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Maurizio Chiurazzi

Posted by | February 28, 2021


Maurizio Chiurazzi

Job Title:

Senior Researcher


Phone Number:

39 0816132433


Google Scholar Profile



Research Areas:

  • Plant Physiology

Current N-related Projects:


Valkov TV, Rogato A, Alves ML, Sol S, Noguero M, Léran S, Lacombe B, Chiurazzi M (2017) LjNPF8.6 controls the N-fixing nodule activity in Lotus japonicus. Plant Physiology, 175: 1269-1282, DOI:10.1104/pp.17.01187

Valkov TV, Chiurazzi M (2016) An in vitro procedure for phenotypic screening of growth parameters and symbiotic performances in Lotus corniculatus cultivars maintained in different nutritional conditions. Plants, 5(4), 40 doi: 10.3390/plants5040040

Rogato A, Valkov TV, Alves LM, Apone F, Colucci G, Chiurazzi M (2016) Down-regulated Lotus japonicus GCR1 plants exhibit nodulation signalling pathways alteration. Plant Science, 247: 71-82; DOI 10.1016/j.plantsci.2016.03.007

Rogato A, Amato A, Iudicone D, Chiurazzi M, Ferrante MI, Ribera d’Alcala M (2015) The diatom toolkit to handle nitrogen uptake. Marine Genomics, 24: 95-108; DOI 10.1016/j.margen.2015.05.018

D’apuzzo E, Valkov TV, Parlati A, Omrane S, Barbulova A, Sainz MM, Lentini M, Esposito S, Rogato A, Chiurazzi M (2015) PII overexpression in Lotus japonicus affects nodule activity in permissive low nitrogen conditions and increases nodule numbers in high nitrogen treated plants. Molecular and Plant Microbe Interactions, 28: 432-442; DOI 10.1094/MPMI-09-14-0265-R

Lèran S, Varala K, Boyer JC, Chiurazzi M, Crawford N, Daniel-Vedèle F, David L, Dickstein R, Fernandez E, Forde B, Gassmann W, Geiger D, Gojon A, Gong JM, Halkier BA, Harris JM, Hedrich R, Limami AM, Rentsch D, Seo M, Tsay YF, Zhang M, Coruzzi G, Lacombe B (2014) A unified nomenclature of Nitrate Transporter 1/Peptide transporter family members in plants. Trends in Plant Science, 19: 5-9.  DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2013.08.008

Criscuolo G, Valkov TV, Parlati A, Alves ML, Chiurazzi M (2012) Molecular characterization of the Lotus japonicus NRT1/PTR NRT2 families. Plant Cell & Environment, 35: 1567-1581. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2012.02510.x

Rogato A, D’Apuzzo E, Chiurazzi M (2010) The multiple plant response to high ammonium conditions. The Lotus japonicus AMT1;3 protein acts as a putative transceptor. Plant Signaling and behavior. 5: 1584-1586. DOI: 10.4161/psb.5.12.13856

Rogato A, D’Apuzzo E, Barbulova A, Omrane S, Parlati A, Carfagna S, Costa A, Lo Schiavo F, Esposito S, Chiurazzi M (2010) Characterization of a developmental root response caused by external ammonium supply in Lotus japonicus. Plant Physiology : 154: 784-795. 10.1104/pp.110.160309 Impact Factor; 6.235;