A Saija

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Affiliation: University of Messina
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Differences between coumaric and cinnamic acids in membrane permeation as evidenced by time-dependent calorimetry
    F Castelli
    Dipartimento Scienze Chimiche, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy, CIRASAIA, Universita della Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 47:991-5. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Interaction of melatonin with model membranes and possible implications in its photoprotective activity
    Antonella Saija
    Department of Pharmacology of Natural Substances and General Physiology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
    Eur J Pharm Biopharm 53:209-15. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint In vitro and in vivo evaluation of caffeic and ferulic acids as topical photoprotective agents
    A Saija
    Department of Pharmacology of Natural Substances and General Physiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Pharm 199:39-47. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint 'In vitro' antioxidant and photoprotective properties and interaction with model membranes of three new quercetin esters
    Antonella Saija
    Department Farmaco Biologico, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Eur J Pharm Biopharm 56:167-74. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint In vitro evaluation of the antioxidant activity and biomembrane interaction of the lazaroid U-74389G
    A Saija
    Department of Pharmacology of Natural Substances and General Physiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Life Sci 68:1351-66. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint In vitro antibacterial activity of some aliphatic aldehydes from Olea europaea L
    G Bisignano
    Department Farmaco-Biologico, University of Messina, Contrada Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 198:9-13. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of the exposure to gentamicin and diltiazem on the permeability of model membranes
    D Trombetta
    Department of Farmaco-Biologico, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Italy
    Farmaco 56:447-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Antiviral and immunomodulatory effect of a lyophilized extract of Capparis spinosa L. buds
    A Arena
    Department of Surgical Science, Unit of Microbiology, University of Messina, Italy
    Phytother Res 22:313-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Studies on antidiarrhoeal activity of an extract of wine from Jacquez grapes in mice
    Federica Vitali
    Department Farmaco Biologico, University of Messina, Villaggio SS Annunziata, Italy
    Phytother Res 19:924-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint In vitro protective effect of a Jacquez grapes wine extract on UVB-induced skin damage
    A Tomaino
    Department Farmaco Biologico, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Villaggio SS Annunziata, Contr Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Toxicol In Vitro 20:1395-402. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Differences between coumaric and cinnamic acids in membrane permeation as evidenced by time-dependent calorimetry
    F Castelli
    Dipartimento Scienze Chimiche, Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy, CIRASAIA, Universita della Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende, Cosenza, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 47:991-5. 1999
    ..It can be hypothesized that the interaction between the cinnamic acid and the lipidic layers is due to the lack of a hydroxyl group. This interaction is enhanced by an acidic pH, where the carboxylic acid is in a protonated form...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interaction of melatonin with model membranes and possible implications in its photoprotective activity
    Antonella Saija
    Department of Pharmacology of Natural Substances and General Physiology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
    Eur J Pharm Biopharm 53:209-15. 2002
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  3. ncbi request reprint In vitro and in vivo evaluation of caffeic and ferulic acids as topical photoprotective agents
    A Saija
    Department of Pharmacology of Natural Substances and General Physiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Pharm 199:39-47. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint 'In vitro' antioxidant and photoprotective properties and interaction with model membranes of three new quercetin esters
    Antonella Saija
    Department Farmaco Biologico, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Eur J Pharm Biopharm 56:167-74. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint In vitro evaluation of the antioxidant activity and biomembrane interaction of the lazaroid U-74389G
    A Saija
    Department of Pharmacology of Natural Substances and General Physiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Life Sci 68:1351-66. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint In vitro antibacterial activity of some aliphatic aldehydes from Olea europaea L
    G Bisignano
    Department Farmaco-Biologico, University of Messina, Contrada Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 198:9-13. 2001
    ..The effectiveness of the aldehydes under investigation seems to depend not only on the presence of the alpha,beta-double bond, but also on the chain length from the enal group and on the microorganism tested...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of the exposure to gentamicin and diltiazem on the permeability of model membranes
    D Trombetta
    Department of Farmaco-Biologico, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Italy
    Farmaco 56:447-9. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Antiviral and immunomodulatory effect of a lyophilized extract of Capparis spinosa L. buds
    A Arena
    Department of Surgical Science, Unit of Microbiology, University of Messina, Italy
    Phytother Res 22:313-7. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Studies on antidiarrhoeal activity of an extract of wine from Jacquez grapes in mice
    Federica Vitali
    Department Farmaco Biologico, University of Messina, Villaggio SS Annunziata, Italy
    Phytother Res 19:924-7. 2005
    ..These findings suggest a potential beneficial use of the JWE in the treatment of diarrhoeal diseases...
  10. ncbi request reprint In vitro protective effect of a Jacquez grapes wine extract on UVB-induced skin damage
    A Tomaino
    Department Farmaco Biologico, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Villaggio SS Annunziata, Contr Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Toxicol In Vitro 20:1395-402. 2006
    ..Taken together, our findings demonstrate that the JW-E is an efficient botanical mixture able to prevent skin oxidative damage induced by UV-B exposure and may thus be a potential promising candidate as a skin photoprotective agent...
  11. ncbi request reprint The almond milk: a new approach to the management of cow-milk allergy/intolerance in infants
    C D Salpietro
    Department of Paediatric Science, University of Messina, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 57:173-80. 2005
    ..Herein we report the result of randomized clinical trial carried out to test the efficacy and safety of a new almond-based food (hereinafter named almond milk) in a group of infant with CMI/CMA...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of polysaccharides from Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) cladodes on the healing of dermal wounds in the rat
    D Trombetta
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
    Phytomedicine 13:352-8. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of intestinal motility and secretion by extracts of Epilobium spp. in mice
    Federica Vitali
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 107:342-8. 2006
    ..Thus, it can be concluded that Epilobium possesses anti-diarrhoeal, anti-motility, and anti-secretory activities and can prove beneficial in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Antiallergic and antihistaminic effect of two extracts of Capparis spinosa L. flowering buds
    Domenico Trombetta
    Department Farmaco Biologico, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Contrada Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Phytother Res 19:29-33. 2005
    ..The different mechanisms of action of CAP-H and CAP-C may be related to a difference in the extraction procedure and, thus, in their qualitative[sol ]quantitative chemical profile...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of a standardized extract of red orange juice on proliferation of human prostate cells in vitro
    Federica Vitali
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Rome, La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Fitoterapia 77:151-5. 2006
    ..These data suggest that the antiproliferative properties of ROE cannot be ascribed to cytotoxic effect and highlight its potential usefulness in the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  16. doi request reprint Serum levels of protein oxidation products in patients with nickel allergy
    Sebastiano Gangemi
    School and Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Allergy Asthma Proc 30:552-7. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Antioxidant activity and phenolic profile of pistachio (Pistacia vera L., variety Bronte) seeds and skins
    Antonio Tomaino
    Department Farmaco Biologico, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Villaggio Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Biochimie 92:1115-22. 2010
    ..On the other hand, pistachio skins could be successfully employed in food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nutritional antioxidants and adaptive cell responses: an update
    A Speciale
    Dept Farmaco Biologico, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Curr Mol Med 11:770-89. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Electron beam irradiated UHMWPE: degrading action of air and hyaluronic acid
    A M Visco
    Industrial Chemical and Materials Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, Messina University, Messina, Italy
    Biomed Mater Eng 18:137-48. 2008
    ..High doses degrade significantly the polymer properties.100 kGy irradiation in air can be applicable on the polyethylene as well as a compromise between the low mechanical performance improving and the material degradation...
  20. doi request reprint Pulsed high oxygen induces a hypoxic-like response in human umbilical endothelial cells and in humans
    F Cimino
    Department Farmaco Biologico, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Appl Physiol 113:1684-9. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Serum levels of carbonylated and nitrosylated proteins in mobbing victims with workplace adjustment disorders
    A E Di Rosa
    Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatry and Anaesthesiology, University of Messina, Italy
    Biol Psychol 82:308-11. 2009
    ..There is evidence that most psychiatric disorders are associated with increased oxidative stress but nothing is reported about the presence of oxidative stress in mobbing victims...
  22. ncbi request reprint Characterization of flavonoids and pectins from bergamot (Citrus bergamia Risso) peel, a major byproduct of essential oil extraction
    Giuseppina Mandalari
    Department of Pharmaco Biology, University of Messina, Vill SS Annunziata 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 54:197-203. 2006
    ..The majority of flavonoids were extracted in the two 70% v/v EtOH extractions. Processing this material clearly has economic potential leading to low environmental impact...
  23. ncbi request reprint Toxic effect of nickel in an in vitro model of human oral epithelium
    Domenico Trombetta
    Department Farmaco Biologico, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Contrada Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Toxicol Lett 159:219-25. 2005
    ..Further studies are needed to demonstrate the hypothesis that the oxidative imbalance induced by nickel might be implicated in the induction of apoptosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Muscle damage induced by black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)
    P L Minciullo
    Department of Human Pathology, Division and School of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Messina, Italy
    Phytomedicine 13:115-8. 2006
    ..In our opinion, this report is of interest because of the widespread diffusion of use of black cohosh as an alternative medicine for relief from menopausal symptoms...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rituximab for the treatment of post-bone marrow transplantation refractory hemolytic anemia in a child with Omenn's syndrome
    Briuglia Silvana
    Paediatric Therapy, Operative Unit of Genetic and Immunology Paediatrics, University of Messina, Contrada Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Pediatr Transplant 11:552-6. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Montelukast-induced generalized urticaria
    Paola L Minciullo
    Department of Human Pathology, Division and School of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Messina, 98123 Messina, Italy
    Ann Pharmacother 38:999-1001. 2004
    ..To report a case of generalized urticaria induced by montelukast treatment...
  27. pmc Mechanisms of antibacterial action of three monoterpenes
    Domenico Trombetta
    Department Farmaco Biologico, School of Pharmacy, University of Messina, Contrada Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:2474-8. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the drugs might cross the cell membranes, penetrating into the interior of the cell and interacting with intracellular sites critical for antibacterial activity...
  28. doi request reprint Possible link between history of hypersensitivity to a specific non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and positive results following challenge test to alternative NSAIDS
    Domenico Trombetta
    School of Farmacy, Department Farmaco Biologico, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Arzneimittelforschung 59:410-4. 2009
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  29. doi request reprint Hypersensitivity to tranexamic acid: a wide spectrum of adverse reactions
    Selene Imbesi
    University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Pharm World Sci 32:416-9. 2010
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  30. doi request reprint In vitro protective effects of two extracts from bergamot peels on human endothelial cells exposed to tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha)
    Domenico Trombetta
    Department Farmaco Biologico, University of Messina, Viale Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 58:8430-6. 2010
    ..Thus, BP appears to be a potential source of natural antioxidant/anti-inflammatory phytocomplexes to be employed as ingredients of nutraceutical products or functional foods...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of in-vivo topical anti-inflammatory activity of indometacin from liposomal vesicles
    Carmelo Puglia
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Pharm Pharmacol 56:1225-32. 2004
    ..This interaction produces a depot in the stratum corneum that ensures sustained release of the drug to deeper skin layers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant and photoprotective activity of a crude extract of Culcitium reflexum H.B.K. leaves and their major flavonoids
    Rita Aquino
    Scuola di Specializzazione in Scienza e Tecnologia Cosmetiche and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 79:183-91. 2002
    ..the flavonols rutin, quercetin-3-O-beta-D-galactopyranoside-4'-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside, quercetin-3-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside, isorhamnetin-3-O-beta-D-galactopyranoside, quercetin and kaempferol...
  33. ncbi request reprint Differential scanning calorimetry evidence of the enhancement of beta-sitosterol absorption across biological membranes mediated by beta-cyclodextrins
    Francesco Castelli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Universita degli Studi di Catania, Viale Andrea Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 54:10228-33. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that opportune concentrations of beta-cyclodextrins improve the uptake of beta-sitosterol by phospholipid membranes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Design and characterization of liposomes containing long-chain N-acylPEs for brain delivery: penetration of liposomes incorporating GM1 into the rat brain
    Margarita Mora
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Pharm Res 19:1430-8. 2002
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  35. pmc Malondialdehyde in benign prostate hypertrophy: a useful marker?
    Rosaria Alba Merendino
    Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina Medical School, University Hospital G Martino, Italy
    Mediators Inflamm 12:127-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, we describe a previously unknown relationship between PSA and MDA as an index of inflammation and oxidative stress in BPH...
  36. ncbi request reprint The compositional characterisation and antioxidant activity of fresh juices from sicilian sweet orange (Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck) varieties
    Anna R Proteggente
    Antioxidant Research Group, Wolfson Centre for Age Related Diseases, GKT School of Biomedical Sciences, King s College London, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Free Radic Res 37:681-7. 2003
    ..98, P < 0.001) content showed a good correlation with the determined antioxidant capacity. Therefore orange juices, particularly those rich in anthocyanins, may represent a significant dietary source of flavonoids...