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Valentina Cappello

Senior Technician
Senior Technician

Research Line

Electron Crystallography




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+39 050 509483
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Ultrastuctural biomedicine/biology/pathology developments of probes and protocol for EM and correlative approaches


Internalization and biodegradation assays

Study of effectivrness of NPs internalization in human organ transplant

Analysis of axonal elongation promotion in primary cultures

Generation of probes for EM and Correlative Microscopy

Generation of new protocols and procedures for EM characterization

Characterization of experimental model for human pathologies

Automatization of Morphologica Data Analysis

Selected Publications

Ultrastructural characterization of the lower motor system in a mouse model of krabbe disease

CAPPELLO V, Marchetti L, Parlanti P, Landi S, Tonazzini I, Cecchini M, Piazza V, Gemmi M; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-016-0001-8

Uranium-free X solution: a new generation contrast agent for biological samples ultrastructure

Moscardini A, Di Pietro S, Signore G, Parlanti P, Santi M, Gemmi M, CAPPELLO V; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-68405-4

Size and specimen-dependent strategy for x-ray micro-ct and TEM correlative analysis of nervous system samples

Parlanti P, CAPPELLO V, Brun F, Tromba G, Rigolio R, Tonazzini I, Cecchini M, Piazza V and Gemmi M; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-02998-1

Effects of cerium oxide nanoparticles on PC12 neuronal-like cells: Proliferation, differentiation, and dopamine secretion

Ciofani G, Genchi G.G, Liakos I, CAPPELLO V, Gemmi M, Athanassiou A, Mazzolai B and Mattoli V; DOI: 10.1007/s11095-013-1071-y

Analysis of neuromuscular junctions and effects of anabolic steroid administration in the SOD1G93A mouse model of ALS

CAPPELLO V, Vezzoli E, Righi M, Fossati M, Mariotti R, Crespi A, Patruno M, Bentivoglio, M, Pietrini G and Francolini M; DOI: 10.1016/j.mcn.2012.07.003

Graphene promotes axon elongation through local stall of Nerve Growth Factor signalling endosomes

Convertino D, Fabbri F, Mishra N, Mainardi M, CAPPELLO V, Signore G, Testa G, Capsoni S, Albertazzi L, Cattaneo A, Luin S, Marchetti L and Coletti C; DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c00571



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