Oliana Carnevali


Country: Italy


  1. Annibaldi A, Truzzi C, Carnevali O, Pignalosa P, Api M, Scarponi G, et al. Determination of Hg in Farmed and Wild Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus L.) Muscle. Molecules. 2019;24: pubmed publisher
    ..48 vs. 1.32; HBVSe 11.16 vs. 0.29). These results demonstrate that for Hg, there is a better risk/benefit ratio in farmed T. thynnus. making it safer than wild tuna. ..
  2. Forner Piquer I, Mylonas C, Fakriadis I, Papadaki M, Piscitelli F, Di Marzo V, et al. Effects of diisononyl phthalate (DiNP) on the endocannabinoid and reproductive systems of male gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) during the spawning season. Arch Toxicol. 2019;93:727-741 pubmed publisher
    ..The results clearly suggest a negative effect of DiNP via the diet on the male endocrine system of gilthead sea bream during the reproductive season. ..
  3. Forner Piquer I, Santangeli S, Maradonna F, Rabbito A, Piscitelli F, Habibi H, et al. Disruption of the gonadal endocannabinoid system in zebrafish exposed to diisononyl phthalate. Environ Pollut. 2018;241:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, in zebrafish, exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of DiNP disrupted the ECS and affected reproduction in a gender specific manner. ..
  4. Carnevali O, Santangeli S, Forner Piquer I, Basili D, Maradonna F. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in aquatic environment: what are the risks for fish gametes?. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2018;44:1561-1576 pubmed publisher
  5. Forner Piquer I, Mylonas C, Calduch Giner J, Maradonna F, Gioacchini G, Allarà M, et al. Endocrine disruptors in the diet of male Sparus aurata: Modulation of the endocannabinoid system at the hepatic and central level by Di-isononyl phthalate and Bisphenol A. Environ Int. 2018;119:54-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the novelty of the biomarkers used evidenced possible innovative endpoints for the development of novel OEDCS test guidelines. ..
  6. Maradonna F, Nozzi V, Santangeli S, Traversi I, Gallo P, Fattore E, et al. Xenobiotic-contaminated diets affect hepatic lipid metabolism: Implications for liver steatosis in Sparus aurata juveniles. Aquat Toxicol. 2015;167:257-64 pubmed publisher
    ..The present findings suggest that dietary xenobiotic contamination can give rise to metabolic disorders also in fish and highlight the potential for their vertical transfer through the trophic levels and ultimately to humans. ..
  7. Forner Piquer I, Santangeli S, Maradonna F, Verde R, Piscitelli F, Di Marzo V, et al. Role of Bisphenol A on the Endocannabinoid System at central and peripheral levels: Effects on adult female zebrafish. Chemosphere. 2018;205:118-125 pubmed publisher
  8. Vílchez M, Santangeli S, Maradonna F, Gioacchini G, Verdenelli C, Gallego V, et al. Effect of the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus on the expression of genes involved in European eel spermatogenesis. Theriogenology. 2015;84:1321-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The changes observed by transcriptomic analysis and the sperm parameters suggest that a treatment with L rhamnosus at 10(5) CFU/mL for 2 weeks could improve spermatogenesis process in Anguilla anguilla. ..
  9. Giorgia G, Elia C, Andrea P, Cinzia C, Stefania S, Ana R, et al. Effects of Lactogen 13, a New Probiotic Preparation, on Gut Microbiota and Endocrine Signals Controlling Growth and Appetite of Oreochromis niloticus Juveniles. Microb Ecol. 2018;76:1063-1074 pubmed publisher
    ..These results support the hypothesis that gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota changes due to probiotic administration modulate growth and appetite control, activating the endocrine system of tilapia larvae. ..

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  1. Santangeli S, Notarstefano V, Maradonna F, Giorgini E, Gioacchini G, Forner Piquer I, et al. Effects of diethylene glycol dibenzoate and Bisphenol A on the lipid metabolism of Danio rerio. Sci Total Environ. 2018;636:641-655 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings provide a support for the hypothesis that BPA and DGB may be among the environmental contaminants with obesogenic property. ..
  2. Candelma M, Valle L, Colella S, Santojanni A, Carnevali O. Cloning, characterization, and molecular expression of gonadotropin receptors in European hake (Merluccius merluccius), a multiple-spawning species. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2018;44:895-910 pubmed publisher
    ..All these data allow to increase the knowledge on reproductive physiology of an important socioeconomical species and it seeks to shed more light on the role of the receptors here studied during gametogenesis of multiple-spawning fish. ..
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    Candelma M, Fontaine R, Colella S, Santojanni A, Weltzien F, Carnevali O. Gonadotropin characterization, localization and expression in the European hake (Merluccius merluccius). Reproduction. 2017;153:123-132 pubmed
  4. Api M, Bonfanti E, Lombardo F, Pignalosa P, Hardiman G, Carnevali O. Effects of age on growth in Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018;265:64-70 pubmed publisher
    ..These results are useful in expanding basic knowledge about the metabolic system of ABFT and provide new knowledge for the aquaculture industry. ..
  5. Santangeli S, Maradonna F, Olivotto I, Piccinetti C, Gioacchini G, Carnevali O. Effects of BPA on female reproductive function: The involvement of epigenetic mechanism. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2017;245:122-126 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize the effects of BPA on adult female reproduction with focus on epigenetic changes that can be heritable. ..
  6. Nozzi V, Strofaldi S, Piquer I, Di Crescenzo D, Olivotto I, Carnevali O. Amyloodinum ocellatum in Dicentrarchus labrax: Study of infection in salt water and freshwater aquaponics. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;57:179-185 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in freshwater reared fish, a modification of lipid metabolism was observed through a reduction in PPAR? gene expression and hepatic lipid content. ..
  7. Miccoli A, Dalla Valle L, Carnevali O. The maternal control in the embryonic development of zebrafish. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2017;245:55-68 pubmed publisher
  8. Falcinelli S, Rodiles A, Hatef A, Picchietti S, Cossignani L, Merrifield D, et al. Dietary lipid content reorganizes gut microbiota and probiotic L. rhamnosus attenuates obesity and enhances catabolic hormonal milieu in zebrafish. Sci Rep. 2017;7:5512 pubmed publisher
  9. Renaud L, Silveira W, Hazard E, Simpson J, Falcinelli S, Chung D, et al. The Plasticizer Bisphenol A Perturbs the Hepatic Epigenome: A Systems Level Analysis of the miRNome. Genes (Basel). 2017;8: pubmed publisher
    ..Chronic exposure to BPA has a significant impact on the liver miRNome and transcriptome in adult zebrafish with the potential to cause adverse health outcomes including cancer. ..
  10. Santangeli S, Maradonna F, Zanardini M, Notarstefano V, Gioacchini G, Forner Piquer I, et al. Effects of diisononyl phthalate on Danio rerio reproduction. Environ Pollut. 2017;231:1051-1062 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings provide evidence that exposure to DiNP adversely affect oocytes growth and maturation, leading to abnormal gonadal development and reproduction in zebrafish. ..
  11. Carnevali O, Tosti L, Speciale C, Peng C, Zhu Y, Maradonna F. DEHP impairs zebrafish reproduction by affecting critical factors in oogenesis. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e10201 pubmed publisher
    ..Since there is a significant genetic similarity between D.rerio and humans, the harmful effects observed at oocyte level may be relevant for further molecular studies on humans. ..
  12. Gioacchini G, Rossi G, Carnevali O. Host-probiotic interaction: new insight into the role of the endocannabinoid system by in vivo and ex vivo approaches. Sci Rep. 2017;7:1261 pubmed publisher
    ..The results presented here strengthen the molecular mechanisms activated by probiotic mix controlling immune response and inflammation. ..
  13. Miccoli A, Maradonna F, De Felice A, Caputo Barucchi V, Estonba A, Genangeli M, et al. Detection of endocrine disrupting chemicals and evidence of their effects on the HPG axis of the European anchovy Engraulis encrasicolus. Mar Environ Res. 2017;127:137-147 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results have developed the understanding of the European anchovy's reproductive toxicological risk and our approach could assist the comprehension of the complex dynamics of commercially relevant Teleost species. ..
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    Miccoli A, Olivotto I, De Felice A, Leonori I, Carnevali O. Characterization and transcriptional profiles of Engraulis encrasicolus' GnRH forms. Reproduction. 2016;152:727-739 pubmed
  15. Miccoli A, Leonori I, Estonba A, De Felice A, Piccinetti C, Carnevali O. Clupeiformes' Egg Envelope Proteins characterization: The case of Engraulis encrasicolus as a proxy for stock assessment through a novel molecular tool. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016;100:95-108 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, we proposed a multivariate statistics-based method to objectively infer and/or confirm the classification of Engraulis encrasicolus' sexual maturity stages by analyzing data of zp mRNAs' relative abundance. ..
  16. Carnevali O, Avella M, Gioacchini G. Effects of probiotic administration on zebrafish development and reproduction. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2013;188:297-302 pubmed publisher
  17. Carnevali O, Gioacchini G, Maradonna F, Olivotto I, Migliarini B. Melatonin induces follicle maturation in Danio rerio. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e19978 pubmed publisher
    ..These data highlight the effects of melatonin in promoting zebrafish reproduction exerting its effects either in the brain-pituitary and in the gonads. ..