Annuzzi G, Giacco R, Patti L, Bozzetto L, Viscovo D, Rivellese AA.
Low plasma leptin levels in well controlled type 2 diabetes are not related to body fat mass and whole-body insulin resistance.
Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2008, 18, 35-36. PMID:

Annuzzi G, Giacco R, Patti L, Di Marino L, De Natale C, Costabile G, Marra M, Santangelo C, Masella R, Rivellese AA.
Postprandial chylomicrons and adipose tissue lipoprotein lipase are altered in type 2 diabetes independently of obesity and whole-body insulin resistance.
Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2008 Oct;18(8):531-538. PMID:

Arcari A, Zito F, Di Castelnuovo A, De Curtis A, Dirckx C, Arnout J, Cappuccio FP, van Dongen MC, De Lorgeril M, Krogh V, Siani A, Donati MB, De Gaetano G,, Iacoviello L; European Collaborative Group of Immidiet Project.
C reactive protein and its determinants in healthy men and women from European regions at different risk of coronary disease: the IMMIDIET Project.
J. Thromb Haemost. 2008, 6, 436-443. PMID:

Barba G.
Salt wars: do we need another episode?
Am J Hypertens. 2008, 21, 1173. PMID:

Barba G, Casullo C, Dello Russo M, Russo P, Nappo A, Lauria F, Siani A.
Gender-related differences in the relationships between blood pressure, age, and body size in prepubertal children.
Am J Hyperthens. 2008, 21, 1007-1010. PMID:

Barba G, Casullo C, Russo P, Siani A; ARCA Project Study Group.
Gender inequalities in maternal perception of healthy child body shape and their association with child body mass and blood pressure.
Int J Pediatr Obes. 2008, 3, 78-83. PMID:

Bergamo P, Maurano F, D’Arienzo R, David C, Rossi M.
Association between activation of phase 2 enzymes and down-regulation of dendritic cell maturation by c9,t11-conjugated linoleic acid.
Immunol Lett. 2008 May 15;117(2):181-90. PMID:

Buonocore F, Randelli E, Casani D, Guerra L, Picchietti S, Costantini S, Facchiano AM, Zou J, Secombes CJ, Scapigliati G. (2008)
A CD4 homologue in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): Molecular characterization and structural analysis.
Mol Immunol. 2008, 45, 3168-3177. PMID:

Candida da Silva V, Soares Mendes Giannini MJ, Carbone V, Piacente S, Pizza C, da Silva Bolzani V, Nasser Lopes M. (2008)
New antifungal terpenoid glycosides from Alibertia edulis(Rubiaceae).
Helvetica Chimica Acta 2008, vol. 91, 1355-1362.

Ciccocioppo R, Rossi M, Pesce I, Ricci G, Millimaggi D, Maurano F, Corazza GR.
Effects of gliadin stimulation on bone marrow-derived dendritic cells from HLA-DQ8 transgenic MICE.
Dig Liver Dis. 2008, 40, 927-935. PMID:

Costantini S, Buonocore F, Facchiano AM.
Molecular modelling of co-receptor CD8 alpha alpha and its complex with MHC class I and T-cell receptor in sea bream (Sparus aurata).
Fish Shellfish Immumol. 2008, 25, 782-790. PMID:

Costanzo S, Di Castelnuovo A, Zito F, Krogh V, Siani A, Arnout J, Cappuccio FP, Miller MA, van Dongen M, de Lorgeril M, de Gaetano G, Donati MB, Iacoviello L; European Collaborative Group of the IMMIDIET project.
Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in healthy unrelated male-female pairs of European regions: the dietary habit profile in European communities with different risk of myocardial infarction–the impact of migration as a model of gene-environment interaction project.
J Hypertens. 2008, 26, 2303-2311. PMID:

Craig W, Lenzi P, Scotti N, De Palma M, Saggese P, Carbone V, Mc Grath Curran N, Magee AM, Medgyesy P, Kavanagh TA, Dix PJ, Grillo S, Cardi T.(2008)
Transplastomic tobacco plants expressing a fatty acid desaturase gene exhibit altered fatty acid profiles and improved cold tolerance.
Transgenic Res. 2008 Oct;17(5):769-82. Epub 2008 Jan 24. PMID:

D’Arienzo R, Maurano F, Luongo M, Mazzarella G, Stefanile R, Troncone R, Auricchio S, Ricca E, David C, Rossi M.
Adjuvant effect of Lactobacillus casei in a mouse model of gluten sensitivity.
Immunology Letters 2008, May 22. [epub ahead of print] PMID:

D’Auria S, Staiano M, Varriale A, Gonnelli M, Marabotti A, Rossi M, Strambini GB.
The Tryptophan Phosphorescence of Porcine and Mutant Bovine Odorant-Binding Proteins: A Probe for the Local Protein Structure and Dynamics.
J Proteome Res. 2008 Jan 31; [Epub ahead of print] PMID:

D’Auria S, Staiano M, Varriale A, Gonnelli M, Marabotti A, Rossi M, Strambini GB.
The differences in the microenvironment of the two tryptophan residues of the glutamine-binding protein from Escherichia coli shed light on the binding properties and the structural dynamics of the protein.
Proteins 2008, 71, 743-750. PMID:

de Maria S, Metafora V, Metafora S, Ravagnan G, Carteni M, Pontoni G, Facchiano A, Lepretti M, Severino B, Caliendo G, Santagada V, Langer I, Robberecht P.
Effect of positive charge in VIP (16)gamma-glutamyl diamino derivatives on hVPAC1 and hVPAC2 receptor function.
J Pept Sci., 2008, 14(1), 102-109. PMID:

Facchiano A, Facchiano F.
Transglutaminases and their substrates in biology and human diseases: 50 years of growing.
Amino Acids 2008, Jul. 3 [Epub ahead ofprint] PMID:

Fico A, Manganelli G, Cigliano L, Bergamo P, Abrescia P, Franceschi C, Martini G, Filosa S.
2-deoxy-d-ribose induces apoptosis by inhibiting the synthesis and increasing the efflux of glutathione.
Free Radic Biol Med. 2008 Jul 15;45(2):211-7. Epub 2008 Apr 23. PMID:

Galletti F, D’Elia L, Barba G, Siani A, Cappuccio FP, Farinaro E, Iacone R, Russo O, De Palma D, Ippolito R, Strazzullo P.
High-circulating leptin levels are associated with greater risk of hypertension in men independently of body mass and insulin resistance: results of an eight-year follow-up study.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 93, 3922-3926. PMID:

Gianfrani C, Troncone R, La Cava A.
Autoimmunity and celiac disease.
Mini-Review in Medicine Chemistry, 2008, 8, 129-134. PMID:
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Hebert EM, Mamone G, Picariello G, Raya RR, Savoy G, Ferranti P, Addeo F.
Characterization of the pattern of alphas1- and beta-casein breakdown and release of a bioactive peptide by a cell envelope proteinase from Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis CRL 581.
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008, 74, 3682-2689. PMID:

Iacomino G, Medici MC, Russo GL.
Valproic acid sensitizes K562 erythroleukemia cells to TRAIL/Apo2L-induced apoptosis.
Anticancer Res. 2008, 28, 855-864. PMID:

Laurienzo P, Malinconico M, Mazzarella G, Petitto F, Piciocchi N, Stefanile R, Volpe MG.
Water buffalo mozzarella cheese stored in polysaccharide-based gels: correlation between prolongation of the shelf-life and physicochemical parameters.
J Dairy Sci. 2008, 91, 1317-1324. PMID:

Luongo D, De Luna R, Russo R, Severino L
Effects of four Fusarium toxins (fumonisin B1, alpha-zearalenol, nivalenol and deoxynivalenol) on porcine whole blood cellular proliferation.
Toxicon 2008, 52, 156-162. PMID:

Mamone G, D’Auria S.
Is asparagine deamidation in the porcine odorant-binding protein related to the odor molecules binding?
Protein Pept Lett. 2008, 15, 895-899. PMID:

Manzo C, Pizzano R, Addeo .
Detection of pH 4.6 Insoluble beta-Lactoglobulin in Heat-Treated Milk and Mozzarella Cheese.
J Agric Food Chem. 2008, 56, 7929-7933.

Marabotti A, Lefevre T, Staiano M, Crescenzo R, Varriale A, Rossi M, Pezolet M, D’Auria S.
Mutant bovine odorant-binding protein: Temperature affects the protein stability and dynamics as revealed by infrared spectroscopy and molecular dynamics simulations.
Proteins, 2008, 72, 769-778. PMID:

Marabotti A, Spyrakis F, Facchiano A, Cozzini P, Alberti S, Kellogg GE, Mozzarelli A. (2008)
Energy-based prediction of amino acid-nucleotide base recognition.
J Comput Chem. 2008, 29,1955-1969. PMID:

Mazzarella G, Stefanile R, Camarca A, Giliberti P, Casentini E, Marano C, Iaquinto G, Giardullo N, Auricchio S, Sette A, Troncone R, Gianfrani C.
Gliadin activates HLA Class I-restricted CD8+ T-cells in coeliac intestinal mucosa and induces the enterocyte apoptosis.
Gastroenterology, 2008, 134, 1017-1027. PMID:

Mucherino A, Costantini S, di Serafino D, D’Apuzzo M, Facchiano A, Colonna G. (2008)
Understanding the role of the topology in protein folding by computational inverse folding experiments.
Comput Biol Chem. 2008, 32, 223-239. PMID:

Mutarelli M, Cicatiello L, Ferraro L, Grober OM, Ravo M, Facchiano AM, Angelini C, Weisz A. (2008)
Time-course analysis of genome-wide gene expression data from hormone-responsive human breast cancer cells.
BMC Bioinformatics, 2008, 9, Suppl.2:S12. PMID:

Ombra MN, Musumeci M, Simpore J, Palano GM, Musumeci S.
beta-Endorphin concentration in colostrums of Burkinabe and Sicilian women.
Nutrition 2008 Jan;24(1):31-6. PMID:

Paladino A, Costantini S, Colonna G, Facchiano AM.
Molecular modelling of miraculin: Structural analyses and functional hypotheses.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008, 367, 26-32. PMID:

Perillo B, Ombra MN, Bertoni A, Cuozzo C, Sacchetti S, Sasso A, Chiariotti L, Malorni A, Abbondanza C, Avvedimento EV.
DNA oxidation as triggered by H3K9me2 demethylation drives estrogen-induced gene expression.
Science 2008 Jan 11;319(5860):202-6. PMID:

Picariello G, Ferranti P, Mamone G, Roepstorff P, Addeo F.
Identification of N-linked glycoproteins in human milk by hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry.
Proteomics 2008, 8, 3833-3847. PMID:

Piccinelli AL, Lotti C, Severino L, Luongo D, Rastrelli L.
Unusual cytotoxic sulphated cadinene-type sesquiterpene glycosides from cottonseed (Gossypium hirsutum).
Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 5449-5453.

Pocsfalvi G., Cacace G.,Cuccurullo M.,Serluca G.,Sorrentino A.,Schlosser G., Blaiotta G, and Malorni A.
Proteomic analysis of exoproteins expressed by enterotoxigenic Staphylococcus aureus strains.
Proteomics 2008, 8, 2462-76. PMID:

Porcelli M, Concilio L, Peluso I, Marabotti A, Facchiano A, Cacciapuoti G. (2008)
Pyrimidine-specific ribonucleoside hydrolase from the archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus- biochemical characterization and homology modeling.
FEBS J. 2008, 275, 1900-1914. PMID:

Randelli E, Scala V, Casani D, Costantini S, Facchiano A, Mazzini M, Scapigliati G, Buonocore F.
T cell receptor beta chain from sea bream (Sparus aurata): Molecular cloning, expression and modelling of the complexes with MHC class I.
Mol Immunol. 2008, 45, 2017-2027. PMID:

Ravo M, Mutarelli M, Ferraro L, Grober OM, Paris O, Tarallo R, Vigilante A, Cimino D, De Bortoli M, Nola E, Cicatiello L, Weisz A. (2008) Quantitative expression profiling of highly degraded RNA from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded breast tumor biopsies by oligonucleotide microarrays.
Lab Invest. 2008 Apr;88(4):430-40. Epub 2008 Feb 25. PMID:

Riccardi G, Rivellese A, Giacco R.
Role of glycemic index and glycemic load in the healthy state, in prediabetes and in diabetes.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2008, 87, 269S-274S. PMID:

Rivellese AA, Giacco R, Annuzzi G, De Natale C, Patti L, Di Marino L, Minerva V, Costabile G, Santangelo C, Masella R, Riccardi G.
Effects of monounsaturated vs. saturated fat on postprandial lipemia and adipose tissue lipases in type 2 diabetes.
Clin Nutr. 2008, 27, 133-141. PMID:

Russo P, Siani A, Miller MA, Karanam S, Esposito T, Gianfrancesco F, Barba G, Lauria F, Strazzullo P, Cappuccio FP.
Genetic variants of Y chromosome are associated with a protective lipid profile in black men.
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008, 28, 1569-1574. PMID:

Scire’ A, Marabotti A, Aurilia V, Staiano M, Ringhieri P, Iozzino L, Crescenzo R, Tanfani F, D’Auria S.
Molecular strategies for protein stabilization: The case of a trehalose/maltose-binding protein from Thermus thermophilus.
Proteins 2008, May 27 [Epub ahead of print] PMID:

Siciliano R.A., Cacace G., Mazzeo M.F., Morelli L., Elli M., Rossi M. and Malorni A.
Proteomic investigation of the aggregation phenomenon in Lactobacillus crispatus.
Biochim Biophys Acta – Proteins and Proteomics 2008, 1784, 335-342. PMID:

Spatuzza C, Schiavone M, Di Salle E, Janda E, Sardiello M, Fiume G, Fierro O, Simonetta M, Argiriou N, Faraonio R, Capparelli R, Quinto I and Scala G.
Physical and functional characterization of the genetic locus of IBtk, an inhibitor of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase: evidence for three protein isoforms of IBtk.
Nucleic Acids Research 2008, 36, 4402-4416. PMID:

Stepanenko OV, Marabotti A, Kuznetsova IM, Turoverov KK, Fini C, Varriale A, Staiano M, Rossi M, D’Auria S.
Hydrophobic interactions and ionic networks play an important role in thermal stability and denaturation mechanism of the porcine odorant-binding protein.
Proteins 2008, 71, 35-44. PMID:

Strazzullo P, Barbato A, Siani A, Cappuccio FP, Versiero M, Schiattarella P, Russo O, Avallone S, della Valle E, Farinaro E.
Diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome: a comparative analysis in an unselected sample of adult male population.
Metabolism 2008, 57, 355-361. PMID:

Volpe M.G., Monetta M., Di Stasio M., Paolucci M.
Rheological behavior of polysaccharide based pellets for crayfish feeding tested on growth in the crayfish Cherax albidus.
Aquaculture, 2008, 274, 339-346.


Cammarota G, Graziani MP, Laurino C, Pellicano M. (2008)
Gender differences in the eating behaviour of Italian schoolchildren.
Journal of Food Science and Nutrition April-June 2008, 29-38.

Costantini S, Autiero I, Colonna G.
On new challange for the Bioinformatics.
Bioinformation, 2008, 3, 238-239.

Costantini S, Colonna G, Facchiano AM.
ESBRI: a web server for evaluating salt bridges in proteins.
Bioinformation, 2008, 3, 137-138. PMID:

Costantini S, Colonna G, Facchiano AM.(2008)
FASMA: A Service to Format and Analyze Sequences in Multiple Alignments.
Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics. 2007, 5, 253-255. PMID:

Costantini S, Paladino A, Facchiano AM. (2008)
CALCOM: A software for calculating the center of mass of proteins.
Bioinformation, 2008, 2, 271-272. PMID:

De Curtis M, Calzolari F, Marciano A, Cardilli V, Barba G.
Comparison between rectal and infrared skin temperature in the newborn.
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2008 Jan;93(1):F55-7.

Fratianni F, Sada A, Orlando P, Nazzaro F.
Micro-Electrophoretic Study of the Sarcoplasmic Fraction in the Dry-Cured Goat Raw Ham.
The Open Food Science Journal, 2008, 2, 89-94.

De Prisco P.P., Volpe M. G. , Serino V., Petitto F., Di Stasio M.
Cavolfiore Bianco Gigante di Napoli: bioaccumulatore di metalli nellAgro Nocerino Sarnese.
Rivista Biologi Italiani, 2008, 1, 67-70.

Fratianni F, Sada A, Orlando P, Nazzaro F.
Micro-Electrophoretic Study of the Sarcoplasmic Fraction in the Dry-Cured Goat Raw Ham.
The Open Food Science Journal 2008, 2, 89-94.

Russo Gl, Ciarcia G, Presidente E, Siciliano RA, Tosti E.
Cytotoxic and Apoptogenic Activity of a Methanolic Extract from the Marine Invertebrate Ciona intestinalis on Malignant Cell Lines.
Med Chem. 2008, 4, 106-109.

Gianfrani C. and Auricchio S.
La Malattia Celiaca: la ricerca oggi e le prospettive future.
Prospettive in Pediatria, 2008, in press.

Gianfrani C, Troncone R, La Cava A.
Autoimmunity and celiac disease.
Mini-Review in Medicine Chemistry, 2008, 8, 129-134.

Lepretti M, Costantini S, Ammirato G, Giuberti G, Caraglia M, Facchiano AM, Metafora S, Stiuso P. (2008)
The N-terminal 1-16 peptide derived in vivo from protein seminal vesicle protein IV modulates alpha-thrombin activity: potential clinical implications.
Exp Mol Med. 2008, 40, 541-549. PMID:

Nazzaro F, Anastasio M, Fratianni F, Orlando P.
Isolation and identification of probiotic lactic acid bacteria from raw donkey milk
International Journal of Probiotics and Prebiotics, 2008, 3, 174.

Haerens L, De Bourdeaudhuij, Barba G, Eiben G, Fernandez J, Hebestreit A, Kovacs E, Kostanbel K, Regber S, Shiakou M, De Henauw S, on behalf of the IDEFICS consortium.
Developing the IDEFICS community-based intervention program to enhance eating behaviors in 2- to 8-year-old children: findings from focus groups with children and parents
Health Educ. Res., 2008.

Marabotti A.
Modeling the conformation of side chains in proteins: approaches, problems and possible solutions.
Current Chemical Biology 2008, 2, 200-214.

Mercorio F, Mercorio A, Di Spiezio Sardo A, Barba G, Pellicano M, Nappi C
Evaluation of ovarian adhesion formation after laparoscopic ovarian drilling by second-look minilaparoscopy.
Fertil Steril, 2008, 89, 1229-1233.

Nazzaro F, Fratianni F.
Carrot juice with L. bulgaricus and inulin.
Functional Food News 2008, 8, 1-7.

Nazzaro, F., Fratianni, F., Sada, A. and Orlando, P.
Synbiotic potential of carrot juice supplemented with Lactobacillus spp. and inulin or fructooligosaccharides.
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2008, published online: Aug 22 2008.


Cipriano L., Fratianni F., Moschella T., Moschella R., Sada A., Nazzaro F.
Un approccio innovativo all’analisi di immagine di prodotti alimentari: valutazione della qualita’ di mele disidratate determinate mediante la tecnica dell'”Isodensity Tinting”.
In “Ricerche e Innovazioni nell’Industria Alimentare”, Chiriotti Editore, Pinerolo, TO, Vol 8,Pp 758-762

Fratianni F., Giacco R., Orlando P., Sada A., Nazzaro F.
Formulazione di una bevanda funzionale: il succo di carota con synbiotic activity
In “Ricerche e Innovazioni nell’Industria Alimentare”, Chiriotti Editore, Pinerolo, TO, Vol 8 pp. 189-193

Fratianni F., Riccardi R., Spigno P., Nazzaro F.
Caratteristiche biochimiche e nutrizionali della Torzella riccia campana (Brassica oleracea var. Acephala).
In “Ricerche e Innovazioni nell’Industria Alimentare”, Chiriotti Editore, Pinerolo, TO, Vol 8,pp 535-538

Fratianni F., Nazzaro F., Capodicasa A., Sada A.
Estrazione ed analisi di componenti antiossidanti da sostanze vegetali.
In “Ricerche e Innovazioni nell’Industria Alimentare”, Chiriotti Editore, Pinerolo, TO, Vol 8, pp.783-787.

Gianfrani C, Camarca A, Salvati V, Mazzarella G, Roncarolo MG and Troncone R.
Regulatory T-cells in the celiac intestinal mucosa: a new perspective for treatment?
In “New Frontiers in Celiac Disease” Ed Fasano, Branski, Troncone, 2008; Vol 12:181-187.

Nazzaro F., Caliendo G., Arnesi G., Veronesi A., Sarzi P., Fratianni F.
Attivita’ antimicrobica e proprieta’ antimutagene in due cultivar di pomodoro (Lycopersicum esculentum).
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Pellicano MP, Cammarota G, Laurino C, Graziani MP.
Analisi descrittiva quantitativa delle caratteristiche sensoriali del Fiano di Avellino, Greco di Tufo e Falanghina.
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