Maurizio Zuccotti

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Affiliation: University of Parma
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Transcriptome based identification of mouse cumulus cell markers that predict the developmental competence of their enclosed antral oocytes
    Giulia Vigone
    Laboratorio di Biologia dello Sviluppo, Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie Lazzaro Spallanzani, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    BMC Genomics 14:380. 2013
  2. doi request reprint OCT4 and the acquisition of oocyte developmental competence during folliculogenesis
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Biotecnologiche e Traslazionali, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Via Volturno 39, Parma, Italy
    Int J Dev Biol 56:853-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Oct-4 regulates the expression of Stella and Foxj2 at the Nanog locus: implications for the developmental competence of mouse oocytes
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Via Volturno 39, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Hum Reprod 24:2225-37. 2009
  4. doi request reprint What does it take to make a developmentally competent mammalian egg?
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Via Volturno 39, Parma, Italy
    Hum Reprod Update 17:525-40. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Experimental demonstration that mammalian oocytes are not selective towards X- or Y-bearing sperm
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Parma, Italy
    Mol Reprod Dev 71:245-6. 2005
  6. pmc Fully-mature antral mouse oocytes are transcriptionally silent but their heterochromatin maintains a transcriptional permissive histone acetylation profile
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Assist Reprod Genet 28:1193-6. 2011
  7. pmc Gatekeeper of pluripotency: a common Oct4 transcriptional network operates in mouse eggs and embryonic stem cells
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    BMC Genomics 12:1-13. 2011
  8. pmc Maternal Oct-4 is a potential key regulator of the developmental competence of mouse oocytes
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    BMC Dev Biol 8:97. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of Oct-4 during acquisition of developmental competence in mouse oocyte
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:57-62. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The analysis of chromatin organisation allows selection of mouse antral oocytes competent for development to blastocyst
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
    Zygote 10:73-8. 2002

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Publications18

  1. pmc Transcriptome based identification of mouse cumulus cell markers that predict the developmental competence of their enclosed antral oocytes
    Giulia Vigone
    Laboratorio di Biologia dello Sviluppo, Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie Lazzaro Spallanzani, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    BMC Genomics 14:380. 2013
    ..Here, we isolated CCs from antral mouse oocytes of known developmental incompetence (NSN-CCs) or competence (SN-CCs) and compared their transcriptomes with the aim of identifying distinct marker transcripts...
  2. doi request reprint OCT4 and the acquisition of oocyte developmental competence during folliculogenesis
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Biotecnologiche e Traslazionali, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Via Volturno 39, Parma, Italy
    Int J Dev Biol 56:853-8. 2012
    ..The Oct4-gene regulatory network thus provides a connection between eggs, early preimplantation embryos and embryonic stem cells...
  3. doi request reprint Oct-4 regulates the expression of Stella and Foxj2 at the Nanog locus: implications for the developmental competence of mouse oocytes
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Via Volturno 39, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Hum Reprod 24:2225-37. 2009
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  4. doi request reprint What does it take to make a developmentally competent mammalian egg?
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Via Volturno 39, Parma, Italy
    Hum Reprod Update 17:525-40. 2011
    ..The main objective of this review is to summarize the results of areas of investigation that are contributing to our still inadequate understanding of the molecular aspects of making developmentally competent eggs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Experimental demonstration that mammalian oocytes are not selective towards X- or Y-bearing sperm
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Parma, Italy
    Mol Reprod Dev 71:245-6. 2005
    ..For the first time, we provide experimental evidence that mammalian oocytes do not play a selecting role since a single oocyte may be simultaneously fertilised by both X- and Y-bearing sperm...
  6. pmc Fully-mature antral mouse oocytes are transcriptionally silent but their heterochromatin maintains a transcriptional permissive histone acetylation profile
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Assist Reprod Genet 28:1193-6. 2011
    ..Here, we studied the profile of histone acetylation changes occurring during the NSN-to-SN transition...
  7. pmc Gatekeeper of pluripotency: a common Oct4 transcriptional network operates in mouse eggs and embryonic stem cells
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    BMC Genomics 12:1-13. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the identity and extension of this maternal Oct4-TN, as much as whether its presence is circumscribed to the egg or maintained beyond fertilisation...
  8. pmc Maternal Oct-4 is a potential key regulator of the developmental competence of mouse oocytes
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    BMC Dev Biol 8:97. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Role of Oct-4 during acquisition of developmental competence in mouse oocyte
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:57-62. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The analysis of chromatin organisation allows selection of mouse antral oocytes competent for development to blastocyst
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
    Zygote 10:73-8. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the selection of oocytes with better developmental potential may be of interest for studies on nuclear/cytoplasm interaction, particularly in nuclear-transfer experiments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chromatin organisation and nuclear architecture in growing mouse oocytes
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Via Volturno 39, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 234:11-7. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Mouse Xist expression begins at zygotic genome activation and is timed by a zygotic clock
    Maurizio Zuccotti
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Sezione di Istologia ed Embriologia Generale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Mol Reprod Dev 61:14-20. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Gonadotropins affect Oct-4 gene expression during mouse oocyte growth
    Manuela Monti
    Laboratorio di Biologia dello Sviluppo, Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Mol Reprod Dev 73:685-91. 2006
    ..Also, they may contribute to our knowledge of the molecular bases of oocyte growth, meiosis resumption, and acquisition of a developmental competence...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of a low dose of bentazon on spermatogenesis of mice exposed during foetal, postnatal and adult life
    Silvia Garagna
    Laboratorio di Biologia dello Sviluppo, Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Piazza Botta 9, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Toxicology 212:165-74. 2005
    ..Although our results show that the administration of a low dose of bentazon does not impair spermatogenesis, we found alterations of the frequency of some stages of the cycle of the seminiferous epithelium in both experimental groups...
  15. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional localization and dynamics of centromeres in mouse oocytes during folliculogenesis
    Silvia Garagna
    Laboratorio di Biologia dello Sviluppo e Centro di Eccellenza in Biologia Applicata, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Mol Histol 35:631-8. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Cloned pre-implantation mouse embryos show correct timing but altered levels of gene expression
    Vittorio Sebastiano
    Laboratorio di Biologia dello Sviluppo, Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Centro d Eccellenza in Biologia Applicata, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Mol Reprod Dev 70:146-54. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Nuclear localization of NORs and centromeres in mouse oocytes during folliculogenesis
    Frank Longo
    Laboratorio di Biologia dello Sviluppo e Centro di Eccellenza in Biologia Applicata, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Piazza Botta 9, Pavia, Italy
    Mol Reprod Dev 66:279-90. 2003
    ..These observations suggest possible means by which, chromosomes of mature, germinal vesicle oocytes are organized with respect to the nucleolus...
  18. ncbi request reprint Epigenomic differentiation in mouse preimplantation nuclei of biparental, parthenote and cloned embryos
    Valeria Merico
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Laboratorio di Biologia dello Sviluppo, Piazza Botta 9, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, 27100, Pavia, Italy
    Chromosome Res 15:341-60. 2007
    ..This finding suggests that the epigenome of the three types of embryos partially acts as a constraint of the nuclear organization of the three nuclear subcompartments analysed...