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Francesco Francia

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Academic discipline: BIO/10 Biochemistry


Alessandra Locatelli, Luisa Iommarini, Alessandra Graziadio, Alberto Leoni, Anna Maria Porcelli, Stefano Iotti, Emil Malucelli, Francesco Francia, Giovanni Venturoli, Giovanna Farruggia, Dansyl acetyl trehalose: a novel tool to investigate the cellular fate of trehalose, «RSC ADVANCES», 2019, 9, pp. 15350 - 15356 [Scientific article]

Francia, Francesco; Khalfaoui-Hassani, Bahia; Lanciano, Pascal; Musiani, Francesco; Noodleman, Louis; Venturoli, Giovanni; Daldal, Fevzi, The cytochrome b lysine 329 residue is critical for ubihydroquinone oxidation and proton release at the Qo site of bacterial cytochrome bc1, «BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS», 2019, 1860, pp. 167 - 179 [Scientific article]

Pasquini, Miriam; Fermani, Simona; Tedesco, Daniele; Sciabolini, Chiara; Crozet, Pierre; Naldi, Marina; Henri, Julien; Vothknecht, Ute; Bertucci, Carlo; Lemaire, Stã©phane D.; Zaffagnini, Mirko; Francia, Francesco, Structural basis for the magnesium-dependent activation of transketolase from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, «BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS», 2017, 1861, pp. 2132 - 2145 [Scientific article]

Malferrari, Marco; Francia, Francesco; Mezzetti, Alberto; Venturoli, Giovanni, Kinetic effects in dehydration, rehydration, and isotopic exchange of bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers, «BIOMEDICAL SPECTROSCOPY AND IMAGING», 2016, 5, pp. 185 - 196 [Scientific article]

Daniele Tedesco, Marina Naldi, Miriam Pasquini, Mirko Zaffagnini, Francesco Francia, Carlo Bertucci, Redox-sensitive structural features of transketolase from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (CrTK), in: XXIV National Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry (NMMC 2016), 2016(atti di: XXIV National Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry (NMMC 2016), Perugia, 11-14/09/2016) [Poster]

Francia, Francesco; Malferrari, Marco; Lanciano, Pascal; Steimle, Stefan; Daldal, Fevzi; Venturoli, Giovanni, The cytochrome b Zn binding amino acid residue histidine 291 is essential for ubihydroquinone oxidation at the Qo site of bacterial cytochrome bc1, «BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS», 2016, 1857, pp. 1796 - 1806 [Scientific article]

Malferrari, Marco; Turina, Paola; Francia, Francesco; Mezzetti, Alberto; Leibl, Winfried; Venturoli, Giovanni, Dehydration affects the electronic structure of the primary electron donor in bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers: Evidence from visible-NIR and light-induced difference FTIR spectroscopy, «PHOTOCHEMICAL & PHOTOBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES», 2015, 14, pp. 238 - 251 [Scientific article]

Malferrari, Marco; Malferrari, Danilo; Francia, Francesco; Galletti, Paola; Tagliavini, Emilio; Venturoli, Giovanni, Ionic liquids effects on the permeability of photosynthetic membranes probed by the electrochromic shift of endogenous carotenoids, «BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOMEMBRANES», 2015, 1848, pp. 2898 - 2909 [Scientific article]

Malferrari, Marco; Nalepa, Anna; Savitsky, Anton; Francia, Francesco; Lubitz, Wolfgang; Moebius, Klaus; Venturoli, Giovanni, Protein-matrix coupling in photosynthetic reaction centers embedded in trehalose and sucrose glasses, «EUROPEAN BIOPHYSICS JOURNAL WITH BIOPHYSICS LETTERS», 2015, 44, pp. S90 - S90 [Abstract]

Malferrari, Marco; Francia, Francesco; Venturoli, Giovanni, Retardation of Protein Dynamics by Trehalose in Dehydrated Systems of Photosynthetic Reaction Centers. Insights from Electron Transfer and Thermal Denaturation Kinetics, «JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY. B, CONDENSED MATTER, MATERIALS, SURFACES, INTERFACES & BIOPHYSICAL», 2015, 119, pp. 13600 - 13618 [Scientific article]

Möbius, K.; Savitsky, A.; Nalepa, A.; Malferrari, M.; Francia, F.; Lubitz, W.; Venturoli, G., The Magic of Disaccharide Glass Matrices for Protein Function as Decoded by High-Field EPR and FTIR Spectroscopy, «APPLIED MAGNETIC RESONANCE», 2015, 46, pp. 435 - 464 [Scientific article]

Roberto Borghese; Chiara Baccolini; Francesco Francia; Piera Sabatino; Raymond J. Turner; Davide Zannoni, Reduction of chalcogen oxyanions and generation of nanoprecipitates by the photosynthetic bacterium Rhodobacter capsulatus, «JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS», 2014, 269, pp. 24 - 30 [Scientific article]

M. Malferrari;A. Nalepa;G. Venturoli;F. Francia;W. Lubitz;K. Möbius;A. Savitsky, Structural and dynamical characteristics of trehalose and sucrose matrices at different hydration levels as probed by FTIR and high-field EPR, «PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS», 2014, 16, pp. 9831 - 9848 [Scientific article]

M. Malferrari; A. Mezzetti; F. Francia; G. Venturoli, Effects of dehydration on light-induced conformational changes in bacterial photosynthetic reaction centers probed by optical and differential FTIR spectroscopy, «BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS», 2013, 1827, pp. 328 - 339 [Scientific article]

Laure Michelet;Mirko Zaffagnini;Samuel Morisse;Francesca Sparla;María Esther Pérez-Pérez;Francesco Francia;Antoine Danon;Christophe H. Marchand;Simona Fermani;Paolo Trost;Stéphane D. Lemaire, Redox regulation of the Calvin–Benson cycle: something old, something new, «FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE», 2013, 4, pp. 1 - 21 [Scientific article]

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