Alessandro Ustione
Last active: 5/12/2015


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  1. Host and tumor derived MMP13 regulate extravasation and establishment of colorectal metastases in the liver. Mendonsa AM, VanSaun MN, Ustione A, Piston DW, Fingleton BM, Gorden DL (2015) Mol Cancer : 49
    › Primary publication · 25880591 (PubMed) · PMC4351934 (PubMed Central)
  2. Fluorescent probes of the apoptolidins and their utility in cellular localization studies. DeGuire SM, Earl DC, Du Y, Crews BA, Jacobs AT, Ustione A, Daniel C, Chong KM, Marnett LJ, Piston DW, Bachmann BO, Sulikowski GA (2015) Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 54(3): 961-4
    › Primary publication · 25430909 (PubMed) · PMC4293314 (PubMed Central)
  3. Somatostatin and insulin mediate glucose-inhibited glucagon secretion in the pancreatic α-cell by lowering cAMP. Elliott AD, Ustione A, Piston DW (2015) Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 308(2): E130-43
    › Primary publication · 25406263 (PubMed) · PMC4297778 (PubMed Central)
  4. Inhibition of pancreatic β-cell Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II reduces glucose-stimulated calcium influx and insulin secretion, impairing glucose tolerance. Dadi PK, Vierra NC, Ustione A, Piston DW, Colbran RJ, Jacobson DA (2014) J Biol Chem 289(18): 12435-45
    › Primary publication · 24627477 (PubMed) · PMC4007438 (PubMed Central)
  5. A microfluidic-enabled mechanical microcompressor for the immobilization of live single- and multi-cellular specimens. Yan Y, Jiang L, Aufderheide KJ, Wright GA, Terekhov A, Costa L, Qin K, McCleery WT, Fellenstein JJ, Ustione A, Robertson JB, Johnson CH, Piston DW, Hutson MS, Wikswo JP, Hofmeister W, Janetopoulos C (2014) Microsc Microanal 20(1): 141-51
    › Primary publication · 24444078 (PubMed) · PMC4026272 (PubMed Central)
  6. Minireview: Dopaminergic regulation of insulin secretion from the pancreatic islet. Ustione A, Piston DW, Harris PE (2013) Mol Endocrinol 27(8): 1198-207
    › Primary publication · 23744894 (PubMed) · PMC3725340 (PubMed Central)
  7. Neuropeptide Y and somatostatin inhibit insulin secretion through different mechanisms. Schwetz TA, Ustione A, Piston DW (2013) Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 304(2): E211-21
    › Primary publication · 23211512 (PubMed) · PMC3543566 (PubMed Central)
  8. Dopamine synthesis and D3 receptor activation in pancreatic β-cells regulates insulin secretion and intracellular [Ca(2+)] oscillations. Ustione A, Piston DW (2012) Mol Endocrinol 26(11): 1928-40
    › Primary publication · 22918877 (PubMed) · PMC3487623 (PubMed Central)
  9. Real-time hyperspectral fluorescence imaging of pancreatic β-cell dynamics with the image mapping spectrometer. Elliott AD, Gao L, Ustione A, Bedard N, Kester R, Piston DW, Tkaczyk TS (2012) J Cell Sci 125(Pt 20): 4833-40
    › Primary publication · 22854044 (PubMed) · PMC3517094 (PubMed Central)
  10. The physiological effects of deleting the mouse SLC30A8 gene encoding zinc transporter-8 are influenced by gender and genetic background. Pound LD, Sarkar SA, Ustione A, Dadi PK, Shadoan MK, Lee CE, Walters JA, Shiota M, McGuinness OP, Jacobson DA, Piston DW, Hutton JC, Powell DR, O'Brien RM (2012) PLoS One 7(7): e40972
    › Primary publication · 22829903 (PubMed) · PMC3400647 (PubMed Central)
  11. Single molecule analysis of serotonin transporter regulation using antagonist-conjugated quantum dots reveals restricted, p38 MAPK-dependent mobilization underlying uptake activation. Chang JC, Tomlinson ID, Warnement MR, Ustione A, Carneiro AM, Piston DW, Blakely RD, Rosenthal SJ (2012) J Neurosci 32(26): 8919-29
    › Primary publication · 22745492 (PubMed) · PMC3426861 (PubMed Central)
  12. A simple introduction to multiphoton microscopy. Ustione A, Piston DW (2011) J Microsc 243(3): 221-6
    › Primary publication · 21777244 (PubMed)
  13. Quantification of factors influencing fluorescent protein expression using RMCE to generate an allelic series in the ROSA26 locus in mice. Chen SX, Osipovich AB, Ustione A, Potter LA, Hipkens S, Gangula R, Yuan W, Piston DW, Magnuson MA (2011) Dis Model Mech 4(4): 537-47
    › Primary publication · 21324933 (PubMed) · PMC3124063 (PubMed Central)
  14. Defects in beta cell Ca²+ signalling, glucose metabolism and insulin secretion in a murine model of K(ATP) channel-induced neonatal diabetes mellitus. Benninger RK, Remedi MS, Head WS, Ustione A, Piston DW, Nichols CG (2011) Diabetologia 54(5): 1087-97
    › Primary publication · 21271337 (PubMed) · PMC3245714 (PubMed Central)
  15. SNOM images of X-ray radiographs at nano-scale stored in a thin layer of lithium fluoride. Oliva C, Ustione A, Almaviva S, Baldacchini G, Bonfigli F, Flora F, Lai A, Montereali RM, Faenov AY, Pikuz TA, Francucci M, Gaudio P, Martellucci S, Richetta M, Reale L, Cricenti A (2008) J Microsc 229(Pt 3): 490-5
    › Primary publication · 18331500 (PubMed)
  16. Self-assembled monolayers of dipolar nonlinear optical nickel(II) molecules on the Si(100) surface with nanoscale uniformity. Di Bella S, Condorelli GG, Motta A, Ustione A, Cricenti A (2006) Langmuir 22(19): 7952-5
    › Primary publication · 16952225 (PubMed)