Genomes and Genes

Cristiano De Pittà


Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy


  1. De Pittà C, Bertolucci C, Mazzotta G, Bernante F, Rizzo G, De Nardi B, et al. Systematic sequencing of mRNA from the Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) and first tissue specific transcriptional signature. BMC Genomics. 2008;9:45 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reports the results of an expressed sequence tag (EST) sequencing project from different tissues of Euphausia superba (the Antarctic krill)...
  2. Soares R, Cagnin S, Chemello F, Silvestrin M, Musaro A, De Pittà C, et al. Involvement of microRNAs in the regulation of muscle wasting during catabolic conditions. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:21909-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus miRNAs are important for fine-tuning the atrophy program and their modulation can be a novel potential therapeutic approach to counteract muscle loss and weakness in catabolic conditions. ..
  3. Da Rè C, von Stockum S, Biscontin A, Millino C, Cisotto P, Zordan M, et al. Leigh syndrome in Drosophila melanogaster: morphological and biochemical characterization of Surf1 post-transcriptional silencing. J Biol Chem. 2014;289:29235-46 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that Surf1 is essential for COX activity and mitochondrial function in D. melanogaster, thus providing a new tool that may help clarify the pathogenic mechanisms of LS. ..