Loredana Bergandi

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Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fluoride-containing bioactive glasses inhibit pentose phosphate oxidative pathway and glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity in human osteoblasts
    Loredana Bergandi
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Via Santena 5 bis, Turin, Italy
    Chem Biol Interact 183:405-15. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Altered nitric oxide/cGMP platelet signaling pathway in platelets from patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Loredana Bergandi
    Dipartimento di Genetica, Biologia e Biochimica Sezione di Biochimica, University of Torino, Via Santena 5 bis, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Clin Res Cardiol 99:557-64. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The toxic effect of fluoride on MG-63 osteoblast cells is also dependent on the production of nitric oxide
    Loredana Bergandi
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Via Santena 5 bis, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Chem Biol Interact 190:179-86. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Long and short fiber amosite asbestos alters at a different extent the redox metabolism in human lung epithelial cells
    Chiara Riganti
    Interdepartmental Center G Scansetti for Studies on Asbestos and Other Toxic Particulates, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 193:106-15. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Nitroarginine methyl ester and canavanine lower intracellular reduced glutathione
    Chiara Riganti
    Department of Genetics, Biology, and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Free Radic Biol Med 35:1210-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytotoxicity of zinc-containing bioactive glasses in contact with human osteoblasts
    Valentina Aina
    Department of Chemistry IFM and Centre of Excellence NIS, University of Torino, Via Giuria 7, 10125 Torino, Italy
    Chem Biol Interact 167:207-18. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Simian virus 40 infection down-regulates the expression of nitric oxide synthase in human mesothelial cells
    Elisabetta Aldieri
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Torino and Research Center on Experimental Medicine, Turin, Italy
    Cancer Res 64:4082-4. 2004
  8. pmc Gold-containing bioactive glasses: a solid-state synthesis to produce alternative biomaterials for bone implantations
    Valentina Aina
    Department of Chemistry, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J R Soc Interface 10:20121040. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Doxorubicin induces an increase of nitric oxide synthesis in rat cardiac cells that is inhibited by iron supplementation
    Elisabetta Aldieri
    Department of Genetics, Biology, and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Torino, 10126, Italy
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 185:85-90. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Artemisinin inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase and nuclear factor NF-kB activation
    Elisabetta Aldieri
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Via Santena 5 bis, 10126 Torino, Italy
    FEBS Lett 552:141-4. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Fluoride-containing bioactive glasses inhibit pentose phosphate oxidative pathway and glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity in human osteoblasts
    Loredana Bergandi
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Turin, Via Santena 5 bis, Turin, Italy
    Chem Biol Interact 183:405-15. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint Altered nitric oxide/cGMP platelet signaling pathway in platelets from patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Loredana Bergandi
    Dipartimento di Genetica, Biologia e Biochimica Sezione di Biochimica, University of Torino, Via Santena 5 bis, 10126, Turin, Italy
    Clin Res Cardiol 99:557-64. 2010
    ..From these ex vivo results we hypothesize that the increased inflammatory state which often accompanies patients with cardiovascular diseases might promote a platelet preactivation resulting in their reduced sensitivity to NO...
  3. doi request reprint The toxic effect of fluoride on MG-63 osteoblast cells is also dependent on the production of nitric oxide
    Loredana Bergandi
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Via Santena 5 bis, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Chem Biol Interact 190:179-86. 2011
    ..For this reason it is not a selective inhibitor of the oxidative effects of fluoride...
  4. ncbi request reprint Long and short fiber amosite asbestos alters at a different extent the redox metabolism in human lung epithelial cells
    Chiara Riganti
    Interdepartmental Center G Scansetti for Studies on Asbestos and Other Toxic Particulates, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 193:106-15. 2003
    ..Our data provide also a mechanism by which asbestos fibers inhibit the pentose phosphate pathway, i.e., via the oxidative inhibition of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase, which is prevented by reduced glutathione...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nitroarginine methyl ester and canavanine lower intracellular reduced glutathione
    Chiara Riganti
    Department of Genetics, Biology, and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Free Radic Biol Med 35:1210-6. 2003
    ..These effects were not observed with the arginine analog N(G)-monomethyl-L-arginine, suggesting that the substituting moiety in (or near) the guanidine group could modify the reactivity of the arginine analogs with thiol compounds...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytotoxicity of zinc-containing bioactive glasses in contact with human osteoblasts
    Valentina Aina
    Department of Chemistry IFM and Centre of Excellence NIS, University of Torino, Via Giuria 7, 10125 Torino, Italy
    Chem Biol Interact 167:207-18. 2007
    ..This work highlights the importance of designing Zn-containing bioactive glasses without cytotoxic effects and gives supplementary information about the prooxidant role of zinc in living systems...
  7. ncbi request reprint Simian virus 40 infection down-regulates the expression of nitric oxide synthase in human mesothelial cells
    Elisabetta Aldieri
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Torino and Research Center on Experimental Medicine, Turin, Italy
    Cancer Res 64:4082-4. 2004
    ..These data suggest that SV40, by inhibiting the synthesis of NO, could favor the survival of transformed, potentially neoplastic cells...
  8. pmc Gold-containing bioactive glasses: a solid-state synthesis to produce alternative biomaterials for bone implantations
    Valentina Aina
    Department of Chemistry, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    J R Soc Interface 10:20121040. 2013
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Doxorubicin induces an increase of nitric oxide synthesis in rat cardiac cells that is inhibited by iron supplementation
    Elisabetta Aldieri
    Department of Genetics, Biology, and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Torino, 10126, Italy
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 185:85-90. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that doxorubicin could induce NO generation in cardiac cells by modifying the iron homeostasis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Artemisinin inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase and nuclear factor NF-kB activation
    Elisabetta Aldieri
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Via Santena 5 bis, 10126 Torino, Italy
    FEBS Lett 552:141-4. 2003
    ..These results suggest that artemisinin, in addition to its antiparasitic properties, could also exert a therapeutic effect on neurological complications of malaria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Crocidolite asbestos inhibits pentose phosphate oxidative pathway and glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity in human lung epithelial cells
    Chiara Riganti
    Interdepartmental Center G Scansetti for Studies on Asbestos and Other Toxic Particulates, University of Torino, Italy
    Free Radic Biol Med 32:938-49. 2002
    ..We propose here a new mechanism of asbestos-evoked oxidative stress, wherein fibers increase the intracellular ROS levels also by inhibiting the main antioxidant pathway of the cell...
  12. ncbi request reprint Absence of soluble CD14 in saliva of young patients with dental caries
    Loredana Bergandi
    Department of Genetics, Biology, and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Italy
    Eur J Oral Sci 115:93-6. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the absence of salivary soluble CD14 could represent an useful index of caries activity, and might be used to detect early carious lesions not visible by oral inspection...
  13. doi request reprint Association among oral health, apical periodontitis, CD14 polymorphisms, and coronary heart disease in middle-aged adults
    Damiano Pasqualini
    Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Endod 38:1570-7. 2012
    ..This study evaluated associations between clinical oral health status, CD14 polymorphisms, and CHD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1 gene cluster polymorphisms and gingival recessions after orthodontic treatment
    Loredana Bergandi
    Department of Genetics, Biology and Biochemistry, University of Torino, Italy
    Prog Orthod 9:40-7. 2008
    ..This study was aimed to investigate if a link exists between such interleukin-1 gene polymorphisms and the development of gingival recessions during orthodontic treatment in Italian children...