Avitabile C, Diaferia C, Roviello V, Altamura D, Giannini C, Vitagliano L, Accardo A, Romanelli A
Fluorescence and Morphology of Self-Assembled Nucleobases and Their Diphenylalanine Hybrid Aggregates
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539linking), 2019 Nov 22; 25(65): 14850-14857.

Bocian A, Szymańska M, Brykczyńska D, Kubicki M, Wałęsa-chorab M, Roviello GN, Fik-jaskółka MA, Gorczyński A, Patroniak V
New artificial biomimetic enzyme analogues based on iron(II/III) Schiff Base complexes: an effect of (benz)imidazole organic moieties on phenoxazinone synthase and DNA recognition
Molecules (ISSN: 1420-3049linking, 1420-3049electronic), 2019 Aug 31; 24(17): 3173-3173.

Caporale A, Monti A, Selis F, Sandomenico A, Tonon G, Ruvo M, Doti N
A comparative analysis of catalytic activity and stability of microbial transglutaminase in controlled denaturing conditions
J Biotechnol (ISSN: 0168-1656linking), 2019 Aug 20; 302: 48-57.

Martinez-fernandez L, Gavvala K, Sharma R, Didier P, Richert L, Segarra Marti J, Mori M, Mely Y, Improta R
Excited-State Dynamics of Thienoguanosine, an Isomorphic Highly Fluorescent Analogue of Guanosine
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539linking, 1521-3765electronic), 2019 May 28; 25(30): 7375-7386.

Wang L, Bateman B, Zanetti-domingues L, Moores A, L , Astbury S, Spindloe C, Darrow M, C , Romano M, Needham S, R , Beis K, Rolfe D, J , Clarke D, T , Martin-fernandez M, L
Solid immersion microscopy images cells under cryogenic conditions with 12 nm resolution
Commun Biol, 2019 Feb 21; 2:74: N/D-N/D.

Carella A, Roviello V, Iannitti R, Palumbo R, La Manna S, Marasco D, Trifuoggi M, Diana R, Roviello GN
Evaluating the biological properties of synthetic 4-nitrophenyl functionalized benzofuran derivatives with telomeric DNA binding and antiproliferative activities
Int J Biol Macromol (ISSN: 0141-8130linking, 1879-0003electronic), 2019 Jan; 121: 77-88.

Martinez-fernandez L, Banyasz A, Markovitsi D, Improta R
Topology Controls the Electronic Absorption and Delocalization of Electron Holes in Guanine Quadruplexes
Chemistry (ISSN: 1521-3765electronic, 0947-6539linking), 2018 Oct 12; 24(57): 15185-15189.

Cuocolo A, Pappata S, Zampella E, Assante R
Advances in SPECT Methodology
Int Rev Neurobiol (ISSN: 0074-77429780128154182, 2162-5514electronic), 2018 Sep; 141: 77-96.

Monti M, De Rosa V, Iommelli F, Carriero MV, Terlizzi C, Camerlingo R, Belli S, Fonti R, Di Minno G, Del Vecchio S
Neutrophil Extracellular Traps as an Adhesion Substrate for Different Tumor Cells Expressing RGD-Binding Integrins
Int J Mol Sc (ISSN: 1422-0067linking, 1422-0067electronic, 1661-6596), 2018 Aug 9; 19(8): N/D-N/D.

Avitabile C, Diaferia C, Della Ventura B, Mercurio FA, Leone M, Roviello V, Saviano M, Velotta R, Morelli G, Accardo A, Romanelli A
Self-Assembling of Fmoc-GC Peptide Nucleic Acid Dimers into Highly Fluorescent Aggregates
Chemistry (ISSN: 1521-3765electronic, 0947-6539linking), 2018 Mar 26; 24(18): 4729-4735.

Bonaccorso C, Grasso G, Musso N, Barresi V, Condorelli DF, La Mendola D, Rizzarelli E
Water soluble glucose derivative of thiocarbohydrazone acts as ionophore with cytotoxic effects on tumor cells
J Chem Res (ISSN: 0162-0134, 1873-3344, 1873-3344electronic), 2018; 182: 92-102.

Gaglione R, Smaldone G, Di Girolamo R, Piccoli R, Pedone E, Arciello A
Cell milieu significantly affects the fate of AApoAI amyloidogenic variants: predestination or serendipity?
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 0005-2728, 0006-3002print, 1570-9639print), 2017 Nov 23; 1862(3): 377-384.

Torino E, Auletta L, Vecchione D, Orlandella FM, Salvatore G, Iaccino E, Fiorenza D, Grimaldi AM, Sandomenico A, Albanese S, Sarnataro D, Gramanzini M, Palmieri C, Scala G, Quinto I, Netti PA, Salvatore M, Greco A
Multimodal imaging for a theranostic approach in a murine model of B-cell lymphoma with engineered nanoparticles
Nanomedicine (ISSN: 1549-9634, 1549-9642), 2017 Nov 22; 14(2): 483-491.

Longo DL, Stefania R, Aime S, Oraevsky A
Melanin-Based Contrast Agents for Biomedical Optoacoustic Imaging and Theranostic Applications
Int J Mol Sc (ISSN: 1422-0067, 1661-6596, 1422-0067linking), 2017 Aug 7; 18(8): N/D-N/D.

Platella C, Guida S, Bonmassar L, Aquino A, Bonmassar E, Ravagnan G, Montesarchio D, Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Fuggetta MP
Antitumour activity of resveratrol on human melanoma cells: a possible mechanism related to its interaction with malignant cell telomerase
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 0005-2728, 0006-3002print, 1570-9639print), 2017 Aug 02; 1861(11PtA): 2843-2851.

Aliberti A, Vaiano P, Caporale A, Consales M, Ruvo M, Cusano A
Fluorescent chemosensors for Hg2+ detection in aqueous environment
Sensors And Actuators, 2017 Aug; 247: 727-735.

Magrì A, Tabbì G, Breglia R, De Gioia L, Fantucci P, Bruschi M, Bonomo RP, La Mendola D
Copper ion interaction with the RNase catalytic site fragment of the angiogenin protein: an experimental and theoretical investigation
Dalton T (ISSN: 1477-9226, 1477-9234, 1477-9226linking), 2017 Jul 04; 46(26): 8524-8538.

Martinez-fernandez L, Pepino AJ, Segarra-marti J, Jovaisaite J, Vaya I, Nenov A, Markovitsi D, Gustavsson T, Banyasz A, Garavelli M, Improta R
Photophysics of Deoxycytidine and 5-Methyldeoxycytidine in Solution: A Comprehensive Picture by Quantum Mechanical Calculations and Femtosecond Fluorescence Spectroscopy
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 0002-7863print), 2017 Jun 14; 139(23): 7780-7791.

Pepino AJ, Segarra-marti J, Nenov A, Improta R, Garavelli M
Resolving Ultrafast Photoinduced Deactivations in Water-Solvated Pyrimidine Nucleosides
J Phys Chem Lett (ISSN: 1948-7185, 1948-7185electronic, 1948-7185linking), 2017 Apr 20; 8(8): 1777-1783.

Monti M, Iommelli F, De Rosa V, Carriero MV, Miceli R, Camerlingo R, Di Minno G, Del Vecchio S
Integrin-dependent cell adhesion to neutrophil extracellular traps through engagement of fibronectin in neutrophil-like cells
Plosone (ISSN: 1932-6203, 1932-6203electronic), 2017 Feb; 12(2): 1-15.

Musumeci D, Platella C, Riccardi C, Moccia F, Montesarchio D
Fluorescence sensing using DNA Aptamers in cancer research and clinical diagnostics
Cancers (ISSN: 2072-6694, 2072-6694linking), 2017; 9(12): N/D-N/D.

Caporale A, Mascanzoni F, Farina B, Sturlese M, Di Sorbo G, Fattorusso R, Ruvo M, Doti N
FRET-Protease-Coupled Peptidyl-Prolyl cis-trans Isomerase Assay: New Internally Quenched Fluorogenic Substrates for High-Throughput Screening
J Biomol Screen (ISSN: 1087-0571, 1552-454x), 2016 Aug; 21(7): 701-712.

Sholokh M, Improta R, Mori M, Sharma R, Kenfack C, Shin D, Voltz K, Stote RH, Zaporozhets OA, Botta M, Tor Y, Mely Y
Tautomers of a Fluorescent G Surrogate and Their Distinct Photophysics Provide Additional Information Channels
Angew Chem Int Ed (ISSN: 1433-7851, 1521-3773electronic), 2016 Jun 8; N/D: N/D-N/D.

Gargiulo S, Anzilotti S, Coda AR, Gramanzini M, Greco A, Panico M, Vinciguerra A, Zannetti A, Vicidomini C, Dolle F, Pignataro G, Quarantelli M, Annunziato L, Brunetti A, Salvatore M, Pappata S
Imaging of brain TSPO expression in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with (18)F-DPA-714 and micro-PET/CT
Eur J Nucl Med (ISSN: 1619-7070, 1619-7089, 1619-7070print), 2016 Jan 27; 43(7): 1348-1359.

Vayá I, Brazard J, Huix-rotllant M, Thazhathveetil AK, Lewis FD, Gustavsson T, Burghardt I, Improta R, Markovitsi D
High-Energy Long-Lived Mixed Frenkel-Charge-Transfer Excitons: From Double Stranded (AT)n to Natural DNA
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539, 1521-3765, 1521-3765electronic), 2016; 22(14): 4904-4914.

Improta R, Santoro F, Blancafort L
Quantum Mechanical Studies on the Photophysics and the Photochemistry of Nucleic Acids and Nucleobases
Chem Rev (ISSN: 0009-2665), 2016; 116(6): 3540-3593.

Foca A, Sanguigno L, Foca G, Strizzi L, Iannitti R, Palumbo R, Hendrix MJ, Leonardi A, Ruvo M, Sandomenico A
New Anti-Nodal Monoclonal Antibodies Targeting the Nodal Pre-Helix Loop Involved in Cripto-1 Binding
Int J Mol Sc (ISSN: 1422-0067, 1661-6596, 1422-0067linking), 2015 Sep 7; 16(9): 21342-21362.

Insabato L, Guadagno E, Natella V, Somma A, Bihl M, Pizzolorusso A, Mainenti PP, Apice G, Tornillo L
An unusual association of malignant gastrointestinal neuroectodermal tumor (clear cell sarcoma-like) and Ewing sarcoma
Pathol Res Pract (ISSN: 0344-0338), 2015 Sep; 211(9): 688-692.

Giuffrida ML, Tomasello MF, Pandini G, Caraci F, Battaglia G, Busceti C, Di Pietro P, Pappalardo G, Attanasio F, Chiechio S, Bagnoli S, Nacmias B, Sorbi S, Vigneri R, Rizzarelli E, Nicoletti F, Copani A
Monomeric ss-amyloid interacts with type-1 insulin-like growth factor receptors to provide energy supply to neurons
Front Cell Neurosci (ISSN: 1662-5102), 2015 Aug 7; 9(AUGUST): 297-297.

Calce E, Monfregola L, Saviano M, De Luca S
HER2-mediated anticancer drug delivery: strategies to prepare targeting ligands highly specific for the receptor
Curr Med Chem (ISSN: 0929-8673, 1875-533x, 1875-533xelectronic), 2015 May 20; 22(21): 2525-2538.

Giacomelli C, Trincavelli ML, Satriano C, Hansson O, La Mendola D, Rizzarelli E, Martini C
Copper (II) ions modulate Angiogenin activity in human endothelial cells
Int J Biochem Cell B (ISSN: 1357-2725), 2015 Mar; 60: 185-196.

Rizzitelli S, Giustetto P, Cutrin JC, Delli Castelli D, Boffa C, Ruzza M, Menchise V, Molinari F, Aime S, Terreno E
Sonosensitive theranostic liposomes for preclinical in vivo MRI-guided visualization of doxorubicin release stimulated by pulsed low intensity non-focused ultrasound
J Control Release (ISSN: 0168-3659), 2015 Jan 24; 202: 21-30.

Petrone A, Cerezo J, Ferrer FJA, Donati G, Improta R, Rega N, Santoro F
Absorption and emission spectral shapes of a prototype dye in water by combining classical/dynamical and quantum/static approaches
J Phys Chem A (ISSN: 1089-5639, 1520-5215electronic), 2015; 119(21): 5426-5438.

Nardon C, Boscutti G, Dalla Via L, Ringhieri P, Di Noto V, Morelli G, Accardo A, Fregona D
CCK8 peptide-labeled Pluronic® F127 micelles as a targeted vehicle of gold-based anticancer chemotherapeutics
Medchemcomm (ISSN: 2040-2503), 2015; 6(1): 155-163.

Avitabile C, Accardo A, Ringhieri P, Morelli G, Saviano M, Montagner G, Fabbri E, Gallerani E, Gambari R, Romanelli A
Incorporation of Naked Peptide Nucleic Acids into Liposomes Leads to Fast and Efficient Delivery
Bioconjug Chem (ISSN: 1043-1802, 1520-4812), 2015; 26(8): 1533-1541.

Musumeci D, Rozza L, Merlino A, Paduano L, Marzo T, Massai L, Messori L, Montesarchio D
Interaction of anticancer Ru(III) complexes with single stranded and duplex DNA model systems
Dalton T (ISSN: 1477-9226, 1477-9234, 1477-9226linking), 2015; 44(31): 13914-13925.

Ringhieri P, Diaferia C, Galdiero S, Palumbo R, Morelli G, Accardo A
Liposomal doxorubicin doubly functionalized with CCK8 and R8 peptide sequences for selective intracellular drug delivery
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617linking), 2015; 21(5): 415-425.

Cohen SS, Riven I, Cortajarena AL, De Rosa L, D'Andrea LD, Regan L, Haran G
Probing the molecular origin of native-state flexibility in repeat proteins
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 0002-7863print), 2015; 137(32): 10367-10373.

Huix-Rotllant M, Brazard J, Improta R, Burghardt I, Markovitsi D
Stabilization of mixed frenkel-charge transfer excitons extended across both strands of guanine-cytosine DNA duplexes
J Phys Chem Lett (ISSN: 1948-7185, 1948-7185electronic, 1948-7185linking), 2015; 6(12): 2247-2251.

Changenet-Barret P, Gustavsson T, Improta R, Markovitsi D
Ultrafast Excited-State Deactivation of 8-Hydroxy-2′-deoxyguanosine Studied by Femtosecond Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Quantum-Chemical Calculations
J Phys Chem A (ISSN: 1089-5639, 1520-5215electronic), 2015; 119(23): 6131-6139.

Benetti F, Biarnés X, Attanasio F, Giachin G, Rizzarelli E, Legname G
Structural determinants in prion protein folding and stability
J Mol Biol (ISSN: 0022-2836, 1089-8638, 0022-2836linking), 2014 Nov 11; 426(22): 3796-3810.

Zhang Y, Dood J, Beckstead AA, Li X-B, Nguyen KV, Burrows CJ, Improta R, Kohler B
Efficient UV-induced charge separation and recombination in an 8-oxoguanine-containing dinucleotide
P Natl Acad Sci Usa (ISSN: 0027-8424, 1091-6490, 0027-8424print), 2014 Sep 12; 111(32): 11612-11617.

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.

Avila Ferrer FJ, Cerezo J, Soto J, Improta R, Santoro F
First-principle computation of absorption and fluorescence spectra in solution accounting for vibronic structure, temperature effects and solvent inhomogenous broadening
Comput Theor Chem (ISSN: 2210-271x), 2014 Jul 15; 1040-1041: 328-337.

Tomasello MF, Sinopoli A, Attanasio F, Giuffrida ML, Campagna T, Milardi D, Pappalardo G
Molecular and cytotoxic properties of hIAPP17-29 and rIAPP17-29 fragments: A comparative study with the respective full-length parent polypeptides
Eur J Med Chem (ISSN: 0223-5234, 1768-3254, 0223-5234linking), 2014 Jun 23; 81: 442-455.

Improta R
Quantum mechanical calculations unveil the structure and properties of the absorbing and emitting excited electronic states of guanine quadruplex
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539, 1521-3765, 1521-3765electronic), 2014 Jun 23; 20(26): 8106-8115.

Santoro F, Improta R, Fahleson T, Kauczor J, Norman P, Coriani S
Relative stability of the La and Lb excited states in adenine and guanine: Direct evidence from TD-DFT calculations of MCD spectra
J Phys Chem Lett (ISSN: 1948-7185, 1948-7185electronic, 1948-7185linking), 2014 Jun 5; 5(11): 1806-1811.

Accardo A, Ringhieri P, Palumbo R, Morelli G
Influence of PEG length on conformational and binding properties of CCK peptides exposed by supramolecular aggregates
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2014 Apr; 101(4): 304-312.

Merlino A, Russo Krauss I, Castellano I, Ruocco MR, Capasso A, De Vendittis E, Rossi B, Sica F
Structural and denaturation studies of two mutants of a cold adapted superoxide dismutase point to the importance of electrostatic interactions in protein stability
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 0925-4439, 0006-3002, 1570-9639), 2014 Mar; 1844(3): 632-640.

GrassoG, Magrì A, Bellia F, Pietropaolo A, La Mendola D, Rizzarelli E
The Copper (ii) And Zinc (ii) Coordination Mode Of Hexxh And Hxxeh Motif In Small Peptides: The Role Of Carboxylate Location And Hydrogen Bonding Network
J Chem Res (ISSN: 0162-0134, 1873-3344, 0162-0134print), 2014 Jan; 130(1): 92-102.

Giuffrida ML, Rizzarelli E, Tomaselli GA, Satriano C, Trusso Sfrazzetto G
A novel fully water-soluble Cu(i) probe for fluorescence live cell imaging
Chem Commun (ISSN: 1359-7345, 1364-548x, 1364-548xelectronic), 2014; 50(69): 9835-9838.

Chi M-C, Lo Y-H, Chen Y-Y, Lin L-L, Merlino A
γ-Glutamyl transpeptidase architecture: Effect of extra sequence deletion on autoprocessing, structure and stability of the protein from Bacillus licheniformis
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 0925-4439, 0006-3002, 1570-9639), 2014; 1844(12): 2290-2297.

Roviello GN, Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Capasso D, Di Gaetano S, Costanzo M, Pedone C
Synthesis and supramolecular assembly of 1, 3-bis(1 '-uracilyl)-2-propanone
Rsc Adv (ISSN: 2046-2069), 2014; 4(54): 28691-28698.

Cantisani M, Falanga A, Incoronato N, Russo L, De Simone A, Morelli G, Berisio R, Galdiero M, Galdiero S
Conformational modifications of gB from herpes simplex virus type 1 analyzed by synthetic peptides
J Med Chem (ISSN: 0022-2623, 1520-4804, 0022-2623print), 2013 Nov 14; 56(21): 8366-8376.

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.

Galdiero S, Falanga A, Cantisani M, Vitiello M, Morelli G, Galdiero M
Peptide-Lipid Interactions: Experiments and Applications
Int J Mol Sc (ISSN: 1422-0067, 1661-6596, 1422-0067electronic), 2013 Sep; 14(9): 18758-18789.

Satriano C, Sfrazzetto GT, Amato ME, Ballistreri FP, Copani A, Giuffrida ML, Grasso G, Pappalardo A, Rizzarelli E, Tomaselli GA, Toscano RM
A ratiometric naphthalimide sensor for live cell imaging of copper(i)
Chem Commun (ISSN: 1359-7345, 1364-548x, 1364-548xelectronic), 2013 Jun 21; 49(49): 5565-5567.

Avitabile C, Netti F, Orefice G, Palmieri M, Nocerino N, Malgieri G, D'Andrea LD, Capparelli R, Fattorusso R, Romanelli A
Design, structural and functional characterization of a Temporin-1b analog active against Gram-negative bacteria
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 0304-4165, 0006-3002, 0925-4439), 2013 Jun; 1830(6): 3767-3775.

Doti N, Raimondo D, Sabatella M, Ruvo M
Identification of Protease Inhibitors by a Fast Fluorimetric Assay
Mol Biotechnol (ISSN: 1073-6085, 1559-0305electronic, 1073-6085linking), 2013 Jun; 54(2): 283-291.

Attanasio F, Convertino M, Magno A, Caflisch A, Corazza A, Haridas H, Esposito G, Cataldo S, Pignataro B, Milardi D, Rizzarelli E
Carnosine Inhibits Abeta(42) Aggregation By Perturbing The H-Bond Network In And Around The Central Hydrophobic Cluster
Chembiochem (ISSN: 1439-4227, 1439-7633, 1439-7633electronic), 2013 Mar 18; 14(5): 583-592.

Calce E, Monfregola L, Sandomenico A, Saviano M, De Luca S
Fluorescence study for selecting specific ligands toward HER2 receptor: An example of receptor fragment approach
Eur J Med Chem (ISSN: 0223-5234, 1768-3254, 1768-3254electronic), 2013 Mar; 61: 116-121.

Banyasz A, Gustavsson T, Onidas D, Changenet-Barret P, Markovitsi D, Improta R
Multi-pathway excited state relaxation of adenine oligomers in aqueous solution: A joint theoretical and experimental study
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539, 1521-3765, 1521-3765electronic), 2013 Mar; 19(11): 3762-3774.

Causa F, Della Moglie R, Iaccino E, Mimmi S, Marasco D, Scognamiglio PL, Battista E, Palmieri C, Cosenza C, Sanguigno L, Quinto I, Scala G, Netti PA
Evolutionary screening and adsorption behavior of engineered M13 bacteriophage and derived dodecapeptide for selective decoration of gold interfaces
J Colloid Interface Sci (ISSN: 0021-9797, 1095-7103electronic, 0021-9797linking), 2013 Jan 1; 389(1): 220-229.

Pica A, Russo Krauss I, Castellano I, La Cara F, Graziano G, Sica F, Merlino A
Effect Of Nacl On The Conformational Stability Of The Thermophilic Gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase From Geobacillus Thermodenitrificans: Implication For Globular Protein Halotolerance
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 1570-9639, 0006-3002, 0925-4439), 2013 Jan; 1834(1): 149-157.

Pandini G, Pace V, Copani A, Squatrito S, Milardi D, Vigneri R
Insulin has multiple antiamyloidogenic effects on human neuronal cells
Endocrinology (ISSN: 0013-7227, 1945-7170), 2013 Jan; 154(1): 375-387.

Scalia M, Satriano C, Greca R, Stella AM, Rizzarelli E, Spina-Purrello V
PARP-1 inhibitors DPQ and PJ-34 negatively modulate proinflammatory commitment of human glioblastoma cells
Neurochemical Research (ISSN: 1573-6903, 0364-3190), 2013 Jan; 38(1): 50-58.

Zanoli LM, Licciardello M, D'Agata R, Lantano C, Calabretta A, Corradini R, Marchelli R, Spoto G
Peptide nucleic acid molecular beacons for the detection of PCR amplicons in droplet-based microfluidic devices
Anal Bioanal Chem (ISSN: 1618-2642), 2013 Jan; 405(2-3): 615-624.

De Rosa L, Russomanno A, Romanelli A, D'Andrea LD
Semi-Synthesis of Labeled Proteins for Spectroscopic Applications
Molecules (ISSN: 1420-3049, 1420-3049electronic, 1420-3049linking), 2013 Jan; 18(1): 440-465.

Gustavsson T, Sarkar S, Vaya I, Jimenez MC, Markovitsi D, Improta R
A joint experimental/theoretical study of the ultrafast excited state deactivation of deoxyadenosine and 9-methyladenine in water and acetonitrile
Photochem Photobiol Sci (ISSN: 1474-905x), 2013; 12(8): 1375-1386.

Attanasio F, De Bona P, Cataldo S, Sciacca MFM, Milardi D, Pignataro B, Pappalardo G
Copper(II) and zinc(II) dependent effects on A beta 42 aggregation: a CD, Th-T and SFM study
New J Chem (ISSN: 1144-0546), 2013; 37(4): 1206-1215.

Travaglia A, Satriano C, Giuffrida ML, La Mendola D, Rampazzo E, Prodi L, Rizzarelli E
Electrostatically driven interaction of silica-supported lipid bilayer nanoplatforms and a nerve growth factor-mimicking peptide
Soft Matter (ISSN: 1744-683x), 2013; 9(18): 4648-4654.

Del Giudice R, Monti DM, Truppo E, Arciello A, Supuran CT, De Simone G, Monti SM
Human Carbonic Anhydrase Vii Protects Cells From Oxidative Damage
Biol Chem Biological Chemistry (ISSN: 1431-6730, 1431-1673, 1437-4315), 2013; 394(10): 1343-1348.

Galasso G, De Rosa R, Ciccarelli M, Sorriento D, Del Giudice C, Strisciuglio T, De Biase C, Luciano R, Piccolo R, Pierri A, Di Gioia G, Prevete N, Trimarco B, Piscione F, Iaccarino G
β2-adrenergic receptor stimulation improves endothelial progenitor cell-mediated ischemic neoangiogenesis
Circ Res (ISSN: 0009-7330, 1524-4571electronic, 0009-7330linking), 2013; 112(7): 1026-1034.

Pirone L, Esposito C, Correale S, Graziano G, Di Gaetano S, Vitagliano L, Pedone E
Thermal and chemical stability of two homologous POZ/BTB domains of KCTD proteins characterized by a different oligomeric organization
Biomed Res Int (ISSN: 2314-6133, 2314-6141, 2314-6141electronic), 2013; 2013: 162674-162674.

Improta R
Photophysics and photochemistry of thymine deoxy-dinucleotide in water: A PCM/TD-DFT quantum mechanical study
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2012 Dec 13; 116(49): 14261-14274.

Banyasz A, Douki T, Improta R, Gustavsson T, Onidas D, Vaya I, Perron M, Markovitsi D
Electronic excited states responsible for dimer formation upon UV absorption directly by thymine strands: Joint experimental and theoretical study
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2012 Sep 12; 134(36): 14834-14845.

Poletto M, Di Loreto C, Marasco D, Poletto E, Puglisi F, Damante G, Tell G
Acetylation on critical lysine residues of Apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease 1 (APE1) in triple negative breast cancers
Biochemical And Biophysical Research Communications (ISSN: 0006-291x), 2012 Jul 20; 424(1): 34-39.

Hua Y, Changenet-Barret P, Improta R, Vaya I, Gustavsson T, Kotlyar AB, Zikich D, Sket P, Plavec J, Markovitsi D
Cation effect on the electronic excited states of guanine nanostructures studied by time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy
J Phys Chem C (ISSN: 1932-7447), 2012 Jul 12; 116(27): 14682-14689.

Avitabile C, Moggio L, Malgieri G, Capasso D, Di Gaetano S, Saviano M, Pedone C, Romanelli A
Gamma Sulphate Pna (pna S): Highly Selective Dna Binding Molecule Showing Promising Antigene Activity
Plosone (ISSN: 1932-6203, 1932-6203electronic), 2012 May 7; 7(5): e35774-e35774.

Sciacca MF, Chillemi R, Sciuto S, Pappalardo M, La Rosa C, Grasso D, Milardi D
Interactions of two O-phosphorylresveratrol derivatives with model membranes
Arch Biochem Biophys (ISSN: 1096-0384, 0003-3986), 2012 May; 521(1-2): 111-116.

Gustavsson T, Improta R, Banyasz A, Vaya I, Markovitsi D
The effect of methylation on the excited state dynamics of aminouracils
J Photochem Photobiol A Chem (ISSN: 1010-6030), 2012 Apr 15; 234: 37-43.

Pica A, Russo Krauss I, Castellano I, Rossi M, La Cara F, Graziano G, Sica F, Merlino A
Exploring The Unfolding Mechanism Of Gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidases: The Case Of The Thermophilic Enzyme From Geobacillus Thermodenitrificans
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 1570-9639, 0006-3002, 0925-4439), 2012 Apr; 1824(4): 571-577.

Avitabile C, Saviano M, D'Andrea LD, Bianchi N, Fabbri E, Brognara E, Gambari R, Romanelli A
Targeting pre-miRNA by peptide nucleic acids: a new strategy to interfere in the miRNA maturation
Artif Dna Pna Xnaartificial Dna Pna & Xna (ISSN: 1949-9096, 1949-0968, 1949-095x), 2012 Apr; 3(2): 88-96.

Musumeci D, Oliviero G, Roviello GN, Bucci EM, Piccialli G
G-quadruplex-forming oligonucleotide conjugated to magnetic nanoparticles: Synthesis, characterization, and enzymatic stability assays
Bioconjug Chem (ISSN: 1043-1802, 1520-4812, 1520-4812electronic), 2012 Mar 21; 23(3): 382-391.

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.

Falanga A, Tarallo R, Vitiello G, Vitiello M, Perillo E, Cantisani M, D'Errico G, Galdiero M, Galdiero S
Biophysical Characterization and Membrane Interaction of the Two Fusion Loops of Glycoprotein B from Herpes Simplex Type I Virus
Plosone (ISSN: 1932-6203, 1932-6203electronic), 2012 Feb 23; 7(2): N/D-N/D.

Merlino A, Vitiello G, Grimaldi M, Sica F, Busi E, Basosi R, D’Ursi A, Fragneto G, Paduano L, D’Errico G
Destabilization of Lipid Membranes by a Peptide Derived from Glycoprotein gp36 of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus: A Combined Molecular Dynamics/Experimental Study
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2012 Jan 12; 116(1): 401-412.

De Rosa L, Cortajarena AL, Romanelli A, Regan L, D'Andrea LD
Site-specific protein double labeling by expressed protein ligation: applications to repeat proteins
Org Biomol Chem (ISSN: 1477-0520, 1477-0539, 1477-0539electronic), 2012; 10(2): 273-280.

Biemann L, Kovalenko SA, Kleinermanns K, Mahrwald R, Markert M, Improta R
Excited state proton transfer is not involved in the ultrafast deactivation of Guanine-cytosine pair in solution
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2011 Dec 14; 133(49): 19664-19667.

Rampazzo E, Bonacchi S, Genovese D, Juris R, Sgarzi M, Montalti M, Prodi L, Zaccheroni N, Tomaselli G, Gentile S, Satriano C, Rizzarelli E
A versatile strategy for signal amplification based on core/shell silica nanoparticles
Chemistry (ISSN: 1521-3765, 0947-6539, 1521-3765electronic), 2011 Nov 25; 17(48): 13429-13432.

Kállay C, Dávid A, Timári S, Nagy EM, Sanna D, Garribba E, Micera G, De Bona P, Pappalardo G, Rizzarelli E, Sóvágó I
Copper(II) complexes of rat amylin fragments
Dalton T (ISSN: 1477-9234, 1477-9226, 1477-9234electronic), 2011 Oct 14; 40(38): 9711-9721.

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.

Falciani C, Accardo A, Brunetti J, Tesauro D, Lelli B, Pini A, Bracci L, Morelli G
Target-Selective Drug Delivery through Liposomes Labeled with Oligobranched Neurotensin Peptides
Chemmedchem (ISSN: 1860-7179, 1860-7187, 1860-7187electronic), 2011 Apr 4; 6(4): 678-685.

Accardo A, Morisco A, Gianolio E, Tesauro D, Mangiapia G, Radulescu A, Brandt A, Morelli G
Nanoparticles containing octreotide peptides and gadolinium complexes for MRI applications
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617print), 2011 Feb; 17(2): 154-162.

Gustavsson T, Banyasz A, Improta R, Markovitsi D
Femtosecond fluorescence studies of DNA/RNA constituents
J Phys Conf Ser (ISSN: 1742-6588), 2011; 261(1): 13-13.

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.

Di Natale G, Pappalardo G, Milardi D, Sciacca MF, Attanasio F, La Mendola D, Rizzarelli E
Membrane interactions and conformational preferences of human and avian prion N-terminal tandem repeats: The role of copper(II) ions, pH, and membrane mimicking environments
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2010 Nov 4; 114(43): 13830-13838.

Banyasz A, Karpati S, Mercier Y, Reguero M, Gustavsson T, Markovitsi D, Improta R
The peculiar spectral properties of amino-substituted uracils: A combined theoretical and experimental study
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2010 Oct 7; 114(39): 12708-12719.

Changenet-Barret P, Emanuele E, Gustavsson T, Improta R, Kotlyar AB, Markovitsi D, Vaya I, Zakrzewska K, Zikich D
Optical properties of guanine nanowires: Experimental and theoretical study
J Phys Chem C (ISSN: 1932-7447), 2010 Sep 2; 114(34): 14339-14346.

Tosco A, Monti MC, Fontanella B, Montefusco S, D'Andrea LD, Ziaco B, Baldantoni D, Rio MC, Marzullo L
Copper binds the carboxy-terminus of trefoil protein 1 (TFF1), favoring its homodimerization and motogenic activity
Cell Mol Life Sci (ISSN: 1420-9071electronic, 1420-682xlinking), 2010 Jun; 67(11): 1943-1955.

Abbate M, Casella G, Fiore T, Grasso G, Pellerito C, Scopelliti M, Spinella A, Pellerito L
Structural characterization of triorganotin(IV) complexes with sodium fusidate and DFT calculations
J Organomet Chem (ISSN: 0022-328x), 2010 May 1; 695(9): 1405-1413.

Napolitano M, Ottaiano A, Mauro F, Ieranò C, Satriano R, Pacelli R, Franco R, De Angelis V, Castello G, Scala S
CD4(+)CD45RA(+)CXCR4(+) lymphocytes are inversely associated with progression in stages I-III melanoma patients
Cancer Immunol Immunother (ISSN: 0340-7004, 0340-7004linking), 2010 Apr; 59(4): 511-517.

Galdiero S, Falanga A, Vitiello G, Vitiello M, Pedone C, D'Errico G, Galdiero M
Role of membranotropic sequences from herpes simplex virus type I glycoproteins B and H in the fusion process
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 0006-3002, 0005-2736, 0925-4439), 2010 Mar; 1798(3): 579-591.

Orsi S, De Capua A, Guarnieri D, Marasco D, Netti PA
Cell recruitment and transfection in gene activated collagen matrix
Biomaterials (ISSN: 0142-9612, 1878-5905electronic, 0142-9612linking), 2010 Jan; 31(3): 570-576.

Luchansky MS, Der BS, D'Auria S, Pocsfalvi G, Iozzino L, Marasco D, Dattelbaum JD
Amino acid transport in thermophiles: characterization of an arginine-binding protein in Thermotoga maritima
Molecular Biosystems (ISSN: 1742-206x), 2010; 6(1): 142-151.

Severino V, Chambery A, Di Maro A, Marasco D, Ruggiero A, Berisio R, Giansanti F, Ippoliti R, Parente A
The role of the glycan moiety on the structure-function relationships of PD-L1, type 1 ribosome-inactivating protein from P. dioica leaves
Mol Biosyst (ISSN: 1742-206x), 2010; 6(3): 570-579.

Doti N, Marasco D, Pedone C, Sabatella M, Ruvo M
Optimizing A Kinase Assay For Ikkbeta On An Hts Station
J Biomol Screen (ISSN: 1087-0571, 1552-454x, 1552-454xelectronic), 2009 Dec; 14(10): 1263-1268.

Improta R, Barone V, Lami A, Santoro F
Quantum dynamics of the ultrafast ππ*/nπ* population transfer in uracil and 5-fluoro-uracil in water and acetonitrile
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2009 Oct 29; 113(43): 14491-14503.

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.

Carriero MV, Longanesi-cattani I, Bifulco K, Maglio O, Lista L, Barbieri A, Votta G, Masucci MT, Arra C, Franco R, De Rosa M, Stoppelli MP, Pavone V
Structure-based design of an urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor-derived peptide inhibiting cell migration and lung metastasis
Mol Cancer Ther (ISSN: 1535-7163, 1538-8514electronic, 1535-7163linking), 2009 Sep; 8(9): 2708-2717.

Attanasio F, Cataldo S, Fisichella S, Nicoletti S, Nicoletti VG, Pignataro B, Savarino A, Rizzarelli E
Protective effects of L- and D-carnosine on alpha-crystallin amyloid fibril formation: implications for cataract disease
Biochemistry (ISSN: 0006-2960, 1520-4995, 1520-4995electronic), 2009 Jul 14; 48(27): 6522-6531.

Angeli C, Improta R, Santoro F
On the controversial nature of the 1 B-1(u) and 2 B-1(u) states of trans-stilbene: The n-electron valence state perturbation theory approach
J Chem Phys (ISSN: 0021-9606, 0897-690online, 0021-9606printed), 2009 May 7; 130(17): N/D-N/D.

Accardo A, Tesauro D, Morisco A, Mangiapia G, Vaccaro M, Gianolio E, Heenan RK, Paduano L, Morelli G
Micelles obtained by aggregation of gemini surfactants containing the CCK8 peptide and a gadolinium complex
J Biol Inorg Chem (ISSN: 0949-8257, 1432-1327electronic, 0949-8257linking), 2009 May; 14(4): 587-599.

Morisco A, Accardo A, Gianolio E, Tesauro D, Benedetti E, Morelli G
Micelles derivatized with octreotide as potential target-selective contrast agents in MRI
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617print), 2009 Mar; 15(3): 242-250.

Randazzo R, Lauceri R, Mammana A, D'Urso A, Purrello R
Interactions of Λ and Δ enantiomers of ruthenium(II) cationic complexes with achiral anionic porphyrins
Chirality (ISSN: 0899-0042), 2009; 21(1): 92-96.

Karunakaran V, Kleinermanns K, Improta R, Kovalenko SA
Photoinduced dynamics of guanosine monophosphate in water from broad-band transient absorption spectroscopy and quantum-chemical calculations
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2009; 131(16): 5839-5850.

Vaccaro M, Mangiapia G, Accardo A, Tesauro D, Gianolio E, Frielinghaus H, Morelli G, Paduano L
Polymerized mixed aggregates containing gadolinium complex and CCK8 peptide
Colloid Polym Sci (ISSN: 0303-402x), 2008 Dec; 286(14-15): 1643-1652.

Marasco D, Perretta G, Sabatella M, Ruvo M
Past and Future Perspectives of Synthetic Peptide Libraries
Curr Protein Pept Sci (ISSN: 1389-2037), 2008 Oct; 9(5): 447-467.

Mercier Y, Santoro F, Reguero M, Improta R
The decay from the dark nπ* excited state in uracil: An integrated CASPT2/CASSCF and PCM/TD-DFT study in the gas phase and in water
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2008 Sep 4; 112(35): 10769-10772.

Accardo A, Tesauro D, Del Pozzo L, Mangiapia G, Paduano L, Morelli G
Micelles by self-assembling peptide-conjugate amphiphile: Synthesis and structural characterization
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617print), 2008 Sep; 14(8): 903-910.

Galdiero S, Vitiello M, Falanga A, D'Isanto M, Cantisani M, Kampanaraki A, Benedetti E, Browne H, Galdiero M
Peptides containing membrane-interacting motifs inhibit herpes simplex virus type 1 infectivity
Peptides (ISSN: 0196-9781, 1873-5169electronic, 0196-9781linking), 2008 Sep; 29(9): 1461-1471.

Banyasz A, Gustavsson T, Keszei E, Improta R, Markovitsi D
Effect of amino substitution on the excited state dynamics of uracil
Photochem Photobiol Sci (ISSN: 1474-905x), 2008 Jul; 7(7): 765-768.

Improta R, Barone V
The excited states of adenine and thymine nucleoside and nucleotide in aqueous solution: A comparative study by time-dependent DFT calculations
Theor Chem Acc (ISSN: 1432-881x), 2008 Jul; 120(4-6): 491-497.

Gustavsson T, Bányász A, Sarkar N, Markovitsi D, Improta R
Assessing solvent effects on the singlet excited state lifetime of uracil derivatives: A femtosecond fluorescence upconversion study in alcohols and D2O
Chem Phys (ISSN: 0301-0104), 2008 Jun 23; 350(1-3): 186-192.

Gustavsson T, Banyasz A, Sarkar N, Markovitsi D, Improta R
Statin: New life for an old drug
Pharmacol Res Academic Press, 2008 Jun 23; 350(1-3): 1-2.

Santoro F, Lami A, Improta R, Bloino J, Barone V
Effective method for the computation of optical spectra of large molecules at finite temperature including the Duschinsky and Herzberg-Teller effect: The Qx band of porphyrin as a case study
J Chem Phys (ISSN: 0021-9606, 0897-690online), 2008 Jun 14; 128(22): 17-17.

Santoro F, Barone V, Improta R
Can TD-DFT calculations accurately describe the excited states behavior of stacked nucleobases? The cytosine dimer as a test case
J Comput Chem (ISSN: 0192-8651, 1096-987xelectronic, 0192-8651linking), 2008 Apr 30; 29(6): 957-964.

Granata V, Graziano G, Ruggiero A, Raimo G, Masullo M, Arcari P, Vitagliano L, Zagari A
Stability Against Temperature Of Sulfolobus Solfataricus Elongation Factor 1 Alpha, A Multi-Domain Protein
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 1570-9639, 0006-3002, 0925-4439), 2008 Apr; 1784(4): 573-581.

Staiano M, Saviano M, Herman P, Grycznyski Z, Fini C, Varriale A, Parracino A, Kold AB, Rossi M, D'Auria S
Time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy and molecular dynamics simulations point out the effects of pressure on the stability and dynamics of the porcine odorant-binding protein
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2008; 89(4): 284-291.

Manetto GD, Grasso DM, Milardi D, Pappalardo M, Guzzi R, Sportelli L, Verbeet MP, Canters GW, La Rosa C
The role played by the α-helix in the unfolding pathway and stability of azurin: Switching between hierarchic and nonhierarchic folding
Chembiochem (ISSN: 1439-4227, 1439-7633, 1439-7633electronic), 2007 Nov 5; 8(16): 1941-1949.

Improta R, Scalmani G, Frisch MJ, Barone V
Toward effective and reliable fluorescence energies in solution by a new state specific polarizable continuum model time dependent density functional theory approach
J Chem Phys (ISSN: 0021-9606, 0897-690online), 2007 Sep 21; 127(7): N/D-N/D.

Mammana A, D'Urso A, Lauceri R, Purrello R
Switching off and on the supramolecular chiral memory in porphyrin assemblies
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2007 Jul 4; 129(26): 8062-8063.

Santoro F, Lami A, Improta R, Barone V
Effective method to compute vibrationally resolved optical spectra of large molecules at finite temperature in the gas phase and in solution
J Chem Phys (ISSN: 0021-9606, 0897-690online), 2007 May 14; 126(18): 184102-184102.

De Pinto V, Tomasello F, Messina A, Guarino F, Benz R, La Mendola D, Magrì A, Milardi D, Pappalardo G
Determination of the conformation of the human VDAC1 N-terminal peptide, a protein moiety essential for the functional properties of the pore
Chembiochem (ISSN: 1439-4227, 1439-7633, 1439-7633electronic), 2007 May 7; 8(7): 744-756.

Santoro F, Barone V, Benzi C, Improta R
Excited state properties of sizable molecules in solution: From structure to reactivity
Theor Chem Acc (ISSN: 1432-881x), 2007 May; 117(5-6): 1073-1084.

Gustavsson T, Sarkar N, Banyasz A, Markovitsi D, Improta R
Solvent effects on the steady-state absorption and fluorescence spectra of uracil, thymine and 5-fluorouracil
Photochem Photobiol (ISSN: 0031-8655), 2007 May; 83(3): 595-599.

Chambery A, Pisante M, Di Maro A, Di Zazzo E, Ruvo M, Costantini S, Colonna G, Parente A
Invariant Ser211 is involved in the catalysis of PD-L4, type I RIP from Phytolacca dioica leaves
Proteins (ISSN: 0887-3585, 1097-0134, 1097-0134electronic), 2007 Apr 1; 67(1): 209-218.

Attanasio F, Cascio C, Fisichella S, Nicoletti VG, Pignataro B, Savarino A, Rizzarelli E
Trehalose effects on alpha-crystallin aggregates
Biochem Biophys Res Commun (ISSN: 0006-291x, 0006-291xlinking), 2007 Mar 23; 354(4): 899-905.

Ronga L, Langella E, Palladino P, Marasco D, Tizzano B, Saviano M, Pedone C, Improta R, Ruvo M
Does Tetracycline Bind Helix 2 Of Prion? An Integrated Spectroscopical And Computational Study Of The Interaction Between The Antibiotic And Alpha Helix 2 Human Prion Protein Fragments
Proteins (ISSN: 0887-3585, 1097-0134, 1097-0134electronic), 2007 Feb 15; 66(3): 707-715.

Improta R, Barone V, Santoro F
Ab initio calculations of absorption spectra of large molecules in solution: Coumarin C153
Angew Chem Int Ed (ISSN: 1433-7851, 1521-3773electronic), 2007; 46(3): 405-408.

Santoro F, Barone V, Improta R
Influence of base stacking on excited-state behavior of polyadenine in water, based on time-dependent density functional calculations
P Natl Acad Sci Usa (ISSN: 0027-8424, 1091-6490, 0027-8424print), 2007; 104(24): 9931-9936.

Accardo A, Tesauro D, Mangiapia G, Pedone C, Morelli G
Nanostructures by self-assembling peptide amphiphile as potential selective drug carriers
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2007; 88(2): 115-121.

Santoro F, Barone V, Improta R, Lami A, Olivucci M
Quantum dynamics of ultrafast photoinduced processes in biological molecules
Aip Conf Proc (ISSN: 0094-243x), 2007; 963(2): 667-670.

Puglisi A, Purrello R, Rizzarelli E, Sortino S, Vecchio G
Spectroscopic and self-association behavior of a porphyrin-β- cyclodextrin conjugate
New J Chem (ISSN: 1144-0546), 2007; 31(8): 1499-1506.

Santoro F, Gustavsson T, Lami S, Barone V, Improta R
Towards the understanding of the excited state dynamics of nucleic acids: Solvent and stacking effect on the photophysical behavior of nucleobases
Aip Conf Proc (ISSN: 0094-243x), 2007; 963(2): 631-634.

D'Auria S, Varriale A, Gonnelli M, Saviano M, Staiano M, Rossi M, Strambini GB
Tryptophan phosphorescence studies of the D-galactose/ D-glucose-binding protein from Escherichia coli provide a molecular portrait with structural and dynamics features of the protein
J Proteome Res (ISSN: 1535-3893), 2007; 6(4): 1306-1312.

Santoro F, Barone V, Gustavsson T, Improta R
Solvent effect on the singlet excited-state lifetimes of nucleic acid bases: A computational study of 5-fluorouracil and uracil in acetonitrile and water
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2006 Dec 20; 128(50): 16312-16322.

Dalla Bona A, Formaggio F, Peggion C, Kaptein B, Broxterman Quirinus B, Galdiero S, Galdiero M, Vitiello M, Benedetti E, Toniolo C
Synthesis, conformation, and bioactivity of novel analogues of the antiviral lipopeptide halovir
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617print), 2006 Dec; 12(12): 748-757.

Gustavsson T, Sarkar N, Lazzarotto E, Markovitsi D, Improta R
Singlet excited state dynamics of uracil and thymine derivatives: A femtosecond fluorescence upconversion study in acetonitrile
Chem Phys Lett (ISSN: 0009-2614), 2006 Oct 5; 429(4-6): 551-557.

D'Ambrosio K, Pedone E, Langella E, De Simone G, Rossi M, Pedone C, Bartolucci S
A novel member of the protein disulfide oxidoreductase family from Aeropyrum pernix K1: Structure, function and electrostatics
J Mol Biol (ISSN: 0022-2836, 1089-8638, 1089-8638electronic), 2006 Sep 29; 362(4): 743-752.

Improta R, Barone V, Scalmani G, Frisch MJ
A state-specific polarizable continuum model time dependent density functional theory method for excited state calculations in solution
J Chem Phys (ISSN: 0021-9606, 0897-690online), 2006 Sep 7; 125(5): N/D-N/D.

Nuernberger P, Vogt G, Gerber G, Improta R, Santoro F
Femtosecond study on the isomerization dynamics of NK88. I. Ground-state dynamics after photoexcitation
J Chem Phys (ISSN: 0021-9606, 0021-9606print, 0897-690online), 2006 Jul 28; 125(4): 44512-44544.

Gustavsson T, Sarkar N, Lazzarotto E, Markovitsi D, Barone V, Improta R
Solvent effect on the singlet excited-state dynamics of 5-fluorouracil in acetonitrile as compared with water
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2006 Jul 6; 110(26): 12843-12847.

Barone V, Newton MD, Improta R
Dissociative electron transfer in donor - Peptide - Acceptor systems: Results for kinetic parameters from a density functional/polarizable continuum model
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2006 Jun 29; 110(25): 12632-12639.

Alterio V, Vitale RM, Monti SM, Pedone C, Scozzafava A, Cecchi A, De Simone G, Supuran CT
Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors: X-ray and molecular modeling study for the interaction of a fluorescent antitumor sulfonamide with isozyme II and IX
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2006 Jun 28; 128(25): 8329-8335.

De Luca S, Saviano M, Lassiani L, Yannakopoulou K, Stefanidou P, Aloj L, Morelli G, Varnavas A
Anthranilic acid based CCK1 receptor antagonists and CCK-8 have a common step in their "receptor desmodynamic processes"
J Med Chem (ISSN: 0022-2623, 1520-4804, 0022-2623print), 2006 Apr 20; 49(8): 2456-2462.

Granata V, Graziano G, Ruggiero A, Raimo G, Masullo M, Arcari P, Vitagliano L, Zagari A
Chemical Denaturation Of The Elongation Factor 1 Alpha Isolated From The Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Sulfolobus Solfataricus
Biochemistry (ISSN: 0006-2960, 1520-4995, 1520-4995electronic), 2006 Jan 24; 45(3): 719-726.

Gustavsson T, Banyasz A, Lazzarotto E, Markovitsi D, Scalmani G, Frisch MJ, Barone V, Improta R
Singlet excited-state behavior of uracil and thymine in aqueous solution: A combined experimental and computational study of 11 uracil derivatives
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2006 Jan 18; 128(2): 607-619.

Di Pietro C, Piro S, Tabbì G, Ragusa M, Di Pietro V, Zimmitti V, Cuda F, Anello M, Consoli U, Salinaro ET, Caruso M, Vancheri C, Crimi N, Sabini MG, Cirrone GA, Raffaele L, Privitera G, Pulvirenti A, Giugno R, Ferro A, Cuttone G, Lo Nigro S, Purrello R, Purrello F, Purrello M
Cellular and molecular effects of protons: Apoptosis induction and potential implications for cancer therapy
Apoptosis (ISSN: 1360-8185), 2006 Jan; 11(1): 57-66.

Gustavsson T, Lazzarotto E, Markovitsi D, Banyasz AA, Improta R, Scalmani G
A combined femtosecond fluorescence and TD-DFT study of uracil derivatives in aqueous solution
Femtochemistry Vii Elsevier (ISSN: 9780-4445), 2006; N/D: 254-257.

Bernini E De Nuccio R, Brescia F, Minardo A, Zeni L, Sarro PM, Palumbo R, Scarf MR
Development and characterization of an integrated silicon micro flow cytometer
Anal Bioanal Chem (ISSN: 1618-2642), 2006; 386(5): 1267-1272.

Zielenkiewicz W, Swierzewski R, Attanasio F, Rialdi G
Thermochemical, volumetric and spectroscopic properties of lysozyme-poly(ethylene) glycol system
Journal Of Thermal Analysis And Calorimetry (ISSN: 1388-6150), 2006; 83(3): 587-595.

De Luca S, Sanseverino M, Zocchi I, Pedone C, Morelli G, Ragone R
Receptor fragment approach to the binding between CCK8 peptide and cholecystokinin receptors: A fluorescence study on type B receptor fragment CCKB-R (352-379)
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2005 Mar; 77(4): 205-211.

Improta R, Barone V
Absorption and fluorescence spectra of uracil in the gas phase and in aqueous solution: A TD-DFT quantum mechanical study
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2004 Nov 10; 126(44): 14320-14321.

De Simone G, Menchise V, Alterio V, Mandrich L, Rossi M, Manco G, Pedone C
The crystal structure of an EST2 mutant unveils structural insights on the H group of the carboxylesterase/lipase family
J Mol Biol (ISSN: 0022-2836, 1089-8638, 1089-8638electronic), 2004 Oct 8; 343(1): 137-146.

Accardo A, Tesauro D, Roscigno P, Gianolio E, Paduano L, D'Errico G, Pedone C, Morelli G
Physicochemical Properties of Mixed Micellar Aggregates Containing CCK Peptides and Gd Complexes Designed as Tumor Specific Contrast Agents in MRI
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2004 Mar 17; 126(10): 3097-3107.

Improta R, Barone V
Interplay of electronic, environmental, and vibrational effects in determining the hyperfine coupling constants of organic free radicals
Chem Rev (ISSN: 0009-2665), 2004 Mar; 104(3): 1231-1253.

Improta R, Barone V
Assesing the reliability of density functional methods in the conformational study of polypeptides: The treatment of intraresidue nonbonding interactions
J Comput Chem (ISSN: 0192-8651, 1096-987xelectronic), 2004; 25(11): 1333-1341.

Barone V, Improta R, Rega N
Computation of protein pK's values by an integrated density functional theory/Polarizable Continuum Model approach
Theor Chem Acc (ISSN: 1432-881x), 2004; 111(2-6): 237-245.

Barone V, Formaggio F, Improta R, Polo F, Maran F
Electron transfer to and conformational preferences of Aib oligo-peptides
Proc Electrochem Soc, 2004; 10: 29-32.

Cimino P, Improta R, Bifulco G, Riccio R, Gomez-paloma L, Barone V
Nucleophilic Cyclopropane Ring Opening in Duocarmycin SA Derivatives by Methanol under Acid Conditions: A Quantum Mechanical Study in the Gas-Phase and in Solution
J Org Chem (ISSN: 0022-3263, 0022-3263linking), 2004; 69(8): 2816-2824.

Arena G, Contino A, Longo E, Sgarlata C, Spoto G, Zito V
Self-assembling, patterning and SPR imaging of a 1, 3 alternate bis(dipyridyl)calix[4] arene derivative - Cu2+ complex immobilized on to Au(111) surfaces
Chem Commun (ISSN: 1359-7345, 1364-548x, 1364-548xelectronic), 2004; 10(16): 1812-1813.

Improta R, Santoro F, Dietl C, Papastathopoulos E, Gerber G
Time dependent DFT investigation on the two lowest 1B u states of the trans isomer of stilbene and stiff-stilbenes
Chem Phys Lett (ISSN: 0009-2614), 2004; 387(4-6): 509-516.

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.

De Luca S, Ragone R, Bracco C, Digilio G, Aloj L, Tesauro D, Saviano M, Pedone C, Morelli G
A cyclic CCK8 analogue selective for the cholecystokinin type A receptor: design, synthesis, NMR structure and binding measurements
Chembiochem (ISSN: 1439-7633, 1439-4227, 1439-7633electronic), 2003 Nov 7; 4(11): 1176-1187.

d'Alesio V, Pacelli R, Durante M, Canale Cama G, Cella L, Gialanella G, Grossi G, Pugliese M, Punzo G, Sardi I, Scampoli P, Solla R, Salvatore M
Lymph nodes in the irradiated field influence the yield of radiation-induced chromosomal aberrations in lymphocytes from breast cancer patients
Int J Radiat Oncol (ISSN: 0360-3016, 1879-355x, 1879-355xelectronic), 2003 Nov 1; 57(3): 732-738.

Celentano L, Laccetti P, Liuzzi R, Mettivier G, Montesi MC, Autiero M, Riccio P, Roberti G, Russo P, Salvatore M
Preliminary Tests of a Prototype System for Optical and Radionuclide Imaging in Small Animals
Ieee Transactions On Nuclear Science (ISSN: 0018-9499), 2003 Oct; 50(5II): 1693-1701.

Palladino P, Pedone C, Ragone R, Rossi F, Saviano M, Benedetti E
A simplified model of the binding interaction between stromal cell-derived factor-1 chemokine and CXC chemokine receptor
Protein Pept Lett (ISSN: 0929-8665, 1875-5305), 2003 Apr; 10(2): 133-138.

Palladino P, De Capua A, Pedone C, Ragone R, Rossi F, Limatola C, Ragozzino D, Benedetti E
A simplified model of the interaction between SDF-1 chemokine and the CXCR4 receptor
Peptide Revolution, 2003 Apr; 10(2): 133-138.

De Luca S, Ragone R, Bracco C, Digilio G, Tesauro D, Saviano M, Pedone C, Morelli G
The role of segment 32-47 of cholecystokinin receptor type A in CCK8 binding: Synthesis, nuclear magnetic resonance, circular dichroism and fluorescence studies
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617print), 2003 Mar; 9(3): 156-169.

Guzzi R, Milardi D, La Rosa C, Grasso D, Verbeet MP, Canters GW, Sportelli L
The effect of copper/zinc replacement on the folding free energy of wild type and Cys3Ala/Cys26Ala azurin
Int J Biol Macromol (ISSN: 0141-8130, 0141-8130linking, 1879-0003electronic), 2003 Jan 15; 31(4-5): 163-170.

Saracino GA, Improta R, Scalmani G, Barone V
Absolute pKa determination for carboxylic acids using density functional theory and the polarizable continuum model
Chem Phys Lett (ISSN: 0009-2614), 2003; 373(3-4): 411-415.

Tabbì G, Cassino C, Cavigiolio G, Colangelo D, Ghiglia A, Viano I, Osella D
Water stability and cytotoxic activity relationship of a series of ferrocenium derivatives. ESR insights on the radical production during the degradation process
J Med Chem (ISSN: 0022-2623, 1520-4804, 0022-2623print), 2002 Dec 19; 45(26): 5786-5796.

Moschetto A, Lauceri R, Gulino FG, Sciotto D, Purrello R
Non-covalent synthesis in aqueous solution of discrete multi-porphyrin aggregates with programmable stoichiometry and sequence
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2002 Dec 11; 124(49): 14536-14537.

Monfrecola G, Procaccini EM, D'Onofrio D, Roberti G, Liuzzi R, Staibano S, Manco A, De Rosa G, Santoianni P
Hyperpigmentation induced by topical 5-aminolaevulinic acid plus visible light
J Photochem Photobiol B (ISSN: 1011-1344, 1011-1344print, 1011-1344linking), 2002 Nov; 68(2-3): 147-155.

Improta R, Kudin KN, Scuseria GE, Barone V
Structure and magnetic properties of nitroxide molecular crystals by density functional calculations employing periodic boundary conditions
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2002 Jan 9; 124(1): 113-120.

Orru S, Ruoppolo M, Francese S, Vitagliano L, Marino G, Esposito C
Identification of tissue transglutaminase-reactive lysine residues in glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase
Protein Sci (ISSN: 0961-8368, 1469-896xelectronic), 2002 Jan; 11(1): 137-146.

Celentano L, Laccetti P, Liuzzi R, Mettivier G, Montesi MC, Autiero M, Riccio P, Roberti G, Russo P, Salvatore M
Preliminary tests of a prototype system for optical and radionuclide imaging in small animals
Ieee Nuclear Science Symposium And Medical Imaging Conference, 2002; 3: 1746-1750.

Tedesco I, Russo GL, Nazzaro F, Russo M, Palumbo R
Antioxidant effect of red wine anthocyanins in normal and catalase-inactive human erythrocytes
J Nutr Biochem (ISSN: 0955-2863), 2001 Sep; 12(9): 505-511.

Lauceri R, Purrello R, Shetty SJ, Vicente MGH
Interactions of anionic carboranylated porphyrins with DNA [3]
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2001 Jun 20; 123(24): 5835-5836.

Bonomo RP, Imperllizzeri G, Pappalardo G, Rizzarelli E, Tabbì G
Copper(II) binding modes in the prion octapeptide PHGGGWGQ: A spectroscopic and voltammetric study
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539, 1521-3765, 1521-3765electronic), 2000 Nov 17; 6(22): 4195-4202.

Ragone R, De Luca S, Tesauro D, Pedone C, Morelli G
Fluorescence studies on the binding between 1-47 fragment of cholecystokinin receptor CCKA-R(1-47) and nonsulfated cholecystokinin octapeptide CCK8
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2000; 56(1): 47-53.

Colasanti A, Kisslinger A, Fabbrocini G, Liuzzi R, Quarto M, Riccio P, Roberti G, Villani F
MS-2 fibrosarcoma characterization by laser induced autofluorescence
Lasers Surg Med (ISSN: 0196-8092print, 0196-8092linking), 2000; 26(5): 441-448.

Gallo P, Rossi F, Saviano M, Pedone C, Colonna G, Ragone R
Specific interaction between bovine cyclophilin A and synthetic analogues of cyclolinopeptide
Journal Of Biochemistry (ISSN: 0021-924x), 1998 Nov; 124(5): 880-885.

Durante M, Cella L, Furusawa Y, George K, Gialanella G, Grossi G, Pugliese M, Saito M, Yang TC
The effect of track structure on the induction of chromosomal aberrations in murine cells
Int J Radiat Biol International Journal Of Radiation Biology (ISSN: 0955-3002), 1998 Mar; 73(3): 253-262.

Wink DA, Cook JA, Kim SY, Vodovotz Y, Pacelli R, Krishna MC, Russo A, Mitchell JB, Jourd'heuil D, Miles AM, Grisham MB
Superoxide modulates the oxidation and nitrosation of thiols by nitric oxide-derived reactive intermediates
Jbc Papers (ISSN: 0021-9258, 1083-351x, 0021-9258linking), 1997 Apr 25; 272(17): 11147-11151.

Wink DA, Cook JA, Christodoulou D, Krishna MC, Pacelli R, Kim S, DeGraff W, Gamson J, Vodovotz Y, Russo A, Mitchell JB
Nitric oxide and some nitric oxide donor compounds enhance the cytotoxicity of cisplatin
Nitric Oxide Biology And Chemistry (ISSN: 1089-8603), 1997 Feb; 1(1): 88-94.

Bonomo RP, Cucinotta V, D'Alessandro F, Impellizzeri G, Maccarrone G, Rizzarelli E, Vecchio G, Carima L, Corradini R, Sartor G, Marchelli R
Chiral recognition by the copper(ii) complex of 6-deoxy-6-n-(2 - methylaminopyridine)-β-cyclodextrin
Chirality (ISSN: 0899-0042), 1997; 9(4): 341-349.

Wink DA, Grisham MB, Miles AM, Nims RW, Krishna MC, Pacelli R, Teague D, Poore CM, Cook JA, Ford PC
Determination of selectivity of reactive nitrogen oxide species for various substrates
Method Enzymol (ISSN: 0076-6879, 1557-7988electronic, 0076-6879linking), 1996; 268: 120-130.

Gallo P, Saviano M, Rossi F, Pavone V, Pedone C, Ragone R, Stiuso P, Colonna G
SPECIFIC INTERACTION BETWEEN CYCLOPHILIN AND CYCLIC-PEPTIDES
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 1995 Sep; 36(3): 273-281.

Bustamante C, Gurrieri S, Pasternack RF, Purrello R, Rizzarelli E
Interaction of water-soluble porphyrins with single- and double-stranded polyribonucleotides
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 1994 Sep; 34(8): 1099-1104.

Manna R, Salvatore M, Di Leo MA, Scuderi F, Greco AV, Ghirlanda G, Gambassi G
Relationship between urinary neopterin excretion and islet cell antibodies in type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes
Diabetes Res (ISSN: 0265-5985), 1991 May; 17(1): 33-36.

Gurrieri S, Rizzarelli E, Beach D, Bustamante C
Imaging of kinked configurations of DNA molecules undergoing orthogonal field alternating gel electrophoresis by fluorescence microscopy
Biochemistry (ISSN: 0006-2960, 1520-4995, 1520-4995electronic), 1990 Apr 3; 29(13): 3396-3401.