Elena Forte


Titolo Pubblicato in Anno
Membrane-Bound Redox Enzyme Cytochrome bd-I Promotes Carbon Monoxide-Resistant Escherichia coli Growth and Respiration INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES 2024
Hydrogen sulfide production does not affect antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY 2024
Cyanide Insensitive Oxidase Confers Hydrogen Sulfide and Nitric Oxide Tolerance to Pseudomonas aeruginosa Aerobic Respiration ANTIOXIDANTS 2024
Cytochrome bd as Antioxidant Redox Enzyme MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 2023
The terminal oxidase cytochrome bd-I confers carbon monoxide resistance to Escherichia coli cells JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY 2023
Preparations of Terminal Oxidase Cytochrome bd-II Isolated from Escherichia coli Reveal Significant Hydrogen Peroxide Scavenging Activity BIOCHEMISTRY 2022
Bioenergetics and Reactive Nitrogen Species in Bacteria INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES 2022
Bioenergetics and Reactive Nitrogen Species in Bacteria INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES 2022
The multifaceted roles of sulfane sulfur species in cancer-associated processes BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS 2021
In Escherichia coli ammonia inhibits cytochrome bo3 but activates cytochrome bd-I ANTIOXIDANTS 2021
Terminal oxidase cytochrome bd protects bacteria against hydrogen sulfide toxicity BIOCHEMISTRY 2021
Bacterial oxidases of the cytochrome bd family: redox enzymes of unique structure, function, and utility as drug targets ANTIOXIDANTS & REDOX SIGNALING 2021
ROS defense systems and terminal oxidases in bacteria ANTIOXIDANTS 2021
Impact of hydrogen sulfide on mitochondrial and bacterial bioenergetics INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES 2021
Nitric oxide does not inhibit but is metabolized by the cytochrome bcc-aa3 supercomplex INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES 2020
Hydrogen sulfide oxidation: adaptive changes in mitochondria of sw480 colorectal cancer cells upon exposure to hypoxia OXIDATIVE MEDICINE AND CELLULAR LONGEVITY 2019
N-acetylcysteine serves as substrate of 3-mercaptopyruvate sulfurtransferase and stimulates sulfide metabolism in colon cancer cells CELLS 2019
In the respiratory chain of Escherichia coli cytochromes bd-I and bd-II are more sensitive to carbon monoxide inhibition than cytochrome bo3 BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-BIOENERGETICS 2019
H 2 S metabolism in colon cancer cells: Effect of hypoxia FREE RADICAL BIOLOGY & MEDICINE 2018
Cytochrome bd and bacterial respiration in sulfide rich environments FREE RADICAL BIOLOGY & MEDICINE 2018


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Interessi di ricerca

Structure-function, molecular evolution and control of enzymes involved in the oxygen, nitric oxide and sulphide metabolism. Role of these small  gaseous molecules, and associated reactive species, in mitochondrial physiology or pathology and in the microbial response to oxidative and nitrosative stress.


energy metabolism
"nitric oxide"
hydrogen sulfide
antioxidant activities

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