Maria G Torcia

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Sex differences in the response to viral infections: TLR8 and TLR9 ligand stimulation induce higher IL10 production in males
    Maria Gabriella Torcia
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e39853. 2012
  2. pmc Haematological parameters, natural regulatory CD4 + CD25 + FOXP3+ T cells and γδ T cells among two sympatric ethnic groups having different susceptibility to malaria in Burkina Faso
    Guillaume S Sanou
    Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    BMC Res Notes 5:76. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Interferon-alpha-induced inhibition of B16 melanoma cell proliferation: interference with the bFGF autocrine growth circuit
    M Torcia
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 262:838-44. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Nerve growth factor inhibits apoptosis in memory B lymphocytes via inactivation of p38 MAPK, prevention of Bcl-2 phosphorylation, and cytochrome c release
    M Torcia
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via di Tor Vergata 135, Rome I 00133, Italy
    J Biol Chem 276:39027-36. 2001
  5. pmc Functional deficit of T regulatory cells in Fulani, an ethnic group with low susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Maria G Torcia
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Firenze, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Firenze, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:646-51. 2008
  6. pmc DC-ATLAS: a systems biology resource to dissect receptor specific signal transduction in dendritic cells
    Duccio Cavalieri
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Immunome Res 6:10. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Androgen receptor expression induces FGF2, FGF-binding protein production, and FGF2 release in prostate carcinoma cells: role of FGF2 in growth, survival, and androgen receptor down-modulation
    Paolo Rosini
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Prostate 53:310-21. 2002

Collaborators

  • Renato V Iozzo
  • Issa Nebie
  • Federica Verra
  • Elisabetta Baldi
  • Carlo Severini
  • Lorella Bonaccorsi
  • T Russo
  • Francesco Annunziato
  • Guillaume S Sanou
  • Duccio Cavalieri
  • Paolo Rosini
  • Amidou Diarra
  • David Modiano
  • Amagana Dolo
  • Sodiomon B Sirima
  • Espérance Ouédraogo
  • Andre L Ouedraogo
  • Charlotte Behr
  • Jean Baptiste Yaro
  • Yves Traore
  • Marita Troye-Blomberg
  • Alphonse Ouedraogo
  • Régis W Tiendrebeogo
  • Matthijs Kramer
  • Raphael Zollinger
  • Irene Stefanini
  • Roberto Bonaiuti
  • Michaela Gündel
  • Luca Beltrame
  • Damariz Rivero
  • Jonathan M Austyn
  • Lisa Rizzetto
  • Andrea Splendiani
  • Sonja I Buschow
  • Isabelle Dunand-Sauthier
  • Sandra Gessani
  • Eva Rajnavolgyi
  • Arpad Lanyi
  • Maria C Gauzzi
  • Gerold Schuler
  • Walter Reith
  • Razvan Popovici
  • Ugo D'Oro
  • Renato Ostuni
  • Marco Brandizi
  • Mirela Kuka
  • Francesca Granucci
  • Carlotta De Filippo
  • Stephan Schierer
  • Evelina Gatti
  • Vassili Soumelis
  • Ivan Zanoni
  • Cornelis Jm Melief
  • Andreas Baur
  • Philippe Pierre
  • Nadine van Montfoort
  • Carl G Figdor
  • Enrica Calura
  • Sorin Draghici
  • Chiara Chiasserini
  • Giovanna De Chiara
  • Federico Cozzolino
  • Maria Lucibello
  • Maurizio Mongiat
  • Gianni Forti
  • Enrico Garaci

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Sex differences in the response to viral infections: TLR8 and TLR9 ligand stimulation induce higher IL10 production in males
    Maria Gabriella Torcia
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e39853. 2012
    ..We investigated whether this variability could be in part attributable to differences in the response to the Toll-Like Receptors (TLR) more involved in the virus recognition...
  2. pmc Haematological parameters, natural regulatory CD4 + CD25 + FOXP3+ T cells and γδ T cells among two sympatric ethnic groups having different susceptibility to malaria in Burkina Faso
    Guillaume S Sanou
    Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    BMC Res Notes 5:76. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  3. ncbi request reprint Interferon-alpha-induced inhibition of B16 melanoma cell proliferation: interference with the bFGF autocrine growth circuit
    M Torcia
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 262:838-44. 1999
    ..Thus, the molecular mechanisms of IFN-alpha activity on melanoma cells include a specific modulation of the bFGF autocrine circuit...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nerve growth factor inhibits apoptosis in memory B lymphocytes via inactivation of p38 MAPK, prevention of Bcl-2 phosphorylation, and cytochrome c release
    M Torcia
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via di Tor Vergata 135, Rome I 00133, Italy
    J Biol Chem 276:39027-36. 2001
    ..These data demonstrate that the molecular mechanisms underlying the survival factor function of NGF critically rely upon the continuous inactivation of p38 MAPK, a Bcl-2-modifying enzyme...
  5. pmc Functional deficit of T regulatory cells in Fulani, an ethnic group with low susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Maria G Torcia
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Firenze, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Firenze, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:646-51. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the higher resistance to malaria of the Fulani could derive from a functional deficit of T regulatory cells...
  6. pmc DC-ATLAS: a systems biology resource to dissect receptor specific signal transduction in dendritic cells
    Duccio Cavalieri
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Immunome Res 6:10. 2010
    ..Here, we present DC-ATLAS, a novel and versatile resource for the interpretation of high-throughput data generated perturbing the signaling network of dendritic cells (DCs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Androgen receptor expression induces FGF2, FGF-binding protein production, and FGF2 release in prostate carcinoma cells: role of FGF2 in growth, survival, and androgen receptor down-modulation
    Paolo Rosini
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Prostate 53:310-21. 2002
    ..In this study, we investigated the alterations in FGF2 production and utilization by the PC3 cell line, after transfection with a full-length AR...