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29. Ihssen J,  Jankowska D, Ramsauer T, Reiss R, Luchsinger R,  WiesliL, Schubert M, Thöny-Meyer L, Faccio* G Engineered Bacillus pumilus laccase-like multi-copper oxidase for enhanced oxidation of the lignin model compound guaiacol Protein Engineering, Design & Selection, 1-5. DOI:

28. Weishaupt R, Siqueira G, Schubert M, Kämpf MM, Zimmermann T, Maniura-Weber K, Faccio* G A Protein-Nanocellulose Paper for Sensing Copper Ions at the Nano- to Micromolar Level, Adv. Funct. Mat., 27(4), 1604291 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201604291

27.  Jankowska D, Bannwarth MB,  Schulenburg C, Faccio G, Maniura-Weber K, Rossi RM, Scherer L, Richter M, Boesel L 2017 Simultaneous detection of pH value and glucose concentrations for wound monitoring, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 87,312–319


26. Vandenbossche* M, Bernard L, Rupper P, Maniura-Weber K, Heuberger M, Faccio G, Hegemann D, Micro-patterned plasma polymer films for bio-sensing, Materials & Design, 114: 123-128.
25. Zare-Eelanjegh E, Bora D, Rupper P, Schrantz K, Thöny-Meyer L, Maniura-Weber K, Richter M, Faccio* G, 2016  Affinity-driven immobilization of proteins to hematite nanoparticles, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8 (31), pp 20432–20439 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b03284
24. Faccio* G†, Schulenburg C†, Jankowska D, Richter* M, 2016, A FRET-based biosensor for the detection of neutrophil elastase, Analyst, 2016,141, 1645-1648
DOI: 10.1039/C5AN01747E, Communication
23. Faccio* G, Bannwarth MB,  Schulenburg C, Steffen V, Jankowska D, Pohl M, Rossi RM, Maniura-Weber K, Boesel L, Richter* M, 2016, Encapsulation of FRET-based glucose and maltose biosensors to develop functionalized silica nanoparticles, Analyst, 2016,141, 3982-3984, DOI: 10.1039/C5AN02573G, Communication

22. Weishaupt R, Siqueira G, Schubert M, Tingaut P, Maniura-Weber K, Zimmermann T, Thöny-Meyer L, Faccio G*, Ihssen J 2015 TEMPO-oxidized nanofibrillated cellulose as a high density carrier for bioactive molecules,  Biomacromolecules 2015, 16, 3640−3650,  DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.5b01100
21. Richter M*, Schulenburg C, Jankowska D, Heck T, Faccio G,  2015, Novel materials through Nature’s catalysts, Materials Today, 18(8):459–467. doi:10.1016/j.mattod.2015.04.002
20. Faccio* G, Senkalla S, Thöny-Meyer L, Richter M 2015 Enzymatic multi-functionalization of microparticles under aqueous neutral conditions, RSC Advances, 2015,5, 22319-22325, doi:10.1039/C5RA00669D
19. Faccio G, Schrantz K, Ihssen J, Boudoire F, Hu Y, Mun BS, Bora DK, Thöny-Meyer L, Braun* A, 2015, Charge transfer between photosynthetic proteins and hematite in bio-hybrid photoelectrodes for solar water splitting cells, Nano Convergence , 2:9  doi:10.1186/s40580-014-0040-4

18. Braun* A, Boudoire F, Bora DK, Faccio G, Hu Y, Kroll A,  Mun BS, Wilson ST, Biological Components and Bioelectronic Interfaces of Water Splitting Photoelectrodes for Solar Hydrogen Production, Chemistry – A European Journal, Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20:1–13, doi: 10.1002/chem.201405123
17. Faccio* G, Kàmpf MM, Piatti C, Thöny-Meyer L, Richter* M 2014 Tyrosinase-catalyzed site-specific immobilization of C-phycocyanin to surface, Scientific Reports 4, Article nr.: 5370, doi:10.1038/srep05370
16. Reiss R, Faccio G, Thöny-Meyer L, Richter* M 2014 Cloning, expression and biochemical characterization of the cholesterol oxidase CgChoA from Chryseobacterium gleum, BMC Biotechnology,14:46 doi:10.1186/1472-6750-14-46
15. Ihssen* J, Braun A, Faccio G, Gajda-Schrantz K, Thöny-Meyer L 2014 Light harvesting proteins for solar fuel generation in bioengineered photoelectrochemical cells, Current Protein & Peptide Science, Special Issue, 15(4):374-384. doi: 10.2174/1389203715666140327105530

14. Nivala O, Mattinen* M-L, Faccio G,  Buchert J,  Kruus K. 2013 Discovery of novel secreted fungal sulfhydryl oxidases with a plate test screen, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, doi: 10.1007/s00253-012-4753-9
13. Faccio* G, Arvas M, Thöny-Meyer L, Saloheimo M. 2013 Experimental and bioinformatic investigation of the proteolytic degradation of the C-terminal domain of a fungal tyrosinase, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 121:37–45, doi:10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2012.12.006

12. Heck T, Faccio G, Richter M, Thöny-Meye*r L. 2012 Enzyme-catalyzed protein crosslinking MINI-REVIEW, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97(2):461-475, doi:10.1007/s00253-012-4569-z
11. Faccio G, Kruus K, Saloheimo M, Thöny-Meyer* L. 2012 Bacterial tyrosinases and their applications REVIEW, Process Biochemistry, 47(12):1749–1760, doi: /10.1016/j.procbio.2012.08.018
10. Kalliola AK, Savolainen A,  Ohra-Aho T,  Faccio G & Tamminen T. 2012 Reducing the content of VOCs of softwood kraft lignins for material applications,  BioResources, 7(3): 2871-2882
9Faccio* G, Flander L, Buchert J, Saloheimo M & Nordlund E.  2012 Sulfhydryl oxidase enhances the effects of ascorbic acid in wheat dough, Journal of Cereal Science, 5(1):37-43, doi:10.1016/j.jcs.2011.10.002

8Faccio* G, Nivala O, Kruus K, Buchert J & Saloheimo M. 2011  Sulfhydryl oxidases: sources, properties, production and applications INVITED MINI-REVIEW, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 91(4):957-66 doi:10.1007/s00253-011-3440-y
7Faccio G. 2011 Discovery of oxidative enzymes for food engineering. Tyrosinase and sulfhydryl oxidase (Academic dissertation),  Espoo 2011. VTT Publications 763. 101 p. + app. 67 p.ISBN 978-951-38-7737-8
6Faccio* G, Kruus K, Buchert J & Saloheimo M. 2011 Production and characterisation of AoSOX2 from Aspergillus oryzae, a novel flavin-dependent sulfhydryl oxidase with good pH and temperature stability, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 90(3):941-949, doi:10.1007/s00253-011-3129-2
5. Monogioudi* E, Faccio G, Lille M, Poutanen K, Buchert J. & Mattinen M. 2011, Effect of enzymatic cross-linking of β-casein on proteolysis by pepsin, Food Hydrocolloids,  25(1):71-81, doi:10.1016/j.foodhyd.2010.05.007

4Faccio* G, Kruus K, Buchert J & Saloheimo M. 2010, Secreted fungal sulfhydryl oxidases: sequence analysis and characterisation of a representative flavin-dependent enzyme from Aspergillus oryzae, BMC Biochemistry, 11(31), doi:10.1186/1471-2091-11-31
3Faccio* G, Kruus K, Buchert J & Saloheimo M. 2010, Secreted fungal sulfhydryl oxidases: sequence analysis and characterisation of a representative flavin-dependent enzyme from Aspergillus oryzae, Young Scientist Forum. FEBS Journal, 277:273–305,  doi: 10.1111/j.1742-4658.2010.07681.x
2Faccio* G, Gasparetti* C, Arvas M., Buchert J, Saloheimo M & Kruus K. 2010, Discovery of a new tyrosinase-like enzyme family lacking a C-terminally processed domain: production and characterization of an Aspergillus oryzae catechol oxidase, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 86(1):212-226, doi: 10.1007/s00253-009-2258-3
1. Buchert* J, ErciliCura D, Ma H, Gasparetti C, Monogioudi E, Faccio G, Mattinen M, Boer H, Partanen R, Selinheimo E, Lantto R & Kruus K. 2010, Crosslinking Food Proteins for Improved Functionality, Annual Review of Food Science and Technology, 1(1):112-128. doi:10.1146/


1.Faccio G, Swiss fight drug-resistant bacteria on many fronts, 20.07.2016

Book chapters

1.Faccio G,  Richter M, Thöny-Meyer L. 2012, Bioprospecting for microbial tyrosinases in Industrial Microbiology: Microbes in Process, In Press,  Hauppage, New York . Editor: Dr. Neelam

Publications where my contribution is acknowledged
1. Wang CS, Stewart RJ. The multipart copolyelectrolyte adhesive of the sandcastle worm, Phragmatopoma Californica (Fewkes): catechol oxidase catalyzed curing through peptidyl-DOPA, Biomacromolecules, 14 (5), pp 1607–1617 2012, doi: 10.1021/bm400251k
2.Caldinelli L, Pedotti M, Motteran L, Molla G, Pollegioni L. FAD binding in glycine oxidase from Bacillus subtilis, Biochimie, 91(11–12):1499–1508

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