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2020

Díaz-García C., Hornos F., Giudici A.M., Cámara-Artigas A., Luque-Ortega J.R., Arbe A., Rizzuti B., Alfonso C., Forwood J.K., Iovanna J.L., Gómez J., Prieto M., Coutinho A., Neira J.L.; Human importin α3 and its N-terminal truncated form, without the importin-β-binding domain, are oligomeric species with a low conformational stability in solution; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects, accepted: 129609, 2020 [view].

Neira J.L., Ortore M.G., Florencio F.J., Muro-Pastor M.I., Rizzuti B.; Dynamics of the intrinsically disordered inhibitor IF7 of glutamine synthetase in isolation and in complex with its partner; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 683: 108303–1-11, 2020 [view].

Ricciardi L., Guzzi R., Rizzuti B., Ionescu A., Aiello I., Ghedini M., La Deda M.; Anionic versus neutral Pt(II) complexes: the relevance of the charge for human serum albumin binding; Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 206: 111024–1-9, 2020 [view].

Liguori P.F., Ghedini M., La Deda M., Godbert N., Parisi F., Guzzi R., Ionescu A., Aiello I.; Electrochromic behaviour of Ir(III) bis-cyclometalated 1,2-dioxolene tetra-halo complexes: fully reversible catecholate/semiquinone redox switches; Dalton Transactions, 49: 2628-2635, 2020 [view].

Rizzuti B., Bartucci R., Guzzi R.; Effects of polar head nature and tail length of single-chain lipids on the conformational stability of β-lactoglobulin; Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 124: 944-952, 2020 [view].

Santofimia-Castaño P., Rizzuti B., Xia Y., Abián O., Peng L., Velázquez-Campoy A., Neira J.L., Iovanna J.; Targeting intrinsically disordered proteins involved in cancer; Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, accepted, 2019 [view].


2019

Santofimia-Castaño P., Xia Y., Peng L., Velázquez-Campoy A., Abián O., Lan W., Lomberk G., Urrutia R., Rizzuti B., Soubeyran P., Neira J.L., Iovanna J.; Targeting the stress-induced protein NUPR1 to treat pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Cells, 8: 1453–1-9, 2019 [view].

Rizzuti B., Bartucci R., Pey A.L., Guzzi R.; Warfarin increases thermal resistance of albumin through stabilization of the protein lobe that includes its binding site; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 676: 108123–1-8, 2019 [view].

Aloi E., Guzzi R., Bartucci R.; Unsaturated lipid bilayers at cryogenic temperatures: librational dynamics of chain-labeled lipids from pulsed and CW-EPR; Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21: 18699-18705, 2019 [view].

Ceramella J., Caruso A., Occhiuzzi M.A., Iacopetta D., Barbarossa A., Rizzuti B., Dallemagne P., Rault S., El-Kashef H., Saturnino C., Grande F., Sinicropi M.S.; Benzothienoquinazolinones as new multi-target scaffolds: Dual inhibition of human Topoisomerase I and tubulin polymerization; European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 181: 111583–1-9, 2019 [view].

Cirillo F., Lappano R., Bruno L., Rizzuti B., Grande F., Guzzi R., Briguori S., Miglietta A.M., Nakajima M., Di Martino M.T., Maggiolini M.; AHR and GPER mediate the stimulatory effects induced by 3-methylcholanthrene in breast cancer cells and cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs); Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research, 38: 335–1-18, 2019 [view].

Aloi E., Bartucci R.; Interdigitated lamellar phases in the frozen state: Spin-label CW- and FT-EPR; Biophysical Chemistry, 253: 106229–1-7, 2019 [view].

Neira J.L., Palomino-Schätzlein M., Ricci C., Ortore M.G., Rizzuti B., Iovanna J.L.; Dynamics of the intrinsically disordered protein NUPR1 in isolation and in its fuzzy complexes with DNA and prothymosin α; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics, 1867: 140252–1-13, 2019 [view].

Lappano R., Mallet C., Rizzuti B., Grande F., Galli G.R., Byrne C., Broutin I., Boudieu L., Eschalier A., Jacquot Y., Maggiolini M.; The peptide ERα17p is a GPER inverse agonist that exerts antiproliferative effects in breast cancer cells; Cells, 8: 590–1-19, 2019 [view].

Neira J.L., Correa J., Rizzuti B., Santofimia-Castaño P., Abián O., Velázquez-Campoy A., Fernández-Megía E., Iovanna J.L.; Dendrimers as competitors of protein-protein interactions of the intrinsically disordered nuclear chromatin protein NUPR1; Biomacromolecules, 20: 2567-2576, 2019 [view].

Santofimia-Castaño P., Rizzuti B., Xia Y., Abián O., Peng L., Velázquez-Campoy A., Iovanna J., Neira J.L.; Designing and repurposing drugs to target intrinsically disordered proteins for cancer treatment: using NUPR1 as a paradigm; Molecular & Cellular Oncology, 6: e1612678–1-3, 2019 [view].

Santofimia-Castaño P., Xia Y., Lan W., Zhou Z., Huang C., Peng L., Soubeyran P., Velázquez-Campoy A., Abián O., Rizzuti B., Neira J.L., Iovanna J.; Ligand-based design identifies a potent NUPR1 inhibitor exerting anticancer activity via necroptosis; Journal of Clinical Investigation, 129: 2500-2513, 2019 [view].

Aloi E., Bartucci R.; Solvent accessibility in interdigitated and micellar phases formed by DPPC/Lyso-PPC mixtures: D2O-ESEEM of chain labeled lipids; Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 221: 39-45, 2019 [view].

Grande F., Occhiuzzi M.A., Rizzuti B., Ioele G., De Luca M., Tucci P., Svicher V., Aquaro S., Garofalo A.; CCR5/CXCR4 dual antagonism for the improvement of HIV infection therapy; Molecules, 24: 550–1-11, 2019 [view].

Pantoja-Uceda D., Neira J.L., Contreras L.M., Manton C.A., Welch D.R., Rizzuti B.; The isolated C-terminal nuclear localization sequence of the breast cancer metastasis suppressor 1 is disordered; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 664: 95-101, 2019 [view].

Casacchia T., Occhiuzzi M.A., Grande F., Rizzuti B., Granieri M.C., Rocca C., Gattuso A., Garofalo A., Angelone T., Statti G.; A pilot study on the nutraceutical properties of the Citrus hybrid Tacle® as a dietary source of polyphenols for supplementation in metabolic disorders; Journal of Functional Foods, 52: 370-381, 2019 [view].

Medina-Carmona E., Rizzuti B., Martín-Escolano R., Pacheco-García J.L., Mesa-Torres N., Neira J.L., Guzzi R., Pey A.L.; Phosphorylation compromises FAD binding and intracellular stability of wild-type and cancer-associated NQO1: Insights into flavo-proteome stability; International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 125: 1275-1288, 2019 [view].


2018

Neira J.L., Giudici A.M., Hornos F., Arbe A., Rizzuti B.; The C terminus of the ribosomal-associated protein LrtA is an intrinsically disordered oligomer; International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19: 3902–1-16, 2018 [view].

Aloi E., Rizzuti B., Guzzi R., Bartucci R.; Association of ibuprofen at the polar/apolar interface of lipid membranes; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 654: 77-84, 2018 [view].

Contreras L.M., Sevilla P., Cámara-Artigas A., Hernández-Cifre J.G., Rizzuti B., Florencio F.J., Muro-Pastor M.I., de la Torre J.G., Neira J.L.; The cyanobacterial ribosomal-associated protein LrtA from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 is an oligomeric protein in solution with chameleonic sequence properties; International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19: 1857–1-21, 2018 [view].

Neira J.L., Lopez M.B., Sevilla P., Rizzuti, B., Cámara-Artigas A., Vidal M., Iovanna J.L.; The chromatin nuclear protein NUPR1L is intrinsically disordered and binds to the same proteins as its paralogue; Biochemical Journal, 475: 2271-2291, 2018 [view].

Grande F., Rizzuti B., Occhiuzzi M.A., Ioele G., Casacchia T., Gelmini F., Guzzi R., Garofalo A., Statti G.; Identification by molecular docking of homoisoflavones from Leopoldia comosa as ligands of estrogen receptors; Molecules, 23: 894–1-14, 2018 [view].

Santofimia-Castaño P., Rizzuti B., Abián O., Velázquez-Campoy A., Iovanna J.L., Neira J.L.; Amphipathic helical peptides hamper protein-protein interactions of the intrinsically disordered chromatin nuclear protein 1 (NUPR1); Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects, 1862: 1283-1295, 2018 [view].

Oranges M., Guzzi R., Marsh D., Bartucci R.; Ether-linked lipids: Spin-label EPR and spin echoes; Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 212: 130-137, 2018 [view].

Neira J.L., Hornos F., Cozza C., Cámara-Artigas A., Abián O., Velázquez-Campoy A.; The histidine phosphocarrier protein, HPr, binds to the highly thermostable regulator of sigma D protein, Rsd, and its isolated helical fragments; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 639: 26-37, 2018 [view].

Guglielmelli A., Rizzuti B., Guzzi R.; Stereoselective and domain-specific effects of ibuprofen on the thermal stability of human serum albumin; European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 112: 122-131, 2018 [view].


2017

Aloi E., Oranges M., Guzzi R., Bartucci R.; Low-temperature dynamics of chain-labeled lipids in ester- and ether-linked phosphatidylcholine membranes; Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 121: 9239-9246, 2017 [view].

Santofimia-Castaño P., Rizzuti B., Pey Á.L., Soubeyran P., Vidal M., Urrutia R., Iovanna J.L., Neira J.L.; Intrinsically disordered chromatin protein NUPR1 binds to the C-terminal region of Polycomb RING1B; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 114: E6332-E6341, 2017 [view].

Cozza C., Neira J.L., Florencio F.J., Muro-Pastor M.I., Rizzuti B.; Intrinsically disordered inhibitor of glutamine synthetase is a functional protein with random-coil-like pKa values; Protein Science, 26: 1105-1115, 2017 [view].

Patil N.J., Sankaranarayanan R., Nikogeorgos N., Guzzi R., Lee S., Zappone B.; Complexation and synergistic boundary lubrication of porcine gastric mucin and branched poly(ethyleneimine) in neutral aqueous solution; Soft Matter, 13: 590-599, 2017 [view].

Neira J.L., Bintz J., Arruebo M., Rizzuti B., Bonacci T., Vega S., Lanas A., Velázquez-Campoy A., Iovanna J.L., Abián O.; Identification of a drug targeting an intrinsically disordered protein involved in pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Scientific Reports, 7: 39732–1-15, 2017 [view].


2016

Evoli S., Mobley D.L., Guzzi R., Rizzuti B.; Multiple binding modes of ibuprofen in human serum albumin identified by absolute binding free energy calculations; Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18: 32358-32368, 2016 [view]; previously available on bioRxiv, 2016 [view].

Neira J.L., Martínez-Rodríguez S., Hernández-Cifre J.G., Cámara-Artigas A., Clemente P., Peralta S., Fernández-Moreno M.A., Garesse R., de la Torre J.G., Rizzuti B.; Human COA3 is an oligomeric highly flexible protein in solution; Biochemistry, 55: 6209-6220, 2016 [view].

Longo E., Ciuchi F., Guzzi R., Rizzuti B., Bartucci R.; Resveratrol induces interdigitation in DPPC cell membrane model systems; Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 148: 615–621, 2016 [view].

Stirpe A., Pantusa M., Rizzuti B., De Santo M.P., Sportelli L., Bartucci R., Guzzi R.; Resveratrol induces thermal stabilization of human serum albumin and modulates the early aggregation stage; International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 92: 1049–1056, 2016 [view].

Pantusa M., Vad B., Lillelund O., Kjær L., Otzen D., Bartucci R.; Alpha-synuclein and familial variants affect the chain order and the thermotropic phase behavior of anionic lipid vesicles; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics, 1864: 1206-1214, 2016 [view].

Neira J.L., Rizzuti B., Iovanna J.L.; Determinants of the pKa values of ionizable residues in an intrinsically disordered protein; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 598: 18-27, 2016 [view].


2015

Guzzi R., Bartucci R.; Electron Spin Resonance of spin-labelled lipid assemblies and proteins; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 580: 102-111, 2015 [view].

Guzzi R., Bartucci R., Esmann M., Marsh D.; Lipid librations at the interface with the Na,K-ATPase; Biophysical Journal, 108: 2825-2832, 2015 [view].

Rizzuti B., Bartucci R., Sportelli L., Guzzi R.; Fatty acid binding into the highest affinity site of human serum albumin observed in molecular dynamics simulation; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 579: 18-25, 2015 [view].

Guzzi R., Rizzuti B., Labate C., Zappone B., De Santo M.P.; Ferric ions inhibit the amyloid fibrillation of β-lactoglobulin at high temperature; Biomacromolecules, 16: 1794-1801, 2015 [view].


2014

Evoli S., Guzzi R., Rizzuti B.; Molecular simulations of β-lactoglobulin complexed with fatty acids reveal the structural basis of ligand affinity to internal and possible external binding sites; Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 82: 2609-2619, 2014 [view].

Bartucci R., Guzzi R., Esmann M., Marsh D.; Water penetration profile at the protein-lipid interface in Na,K-ATPase membranes; Biophysical Journal, 107: 1375-1382, 2014 [view].

Stirpe A., Pantusa M., Guzzi R., Bartucci R., Sportelli L.; Chain interdigitation in DPPC bilayers induced by HgCl2: Evidences from continuous wave and pulsed EPR; Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 183: 176-183, 2014 [view].

Pantusa M., Bartucci R., Rizzuti B.; Stability of trans-resveratrol associated with transport proteins; Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 62: 4384-4391, 2014 [view].

Guzzi R., Bartucci R., Marsh D.; Heterogeneity of protein substates visualized by spin-label EPR; Biophysical Journal, 106: 716-722, 2014 [view].


2013

Evoli S., Guzzi R., Rizzuti B.; Dynamics and unfolding pathway of chimeric azurin variants: insights from molecular dynamics simulation; Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 18: 739-749, 2013 [view].

Marsh D., Bartucci R., Guzzi R., Sportelli L., Esmann M.; Librational fluctuations in protein glasses; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics, 1834: 1591-1595, 2013 [view].

Rizzuti B., Daggett V.; Using simulations to provide the framework for experimental protein folding studies; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 531: 128–135, 2013 [view].

Zappone B., De Santo M.P., Labate C., Rizzuti B., Guzzi R.; Catalytic activity of copper ions in the amyloid fibrillation of β-lactoglobulin; Soft Matter, 9: 2412-2419, 2013 [view].


2012

Guzzi R., Rizzuti B., Bartucci R.; Dynamics and binding affinity of spin-labelled stearic acids in β-lactoglobulin: evidences from EPR spectroscopy and molecular dynamics simulation; Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 116: 11608-11615, 2012 [view].

Pantusa M., Sportelli L., Bartucci R.; Influence of stearic acids on resveratrol-HSA interaction; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 41: 969-977, 2012 [view].

Guzzi R., Sportelli L., Yanagisawa S., Li C., Kostrz D., Dennison C.; The influence of active site loop mutations on the thermal stability of azurin from Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 521: 18-23, 2012 [view].


2011

Stirpe A., Pantusa M., Rizzuti B., Sportelli L., Bartucci R., Guzzi R.; Early stage aggregation of human serum albumin in the presence of metal ions; International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 49: 337-342, 2011 [view].

Guzzi R., Babavali M., Bartucci R., Sportelli L., Esmann M., Marsh D.; Spin-echo EPR of Na,K-ATPase unfolding by urea; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes, 1808: 1618-1628, 2011 [view].

Scarpelli F., Bartucci R., Sportelli L., Guzzi R.; Solvent effect on librational dynamics of spin-labelled haemoglobin by ED- and CW-EPR; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 40: 273-279, 2011 [view].


2010

Pantusa M., Bartucci R.; Kinetics of stearic acid transfer between human serum albumin and sterically stabilized liposomes; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 39: 1351-1357, 2010 [view].

Rizzuti B., Pantusa M., Guzzi R.; The role of Lys525 on the head-group anchoring of fatty acids in the highest affinity binding site of albumin; Spectroscopy, 24: 159-163, 2010 [view].

Pantusa M., Stirpe A., Sportelli L., Bartucci R.; Spontaneous transfer of stearic acids between human serum albumin and PEG:2000-grafted DPPC membranes; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 39: 921-927, 2010 [view].

Rizzuti B., Zappone B., De Santo M.P., Guzzi R.; Native β-lactoglobulin self-assembles into a hexagonal columnar phase on a solid surface; Langmuir, 26: 1090-1095, 2010 [view].

Russo A., Caputo S., Pantusa M., Perri E., Sindona G., Sportelli L.; Amino acids as modulators of lipoxygenase oxidation mechanism. The identification and structural characterization of spin adducts intermediates by electron spin resonance and tandem mass spectrometry; Food Chemistry, 119: 533-538, 2010 [view].


2009

Rizzuti B., Sportelli L., Guzzi R.; Molecular dynamics of amicyanin reveals a conserved dynamical core for blue copper proteins; Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 74: 961-971, 2009 [view].

Bartucci R., Guzzi R., Sportelli L., Marsh D.; Intramembrane water associated with TOAC spin-labeled alamethicin: electron spin-echo envelope modulation by D2O. Biophysical Journal, 96: 997-1007, 2009 [view].

Guzzi R., Bartucci R., Sportelli L., Esmann M., Marsh D.; Conformational heterogeneity and spin-Labeled -SH groups: pulsed EPR of Na,K-ATPase; Biochemistry, 48: 8343-8354, 2009 [view].

2008

Bartucci R., Guzzi R., De Zotti M., Toniolo C., Sportelli L., Marsh D.; Backbone dynamics of alamethicin bound to lipid membrane: Spin-echo electron paramagnetic resonance of TOAC-spin labels; Biophysical Journal, 94: 2698-2705, 2008 [view].

Pantusa M., Sportelli L., Bartucci R.; Phase behaviour of DPPC/Lyso-PPC mixtures by spin-label ESR and spectrophotometry; Spectroscopy, 22: 153-163, 2008 [view].

Pantusa M., Sportelli L., Bartucci R.; Spectroscopic and calorimetric studies on the interaction of human serum albumin with DPPC/PEG:2000-DPPE membranes; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 37: 961-973, 2008 [view].

Stirpe A., Rizzuti B., Pantusa M., Bartucci R., Sportelli L., Guzzi R.; Thermally induced denaturation and aggregation of BLG-A: effect of Cu2+ and Zn2+ metal ions; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 37: 1351-1360, 2008 [view].

Guzzi R., Sportelli L., Sato K., Cannistraro S., Dennison C.; Thermal unfolding studies of a phytocyanin; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics, 1784: 1997-2003, 2008 [view].

2007

Pantusa M., Bartucci R., Sportelli L.; Calorimetric and spin-label ESR studies of PEG:2000-DPPE containing DPPC/lyso-PPC mixtures; Colloid and Polymer Science, 285: 649-656, 2007 [view].

Manetto G.D., Grasso D., Milardi D., Pappalardo M., Guzzi R., Sportelli L., Verbeet M.P., Canters G.W., La Rosa C.; The role played by the α-helix in the unfolding pathway and stability of azurin: switching between hierarchic and nonhierarchic folding; ChemBioChem, 8: 1941-1949, 2007 [view].

De Simone F., Guzzi R., Sportelli L., Marsh D., Bartucci R.; Electron spin-echo studies of spin-labelled lipid membranes and free fatty acids interacting with human serum albumin; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1768: 1541-1549, 2007 [view].

Stirpe A., Sportelli L., Wijma H., Verbeet M.P., Guzzi R.; Thermal stability effects of removing the type-2 copper ligand His306 at the interface of nitrite reductase subunits; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 36: 805-813, 2007 [view].

Rizzuti B., Sportelli L., Guzzi R.; Structural, dynamical and functional aspects of the inner motions in the blue copper protein azurin; Biophysical Chemistry, 125: 532-539, 2007 [view].


2006

Stirpe A., Guzzi R.; Thermal unfolding of holo and apo pseudoazurin; Nuovo Cimento della Società Italiana di Fisica C, 29: 351-360, 2006 [view].

Bartucci R., Erilov D.A., Guzzi R., Sportelli L., Dzuba S.A., Marsh D.; Time-resolved electron spin resonance studies of spin-labelled lipids in membranes; Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 141: 142-157, 2006 [view].

Stirpe A., Sportelli L., Guzzi R.; A comparative investigation of the thermal unfolding of pseudoazurin in the Cu(II)-holo and apo form; Biopolymers, 83: 487-497, 2006 [view].

Mazziotti A., Mazzotti F., Pantusa M., Sportelli L., Sindona G.; Pro-oxidant activity of oleuropein determined in vitro by electron spin resonance spin-trapping methodology; Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 54: 7444-7449, 2006 [view].


2005

Pantusa M., Sportelli L., Bartucci R.; Transfer of stearic acids from albumin to polymer-grafted lipid containing membranes probed by spin-label electron spin resonance; Biophysical Chemistry, 114: 121-127, 2005 [view].

A. Stirpe, R. Guzzi, H. Wijma, M.P. Verbeet, G. Canters, Sportelli L.; Calorimetric and spectroscopic investigations of the thermal denaturation of wild type nitrite reductase; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics, 1752: 47-55, 2005 [view].

S. Belsito, R. Bartucci, Sportelli L.; Paclitaxel interaction with phospholipid bilayers: high-sensitivity differential scanning calorimetric study; Thermochimica Acta, 427: 175-180, 2005 [view].

Arca M., Azimi G., Demartin F., Devillanova F.A., Escriche L., Garau G., Isaia F., Kivekas R., Lippolis V., Muns V., Perra A., Shamsipur M., Sportelli L., Yari A.; Complexes of Cu(II) with mixed-donor phenanthroline-containing macrocycles: analysis of their structural, redox and spectral properties in the context of Type-1 blue copper proteins biomimetic models; Inorganica Chimica Acta, 358: 2403-2412, 2005 [view].

Bartucci R., Gliozzi A., Gambacorta A., Marsh D., Sportelli L.; Bipolar tetraether lipids: Chain flexibility and membrane polarity gradients from spin-label electron spin resonance; Biochemistry, 44: 15017-15023, 2005 [view].

Erilov D.A., Bartucci R., Guzzi R., Shubin A.A., Maryasov A.G., Marsh D., Dzuba S.A., Sportelli L.; Water concentration profiles in membranes measured by ESEEM of spin-labeled lipids; Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109: 12003-12013, 2005 [view].


2004

Erilov D.A., Bartucci R., Guzzi R., Marsh D., Dzuba S.A., Sportelli L.; Librational motion of spin-labeled lipids in high-cholesterol containing membranes from echo-detected EPR Spectra; Biophysical Journal, 87: 3873-3881, 2004 [view].

Rizzuti B., Daggett V., Guzzi R., Sportelli L.; The early steps in the unfolding of azurin; Biochemistry, 43: 15604-15609, 2004 [view].

Erilov D.A., Bartucci R., Guzzi R., Marsh D., Dzuba S.A., Sportelli L.; Echo-detected electron paramagnetic resonance spectra of spin-labeled lipids in membrane model systems; Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 108: 4501-4507, 2004 [view].

Guzzi R., Andolfi L., Cannistraro S., Verbeet M.Ph., Canters G.W., Sportelli L.; Thermal stability of wild type and disulfide bridge containing mutant of poplar plastocyanin; Biophysical Chemistry, 112: 35-43, 2004 [view].

Rizzuti B., Swart M., Sportelli L., Guzzi R.; Active site modeling in copper azurin molecular dynamics simulations; Journal of Molecular Modeling, 10: 25-31, 2004 [view].


2003

Marsh D., Bartucci R., Sportelli L.; Lipid membranes with grafted polymers: physicochemical aspects; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes, 1615: 33-59, 2003 [view].

Pantusa M., Bartucci R., Marsh D., Sportelli L.; Shifts in chain-melting transition temperature of liposomal membranes by polymer-grafted lipids; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes, 1614: 165-170, 2003 [view].

Bartucci R., Belsito S., Sportelli L.; Spin-label electron spin resonance studies of micellar dispersions of PEGs-PEs polymer-lipids; Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 124: 111-122, 2003 [view].

Bartucci R., Guzzi R., Marsh D., Sportelli L.; Chain dynamics in the low-temperature phases of lipid membranes by electron spin-echo spectroscopy; Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 162: 371-379, 2003 [view].

Bartucci R., Guzzi R., Marsh D., Sportelli L.; Intramembrane polarity by electron spin echo spectroscopy of labeled lipids; Biophysical Journal, 84: 1025-1030, 2003 [view].

Guzzi R., Milardi D., La Rosa C., Grasso D., Verbeet M.Ph., Canters G.W., Sportelli L.; The effect of copper/zinc replacement on the folding free energy of wild type and Cys3Ala/Cys26Ala azurin; International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 31: 163-170, 2003 [view].


2002

Bartucci R., Pantusa M., Marsh D., Sportelli L.; Interaction of human serum albumin with membranes containing polymer-grafted lipids: spin-label ESR studies in the mushroom and brush regimes; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes, 1564: 237-242, 2002 [view].

Stirpe A., Guzzi R., Verbeet M.Ph., Canters G.W., Sportelli L.; Effects of chaotropic anions on the distribution of conformational substates of amicyanin, wild type and Cys3Ala/Cys26Ala azurin mutant; Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 91: 463-469, 2002 [view].

La Rosa C., Milardi D., Grasso D.M., Verbeet M.Ph., Canters G.W., Sportelli L., Guzzi R.; A model for the thermal unfolding of amicyanin; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 30: 559-570, 2002 [view].


2001

Belsito S., Bartucci R., Sportelli L.; Lipid chain length effect on the phase behaviour of PCs/PEG:2000-PEs mixtures. A spin label ESR and spectrophotometric study; Biophysical Chemistry, 93: 11-22, 2001 [view].

Montesano G., Bartucci R., Belsito S., Marsh D., Sportelli L.; Lipid membrane expansion and micelle formation by polymer-grafted lipids: scaling with polymer length studied by spin-label electron spin resonance; Biophysical Journal, 80: 1372-1383, 2001 [view].

Bartucci R., Guzzi R., Sportelli L.; Electron paramagnetic resonance investigation of biological systems; Recent Research Development in Biophysical Chemistry, 2: 85-101, 2001 [view].

Rizzuti B., Sportelli L., Guzzi R.; Evidence of reduced flexibility in disulfide bridge-depleted azurin: a molecular dynamics simulation study; Biophysical Chemistry, 94: 107-120, 2001 [view].

Guzzi R., Stirpe A., Verbeet M.Ph., Sportelli L.; Structural heterogeneity of blue copper proteins: an EPR study of amicyanin and of wild-type and Cys3Ala/Cys26Ala mutant azurin; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 30: 171-178, 2001 [view].



2000 and before

Molecular and mesoscopic properties of hydrophilic polimer-grafted phospholipids mixed with phosphatidylcholine in aqueous dispersion. Interaction of dipalmitoyl N-poly(ethylene glycol) phosphatidylethanolamine with dipalmitoyl phosphatidylcholine studied by spectrophotometry and spin-label electron spin resonance; S. Belsito, R. Bartucci, G. Montesano, D. Marsh, L. Sportelli; Biophysical Journal 78 (3), 1420-1430 (2000).

A molecular dynamics simulation study of the solvent isotope effect on plastocyanin; R. Guzzi, C. Arcangeli, A. R. Bizzarri; Biophysical Chemistry 82, 9-22 (1999).

A spectroscopic and calorimetric investigation on the thermal stability of the Cys3Ala/Cys26Ala azurin mutant; R. Guzzi, L. Sportelli, C. La Rosa, D. Milardi, D. Grasso, M. Ph. Verbeet, G. W. Canters; Biophysical Journal 77, 1052-1063 (1999).

Sterically stabilized liposomes of DPPC/DPPE-PEG:2000. A spin label ESR and a spectrophotometric study; S. Belsito, R. Bartucci, L. Sportelli; Biophysical Chemistry 75, 33-43 (1998).

Procaine interaction with DPPC multilayers: a spin label ESR investigation; R. Bartucci, P. Mollica, P. Sapia, L. Sportelli; Applied Magnetic Resonance 15, 181-195 (1998).

Thermodynamics and kinetics of thermal unfolding of plastocyanin; D. Milardi, C. La Rosa, D. Grasso, R. Guzzi, L. Sportelli, C. Fini; European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters 27, 273-282 (1998).

Solvent isotope effect on azurin thermal unfolding; R. Guzzi, L. Sportelli, C. La Rosa, D. Milardi, D. Grasso; Journal of Physical Chemistry B 102, 1021-1028 (1998).

Partition coefficient of small spin probes: an improved ESR determination method; P. Sapia, L. Sportelli; Applied Magnetic Resonance. 12, 341-350 (1997).

Lipid chain mobility in interdigitated DPPC system; R. Bartucci, G. Montesano, L. Sportelli; Applied Magnetic Resonance 12, 41-52 (1997).

Structural heterogeneity as a common source of spin hamiltonian parameter distribution in metallo-proteins and glasses; S. Cannistraro, A. R. Bizzarri, R. Guzzi; Trends in Physical Chemistry 5, 25-44 (1997).

An EPR investigation on the structural heterogeneity in copper azurin and plastocyanin; R. Guzzi, A. R. Bizzarri, L. Sportelli, S. Cannistraro; Biophysical Chemistry 63, 211-219 (1997).

Neutral lipid bilayers interacting with chaotropic anions; R. Bartucci, S. Belsito, L. Sportelli; Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 79, 171-180 (1996).

Effects of poly(ethylene-glycol) on neutral lipid bilayers; R. Bartucci, G. Montesano, L. Sportelli; Colloids and Surfaces A 115, 63-71 (1996).

Experimental model for the thermal denaturation of azurin: a kinetic study; R. Guzzi, L. Sportelli, C. La Rosa, D. Milardi, D. Grasso; Biophysical Chemistry 60, 29-38 (1996).

A comparative electron spin resonance investigation on the effects of barbital and tetracaine on DPPC multilayers; P. Sapia, L. Sportelli; Applied Magnetic Resonance 9, 553-566 (1995).

Azurin-solvent interaction: an ESR spin labeling investigation; R. Guzzi, L. Sportelli; Applied Magnetic Resonance 9, 217-227 (1995).

Thermodynamics of the thermal unfolding of azurin; C. La Rosa, D. Milardi, D. Grasso, R. Guzzi, L. Sportelli; Journal of Physical Chemistry 99 (40) 14864-14870 (1995).

Spin label EPR study on the effects of monovalent cations, anions and chaotropics on DPPC multilayers; R. Bartucci, L. Sportelli; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1195, 229-236 (1994).

Effect of high electrolyte concentration on the cooperativity of the main phase-transition of DPPC; P. Sapia, L. Sportelli; Journal de Physique II France 4, 1107-1116 (1994).

Mitogen-DPPC-vesicles interaction: a spin label ESR study; S. Belsito, P. Sapia, L. Sportelli; Il Nuovo Cimento 15D, 1397-1404 (1993).

ESR investigation on the phase transitions of DPPC vesicles in presence of high concentrations of Li+, Na+, K+ and Cs+; R. Bartucci, L. Sportelli; Colloid & Polymer Science 271, 262-267 (1993).

Effects of high ionic strength on 1,2-dipalmitoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphatidylcholine multilamellar and vesicle mesophase: a comparative electron spin resonance study; P. Sapia, L. Sportelli; Colloid and Surfaces 72, 257-263 (1993).

Interaction of azurin with alcohols: an ESR, optical absorption and fluorescence emission investigation; R. Guzzi, L. Sportelli; Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 45, 39-45 (1992).