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  • Capo E, Giguet-Covex C, Rouillard A, Nota K, Heintzman PD, Vuillemin A, Ariztegui D, Arnaud F, Belle S, Bertilsson S, Bigler C, Bindler R. Brown AG, Clarke CL, Crump SE, Debroas D, Englund G, Ficetola GF, Garner RE, Gauthier J, Gregory-Eaves I, Heinecke L, Herzschuh U, Ibrahim A, Kisand V, Kjær KH, Lammers Y, Littlefair J, Messager E, Monchamp ME, Olajos F, Orsi W, Pedersen MW, Rijal DP, Rydberg J, Spanbauer T, Stoof-Leichsenring K, Taberlet P, Talas L, Thomas C, Walsh D, Wang Y, Willerslev E, van Woerkom A, Zimmermann H, Coolen MJL, Epp LS, Domaizon I, Alsos IA, Parducci L. Lake sedimentary DNA research on past aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity: Overview and recommendations, Quaternary.


    • Parducci L.Ancient DNA from lakes: insights into plant response to past climate changes, PAGES Magazine, 28 (1) doi
  • Parducci L. [Review of the book Environmental DNA: For Biodiversity Research and Monitoring, by P. Taberlet, A. Bonin, L Zinger and E. Coissac] The Holocene, 30 (1) 197–198 doi


  • Parducci L. Quaternary DNA: an interdisciplinary research field. Milankovitch Reviews, Quaternary, 2(4), 37.
  • Mahmoudi Shamsabad M, Assadi M, Parducci L. Phylogeography and population genetics of Acanthophyllum squarrosum complex (Caryophyllaceae) in the Irano-Turanian region. Systematics & Biodiversity, 17, 4, 412-421 doi
  • Parducci L, Alsos Greve I, Unneberg P, Pedersen Winther M, Han L, Lammers Y, Salonen S,  Väliranta M, Slotte T, Wohlfarth B. Shotgun sequencing ancient DNA from Lateglacial lake sediment from southern  Sweden. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution- Paleoecology, 7, 189.


  • Mahmoudi Shamsabad M, Assadi M, Parducci L. Impact of climate change implies the northward shift in distribution of the Irano-Turanian subalpine species complex Acanthophyllum squarrosum. J Asian-Pacific Biodiversity, 11, 4, 566-57.
  • Parducci L, Nota K, Wood J. Reconstructing Past Vegetation Communities Using Ancient DNA from Lake Sediments. In: Lindqvist C., Rajora O. (eds) Paleogenomics. Population Genomics. Springer, Cham link
  • Ahmed E, Parducci L, Ågren R, Unneberg P, Schenk F, Rattray J, Han L, Yamoah KA, Muschitiello F, Pedersen MW, Smittenberg RH, Slotte T, Wohlfarth B. Archaea community changes in Lateglacial lake sediments: evidence from ancient DNA. Quaternary Science Review, 181, 19e29 pdf.


  • Lendvay B,Hartmann M, Brodbeck S, Nievergelt D, Reinig F, Zoller S. Parducci L, Gugerli F, Büntgen U, Sperisen C. Improved recovery of ancient DNA from subfossil wood – application to the world’s oldest Late Glacial pine forest. New Phytology,10.1111/nph.14935 pdf
  • Parducci L, Bennett KD. The real significance of ancient DNA. American Journal of Botany pdf
  • Parducci L, Bennett KD, Wood JR, SuyamaY, Ficetola MF, Alsos IG, Winther Pedersen M. Ancient plant DNA in lake sediments. Tansley review, New Phytologist, 10.1111/nph.14935, pdf
  • Ribeiro MM, Piotti A, Ricardo A, Gaspar D, Costa R, Parducci L, Vendramin GG. Genetic diversity and divergence at the Arbutus unedo L. (Ericaceae) westernmost distribution limit. PlosOne,

    12(4): e0175239, pdf


  • Tsuda Y , Chen J, Stocks M, Källman M , Sønstebø JH , Parducci L, Semerikov V, Sperisen C, Politov D, Ronkainen T, Väliranta M, Vendramin GG,Tollefsrud MM, Martin Lascoux M. The extent and meaning of hybridization and introgression between Siberian spruce (Picea obovata) and Norway spruce (P. abies): cryptic refugia as stepping stones to the west?  Molecular Ecology pdf

  • Georgolopoulos G, Parducci L, Drouzas, A.  A short phylogenetically informative cpDNA fragment for the identification of Pinus species. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology pdf

  • Parducci, L. & Tollefsrud, MM. Gran och tall kan ha överlevt i Skandinavien under istiden [Glacial survival  of pine and spruce in northern Scandinavia]. Svensk Botaniska Tidskrift pdf



  • Bella E, Liepelt, S, Parducci L, Drouzas, A.  Genetic insights into the hybrid origin of Abies x borisii-regis Mattf. Plant Systematics and Evolution pdf
  • Källman T , De Mita S, Larsson H, Gyllenstrand N, Heuertz M, Parducci L, Suyama Y, Lagercrantz U, Lascoux M. Patterns of nucleotide diversity at photoperiod related genes in Norway Spruce [Picea abies (L.) Karst]. PlosOne pdf


  • Parducci L, Matetovici I, Fontana SL, Bennett KD, Suyama Y, Haile J, Kjær KH,  Krog Larsen N, Drouzas AD, Willerslev E.  Molecular and pollen-based vegetation analysis in lake sediments from central Scandinavia. Molecular Ecology. 


  • Parducci L, Jørgensen T, Tollefsrud MM, Elverland E,  Alm T, Fontana SL, Bennett KD, Haile J, Matetovici I, Suyama Y, Edwards ME, Andersen K, Rasmussen M, Boessenkool S, Coissac E, Brochmann C, Taberlet P, Houmark-Nielsen M, Krog Larsen N, Orlando L, Gilbert MTP, Kjær KH, Greve Alsos I, Willerslev E.  Glacial Survival of Boreal Trees in Northern Scandinavia. Science pdf
  • Parducci L, Edwards ME, Bennett KD, Alm T, Elverland E, Tollefsrud MM, Jørgensen T, Houmark-Nielsen M, Krog Larsen N, Kjær KH, Fontana SL, Greve Alsos I, Willerslev E.  Response to Comment on ‘Glacial survival of boreal trees in northern Scandinavia. Science pdf

2011 and before

  • Magyari EK, Major A, Bálint M, Nédli J, Braun M, Rácz I, Parducci L (2011) Population dynamics and genetic changes of Picea abies in the South Carpathians inferred from pollen and ancient DNA analyses. BMC Evolutionary Biology pdf 
  • Parducci L, Suyama Y (2010) Single-pollen genotyping of Holocene lake sediments; pp. 101-109. In: Single-pollen genotyping. Yuji Isagi & Yoshihisa Suyama (ed) 123 pp. Springer, Tokyo, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, link
  • Suyama Y, Gunnarsson U, Parducci L (2008) Analysis of short DNA fragments from Holocene peat moss samples. The Holocene pdf
  • MacDonald GM, Bennett KD, Jackson ST, Parducci L, Smith FA, Smol JP, Willis KJ (2008) Frontiers in Cenozoic paleobiogeographic research. Progress in Physical Geography pdf
  • Parducci L, Bennett KD (2010) Ancient DNA studies in plant populations in: Molecular markers, PCR, bioinformatics and ancient DNA-technology, troubleshooting and applications. Gabriel Dorado (ed), Cordoba University, Spain. ISBN 978-84-691-5272-0.
  • Bennett KD, Parducci L (2006) DNA from pollen: principles and potential. The Holocene pdf
  • Parducci L, Suyama Y, Lascoux M, Bennett KD (2005) Ancient DNA from pollen: a genetic record of plant population history. Molecolar Ecology pdf
  • Parducci L, Bennett KD (2005) Ancient DNA research. Bioscience-Explained pdf
  • Gugerli F, Parducci L, Petit RJ (2005) Ancient plant DNA – review and prospects. New Phytologist pdf
  • Parducci L, Petit RJ (2004) Ancient DNA – unlocking plants’ fossil secrets. New Phytologist pdf
  • Parducci L, Szmidt AE, Ribeiro MM, Drouzas AD (2001) Taxonomic position and origin of the endemic Sicilian fir Abies nebrodensis (Lojac.) Mattei based on allozyme analysis. Forest Genetics pdf
  • Parani M, Rajesh K, Lakshmi M, Parducci L, Szmidt AE, Parida A (2001) Species identification in seven small millet species using PCR-RFLP of trnS-psbC gene region. Genome pdf
  • Parducci L, Szmidt A, Madaghiele A, Anzidei M, Vendramin GG. (2001) Genetic variation at chloroplast microsatellites (cpSSR) in Abies nebrodensis (Lojac.) Mattei and three neighbouring Abies species. Theoretical and Appied Genetics pdf
  • Parducci L, Szmidt AE. (1999) PCR-RFLP analysis of cpDNA in the genus Abies. Theoretical and Appied Genetics pdf
  • Parducci L, Szmidt AE, Villani F, Wang XR, Cherubini M (1996) Genetic variation of Abies alba in Italy. Hereditas pdf
  • Giannini R, Parducci L, Rossi P, Villani F (1996) Genetic structure and mating system of silver fir in the Campolino reserve (north Apennines). Journal of Genetics and Breeding 48, 335-338.


Laura Parducci, PhD

Associate Professor 

Department of Evironmental Biology 

Sapienza University of Rome

Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy