Researchers

Paolo Sordino

Paolo Sordino

Research interests: Genetic variation in natural populations of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis sp. A; Zebrafish brain for studying development and disease.

Most relevant publications:

Ferriero R, Manco G, Lamantea E, Nusco E, Ferrante MI, Sordino P, Stacpoole PW, Lee B, Zeviani M, Brunetti-Pierri N. Phenylbutyrate therapy for pyruvate dehydrogenase complex deficiency and lactic acidosis. Science Transl Med, in press.

Porreca I, De Felice E, Fagman H, Di Lauro R, Sordino P, 2012. Zebrafish bcl2l is a survival factor in thyroid development. Dev Biol, 366: 142-152.
Andreakis N, D’Aniello S, Albalat R, Patti FP, Garcia-Fernàndez J, Procaccini G, Sordino P, Palumbo A, 2011. Evolution of the nitric oxide synthase family in metazoans. Mol Biol Evol, 28:163-79.

Sordino P, Andreakis N, Brown ER, Leccia NI, Squarzoni P, Tarallo R, Alfano C, Caputi L, D'Ambrosio P, Daniele P, D'Aniello E, D'Aniello S, Maiella S, Miraglia V, Russo MT, Sorrenti G, Branno M, Cariello L, Cirino P, Locascio A, Spagnuolo A, Zanetti L, Ristoratore F, 2008. Natural variation of model mutant phenotypes in Ciona intestinalis. PLoS ONE, 3: e2344.

Iannelli F, Pesole G, Sordino P, Gissi C, 2007. Mitogenomics reveals two cryptic species in Ciona intestinalis. TIG, 23: 419-422.

Caputi L, Andreakis N, Mastrototaro F, Cirino P, Vassillo M, Sordino P, 2007. Cryptic speciation in a model invertebrate chordate. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 104: 9364-9369.

Sordino P, Belluzzi L, De Santis R, Smith WC, 2001. Developmental genetics of primitive chordates. Phil Trans R Soc London B, 356: 1573-1582.

Durbin L, Sordino P, Barrios A, Gering M, Thisse C, Thisse B, Brennan C, Green A, Holder N, 2000. Antero-posterior patterning is required within segments for somite boundary formation. Development, 127: 1703-1713.

Sordino P, Duboule D, 1996. A molecular approach to the evolution of vertebrate paired appendages. TREE, 11: 114-119.

Sordino P, van der Hoeven F, Duboule D, 1995. Hox gene expression in teleost fins and the origin of vertebrate digits. Nature, 375: 678-681.

Bernardi G, Sordino P, Powers DA, 1993. Concordant mitochondrial and nuclear DNA phylogenies for populations of the teleost fish Fundulus heteroclitus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 90: 9271-9274.

 

 

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