L Rigoli

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Affiliation: University of Messina
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Wolfram syndrome 1 and Wolfram syndrome 2
    Luciana Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Curr Opin Pediatr 24:512-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Molecular analysis of the CART gene in overweight and obese Italian children using family-based association methods
    L Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Messina, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 99:722-6. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Uteroglobin-related protein 1 gene -112G/a polymorphism and atopic asthma in Sicilian children
    Luciana Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:667-70. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Wolfram syndrome and WFS1 gene
    L Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Messina, Italy
    Clin Genet 79:103-17. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme and angiotensin type 2 receptor gene genotype distributions in Italian children with congenital uropathies
    Luciana Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Genetics Unit, University School of Medicine, Messina, Italy
    Pediatr Res 56:988-93. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of beta-thalassaemia patients in a high incidence area of southern Italy
    L Rigoli
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Messina, School of Medicine, Italy
    Clin Lab Haematol 23:373-8. 2001
  7. pmc Clinical significance of NOD2/CARD15 and Toll-like receptor 4 gene single nucleotide polymorphisms in inflammatory bowel disease
    Luciana Rigoli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Mediche e Chirurgiche, Policlinico Universitario, Messina 98125, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4454-61. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of the eotaxin gene -426C-->T, -384A-->G and 67G-->a single-nucleotide polymorphisms and atopic dermatitis in Italian children using family-based association methods
    L Rigoli
    Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 33:316-21. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint TLR4 and NOD2/CARD15 genetic polymorphisms and their possible role in gastric carcinogenesis
    L Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Messina University, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:513-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint TLR2 and TLR4 gene polymorphisms and atopic dermatitis in Italian children: a multicenter study
    C Salpietro
    Department of Pediatrics, Unit of Pediatric Genetics and Immunology, University of Messina, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:33-40. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Wolfram syndrome 1 and Wolfram syndrome 2
    Luciana Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Curr Opin Pediatr 24:512-7. 2012
    ..The CISD2-encoded protein ERIS (endoplasmic reticulum intermembrane small protein) also localizes to ER, but does not interact directly with wolframin. ERIS maps to chromosome 4q22...
  2. doi request reprint Molecular analysis of the CART gene in overweight and obese Italian children using family-based association methods
    L Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Messina, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 99:722-6. 2010
    ..In our study, we evaluated if CART gene A1475G and DeltaA1457 polymorphisms could be associated with obesity...
  3. doi request reprint Uteroglobin-related protein 1 gene -112G/a polymorphism and atopic asthma in Sicilian children
    Luciana Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 28:667-70. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that the -112G/A polymorphism does not play a significant role in the genetic predisposition of the UGRP1 gene in atopic asthma in the Sicilian population...
  4. doi request reprint Wolfram syndrome and WFS1 gene
    L Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Messina, Italy
    Clin Genet 79:103-17. 2011
    ..Here we review the data regarding the mechanisms and the mutations of WFS1 gene that relate to WS...
  5. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme and angiotensin type 2 receptor gene genotype distributions in Italian children with congenital uropathies
    Luciana Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Genetics Unit, University School of Medicine, Messina, Italy
    Pediatr Res 56:988-93. 2004
    ..Moreover, a major role of the AT2R gene in the development of CAKUT has been found, at least in Italian children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of beta-thalassaemia patients in a high incidence area of southern Italy
    L Rigoli
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Messina, School of Medicine, Italy
    Clin Lab Haematol 23:373-8. 2001
    ..This is of particular importance for genotype-phenotype correlation and for carrier detection, genetic counselling and prenatal diagnosis...
  7. pmc Clinical significance of NOD2/CARD15 and Toll-like receptor 4 gene single nucleotide polymorphisms in inflammatory bowel disease
    Luciana Rigoli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Mediche e Chirurgiche, Policlinico Universitario, Messina 98125, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4454-61. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Investigation of the eotaxin gene -426C-->T, -384A-->G and 67G-->a single-nucleotide polymorphisms and atopic dermatitis in Italian children using family-based association methods
    L Rigoli
    Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 33:316-21. 2008
    ..Eotaxin plays an important role in atopic dermatitis (AD) as a potent chemoattractant and activator of eosinophils and T-helper 2 lymphocytes...
  9. ncbi request reprint TLR4 and NOD2/CARD15 genetic polymorphisms and their possible role in gastric carcinogenesis
    L Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Messina University, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:513-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of TLR4 and NOD2/CARD15 genes in gastric carcinogenesis...
  10. ncbi request reprint TLR2 and TLR4 gene polymorphisms and atopic dermatitis in Italian children: a multicenter study
    C Salpietro
    Department of Pediatrics, Unit of Pediatric Genetics and Immunology, University of Messina, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:33-40. 2011
    ..17–5.17; RR 2.24; 95 percent CI 1.15-4.45). CONCLUSION Children with AD may have a distinct genotype and the TLR-2 R753Q SNP was prevalent in a subset of patients with AD characterized by a more severe clinical picture...
  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of sequence variants in the Fcepsilon receptor I beta gene and IL-4 gene promoter in Italian atopic families
    L Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina, School of Medicine, Italy
    Allergy 59:213-8. 2004
    ..But the data of the studies in different populations are contrasting with one another...
  12. doi request reprint Foveolar cells phagocytose apoptotic neutrophils in chronic active Helicobacter pylori gastritis
    R A Caruso
    Department of Human Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Virchows Arch 461:489-94. 2012
    ..pylori strains, compatible with an anti-inflammatory role for the gastric epithelial cells in their removal of apoptotic neutrophils during active chronic gastritis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural observations on the microvasculature in advanced gastric carcinomas
    R A Caruso
    Department of Human Pathology, Policlinico Universitario, Messina, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 16:785-92. 2001
    ..The implications of perivascular fibrosis on the delivery of immune cells to gastric carcinomas are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Modifications of nuclear envelope in tumour cells of human gastric carcinomas: an ultrastructural study
    R A Caruso
    Department of Human Pathology, University Hospital, I 98125 Messina, Italy
    Anticancer Res 30:699-702. 2010
    ..Various nuclear envelope derivatives, such as the annulate lamellae, the intranuclear tubules as well as the nuclear projections and pockets may be observed electron microscopically in tumour cells...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial 3243 BP mutation: a case report
    L Rigoli
    Department of Paediatric, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 14:343-8. 2001
    ..Our study points out the variable phenotypic expression of this mitochondrial mutation. This may suggest the presence of other mitochondrial or nuclear mutations required to modulate the phenotype...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gene-environment interaction in childhood asthma
    L Rigoli
    Department of Pediatrics, Unit of Pediatric Genetics and Immunology, University of Messina, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:41-7. 2011
    ..This review presents recent findings illustrating the role of gene-environment interactions in childhood asthma susceptibility...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA mutation at np 3243 in a family with maternally inherited diabetes mellitus
    L Rigoli
    Medical Genetics Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Messina School of Medicine, I 98100 Messina, Italy
    Acta Diabetol 36:163-7. 1999
    ..Further studies will be aimed at investigating the prevalence of mutations and deletions of mtDNA in type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  18. doi request reprint Neutrophil-rich gastric carcinomas: light and electron microscopic study of 9 cases with particular reference to neutrophil apoptosis
    R A Caruso
    Department of Human Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 37:164-70. 2013
    ..Different stages of neutrophil apoptosis were also shown by electron microscopy and the ultrastructural findings were compared to those described in experimental models, both in vivo and in vitro...
  19. ncbi request reprint [The role of the incidence of genetic abnormalities on the onset and on the results of the surgical repair of varicocele]
    Maurizio Rossitto
    Universita degli Studi di Messina, Policlinico Universitario G Martino, Messina
    Ann Ital Chir 81:161-3. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Mast cell interaction with tumor cells in small early gastric cancer: ultrastructural observations
    R A Caruso
    Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 21:173-81. 1997
    ..The findings suggest that T mast cells may be involved in the pathophysiology of the host reaction to small intramucosal EGC...
  21. ncbi request reprint Identification of alpha-thalassemia mutations in subjects from Eastern Sicily (Italy) with abnormal hematological indices and normal Hb A2
    Chiara di Bella
    Unità Operativa di Genetica, Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Mediche e Chirurgiche, pad NI, Policlinico Universitario, Messina, Italy
    Ann Hematol 85:829-31. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Focal parietal cell differentiation in a well-differentiated (intestinal-type) early gastric cancer
    R A Caruso
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana, Policlinico Universitario, Messina, Italy
    Ultrastruct Pathol 24:417-22. 2000
    ..These ultrastructural data suggested a gastric epithelial cell differentiation. The implications with regard to the classification and histogenesis of this tumor are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of interleukin-18 in splenectomized and nonsplenectomized thalassemic patients: preliminary considerations
    S Gangemi
    Division and School of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Acta Haematol 110:45-7. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Genetic basis of non syndromic hypodontia: a DNA investigation performed on three couples of monozygotic twins about PAX9 mutation
    D Militi
    Department of Dentistry, University of Messina, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 12:21-4. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to screen the candidate gene causing the non syndromic hypodontia, with agenesis of upper third molars and upper lateral incisors, in three couples of twins...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of intratumoral neutrophils in advanced gastric carcinoma in a high-risk area in northern Italy
    Rosario Alberto Caruso
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana, Policlinico Universitario G Martino, Messina, Italy
    Mod Pathol 15:831-7. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Validation of dHPLC for molecular diagnosis of beta-thalassemia in Southern Italy
    Alessia Colosimo
    CSS Mendel Institute, Viale Regine Margherita 261, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Genet Test 7:269-75. 2003
    ..Because of this property our protocol has the potential to be implemented for mutational screening in different areas of high prevalence for beta-thalassemia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of novel WFS1 mutations in patients with Wolfram syndrome by a DHPLC-based assay
    Alessia Colosimo
    IRCCS CSS, San Giovanni Rotondo and CSS Mendel Institute, Rome, Italy
    Hum Mutat 21:622-9. 2003
    ..Overall, this study represents the molecular characterization of the largest cohort of Italian WS patients and carriers studied so far, and increases the number of identified WFS1 allelic variants worldwide...
  28. pmc CEP290 mutations are frequently identified in the oculo-renal form of Joubert syndrome-related disorders
    Francesco Brancati
    IRCCS CSS, Mendel Institute, Viale Regina Margherita 261, 00198, Rome, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 81:104-13. 2007
    ..One patient with mutation displayed complete situs inversus, confirming the clinical and genetic overlap between JSRDs and other ciliopathies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hematologic and molecular characterization of a Sicilian cohort of alpha thalassemia carriers
    Valentina Guida
    Haematologica 91:409-10. 2006
    ..Direct sequence analysis carried out in the remaining 65 negative individuals revealed no further sequence variants...