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Francesca BOCCAFOSCHI: List of publications

  1. Biomimetic myocardial patches fabricated with poly(ɛ-caprolactone) and polyethylene glycol-based polyurethanes. Silvestri A, Sartori S, Boffito M, Mattu C, Di Rienzo AM, Boccafoschi F, Ciardelli G. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2013 Dec 5. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33081. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Biological evaluation of materials for cardiovascular application: the role of the short-term inflammatory response in endothelial regeneration. Boccafoschi F, Mosca C, Ramella M, Carmagnola I, Chiono V, Ciardelli G, Cannas M. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2013 Nov;101(11):3131-40. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.34630. Epub 2013 Mar 25.
  3. Adhesion and differentiation of neuronal cells on Zn-doped bioactive glasses. Sabbatini M, Boccafoschi F, Bosetti M, Cannas M. J Biomater Appl. 2014 Jan;28(5):708-18. doi: 10.1177/0885328212474944. Epub 2013 Feb 13.
  4. The effect of mechanical strain on soft (cardiovascular) and hard (bone) tissues: common pathways for different biological outcomes. Boccafoschi F, Mosca C, Ramella M, Valente G, Cannas M. Cell Adh Migr. 2013 Mar-Apr;7(2):165-73. doi: 10.4161/cam.23020. Epub 2013 Jan 3. Review.
  5. Enhancement of fatty acid-based polyurethanes cytocompatibility by non-covalent anchoring of chondroitin sulfate. González-Paz RJ, Lligadas G, Ronda JC, Galià M, Ferreira AM, Boccafoschi F, Ciardelli G, Cádiz V. Macromol Biosci. 2012 Dec;12(12):1697-705. doi: 10.1002/mabi.201200259. Epub 2012 Oct 17.
  6. Study on the interaction between gelatin and polyurethanes derived from fatty acids. González-Paz RJ, Lligadas G, Ronda JC, Galià M, Ferreira AM, Boccafoschi F, Ciardelli G, Cádiz V. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2013 Apr;101(4):1036-46. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.34407. Epub 2012 Sep 11.
  7. Cardiovascular biomaterials: when the inflammatory response helps to efficiently restore tissue functionality? Boccafoschi F, Mosca C, Cannas M. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012 Jun 22. doi: 10.1002/term.1526. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. The biological response of poly(L-lactide) films modified by different biomolecules: role of the coating strategy. Boccafoschi F, Fusaro L, Mosca C, Bosetti M, Chevallier P, Mantovani D, Cannas M. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2012 Sep;100(9):2373-81. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.34180. Epub 2012 Apr 24.
  9. Adenosine A(2a) receptor stimulation prevents hepatocyte lipotoxicity and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) in rats. Imarisio C, Alchera E, Sutti S, Valente G, Boccafoschi F, Albano E, Carini R. Clin Sci (Lond). 2012 Sep;123(5):323-32. doi: 10.1042/CS20110504.
  10. Apoptosis in Buruli ulcer: a clinicopathological study of 45 cases. Zavattaro E, Boccafoschi F, Borgogna C, Conca A, Johnson RC, Sopoh GE, Dossou AD, Colombo E, Clemente C, Leigheb G, Valente G. Histopathology. 2012 Aug;61(2):224-36. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2559.2012.04206.x. Epub 2012 Mar 22.
  11. Chondrogenic induction of human mesenchymal stem cells using combined growth factors for cartilage tissue engineering. Bosetti M, Boccafoschi F, Leigheb M, Bianchi AE, Cannas M. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012 Mar;6(3):205-13. doi: 10.1002/term.416. Epub 2011 Feb 28.
  12. The role of mechanical stretching in the activation and localization of adhesion proteins and related intracellular molecules. Boccafoschi F, Mosca C, Bosetti M, Cannas M. J Cell Biochem. 2011 May;112(5):1403-9. doi: 10.1002/jcb.23056.
  13. The role of shear stress on mechanically stimulated engineered vascular substitutes: influence on mechanical and biological properties. Boccafoschi F, Bosetti M, Mosca C, Mantovani D, Cannas M. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012 Jan;6(1):60-7. doi: 10.1002/term.398. Epub 2011 Feb 8.
  14. Role of ERK1/2 in platelet lysate-driven endothelial cell repair. Ranzato E, Boccafoschi F, Mazzucco L, Patrone M, Burlando B. J Cell Biochem. 2010 Jun 1;110(3):783-93. doi: 10.1002/jcb.22591.
  15. Composite films of gelatin and hydroxyapatite/bioactive glass for tissue-engineering applications. Gentile P, Chiono V, Boccafoschi F, Baino F, Vitale-Brovarone C, Vernè E, Barbani N, Ciardelli G. J Biomater Sci Polym Ed. 2010;21(8-9):1207-26. doi: 10.1163/092050609X12481751806213.
  16. Regulation of osteoblast and osteoclast functions by FGF-6. Bosetti M, Leigheb M, Brooks RA, Boccafoschi F, Cannas MF. J Cell Physiol. 2010 Nov;225(2):466-71. doi: 10.1002/jcp.22225.
  17. Overstressed mechanical stretching activates survival and apoptotic signals in fibroblasts. Boccafoschi F, Sabbatini M, Bosetti M, Cannas M. Cells Tissues Organs. 2010;192(3):167-76. doi: 10.1159/000313418. Epub 2010 Apr 16.
  18. Photoactive chitosan switching on bone-like apatite deposition. Chiono V, Gentile P, Boccafoschi F, Carmagnola I, Ninov M, Georgieva V, Georgiev G, Ciardelli G. Biomacromolecules. 2010 Feb 8;11(2):309-15. doi: 10.1021/bm901169v.
  19. Effects of mechanical stress on cell adhesion: a possible mechanism for morphological changes. Boccafoschi F, Bosetti M, Sandra PM, Leigheb M, Cannas M. Cell Adh Migr. 2010 Jan-Mar;4(1):19-25. Epub 2010 Jan 21.
  20. Scratch wound closure of C2C12 mouse myoblasts is enhanced by human platelet lysate. Ranzato E, Balbo V, Boccafoschi F, Mazzucco L, Burlando B. Cell Biol Int. 2009 Sep;33(9):911-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cellbi.2009.06.017. Epub 2009 Jun 23.
  21. Different apoptosis modalities in periprosthetic membranes. Sabbatini M, Piffanelli V, Boccafoschi F, Gatti S, Renò F, Bosetti M, Leigheb M, Massè A, Cannas M. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2010 Jan;92(1):175-84. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.32349. Erratum in: J Biomed Mater Res A. 2010 Sep 15;94(4):1332. Mario, Cannas [corrected to Cannas, Mario].
  22. Behaviour of human mesenchymal stem cells on a polyelectrolyte-modified HEMA hydrogel for silk-based ligament tissue engineering. Bosetti M, Boccafoschi F, Calarco A, Leigheb M, Gatti S, Piffanelli V, Peluso G, Cannas M. J Biomater Sci Polym Ed. 2008;19(9):1111-23. doi: 10.1163/156856208785540145.
  23. Effect of different growth factors on human osteoblasts activities: a possible application in bone regeneration for tissue engineering. Bosetti M, Boccafoschi F, Leigheb M, Cannas MF. Biomol Eng. 2007 Dec;24(6):613-8. Epub 2007 Sep 4.
  24. Properties of zinc releasing surfaces for clinical applications. Lusvardi G, Malavasi G, Menabue L, Menziani MC, Pedone A, Segre U, Aina V, Perardi A, Morterra C, Boccafoschi F, Gatti S, Bosetti M, Cannas M. J Biomater Appl. 2008 May;22(6):505-26. Epub 2007 Jul 10.
  25. Dynamic fibroblast cultures: response to mechanical stretching. Boccafoschi F, Bosetti M, Gatti S, Cannas M. Cell Adh Migr. 2007 Jul-Sep;1(3):124-8. Epub 2007 Jul 9.
  26. Preparation and characterization of a scaffold for vascular tissue engineering by direct-assembling of collagen and cells in a cylindrical geometry. Boccafoschi F, Rajan N, Habermehl J, Mantovani D. Macromol Biosci. 2007 May 10;7(5):719-26.
  27. Design of a perfusion bioreactor specific to the regeneration of vascular tissues under mechanical stresses. Bilodeau K, Couet F, Boccafoschi F, Mantovani D. Artif Organs. 2005 Nov;29(11):906-12.
  28. Preparation of ready-to-use, stockable and reconstituted collagen. Habermehl J, Skopinska J, Boccafoschi F, Sionkowska A, Kaczmarek H, Laroche G, Mantovani D. Macromol Biosci. 2005 Sep 16;5(9):821-8.
  29. Biological performances of collagen-based scaffolds for vascular tissue engineering. Boccafoschi F, Habermehl J, Vesentini S, Mantovani D. Biomaterials. 2005 Dec;26(35):7410-7.
  30. Evaluation of bioresorbable implants from bovine bone: In vitro preliminary observations. Boccafoschi F, Bosetti M, Cannas M. J Appl Biomater Biomech. 2005 Jan-Apr;3(1):35-41.
  31. The induction of MMP-9 release from granulocytes by vitamin E in UHMWPE. Renò F, Bracco P, Lombardi F, Boccafoschi F, Costa L, Cannas M. Biomaterials. 2004 Mar;25(6):995-1001.
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