Laboratory for Molecular Surfaces and Nanotechnology

  • 2019

    • “Simultaneous structure and force characterization of 2D nano-colloids at the air/water interface” by Giovanni Li-Destri; Roberta Ruffino; Nunzio Tuccitto; Giovanni Marletta; Soft Matter, (2019) accepted 07/10/2019, in press.
    • "3D Synthetic peptide-based Architectures for the Engineering of the Enteric Nervous System" by Paola Brun, Annj Zamuner, Alessandro Peretti, Jessica Conti, Grazia M. L. Messina, Giovanni Marletta, and Monica Dettin; Scientific Reports, 9 (2019) 5583 (1-12).
    • “Polymer crystallization on nano-curved substrates: distortion vs wetting” Roberta Ruffino, Nunzio Tuccito, Grazia M.L. Messina, Erika Kozma, Marinella Catellani, Giovanni Li-Destri, Giovanni Marletta; J.Phys Chem C 123 (2019) 8967-8974.
    • “A Nanometric Molecular Sponge: pH-driven Reversible Squeezing of Stimuli-sensitive Peptide Monolayers”  by G.M.L. Messina, B. Di Natale, M.De Zotti, F.Formaggio, C.Mazzuca, A.Palleschi  and G.Marletta; Langmuir 35 (2019) 4813-4824.
    • "Chelating Surfaces for Oriented HSA Molecules" by Messina, Grazia Maria Lucia; Tuccitto, Nunzio; Li Destri, Giovanni; Wietecka, Aleksandra; Marletta, Giovanni; Langmuir 35 (2019) 3354-3362.
    • “DNA-based biosensor on flexible nylon substrate by dip-pen lithography for topoisomerase detection” by V.Ferrara, A.Ottaviani, F.Cavaleri, G.Arrabito, P.Cancemi,Y.-P.Ho, B.R.Knudsen, M.S.Hede, C.Pellerito, A.Desideri, S.Feo, G. Marletta, B.Pignataro;  Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 539, 2019, Pages 309-316.
    • “M13 bacteriophages as bioreceptors in biosensor device” by De Plano, L.M., Franco, D., Rizzo, M.G., Crea, S., Messina, G.M.L., Marletta, G., Guglielmino, S.P.P.; Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol.539, 2019, Pages 147-155.
  • 2018

•  “Reactive messengers for digital molecular communication with variable transmitter-receiver distance” by Nunzio Tuccitto, Giovanni Li-Destri, Grazia Maria Lucia Messina, Giovanni Marletta; Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. (2018) DOI: 10.1039/c8cp05643a.

• “Single fibres of pyro-electrospinned PVDF-HFP/MWCNT unveal high electrical conductivity ” by Pietro Russo, Giuseppe Nasti, Sara Coppola, Gennaro Gentile, Nunzio Tuccitto, Giovanni Li-Destri, Giovanni Marletta and Pietro Ferraro; Polymer 159 (2018) 157-161; doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2018.11.024.

• "Driving coordination polymer monolayer formation by competitive reactions at the air/water interface" by Tuccitto, Nunzio; Amato, Tiziana; Gangemi, Chiara Maria Antonietta; Trusso Sfrazzetto, Giuseppe; Puglisi, Roberta; Pappalardo, Andrea; Ballistreri, Francesco; Messina, Grazia; Li Destri, Giovanni; Marletta, Giovanni; Langmuir 34 (2018) 11706-11713; DOI:10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b02607

•“Energy-sustained Reversible Conductivity Increase and Nanocrystal Growth in  Polymer Thin Films” by Giovanni Li-Destri, Nunzio Tuccitto, Pietro Antonio Livio, Grazia Maria Lucia Messina, Linus Pithan, Giovanni Marletta; Polymers 153 (2018) 344-353; DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2018.08.012. 

• “MoS2 nanosheets via electrochemical lithium-ion intercalation under ambient conditions” by M.El Garah, S.Bertolazzi, S.Ippolito, M.Eredia, I.Janica, G.Melinte, O.Ersen,G.Marletta, A.Ciesielski and P.Samorì; FlatChem 9 (2018) 33-39 – DOI: 10.1016/j.flatc.2018.06.001.

• “Biomimetic Protein-Harpooning Surfaces” by G.M.L.Messina, C.Bonaccorso, A.Rapisarda, B.Castroflorio, D.Sciotto and G.Marletta; MRS Comm. (2018) DOI: 10.1557/mrc.2018.54.

•“Orienting Proteins by Nanostructured Surfaces: Evidences of a Curvature-Driven Geometrical Resonance” by G.M.L. Messina, G.Bocchinfuso, N.Giamblanco, C.Mazzuca, A.Palleschi, and G.Marletta; Nanoscale 10 (2018) 7544-7555; DOI: 10.1039/C8NR00037A.

•“Surface-driven First-step Events of Nanoscale Self-assembly for Molecular Peptide Fibers: An Experimental and Theoretical Study” by G.Forte, G.M.L.Messina, A.Zamuner, M.Dettin, A.Grassi and G.Marletta; Colloids and Surfaces B, Biointerfaces  168 (2018) 148-155 - DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2018.01.016.

  • 2017
    • Giamblanco, N., Petralia, S., Conoci, S., Messineo, C., Marletta, G. Ionic strength-controlled hybridization and stability of hybrids of KRAS DNA single-nucleotides: A surface plasmon resonance study 2017 Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 158, pp. 41-46
    • De Plano, L.M., Carnazza, S., Messina, G.M.L., (...), Marletta, G., Guglielmino, S.P.P. Specific and selective probes for Staphylococcus aureus from phage-displayed random peptide libraries 2017 Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 157, pp. 473-480
    • Tuccitto, N., Li-Destri, G., Messina, G.M.L., Marletta, G. Fluorescent Quantum Dots Make Feasible Long-Range Transmission of Molecular Bits 2017 Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8(16), pp. 3861-3866
    • Raudino, M., Giamblanco, N., Montis, C., (...), Marletta, G., Baglioni, P. Raudino, M., Giamblanco, N., Montis, C., (...), Marletta, G., Baglioni, P. 2017 Langmuir 33(23), pp. 5675-5684
    • Giamblanco, N., Marletta, G., Graillot, A., (...), Loubat, C., Berret, J.-F. Serum Protein-Resistant Behavior of Multisite-Bound Poly(ethylene glycol) Chains on Iron Oxide Surfaces 2017 ACS Omega 2(4), pp. 1309-1320
    • Rapisarda, A., Giamblanco, N., Marletta, G. Kinetic discrimination of DNA single-base mutations by localized surface plasmon resonance 2017 Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 487, pp. 141-148
  • 2016
    • Messina, G.M.L., Passiu, C., Rossi, A., Marletta, G. Selective protein trapping within hybrid nanowells (2016) Nanoscale, 8 (36), pp. 16511-16519.
    • Zamuner, A., Cavo, M., Scaglione, S., Messina, G.M.L., Russo, T., Gloria, A., Marletta, G., Dettin, M. Design of decorated self-assembling peptide hydrogels as architecture for mesenchymal stem cells (2016) Materials, 9 (9), art. no. 727, .
    • Messina, G.C., Sinatra, M.G., Bonanni, V., Brescia, R., Alabastri, A., Pineider, F., Campo, G., Sangregorio, C., Li-Destri, G., Sfuncia, G., Marletta, G., Condorelli, M., Proietti Zaccaria, R., De Angelis, F., Compagnini, G. Tuning the Composition of Alloy Nanoparticles Through Laser Mixing: The Role of Surface Plasmon Resonance (2016) Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120 (23), pp. 12810-12818. Cited 1 time.
    • Fraix, A., Torrisi, V., Marletta, G., Sortino, S., Mineo, P.G., Tomaselli, G.A., Ballistreri, F.P., Trusso Sfrazzetto, G., Pappalardo, A. Supramolecular polymer networks based on calix[5]arene chained poly(p -phenyleneethynylene) and C60 fulleropyrrolidine (2016) Supramolecular Chemistry, 28 (5-6), pp. 485-492.
    • Sfuncia, G., Tuccitto, N., Marletta, G. Preparation and enhanced conducting properties of open networks of poly(3-hexylthiophene)/carbon nanotube hybrids (2016) RSC Advances, 6 (57), pp. 51485-51492.
    • Messina, G.M.L., De Zotti, M., Lettieri, R., Gatto, E., Venanzi, M., Formaggio, F., Toniolo, C., Marletta, G. Design of lipidic platforms anchored within nanometric cavities by peptide hooks (2016) RSC Advances, 6 (52), pp. 46984-46993.
    • Tuccitto, N., Sfrazzetto, G.T., Gangemi, C.M.A., Ballistreri, F.P., Toscano, R.M., Tomaselli, G.A., Pappalardo, A., Marletta, G. The memory-driven order-disorder transition of a 3D-supramolecular architecture based on calix[5]arene and porphyrin derivatives (2016) Chemical Communications, 52 (78), pp. 11681-11684.
  • 2015
    • “Supramolecular Polymer Networks Based on Calix[5]arene Chained Poly(p-phenyleneethynylene) and C60 Fulleropyrrolidine” by Aurore Fraix, Vanna Torrisi, Giovanni Marletta, Salvatore Sortino, Placido G. Mineo, Gaetano A. Tomaselli, Francesco P. Ballistreri, Giuseppe Trusso Sfrazzetto and Andrea Pappalardo; Supramol. Chem. (2015) in press, DOI: 10.1080/10610278.2015.1122788.
    • “Phase selective route to the V-O film formation: a systematic MOCVD study on the effects of deposition temperature on structure and morphology” by Federico Spanò, Roberta G. Toro, Grazia M. L. Messina, Giovanni Marletta and Graziella Malandrino; Chem. Vap. Deposition (2015) in press; DOI:10.1002/cvde.201507186.
    • “Emerging interface dipole versus screening effect in copolymer/metal nano-layered systems” by Vanna Torrisi, Francesco Ruffino, Andrea Liscio, Maria G Grimaldi, Giovanni Marletta, Appl.Surf.Sci. 359 (2015) 637-642.
    • “Chelating Surfaces for Native State Protein Patterning: the Human Serum Albumin Case” by N.Giamblanco, N.Tuccitto, G.Zappalà, G.Sfuncia, A.Licciardello, G.Marletta; ACS Appl.Mater.Interf. 7 (2015) 23353-23363. DOI:10.1021/acsami.5b08217
    • “Elecrospun Scaffolds for Osteoblast Cells: Peptide-Induced Concentration-Dependent Improvements of Polycaprolactone” by Monica Dettin, Annj Zamuner, Martina Roso, Antonio Gloria, Giovanna Iucci, Grazia M.L. Messina, Ugo D'Amora, Giovanni Marletta, Michele Modesti, Ignazio Castagliuolo, Paola Brun; PlosOne 10 (2015) e0137505 - DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137505
    • “Characterization of Wet Powder-Sprayed Zirconia/Calcium Phosphate Coating for Dental Implants” by Pardun, K; Treccani, L; Volkmann, E; Li Destri, G; Marletta, G; Streckbein, P; Heiss, C; Rezwan, K ; Clin. Impl.Dent.Relat.Res.; 17 (2015) 186-198 - DOI: 10.1111/cid.12071.
    • “Single-step Label-free Hepatitis B virus Detection by Piezoelectric Biosensor” by Nicoletta Giamblanco, Sabrina Conoci, Dario Russo and Giovanni Marletta; RSC Advances 5 (2015) 38152-38158, DOI:10.1039/C5RA03467A.
    • “Mixed zirconia calcium phosphate coatings for zirconia dental implants: Tailoring coating stability and bioactivity potential” by Karoline Pardun, Laura Treccani, Eike Volkmann, Philipp Streckbein, Christian Heiss, Giovanni Li Destri, Giovanni Marletta and Kurosch Rezwan; Mater. Sci. Engin. C, 48 (2015) 337-346.
    • "Enzyme-assisted calcium phosphate biomineralisation on an inert alumina surface" by Dr. Laura Treccani, Alieh Aminian; Karoline Pardun; Eike Volkmann; Giovanni Li Destri; Giovanni Marletta; Kurosch Rezwan; Acta Biomat. (2015), 13, 335-343.
  • 2014
    • “Schottky barrier height tuning by Hybrid organic-inorganic multilayers” by V. Torrisi, M. A. Squillaci, F. Ruffino, I. Crupi, M.G. Grimaldi and G. Marletta; MRS Proceedings, Volume 1660 (2014) 396/1-396/6; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2014.396
    • “Impact of selective fibronectin nanoconfinement on human dental pulp stem cells” by Ayşe Karakeçili, Grazia M.L. Messina, Merve Çapkın Yurtsever, Menemşe Gümüşderelioğlu, Giovanni Marletta; Coll.Surf.B 123 (2014) 39-48.
    • “Preventing corona effects: multi-phosphonic acid poly(ethylene glycol) copolymers for stable stealth iron oxide nanoparticles” by Torrisi, V.; Graillot, A.; Vitorazi, L.; Crouzet, Q.; Marletta, G.; Loubat, C.; Berret, J.-F.; Biomacromol., 15 (2014) 3171-3179.
    • “Driving h-osteoblast adhesion and proliferation on titania: peptide hydrogels decorated with growth factors and adhesive conjugates” by Dettin M., Zamuner A., Iucci G., Messina G.M.L., Battocchio C., Picariello G., Gallina G., Marletta G., Castagliuolo I., Brun P.; J.Pept. Sci 20 (2014) 585-594.
    • “Structure-rheology relationship in weakly amphiphilic block-copolymer Langmuir monolayers” by G.Li Destri, F.Miano and G.Marletta; Langmuir, 30 (2014) 3345-3353, DOI: 10.1021/la4043777
    • "Micro-patterned nanoscale Au films on PMMA: fabrication and effect of PMMA dewetting on Au patterning", by F.Ruffino, V. Torrisi, G. Marletta and M.G.Grimaldi; J. Mater. Sci.: Materials in Electronics, 25 (2014) 1138-1147 .
  • 2013
    • Seidler, N., Lazzerini, G.M., Li Destri, G., Marletta, G., Cacialli, F. Enhanced crystallinity and film retention of P3HT thin-films for efficient organic solar cells by use of preformed nanofibers in solution (2013) Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 1 (46), pp. 7748-7757.
    • Torrisi, V., Ruffino, F., Isgrò, G., Crupi, I., Li Destri, G., Grimaldi, M.G., Marletta, G. Polymer/metal hybrid multilayers modified Schottky devices (2013) Applied Physics Letters, 103 (19), art. no. 193117, .
    • Russo, P., Acierno, D., Marletta, G., Destri, G.L. Tensile properties, thermal and morphological analysis of thermoplastic polyurethane films reinforced with multiwalled carbon nanotubes (2013) European Polymer Journal, 49 (10), pp. 3155-3164.
    • Fotia, C., Messina, G.M.L., Marletta, G., Baldini, N., Ciapetti, G. Hyaluronan-based pericellular matrix: Substrate electrostatic charges and early cell adhesion events (2013) European Cells and Materials, 26, pp. 133-149.
    • Giamblanco, N., Martines, E., Marletta, G. Laminin adsorption on nanostructures: Switching the molecular orientation by local curvature changes (2013) Langmuir, 29 (26), pp. 8335-8342.
    • Brun, P., Scorzeto, M., Vassanelli, S., Castagliuolo, I., Palù, G., Ghezzo, F., Messina, G.M.L., Iucci, G., Battaglia, V., Sivolella, S., Bagno, A., Polzonetti, G., Marletta, G., Dettin, M. Mechanisms underlying the attachment and spreading of human osteoblasts: From transient interactions to focal adhesions on vitronectin-grafted bioactive surfaces (2013) Acta Biomaterialia, 9 (4), pp. 6105-6115.
    • Mecca, T., Messina, G.M.L., Marletta, G., Cunsolo, F. Novel pH responsive calix[8]arene hydrogelators: Self-organization processes at a nanometric scale (2013) Chemical Communications, 49 (25), pp. 2530-2532.
    • Sciacca, M.F.M., Milardi, D., Messina, G.M.L., Marletta, G., Brender, J.R., Ramamoorthy, A., La Rosa, C. Cations as switches of amyloid-mediated membrane disruption mechanisms: Calcium and IAPP (2013) Biophysical Journal, 104 (1), pp. 173-184.
  • 2012
    • Ruffino, F., Torrisi, V., Marletta, G., Grimaldi, M.G. Patterning of templated-confined nanoscale Au films by thermal-induced dewetting process of a poly(methylmethacrylate) underlying layer
    • (2012) Journal of Applied Physics, 112 (12), art. no. 124316
    • Sbrana, F., Fotia, C., Bracalello, A., Baldini, N., Marletta, G., Ciapetti, G., Bochicchio, B., Vassalli, M. Multiscale characterization of a chimeric biomimetic polypeptide for stem cell culture (2012) Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 7 (4), art. no. 046007, .
    • Destri, G.L., Torrisi, V., Marletta, G. Electroactive functional hybrid layered nanocomposites (2012) AIP Conference Proceedings, 1459 (1), pp. 17-19.
    • Anfuso, C.D., Motta, C., Satriano, C., Gennaro, S., Marletta, G., Giurdanella, G., Alberghina, M., Lupo, G. Microcapillary-like structures prompted by phospholipase A2 activation in endothelial cells and pericytes co-cultures on a polyhydroxymethylsiloxane thin film (2012) Biochimie, 94 (9), pp. 1860-1870.
    • Schulze, R., Arras, M.M.L., Li Destri, G., Gottschaldt, M., Bossert, J., Schubert, U.S., Marletta, G., Jandt, K.D., Keller, T.F. Extended-chain induced bulk morphologies occur at surfaces of thin co-oligomer films (2012) Macromolecules, 45 (11), pp. 4740-4748.
    • Ruffino, F., Torrisi, V., Marletta, G., Grimaldi, M.G. Effects of the embedding kinetics on the surface nano-morphology of nano-grained Au and Ag films on PS and PMMA layers annealed above the glass transition temperature (2012) Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, 107 (3), pp. 669-683.
    • Li Destri, G., Keller, T.F., Catellani, M., Punzo, F., Jandt, K.D., Marletta, G. Interfacial free energy Driven nanophase separation in poly(3- hexylthiophene)/[6,6]-phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester thin films (2012) Langmuir, 28 (11), pp. 5257-5266.
    • Ruffino, F., Torrisi, V., Marletta, G., Grimaldi, M.G. Patterning of templated-confined nanoscale Au films by thermal-induced dewetting process of a poly(methylmethacrylate) underlying layer (2012) Journal of Applied Physics, 112 (12), art. no. 124316
    • Sbrana, F., Fotia, C., Bracalello, A., Baldini, N., Marletta, G., Ciapetti, G., Bochicchio, B., Vassalli, M. Multiscale characterization of a chimeric biomimetic polypeptide for stem cell culture (2012) Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 7 (4), art. no. 046007, .
    • Destri, G.L., Torrisi, V., Marletta, G. Electroactive functional hybrid layered nanocomposites (2012) AIP Conference Proceedings, 1459 (1), pp. 17-19.
    • Anfuso, C.D., Motta, C., Satriano, C., Gennaro, S., Marletta, G., Giurdanella, G., Alberghina, M., Lupo, G. Microcapillary-like structures prompted by phospholipase A2 activation in endothelial cells and pericytes co-cultures on a polyhydroxymethylsiloxane thin film (2012) Biochimie, 94 (9), pp. 1860-1870.
    • -Giamblanco, N., Zhavnerko, G., Tuccitto, N., Licciardello, A., Marletta, G. oadsorption-dependent orientation of fibronectin epitopes at hydrophilic gold surfaces (2012) Soft Matter, 8 (32), pp. 8370-8378.
    • Schulze, R., Arras, M.M.L., Li Destri, G., Gottschaldt, M., Bossert, J., Schubert, U.S., Marletta, G., Jandt, K.D., Keller, T.F. Extended-chain induced bulk morphologies occur at surfaces of thin co-oligomer films (2012) Macromolecules, 45 (11), pp. 4740-4748.
    • Ruffino, F., Torrisi, V., Marletta, G., Grimaldi, M.G. Effects of the embedding kinetics on the surface nano-morphology of nano-grained Au and Ag films on PS and PMMA layers annealed above the glass transition temperature (2012) Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, 107 (3), pp. 669-683.
    • Li Destri, G., Keller, T.F., Catellani, M., Punzo, F., Jandt, K.D., Marletta, G. Interfacial free energy Driven nanophase separation in poly(3- hexylthiophene)/[6,6]-phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester thin films (2012) Langmuir, 28 (11), pp. 5257-5266.
  • 2011
    • Carnazza, S., Marletta, G., Frasca, M., Fortuna, L., Guglielmino, S. -Spatial patterns of microbial retention on polymer surfaces (2011) Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 25 (17), pp. 2255-2280.
    • -Bracalello, A., Santopietro, V., Vassalli, M., Marletta, G., Del Gaudio, R., Bochicchio, B., Pepe, A. Design and production of a chimeric resilin-, elastin-, and collagen-like engineered polypeptide (2011) Biomacromolecules, 12 (8), pp. 2957-2965.
    • -Tuccitto, N., Giamblanco, N., Ghosh, S., Spampinato, V., Labbé, P., Dumy, P., Quici, S., Marletta, G., Defrancq, E., Licciardello, A. Controlled density patterning of tolylterpyridine-tagged oligonucleotides (2011) Langmuir, 27 (14), pp. 8595-8599.
    • -Ruffino, F., Torrisi, V., Marletta, G., Grimaldi, M.G. Growth morphology of nanoscale sputter-deposited Au films on amorphous soft polymeric substrates (2011) Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, 103 (4), pp. 939-949.
    • -Li Destri, G., Keller, T.F., Catellani, M., Punzo, F., Jandt, K.D., Marletta, G. Crystalline monolayer ordering at substrate/polymer interfaces in poly(3-hexylthiophene) ultrathin films (2011) Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 212 (9), pp. 905-914.
    • -Keller, T.F., Schönfelder, J., Reichert, J., Tuccitto, N., Licciardello, A., Messina, G.M.L., Marletta, G., Jandt, K.D. How the surface nanostructure of polyethylene affects protein assembly and orientation (2011) ACS Nano, 5 (4), pp. 3120-3131.
    • -Giamblanco, N., Yaseen, M., Zhavnerko, G., Lu, J.R., Marletta, G. Fibronectin conformation switch induced by coadsorption with human serum albumin (2011) Langmuir, 27 (1), pp. 312-319.
    • -Tuccitto, N., Marletta, G., Carnazza, S., Grasso, L., Caratozzolo, M., Guglielmino, S., Licciardello, A. ToF-SIMS imaging of surface self-organized fractal patterns of bacteria (2011) Surface and Interface Analysis, 43 (1-2), pp. 370-375.
    • -Ruffino, F., Torrisi, V., Marletta, G., Grimaldi, M.G. Atomic force microscopy investigation of the kinetic growth mechanisms of sputtered nanostructured au film on mica: Towards a nanoscale morphology control (2011) Nanoscale Research Letters, 6 (1), pp. X1-13.
    • -Torrisi, V., Ruffino, F., Licciardello, A., Grimaldi, M.G., Marletta, G. Memory effects in annealed hybrid gold nanoparticles/block copolymer bilayers (2011) Nanoscale Research Letters, 6 (1), pp. X1-8.