Vittorio Gentile, M.D., PhD

Editorial Board Member

Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and General Pathology
University of Campania , Napoli, Italy

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Dr. Gentile is a recognized expert in the transglutaminase research area and has a strong background in the molecular biology and biochemical aspects of the transglutaminase (TG) enzymes expression, activity and function. His work has been focused to the tTG (TG2) characterization in normal and pathological cellular events (cell growth and differentiation, adhesion, apoptosis, neurodegeneration) by biochemical and molecular biology studies. Currently dr. Gentile is a Researcher at the University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” .

Research Interest

Studies on cerebral polyamine metabolism,Studies on polyamine binding to synaptosomal membranes of rat brain,Studies on structural modifications of a major protein secreted from the rat seminal vesicle by transglutaminase,Studies of transglutaminase-mediated modifications of the rat sperm surface.