Andrea C Rinaldi

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Affiliation: University of Cagliari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Temporin L: antimicrobial, haemolytic and cytotoxic activities, and effects on membrane permeabilization in lipid vesicles
    Andrea C Rinaldi
    Cattedra di Chimica Biologica, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Internistiche, Universita di Cagliari, I 09042 Monserrato Ca, Italy
    Biochem J 368:91-100. 2002
  2. pmc Degradation of textile dyes using immobilized lignin peroxidase-like metalloporphines under mild experimental conditions
    Paolo Zucca
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, 09042, Monserrato, CA, Italy
    Chem Cent J 6:161. 2012
  3. ncbi Antimicrobial peptides from amphibian skin: an expanding scenario
    Andrea C Rinaldi
    Cattedra di Chimica Biologica, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Internistiche, Universita di Cagliari, I 09042 CA, Monserrato, Italy
    Curr Opin Chem Biol 6:799-804. 2002
  4. ncbi The singular behavior of a β-type semi-synthetic two branched polypeptide: three-dimensional structure and mode of action
    Giorgia Manzo
    Department of Biomedical Sciences Biochemistry Unit, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, CA, Italy
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 18:30998-31011. 2016
  5. doi Folded structure and insertion depth of the frog-skin antimicrobial Peptide esculentin-1b(1-18) in the presence of differently charged membrane-mimicking micelles
    Giorgia Manzo
    Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences and Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, I 09042 Monserrato Ca, Italy
    J Nat Prod 77:2410-7. 2014
  6. pmc Enhanced amphiphilic profile of a short β-stranded peptide improves its antimicrobial activity
    Giorgia Manzo
    Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, I 09042 Monserrato Ca, Italy
    PLoS ONE 10:e0116379. 2015
  7. pmc Antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-tyrosinase properties of extracts of the Mediterranean parasitic plant Cytinus hypocistis
    Paolo Zucca
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, Complesso Universitario, SP Monserrato Sestu Km 0 700, 09042, Monserrato, CA, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 8:562. 2015
  8. doi Conformational analysis of the frog skin peptide, plasticin-L1, and its effects on production of proinflammatory cytokines by macrophages
    Mariano A Scorciapino
    Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Cagliari I 09042, Italy
    Biochemistry 52:7231-41. 2013
  9. ncbi Interaction of Vitreoscilla hemoglobin with membrane lipids
    Andrea C Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Sezione di Chimica Biologica e Biotecnologie Biochimiche, Universita di Cagliari, I 09042 Monserrato Ca, Italy
    Biochemistry 45:4069-76. 2006
  10. pmc Interaction of antimicrobial peptide temporin L with lipopolysaccharide in vitro and in experimental rat models of septic shock caused by gram-negative bacteria
    Andrea Giacometti
    Institute of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:2478-86. 2006

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Publications13

  1. pmc Temporin L: antimicrobial, haemolytic and cytotoxic activities, and effects on membrane permeabilization in lipid vesicles
    Andrea C Rinaldi
    Cattedra di Chimica Biologica, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Internistiche, Universita di Cagliari, I 09042 Monserrato Ca, Italy
    Biochem J 368:91-100. 2002
    ..e. through the formation of pore-like openings...
  2. pmc Degradation of textile dyes using immobilized lignin peroxidase-like metalloporphines under mild experimental conditions
    Paolo Zucca
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche, Universita di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, 09042, Monserrato, CA, Italy
    Chem Cent J 6:161. 2012
    ..To achieve a green and sustainable process, very mild conditions were chosen...
  3. ncbi Antimicrobial peptides from amphibian skin: an expanding scenario
    Andrea C Rinaldi
    Cattedra di Chimica Biologica, Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Internistiche, Universita di Cagliari, I 09042 CA, Monserrato, Italy
    Curr Opin Chem Biol 6:799-804. 2002
    ..Moreover, recent results indicate new possibilities for the development of effective human therapeutics based on antimicrobial peptides and partially disclosed the biotechnological potential of these molecules...
  4. ncbi The singular behavior of a β-type semi-synthetic two branched polypeptide: three-dimensional structure and mode of action
    Giorgia Manzo
    Department of Biomedical Sciences Biochemistry Unit, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, CA, Italy
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 18:30998-31011. 2016
    ..We unveiled a singular beta hairpin-type structure determined by the peptide chains only, with the octanamide tail available for further functionalization to add new potential properties without affecting the structure...
  5. doi Folded structure and insertion depth of the frog-skin antimicrobial Peptide esculentin-1b(1-18) in the presence of differently charged membrane-mimicking micelles
    Giorgia Manzo
    Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences and Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, I 09042 Monserrato Ca, Italy
    J Nat Prod 77:2410-7. 2014
    ..The presence of negatively charged lipids in the bilayer appears to be necessary for Esc(1-18) to bind, to fold in the right three-dimensional structure, and, ultimately, to exert its biological role as an AMP. ..
  6. pmc Enhanced amphiphilic profile of a short β-stranded peptide improves its antimicrobial activity
    Giorgia Manzo
    Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, I 09042 Monserrato Ca, Italy
    PLoS ONE 10:e0116379. 2015
    ..These findings are generally relevant for the design and optimization of other membrane-active antimicrobial peptides that can fold into amphipathic β-strands. ..
  7. pmc Antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-tyrosinase properties of extracts of the Mediterranean parasitic plant Cytinus hypocistis
    Paolo Zucca
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, Complesso Universitario, SP Monserrato Sestu Km 0 700, 09042, Monserrato, CA, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 8:562. 2015
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  8. doi Conformational analysis of the frog skin peptide, plasticin-L1, and its effects on production of proinflammatory cytokines by macrophages
    Mariano A Scorciapino
    Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Cagliari I 09042, Italy
    Biochemistry 52:7231-41. 2013
    ..This peptide may represent a template for the design of peptides with therapeutic applications as immunostimulatory agents. ..
  9. ncbi Interaction of Vitreoscilla hemoglobin with membrane lipids
    Andrea C Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Sezione di Chimica Biologica e Biotecnologie Biochimiche, Universita di Cagliari, I 09042 Monserrato Ca, Italy
    Biochemistry 45:4069-76. 2006
    ..These data suggest a possible lipid-induced regulation of oxygen affinity as the basis of VHb functioning...
  10. pmc Interaction of antimicrobial peptide temporin L with lipopolysaccharide in vitro and in experimental rat models of septic shock caused by gram-negative bacteria
    Andrea Giacometti
    Institute of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:2478-86. 2006
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  11. pmc Effects of the antimicrobial peptide temporin L on cell morphology, membrane permeability and viability of Escherichia coli
    Maria Luisa Mangoni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche A Rossi Fanelli, Istituto Pasteur Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Azienda Ospedale S Andrea, and CNR Istituto di Biologia e Patologia Molecolari, Universita La Sapienza, I 00185 Roma, Italy
    Biochem J 380:859-65. 2004
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  12. ncbi Interactions of the antimicrobial peptides temporins with model biomembranes. Comparison of temporins B and L
    Hongxia Zhao
    Helsinki Biophysics and Biomembrane Group, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Biochemistry 41:4425-36. 2002
    ..In contrast, temporin L induced vesiculation of both SOPC and SOPC/POPG giant vesicles while the presence of cholesterol in SOPC giant vesicles attenuated this effect...