Beatrice Vitali

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Dietary supplementation with probiotics during late pregnancy: outcome on vaginal microbiota and cytokine secretion
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 12:236. 2012
  2. doi request reprint An in vitro evaluation of the effect of probiotics and prebiotics on the metabolic profile of human microbiota
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy
    Anaerobe 18:386-91. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Protocol for the use of PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and quantitative PCR to determine vaginal microflora constitution and pathogens in bacterial vaginosis
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Methods Mol Biol 903:177-93. 2012
  4. pmc Impact of a synbiotic food on the gut microbial ecology and metabolic profiles
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 10:4. 2010
  5. pmc Antibiotics and probiotics in chronic pouchitis: a comparative proteomic approach
    Silvia Turroni
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 16:30-41. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Bifidobacterial enolase, a cell surface receptor for human plasminogen involved in the interaction with the host
    Marco Candela
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CIRB centre for Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Microbiology 155:3294-303. 2009
  7. pmc Oxalate-degrading activity in Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis: impact of acidic conditions on the transcriptional levels of the oxalyl coenzyme A (CoA) decarboxylase and formyl-CoA transferase genes
    Silvia Turroni
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, Bologna, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5609-20. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Rifaximin modulates the colonic microbiota of patients with Crohn's disease: an in vitro approach using a continuous culture colonic model system
    Simone Maccaferri
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:2556-65. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint High-dose probiotics for the treatment of active pouchitis
    Paolo Gionchetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2075-82; discussion 2082-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory effects of probiotic bacteria DNA: IL-1 and IL-10 response in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    Karen Manon Lammers
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Policlinic S Orsola, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 38:165-72. 2003

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  1. pmc Dietary supplementation with probiotics during late pregnancy: outcome on vaginal microbiota and cytokine secretion
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 12:236. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint An in vitro evaluation of the effect of probiotics and prebiotics on the metabolic profile of human microbiota
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy
    Anaerobe 18:386-91. 2012
    ..longum Bar33 and L. helveticus Bar13 was very similar to that observed after the supplementation with L. helveticus Bar13, regarding mainly the decrease of pyridine and the increase of butyrate...
  3. doi request reprint Protocol for the use of PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and quantitative PCR to determine vaginal microflora constitution and pathogens in bacterial vaginosis
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Methods Mol Biol 903:177-93. 2012
    ..Quantitative PCR is a powerful technique for the quantitative analysis of a selected genus or species...
  4. pmc Impact of a synbiotic food on the gut microbial ecology and metabolic profiles
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 10:4. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Antibiotics and probiotics in chronic pouchitis: a comparative proteomic approach
    Silvia Turroni
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 16:30-41. 2010
    ..To profile protein expression in mucosal biopsies from patients with chronic refractory pouchitis following antibiotic or probiotic treatment, using a comparative proteomic approach...
  6. doi request reprint Bifidobacterial enolase, a cell surface receptor for human plasminogen involved in the interaction with the host
    Marco Candela
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CIRB centre for Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Microbiology 155:3294-303. 2009
    ..lactis BI07 enolase are crucial for plasminogen binding. Acting as a human plasminogen receptor, the bifidobacterial surface enolase is suggested to play an important role in the interaction process with the host...
  7. pmc Oxalate-degrading activity in Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis: impact of acidic conditions on the transcriptional levels of the oxalyl coenzyme A (CoA) decarboxylase and formyl-CoA transferase genes
    Silvia Turroni
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, Bologna, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5609-20. 2010
    ..animalis subsp. lactis as a promising adjunct for the prophylaxis and management of oxalate-related kidney disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rifaximin modulates the colonic microbiota of patients with Crohn's disease: an in vitro approach using a continuous culture colonic model system
    Simone Maccaferri
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:2556-65. 2010
    ..In order to understand how rifaximin affects the colonic microbiota and its metabolism, an in vitro human colonic model system was used in this study...
  9. ncbi request reprint High-dose probiotics for the treatment of active pouchitis
    Paolo Gionchetti
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2075-82; discussion 2082-4. 2007
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of high-dose VSL#3 in the treatment of mildly active pouchitis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory effects of probiotic bacteria DNA: IL-1 and IL-10 response in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells
    Karen Manon Lammers
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, Policlinic S Orsola, Via Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 38:165-72. 2003
    ..Total bacterial DNA from feces collected after probiotic administration modulated the immune response by a decrease of interleukin-1 beta and an increase of interleukin-10...
  11. doi request reprint Proteome profiles of vaginal fluids from women affected by bacterial vaginosis and healthy controls: outcomes of rifaximin treatment
    Federica Cruciani
    Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:2648-59. 2013
    ..This study was designed to characterize the proteome of vaginal fluid (VF) from women with bacterial vaginosis (BV) in comparison with that from healthy women, and to evaluate the effect exerted by rifaximin vaginal tablets...
  12. pmc Dynamics of vaginal bacterial communities in women developing bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis, or no infection, analyzed by PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and real-time PCR
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CIRB Center for Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5731-41. 2007
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  13. doi request reprint Novel probiotic candidates for humans isolated from raw fruits and vegetables
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Food Microbiol 31:116-25. 2012
    ..The results of this study showed that some autochthonous lactic acid bacteria from raw fruit and vegetables have functional features to be considered as novel probiotic candidates...
  14. doi request reprint Molecular and phenotypic traits of in-vitro-selected mutants of Bifidobacterium resistant to rifaximin
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 31:555-60. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen-dependent proteolytic activity in Bifidobacterium lactis
    Marco Candela
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CIRB centre for Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, Bologna, Italy
    Microbiology 154:2457-62. 2008
    ..The ability of bifidobacteria to intervene in the host plasminogen/plasmin system may contribute to facilitating colonization of the host gastrointestinal tract...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic and proteomic characterization of rifaximin resistance in Bifidobacterium infantis BI07
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CIRB Center for Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Res Microbiol 158:355-62. 2007
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  17. pmc High taxonomic level fingerprint of the human intestinal microbiota by ligase detection reaction--universal array approach
    Marco Candela
    Department of Pharmaceutical Science, University of Bologna, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 10:116. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of probiotic bacteria on gastrointestinal motility in guinea-pig isolated tissue
    Matteo Massi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5987-94. 2006
    ..To evaluate the intestinal motility changes evoked by 8 bacterial strains belonging to Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus and Streptococcus genera within the probiotic preparation VSL#3...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of a synbiotic food consumption on human gut metabolic profiles evaluated by (1)H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy
    Maurice Ndagijimana
    Department of Food Science, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, 40127, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 134:147-53. 2009
    ..The multivariate statistical approach used demonstrated the potential of NMR metabolic profiles to provide biomarkers of the gut-microbial activity related to dietary supplementation of probiotics...
  20. pmc Efficacy of rifaximin vaginal tablets in treatment of bacterial vaginosis: a molecular characterization of the vaginal microbiota
    Federica Cruciani
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:4062-70. 2012
    ..This molecular analysis supported the clinical observation that rifaximin at 25 mg/day for 5 days represents an effective treatment to be used in future pivotal studies for the treatment of BV...
  21. ncbi request reprint Real-time PCR quantification of bacterial adhesion to Caco-2 cells: competition between bifidobacteria and enteropathogens
    Marco Candela
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CIRB Center for Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Res Microbiol 156:887-95. 2005
    ..typhimurium, Y. enterocolitica and E. coli EPEC). Real-time PCR is a rapid, accurate and sensitive method for detecting and quantifying different bacterial genera and species simultaneously adhering to a epithelial cell monolayer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Quantitative detection of probiotic Bifidobacterium strains in bacterial mixtures by using real-time PCR
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CIRB centre for Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:269-76. 2003
    ..The methodology described represents a useful tool for the specific quantitative detection of bacterial strains and species in complex mixtures such as pharmaceutical preparations, dairy starter cultures, faecal samples and biopsies...
  23. pmc Binding of human plasminogen to Bifidobacterium
    Marco Candela
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CIRB Center for Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    J Bacteriol 189:5929-36. 2007
    ..Our findings represent a step forward in understanding the mechanisms involved in the Bifidobacterium-host interaction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rifaximin modulates the vaginal microbiome and metabolome in women affected by bacterial vaginosis
    Luca Laghi
    Centre of Foodomics, Department of Agro Food Science and Technology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:3411-20. 2014
    ..Among the tested dosages of rifaximin (100 and 25 mg for 5 days and 100 mg for 2 days), 25 mg for 5 days was found to be the most effective. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Development of microparticulate systems for intestinal delivery of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium lactis
    Beatrice Albertini
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, via San Donato 19 2, 40127 Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Pharm Sci 40:359-66. 2010
    ..Finally, stability tests performed at 5 degrees C highlighted a bacterial viability of about 82% and 70% after 6 and 9 months, respectively...
  26. ncbi request reprint PCR detection of Bifidobacterium strains and Streptococcus thermophilus in feces of human subjects after oral bacteriotherapy and yogurt consumption
    Patrizia Brigidi
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Via Belmeloro 6, University of Bologna, 40126, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 81:203-9. 2003
    ..thermophilus, B. infantis Y1 and B. breve Y8 similar to that observed with the healthy subjects...
  27. pmc Characterization and heterologous expression of the oxalyl coenzyme A decarboxylase gene from Bifidobacterium lactis
    Federica Federici
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Via Belmeloro 6, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5066-73. 2004
    ..These findings suggest a potential role for Bifidobacterium in the intestinal degradation of oxalate...
  28. doi request reprint Correlation of Atopobium vaginae Amount With Bacterial Vaginosis Markers
    Camila Marconi
    Department of Pathology, Botucatu Medical School, Sao Paulo State University, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 16:127-32. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the correlation of the amount of Atopobium vaginae with the most commonly used markers for bacterial vaginosis (BV)...
  29. ncbi request reprint A proteomic view of Bifidobacterium infantis generated by multi-dimensional chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry
    Beatrice Vitali
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy
    Proteomics 5:1859-67. 2005
    ..Redundancy in peptide and protein identification using the double chromatography technique was also evaluated...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis of pouchitis onset with probiotic therapy: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Paolo Gionchetti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy
    Gastroenterology 124:1202-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare probiotic therapy with VSL#3 versus placebo in the ability to prevent the onset of acute pouchitis during the first year after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis...