Carmelo Quarta

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Molecular imaging of neuroblastoma progression in TH-MYCN transgenic mice
    Carmelo Quarta
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Mol Imaging Biol 15:194-202. 2013
  2. pmc Cardiorespiratory Anomalies in Mice Lacking CB1 Cannabinoid Receptors
    Alessandro Silvani
    PRISM lab, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e100536. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Usefulness of 11C-choline positron emission tomography for genital chlamydial infection assessment in a BALB/c murine model
    Antonella Marangoni
    Microbiology, DIMES Department, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Mol Imaging Biol 15:450-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Role of sex hormones in modulation of brown adipose tissue activity
    Carmelo Quarta
    Endocrinology Unit and Centro di Ricerca Biomedica Applicata, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Mol Endocrinol 49:R1-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Small animal PET for the evaluation of an animal model of genital infection
    Cristina Nanni
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:187-92. 2009
  6. pmc Preclinical evaluation of KIT/PDGFRA and mTOR inhibitors in gastrointestinal stromal tumors using small animal FDG PET
    Maria Abbondanza Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences L A Seragnoli, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 29:173. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Energy balance regulation by endocannabinoids at central and peripheral levels
    Carmelo Quarta
    Endocrinology Unit and Centro di Ricerca Biomedica Applicata, Department of Clinical Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater University of Bologna, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Trends Mol Med 17:518-26. 2011
  8. pmc Multiple sleep alterations in mice lacking cannabinoid type 1 receptors
    Alessandro Silvani
    PRISM lab, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e89432. 2014
  9. doi request reprint CB(1) signaling in forebrain and sympathetic neurons is a key determinant of endocannabinoid actions on energy balance
    Carmelo Quarta
    Endocrinology Unit and Centro di Ricerca Biomedica Applicata, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Cell Metab 11:273-85. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Small animal PET in oncology: the road from bench to bedside
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Cancer Biother Radiopharm 24:277-85. 2009

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Publications10

  1. pmc Molecular imaging of neuroblastoma progression in TH-MYCN transgenic mice
    Carmelo Quarta
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Mol Imaging Biol 15:194-202. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the potential of small animal positron emission tomography (SA-PET) to study neuroblastoma progression in TH-MYCN mice...
  2. pmc Cardiorespiratory Anomalies in Mice Lacking CB1 Cannabinoid Receptors
    Alessandro Silvani
    PRISM lab, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e100536. 2014
    ..The CB1 receptor signaling may thus play a role in physiological cardiorespiratory regulation and protect from some adverse cardiovascular consequences of a HFD. ..
  3. doi request reprint Usefulness of 11C-choline positron emission tomography for genital chlamydial infection assessment in a BALB/c murine model
    Antonella Marangoni
    Microbiology, DIMES Department, S Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Mol Imaging Biol 15:450-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to explore the feasibility of 11C-Choline PET in the assessment of the degree of inflammation in the Chlamydia muridarum genital infection model...
  4. doi request reprint Role of sex hormones in modulation of brown adipose tissue activity
    Carmelo Quarta
    Endocrinology Unit and Centro di Ricerca Biomedica Applicata, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Mol Endocrinol 49:R1-7. 2012
    ..These findings make it plausible that a modified interaction between BAT and sex hormones may contribute to the development and the maintenance of obesity and associated metabolic complications...
  5. doi request reprint Small animal PET for the evaluation of an animal model of genital infection
    Cristina Nanni
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:187-92. 2009
    ..Since the 1970s, Gallium scintigraphy is a well established test that has been used for the evaluation of inflammation and infection in human patients...
  6. pmc Preclinical evaluation of KIT/PDGFRA and mTOR inhibitors in gastrointestinal stromal tumors using small animal FDG PET
    Maria Abbondanza Pantaleo
    Department of Hematology and Oncology Sciences L A Seragnoli, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 29:173. 2010
    ..We report a preclinical study on drug combinations in a xenograft model of GIST in which effects on tumor dimensions and metabolic activity were assessed by small animal PET imaging...
  7. doi request reprint Energy balance regulation by endocannabinoids at central and peripheral levels
    Carmelo Quarta
    Endocrinology Unit and Centro di Ricerca Biomedica Applicata, Department of Clinical Medicine, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater University of Bologna, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Trends Mol Med 17:518-26. 2011
    ..This review summarizes the emerging roles of the ECS in energy balance and discusses future pharmacological approaches for developing peripherally restricted CB1r antagonists...
  8. pmc Multiple sleep alterations in mice lacking cannabinoid type 1 receptors
    Alessandro Silvani
    PRISM lab, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e89432. 2014
    ..The occurrence of multiple sleep alterations in KO indicates important roles of CB1 cannabinoid receptors in limiting arousal during the active period of the day, in sleep regulation, and in sleep EEG in mice...
  9. doi request reprint CB(1) signaling in forebrain and sympathetic neurons is a key determinant of endocannabinoid actions on energy balance
    Carmelo Quarta
    Endocrinology Unit and Centro di Ricerca Biomedica Applicata, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Cell Metab 11:273-85. 2010
    ..In conclusion, CB(1) signaling in the forebrain and sympathetic neurons is a key determinant of the ECS control of energy balance...
  10. doi request reprint Small animal PET in oncology: the road from bench to bedside
    Valentina Ambrosini
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Cancer Biother Radiopharm 24:277-85. 2009
    ..This review focuses on the applications of SA-PET for the visualization of the pathophysiologic pathways of tumor cells...