Publications by authors named "Pierpaolo Ceci"

35 Publications

Engineered Human Nanoferritin Bearing the Drug Genz-644282 for Cancer Therapy.

Pharmaceutics 2020 Oct 20;12(10). Epub 2020 Oct 20.

CNR-National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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October 2020

Increasing the Magnetic Anisotropy of a Natural System: Co-Doped Magnetite Mineralized in Ferritin Shells.

J Nanosci Nanotechnol 2019 Aug;19(8):4964-4973

Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Organo-Metallici, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Madonna del Piano 10, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy.

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August 2019

Cryo-EM structure of the human ferritin-transferrin receptor 1 complex.

Nat Commun 2019 03 8;10(1):1121. Epub 2019 Mar 8.

Department of Biochemical Sciences "Alessandro Rossi Fanelli", Sapienza University of Rome, P.le A. Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy.

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March 2019

Therapeutic Efficacy of the Novel Stimuli-Sensitive Nano-Ferritins Containing Doxorubicin in a Head and Neck Cancer Model.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 Jul 18;18(7). Epub 2017 Jul 18.

Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Rome 00185, Italy.

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July 2017

Electrostatic assembly of binary nanoparticle superlattices using protein cages.

Nat Nanotechnol 2013 Jan 16;8(1):52-6. Epub 2012 Dec 16.

Molecular Materials, Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University, 00076 Espoo, Finland.

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January 2013

Selective targeting of melanoma by PEG-masked protein-based multifunctional nanoparticles.

Int J Nanomedicine 2012 16;7:1489-509. Epub 2012 Mar 16.

Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, VVI, Prague, Czech Republic.

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September 2012

Hierarchical self-assembly and optical disassembly for controlled switching of magnetoferritin nanoparticle magnetism.

ACS Nano 2011 Aug 15;5(8):6394-402. Epub 2011 Jul 15.

Institute for Molecules and Materials, Radboud University Nijmegen, Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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August 2011

Effect of the charge distribution along the "ferritin-like" pores of the proteins from the Dps family on the iron incorporation process.

J Biol Inorg Chem 2011 Aug 6;16(6):869-80. Epub 2011 May 6.

Department of Biochemical Sciences, CNR Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, 00185, Rome, Italy.

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August 2011

Inhibitory Effect of Silver Nanoparticles on Trypanothione Reductase Activity and Leishmania infantum Proliferation.

ACS Med Chem Lett 2011 Mar 29;2(3):230-3. Epub 2010 Dec 29.

Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology CNR, and Department of Biochemical Sciences, Sapienza University of Roma , P.le A. Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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March 2011

The multifaceted capacity of Dps proteins to combat bacterial stress conditions: Detoxification of iron and hydrogen peroxide and DNA binding.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2010 Aug 4;1800(8):798-805. Epub 2010 Feb 4.

Department of Biochemical Sciences 'A. Rossi Fanelli', "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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August 2010

Thermosynechococcus elongatus DpsA binds Zn(II) at a unique three histidine-containing ferroxidase center and utilizes O2 as iron oxidant with very high efficiency, unlike the typical Dps proteins.

FEBS J 2010 Feb 20;277(4):903-17. Epub 2010 Jan 20.

C.N.R. Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Department of Biochemical Sciences A. Rossi-Fanelli, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy.

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February 2010

Role of Dps (DNA-binding proteins from starved cells) aggregation on DNA.

Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 2010 Jan 1;15:122-31. Epub 2010 Jan 1.

C.N.R. Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Department of Biochemical Sciences A. Rossi-Fanelli, Sapienza, University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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January 2010

Dps proteins prevent Fenton-mediated oxidative damage by trapping hydroxyl radicals within the protein shell.

Free Radic Biol Med 2010 Jan 3;48(2):292-7. Epub 2009 Nov 3.

CNR Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Department of Biochemical Sciences A. Rossi-Fanelli, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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January 2010

Periplasmic Cu,Zn superoxide dismutase and cytoplasmic Dps concur in protecting Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium from extracellular reactive oxygen species.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2008 Feb 14;1780(2):226-32. Epub 2007 Dec 14.

Dipartimento di Biologia, Universitá di Roma Tor Vergata, Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 00133 Roma, Italy.

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February 2008

The neutrophil-activating Dps protein of Helicobacter pylori, HP-NAP, adopts a mechanism different from Escherichia coli Dps to bind and condense DNA.

Nucleic Acids Res 2007 19;35(7):2247-56. Epub 2007 Mar 19.

C.N.R. Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Department of Biochemical Sciences A. Rossi-Fanelli, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.

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June 2007

Antioxidant Dps protein from the thermophilic cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatus.

FEBS J 2006 Nov 3;273(21):4913-28. Epub 2006 Oct 3.

C.N.R. Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Piazzale E. Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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November 2006

Reassessment of protein stability, DNA binding, and protection of Mycobacterium smegmatis Dps.

J Biol Chem 2005 Oct 19;280(41):34776-85. Epub 2005 Jul 19.

National Research Council Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Department of Biochemical Sciences "A. Rossi-Fanelli," University of Rome "La Sapienza," 00185 Rome, Italy.

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October 2005

DNA condensation and self-aggregation of Escherichia coli Dps are coupled phenomena related to the properties of the N-terminus.

Nucleic Acids Res 2004 8;32(19):5935-44. Epub 2004 Nov 8.

C.N.R. Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Department of Biochemical Sciences A. Rossi-Fanelli, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy.

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December 2004