S. Della Torre
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A diastrophic dysplasia sulfate transporter (SLC26A2) mutant mouse: morphological and biochemical characterization of the resulting chondrodysplasia phenotype.
Mutations in the diastrophic dysplasia sulfate transporter (DTDST or SLC26A2) cause a family of recessively inherited chondrodysplasias including, in order of decreasing severity, achondrogenesis 1B,… Expand
Amino acid-dependent activation of liver estrogen receptor alpha integrates metabolic and reproductive functions via IGF-1.
Throughout evolution, organisms have devised strategies to limit fertility in case of prolonged starvation. In mammals, the liver plays a central role in the orchestration of mechanisms allowing for… Expand
Tetradian oscillation of estrogen receptor α is necessary to prevent liver lipid deposition
- A. Villa, S. Della Torre, A. Stell, J. Cook, M. Brown, A. Maggi
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 3 July 2012
In the liver of female mice, the transcriptional activity of estrogen receptor (ER) α oscillates in phase with the 4-d-long estrous cycle. Here systemic, genome-wide analysis demonstrates that ER… Expand
Human recombinant prolidase from eukaryotic and prokaryotic sources
Prolidase is a Mn2+‐dependent dipeptidase that cleaves imidodipeptides containing C‐terminal proline or hydroxyproline. In humans, a lack of prolidase activity causes prolidase deficiency, a rare… Expand
The Deep Correlation between Energy Metabolism and Reproduction: A View on the Effects of Nutrition for Women Fertility
In female mammals, mechanisms have been developed, throughout evolution, to integrate environmental, nutritional and hormonal cues in order to guarantee reproduction in favorable energetic conditions… Expand
Sex Differences: A Resultant of an Evolutionary Pressure?
Spurred by current research policy, we are witnessing a significant growth in the number of studies that observe and describe sexual diversities in human physiology and sex prevalence in a large… Expand
Short-Term Fasting Reveals Amino Acid Metabolism as a Major Sex-Discriminating Factor in the Liver
Summary Sex impacts on liver physiology with severe consequences for energy metabolism and response to xenobiotic, hepatic, and extra-hepatic diseases. The comprehension of the biology subtending… Expand
Estrogen receptor beta and the progression of prostate cancer: role of 5alpha-androstane-3beta,17beta-diol.
- D. Dondi, M. Piccolella, +9 authors A. Poletti
- Medicine, Biology
- Endocrine-related cancer
- 1 September 2010
Prostate cancer (PC) develops in response to an abnormal activation of androgen receptor induced by circulating androgens and, in its initial stages, is pharmacologically controlled by androgen… Expand
An Essential Role for Liver ERα in Coupling Hepatic Metabolism to the Reproductive Cycle
Summary Lipoprotein synthesis is controlled by estrogens, but the exact mechanisms underpinning this regulation and the role of the hepatic estrogen receptor α (ERα) in cholesterol physiology are… Expand
A lack of ovarian function increases neuroinflammation in aged mice.
- V. Benedusi, C. Meda, S. Della Torre, G. Monteleone, E. Vegeto, A. Maggi
- Medicine, Biology
- 4 April 2012
Although several lines of evidence have indicated that menopause is associated with increased susceptibility to neurological disorders, the mechanisms involved in this phenomenon remain to be… Expand