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.

Marzano M, Falanga AP, D'Errico S, Pinto B, Roviello GN, Piccialli G, Oliviero G, Borbone N
New G-quadruplex-forming oligodeoxynucleotides incorporating a bifunctional Double-Ended Linker (DEL): effects of DEL size and ODNs orientation on the topology, stability and molecularity of DEL-G-quadruplexes
Molecules (ISSN: 1420-3049linking, 1420-3049electronic), 2019 Feb 12; 24(3): 654-654.

Chattopadhyay A, Cogdell R, Crespo-hernandez CE, Datta A, De A, Haacke S, Hariharan M, Helliwell J, Hughes A, Improta R, Jones M, Joseph J, Karsili T, Kohler B, Krishnan R, Kuriakose A, L , M , Markovitsi D, Medhi H, Periyasamy G, Pradeepkumar PI, Roy Chowdhury P, Sarangi M, Schapiro I, Schertler GFX, Schlichting I, Segarra-marti J, Swaminathan R, V , V , Van Grondelle R, Venkatraman RK, Venkatramani R, Watts A
Light induced charge and energy transport in nucleic acids and proteins: general discussion
Faraday Discuss (ISSN: 1359-6640print, 1359-6640linking), 2018 Apr 1; 207: 153-180.

Chandra A, Cogdell R, Crespo-hernandez CE, Datta A, Giussani A, Haacke S, Helliwell J, Improta R, Jayasree RS, Jones M, Karsili T, Kohler B, L , M , Mandal I, Markovitsi D, Medhi H, Mishra PP, Pradeepkumar PI, Roy Chowdhury P, Sarangi M, Schapiro I, Schlichting I, Segarra-marti J, Sharma A, V , V , Van Grondelle R, Watts A
Light induced damage and repair in nucleic acids and proteins: general discussion
Faraday Discuss (ISSN: 1359-6640print, 1359-6640linking), 2018 Apr 1; 207: 389-408.

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.

Bhat V, Cogdell R, Crespo-hernández CE, Datta A, De A, Haacke S, Helliwell J, Improta R, Joseph J, Karsili T, Kohler B, Krishnan R, Mahil LM, Lewis F, Mandal I, Markovitsi D, Mishra PP, Paul S, Periyasamy G, Pradeepkumar PI, Roy Chowdhury P, Sarangi M, Sasikumar D, Schapiro I, Schertler GFX, Schlichting I, Segarra-martí J, Swaminathan R, Vishnu V, Van Grondelle R, Varghese R, Venkatramani R
Photocrosslinking between nucleic acids and proteins: general discussion
Faraday Discussions, 2018; N/D: N/D-N/D.

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.

Piras L, Avitabile C, D'Andrea LD, Saviano M, Romanelli A
Detection of oligonucleotides by PNA-peptide conjugates recognizing the biarsenical fluorescein complex FlAsH-EDT2
Biochem Bioph Res Co (ISSN: 0006-291x), 2017 Sep 15; N/D: N/D-N/D.

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.

Martinez-fernandez L, Zhang Y, De La Harpe K, Beckstead AA, Kohler B, Improta R
Photoinduced long-lived charge transfer excited states in AT-DNA strands
Phys Chem Chem Phys (ISSN: 1463-9076, 1463-3907, 1463-9084electronic), 2016 Aug 21; 18(31): 21241-21245.

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.

Roviello GN, Vicidomini C, Di Gaetano S, Capasso D, Musumeci D, Roviello V
Solid phase synthesis and RNA-binding activity of an arginine-containing nucleopeptide
Rsc Adv (ISSN: 2046-2069), 2016; 6(17): 14140-14148.

Roviello GN, Roviello V, Autiero I, Saviano M
Solid phase synthesis of TyrT, a thymine-tyrosine conjugate with poly(A) RNA-binding ability
Rsc Adv (ISSN: 2046-2069), 2016; 6(33): 27607-27613.

Improta R, Barone V
Excited States behavior of nucleobases in solution: insights from computational studies
Top Curr Chem (ISSN: 0340-1022), 2015; 355: 329-357.

Avitabile C, D'Andrea LD, Romanelli A
Exploring the dark matter of the human genome using oligonucleotide-based molecules
Future Med Chem (ISSN: 1756-8919, 1756-8919linking, 1756-8927electronic), 2015; 7(13): 1627-1630.

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.

Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Roviello V, Pirtskhalava M, Egoyan A, Mirtskhulava M
Natural and artificial binders of polyriboadenylic acid and their effect on RNA structure
Beilstein J Nanotech (ISSN: 2190-4286), 2015; 6(1): 1338-1347.

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.

Fahleson T, Kauczor J, Norman P, Santoro F, Improta R, Coriani S
TD-DFT investigation of the magnetic circular dichroism spectra of some purine and pyrimidine bases of nucleic acids
J Phys Chem A (ISSN: 1089-5639, 1520-5215electronic), 2015; 119(21): 5476-5489.

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.

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.

Roviello GN, Musumeci D, D'Alessandro C, Pedone C
Binding ability of a thymine-functionalized oligolysine towards nucleic acids
Bioorg Med Chem (ISSN: 0968-0896, 1464-3391), 2014 Feb 1; 22(3): 997-1002.

Romanucci V, Milardi D, Campagna T, Gaglione M, Messere A, D'Urso A, Crisafi E, La Rosa C, Zarrelli A, Balzarini J, Di Fabio G
Synthesis, biophysical characterization and anti-HIV activity of d(TG(3)AG) Quadruplexes bearing hydrophobic tails at the 5 '-end
Bioorg Med Chem (ISSN: 0968-0896, 1464-3391), 2014 Feb 1; 22(3): 960-966.

Russo Krauss I, Parkinson GN, Merlino A, Mattia CA, Randazzo A, Novellino E, Mazzarella L, Sica F
A regular thymine tetrad and a peculiar supramolecular assembly in the first crystal structure of an all-LNA G-quadruplex
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2014 Feb; 70(2): 362-370.

Malgieri G, Palmieri M, Esposito S, Maione V, Russo L, Baglivo I, De Paola I, Milardi D, Diana D, Zaccaro L, Pedone PV, Fattorusso R, Isernia C
Zinc To Cadmium Replacement In The Prokaryotic Zinc-Finger Domain
Metallomics (ISSN: 1756-591x, 1756-5901, 1756-591xelectronic), 2013 Dec 18; 6(1): 96-104.

Hunger K, Buschhaus L, Biemann L, Braun M, Kovalenko S, Improta R, Kleinermanns K
UV-light-induced hydrogen transfer in guanosine-guanosine aggregates
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539, 1521-3765, 1521-3765electronic), 2013 Apr; 19(17): 5425-5431.

Zanoli LM, Spoto G
Isothermal amplification methods for the detection of nucleic acids in microfluidic devices
Biosensors (ISSN: 2079-6374), 2013 Mar; 3(1): 18-43.

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.

Sgarlata C, Zito V, Arena G
Conditions for calibration of an isothermal titration calorimeter using chemical reactions
Anal Bioanal Chem (ISSN: 1618-2642), 2013 Jan; 405(2-3): 1085-1094.

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.

Poletto M, Vascotto C, Scognamiglio PL, Lirussi L, Marasco D, Tell G
Role Of The Unstructured N-Terminal Domain Of The Human Apurinic/Apyrimidinic Endonuclease 1 (hape1) In The Modulation Of Its Interaction With Nucleic Acids And Nucleophosmin (npm1)
Biochem J (ISSN: 0264-6021, 1470-8728electronic, 0264-6021linking), 2013; 452(3): 545-557.

Santoro F, Improta R, Avila Ferrer FJ, Segado M, Lami A
The interplay between neutral exciton and charge transfer states in single-strand polyadenine: A quantum dynamical investigation
Photochem Photobiol Sci (ISSN: 1474-905x), 2013; 12(8): 1527-1543.

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.

Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Bucci EM, Pedone C
Synthesis of a diaminopropanoic acid-based nucleoamino acid and assembly of cationic nucleopeptides for biomedical applications
Amino Acids (ISSN: 0939-4451, 1438-2199, 1438-2199electronic), 2012 Dec; 43(6): 2537-2543.

Roviello GN, Roviello G, Musumeci D, Bucci EM, Pedone C
Dakin-West reaction on 1-thyminyl acetic acid for the synthesis of 1, 3-bis(1-thyminyl)-2-propanone, a heteroaromatic compound with nucleopeptide-binding properties
Amino Acids (ISSN: 1438-2199, 0939-4451, 1438-2199electronic), 2012 Oct; 43(4): 1615-1623.

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.

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, 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.

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.

Improta R, Barone V
Interplay between "neutral" and "charge-transfer" excimers rules the excited state decay in adenine-rich polynucleotides
Angew Chem Int Ed (ISSN: 1433-7851, 1521-3773electronic), 2011 Dec 9; 50(50): 12016-12019.

Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Bucci EM, Pedone C
Synthesis and characterization of a novel ester-based nucleoamino acid for the assembly of aromatic nucleopeptides for biomedical applications
Int J Pharm (ISSN: 0378-5173, 1873-3476), 2011 Sep 30; 415(1-2): 206-210.

Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Bucci EM, Pedone C
Nucleobase-containing peptides: a spectroscopic study of their properties and nucleic acids recognition ability
Eur Biophys J (ISSN: 0175-7571, 1432-1017), 2011 Sep; 40: N/D-N/D.

Monfregola L, Leone M, Vittoria V, Amodeo P, De Luca S
Chemical modification of pectin: Environmental friendly process for new potential material development
Polym Chem (ISSN: 1759-9954), 2011; 2(4): 800-804.

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.

Moccia M, Roviello GN, Bucci EM, Pedone C, Saviano M
Synthesis of a l-lysine-based alternate alpha, epsilon-peptide: A novel linear polycation with nucleic acids-binding ability
Int J Pharm (ISSN: 0378-5173, 1873-3476), 2010 Sep 15; 397(1-2): 179-183.

Roviello GN, Crescenzo C, Capasso D, Di Gaetano S, Franco S, Bucci EM, Pedone C
Synthesis of a novel Fmoc-protected nucleoaminoacid for the solid phase assembly of 4-piperidyl glycine/L-arginine-containing nucleopeptides and preliminary RNA interaction studies
Amino Acids (ISSN: 0939-4451, 1438-2199, 1438-2199electronic), 2010 Sep; 39(3): 795-800.

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.

D'Agata R, Corradini R, Ferretti C, Zanoli L, Gatti M, Marchelli R, Spoto G
Ultrasensitive detection of non-amplified genomic DNA by nanoparticle-enhanced surface plasmon resonance imaging
Biosens Bioelectron (ISSN: 0956-5663, 1873-4235electronic), 2010 May 15; 25(9): 2095-2100.

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.

Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Pedone C, Bucci EM
Synthesis, Characterization And Hybridization Studies Of An Alternate Nucleo-Epsilon/Gamma-Peptide: Complexes Formation With Natural Nucleic Acids
Amino Acids (ISSN: 0939-4451, 1438-2199, 1438-2199electronic), 2010 Jan; 38(1): 103-111.

Improta R, Santoro F, Barone V, Lami A
Vibronic model for the quantum dynamical study of the competition between bright and charge-transfer excited states in single-strand polynucleotides: the adenine dimer case
J Phys Chem A (ISSN: 1089-5639, 1520-5215electronic, 1089-5639linking), 2009 Dec 31; 113(52): 15346-15354.

Ruggiero A, Di Maro A, Severino V, Chambery A, Berisio R
Crystal structure of PD-L1, a ribosome inactivating protein from Phytolacca dioica L. leaves with the property to induce DNA cleavage
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2009 Dec; 91(12): 1135-1142.

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.

Santoro F, Barone V, Improta R
The Excited States Decay Of The A-T Dna: A Pcm/Td-Dft Study In Aqueous Solution Of The (9-Methyl-Adenine) 2 (1-Methyl-Thymine) 2 Stacked Tetramer
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2009; 131(42): 15232-15245.

Merlino A, Varriale S, Coscia MR, Mazzarella L, Oreste U
Structure and dimerization of the teleost transmembrane immunoglobulin region
Journal Of Molecular Graphics & Modelling (ISSN: 1093-3263), 2008 Oct; 27(3): 401-407.

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.

Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Bucci EM, Castiglione M, Cesarani A, Pedone C, Piccialli G
Evidences for complex formation between l-dabPNA and aegPNA
Bioorg Med Chem Lett (ISSN: 0960-894x, 1464-3405, 1464-3405electronic), 2008 Sep 1; 18(17): 4757-4760.

D'Agata R, Corradini R, Grasso G, Marchelli R, Spoto G
Ultrasensitive detection of DNA by PNA and nanoparticle-enhanced surface plasmon resonance imaging
Chembiochem (ISSN: 1439-4227, 1439-7633, 1439-7633electronic), 2008 Sep 1; 9(13): 2067-2070.

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.

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.

Breveglieri G, Pensato S, Salvatori F, Saviano M, Pedone C, Romanelli A, Gambari R
PNA-mediated alteration of mRNA splicing
Minerva Biotecnol (ISSN: 1120-4826), 2008; 20(4): 175-181.

Marchelli R, Saviano M, Licandro E, Spoto G, Borgatti M, Gambari R
PNAs targeting the "RNA world": Micro RNA next?
Minerva Biotecnol (ISSN: 1120-4826), 2008; 20(4): 183-188.

Zanoli L, Dagata R, Spoto G
Surface plasmon-based optical detection of DNA peptide nucleic acids
Minerva Biotecnol (ISSN: 1120-4826), 2008; 20(4): 165-174.

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.

Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Moccia M, Castiglione M, Sapio R, Valente M, Bucci EM, Perretta G, Pedone C
Dabpna: Design, Synthesis And Nucleic Acids Binding Studies
Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids (ISSN: 1525-7770), 2007; 26(10-12): 1307-1310.

Moccia M, Musumeci D, Valente M, Roviello GN, Sapio R, Pedone C, Bucci EM
Thermodynamic studies on PNA and PNA/DNA dendrimer formation
Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids (ISSN: 1525-7770), 2007; 26(8-9): 1173-1176.

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.

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.

Roviello GN, Moccia M, Sapio R, Valente M, Bucci EM, Castiglione M, Pedone C, Perretta G, Benedetti E, Musumeci D
Synthesis, Characterization And Hybridization Studies Of New Nucleo-Gamma-Peptides Based On Diaminobutyric Acid
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617print), 2006 Dec; 12(12): 829-835.

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.

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

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.

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.

Improta R, Antonello S, Formaggio F, Maran F, Rega N, Barone V
Understanding Electron Transfer across Negatively-Charged Aib Oligopeptides
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207, 1520-5207electronic), 2005 Jan 20; 109(2): 1023-1033.

Borgatti M, Boyd DD, Lampronti I, Bianchi N, Fabbri E, Saviano M, Romanelli A, Pedone C, Gambari R
Decoy molecules based on PNA-DNA chimeras and targeting Sp1 transcription factors inhibit the activity of urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR) promoter
Oncology Research (ISSN: 0965-0407), 2005; 15(7-8): 373-383.

Borgatti M, Finotti A, Romanelli A, Saviano M, Bianchi N, Lampronti I, Lambertini E, Penolazzi L, Nastruzzi C, Mischiati C, Piva R, Pedone C, Gambari R
Peptide nucleic acids (PNA)-DNA chimeras targeting transcription factors as a tool to modify gene expression
Curr Drug Targets (ISSN: 1389-4501), 2004 Nov; 5(8): 735-744.

Cortesi R, Mischiati C, Borgatti M, Breda L, Romanelli A, Saviano M, Pedone C, Gambari R, Nastruzzi C
Formulations for natural and peptide nucleic acids based on cationic polymeric submicron particles
The Aaps Journal (ISSN: 1522-1059, 1550-7416), 2004 Jan 20; 6(1): N/D-N/D.

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.

Musumeci D, Roviello  GN, Valente M, Sapio R, Pedone C, Bucci EM
New synthesis of PNA-3′DNA linker monomers, useful building blocks to obtain PNA/DNA chimeras
Biopolymers, 2004; 76(6): 535-542.

Borgatti M, Lampronti I, Romanelli A, Pedone C, Saviano M, Bianchi N, Mischiati C, Gambari R
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Romanelli A, Pedone C, Saviano M, Bianchi N, Borgatti M, Mischiati C, Gambari R
Molecular interactions between nuclear factor κB (NF-κB) transcription factors and a PNA-DNA chimera mimicking NF-κB binding sites
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Romanelli A, Pedone C, Saviano M, Bianchi N, Borgatti M, Mischiati C, Gambari R
Molecular interactions with nuclear factor kappaB (NF-kappaB) transcription factors of a PNA-DNA chimera mimicking NF-kappaB binding sites
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