Luca Del Giacco


Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy


  1. Del Giacco L, Pistocchi A, Cotelli F, Fortunato A, Sordino P. A peek inside the neurosecretory brain through Orthopedia lenses. Dev Dyn. 2008;237:2295-303 pubmed publisher
  2. Pistocchi A, Gaudenzi G, Carra S, Bresciani E, Del Giacco L, Cotelli F. Crucial role of zebrafish prox1 in hypothalamic catecholaminergic neurons development. BMC Dev Biol. 2008;8:27 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings indicate that prox1 activity is crucial for the proper development of the otp1-positive hypothalamic neuronal precursors to their terminal CA phenotype. ..
  3. Del Giacco L, Sordino P, Pistocchi A, Andreakis N, Tarallo R, Di Benedetto B, et al. Differential regulation of the zebrafish orthopedia 1 gene during fate determination of diencephalic neurons. BMC Dev Biol. 2006;6:50 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, our data indicate that morphogenetic mechanisms differentially regulate otp1 expression in alar and basal plates. ..
  4. Del Giacco L, Pistocchi A, Ghilardi A. prox1b Activity is essential in zebrafish lymphangiogenesis. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e13170 pubmed publisher
  5. Benedetti L, Ghilardi A, Prosperi L, Francolini M, Del Giacco L. Biosensing Motor Neuron Membrane Potential in Live Zebrafish Embryos. J Vis Exp. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, this non-invasive approach can co-exist with other analyses (e.g., spontaneous movement recordings, as shown here). ..