Publications

Papers, patents, conferences

Papers
2022
G. Brancolini; V. M. Rotello; S. Corni Role of Ionic Strength in the Formation of Stable Supramolecular Nanoparticle–Protein Conjugates for Biosensing. Int. J. Mol. Sci.
S.Dutta, S Corni, G Brancolini Atomistic Simulations of Functionalized Nano-Materials for Biosensors Applications. Int J Mol Sci
G. Brancolini; V. M. Rotello; S. Corni Role of Ionic Strength in the Formation of Stable Supramolecular Nanoparticle–Protein Conjugates for Biosensing Int J Mol Sci
M. Ray, G. Brancolini, D.C. Luther, Z. Jiang, R. Cao-Milán, A.M. Cuadros, A. Burden, V. Clark, S. Rana, R. Mout, R.F. Landis, S. Corni, and V.M. Rotello High affinity protein surface binding through co-engineering of nanoparticles and proteins. Nanoscale
M. Gagliardi, G. Tori, M. Agostini, F. Lunardelli, F. Mencarelli, C. Sanmartin and M. Cecchini. Detection of Oenological Polyphenols via QCM-D Measurements. Nanomaterials
M. Gagliardi and M. Cecchini Bio-inspired nanoparticles as drug delivery vectors. Nanoparticle Therapeutics
A. Del Grosso,G. Parlanti, L. Angella, N. Giordano, I. Tonazzini, E. Ottalagana, S. Carpi, R. M. Pellegrino, H. B. R. Alabed, C. Emiliani, M. Caleo, M. Cecchini. Chronic lithium administration in a mouse model for Krabbe disease. JIMD Reports
2021
G Maroni, MA Bassal, I Krishnan, CW Fhu, V Savova, R Zilionis, VA Maymi, N Pandell, E Csizmadia, J Zhang, B Storti, J Castaño, P Panella, J Li, CE Gustafson, S, Fox, RD Levy, CV Meyerovitz, PJ Tramontozzi, K Vermilya, A De Rienzo, S Crucitta, DS Bassères, M Weetall, A Branstrom, A Giorgetti, C Ciampi, M Del Re, R, Danesi, R Bizzarri, H Yang, O Kocher, AM Klein, RS Welner, R, Bueno, MC Magli, JG Clohessy, DG Tenen, E Levantini, Identification of a targetable KRAS-mutant epithelial population in non-small cell lung cancer Comm. Biol
B. Storti, P. Quaranta, C. Di Primio, N. Clementi, N. Mancini, E. Criscuolo, P. G. Spezia, V. Carnicelli, G. Lottini, E, Paolini, G. Freer, M. Lai, M. Costa, F Beltram, A. Diaspro, M. Pistello, R. Zucchi, P. Bianchini, G. Signore and R. Bizzarri A spatial multi-scale fluorescence microscopy toolbox discloses entry checkpoints of SARS-CoV-2 variants in Vero E6 cells. Comput Struct Biotechnol J
L Zanetti-Polzi, MD Smith, C Chipot, JC Gumbart, DL Lynch, A Pavlova, JC Smith, I Daidone Tuning Proton Transfer Thermodynamics in SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease: Implications for Catalysis and Inhibitor Design J Phys Chem Lett
A Lia, V J Henriques, M Zonta, A Chiavegato, G Carmignoto, M Gómez-Gonzalo and G Losi. Calcium Signals in Astrocyte Microdomains, a Decade of Great Advances. Front. Cell. Neurosci
A Maset, L Galla, S Francia, O Cozzolino, P Capasso, RC Goisis, G Losi, A Lombardo, GM Ratto, Lodovichi C. Altered Cl- homeostasis hinders forebrain GABAergic interneuron migration in a mouse model of intellectual disability. PNAS
A Battisti, P Morici, A Sgarbossa, Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy of Porphyrins in Helicobacter pylori Biofilms Pharmaceutics
L. Scaccini, R. Mezzena, A. De Masi, M. Gagliardi, G. Gambarotta, M. Cecchini, I. Tonazzini. Chitosan Micro-Grooved Membranes with Increased Asymmetry for the Improvement of the Schwann Cell Response in Nerve Regeneration. Int J Mol Sci
S. Dutta, S. Corni, and G. Brancolini Molecular Dynamics Simulations of a Catalytic Multivalent Peptide–Nanoparticle Complex, Int J Mol Sci.
S.Dutta, L.Bellucci, M Agostini, M Gagliardi, S Corni, M Cecchini, G Brancolini Atomistic simulations of gold surface functionalization for nanoscale biosensors applications, Nanotechnology
L. Scaccini, R. Mezzena, A. De Masi, M. Gagliardi, G. Gambarotta, M. Cecchini, I. Tonazzini. Chitosan Micro-Grooved Membranes with Increased Asymmetry for the Improvement of the Schwann Cell Response in Nerve RegenerationInt. J. Mol. Sci.
M. Agostini and M. Cecchini. Ultra-high-frequency (UHF) surface-acoustic-wave (SAW) microfluidics and biosensors. Nanotechnology
M. Agostini, F. Amato, ML. Vieri, G. Greco, I. Tonazzini, L. Baroncelli, M. Caleo, E. Vannini, M. Santi, G. Signore, and M. Cecchini. Glial-fibrillary-acidic-protein (GFAP) biomarker detection in serum-matrix: Functionalization strategies and detection by an ultra-high-frequency surface-acoustic-wave (UHF-SAW) lab-on-chip. Biosensors and Bioelectronics
I. Tonazzini,C. Cerri, A. Del Grosso, S. Antonini, M. Allegra, M. Caleo, and M. Cecchini. Visual System Impairment in a Mouse Model of Krabbe Disease: The Twitcher Mouse. Biomolecules 2021.
2020
M. f. L. Palamà et al. The Secretome Derived From Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Cultured in a Xeno-Free Medium Promotes Human Cartilage Recovery in vitro Front Bioeng Biotechnol
S De Vincentiis, A Falconieri, M Mainardi, V Cappello, V Scribano, R Bizzarri, B Storti, L Dente, M Costa, V Raffa, Extremely Low Forces Induce Extreme Axon Growth J Neuroscience
F Saponaro, G Rutigliano, S Sestito, L Bandini, B Storti, R Bizzarri, R Zucchi ACE2 in the era of SARS-CoV-2: controversies and novel perspectives Front Mol Biosci
L Zanetti-Polzi, I Daidone, A Amadei Fully Atomistic Multiscale Approach for pKa Prediction J Phys Chem B
SMV Pinto, N Tasinato, V Barone, A Amadei, L Zanetti-Polzi, I Daidone Modeling amino-acid side chain infrared spectra: the case of carboxylic residues Phys Chem Chem Phys
M Santi, F Finamore, A Cecchettini, FM Santorelli, S Doccini, S Ricchiccioli, G Signore Protein Delivery by Peptide-Based Stealth Liposomes: A Biomolecular Insight into Enzyme Replacement Therapy Mol. Pharmaceutics
G Palermo, AMJJ Bonvin, M Dal Peraro, RE Amaro, V Tozzini Multiscale Modeling from Macromolecules to Cell: Opportunities and Challenges of Biomolecular Simulations Front Mol Biosci
P Morici., A Battisti., G Tortora, A Menciassi, G Checcucci, F Ghetti, A Sgarbossa, The in vitro Photoinactivation of Helicobacter pylori by a Novel LED-Based Device Front microbiol
R Mezzena, C Masciullo, S Antonini, F Cremisi, M Scheffner, M Cecchini, I Tonazzini Study of adhesion and migration dynamics in ubiquitin E3A ligase (UBE3A)-silenced SYSH5Y neuroblastoma cells by micro-structured surfaces Nanotechnology
I Tonazzini, C Masciullo, E.Savi, A Sonato, F Romanato, M Cecchini. Neuronal contact guidance and YAP signaling on ultra-small nanogratings. Sci Rep
2019
G Brancolini, L Bellucci, MC Maschio, R Di Felice, S Corni Protein and peptide interactions with nanostructured gold surfaces: a challenge for nanoscience, Curr. Opin. Colloid
A. Portone et al. Lineage-Specific Commitment of Stem Cells with Organic and Graphene Oxide–functionalized Nanofibers. Adv. Funct. Mater.
A Portone et al. Quasi-3D morphology and modulation of focal adhesions of human adult stem cells through combinatorial concave elastomeric surfaces with varied stiffness Soft Matter
G Abbandonato, B Storti, I Tonazzini, M Stöckl, V Subramaniam, C Montis, R Nifosì, M Cecchini, G Signore, R Bizzarri Lipid-conjugated rigidochromic probe discloses membrane alteration in model cells of Krabbe disease Biophys J
B Storti, S Civita, P, Faraci, G Maroni, I Krishnan, E Levantini, R Bizzarri Fluorescence imaging of biochemical relationship between ubiquitinated histone 2A and Polycomb complex protein BMI1 Biophys Chem
L Zanetti-Polzi, I Daidone, S Corni Evidence of a Thermodynamic Ramp for Hole Hopping to Protect a Redox Enzyme from Oxidative Damage J Phys Chem Lett
L Zanetti-Polzi, A Amadei, R Djemili, S Durot, L Schoepff, V Heitz, B Ventura, I Daidone Interpretation of experimental soret bands of porphyrins in flexible covalent cages and in their related Ag (I) fixed complexes J Phys Chem C
V Giliberti, R Polito, E Ritter, M Broser, P Hegemann, L Puskar, U Schade, L Zanetti-Polzi, I Daidone, S Corni, F Rusconi, P Biagioni, L Baldassarre, M Ortolani Tip-enhanced infrared difference-nanospectroscopy of the proton pump activity of bacteriorhodopsin in single purple membrane patches Nano Lett
G Brancolini, H Lopez, S Corni, V Tozzini Low-resolution models for the interaction dynamics of coated gold nanoparticles with β2-microglobulin Int J Mol Sci
G Brancolini, V Tozzini Building Minimalist Models for Functionalized Metal Nanoparticles
Front Mol Biosci
V Tozzini, G Brancolini Coarse Grained and Multi-scale modeling of biofunctionalized nanoparticles Curr Opin Colloid In
G Brancolini, L Bellucci , MC Maschio, R Di Felice, S Corni Protein and peptide interactions with nanostructured gold surfaces: a challenge for nanoscience, Curr Opin Colloid In
G Brancolini, V Tozzini Multi-scale modeling of Proteins interactions with functionalized Nanoparticles Curr Opin Coll Int Sci
F Delfino, Y Porozov, E Stepanov, G Tamazian, V Tozzini Evolutionary Switches Structural Transitions via Coarse-Grained Models J Comp Biol
F Delfino, Y Porozov, E Stepanov, G Tamazian, V Tozzini Structural Transition States Explored With Minimalist Coarse Grained Models: Applications to Calmodulin Front Mol Biosci
I Tonazzini, GM Van Woerden, C Masciullo, EJ Mientjes, Ype Elgersma, M Cecchini. The role of ubiquitin ligase E3A in polarized contact guidance and rescue strategies in UBE3A-deficient hippocampal neuronse. Mol Autism
G Brancolini, LBellucci, MC Maschio, R Di Felice, S Corni, The interaction of peptides and proteins with nanostructures surfaces: a challenge for nanoscience, Curr Opin Coll Int Sci
2018
B Storti, E Margheritis, G Abbandonato, G Domenichini, J Dreier, I Testa, G Garau, R Nifosì, R Bizzarri, Role of Gln222 in Photoswitching of Aequorea Fluorescent Proteins: A Twisting and H-Bonding Affair? ACS Chem Biol
CM Davis, L Zanetti-Polzi, M Gruebele, A Amadei, RB Dyer, I Daidone A quantitative connection of experimental and simulated folding landscapes by vibrational spectroscopy Chem Sci
L Mariotti, G Losi, A Lia, M Melone, A Chiavegato, M Gómez-Gonzalo, M Sessolo, S Bovetti, A Forli, M Zonta, LM Requie, I Marcon, A Pugliese, C Viollet, B Bettler, T Fellin, F Conti, G Carmignoto Interneuron-specific signaling evokes distinctive somatostatin-mediated responses in adult cortical astrocytes. Nature Communications
G Brancolini, MC Maschio, C Cantarutti, A Corazza, F Fogolari, S Corni, G Esposito Citrate stabilized Gold Nanoparticles interfere with Amyloid Fibril formation: D76N and  N6 Variants. Nanoscale
A Battisti, P Morici, G Tortora, A Menciassi, G Checcucci, F Ghetti, A Sgarbossa Temperature increase inside LED-based illuminators for in vitro aPDT photodamage studies Res Phys
2012-2017
L Zanetti-Polzi, M Aschi, A Amadei, I Daidone Alternative Electron-Transfer Channels Ensure Ultrafast Deactivation of Light-Induced Excited States in Riboflavin Binding Protein J Phys Chem Lett 2017
L Librizzi, G Losi, I Marcon, M Sessolo, P Scalmani, G Carmignoto, M de Curtis Interneuronal Network Activity at the Onset of Seizure-Like Events in Entorhinal Cortex Slices J Neurosci 2017
G Losi, L Mariotti, M Sessolo, G Carmignoto New Tools to Study Astrocyte Ca2+ Signal Dynamics in Brain Networks In Vivo. Front Cell Neurosci 2017
A Ranalli, M Santi, L Capriotti, V Voliani, D Porciani, F Beltram, G Signore Peptide-Based Stealth Nanoparticles for Targeted and pH-Triggered Delivery Bioconjugate Chem 2017
A Battisti, P Morici, F Ghetti, A Sgarbossa, Spectroscopic characterization and fluorescence imaging of Helicobacter pylori endogenous porphyrins. Biophys chem 2017
A Battisti, P Morici, G Signore, F Ghetti, A Sgarbossa, Compositional analysis of endogenous porphyrins from Helicobacter pylori Biophys chem 2017
A Battisti, A Palumbo Piccionello, A Sgarbossa, S Vilasi, C Ricci, F Ghetti, F Spinozzi, A Marino Gammazza, V Giacalone, A Martorana, A Lauria, C Ferrero, D Bulone, MR Mangione, P L San Biagio, MGOrtore Curcumin-like compounds designed to modify amyloid beta peptide aggregation patterns RCS adv 2017
M Santi, G Maccari, P Mereghetti, V Voliani, S Rocchiccioli, N Ucciferri, S Luin, G Signore Rational design of a transferrin-binding peptide sequence tailored to targeted nanoparticle internalization Bioconjugate Chem. 2016
L Mariotti, G Losi, M Sessolo, I Marcon, G Carmignoto The inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA evokes long-lasting Ca2+ oscillations in cortical astrocytes. Glia 2016
P Mereghetti, G Maccari, GLB Spampinato, V Tozzini Optimization of Analytical Potentials for Coarse-Grained Biopolymers Models J Phys Chem B 2016
I Tonazzini, S Meucci, GM Van Woerden, Y Elgersma, M Cecchini Impaired Neurite Contact Guidance in Ubiquitin Ligase E3a (Ube3a)‐Deficient Hippocampal Neurons on Nanostructured Substrates. Adv health mater 2016
I Tonazzini, E Jacchetti, S Meucci, F Beltram, M Cecchini. Schwann Cell Contact Guidance versus Boundary Interaction in Functional Wound Healing along Nano and Microstructured Membranes. Adv health mater 2015
G Brancolini, A Corazza, M Vuano, F Fogolari, MC Mimmi, V Bellotti, M Stoppini, S Corni, G Esposito, Probing the Influence of Citrate-Capped Gold Nanoparticles on an Amyloidogenic Protein ACS Nano 2015
A Sgarbossa, D Giacomazza M Di Carlo Ferulic acid: A hope for Alzheimer’s disease therapy from plants Nutrients 2015
E Bramanti, L Fulgentini, R Bizzarri, F Lenci, A Sgarbossa β-amyloid amorphous aggregates induced by the small natural molecule ferulic acid J Phys Chem B 2015
M Sessolo, I Marcon, S Bovetti, G Losi, M Cammarota, GM Ratto, T Fellin, G Carmignoto Parvalbumin-positive inhibitory interneurons oppose propagation but favor generation of focal epileptiform activity. J Neurosci 2015
L Zanetti-Polzi, I Daidone, CA Bortolotti, S Corni Surface Packing Determines the Redox Potential Shift of Cytochrome c Adsorbed on Gold J Am Chem Soc 2014
G Losi, L Mariotti, G Carmignoto GABAergic interneuron to astrocyte signalling: a neglected form of cell communication in the brain. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2014
F Trovato, V Tozzini Diffusion within the cytoplasm: a mesoscale model of interacting macromolecules Biophys J 2014
G Brancolini, D Toroz, S Corni, Can small hydrophobic gold nanoparticles inhibit beta2-Microglobulin fibrillation? Nanoscale 2014
A Sgarbossa, S Monti, F Lenci, E Bramanti, R Bizzarri, V Barone The effects of ferulic acid on β-amyloid fibrillar structures investigated through experimental and computational techniques Biochim Biophys Acta 2013
M Cammarota, G Losi, A Chiavegato, M Zonta, G Carmignoto Fast spiking interneuron control of seizure propagation in a cortical slice model of focal epilepsy. J Physiol. 2013
LB Wright, PM Rodger, S Corni, TR Walsh GolP-CHARMM: first-principles based force fields for the interaction of proteins with Au (111) and Au (100) J Chem Theor Comput 2013
G Losi, M Cammarota, G Carmignoto The role of astroglia in the epileptic brain Front Pharmacol 2012
G Brancolini DB Kokh, L Calzolai, RC Wade, S Corni. Docking of Ubiquitin to Gold Nanoparticles. ACS Nano 2012
A Sgarbossa Natural biomolecules and protein aggregation: emerging strategies against amyloidogenesis Int J Mol Sci 2012
Patents
AuthorsTopicpatent n.read more link/call
Marco CecchiniDispositivo sensorizzato per l’analisi di un fluido mediante onde acustiche IT201900000418A1
Marco CecchiniAUTOMATIC PASSIVE CONTROL OF LIQUID POSITIONING IN MICROFLUIDIC CHIPS EP2766721A1
Marco CecchiniDEVICE FOR CONTROLLING FLUID MOTION INTO MICRO/NANOCHANNELS BY MEANS OF SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVES EP2179279A1 (B1)
conferences (Invited)
2022
2021
Ilaria Tonazzini  Study of neuronal guidance in UBE3A-related neurodevelopmental disorders models by nano/micro-structured platform at XIX Congress of the Italian Society for Neuroscience (SINS), virtual, 9-12 September 2021
Giorgia Brancolini Role of Ionic Strength in the formation of Supramolecular Complexes between Nanoparticles and Proteins CECAM Workshop What Precision is Needed to Create Function: Roles of Defects and Disorder in Hierarchical Structure Formation of Soft Matter Mainz Materials Simulation Days (MMSD)
Ilaria Tonazzini Directional and asymmetric micro-structured substrates for applications in neuro-pathological models at 1st International conference (virtual) NewTIMES- New Trends in Materials Science and Engineering, 14-18 June 2021
2020
Luana Persano Functionalized polymer nanostructures and nanofibers for biophysical studies of cell adhesion and lineage commitment in 5th Healthcare & Life Science & Entrepreneurship workshop 2020, Pisa Italy
2019
Ilaria Tonazzini  Directional and asymmetric micro-structured substrates for applications in neuro-pathological models. at Focus sulla Sindrome di Angelman, Università di Brescia, 6 December 2019
Valentina Tozzini Implicit water treatments in molecular dynamics with low-resolution models, CECAM Workshop WaterEurope: Multiscale simulations and coarse-grained models for water and aqueous systems (Lausanne, Switzerland)

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