Serafim  Papadimitriou

Brigida D’Abrosca

Assistant Professor

biography

 

Area of Interest

1. NMR- based metabolomics.
2. Isolation and characterization by NMR mass spectrometry of bioactive metabolite from plants.
3. Studies allelopathic interactions of Mediterranean plants for the search of new eco-friendly erbicides.
4. Antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of phytochemicals from edible and medicinal plants.
5. Antimicrobial and antibiofilm activity of plant-derived compounds against microorganism responsible for nosocomial infections.


top publication

1. G. Cefarelli, B. D'Abrosca, A. Fiorentino, A. Izzo, P. Monaco (2005). Isolation, caracterization and Antioxidant Activity of E- and Z-p-Coumaryl Fatty Acid Esters From cv. Annurca Apple Fruits Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53, 3525-3529.
2. B. D'Abrosca, A. Fiorentino, P. Monaco, S. Pacifico (2005).Radical scavenging activity of new hydroxylated ursane triterpenes from cv. annurca apples. Chemistry & Biodiversity 2, 953-958.
3. B. D'Abrosca, A. Fiorentino, A. Golino, P. Monaco, P. Oriano, S. Pacifico (2005). Carexanes: prenyl stilbenoid derivatives from Carex distachya. Tetrahedron letters 46, 5269-5272.
4. G. Cefarelli, B. D'Abrosca, A. Fiorentino, A. Izzo, C. Mastellone, S. Pacifico, V. Piscopo (2006). Free radical scavenging and antioxidant activities of reddened cv. annurca apple fruits. Journal of Agricultural and Food chemistry. 54, 803–809.
5. B. D'Abrosca, A. Fiorentino, P. Monaco, P. Oriano, S. Pacifico. (2006). Annurcoic acid: a new antioxidant ursane triterpene from fruits of cv. annurca apple. Food Chemistry 98, 285–290.
6. A. Fiorentino B. D'Abrosca, A. Izzo, S. Pacifico, P. Monaco (2006). Structural elucidation and bioactivity of novel secondary metabolites from Carex distachya. Tetrahedron 62, 3259–3265.
7. A. Fiorentino, B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, A. Natale, P. Monaco. (2006). Structures of novel bioactive carexanes from the roots of Carex distachya desf. Phytochemistry 67, 971–977.
8. A. Fiorentino, B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, R. Iacovino, C. Mastellone, B. Di Blasio, P. Monaco (2006). Distachyasin: a new antioxidant metabolite from the leaves of Carex distachya. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 16, 6096–6101.
9. A. Fiorentino, B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, C. Mastellone, V. Piscopo, P. Monaco (2006). Spectroscopic identification and antioxidant activity of glucosilated carotenoid metabolites from Cydonia vulgaris fruits. Journal of Agricultural and Food chemistry. 54, 9592-9597.
10. A. Fiorentino, B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, C. Mastellone, G. Cefarelli, P. Uzzo, P. Monaco (2007). Natural dibenzoxazepinones from leaves of Carex distachya: structural elucidation and radical scavenging activity Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 17, 636-639.
11. A. Fiorentino, B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, A. Golino, C. Mastellone, P. Oriano, P. Monaco (2007). Reactive oxygen species scavenging activity of flavone glycosides from the Mediterranean plant Melilotus neapolitana. Molecules 12, 263-270.
12. B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, G. Cefarelli, C. Mastellone, A. Fiorentino. (2007). Antioxidant activity of methanolic extract of cv. Limoncella Apple Fruits Food Chemistry 104, 1333-1337.
13. A. Fiorentino, B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, C. Mastellone, S. Piccolella, P. Monaco. (2007). Isolation, structural elucidation and antioxidant evaluation of Cydonioside A, an unusual terpenoid from the fruits of Cydonia vulgaris. Chemistry & Biodiversity 4, 973-979.
14. B. D’Abrosca, A. Fiorentino, S. Pacifico, G. Cefarelli, P. Uzzo, M. Letizia, P. Monaco (2007). Natural Feruloyl Monoglyceride Macrocycles as Protecting Factors Against Free-Radical Damage of Lipidic Membranes. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 17, 4135-4139.
15. S. Piccolella, A. Fiorentino, S. Pacifico, B. D'Abrosca, P. Uzzo, Monaco, P. (2008). Antioxidant Properties of Sour Cherries (Prunus cerasus L.): Role of Colorless Phytochemicals from the Methanolic Extract of Ripe Fruits. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56, 1928-1935.
16. A. Fiorentino, B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, C. Mastellone, V. Piscopo, R. Caputo, P. Monaco, (2008). Isolation and Structure Elucidation of Antioxidant Polyphenols from Quince (Cydonia vulgaris) Peels. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56, 2660–2667
17. S. Pacifico, B. D’Abrosca, A. Golino, C. Mastellone, S. Piccolella, A. Fiorentino, P. Monaco (2008). Antioxidant Evaluation of Polyhydroxylated Nerolidols from Redroot Pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) Leaves. LWT-Food Science and Technology 41(9), 1665-1671
18. A. Fiorentino, B. D’Abrosca, S. Pacifico, R. Iacovino, A. Izzo, P. Uzzo, A. Russo, B. Di Blasio, P. Monaco (2008). Carexanes from Carex distachya Desf.: revised stereochemistry and characterization of four novel polyhydroxylated prenylstilbenes Tetrahedron 64 (33), 7782-7786
19. A. Fiorentino, A. Ricci, B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, A. Golino, M. Letizia, S. Piccolella, P. Monaco. (2008). Potential Food Additives from Carex distachya Roots: Identification and in Vitro Antioxidant Properties. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56(17), 8218-8225
20. F. A. Macías, A. M. Simonet, B. D’Abrosca, C. C. Maya, M. Reina, A., González-Coloma, R. Cabrera, C. Giménez, L. Villarroel (2009). Megalanthine, a Bioactive Sesquiterpenoid from Heliotropium megalanthum, its Degradation Products and their Bioactivities. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 35 (1), 39-49. doi 10.1007/s10886-008-9574-4
21. A. Fiorentino, C. Mastellone, B. D’Abrosca, S. Pacifico, M. Scognamiglio, G. Cefarelli, P. Monaco (2009). -tocomonoenol: a new vitamin e from kiwi (Actinidia chinensis) fruits. Food Chemistry, 115 (1), 187-192 . doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2008.11.094.
22. A. Fiorentino, B. D'Abrosca, S. Pacifico, C. Mastellone, M. Scognamiglio, P. Monaco (2009). Identification and assessment of antioxidant activity of phytochemicals from kiwi (Actinidia chinensis) fruits. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 57 (10), 4148-4155. doi:10.1021/jf900210z
23. S. Pacifico, B. D'Abrosca, M.T. Pascarella, M. Letizia, P. Uzzo, V. Piscopo, A. Fiorentino (2009). Antioxidant efficacy of iridoid and phenylethanoid glycosides from the medicinal plant Teucrium chamaedrys in cell-free systems. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 17 (17), 6173-6179. doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2009.07.065
24. M. DellaGreca, F. Cutillo, B. D'Abrosca, A. Fiorentino, S. Pacifico, A. Zarrelli (2009). Antioxidant and radical scavenging properties of Malva sylvestris. Natural Product Communications, 4 (7), 893-896.
25. D. Alesiani, A. Canini, B. D'Abrosca, M. Della Greca, A. Fiorentino, C. Mastellone, P. Monaco, S. Pacifico (2010). Antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of phytochemicals from Quince