Albertino Bigiani

Summary

Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Localization of amiloride-sensitive sodium current and voltage-gated calcium currents in rat fungiform taste cells
    Albertino Bigiani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Neurophysiol 98:2483-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Channels as taste receptors in vertebrates
    Albertino Bigiani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 83:193-225. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional correlates of somatostatin receptor 2 overexpression in the retina of mice with genetic deletion of somatostatin receptor 1
    Albertino Bigiani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia via Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Brain Res 1025:177-85. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of ciguatoxin 3C on voltage-gated Na+ and K+ currents in mouse taste cells
    Valeria Ghiaroni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Chem Senses 31:673-80. 2006
  5. pmc Apical and basal neurones isolated from the mouse vomeronasal organ differ for voltage-dependent currents
    Francesca Fieni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Physiol 552:425-36. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological heterogeneity in a functional subset of mouse taste cells during postnatal development
    Valeria Ghiaroni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Chem Senses 28:827-33. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Ion conductances in supporting cells isolated from the mouse vomeronasal organ
    Valeria Ghiaroni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Neurophysiol 89:118-27. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Postnatal development of membrane excitability in taste cells of the mouse vallate papilla
    Albertino Bigiani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena
    J Neurosci 22:493-504. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Activation of an efferent cholinergic pathway produces strong protection against myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
    Chiara Mioni
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Sections of Pharmacology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Crit Care Med 33:2621-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of voltage-gated potassium currents by gambierol in mouse taste cells
    Valeria Ghiaroni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Toxicol Sci 85:657-65. 2005

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Localization of amiloride-sensitive sodium current and voltage-gated calcium currents in rat fungiform taste cells
    Albertino Bigiani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Neurophysiol 98:2483-7. 2007
    ..Our findings on sodium taste detection support the recent model of taste transduction, involving separate groups of taste cells: chemosensitive cells and cells forming conventional synapses...
  2. ncbi request reprint Channels as taste receptors in vertebrates
    Albertino Bigiani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 83:193-225. 2003
    ..In this review, we focus on the functional and molecular properties of ion channels that serve as receptors in taste transduction...
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional correlates of somatostatin receptor 2 overexpression in the retina of mice with genetic deletion of somatostatin receptor 1
    Albertino Bigiani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia via Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Brain Res 1025:177-85. 2004
    ..The level of expression of sst(2) receptors may therefore represent a key step in the regulation of sst(2) receptor-mediated responses, at least in the retina...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of ciguatoxin 3C on voltage-gated Na+ and K+ currents in mouse taste cells
    Valeria Ghiaroni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Chem Senses 31:673-80. 2006
    ..Our data suggest that taste disturbances reported in ciguatera poisoning might be due to the ability of ciguatera toxins to interfere with ion channels in taste buds...
  5. pmc Apical and basal neurones isolated from the mouse vomeronasal organ differ for voltage-dependent currents
    Francesca Fieni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Physiol 552:425-36. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate that apical and basal neurones in the VNO exhibit distinct electrical properties. This might have a profound effect on the sensory processes occurring in the VNO during pheromone detection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological heterogeneity in a functional subset of mouse taste cells during postnatal development
    Valeria Ghiaroni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Chem Senses 28:827-33. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate a mechanism that contributes to building-up the functional heterogeneity of mammalian taste cells during the postnatal development...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ion conductances in supporting cells isolated from the mouse vomeronasal organ
    Valeria Ghiaroni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Neurophysiol 89:118-27. 2003
    ..Therefore vomeronasal supporting cells could affect chemosensory transduction in the VNO by regulating the ionic strength of the pheromone-containing medium...
  8. ncbi request reprint Postnatal development of membrane excitability in taste cells of the mouse vallate papilla
    Albertino Bigiani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena
    J Neurosci 22:493-504. 2002
    ..These functional changes may have a profound impact on the transduction capabilities of taste buds during development...
  9. ncbi request reprint Activation of an efferent cholinergic pathway produces strong protection against myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
    Chiara Mioni
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Sections of Pharmacology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Crit Care Med 33:2621-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, we investigated the role and functional mechanism of such vagal efferent pathway(s) in an experimental model of ischemic heart disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of voltage-gated potassium currents by gambierol in mouse taste cells
    Valeria Ghiaroni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Toxicol Sci 85:657-65. 2005
    ..Thus, gambierol may alter action potential discharge in taste cells and this could be associated with the taste alterations reported in the clinical literature...
  11. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiology of Necturus taste cells
    Albertino Bigiani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, Italy
    Prog Neurobiol 66:123-59. 2002
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  12. doi request reprint Proteomic analysis reveals multiple patterns of response in cells exposed to a toxin mixture
    Gian Luca Sala
    Centro Interdisciplinare di Scienze e Tecnologie per la Qualità e Sicurezza degli Alimenti, Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, I 41100 Modena, Italy
    Chem Res Toxicol 22:1077-85. 2009
    ..Multiple patterns of responses to the toxin mixture were recorded in the two sets, consisting of both independent and interacting actions, among which we detected synergistic, similar, and antagonistic effects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efferent vagal fibre stimulation blunts nuclear factor-kappaB activation and protects against hypovolemic hemorrhagic shock
    Salvatore Guarini
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Pharmacology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Circulation 107:1189-94. 2003
    ..We investigated whether electrical stimulation (STIM) of efferent vagus nerves may suppress nuclear factor (NF)-kappaB activation and the inflammatory cascade in hemorrhagic (Hem) shock...
  14. doi request reprint Palytoxin induces cell lysis by priming a two-step process in mcf-7 cells
    Simone Prandi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, I 41125 Modena, Italy
    Chem Res Toxicol 24:1283-96. 2011
    ..A model of the two-step process of PlTX-induced cytolysis is presented...
  15. doi request reprint Palytoxin action on the Na(+),K(+)-ATPase and the disruption of ion equilibria in biological systems
    Gian Paolo Rossini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, via G Campi 287, I 41125 Modena, Italy
    Toxicon 57:429-39. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint How proteins come together in the plasma membrane and function in macromolecular assemblies: focus on receptor mosaics
    Luigi F Agnati
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Physiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Mol Neurosci 26:133-54. 2005
    ..The oscillation in the intensity of the dipole caused by the action potentials opens the possibility of an interaction among dipoles by electromagnetic waves...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adrenocorticotropin reverses hemorrhagic shock in anesthetized rats through the rapid activation of a vagal anti-inflammatory pathway
    Salvatore Guarini
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Pharmacology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, via G Campi 287, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Cardiovasc Res 63:357-65. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Activation of the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway reduces NF-kappab activation, blunts TNF-alpha production, and protects againts splanchic artery occlusion shock
    Domenica Altavilla
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, Section of Pharmacology, University of Messina, Messina Italy
    Shock 25:500-6. 2006
    ..2 +/- 0.6 U/g tissue). Chlorisondamine, a nicotinic receptor antagonist, abated the effects of vagal stimulation. Our results show a parasympathetic inhibition of nuclear factor-kappaB and TNF-alpha in SAO shock...