1)   Fantin, G.; Fogagnolo, M., Giovannini, P.P.; Medici, A.; Pagnotta, E.;  Pedrini, P. Trincone, A.; “Synthesis of homochiral syn- and anti-a-(hydroxyethyl)-g-butyrolactones via microbial reductions “, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1994, 5, 1631-1634.

2)      Fantin, G.; Fogagnolo, M., Giovannini, P.P.; Medici, A.; Pedrini, P.; Poli, S. " Oxidation with Bacillus stearothermophilus in Heptane ", Tetrahedron Letters,1995,36,441-442.


3)      Fantin, G.; Fogagnolo, M.; Giovannini, P.P., Medici, A.; Pedrini, P. " Combined microbial oxidation and reduction: a new approach to the high-yield synthesis of homochiral unsatured secondary alcohols from racemates ", Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1995, 12,3047-3053.

4)      Medici, A.; Fantin, G.; Fogagnolo, M.; Giovannini, P.P.; Pedrini, P.; Gardini, F.; Lancinotti, R. " Anti-Prelog microbial redduction of prochiral carbonyl compounds " Tetrahedron, 1996, 52, 3547-3552.


5)      Giovannini, P.P.; Hanau, S.; Rippa, M.; Bortolini, O.; Fogagnolo, M.; Medici, A. " Bacillus stearothermophilus Alcohol Dehydrogenase: A new Catalyst to obtain enantiomerically pure bicyclic octen- and hepten-ols and -ones "; Tetrahedron, 1996, 52, 1669-1676.


6)      Giovannini, P. P.; Medici, A.; Bergamini, C. M.; Rippa, M. " Properties of Diacetyl (Acetoin) Reductase from Bacillus stearothermphilus "; Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 1996, 4, 1997-1201.

7)      Bortolini, O.; Fantin, G.; Fogagnolo, M.; Giovannini,P.P.; Guerrini, A.; Medici, A. "An easy approach to the synthesis of optically active vic-diols: a new single-enzyme system"; Journal of Organic Chemistry, 1997, 62, 1854-1856.


8)      Giovannini, P.P.; Rippa, M.; Dallocchio, F.; Teteud, M.; Barret, M.P.; Hanau, S. "The cross-linking by o-phtalaldehyde of the two amino acid residues at the active site of 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase", Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International, 1997, 43, 153-160.


9)      Fogagnolo, M.; Giovannini, P. P.; Guerrini, G.; Medici, A.; Pedrini, P.; Colombi, N. "Homochiral (R)- and (S)-1-Heteroaryl and 1-aryl-2-propanols via microbial redox" , Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1998, 9, 2317-2327.


10)  Rippa, M.; Giovannini, P. P.; Barrett, M. P.; Dallocchio, F.; Hanau, S. “6-Phosphogluconate dehydrogenase: the mechanism of action investigated by a comparison of the enzyme from different species” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1998, 1429, 83-92.


11)  Bianchini, E.; Chinaglia, N.; Dean, M.; Giovannini, P. P.; Medici, A.; Pedrini, P.; Poli, S. "Regiospecific  oxidoreductions catalyzed by a new Pseudomonas paucimobilis Hydroxysterod Dehydrogenase", Tetrahedron, 1999, 55, 1391-1398.


12)  Dondoni, A.; Giovannini, P. P.; Marra, A. “ Convergent synthesis of pyrrolidine-based (1–›6)-and (1–›5)-aza-C-disaccharides “ Tetrahedron Letters, 2000, 41, 6195 – 6199.


13)  Dondoni, A.; Giovannini, P. P.; Marra, A. “A concise C-glycosyl amino acid synthesis by alkenyl C-glycoside-viniyloxazolidine cross-methatesis. Synthesis of glycosyl serine, asparagine snd hydroxynorvaline isosters”, J. Chem Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 2001, 2380-2388.


14)  Dondoni, A.; Giovannini, P. P. Marra, A.; Mizuno, M.; Linear total synthetic routes to b-D-C-(1,6)-linked oligoglucoses and oligogalactoses up to pentoses by iterative Wittig olefination assembly”, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2002, 67, 4186-4199.


15)  Dondoni, A.; Giovannini, P. P. Perrone, D.; “ New synthesis of pyrrolidine homoazasugars via aminohomologation of furanoses and theyr use for the stereoselective synthesis of aza-C-disaccharides”, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2002, 67, 7203-7214.


16)  Dondoni, A.; Giovannini, P. P. “Formyl C-glycoside as precursors to glycosyl nitrile oxides and nitrones”, Synthesis, 2002, 12, 17001-17005.


17)  Dondoni, A.; Giovannini, P. P.; Massi, A. “Assembling heterocycle-tethered C-glycosyl and a-amino acid residues via 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions”, Organic Letters, 2004, 6; 2929-2932.


18)       Dondoni, A.; Giovannini, P. P.; Perrone, D.; Cross-metathesis of C-allyl Iminosugars with alkenyl oxazolidines as a key step in the synthesis of C-iminoglycosyl -amino acids.  A route to iminosugar containing C-glycopeptides”, Journal of Organic Chemistry; 2005; 70; 5508-5518.


19)  Pedrini, P.; Andreotti, E.; Guerrini, A.; Dean, M.; Fantin, G.; Giovannini, P.P.; “Xanthomonas maltophilia CBS 897.97 as a source of new 7b- and 7a-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases and cholylglycine hydrolase: improved biotransformations of bile acids”, Steroids; 2006; 71; 189-198.


20)  Fantin, G.; Giovannini, P.P.; Guerrini, A.; Maietti, S.; Medici, A.; Pedrini, P.;,”Enatioselective Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of bicyclo[3.2.0]hept -2-en-6-one with fungi: optimization of biotransformation and use of TiO2 as support of cell growth” . Biotechnology Letters, 2006; 28; 805-810.


21)  Giovannini, P. P.;  Grandini, A.;  Fantin, G.; Perrone, D.; Pedrini, P.; “7a- and 12a-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases from Acinetobacter calcoaceticus lwoffii: a new integrated chemo-enzymatic route to ursodeoxycholic acid”. Steroids;  2008; 73; 1385-1390.


22)  Giovannini, P. P.; Mantovani, M.; Medici, A.; Pedrini, P. “Production of 2,3-butanediol by Bacillus stearothermophilus: fermentation and metabolic pathway”, Chemical and Engineering Transaction, 2008, 14,  281-286.


23)  Fantin, G.; Fogagnolo, M.;Giovannini, P. P.; “Synthesis and characterization of cyclotriphosphazenes bearing six bile acid arms”. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung, 2009, 64b,  551-554.


24)  Pedrini, P.; Giovannini, P.P.; Mantovani, M.; Andreotti, E.; Colalongo, C. “reduction screening with endophytic fungi: synthesis of homochiral secondary alcohols”. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 2009, 60, 145-150.


25)  Giovannini, P. P.; Pedrini, P.; Venturi, V.; Fantin, G.; Medici, A. “Bacillus stearothermophilus acetylacetoin synthase: a new catalyst for C-C bond formation”. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 2010, 64, 113-117.


26)  Giovannini, P. P.; Mantovani, M.; Grandini, A.; Medici, A.; Pedrini, P. “New acetylacetoin reductases from Bacillus stearothermophilus: meso- and 2R,3R-butanediol as fermentation products”. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 69, 2011, 15-20.


27)  Bortolini, O.; Fantin, G.; Fogagnolo, M.;  Giovannini, P. P.; Massi, A.; Pacifico, S. “Thiazolium-catalyzed intermolecular Stetter reaction of linear and cyclic alkyl a-diketones”. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, DOI: 10.1039/c1ob06480k.


28)  Massi, A.; Cavazzini, A.; Del Zoppo, L.; Pandoli, O.; Costa, V.; Pasti, L.; Giovannini, P. P. “Toward the optimization of continuous-flow aldol and a-amination reactions by means of proline-functionalized silicon packed-bed microreactors”. Tetrahedron Letters 52, 2011, 619–622.


29)  Bortolini, O.; Fantin, G.; Fogagnolo, M.; Giovannini, P. P.; Venturi, V.; Pacifico, S.; Massi, A. “a-Diketones as acyl anion equivalents: a non-enzymatic thiamine-promoted route to aldehyde-ketone coupling in PEG400 as recyclable medium”. Tetrahedron 67, 2011, 8110-8115.


30)  Giovannini, P. P.; Fantin, G.; Massi, A.; Venturi, V.; Pedrini, P. “Enzymatic diastereo- and enantioselective synthesis of a-alkyl-a,b-dihydroxyketones”. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 2011, 9, 8038-8045.