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Esposito L, Donnarumma F, Ruggiero A, Leone S, Vitagliano L, Picone D
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Chino M, Zhang SQ, Pirro F, Leone L, Maglio O, Lombardi A, Degrado WF
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Magri A, Pietropaolo A, Tabbì G, La Mendola D, Rizzarelli E
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La Mendola D, Arnesano F, Hansson O, Giacomelli C, Calo V, Mangini V, Magrì A, Bellia F, Trincavelli ML, Martini C, Natile G, Rizzarelli E
Copper binding to naturally occurring, lactam form of angiogenin differs from that to recombinant protein, affecting their activity
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Caraci F, Pappalardo G, Basile L, Giuffrida A, Copani A, Tosto R, Sinopoli A, Giuffrida ML, Pirrone E, Drago F, Pignatello R, Guccione S
Neuroprotective effects of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor Tranylcypromine and its amide derivatives against Abeta(1-42)-induced toxicity
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Di Natale G, Turi I, Pappalardo G, Sóvágó I, Rizzarelli E
Cross-Talk Between the Octarepeat Domain and the Fifth Binding Site of Prion Protein Driven by the Interaction of Copper(II) with the N-terminus
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539, 1521-3765, 1521-3765electronic), 2015 Mar 2; 21(10): 4071-4084.

Tabbì G, Magrì A, Giuffrida A, Lanza V, Pappalardo  G, Naletova I, Nicoletti VG, Attanasio F, Rizzarelli E
Semax, an ACTH4-10 peptide analog with high affinity for copper(II) ion and protective ability against metal induced cell toxicity
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Oppermann S, Schrader FC, Elsasser K, Dolga AM, Kraus AL, Doti N, Wegscheid-Gerlach C, Schlitzer M, Culmsee C
Novel N-Phenyl-Substituted Thiazolidinediones Protect Neural Cells against Glutamate- and tBid-Induced Toxicity
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Santoro F, Improta R, Fahleson T, Kauczor J, Norman P, Coriani S
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La Mendola D, Rizzarelli E
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Palmieri M, Russo L, Malgieri G, Esposito S, Baglivo I, Rivellino A, Farina B, de Paola I, Zaccaro L, Milardi D, Isernia C, Pedone PV, Fattorusso R
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Bellia F, GrassoG
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Turi I, DSanna D, Garribba E, Pappalardo G, Sóvágó I
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Travaglia A, La Mendola D, Magrì A, Nicoletti VG, Pietropaolo A, Rizzarelli E
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Roviello GN, Roviello G, Musumeci D, Bucci EM, Pedone C
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Caraci F, Battaglia G, Sortino MA, Spampinato S, Molinaro G, Copani A, Nicoletti F, Bruno V
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Jószai V, Turi I, Kállay C, Pappalardo G, Di Natale G, Rizzarelli E, Sóvágó I
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La Mendola D, Magrì A, Santoro AM, Nicoletti VG, Rizzarelli E
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Caraci F, Spampinato S, Sortino MA, Bosco P, Battaglia G, Bruno V, Drago F, Nicoletti F, Copani A
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Di Fiore A, Maresca A, Supuran CT, De Simone G
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Maglio O, Nastri F, Lombardi A, Ciferri A, Perico A
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Kállay C, Dávid A, Timári S, Nagy EM, Sanna D, Garribba E, Micera G, De Bona P, Pappalardo G, Rizzarelli E, Sóvágó I
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Travaglia A, Arena G, Fattorusso R, Isernia C, La Mendola D, Malgieri G, Nicoletti VG, Rizzarelli E
The inorganic perspective of nerve growth factor: interactions of Cu2+ and Zn2+ with the N-terminus fragment of nerve growth factor encompassing the recognition domain of the TrkA receptor
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Caraci F, Molinaro G, Battaglia G, Giuffrida ML, Riozzi B, Traficante A, Bruno V, Cannella M, Merlo S, Wang X, Heinz BA, Nisenbaum ES, Britton TC, Drago F, Sortino MA, Copani A, Nicoletti F
Targeting group II Metabotropic Glutamate (mGlu) receptors for the treatment of psychosis associated with alzheimer's disease: Selective activation of mGlu2 receptors amplifies β-amyloid toxicity in cultured neurons, whereas dual activation of mGlu2 and mGlu3 receptors is neuroprotective
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La Mendola D, Magrì A, Vagliasindi LI, Hansson Ö, Bonomo RP, Rizzarelli E
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Di Natale G, Pappalardo G, Milardi D, Sciacca MF, Attanasio F, La Mendola D, Rizzarelli E
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Józsa E, Osz K, Kállay C, de Bona P, Damante CA, Pappalardo G, Rizzarelli E, Sóvágó I
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Turi I, Kállay C, Szikszai D, Pappalardo G, Di Natale G, De Bona P, Rizzarelli E, Sóvágó I
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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
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Jozsa E, Hosz K, Kallay C, De Bona P, Damante CA, Pappalardo G, Rizzarelli E, Sovago I
Nickel (ii) And Mixed Metal Complexes Of Amyloid-B N-Terminus. Results Of Potentiometric And Spectroscopic Studies On The Binary Nickel (ii) And Mixed Metal Nickel (ii)-Copper (ii) And Nickel (ii)-Copper (ii)-Zinc (ii) Complexes Of Peptide Fragments
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Calabrese V, Cornelius C, Rizzarelli E, Owen JB, Dinkova-Kostova AT, Butterfield DA
Nitric oxide in cell survival: a janus molecule
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Palladino P, Ronga L, Benedetti E, Rossi F, Ragone R
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La Mendola D, Magrì A, Hansson O, Bonomo RP, Rizzarelli E
Copper(II) complexes with peptide fragments encompassing the sequence 122-130 of human doppel protein
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Bonomo RP, Di Natale G, Rizzarelli E, Tabbì G, Vagliasindi LI
Copper(II) complexes of prion protein PEG11-tetraoctarepeat fragment: spectroscopic and voltammetric studies
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Di Natale G, Damante CA, Nagy Z, Osz K, Pappalardo G, Rizzarelli E, Sóvágó I
Copper(II) binding to two novel histidine-containing model hexapeptides: evidence for a metal ion driven turn conformation
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De Bona P, Giuffrida ML, Attanasio F, Copani A, Pignataro B, Cataldo S, Rizzarelli E, Pappalardo G
Designing trehalose-conjugated peptides for the inhibition of Alzheimer's A beta oligornerization and neurotoxicity
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Caraci F, Battaglia G, Busceti C, Biagioni F, Mastroiacovo F, Bosco P, Drago F, Nicoletti F, Sortino MA, Copani A
TGF-β1 protects against Aβ-neurotoxicity via the phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase pathway
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Atlante A, Amadoro G, Bobba A, de Bari L, Corsetti V, Pappalardo G, Marra E, Calissano P, Passarella S
A peptide containing residues 26-44 of tau protein impairs mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation acting at the level of the adenine nucleotide translocator
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Calabrese V, Mancuso C, Calvani M, Rizzarelli E, Butterfield DA, Stella AM
Nitric oxide in the central nervous system: neuroprotection versus neurotoxicity
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Pastore C, Franzese M, Sica F, Temussi P, Pastore A
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Giuffrida ML, Grasso G, Ruvo M, Pedone C, Saporito A, Marasco D, Pignataro B, Cascio C, Copani A, Rizzarelli E
Abeta(25-35) And Its C- And/Or N-Blocked Derivatives: Copper Driven Structural Features And Neurotoxicity
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Ronga L, Palladino P, Costantini S, Facchiano A, Ruvo M, Benedetti E, Ragone R, Rossi F
Conformational diseases and structure-toxicity relationships: Lessons from prion-derived peptides
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Joszal V, Nagy Z, Osz K, Sanna D, Di Natale G, La Mendola D, Pappalardo G, Rizzarelli E, Sovago I
Transition metal complexes of terminally protected peptides containing histidyl residues
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Filippo C, Mariangela C, Giuseppina F, Pier Luigi C, Angelo B, Marco C, Giuseppe B, Paolo B, Ferdinando N, Agata C, Maria Angela S
Nicergoline, a drug used for age-dependent cognitive impairment, protects cultured neurons against β-amyloid toxicity
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Caricasole A, Copani A, Caraci F, Aronica E, Rozemuller AJ, Caruso A, Storto M, Gaviraghi G, Terstappen GC, Nicoletti F
Induction of Dickkopf-1, a negative modulator of the Wnt pathway, is associated with neuronal degeneration in Alzheimer's brain
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Andretta C, Catalano L, Pace L, Fonti R, Annunziata G, Rotoli B
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Pappalardo M, Milardi D, Grasso DM, La Rosa C
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Bonomo RP, Grasso D, Grasso G, Guantieri V, Impellizzeri G, La Rosa C, Milardi D, Pappalardo G, Tabbì G, Rizzarelli E
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Metal-Ligand Interactions - Molecular Nano- Micro- And Macro-Systems In Complex Environments, 2003 Jan 01; 116: 21-39.

Grasso D, Milardi D, Guantieri V, La Rosa C, Rizzarelli E
Interaction of prion peptide PrP 180-193 with DPPC model membranes: A thermodynamic study
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Esposito L, Sica F, Raia CA, Giordano A, Rossi M, Mazzarella L, Zagari A
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Lombardi A, Marasco D, Maglio O, Di Costanzo L, Nasti F, Pavone V
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