Dr. Maurizio Sorice

Sapienza University of Rome, Italy



2001-Present Professor, Sapienza University, Italy

1993-2001 Research Investigator, Sapienza University, Italy

1992-1993 Post-graduate Researcher, University of California, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. M. Sorice, T. Griggi, A. Circella, L. Lenti, P. Arcieri, G. Di Nucci, G. Mariani (1994) Protein S antibodies in acquired protein S deficiencies. Blood 83: 2383-2384.
  2. T. Griggi, R. Bauer, T. Garofalo, S. Kukel, L. Lenti, A.P. Massetti, C. Muller, M. Sorice, G.M. Pontieri (1994) Autoantibodies against ganglioside GM3 represent a portion of antilymphocyte antibodies in AIDS patients. Scand. J. Immunol. 40: 77-82.
  3. M. Sorice, T. Griggi, A. Circella, T. Garofalo, F. d'Agostino, V. Pittoni, G.M. Pontieri, L. Lenti, G. Valesini (1994) Detection of antiphospholipid antibodies by immunostaining on thin layer chromatography plates. J. Immunol. Methods 173: 49-54.
  4. A. Lafeuillade, M. Sorice, T. Griggi, P. Pellegrino, M. Geoffroy, N. Profizi (1994) Role of autoimmunity in protein S deficiency during HIV-1 infection. Infection 22: 201-203.
  5. C. Cametti, F. De Luca, M.A. Macrì, B. Maraviglia, G. Zimatore, F. Bordi, R. Misasi, M. Sorice, L. Lenti, A. Pavan (1995) To what extent are the passive electrical parameters of lymphocyte membranes deduced from impedance spectroscopy altered by surface roughness and microvillosity? Colloids & Surfaces B  3: 309-316.
  6. M. Sorice, A. Pavan, R. Misasi, T. Sansolini, T. Garofalo, L. Lenti, G.M. Pontieri, L. Frati, M.R. Torrisi (1995) Monosialoganglioside GM3 induces CD4 internalization in human peripheral blood T lymphocytes. Scand. J. Immunol. 41: 148-156.
  7. M. Sorice, T. Griggi, A. Circella, G. Nicodemo, M. Ciardi, C.M. Mastroianni, L. Lenti, F. Sorice (1995) Cerebrospinal fluid antiganglioside antibodies in patients with AIDS. Infection 23: 288-291.
  8. M. Sorice, A. Circella, T. Griggi, T. Garofalo, G. Nicodemo, V. Pittoni, G. M. Pontieri, L. Lenti, G. Valesini (1996) Anticardiolipin and Anti-b2GPI are Two Distinct Populations of Autoantibodies. Thromb. Haemost. 75: 303-308.
  9. M. Sorice, T. Griggi, G. Nicodemo, T. Garofalo, M. Marangi, S. Sanguigni, S.I. Becker, D. Mirelman (1996) Evidence for the existence of ganglioside molecules in the antigen of Entamoeba histolytica. Parasite Immunol. 18: 133-137.
  10. M. Sorice, P. Arcieri, T. Griggi, A. Circella, R. Misasi, L. Lenti, G.D. Di Nucci, G. Mariani (1996) Inhibition of protein S by autoantibodies in patients with acquired protein S deficiency. Thromb. Haemost. 75: 555-559
  11. R. Misasi, M. Sorice, G.S. Carson, T. Griggi, L. Lenti, G.M. Pontieri, J.S. O'Brien (1996) Prosaposin and prosaptide, a peptide from prosaposin, induce an increase of ganglioside content on NS20Y neuroblastoma cells. Glycoconjugate J. 13: 195-202. 7,446
  12. C. Muller, M. Szangolies, S. Kukel, M. Kiehl, M. Sorice, T. Griggi, L. Lenti, R. Bauer (1996) Characterization of autoantibodies to natural killer cells in HIV-infected patients. Scand. J. Immunol. 43: 583-592.
  13. M. Sorice, T. Garofalo, T. Sansolini, T. Griggi, A. Circella, A. Massetti, T. Tai, A. Pavan (1996) Overexpression of monosialoganglioside GM3 on lymphocyte plasma membrane in patients with HIV infection. J. AIDS 12: 112-119.
  14. C. Cametti, F. De Luca, M.A. Macrì, B. Maraviglia, R. Misasi, M. Sorice, A. Pavan, T. Garofalo, G.M. Pontieri, F. Bordi, G. Zimatore (1996) Influence of different glycosphingolipids on the conductometric properties of a model phospholipid membrane system. Collloids & Surfaces B 7: 39-46.
  15. M. Sorice, I. Parolini, T. Sansolini, T. Garofalo, M. Sargiacomo, T. Tai, C. Peschle, M.R. Torrisi, A. Pavan (1997) Evidence for the Existence of Ganglioside Enriched Plasma Membrane Domains in Human Peripheral Lymphocytes. J. Lipid Res. 38: 969-980. 4,336
  16. C. Marchese, M. Sorice, P.W. Finch, L. Frati, M.R. Torrisi (1997) Modulation of Keratinocyte Growth Factor Receptor Expression in Human Cultured Keratinocytes. Cell Growth Differentiation  8: 989-997.
  17. M. Sorice, V. Pittoni, A. Circella, R. Misasi, F. Conti, A. Longo, G.M. Pontieri, G. Valesini (1998) Anti-prothrombin but not "pure" Anti-cardiolipin Antibodies are Associated with the Clinical Features of the Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome. Thromb. Haemost. 80: 713-715.
  18. T. Garofalo, M. Sorice, R. Misasi, B. Cinque, M. Giammatteo, G.M. Pontieri, M.G. Cifone, A. Pavan (1998) A novel mechanism of CD4 down-modulaton induced by monosialoganglioside GM3: involvement of serine phosphorylation and protein kinase C d translocation. J. Biol. Chem. 273: 35153-35160.
  19. R. Misasi, M. Sorice, T. Garofalo, T. Griggi, W.M. Campana, M. Giammatteo, A. Pavan, M. Hiraiwa, G.M. Pontieri, J.S. O'Brien (1998) Colocalization and Complex Formation Between Prosaposin and Monosialoganglioside GM3 in Neural Cells. J. Neurochem. 71: 2313-2321.
  20. I. Parolini, S. Topa, M. Sorice, A. Pace, P. Ceddia, E. Montesoro, A. Pavan, M.P. Lisanti, C. Peschle, M. Sargiacomo (1999) Phorbol-ester-induced disruption of the CD4/lck complex occurs within a detergent-resistant microdomain of the plasma membrane. Involvement of the translocation of activated PKC isoforms. J. Biol. Chem. 274: 14176-14187.
  21. F. De Luca, F. Bordi, C. Cametti, A. Naglieri, R. Misasi, M. Sorice (1999) Cluster Organization of Glycosphingolipid GD1a in Lipid Bilayer Membranes. A Dielectric and Conductometric Study. Langmuir 15: 2493-2499.
  22. F. Bordi, C. Cametti, F. DeLuca, A. Naglieri, R. Misasi, M. Sorice (1999) Interactions of mono- and di-sialogangliosides with phospholipids in mixed monolayers at air-water interface. Colloids & Surfaces B 13: 135-142.