Esposito L, Donnarumma F, Ruggiero A, Leone S, Vitagliano L, Picone D

Structure, stability and aggregation propensity of a Ribonuclease A-Onconase chimera
Int J Biol Macromol (ISSN: 0141-8130linking, 1879-0003electronic), 2019 Jul 15; 133: 1125-1133.

Ruggiero A, Smaldone G, Esposito L, Balasco N, Vitagliano L

Loop size optimization induces a strong thermal stabilization of the thioredoxin fold
Febs J (ISSN: 1742-464xlinking), 2019 May; 286(9): 1752-1764.

Martinez Fernandez L, Muñoz-losa A, Esposito L, Improta R

The optical properties of adenine cation in different oligonucleotides: a PCM/TD‑DFT study
Theor Chem Acc (ISSN: 1432-881x), 2018; 137(3): N/D-N/D.

Conti I, Martinez-fernandez L, Esposito L, Hofinger S, Nenov A, Garavelli M, Improta R

Multiple Electronic and Structural Factors Control Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimer and 6-4 Thymine-Thymine Photodimerization in a DNA Duplex
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539, 1521-3765, 1521-3765electronic), 2017 Oct 26; 23(60): 15177-15188.

Balasco N, Esposito L, Vitagliano L

Factors affecting the amplitude of the tau angle in proteins: a revisitation
Acta Crystallogr D (ISSN: 2059-7983), 2017 Jul 01; 73(Pt7): 618-625.

Martinez-fernandez L, Banyasz A, Esposito L, Markovitsi D, Improta R

UV-induced damage to DNA: effect of cytosine methylation on pyrimidine dimerization
Signal Transduction And Targeted Therapy, 2017 Jun; N/D: N/D-N/D.

Balasco N, Esposito L, Thind AS, Guarracino MR, Vitagliano L

Dissection of Factors Affecting the Variability of the Peptide Bond Geometry and Planarity
Biomed Res Int (ISSN: 2314-6133, 2314-6141), 2017; 2017: 2617629-2617629.

Banyasz A, Martinez-fernandez L, Ketola TM, Munoz-losa A, Esposito L, Markovitsi D, Improta R

Excited State Pathways Leading to Formation of Adenine Dimers
J Phys Chem Lett (ISSN: 1948-7185, 1948-7185electronic), 2016 Jun 2; 7(11): 2020-2023.

Banyasz A, Esposito L, Douki T, Perron M, Lepori C, Improta R, Markovitsi D

Effect of C5-Methylation of Cytosine on the UV-Induced Reactivity of Duplex DNA: Conformational and Electronic Factors
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207), 2016 May 12; 120(18): 4232-4242.

Improta R, Vitagliano L, Esposito L

The determinants of bond angle variability in protein/peptide backbones: A comprehensive statistical/quantum mechanics analysis
Proteins (ISSN: 0887-3585, 1097-0134), 2015 Nov; 83(11): 1973-1986.

De Paola I, Pirone L, Palmieri M, Balasco N, Esposito L, Russo L, Mazza D, Di Marcotullio L, Di Gaetano S, Malgieri G, Vitagliano L, Pedone E, Zaccaro L

Cullin3 - BTB interface: A novel target for stapled peptides
Plosone (ISSN: 1932-6203, 1932-6203electronic), 2015 Apr 7; 10(4): e0121149-e0121149.

Improta R, Vitagliano L, Esposito L

Bond distances in polypeptide backbones depend on the local conformation
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2015; 71: 1272-1283.

Esposito L, Banyasz A, Douki T, Perron M, Markovitsi D, Improta R

Effect of C5-methylation of cytosine on the photoreactivity of DNA: A joint experimental and computational study of TCG trinucleotides
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 0002-7863print), 2014 Sep 6; 136(31): 10838-10841.

Balasco N, Pirone L, Smaldone G, Di Gaetano S, Esposito L, Pedone E, Vitagliano L

Molecular recognition of Cullin3 by KCTDs: Insights from experimental and computational investigations
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 0925-4439, 0006-3002, 1570-9639), 2014 Jul; 1844(7): 1289-1298.

Improta R, Vitagliano L,  Esposito L

Correction: Peptide bond distortions from planarity: New insights from quantum mechanical calculations and peptide/protein crystal structures (PLoS ONE)
Plosone (ISSN: 1932-6203, 1932-6203electronic), 2014; 9(1): N/D-N/D.

Balasco N, Esposito L, De Simone A, Vitagliano L

Role of loops connecting secondary structure elements in the stabilization of proteins isolated from thermophilic organisms
Protein Sci (ISSN: 0961-8368, 1469-896xelectronic), 2013 Jul; 22(7): 1016-1023.

De Simonea A, Stanzione F, Marasco D, Vitagliano L, Esposito L

The Intrinsic Stability Of The Human Prion Beta-Sheet Region Investigated By Molecular Dynamics
Journal Of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics, 2013 May 1; 31(5): 441-452.

Pennacchio A, Sannino V, Sorrentino G, Rossi M, Raia CA,  Esposito L

Biochemical and structural characterization of recombinant short-chain NAD(H)-dependent dehydrogenase/reductase from Sulfolobus acidocaldarius highly enantioselective on diaryl diketone benzil
Appl Microbiol Biot (ISSN: 0175-7598), 2013 May; 97(9): 1-16.

Balasco N, Esposito L, De Simone A, Vitagliano L

FOR the RECORD: Role of loops connecting secondary structure elements in the stabilization of proteins isolated from thermophilic organisms
Protein Sci (ISSN: 0961-8368, 1469-896xelectronic), 2013; 22(7): 1016-1023.

Esposito L, Balasco N, De Simone A, Berisio R, Vitagliano L

Interplay between peptide bond geometrical parameters in nonglobular structural contexts
Biomed Res Int (ISSN: 2314-6133, 2314-6141, 2314-6141electronic), 2013; 2013: N/D-N/D.

Stanzione F, De Simone A,  Esposito L, Vitagliano L

Dynamical Properties of Steric Zipper Polymorphs Formed by a IAPP-Derived Peptide
Protein Pept Lett (ISSN: 0929-8665, 1875-5305), 2012 Sep; 19(8): 846-851.

Esposito L, Ruggiero A, Masullo M, Ruocco MR, Lamberti A, Arcari P, Zagari A, Vitagliano L

Crystallographic and spectroscopic characterizations of Sulfolobus solfataricus TrxA1 provide insights into the determinants of thioredoxin fold stability
J Struct Biol (ISSN: 1047-8477), 2012 Feb; 177(2): 506-512.

Improta R, Vitagliano L, Esposito L

Peptide bond distortions from planarity: New insights from quantum mechanical calculations and peptide/protein crystal structures
Plosone (ISSN: 1932-6203, 1932-6203electronic), 2011 Sep 16; 6(9): e24533-e24533.

Stanzione F, Esposito L, Paladino A, Pedone C, Morelli G, Vitagliano L

Role of the conformational versatility of the neurotrophin N-terminal regions in their recognition by Trk receptors
Biophysical Journal (ISSN: 1542-0086, 0006-3495), 2010 Oct 6; 99(7): 2273-2278.

Langella E, Pierre S, Ghattas W, Giorgi M, Réglier M, Saviano M, Esposito L, Hardré R

Probing The Peptidylglycine Alpha-Hydroxylating Monooxygenase Active Site With Novel 4-Phenyl-3-Butenoic Acid Based Inhibitors
Chemmedchem (ISSN: 1860-7179, 1860-7187, 1860-7187electronic), 2010 Sep 3; 5(9): 1568-1576.

Alfieri A, Pasanisi F, Salzano S, Esposito L, Martone D, Tafuri D, Daniele A, Contaldo F, Sacchetti L, Zagari A, Buono P

Functional analysis of melanocortin-4-receptor mutants identified in severely obese subjects living in Southern Italy
Gene (ISSN: 0378-1119), 2010 Jun 1; 457(1-2): 35-41.

Pennacchio A, Giordano A, Esposito L, Langella E, Rossi M, Raia CA

Insight into the stereospecificity of short-chain Thermus thermophilus alcohol dehydrogenase showing pro-S hydride transfer and Prelog enantioselectivity
Protein Pept Lett (ISSN: 0929-8665, 1875-5305), 2010 Apr; 17(4): 437-443.

Langella E, Pierre S, Ghattas W, Giorgi M, Rglier M, Saviano M,  Esposito L, Hardr R

Exploring Phm Active Site: Characterization Of Novel Pba-Derived Inhibitors Using A Combined Experimental And Computational Approach
Chemmedchem, 2010; 5: 1568-1576.

D'Antò V, Michelotti A, Esposito L, Zagari A, Liguori R, Sacchetti L

Nonsynonimous mutation of catechol-O-methyl-transferase (COMT) gene in a patient with temporomandibular disorder
J Sci Med Sport (ISSN: 1440-2440), 2010; 13(6): 174-179.

Vitagliano L, Stanzione F, De Simone A, Esposito L

Dynamics and Stability of Amyloid-Like Steric Zipper Assemblies with Hydrophobic Dry Interfaces
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2009 Dec; 91(12): 1161-1171.

Pennacchio A, Esposito L, Zagari A, Rossi M, Raia CA

Role of Tryptophan 95 in substrate specificity and structural stability of Sulfolobus solfataricus alcohol dehydrogenase
Extremophiles (ISSN: 1431-0651, 1433-4909, 1433-4909electronic), 2009 Sep; 13(5): 751-761.

Daniele A, Scala I, Cardillo G, Pennino C, Ungaro C, Sibilio M, Parenti G, Esposito L, Zagari A, Andria G, Salvatore F

Functional and structural characterization of novel mutations and genotype-phenotype correlation in 51 phenylalanine hydroxylase deficient families from Southern Italy
Febs Journal (ISSN: 1742-464x), 2009 Apr; 276(7): 2048-2059.

Vitagliano L, Esposito L, Pedone C, De Simone A

Stability of single sheet GNNQQNY aggregates analyzed by replica exchange molecular dynamics: antiparallel versus parallel association
Biochem Biophys Res Commun (ISSN: 1090-2104, 0006-291x, 1090-2104electronic), 2008 Dec 26; 377(4): 1036-1041.

Esposito L, Seydel A, Aiello R, Sorrentino G, Cendron L, Zanotti G, Zagari

The crystal structure of the superoxide dismutase from Helicobacter pylori reveals a structured C-terminal extension
Bba-Mol Basis Dis (ISSN: 1570-9639, 0006-3002, 0925-4439), 2008 Nov; 1784(11): 1601-1606.

De Simone A, Esposito L, Pedone C, Vitagliano L

Insights into stability and toxicity of amyloid-like oligomers by replica exchange molecular dynamics analyses
Biophysical Journal (ISSN: 1542-0086, 0006-3495), 2008 Sep 15; 95(4): 1965-1973.

Daniele A, Cardillo G, Pennino C, Carbone MT, Scognamiglio D, Esposito L, Correra A, Castaldo G, Zagari A, Salvatore F

Five human phenylalanine hydroxylase proteins identified in mild hyperphenylalaninemia patients are disease-causing variants
Bba-Mol Basis Dis (ISSN: 0925-4439, 0006-3002, 1570-9639), 2008 Jun; 1782(6): 378-384.

Esposito L, Paladino A, Pedone C, Vitagliano L

Insights into structure, stability, and toxicity of monomeric and aggregated polyglutamine models from molecular dynamics simulations
Biophysical Journal (ISSN: 1542-0086, 0006-3495), 2008 May 15; 94(10): 4031-4040.

Esposito L, Pedone C, Vitagliano L

Molecular dynamics analyses of cross-beta-spine steric zipper models: beta-sheet twisting and aggregation
P Natl Acad Sci Usa (ISSN: 0027-8424, 1091-6490, 0027-8424print), 2006 Sep 1; 103(31): 11533-11538.

Merlino A, Esposito L, Vitagliano L

Polyglutamine Repeats And Beta-Helix Structure: Molecular Dynamics Study
Proteins (ISSN: 0887-3585, 1097-0134, 1097-0134electronic), 2006 Jun 1; 63(4): 918-927.

Esposito L, De Simone A, Zagari A, Vitagliano L

Correlation Between Omega And Psi Dihedral Angles In Protein Structures
J Mol Biol (ISSN: 0022-2836, 1089-8638, 1089-8638electronic), 2005 Apr 1; 347(3): 483-487.

Esposito L, Daggett V

Insight into ribonuclease A domain swapping by molecular dynamics unfolding simulations
Biochemistry (ISSN: 0006-2960, 1520-4995, 1520-4995electronic), 2005 Mar 8; 44(9): 3358-3368.

Esposito L, Bruno I, Sica F, Raia CA, Giordano A, Rossi M, Mazzarella L, Zagari A

Crystal structure of a ternary complex of the alcohol dehydrogenase from Sulfolobus solfataricus
Biochemistry (ISSN: 0006-2960, 1520-4995, 1520-4995electronic), 2003 Dec 16; 42(49): 14397-14407.

Esposito L, Bruno I, Sica F, Raia CA, Giordano A, Rossi M, Mazzarella L, Zagari A

Structural study of a single-point mutant of Sulfolobus solfataricus alcohol dehydrogenase with enhanced activity
Febs Lett (ISSN: 0014-5793, 0014-5793print, 1873-3468electronic), 2003 Mar 27; 539(1-3): 14-18.

Esposito L, Sica F, Raia CA, Giordano A, Rossi M, Mazzarella L, Zagari A

Crystal Structure Of The Alcohol Dehydrogenase From The Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Sulfolobus Solfataricus At 1. 85 Angstrom Resolution
J Mol Biol (ISSN: 0022-2836, 1089-8638, 1089-8638electronic), 2002 Apr 26; 318(2): 463-477.

Esposito L, Vitagliano L, Mazzarella L

Recent advances in atomic resolution protein crystallography
Protein Pept Lett (ISSN: 0929-8665, 1875-5305), 2002 Apr; 9(2): 95-105.

Orru S, Vitagliano L, Esposito L, Mazzarella L, Marino G, Ruoppolo M

Effect of deamidation on folding of ribonuclease
Protein Sci (ISSN: 0961-8368, 1469-896xelectronic), 2000 Dec; 9(12): 2577-2582.

Esposito L, Vitagliano L, Zagari A, Mazzarella L

Experimental evidence for the correlation of bond distances in peptide groups detected in ultrahigh-resolution protein structures
Protein Eng (ISSN: 0269-2139, 0269-2139print, 0269-2139linking), 2000 Dec; 13(12): 825-828.

Esposito L, Vitagliano L, Zagari A, Mazzarella L

Pyramidalization of backbone carbonyl carbon atoms in proteins
Protein Sci (ISSN: 0961-8368, 1469-896xelectronic), 2000 Oct; 9(10): 2038-2042.

Esposito L, Vitagliano L, Sica F, Sorrentino G, Zagari A, Mazzarella L

The ultrahigh resolution crystal structure of ribonuclease A containing an isoaspartyl residue: Hydration and sterochemical analysis
J Mol Biol (ISSN: 0022-2836, 1089-8638, 1089-8638electronic), 2000 Mar 31; 297(3): 713-732.

 Esposito L, Sica F, Sorrentino G, Berisio R, Carotenuto L, Giordano A, Raia C, Rossi M, Lamzin VS, Willson KS, Zagari A

Protein Crystal Growth In The Advance Protein Crystallisation Facility On The Lms Mission: A Comparison Of Sulfolobus Solfataricus Alchool Dehydrogenase Crystals Grown On The Ground And In Microgravity
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr, 1998; 54: 386-390.

Esposito L, Sica F, Sorrentino G, Berisio R, Carotenuto L, Giordano A, Raia CA, Rossi M, Lamzin VS, Wilson KS, Zagari A

Protein crystal growth in the advanced protein crystallization facility on the LMS mission: A comparison of Sulfolobus solfataricus alcohol dehydrogenase crystals grown on the ground and in microgravity
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 1998; 54(3): 386-390.

Capasso S, Di Donato A, Esposito L, Sica F, Sorrentino G, Vitagliano L, Zagari A, Mazzarella L

Deamidation in proteins: The crystal structure of bovine pancreatic ribonuclease with an isoaspartyl residue at position 67
J Mol Biol (ISSN: 0022-2836, 1089-8638, 1089-8638electronic), 1996; 257(3): 492-496.