A Carpino

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Identification of the estrogen receptor GPER in neoplastic and non-neoplastic human testes
    Vittoria Rago
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:135. 2011
  2. pmc Nitric oxide involvement in the acrosome reaction triggered by leptin in pig sperm
    Saveria Aquila
    Department of Pharmaco Biology, University of Calabria 87036 Arcavacata di Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:133. 2011
  3. pmc Cytochrome P450 aromatase expression in human seminoma
    Vittoria Rago
    Cell Biology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 3:72. 2005
  4. pmc Identification of ERbeta1 and ERbeta2 in human seminoma, in embryonal carcinoma and in their adjacent intratubular germ cell neoplasia
    Vittoria Rago
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:56. 2009
  5. pmc Detection of estrogen receptors ER-alpha and ER-beta in human ejaculated immature spermatozoa with excess residual cytoplasm
    Vittoria Rago
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 4:36. 2006
  6. pmc Cytochrome P450arom, androgen and estrogen receptors in pig sperm
    Vittoria Rago
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 5:23. 2007
  7. pmc Prostasome-like vesicles stimulate acrosome reaction of pig spermatozoa
    Laura Siciliano
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 6:5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin and IR-beta in pig spermatozoa: a role of the hormone in the acquisition of fertilizing ability
    A Carpino
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Int J Androl 33:554-62. 2010
  9. pmc Aromatase immunolocalization in human ductuli efferentes and proximal ductus epididymis
    A Carpino
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Italy
    J Anat 204:217-20. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of estrogen receptor beta in the epididymis of mature and immature pigs
    A Carpino
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
    Folia Histochem Cytobiol 42:13-7. 2004

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Publications23

  1. pmc Identification of the estrogen receptor GPER in neoplastic and non-neoplastic human testes
    Vittoria Rago
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:135. 2011
    ..Recently, a G-protein-coupled-receptor (GPER) has been suggested as being involved in rapid responses to estrogens in different normal and tumor cells...
  2. pmc Nitric oxide involvement in the acrosome reaction triggered by leptin in pig sperm
    Saveria Aquila
    Department of Pharmaco Biology, University of Calabria 87036 Arcavacata di Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:133. 2011
    ..This free radical appears to affect sperm capacitation, a maturation step preceding acrosome reaction. Recent studies have reported leptin ability to promote capacitation and acrosome reaction in pig male gametes...
  3. pmc Cytochrome P450 aromatase expression in human seminoma
    Vittoria Rago
    Cell Biology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 3:72. 2005
    ..This study examined aromatase expression in human seminoma, which is the most common germ cell tumour of the testis...
  4. pmc Identification of ERbeta1 and ERbeta2 in human seminoma, in embryonal carcinoma and in their adjacent intratubular germ cell neoplasia
    Vittoria Rago
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 7:56. 2009
    ..Epidemiological studies evidenced an increased incidence of testicular germ cell cancer after elevated pre-natal estrogen exposure but the expression of estrogen receptors in these testicular neoplasms has not been well elucidated...
  5. pmc Detection of estrogen receptors ER-alpha and ER-beta in human ejaculated immature spermatozoa with excess residual cytoplasm
    Vittoria Rago
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 4:36. 2006
    ..The aim of this work was to investigate the expression of estrogen receptors, ER-alpha and ER-beta, in human ejaculated immature spermatozoa with excess residual cytoplasm...
  6. pmc Cytochrome P450arom, androgen and estrogen receptors in pig sperm
    Vittoria Rago
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 5:23. 2007
    ..The purpose of the current study was to investigate the expression of aromatase (P450arom), estrogen (ERalpha/ERbeta) and androgen (AR) receptors in ejaculated spermatozoa of pig...
  7. pmc Prostasome-like vesicles stimulate acrosome reaction of pig spermatozoa
    Laura Siciliano
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 6:5. 2008
    ..The present work investigated prostasome-like vesicles in pig semen for their ability to interact with spermatozoa and to affect acrosome reaction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Insulin and IR-beta in pig spermatozoa: a role of the hormone in the acquisition of fertilizing ability
    A Carpino
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Int J Androl 33:554-62. 2010
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  9. pmc Aromatase immunolocalization in human ductuli efferentes and proximal ductus epididymis
    A Carpino
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Italy
    J Anat 204:217-20. 2004
    ..The results show, for the first time in humans, that epithelial cells of ductuli efferentes and proximal caput epididymis express aromatase, suggesting that locally produced oestrogens may have a role in epididymal function...
  10. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of estrogen receptor beta in the epididymis of mature and immature pigs
    A Carpino
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
    Folia Histochem Cytobiol 42:13-7. 2004
    ..Finally, although the biological activity of ERbeta has not yet been established, the results of the present study suggest its involvement in estrogen modulation of pig epididymal function...
  11. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant capacity in seminal plasma of transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemic patients
    A Carpino
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 112:131-4. 2004
    ..Enzymatic and non enzymatic antioxidant capacities, as well as lipoperoxide content, were investigated in seminal plasma of these patients to evaluate a possible oxidative stress...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aromatase expression in prepuberal Sertoli cells: effect of thyroid hormone
    S Ando
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Calabria, 87030, CS, Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 178:11-21. 2001
    ..Thus a further investigation on T3 modulator role on aromatase gene promoter should be pursued even utilising higher doses of T3...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sperm metabolism in pigs: a role for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARγ)
    M Santoro
    Centro Sanitario, University of Calabria, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende CS, Italy
    J Exp Biol 216:1085-92. 2013
    ..Taken together, our results demonstrate for the first time that PPARγ is expressed by pig sperm, thus improving its functionalities in terms of motility, capacitation, acrosome reaction, survival and metabolism...
  14. ncbi request reprint The direct proliferative stimulus of dehydroepiandrosterone on MCF7 breast cancer cells is potentiated by overexpression of aromatase
    M Maggiolini
    Department of Pharmaco-Biology, University of Calabria, I-87036 Rende CS, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 184:163-71. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that aromatase inhibitors may be particularly effective in the treatment of hormone-dependent breast cancer disease in postmenopausal women...
  15. ncbi request reprint The red wine phenolics piceatannol and myricetin act as agonists for estrogen receptor alpha in human breast cancer cells
    M Maggiolini
    Department of Pharmaco Biology, University of Calabria, Rende CS, Italy
    J Mol Endocrinol 35:269-81. 2005
    ..Hence, the estrogenic activity of PIC and MYR might be considered at least as a potential factor in the association of red wine intake and breast tumors, particularly in postmenopausal women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of tri-iodothyronine on alternative splicing events in the coding region of cytochrome P450 aromatase in immature rat Sertoli cells
    V Pezzi
    Department of Pharmaco-Biology, University of Calabria, 87030 Arcavacata di Rende (CS, Italy
    J Endocrinol 170:381-93. 2001
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  17. doi request reprint Progesterone through progesterone receptors affects survival and metabolism of pig sperm
    F De Amicis
    Department of Pharmaco Biology, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italy
    Anim Reprod Sci 135:75-84. 2012
    ..Thus the present research contributes to further elucidating the role of progesterone on the physiological regulation of the most relevant spermatozoa functions for a successful fertilization...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impaired seminal antioxidant capacity in human semen with hyperviscosity or oligoasthenozoospermia
    L Siciliano
    Dipartimento di Biologia Cellulare, , Cosenza, Italy
    J Androl 22:798-803. 2001
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  19. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of cytochrome P450 aromatase in rat testis during postnatal development
    A Carpino
    Dipartimento di Biologia Cellulare, Università degli Studi della Calabria Cosenza, Italy
    Tissue Cell 33:349-53. 2001
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  20. ncbi request reprint Identification of G protein-coupled estrogen receptor in human and pig spermatozoa
    V Rago
    Department of Pharmacy, Health Science and Nutrition, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    J Anat 224:732-6. 2014
    ..This is the first report demonstrating the expression of GPER in human and pig mature sperm cells and evidencing its species-specific cellular localization...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prostasomes as zinc ligands in human seminal plasma
    A Vivacqua
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Calabria, 87030 Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Int J Androl 27:27-31. 2004
    ..Therefore, it demonstrated, for the first time, the zinc binding capacity of prostasomes, a new property which could be related to their biological functions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer: from estrogen to androgen receptor
    S Ando
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, 87036 Rende CS, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 193:121-8. 2002
    ..Taken together these data demonstrate that gonadal androgens antagonize MCF-7 proliferation induced by E(2). This seems to be related to the inhibitory effects of the over-expressed AR on E(2) genomic action...
  23. ncbi request reprint Xenoestrogens and the induction of proliferative effects in breast cancer cells via direct activation of oestrogen receptor alpha
    A G Recchia
    Department of Pharmaco Biology, University of Calabria, I 87036 Rende, CS Italy
    Food Addit Contam 21:134-44. 2004
    ..However, further studies are needed to clarify their bioavailability and metabolism as well as whether compound mixtures could produce noticeable effects by synergistic activity...