Carla Pruzzo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Genoa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Persistence of vibrios in marine bivalves: the role of interactions with haemolymph components
    Carla Pruzzo
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 7:761-72. 2005
  2. pmc Effects of mushroom and chicory extracts on the shape, physiology and proteome of the cariogenic bacterium Streptococcus mutans
    Caterina Signoretto
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Diagnostica, Sezione di Microbiologia, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:117. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Global impact of Vibrio cholerae interactions with chitin
    Carla Pruzzo
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Genova, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 10:1400-10. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Dual role colonization factors connecting Vibrio cholerae's lifestyles in human and aquatic environments open new perspectives for combating infectious diseases
    Luigi Vezzulli
    Department of Biology, University of Genova, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 19:254-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Vibrio infections triggering mass mortality events in a warming Mediterranean Sea
    Luigi Vezzulli
    Dipartimento di Biologia, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV, 5, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 12:2007-19. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Response of the bacterial community to in situ bioremediation of organic-rich sediments
    Luigi Vezzulli
    Department for the Study of Territory and its Resources, University of Genoa, Corso Europa 26, I 16146 Genoa, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 49:740-51. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Benthic ecology of Vibrio spp. and pathogenic Vibrio species in a coastal Mediterranean environment (La Spezia Gulf, Italy)
    Luigi Vezzulli
    Department of Biology DIBIO, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV 5, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Microb Ecol 58:808-18. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Vibrios in association with sedimentary crustaceans in three beaches of the northern Adriatic Sea (Italy)
    A Covazzi Harriague
    Dip Te Ris Università di Genova, C so Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:574-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Temperature affects Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor persistence in the aquatic environment via an enhanced expression of GbpA and MSHA adhesins
    Monica Stauder
    Institute of Microbiology and Biomedical Sciences, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy Department of Biology, University of Genova, Genova, Italy Department of Pathology, Section of Microbiology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Environ Microbiol Rep 2:140-4. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Persistence of adhesive properties in Vibrio cholerae after long-term exposure to sea water
    Carla Pruzzo
    Istituto di Microbiologia e Scienze Biomediche, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 5:850-8. 2003

Collaborators

  • David Bourne
  • L Vezzulli
  • Rita R Colwell
  • Mauro Fabiano
  • Anna Marchese
  • N Al-Gallas
  • L Canesi
  • C Misic
  • Mar Lleo
  • Wally Baffone
  • Caterina Signoretto
  • Massimiliano Zampini
  • Gloria Burlacchini
  • Pietro Canepari
  • Monica Stauder
  • A Covazzi Harriague
  • Renato Tarsi
  • Brahm S Srivastava
  • Arunima Mishra
  • Anna Bertoncelli
  • Jonathan Pratten
  • Alberto Milli
  • Francesco Tessarolo
  • Egija Zaura
  • Peter Lingström
  • Itzhak Ofek
  • Anna Marchi
  • David A Spratt
  • Iole Caola
  • Michael Wilson
  • Adele Papetti
  • Elisabetta Pezzati
  • Barbara Repetto
  • Giancarlo Albertelli
  • Marco Di Brino
  • Alessandro Bacciaglia
  • Mariangela Cosmo
  • Vijay P Bondre
  • Arvind Chhabra
  • Renjana Srivastava
  • Giorgio Franzini
  • Luigi Pane
  • Caterina Ciacci
  • Gabriella Gallo
  • Michele Betti
  • Ranjana Srivastava

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Persistence of vibrios in marine bivalves: the role of interactions with haemolymph components
    Carla Pruzzo
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Genova, Genova, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 7:761-72. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Effects of mushroom and chicory extracts on the shape, physiology and proteome of the cariogenic bacterium Streptococcus mutans
    Caterina Signoretto
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Diagnostica, Sezione di Microbiologia, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:117. 2013
    ..Previous studies indicated antimicrobial and antiplaque activities in a low-molecular-mass (LMM) fraction of extracts from either an edible mushroom (Lentinus edodes) or from Italian red chicory (Cichorium intybus)...
  3. doi request reprint Global impact of Vibrio cholerae interactions with chitin
    Carla Pruzzo
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Genova, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 10:1400-10. 2008
    ..cholerae interactions with chitin represent a useful model for examination of the role of primary habitat selection in the development of traits that have been identified as virulence factors in human disease...
  4. doi request reprint Dual role colonization factors connecting Vibrio cholerae's lifestyles in human and aquatic environments open new perspectives for combating infectious diseases
    Luigi Vezzulli
    Department of Biology, University of Genova, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 19:254-9. 2008
    ..cholerae fitness in its environmental reservoirs...
  5. doi request reprint Vibrio infections triggering mass mortality events in a warming Mediterranean Sea
    Luigi Vezzulli
    Dipartimento di Biologia, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV, 5, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 12:2007-19. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Response of the bacterial community to in situ bioremediation of organic-rich sediments
    Luigi Vezzulli
    Department for the Study of Territory and its Resources, University of Genoa, Corso Europa 26, I 16146 Genoa, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 49:740-51. 2004
    ..Based on our results, a conceptual model for application of bioremediation to face the problem of sediment eutrophication is discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Benthic ecology of Vibrio spp. and pathogenic Vibrio species in a coastal Mediterranean environment (La Spezia Gulf, Italy)
    Luigi Vezzulli
    Department of Biology DIBIO, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV 5, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Microb Ecol 58:808-18. 2009
    ..and potential pathogenic vibrios whose ecological features appeared substantially different from the ones recognised in the pelagic environment...
  8. doi request reprint Vibrios in association with sedimentary crustaceans in three beaches of the northern Adriatic Sea (Italy)
    A Covazzi Harriague
    Dip Te Ris Università di Genova, C so Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:574-9. 2008
    ..Sedimentary crustaceans may extend Vibrio persistence in seawater and may represent an additional aquatic reservoir of these bacteria...
  9. doi request reprint Temperature affects Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor persistence in the aquatic environment via an enhanced expression of GbpA and MSHA adhesins
    Monica Stauder
    Institute of Microbiology and Biomedical Sciences, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy Department of Biology, University of Genova, Genova, Italy Department of Pathology, Section of Microbiology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Environ Microbiol Rep 2:140-4. 2010
    ..It is suggested that temperature plays a major role in affecting persistence of V. cholerae in the aquatic environment by promoting colonization of environmental surfaces, via an enhanced expression of both mshA and gbpA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Persistence of adhesive properties in Vibrio cholerae after long-term exposure to sea water
    Carla Pruzzo
    Istituto di Microbiologia e Scienze Biomediche, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 5:850-8. 2003
    ..It is concluded that as vibrios do not lose adhesive properties after long-term exposure to ASW, it is important to include methods for VBNC bacteria when testing environmental and clinical samples for purposes of public health safety...
  11. pmc Role for mannose-sensitive hemagglutinin in promoting interactions between Vibrio cholerae El Tor and mussel hemolymph
    Massimiliano Zampini
    Istituto di Microbiologia e Scienze Biomediche, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:5711-5. 2003
    ..The results indicate that hemolymph-soluble factors are involved in interactions between hemocytes and mannose-sensitive adhesins...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bacteria-hemocyte interactions and phagocytosis in marine bivalves
    Laura Canesi
    Institute of Physiological Sciences, University of Urbino, Italy
    Microsc Res Tech 57:469-76. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Detection of free-living and plankton-bound vibrios in coastal waters of the Adriatic Sea (Italy) and study of their pathogenicity-associated properties
    Wally Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche e Ambientali, Universita di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 8:1299-305. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc Persistence of Enterococcus faecalis in aquatic environments via surface interactions with copepods
    Caterina Signoretto
    Dipartimento di Patologia, Sezione di Microbiologia, Universita di Verona, Strada Le Grazie, 8, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:2756-61. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Interactions between Mytilus haemocytes and different strains of Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor: role of kinase-mediated signalling
    Laura Canesi
    Istituto di Scienze Fisiologiche, Universita di Urbino Carlo Bo, Loc Crocicchia, Italy
    Cell Microbiol 7:667-74. 2005
    ..These data suggest that certain bacteria could evade the bactericidal activity of mussel haemocytes through disruption of the host signalling pathways...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vibrio cholerae persistence in aquatic environments and colonization of intestinal cells: involvement of a common adhesion mechanism
    Massimiliano Zampini
    Istituto di Microbiologia e Scienze Biomediche, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona 60131, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 244:267-73. 2005
    ..It is hypothesized that this protein might have the function to mediate adherence to GlcNAc-containing substrates both in the aquatic environment and in human intestine...
  17. pmc Adhesion of Enterococcus faecalis in the nonculturable state to plankton is the main mechanism responsible for persistence of this bacterium in both lake and seawater
    Caterina Signoretto
    Sezione di Microbiologia, Dipartimento di Patologia, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6892-6. 2004
    ..These results clearly indicate that the PCR assay is a powerful tool for detecting fecal indicators and pathogens in the environment, thus providing a much more sensitive method than culture...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tyrosine kinase-mediated cell signalling in the activation of Mytilus hemocytes: possible role of STAT-like proteins
    Laura Canesi
    Istituto di Scienze Fisiologiche, Universita di Urbino, Loc Crocicchia, Urbino, 61029 PU, Italy
    Biol Cell 95:603-13. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Mutation in tcpR gene (Vc0832) of Vibrio cholerae O1 causes loss of tolerance to high osmolarity and affects colonization and virulence in infant mice
    Arunima Mishra
    Microbiology Division, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow 226001, India
    J Med Microbiol 52:933-9. 2003
    ..The results suggest that tcpR plays a role in survival of V. cholerae in the small intestine of host as the osmolarity in the intestinal lumen is thought to be equivalent to 300 mM NaCl or higher...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of PCB congeners on the immune function of Mytilus hemocytes: alterations of tyrosine kinase-mediated cell signaling
    Laura Canesi
    Facoltà di Scienze Ambientali, Istituto di Scienze Fisiologiche, Universita di Urbino, Loc Crocicchia, 61029 PU, Urbino, Italy
    Aquat Toxicol 63:293-306. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Signaling pathways involved in the physiological response of mussel hemocytes to bacterial challenge: the role of stress-activated p38 MAP kinases
    Laura Canesi
    Istituto di Scienze Fisiologiche, Universita di Urbino, Loc Crocicchia, 61029 PU, Urbino, Italy
    Dev Comp Immunol 26:325-34. 2002
    ..Interestingly, the PI3-kinase (phosphatidylinositol-3-OH-kinase) inhibitor, Wortmannin, reduced both p38 activation and bacterial killing, indicating a critical role also for this lipid kinase in the hemocyte immune response...