Elvira Brunelli

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Affiliation: University of Calabria
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Environmentally relevant concentrations of endosulfan impair development, metamorphosis and behaviour in Bufo bufo tadpoles
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, 87036 Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Aquat Toxicol 91:135-42. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Localization of aquaporin 1 and 3 in the gills of the rainbow wrasse Coris julis
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, 4B I 87036 Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Acta Histochem 112:251-8. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of a sublethal concentration of sodium lauryl sulphate on the morphology and Na+/K+ ATPase activity in the gill of the ornate wrasse (Thalassoma pavo)
    Elvira Brunelli
    Dipartimento di Ecologia, Università della Calabria Cubo 4B, Via P Bucci 87036 Rende, CS, Italy
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 71:436-45. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Gill alterations as biomarkers of chronic exposure to endosulfan in Bufo bufo tadpoles
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 25:1519-29. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of aquaporin 3 in Triturus italicus from larval to adult epidermal conversion
    E Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Eur J Histochem 51:25-32. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of Low pH acute exposure on survival and gill morphology in Triturus italicus larvae
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, I 87036 Rende Cosenza, Italy
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 303:946-57. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Localization of two nitric oxide synthase isoforms, eNOS and iNOS, in the skin of Triturus italicus (Amphibia, Urodela) during development
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, I 87036, Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 142:249-55. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Endosulfan acute toxicity in Bufo bufo gills: ultrastructural changes and nitric oxide synthase localization
    Ilaria Bernabò
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, 87036 Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Aquat Toxicol 86:447-56. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Ultrastructural and immunohistochemical investigation on the gills of the teleost, Thalassoma pavo L., exposed to cadmium
    Elvira Brunelli
    Abele Saita Electron Microscopy Laboratories, Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Acta Histochem 113:201-13. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Toxicity of chlorpyrifos to larval Rana dalmatina: acute and chronic effects on survival, development, growth and gill apparatus
    Ilaria Bernabò
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 61:704-18. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Environmentally relevant concentrations of endosulfan impair development, metamorphosis and behaviour in Bufo bufo tadpoles
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, 87036 Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Aquat Toxicol 91:135-42. 2009
    ..1 to 100 microg/L and after extraordinary runoff events, concentrations exceed 0.5 mg/L in surface water. Our results indicate that endosulfan may negatively affect wild frog populations in agricultural areas...
  2. doi request reprint Localization of aquaporin 1 and 3 in the gills of the rainbow wrasse Coris julis
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, 4B I 87036 Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Acta Histochem 112:251-8. 2010
    ..This result suggests an active role of these cells in water/glycerol transport in saltwater fish...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of a sublethal concentration of sodium lauryl sulphate on the morphology and Na+/K+ ATPase activity in the gill of the ornate wrasse (Thalassoma pavo)
    Elvira Brunelli
    Dipartimento di Ecologia, Università della Calabria Cubo 4B, Via P Bucci 87036 Rende, CS, Italy
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 71:436-45. 2008
    ..Statistical analysis comparing the number and dimensions of CCs in normal conditions and after 96 h of exposure showed that the CC area decreased after exposure to the detergent...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gill alterations as biomarkers of chronic exposure to endosulfan in Bufo bufo tadpoles
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 25:1519-29. 2010
    ..In this context, the use of amphibian gills, as effective biomarkers, is a valuable approach in evaluating exposure to agrochemicals...
  5. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of aquaporin 3 in Triturus italicus from larval to adult epidermal conversion
    E Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Eur J Histochem 51:25-32. 2007
    ..Moreover, our data suggest an increase in enzyme expression in aestivating newts emphasizing the putative functional importance of differential expression related to a distinct phase of the biological cycle...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of Low pH acute exposure on survival and gill morphology in Triturus italicus larvae
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, I 87036 Rende Cosenza, Italy
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 303:946-57. 2005
    ..The ciliated cells appeared to be more numerous than in the control specimens and the MRCs showed a widening of the apical surface...
  7. ncbi request reprint Localization of two nitric oxide synthase isoforms, eNOS and iNOS, in the skin of Triturus italicus (Amphibia, Urodela) during development
    Elvira Brunelli
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, I 87036, Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 142:249-55. 2005
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  8. doi request reprint Endosulfan acute toxicity in Bufo bufo gills: ultrastructural changes and nitric oxide synthase localization
    Ilaria Bernabò
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, 87036 Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Aquat Toxicol 86:447-56. 2008
    ..Our results clearly indicate that short-term exposure to a sublethal concentration of endosulfan, near the high end of the environmental range, disrupts gill morphology and function in B. bufo tadpoles...
  9. doi request reprint Ultrastructural and immunohistochemical investigation on the gills of the teleost, Thalassoma pavo L., exposed to cadmium
    Elvira Brunelli
    Abele Saita Electron Microscopy Laboratories, Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Acta Histochem 113:201-13. 2011
    ..These data may be used for the planning of a model to determine biological risk in the marine environment and may be particularly useful to investigate organisms exposed to cadmium...
  10. doi request reprint Toxicity of chlorpyrifos to larval Rana dalmatina: acute and chronic effects on survival, development, growth and gill apparatus
    Ilaria Bernabò
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 61:704-18. 2011
    ..Comparing these results with our previous findings, we demonstrate that the first effect of chlorpyrifos on R. dalmatina is gill alteration, thus supporting the role of a morphological approach in toxicological studies...
  11. doi request reprint Endosulfan effects on Rana dalmatina tadpoles: quantitative developmental and behavioural analysis
    Manuela Lavorato
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 64:253-62. 2013
    ..We also validated the hypothesis that behavioural analysis, along with the use of new analytical methods, could be a useful tool in amphibian ecotoxicological studies...
  12. doi request reprint iNOS induction and PARP-1 activation in human atherosclerotic lesions: an immunohistochemical and ultrastructural approach
    Ida Perrotta
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 20:195-203. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Exposure and post-exposure effects of endosulfan on Bufo bufo tadpoles: morpho-histological and ultrastructural study on epidermis and iNOS localization
    Ilaria Bernabò
    Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences DiBEST, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci 4B 87036 Rende CS, Italy
    Aquat Toxicol 142:164-75. 2013
    ..These results highlight the need for both exposure and post-exposure experiments, when attempting to assess pollutant effects...
  14. doi request reprint The shift from aquatic to terrestrial phenotype in Lissotriton italicus: larval and adult remodelling of the skin
    Ida Perrotta
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, I 87036 Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Zoology (Jena) 115:170-8. 2012
    ..Ultrastructural analysis revealed no substantial differences in the cellular composition of the skin between aquatic and terrestrial phases...
  15. doi request reprint Survival, development, and gonadal differentiation in Rana dalmatina chronically exposed to chlorpyrifos
    Ilaria Bernabò
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, Rende Cosenza, Italy
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 315:314-27. 2011
    ..dalmatina via endocrine-disrupting mechanisms...
  16. doi request reprint Effects of salinity stress on Bufo balearicus and Bufo bufo tadpoles: Tolerance, morphological gill alterations and Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase localization
    Ilaria Bernabò
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci, 87036 Rende Cosenza, Italy
    Aquat Toxicol 132:119-33. 2013
    ..Taken together, our results demonstrated that increased salinity of freshwater may give cause for concern and must be considered a stressor for amphibians as well as other pollutants...
  17. ncbi request reprint Morphological and functional variations of Leydig cells in testis of the domestic pig during the different biological stages of development
    S Tripepi
    Electron Microscopy Laboratory, Ecology Department, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende CS, Italy
    J Exp Zool 287:167-75. 2000
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  18. doi request reprint Inducible and endothelial nitric oxide synthase expression in human atherogenesis: an immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study
    Ida Perrotta
    Department of Ecology, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 18:361-8. 2009
    ..Impairment of nitric oxide production is an early indicator of atherosclerosis, but not much is known about the real mechanisms underlying this phenomenon...
  19. ncbi request reprint PEG-templated mesoporous silica nanoparticles exclusively target cancer cells
    Catia Morelli
    Pharmaco Biology Department, University of Calabria, Via P Bucci 87036, Rende, CS, Italy
    Nanoscale 3:3198-207. 2011
    ..The results presented here show that our mesoporous nanoparticles do not enter cells unless opportunely functionalized, suggesting that they could represent a promising vehicle for drug targeting applications...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in oxidative stress biomarkers
    Elvira Brunelli
    Departments of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences DiBEST, University of Calabria, 87030 Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    Curr Drug Targets 15:811-5. 2014
    ..Despite the well-known antioxidant estrogen role, women in this study presented a higher oxidative status than males. This suggests that there is a difference in the production and metabolic deactivation of reactive oxygen metabolite. ..
  21. pmc Expression of nuclear insulin receptor substrate 1 in breast cancer
    Diego Sisci
    Department of Pharmaco Biology, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 60:633-41. 2007
    ..However, the expression of nuclear IRS-1 in breast cancer biopsy specimens has never been examined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Differential NOS expression in freshwater and aestivating Protopterus dolloi (lungfish): heart vs kidney readjustments
    Daniela Amelio
    Department of Cellular Biology, University of Calabria, 87030 Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italy
    Nitric Oxide 18:1-10. 2008
    ..Our findings are of evolutionary interest, since they document for the first time the presence of a NOS system in a ancestral fish, indicative of deep phylogenetic roots of NO bio-synthesis...