V Calabrese

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Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Biochemical studies of a natural antioxidant isolated from rosemary and its application in cosmetic dermatology
    V Calabrese
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Int J Tissue React 22:5-13. 2000
  2. ncbi Biochemical studies on a novel antioxidant from lemon oil and its biotechnological application in cosmetic dermatology
    V Calabrese
    Faculty of Medicine, Dept of Chemistry, University of Catania, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 25:219-25. 1999
  3. ncbi Oxidative stress and antioxidants at skin biosurface: a novel antioxidant from lemon oil capable of inhibiting oxidative damage to the skin
    V Calabrese
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Chemistry, University of Catania, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 25:281-7. 1999
  4. ncbi Induction of heat shock protein synthesis in human skin fibroblasts in response to oxidative stress: regulation by a natural antioxidant from rosemary extract
    V Calabrese
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Chemistry, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria 6, 95100 Catania, Italy
    Int J Tissue React 23:51-8. 2001
  5. ncbi Redox modulation of heat shock protein expression by acetylcarnitine in aging brain: relationship to antioxidant status and mitochondrial function
    V Calabrese
    Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Antioxid Redox Signal 8:404-16. 2006
  6. ncbi Increased expression of heat shock proteins in rat brain during aging: relationship with mitochondrial function and glutathione redox state
    V Calabrese
    Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria No 6, 95100 Catania, Italy
    Mech Ageing Dev 125:325-35. 2004
  7. ncbi Regulation of heat shock protein synthesis in human skin fibroblasts in response to oxidative stress: role of vitamin E
    V Calabrese
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, Department of Chemistry, University of Catania, Italy
    Int J Tissue React 23:127-35. 2001
  8. ncbi Redox regulation of heat shock protein expression in aging and neurodegenerative disorders associated with oxidative stress: a nutritional approach
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Amino Acids 25:437-44. 2003
  9. ncbi Effects of acetyl-L-carnitine on the formation of fatty acid ethyl esters in brain and peripheral organs after short-term ethanol administration in rat
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Neurochem Res 26:167-74. 2001
  10. ncbi Disruption of thiol homeostasis and nitrosative stress in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with active multiple sclerosis: evidence for a protective role of acetylcarnitine
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Neurochem Res 28:1321-8. 2003

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  1. ncbi Biochemical studies of a natural antioxidant isolated from rosemary and its application in cosmetic dermatology
    V Calabrese
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Int J Tissue React 22:5-13. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi Biochemical studies on a novel antioxidant from lemon oil and its biotechnological application in cosmetic dermatology
    V Calabrese
    Faculty of Medicine, Dept of Chemistry, University of Catania, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 25:219-25. 1999
    ....
  3. ncbi Oxidative stress and antioxidants at skin biosurface: a novel antioxidant from lemon oil capable of inhibiting oxidative damage to the skin
    V Calabrese
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Chemistry, University of Catania, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 25:281-7. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi Induction of heat shock protein synthesis in human skin fibroblasts in response to oxidative stress: regulation by a natural antioxidant from rosemary extract
    V Calabrese
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Chemistry, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria 6, 95100 Catania, Italy
    Int J Tissue React 23:51-8. 2001
    ..Exogenous supplementation of an antioxidant hydrophilic extract from rosemary could have cosmetic benefits and may represent an efficient tool to minimize free radical-induced skin damage...
  5. ncbi Redox modulation of heat shock protein expression by acetylcarnitine in aging brain: relationship to antioxidant status and mitochondrial function
    V Calabrese
    Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Antioxid Redox Signal 8:404-16. 2006
    ..Particularly, modulation of endogenous cellular defense mechanisms via acetyl-L-carnitine may represent an innovative approach to therapeutic intervention in diseases causing tissue damage, such as neurodegeneration...
  6. ncbi Increased expression of heat shock proteins in rat brain during aging: relationship with mitochondrial function and glutathione redox state
    V Calabrese
    Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria No 6, 95100 Catania, Italy
    Mech Ageing Dev 125:325-35. 2004
    ..Conceivably, heat shock signal pathway by increasing cellular stress resistance may represent a crucial mechanism of defence against free radical-induced damage occurring in aging brain and in neurodegenerative disorders...
  7. ncbi Regulation of heat shock protein synthesis in human skin fibroblasts in response to oxidative stress: role of vitamin E
    V Calabrese
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, Department of Chemistry, University of Catania, Italy
    Int J Tissue React 23:127-35. 2001
    ..Exogenous antioxidant supplementation with vitamin E could have cosmetic benefits and may be an efficient tool to mitigate the consequences of free radical-induced skin damage...
  8. ncbi Redox regulation of heat shock protein expression in aging and neurodegenerative disorders associated with oxidative stress: a nutritional approach
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Amino Acids 25:437-44. 2003
    ..Consistent with this notion, maintenance or recovery of the activity of vitagenes, such as the HO gene, conceivably may delay the aging process and decrease the occurrence of age-related neurodegenerative diseases...
  9. ncbi Effects of acetyl-L-carnitine on the formation of fatty acid ethyl esters in brain and peripheral organs after short-term ethanol administration in rat
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Neurochem Res 26:167-74. 2001
    ..These results suggest a potentially important pharmacological role for acetyl-L-carnitine in the prevention of alcohol-induced cellular damage...
  10. ncbi Disruption of thiol homeostasis and nitrosative stress in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with active multiple sclerosis: evidence for a protective role of acetylcarnitine
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Neurochem Res 28:1321-8. 2003
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  11. ncbi Long-term ethanol administration enhances age-dependent modulation of redox state in different brain regions in the rat: protection by acetyl carnitine
    V Calabrese
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Section, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Int J Tissue React 24:97-104. 2002
    ..Administration of acetyl carnitine greatly reduces these metabolic abnormalities. This evidence supports the pharmacological potential of acetyl carnitine in the management of alcoholic disturbances...
  12. ncbi Nitric oxide synthase induction in astroglial cell cultures: effect on heat shock protein 70 synthesis and oxidant/antioxidant balance
    V Calabrese
    Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    J Neurosci Res 60:613-22. 2000
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  13. ncbi Protective effect of carnosine during nitrosative stress in astroglial cell cultures
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
    Neurochem Res 30:797-807. 2005
    ..Our results sustain the possibility that carnosine might have anti-ageing effects to brain cells under pathophysiological conditions leading to degenerative damage, such as aging and neurodegenerative disorders...
  14. ncbi Mitochondrial involvement in brain function and dysfunction: relevance to aging, neurodegenerative disorders and longevity
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Neurochem Res 26:739-64. 2001
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  15. doi Oxidative stress, glutathione status, sirtuin and cellular stress response in type 2 diabetes
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1822:729-36. 2012
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Antioxidants and Antioxidant Treatment in Disease...
  16. ncbi Effects of L-carnitine on the formation of fatty acid ethyl esters in brain and peripheral organs after short-term ethanol administration in rat
    V Calabrese
    Institute of Biochemistry, University of Catania, Italy
    Neurochem Res 24:79-84. 1999
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  17. ncbi Molecular chaperones and their roles in neural cell differentiation
    V Calabrese
    Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Dev Neurosci 24:1-13. 2002
    ..Moreover, the function of Hsps in cell signaling, protein transport and the effect of heat shock on neural plate induction and brain development are discussed...
  18. doi Redox regulation of cellular stress response in multiple sclerosis
    G Pennisi
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Catania, I 95125 Catania, Italy
    Biochem Pharmacol 82:1490-9. 2011
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  19. ncbi The hormetic role of dietary antioxidants in free radical-related diseases
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 16:877-83. 2010
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  20. ncbi Formation of propionate after short-term ethanol treatment and its interaction with the carnitine pool in rat
    V Calabrese
    Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
    Alcohol 19:169-76. 1999
    ..This study suggests that endogenous carnitine pool might play a role against the deleterious effects of accumulating short-chain organic acids...
  21. ncbi Regional distribution of heme oxygenase, HSP70, and glutathione in brain: relevance for endogenous oxidant/antioxidant balance and stress tolerance
    V Calabrese
    Department of Chemistry, Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Neurosci Res 68:65-75. 2002
    ..These data support the hypothesis that the glutathione redox state and basal peroxides can directly participate in the signaling pathways of heat shock protein expression and hence of stress tolerance...
  22. ncbi In vivo protection by the xanthate tricyclodecan-9-yl-xanthogenate against amyloid beta-peptide (1-42)-induced oxidative stress
    M Perluigi
    Department of Biochemical Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome 00185, Italy
    Neuroscience 138:1161-70. 2006
    ..Based on the above data, we suggest that tricyclodecan-9-yl-xanthogenate is a potent antioxidant and could be of importance for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other oxidative stress-related disorders...
  23. ncbi Long-term ethanol administration enhances age-dependent modulation of redox state in brain and peripheral organs of rat: protection by acetyl carnitine
    G Scapagnini
    Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute, West Virginia University, Rockville, USA
    Int J Tissue React 24:89-96. 2002
    ..Administration of acetyl carnitine greatly reduces these metabolic abnormalities. Our findings support its pharmacological potential in the management of alcoholic disturbances...
  24. ncbi Oxidatively-modified and glycated proteins as candidate pro-inflammatory toxins in uremia and dialysis patients
    M Piroddi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Applied Biochemistry and Nutritional Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Amino Acids 32:573-92. 2007
    ..We have also evaluated therapeutic - either pharmacological or dialytic - strategies proposed to alleviate the accumulation of these toxins and to constrain the inflammatory and oxidative burden of ESRD...
  25. ncbi [Prebiotics and probiotics in infant nutrition]
    A A Zuppa
    Istituto di Clinica Pediatrica, Cattedra di Neonatologia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma
    Pediatr Med Chir 29:69-83. 2007
    ..In this review literature is examined the possible efficacy of prebiotics and probiotics in the pediatric age; however, the studies available do not permit to obtain definitive conclusions...
  26. ncbi Caffeic acid phenethyl ester and curcumin: a novel class of heme oxygenase-1 inducers
    G Scapagnini
    Department of Biochemistry, Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Catania, Italy corrected
    Mol Pharmacol 61:554-61. 2002
    ..This study identifies a novel class of natural substances that could be used for therapeutic purposes as potent inducers of HO-1 in the protection of tissues against inflammatory and neurodegenerative conditions...