Publications

Articles on international journals

Physical and chemical characteristics of eggs from eight Italian chicken breeds

A. Castillo, S. Salvucci, S. Mancini, A. Serra, A. Cappucci, A. Schiavone, D. Soglia, L. Zaniboni, A. Buccioni, F. Mannelli, C. Castellini, A. Cartoni Mancinelli, M. Cassandro, N. Iaffaldano, F. Cecchi, C. Russo, S. Cerolini, M. Marzoni Fecia di Cossato

Accepted for publication on Italian Journal of Animal Science

Genome-wide mapping of signatures of selection using a high-density array identified candidate genes for growth traits and local adaptation in chickens

S. Mastrangelo, S. Ben-Jemaa, F. Perini, F. Cendron, F. Biscarini, E. Lasagna, M. Penasa, M. Cassandro

Genetics Selection Evolution, 2023, March 23

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Genomics of dwarfism in Italian local chicken breeds

F. Perini, F. Cendron, Z. Wu, N. Sevane, Z. Li, C. Huang, J. Smith, E. Lasagna, M. Cassandro, M. Penasa

Genes, 2023, March 3

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Flow cytometry data on the effect of dimethylacetamide and N-methylacetamide used at different concentrations on the quality of cryopreserved chicken semen

M. Madeddu, L. Zaniboni, S. P. Marelli, S. Comazzi, S. Cerolini

Data in Brief, 2023, January 19

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Characterization of morphological, reproductive, and productive performances of Mugellese breed: an update of knowledge

F. Mannelli, A Franzoni, I. Galigani, V. Nistri, M. Daghio, F. Scicutella, M. Marzoni, S. Minieri, S. Salvucci, S. Cerolini, N. Iaffaldano, A. Schiavone, M. Cassandro, C. Castellini, A. Buccioni

Poultry Science, 2023, January

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Egg quality of Italian local chicken breeds: I. Yield performance and physical characteristics

C. Rizzi, F. Cendron, M. Penasa, M. Cassandro

Animals, 2022, December 30

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Egg quality of Italian local chicken breeds: II. Composition and predictive ability of VIS-Near-Infrared spectroscopy

F. Cendron, S. Currò, C. Rizzi, M. Penasa, M. Cassandro

Animals, 2022, December 25

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Concentration dependent effect of dimethylacetamide and N-methylacetamide on the quality and fertility of cryopreserved chicken semen

L. Zaniboni,  M. Madeddu, F. Mosca, A. Abdel Sayed, S.P. Marelli, M. Di Iorio, N. Iaffaldano, S. Cerolini

Cryobiology, 2022, June

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The effect of semen cryopreservation process on metabolomic profiles of turkey sperm as assessed by NMR analysis

G. Paventi, M. Di Iorio, R. Rusco, A.P. Sobolev, S. Cerolini, E. Antenucci, M. Spano, L. Mannina, N. Iaffaldano

Biology, 2022, April 22

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Morphological Characterization of Two Light Italian Turkey Breeds

S.P. Marelli, L. Zaniboni , M.G. Strillacci, M. Madeddu, S. Cerolini

Animals, 2022, February 24

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Italian Semen Cryobank of Autochthonous Chicken and Turkey Breeds: a Tool for Preserving Genetic Biodiversity

N. Iaffaldano, M. Di Iorio, G. Rusco, E. Antenucci, L. Zaniboni, M. Madeddu, S. Marelli, A. Schiavone, D. Soglia, A. Buccioni, M. Cassandro, C. Castellini, M. Marzoni, S. Cerolini

Italian Journal of Animal Science, 2021, October 27

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Genetic Diversity of 17 Autochthonous Italian Chicken Breeds and Their Extinction Risk Status

D. Soglia, S. Sartore, E. Lasagna, C. Castellini, F. Cendron, F. Perini, M. Cassandro, M. Marzoni, N. Iaffaldano, A. Buccioni, S. Dabbou, A. Castillo, S. Maione, C. Bianchi, M. Profiti, P. Sacchi, S. Cerolini, A. Schiavone

Frontiers in Genetics, 2021, September 14

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Genetic Diversity and Identification of Homozygosity-Rich Genomic Regions in Seven Italian Heritage Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Breeds

F. Bernini, A. Bagnato, S.P. Marelli, L. Zaniboni, S. Cerolini, M.G.Strillacci

Genes, 2021, August 28

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Overview of Native Chicken Breeds in Italy: Small Scale Production and Marketing

A. Franzoni, M. Gariglio, A. Castillo, D. Soglia, S. Sartore, A. Buccioni, F. Mannelli, M. Cassandro, F. Cendron, C. Castellini, A. Cartoni Mancinelli, S. Cerolini, A. Abdel Sayed, N. Iaffaldano, M. Di Iorio, M. Marzoni, S. Salvucci, A. Schiavone

Animals, 2021, February 27

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Overview of Native Chicken Breeds in Italy: Conservation Status and Rearing Systems in Use

A. Castillo, M. Gariglio, A. Franzoni, D. Soglia, S. Sartore, A. Buccioni, F. Mannelli, M. Cassandro, F. Cendron, C. Castellini, A. Cartoni Mancinelli, N. Iaffaldano, M. Di Iorio, M. Marzoni, S. Salvucci, S. Cerolini, L. Zaniboni, A. Schiavone

Animals, 2021, February 12

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Copy Number Variants in Four Italian Turkey Breeds

M.G. Strillacci, S.P. Marelli, R. Milanesi, L. Zaniboni, C. Punturiero, S. Cerolini

Animals, 2021, February 3

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Genome-Wide Analysis Reveals the Patterns of Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of 8 Italian Local Chicken Breeds

F. Cendron, S. Mastrangelo, M. Tolone, F. Perini, E. Lasagna, M. Cassandro

Poultry Science, 2021, February

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Genome-Wide SNP Analysis Reveals the Population Structure and the Conservation Status of 23 Italian Chicken Breeds

F. Cendron, F. Perini, S. Mastrangelo, M. Tolone, A. Criscione, S. Bordonaro, N. Iaffaldano, C. Castellini, M. Marzoni, A. Buccioni, D. Soglia, A. Schiavone, S. Cerolini, E. Lasagna, M. Cassandro

Animals, 2020, August 18

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Validation of the Turkey Semen Cryopreservation by Evaluating the Effect of Two Diluents and the Inseminating Doses

M. Di Iorio, G. Rusco, R. Iampietro, L. Maiuro, A. Schiavone, S. Cerolini, N. Iaffaldano

Animals, 2020, August 1

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Growth Performance Analysis of Two Italian Slow-Growing Chicken Breeds: Bianca di Saluzzo and Bionda Piemontese

D. Soglia, S. Sartore, S. Maione, A. Schiavone, S. Dabbou, J. Nery, L. Zaniboni, S. Marelli, P. Sacchi, R. Rasero

Animals, 2020, June 3

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Finding an Effective Freezing Protocol for Turkey Semen: Benefits of Ficoll as Non-Permeant Cryoprotectant and 1:4 as Dilution Rate

M. Di Iorio, G. Rusco, R. Iampietro, M.A. Colonna, L. Zaniboni, S. Cerolini, N. Iaffaldano

Animals, 2020, March 3

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Congress presentations

Genome-wide detection and analysis of copy number variation in Italian indigenous chicken breeds

F. Cendron, M. Penasa, M. Cassandro

12th European Symposium on Poultry Genetics (ESPG 2023), November 8-10, 2023, Hannover (Germany)

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The TuBAvI project: an example of biodiversity management in Italian local chicken breeds

D. Soglia, F. Perini, N. Stoppani, A. Schiavone, E. Lasagna

39th Conference of the International Society for Animal Genetics (ISAG 2023), July 2-7, 2023, Cape Town (South Africa)

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Bird reactivity and semen production in the Pepoi and Robusta Maculata Italian chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) breeds

S.P. Marelli, M. Madeddu, C. Tognoli, M.G. Mangiagalli, L. Zaniboni, N. Iaffaldano, M. Di Iorio, S. Cerolini

European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, June 26-29, 2023, Prague (Czech Republic)

Abstract accepted for the poster session

Advancement in conservation programs of Italian poultry genetic resources for rural development

S. Cerolini, invited speaker for the session “Chicken Biodiversity”

25th congress of the Animal Production Science Association (ASPA 2023), June 13-16, 2023, Monopoli (BA)

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Copy number variants in 23 Italian local chicken breeds

F. Cendron, M. Cassandro, M. Penasa

25th congress of the Animal Production Science Association (ASPA 2023), June 13-16, 2023, Monopoli (BA)

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Italian semen cryobank of autochthonous chicken breeds: the case study of Siciliana breed

M. Di Iorio, G. Rusco, E. Antenucci, L. Lerza, L. Zaniboni, M. Madeddu, N. Iaffaldano

25th congress of the Animal Production Science Association (ASPA 2023), June 13-16, 2023, Monopoli (BA)

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Phenotypic characterization of semen production and quality in Italian chicken and turkey breeds

M. Di Iorio, N. Iaffaldano, G. Rusco, E. Antenucci, M. Madeddu, L. Zaniboni, S.P. Marelli, S. Cerolini

25th congress of the Animal Production Science Association (ASPA 2023), June 13-16, 2023, Monopoli (BA)

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Egg production traits during ageing in the chicken Italian breed Mericanel della Brianza

M. Madeddu, L. Zaniboni, S.P. Marelli, C. Tognoli, M. Di Iorio, N. Iaffaldano, M.G. Mangiagalli, S. Cerolini

25th congress of the Animal Production Science Association (ASPA 2023), June 13-16, 2023, Monopoli (BA)

Abstract accepted for the poster session

Variability in semen freezability within an Italian chicken breed

M. Madeddu, L. Zaniboni, S.P. Marelli, M. Di Iorio, N. Iaffaldano, M.G. Mangiagalli, S. Cerolini

25th congress of the Animal Production Science Association (ASPA 2023), June 13-16, 2023, Monopoli (BA)

Abstract accepted for the oral presentation

Carcass and meat quality traits of Siciliana chickens, a native Italian breed

S. Tavaniello, N. Iaffaldano, M. Peng, G. Grassi, M. Di Iorio, E. Antenucci, M. Palazzo, G. Maiorano

EAAP Regional Meeting 2023, 26-28 aprile 2023, Nitra (Slovacchia)

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Genomics of dwarfism in Italian local chicken breeds

F. Perini, F. Cendron, Z. Wu, N. Sevane, S. Dunner, J. Smith, E. Lasagna, M. Cassandro, M. Penasa

30th International Symposium Animal Science Days, 21-23 settembre 2022, Zadar (Croazia)

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Evaluation of chemical eggs components in local poultry breeds and development of NIR spectroscopic technique for the prediction of the biochemical composition

F. Cendron, S. Currò, C. Rizzi, M. Cassandro

World’s Poultry Congress, 7-11 agosto 2022, Parigi (Francia)

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Refining genetic structure and relationships of Italian Local Chicken breeds using genome-wide SNP data

F. Cendron, F. Perini, S. Mastrangelo, M. Tolone, A. Criscione, S. Bordonaro, N. Iaffaldano, C. Castellini, M. Marzoni, A. Buccioni, D. Soglia, A. Schiavone, S. Cerolini, E. Lasagna, M. Cassandro

World’s Poultry Summit, August 7-11, 2022, Paris (France)

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Relation between cryoprotectant concentration, sperm functional integrity and fertilizing ability of frozen/thawed chicken sperm

S. Cerolini, M. Madeddu, S.P. Marelli, L. Zaniboni

19th International Congress on Animal Reproduction, June 26-30, 2022, Bologna – Oral presentation within Workshop 7 – Advances in sperm cryopreservation technology for conservation of avian genetic resources

Implementation of the first Italian semen cryobank of autochthonous turkey breeds: preliminary results

N. Iaffaldano, M. Di Iorio, G. Rusco, E. Antenucci, L. Zaniboni, S. Cerolini

24th congress of the Animal Science and Production Association (Associazione per la Scienza e le Produzioni Animali – ASPA 2021), September 21-24, 2021, Padua

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Semen cryopreservation for ex situ management of genetic diversity in chicken: creation of the Italian Avian Cryobank

M. Madeddu, L. Zaniboni, S.P. Marelli, M. Di Iorio, G. Rusco, N. Iaffaldano, S. Cerolini

24th congress of the Animal Science and Production Association (Associazione per la Scienza e le Produzioni Animali – ASPA 2021), September 21-24, 2021, Padua

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Genetic characterization of indigenous poultry breeds of Veneto region

F. Cendron, F. Perini, S. Mastrangelo, E. Lasagna, M. Cassandro

11th European Symposium on Poultry Genetics, October 23-25, 2019, Prague (Czech Republic)

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Morphological assessment of 12 Italian autochthonous chicken breeds

F. Perini, F. Cendron, E. Lasagna, M. Cassandro

11th European Symposium on Poultry Genetics, October 23-25, 2019, Prague (Czech Republic)

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Genetic diversity, productive and reproductive performance in Italian chicken breed Bianca di Saluzzo

S. Sartore, D. Soglia, S. Maione, S. Dabbou, M. Gariglio, P. Sacchi, R. Rasero, C. Mugnai, L. Gasco, F. Gai, A. Schiavone

23rd congress of the Animal Science and Production Association (Associazione per la Scienza e le Produzioni Animali – ASPA 2019), June 11-14, 2019, Sorrento (NA)

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Genetic diversity, productive and reproductive performance in Italian chicken breed Bionda Piemontese

D. Soglia, S. Sartore, S. Maione, M. Gariglio, P. Sacchi, R. Gai, A. Schiavone, S. Dabbou

23rd congress of the Animal Science and Production Association (Associazione per la Scienza e le Produzioni Animali – ASPA 2019), June 11-14, 2019, Sorrento (NA)

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How can the honey improve the post-thaw quality of turkey spermatozoa?

M. Di Iorio, G. Rusco, A. Manchisi, S. Cerolini, N. Iaffaldano

23rd congress of the Animal Science and Production Association (Associazione per la Scienza e le Produzioni Animali – ASPA 2019), June 11-14, 2019, Sorrento (NA)

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Mating strategy base on DNA parentage information in an Italian chicken breed

D. Soglia, S. Sartore, S. Maione, S. Dabbou, P. Sacchi, R. Rasero, C. Mugnai, L. Gasco, F. Gai, A. Schiavone

23rd congress of the Animal Science and Production Association (Associazione per la Scienza e le Produzioni Animali – ASPA 2019), June 11-14, 2019, Sorrento (NA)

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Quality of chicken semen cryopreserved with different N-methylacetamide concentrations combined with trehalose

F. Mosca, A. Abdel Sayed, M.G. Mangiagalli, S. Cerolini, L. Zaniboni

23rd congress of the Animal Science and Production Association (Associazione per la Scienza e le Produzioni Animali – ASPA 2019), June 11-14, 2019, Sorrento (NA)

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Semen freezability in Italian chicken breeds

L. Zaniboni, A. Abdel Sayed, F. Mosca, M. Madeddu, M.G. Mangiagalli, S. Cerolini

23rd congress of the Animal Science and Production Association (Associazione per la Scienza e le Produzioni Animali – ASPA 2019), June 11-14, 2019, Sorrento (NA)

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Artificial insemination of cryopreserved chicken semen: do different concentration doses affect fertility?

S. Cerolini, A. Abdel Sayed, F. Mosca, N. Iaffaldano, L. Zaniboni

Incubation and Fertility Research Group, August 28-30, 2019, Tours (France)

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A mating scheme based on molecular parentage improves growth performance in slow-growing chickens over three generations

D. Soglia, S. Sartore, S. Maione, C. Mugnai , S. Dabbou, P. Sacchi, R. Rasero, L. Gasco, I. Zoccarato, F. Gai, A. Schiavone

XVth European Poultry Conference, September 17-21, 2018, Dubrovnik (Croatia)

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