Valentina Di Felice

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Affiliation: University of Palermo
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Stem cell populations in the heart and the role of Isl1 positive cells
    V Di Felice
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Histochem 57:e14. 2013
  2. pmc Embryonic and foetal Islet-1 positive cells in human hearts are also positive to c-Kit
    C Serradifalco
    BioNeC Department, University of Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Histochem 55:e41. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of conjugated linoleic acid and endurance training on peripheral blood and bone marrow of trained mice
    Valentina Di Felice
    Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Palermo, Italy
    J Strength Cond Res 21:193-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Human recombinant vasostatin-1 may interfere with cell-extracellular matrix interactions
    Valentina Di Felice
    Human Anatomy Section, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Palermo, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1090:305-10. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint HSP90 and eNOS partially co-localize and change cellular localization in relation to different ECM components in 2D and 3D cultures of adult rat cardiomyocytes
    Valentina Di Felice
    Human Anatomy Section E Luna, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Biol Cell 99:689-99. 2007
  6. pmc Endurance exercise and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) supplementation up-regulate CYP17A1 and stimulate testosterone biosynthesis
    Rosario Barone
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences BioNeC, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e79686. 2013
  7. doi request reprint OPLA scaffold, collagen I, and horse serum induce an higher degree of myogenic differentiation of adult rat cardiac stem cells
    Valentina Di Felice
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Human Anatomy Section, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 221:729-39. 2009
  8. pmc Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Mouse Model Reveals Protection by Lactobacillus fermentum
    Rosario Barone
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, Human Anatomy Section, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Transl Gastroenterol 7:e138. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Cardiac stem cell research: an elephant in the room?
    Valentina Di Felice
    Human Anatomy Section, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, Palermo, Italy
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 292:449-54. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Effects of Conjugated Linoleic Acid Associated With Endurance Exercise on Muscle Fibres and Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor γ Coactivator 1 α Isoforms
    Rosario Barone
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences BioNeC, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Cell Physiol . 2016

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Publications17

  1. pmc Stem cell populations in the heart and the role of Isl1 positive cells
    V Di Felice
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Histochem 57:e14. 2013
    ..To find a common consensus on this concept is very important in furthe-ring the application of stem cells to cardiac tissue engineering. ..
  2. pmc Embryonic and foetal Islet-1 positive cells in human hearts are also positive to c-Kit
    C Serradifalco
    BioNeC Department, University of Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Histochem 55:e41. 2011
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  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of conjugated linoleic acid and endurance training on peripheral blood and bone marrow of trained mice
    Valentina Di Felice
    Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Palermo, Italy
    J Strength Cond Res 21:193-8. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Human recombinant vasostatin-1 may interfere with cell-extracellular matrix interactions
    Valentina Di Felice
    Human Anatomy Section, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Palermo, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1090:305-10. 2006
    ..On the whole, these data suggest that VS-1 does not have a classic receptor on the membrane but that integrins may represent a nonconventional VS-1 receptor modulating eNOS signaling pathway...
  5. ncbi request reprint HSP90 and eNOS partially co-localize and change cellular localization in relation to different ECM components in 2D and 3D cultures of adult rat cardiomyocytes
    Valentina Di Felice
    Human Anatomy Section E Luna, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Biol Cell 99:689-99. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Endurance exercise and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) supplementation up-regulate CYP17A1 and stimulate testosterone biosynthesis
    Rosario Barone
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences BioNeC, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e79686. 2013
    ..Therefore, CLA-associated physical activity may be used for its steroidogenic property in different fields, such as alimentary industry, human reproductive medicine, sport science, and anti-muscle wasting. ..
  7. doi request reprint OPLA scaffold, collagen I, and horse serum induce an higher degree of myogenic differentiation of adult rat cardiac stem cells
    Valentina Di Felice
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Human Anatomy Section, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Cell Physiol 221:729-39. 2009
    ..These experiments demonstrated an important model for the study of the biology of CSCs and the biochemical pathways that lead to myocardial differentiation. The results pave the way for a new surgical approach...
  8. pmc Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Mouse Model Reveals Protection by Lactobacillus fermentum
    Rosario Barone
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, Human Anatomy Section, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Clin Transl Gastroenterol 7:e138. 2016
    ..We developed an animal model for studying liver histopathology, Hsp (heat-shock protein)-chaperones involvement, and response to treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Cardiac stem cell research: an elephant in the room?
    Valentina Di Felice
    Human Anatomy Section, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, Palermo, Italy
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 292:449-54. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Effects of Conjugated Linoleic Acid Associated With Endurance Exercise on Muscle Fibres and Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor γ Coactivator 1 α Isoforms
    Rosario Barone
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences BioNeC, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Cell Physiol . 2016
    ..J. Cell. Physiol. 9999: 1-9, 2016. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  11. ncbi request reprint Senescence-associated HSP60 expression in normal human skin fibroblasts
    Valentina Di Felice
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Sezione di Anatomia Umana Emerico Luna, Universita di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 284:446-53. 2005
    ..An increase in HSP60 protein amount is associated with a cell cycle slow-down and it may have a role in cell cycle progression...
  12. doi request reprint Mild Aerobic Exercise Training Hardly Affects the Diaphragm of mdx Mice
    Giuseppe Morici
    Dipartimento di Biomedicina Sperimentale e Neuroscienze Cliniche BioNeC, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Cell Physiol . 2016
    ..Therefore, the diaphragm of mdx mice showed little inflammatory and stress responses over time, and appeared hardly affected by mild endurance training. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved...
  13. doi request reprint Silk fibroin scaffolds enhance cell commitment of adult rat cardiac progenitor cells
    Valentina Di Felice
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Palermo, Italy
    J Tissue Eng Regen Med 9:E51-64. 2015
    ..In particular, partially orientated scaffolds induced the synthesis of titin, which is a fundamental protein in sarcomere assembly...
  14. pmc Do fat supplements increase physical performance?
    Filippo Macaluso
    Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Nutrients 5:509-24. 2013
    ..In view of these new data, we can hypothesize that fat supplements may improve the anabolic effect of exercise...
  15. pmc Chlamydia trachomatis infection and anti-Hsp60 immunity: the two sides of the coin
    Francesco Cappello
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Sezione di Anatomia Umana Emerico Luna, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    PLoS Pathog 5:e1000552. 2009
    ..The opposite side of the coin is that pre-tumor and tumor cells with sf-Hsp60 can be destroyed with participation of the anti-Hsp60 antibody, thus stopping cancer progression before it is even noticed by the patient or physician...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of conjugated linoleic acid on testosterone levels in vitro and in vivo after an acute bout of resistance exercise
    Filippo Macaluso
    Department of Physiological Science, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    J Strength Cond Res 26:1667-74. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that CLA supplementation may promote testosterone synthesis through a molecular pathway that should be investigated in the future, although this effect did not have an anabolic relevance in our in vivo model...
  17. ncbi request reprint New biological aspects of chromogranin A-derived peptides: focus on vasostatins
    Bruno Tota
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Calabria, 87030 Arcavacata di Rende Cs, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:11-8. 2007
    ..Particular attention has been given to the still elusive mechanism of action of these peptides...