Anno 2020

  1. Bonfanti Patrizia, Colombo Anita, Saibene Melissa, Fiandra Luisa, Ilaria Armenia, Gamberoni Federica, Gornati Rosalba, Bernardini Giovanni, Paride Mantecca. Iron nanoparticle bio-interactions evaluated in Xenopus laevis embryos, a model for studying the safety of ingested nanoparticles. Nanotoxicology 14(2): 196–213.
  2. Marina Borgese, Federica Rossi, Patrizia Bonfanti, Anita Colombo, Paride Mantecca, Luigi Valdatta, Giovanni Bernardini and Rosalba Gornati. Recovery ability of human adipose stem cells exposed to cobalt nanoparticles: outcome of dissolution. Nanomedicine UK 15(5): 453–465. 10.2217/nnm-2019-0195.
  3. Stefania Ancora, Federica Rossi, Marina Borgese, Cristina Pirrone, Ilaria Caliani, Simone Cappello, Giuseppe Mancini, Nicola Bianchi, Claudio Leonzio, Giovanni Bernardini, Rosalba Gornati. Mytilus galloprovincialis as model to assess the effect of contaminated and restored marine sediments: an integrated study through mesocosm system. Marine Biotechnology 22:411–422. doi: 10.1007/s10126-020-09961-8.
  4. Marina Borgese, Ludovica Barone, Federica Rossi, Mario Raspanti, Roberto Papait, Luigi Valdatta, 19- Giovanni Bernardini, Rosalba Gornati. Effect of Nanostructured Scaffold on Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells: Outcome of In Vitro Experiments. Nanomaterials 10, 1822; doi:10.3390/nano10091822.
  5. Cristiana Marcozzi, Annalisa Frattini, Marina Borgese, Federica Rossi, Ludovica Barone, Eleonora Solari, Roberto Valli, Rosalba Gornati. Paracrine effect of human Adipose-derived Stem Cells on Lymphatic Endothelial Cells. Regenerative Medicine (Epub ahead of print) doi: 10.2217/rme-2020-0071.
  6. Salamon I, Serio S, Bianco S, Pagiatakis C, Crasto S, Chiariello AM, Conte M, Cattaneo P, Fiorillo L, Felicetta A, Di Pasquale E., Kunderfranco P,  Nicodemi M, Papait R, Condorelli G. Divergent transcription of the Nkx2-5 locus generates two enhancer RNAs with opposing functions. iScience 23(9):101539, doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.101539
  7. Papait R, S Serio, G Condorelli. The role of the epigenome in heart failure. Physiological Reviews 1;100(4):1753-1777, doi:10.1152/physrev.00037.2019

Anno 2019

  1. Zanella D., Bossi E., Gornati, R., Faria, N., Powell, J., Bernardini, G. The direct permeation of nanoparticles through the plasma membrane transiently modifies its properties. BBA – Biomembranes 1861, 1829972. DOI 10.1016/j.bbamem.2019.05.019.
  2. Armenia Ilaria, Martra Gianmario, Gornati Rosalba, Bernardini Giovanni Battista. Enzyme activation by alternating magnetic field: Importance of the bioconjugation methodology. J Colloid Interface Sci. 1(537):615-628. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2018.11.058.
  3. Gornati Rosalba, Maisano Maria, Pirrone Cristina, Cappello Tiziana, Rossi Federica, Borgese Marina, Giannetto Alessia, Cappello Simone, Mancini Giuseppe, Bernardini Giovanni, Fasulo Salvatore. Mesocosm system to evaluate BF-MBR efficacy in mitigating oily-wastewater discharges: an integrated study on Mytilus galloprovincialis. Marine Biotechnology 21(6):773-790. ttps://
  4. A. Pistochini, F. Rossi, S. Gallo, C. Pirrone, A. Preti, R. Gornati, G. Bernardini, P. Castelnuovo. Multiple gene expression profiling suggests epithelial dysfunction in polypoid chronic rhinosinusitis. Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica 39:169-177; doi: 10.14639/0392-100X-2361.
  5. Christina Pagiatakis, Elettra Musolino, Rosalba Gornati, Giovanni Bernardini, Roberto Papait. Epigenetics of aging and disease: a brief overview. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research 33:737–745
  6. Pagiatakis C, Serio S, Papait R. Using epigenetics as a pharmacological tool in heart regeneration. Chapter 24 of book Epigenetics and Regeneration eds Daniela Palacios Elsevier/Academic Press.

Anno 2018

  1. Terova, G., Rimoldi, S., Izquierdo, M., Pirrone, C., Ghrab, W., Bernardini, G. (2018) Nano-delivery of trace minerals for marine fish larvae: influence on skeletal ossification, and the expression of genes involved in intestinal transport of minerals, osteoblast differentiation, and oxidative stress response. FISH PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY. Vol. 44, Issue 5, pp 1375–1391.
  2. Elia L, Kunderfranco P, Carullo P, Vacchiano M, Farina FM, Hall IF, Mantero S, Panico C, Papait R, Condorelli G, Quintavalle M. UHRF1 epigenetically orchestrates smooth muscle cell plasticity in arterial disease. J Clin Invest. 128(6):2473-2486, doi: 10.1172/JCI96121.
  3. Pirrone Cristina, Rossi Federica, Cappello, Simone, Borgese, Marina Mancini, Giuseppe, Bernardini 8- Giovanni, Gornati Rosalba. Evaluation of biomarkers in Mytilus galloprovincialis as an integrated measure of biofilm-membrane bioreactor (BF-MBR) system efficiency in mitigating the impact of oily wastewater discharge to marine environment: a microcosm approach. Aquatic Toxicology 198: 49–62.  DOI 10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.02.018
  4. Armenia Ilaria, Marcone Giorgia Letizia, Berini Francesca, Orlandi Viviana Teresa, Pirrone Cristina, Martegani Eleonora, Gornati Rosalba, Bernardini Giovanni Battista, Marinelli Flavia. Magnetic Nanoconjugated Teicoplanin: A Novel Tool for Bacterial Infection Site Targeting. Frontiers in Microbiology 9:1-17 DOI 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02270.

Anno 2017

  1. Balzaretti R, Meder F, Monopoli MP, Boselli L, Armenia I, Pollegioni L, Bernardini G,  Gornati R.  2016. Synthesis, characterization and programmable toxicity of iron oxide nanoparticles conjugated with D-amino acid oxidase.RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 1439-1442. 
  2. Cherubino M, Pellegatta I, Crosio A, Valdatta L, Geuna S, Gornati R, Tos P. 2017. Use of human fat grafting in the prevention of perineural adherence: Experimental study in athymic mouse. PLoS One, 12(4):e0176393.
  3. Silvia Palombella, Cristina Pirrone, Mario Cherubino, Luigi Valdatta, Giovanni Bernardini, Rosalba Gornati. Identification of reference genes for qPCR analysis during hASC long culture maintenance. PlosONE  12(2):1-12. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170918.
  4. Armenia Ilaria; Balzaretti Riccardo; Pirrone Cristina; Allegretti Chiara; D’Arrigo Paola; Valentino Mattia; Gornati Rosalba; Bernardini Giovanni; Pollegioni Loredano. L-aspartate oxidase magnetic nanoparticles: synthesis, characterization and L-aspartate bioconversion. RSC ADVANCES 7:21136-21143. Doi: 10.1039/c7ra00384f.
  5. Silvia Palombella, Cristina Pirrone, Federica Rossi, Ilaria Armenia, Mario Cherubino, Luigi Valdatta, Mario Raspanti, Giovanni Bernardini and Rosalba Gornati. Effects of Metal Micro and Nano-Particles on hASCs: An in Vitro Model. Nanomaterials 7, 212; doi:10.3390/nano7080212.
  6. Cristina Pirrone, Alessandra Gobbetti, Christian Caprara, Giovanni Bernardini, Rosalba Gornati and Gianni Soldati. Chondrogenic potential of hASCs expanded in flask or in a hollow-fiber bioreactor. J Stem Cell Res Med 2(2): 1-10. doi: 10.15761/JSCRM.1000123.
  7. Daniele Zanella, Elena Bossi, Rosalba Gornati, Carlos Bastos, Nuno Faria & Giovanni Bernardini. Iron oxide nanoparticles can cross plasma membranes. Scientific Reports 7: 11413  DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-11535-z
  8. Papait R., Serio S., Pagiatakis C., Rusconi F., Carullo P., Mazzola M., Salvarani N., Miragoli M., Condorelli G. Histone methyltransferase G9a is required for cardiomyocyte homeostasis and hypertrophy.  Circulation 26;136 (13):1233-1246, doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.028561.
  9. Rubino M., Kunderfranco P., Basso G., Greco C.M., Pasqualini F., Serio S., Roncalli M., Laghi L., Mantovani A., Papait R. Garlanda C. Epigenetic regulation of the extrinsic oncosuppressor PTX3 gene in inflammation and cancer. OncoImmunology, 30;6(7):e1333215, doi: 10.1080/2162402X.2017.1333215.
  10. Kallikourdis M, Martini E, Carullo P, Sardi C, Roselli G, Greco CM, Vignali D, Riva F, Ormbostad Berre AM, Stølen TO, Fumero A, Faggian G, Di Pasquale E, Elia L, Rumio C, Catalucci D, Papait R, Condorelli G. T cell costimulation blockade blunts pressure overload-induced heart failure. Nat Commun. 6;8:14680, doi: 10.1038/ncomms14680

Anno 2016

  1. Bossi E, Zanella D, Gornati R, Bernardini G. 2016.Cobalt oxide nanoparticles can enter inside the cells by crossing plasma membranes. Scientific Reports 6:22254.
  2. Cherubino M, Valdatta L, Balzaretti R, Pellegatta I, Rossi F, Protasoni M, Tedeschi A, Accolla RS, Bernardini G, Gornati R. 2016. Human adipose-derived stem cells promote vascularization of collagen-based scaffolds transplanted into nude mice. Regen. Med., 11(3):261–271.
  3. Dalle-Donne I, Colombo G, Gornati R, Garavaglia ML, Portinaro N, Giustarini D, Bernardini G, Rossi R, Milzani A. 2016. Protein carbonylation in human smokers and mammalian models of exposure to cigarette smoke: focus on redox proteomics studies. Antioxidants and Redox Signaling, Online Ahead of Editing July 8, 2016.
  4. Gornati R., Longo A., Rossi F., Maisano M., Sabatino G., Mauceri A., Bernardini G., Fasulo S. 2016. Effects of titanium dioxide nanoparticle exposure in Mytilus galloprovincialis gills and digestive gland. Nanotoxicology,
  5. Gornati R, Pedretti E, Rossi F, Cappellini F, Zanella M, Olivato I, Sabbioni E, Bernardini G. 2016. Zerovalent Fe, Co and Ni nanoparticle toxicity evaluated on SKOV-3 and U87 cell lines. J Appl Toxicol., 36(3):385-393.
  6. Izquierdo, M., Ghrab, W., Roo, J., Hamre, K., Hernández-Cruz, C.M., Bernardini, G., Terova, G., Reda Saleh, (2016) Organic, inorganic, and nanoparticles of Se, Zn, and Mn in early weaning diets for gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata; Linnaeus, 1758). AQUACULTURE RESEARCH.
  7. Pagella F, De Bernardi F, Dalla Gasperina D, Pusateri A, Matti E, Avato I,Cavanna C, Zappasodi P, Bignami M, Bernardini E, Grossi PA, Castelnuovo P. 2016. Invasive fungal rhinosinusitis in adult patients: Our experience in diagnosis and management. J Craniomaxillofac Surg., 44(4):512-520.

Anno 2015

  1. Rimoldi, S., Bossi,E., Harpaz,S., Cattaneo, A.G., Bernardini, G., Saroglia M., and Terova, G. (2015) Intestinal B0AT1 (SLC6A19) and PEPT1 (SLC15A1) mRNA levels in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) reared in fresh water and fed fish and plant protein sources. Journal of Nutritional Science, (4):e21 (13 pages).
  2. Rimoldi, S., Lasagna, E., Sarti, F.M., Marelli, S.P., Cozzi, M.C., Bernardini, G., Terova, G. (2015) Expression profile of six welfare-related genes in two chicken strains reared under heat stress conditions. META GENE. 6:17-25.

Anno 2014

  1. Castellini C, Ruggeri S, Mattioli S, Bernardini G, Macchioni L, Moretti E,Collodel G. 2014. Long-term effects of silver nanoparticles on reproductive activity of rabbit buck. Syst Biol Reprod Med, 60(3):143-150. doi:10.3109/19396368.2014.891163.
  2. Cattaneo AG, Gornati R, Bernardini G, Sabbioni E, Manzo lL, Di Gioacchino M, (2014). Chapter 1. Testing Nanotoxicity: An Update of New and Traditional Methods, in Handbook of Nanotoxicology, Nanomedicine and Stem Cell Use in Toxicology, edited by Saura C. Sahu and Daniel A. Casciano. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp 13-47.
  3. Cattaneo AG, Gornati R, Bernardini G, Sabbioni E, Manzo lL, Di Gioacchino M, (2014). Chapter 13. Nanomedicine for the Brain and the Eye: Disease Management in Poorly Accessible Compartments of the Body, in Handbook of Nanotoxicology, Nanomedicine and Stem Cell Use in Toxicology, edited by Saura C. Sahu and Daniel A. Casciano. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp 13-47.
  4. Petrarca C, Clemente E, Di Giampaolo L, Mariani-Costantini R, Leopold K, Schindl R, Lotti LV, Mangifesta R, Sabbioni E, Niu Q, Bernardini G, Di Gioacchino M. 204. Palladium nanoparticles induce disturbances in cell cycle entry and progression of peripheral blood mononuclear cells: paramount role of ions. J Immunol Res, 2014:295092. doi: 10.1155/2014/295092.
  5. Sabbioni E, Fortaner S, Farina M, Del Torchio R, Olivato I, Petrarca C, Bernardini G, Mariani-Costantini R, Perconti S, Di Giampaolo L, Gornati R, Di Gioacchino M. 2014. Toxicity and morphological transforming potential of cobalt nanoparticles, microparticles and ions in Balb/3T3 mouse fibroblasts: an in vitro model. Nanotoxicology, 8(4):455-464. doi: 10.3109/17435390.2013.796538.
  6. Sabbioni E, Fortaner S, Farina M, Del Torchio R, Petrarca C, Bernardini G,Mariani-Costantini R, Perconti S, Di Giampaolo L, Gornati R, Di Gioacchino M. 2014. Interaction with culture medium components, cellular uptake and intracellular distribution of cobalt nanoparticles, microparticles and ions in Balb/3T3 mouse fibroblasts. Nanotoxicology, 8(1):88-99. doi:10.3109/17435390.2012.752051.

Anno 2013

  1. Bava A, Cappellini F, Pedretti E, Rossi F, Caruso E, Vismara E, Chiriva-Internati M, Bernardini G, Gornati R. 2013. Heparin and carboxymethylchitosan metal nanoparticles: an evaluation of their cytotoxicity. Biomed Res Int., 2013:314091. doi: 10.1155/2013/314091.
  2. Bava A, Gornati R, Cappellini F, Caldinelli L, Pollegioni L, Bernardini G. 2013. D-amino acid oxidase-nanoparticle system: a potential novel approach for cancer enzymatic therapy. Nanomedicine (Lond), 8(11):1797-1806. doi:10.2217/nnm.12.187.
  3. Gornati R, Colombo G, Clerici M, Rossi F, Gagliano N, Riva C, Colombo R, Dalle-Donne I, Bernardini G, Milzani A. 2013. Protein carbonylation in human endothelial cells exposed to cigarette smoke extract. Toxicol Lett, 218(2):118-128. doi: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2013.01.023.
  4. Terova G, Rimoldi S, Bernardini G, Saroglia M. 2013. Inhibition of myostatin gene expression in skeletal muscle of fish by in vivo electrically mediated dsRNA and shRNAi delivery. Mol Biotechnol, 54(2):673-684. doi:10.1007/s12033-012-9609-5.
  5. Terova, G., Rimoldi, S., Parisi, G., Gasco, L., Pais, A., Bernardini, G. (2013) Molecular cloning and gene expression analysis in aquaculture science: a review focusing on respiration and immune responses in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). REVIEWS IN FISH BIOLOGY AND FISHERIES. Vol. 23(2), 175-194. doi:10.1007/s11160-012-9290-6
  6. Terova G, Robaina L, Izquierdo M, Cattaneo A, Molinari S, Bernardini G, Saroglia M. 2013PepT1 mRNA expression levels in sea bream (Sparus aurata) fed different plant protein sources. Springerplus, 2(1):17. doi:10.1007/s12033-012-9609-5.
  7. Vismara E, Valerio A, Coletti A, Torri G, Bertini S, Eisele G, Gornati R, Bernardini G. 2013. Non-covalent synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticle-heparin hybrid systems: a new approach to bioactive nanoparticles. Int J Mol Sci, 14(7):13463-13481. doi: 10.3390/ijms140713463.

Department of biotechnology and Life Science – DBSV