Ferrucci V, De Antonellis P, Pennino FP, Asadzadeh F, Virgilio A, Montanaro D, Galeone A, Boffa I, Pisano I, Scognamiglio I, Navas L, Diana D, Pedone E, Gargiulo S, Gramanzini M, Brunetti A, Danielson L, Carotenuto M, Liguori L, Verrico A, Quaglietta L, Errico ME, Del Monaco V, D'Argenio V, Tirone F, Mastronuzzi A, Donofrio V, Giangaspero F, Picard D, Remke M, Garzia L, Daniels C, Delattre O, Swartling FJ, Weiss WA, Salvatore F, Fattorusso R, Chesler L, Taylor MD, Cinalli G, Zollo M

Metastatic group 3 medulloblastoma is driven by PRUNE1 targeting NME1-TGF-beta-OTX2-SNAIL via PTEN inhibition
Brain (ISSN: 1460-2156electronic, 0006-8950linking), 2018 May 1; 141(5): 1300-1319.

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.

Martinez-fernandez L, Banyasz A, Esposito L, Markovitsi D, Improta R

UV-induced damage to DNA: effect of cytosine methylation on pyrimidine dimerization
Signal Transduction And Targeted Therapy, 2017 Jun; N/D: N/D-N/D.

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), 2017 Apr 20; 8(8): 1777-1783.

Martínez-fernández L, Granucci G, Pollum M, Crespo-hernández CE, Persico M, Corral I

Decoding the Molecular Basis for the Population Mechanism of the Triplet Phototoxic Precursors in UVA Light-Activated Pyrimidine Anticancer Drugs
Chemistry (ISSN: 0947-6539, 1521-3765, 1521-3765electronic), 2017; 23(11): 2619-2627.

Vullo D, Supuran CT, Scozzafava A, De Simone G, Monti SM, Alterio V, Carta F

Kinetic and X-ray crystallographic investigations of substituted 2-thio-6-oxo-1, 6-dihydropyrimidine-benzenesulfonamides acting as carbonic anhydrase inhibitors
Bioorg Med Chem (ISSN: 0968-0896, 1464-3391), 2016 Aug 15; 24(16): 3643-3648.

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.

Zhang Y, De La Harpe K, Beckstead AA, Martínez-fernández L, Improta R, Kohler B

Excited-State Dynamics of DNA Duplexes with Different H-Bonding Motifs
J Phys Chem Lett (ISSN: 1948-7185, 1948-7185electronic), 2016; 7(6): 950-954.

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.

Zinnhardt B, Viel T, Wachsmuth L, Vrachimis A, Wagner S, Breyholz HJ, Faust A, Hermann S, Kopka K, Faber C, Dolle F, Pappata S, Planas AM, Tavitian B, Schafers M, Sorokin LM, Kuhlmann MT, Jacobs AH

Multimodal imaging reveals temporal and spatial microglia and matrix metalloproteinase activity after experimental stroke
J Cerebr Blood F Met (ISSN: 0271-678x), 2015 Nov; 35(11): 1711-1721.

Vicidomini C, Panico M, Greco A, Gargiulo S, Coda ARD, Zannetti A, Gramanzini M, Roviello GN, Quarantelli M, Alfano B, Tavitian B, Dolle F, Salvatore M, Brunetti A, Pappata S

In vivo imaging and characterization of [(18)F]DPA-714, a potential new TSPO ligand, in mouse brain and peripheral tissues using small-animal PET
Nucl Med Biol (ISSN: 0969-8051, 0883-2897), 2015 Mar; 42(3): 309-316.

Zhang Y, Dood J, Beckstead AA, Li X-B, Nguyen KV, Burrows CJ, Improta R, Kohler B

Photoinduced Electron Transfer in DNA: Charge Shift Dynamics between 8-Oxo-Guanine Anion and Adenine
J Phys Chem B (ISSN: 1520-6106, 1520-5207), 2015; 119(24): 7491-7502.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dolga AM, Letsche T, Gold M, Doti N, Bacher M, Chiamvimonvat N, Dodel R, Culmsee C

Activation of KCNN3/SK3/K(Ca)2. 3 channels attenuates enhanced calcium influx and inflammatory cytokine production in activated microglia
Glia (ISSN: 1098-1136), 2012 Dec; 60(12): 2050-2064.

Kaprelyants AS, Mukamolova GV, Ruggiero A, Makarov VA, Demina GR, Shleeva MO, Potapov VD, Shramko PA

Resuscitation-promoting Factors (Rpf): In Search of Inhibitors
Protein Pept Lett (ISSN: 0929-8665, 1875-5305), 2012 Oct; 19(10): 1026-1034.

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.

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.

Zannetti A, Iommelli F, Speranza A, Salvatore M, Del Vecchio S

3'-deoxy-3'-18F-fluorothymidine (FLT) PET/CT to guide therapy with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) antagonists and Bcl-xL inhibitors in non-small cell lung cancer
J Nucl Med (ISSN: 0161-5505, 1535-5667, 1535-5667electronic), 2012 Mar 1; 53(3): 443-450.

Zannetti A, Iommelli F, Speranza A, Salvatore M, Del Vecchio S

3'-deoxy-3'-18F-fluorothymidine PET/CT to guide therapy with epidermal growth factor receptor antagonists and Bcl-xL inhibitors in non-small cell lung cancer
J Nucl Med (ISSN: 1535-5667, 0161-5505, 1535-5667electronic), 2012 Mar 1; 53(3): 443-450.

Stendardo E, Avila FJA, Santoro F, Improta R

Vibrationally resolved absorption and emission spectra of dithiophene in the gas phase and in solution by first-principle quantum mechanical calculations
J Chem Theory Comput (ISSN: 1549-9618, 1549-9626electronic, 1549-9618linking), 2012; 8(11): 4483-4493.

Spoto G, Grasso G

Spatially resolved mass spectrometry in the study of art and archaeological objects
Trac Trends In Analytical Chemistry (ISSN: 0165-9936), 2011 Jun; 30(6): 856-863.

Roviello GN, Ricci A, Bucci EM, Pedone C

Synthesis, biological evaluation and supramolecular assembly of novel analogues of peptidyl nucleosides
Mol Biosyst (ISSN: 1742-206x, 1742-2051, 1742-2051electronic), 2011 May; 7(5): 1773-1778.

Del Vecchio S, Zannetti A, Fonti R, Iommelli F, Pizzuti LM, Lettieri A, Salvatore M

PET/CT in cancer research: From preclinical to clinical applications
Contrast Media Mol Imaging (ISSN: 1555-4309, 1555-4309linking), 2010 Jul; 5(4): 190-200.

Roviello GN, Benedetti E, Pedone C, Bucci EM

Nucleobase-containing peptides: An overview of their characteristic features and applications
Amino Acids (ISSN: 0939-4451, 1438-2199, 1438-2199electronic), 2010 Jun; 39(1): 45-57.

Giurato P, Candura A, Grasso G, Spoto G

In situ identification of organic components of ink used in books from the 1900s by atmospheric pressure matrix assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry
Appl Phys A (ISSN: 0947-8396), 2009 Nov; 97(2): 263-269.

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.

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.

Licciardello MP, D'Agata R, Grasso G, Simone S, Spoto G

Atmospheric Pressure Laser Desorption Mass Spectrometry based methods for the study of traditional painting materials
Lasers Conserv Artworks Proc Int Conf Lacona Vii (ISSN: 9780-4154), 2008; N/D: 67-72.

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.

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.

Ohlenschlager O, Wohnert J, Bucci E, Seitz S, Hafner S, Ramachandran R, Zell R, Gorlach M

The Structure of the Stemloop D Subdomain of Coxsackievirus B3 Cloverleaf RNA and Its Interaction with the Proteinase 3C
Structure (ISSN: 0969-2126, 1878-4186), 2004; 12(2): 237-248.