Sergio Riva

Director of the Institute
Istituto di Chimica del Riconoscimento Molecolare - ICRM
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - CNR
E-mail: sergio.riva@icrm.cnr.it
Page: http://www.icrm.cnr.it/riva.htm

Fields of interest:

Biocatalysis ; cascade reactions ; laccase ; organic solvents.

Recent publications:

I. Bassanini, J. Krejzovà, W. Panzeri, D. Monti, V. Kren, S. RIVA*
“A sustainable one-pot, two-enzyme synthesis of naturally occurring arylalkyl glucosides”
ChemSusChem, 10: 2040-2045 (2017)

E.E. Ferrandi, A. Previdi, I. Bassanini, S. RIVA, Xu Peng, D. Monti
“Novel thermostable amine transferases from hot spring metagenomes”
Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 101: 4963-4979 (2017)

E. Vavrikova, V. Kren, L. Jezova-Kalachova, M. Biler, B. Chantemargue, M. Pyszkova, S. RIVA, M. Kuzma, K. Valentova, J. Ulrichova, J. Vrba, P. Trouillas, J. Vacek
“Novel Flavonolignan hybrid antioxidants: From enzymatic preparation to molecular rationalization”
Eur. J. Med. Chem., 127: 263-274 (2017)

G. Fumagalli, M.S. Christodoulou, B. Riva, I. Revuelta, C. Marucci, V. Collico, D. Prosperi, S. RIVA, D. Perdicchia, I. Bassanini, A. Garcia-Argaez, L. Dalla Via, D. Passarella
“Self-assembled 4-(1,2-diphenylbut-1-en-1-yl) aniline based nanoparticles: podophyllotoxin and aloin as building blocks”
Org. Biomol. Chem. , 15: 1106-1109  (2017)

I. Bassanini, P. Gavezzotti, D. Monti, J. Kreizova, V. Kren, S. RIVA*
“Laccase-catalyzed dimerization of glycosylated lignols”
Mol. Catal. B-Enzymatic, 134, 295-301(2016)

C. Palumbo, E.E. Ferrandi, C. Marchesi, D. Monti, S. RIVA, R. Psaro, M. Guidotti
“One-pot selective dihydroxylation of limonene combining metal and enzyme catalysis”
Chemistry Select, 1: 1795-1798 (2016)

S. Savino, E.E. Ferrandi, F. Forneris, S. Rovida, S. RIVA, D. Monti, A. Mattevi
“Structural and biochemical insights into 7β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase stereoselectivity”
Proteins, 84: 859-865(2016)

E.E. Ferrandi, C. Marchesi, C. Annovazzi, S. RIVA, D. Monti, R. Wohlgemuth
“Efficient  epoxide hydrolase catalyzed resolutions of (+)-and (-)-cis/ trans-limonene oxides”
ChemCatChem, 7: 3171-3178 (2015)

D. Monti, M.C. Forchin, M. Crotti, F.Parmeggiani, F.G. Gatti, E. Brenna, S. RIVA*
“Cascade coupling of ene-reductases and omega-transaminases for the stereoselective synthesis of diastereomerically enriched amines”
ChemCatChem, 7: 3106-3109  (2015)

P. Gavezzotti, F. Bertacchi, G. Fronza, V. Křen, D. Monti, S. RIVA*
“Laccase-catalyzed dimerization of piceid, a resveratrol glucoside, and its further enzymatic elaboration”
Adv. Synth. Catal., 357: 1831-1839 (2015)