CELL DEATH AND REGENERATION IN INSECT DEVELOPMENT

  1. -Wu W., Luo M., Li K., Dai Y., Yi H., Zhong Y., Cao Y., Tettamanti G., Tian L. Cholesterol derivatives induce dephosphorylation of the histone deacetylases Rpd3/HDAC1 to upregulate autophagy. Autophagy, in press (Abstract)
  2. -Tettamanti G. and Casartelli M., 2019. Cell death during complete metamorphosis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London - B Biological Sciences, 374: 20190065 (Abstract)

  3. -Caccia S., Casartelli M., Tettamanti G., 2019. The amazing complexity of insect midgut cells: types, peculiarities, and functions. Cell and Tissue Research, 377: 505-525 (Abstract)

  4. -Tettamanti G., Carata E, Montali A, Dini L., Fimia G.M., 2019. Autophagy in development and regeneration: role in tissue remodelling and cell survival. The European Zoological Journal, 86: 113-131

  5. -Montali A., Casartelli M., Bruno D., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., 2019. Methods for monitoring autophagy in silkworm organs. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1854: 159-174 (Abstract)

  6. -Montali A., Romanelli D., Cappellozza S., Grimaldi A., de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., 2017. Timing of autophagy and apoptosis during posterior silk gland degeneration in Bombyx mori. Arthropod Structure & Development, 46: 518-528 (Abstract)

  7. -Romanelli D., Casartelli M., Cappellozza S., de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., 2016. Roles and regulation of autophagy and apoptosis in the remodelling of the lepidopteran midgut epithelium during metamorphosis. Scientific Reports, 6: 32939 (Abstract

  8. -Franzetti E., Casartelli M., D'Antona P., Montali A., Romanelli D., Cappellozza S., Caccia S., Grimaldi A., de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., 2016. Midgut epithelium in molting silkworm: a fine balance among cell growth, differentiation, and survival. Arthropod Structure & Development, 45: 368-379 (Abstract)

- Klionsky D.J.,.........Tettamanti G.,............Zughaier S.M., 2016. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (3rd edition). Autophagy, 1: 1-222 (Abstract)

- Kannan M., Aathmanathan V.S., Saravanakumar M., Jaleel A., Romanelli D., Tettamanti G., Krishan M., 2016. Proteomic study of the silkworm midgut during larval-pupal transition. Invertebrate Survival Journal, 13: 191-204 (Free full text)

- Franzetti E., Romanelli D., Caccia S., Cappellozza S., Congiu T., Rajagopalan M., Grimaldi A., de Eguileor M., Casartelli M., Tettamanti G., 2015. The midgut of the silkmoth Bombyx mori is able to recycle molecules derived from degeneration of the larval midgut. Cell and Tissue Research, 361: 509-528 (Abstract)

- Romanelli D., Casati B., Franzetti E., Tettamanti G., 2014. A molecular view of autophagy in Lepidoptera. BioMed Research International, 2014: 902315 (Free full text)

- Franzetti E., Romanelli D., Tettamanti G., 2014. The key role of autophagy and its relationship with apoptosis in lepidopteran larval midgut remodeling. In -Autophagy: cancer, other pathologies, inflammation, immunity, infection, and aging (vol 3)- (Ed M.A. Hayat), pp 333-349. Elsevier, Amsterdam

- Liu H., Jia Q., Tettamanti G., Li S., 2013. Balancing crosstalk between 20-hydroxyecdysone-induced autophagy and caspase activity in the fat body during Drosophila larval-prepupal transition. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 43: 1068-1078 (Abstract)

- Casati B., Terova G., Cattaneo A.G., Rimoldi S., Franzetti E., de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., 2012. Molecular cloning, characterization and expression analysis of ATG1 in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Gene, 511: 326-337 (Abstract)

- Klionsky D.J.,.........Tettamanti G.,............Zuckerbraun B., 2012. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy. Autophagy, 8: 1-100 (Abstract)

- Franzetti E., Huang Z., Shi Y., Deng X., Li J., Li Q., Yang W., Zeng W., Casartelli M., Deng H., Cappellozza S., Grimaldi A., Xia Q., Feng Q., Cao Y., Tettamanti G., 2012. Autophagy precedes apoptosis during the remodeling of silkworm larval midgut. Apoptosis, 17: 305-324 (Abstract)

- Li Q., Zheng S., Liu L., Tettamanti G., Cao Y., Feng Q. , 2011. Expression of autophagy-related genes in the anterior silk gland of Bombyx mori during metamorphosis. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 89: 1019-1026

- Tettamanti G., Cao Y., Feng Q., Grimaldi A., de Eguileor M., 2011. Autophagy in Lepidoptera: more than old wine in new bottle. Invertebrate Survival Journal, 8: 5-14 (Free full text)

- Li Q., Deng X., Yang W., Huang Z., Tettamanti G., Cao Y., Feng Q., 2010. Autophagy, apoptosis and ecdysis-related gene expression in the silk gland of the silkworm (Bombyx mori) during metamorphosis. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 88: 1169-1178 (Abstract)

- Malagoli D., Abdalla F.C., Cao Y., Feng Q., Fujisaki K., Gregorc A., Matsuo T., Nezis I.P., Papassideri I.S., Silva-Zacarin E.C.M., Tettamanti G., Umemiya-Shirafuji R., 2010. Autophagy and its physiological relevance in arthropods: current knowledge and perspectives. Autophagy, 6: 575-588 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Casartelli M., 2010. Lepidopteran midgut stem cells in culture: a new tool for cell biology and physiological studies. In -Pluripotent stem cells- (Eds. D.W. Rosales and Q.N. Mullen), pp. 173-184. Nova Science Publishers, New York (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Malagoli D., 2008. In vitro methods to monitor autophagy in Lepidoptera. Methods in Enzymology, 451: 685-709 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Salo E., Gonzalez-Estevez C., Felix D.A., Grimaldi A., de Eguileor M., 2008. Autophagy in invertebrates: insights into development and body remodeling. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 14: 116-125 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Malagoli D., Ottaviani E., de Eguileor M, 2008. OIigomycin A and the IPLB-LdFB insect cell line: actin and mitochondrial responses. Cell Biology International, 32: 287-292 (Abstract)

- Klionsky D.J.,.........Tettamanti G.,............Deter R.L., 2008. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy in higher Eukaryotes. Autophagy, 4: 151-175 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Pennacchio F., de Eguileor M., 2008. Toxoneuron nigriceps parasitization delays midgut replacement in fifth-instar Heliothis virescens larvae. Cell and Tissue Research, 332: 371-379 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Pennacchio F., de Eguileor M., 2007. Lepidopteran larval midgut during prepupal instar: digestion or self-digestion? Autophagy, 3: 630-631 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Casartelli M., Ambrosetti E., Ponti B., Congiu T., Ferrarese R., Rivas-Pena M.L., Pennacchio F., de Eguileor M., 2007. Programmed cell death and stem cell differentiation are responsible for midgut replacement in Heliothis virescens during prepupal instar. Cell and Tissue Research, 330: 345-359 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G. Malagoli D., Marchesini E., Congiu T., de Eguileor M., Ottaviani E., 2006. Oligomycin A induces autophagy in the IPLB-LdFB insect cell line. Cell and Tissue Research, 326: 179-186 (Abstract)


INSECT BIOTECHNOLOGY

INSECT BIOCONVERSION

  1. -Bonelli M., Bruno D., Brilli M., Gianfranceschi N., Tian L., Tettamanti G., Caccia S. and Casartelli M. Black soldier fly larvae adapt to different food substrates through morphological and functional responses of the midgut, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21: 4955 (Abstract)
  2. -Gold M., Egger J, Scheidegger A., Zurbrügg C., Bruno D., Bonelli M., Tettamanti G., Casartelli M., Schmitt E., Kerkaert B., De Smet J., Van Campenhout L., Mathys A., 2020. Estimating black soldier fly larvae biowaste conversion performance by simulation of midgut digestion. Waste Management, 112: 40-51 (Abstract)

- Bruno D., Bonelli M., Cadamuro A.G., Reguzzoni M., Grimaldi A., Casartelli M., Tettamanti G., 2019. The digestive system of the adult Hermetia illucens (Diptera: Stratiomyidae): morphological features and functional properties. Cell and Tissue Research, 378: 221-238 (Abstract)

  1. -Bonelli M., Bruno D., Caccia S., Sgambetterra G., Cappellozza S., Jucker C., Tettamanti G. and Casartelli M., 2019. Structural and functional characterization of Hermetia illucens larval midgut. Frontiers in Physiology, 10: 204 (Free full text)

  2. -Bruno D., Bonelli M., De Filippis F., Di Lelio I., Tettamanti G., Casartelli M., Ercolini D. and Caccia S., 2019. The intestinal microbiota of Hermetia illucens larvae is affected by diet and shows a diverse composition in the different midgut regions. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 85: e01864-18 (Free full text)

  3. -Cappellozza S., Leonardi M.G., Savoldelli S., Carminati D., Rizzolo A., Cortellino G. , Terova G., Moretto E., Badaile A., Concheri G., Saviane A., Bruno D., Bonelli M., Caccia S., Casartelli M., Tettamanti G., 2019. A first attempt to produce proteins from insects by means of a circular economy. Animals, 9: E278 (Free full text)

  4. -Pimentel A.C., Montali A., Bruno D. and Tettamanti G., 2017. Metabolic adjustment of the larval fat body in Hermetia illucens to dietary conditions. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 20: 1307

CONTROL OF PEST INSECTS

  1. -Berini F., Casartelli M., Montali A., Reguzzoni M., Tettamanti G., Marinelli F., 2019. Metagenome-sourced microbial chitinases as potential insecticide proteins. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10: 1358 (Free full text)

  2. -Berini F., Katz C., Gruzdev N., Casartelli M., Tettamanti G. and Marinelli F., 2018. Microbial and viral chitinases: attractive biocontrol agents for integrated pest management. Biotechnology Advances, 36: 818-838

  3. -Bruno D., Grossi G., Salvia R., Scala A., Farina D., Grimaldi A., Zhou J.J., Bufo S.A., Vogel H, Grosse-Wilde E., Hansson B.S., Falabella P., 2018. Sensilla morphology and complex expression pattern of odorant binding proteins in the vetch aphid Megoura viciae (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Frontiers in Physiology, 9:777

  4. -Caccia S., Di Lelio I., La Storia A., Marinelli A., Varricchio P., Franzetti E., Banyuls N., Tettamanti G., Casartelli M., Giordana B., Ferré J., Gigliotti S., Ercolini D., Pennacchio F., 2016. Midgut microbiota and host immunocompetence underlie Bacillus thuringiensis killing mechanism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 113: 9486-9491 (Abstract)

  5. -Berini F., Caccia S., Franzetti E., Congiu T., Marinelli F., Casartelli M., Tettamanti G., 2016. Effects of Trichoderma viride chitinases on the peritrophic matrix of Lepidoptera. Pest Management Science, 72: 980-989 (Abstract)

  6. -De Biasio F., Riviello L., Bruno D., Grimaldi A., Congiu T., Sun Y.F., Falabella P., 2015. Expression pattern analysis of odorant-binding proteins in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. Insect Science 22: 220-234 (Abstract)

  7. -De Biasio F., Riviello L., Bruno D., Grimaldi A., Congiu T., Sun Y.F., Falabella P., 2014. Expression pattern analysis of odorant-binding proteins in the pea aphid Acyrtosiphon pisum. Insect Science, 22: 220-234 (Abstract)

  8. -Pascale M., Laurino S., Vogel H., Grimaldi A., Monnè M., Riviello L., Tettamanti G., Falabella P., 2014. The Lepidopteran endoribonuclease-U domain protein P102 displays dramatically reduced enzymatic activity and forms functional amyloids. Develeopmental and Comparative Immunology 47: 129-139

- Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Congiu T., Girardello R., Malagoli D., Falabella P., Valvassori R., Ottaviani E., de Eguileor M., 2012. The main actors involved in parasitization of Heliothis virescens larva. Cell and Tissue Research, 350: 491-502 (Abstract)

  1. -Falabella P., Riviello L., Pascale M., Di Lelio I., Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Iannone C., Monti M., Pucci P., Tamburro A.M., de Eguileor M., Gigliotti S., Pennacchio F., 2012. Functional amyloids in insect immune response. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 42: 203-211 (Abstract)

  2. -Falabella P., Riviello L., De Stradis M.L., Stigliano C., Varricchio P., Grimaldi A., de Eguileor M., Graziani F., Gigliotti S., Pennacchio F., 2009. Aphidius ervi teratocytes release an extracellular enolase. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 39: 801-813 (Abstract)

- Caccia S., Casartelli M., Grimaldi A., Losa E., de Eguileor M., Pennacchio F., Giordana B., 2007. Unexpected similarity of intestinal sugar absorption by SGLT1 and apical GLUT2 in an insect (Aphidius ervi, Hymenoptera) and mammals. American Journal of Physiology -Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology-, 292: R2284-2291 (Abstract)

- Falabella P., Varricchio P., Provost B., Espagne E., Ferrarese R., Grimaldi A., de Eguileor M., Fimiani G., Ursini M.V., Malva C., Drezen J.M., Pennacchio F., 2007. Characterization of the IkappaB-like gene family in polydnaviruses associated with wasps belonging to different Braconid subfamilies. The Journal of General Virology, 88: 92-104 (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Caccia S., Congiu T., Ferrarese R., Tettamanti G., Rivas-Pena M., Perletti G., Valvassori R., Valvassori R., Giordana B., Falabella P., Pennacchio F., de Eguileor M., 2006. Structure and function of the extraembryonic membrane persisting around the larvae of the parasitoid Toxoneuron nigriceps. Journal of Insect Physiology, 52: 870-880 (Abstract)

- Caccia S., Leonardi M.G., Casartelli M., Grimaldi A., de Eguileor M., Pennacchio F., Giordana B., 2005. Nutrient absorption by Aphidius ervi larvae. Journal of Insect Physiology, 51:1183-1192 (Abstract)

- Ferrarese R., Brivio M., Congiu T., Falabella P., Grimaldi A., Mastore M., Perletti G., Pennacchio F., Sciacca L., Tettamanti G., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2005. Early suppression of immune response in Heliothis virescens larvae by the endophagous parasitoid Toxoneuron nigriceps. Invertebrate Survival Journal, 2: 60-68 (Free full text)

- Rao R., Fiandra L., Giordana B., de Eguileor M., Congiu T., Burlini N., Arciello S., Corrado G., Pennacchio F., 2004. AcMNPV ChiA protein disrupts the peritrophic membrane and alters midgut physiology of Bombyx mori larvae. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 34: 1205-1213. (Abstract)

- Giordana B., Milani A., Grimaldi A., Farneti R., Casartelli M., Ambrosecchio M.R., Digilio M.C., Leonardi M.G., de Eguileor M., Pennacchio F., 2003. Absorption of sugars and amino acids by the epidermis of Aphidius ervi larvae. Journal of Insect Physiology, 49: 1115-1124 (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Valvassori R., Leonardi M.G., Giordana B., Tremblay E., Digilio M.C., Pennacchio F., 2001. Larval anatomy and structure of absorbing epithelia in the aphid parasitoid Aphidius ervi Haliday (Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Arthropod Structure & Development, 30: 27-37

SILKWORM

  1. -Montali A., Berini F, Brivio M., Mastore M., Saviane A., Cappellozza S., Marinelli F., Tettamanti G., 2020. A silkworm infection model for in vivo study of glycopeptide antibiotics. Antibiotics, 9: 300 (Abstract)

- Santorum M., Brancalhão R.M.C., Guimarães A.T.B., Padovani C.R., Tettamanti G. and Dos Santos D.C., 2019. Negative impact of Novaluron on the non target insect Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae). Environmental Pollution, 249: 82-90 (Abstract)

- Romoli O., Mukherjee S., Mohid S.A., Dutta A., Montali A., Franzolin E., Brady D., Zito F., Bergantino E., Rampazzo C., Tettamanti G., Bhunia A., Sandrelli F., 2019. A single amino acid variation in the silkworm cecropin B enhances the antimicrobial activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. ACS Infectious Diseases, 5: 1200-1213 (Abstract)

- Saviane A., Romoli O., Bozzato A., Freddi G., Cappeletti C., Rosini E., Cappellozza S., Tettamanti G. and Sandrelli F., 2018. Intrinsic antimicrobial properties of silk spun by genetically modified silkworm strains. Transgenic Research, 27: 87

- Romoli O., Saviane A., Bozzato A., D'Antona P., Tettamanti G., Squartini A., Cappellozza S. and Sandrelli F., 2017. Differential sensitivity to infections and antimicrobial peptide-mediated immune response in four silkworm strains with different geographical origin. Scientific Reports,7: 1048

  1. -Wöltje M., Böbel M., Rheinnecker M., Tettamanti G., Franzetti E., Saviane A., Cappellozza S., 2014. Transgenic protein production in silkworm silk glands requires cathepsin and chitinase of Autographa californica multicapsid nucleopolyhedrovirus, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98: 4571-4580 (Abstract)

- Cappellozza S., Saviane A., Tettamanti G., Squadrin M., Vendramin E., Paolucci P., Franzetti E., Squartini A., 2011. Identification of Enterococcus mundtii as a pathogenic agent involved in the flacherie disease in Bombyx mori L. larvae reared on artificial diet. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 106: 386-393 (Abstract)


IMMUNITY, WOUND HEALING AND ANGIOGENESIS IN LEECHES

  1. -Baranzini N., De Vito A., Orlandi V.T., Reguzzoni M., Monti L., de Eguileor M., Rosini E., Pollegioni L, Tettamanti G., Acquati F., Grimaldi A., 2020. Antimicrobial Role of RNASET2 protein during innate immune response in the medicinal leech Hirudo verbana. Frontiers in Immunology, 11: 370 (Abstract)
  2. -Baranzini N., Weiss-Gayet M., Chazaud B., Monti L., de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., Acquati F., Grimaldi A., 2020. Recombinant HvRNASET2 protein induces a marked connective tissue remodelling in the invertebrate model Hirudo verbana. Cell and Tissue Research, 380: 565-579 (Abstract)
  3. -Baranzini N., Monti L., Vanotti M., Orlandi V.T., Bolognese F., Scaldaferri D., Girardello R., Tettamanti G., de Eguileor M., Vizioli J., Taramelli R., Acquati F., Grimaldi A., 2018. AIF-1 and RNASET2 play complementary roles in the innate immune response of medicinal leech. Journal of Innate Immunity, 26: 1-18

  4. -Pulze L., Baranzini N., Girardello R., Grimaldi A., Ibba-Manneschi L., Ottaviani E., Reguzzoni M., Tettamanti G. and de Eguileor M., 2017. A new cellular type in invertebrates: first evidence of telocytes in leech Hirudo medicinalis. Scientific Reports, 7: 13580 (Abstract)

  5. -Baranzini N., Pedrini E., Girardello R., Tettamanti G., de Eguileor M., Taramelli R., Acquati F., Grimaldi A. Human recombinant RNASET2-induced inflammatory response and connective tissue remodeling in the medicinal leech. Cell and Tissue Research, 368: 337-351 (Abstract)

  6. -Grimaldi A., 2016. Origin and fate of hematopoietic stem precursor cells in the leech Hirudo medicinalis. Invertebrate Survival Journal 13: 257-268 (Free full text)

  7. -Schorn T., Drago F., Tettamanti G., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., Vizioli J., Grimaldi A., 2015. Homolog of allograft inflammatory factor-1 induces macrophage migration during innate immune response in leech. Cell and Tissue Research, 359: 853-864 (Abstract)

  8. -Schorn T., Drago F., de Eguileor M., Valvassori R., Vizioli J., Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., 2015. The Allograft Inflammatory Factor-1 (AIF-1) homologous in Hirudo medicinalis (medicinal leech) is involved in immune response during wound healing and graft rejection processes. Invertebrate Survival Journal, 12: 129-141 (Full text)

  9. -Girardello R., Tasselli S., Baranzini N., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., 2015. Effects of carbon nanotube environmental dispersion on an aquatic invertebrate, Hirudo medicinalis. PLoS ONE 10: e0144361 (Abstract)

  10. -Girardello R., Drago F., de Eguileor M., Valvassori R., Vizioli J., Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., 2015. Cytokine impregnated biomatrix: a new tool to study multi-wall carbon nanotubes effects on invertebrate immune cells. Journal of Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology, 6:5 (Free full text)

  11. -Grimaldi A., Ferrarese R., Tettamanti G., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2013. Ras activation in Hirudo medicinalis angiogenic proocess. Invertebrate Survival Journal 10:7-14 (Full text)

  12. -Grimaldi A., Banfi S., Vizioli J., Tettamanti G., Douglas M.N., de Eguileor M., 2011. Cytokine loaded biopolymers as a novel strategy to study stem cells during wound healing processes.  Macromolecular Bioscience 11: 1008-1019 

- Grimaldi A., Banfi S., Gerosa L., Tettamanti G., Noonan D.M., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2009. Identification, isolation and expansion of myoendothelial cells involved in leech muscle regeneration. PLoS One, 4: e7652 (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Bianchi C., Greco G., Tettamanti G., Noonan D.M., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2008. In vivo isolation and characterization of stem cells with diverse phenotypes using growth factor impregnated biomatrices. Plos ONE, 3: e1910 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Malagoli D., Benelli R., Albini A., Grimaldi A., Perletti G., Noonan D.M., de Eguileor M., Ottaviani E., 2006. Growth factors and chemokines: a comparative functional approach between invertebrates and vertebrates. Current Medicinal Chemistry, 13: 2737-2750 (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Perletti G., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2006. Hematopoietic cell formation in leech wound healing. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 12: 3033-3041 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Congiu T., Perletti G., Raspanti M., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2005. Collagen reorganization in leech wound healing. Biology of the Cell , 97: 557-568 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Rinaldi L., Arnaboldi F., Congiu T., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2004. The multifunctional role of fibroblasts during wound healing in Hirudo medicinalis (Annelida, Hirudinea). Biology of the Cell, 96: 443-455 (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Rinaldi L., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2004. Role of cathepsin B in leech wound healing. Invertebrate Survival Journal 1:36-48 (Free full text)

- de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Perletti G., Congiu T., Rinaldi L., Valvassori R., 2004. Hirudo medicinalis: avascular tissue for clear-cut angiogenesis studies? Current Pharmaceutical Design, 10:1979-1988 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Valvassori R., Rinaldi L., de Eguileor M., 2003. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor is involved in neoangiogenesis in Hirudo medicinalis (Annelida, Hirudinea). Cytokine, 22: 168-179 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Ferrarese R., Palazzi M., Perletti G., Valvassori R., Cooper E.L., Lanzavecchia G., de Eguileor M., 2003. Leech responses to tissue transplantation. Tissue & Cell, 35: 199-212 (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Valvassori R., Cooper E.L., 2003. State of art for the immune system in leeches, in “The new panorama of animal evolution. Proc 18th Congr. Zoology” pp. 139-145, Edited by: A. Legakis, S. Sfenthourakis, R. Polymeni, and M. Thessalou-Legaki, Pensoft publishers, Sofia & Moscow

- Perletti G., Marras E., Dondi D., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2003. Assessment of the biological activity of an improved naked-DNA vector for angiogenesis gene therapy on a non-mammalian model. International Journal of  Molecular Medicine, 11: 691-696 (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Congiu T., Ferrarese R., Perletti G., Valvassori R., Cooper E.L., Lanzavecchia G., 2003. Leeches: immune response, angiogenesis and biomedical applications. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 9: 133-147 (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Ferrarese R., Perletti G., Valvassori R., Cooper E.L., Lanzavecchia G., 2002. Leech immune responses: contributions and biomedical applications, in "A new model for analyzing antimicrobial peptides with biomedical applications" Vol. 343 NATO Science Series: Life and Behavioural Sciences, Edited by: E. Cooper and M. Biley, IOS Press, The Netherlands

- de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Ferrarese R., Congiu T., Protasoni M., Perletti G., Valvassori R., Lanzavecchia G., 2001. Hirudo medicinalis: a new model system for testing activators and inhibitors of angiogenesis. Angiogenesis, 4: 299-312 (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Congiu T., Protasoni M., Reguzzoni M., Valvassori R., Lanzavecchia G., 2001. Ultrastructure and functional versatility of hyrudinean botryoidal tissue. Tissue & Cell, 33: 332-341 (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Boselli A., Valvassori R., Cooper E.L., Lanzavecchia G., 2000. Lipopolysaccharide-dependent induction of leech leukocytes that cross- react with vertebrate cellular differentiation markers. Tissue & Cell, 32: 437-445 (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Valvassori R., Cooper E.L., Lanzavecchia G., 2000. Different types of response against foreign antigens by leech leukocytes. Tissue & Cell, 32: 40-48  (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Boselli A., Scarì G., Valvassori R., Cooper E.L., Lanzavecchia G., 1999. Histopathological changes after induced injury in leeches. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 74: 14-28 (Abstract)


MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT (INVERTEBRATES AND VERTEBRATES)

- Banfi S., Monti L., Acquati F., Tettamanti G., de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., 2012. Muscle development and differentiation in the urodele Ambystoma mexicanum. Development Growth & Differentiation, 54: 489-502 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G. and Grimaldi A., 2010. Current perspectives on muscle regeneration. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 16: 904-905 (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Banfi S., Bianchi C., Greco G., Tettamanti G., Noonan D.M., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2010. A novel invertebrate model for studying muscle regeneration and diseases. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 16: 968-977 (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Acquati F., Bossi E., Guidali M.L., Banfi S., Monti L., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2008. A hedgehog homolog is involved in muscle formation and organization of Sepia officinalis (mollusca) mantle. Developmental Dynamics, 237: 659-671 (Abstract)

- Hammond C.L., Hinits Y., Osborn D.P.S., Minchin J., Tettamanti G., Hughes S.M., 2007. Signals and myogenic regulatory factors restrict pax 3/7 expression to dermomyotome-like tissues in zebrafish. Developmental Biology, 302: 504-521 (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Guidali M.L., Brivio M.F., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2007. A Hedgehog-like signal is involved in slow muscle differentiation in Sepia officinalis (Mollusca). Invertebrate Survival Journal, 4: 1-9 (Free full text)

- Grimaldi A.*, Tettamanti G.*, Martin B.L., Gaffield W., Pownall M.E., Hughes S.M., 2004. Hedgehog regulation of superficial slow muscles fibres in Xenopus and the evolution of tetrapod trunk myogenesis. Development, 131: 3249-3262 (*equal contribution) (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Brivio M. F., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2004. Differentiation of slow and fast fibers in tentacles of Sepia officinalis (Mollusca). Development Growth & Differentiation, 46: 181-193 (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Rinaldi L., Brivio M. F., Castellani D., de Eguileor M., 2004. Muscle differentiation in tentacle of Sepia officinalis (Mollusca) is regulated by muscle regulatory factors (MRFs) related proteins. Development Growth & Differentiation, 46: 83-96 (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., Boselli A., Tettamanti G., Lurati S., Valvassori R., Lanzavecchia G., 1999. Possible roles of extracellular matrix and cytoskeleton in leech body wall muscle. Journal of Microscopy, 196: 6-18 (Abstract)

  1. -de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., Lanzavecchia G., Tettamanti G., Valvassori R., 1998. Dimensional and numerical growth of helical fibers in leeches: an unusual pattern. The Journal of Experimental Zoology, 281:171-187


MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS

- Russo R, Varano G.P., Adornetto A., Nazio F., Tettamanti G., Girardello R., Cianfanelli V., Cavaliere F., Morrone L.A., Corasaniti M.T., Cecconi F., Bagetta G. and Nucci C., 2018. Rapamycin and fasting sustain autophagy response activated by ischemia/reperfusion injury and promote retinal ganglion cell survival. Cell Death and Disease, 9: 981-998 (Abstract)

- Manzoni E., Pennarossa G., de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., Gandolfi F. and Brevini T., 2016. 5-azacytidine affects TET2 and histone transcription and reshapes morphology of human skin fibroblasts. Scientific Reports, 6: 37017 (Abstract)

- Pulze L., Bassani B., Gini E., D’Antona P., Grimaldi A., Luini A., Marino F., Noonan D., Tettamanti G., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2016. Net amyloidogenic backbone in human activated neutrophils. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 183: 469-479 (Abstract)

  1. -Grossi G., Grimaldi A., Cardone R.A., Monné M., Reshkin S.J., Girardello R., Greco M.R., Coviello E., Laurino S., Falabella P., 2016. Extracellular matrix degradation via Enolase/Plasminogen interaction: evidence for a mechanism conserved in Metazoa. Biology of the Cell 108 :161-178 (Abstract)

  2. -Calisi A,. Grimaldi A., Leomanni A., Lionetto M.G., Dondero F., Schettino T., 2016. Multibiomarker response in the earthworm Eisenia fetida as tool for assessing multi-walled carbon nanotube ecotoxicity. Ecotoxicology 25: 677-687 (Abstract)

  3. -Pennarossa G., Maffei S., Tettamanti G., Congiu T., de Eguileor M., Gandolfi F., Brevini T., 2015. Intracellular bridges are essential for human parthenogenetic cell survival. Mechanisms of Development, 136: 30-39 (Abstract)

  4. - Albini A., Pagani A., Pulze L., Bruno A., Principi E., Congiu T., Gini E., Grimaldi A., Bassani B., De Flora S., de Eguileor M., Noonan D.M., 2015. Environmental impact of multi-wall carbon nanotubes in a novel model of exposure: systemic distribution, macrophage accumulation, and amyloid deposition. International Journal of Nanomedicine 10: 6133–6145 (Abstract)

- Brevini T.A., Pennarossa G., Rahman M.M., Antonini A., Ragni G., de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., Gandolfi F., 2014. Morphological and molecular changes of human granulosa cells exposed to 5-azacytidine and addressed toward muscular differentiation. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports, 10: 633-642 (Abstract)

- Orlandi V., Caruso E., Tettamanti G., Banfi S., Barbieri P., 2013. Photoinduced antibacterial activity of two dicationic 5,15-diarylporphyrins. Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology, 127C: 123-132 (Abstract)

- Brevini T.A., Pennarossa G., Maffei S., Tettamanti G., Vanelli A., Isaac S., Eden A., Ledda S., de Eguileor M., Gandolfi F., 2012. Centrosome amplification and chromosomal instability in human and animal parthenogenetic cell lines. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports, 8:1076-1087 (Abstract)

- Acquati F., Bertilaccio S., Grimaldi A., Monti L., Cinquetti R., Bonetti P., et al, 2011. Microenvironmental control of malignancy exerted by RNASET2, a widely conserved extracellular RNase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 108: 1104-1109 (Abstract)

  1. -Brevini T.A., Pennarossa G., de Eguileor M., Tettamanti G., Ragni G., Paffoni A., Gandolfi F., 2010. Parthenogenetic cell lines: an unstable equilibrium between pluripotency and malignant transformation. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 12: 206-212 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G., Cattaneo A.G., Gornati R., de Eguileor M., Bernardini G., Binelli G., 2010. Phylogenesis of Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) in Vertebrates. Gene, 450: 85-93 (Abstract)

- Brevini T.A., Pennarossa G., Antonini S., Paffoni A., Tettamanti G., Montemurro T., Radaelli E., Lazzari L., Rebulla P., Scanziani E., de Eguileor M., Benvenisty N., Ragni G., Gandolfi F., 2009. Cell lines derived from human parthenogenetic embryos can display aberrant centriole distribution and altered expression levels of mitotic spindle check-point transcripts. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports, 5: 340-352 (Abstract)

- Brizzola S., de Eguileor M., Brevini T., Grimaldi A., Congiu T., Neuenschwander P., Acocella F., 2009. Morphologic features of biocompatibility and neoangiogenesis onto a biodegradable tracheal prosthesis in an animal model. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 8: 610-614 (Abstract)

- Pelucchi B., Grimaldi A., Moriondo A., 2008. Vertebrate rod photoreceptors express both BK and IK calcium-activated potassium channels, but only BK channels are involved in receptor potential regulation. Journal of Neuroscience Research (Abstract)

- Cillo F., de Eguileor M., Gandolfi F., Brevini T.A., 2007. Aroclor-1254 affects mRNA polyadenylation, translational activation, cell morphology, and DNA integrity of rat primary prostate cells. Endocrine-Related Cancer 14: 257-266 (Abstract)

- Magri V., Trinchieri A., Montanari E., Del Nero A., Mangiarotti B., Zirpoli P., de Eguileor M., Marras E., Ceriani I., Vral A., Perletti G., 2007. Reduction of PSA values by combination pharmacological therapy in patients with chronic prostatitis: implications for prostate cancer detection. Archivio Italiano di Urologia Andrologia 79: 84-92 (Abstract)

- Moriondo A., Grimaldi A., Sciacca L., Guidali M.L., Marcozzi C., Negrini D., 2007. Regional recruitment of rat diaphragmatic lymphatics in response to increased pleural or peritoneal fluid load. Journal of Physiology, 579: 835-847 (Abstract)

- Grimaldi A., Moriondo A., Sciacca L., Guidali M.L., Tettamanti G., Negrini D., 2006. Functional arrangement of the rat diaphragmatic initial lymphatic network. American Journal of Physiology - Heart. Circ. Physiol., 291: H876-885 (Abstract)

- Rinaldi L., Basso P., Tettamanti G., Grimaldi A., Terova G., Saroglia M., de Eguileor M., 2005. Oxigen availability causes morphological changes and a different VEGF/Flk-1/HIF-2 expression pattern in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) gills. The Italian Journal of Zoology , 72: 103-111

- Perletti G., Marras E., Dondi D., Osti D., Congiu T., Ferrarese R., de Eguileor M., Tashjian A.H. Jr., 2005. p21(Waf1/Cip1) and p53 are downstream effectors of protein kinase C delta in tumor suppression and differentiation in human colon cancer cells. International Journal of Cancer, 113:42-53 (Abstract)

- Tettamanti G.*, Grimaldi A.*, Ferrarese R., Rinaldi L., Bortolotto A., Di Guardo G., de Eguileor M., 2004. A comparative study of sporta perimedullaris muscolosa in the renicule of six species of cetaceans. The Italian Journal of Zoology, 71: 115-121 (Errata 71: 271-273) (*equal contribution)

- Perletti G., Osti D., Marras E., Tettamanti G., de Eguileor M., 2004. Generation of VSV-G pseudotyped lentiviral particles in 293T cells. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 8: 142-143 (Free full text)

- Perletti G., Marras E., Osti D., Felici L., Zaro S., de Eguileor M., 2004. PKC delta requires p53 for suppression of the transformed phenotype in human colon cancer cells. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 8: 563-569 (Abstract)

- Rinaldi L., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Terova G., Saroglia M., Valvassori R., de Eguileor M., 2004. I livelli di ossigeno influenzano l’organizzazione strutturale delle branchie in Dicentrarchus labrax. Biologia Marina Mediterranea, 10: 1133-1135

- Protasoni M., de Eguileor M., Congiu T., Grimaldi A., Reguzzoni M. The extracellular matrix of the cuticle of Gordius panigettensis (Gordioiidae, Nematomorpha): observations by TEM, SEM and AFM. Tissue & Cell, 35: 306-311 (Abstract)

- de Eguileor M., Giordana B., Leonardi M. G., Grimaldi A., Tettamanti G., Fiandra L., Valvassori R., Lanzavecchia G., 2000. Integumental amino acid uptake in a carnivorous predator mollusc (Sepia officinalis, Cephalopoda). Tissue & Cell, 32: 389-399 (Abstract)

- Brivio M.F., de Eguileor M., Grimaldi A., Vigetti D., Valvassori R., Lanzavecchia G., 2000. Structural and biochemical analysis of the parasite Gordius villoti (Nematomorpha, Gordiacea) cuticle. Tissue & Cell, 32: 366-376 (Abstract)