Mazzarella L, Merlino A, Balasco N, Balsamo A, Vergara A

Crystal structure of the ferric homotetrameric beta4 human hemoglobin
Biophys Chem (ISSN: 0301-4622linking), 2018 Sep; 240: 9-14.

Colarusso A, Caterino M, Fabbri A, Fiorentini C, Vergara A, Sica F, Parrilli E, Tutino ML

High yield purification and first structural characterization of the full-length bacterial toxin CNF1
Biotechnol Prog (ISSN: 1520-6033electronic, 1520-6033linking), 2017 Oct 24; N/D: N/D-N/D.

Vitagliano L, Mazzarella L, Merlino A, Vergara A

Fine Sampling of the R--> T Quaternary-Structure Transition of a Tetrameric Hemoglobin
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539, 1521-3765, 1521-3765electronic), 2017 Jan 12; 23(3): 605-613.

Di Fiore A, Vergara A, Caterino M, Alterio V, Monti SM, Ombouma J, Dumy P, Vullo D, Supuran CT, Winum JY, De Simone G

Hydroxylamine-O-sulfonamide is a versatile lead compound for the development of carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
Chem Commun (ISSN: 1359-7345, 1364-548x, 1364-548xelectronic), 2015 Jul 2; 51(57): 11519-11522.

Merlino A, Caterino M, Russo Krauss I, Vergara A

Missing gold atoms in lysozyme crystals used to grow gold nanoparticles
Nat Nanotechnol (ISSN: 1748-3387), 2015; 10(4): 285-285.

Petruk AA, Vergara A, Marasco D, Bikiel D, Doctorovich F, Estrin DA, Merlino A

Interaction between Proteins and Ir Based CO Releasing Molecules: Mechanism of Adduct Formation and CO Release
Inorg Chem (ISSN: 0020-1669, 1520-510x), 2014 Oct 6; 53(19): 10456-10462.

Merlino A, Vergara A, Vitagliano L

Comments on Structural studies of haemoglobin from pisces species shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) at 1. 9 angstrom resolution by P. Ramesh et al. (2013). J. Synchrotron Rad. 20, 843-847
J Synchrotron Radiat (ISSN: 0909-0495), 2014 Jul; 21: N/D-N/D.

Caterino M, Merlino A, Balsamo A, Russo Krauss I, Parisi S, Vergara A

Reaction of Hg2+ Insertion into Cysteine Pairs Within Bovine Insulin Crystals Followed via Raman Spectroscopy
J Solution Chem (ISSN: 0095-9782), 2014 Feb; 43(1): 135-143.

Messori L, Scaletti F, Massai L, Cinellu MA, Russo Krauss I, Di Martino G, Vergara A, Paduano L, Merlino A

Interactions of gold-based drugs with proteins: crystal structure of the adduct formed between ribonuclease A and a cytotoxic gold(III) compound
Metallomics (ISSN: 1756-5901, 1756-591x), 2014; 6(2): 233-236.

Mazzarella L, Merlino A, Vitagliano L, Verde C, Di Prisco G, Peisach J, Vergara A

Structural modifications induced by the switch from an endogenous bis-histidyl to an exogenous cyanomet hexa-coordination in a tetrameric haemoglobin
Rsc Adv (ISSN: 2046-2069), 2014; 4(49): 25852-25856.

Vergara A, Russo Krauss I, Montesarchio D, Paduano L, Merlino A

Investigating the Ruthenium Metalation of Proteins: X-ray Structure and Raman Microspectroscopy of the Complex between RNase A and AziRu
Inorg Chem (ISSN: 0020-1669, 1520-510x, 1520-510xelectronic), 2013 Oct 7; 52(19): 10714-10716.

Alcides Petruk A, Vergara A, Estrin D, Merlino A

Molecular basis of the NO trans influence in quaternary T-state human hemoglobin: A computational study
Febs Lett (ISSN: 0014-5793, 0014-5793print, 1873-3468electronic), 2013 Sep 2; 587(15): 2393-2398.

Ronda L, Merlino A, Bettati S, Verde C, Balsamo A, Mazzarella L, Mozzarelli A, Vergara A

Role of tertiary structures on the Root effect in fish hemoglobins
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 1570-9639, 0006-3002, 0925-4439), 2013 Sep; 1834(9): 1885-1893.

Vergara A, Grassi M, Sica F, Pizzo E, D’Alessio G, Mazzarella L, Merlino A

A Novel Interdomain Interface In Crystallins: Structural Characterization Of The Beta Gamma-Crystallin From Geodia Cydonium At 0. 99 Angstrom Resolution
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2013 Jun; 69(6): 960-967.

Russo Krauss I, Merlino A, Vergara A, Sica F

An overview of biological macromolecule crystallization
Int J Mol Sc (ISSN: 1422-0067, 1661-6596, 1422-0067electronic), 2013 May 31; 14(6): 11643-11691.

Vergara A, D’Errico G, Montesarchio D, Mangiapia G, Paduano L, Merlino A

Interaction of Anticancer Ruthenium Compounds with Proteins: High-Resolution X-ray Structures and Raman Microscopy Studies of the Adduct between Hen Egg White Lysozyme and AziRu
Inorg Chem (ISSN: 0020-1669, 1520-510x, 1520-510xelectronic), 2013 Apr 15; 52(8): 4157-4159.

Merlino A, Fuchs MR, Pica A, Balsamo A, Dworkowski FSN, Pompidor G, Mazzarella L, Vergara A

Selective X-ray-induced NO photodissociation in haemoglobin crystals: evidence from a Raman-assisted crystallographic study
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2013 Jan; 69: 137-140.

Vergara A, Montesarchio D, Russo Krauss I, Paduano L, Merlino A

Investigating The Ruthenium Metallation Of Proteins: X-Ray Structure And Raman Microspectroscopy Of The Complex Between Rnase A And Aziru
Inorg Chem (ISSN: 0020-1669, 1520-510xe, 1520-510xelectronic), 2013; 52(19): 10714-10716.

Merlino A, Fuchs MR, Pica A, Balsamo A, Dworkowski FSN, Pompidor G, Mazzarella L, Vergara A

Selective X-Ray Induced No-Photodissociation In Hemoglobin Crystals: Evidence From A Raman Assisted-Crystallographic Study
Acta Cryst D 69, 2013; 1: 137-140.

Messori L, Scaletti F, Massai L, Cinellu MA, Gabbiani C, Vergara A, Merlino A

The mode of action of anticancer gold-based drugs: a structural perspective
Chem Commun (ISSN: 1359-7345, 1364-548x, 1364-548xelectronic), 2013; 49(86): 10100-10102.

Coppola D, Abbruzzetti S, Nicoletti F, Merlino A, Gambacurta A, Giordano D, Howes BD, De Sanctis G, Vitagliano L, Bruno S, di Prisco G, Mazzarella L, Smulevich G, Coletta M, Viappiani C, Vergara A, Verde C

ATP regulation of the ligand-binding properties in temperate and cold-adapted haemoglobins. X-ray structure and ligand-binding kinetics in the sub-Antarctic fish Eleginops maclovinus
Molecular Biosystems (ISSN: 1742-206x), 2012 Oct 30; 8(12): 3295-3304.

Balsamo A, Sannino F, Merlino A, Parrilli E, Tutino ML, Mazzarella L, Vergara A

Role of the tertiary and quaternary structure in the formation of bis-histidyl adducts in cold-adapted hemoglobins
Biochimie (ISSN: 0300-9084, 1638-6183, 1638-6183electronic), 2012 Apr; 94(4): 953-960.

Merlino A, Russo Krauss I, Rossi B, De Vendittis A, Marco S, De Vendittis E, Vergara A, Sica F

Identification of an active dimeric intermediate populated during the unfolding process of the cambialistic superoxide dismutase from Streptococcus mutans
Biochimie (ISSN: 0300-9084, 1638-6183, 1638-6183electronic), 2012 Mar; 94(3): 768-775.

Merlino A, Russo Krauss I, Albino A, Pica A, Vergara A, Masullo M, De Vendittis E, Sica F

Improving Protein Crystal Quality by the Without-Oil Microbatch Method: Crystallization and Preliminary X-ray Diffraction Analysis of Glutathione Synthetase from Pseudoalteromonas haloplanktis
Int J Mol Sc (ISSN: 1422-0067, 1661-6596, 1422-0067electronic), 2011 Sep; 12(9): 6312-6319.

Merlino A, Howes BD, Prisco G, Verde C, Smulevich G, Mazzarella L, Vergara A

Occurrence and formation of endogenous histidine hexa-coordination in cold-adapted hemoglobins
Iubmb Life (ISSN: 1521-6543, 1521-6551), 2011 May; 63(5): 295-303.

Riccio A, Mangiapia G, Giordano D, Flagiello A, Tedesco R, Bruno S, Vergara A, Mazzarella L, di Prisco G, Pucci P, Paduano L, Verde C

Polymerization of Hemoglobins in Arctic Fish: Lycodes reticulatus and Gadus morhua
Iubmb Life (ISSN: 1521-6543, 1521-6551), 2011 May; 63(5): 346-354.

Boechi L, Marti MA, Vergara A, Sica F, Mazzarella L, Estrin DA, Merlino A

Protonation of Histidine 55 Affects the Oxygen Access to Heme in the Alpha Chain of the Hemoglobin from the Antarctic Fish Trematomus bernacchii
Iubmb Life (ISSN: 1521-6543, 1521-6551), 2011 Mar; 63(3): 175-182.

Merlino A, Russo Krauss I, Castellano I, De Vendittis E, Rossi B, Conte M, Vergara A, Sica F

Structure and flexibility in cold-adapted iron superoxide dismutases: The case of the enzyme isolated from Pseudoalteromonas haloplanktis
J Struct Biol (ISSN: 1047-8477), 2010 Dec; 172(3): 343-352.

Merlino A, Vitagliano L, Balsamo A, Nicoletti FP, Howes BD, Giordano D, Coppola D, Di Prisco G, Verde C, Smulevich G, Mazzarella L, Vergara A

Crystallization, preliminary X-ray diffraction studies and Raman microscopy of the major haemoglobin from the sub-Antarctic fish Eleginops maclovinus in the carbomonoxy form
Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids (ISSN: 1744-3091, 1744-4309), 2010 Nov; 66: 1536-1540.

Vergara A, Vitagliano L, Merlino A, Sica F, Marino K, Verde C, di Prisco G, Mazzarella L

An Order-Disorder Transition Plays a Role in Switching Off the Root Effect in Fish Hemoglobins
J Biol Chem (ISSN: 0021-9258, 1083-351x), 2010 Oct 15; 285(42): 32568-32575.

Coppola D, Giordano D, Vergara A, Mazzarella L, Di Prisco G, Verde C, Russo R

The hemoglobins of sub-Antarctic fishes of the suborder Notothenioidei
Polar Science (ISSN: 1873-9652), 2010 Sep; 4(2): 295-308.

Merlino A, Vergara A, Sica F, Aschi M, Amadei A, Di Nola A, Mazzarella L

Free-Energy Profile for CO Binding to Separated Chains of Human and Trematomus newnesi Hemoglobin: Insights from Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Perturbed Matrix Method
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2010 May 27; 114(20): 7002-7008.

Merlino A, Vitagliano L, Howes BD, Verde C, Di Prisco G, Smulevich G, Sica F, Vergara A

Combined Crystallographic and Spectroscopic Analysis of Trematomus bernacchii Hemoglobin Highlights Analogies and Differences in the Peculiar Oxidation Pathway of Antarctic Fish Hemoglobins
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2009 Dec; 91(12): 1117-1125.

Merlino A, Russo Krauss I, Perillo M, Mattia CA, Ercole C, Picone D, Vergara A, Sica F

Toward an Antitumor Form of Bovine Pancreatic Ribonuclease: The Crystal Structure of Three Noncovalent Dimeric Mutants
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2009 Dec; 91(12): 1029-1037.

Vergara A, Franzese M, Merlino A, Bonomi G, Verde C, Giordano D, Di Prisco G, Lee HC, Peisach J, Mazzarella L

Correlation between Hemichrome Stability and the Root Effect in Tetrameric Hemoglobins
Biophysical Journal (ISSN: 0006-3495, 1542-0086), 2009 Sep 5; 97(3): 866-874.

Giordano D, Boechi L, Vergara A, Marti MA, Samuni U, Dantsker D, Grassi L, Estrin DA, Friedman JM, Mazzarella L, Di Prisco G, Verde C

The hemoglobins of the sub-Antarctic fish Cottoperca gobio, a phyletically basal species - oxygen-binding equilibria, kinetics and molecular dynamics
Febs Journal (ISSN: 1742-464x), 2009 Apr; 276(8): 2266-2277.

Verde C, Giordano D, Russo R, Riccio A, Vergara A, Mazzarella L, Di Prisco G

Hemoproteins in the cold
Marine Genomics (ISSN: 1874-7787), 2009 Mar; 2(1): 67-73.

Merlino A, Vergara A, Sica F, Mazzarella L

The bis-histidyl complex in hemoproteins: A detailed conformational analysis of database protein structures and the case of Antarctic fish hemoglobins
Marine Genomics (ISSN: 1874-7787), 2009 Mar; 2(1): 51-56.

Vergara A, Castagnolo D, Carotenuto L, Vitagliano L, Berisio R, Sorrentino G, Gonzalez-ramirez L, Garcia-ruiz J, Zagari A

Phase behavior and crystallogenesis under counter-diffusion conditions of the collagen-model peptide (Pro-Pro-Gly)10
J Cryst Growth (ISSN: 0022-0248), 2009 Jan 1; 311(2): 304-309.

Verde C, Vergara A, Mazzarella L, Di Prisco G

The Hemoglobins of Fishes Living at Polar Latitudes - Current Knowledge on Structural Adaptations in a Changing Environment
Curr Protein Pept Sci (ISSN: 1389-2037), 2008 Dec; 9(6): 578-590.

Vitagliano L, Vergara A, Bonomi G, Merlino A, Verde C, Di Prisco G, Howes BD, Smulevich G, Mazzarella L

Spectroscopic and crystallographic characterization of a tetrameric hemoglobin oxidation reveals structural features of the functional intermediate relaxed/tense state
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2008 Sep 13; 130(32): 10527-10535.

Merlino A, Sica F, Mazzarella L, Zagari A, Vergara A

Correlation between Raman and X-ray crystallography data of (Pro-Pro-Gly)(10)
Biophys Chem (ISSN: 0301-4622, 0301-4622linking), 2008 Sep; 137(1): 24-27.

Vergara A, Merlino A, Pizzo E, D'Alessio G, Mazzarella L

A novel method for detection of selenomethionine incorporation in protein crystals via Raman microscopy
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2008 Feb; 64: 167-171.

Vergara A, Merlino A, Pizzo E, D'Alessio G, Mazzarella L

A Novel Method For Detection Of Se-Met Inclusion Into Protein Crystals Via Raman Microscopy
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr, 2008; N/D: 167-171.

Vergara A, Verde C, Di Prisco G, Mazzarella L

Bis-histidyl Ferric Adducts in Tetrameric Haemoglobins
Protein Reviews, 2008; 9: N/D-N/D.

Merlino A, Russo Krauss I, Castellano I, De Vendittis E, Vergara A, Sica F

Crystallization and preliminary x-ray diffraction studies of a psychrophilic iron superoxide dismutase from Pseudoalteromonas haloplanktis
Protein Pept Lett (ISSN: 0929-8665, 1875-5305), 2008; 15(4): 415-418.

Merlino A, Verde C, Di Prisco G, Mazzarella L, Vergara A

Reduction of ferric hemoglobin from Trematomus bernacchii in a partial bis-histidyl state produces a deoxy coordination even when encapsulated into the crystal phase
Spectroscopy An International Journal (ISSN: 0712-4813), 2008; 22(2-3): 143-152.

Vitagliano L, Vergara A, Bonomi G, Merlino A, Verde C, Di Prisco G, Howes BD, Smulevich G, Mazzarella L

Spectroscopic And Crystallographic Characterization Of A Tetrameric Hemoglobin Oxidation Pathway Reveals Structural Features Of A Functional Intermediate R/T State
Biophys J, 2008; 94: 4031-4040.

Vergara A, Vitagliano L, Verde C, di Prisco G, Mazzarella L

Spectroscopic and crystallographic characterization of bis-histidyl adducts in tetrameric hemoglobins
Method Enzymol (ISSN: 0076-6879, 1557-7988electronic), 2008; 436: 425-444.

Vergara A, Vitagliano L, Di Prisco G, Verde C, Mazzarella L

Spectroscopic And Crystallographic Characterization Of Hemichromes In Tetrameric Hemoglobins
Methods In Enzymology, 2008; 436: 421-440.

Giordano D, Vergara A, Lee HC, Peisach J, Balestrieri M, Mazzarella L, Parisi E, Di Priseo G, Verde C

Hemoglobin structure/function and globin-gene evolution in the Arctic fish Liparis tunicatus
Gene (ISSN: 0378-1119), 2007 Dec 30; 406(1-2): 58-68.

Vergara A, Franzese M, Merlino A, Vitagliano L, Verde C, Di Prisco G, Lee HC, Peisach J, Mazzarella L

Structural characterization of ferric hemoglobins from three Antarctic fish species of the suborder notothenioidei
Biophysical Journal (ISSN: 0006-3495, 1542-0086), 2007 Oct; 93(8): 2822-2829.

Verde C, Vergara A, Giordano D, Mazzarella L, Di Prisco G

The Root effect - a structural and evolutionary perspective
Antarctic Science (ISSN: 0954-1020), 2007 Jun; 19(2): 271-278.

Mazzarella L, Vergara A, Vitagliano L, Merlino A, Bonomi G, Scala S, Verde C, Di Prisco G

High resolution crystal structure of deoxy hemoglobin from Trematomus bernacchii at different pH values: The role of histidine residues in modulating the strength of the root effect
Proteins (ISSN: 0887-3585, 1097-0134, 1097-0134electronic), 2006 Nov 1; 65(2): 490-498.

Mazzarella L, Bonomi G, Lubrano MC, Merlino A, Riccio A, Vergara A, Vitagliano L, Verde C, Di Prisco G

Minimal structural requirements for root effect: Crystal structure of the cathodic hemoglobin isolated from the Antarctic fish Trematomus newnesi
Proteins (ISSN: 0887-3585, 1097-0134, 1097-0134electronic), 2006 Feb 1; 62(2): 316-321.

Vergara A, Capuano F, Paduano L, Sartorio R

Lysozyme mutual diffusion in solutions crowded by poly(ethylene glycol)
Macromolecules (ISSN: 0024-9297), 2006; 39(13): 4500-4506.

Vergara A

Distinct diffusion in macromolecule-solvent mixtures
Macromol Theory Simul (ISSN: 1022-1344), 2005; 14(1): 21-25.

Vergara A, Lorber B, Sauter C, Giege R, Zagari A

Lessons from crystals grown in the Advanced Protein Crystallisation Facility for conventional crystallisation applied to structural biology
Biophys Chem (ISSN: 0301-4622, 0301-4622linking), 2005; 118(2-3): 102-112.

Vitagliano L, Bonomi G, Franzese M, Merlino A, Vergara A, Verde C, Di Prisco G, Mazzarella L

Structural Characterization Of The Oxidation Pathway Of Antarctic Fish Hemoglobins
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr, 2005; N/D: N/D-N/D.

Castagnolo D, Piccolo C, Carotenuto L, Vergara A, Zagari A

Crystallization of the collagen-like polypeptide (PPG)10 aboard the International Space Station. 3. Analysis of residual acceleration-induced motion
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2003; 59(4): 773-776.

Vergara A, Lorber B, Zagari A, Giege R

Physical aspects of protein crystal growth investigated with the advanced protein crystallization facility in reduced-gravity environments
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2003; 59(1): 2-15.

Vergara A, Corvino E, Sorrentino G, Piccolo C, Tortora A, Carotenuto L, Mazzarella L, Zagari A

Crystallization of the collagen-like polypeptide (PPG)(10) aboard the International Space Station. 1. Video observation
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2002 Oct; 58: 1690-1694.

Berisio R, Vitagliano L, Vergara A, Sorrentino G, Mazzarella L, Zagari A

Crystallization of the collagen-like polypeptide (PPG)10 aboard the International Space Station. 2. Comparison of crystal quality by X-ray diffraction
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2002 Oct; 58(10II): 1695-1699.