I am co-author of 92 publications and 5 patents. I just put here those on gold(I) catalysis and peptidomimetics of the last few years:


Lorenzo Sernissi, Luciano Ricci, Dina Scarpi,  Francesca Bianchini, Daniela Arosio, Alessandro Contini and Ernesto G. Occhiato, “Stereodivergent synthesis of 5-aminopipecolic acids and application in the preparation of a cyclic RGD peptidomimetic as a nanomolar αVβ3 integrin ligand”, Org. Biomol. Chem 2018,16, 3402.


Luciano Ricci, Lorenzo Sernissi, Dina Scarpi, Francesca Bianchini, Alessandro Contini, Ernesto G. Occhiato, “Synthesis and conformational analysis of peptides embodying 2,3-methanopipecolic acids”, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017,15, 6826.


Dina Scarpi, Cristina Faggi, Ernesto G. Occhiato “Total synthesis of Bruceolline I”, J. Nat. Prod. 2017, 80, 2384-2388


D. Scarpi, M. Petrović, B. Fiser, En. Gómez-Bengoa, E. G. Occhiato, “Construction of Cyclopenta[b]indol-1-ones by a Tandem Gold(I)-Catalyzed Rearrangement/Nazarov Reaction and Application to the Synthesis of Bruceolline H”, Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3922.


Lorenzo Sernissi, Andrea Trabocchi, Dina Scarpi, Francesca Bianchini, Ernesto G. Occhiato, “Cyclic RGD peptidomimetics containing 4- and 5-aminocyclopropane pipecolic acid (CPA) templates as dual aVb3 and a5b1 integrin ligands” Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2016, 24, 703–711


Dina Scarpi, Stefano Begliomini, Cristina Prandi, Alberto Oppedisano, Annamaria Deagostino, Enrique Gómez-Bengoa, Béla Fiser, and Ernesto G. Occhiato. “Gold-Catalysed Synthesis of Exocyclic Vinylogous Amides and β-Amino Ketones: A Detailed Study on the 5-exo/6-endo-dig Selectivity, Methodology and Scope". Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 3251-3265.


M. Petrovic, D. Scarpi, Enrique Gómez-Bengoa, Béla Fiser, and Ernesto G. Occhiato. "Annulated N-Heterocycles by Tandem Gold(I)-catalyzed [3,3]-Rearrangement/Nazarov Reaction of Propargylic Ester Derivatives: an Experimental and Computational Study". Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 3943-3956.


Lorenzo Sernissi, Martina Petrovic´, Dina Scarpi, Antonio Guarna, Andrea Trabocchi, Francesca Bianchini, Ernesto G. Occhiato “Cyclopropane Pipecolic Acids as Templates for Linear and Cyclic Peptidomimetics: Application in the Synthesis of an Arg-Gly-Asp (RGD)-Containing Peptide as an alphavbeta3 Integrin Ligand” Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 11187 – 11203.


Alberto Oppedisano, Cristina Prandi, Paolo Venturello, Annamaria Deagostino, Giulio Goti, Dina Scarpi, Ernesto G. Occhiato “Synthesis of Vinylogous Amides by Gold(I)-catalyzed Cyclization of N-Boc-protected 6-Alkynyl-3,4-dihydro-2H-pyridines” J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 11007-11016.