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Calcium influx through muscle nAChR-channels: One route, multiple roles.

Neuroscience 2019 Apr 16. Epub 2019 Apr 16.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy; IRCCS Neuromed, Viale dell'Elettronica, 86077, Pozzilli, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.04.011DOI Listing
April 2019

A nutrition-based approach to epidermolysis bullosa: Causes, assessments, requirements and management.

Clin Nutr 2019 Feb 21. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Pediatria Alta Intensità di Cura, 20122, Milano, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2019.02.023DOI Listing
February 2019

Ca-activated K channels modulate microglia affecting motor neuron survival in hSOD1 mice.

Brain Behav Immun 2018 10 3;73:584-595. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University, Laboratory affiliated to Istituto Pasteur Italia, Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Rome, Italy; IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, IS, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2018.07.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6129409PMC
October 2018

Cord blood platelet gel for the treatment of inherited epidermolysis bullosa.

Transfus Apher Sci 2018 Jun 10;57(3):370-373. Epub 2018 May 10.

Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.transci.2018.05.021DOI Listing
June 2018

Collaboration between a human group and artificial intelligence can improve prediction of multiple sclerosis course: a proof-of-principle study.

F1000Res 2017;6:2172. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

Institute Pasteur-Cenci Bolognetti Foundation, Dept. Physiology and Pharmacology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, 00185, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.13114.2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5990125.2PMC
December 2017

7p22.1 microduplication syndrome: Refinement of the critical region.

Eur J Med Genet 2017 Feb 16;60(2):114-117. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Università degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmg.2016.11.005DOI Listing
February 2017

[ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a patient with thrombophilia taking new oral anticoagulants].

G Ital Cardiol (Rome) 2016 Jun;17(6 Suppl 2):23S-5

U.O.C. Cardiologia, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Parma, Parma.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1714/2292.24644DOI Listing
June 2016

Partial block by riluzole of muscle sodium channels in myotubes from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients.

Neurol Res Int 2014 8;2014:946073. Epub 2014 Dec 8.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Pasteur Institute-Cenci Bolognetti Foundation, Sapienza University, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/946073DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4273590PMC
December 2014

Noise in multiple sclerosis: unwanted and necessary.

Ann Clin Transl Neurol 2014 Jul 19;1(7):502-11. Epub 2014 Jun 19.

Neurology and Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs (NESMOS), Centre for Experimental Neurological Therapies (CENTERS), Sapienza University of Rome Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acn3.72DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4184780PMC
July 2014

Contribution of genome-wide association studies to scientific research: a pragmatic approach to evaluate their impact.

PLoS One 2013 14;8(8):e71198. Epub 2013 Aug 14.

Centre for Experimental Neurological Therapies-CENTERS-S. Andrea Hospital-Site, Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, NESMOS, "Sapienza", University of Rome, Roma, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3743868PMC
March 2014

Fluoxetine prevents acetylcholine-induced excitotoxicity blocking human endplate acetylcholine receptor.

Muscle Nerve 2014 Jan 15;49(1):90-7. Epub 2013 Jul 15.

Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Dipartimento di Fisiologia e Farmacologia, Università Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, I-00185, Rome, Italy.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/mus.23870
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.23870DOI Listing
January 2014

A mechanistic, stochastic model helps understand multiple sclerosis course and pathogenesis.

Int J Genomics 2013 12;2013:910321. Epub 2013 Mar 12.

Department of Physics, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 2, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/910321DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3647536PMC
May 2013

Physiological characterization of human muscle acetylcholine receptors from ALS patients.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011 Dec 29;108(50):20184-8. Epub 2011 Nov 29.

Dipartimento di Fisiologia e Farmacologia, Istituto Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Università Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1117975108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3250127PMC
December 2011

Adenosine A2A receptor induces protein kinase A-dependent functional modulation of human (alpha)3(beta)4 nicotinic receptor.

J Physiol 2011 Jun 11;589(Pt 11):2755-66. Epub 2011 Apr 11.

Dipartimento di Fisiologia e Farmacologia, Università Sapienza, P.le A. Moro 5; I-00185 Roma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/jphysiol.2011.207282DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3112553PMC
June 2011

Modulation of the Ca(2+) permeability of human endplate acetylcholine receptor-channel.

Cell Calcium 2011 Apr 5;49(4):272-8. Epub 2011 Apr 5.

Dipartimento di Fisiologia e Farmacologia, Sapienza Università di Roma, P.le A. Moro 5, I-00185 Roma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceca.2011.03.002DOI Listing
April 2011

Mutant human β4 subunit identified in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients impairs nicotinic receptor function.

Pflugers Arch 2011 Feb 25;461(2):225-33. Epub 2010 Nov 25.

Dipartimento di Fisiologia e Farmacologia, Universita' Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00424-010-0905-2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00424-010-0905-2DOI Listing
February 2011

Mechanism of verapamil action on wild-type and slow-channel mutant human muscle acetylcholine receptor.

J Neurochem 2010 Aug 1;114(4):1231-40. Epub 2010 Jun 1.

Dipartimento di Fisiologia e Farmacologia, Università La Sapienza, Roma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-4159.2010.06842.xDOI Listing
August 2010

Fabrizio Eusebi (1945–2009).

J Neuroimmunol 2010 Jul;224(1-2):114-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneuroim.2010.05.009DOI Listing
July 2010

Denervation-related changes in acetylcholine receptor density and distribution in the rat flexor digitorum sublimis muscle.

Ital J Anat Embryol 2008 Oct-Dec;113(4):209-16

Dipartimento di Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Ospedale S. Andrea, Università La Sapienza, Roma, Italy.

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July 2009

Hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated channels in mouse vomeronasal sensory neurons.

J Neurophysiol 2008 Aug 28;100(2):576-86. Epub 2008 May 28.

Sector of Neurobiology, International School for Advanced Studies, Scuola Internazionale di Studi Superiori Avanzati, Neurobiology Sector, Via Beirut 2-4, 34014 Trieste, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.90263.2008DOI Listing
August 2008

In vitro and in vivo profiling of CHF5022 and CHF5074 Two beta-amyloid1-42 lowering agents.

Pharmacol Res 2007 Apr 16;55(4):318-28. Epub 2007 Jan 16.

Research & Development Department, Chiesi Farmaceutici, Via Palermo 26/A, 43100 Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2006.12.010DOI Listing
April 2007

Pathogenic point mutations in a transmembrane domain of the epsilon subunit increase the Ca2+ permeability of the human endplate ACh receptor.

J Physiol 2007 Mar 1;579(Pt 3):671-7. Epub 2007 Feb 1.

Istituto Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti and Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Università La Sapienza P.le A. Moro 5; I-00185 Roma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/jphysiol.2007.127977DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2151372PMC
March 2007

Structural and functional properties of lengsin, a pseudo-glutamine synthetase in the transparent human lens.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2006 Nov 25;350(2):424-9. Epub 2006 Sep 25.

Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, Università di Parma, Viale G.P. Usberti 23/A, I-43100 Parma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2006.09.062DOI Listing
November 2006

Functional properties of neurons derived from fetal mouse neurospheres are compatible with those of neuronal precursors in vivo.

J Neurosci Res 2006 Jun;83(8):1494-501

Istituto Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia and Centro di Eccellenza BEMM, Universitá di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jnr.20835DOI Listing
June 2006

The human adult subtype ACh receptor channel has high Ca2+ permeability and predisposes to endplate Ca2+ overloading.

J Physiol 2006 May 9;573(Pt 1):35-43. Epub 2006 Mar 9.

Pasteur Institute -Cenci Bolognetti Foundation & Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology & Centre of Excellence for Biology and Molecular Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5; I-00185 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/jphysiol.2006.108092DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1779694PMC
May 2006

An alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gain-of-function mutant that retains pharmacological fidelity.

Mol Pharmacol 2005 Dec 26;68(6):1863-76. Epub 2005 Sep 26.

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, P. O. Box 100267, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610-0267, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1124/mol.105.016402DOI Listing
December 2005

Electrophysiological properties of mouse bone marrow c-kit+ cells co-cultured onto neonatal cardiac myocytes.

Cardiovasc Res 2005 Jun;66(3):482-92

Laboratorio di Biologia Vascolare e Terapia Genica, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cardiores.2005.01.018DOI Listing
June 2005

Fusion-independent expression of functional ACh receptors in mouse mesoangioblast stem cells contacting muscle cells.

J Physiol 2004 Oct 19;560(Pt 2):479-89. Epub 2004 Aug 19.

Istituto Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia and Centro di Eccellenza BEMM, Università La Sapienza Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, I-00185 Roma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/jphysiol.2004.070607DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1665253PMC
October 2004

A single point mutation confers properties of the muscle-type nicotinic acetylcholine receptor to homomeric alpha7 receptors.

Mol Pharmacol 2004 Jul;66(1):169-77

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, J. Hills Miller-Health Science Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610-0267, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1124/mol.66.1.169DOI Listing
July 2004

Gene expression profiling in human age-related nuclear cataract.

Mol Vis 2003 Oct 7;9:538-48. Epub 2003 Oct 7.

Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

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October 2003

Amyloid beta(1-42) peptide alters the gating of human and mouse alpha-bungarotoxin-sensitive nicotinic receptors.

J Physiol 2003 Feb 17;547(Pt 1):147-57. Epub 2003 Jan 17.

Istituto Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti and Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e Farmacologia, Università La Sapienza Ple A Moro 5, I-00185 Roma, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/jphysiol.2002.035436DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2342606PMC
February 2003

Functional Changes Of Fetal Muscle Acetylcholine Receptor During Mouse Development.

News Physiol Sci 1998 Oct;13:247-251

Istituto Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti and Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Patologia, Università di Roma "La Sapienza," Italy.

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October 1998