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Francesco Musiani

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Academic discipline: CHIM/03 General and Inorganic Chemistry


M. Sandal; F. Valle; I. Tessari; S. Mammi; E. Bergantino; F. Musiani; M. Brucale; L. Bubacco; B. Samorì, Conformational Equilibria in Monomeric alpha-Synuclein at the Single Molecule Level, «PLOS BIOLOGY», 2008, 6, pp. 999 - 1008 [Scientific article]

M. Salomone-Stagni; B. Zambelli; F. Musiani; S. Ciurli, A model-based proposal for the role of UreF as a GTPase activating protein in the urease active site biosynthesis, «PROTEINS», 2007, 68, pp. 749 - 761 [Scientific article]

B. Zambelli; F. Musiani; M. Savini; P. Tucker; S. Ciurli, Biochemical studies on Mycobacterium tuberculosis UreG and comparative modeling reveal structural and functional conservation among the bacterial UreG family, «BIOCHEMISTRY», 2007, 46, pp. 3171 - 3182 [Scientific article]

B. Zambelli; F. Musiani; S. Ciurli, Nickel trafficking in the urease system, in: Metals in biocatalysis, GRENOBLE, Institute of Metals in Biology, Grenoble, 2006, pp. 57 - 57 (atti di: 2nd International IMBG Meeting on Metals in Biocatalysis: from metalloenzymes to bio-inspired systems, Autrans (France), 24-27 Settembre 2006) [Abstract]

B. Zambelli; F. Musiani; S. Ciurli, Structural and molecular studies on UreG, an essential GTPase involved in the activation of the nickel-containing urease, in: Structural characterization of proteins by NMR, X-ray diffraction and computational methods, ROMA, Società Chimica Italiana, 2006, pp. 17 - 17 (atti di: 5th International Workshop on structural characterization of proteins by NMR, X-ray diffraction and computational methods, S. Vito di Cadore (BL), 16-18 Giugno 2006) [Abstract]

M. Stola; F. Musiani; S. Mangani; P. Turano; N. Safarov; B. Zambelli; S. Ciurli, The nickel site of Bacillus pasteurii UreE, a urease metallo-chaperone, as revealed by metal-binding studies and X-ray absorption spectroscopy, «BIOCHEMISTRY», 2006, 45, pp. 6495 - 6509 [Scientific article]

S. Ciurli; F. Musiani, High potential iron.sulfur proteins and their role as soluble electron carriers in bacterial photosynthesis: tale of a discovery, «PHOTOSYNTHESIS RESEARCH», 2005, 85, pp. 115 - 131 [Scientific article]

F. Musiani; A. Dikiy; A.Y. Semenov; S. Ciurli, Modeling of protein-protein interactions in photosynthetic systems: structure of the intermolecular complex between plastocyanin and cytochrome f from spinach, «THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY», 2005, 280, pp. 18833 - 18841 [Scientific article]

B. Zambelli; M. Stola; F. Musiani; K. De Vriendt; B. Samyn; B. Devreese; J. Van Beeumen; P. Turano; A. Dikiy; D.A. Bryant; S. Ciurli, UreG, a chaperone in the urease assembly process, is an intrinsically unstructured GTPase that specifically binds Zn2+, «THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY», 2005, 280, pp. 4684 - 4695 [Scientific article]

B. Zambelli; M. Stola; F. Musiani; P. Turano; K. De Vriendt; J. Van Beeumen; S. Ciurli, Cloning, purification, molecular characterization and modeling of UreG, a urease metallo-chaperone, in: Homeostasis of Metals, VILLARD-DE-LANS, Institute of Metals in Biology, Grenoble, 2004, pp. 41 - 41 (atti di: 1st International Meeting on homeostasis of metals, Villard-de-Lans (France), 6-8 Settembre 2004) [Abstract]

VENTUROLI G.; MAMEDOV M.D.; MANSY F.; MUSIANI F.; STROCCHI M.; FRANCIA F.; SEMENOV A.Y.; COWAN J. A.; CIURLI S., Electron transfer from HiPIP to the photo-oxidized tetraheme cytochrome subunit of Allochromatium vinosum reaction center. New insights from site-directed mutagenesis and computational studies, «BIOCHEMISTRY», 2004, 43, pp. 437 - 445 [Scientific article]

MUSIANI F.; ZAMBELLI B.; STOLA M.; CIURLI S., Nickel trafficking: insights into the fold and function of UreE, a urease metallochaperone, «JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY», 2004, 98, pp. 803 - 813 [Scientific article]

MUSIANI F.; CARLONI P.; CIURLI S., The Asn38-Cys84 H-bond in plastocyanin, «JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY. B, CONDENSED MATTER, MATERIALS, SURFACES, INTERFACES & BIOPHYSICAL», 2004, 108, pp. 7495 - 7499 [Scientific article]

Musiani F.; Arnofi E.; Casadio R.; Ciurli S., Structure-based computational study of the catalytic and inhibition mechanisms of urease, «JBIC», 2001, 6, pp. 300 - 314 [Scientific article]