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.

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.

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.

Improta R, Ferrer FJ, Stendardo E, Santoro F
Quantum-classical calculation of the absorption and emission spectral shapes of oligothiophenes at low and room temperature by first-principle calculations
Chemphyschem (ISSN: 1439-4235, 1439-7641, 1439-4235linking), 2014 Oct 20; 15(15): 3320-3333.

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.

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.

Esposito L, Balasco N, De Simone A, Berisio R, Vitagliano L
Interplay between peptide bond geometrical parameters in nonglobular structural contexts
Biomed Res Int (ISSN: 2314-6133, 2314-6141, 2314-6141electronic), 2013; 2013: N/D-N/D.

Berisio R
Learning from pathogens: Exploiting host-pathogen liaison for therapeutic development
Curr Protein Pept Sci (ISSN: 1389-2037, 1389-2037linking), 2012 Dec; 13(8): 697-698.

Berisio R, Vitagliano L
Polyproline and triple helix motifs in Host-Pathogen recognition
Curr Protein Pept Sci (ISSN: 1389-2037, 1389-2037linking), 2012 Dec; 13(8): 855-865.

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.

Gustavsson T, Improta R, Markovitsi D
DNA/RNA: Building blocks of life under UV irradiation
J Phys Chem Lett (ISSN: 1948-7185, 1948-7185electronic, 1948-7185linking), 2010 Jul 1; 1(13): 2025-2030.

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.

Berisio R, De Simone A, Ruggiero A, Improta R, Vitagliano L
Role of side chains in collagen triple helix stabilization and partner recognition
J Pept Sci (ISSN: 1075-2617, 1099-1387, 1075-2617print), 2009 Mar; 15(3): 131-140.

Ruggiero A, Tizzano B, Pedone E, Pedone C, Wilmanns M, Berisio R
Crystal Structure of the Resuscitation-Promoting Factor (Delta DUF)RpfB from M. tuberculosis
J Mol Biol (ISSN: 0022-2836, 1089-8638, 1089-8638electronic), 2009 Jan 9; 385(1): 153-162.

Vergara A, Castagnolo D, Carotenuto L, Vitagliano L, Berisio R, Sorrentino G, Gonzalez-ramirez L, Garcia-ruiz J, Zagari A
Phase behavior and crystallogenesis under counter-diffusion conditions of the collagen-model peptide (Pro-Pro-Gly)10
J Cryst Growth (ISSN: 0022-0248), 2009 Jan 1; 311(2): 304-309.

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.

Milardi D, Pappalardo M, Pannuzzo M, Grasso DM, Rosa CL
The role of the Cys2-Cys7 disulfide bridge in the early steps of Islet amyloid polypeptide aggregation: A molecular dynamics study
Chem Phys Lett (ISSN: 0009-2614), 2008 Oct 1; 463(4-6): 396-399.

De Simone A, Vitagliano L, Berisio R
Role of hydration in collagen triple helix stabilization
Biochem Biophys Res Commun (ISSN: 0006-291x), 2008 Jul 18; 372(1): 121-125.

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.

Salvatore A, Cigliano L, Bucci EM, Corpillo D, Velasco S, Carlucci A, Pedone C, Abrescia P
Haptoglobin binding to apolipoprotein A-I prevents damage from hydroxyl radicals on its stimulatory activity of the enzyme lecithin-cholesterol acyl-transferase
Biochemistry (ISSN: 0006-2960, 1520-4995, 1520-4995electronic), 2007 Oct 2; 46(39): 11158-11168.

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.

Berisio R, Granata V, Vitagliano L, Zagari A
Imino acids and collagen triple helix stability: Characterization of collagen-like polypeptides containing Hyp-Hyp-Gly sequence repeats
J Am Chem Soc (ISSN: 0002-7863, 0002-2786, 1520-5126), 2004 Sep 22; 126(37): 11402-11403.

Berisio R, Granata V, Vitagliano L, Zagari A
Characterization of Collagen-Like Heterotrimers: Implications for Triple-Helix Stability
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2004 Apr 15; 73(6): 682-688.

Berisio R, Vitagliano L, Vergara A, Sorrentino G, Mazzarella L, Zagari A
Crystallization of the collagen-like polypeptide (PPG)10 aboard the International Space Station. 2. Comparison of crystal quality by X-ray diffraction
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr (ISSN: 0907-4449, 0907-4449linking), 2002 Oct; 58(10II): 1695-1699.

Berisio R, Vitagliano L, Mazzarella L, Zagari A
Recent progress on collagen triple helix structure, stability and assembly
Protein Pept Lett (ISSN: 0929-8665, 1875-5305), 2002 Apr; 9(2): 107-116.

Berisio R, Vitagliano L, Mazzarella L, Zagari A
Crystal structure of the collagen triple helix model [(Pro-Pro-Gly)10]3
Protein Sci (ISSN: 0961-8368, 1469-896xelectronic), 2002 Feb; 11(2): 262-270.

Benzi C, Improta R, Scalmani G, Barone V
Quantum mechanical study of the conformational behavior of proline and 4R-hydroxyproline dipeptide analogues in vacuum and in aqueous solution
J Comput Chem (ISSN: 0192-8651, 1096-987xelectronic), 2002 Feb; 23(3): 341-350.

Vitagliano L, Berisio R, Mastrangelo A, Mazzarella L, Zagari A
Preferred proline puckerings in cis and trans peptide groups: Implications for collagen stability
Protein Sci (ISSN: 0961-8368, 1469-896xelectronic), 2001 Dec; 10(12): 2627-2632.

Vitagliano L, Berisio R, Mazzarella L, Zagari A
Structural bases of collagen stabilization induced by proline hydroxylation
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2001 Apr 15; 58(5): 459-464.

Berisio R, Vitagliano L, Mazzarella L, Zagari A
Crystal Structure Of A Collagen-Like Polypeptide With Repeating Sequence Pro-Hyp-Gly At 1. 4 Ang Resolution: Implications For Collagen Hydration
Biopolymers (ISSN: 0006-3525, 0006-6352, 0006-3525print), 2000; 56(1): 8-13.

Kramer RZ, Vitagliano L, Bella J, Berisio R, Mazzarella L, Brodsky B, Zagari A, Berman HM
X-ray crystallographic determination of a collagen-like peptide with the repeating sequence (Pro-Pro-Gly)
J Mol Biol (ISSN: 0022-2836, 1089-8638, 1089-8638electronic), 1998 Jul 24; 280(4): 623-638.

Pavone V, Rossi F, Pucci P, Andini S, Ferrara L, Di Blasio B, Pedone C
Studies on gliadin related peptides. I. Synthesis, purification and 1H n. m. r. characterization of the pentapeptide H-Tyr-(Gln)3-Pro-OH
Int J Pept Protein Res (ISSN: 0367-8377, 0367-8377print), 1983 Oct; 22(4): 482-488.