Nicola Luigi Bragazzi


Affiliation: University of Genoa
Location: Genova, Italia


  1. Racape M, Bragazzi N, Sivozhelezov V, Danger R, Pechkova E, Duong Van Huyen J, et al. SMILE silencing and PMA activation gene networks in HeLa cells: comparison with kidney transplantation gene networks. J Cell Biochem. 2012;113:1820-32 pubmed publisher
    ..We also show that interestingly SMILE networks contain more feed-forward loop (FFL) motifs and thus SMILE calls for a more fine-tuned genetic regulation. ..
  2. Nicolini C, Bragazzi N, Pechkova E. Nanoproteomics enabling personalized nanomedicine. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2012;64:1522-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Implications for personalized medicine of the above label free protein array using different test genes proteins are reported...
  3. Nicolini C, Bruzzese D, Cambria M, Bragazzi N, Pechkova E. Recombinant laccase: I. Enzyme cloning and characterization. J Cell Biochem. 2013;114:599-605 pubmed publisher
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    Bragazzi N, Pechkova E, Scudieri D, Terencio T, Adami M, Nicolini C. Recombinant laccase: II. Medical biosensor. Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr. 2012;22:197-203 pubmed
    ..8 × 10(7) mol(-1) s(-1), sensitivity of 440 nA/uM, maximum velocity 1706.48 nA/s, and response time less than 5 s. The amperometric and potentiometric measurements were repeated after a month, confirming the stability of the biosensor. ..
  5. Gianfredi V, Bragazzi N, Mahamid M, Bisharat B, Mahroum N, Amital H, et al. Monitoring public interest toward pertussis outbreaks: an extensive Google Trends-based analysis. Public Health. 2018;165:9-15 pubmed publisher
    ..GT could be particularly useful in pertussis surveillance and control, provided that the algorithm is better adjusted and refined at the country level. ..
  6. Owen A, Cossio Bolaños M, Dunlop G, Rouissi M, Chtara M, Bragazzi N, et al. Stability in post-seasonal hematological profiles in response to high-competitive match-play loads within elite top-level European soccer players: implications from a pilot study. Open Access J Sports Med. 2018;9:157-166 pubmed publisher
    ..Regular blood testing could identify the need for both squad rotation and the implementation of interventions to assist in stabilizing transient hematological behaviors in order to optimize performance and sports output. ..
  7. Mahamid M, Mahroum N, Bragazzi N, Shalaata K, Yavne Y, Adawi M, et al. Folate and B12 Levels Correlate with Histological Severity in NASH Patients. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..These findings could have diagnostic and therapeutic implications for patient management and follow-up. ..
  8. Knechtle B, Bragazzi N, König S, Nikolaidis P, Wild S, Rosemann T, et al. The Age in Swimming of Champions in World Championships (1994?2013) and Olympic Games (1992?2012): A Cross-Sectional Data Analysis. Sports (Basel). 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    ..e., 200 m and longer) before they change to shorter distances (i.e., 50 m and 100 m) when they become older (>22 years). ..
  9. Brigo F, Trinka E, Bragazzi N, Nardone R, Milan A, Grillo E. A common reference-based indirect comparison meta-analysis of eslicarbazepine versus lacosamide as add on treatments for focal epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 2016;127:12-18 pubmed publisher
    ..Direct head-to-head clinical trials comparing ESL with LCM as add-on antiepileptic treatment are required to confirm these results. ..

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  1. Bragazzi N, Amicizia D, Panatto D, Tramalloni D, Valle I, Gasparini R. Quartz-Crystal Microbalance (QCM) for Public Health: An Overview of Its Applications. Adv Protein Chem Struct Biol. 2015;101:149-211 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, QCM holds promises in early cancer detection and screening of new antiblastic drugs. Applications for monitoring biohazards, for assuring homeland security, and preventing bioterrorism are also discussed. ..
  2. Bragazzi N, Gasparini R, Amicizia D, Panatto D, Larosa C. Porous Alumina as a Promising Biomaterial for Public Health. Adv Protein Chem Struct Biol. 2015;101:213-29 pubmed publisher
  3. Panatto D, Amicizia D, Bragazzi N, Rizzitelli E, Tramalloni D, Valle I, et al. Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: State of the Art and Future Perspectives. Adv Protein Chem Struct Biol. 2015;101:231-322 pubmed publisher
    ..New, highly immunogenic and effective vaccines can be further developed thanks to computer-aided design and bioinformatics/computational biology. The optimization of combinational therapies is another promising opportunity. ..
  4. Bragazzi N, Briki W, Khabbache H, Rammouz I, Mnadla S, Demaj T, et al. Ramadan fasting and infectious diseases: a systematic review. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2015;9:1186-94 pubmed publisher
  5. Rosselli R, Martini M, Bragazzi N, Watad A. The Public Health Impact of the So-Called "Fluad Effect" on the 2014/2015 Influenza Vaccination Campaign in Italy: Ethical Implications for Health-Care Workers and Health Communication Practitioners. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017;973:125-134 pubmed publisher
    ..Ethical implications for health-care workers and health communication practitioners are also envisaged. ..
  6. Mahroum N, Watad A, Bragazzi N, Amital H, Sharif K, Watad S, et al. On status epilepticus and pins: A systematic content analysis. Epilepsy Behav. 2017;74:130-134 pubmed publisher