merluccius) collected in three different geographical sub-areas of the Mediterranean Sea

Marine Pollution Bullettin Volume: 140 Pages: 129-137  ISSN: 0025-326X Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.01.005 Authors: Dario Giani, Matteo Baini, Matteo Galli, Silvia Casini, Maria Cristina Fossi Abstract: The gastrointestinal tracts of 229 demersal fish belonging to two species (Mullus barbatus, Merluccius merluccius) were … Read More