Published Work

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*Corresponding author(s); †Authors contributed equally.

Alberti lab's publications from independent work

Bugg TDH,* Williamson JJ, Alberti F. (2021) Microbial hosts for metabolic engineering of lignin bioconversion to renewable chemicals. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 152, 111674. doi:

Al-Salihi S,* Alberti F.* (2021) Naturally occurring terpenes: a promising class of organic molecules to address Influenza pandemics. Natural Products and Bioprospecting 11, 405-419. doi:

Alberti F,* Kaleem S, Weaver JA. (2020) Recent developments of tools for genome and metabolome studies in basidiomycete fungi and their application to natural product research. Biology Open 9, bio056010. 

doi: 10.1242/bio.056010.

Kaur D, Alkhder D, Corre C, Alberti F*. (2020) Engineering isoprenoid quinone production in yeast. ACS Synthetic Biology 9 (9), 2239-2245. 

doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.0c00081. The free full-text is available for download at ACS Articles on Request:

Also available as a pre-print in BioRxiv. doi:

Fabrizio's publications from previous work

Paliwal D, Hamilton AJ, Barrett GR, Alberti F, van Emden H, Mauchline TH, Nauen R, Wagstaff C, Bass C*, Jackson RW* (2021) Identification of novel aphid killing bacteria to protect plants. Microbial Biotechnology, in press.

Alberti F, Corre C*. (2019) Editing streptomycete genomes in the CRISPR/Cas9 age. Natural Product Reports 36: 1237-1248.
doi: 10.1039/C8NP00081F

Alberti F*, Leng D, Wilkening I, Tosin M, Song L, Corre C*. (2019) Triggering the expression of a silent gene cluster from genetically intractable bacteria results in scleric acid discovery. Chemical Science 10(2): 453-463.

doi: 10.1039/C8SC03814G

Also available as a pre-print in BioRxivdoi: 10.1101/265645.

Alberti F, Khairudin K, Rodriguez Venegas E, Davies JA, Hayes PM, Willis CL, Bailey AM*, Foster GD* (2017) Heterologous expression reveals the biosynthesis of the antibiotic pleuromutilin and generates bioactive semi-synthetic derivatives. Nature Communications 8: 1831. (Featured in the Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry collection of Nature Communications,


Alberti F*, Foster GD, Bailey AM (2017) Natural products from filamentous fungi and production by heterologous expression. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 101(2): 493-500. 

doi: 10.1007/s00253-016-8034-2

Alberti F* (2016) Current Trends in Natural Products Research from the CBNP10 Symposium at Warwick. Exchanges 4(1): 158-166. 


de Mattos-Shipley K, Ford KL, Alberti F, Banks AM, Bailey AM, Foster GD* (2016) The Good, the Bad and the Tasty: The Many Roles of Mushrooms. Studies in Mycology 85:125-157.

doi: 10.1016/j.simyco.2016.11.002

Bailey AM†, Alberti F†, Kilaru S†, Collins CM†, de Mattos-Shipley K†, Hartley AJ, Hayes PM, Griffin A, Lazarus CM, Cox RJ, Willis CL, O'Dwyer K, Spence D, Foster GD*. (2016) Identification and manipulation of the pleuromutilin gene cluster from Clitopilus passeckerianus for increased rapid antibiotic production. Scientific Reports 6, 25202. 

doi: 10.1038/srep25202

Cipriani G, Bevilacqua D, Terlizzi M, Di Cintio A, Rosato T, Sartori A, Ferrante P, Alberti F, Scortichini M* (2015) Selection of genotypes resistant to or tolerant of Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (PSA) through EMS mutagenesis. Acta Horticulturae 1095, 23. 

doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1095.23