Gianfranco Prestipino

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto di Biofisica
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Scorpion toxins that block transient currents (I(A)) of rat cerebellum granular cells
    Gianfranco Prestipino
    Institute of Biophysics, CNR, Via De Marini 6, 16149 Genoa, Italy
    Toxicol Lett 187:1-9. 2009
  2. doi request reprint A positive charge at the N-terminal segment of Discrepin increases the blocking effect of K+ channels responsible for the IA currents in cerebellum granular cells
    Stefania Romeo
    Istituto di Biofisica, CNR, Via De Marini 6, 16149, Genova, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1780:750-5. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Amino acid sequence and function of a new alpha-toxin from the Amazonian scorpion Tityus cambridgei
    Anna Rosa Murgia
    Istituto di Biofisica, C N R, Via De Marini 6, 16149 Genoa, Italy
    Toxicon 43:737-40. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Interaction of the scorpion toxin discrepin with Kv4.3 channels and A-type K(+) channels in cerebellum granular cells
    Cristiana Picco
    Istituto di Biofisica, CNR, Via De Marini 6, 16149 Genova, Italy Electronic address
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1840:2744-51. 2014
  5. pmc Saffron reduces ATP-induced retinal cytotoxicity by targeting P2X7 receptors
    Lucia Corso
    National Research Council, Institute of Biophysics, Via De Marini 6, 16149, Genoa, Italy
    Purinergic Signal 12:161-74. 2016

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Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Scorpion toxins that block transient currents (I(A)) of rat cerebellum granular cells
    Gianfranco Prestipino
    Institute of Biophysics, CNR, Via De Marini 6, 16149 Genoa, Italy
    Toxicol Lett 187:1-9. 2009
    ..In this revision some unpublished original data are also included to foster future work on the field, as well as a short discussion on some relevant aspects still pending and possible limitations associated with the strategy proposed...
  2. doi request reprint A positive charge at the N-terminal segment of Discrepin increases the blocking effect of K+ channels responsible for the IA currents in cerebellum granular cells
    Stefania Romeo
    Istituto di Biofisica, CNR, Via De Marini 6, 16149, Genova, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1780:750-5. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Amino acid sequence and function of a new alpha-toxin from the Amazonian scorpion Tityus cambridgei
    Anna Rosa Murgia
    Istituto di Biofisica, C N R, Via De Marini 6, 16149 Genoa, Italy
    Toxicon 43:737-40. 2004
    ..2 atomic mass units (a.m.u.). It affects Na(+)-permeability in pituitary GH3 cells in culture, in a similar fashion as those reported for alpha-scorpion toxins, contrary to most of the New World scorpion toxins that are beta-toxins...
  4. doi request reprint Interaction of the scorpion toxin discrepin with Kv4.3 channels and A-type K(+) channels in cerebellum granular cells
    Cristiana Picco
    Istituto di Biofisica, CNR, Via De Marini 6, 16149 Genova, Italy Electronic address
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1840:2744-51. 2014
    ..However, the specific Kv channel targeted by discrepin and the molecular mechanism of interaction are still unknown...
  5. pmc Saffron reduces ATP-induced retinal cytotoxicity by targeting P2X7 receptors
    Lucia Corso
    National Research Council, Institute of Biophysics, Via De Marini 6, 16149, Genoa, Italy
    Purinergic Signal 12:161-74. 2016
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