Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Research topics and methodology

Characterization of the endocannabinoid system through biochemical and biomolecular dosages

Study of the structural properties of metal-containing enzymes and of their interactions with biological membranes

In-vitro study of the antioxidant and/or anti-inflammatory activities of food-originated active principles extracted from food samples (e.g. fresh fruit, vegetal oils, wine, etc.) on human or animal cell cultures

In-vitro study on human or animal cell cultures of food-originated active principles or micronutrient action mechanisms through biochemical and biomolecular methods

Collaborations with other research centers

Università di Roma “Tor Vergata” - Rome, Italy

Università di Teramo - Italy

Fondazione Santa Lucia - Rome, Italy

Istituto di Chimica Biomolecolare, CNR - Naples, Italy