Platella C, Capasso D, Riccardi C, Musumeci D, Dellagreca M, Montesarchio D
Natural compounds from Juncus plants interacting with telomeric and oncogene G-quadruplex structures as potential anticancer agents
Org Biomol Chem (ISSN: 1477-0520linking), 2021 Nov 8; N/D: N/D-N/D.

Platella C, Gaglione R, Napolitano E, Arciello A, Pirota V, Doria F, Musumeci D, Montesarchio D
DNA Binding Mode Analysis of a Core-Extended Naphthalene Diimide as a Conformation-Sensitive Fluorescent Probe of G-Quadruplex Structures
Int J Mol Sci (ISSN: 1422-0067linking), 2021 Sep 30; 22 (19 ): N/D-N/D.

Balanikas E, Martinez-fernandez L, Improta R, Podbevšek P, Baldacchino G, Markovitsi D
The Structural Duality of Nucleobases in Guanine Quadruplexes Controls Their Low-Energy Photoionization
J Phys Chem Lett (ISSN: 1948-7185linking, 1948-7185electronic), 2021 Sep 2; 12(34): 8309-8313.

Mulliri S, Laaksonen A, Spanu P, Farris R, Farci M, Mingoia F, Roviello GN, Mocci F
Spectroscopic and In Silico Studies on the Interaction of Substituted Pyrazolo[1, 2-a]benzo[1, 2, 3, 4]tetrazine-3-one Derivatives with c-Myc G4-DNA
Int J Mol Sc (ISSN: 1422-0067linking, 1422-0067electronic, 1661-6596), 2021 Jun 2; 22(11): 6028-6028.

Platella C, Napolitano E, Riccardi C, Musumeci D, Montesarchio D
Disentangling the Structure-Activity Relationships of Naphthalene Diimides as Anticancer G-Quadruplex-Targeting Drugs
J Med Chem (ISSN: 0022-2623linking, 0022-2623print), 2021 Apr 8; 64(7): 3578-3603.

Green JA, Asha H, Santoro F, Improta R
Excitonic Model for Strongly Coupled Multichromophoric Systems: The Electronic Circular Dichroism Spectra of Guanine Quadruplexes as Test Cases
J Chem Theory Comput (ISSN: 1549-9618linking, 1549-9626electronic), 2021 Jan 12; 17(1): 405-415.

Riccardi C, Napolitano E, Platella C, Musumeci D, Melone MAB, Montesarchio D
Anti-VEGF DNA-based aptamers in cancer therapeutics and diagnostics
Med Res Rev (ISSN: 0198-6325linking, 1098-1128electronic), 2021 Jan; 41(1): 464-506.

Riccardi C, Napolitano E, Platella C, Musumeci D, Montesarchio D
G-quadruplex-based aptamers targeting human thrombin: Discovery, chemical modifications and antithrombotic effects
Pharmacol Ther (ISSN: 0163-7258linking), 2021 Jan; 217: 107649-107649.

Ogloblina AM, Iaccarino N, Capasso D, Di Gaetano S, Garzarella EU, Dolinnaya NG, Yakubovskaya MG, Pagano B, Amato J, Randazzo A
Toward G-Quadruplex-Based Anticancer Agents: Biophysical and Biological Studies of Novel AS1411 Derivatives
Int J Mol Sc (ISSN: 1422-0067linking, 1422-0067electronic, 1661-6596), 2020 Oct 21; 21(20): N/D-N/D.

Platella C, Raucci U, Rega N, D’atri S, Levati L, Roviello GN, Fuggetta MP, Musumeci D, Montesarchio D
Shedding light on the interaction of polydatin and resveratrol with G-quadruplex and duplex DNA: a biophysical, computational and biological approach
Int J Biol Macromol (ISSN: 0141-8130linking, 1879-0003electronic), 2020 May 15; 151: 1163-1172.

Martínez-fernández L, Esposito L, Improta R
Studying the excited electronic states of guanine rich DNA quadruplexes by quantum mechanical methods: main achievements and perspectives
Photochem Photobiol Sci (ISSN: 1474-905xlinking), 2020 Apr 15; 19(4): 436-444.

Fik-jaskółka MA, Mkrtchyan AF, Saghyan AS, Palumbo R, Belter A, Hayriyan LA, Simonyan H, Roviello V, Roviello GN
Spectroscopic and SEM evidences for G4-DNA binding by a synthetic alkyne-containing amino acid with anticancer activity
Spectrochim Acta A (ISSN: 1386-1425linking), 2020 Mar 15; 229: 117884-117884.

Pelliccia S, Amato J, Capasso D, Di Gaetano S, Massarotti A, Piccolo M, Irace C, Tron GC, Pagano B, Randazzo A, Novellino E, Giustiniano M
Bio-Inspired Dual-Selective BCL-2/c-MYC G-Quadruplex Binders: Design, Synthesis, and Anticancer Activity of Drug-like Imidazo[2, 1-i]purine Derivatives
J Med Chem (ISSN: 0022-2623linking, 0022-2623print), 2020 Mar 12; 63(5): 2035-2050.

Riccardi C, Capasso D, Rozza GM, Platella C, Montesarchio D, Di Gaetano S, Marzo T, Pratesi A, Messori L, Roviello GN, Musumeci D
Synthesis, DNA binding studies, and antiproliferative activity of novel Pt(II)- complexes with an L-alanyl-based ligand
J Chem Res (ISSN: 0162-0134linking, 0162-0134print), 2020 Feb; 203: 110868-110868.

Marzano M, Falanga AP, Marasco D, Borbone N, D , #errico S, Piccialli G, Roviello GN, Oliviero G
Evaluation of an Analogue of the Marine ε-PLL Peptide as a Ligand of G-quadruplex DNA Structures
Mar Drugs (ISSN: 1660-3397linking), 2020 Jan 11; 18(1): 49-60.

Martinez-fernandez L, Changenet P, Banyasz A, Gustavsson T, Markovitsi D, Improta R
Comprehensive Study of Guanine Excited State Relaxation and Photoreactivity in G-quadruplexes
J Phys Chem Lett (ISSN: 1948-7185linking, 1948-7185electronic), 2019 Nov 7; 10(21): 6873-6877.

Banyasz A, Balanikas E, Martinez-fernandez L, Baldacchino G, Douki T, Improta R, Markovitsi D
Radicals Generated in Tetramolecular Guanine Quadruplexes by Photoionization: Spectral and Dynamical Features
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-5207linking, 1520-6106), 2019 Jun 13; 123(23): 4950-4957.

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.

Camorani S, Fedele M, Zannetti A, Cerchia L
TNBC Challenge: Oligonucleotide Aptamers for New Imaging and Therapy Modalities
Pharmaceuticals (ISSN: 1424-8247print, 1424-8247linking), 2018 Nov 13; 11(4): N/D-N/D.

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.

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.

Deiana M, Mettra B, Martinez-fernandez L, Mazur LM, Pawlik K, Andraud C, Samoc M, Improta R, Monnereau C, Matczyszyn K
Specific Recognition of G-Quadruplexes Over Duplex-DNA by a Macromolecular NIR Two-Photon Fluorescent Probe
J Phys Chem Lett (ISSN: 1948-7185, 1948-7185electronic, 1948-7185linking), 2017 Dec 7; 8(23): 5915-5920.

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.

Banyasz A, Martinez-fernandez L, Balty C, Perron M, Douki T, Improta R, Markovitsi D
Absorption of Low-Energy UV Radiation by Human Telomere G-Quadruplexes Generates Long-Lived Guanine Radical Cations
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 0002-7863print), 2017 Aug 2; 139(30): 10561-10568.

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.

D'Urso A, Randazzo R, Rizzo V, Gangemi CMA, Romanucci V, Zarrelli A, Tomaselli G, Milardi D, Borbone N, Purrello R, Piccialli G, Di Fabio G, Oliviero G
Stabilization vs. destabilization of G-quadruplex superstructures: the role of the porphyrin derivative having spermine arms
Phys Chem Chem Phys (ISSN: 1463-9076, 1463-3907, 1463-9084electronic), 2017 Jul 14; 19(26): 17404-17410.

Platella C, Riccardi C, Montesarchio D, Roviello GN, Musumeci D
G-quadruplex-based aptamers against protein targets in therapy and diagnostics
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 0304-4165, 0006-3002, 1872-8006electronic), 2017 May; 1861(5PtB): 1429-1447.

Esposito V, Pirone L, Mayol L, Pedone E, Virgilio A, Galeone A
Exploring the binding of d(GGGT)4 to the HIV-1 integrase: An approach to investigate G-quadruplex aptamer/target protein interactions
Biochimie (ISSN: 0300-9084, 1638-6183, 0300-9084linking), 2016; 127: 19-22.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Scognamiglio PL, Di Natale C, Leone M, Poletto M, Vitagliano L, Tell G, Marasco D
G-quadruplex DNA recognition by nucleophosmin: new insights from protein dissection
Bba-Gen Subjects (ISSN: 0005-2728, 0006-3002print, 1570-9639print), 2014 Jun; 1840(6): 2050-2059.

Musumeci D, Roviello GN, Montesarchio D
An overview on HMGB1 inhibitors as potential therapeutic agents in HMGB1-related pathologies
Pharmacol Ther (ISSN: 0163-7258, 0163-7258linking), 2014 Mar; 141(3): 347-357.

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, 0968-0896linking), 2014 Feb 1; 22(3): 960-966.

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.

Pica A, Russo Krauss I, Merlino A, Nagatoishi S, Sugimoto N, Sica F
Dissecting the contribution of thrombin exosite I in the recognition of thrombin binding aptamer
Febs Journal (ISSN: 1742-464x), 2013 Dec; 280(24): 6581-6588.

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.

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.

D'Agata R, Spoto G
Artificial DNA and surface plasmon resonance
Artificial Dna Pna & Xna (ISSN: 1949-095x), 2012 Apr; 3(2): N/D-N/D.

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.

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, 1433-7851linking), 2011 Dec 9; 50(50): 12016-12019.

D'Auria G, Esposito C, Falcigno L, Calvanese L, Iaccarino E, Ruggiero A, Pedone C, Pedone E, Berisio R
Dynamical properties of cold shock protein A from Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Biochem Biophys Res Commun (ISSN: 0006-291x, 1090-2104, 1090-2104electronic), 2010 Nov 26; 402(4): 693-698.

Russo Krauss I, Merlino A, Randazzo A, Mazzarella L, Sica F
Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of the complex of human alpha-thrombin with a modified thrombin-binding aptamer
Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids (ISSN: 1744-3091, 1744-4309, 1532-2335electronic), 2010 Aug 1; 66(Pt8): 961-963.

Roviello GN, Musumeci D, Castiglione M, Bucci EM, Pedone C, Benedetti E
Solid Phase Synthesis And Rna-Binding Studies Of A Serum-Resistant Nucleo-Epsilon-Peptide
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617print), 2009 Mar; 15(3): 155-160.

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.

Prato S, Vitale RM, Contursi P, Lipps G, Saviano M, Rossi M, Bartolucci S
Molecular modeling and functional characterization of the monomeric primase-polymerase domain from the Sulfolobus solfataricus plasmid pIT3
Febs J (ISSN: 1742-464x), 2008; 275(17): 4389-4402.

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.

Pensato S, Saviano M, Romanelli A
New peptide nucleic acid analogues: synthesis and applications
Expert Opinion On Biological Therapy (ISSN: 1471-2598), 2007 Sep; 7(8): 1219-1232.

Musumeci D, Roviello GN, Moccia M, Pedone C, Bucci EM, Sapio R, Valente M, Fumero S
Bent oligonucleotide duplexes as HMGB1 inhibitors: A comparative study
Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids (ISSN: 1525-7770), 2007; 26(10-12): 1447-1450.

Bucci EM, Valente M, Musumeci D, Sapio R, Anrò V, Roviello GN, Moccia M
ODN-based drugs for targeting of extracellular proteins
Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids (ISSN: 1525-7770), 2007; 26(8-9): 1047-1050.

Musumeci D, Valente M, Capasso D, Palumbo R, Gorlach M, Schmidtke M, Zell R, Roviello  GN, Sapio R, Pedone C, Bucci EM
A short PNA targeting coxsackievirus B3 5′-nontranslated region prevents virus-induced cytolysis
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617print), 2006 Mar; 12(3): 161-170.

Zannetti A, Del Vecchio S, Romanelli A, Scala S, Saviano M, Cali' G, Stoppelli MP, Pedone C, Salvatore M
Inhibition of Sp1 activity by a decoy PNA-DNA chimera prevents urokinase receptor expression and migration of breast cancer cells
Biochem Pharmacol Biochemical Pharmacology (ISSN: 0006-2952, 1873-2968), 2005 Nov 1; 70(9): 1277-1287.

Penolazzi L, Borgatti M, Lambertini E, Mischiati C, Finotti A, Romanelli A, Saviano M, Pedone C, Piva R, Gambari R
Peptide nucleic acid-DNA decoy chimeras targeting NF-kappa B transcription factors: Induction of apoptosis in human primary osteoclasts
International Journal Of Molecular Medicine (ISSN: 1107-3756), 2004 Sep; 14(2): 145-152.

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
J Neurosci (ISSN: 0270-6474, 0361-803x, 1529-2401), 2004 Jun 30; 24(26): 6021-6027.

Menchise V, De Simone G, Tedeschi T, Corradini R, Sforza S, Marchelli R, Capasso D, Saviano M, Pedone C
Insights into peptide nucleic acid (PNA) structural features: The crystal structure of a D-lysine-based chiral PNA-DNA duplex
P Natl Acad Sci Usa (ISSN: 0027-8424, 1091-6490, 0027-8424print), 2003 Oct 14; 100(21): 12021-12026.

Borgatti M, Lampronti I, Romanelli A, Pedone C, Saviano M, Bianchi N, Mischiati C, Gambari R
Transcription factor decoy molecules based on a peptide nucleic acid (PNA)-DNA chimera mimicking Sp1 binding sites
Jbc Papers (ISSN: 0021-9258, 1083-351x, 0021-9258linking), 2003 Feb 28; 278(9): 7500-7509.

Borgatti M, Romanelli A, Saviano M, Pedone C, Lampronti I, Breda L, Nastruzzi C, Bianchi N, Mischiati C, Gambari R
Resistance of decoy PNA-DNA chimeras to enzymatic degradation in cellular extracts and serum
Oncology Research (ISSN: 0965-0407), 2003; 13(5): 279-287.

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
Eur J Biochem (ISSN: 0014-2956, 0014-2956print, 0014-2956linking), 2001 Dec; 268(23): 6066-6075.

Saviano M, Romanelli A, Bucci E, Pedone C, Mischiati C, Bianchi N, Feriotto G, Borgatti M, Gambari R
Computational procedures to explain the different biological activity of DNA/DNA, DNA/PNA and PNA/PNA hybrid molecules mimicking NF-κB binding sites
J Biomol Struct Dyn (ISSN: 0739-1102, 1538-0254electronic, 0739-1102linking), 2000 Dec; 18(3): 353-362.

Zannetti A, Del Vecchio S, Carriero MV, Fonti R, Franco P, Botti G, D'Aiuto G, Stoppelli MP, Salvatore M
Coordinate up-regulation of Sp1 DNA-binding activity and urokinase receptor expression in breast carcinoma
Cancer Res (ISSN: 0008-5472, 1538-7445, 1538-7445electronic), 2000 Mar 15; 60(6): 1546-1551.

De Napoli L, De Luca S, Di Fabio G, Messere A, Montesarchio D, Morelli G, Piccialli G, Tesauro D
A facile solid-phase strategy for the synthesis of oligonucleotide- tetraphenylporphyrin conjugates
European Journal Of Organic Chemistry (ISSN: 1434-193x), 2000; (6): 1013-1018.

Romanelli A, De Napoli L, Messere A, Montesarchio D, Piccialli G, Zaccaro L, Pedone C, Rossi F, Benedetti E
Fully automated synthesis of peptide-oligonucleotide conjugates
Peptides For The New Millennium, 2000; N/D: N/D-N/D.