Prof. Enrico Baruffini

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Curriculum vitae

Pubblicazioni selezionate

Del Dotto V, Fogazza M, Musiani F, Maresca A, Aleo SJ, Caporali L, La Morgia C, Nolli C, Lodi T, Goffrini P, Chan D, Carelli V, Rugolo M, Baruffini E, Zanna C. (2018) Deciphering OPA1 mutations pathogenicity by combined analysis of human, mouse and yeast cell models. Biochimica et biophysica acta. Molecular basis of disease 1864(10) 3496-3514 [DOI  PMID]

Gilberti M, Baruffini E, Donnini C, Dallabona C. (2018) Pathological alleles of MPV17 modeled in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae orthologous gene SYM1 reveal their inability to take part in a high molecular weight complex. PloS one 13(10) e0205014 [DOI  PMID]

Langer Y, Aran A, Gulsuner S, Abu Libdeh B, Renbaum P, Brunetti D, Teixeira PF, Walsh T, Zeligson S, Ruotolo R, Beeri R, Dweikat I, Shahrour M, Weinberg-Shukron A, Zahdeh F, Baruffini E, Glaser E, King MC, Levy-Lahad E, Zeviani M, Segel R. (2018) Mitochondrial PITRM1 peptidase loss-of-function in childhood cerebellar atrophy. Journal of medical genetics 55(9) 599-606 [DOI  PMID]

Dallabona C, Baruffini E, Goffrini P, Lodi T. (2017) Dominance of yeast aac2(R96H) and aac2(R252G) mutations, equivalent to pathological mutations in ant1, is due to gain of function. Biochemical and biophysical research communications 493(2) 909-913 [DOI  PMID]

Del Dotto V, Mishra P, Vidoni S, Fogazza M, Maresca A, Caporali L, McCaffery JM, Cappelletti M, Baruffini E, Lenaers G, Chan D, Rugolo M, Carelli V, Zanna C. (2017) OPA1 Isoforms in the Hierarchical Organization of Mitochondrial Functions. Cell reports 19(12) 2557-2571 [DOI  PMID]

Nasca A, Legati A, Baruffini E, Nolli C, Moroni I, Ardissone A, Goffrini P, Ghezzi D. (2016) Biallelic Mutations in DNM1L are Associated with a Slowly Progressive Infantile Encephalopathy. Human mutation 37(9) 898-903 [DOI  PMID]

Brunetti D, Torsvik J, Dallabona C, Teixeira P, Sztromwasser P, Fernandez-Vizarra E, Cerutti R, Reyes A, Preziuso C, D'Amati G, Baruffini E, Goffrini P, Viscomi C, Ferrero I, Boman H, Telstad W, Johansson S, Glaser E, Knappskog PM, Zeviani M, Bindoff LA. (2016) Defective PITRM1 mitochondrial peptidase is associated with Abeta amyloidotic neurodegeneration. EMBO molecular medicine 8(3) 176-90 [DOI  PMID]

Pitayu L, Baruffini E, Rodier C, Rotig A, Lodi T, Delahodde A. (2016) Combined use of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Caenorhabditis elegans and patient fibroblasts leads to the identification of clofilium tosylate as a potential therapeutic chemical against POLG-related diseases. Human molecular genetics 25(4) 715-27 [DOI  PMID]

Nolli C, Goffrini P, Lazzaretti M, Zanna C, Vitale R, Lodi T, Baruffini E. (2015) Validation of a MGM1/OPA1 chimeric gene for functional analysis in yeast of mutations associated with dominant optic atrophy. Mitochondrion 25 38-48 [DOI  PMID]

Rivero D, Berna L, Stefanini I, Baruffini E, Bergerat A, Csikasz-Nagy A, De Filippo C, Cavalieri D. (2015) Hsp12p and PAU genes are involved in ecological interactions between natural yeast strains. Environmental microbiology 17(8) 3069-81 [DOI  PMID]

Hadchouel A, Wieland T, Griese M, Baruffini E, Lorenz-Depiereux B, Enaud L, Graf E, Dubus JC, Halioui-Louhaichi S, Coulomb A, Delacourt C, Eckstein G, Zarbock R, Schwarzmayr T, Cartault F, Meitinger T, Lodi T, de Blic J, Strom TM. (2015) Biallelic Mutations of Methionyl-tRNA Synthetase Cause a Specific Type of Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Prevalent on Reunion Island. American journal of human genetics 96(5) 826-31 [DOI  PMID]

Lodi T, Dallabona C, Nolli C, Goffrini P, Donnini C, Baruffini E. (2015) DNA polymerase gamma and disease: what we have learned from yeast. Frontiers in genetics 6 106 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Ferrari J, Dallabona C, Donnini C, Lodi T. (2015) Polymorphisms in DNA polymerase gamma affect the mtDNA stability and the NRTI-induced mitochondrial toxicity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mitochondrion 20 52-63 [DOI  PMID]

Marchi L, Polverini E, Degola F, Baruffini E, Restivo FM. (2014) Glutamate dehydrogenase isoenzyme 3 (GDH3) of Arabidopsis thaliana is less thermostable than GDH1 and GDH2 isoenzymes. Plant physiology and biochemistry : PPB 83 225-31 [DOI  PMID]

Yarham JW, Lamichhane TN, Pyle A, Mattijssen S, Baruffini E, Bruni F, Donnini C, Vassilev A, He L, Blakely EL, Griffin H, Santibanez-Koref M, Bindoff LA, Ferrero I, Chinnery PF, McFarland R, Maraia RJ, Taylor RW. (2014) Defective i6A37 modification of mitochondrial and cytosolic tRNAs results from pathogenic mutations in TRIT1 and its substrate tRNA. PLoS genetics 10(6) e1004424 [DOI  PMID]

Diodato D, Melchionda L, Haack TB, Dallabona C, Baruffini E, Donnini C, Granata T, Ragona F, Balestri P, Margollicci M, Lamantea E, Nasca A, Powell CA, Minczuk M, Strom TM, Meitinger T, Prokisch H, Lamperti C, Zeviani M, Ghezzi D. (2014) VARS2 and TARS2 mutations in patients with mitochondrial encephalomyopathies. Human mutation 35(8) 983-9 [DOI  PMID]

Dallabona C, Diodato D, Kevelam SH, Haack TB, Wong LJ, Salomons GS, Baruffini E, Melchionda L, Mariotti C, Strom TM, Meitinger T, Prokisch H, Chapman K, Colley A, Rocha H, Ounap K, Schiffmann R, Salsano E, Savoiardo M, Hamilton EM, Abbink TE, Wolf NI, Ferrero I, Lamperti C, Zeviani M, Vanderver A, Ghezzi D, van der Knaap MS. (2014) Novel (ovario) leukodystrophy related to AARS2 mutations. Neurology 82(23) 2063-71 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Dallabona C, Invernizzi F, Yarham JW, Melchionda L, Blakely EL, Lamantea E, Donnini C, Santra S, Vijayaraghavan S, Roper HP, Burlina A, Kopajtich R, Walther A, Strom TM, Haack TB, Prokisch H, Taylor RW, Ferrero I, Zeviani M, Ghezzi D. (2013) MTO1 mutations are associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and lactic acidosis and cause respiratory chain deficiency in humans and yeast. Human mutation 34(11) 1501-9 [DOI  PMID]

Haack TB, Kopajtich R, Freisinger P, Wieland T, Rorbach J, Nicholls TJ, Baruffini E, Walther A, Danhauser K, Zimmermann FA, Husain RA, Schum J, Mundy H, Ferrero I, Strom TM, Meitinger T, Taylor RW, Minczuk M, Mayr JA, Prokisch H. (2013) ELAC2 mutations cause a mitochondrial RNA processing defect associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. American journal of human genetics 93(2) 211-23 [DOI  PMID]

Ghezzi D, Baruffini E, Haack TB, Invernizzi F, Melchionda L, Dallabona C, Strom TM, Parini R, Burlina AB, Meitinger T, Prokisch H, Ferrero I, Zeviani M. (2012) Mutations of the mitochondrial-tRNA modifier MTO1 cause hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and lactic acidosis. American journal of human genetics 90(6) 1079-87 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Serafini F, Ferrero I, Lodi T. (2012) Overexpression of DNA polymerase zeta reduces the mitochondrial mutability caused by pathological mutations in DNA polymerase gamma in yeast. PloS one 7(3) e34322 [DOI  PMID]

Serafini F, Bottacini F, Viappiani A, Baruffini E, Turroni F, Foroni E, Lodi T, van Sinderen D, Ventura M. (2011) Insights into physiological and genetic mupirocin susceptibility in bifidobacteria. Applied and environmental microbiology 77(9) 3141-6 [DOI  PMID]

Stewart JD, Horvath R, Baruffini E, Ferrero I, Bulst S, Watkins PB, Fontana RJ, Day CP, Chinnery PF. (2010) Polymerase gamma gene POLG determines the risk of sodium valproate-induced liver toxicity. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) 52(5) 1791-6 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Horvath R, Dallabona C, Czermin B, Lamantea E, Bindoff L, Invernizzi F, Ferrero I, Zeviani M, Lodi T. (2011) Predicting the contribution of novel POLG mutations to human disease through analysis in yeast model. Mitochondrion 11(1) 182-90 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Ferrero I, Foury F. (2010) In vivo analysis of mtDNA replication defects in yeast. Methods (San Diego, Calif.) 51(4) 426-36 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Lodi T. (2010) Construction and validation of a yeast model system for studying in vivo the susceptibility to nucleoside analogues of DNA polymerase gamma allelic variants. Mitochondrion 10(2) 183-7 [DOI  PMID]

Stricker S, Pruss H, Horvath R, Baruffini E, Lodi T, Siebert E, Endres M, Zschenderlein R, Meisel A. (2009) A variable neurodegenerative phenotype with polymerase gamma mutation. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry 80(10) 1181-2 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Serafini F, Lodi T. (2009) Construction and characterization of centromeric, episomal and GFP-containing vectors for Saccharomyces cerevisiae prototrophic strains. Journal of biotechnology 143(4) 247-54 [DOI  PMID]

Fukasawa T, Sakurai H, Nogi Y, Baruffini E. (2009) Galactose transporters discriminate steric anomers at the cell surface in yeast. FEMS yeast research 9(5) 723-31 [DOI  PMID]

Spinazzola A, Invernizzi F, Carrara F, Lamantea E, Donati A, Dirocco M, Giordano I, Meznaric-Petrusa M, Baruffini E, Ferrero I, Zeviani M. (2009) Clinical and molecular features of mitochondrial DNA depletion syndromes. Journal of inherited metabolic disease 32(2) 143-58 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Ferrero I, Foury F. (2007) Mitochondrial DNA defects in Saccharomyces cerevisiae caused by functional interactions between DNA polymerase gamma mutations associated with disease in human. Biochimica et biophysica acta 1772(11-12) 1225-35 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Lodi T, Dallabona C, Foury F. (2007) A single nucleotide polymorphism in the DNA polymerase gamma gene of Saccharomyces cerevisiae laboratory strains is responsible for increased mitochondrial DNA mutability. Genetics 177(2) 1227-31 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Goffrini P, Donnini C, Lodi T. (2006) Galactose transport in Kluyveromyces lactis: major role of the glucose permease Hgt1. FEMS yeast research 6(8) 1235-42 [DOI  PMID]

Baruffini E, Lodi T, Dallabona C, Puglisi A, Zeviani M, Ferrero I. (2006) Genetic and chemical rescue of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae phenotype induced by mitochondrial DNA polymerase mutations associated with progressive external ophthalmoplegia in humans. Human molecular genetics 15(19) 2846-55 [DOI  PMID]



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