Prof. Mauro Maccarrone
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.
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.
 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.
 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.
 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.
 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.
 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.
 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.