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Rizzuto R, Pinton P, Carrington W, Fay FS, Fogarty KE, Lifshitz LM, Tuft RA, Pozzan T (1998) Close contacts with the endoplasmic reticulum as determinants of mitochondrial Ca2+ responses. Science 280:1763-6 Download


Pinton P, Pozzan T, Rizzuto R (1998) The Golgi apparatus is an inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate-sensitive Ca2+ store, with functional properties distinct from those of the endoplasmic reticulum. EMBO J 17:5298-308 Download



Brini M, Pinton P, King MP, Davidson M, Schon EA, Rizzuto R (1999) A calcium signaling defect in the pathogenesis of a mitochondrial DNA inherited oxidative phosphorylation deficiency. Nature Medicine 5:951-54 Download


Jouaville LS, Pinton P, Bastianutto C, Rutter GA, Rizzuto R (1999) Regulation of mitochondrial ATP synthesis by calcium: evidence for a long-term metabolic priming. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 96:13807-12 Download



Pinton P, Ferrari D, Magalhaes P, Schulze-Osthoff K, Di Virgilio F, Pozzan T, Rizzuto R (2000) Reduced loading of intracellular Ca2+ stores and downregulation of capacitative Ca2+ influx in Bcl-2-overexpressing cells. J Cell Biol 148:857-62 Download



Pinton P, Ferrari D, Rapizzi E, Di Virgilio FD, Pozzan T, Rizzuto R (2001) The Ca2+ concentration of the endoplasmic reticulum is a key determinant of ceramide-induced apoptosis: significance for the molecular mechanism of Bcl-2 action. EMBO J 20:2690-701 Download


Chami M, Gozuacik D, Lagorce D, Brini M, Falson P, Peaucellier G, Pinton P, Lecoeur H, Gougeon ML, le Maire M, Rizzuto R, Brechot C, Paterlini-Brechot P (2001) SERCA1 truncated proteins unable to pump calcium reduce the endoplasmic reticulum calcium concentration and induce apoptosis. J Cell Biol 153:1301-14 Download


Mitchell KJ, Pinton P, Varadi A, Tacchetti C, Ainscow EK, Pozzan T, Rizzuto R, Rutter GA (2001) Dense core secretory vesicles revealed as a dynamic Ca2+ store in neuroendocrine cells with a vesicle-associated membrane protein aequorin chimaera. J Cell Biol 155:41-52 Download



Pinton P, Tsuboi T, Ainscow EK, Pozzan T, Rizzuto R, Rutter GA (2002) Dynamics of Glucose-induced Membrane Recruitment of Protein Kinase C beta II in Living Pancreatic Islet beta -Cells. J Biol Chem 277:37702-10 Download


Rapizzi E, Pinton P, Szabadkai G, Wieckowski MR, Vandecasteele G, Baird G, Tuft RA, Fogarty KE, Rizzuto R (2002) Recombinant expression of the voltage-dependent anion channel enhances the transfer of Ca2+ microdomains to mitochondria. J Cell Biol 159:613-24 Download



Lasorsa FM, Pinton P, Palmieri L, Fiermonte G, Rizzuto R, Palmieri F (2003) Recombinant expression of the Ca2+-sensitive aspartate/glutamate carrier increases mitochondrial ATP production in agonist-stimulated CHO cells. J Biol Chem 278:38686-92 Download


Rizzuto R, Pinton P, Ferrari D, Chami M, Szabadkai G, Magalhães PJ, Di Virgilio F, Pozzan T (2003) Calcium and apoptosis: facts and hypothesis. Oncogene 22:8619-27 Download



Campanella M, De Jong AS, Lanke KW, Melchers WJ, Willems PH, Pinton P, Rizzuto R, van Kuppeveld FJ (2004) The coxsackievirus 2B protein suppresses apoptotic host cell responses by manipulating intracellular Ca2+ homeostasis. J Biol Chem 279:18440-50 Download


Pinton P, Leo S, Wieckowski MR, Di Benedetto G, Rizzuto R (2004) Long-term modulation of mitochondrial Ca2+ signals by protein kinase C isozymes. J Cell Biol 165:223-32 Download


Chami M, Prandini A, Campanella M, Pinton P, Szabadkai G, Reed JC, Rizzuto R (2004) Bcl-2 and Bax exert opposing effects on Ca2+signalling, which do not depend on their putative pore-forming region. J Biol Chem 279:54581-89 Download



Giorgio M, Migliaccio E, Orsini F, Paolucci D, Moroni M, Contursi C, Pelliccia G, Luzi L, Minucci S, Marcaccio M, Pinton P, Rizzuto R, Bernardi P, Paolucci P, Pelicci PG (2005) Electron transfer between cytochrome c and p66shc generates reactive oxygen species that trigger mitochondrial apoptosis. Cell 122:221-33 Download


Rimessi A, Coletto L, Pinton P, Rizzuto R, Brini M, Carafoli E (2005) Inhibitory interaction of protein 14-3-3ɛ with isoform 4 of the plasma membrane Ca2+ pump. J Biol Chem 280:37195-203 Download



Pinton P, Rizzuto R (2006) Bcl-2 and Ca2+ homeostasis in the endoplasmic reticulum. Cell Death Differ 13:1409-1418 Download



Pinton P, Rimessi A, Marchi S, Orsini F, Migliaccio E, Giorgio M, Contursi C, Minucci S, Mantovani F, Wieckowski MR, Del Sal G, Pelicci PG, Rizzuto R (2007) Protein Kinase C ß and Prolyl isomerase 1 regulate mitochondrial effects of the lifespan determinant p66Shc. Science 315:659-63 Download



Lasorsa FM§, Pinton P§, Palmieri L, Scarcia P, Rottensteiner H, Rizzuto R, Palmieri F (2008) Peroxisomes as novel players in cell calcium homeostasis. J Biol Chem 283:15300-8 §equally contributed Download


Tasdemir E, Maiuri MC, Galluzzi L, Vitale I, Djavaheri-Mergny M, D’Amelio M, Criollo A, Morselli E, Zhu C, Harper F, Nannmark U, Samara C, Pinton P, Vicencio JM, Carnuccio R, Moll UM, Madeo F, Paterlini-Brechot P, Rizzuto R, Szabadkai G, Pierron G, Blomgren K, Tavernarakis N, Codogno P, Cecconi F, Kroemer G (2008) Regulation of autophagy by cytoplasmic p53. Nat Cell Biol 10:676-687 Download


Pinton P, Giorgi C, Siviero R, Zecchini E, Rizzuto R (2008) Calcium and apoptosis: ER-mitochondria Ca2+ transfer in the control of apoptosis. Oncogene 27:6407-18 Download



Rimessi A, Marchi S, Fotino C, Romagnoli A, Huebner K, Croce CM, Pinton P, Rizzuto R (2009) Intramitochondrial calcium regulation by the FHIT gene product sensitizes to apoptosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106:12753-8 Download


Wieckowski MR, Giorgi C, Lebiedzinska M, Duszynski J, Pinton P (2009) Isolation of mitochondria-associated membranes and mitochondria from animal tissues and cells. Nat Protoc 4:1582-90 Download



Giorgi C, Agnoletto C, Baldini C, Bononi A, Bonora M, Marchi S, Missiroli S, Patergnani S, Poletti F, Rimessi A, Zavan B, Pinton P (2010) Redox control of Protein Kinase C: cell and disease
 specific significances. Antioxid Redox Signal 13(7):1051-85 Download


Giorgi C, Ito K, Lin H, Santangelo C, Wieckowski MR, Lebiedzinska M, Bononi A, Bonora M, Duszynski J, Bernardi R, Rizzuto R, Tacchetti C, Pinton P*, Pandolfi PP (2010) PML regulates apoptosis at endoplasmic reticulum modulating calcium release. Science 330:1247-51 *corresponding author Download



Bezzerri V, d'Adamo P, Rimessi A, Lanzara C, Crovella S, Nicolis E, Tamanini A, Athanasakis E, Tebon M, Bisoffi G, Drumm ML, Knowles MR, Pinton P*, Gasparini P*, Berton G*, Cabrini G* (2011) Phospholipase C-{beta}3 Is a Key Modulator of IL-8 Expression in Cystic Fibrosis Bronchial Epithelial Cells. J Immunol 186(8):4946-58 *share senior authorship Download


Pinton P, Giorgi C, Pandolfi PP (2011) The role of PML in the control of apoptotic cell fate: a new key player at ER-mitochondria sites. Cell Death Differ 18(9):1450-6 Download



Garcia-Cao I, Song MS*, Hobbs RM*, Laurent G*, Giorgi C*, de Boer VC, Anastasiou D, Ito K, Sasaki A, Rameh L, Carracedo A, Vander Heiden MG, Cantley LC, Pinton P, Haigis MC, Pandolfi PP (2012) Systemic elevation of PTEN induces a tumor suppressive metabolic state. Cell 149:49-62 *equally contributed Download


Chiabrando D, Marro S, Mercurio S, Giorgi C, Petrillo S, Vinchi F, Fiorito V, Fagoonee S, Camporeale A, Turco E, Merlo GR, Silengo L, Altruda F, Pinton P, Tolosano E (2012) The mitochondrial isoform of the heme exporter FLVCR1 controls erythroid differentiation by exporting heme from mitochondria. J Clin Invest 122(12):4569-79 Download



Marchi S, Lupini L, Patergnani S, Rimessi A, Missiroli S, Bonora M, Bononi A, Corrà F, Giorgi C, De Marchi E, Poletti F, Gafà R, Lanza G, Negrini M, Rizzuto R, Pinton P (2013) Downregulation of the mitochondrial calcium uniporter by cancer-related miR-25. Current Biology 23:58-63 Download


Bonora M, Bononi A, De Marchi E, Giorgi C, Lebiedzinska M, Marchi S, Patergnani S, Rimessi A, Suski JM, Wojtala A, Wieckowski MR, Kroemer G, Galluzzi L, Pinton P (2013) Role of the c subunit of the FO ATP synthase in mitochondrial permeability transition. Cell Cycle 12(4):674-683 Download


Bononi A, Bonora M, Marchi S, Missiroli S, Poletti F, Giorgi C, Pandolfi PP, Pinton P (2013) Identification of PTEN at the ER and MAMs and its regulation of Ca2+ signaling and apoptosis in a protein phosphatase-dependent manner. Cell Death Differ 20:1631-43 Download


Bonora M, Giorgi C, Bononi A, Marchi S, Patergnani S, Rimessi A, Rizzuto R, Pinton P (2013) Subcellular calcium measurements in mammalian cells using jellyfish photoprotein aequorin-based probes.  Nat Protoc 8(11):2105-18 Download



Papa A, Wan L, Bonora M, Salmena L, Song MS, Hobbs RM, Lunardi A, Webster K, Ng C, Newton RH, Knoblauch N, Guarnerio J, Ito K, Turka LA, Beck AH, Pinton P, Bronson R, Wei W, Pandolfi PP (2014) Cancer-associated PTEN mutants act in a dominant negative manner to suppress PTEN protein function. Cell 157:595-610 Download


Rimessi A, Marchi S, Patergnani S, Pinton P (2014) H-Ras-driven tumoral maintenance is sustained through caveolin-1-dependent alterations in calcium signaling. Oncogene 33:2329-40 Download


Bonora M, De Marchi E, Patergnani S, Suski JM, Celsi F, Bononi A, Giorgi C, Marchi S, Rimessi A, Duszyński J, Pozzan T, Wieckowski MR, Pinton P (2014) Tumor necrosis factor-α impairs oligodendroglial differentiation through a mitochondria-dependent process. Cell Death Differ21:1198–1208 Download



Giorgi C, Missiroli S, Patergnani S, Duszyński J, Wieckowski MR, Pinton P (2015) Mitochondria-associated Membranes (MAMs): Composition, Molecular Mechanisms and Physiopathological Implications. Antioxid Redox Signal 22(12):995-1019 Download Cover Journal Download


Giorgi C, Bonora M, Sorrentino G, Missiroli S, Poletti F, Suski JM, Ramirez FG, Rizzuto R, Di Virgilio F, Zito E, Pandolfi PP, Wieckowski MR, Mammano F, Del Sal G, Pinton P (2015) p53 at the endoplasmic reticulum regulates apoptosis in a Ca 2+ -dependent manner. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 112(6):1779-84 Download


Rimessi A, Bezzerri V, Patergnani S, Marchi S, Cabrini G, Pinton P (2015) Mitochondrial Ca 2+-dependent NLRP3 activation exacerbates the Pseudomonas aeruginosa-driven inflammatory response in cystic fibrosis.  Nat Commun 6:6201 Download


Marchi S, Corricelli M, Trapani E, Bravi L , Pittaro A, Delle Monache S, Ferroni L, Patergnani S, Missiroli S, Goitre L, Trabalzini L, Rimessi A, Giorgi C, Zavan B, Cassoni P, Dejana E , Retta SF, Pinton P (2015) Defective autophagy is a key feature of cerebral cavernous malformations. EMBO Mol Med 7(11):1403-17 Download



Bonora M, Morganti C, Morciano G, Giorgi C, Wieckowski MR, Pinton P (2016) Comprehensive analysis of mitochondrial permeability transition pore activity in living cells using fluorescence-imaging-based techniques. Nat Protoc 11(6):1067-1080    Download Video 1 Video 2 Video 3


Torrano V, Valcarcel-Jimenez L, Cortazar AR, Liu X, Urosevic J, Castillo-Martin M, Fernández-Ruiz S, Morciano G, Caro-Maldonado A, Guiu M, Zúñiga-García P, Graupera M, Bellmunt A, Pandya P, Lorente M, Martín-Martín N, David Sutherland J, Sanchez-Mosquera P, Bozal-Basterra L, Zabala-Letona A, Arruabarrena-Aristorena A, Berenguer A, Embade N, Ugalde-Olano A, Lacasa-Viscasillas I, Loizaga-Iriarte A, Unda-Urzaiz M, Schultz N, Aransay AM, Sanz-Moreno V, Barrio R, Velasco G, Pinton P, Cordon-Cardo C, Locasale JW, Gomis RR, Carracedo A (2016) The metabolic co-regulator PGC1α suppresses prostate cancer metastasis. Nat Cell Biol 18(6):645-58 Download


Missiroli S, Bonora M, Patergnani S, Poletti F, Perrone M, Gafà R, Magri E, Raimondi A, Lanza G, Tacchetti C, Kroemer G, Pandolfi PP, Pinton P, Giorgi C (2016) PML at Mitochondria-Associated Membranes Is Critical for the Repression of Autophagy and Cancer Development. Cell Rep16(9):2415-27 Download



Donato V, Bonora M, Simoneschi D, Sartini D, Kudo Y, Saraf A, Florens L, Washburn MP, Stadtfeld M, Pinton P, Pagano M (2017) The TDH-GCN5L1-Fbxo15-KBP axis limits mitochondrial biogenesis in mouse embryonic stem cells. Nat Cell Biol 19:341-351 Download


Morciano G, Sarti A, Marchi S, Missiroli S, Falzoni S, Raffaghello L, Pistoia V, Giorgi C, Di Virgilio F, Pinton P (2017) Using luciferase probes to measure ATP in living cells and animals. Nat Protoc 12(8):1542-62 Download


Caldieri G, Barbieri E, Nappo G, Raimondi A, Bonora M, Conte A, Verhoef LGGC, Confalonieri S, Malabarba MG, Bianchi F, Cuomo A, Bonaldi T, Martini E, Mazza D, Pinton P, Tacchetti C, Polo S, Di Fiore PP, Sigismund S (2017) Reticulon 3–dependent ER-PM contact sites control EGFR nonclathrin endocytosis. Science 356:617-624 Download


Bonora M, Morganti C, Morciano G, Pedriali G, Lebiedzinska-Arciszewska M, Aquila G, Giorgi C, Rizzo P, Campo G, Ferrari R, Kroemer G,Wieckowski MR, Galluzzi L, Pinton P (2017) Mitochondrial permeability transition involves dissociation of F1FO ATP synthase dimers and C-ring conformation. EMBO Reports 18(7):1077-89 Download


Bononi A, Giorgi C, Patergnani S, Larson D, Verbruggen K, Tanji M, Pellegrini L, Signorato V, Olivetto F, Pastorino S, Nasu M, Napolitano A, Gaudino G, Morris P, Sakamoto G, Ferris LK, Danese A, Raimondi A, Tacchetti C, Kuchay S, Pass HI, Affar EB, Yang H, Pinton P*, Carbone M (2017) BAP1 regulates IP3R3-mediated Ca2+ flux to mitochondria suppressing cell transformation. Nature 546:549-553 *corresponding author Download


Kuchay S, Giorgi C, Simoneschi D, Pagan J, Missiroli S, Saraf A, Florens L, Washburn MP, Collazo-Lorduy A, Castillo-Martin M, Cordon-Cardo C, Sebti SM, Pinton P*, Pagano M (2017) PTEN counteracts FBXL2 to promote IP3R3- and Ca2+-mediated apoptosis limiting tumour growth. Nature 546:554-558 *corresponding author Download


Bononi A, Yang H, Giorgi C, Patergnani S, Pellegrini L, Su M, Xie G, Signorato V, Pastorino S, Morris P, Sakamoto G, Kuchay S, Gaudino G, Pass HI, Napolitano A, Pinton P*, Jia W, Carbone M (2017) Germline BAP1 mutations induce a Warburg effect. Cell Death Differ 24:1694-1704 *corresponding author Download



Giorgi C, Danese A, Missiroli S, Patergnani S, Pinton P (2018) Calcium dynamics as a machine for decoding signals. Trends Cell Biol28(4):258-273 Download


Morciano G, Preti D, Pedriali G, Aquila G, Missiroli S, Fantinati A, Caroccia N, Pacifico S, Bonora M, Talarico A, Morganti C, Rizzo P, Ferrari R, Wieckowski MR, Campo G, Giorgi C, Trapella C, Pinton P (2018) Discovery of novel 1,3,8-triazaspiro[4.5]decane derivatives that target the c subunit of F1/FO-adenosine triphosphate (ATP) synthase for the treatment of reperfusion damage in myocardial infarction. J Med Chem 61:7131-43 Download


Giorgi C, Marchi S, Pinton P (2018) The machineries, regulation and cellular functions of mitochondrial calcium. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol19(11):713-730 Download


Kuchay S, Saeed M, Giorgi C, Li J, Hoffmann HH, Pinton P, Rice CM, Pagano M (2018) NS5A Promotes Constitutive Degradation of IP3R3 to Counteract Apoptosis Induced by Hepatitis C Virus. Cell Rep 25(4):833-840.e3 Download


D’Eletto M, Rossin F, Occhigrossi L, Farrace MG, Faccenda D, Desai R, Marchi S, Refolo G, Falasca L, Antonioli M, Ciccosanti F, Fimia GM, Pinton P, Campanella M, Piacentini M (2018) Transglutaminase Type 2 Regulates ER-Mitochondria Contact Sites by Interacting with GRP75. Cell Rep 25:3573-81 Download



Avalle L, Camporeale A, Morciano G, Caroccia N, Ghetti E, Orecchia V, Viavattene D, Giorgi C, Pinton P*, Poli V (2019) STAT3 localizes to the ER, acting as a gatekeeper for ER-mitochondrion Ca2+ fluxes and apoptotic responses. Cell Death Differ 26(5):932-942 *corresponding author Download


Bonora M, Wieckowski MR, Sinclair DA, Kroemer G, Pinton P*, Galluzzi L (2019) Targeting mitochondria for cardiovascular disorders: therapeutic potential and persisting obstacles. Nat Rev Cardiol 16(1):33-55 *corresponding author Download

Marchi S, Corricelli M, Branchini A, Vitto VAM, Missiroli S, Morciano G, Perrone M, Ferrarese M, Giorgi C, Pinotti M, Galluzzi L, Kroemer G, Pinton P (2019) Akt-mediated phosphorylation of MICU1 regulates mitochondrial Ca2+ levels and tumor growth. EMBO J38(2):e99435 Download



Rimessi A, Pozzato C, Carparelli L, Rossi A, Ranucci S, De Fino I, Cigana C, Talarico A, Wieckowski MR, Ribeiro CMP, Trapella C, Rossi G, Cabrini G, Bragonzi A, Pinton P (2020) Pharmacological modulation of mitochondrial calcium uniporter controls lung inflammation in cystic fibrosis. Sci Adv 6:eaax9093 Download Cover Journal Download


Xue J, Patergnani S, Giorgi C, Suarez J, Goto K, Bononi A, Tanji M, Novelli F, Pastorino S, Xu R, Caroccia N, Dogan AU, Pass HI, Tognon M, Pinton P, Gaudino G, Mak TK, Carbone M, Yang H (2020) Asbestos induces mesothelial cell transformation via HMGB1-driven autophagy. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 117(41):25543-25552 Download


Saliakoura M, Rossi Sebastiano M, Pozzato C, Heidel FH, Schnöder TM, Savic Prince S, Bubendorf L, Pinton P, Schmid RA, Baumgartner J, Freigang S, Berezowska SA, Rimessi A, Konstantinidou G (2020) PLCγ1 suppression promotes the adaptation of KRAS-mutant lung adenocarcinomas to hypoxia. Nat Cell Biol 22(11):1382-1395 Download


Vallese F, Catoni C, Cieri D, Barazzuol L, Ramirez O, Calore V, Bonora M, Giamogante F, Pinton P, Brini M, Calì T (2020) An expanded palette of improved SPLICS reporters detects multiple organelle contacts in vitro and in vivo. Nat Commun 11:6069 Download


Marchi S, Giorgi C, Galluzzi L, Pinton P (2020) Ca2+ Fluxes and Cancer. Mol Cell 78:1055-1069 Download



Nair-Gill E, Bonora M, Zhong X, Liu A, Miranda A, Stewart N, Ludwig S, Russell J, Gallagher T, Pinton P, Beutler B (2021) Calcium flux control by Pacs1-Wdr37 promotes lymphocyte quiescence and lymphoproliferative diseases. EMBO J e104888 Download


Morciano G, Pedriali G, Bonora M, Pavasini R, Mikus E, Calvi S, Bovolenta M, Lebiedzinska-Arciszewska M, Pinotti M, Albertini A, Wieckowski MR, Giorgi C, Ferrari R, Galluzzi L, Campo G, Pinton P (2021) A naturally occurring mutation in ATP synthase subunit c is associated with increased damage following hypoxia/reoxygenation in STEMI patients. Cell Rep 35:108983 Download


Carinci M, Testa B, Bordi M, Milletti G, Bonora M, Antonucci L, Ferraina C, Carro M, Kumar M, Ceglie D, Eck F, Nardacci R, le Guerroué F, Petrini S, Soriano ME, Caruana I, Doria V, Manifava M, Peron C, Lambrughi M, Tiranti V, Behrends C, Papaleo E, Pinton P, Giorgi C, Ktistakis NT, Locatelli F, Nazio F, Cecconi F (2021) TFG binds LC3C to regulate ULK1 localization and autophagosome formation. EMBO J e103563 Download


Patergnani S, Bonora M, Ingusci S, Previati M, Marchi S, Zucchini S, Perrone M, Wieckowski MR, Castellazzi M, Pugliatti M, Giorgi C, Simonato M, Pinton P (2021) Antipsychotic drugs counteract autophagy and mitophagy in multiple sclerosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A118(24):e2020078118 Download


Fiorito V, Allocco AL, Petrillo S, Gazzano E, Torretta S, Marchi S, Destefanis F, Pacelli C, Audrito V, Provero P, Medico E, Chiabrando D, Porporato PE, Cancelliere C, Bardelli A, Trusolino L, Capitanio N, Deaglio S, Altruda F, Pinton P, Cardaci S, Riganti C, Tolosano E (2021) The heme synthesis-export system regulates the tricarboxylic acid cycle flux and oxidative phosphorylation. Cell Rep 35(11):109252 Download


Lebreton S, Paladino S, Liu D, Nitti M, von Blume J, Pinton P, Zurzolo C (2021) Calcium levels in the Golgi complex regulate clustering and apical sorting of GPI-APs in polarized epithelial cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 118(33):e2014709118 Download


Marchi S, Morroni G, Pinton P, Galluzzi L (2021) Control of host mitochondria by bacterial pathogens. Trends Microbiol S0966-842X(21)00237-7 Download


Novelli F, Bononi A, Wang Q, Bai F, Patergnani S, Kricek F, Haglund E, Suarez JS, Tanji M, Xu R, Takanishi Y, Minaai M, Pastorino S, Morris P, Sakamoto G, Pass HI, Barbour H, Gaudino G, Giorgi C, Pinton P, Onuchic JN, Yang H, Carbone M (2021) BAP1 forms a trimer with HMGB1 and HDAC1 that modulates gene × environment interaction with asbestos. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 30;118(48):e2111946118 Download



Bonora M, Giorgi C and Pinton P (2022) Molecular mechanisms and consequences of mitochondrial permeability transition. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 23(4):266-285 Download


Crouzier L, Danese A, Yasui Y, Richard EM, Liévens J, Patergnani  S, Couly S, Diez C, Denus M, Cubedo N, Rossel M, Thiry M, Su T, Pinton P, Maurice T, Delprat B (2022) Activation of the sigma-1 receptor chaperone alleviates symptoms of Wolfram syndrome in preclinical models. Sci Transl Med 14(631):eabh3763 Download


Tarocco A, Morciano M, Perrone M, Cafolla C, Ferrè C, Vacca T, Pistocchi G, Meneghin F, Cocchi I, Lista G, Cetin I, Greco P, Garani G, Stella M, Natile M, Ancora G, Savarese I, Campi F, Bersani I, Dotta A, Tiberi E, Vento G, Chiodin E, Staffler A, Maranella E, Di Fabio S, Wieckowski MR, Giorgi C, Pinton P (2022) Increase of Parkin and ATG5 plasmatic levels following perinatal hypoxic‐ischemic encephalopathy. Sci Rep. 12:7795 Download


Danese A*, Patergnani S*, Maresca A, Peron C, Raimondi A, Caporali L, Marchi S, La Morgia C, Del Dotto V, Zanna C, Iannielli A, Segnali A, Di Meo I, Cavaliere A, Lebiedzinska-Arciszewska M, Wieckowski MR, Martinuzzi  A, Moraes-Filho MN, Salomao SR, Berezovsky A, Belfort Jr R, Buser C, Ross-Cisneros FN , Sadun AA, Tacchetti C, Broccoli V, Giorgi  C, Tiranti  V, Carelli V and Pinton P (2022) Pathological mitophagy disrupts mitochondrial homeostasis in Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy. Cell Rep 40(3):111124 Download


Missiroli S, Perrone M, Gafà R, Nicoli F, Bonora M, Morciano G, Boncompagni C, Marchi S, Lebiedzinska-Arciszewska M, Vezzani B, Lanza G, Kricek F, Borghi A, Fiorica F, Ito K, Wieckowski MR, Di Virgilio F, Abelli L, Pinton P, Giorgi C. PML at mitochondria-associated membranes governs a trimeric complex with NLRP3 and P2X7R that modulates the tumor immune microenvironment. Cell Death Differ. 2022 Nov 30:1–13. doi: 10.1038/s41418-022-01095-9. Download


Costantino L, Ferrari S, Santucci M, Salo-Ahen OMH, Carosati E, Franchini S, Lauriola A, Pozzi C, Trande M, Gozzi G, Saxena P, Cannazza G, Losi L, Cardinale D, Venturelli A, Quotadamo A, Linciano P, Tagliazucchi L, Moschella MG, Guerrini R, Pacifico S, Luciani R, Genovese F, Henrich S, Alboni S, Santarem N, da Silva Cordeiro A, Giovannetti E, Peters GJ, Pinton P, Rimessi A, Cruciani G, Stroud RM, Wade RC, Mangani S, Marverti G, D'Arca D, Ponterini G, Costi MP. Destabilizers of the thymidylate synthase homodimer accelerate its proteasomal degradation and inhibit cancer growth. Elife. 2022 Dec 7;11:e73862.



Bezzerri V, Gentili V, Api M, Finotti A, Papi C, Tamanini A, Boni C, Baldisseri E, Olioso D, Duca M, Tedesco E, Leo S, Borgatti M, Volpi S, Pinton P, Cabrini G, Gambari R, Blasi F, Lippi G, Rimessi A, Rizzo R, Cipolli M. SARS-CoV-2 viral entry and replication is impaired in Cystic Fibrosis airways due to ACE2 downregulation. Nat Commun. 2023 Jan 10;14(1):132.