pubblicazioni

2023

Tortora A, De Lucia A, Tito A, Angelillo M and Fogliano V.
Jasminum Sambac as natural antioxidant booster against skin aging.
International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 45: 1-61 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1111/ics.12921

Tito A, Niespolo C, Monti MC, Colucci MG, Fogliano V.
Oenothera biennis cell culture produce lignans activating Piezo1 triggering the Myosin Light Chain Kinase depending pathways.
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Volume 681, 2023, Pages 36-40, ISSN 0006-291X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2023.09.056

Zappelli C, Tito A, Bimonte M, Colantuono A.
Scalp soothing properties of Portulaca oleracea.
Personal Care Magazine, January 2023.

Tito A, Tortora A, Falanga D, Colucci MG and Fogliano V.
Identification of a novel rejuvenation marker for the hair follicle ecosystem.
33rd IFSCC Congress, Barcelona, 4-7 September 2023.

Gogliettino M, Cocca E, Apone F, Del Prete S, Balestrieri M, Mirino S, Arciello S and Palmieri G.
A new versatile peroxidase with extremophilic traits over-produced in MicroTom cell cultures.
Scientific Reports volume 13, Article number: 15338 (2023).
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-42597-x

2022

Ceccacci S, De Lucia A, Tortora A, Colantuono A, Carotenuto G, Tito A and Monti MC.
Jasminum sambac Cell Extract as Antioxidant Booster against Skin Aging.
Antioxidants 2022, 11, 2409. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox11122409.

Tito A, Iacopino S, De Lucia A, Arciello S, Carotenuto G, Vitale A, Niespolo C, Tortora A, Zappelli C, Fogliano V.
Innovative 3D skin and plant models to monitor Piezo1- and Piezo2-driven mechanotransduction.
IFSCC Magazine, Volume 25 (5), 2022.

Ceccacci S, Roger K, Metatla I, Chhuon C, Tighanimine K, Fumagalli S, De Lucia A, Pranke I, Cordier C, Monti MC and Guerrera C.
Promitotic Action of Oenothera biennis on Senescent Human Dermal Fibroblasts.
International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2022, 23, 15153. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms232315153.

Zappelli C, Tito A, De Lucia A, Carola A, Falanga D, Carotenuto G, Colantuono A, Fogliano V.
Rose Geranium Rebalances IR-, Blue Light- and UV-Altered Skin Biomarkers.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, September 2022.

Gogliettino M, Arciello S, Cillo F, Carluccio AV, Palmieri G, Apone F, Ambrosio RL, Anastasio A, Gratino L, Carola A and Cocca E.
Recombinant expression of archaeal superoxide dismutases in plant cell cultures: A sustainable solution with potential application in the food industry.

Antioxidants 2022, 11, 1731. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox11091731.

Zappelli C, Tito A, Angelillo M, Colantuono A, Falanga D, De Lucia A and Fogliano V.
Imperfectly perfect: moisturising and anti-ageing potential of an oil-soluble extract from rejected avocados.
HPC Today vol. 17 (3), 2022.

2021

Ceccacci S, De Lucia A, Tito A, Tortora A, Falanga D, Arciello S, Ausanio G, Di Cicco C, Monti MC and Apone F.
An Oenothera biennia Cell Cultures Extract Endowed with Skin Anti-Ageing Activity Improves Cell Mechanical Properties.
Metabolites 2021, 11, 527. https://doi.org/10.3390/metabo11080527.

Tito A, De Lucia A, Tortora A, Falanga D, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Ceccaci S, Monti MC, Ausanio G, Di Cicco C, Apone F, Colucci MG.
An hydrosoluble extract from Oenothera biennis cell culture produces skin anti- ageing effects by improving cell mechanical properties.
The proceeding of the 27th IFSCC congress 2021, Mexico.

Apone F.
Uses and Properties of Bioactive Peptides in Skin Care.
HPC Today, vol. 16 (3), 2021.

Tito A, Colantuono A, Pirone L, Pedone E, Intartaglia D, Giamundo G, Conte I, Vitaglione P, Apone F.
Pomegranate Peel Extract as an Inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Binding to Human ACE2 Receptor (in vitro): A Promising Source of Novel Antiviral Drugs.
Front Chem. 2021 Apr 28;9:638187.

Dini I, Falanga D, Di Lorenzo R, Tito A, Carotenuto G , Zappelli C, Grumetto L , Sacchi A, Laneri S, Apone F.
An Extract from Ficus carica Cell Cultures Works as an Anti-Stress Ingredient for the Skin.
Antioxidants2021, 10, 515. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox10040515.

Tortora A, Bimonte M, Tito A, Zappelli C, Apone F.
Soothing Moves: Cannabis sativa Cell Culture Alleviates Inflammation. 
Cosmetic & Toiletries, Jan 2021, vol. 136, n. 1, 34-39.

2020

Laneri S, Dini I, Tito A, Di Lorenzo R, Bimonte M, Tortora A, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Bernardi A, Sacchi A, Colucci MG and Apone F.
Plant Cell Culture Extract of Cirsium eriophorum with Skin Pore Refiner Activity by Modulating Sebum Production and Inflammatory Response.
Phytother Res. 2020; 10.1002/ptr.6832. doi: 10.1002/ptr.6832.

Tito A, Tortora A, De Lucia A, Zappelli C, Colucci MG and Apone F.
A Peptide Preparation from Scabiosa arvensis Cell Cultures Increases Skin Compactness by Stimulating Collagen XVII and Insulin-like Growth Factor.
The Proceedings of the 26th IFSCC Congress 2020, Yokohama.

Tito A, Colantuono A, Pirone L, Pedone E, Intartaglia D, Giamundo G, Conte I, Vitaglione P and Apone F.
A Pomegranate Peel Extract as Inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Binding to Human ACE2 (in vitro): A Promising Source of Novel Antiviral Drugs.
bioRxiv December 2020, https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.01.406116.

Apone F, Tito A, Arciello S, Carotenuto G and Colucci MG.
Plant Tissue Cultures as Sources of Ingredients for Skin Care Applications.
Annual Plant Reviews 2020, 3: 135-150. 

Tito A, Minale M, Riccio S, Grieco F, Colucci MG and Apone F.
A Triticum vulgare Extract Exhibits Regenerating Activity during the Wound Healing Process.
Clin Cosm & Invest Dermatol 2020, 13: 21-30.

Tito A, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Colucci MG and Apone F.
A New Ingredient from Rosa rugosa Tissue Cultures Delays Skin Aging by Promoting Mitochondrial Functions.
Personal Care Europe 2020, April 131-137.

2019

Tito A, Carola A, Bertelli G, Rando P, Nohynek L, Oksman-Caldentey KM, Rischer H, Zappelli C, Colucci MG, Apone F.
A Rubus arcticus derived ingredient stimulates immune defence and reduces inflammation in skin cells by promoting microbiota balance.
The Proceedings of the 25th IFSCC Conference 2019, Milan.

Bimonte M, Carola A, Barbulova A, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Cucchiara M, Apone F and Colucci MG.
Aubergine mutes TRPV1 and boosts TRPV-3 and TRPV-4 to reinforce and comfort skin.
Cosmetics & Toiletries 2019, 134, n. 9, 50-61.

Palmieri G, Arciello S, Bimonte M, Carola A, Tito A, Gogliettino M, Cocca E, Fusco C, Balestrieri M, Colucci MG, Apone F.
The extraordinary resistance to UV radiations of a manganese Superoxide Dismutase of Deinococcus radiodurans offers promising potentialities in skin care applications.
J Biotechnol. 2019, 302: 101-111.

Apone F, Barbulova A, Colucci MG.
Plant and Microalgae Derived Peptides Are Advantageously Employed as Bioactive Compounds in Cosmetics.
Front. In Plant Sci., 12 June 2019 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00756

Tito A, Barbulova A, Zappelli C, Leone M, Ruvo M, Mercurio FA, Chambery A, Russo R, Colucci MG & Apone F.
The Growth Differentiation Factor 11 is involved in skin fibroblast ageing and is induced by a preparation of peptides and sugars derived from plant cell cultures.
Mol Biotechnol. 2019 Mar;61(3):209-220.

2018

Bimonte M, Carola A, Tito A, Barbulova A, De Lucia A, Del Piaz F, Apone F & Colucci MG.
Plant cell cultures of Daphne odora produce compounds that help fighting cold stress in the skin.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, 133, n.1, 34-51.

De Lucia A, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Langellotti AL, Fogliano V, Cucchiara M, Colucci MG, Apone F.
A novel biotechnological active ingredient, derived from the microalga Spirulina, increases hydration and reduces osmotic stress in skin cells.

HPC Today, vol. 13(4) July/August 2018.

D’Antuono I, Carola A,  Sena LM, Linsalata V, Cardinali A, Logrieco AF, Colucci MG and Apone F.
Artichoke polyphenols produce skin anti-age effects by improving endothelial cell integrity and functionality.
Molecules 2018, 23, 2729; doi:10.3390/molecules23112729.

Apone F, Zappelli C, Angelillo M & Colucci MG.
Biotechnology research to obtain safe, effective and sustainable ingredients for Cosmetics (in polish).
Chem & Business, 4/2018: 76-81.

2017

Sandomenico A, Severino V, Apone F, De Lucia A, Caporale A, Dotia N, Russo A, Russo R, Rega C, Del Giacco T, Falcigno L, Ruvo M, Chambery A.
Trifluoroacetylated tyrosine-rich D-tetrapeptides have potentantioxidant activity.
Peptides, 89: 50–59.

Apone F, Barbulova A, Zappelli C, Colucci MG.
Green biotechnology in cosmetics: using plant cell cultures as sources of active ingredients.
HPC Today, vol. 12 (3), May/June 2017.

Sena LM, Zappelli C, Apone F, Barbulova A, Tito A, Leone A, Oliviero T, Ferracane R, Fogliano V, Colucci MG.
Brassica rapa hairy root extracts promote skin depigmentation by modulating melanin production and distribution.
J Cosmet Dermatol.1-12.

Squillaci G, Apone F, Sena LM, Carola A, Tito A, Bimonte M, De Lucia A, Colucci MG, LA Cara F, Morena A.
Chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) industrial wastes as a valued bioresource for the production of active ingredients.
Process Biochemistry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procbio.2017.09.017.

Di Martino O, Tito A, De Lucia A, Cimmino A, Cicotti F, Apone F, Colucci MG and Calabrò V.
Hibiscus syriacus Extract from an Established Cell Culture Stimulates Skin Wound Healing.
BioMed Res Inter, Article ID 7932019, 9 pages, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7932019.

2016

Imparato G, Casale C, Scaramella S, UrciuoloF, Bimonte M, Apone F, Colucci MG and Netti PA.
A novel engineered dermis for in vitro photodamage research.
J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016 Feb 8.

Bimonte M, De Lucia A, Carola A, Tito A, Buono S, Langellotti AL, Fogliano V, Colucci MG and Apone F.
Galdieria sulphuraria Relieves Oily and Seborrheic Skin By Inhibiting the 5-α Reductase Expression in Skin Cells and Reducing Sebum Production In Vivo.

Trichology and Cosmetology. Volume 1, tissue 1.

Rogato A, Valkov VT, Alves LM, Apone F, Colucci MG, Chiurazzi M.
Down-regulated Lotus japonicus GCR1 plants exhibit nodulation signalling pathways alteration.
Plant Sci., 247: 71-82.

Zappelli C, Barbulova A, Apone F, Colucci MG.
Effective Active ingredients obtained through Biotechnology.
Cosmetics, 3, 39.

Zappelli C, Ciccotti F, Tito A, Carola A, De Lucia A, Sena LM, Tortora A, Bimonte M, Cucchiara M, Apone F, Colucci MG.
Perking Up Skin: Green Coffee Promotes Barrier Recovery, Turn Over and Lightening.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, 132, n.1, 24-36.

2015

Barbulova A, Apone F & Colucci MG.
New Trends in Cosmetics: By-Products of Plant Origin and Their Potential Use as Cosmetic Active Ingredients.
Cosmetics, 2, 82-92.

Tito A, Bimonte M, Carola A, De Lucia A, Barbulova A, Tortora A, Colucci MG & Apone F.
An oil-soluble extract of Rubus idaeus cells enhances hydration and water homeostasis in skin cells.

Int. J. Cosmet. Sci., 2015 May 4. doi: 10.1111/ics.12236.

2014

Barbulova A, Apone F & Colucci MG.
Plant Cell Cultures as Source of Cosmetic Active Ingredients.

Cosmetics, 1, 94-104.

Apone F, Ruggiero A, Tortora A, Tito A, Grimaldi MR, Arciello S, Andrenacci D, Di Lelio I & Colucci MG.
Targeting the diuretic hormone receptor to control the cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis.

Journal of Insect Science, Vol. 14, 87, 1-16.

Bimonte M, Tito A, Carola A, Barbulova A, Hill J, Cucchiara M, Apone F & Colucci MG.
Dolichos cell culture extract for protection against UV damage.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, 129, 46-56.

2012

Tortora A, Arciello S, Colucci MG, Apone F.
Identification of Novel Compounds or Mixtures, Activating Common Defense Responses to Abiotic Stress both in Plants and Mammalian Skin Cells.

Advances in Medicine and Biology, vol. 49, pp. 47-67.

Buono S, Langellotti A, Martello A, Bimonte M, Tito A, Carola A, Apone F, Colucci MG, Fogliano V.
Biological Activities of Dermatological Interest by the Water Extract of the Microalga Botryococcus braunii.

Arch Dermatol Res., 304 (9): 755-764.

Carola A, Tito A, Bimonte M, Mustilli AC, Cucchiara M, Monoli I, Hill J, Apone F, Colucci MG.
Liposoluble Extracts of Vitis Vinifera Grape Marc and Cell Cultures with Synergistic Anti-ageing Effects.
HPC Today, vol. 7 nr. 3 July/September 2012.

2011

Tito A, Carola A, Bimonte M, Barbulova A, Arciello S, De Laurentiis F, Monoli I, Hill J, Gibertoni S, Colucci MG & Apone F.
A Tomato Stem Cell Extract, Containing Antioxidant Compounds and Metal Chelating Factors, Protects Skin Cells from Heavy Metal Induced Damages.

Int. J. Cosmet. Sci., 33(6): 543-552.

Bimonte M, Tito A, Carola A, Barbulova A, Monoli I, Cucchiara M, Hill J, Colucci MG & Apone F.
A New Active Extract Obtained from Coffea bengalensis Stem Cells Acts on Different Skin Cell Types Attenuating Signs of Ageing.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, September 2011, vol. 126 (9): 644-650.

2010

Barbulova A, Tito A, Carola A, Bimonte M, De Laurentiis F, D’ambrosio P, Apone F and Colucci MG.
Raspberry Stem Cell Extract to Protect Skin from Inflammation and Oxidative Stress.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, 125(7): 38-47.

2009

Apone F, Tito A, Carola A, Arciello S, Tortora A, Filippini L, Monoli I, Cucchiara M, Gibertoni S, Chrispeels MJ, Colucci MG.
A Mixture of Peptides and Sugars Derived from Plant Cell Walls Increases Plant Defense Responses to Stress and Attenuates Ageing- associated Molecular Changes in Cultured Skin Cells.

J. Biotechnol., 145(4): 367-376.

2008

Cambri D, Filippini L, Apone F, Arciello S, Colucci G and Portoso D.
Effect of Aminoplant® on expression of selected genes in Arabidopsis thaliana L. plants.
Biostimulators in Modern Agriculture, pag. 77-82, Ed. Gawronska H., Editorial House Wies Jutra, Warsaw (2008).

2007

Apone F, Arciello S, Colucci MG, Filippini L, Portoso D.
An In-depth Investigation to Provide Scientific Bases to the Biostimulant Activity.

Fert. Agrorum, 1 (1): 55-63.

brevetti

pubblicazioni

2023

Tortora A, De Lucia A, Tito A, Angelillo M and Fogliano V.
Jasminum Sambac as natural antioxidant booster against skin aging.
International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 45: 1-61 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1111/ics.12921

Tito A, Niespolo C, Monti MC, Colucci MG, Fogliano V.
Oenothera biennis cell culture produce lignans activating Piezo1 triggering the Myosin Light Chain Kinase depending pathways.
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Volume 681, 2023, Pages 36-40, ISSN 0006-291X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2023.09.056

Zappelli C, Tito A, Bimonte M, Colantuono A.
Scalp soothing properties of Portulaca oleracea.
Personal Care Magazine, January 2023.

Tito A, Tortora A, Falanga D, Colucci MG and Fogliano V.
Identification of a novel rejuvenation marker for the hair follicle ecosystem.
33rd IFSCC Congress, Barcelona, 4-7 September 2023.

Gogliettino M, Cocca E, Apone F, Del Prete S, Balestrieri M, Mirino S, Arciello S and Palmieri G.
A new versatile peroxidase with extremophilic traits over-produced in MicroTom cell cultures.
Scientific Reports volume 13, Article number: 15338 (2023).
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-42597-x

2022

Ceccacci S, De Lucia A, Tortora A, Colantuono A, Carotenuto G, Tito A and Monti MC.
Jasminum sambac Cell Extract as Antioxidant Booster against Skin Aging.
Antioxidants 2022, 11, 2409. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox11122409.

Tito A, Iacopino S, De Lucia A, Arciello S, Carotenuto G, Vitale A, Niespolo C, Tortora A, Zappelli C, Fogliano V.
Innovative 3D skin and plant models to monitor Piezo1- and Piezo2-driven mechanotransduction.
IFSCC Magazine, Volume 25 (5), 2022.

Ceccacci S, Roger K, Metatla I, Chhuon C, Tighanimine K, Fumagalli S, De Lucia A, Pranke I, Cordier C, Monti MC and Guerrera C.
Promitotic Action of Oenothera biennis on Senescent Human Dermal Fibroblasts.
International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2022, 23, 15153. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms232315153.

Zappelli C, Tito A, De Lucia A, Carola A, Falanga D, Carotenuto G, Colantuono A, Fogliano V.
Rose Geranium Rebalances IR-, Blue Light- and UV-Altered Skin Biomarkers.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, September 2022.

Gogliettino M, Arciello S, Cillo F, Carluccio AV, Palmieri G, Apone F, Ambrosio RL, Anastasio A, Gratino L, Carola A and Cocca E.
Recombinant expression of archaeal superoxide dismutases in plant cell cultures: A sustainable solution with potential application in the food industry.

Antioxidants 2022, 11, 1731. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox11091731.

Zappelli C, Tito A, Angelillo M, Colantuono A, Falanga D, De Lucia A and Fogliano V.
Imperfectly perfect: moisturising and anti-ageing potential of an oil-soluble extract from rejected avocados.
HPC Today vol. 17 (3), 2022.

2021

Ceccacci S, De Lucia A, Tito A, Tortora A, Falanga D, Arciello S, Ausanio G, Di Cicco C, Monti MC and Apone F.
An Oenothera biennia Cell Cultures Extract Endowed with Skin Anti-Ageing Activity Improves Cell Mechanical Properties.
Metabolites 2021, 11, 527. https://doi.org/10.3390/metabo11080527.

Tito A, De Lucia A, Tortora A, Falanga D, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Ceccaci S, Monti MC, Ausanio G, Di Cicco C, Apone F, Colucci MG.
An hydrosoluble extract from Oenothera biennis cell culture produces skin anti- ageing effects by improving cell mechanical properties.
The proceeding of the 27th IFSCC congress 2021, Mexico.

Apone F.
Uses and Properties of Bioactive Peptides in Skin Care.
HPC Today, vol. 16 (3), 2021.

Tito A, Colantuono A, Pirone L, Pedone E, Intartaglia D, Giamundo G, Conte I, Vitaglione P, Apone F.
Pomegranate Peel Extract as an Inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Binding to Human ACE2 Receptor (in vitro): A Promising Source of Novel Antiviral Drugs.
Front Chem. 2021 Apr 28;9:638187.

Dini I, Falanga D, Di Lorenzo R, Tito A, Carotenuto G , Zappelli C, Grumetto L , Sacchi A, Laneri S, Apone F.
An Extract from Ficus carica Cell Cultures Works as an Anti-Stress Ingredient for the Skin.
Antioxidants2021, 10, 515. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox10040515.

Tortora A, Bimonte M, Tito A, Zappelli C, Apone F.
Soothing Moves: Cannabis sativa Cell Culture Alleviates Inflammation. 
Cosmetic & Toiletries, Jan 2021, vol. 136, n. 1, 34-39.

2020

Laneri S, Dini I, Tito A, Di Lorenzo R, Bimonte M, Tortora A, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Bernardi A, Sacchi A, Colucci MG and Apone F.
Plant Cell Culture Extract of Cirsium eriophorum with Skin Pore Refiner Activity by Modulating Sebum Production and Inflammatory Response.
Phytother Res. 2020; 10.1002/ptr.6832. doi: 10.1002/ptr.6832.

Tito A, Tortora A, De Lucia A, Zappelli C, Colucci MG and Apone F.
A Peptide Preparation from Scabiosa arvensis Cell Cultures Increases Skin Compactness by Stimulating Collagen XVII and Insulin-like Growth Factor.
The Proceedings of the 26th IFSCC Congress 2020, Yokohama.

Tito A, Colantuono A, Pirone L, Pedone E, Intartaglia D, Giamundo G, Conte I, Vitaglione P and Apone F.
A Pomegranate Peel Extract as Inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Binding to Human ACE2 (in vitro): A Promising Source of Novel Antiviral Drugs.
bioRxiv December 2020, https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.01.406116.

Apone F, Tito A, Arciello S, Carotenuto G and Colucci MG.
Plant Tissue Cultures as Sources of Ingredients for Skin Care Applications.
Annual Plant Reviews 2020, 3: 135-150. 

Tito A, Minale M, Riccio S, Grieco F, Colucci MG and Apone F.
A Triticum vulgare Extract Exhibits Regenerating Activity during the Wound Healing Process.
Clin Cosm & Invest Dermatol 2020, 13: 21-30.

Tito A, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Colucci MG and Apone F.
A New Ingredient from Rosa rugosa Tissue Cultures Delays Skin Aging by Promoting Mitochondrial Functions.
Personal Care Europe 2020, April 131-137.

2019

Tito A, Carola A, Bertelli G, Rando P, Nohynek L, Oksman-Caldentey KM, Rischer H, Zappelli C, Colucci MG, Apone F.
A Rubus arcticus derived ingredient stimulates immune defence and reduces inflammation in skin cells by promoting microbiota balance.
The Proceedings of the 25th IFSCC Conference 2019, Milan.

Bimonte M, Carola A, Barbulova A, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Cucchiara M, Apone F and Colucci MG.
Aubergine mutes TRPV1 and boosts TRPV-3 and TRPV-4 to reinforce and comfort skin.
Cosmetics & Toiletries 2019, 134, n. 9, 50-61.

Palmieri G, Arciello S, Bimonte M, Carola A, Tito A, Gogliettino M, Cocca E, Fusco C, Balestrieri M, Colucci MG, Apone F.
The extraordinary resistance to UV radiations of a manganese Superoxide Dismutase of Deinococcus radiodurans offers promising potentialities in skin care applications.
J Biotechnol. 2019, 302: 101-111.

Apone F, Barbulova A, Colucci MG.
Plant and Microalgae Derived Peptides Are Advantageously Employed as Bioactive Compounds in Cosmetics.
Front. In Plant Sci., 12 June 2019 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00756

Tito A, Barbulova A, Zappelli C, Leone M, Ruvo M, Mercurio FA, Chambery A, Russo R, Colucci MG & Apone F.
The Growth Differentiation Factor 11 is involved in skin fibroblast ageing and is induced by a preparation of peptides and sugars derived from plant cell cultures.
Mol Biotechnol. 2019 Mar;61(3):209-220.

2018

Bimonte M, Carola A, Tito A, Barbulova A, De Lucia A, Del Piaz F, Apone F & Colucci MG.
Plant cell cultures of Daphne odora produce compounds that help fighting cold stress in the skin.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, 133, n.1, 34-51.

De Lucia A, Zappelli C, Angelillo M, Langellotti AL, Fogliano V, Cucchiara M, Colucci MG, Apone F.
A novel biotechnological active ingredient, derived from the microalga Spirulina, increases hydration and reduces osmotic stress in skin cells.

HPC Today, vol. 13(4) July/August 2018.

D’Antuono I, Carola A,  Sena LM, Linsalata V, Cardinali A, Logrieco AF, Colucci MG and Apone F.
Artichoke polyphenols produce skin anti-age effects by improving endothelial cell integrity and functionality.
Molecules 2018, 23, 2729; doi:10.3390/molecules23112729.

Apone F, Zappelli C, Angelillo M & Colucci MG.
Biotechnology research to obtain safe, effective and sustainable ingredients for Cosmetics (in polish).
Chem & Business, 4/2018: 76-81.

2017

Sandomenico A, Severino V, Apone F, De Lucia A, Caporale A, Dotia N, Russo A, Russo R, Rega C, Del Giacco T, Falcigno L, Ruvo M, Chambery A.
Trifluoroacetylated tyrosine-rich D-tetrapeptides have potentantioxidant activity.
Peptides, 89: 50–59.

Apone F, Barbulova A, Zappelli C, Colucci MG.
Green biotechnology in cosmetics: using plant cell cultures as sources of active ingredients.
HPC Today, vol. 12 (3), May/June 2017.

Sena LM, Zappelli C, Apone F, Barbulova A, Tito A, Leone A, Oliviero T, Ferracane R, Fogliano V, Colucci MG.
Brassica rapa hairy root extracts promote skin depigmentation by modulating melanin production and distribution.
J Cosmet Dermatol.1-12.

Squillaci G, Apone F, Sena LM, Carola A, Tito A, Bimonte M, De Lucia A, Colucci MG, LA Cara F, Morena A.
Chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) industrial wastes as a valued bioresource for the production of active ingredients.
Process Biochemistry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procbio.2017.09.017.

Di Martino O, Tito A, De Lucia A, Cimmino A, Cicotti F, Apone F, Colucci MG and Calabrò V.
Hibiscus syriacus Extract from an Established Cell Culture Stimulates Skin Wound Healing.
BioMed Res Inter, Article ID 7932019, 9 pages, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7932019.

2016

Imparato G, Casale C, Scaramella S, UrciuoloF, Bimonte M, Apone F, Colucci MG and Netti PA.
A novel engineered dermis for in vitro photodamage research.
J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016 Feb 8.

Bimonte M, De Lucia A, Carola A, Tito A, Buono S, Langellotti AL, Fogliano V, Colucci MG and Apone F.
Galdieria sulphuraria Relieves Oily and Seborrheic Skin By Inhibiting the 5-α Reductase Expression in Skin Cells and Reducing Sebum Production In Vivo.

Trichology and Cosmetology. Volume 1, tissue 1.

Rogato A, Valkov VT, Alves LM, Apone F, Colucci MG, Chiurazzi M.
Down-regulated Lotus japonicus GCR1 plants exhibit nodulation signalling pathways alteration.
Plant Sci., 247: 71-82.

Zappelli C, Barbulova A, Apone F, Colucci MG.
Effective Active ingredients obtained through Biotechnology.
Cosmetics, 3, 39.

Zappelli C, Ciccotti F, Tito A, Carola A, De Lucia A, Sena LM, Tortora A, Bimonte M, Cucchiara M, Apone F, Colucci MG.
Perking Up Skin: Green Coffee Promotes Barrier Recovery, Turn Over and Lightening.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, 132, n.1, 24-36.

2015

Barbulova A, Apone F & Colucci MG.
New Trends in Cosmetics: By-Products of Plant Origin and Their Potential Use as Cosmetic Active Ingredients.
Cosmetics, 2, 82-92.

Tito A, Bimonte M, Carola A, De Lucia A, Barbulova A, Tortora A, Colucci MG & Apone F.
An oil-soluble extract of Rubus idaeus cells enhances hydration and water homeostasis in skin cells.

Int. J. Cosmet. Sci., 2015 May 4. doi: 10.1111/ics.12236.

2014

Barbulova A, Apone F & Colucci MG.
Plant Cell Cultures as Source of Cosmetic Active Ingredients.

Cosmetics, 1, 94-104.

Apone F, Ruggiero A, Tortora A, Tito A, Grimaldi MR, Arciello S, Andrenacci D, Di Lelio I & Colucci MG.
Targeting the diuretic hormone receptor to control the cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis.

Journal of Insect Science, Vol. 14, 87, 1-16.

Bimonte M, Tito A, Carola A, Barbulova A, Hill J, Cucchiara M, Apone F & Colucci MG.
Dolichos cell culture extract for protection against UV damage.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, 129, 46-56.

2012

Tortora A, Arciello S, Colucci MG, Apone F.
Identification of Novel Compounds or Mixtures, Activating Common Defense Responses to Abiotic Stress both in Plants and Mammalian Skin Cells.

Advances in Medicine and Biology, vol. 49, pp. 47-67.

Buono S, Langellotti A, Martello A, Bimonte M, Tito A, Carola A, Apone F, Colucci MG, Fogliano V.
Biological Activities of Dermatological Interest by the Water Extract of the Microalga Botryococcus braunii.

Arch Dermatol Res., 304 (9): 755-764.

Carola A, Tito A, Bimonte M, Mustilli AC, Cucchiara M, Monoli I, Hill J, Apone F, Colucci MG.
Liposoluble Extracts of Vitis Vinifera Grape Marc and Cell Cultures with Synergistic Anti-ageing Effects.
HPC Today, vol. 7 nr. 3 July/September 2012.

2011

Tito A, Carola A, Bimonte M, Barbulova A, Arciello S, De Laurentiis F, Monoli I, Hill J, Gibertoni S, Colucci MG & Apone F.
A Tomato Stem Cell Extract, Containing Antioxidant Compounds and Metal Chelating Factors, Protects Skin Cells from Heavy Metal Induced Damages.

Int. J. Cosmet. Sci., 33(6): 543-552.

Bimonte M, Tito A, Carola A, Barbulova A, Monoli I, Cucchiara M, Hill J, Colucci MG & Apone F.
A New Active Extract Obtained from Coffea bengalensis Stem Cells Acts on Different Skin Cell Types Attenuating Signs of Ageing.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, September 2011, vol. 126 (9): 644-650.

2010

Barbulova A, Tito A, Carola A, Bimonte M, De Laurentiis F, D’ambrosio P, Apone F and Colucci MG.
Raspberry Stem Cell Extract to Protect Skin from Inflammation and Oxidative Stress.
Cosmetics & Toiletries, 125(7): 38-47.

2009

Apone F, Tito A, Carola A, Arciello S, Tortora A, Filippini L, Monoli I, Cucchiara M, Gibertoni S, Chrispeels MJ, Colucci MG.
A Mixture of Peptides and Sugars Derived from Plant Cell Walls Increases Plant Defense Responses to Stress and Attenuates Ageing- associated Molecular Changes in Cultured Skin Cells.

J. Biotechnol., 145(4): 367-376.

2008

Cambri D, Filippini L, Apone F, Arciello S, Colucci G and Portoso D.
Effect of Aminoplant® on expression of selected genes in Arabidopsis thaliana L. plants.
Biostimulators in Modern Agriculture, pag. 77-82, Ed. Gawronska H., Editorial House Wies Jutra, Warsaw (2008).

2007

Apone F, Arciello S, Colucci MG, Filippini L, Portoso D.
An In-depth Investigation to Provide Scientific Bases to the Biostimulant Activity.

Fert. Agrorum, 1 (1): 55-63.

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