Angelo Facchiano - Curriculum vitae

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Main work topics (past, present and near future)


Work address

Istituto di Scienze dell'Alimentazione
CNR, via Roma 64 - 83100 Avellino - ITALY
Tel. +39.0825.299-625 or -651 - Fax +39.0825.781585
e-mail: angelo.facchiano AT


  • September 1999 - European Doctor in Biotechnology (award) - European Association for Higher Education in Biotechnology
  • February 1999 - Doctorate in Cellular Biochemistry - Second University of Naples

  • December 1994 - Diploma of Specialist in Biotechnological Applications - University of Naples "Federico II"

  • October 1991 - Laurea in Chemistry - University of Naples "Federico II"

    Main work topics

  • Development of bioinformatics tools for analysis of experimental results in the "omics" field (protemics, transcriptomics).
  • Development of bioinformatics tools for sequence and 3D-structure analyses.
  • Protein structure prediction.
  • Protein structure-function relationships
  • Publications (reverse date order)

    Salzano M, Marabotti A, Milanesi L, Facchiano A. (2011)
    Human aryl-hydrocarbon receptor and its interaction with dioxin and physiological ligands investigated by molecular modelling and docking simulations.
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011, 413, 176-181. PMID: 21871440

    Mangerini R, Romano P, Facchiano A, Damonte G, Muselli M, Rocco M, Boccardo F, Profumo A. (2011)
    The application of atmospheric pressure matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization to the analysis of long-term cryopreserved serum peptidome.
    Anal Biochem. 2011, Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21756868

    Tarallo R, Bamundo A, Nassa G, Nola E, Paris O, Ambrosino C, Facchiano A, Baumann M, Nyman TA, Weisz A. (2011)
    Identification of proteins associated with ligand-activated estrogen receptor in human breast cancer cell nuclei by tandem affinity purification and nano LC-MS/MS.
    Proteomics 2011, 11, 172-179. PMID: 21182205

    Costantini S, Facchiano AM, Randelli E, Casani D, Scapigliati G, Buonocore F. (2010)
    3D modelling of three pro-inflammatory molecules in selected fish species.
    Curr. Pharm. Des. 2010, 16, 4203-4212. PMID: 21184658

    Marabotti A, Facchiano A. (2010)
    Critical assessment of side chain conformation prediction in modelling of single point amino acid mutation.
    Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010, 680, 283-289. PMID: 20865511

    Marabotti A, Facchiano A. (2010)
    The misuse of terms in scientific literature> Bioinformatics, 2010, 26, 2498. PMID: 20696735

    Paladino A, Colonna G, Facchiano AM, Costantini S. (2010)
    Functional hypothesis on miraculin' sweetness by a molecular dynamics approach.
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010, 396, 726-730. PMID: 20451498

    Buonocore F, Randelli E, Facchiano AM, Pallavicini A, Modonut M, Scapigliati G. (2010)
    Molecular and structural characterisation of a macrophage migration inhibitory factor from sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.).
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2010 Mar 17 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 20363032

    D'Imperio M, Corte AD, Facchiano A, Di Michele M, Ferrandina G, Donati MB, Rotilio D. (2010)
    Standardized sample preparation phases for a quantitative measurement of plasma peptidome profiling by MALDI-TOF.
    J Proteomics 2010, 73, 1355-1367. PMID: 20227539

    Facchiano F, Deloye F, Doussau F, Innamorati G, Ashton AC, Dolly JO, Beninati S, Facchiano A, Luini A, Poulain B, Benfenati F. (2010)
    Transglutaminase participates in the blockade of neurotransmitter release by tetanus toxin: evidence for a novel biological function.
    Amino Acids 2010, Jan 19 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 20084413

    Facchiano A, Marabotti A. (2010)
    Analysis of galactosemia-linked mutations of GALT enzyme using a computational biology approach.
    Proteins Eng Des Sel. 2010, 23, 103-113. Epub 2009 Dec 11. PMID: 20008339

    Ceccarelli M, d'Acierno A, Facchiano A. (2009)
    A scale space approach for unsupervised feature selection in mass spectra classification for ovarian cancer detection.
    BMC Bioinformatics 2009 Oct 15;10 Suppl 12:S9. PMID: 19828085

    Buonocore F, Randelli E, Scala V, Belardinelli MC, Casani D, Facchiano AM, Costantini S, Scapigliati G. (2009)
    Evolution of cell-mediated immune defences: Cloning and structural characterisation of the T cell receptor beta chain from the icefish Chionodraco hamatus (Perciformes: Channichthyidae)
    Italian Journal of Zoology, 2009, 76, 258-268. DOI: 10.1080/11250000802364632

    Ceccarelli M, d'Acierno A, Facchiano A (2009)
    A machine learning approach to mass spectra classification with unsupervised feature selection.
    In: "Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics." F Masulli, R Tagliaferri and GM Verkhiver (Eds.) CINN 2008, LNBI 5488, pp.242-252, 2009. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009.

    Faraone D, Aguzzi MS, Toietta G, Facchiano AM, Facchiano F, Magenta A, Martelli F, Truffa S, Cesareo E, Ribatti D, Capogrossi MC, Facchiano A. (2009
    Platelet-derived growth factor-receptor alpha strongly inhibits melanoma growth in vitro and in vivo.
    Neoplasia 2009, 11, 732-742. PMID: 19649203

    d'Acierno A, Facchiano A, Marabotti A. (2009)
    GALT Protein Database, a bioinformatics resource for the management and analysis of structural features of a galactosemia-related protein and its mutants.
    Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 2009, 7, 71-76. PMID: 19591794

    Costantini S, Facchiano A. (2009)
    Computational methods for protein structural class prediction.
    In: "Computational Biology: New Research." Editor: Alona S. Russe. Nova Science Publishers, 2009. ISBN: 978-1-60692-040-4. pp.315-340.

    Costantini S, Facchiano AM. (2009)
    Human Prion Protein Helices: Studying their Stability by Molecular Dynamics Simulations.
    Protein Pept Lett. 2009, 16, 1057-1062. PMID: 19508225

    Bruni N, Di Maro A, Costantini S, Chambery A, Facchiano AM, Ficca AG, Parente A, Poerio E. (2009)
    Redesigning the reactive site loop of the Wheat Subtilisin/Chymotrypsin Inhibitor (WSCI) by site-directed mutagenesis: a protein-protein interaction study by affinity chromatography and molecular modeling.
    Biochimie 2009, 91, 1112-1122. PMID: 19500644

    Camarca A, Anderson RP, Mamone G, Fierro O, Facchiano A, Costantini S, Zanzi D, Sidney J, Auricchio S, Sette A, Troncone R, Gianfrani C. (2009)
    Intestinal T cell responses to gluten peptides are largely heterogeneous: implications for a peptide-based therapy in celiac disease.
    J Immunol. 2009, 182, 4158-4166. PMID: 19299713

    Marabotti A, Facchiano A,(2009)
    When it comes to homology, bad habits die hard.
    Trends Biochem Sci. 2009, 34, 98-99. PMID: 19181528

    Casani D, Randelli E, Costantini S, Facchiano AM, Zou J, Martin S, Secombes CJ, Scapigliati G, Buonocore F.(2009)
    Molecular characterisation and structural analysis of an interferon homologue in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.).
    Mol Immunol 2009, 46, 943-952. PMID: 18952288

    Costantini S, Facchiano AM. (2009)
    Prediction of the protein structural class by specific peptide frequencies.
    Biochimie 2009, 91, 226-229. PMID: 18957316

    Porcelli M, Peluso I, Marabotti A, Facchiano A, Cacciapuoti G. (2009)
    Biochemical characterization and homology modeling of a purine-specific ribonucleoside hydrolase from the archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus: Insights into mechanisms of protein stabilization.
    Arch Biochem Biophys. 2009, 483, 55-65. PMID: 19121283

    Facchiano A, Facchiano F. (2009)
    Transglutaminases and their substrates in biology and human diseases: 50 years of growing.
    Amino Acids 2009, 36, 599-614. Epub 2008 Jul 3. PMID: 18597041

    Costantini S, Colonna G, Facchiano AM. (2008)
    ESBRI: a web server for evaluating salt bridges in proteins.
    Bioinformation, 2008, 3, 137-138. PMID: 19238252

    Lepretti M, Costantini S, Ammirato G, Giuberti G, Caraglia M, Facchiano AM, Metafora S, Stiuso P. (2008)
    The N-terminal 1-16 peptide derived in vivo from protein seminal vesicle protein IV modulates alpha-thrombin activity: potential clinical implications.
    Exp Mol Med. 2008, 40, 541-549. PMID: 18985012

    Costantini S, Buonocore F, Facchiano AM. (2008)
    Molecular modelling of co-receptor CD8alphaalpha and its complex with MHC class I and T-cell receptor in sea bream (Sparus aurata).
    Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2008, 25, 782-790. PMID: 18951040

    Mucherino A, Costantini S, di Serafino D, D'Apuzzo M, Facchiano A, Colonna G. (2008)
    Understanding the role of the topology in protein folding by computational inverse folding experiments.
    Comput Biol Chem. 2008, 32, 223-239. PMID: 18479970.

    Costantini S, Paladino A, Facchiano AM. (2008)
    CALCOM: A software for calculating the center of mass of proteins.
    Bioinformation, 2008, 2, 271-272. PMID: 18478078.

    Mutarelli M, Cicatiello L, Ferraro L, Grober OM, Ravo M, Facchiano AM, Angelini C, Weisz A. (2008)
    Time-course analysis of genome-wide gene expression data from hormone-responsive human breast cancer cells.
    BMC Bioinformatics, 2008, 9, Suppl.2:S12. PMID: 18387200.

    Buonocore F, Randelli E, Casani D, Guerra L, Picchietti S, Costantini S, Facchiano AM, Zou J, Secombes CJ, Scapigliati G. (2008)
    A CD4 homologue in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): Molecular characterization and structural analysis.
    Mol Immunol. 2008, Apr 8; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18403019.

    Marabotti A, Spyrakis F, Facchiano A, Cozzini P, Alberti S, Kellogg GE, Mozzarelli A. (2008)
    Energy-based prediction of amino acid-nucleotide base recognition.
    J Comput Chem. 2008 Mar 25; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 18366021.

    Porcelli M, Concilio L, Peluso I, Marabotti A, Facchiano A, Cacciapuoti G. (2008)
    Pyrimidine-specific ribonucleoside hydrolase from the archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus- biochemical characterization and homology modeling.
    FEBS J. 2008, 275, 1900-1914. PMID: 18355316.

    Costantini S, Colonna G, Facchiano AM.(2008)
    FASMA: A Service to Format and Analyze Sequences in Multiple Alignments.
    Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics. 2007 March - April;5(3-4):253-255. PMID: 18267307

    Paladino A, Costantini S, Colonna G, Facchiano AM.(2008)
    Molecular modelling of miraculin: Structural analyses and functional hypotheses.
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008, 367, 26-32. PMID: 18158914.

    de Maria S, Metafora V, Metafora S, Ravagnan G, Carteni M, Pontoni G, Facchiano A, Lepretti M, Severino B, Caliendo G, Santagada V, Langer I, Robberecht P. (2008)
    Effect of positive charge in VIP (16)gamma-glutamyl diamino derivatives on hVPAC1 and hVPAC2 receptor function.
    J Pept Sci., 2008, 14, 102-109. PMID: 17883247

    Randelli E, Scala V, Casani D, Costantini S, Facchiano A, Mazzini M, Scapigliati G, Buonocore F. (2008)
    T cell receptor beta chain from sea bream (Sparus aurata): Molecular cloning, expression and modelling of the complexes with MHC class I.
    Mol Immunol. 2008, 45, 2017-2027. PMID: 18035419

    Costantini S, Colonna G, Facchiano A. (2007)
    PreSSAPro: a software for the prediction of secondary structure by amino acid properties.
    Comput Biol Chem., 2007, 31, 389-392. PMID: 17888742

    Gianfrani C, Siciliano R, Facchiano AM, Camarca A, Mazzeo FM, Costantini S, Savati VM, Maurano F, Mazzarella G, Iaquinto G, Bergamo P, Rossi M. (2007)
    Transamidation of wheat flour inhibitsthe response to gliadin of intestinal T cells in celiac disease.
    Gastroenterology 2007, 133, 780-789. PMID: 17678925

    Buonocore F, Randelli E, Bird S, Secombes CJ, Facchiano A, Costantini S, Scapigliati G. (2007)
    Interleukin-10 expression by real-time PCR and homology modelling analysis in the European sea bass (Dicentrarchu Labrax L.).
    Aquaculture 2007, 270, 512-522.

    Costantini S, Colonna G, Facchiano AM (2007)
    Simulation of conformational changes occurring when a protein interacts with its receptor.
    Comput Biol Chem. 2007, 31, 196-206. PMID: 17500035

    Buonocore F, Randelli E, Casani D, Costantini S, Facchiano A, Scapigliati G, Stet RJ. (2007)
    Molecular cloning, differential expression and 3D structural analysis of the MHC class-II beta chain from sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.).
    Fish Shelfish Immunol. 2007, 23, 853-866. PMID: 17493833

    Costantini S, Facchiano AM, Colonna G. (2007)
    Evaluation of the structural quality of modeled proteins by using globularity criteria.
    BMC Struct Biol. 2007, 7:9. PMID: 17346357

    Ceci G, Mucherino A, D'Apuzzo M, Di Serafino D, Costantini S, Facchiano A, Colonna G. (2007)
    Computational methods for protein fold prediction: an ab-initio topological approach.
    In: Data Mining in Biomedicine, Eds. P.M. Pardalos, V.L. Boginski, A. Vazacopoulos, 2007, Springer. ISBN: 978-0-387-69318-7, pp. 391-430.

    de Champdore' M, Staiano M, Marabotti A, Facchiano A, Varriale A, Scognamiglio V, Aquino G, Cocozza I, Vitale A, Ringhieri P, Iozzino L, Parracino A, Aurilia V, Rossi M and D'Auria S. (2007)
    Proteins from Thermophiles for the Design of Advanced Fluorescence Biosensors. Glucose sensing as Model.
    Proceedings of International Symposium on Extremophiles and Their Applications, Vol. 2005 (2007) pp. 302-309.

    Ronga L, Palladino P, Costantini S, Facchiano A, Ruvo M, Benedetti E, Ragone R, Rossi F (2007)
    Conformational diseases and structure-toxicity relationships: lessons from prion-derived peptides.
    Current Protein and Peptide Science, 8, 83-90. PMID: 17305562

    Marabotti A, Colonna G, Facchiano A (2007)
    A new computational strategy to analyze the interactions of ERalpha and ERbeta with different ERE sequences.
    Journal of Computational Chemistry, 28, 1031-1041. PMID: 17269124

    Palladino P, Ronga L, Tizzano B, Rossi F, Ragone R, Tancredi T, Saviano G, Facchiano A, Costantini S, Ruvo M, Benedetti E.(2006) Prion Protein Misfolding: Conformational Stability of the alpha2-helix.
    Understanding Biology using Peptides, (Sylvie F. Blondelle, ed.), 2006, American Peptide Symposia, 9, 575-576.

    Facchiano A., Costantini S., Di Maro A., Panichi D., Chambery A., Parente A., Di Gennaro S., Poerio E. (2006)
    Modelling the 3D structure of WSCI. Probing the reactive site of the inhibitor with two susceptible proteinases, by time-course analysis and molecular dynamics simulations.
    Biological Chemistry, 387, 931-940. PMID: 16913843

    Costantini S., Facchiano A., Marabotti A.(2006)
    La predizione della struttura delle proteine.
    Compositi e Nanotecnologie, 2, 43-47.

    Mutarelli M., Facchiano F., Colonna G., Facchiano A. (2006)
    Gene expression analysis by integration of microarrays technology, bioinformatics tools and biocomputing methods.
    Compositi e Nanotecnologie, 2, 13-18.

    Mutarelli M., Facchiano F., Colonna G., Facchiano A. (2006)
    Bioinformatics tools for the analysis of gene expression by microarrays.
    Recent Devel. Nucleic Acid Res.,, 2, 175-200.

    Costantini S., Colonna G., Facchiamo A. (2006)
    Amino acid propensities for secondary structures are influenced by the protein structural class.
    Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 342, 441-451. PMID: 16487481

    Scafoglio C., Ambrosino C., Cicatiello L., Altucci L., Ardovino M., Bontempo P., Medici N., Molinari A.M., Nebbioso A., Facchiano A., Calogero R.A., Elkon R., Menini N., Ponzone R., Biglia N., Sismondi P., De Bortoli M., and Weisz A. (2006)
    Comparative gene expression profiling reveals partially overlapping but distinct genomic actions of different antiestrogens in human breast cancer cells.
    J Cellular Biochem, accepted/in press. PMID: 16514628

    Mazzeo M.F., Sorrentino A., Gaita M., Cacace G., Di Stasio M., Facchiano A., Comi G., Malorni A. and Siciliano R.A. (2006)
    MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry for the discrimination of foodborne microorganisms.
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72, 1631-1638. PMID: 16461665

    Mannini R., Rivieccio V., D'Auria S., Tanfani F., Ausili A., Facchiano A., Pedone C and Grimaldi G. (2006)
    Structure/function of KRAB repression domains: structural properties of KRAB modules inferred from hydrodynamic, circular dichroism and FTIR spectroscopic analyses
    Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, 62, 604-616. PMID: 16385564

    Facchiano F, Facchiano A., Facchiano A. (2006)
    The role of transglutaminase-2 and its substrates in human diseases.
    Frontiers in Biosciences, 11, 1758-1773. PMID: 16368554

    Buonocore F., Randelli E., Bird S., Secombes C.J., Costantini S., Facchiano A., Mazzini M., Scapigliati G. (2006)
    The CD8alpha from sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.): cloning, expression and 3D modelling.
    Fish Shellfish Immunol., 20, 637-646. PMID: 16230027.

    Stiuso P., Marabotti A., Facchiano A., Lepretti M., Dicitore A., Ferranti P., Carteni M. (2006)
    Assessment of the conformational features of vasoactive intestinal peptide in solution by limited proteolysis experiments.
    Biopolymers, 81, 110-119. PMID: 16224772.

    Facchiano F., Facchiano A. (2005)
    Transglutaminases and their substrates.
    Prog Exp Tumor Res. , 38, 37-57. PMID: 15746528.

    Costantini S., Colonna G., Rossi M., and Facchiano A.M. (2005)
    Modelling of HLA-DQ2 and simulations of its interaction with gluten peptides to explain molecular recognition in celiac disease.
    J. of Molecular Graphics and Modelling, 23, 419-431. PMID: 15781184.

    Marabotti A. and Facchiano A.M. (2005)
    Homology modelling studies on human galactose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase and on its galactosemia-related mutant Q188R provide an explanation of molecular effects of the mutation on homo- and heterodimers.
    J. Med. Chem., 48, 773-779. PMID: 15689161.

    Staiano M, Sapio M, Scognamiglio V, Marabotti A, Facchiano AM, Bazzicalupo P, Rossi M, D'Auria S. (2004)
    A thermostable sugar-binding protein from the Archaeon Pyrococcus horikoshii as a probe for the development of a stable fluorescence biosensor for diabetic patients.
    Biotechnol Progr. 20, 1572-1577. PMID: 15661038

    Marabotti A, D'Auria S, Rossi M, Facchiano AM. (2004)
    Theoretical model of the three-dimensional structure of a sugar binding protein from Pyrococcus horikoshii: structural analysis and sugar binding simulations.
    Biochem J. 2004, 380, 677-684. PMID: 15015939

    L. Cicatiello, C. Scafoglio, L. Altucci, M. Cancemi, G. Natoli, A. Facchiano, G. Iazzetti, R. Calogero, N. Biglia, M. De Bortoli, C. Sfiligoi, P. Sismondi, F. Bresciani and A. Weisz (2004)
    A genomic view of estrogen actions in human breast cancer cells by expression profiling of the hormone responsive transcriptome
    J. Mol. Endocrinology, 32, 719-775. PMID: 15171711

    A. Weisz, W. Basile, C. Scafoglio, L. Altucci, F. Bresciani, A. Facchiano, P. Sismondi, L. Cicatiello, M. De Bortoli (2004)
    Molecular identification of ER -positive breast cancer cells by the expression profile of an intrinsic set of estrogen regulated genes (p NA)
    J. Cell. Physiol. 200, 440-450. PMID: 15254972

    Scapigliati G, Costantini S, Colonna G, Facchiano A, Buonocore F, Bossu P, Cunningham C, Holland JW, Secombes CJ. (2004)
    Modelling of fish interleukin-1 and its receptor.
    Dev Comp Immunol. 28, 429-441. PMID: 15062642

    Caporale C., Caruso C., Colonna G. Facchiano A., Ferranti P., Mamone G., Picariello G., Colonna F., Metafora S., Stiuso P. (2004)
    The structural properties of the protein SV-IV.
    Eur. J. Biochem., 271, 263-271. PMID: 14717694

    Libondi T., Stiuso P., Lepretti M., Cricelli R., Facchiano A., Colicchio P., Ferranti P., Lilla S., and Colonna G. (2003)
    A Structural Modification of Ubiquitin is Present in Human Senile Total Cataracts
    ARVO Meeting 2003. Published by Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2003;44: E-Abstract 3497.

    Facchiano A., Di Gennaro S., Poerio E. (2003)
    Modelling of the 3D structure of WSCI, a wheat proteinase inhibitor.
    Fifth European Symposium of the Protein Society, 2003. Published by Protein Science (supplement) p. 166.

    Caporale C, Facchiano A, Leonardi L, Bertini L, Chilosi G, Buonocore V, Caruso C. (2003)
    Comparing the modelled structures of PR-4 proteins from wheat
    Journal of Molecular Model (Online),, 9, 9-15. PMID: 12638007

    Facchiano AM, Facchiano A, Facchiano F. (2003)
    ASC (Active Sequences Collection) database: a new tool to assign functions to protein sequences.
    Nucleic Acids Research, 31, 379-382. PMID: 12520027

    Facchiano A, Russo K, Facchiano AM, De Marchis F, Facchiano F, Ribatti D, Aguzzi MS, Capogrossi MC (2003)
    Identification of a novel domain of fibroblast growth factor- 2 controlling its angiogenic properties.
    J Biol Chem, 278, 8751-60. PMID: 12496262

    P.Stiuso, T. Libondi, A. Facchiano, P. Colicchio, P. Ferranti, S. Lilla, and G. Colonna (2002)
    Alteration in the ubiquitin structure and function in the human lens: a possible mechanism of senile cataractogenesis.
    FEBS Letters, Nov 6;531(2): 162-167. PMID: 12417305

    De Maria S, Metafora S, Metafora V, Morelli F, Robberecht P, Waelbroeck M, Stiuso P, De Rosa A, Cozzolino A, Esposito C, Facchiano A, Carteni M. (2002)
    Transglutaminase-mediated polyamination of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) Gln16residue modulates VIP/PACAP receptor activity.
    Eur J Biochem, Jul;269(13):3211-3219 PMID: 1208406

    Andrew C.R. Martin, Angelo M. Facchiano, Alison L. Cuff, Tina Hernandez-Boussard, Magali Olivier, Pierre Hainaut, Janet M. Thornton (2002)
    Integrating Mutation Data and Structural Analysis of the p53 Tumour-Suppressor Protein
    Human Mutation, 19, 149-164. PMID: 11793474

    Russo K, Ragone R, Facchiano AM, Capogrossi MC, Facchiano A. (2002)
    Platelet-derived growth factor-BB and basic fibroblast growth factor directly interact in vitro with high affinity.
    J Biol Chem., 277, 1284-1291. PMID: 11694520

    A.M. Facchiano, P. Stiuso, M.L. Chiusano, M. Caraglia, G. Giuberti, M. Marra, A. Abbruzzese, and G. Colonna (2001)
    Homology modelling of the human eukaryotic initiation factor 5A (eIF-5A)
    Protein Engineering, 14, 881-890. PMID: 11742107

    P. Ferranti, A. Facchiano, F. Zappacosta, D. Vincenti, R. Rullo, B. Masala and A. Di Luccia (2001)
    Primary Structure of alpha-Globin Chains from River Buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis L.) Hemoglobins
    J. Protein Chemistry, 20(2), 171-179. PMID: 11563698

    L. Cicatiello, A. Facchiano, R. Calogero, M. De Bortoli, F. Bresciani, and A. Weisz (2001)
    Gene expression monitoring in hormone-responsive human breast cancer cells during estrogen-induced cell cycle progression.
    Nature Genetics "Oncogenomics Conference - Dissecting cancer through genome research".
    January 25-27, 2001, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
    Abstract published in Nature Genetics

    A.M. Facchiano (2000)
    HELM: searching for helix motifs within protein sequences.
    Bioinformatics, 2000, 16, 292-293. PMID: 10869024

    A. M. Facchiano, G. Colonna, and R. Ragone (1999)
    An analysis of calorimetric data on mesophilic proteins and its implications for stability to elevated temperatures
    Current Topics in Peptide and Protein Research, 1999, 3, 101-109.

    A. M. Facchiano, G. Colonna, E. Chiosi, G. Illiano, A. Spina, D. Lafiandra, F. Buonocore (1999)
    In vitro phosphorylation of high molecular weight glutenin subunits from wheat endosperm
    Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 1999, 37, 931-938. Science Direct Abstract

    P. Stiuso, S. Metafora, A.M. Facchiano, G. Colonna, and R. Ragone (1999)
    The self-association of protein SV-IV and its possible functional implications
    European Journal of Biochemistry, 1999, 266(3), 1029-1035 PMID: 10583398

    Lafiandra D., Turchetta T., D'Ovidio R., Anderson, O.D., Facchiano A.M., Colonna G. (1999)
    Conformational polymorphism of high Mr glutenin subunits detected by transverse ures gradient gel electrophoresis
    Journal of Cereal Science, 1999, 30 (2), 97-104. IDEAL Library Abstract

    A.M. Facchiano, G. Colonna, and R. Ragone (1999)
    (Reply to comment)
    Protein Engineering, 1999, 12, 438. PMID: 10388839

    Caporale C., Caruso C., Facchiano A., Nobile M., Leonardi L., Bertini L., Colonna G. and Buonocore V. (1999)
    Probing the modelled structure of wheatwin1 by controlled proteolysis and sequence analysis of unfractionated digestion mixtures.
    Proteins: Structure, Function and Genetics, 1999, 36, 192-204. PMID: 10398366

    Facchiano AM, Colonna G, Ragone R (1998)
    Helix stabilizing factors and stabilization of thermophilic proteins: an X-ray based study.
    Protein Engineering, 1998, 11(9), 753-60 PMID: 9796823

    Fogliano V, Monti SM, Visconti A, Randazzo G, Facchiano AM, Colonna G, Ritieni A (1998)
    Identification of a beta-lactoglobulin lactosylation site.
    Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1998 1388(2), 295-304. PMID: 9858753

    Esposito C., Colicchio P., Facchiano A., Ragone R. (1998)
    Effect of a weak electrolyte on the critical micellar concentration of sodium dodecyl sulfate.
    Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 1998, 200 (2), 310-312 IDEAL Library Abstract

    Facchiano A., Colonna G. and Ragone R. (1997)
    A comparative X-ray based analysis of helix stabilising factors in thermophilic proteins.
    Protein Science, 1997 July supplement, 137.

    Lafiandra D., Turchetta T., Facchiano A., Colonna G. (1996)
    Separation f high Mr glutenin subunits in transverse urea gradient gel electrophoresis.
    in Gluten `96, 366-369. C.W. Wrigley Ed., Cereal Chemistry Division, Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Australia, 1996.

    Facchiano A., Ragone. R., Consalvi V., Scandurra R., De Rosa M., Colonna G. (1995)
    Molecular properties of glutamate dehydrogenase from the extreme thermophilic archaebacterium Sulfolobus solfataricus.
    Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1995, 1251 (2), 170-176. PMID: 7669806

    Colonna G., Facchiano A., Stiuso P., Ragone R. (1994)
    The mechanism of thermoadaptation in thermophilic proteins: concepts and perspective.
    Current Topics in Peptide and Proteins Research, 1994, 1, 465-474.

    Caruso C., Caporale C., Poerio E., Facchiano A.,and Buonocore V. (1993)
    The amino acid sequence of a protein from wheat kernel closely related to proteins involved in the mechanisms of plant defence.
    Journal of Protein Chemistry, 1993, 12, 379-386. PMID: 8251057

    Facchiano A., Facchiano F., Ragone R., Facchiano A. and Colonna G. (1991)
    Converter: a program to convert crystallographic coordinates among different molecular graphics standards on PC-IBM platforms.
    Computer Applications in the Biosciences (CABIOS), 1991, 7, 395-396. PMID: 1913223

    Facchiano A., Facchiano A., Facchiano F., Ragone R. and Colonna G. (1989)
    FAST (Flexible Analysis by Software Tool) and CHAMP (Chemico-physical Aminoacidic Parameters data bank): new instruments to investigate protein structure.
    Computer Applications in the Biosciences (CABIOS), 1989, 5, 299-303. PMID: 2819515

    Ragone R., Facchiano A., Facchiano F., Facchiano A. and Colonna G. (1989)
    Flexibility plot of proteins.
    Protein Engineering, 1989, 2, 497-504. PMID: 2748566

    Facchiano F., Facchiano A., Facchiano A., Ragone R. and Colonna G. (1988)
    New graphic representation of structural parameters of proteins.
    Computer Applications in the Biosciences (CABIOS), 1988, 4, 303-305. PMID: 3167605