Main Pubblications

Full papers published in international peer-reviewed journals

  1. Pirone, L. Betti, G. Mascia, G. Giannaccini, A. Lucacchini, O. Fabiani. Autoradiographic distribution of neuropeptide Y binding sites in the brain of the carp Cyprinus carpio L. (Cyprinidae, Teleostei). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A (2003) 134: 757-762.
  2. Pirone, C. Lenzi, L. Betti, G. Giannaccini, A. Lucacchini, P. Marroni, O. Fabiani – Immunohistochemical distribution of neuropeptide Y in the mesencephalon and rhombencephalon of carp, Cyprinus carpio L. (Cyprinidae: Teleostei). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A (2004) 138: 175–185.
  3. Pirone A., G. Giannaccini, L. Betti, A. Lucacchini, G. Mascia, L. Fabrini, P. Italiani, A. Uccelli, C. Lenzi, O. Fabiani – Autoradiographic localization and binding study of benzodiazepines receptor sites in carp brain (Cyprinus carpio). Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy 31/2 (2006): 139-145.
  4. Barone M., S. De Ranieri, O. Fabiani, Pirone, F. Serena – Gametogenesis and maturity stages scale of Raja asterias Delaroche, 1809 (Chondrichthyes, Raijdae) from the South Ligurian Sea. Hydrobiologia (2007) 580: 245-254.
  5. Pirone A. G. Giannaccini, L. Betti, A. Lucacchini, G. Mascia, L. Fabrini, P. Italiani, A. Uccelli, C. Lenzi, O. Fabiani – [3H] muscimol receptors sites in the carp (Cyprinus carpio) brain: Binding assay and autoradiographic distribution. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A (2007) 148/2: 324-331. IF 1,863
  6. Butti C., L. Corain, B. Cozzi, M. Podestà, Pirone, M. Affronte and A. Zotti – Age estimation in the Mediterranean bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus (Montagu 1821) by bone density of the thoracic limb. Journal of Anatomy (2007) 211: 639-646.
  7. Giannaccini G., L. Betti, Pirone, L. Palego, O. Fabiani, L. Fabbrini, G. Mascia, L. Giusti, M. Macchia, M. Giusiani, C. Martini and A. Lucacchini Short-term effects of 3,4-methylen-dioxy-metamphetamine (MDMA) on 5-HT1A receptors in the rat hippocampus. Neurochemistry International (2007) 51: 496-506.
  8. Pirone A., C. Lenzi, P. Marroni, L. Betti, G. Mascia, G. Giannaccini, A. Lucacchini, O. Fabiani – Neuropeptide Y in the brain and retina of the adult teleost gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata). Anatomia Histologia Embryologia (2008) 37: 231-240.
  9. Pirone A., D. Baoan, I. Piano, L. Della Santina, A. Baglini, C. Lenzi – Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating peptide (PACAP) immunoreactivity distribution in the small intestine of the adult New Hampshire chicken. Acta Histochemica, 2011, 113: 477-483.
  10. Pirone A., D. Baoan, C. Lenzi, A. Baglini, E. Giannessi, I. Romboli – The small intestine of the adult New Hampshire chicken: an immunohistochemical study. Anatomia Histolgia Embryologia (2011) 40: 163-68.
  11. Bao An D., Pirone, C. Lenzi, N. Xiaoming, A. Baglini, I. Romboli. Histochemical features of the Muscovy duck small intestine during development. Tissue and Cell (2011) 43: 190–195.
  12. Giannaccini G, L. Betti , L. Palego , Pirone , L. Schmid , M. Lanza , L. Fabbrini , C. Pelosini , M. Maffei , F. Santini, A. Pinchera , A. Lucacchini. Serotonin transporter (SERT) and translocator protein (TSPO) expression in the obese ob/ob mouse. BMC Neuroscience, (2011) 12:18.
  13. Pirone A., D. Bao An, E. Giannessi, A. Coli, M.R. Stornelli, M. Marzoni Fecia di Cossato, I. Piano, C. Lenzi. Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) in the gastrointestinal tract of the pheasant (Phasianus colchicus). Acta Histochemica, (2012) 114: 535-539.
  14. Marazziti D., S. Baroni, Pirone, G. Giannaccini, L. Betti, L. Schmid, E. Vatteroni, L. Palego, F. Borsini, F. Bordi, I. Piano, C. Gargini, M. Castagna, M. Catena-Dell’Osso, A. Lucacchini. Distribution of Serotonin Receptor of Type 6 (5-HT6) in Human Brain Post-mortem. A Pharmacology, Autoradiography and Immunohistochemistry Study. Neurochemical Research (2012) 37 (5): 920-927.
  15. Ding B.A., Pirone, C. Lenzi, A. Baglini, I. Romboli. Effect of hen diet supplemented with 25-OH-D3 on the development of small intestinal morphology of chick. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences (2011) 20: 420–431.
  16. Bao An Ding, Pirone, C. Lenzi, A. Baglini, I. Romboli. Morphological changes of the muscovy duckling small intestine during development. Avian Biology Research (2012) 5 (1): 16–20.
  17. Castillo A., M. Marzoni; Pirone, I. Romboli. Histological observations in testes of hybrids of Gallus gallus x Phasianuns colchicus. Avian Biology Research (2012) 5 (1): 21–30.
  18. Pirone A., B. Cozzi, L. Edelstein, A. Peruffo, C. Lenzi, F. Quilici, R. Antonini, M. Castagna. Topography of Gng2- and NetrinG2-Expression Suggests an Insular Origin of the Human Claustrum. Plos One (2012) 7 (9): e44745.
  19. Marazziti D., S. Baroni, Pirone, G. Giannaccini, L. Betti, G. Testa, L. Schmid, L. Palego, F. Borsini, F. Bordi, I. Piano, C. Gargini, M. Castagna, M. Catena-Dell’Osso, A. Lucacchini.
  20. Serotonin receptor of type 6 (5-HT6) in human prefrontal cortex and hippocampus post-mortem: An immunohistochemical and immunofluorescence study. Neurochemistry International (2013) 62: 182-188.
  21. Bao A. Ding , C. Lenzi, Pirone. Immunohistochemical Study on Glucagon-Like Peptide-1(GLP-1) and Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase Activating Peptide (PACAP) in the Small Intestine of Muscovy Duck during the Prehatching and Posthatching Periods. The Journal of Poultry Science, (2014) 51, 35-41.
  22. Cozzi, G. Roncon, A. Granato, M. Giurisato, M. Castagna, A. Peruffo, M. Panin, C. Ballarin, S. Montelli and A. Pirone– The claustrum of the bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus (Montagu 1821). Frontiers in System Neuroscience, (2014) March 2014 Volume 8 Article 42 doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2014.00042
  23. Giannessi E., A. Coli, M. R. Stornelli, V. Miragliotta, Pirone, C. Lenzi, S. Burchielli, G. Vozzi, C. De Maria, M. Giorgetti – An Autologously Generated Platelet-Rich Plasma Suturable Membrane May Enhance Peripheral Nerve Regeneration after Neurorraphy in an Acute Injury Model of Sciatic Nerve Neurotmesis. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, (2014) DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1372483
  24. Pirone A., M. Castagna, Granato, A. Peruffo, F. Quilici, L. Cavicchioli, I. Piano, C. Lenzi and B.Cozzi – Expression of calcium-binding proteins and selected neuropeptides in the human, chimpanzee and crab-eating macaque claustrum. Frontiers in System Neuroscience, (2014) doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2014.00099.
  25. Miragliotta V., Pirone, E. Donadio, F. Abramo, M. P. Ricciardi, C. L. Theoret – Osteopontin expression in healing wounds of horses and in human keloids. Equine Veterinary Journal (2014) DOI: 10.1111/evj.12372.
  26. Pirone A., C. Magliaro, E. Giannessi, A. Ahluwalia – Parvalbumin expression in the claustrum of the adult dog. An immunohistochemical and topographical study with comparative notes on the structure of the nucleus. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy (2015) 64-65, 33-42.
  27. Pirone A, C. Lenzi, M.P. Ricciardi, V. Miragliotta – Immunohistochemical Localization of Glucagon-Like-Peptide 1 in the Canine Embryo. Acta Endocrinologica (Buc) (2015) 11 (3): 294-298 doi: 10.4183/aeb.2015.294
  28. Magliaro C., A. Tirella, G. Mmattei, Pirone, A. Ahluwalia – HisTOOLogy: an open-source tool for quantitative analysis of histological sections. Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 00, Issue 0 2015, pp. 1–8 doi: 10.1111/jmi.12292.
  29. Pirone A., C. Lenzi, M.P. Ricciardi, V. Miragliotta – Immunohistochemical localization of glucagon-like-peptide 1 in the canine embryo. General Endocrinology, doi: 10.4183/aeb.2015.294
  30. Pirone A., C. Cantile, V. Miragliotta, C. Lenzi, E. Giannessi, B. Cozzi – Immunohistochemical distribution of the cannabinoid receptor 1 and fatty acid amide hydrolase in the dog claustrum. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy (2016) 74: 21-27.
  31. Minervini S., G. Accogli, Pirone, J.-M. Graïc, B. Cozzi, S. Desantis – Brain Mass and Encephalization Quotients in the Domestic Industrial Pig (Sus scrofa). Plos One (2016) 11 (6): e0157378