Publications by authors named "Sofia Avnet"

75 Publications

Strawberry-Derived Exosome-Like Nanoparticles Prevent Oxidative Stress in Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cells.

Biomolecules 2021 Jan 12;11(1). Epub 2021 Jan 12.

BST Biomedical Sciences and Technologies Lab, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, 40136 Bologna, Italy.

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January 2021

Unravelling the Effect of Citrate on the Features and Biocompatibility of Magnesium Phosphate-Based Bone Cements.

ACS Biomater Sci Eng 2020 Oct 17;6(10):5538-5548. Epub 2020 Sep 17.

Department of Chemistry "Ugo Schiff" and CSGI, University of Florence, via della Lastruccia 3-13, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy.

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October 2020

The Microfluidic Trainer: Design, Fabrication and Validation of a Tool for Testing and Improving Manual Skills.

Micromachines (Basel) 2020 Sep 19;11(9). Epub 2020 Sep 19.

BST Biomedical Science and Technologies Lab, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, 40126 Bologna, Italy.

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September 2020

Benign albeit glycolytic: MCT4 expression and lactate release in giant cell tumour of bone.

Bone 2020 05 26;134:115302. Epub 2020 Feb 26.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy; Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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May 2020

Photodynamic Surgery for Feline Injection-Site Sarcoma.

Biomed Res Int 2019 8;2019:8275935. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna 40136, Italy.

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January 2020

New Advances in the Study of Bone Tumors: A Lesson From the 3D Environment.

Front Physiol 2019 26;10:814. Epub 2019 Jun 26.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy.

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June 2019

Acid microenvironment promotes cell survival of human bone sarcoma through the activation of cIAP proteins and NF-κB pathway.

Am J Cancer Res 2019 1;9(6):1127-1144. Epub 2019 Jun 1.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli Bologna, Italy.

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June 2019

Pre-clinical Models for Studying the Interaction Between Mesenchymal Stromal Cells and Cancer Cells and the Induction of Stemness.

Front Oncol 2019 30;9:305. Epub 2019 Apr 30.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy.

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April 2019

Cause and effect of microenvironmental acidosis on bone metastases.

Cancer Metastasis Rev 2019 06;38(1-2):133-147

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Unit, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy.

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June 2019

The Effects of Systemic and Local Acidosis on Insulin Resistance and Signaling.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Dec 30;20(1). Epub 2018 Dec 30.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli IRCCS, 40136 Bologna, Italy.

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December 2018

Annual Meeting of the International Society of Cancer Metabolism (ISCaM): Cancer Metabolism.

Front Oncol 2018 3;8:329. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

Pole of Pharmacology, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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October 2018

Exosome-like Nanovesicles Isolated from Citrus limon L. Exert Antioxidative Effect.

Curr Pharm Biotechnol 2018 ;19(11):877-885

Laboratory for Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy.

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March 2019

Validation of Suitable Housekeeping Genes for the Normalization of mRNA Expression for Studying Tumor Acidosis.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Sep 26;19(10). Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli IRCCS, 40136 Bologna, Italy.

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September 2018

RAB39A: a Rab small GTPase with a prominent role in cancer stemness.

J Biochem 2018 Jul;164(1):9-14

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli IRCCS, Bologna, Italy.

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July 2018

Prominent role of RAB39A-RXRB axis in cancer development and stemness.

Oncotarget 2018 Feb 4;9(11):9852-9866. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy.

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February 2018

Spheroid-based 3D cell cultures identify salinomycin as a promising drug for the treatment of chondrosarcoma.

J Orthop Res 2018 Feb 22. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

Laboratory for Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, via di Barbiano 1/10, Bologna, 40136, Italy.

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February 2018

MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells fuel osteoclast metabolism and activity: A new rationale for the pathogenesis of osteolytic bone metastases.

Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis 2017 12 1;1863(12):3254-3264. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy. Electronic address:

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December 2017

Mesenchymal stroma: Role in osteosarcoma progression.

Cancer Lett 2017 10 31;405:90-99. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy; Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Therapeutic implications of tumor interstitial acidification.

Semin Cancer Biol 2017 04 7;43:119-133. Epub 2017 Feb 7.

Department of Oncology-Pathology, Cancer Center Karolinska, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address:

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April 2017

Pathobiology and Therapeutic Implications of Tumor Acidosis.

Curr Med Chem 2017 ;24(26):2827-2845

Department of Oncology- Pathology, Cancer Center Karolinska, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm. Sweden.

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September 2017

Osteoclast differentiation from human blood precursors on biomimetic calcium-phosphate substrates.

Acta Biomater 2017 03 8;50:102-113. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy; Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy. Electronic address:

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March 2017

Tumor-Activated Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Promote Osteosarcoma Stemness and Migratory Potential via IL-6 Secretion.

PLoS One 2016 16;11(11):e0166500. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli (IOR), 40136, Bologna, Italy.

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June 2017

The Role of Autophagy in the Maintenance of Stemness and Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells.

Stem Cell Rev Rep 2016 Dec;12(6):621-633

Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy.

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December 2016