Sezione di

Fisiologia Umana

Pubblicazioni dal 2010

Laboratorio di neurofisiologia del controllo motorio nell'uomo

Componenti: prof. F. Baldissera, dott. R. Esposti 


Baldissera FG, Tesio L. APAs Constraints to Voluntary Movements: The Case for Limb Movements Coupling. Front Hum Neurosci 2017; 11 (): 152. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00152

Esposti R, Limonta E, Esposito F, Baldissera FG. The role of anticipatory postural adjustments in interlimb coordination of coupled arm movements in the parasagittal plane: III. Difference in the energy cost of postural actions during cyclic flexion-extension arm movements, ISO- and ANTI-directionally coupled. Exp Brain Res 2013; 231(3): 293-303. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-013-3691-1

Baldissera FG, Esposti R. The role of anticipatory postural adjustments in interlimb coordination of coupled arm movements in the parasagittal plane: II. Postural activities and coupling coordination during cyclic flexion-extension arm movements, ISO- and ANTI-directionally coupled. Exp Brain Res 2013; 229(2): 203-219. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-013-3605-2

Esposti R, Baldissera FG. The role of anticipatory postural adjustments (APAs) in interlimb coordination of coupled arm movements in the parasagittal plane: I. APAs associated with fast discrete flexion and extension movements of one arm or of both arms ISO- and ANTI-directionally coupled. Exp Brain Res 2013;  228 (4): 527-539. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-013-3584-3

Cerri G, Montagna M, Madaschi L, Merli D, Borroni P, Baldissera F, Gorio A. Erythropoietin effect on sensorimotor recovery after contusive spinal cord injury: An electrophysiological study in rats. Neuroscience 2012; 219: 290-301. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.05.041

Gelain F, Panseri S, Antonini S, Cunha C, Donega M, Lowery J, Taraballi F, Cerri G, Montagna M, Baldissera F, Vescovi A. Transplantation of nanostructured composite scaffolds results in the regeneration of chronically injured spinal cords. ACS Nano 2011; 5 (1): 227-36. DOI: 10.1021/nn102461w

Esposti R, Baldissera FG. Combined recruitment of two fixation chains during cyclic movements of one arm. Hum Mov Sci 2010;  30 (2): 213-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2010.02.005

Esposti R, Esposito F, Cé E, Baldissera F. Difference in the metabolic cost of postural actions during iso- and antidirectional coupled oscillations of the upper limbs in the horizontal plane. Eur J Appl Physiol 2010; 108 (1): 93-104. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-009-1193-4



Human Motor Control Lab - Controllo della postura: movimenti anticipatori posturali

Componenti: prof. P. Cavallari, dott. C. Bruttini, dott. F. Bolzoni


•Cavallari P, Bolzoni F, Esposti R, Bruttini C. Cough-Anal Reflex May Be the Expression of a Pre-Programmed Postural Action. Front Hum Neurosci 2017; 11 (): 475. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00475

•Bolzoni F, Esposti R, Bruttini C, Zenoni G, Jankowska E, Cavallari P. Direct current stimulation modulates the excitability of the sensory and motor fibres in the human posterior tibial nerve, with a long-lasting effect on the H-reflex. Eur J Neurosci 2017; 46 (9): 2499-2506. DOI: 10.1111/ejn.13696

Esposti R, Bruttini C, Bolzoni F, Cavallari P. Anticipatory Postural Adjustments associated with reaching movements are programmed according to the availability of visual information. Exp Brain Res 2017; (in press). DOI: 10.1007/s00221-017-4898-3

Cavallari P, Bolzoni F, Bruttini C, Esposti R. The Organization and Control of Intra-Limb Anticipatory Postural Adjustments and Their Role in Movement Performance. Front Hum Neurosci 2016; 10: 525. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00525

Bruttini C, Esposti R, Bolzoni F, Cavallari P. Higher Precision in Pointing Movements of the Preferred vs. Non-Preferred Hand Is Associated with an Earlier Occurrence of Anticipatory Postural Adjustments. Front Hum Neurosci 2016; 10: 365. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00365

Coco M, Perciavalle V, Cavallari P, Perciavalle V. Effects of an Exhaustive Exercise on Motor Skill Learning and on the Excitability of Primary Motor Cortex and Supplementary Motor Area. Medicine (Baltimore) 2016; 95 (11): e2978. DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002978

•Bolzoni F, Bruttini C, Esposti R, Castellani C, Cavallari P. Transcranial direct current stimulation of SMA modulates anticipatory postural adjustments without affecting the primary movement. Behav Brain Res 2015; 291: 407-13. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2015.05.044

•Esposti R, Bruttini C, Bolzoni F, Cavallari P. Intended rather than actual movement velocity determines the latency of anticipatory postural adjustments. Exp Brain Res 2014;  233 (2): 397-403. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-014-4122-7

•Bruttini C, Esposti R, Bolzoni F, Vanotti A, Mariotti C, Cavallari P. Temporal disruption of upper-limb anticipatory postural adjustments in cerebellar ataxic patients. Exp Brain Res 2014; 233 (1): 197-203. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-014-4103-x

•Bruttini C, Esposti R, Bolzoni F, Cavallari P. Ischemic block of the forearm abolishes finger movements but not their associated anticipatory postural adjustments. Exp Brain Res 2014; 232 (6):1739-50. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-014-3866-4

•Coco M, Alagona G, Perciavalle V, Perciavalle V, Cavallari P, Caronni A. Changes in cortical excitability and blood lactate after a fatiguing hand-grip exercise. Somatosens Mot Res 2013. DOI: 10.3109/08990220.2013.834816

•Caronni A, Bolzoni F, Esposti R, Bruttini C, Cavallari P. Accuracy of pointing movements relies upon a specific tuning between APAs and prime mover activation. Acta Physiol (Oxf) 2013; 208(1): 111-124. DOI: 10.1111/apha.12081

•Bolzoni F, Bruttini C, Esposti R, Cavallari P. Hand immobilization affects arm and shoulder postural control. Exp Brain Res 2012; 220 (1): 63-70. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-012-3115-7

•Cerri G, Cocchi CA, Montagna M, Zuin M, Podda M, Cavallari P, Selmi C. Patients with primary biliary cirrhosis do not show post-exercise depression of cortical excitability. Clin Neurophysiol 2010; 121 (8): 1321-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2009.12.040



Smile Lab - Riabilitazione bionica delle paralisi facciali: analisi del sorriso e dell'ammiccamento

Componenti: prof. P. Cavallari, dott.ssa A. Frigerio


•Frigerio A, Heaton JT, Cavallari P, Knox C, Hohman MH, Hadlock TA. Electrical Stimulation of Eye Blink in Individuals with Acute Facial Palsy: Progress toward a Bionic Blink. Plast Reconstr Surg 2015; 136 (4): 515e-23e. DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001639

•Frigerio A, Cavallari P, Frigeni M, Pedrocchi A, Sarasola A, Ferrante S. Surface Electromyographic Mapping of the Orbicularis Oculi Muscle for Real-Time Blink Detection. JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2014; 16 (5): 335-42. DOI: 10.1001/jamafacial.2014.283

•Marcelli E, Cavallari P, Frigerio A, Colletti G, Biglioli F, Fanti R, Plicchi G, Cercenelli L. A new gyro-based method for quantifying eyelid motion. Int J Artif Organs 2013; 36 (3): 195-202. DOI: 10.5301/ijao.5000178

•Frigerio A, Brenna S, Cavallari P. Surface Electromyography Recording of Spontaneous Eyeblinks: Applications in Neuroprosthetics. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013; 148 (2): 209-14. DOI: 10.1177/0194599812469352

•Frigerio A, Cavallari P. A Closed-Loop Stimulation System Supplemented with Motoneurone Dynamic Sensitivity Replicates Natural Eye Blinks. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012; 146 (2): 230-233. DOI: 10.1177/0194599811427255



Laboratorio per l'Analisi del Movimento nel Bambino (L.A.M.B.) Pierfranco e Luisa Mariani

Componenti: dott. I.U. Isaias, dott.ssa M. Dipaola, prof. P. Cavallari


Dipaola M, Pavan EE, Cattaneo A, Frazzitta G, Pezzoli G, Cavallari P, Frigo CA, Isaias IU. Mechanical Energy Recovery during Walking in Patients with Parkinson Disease. PLoS One 2016; 11 (6): e0156420. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156420

•Isaias IU, Dipaola M, Michi M, Marzegan A, Volkmann J, Rodocanachi Roidi ML, Frigo CA, Cavallari P. Gait initiation in children with Rett syndrome. PLoS One 2014; 9 (4): e92736. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092736

•Isaias IU, Volkmann J, Marzegan A, Marotta G, Cavallari P, Pezzoli G The Influence of Dopaminergic Striatal Innervation on Upper Limb Locomotor Synergies. PLoS One 2012; 7(12): e51464. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051464

•Isaias IU, Marzegan A, Pezzoli G, Marotta G, Canesi M, Biella GE, Volkmann J, Cavallari P. A role for locus coeruleus in Parkinson tremor. Front Hum Neurosci 2011; 5: 179. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2011.00179

•Isaias IU, Moisello C, Marotta G, Schiavella M, Canesi M, Perfetti B, Cavallari P, Pezzoli G, Ghilardi MF. Dopaminergic Striatal Innervation Predicts Interlimb Transfer of a Visuomotor Skill. J Neurosci 2011; 31 (41): 14458-14462. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3583-11.2011

•Canesi M, Rusconi ML, Isaias IU, Pezzoli G. Artistic productivity and creative thinking in Parkinson's disease. Eur J Neurol 2011; 19 (3): 468-472. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2011.03546.x

•Isaias IU, Marotta G, Pezzoli G, Sabri O, Schwarz J, Crenna P, Classen J, Cavallari P. Enhanced catecholamine transporter binding in the locus coeruleus of patients with early Parkinson disease. BMC Neurol 2011; 11: 88. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2377-11-88

•Isaias IU, Volkmann J, Kupsch A, Burgunder JM, Ostrem JL, Alterman RL, Mehdorn HM, Schönecker T, Krauss JK, Starr P, Reese R, Kühn AA, Schüpbach WM, Tagliati M. Factors predicting protracted improvement after pallidal DBS for primary dystonia: the role of age and disease duration. J Neurol 2011; 258 (8): 1469-76. DOI: 10.1007/s00415-011-5961-9

•Crenna P, Frigo C. Dynamics of the ankle joint analyzed through moment-angle loops during human walking: Gender and age effects. Hum Mov Sci 2011; 30 (6): 1185-1198. DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2011.02.009

•Carpinella I, Crenna P, Rabuffetti M, Ferrarin M. Coordination between upper- and lower-limb movements is different during overground and treadmill walking. Eur J Appl Physiol 2010; 108 (1): 71-82.  DOI: 10.1007/s00421-009-1168-5



Laboratorio di fisiologia respiratoria

Componenti: prof. E. D'Angelo, dott. M. Pecchiari


•Pecchiari MM, Santus P, Radovanovic D, D'Angelo EG. The acute effects of long acting bronchodilators on small airways detected in COPD patients by single breath N2 test and lung P-V curve. J Appl Physiol (1985) 2017; jap.00493.2017. DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00493.2017

•Ortega VE, Pecchiari M. Understanding at-risk subgroups for lung function impairment in life-long nonsmokers with α1-antitrypsin deficiency. Eur Respir J 2017; 49 (3): 1700114. DOI: 10.1183/13993003.00114-2017

Pecchiari M, Radovanovic D, Santus P, D'Angelo E. Airway occlusion assessed by single breath N2 test and lung P-V curve in healthy subjects and COPD patients. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2016; 234: 60-68. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2016.09.006

•Santus P, Radovanovic D, Balzano G, Pecchiari M, Raccanelli R, Sarno N, Di Marco F, Jones PW, Carone M. Improvements in Lung Diffusion Capacity following Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD with and without Ventilation Inhomogeneity. Respiration 2016; 92 (5): 295-307. DOI: 10.1159/000448847

•Pecchiari M, Sartori P, Conte V, D'Angelo E, Moscheni C. Friction and morphology of pleural mesothelia. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2016; 220: 17-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2015.09.003

•Santus P, Radovanovic D, Henchi S, Di Marco F, Centanni S, D'Angelo E, Pecchiari M. Assessment of acute bronchodilator effects from specific airway resistance changes in stable COPD patients. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2014; 197: 36-45. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2014.03.012

•Pecchiari M, Monaco A, Koutsoukou A, Valle PD, Gentile G, D'Angelo E. Effects of various modes of mechanical ventilation in normal rats. Anesthesiology 2014; 120 (4): 943-50. DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000000075

•Pecchiari M, Loring SH, D'Angelo E. Esophageal pressure as an estimate of average pleural pressure with lung or chest distortion in rats. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2013; 186 (2): 229-235. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2013.02.006

•Pecchiari M. Effects of Heliox in Stable COPD Patients at Rest and during Exercise. Pulm Med 2012; 2012: 593985. DOI: 10.1155/2012/593985

•Pecchiari M, Monaco A, Koutsoukou A, DʼAngelo E. Plasma membrane disruptions with different modes of injurious mechanical ventilation in normal rat lungs. Crit Care Med 2012; 40 (3): 869-875. DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318232da2b

•Loring SH, Pecchiari M, Della Valle P, Monaco A, Gentile G, DʼAngelo E. Maintaining end-expiratory transpulmonary pressure prevents worsening of ventilator-induced lung injury caused by chest wall constriction in surfactant-depleted rats. Crit Care Med 2010; 38 (12): 2358-64. DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181fa02b8



Laboratorio di fisio-meccanica del movimento e della locomozione

Componenti: prof. A.E. Minetti, dott. G. Pavei, prof. G.A. Cavagna, dott. M.A. Legramandi.


•B Candau R, Sanchez AMJ, Borrani F, Minetti AE. Comment on: "How Biomechanical Improvements in Running Economy Could Break the 2-Hour Marathon Barrier". Sports Med 2017;  47: 2403. DOI: 10.1007/s40279-017-0761-8

•Pavei G, Seminati E, Cazzola D, Minetti AE. On the Estimation Accuracy of the 3D Body Center of Mass Trajectory during Human Locomotion: Inverse vs. Forward Dynamics. Front Physiol 2017; 8: 129. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2017.00129

•Pellegrini B, Peyré-Tartaruga LA, Zoppirolli C, Bortolan L, Savoldelli A, Minetti AE, Schena F. Mechanical energy patterns in nordic walking: comparisons with conventional walking. Gait Posture 2017; 51: 234-238. DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.10.010

•Zamparo P, Pavei G, Nardello F, Bartolini D, Monte A, Minetti AE. Mechanical work and efficiency of 5 + 5 m shuttle running. Eur J Appl Physiol 2016; 116 (10): 1911-9. DOI: 10.1007/s00421-016-3443-6

Telli R, Seminati E, Pavei G, Minetti AE. Recumbent vs. upright bicycles: 3D trajectory of body centre of mass, limb mechanical work, and operative range of propulsive muscles. J Sports Sci 2017; 35 (5): 491-499. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1175650

•Pavei G, Minetti AE. Hopping locomotion at different gravity: metabolism and mechanics in humans. J Appl Physiol 2016; 120 (10): 1223-9. DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00839.2015

•Formenti F, Minetti AE, Borrani F. Pedaling rate is an important determinant of human oxygen uptake during exercise on the cycle ergometer. Physiol Rep 2015; 3 (9): e12500. DOI: 10.14814/phy2.12500

•Cavagna GA, Legramandi MA. Running, hopping and trotting: tuning step frequency to the resonant frequency of the bouncing system favors larger more compliant animals. J Exp Biol 2015; 218: 3276-3283. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.127142

Lauer J, Olstad BH, Minetti AE, Kjendlie PL, Rouard AH. Breaststroke swimmers moderate internal work increases toward the highest stroke frequencies. J Biomech 2015; 48 (12): 3012-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.07.033

•Seminati E, Marzari A, Vacondio O, Minetti AE. Shoulder 3D range of motion and humerus rotation in two volleyball spike techniques: injury prevention and performance. Sports Biomech 2015; 14 (2): 216-31. DOI: 10.1080/14763141.2015.1052747

•Pavei G, Biancardi CM, Minetti AE. Skipping vs. running as the bipedal gait of choice in hypogravity. J Appl Physiol (1985) 2015; 119 (1): 93-100. DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.01021.2014

•Pavei G, Cazzola D, La Torre A, Minetti AE. The biomechanics of race walking: Literature overview and new insights. Eur J Sport Sci 2014; 14 (7): 661-70. DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2013.878755

•Cazzola D, Alberti G, Ongaro L, Minetti AE. The vertical excursion of the body visceral mass during vertical jumps is affected by specific respiratory maneuver. Hum Mov Sci 2014; 33: 369-80. DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2013.10.008

•Seminati E, Minetti AE. Overuse in volleyball training/practice: A review on shoulder and spine-related injuries. Eur J Sport Sci 2013; 13 (6): 732-43. DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2013.773090

•Seminati E, Nardello F, Zamparo P, Ardigò LP, Faccioli N, Minetti AE. Anatomically asymmetrical runners move more asymmetrically at the same metabolic cost. PLoS One 2013; 8 (9): e74134. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074134

•Layec G, Trinity JD, Hart CR, Hopker J, Passfield L, Coen PM, Conley KE, Hunter GR, Fisher G, Ferguson RA, Sasaki K, Malatesta D, Maffiuletti NA, Borrani F, Minetti AE, Rice CL, Dalton BH, McNeil CJ, Power GA, Manini TM. Comments on point:counterpoint: skeletal muscle mechanical efficiency does/does not increase with age. J Appl Physiol 2013; 114 (8): 1114-8. DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00185.2013

•Minetti AE, Gaudino P, Seminati E, Cazzola D. The cost of transport of human running is not affected, as in walking, by wide acceleration/deceleration cycles. J Appl Physiol 2013; 114 (4): 498-503. DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00959.2012

•Gaudino P, Gaudino C, Alberti G, Minetti AE. Biomechanics and predicted energetics of sprinting on sand: Hints for soccer training. J Sci Med Sport 2013; 16 (3): 271-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2012.07.003

•Legramandi MA, Schepens B & Cavagna GA. Running humans attain optimal elastic bounce in their teens. Scientific Reports 2013; 3, 1310; DOI: 10.1038/srep01310

•Cimadoro G, Yeadon MR, Van Hoecke J, Alberti G, Babault N, Minetti AE. Validation of a subject specific 3-actuator torque-driven model in human vertical jumping. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012; 2012: 4883-6. DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2012.6347088

•Biancardi CM, Minetti AE. Biomechanical determinants of transverse and rotary gallop in cursorial mammals. J Exp Biol 2012;  215 (Pt 23): 4144-56. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.073031

•Minetti AE, Ivanenko YP, Cappellini G, Dominici N, Lacquaniti F. Humans running in place on water at simulated reduced gravity. PLoS One 2012; 7 (7): e37300. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037300

•Askew GN, Formenti F, Minetti AE. Limitations imposed by wearing armour on Medieval soldiers' locomotor performance. Proc Biol Sci 2012; 279 (1729): 640-4.  DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.0816

•Cavagna GA, Legramandi MA, La Torre A. An analysis of the rebound of the body in backward human running. J Exp Biol 2012; 215 (Pt 1): 75-84. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.057562

•Biancardi CM, Fabrica CG, Polero P, Loss JF, Minetti AE. Biomechanics of octopedal locomotion: kinematic and kinetic analysis of the spider Grammostola mollicoma. J Exp Biol 2011; 214 (Pt 20): 3433-42. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.057471

•Minetti AE, Cisotti C, Mian OS. The mathematical description of the body centre of mass 3D path in human and animal locomotion. J Biomech 2011; 44: 1471-1477. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2011.03.014

•Nardello F, Ardigò LP, Minetti AE. Measured and predicted mechanical internal work in human locomotion. Hum Mov Sci 2011; 30: 90-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2010.05.012

•Minetti AE. Bioenergetics and biomechanics of cycling: the role of 'internal work'. Eur J Appl Physiol 2011; 111: 323-329 . DOI: 10.1007/s00421-010-1434-6

•Minetti AE, Cazzola D, Seminati E, Giacometti M, Roi GS. Skyscraper running: physiological and biomechanical profile of a novel sport activity. Scand J Med Sci Sports 2011; 21: 293-301. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2009.01043.x

•Cavagna GA, Legramandi MA, La Torre A. Running backwards: soft landing-hard takeoff, a less efficient rebound. Proc Royal Soc Biol Sci 2011; 278: 339-346. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1212

•Cavagna, G.A. Symmetry and asymmetry in bouncing gaits. Symmetry 2010; 2: 1270-1321. - Download PDF Full-Text [1898 KB]

•Buckley JG, Juniper MP, Cavagna GA, Zelik KE, Adamczyk PG, Morin JB. Comments on Point:Counterpoint: Artificial limbs do/do not make artificially fast running speeds possible. J Appl Physiol 2010; 108 (4): 1016-8. DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00117.2010

•Genin JJ, Willems PA, Cavagna GA, Lair R, Heglund NC. Biomechanics of locomotion in Asian elephants. J Exp Biol 2010; 213: 694–706. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.035436



Laboratorio di fisiologia respiratoria 

Componenti: prof. E. Agostoni, prof. L. Zocchi, dott.ssa F. Bodega, dott.ssa C. Porta, dott.ssa C. Sironi, R. Galli


•Bodega F, Sironi C, Porta C, Zocchi L, Agostoni E. Response to the letter to the editor by Negrini et al. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2015; 210: 53. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2015.01.007

•Bodega F, Sironi C, Porta C, Zocchi L, Agostoni E. Pleural liquid and kinetic friction coefficient of mesothelium after mechanical ventilation. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2015; 206: 1-3. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2014.11.002

Formenti A, Zocchi L. Error signals as powerful stimuli for the operant conditioning-like process of the fictive respiratory output in a brainstem-spinal cord preparation from rats. Behav Brain Res 2014; 272: 8-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2014.06.038

Agostoni E, Zocchi L. Letter to the Editor: Pleural function. Acta Physiol (Oxf) 2014; 212 (1): 5. DOI: 10.1111/apha.12333

•Bodega F, Sironi C, Porta C, Agostoni E. Lubricating recovery of damaged pleural mesothelium: effect of time and of phosphatidylcholines. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2014; 203: 116-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2014.08.002

•Bodega F, Sironi C, Porta C, Zocchi L, Agostoni E. Pleural mesothelium lubrication after phospholipase treatment. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2014; 194: 49-53. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2014.01.016

•Sironi C, Bodega F, Porta C, Agostoni E. Pleural mesothelium lubrication after hyaluronidase, neuraminidase or pronase treatment. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2013; 188 (1): 60-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2013.05.003

•Bodega F, Sironi C, Porta C, Pecchiari M, Zocchi L, Agostoni E. Mixed lubrication after rewetting of blotted pleural mesothelium. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2013; 185 (2): 369-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2012.09.003

•Bodega F, Pecchiari M, Sironi C, Porta C, Arnaboldi F, Barajon I, Agostoni E. Lubricating effect of sialomucin and hyaluronan on pleural mesothelium. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2012; 180 (1): 34-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2011.10.006

•Bodega F, Sironi C, Armilli M, Porta C, Agostoni E. Evidence for Na+-glucose cotransporter in type I alveolar epithelium. Histochem Cell Biol 2010; 134 (2): 129-36. DOI: 10.1007/s00418-010-0725-7

•Sironi C, Bodega F, Armilli M, Porta C, Zocchi L, Agostoni E. beta2-adrenergic receptors and G-protein-coupled receptor kinase 2 in rabbit pleural mesothelium. Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2010; 173 (2): 189-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2010.07.004