Fabio Benfenati
Fabio Benfenati
Full professor of Neurophysiology, University of Genova, Director Center for Synaptic Neuroscience and Technology, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
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Tetanus and botulinum-B neurotoxins block neurotransmitter release by proteolytic cleavage of synaptobrevin
GG Schiavo, F Benfenati, B Poulain, O Rossetto, PP de Laureto, ...
Nature 359 (6398), 832-835, 1992
Synaptic vesicle phosphoproteins and regulation of synaptic function
P Greengard, F Valtorta, AJ Czernik, F Benfenati
Science 259 (5096), 780-785, 1993
The synapsins: key actors of synapse function and plasticity
F Cesca, P Baldelli, F Valtorta, F Benfenati
Progress in neurobiology 91 (4), 313-348, 2010
Identification of the nerve terminal targets of botulinum neurotoxin serotypes A, D, and E.
G Schiavo, O Rossetto, S Catsicas, PP De Laureto, BR DasGupta, ...
Journal of biological chemistry 268 (32), 23784-23787, 1993
Botulinum neurotoxins serotypes A and E cleave SNAP-25 at distinct COOH-terminal peptide bonds
G Schiavo, A Santucci, BR Dasgupta, PP Mehta, J Jontes, F Benfenati, ...
FEBS letters 335 (1), 99-103, 1993
Neurotrophins stimulate phosphorylation of synapsin I by MAP kinase and regulate synapsin I-actin interactions.
JN Jovanovic, F Benfenati, YL Siow, TS Sihra, JS Sanghera, SL Pelech, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 93 (8), 3679-3683, 1996
Safety assessment of graphene-based materials: focus on human health and the environment
B Fadeel, C Bussy, S Merino, E Vázquez, E Flahaut, F Mouchet, ...
ACS nano 12 (11), 10582-10620, 2018
Classification framework for graphene-based materials
P Wick, AE Louw-Gaume, M Kucki, HF Krug, K Kostarelos, B Fadeel, ...
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 53 (30), pp. 7714-7718, 2014
Synaptophysin: leading actor or walk‐on role in synaptic vesicle exocytosis?
F Valtorta, M Pennuto, D Bonanomi, F Benfenati
Bioessays 26 (4), 445-453, 2004
The synapsins
P De Camilli, F Benfenati, F Valtorta, P Greengard
Annual review of cell biology 6 (1), 433-460, 1990
Sound-driven synaptic inhibition in primary visual cortex
G Iurilli, D Ghezzi, U Olcese, G Lassi, C Nazzaro, R Tonini, V Tucci, ...
Neuron 73 (4), 814-828, 2012
Synaptic vesicle-associated Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II is a binding protein for synapsin I
F Benfenati, F Valtorta, JL Rubenstein, FS Gorelick, P Greengard, ...
Nature 359 (6394), 417-420, 1992
Tetanus toxin is a zinc protein and its inhibition of neurotransmitter release and protease activity depend on zinc.
G Schiavo, B Poulain, O Rossetto, F Benfenati, L Tauc, C Montecucco
The EMBO journal 11 (10), 3577-3583, 1992
Acute stress increases depolarization-evoked glutamate release in the rat prefrontal/frontal cortex: the dampening action of antidepressants
L Musazzi, M Milanese, P Farisello, S Zappettini, D Tardito, VS Barbiero, ...
PloS one 5 (1), e8566, 2010
A polymer optoelectronic interface restores light sensitivity in blind rat retinas
D Ghezzi, MR Antognazza, R Maccarone, S Bellani, E Lanzarini, ...
Nature Photonics 7 (5), 400-406, 2013
Synapsin I is an oligomannose-carrying glycoprotein, acts as an oligomannose-binding lectin, and promotes neurite outgrowth and neuronal survival when released via glia-derived …
S Wang, F Cesca, G Loers, M Schweizer, F Buck, F Benfenati, ...
Journal of Neuroscience 31 (20), 7275-7290, 2011
A hybrid bioorganic interface for neuronal photoactivation
D Ghezzi, MR Antognazza, M Dal Maschio, E Lanzarini, F Benfenati, ...
Nature communications 2 (1), 166, 2011
A fully organic retinal prosthesis restores vision in a rat model of degenerative blindness
JF Maya-Vetencourt, D Ghezzi, MR Antognazza, E Colombo, M Mete, ...
Nature materials 16 (6), 681-689, 2017
The inhibitory effects of interleukin‐6 on synaptic plasticity in the rat hippocampus are associated with an inhibition of mitogen‐activated protein kinase ERK
V Tancredi, M D'Antuono, C Cafè, S Giovedì, MC Buè, G D'Arcangelo, ...
Journal of neurochemistry 75 (2), 634-643, 2000
A third member of the synapsin gene family
HT Kao, B Porton, AJ Czernik, J Feng, G Yiu, M Häring, F Benfenati, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 95 (8), 4667-4672, 1998
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