Federico II University

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Organization: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Top Publications

  1. pmc Reactive oxygen species are required for maintenance and differentiation of primary lung fibroblasts in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Marialuisa Bocchino
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Malattie dell Apparato Respiratorio, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e14003. 2010
  2. doi Dietary trans-resveratrol bioavailability and effect on CCl4-induced liver lipid peroxidation
    Paola Vitaglione
    Department of Food Science, Gastroenterology Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:618-22. 2009
  3. doi Local gene expression in axons and nerve endings: the glia-neuron unit
    Antonio Giuditta
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, and Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Naples, Italy
    Physiol Rev 88:515-55. 2008
  4. doi Central nervous system metastases in a cohort of metastatic breast cancer patients treated with trastuzumab
    E Montagna
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia ed Oncologia Molecolare e Clinica, Universita Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 63:275-80. 2009
  5. pmc Systematic identification of stem-loop containing sequence families in bacterial genomes
    Luca Cozzuto
    CEINGE Biotecnologie Avanzate scarl, Via Comunale Margherita 482, 80145 Napoli, Italy
    BMC Genomics 9:20. 2008
  6. ncbi Mass spectrometry analysis of gliadins in celiac disease
    Pasquale Ferranti
    Dipartimento di Scienza degli Alimenti, University of Naples Federico II, Parco Gussone, Portici I 80055, Italy
    J Mass Spectrom 42:1531-48. 2007
  7. ncbi Effects of the herbal formulation ColiMil on upper gastrointestinal transit in mice in vivo
    Raffaele Capasso
    Department of Experimental Pharmacology, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples Italy
    Phytother Res 21:999-1101. 2007
  8. ncbi The rationale for the combination of selective EGFR inhibitors with cytotoxic drugs and radiotherapy
    G Tortora
    Department of Endocrinology and Molecular and Clinical Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Int J Biol Markers 22:S47-52. 2007
  9. ncbi Induced sputum as a tool for early detection of airway inflammation in connective diseases-related lung involvement
    Alessandro Vatrella
    Respiratory Medicine Division, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Respir Med 101:1383-9. 2007
  10. ncbi Estimate of white-coat effect and arterial stiffness
    Giovanni de Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:827-31. 2007

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  1. pmc Reactive oxygen species are required for maintenance and differentiation of primary lung fibroblasts in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Marialuisa Bocchino
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Sezione di Malattie dell Apparato Respiratorio, Universita Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e14003. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to characterize the cellular phenotype of fibroblasts derived from IPF patients and identify underlying molecular mechanisms...
  2. doi Dietary trans-resveratrol bioavailability and effect on CCl4-induced liver lipid peroxidation
    Paola Vitaglione
    Department of Food Science, Gastroenterology Unit, Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:618-22. 2009
    ..Our aim was to investigate the bioavailability of t-Res from dietary sources and its effect on an animal model of carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced liver lipid peroxidation...
  3. doi Local gene expression in axons and nerve endings: the glia-neuron unit
    Antonio Giuditta
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, and Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Naples, Italy
    Physiol Rev 88:515-55. 2008
    ..This review enlightens novel perspectives on the biology and pathobiology of the neuron by critically reviewing these issues...
  4. doi Central nervous system metastases in a cohort of metastatic breast cancer patients treated with trastuzumab
    E Montagna
    Dipartimento di Endocrinologia ed Oncologia Molecolare e Clinica, Universita Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 63:275-80. 2009
    ..Several analyses suggest an increase of brain metastases in HER2 over-expressing breast cancers treated with trastuzumab as compared to historical series of unselected patients...
  5. pmc Systematic identification of stem-loop containing sequence families in bacterial genomes
    Luca Cozzuto
    CEINGE Biotecnologie Avanzate scarl, Via Comunale Margherita 482, 80145 Napoli, Italy
    BMC Genomics 9:20. 2008
    ..Computational analysis of these sequences was carried out by searching for families of repetitive nucleic acid elements sharing a common secondary structure...
  6. ncbi Mass spectrometry analysis of gliadins in celiac disease
    Pasquale Ferranti
    Dipartimento di Scienza degli Alimenti, University of Naples Federico II, Parco Gussone, Portici I 80055, Italy
    J Mass Spectrom 42:1531-48. 2007
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  7. ncbi Effects of the herbal formulation ColiMil on upper gastrointestinal transit in mice in vivo
    Raffaele Capasso
    Department of Experimental Pharmacology, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples Italy
    Phytother Res 21:999-1101. 2007
    ..These experimental data may be important to better understand the observation that the herbal formulation ColiMil improves colic in breastfed infants...
  8. ncbi The rationale for the combination of selective EGFR inhibitors with cytotoxic drugs and radiotherapy
    G Tortora
    Department of Endocrinology and Molecular and Clinical Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Int J Biol Markers 22:S47-52. 2007
    ..In fact, EGFR inhibitors have shown activity alone and/or in combination with conventional antitumor treatments...
  9. ncbi Induced sputum as a tool for early detection of airway inflammation in connective diseases-related lung involvement
    Alessandro Vatrella
    Respiratory Medicine Division, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Respir Med 101:1383-9. 2007
    ..Although promising results have also been reported in various diffuse interstitial lung disorders, the potential use of IS in the assessment of connective tissue diseases (CTD)-related lung involvement has not yet been investigated...
  10. ncbi Estimate of white-coat effect and arterial stiffness
    Giovanni de Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:827-31. 2007
    ..This study was designed to assess whether such a difference is associated with impairment of the conduit arterial system...
  11. ncbi The chemical basis of the antinitrosating action of polyphenolic cancer chemopreventive agents
    M d'Ischia
    Department of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cinthia 4, Naples, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 13:3133-44. 2006
    ..The relevance of this chemistry to the actual role of these substances in DNA protection and cancer prevention remains a critical goal for future studies...
  12. ncbi Cytokines, neurotrophins, and oxidative stress in brain disease from mucopolysaccharidosis IIIB
    Guglielmo R D Villani
    Department of Biochemistry and Medical Biotechnologies, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Neurosci Res 85:612-22. 2007
    ..Insofar as p47(phox), p67(phox), and gp91(phox) are all components of the phagocyte NADPH oxidase, our results suggest the possible involvement of the reactive oxygen species in the genesis of neurodegeneration in MPS IIIB disease...
  13. ncbi RET/PTC activation in papillary thyroid carcinoma: European Journal of Endocrinology Prize Lecture
    Massimo Santoro
    Istituto di Endocrinologia ed Oncologia Sperimentale del CNR G Salvatore, c o Dipartimento di Biologia e Patologia Cellulare e Molecolare, University Federico II, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:645-53. 2006
    ..These findings have advanced our understanding of the processes underlying PTC formation and provide the basis for novel therapeutic approaches to this disease...
  14. ncbi Ophiobolin E and 8-epi-ophiobolin J produced by Drechslera gigantea, a potential mycoherbicide of weedy grasses
    Antonio Evidente
    Dipartimento di Scienze del Suolo della Pianta e dell Ambiente, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Via Universita 100, 80055 Portici, Italy
    Phytochemistry 67:2281-7. 2006
    ..They were characterized using essentially spectroscopic methods. It is noteworthy that D. gigantea produces such a plethora of bioactive organic substances. Some structure-activity relationship results are also discussed in this report...
  15. doi Effect of T3 on metabolic response and oxidative stress in skeletal muscle from sedentary and trained rats
    Paola Venditti
    Sezione di Fisiologia, Dipartimento delle Scienze Biologiche, Universita di Napoli, I 80134 Napoli, Italy
    Free Radic Biol Med 46:360-6. 2009
    ..The above results suggest that moderate training is able to reduce hyperthyroid state-linked tissue oxidative damage, increasing antioxidant protection and decreasing the ROS flow from the mitochondria to the cytoplasmic compartment...
  16. ncbi Suboptimal response to GnRHa long protocol is associated with a common LH polymorphism
    C Alviggi
    Dipartimento Universitario di Scienze Ostetriche Ginecologiche e Medicina della Riproduzione, Area Funzionale di Medicina della Riproduzione ed Endoscopia Ginecologica, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 18:9-14. 2009
    ..7%) was observed in Group B; no variant was detected in Group C. These preliminary results suggest that v-betaLH is more frequent in women with ovarian resistance to rhFSH...
  17. doi Comparative diagnostic evaluation with MR cholangiopancreatography, ultrasonography and CT in patients with pancreatobiliary disease
    S Maurea
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomorfologiche e Funzionali DSBMF, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Istituto di Biostrutture e Bioimmagini, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche CNR, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:390-402. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to directly compare the results of magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) with those of ultrasonography (US) and multislice computed tomography (MSCT) in the diagnosis of pancreaticobiliary diseases...
  18. doi Successful use of the Cardiva Boomerang™ vascular closure device to close a brachial artery puncture site after emergency PTCA
    Plinio Cirillo
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular and Immunological Science, University of Naples Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Heart Vessels 25:565-8. 2010
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  19. doi Transcription termination in the plasmid/virus hybrid pSSVx from Sulfolobus islandicus
    Patrizia Contursi
    Archaeal Genetics Laboratory, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Biocenter Ole Maaløes Vej 5, 2200, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Extremophiles 14:453-63. 2010
    ..We propose that an alternative mechanism based on secondary RNA structures and counter-transcripts might be responsible for the transcription termination at these T-track-minus loci in the closely spaced pSSVx genes...
  20. doi Glycoalkaloid profile in potato haploids derived from solanum tuberosum-S. bulbocastanum somatic hybrids
    Domenico Carputo
    Department of Soil, Plant, Environmental and Animal Production Sciences, Via Universita 100, I 80055 Portici
    Chem Biodivers 7:1885-92. 2010
    ..The nature of the newly formed GAs will be further investigated, because they may represent new metabolites that can be used against pest and diseases, or are useful for human health...
  21. doi Multicentric evaluation of two chemiluminescent immunoassays for IgG and IgM antibodies towards Rubella virus
    Giuseppe Portella
    Virology, II Policlinico, Federico II University Hospital of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Virol 49:105-10. 2010
    ..IgM levels decrease until negative a few weeks or months after acute infection, but individual and assay-related variability is common...
  22. doi Rational exemption to vaccination for non-fatal SIS diseases: globally stable and oscillatory endemicity
    Bruno Buonomo
    Department of Mathematics and Applications, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cintia, I 80126 Naples, Italy
    Math Biosci Eng 7:561-78. 2010
    ..Moreover, in some relevant cases, we plot the Hopf bifurcation curves and we give a behavioural interpretation of their meaning...
  23. doi Adrenal GRK2 lowering is an underlying mechanism for the beneficial sympathetic effects of exercise training in heart failure
    Giuseppe Rengo
    Cardiology Division, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Via Bagni Vecchi, 1 82037 Telese Terme, Italy
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 298:H2032-8. 2010
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  24. doi Suitability of two types of organic wastes for the growth of sclerophyllous shrubs on limestone debris: a mesocosm trial
    G Maisto
    Dipartimento di Biologia Strutturale e Funzionale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Complesso Universitario di Monte Sant Angelo, Via Cinthia, Napoli, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 408:1508-14. 2010
    ..Therefore a plan to revegetate quarries based on the use of organic wastes as a substrate for sclerophyllous shrubs could be feasible and, what is more, helpful to mitigate the environmental impact of organic wastes disposal...
  25. pmc Molecular analysis of 42 patients with congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type II: new mutations in the SEC23B gene and a search for a genotype-phenotype relationship
    Achille Iolascon
    CEINGE Advanced Technologies, S c a r l Via Comunale Margherita 482 80145 Naples, Italy
    Haematologica 95:708-15. 2010
    ..Here we established the molecular basis of 42 cases of congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type II and attempted to define a genotype-phenotype relationship...
  26. doi Synthesis, spectroscopic studies and biological activity of a novel nucleopeptide with Moloney murine leukemia virus reverse transcriptase inhibitory activity
    Giovanni N Roviello
    Istituto di Biostrutture e Bioimmagini, CNR, Via Mezzocannone 16, 80134, Naples, Italy
    Amino Acids 38:1489-96. 2010
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  27. doi Early psoriatic arthritis
    Raffaele Scarpa
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Rheumatology Research Unit, Early Psoriatic Arthritis Clinic, University Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Rheumatol Suppl 83:26-7. 2009
    ..Marked entheseal involvement is a distinctive clinical aspect that helps discriminate early PsA from other conditions observed at their onset, in particular rheumatoid arthritis...
  28. doi Relationship between growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-1 axis integrity and voluntary weight loss after gastric banding surgery for severe obesity
    Silvia Savastano
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Obes Surg 20:211-20. 2010
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  29. ncbi Efficacy of pegylated lyposomal anthracyclines and of intra-arterial carboplatin and doxorubicin combined with local hyperthermia in a case of malignant endovascular papillary angioendothelioma
    Amedeo Fiorillo
    Department of Pediatrics, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Curr Drug Deliv 6:58-61. 2009
    ..This experience probably represents the first step toward an effective treatment of malignant vascular tumors in infancy...
  30. doi Co-expression of bovine papillomavirus E5 and E7 oncoproteins in naturally occurring carcinomas of the urinary bladder in cattle
    G Borzacchiello
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Naples University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Comp Pathol 141:84-8. 2009
    ..This is the first report of co-expression of these two oncoproteins in bovine urinary bladder carcinomas. The results suggest that the E7 oncogene has a role in urothelial carcinogenesis...
  31. ncbi Effects of relative humidity and temperature conditions on pollen fluorochromatic reaction of Rosmarinus officinalis L. (Lamiaceae)
    G Aronne
    Laboratorio di Botanica ed Ecologia Riproduttiva, Dipartimento di Arboricoltura, Botanica e Patologia Vegetale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Portici, Naples, Italy
    Protoplasma 228:127-30. 2006
    ..Therefore "vernalization" of rosemary pollen enhances its viability, supporting that pollen behavior is adapted to winter condition and allows flowering in winter and early spring...
  32. ncbi A microscopic insight into the deformation behavior of semicrystalline polymers: the role of phase transitions
    Claudio De Rosa
    Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Monte S Angelo, Via Cintia 80126 Napoli, Italy
    Phys Rev Lett 96:167801. 2006
    ..The values of critical strain corresponding to the structural transformations depend on the stereoregularity that affects the relative stability of the involved polymorphic forms and the state of the entangled amorphous phase...
  33. ncbi Onset and sequence of RBA-band replication on the inactive X-chromosomes of cattle (Bos taurus L.), river buffalo (Bubalus bubalis L.) and goat (Capra hircus L.)
    D Di Berardino
    Department of Animal Science and Food Inspection, University of Naples Federico II, Via Universita 100, 80055, Portici, Italy
    Chromosome Res 10:637-43. 2002
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  34. ncbi Efficacy of sequential chemotherapy including methotrexate and doxorubicin in an infant with partially resected choroid plexus carcinoma
    Amedeo Fiorillo
    Department of Pediatrics, University Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, I 80131 Naples, Italy
    Pediatr Neurosurg 38:21-6. 2003
    ..This result deserves further studies to assess the possible curative role of chemotherapy in very young patients suffering from choroid plexus carcinoma...
  35. ncbi Fasting plasma free fatty acid concentrations and Pro12Ala polymorphism of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) gamma2 gene in healthy individuals
    O Vaccaro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, II Policlinico, Medical School, Federico II University, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 57:481-6. 2002
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  36. ncbi Serum cholesterol affects blood pressure regulation
    L A Ferrara
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    J Hum Hypertens 16:337-43. 2002
    ..15, P < 0.05). These data support the conclusion that even in patients with recently discovered hypertension, cholesterol levels may influence the BP response to adrenergic stimulation as well as the outcome of target organ disease...
  37. ncbi Myocardial viability and hibernation: still an incomplete picture
    Pasquale Perrone Filardi
    Division of Cardiology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy
    Ital Heart J 3:279-81. 2002
  38. ncbi Oocyte growth and follicular hierarchy may be locally controlled by an inhibin-like protein in the lizard Podarcis sicula
    Ermelinda Limatola
    Department of Evolutionary and Comparative Biology, University of Naples Federico II, 80134 Naples, Italy
    J Exp Zool 292:96-102. 2002
    ..In the nonreproductive period, no follicles were labeled. We conclude that in the reproductive period, inhibin characterizes the follicles destined to ovulation and might be one of the main factors controlling follicular hierarchy...
  39. ncbi Progesterone receptor: some viewpoints on hypothalamic seasonal fluctuations in a lower vertebrate
    G Guerriero
    Department of Zoology, Federico II University, Via Mezzocannone 8, 80134, Naples, Italy
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 37:172-7. 2001
    ..Progesterone receptor levels fluctuated throughout the cycle along with plasma steroids and vitellogenin synthesis...
  40. ncbi Functional dyspepsia symptoms, gastric emptying and satiety provocative test: analysis of relationships
    R Cuomo
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:1030-6. 2001
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  41. ncbi Synthesis of substituted benzamides as anti-inflammatory agents that inhibit preferentially cyclooxygenase 1 but do not cause gastric damage
    G Caliendo
    Dipartimento di Chimica Farmaceutica e Tossicologica, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Via Domenico Montesano 49, I 80131, Naples, Italy
    Eur J Med Chem 36:517-30. 2001
    ..In addition, both prevented indomethacin-induced gastric damage. Thus, these compounds may guide the definition of a new leading structure with anti-inflammatory activity that may allow designing new safer NSAIDs...
  42. ncbi Bone mineral density and bone markers in hypogonadotropic and hypergonadotropic hypogonadal men after prolonged testosterone treatment
    M De Rosa
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology and Oncology School of Medicine, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 24:246-52. 2001
    ..Therefore, early diagnosis and age-related replacement therapy coupled with a specific treatment for osteoporosis could be useful in preventing future severe bone loss and associated skeletal morbidity...
  43. ncbi Antioxidant activity and general fruit characteristics in different ecotypes of Corbarini small tomatoes
    L Scalfi
    Dipartimento di Scienza degli Alimenti, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Parco Gussone, 80055, Portici Napoli, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 48:1363-6. 2000
    ..In conclusion, the antioxidant activity varies to a considerable extent between different ecotypes of Corbarini small tomatoes. These differences are related to shape and some other fruit characteristics...
  44. ncbi Reliability and limitations of echocardiographic measurement of left ventricular mass for risk stratification and follow-up in single patients: the RES trial. Working Group on Heart and Hypertension of the Italian Society of Hypertension. Reliability of M
    G De Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 17:1955-63. 1999
    ..To investigate the clinical reliability of repeated measurements of left ventricular mass in a single patient...
  45. ncbi Guidelines for arterial hypertension: the echocardiography controversy
    G De Simone
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University Hospital, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    J Hypertens 17:735-6. 1999
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  46. ncbi Cytological and breeding behavior of pentaploids derived from 3x x 4x crosses in potato
    D Carputo
    DISSPA Department of Soil, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via Universita 100, 80055 Portici, Italy
    Theor Appl Genet 106:883-8. 2003
    ..The possibility of successfully using (aneuploid) pentaploid genotypes for further breeding efforts is discussed...
  47. ncbi Degradation of double-stranded RNA by human pancreatic ribonuclease: crucial role of noncatalytic basic amino acid residues
    Salvatore Sorrentino
    Department of Biological Chemistry, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Biochemistry 42:10182-90. 2003
    ..These data and the wide distribution of the enzyme in different organs and body fluids suggest that HP-RNase has evolved to perform both digestive and nondigestive physiological functions...
  48. ncbi Sexing river buffalo (Bubalus bubalis L.), sheep (Ovis aries L.), goat (Capra hircus L.), and cattle spermatozoa by double color FISH using bovine (Bos taurus L.) X- and Y-painting probes
    Dino Di Berardino
    Department of Animal Science and Food Inspection, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Mol Reprod Dev 67:108-15. 2004
    ..Mol. Reprod. Dev. 67: 108-115, 2004...
  49. pmc Prevalence and characteristics of peripheral neuropathy in hepatitis C virus population
    L Santoro
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Napoli, and Department of Neurology, Hospital Maggiore, Lodi, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:626-9. 2006
    ..To assess the prevalence of peripheral neuropathy (PN) and its correlation with cryoglobulinemia (CG) in an unselected, untreated referral hepatitis C virus (HCV) population...
  50. ncbi Inhibition of Ras/ERK1/2 signaling protects against postischemic renal injury
    Massimo Sabbatini
    University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 290:F1408-15. 2006
    ..These data demonstrate that inhibition of farnesylation and consequently of Ras/ERK1/2 signaling significantly reduces acute postischemic renal injury...
  51. ncbi Expression of p27BBP/eIF6 is highly modulated during Xenopus laevis embryogenesis
    Maria Carmela Vaccaro
    Department of Structural and Functional Biology, University of Naples Federico II, Complesso Universitario Monte Sant Angelo, Palazzina D, Napoli, Italy
    Mol Reprod Dev 73:482-90. 2006
    ..Moreover, the X. laevis cDNA isolation and characterization offer new hints for further studies in relation to potential p27BBP/eIF6 phosphorylation...
  52. ncbi Individuals' cardiovascular risk profile projected by family doctors and individuals' knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors: a challenge for primary prevention. The cardiovascular risk prevention project "Help Your Heart Stay Young"
    Aldo Celentano
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Federico II University School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:557-64. 2005
    ..Accordingly, we evaluated patients' knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors and lifestyle in healthy subjects whose family doctors provided individual cardiovascular risk score...
  53. ncbi Microcytic anemia and hepatic iron overload in a child with compound heterozygous mutations in DMT1 (SCL11A2)
    Achille Iolascon
    Genetica Medica, Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biotecnologie Mediche, Universita Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Blood 107:349-54. 2006
    ..The early onset of iron overload indicates that, as in animal models, DMT1 is dispensable for liver iron uptake, whereas its deficiency in the gut is likely bypassed by the up-regulation of other pathways of iron use...
  54. ncbi Retrospective clinical evaluation of 86 Procera AllCeram anterior single crowns on natural and implant-supported abutments
    Fernando Zarone
    Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 7:S95-103. 2005
    ..However, few long-term evaluations of its use for single crowns on natural and implant-supported abutments are available...
  55. pmc Neurodistribution of androgen receptor immunoreactivity in the male frog, Rana esculenta
    G Guerriero
    Department of Biological Sciences, Federico II University of Naples, Napoli, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1040:332-6. 2005
    ..The neuroanatomical AR staining appears similar to that in other lower vertebrates...
  56. ncbi Absorption and fluorescence spectra of uracil in the gas phase and in aqueous solution: a TD-DFT quantum mechanical study
    Roberto Improta
    Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita Federico II, Complesso Universitario Monte S Angelo, Via Cintia, I 80126 Napoli, Italy
    J Am Chem Soc 126:14320-1. 2004
    ..The geometry of the first solvation shell is remarkably sensitive to the specific electronic state, suggesting that solvent degrees of freedom can act as S1/S2 coupling modes...
  57. ncbi NF-kappaB protection against apoptosis induced by HEMA
    G Spagnuolo
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, University of Naples, Italy
    J Dent Res 83:837-42. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, ROS induction by HEMA activates NF-kappaB, which exerts a protective role in counteracting apoptosis...
  58. ncbi Myasthenia and HELLP syndrome
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Via S Pansini 5, Naples 80131, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 116:108-11. 2004
  59. ncbi Post-exercise facilitation and depression of motor evoked potentials to transcranial magnetic stimulation: a study in multiple sclerosis
    A Perretti
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Servizio di Neurofisiopatologia, University of Naples Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:2128-33. 2004
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  60. ncbi [Risk assessment of cemetery workers of Naples. Ergonomic evaluation of manual load transfer and evaluation of total bacterial concentration during some steps of work: body transfer, inhumation, exhumation]
    M Triassi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Preventive, Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
    Ann Ig 15:911-21. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the type of activity of cemetery workers of Naples and to evaluate the associated risks, through microbiological and ergonomic risk assessment...
  61. ncbi Second-line chemotherapy with the association of liposomal daunorubicin, carboplatin and etoposide in children with recurrent malignant brain tumors
    Amedeo Fiorillo
    Department of Pediatrics, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Neurooncol 66:179-85. 2004
    ..In our opinion, these results justify further investigation of the above combination chemotherapy for recurrent or progressive malignant brain tumors in children...
  62. ncbi Potent and stable attenuation of live-HIV-1 by gain of a proteolysis-resistant inhibitor of NF-kappaB (IkappaB-alphaS32/36A) and the implications for vaccine development
    I Quinto
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biotecnologie Mediche, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli I 80131, Italy
    J Biol Chem 274:17567-72. 1999
    ..These findings illustrate gain-of-function as a feasible strategy for developing safer live-attenuated HIVs to be tested as candidates for AIDS vaccine...