Alessandra Russo

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Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

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    Russo A, Borrelli F. Bacopa monniera, a reputed nootropic plant: an overview. Phytomedicine. 2005;12:305-17 pubmed
    ..Moreover, other clinical studies have to be encouraged, also to evidence any side effects and possible interactions between this herbal medicine and synthetic drugs...
  2. Russo A, Piovano M, Lombardo L, Garbarino J, Cardile V. Lichen metabolites prevent UV light and nitric oxide-mediated plasmid DNA damage and induce apoptosis in human melanoma cells. Life Sci. 2008;83:468-74 pubmed publisher
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  3. Cardile V, Graziano A, Avola R, Piovano M, Russo A. Potential anticancer activity of lichen secondary metabolite physodic acid. Chem Biol Interact. 2017;263:36-45 pubmed publisher
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    Russo A, Izzo A, Borrelli F, Renis M, Vanella A. Free radical scavenging capacity and protective effect of Bacopa monniera L. on DNA damage. Phytother Res. 2003;17:870-5 pubmed
    ..Moreover, this experimental evidence suggests that because of its antioxidant activity, this Ayurvedic drug may be useful in the treatment of human pathologies in which free radical production plays a key role...
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    Russo A, Cardile V, Lombardo L, Vanella L, Vanella A, Garbarino J. Antioxidant activity and antiproliferative action of methanolic extract of Geum quellyon Sweet roots in human tumor cell lines. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005;100:323-32 pubmed
    ..The effect evidenced in Caco-2 cells can be in part correlated to a modulation of redox-sensitive mechanisms...
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    Russo A, Lombardo L, Troncoso N, Garbarino J, Cardile V. Rosmarinus officinalis extract inhibits human melanoma cell growth. Nat Prod Commun. 2009;4:1707-10 pubmed
    ..No statistically significant increase in LDH release was observed in melanoma cells, correlated to a fragmentation of genomic DNA, determined by COMET assay...
  7. Russo A, Cardile V, Caggia S, GUNTHER G, Troncoso N, Garbarino J. Boldo prevents UV light and nitric oxide-mediated plasmid DNA damage and reduces the expression of Hsp70 protein in melanoma cancer cells. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2011;63:1219-29 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, we investigated the growth inhibitory activity of this natural product against human melanoma cells (M14)...

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Publications7

  1. request reprint
    Russo A, Borrelli F. Bacopa monniera, a reputed nootropic plant: an overview. Phytomedicine. 2005;12:305-17 pubmed
    ..Moreover, other clinical studies have to be encouraged, also to evidence any side effects and possible interactions between this herbal medicine and synthetic drugs...
  2. Russo A, Piovano M, Lombardo L, Garbarino J, Cardile V. Lichen metabolites prevent UV light and nitric oxide-mediated plasmid DNA damage and induce apoptosis in human melanoma cells. Life Sci. 2008;83:468-74 pubmed publisher
    ....
  3. Cardile V, Graziano A, Avola R, Piovano M, Russo A. Potential anticancer activity of lichen secondary metabolite physodic acid. Chem Biol Interact. 2017;263:36-45 pubmed publisher
    ....
  4. request reprint
    Russo A, Izzo A, Borrelli F, Renis M, Vanella A. Free radical scavenging capacity and protective effect of Bacopa monniera L. on DNA damage. Phytother Res. 2003;17:870-5 pubmed
    ..Moreover, this experimental evidence suggests that because of its antioxidant activity, this Ayurvedic drug may be useful in the treatment of human pathologies in which free radical production plays a key role...
  5. request reprint
    Russo A, Cardile V, Lombardo L, Vanella L, Vanella A, Garbarino J. Antioxidant activity and antiproliferative action of methanolic extract of Geum quellyon Sweet roots in human tumor cell lines. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005;100:323-32 pubmed
    ..The effect evidenced in Caco-2 cells can be in part correlated to a modulation of redox-sensitive mechanisms...
  6. request reprint
    Russo A, Lombardo L, Troncoso N, Garbarino J, Cardile V. Rosmarinus officinalis extract inhibits human melanoma cell growth. Nat Prod Commun. 2009;4:1707-10 pubmed
    ..No statistically significant increase in LDH release was observed in melanoma cells, correlated to a fragmentation of genomic DNA, determined by COMET assay...
  7. Russo A, Cardile V, Caggia S, GUNTHER G, Troncoso N, Garbarino J. Boldo prevents UV light and nitric oxide-mediated plasmid DNA damage and reduces the expression of Hsp70 protein in melanoma cancer cells. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2011;63:1219-29 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, we investigated the growth inhibitory activity of this natural product against human melanoma cells (M14)...