Publications by authors named "Paolo Visca"

100Publications

SSNOMBACTER: A collection of scattering-type scanning near-field optical microscopy and atomic force microscopy images of bacterial cells.

Gigascience 2020 Nov;9(11)

University Politehnica of Bucharest, Center for Microscopy-Microanalysis and Information Processing, 313 Splaiul Independentei, Bucharest,060042, Romania.

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November 2020

The microbial community of a biofilm lining the wall of a pristine cave in Western New Guinea.

Microbiol Res 2020 Dec 22;241:126584. Epub 2020 Aug 22.

Department of Science, Roma Tre University, Viale G. Marconi 446, 00146 Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Ovarian metastasis from malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Tumori 2020 Dec 20;106(6):NP49-NP51. Epub 2020 Jul 20.

Division of Medical Oncology 1, IRCCS-Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy.

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December 2020

Presence of Mycobacterium bovis in slaughterhouses and risks for workers.

Prev Vet Med 2020 Aug 20;181:105072. Epub 2020 Jun 20.

Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Mezzogiorno, Sezione di Catanzaro, Viale Crotone, 88100, Catanzaro, Italy. Electronic address:

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August 2020

STED nanoscopy of KK114-stained pathogenic bacteria.

J Biophotonics 2020 Sep 23;13(9):e202000097. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

Department of Engineering, University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy.

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September 2020

Geometrical-optics approach to measure the optical density of bacterial cultures using a LED-based photometer.

Biomed Opt Express 2019 Nov 8;10(11):5600-5610. Epub 2019 Oct 8.

Engineering Department, University Roma Tre, via Vito Volterra 62, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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November 2019

Ex vivo histological analysis of the thermal effects created by a 445-nm diode laser in oral soft tissue biopsy.

Clin Oral Investig 2020 Aug 16;24(8):2645-2652. Epub 2019 Nov 16.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Via Caserta 6, Rome, Italy.

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August 2020

Geometrical-optics approach to increase the accuracy in LED-based photometers for point-of-care testing.

Biomed Opt Express 2019 Jul 26;10(7):3654-3662. Epub 2019 Jun 26.

Engineering Department, University Roma Tre, via Vito Volterra 62, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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July 2019

Activity and Impact on Resistance Development of Two Antivirulence Fluoropyrimidine Drugs in .

Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2019 11;9:49. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

Department of Science, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy.

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November 2019

The antimetabolite 3-bromopyruvate selectively inhibits Staphylococcus aureus.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2019 Apr 23;53(4):449-455. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Department of Biology and Biotechnology Charles Darwin, Sapienza University of Rome, Laboratory affiliated to Istituto Pasteur Italia - Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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April 2019

Antimicrobial Activity of Gallium Compounds on ESKAPE Pathogens.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2018 10;8:316. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Department of Science, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy.

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August 2019

PD-L1 Testing in Lung Cancer: An International Pathologist's Initiative in an Unknown "Middle Earth".

J Thorac Oncol 2018 09;13(9):1239-1241

Rare Tumors Reference Center, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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September 2018

An essential transcriptional regulator: the case of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Fur.

Future Microbiol 2018 06 7;13:853-856. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Department of Biology & Biotechnology Charles Darwin, Sapienza University of Rome, Laboratory affiliated to Istituto Pasteur Italia - Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Rome, Italy.

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June 2018

Ferric Uptake Regulator Fur Is Conditionally Essential in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

J Bacteriol 2017 11 17;199(22). Epub 2017 Oct 17.

Department of Biology and Biotechnology Charles Darwin, Sapienza University of Rome, Laboratory affiliated with Istituto Pasteur Italia-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Rome, Italy

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November 2017

Gallium-Protoporphyrin IX Inhibits Growth by Targeting Cytochromes.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2017 26;7:12. Epub 2017 Jan 26.

Department of Science, Roma Tre University Rome, Italy.

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September 2017

Acinetobacter baumannii Biofilm Formation in Human Serum and Disruption by Gallium.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2017 01 27;61(1). Epub 2016 Dec 27.

Department of Sciences, University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy

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January 2017

Mesothelioma families without inheritance of a BAP1 predisposing mutation.

Cancer Genet 2016 09 18;209(9):381-387. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

Department of Oncology, San Luigi Hospital, University of Turin, Regione Gonzole, 10-10043 Orbassano, Italy.

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September 2016

Legionellosis in the occupational setting.

Environ Res 2017 Jan 4;152:485-495. Epub 2016 Oct 4.

Department of Science, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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January 2017

Oral Metformin Ameliorates Bleomycin-Induced Skin Fibrosis.

J Invest Dermatol 2016 09 29;136(9):1892-1894. Epub 2016 May 29.

Department of Health Sciences, University of Catanzaro "Magna Graecia," Catanzaro, Italy.

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September 2016

Interaction between the human papillomavirus 16 E7 oncoprotein and gelsolin ignites cancer cell motility and invasiveness.

Oncotarget 2016 Aug;7(32):50972-50985

Department of Research, Advanced Diagnostics and Technological Innovation, Unit of Cellular Networks and Therapeutic Targets, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, IRCCS, Rome, Italy.

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August 2016

Structural Biology of Bacterial Haemophores.

Adv Microb Physiol 2015 27;67:127-76. Epub 2015 Oct 27.

Dipartimento di Scienze, Università Roma Tre, Roma, Italy.

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September 2016

Cell aggregation promotes pyoverdine-dependent iron uptake and virulence in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Front Microbiol 2015 28;6:902. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Department of Biology and Biotechnology "Charles Darwin", Sapienza University of Rome Rome, Italy ; Pasteur Institute - Cenci Bolognetti Foundation, Sapienza University of Rome Rome, Italy.

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September 2015

Pyoverdine and proteases affect the response of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to gallium in human serum.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015 Sep 6;59(9):5641-6. Epub 2015 Jul 6.

Department of Science, University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy

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September 2015

Functional and Spectroscopic Characterization of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Truncated Hemoglobins.

PLoS One 2015 20;10(5):e0125005. Epub 2015 May 20.

Department of Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine, University of Roma Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy; Interuniversity Consortium for the Research on the Chemistry of Metals in Biological Systems, Bari, Italy.

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February 2016

Prognostic role of serum p53 antibodies in lung cancer.

BMC Cancer 2015 Mar 18;15:148. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Laboratory of Medical Physic and Expert System, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, via Elio Chianesi 53, 00144, Rome, Italy.

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March 2015

An 18-year delay in the clinical presentation of bronchial carcinoid.

Rev Esp Med Nucl Imagen Mol 2015 Sep-Oct;34(5):327-8. Epub 2015 Jan 24.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute IFO, Rome, Italy.

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March 2017

Iron and Acinetobacter baumannii Biofilm Formation.

Pathogens 2014 Aug 18;3(3):704-19. Epub 2014 Aug 18.

Department of Sciences, Roma Tre University, Viale Marconi 446, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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August 2014

Biopsy of different oral soft tissues lesions by KTP and diode laser: histological evaluation.

ScientificWorldJournal 2014 27;2014:761704. Epub 2014 Oct 27.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Via Caserta 6, 00161 Rome, Italy.

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November 2015

Ovarian metastasis from thyroid carcinoma: a case report and literature review.

Diagn Pathol 2014 Oct 30;9:193. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

Surgery Department, Gynecologic Oncology Unit, "Regina Elena" National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy.

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October 2014

Characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae clones from paediatric patients with cystic fibrosis.

J Med Microbiol 2014 Dec 9;63(Pt 12):1704-1715. Epub 2014 Oct 9.

Integrated Research Centre (CIR), University Campus Biomedico, Via Alvaro del Portillo 200, 00128 Rome, Italy.

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December 2014

Nitrosylation mechanisms of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Campylobacter jejuni truncated hemoglobins N, O, and P.

PLoS One 2014 22;9(7):e102811. Epub 2014 Jul 22.

Department of Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine, University of Roma "Tor Vergata", Roma, Italy; Interuniversity Consortium for the Research on the Chemistry of Metals in Biological Systems, Bari, Italy.

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December 2015

Pyochelin potentiates the inhibitory activity of gallium on Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014 Sep 23;58(9):5572-5. Epub 2014 Jun 23.

Department of Sciences, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy

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September 2014

Cell-surface signaling in Pseudomonas: stress responses, iron transport, and pathogenicity.

FEMS Microbiol Rev 2014 Jul 2;38(4):569-97. Epub 2014 Jul 2.

Department of Environmental Protection, Estación Experimental del Zaidín-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Granada, Spain.

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July 2014

Antivirulence activity of azithromycin in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Front Microbiol 2014 22;5:178. Epub 2014 Apr 22.

Department of Sciences, "Roma Tre" University Rome, Italy.

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June 2014

Mixed adenoneuroendocrine gastric carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature.

J Gastric Cancer 2014 Mar 31;14(1):63-6. Epub 2014 Mar 31.

Department of Digestive Surgery, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy.

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March 2014

Promises and failures of gallium as an antibacterial agent.

Future Microbiol 2014 ;9(3):379-97

Department of Sciences, University "Roma Tre", Viale Guglielmo Marconi 446, 00146 Rome, Italy.

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January 2015

The role of ultrasound and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy of lymph nodes in patients with skin tumours.

Radiol Oncol 2014 Mar 22;48(1):29-34. Epub 2014 Jan 22.

Direzione Scientifica, I.R.C.C.S Istituto Dermosifilopatico di Santa Maria e San Gallicano, Rome, Italy.

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March 2014

Repurposing of gallium-based drugs for antibacterial therapy.

Biofactors 2014 May-Jun;40(3):303-12. Epub 2014 Feb 14.

Department of Sciences, University "Roma Tre,", Rome, Italy.

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January 2015

Acinetobacter baumannii: evolution of a global pathogen.

Pathog Dis 2014 Aug 27;71(3):292-301. Epub 2014 Jan 27.

Department of Sciences, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy.

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August 2014

Cyclin D1 is a major target of miR-206 in cell differentiation and transformation.

Cell Cycle 2013 Dec 8;12(24):3781-90. Epub 2013 Oct 8.

Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie "C. Darwin"; Sapienza-Università di Roma; Roma, Italy.

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December 2013

Subcellular localization of the pyoverdine biogenesis machinery of Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a membrane-associated "siderosome".

FEBS Lett 2013 Nov 13;587(21):3387-91. Epub 2013 Sep 13.

Department of Biology and Biotechnology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00185, Italy.

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November 2013

Repurposing the antimycotic drug flucytosine for suppression of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pathogenicity.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2013 Apr 8;110(18):7458-63. Epub 2013 Apr 8.

Department of Biology and Biotechnology C. Darwin, Sapienza University of Rome, 000185 Rome, Italy.

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April 2013

A rare case of neuroendocrine tumor of the middle ear detected by gallium-68-DOTANOC-PET/CT.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2013 Apr 11;98(4):1319-20. Epub 2013 Feb 11.

Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Catholic University, Largo A. Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy.

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April 2013

New life for an old drug: the anthelmintic drug niclosamide inhibits Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 Feb 17;57(2):996-1005. Epub 2012 Dec 17.

Department of Biology and Biotechnology Charles Darwin, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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February 2013

In vitro and in vivo antimicrobial activities of gallium nitrate against multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2012 Nov 10;56(11):5961-70. Epub 2012 Sep 10.

Department of Biology, University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy.

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November 2012