Carmela Nacci

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Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 is a nuclear DNA-binding protein that participates in the DNA base excision repair pathway in response to genotoxic stress in mammalian cells. Here we show that PARP-1-deficient cells are defective in NF-κB-dependent transcription activation, but not in its nuclear trans-location, in response to TNF-α. Treating mice with(More)
BACKGROUND Green tea catechins seem to contribute toward reducing body weight and fat. OBJECTIVE We aimed to investigate whether chronic administration of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), the most abundant catechin of green tea, reduces weight gain in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR), an animal model of metabolic syndrome, by increasing motor(More)
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