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    • Effects of airborne pollutants on mitochondrial DNA Methylation 

      Byun, Hyang-Min; Panni, Tommaso; Motta, Valeria; Hou, Lifang; Nordio, Francesco; Apostoli, Pietro; Bertazzi, Pier Alberto; Baccarelli, Andrea (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Mitochondria have small mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) molecules independent from the nuclear DNA, a separate epigenetic machinery that generates mtDNA methylation, and are primary sources of oxidative-stress ...
    • Exposure to Metal-rich Particulate Matter Modifies the Expression of Candidate Micrornas in Peripheral Blood Leukocytes 

      Bollati, Valentina; Marinelli, Barbara; Apostoli, Pietro; Bonzini, Matteo; Nordio, Francesco; Hoxha, Mirjam; Pegoraro, Valeria; Tarantini, Letizia; Cantone, Laura; Bertazzi, Pier Alberto; Motta, Valeria; Schwartz, Joel David; Baccarelli, Andrea (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2010)
      Background: Altered patterns of gene expression mediate the effects of particulate matter (PM) on human health, but mechanisms through which PM modifies gene expression are largely undetermined. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are ...