Prof. Mauro Maccarrone

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Full Professor in Biochemistry at the School of Veterinary Medicine,

University of Teramo, Italy.

Visiting Professor at the School of Medicine,

University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy.

Tel.: 0861266875

Tel.: 0672596388

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Research Activity

Published 207 full papers including 32 review articles (total I.F. ≈ 800), and 43 invited papers in international refereed journals, besides 41 mini-papers and 128 Congress communications on the following main topics:
1. Structure and function of enzymes; 2. Membranes and lipid messengers in programmed cell death (apoptosis) and in neurodegenerative processes; 3. Endocannabinoids; 4. Ultraweak luminescence in biomedicine; 5. Gravitational effects on enzyme reactions.

Recent Publications

[1] Dainese E, Oddi S, Maccarrone M.
Lipid-mediated dimerization of beta(2)-adrenergic receptor reveals important clues for cannabinoid receptors.
Cell Mol Life Sci. 2008 May 26.

[2] Battista N, Pasquariello N, Di Tommaso M, Maccarrone M.
Interplay between endocannabinoids, steroids and cytokines in the control of human reproduction.
J Neuroendocrinol. 2008 May;20 Suppl 1:82-9.

[3] Di Marzo V, Maccarrone M.
FAAH and anandamide: is 2-AG really the odd one out?
Trends Pharmacol Sci. 2008 May;29(5):229-233.

[4] Cupini LM, Costa C, Sarchielli P, Bari M, Battista N, Eusebi P, Calabresi P, Maccarrone M.
Degradation of endocannabinoids in chronic migraine and medication overuse headache.
Neurobiol Dis. 2008 May;30(2):186-9.

[5] Battista N, Rapino C, Di Tommaso M, Bari M, Pasquariello N, Maccarrone M.
Regulation of male fertility by the endocannabinoid system.
Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2008 Apr 16;286(1-2 Suppl 1):S17-23.

[6] Kurtuncu M, Battista N, Uz T, D’Agostino A, Dimitrijevic N, Pasquariello N, Manev R, Maccarrone M, Manev H.
Effects of cocaine in 5-lipoxygenase-deficient mice.
J Neural Transm. 2008;115(3):389-95.


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