2020

218F. Sodano, R. J. Cavanagh, A. K. Pearce, L. Lazzarato, B. Rolando, A. Fraix, T. F. Abelha, C. E. Vasey, C. Alexander, V. Taresco and S. Sortino
Enhancing Doxorubicin Anticancer Activity with a Novel Polymeric Platform Photoreleasing Nitric Oxide
Biomater. Sci. 2020, in press.

  2019

217G. Nocito, S. Petralia, M. Malanga, S. Beni, G. Calabrese, R. Parenti and S. Sortino
Biofriendly Route to Near-Infrared-Active Gold Nanotriangles and Nanoflowers through Nitric Oxide Photorelease for Photothermal Applications
ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2019, 2, 7916-7923
216 M. Perez-Lloret, A. Fraix, S. Petralia, S. Conoci, V. Tafani, G. Cutrone, A. Vargas-Berenguel, R. Gref and S. Sortino
 One-Step Photochemical Green Synthesis of Water-Soluble Ag, Au and Au@Ag Core-Shell Nanoparticles
 Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 14638–14643
  
215L. Lazarato, E. Gazzano, M. Blangetti, A. Fraix, F. Sodano, G. M. Picone, R. Fruttero, A. Gasco, C. Riganti and S. Sortino
Combination of PDT and NOPDT with a tailored BODIPY derivative
Antioxidants 2019, 8, 14638–14643
214M. Malanga, M. Seggio, V. Kirejev, A. Fraix, I. Di Bari, E. Fenyvesi, M. B. Ericson and S. Sortino
A phototherapeutic fluorescent b-cyclodextrin branched polymer derivering nitric oxide
Biomater. Sci. 2019, 7, 2272-2276.
213A. Fraix, V. Kirejev, M. Malanga, E. Fenivesi, S. Beni, M. B. Ericson and S. Sortino
A three-color fluorescent supramolecular nanoassembly of phototherapautics activatable by two-photon excitation with near infrared light
Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 23, 7091-7095.
212C. Parisi, M. Failla, A. Fraix, B. Rolando, E. Gianquinto, F. Spyrakis, E. Gazzano, C. Riganti, L. Lazzarato, R. Fruttero, A. Gasco and S. Sortino
Fluorescent nitric oxide photodonors based on BODIPY and rhodamine antennae
Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 11080-11084.
211A. Fraix, O. Catanzano, I. Di Bari, C. Conte, M. Seggio, C. Parisi, A. Nostro, G. Ginestra, F. Quaglia and S. Sortino
Visible light-activatable multicargo microemulsions with bimodal photobactericidal action and dual colour fluorescence
J. Mater. Chem. B 2019, DOI: 10.1039/c9tb00699k
210M. Seggio, A. Nostro, G. Ginestra, F. Quaglia and S. Sortino
Contact lens delivering nitric oxide under daylight for reduction of bacterial contamination
Int. J. Mol. Sci., 2019, 20, 3735-2743..
209A. L. Tessaro, A. Fraix, A. C. Pedrozo da Silva, E. Gazzano, C. Riganti and S. Sortino
“Three-Bullets” loaded mesoporous silica nanoparticles for combined photo/chemoterapy.
Nanomaterials, 2019, 9(6). pii: E823.
208C. Parisi, M. Failla, A. Fraix, A. Rescifina, B. Rolando, L. Lazzarato, V. Cardile, A. C. E. Graziano, R. Fruttero, A. Gasco and S. Sortino
A molecular hybrid producing simultaneously singlet oxygen and nitric oxide by single photon excitation with green light.
Bioorg. Chem., 2019, 85, 18-22.
207P. Semeraro, Z. Syrgiannis, S. Bettini, G. Giancane, F. Guerra, A. Fraix C. Bucci, S. Sortino, M. Prato and L. Valli
Singlet oxygen photo-production by perylene bisimide derivative Langmuir-Schaefer films for photodynamic therapy applications.
J. Coll. Int. Sci. 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2019.06.037.
206A. Fraix, D. Afonso, G. M. Consoli and S. Sortino
A calix[4]arene-based ternary supramolecular bnanoassembly with improved fluoroquinolone photostability and enhanced NO photorelease
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2019, doi: 10.1039/c9pp00011a
205V. Rizzi, J. Gubitosa, P. Fini, F. Fanelli, A. Fraix, S. Sortino, A. Agostiano, L. De Cola, A. Nacci and P. Cosma
A comprehensive investigation of amino grafted mesoporous silica nanoparticles supramolecular assemblies to host photoactive Chlorophyll a in aqueous solution
J. Photochem. Photobiol.: A Chem. 2019, 377, 149-158.
2018 
204A. L. Tessaro, A. Fraix, M. Failla, V. Cardile, A. C. E. Graziano, B. M. Estevão, A, Rescifina and S. Sortino
Light-Controlled Simultaneous “On Demand” Release of Cytotoxic Combinations for Bimodal Killing of Cancer Cells
Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 7664-7670
203C. Conte, A. Fraix, H. Thomsen, F. Ungaro, V. Cardile, A.C.E. Graziano, M. B. Ericson, F. Quaglia and S. Sortino
Monitoring the Release of a NO Photodonor from Polymer Nanoparticles via Förster Resonance Energy Transfer and Two-Photon Fluorescence Imaging
J. Mater. Chem. B 2018, 6, 249-256.
202I. Di Bari, G. Granata, G. M. Consoli and S. Sortino
Simultaneous supramolecular activation of NO photodonor/photosensitizer ensembes by a calix[4]arene nanoreactor
New J. Chem. 2018,42, 18096–18101.
201A. Fraix and S. Sortino
Combination of PDT photosensitizers with NO photodonors
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.. 2018, 17, 1709-1727.
200G. Cutrone, G. Benkovic, M. Malanga, J. M. Casas-Solvas, E. Fenyvesi, S. Sortino, L. Garcia-Fuentes and A. Vargas-Berenguel.
Mannoside and 1,2-mannobioside β-cyclodextrin-scaffolded NO-photodonors for targeting antibiotic resistant bacteria
Carbohydrate Polymers 2018, 199, 649-660.
199F. Sodano, E. Gazzano, A. Fraix, B. Rolando, L. Lazzarato, M. Russo, M. Blangetti, C. Riganti, R. Fruttero, A. Gasco and S. Sortino
A molecular hybrid for mitochondria-targeted NO photodelivery
ChemMedChem 2018, 13, 87-96
198H. Thomsen, N. Marino, S. Conoci, S. Sortino and M. B. Ericson
Confined photorelease of nitric oxide with simultaneouys two-photon fluorescence tracking in a cellular system
Sci. Report, 2018, 8, 9753.
197F. Sodano, B. Rolando, F. Spyrakis, M. Failla, L. Lazzarato, E. Gazzano, C. Riganti, R. Fruttero, A. Gasco and S. Sortino
Tuning the hydrophobicity of a mitochondria-targeted NO photodonor
ChemMedChem 2018, 13, 1238-1245.
196A. Venuta, F. Moret, G. Dal Pogetto, D. Esposito, A. Fraix, C. Avitablie, F. Ungaro, M. Malinconico, S. Sortino, A. Romanelli, P. Laurenzio, E. Reddi and F. Quaglia
Shedding light on surface exposition of poly(ethylene glycol) and folate targeting units on nanoparticles of poly(ε-caprolactone) diblock copolymers: Beyond a paradigm.
Eur. J. Pharm. Sci. 2018, 111, 177–185.
2017 
195D. Afonso, S. Valetti, A. Fraix, C. Bascetta, S. Petralia, S. Conoci, A. Feiler and S. Sortino
Multivalent mesoporous silica nanoparticles photo-delivering nitric oxide with carbon dots as fluorescent reporters
Nanoscale 2017, 9, 13404-13408
194M. Blangetti, A. Fraix, L. Lazzarato, E. Marini, B. Rolando, F. Sodano, R. Fruttero, A. Gasco and S. Sortino
A novel nonmetal-containing nitric oxide releaser activatable with single-photon green light
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 9026-9029.
193C. Zhou, D. Afonso, S. Valetti, A. Feiler, V. Cardile, A. C. E. Graziano, S. Conoci and S. Sortino
Targeted photodynamic therapy with a folate/sensitizer assembly produced from mesoporous silica
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 7672-7676.
192G. Consoli, I. Di Bari, A. R. Blanco, A. Nostro, M. D’Arrigo. V. Pistarà and S. Sortino
Design, Synthesis and Antibacterial Activity of a Multivalent Polycationic Calix[4]arene‒NO Photodonor Conjugate
ACS Med Chem. Lett. 2017, 8, 881-885.
191G. Benkovics, M. Perez-Lloret, D. Afonso, A. Darcsi, S. Béni, É. Fenyvesi, M. Malanga and S. Sortino
A multifunctional beta-cyclodextrin-conjugate photodelivering nitric oxide with fluorescence reporting
Int. J. Pharm. 2017, 531, 614-620.
190K. Chegaev, A. Fraix, E. Gazzano, G. E. F. Abd-Ellatef, M. Blangetti, B. Rolando, S. Conoci, C. Riganti, R. Fruttero, A. Gasco and S. Sortino
Light-Regulated NO Release as a Novel Strategy to Overcome Doxorubicin MultiDrug Resistance
ACS Med Chem. Lett. 2017, 8, 361−365
189G. Benkovics, D. Afonso, A. Darcsi, S. Béni, S. Conoci, É. Fenyvesi, L. Szente, M. Malanga and S. Sortino
Novel beta-cyclodextrin-eosin conjugates
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2017, 13, 543–551.
188E. Amata, M. Dichiara, E. Arena, V. Pittalà, V. Pistarà, V. Cardile. A.C.E. Graziano, A. Fraix, A. Marrazzo, S. Sortino and A. Prezzavento
Novel Sigma Receptors, Ligand Nitric Oxide Photodonor: Molecular Hybrids for Double-Targeted Antiproligerative Effect
J. Med. Chem. 2017, 60, 9531-9544.
2016 
187M. L. Navacchia, A. Fraix, N. Chinaglia, E. Gallerani, D. Perrone, V. Cardile, A. C. E. Graziano, M. L. Capobianco and S. Sortino
NO photoreleaser-deoxyadenosine and -bile acid derivative bioconjigates as novel potential photochemotherapeutics
ACS Med Chem. Lett. 2016, 7, 939-943
186I. Di Bari, A. Fraix, R. Picciotto, A.R. Blanco, S. Petralia, S. Conoci, G. Granata, G. M. L. Consoli and S. Sortino
Supramolecular activation of the photodynamic properties of porphyrinoid photosensitizers by calix[4]arene nanoassemblies
RSC Advances. 2016, 6, 105573-105577
185N. Marino, S. Petralia, M. Perez-Lloret, J. Mosinger S. Conoci and S. Sortino
Graphene oxide nanohybrid that photoreleases nitric oxide
J. Mater. Chem. B. 2016, 4, 5825-5830
184N. Marino, M. Perez-Lloret, A. R. Blanco, A. Venuta, F. Quaglia and S. Sortino
Photo-antimicrobial polymeric films releasing nitric oxide with fluorescent reporting under visible light
J. Mater. Chem. B. 2016, 4, 5138-5143
183I. Di Bari, R. Picciotto, G. Granata, A. R. Blanco, M. G. L. Consoli and S. Sortino
A bactericidal calix[4]arene-based nanoconstruct with amplified NO photorelease
Org. & Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 8047-8052
182S. Sortino Ed.
Light-responsive nanostructured systems for applications in nanomedicine
Topics in Curr. Chem. 2016, 370.
181A. Fraix, N. Marino and S. Sortino
Phototherapeutic Release of Nitric Oxide with Engineered Nanoconstructs
Topics in Curr. Chem. 2016, 370, 225-257.
180A. Fraix, M. Blangetti, S. Guglielmo, L. Lazzarato, N. Marino, V. Cardile, A. C. E. Graziano, I. Manet, R. Fruttero, A. Gasco and S. Sortino
Light-Tunable Generation of Singlet Oxygen and Nitric Oxide with a Bichromophoric Molecular Hybrid: a Bimodal Approach to Killing Cancer Cells
ChemMedChem . 2016, 11, 1371-1379.
179F. Quaglia and S. Sortino
Polymer Nanoparticles for Cancer Photodynamic Therapy Combined with Nitric Oxide release and Chemotherapy
Appl. Photochem . 2016, 92, 397-426ss
178D. D. Pellosi, F. Moret, A. Fraix, N. Marino, S. Maiolino, E. Gaio, H. Hioka, E. Reddi, S. Sortino and F. Quaglia
Pluronic P123/F127 mixted micelles delivering Sorafenib and its combination with Verteporfin in cancer cells
Int. J. Nanomed. 2016, 11, 4479-4494
177V. Rizzi, P. Fini, F. Fanelli, T. Placido, P. Semeraro, T. Sibillano, Teresa, A. Fraix, S. Sortino, A. Agostiano,C. Giannini and P. Cosma
Molecular interactions, characterization and photoactivity of Chlorophyll a/ chitosan/2-HP-beta-cyclodextrin composite as functional and active surfaces for ROS production
Food Hydrocolloids , 2016, 58, 98-112
176A. Fraix, V. Torrisi, G.Marletta, S. Sortino, P. G. Mineo, G. A. Tomaselli, F. P. Ballistreri, G. Trusso Sfrazzetto and A. Pappalardo
Supramolecular polymer networks based on calix[5]arene chained poly(p-phenyleneethynylene)
Supramol. Chem. 2016, 28, 485-492
2015 
175J. Donansky, P. Henke, P. Kubat, A. Fraix,S. Sortino and J. Mosinger
Polystyrene nanofiber materials for visible light-driven dual antibacterial action via simultaneous photogeneration of NO and O2(1Dg)
ACS Appl. Mater. Interf . 2015, 7(41), 22980-22989
174S. Swaminathan, C. Fowley, E. R. Thapaliya, B. McCaughan, S. Tang, A. Fraix, B. Captain, S. Sortino, J. F. Callan and F. M. Raymo
Supramolecular nanoreactors for intracellular singlet-oxygen sensitization
Nanoscale 2015, 7, 14071-14079
173A. Fraix and S. Sortino
Photoactivable platforms for nitric oxide delivery with fluorescence imaging
Chem. Asian J. 2015, 10, 1116-1125
172A. Fraix, I. Manet, M. Ballestri, A. Guerrini, P. Damburoso, G. Sotgiu, G. Varchi, M. Camerin, O. Coppellotti and S. Sortino
Polymer nanoparticles with electrostatically loaded multicargo for combined cancer phototherapy
J. Mater. Chem. B. 2015, 3, 3001-3010
171A. Fraix, N. Kandoth, R. Gref, and S. Sortino
A multicomponent gel for nitric oxide photorelease with fluorescent reporting
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2015, 4, 256-261.
170C. Fowley, A. P. McHale, B. McCaughan, A. Fraix, S. Sortino and J. F. Callan
Carbon quantum dots-NO photoreleaser nanohybrids for two-photon phototherapy of hypoxic tumors
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 81-84.
169S. Maiolino, F. Moret, C. Conte, A. Fraix, P. Tirino, F. Ungaro, S. Sortino, E. Reddi and F. Quaglia
Hyaluronan-decorated polymer nanoparticles targeting the CD44 receptor for the combinated photo/chemo-therapy of cancer
Nanoscale 2015, 7, 5643-5653
168H. Hettegger, I. Sumerskii, S. Sortino, A. Potthast and T. Rosenau
Silane meets chemistry: towards the functionalization of web bacteria cellulosa sheets
ChemSusChem 2015, 8, 680 – 687
167H. Hettegger, M. Gorfer, S. Sortino, A. Fraix, D. Bandian, C. Rohrer, W. Harreither, A. Potthast and T. Rosenau
Synthesis, characterization and photo-bactericidal activity of silanized xanthene-modified bacterial cellulose membranes
Cellulose 2015, 17, 26307-26319
166V. Rizzi, I. Losito, A. Ventrella, P. Fini, A. Fraix, S. Sortino, A. Agostiano, F. Longobardi, P. Cosma
Rose Bengal-photosensitized oxidation of 4-thiothymidine in aqueous medium: evidence for the reaction of the nucleoside with singlet state oxygen
Phys Chem Chem Phys 2015, 17, 26307-26319
2014 
165N. Kandoth, V, Kirejev, S. Monti, R. Gref, M. B. Ericson and S. Sortino
Two-Photon-Fluorescence Imaging and Bimodal Phototherapy of Epidermal  Cancer Cells with Biocompatible Self-Assembled Polymer Nanoparticles
Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15, 1768-1776.
164A. Fraix, R. Gref and S. Sortino
A Multi-Photoresponsive Supramolecular Hydrogel with Dual-Colour Fluorescence and Dual-Modal Photodynamic Action
J. Mater. Chem. B. 2014, 2, 3443-3449.
163V, Kirejev, N. Kandoth, R. Gref, M. B. Ericson and S. Sortino
A polymer-based nanodevice for the photoregulated release of NO with two-photon fluorescence reporting in skin carcinoma cells
J. Mater. Chem. B. 2014, 2, 1190-1195
162A. Fraix, S. Guglielmo, V. Cardile, A. C. E. Graziano,  R. Gref, B. Rolando, R. Fruttero, A. Gasco  and S. Sortino
A multi-photoresponsive molecular-hybrid  for dual-modal photoinactivation of cancer cells
RSC Advances 2014, 4, 44827–44836
161S. Swaminathan, J. Garcia-Amoròs, A. Fraix, N. Kandoth, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Photoresponsive polymer nanocarriers with a multifunctional cargo
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43,  4167-4178
160J. Garcia-Amoròs, S. Swaminathan, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Plasmonic activation of a fluorescent carbazole-oxazine switch
Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 10276-10284.
159E. Deniz, J. Cusido, M. Tomasulo, M. Battal, I. Yildiz, M. Petriella, M. L. Bossi, S. Sortino, F. M. Raymo
Organic Synthesis and Molecular Engineering, Ed.: M. Brøndsted Nielsen, Wiley–VCH, Weinheim, 2014, 197–212
158S. Sortino,
Ossido di azoto e luce: nuovi scenari terapeutici
Sapere, 2014, 23-27.
2013
157A. Fraix, N. Kandoth, I. Manet, V. Cardile, A. C. E. Graziano, R. Gref and S. Sortino
An engineered nanoplatform for bimodal anticancer phototherapy with dual-color fluorescence detection of sensitizers
Chem Commun. 2013, 49, 4459-4461
156N. Kandoth, J. Mosinger, R. Gref and S. Sortino
A NO photoreleasing supramolecular hydrogel with bactericidal action
J. Mater. Chem. B. 2013, 1, 3458-3463.
155A. Fraix, A.R. L. Gonçalves, V. Cardile, A. C. E. Graziano, T. A. Theodossiou, K. Yannakopoulou and S. Sortino
A Multifunctional Bichromophoric Nanoaggregate for Fluorescence Imaging and Simultaneous Photogeneration of RNOS and ROS
Chem. Asian J. 2013, 8, 2634-2641.
154P. Taladriz-Blanco, J. Pérez-Juste, N. Kandoth, P. Hervés, and S. Sortino
Layer-by-layer assembled gold nanoparticles with a tunable payload of a nitric oxide photocage
J. Coll. Surface Sci. 2013, 407, 524-528.
153L. Piras, T. A. Theodossiou, M.a D. Manouilidou, Y. G. Lazarou, S. Sortino, and K. Yannakopoulou
A NO photoreleasing supramolecular hydrogel with bactericidal action
Chem. Asian J. 2013, 8, 2768-2778.
152A. Fraix, N. Kandoth and S. Sortino
Nitric oxide photoreleasing nanoconstructs with multiple photofunctionalities
Specialist Periodical Reports in Photochemistry, Vol. 41, Royal Chemical Society, Ed. A. Albini and F. Fasani. 2013, 41, 302-318.
151B. M. Cellamare, P. Fini, A. Agostiano, S. Sortino and P. Cosma
Identification of ROS produced by photodynamic activity of chlorophill/cyclodextrin inclusion complexes
Photochem. Photobiol. 2013, 89, 432-441
2012 
150E. Deniz, N. Kandoth, A. Fraix, V. Cadrile, A. C. E. Graziano, D. Lo Furno, R. Gref, F. M. Raymo and S. Sortino
Photoinduced fluorecsence activation and nitric oxide release with biocompatible polymer nanoparticles
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 15782-15787
149N. Kandoth, M. Malanga, Fraix, L. Jicsinzky, E. Fenyvesi, T. Parisi, I. Colao, M. T. Sciortino and S. Sortino
A host-guest supramolecular complex with photoregulated delivery of nitric oxide and fluorescence imaging capacity in cancer cells
Chem. Asian J. 2012, 7, 2888-2894
148S. Sortino
Photoactivated nanomaterials for biomedical release applications
J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 301-318
147E. Deniz, J. Cusido, S. Swaminathan, M. Battal, S. Impellizzeri, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Synthesis and properties of molecular switches based on the opening and closing of oxazine rings
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 2012, 229, 20-28
146E. Deniz, M. Tomasulo, J. Cusido, I. Yldiz, M. Petrella, M. Bossi, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Photoactivable fluorophores for super-resolution imaging based on oxazine auxochromes
J. Phys. Chem. C. 2012, 116, 1658-1668
145J. Cusido, M. Battal, E. Deniz, I. Yldiz, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Fast fluorescent switching with hydrophilic supramolecular assemblies
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 10339-10407
144E. Deniz, M. Battal, J. Cusido, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Insights into the isomerization of photochromic oxazines from the excitation dynamics of BODIPY-oxanine dyads
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 10300-10307
143A. Rescifina, C. Zagni, G. Romeo and S. Sortino
Synthesis and biological activity of novel bifunctional isoxazolidinyl polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2012, 202, 4978-4984
142A. Mazzaglia, M. T. Sciortino, N. Kandoth, and S. Sortino
Cyclodextrin-based nanoconstructs for photoactivated therapies
J. Drug Del. Sci. Tec. 2012, 22, 235-242
141E. Vittorino, G. Giancane, D. Manno, A. Serra, L. Valli and S. Sortino
Photofunctional multilayer films by assembling naked silver nanoparticles and a nitric oxide photodispenser at the air/water interface
J. Colloids Interf. Sci. 2012, 368, 191-196
140N. Kandoth, E. Vittorino, M. T. Sciortino, T. Parisi, I. Colao, A. Mazzaglia and S. Sortino
A cyclodextrin-based nanoassembly with bimodal photodynamic action
Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 1684-1690
139G. Brancatelli, C. Capici, G. Gattuso, S. Geremia, A. Notti, S. Pappalardo, M. Parisi, S. Sortino and E. Vittorino
Reversible molecular motion of a bis-calix[5]arene host driven by a photoresponsive guest
Chem. Asian J. 2012, 7, 50-54
2011 
138E. Deniz, M. Tomasulo, J. Cusido, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Fast and stable photochromic oxazines for fluorescence switching
Langmuir, 2011, 27, 11773-11783
137E. Vittorino, M. T. Sciortino, G. Siracusano and S. Sortino
Light-activatedrelease of nitric oxide with fluorescence reporting in living cells
ChemMedChem.,2011, 6, 1551-1554
136N. Kandoth, E. Vittorino and S. Sortino
Gold nanoparticles decorated with a photoactivable nitric oxide donor/cyclodextrin host/guest complex
New J. Chem.,2011, 35, 52-56
135S. Giuffrida and S. Sortino
Enhanced photostability of fluoroquinolone antibacterials capped on silver nanoparticles
Adv. Biomater.,2011, 6, B356-B359
134P. D’Ambrosio, L. Tonucci, N. D’Alessandro, A. Morvillo, S.Sortino and M. Bressan
Water-soluble transition metal phthalocyanines as singlet oxygen photosensitizers in ene reactions
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.,2011, 503-509
133E. Deniz, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
A photostwitchable photochromic oxazine with fast switching speeds and excellent fatigue resistance
Can. J. Chem., 2011, 89, 110-116
2010 
132S. Sortino
Light-controlled nitric oxide delivering molecular assemblies
Chem. Soc. Rev.,2010, 39, 2903-2913
131E. Deniz, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Fluorescence switching with a photochromic auxochrome
J. Phys. Chem. Lett.,2010, 1, 3506-3509
130F. Ballistreri, A. Pappalardo, G. Tomaselli, G. Trusso Sfrazzetto, E. Vittorino and S. Sortino
Synthesis and photophysics of a fullerene-triquinoxaline ensemble
New J. Chem.,2010, 34, 2828-2834
129E. Deniz, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Fast fluorescence photoswitching in a bodipy-oxazine diad with excellent fatigue resistance
J. Phys. Chem. Lett.,2010, 1, 1690-1693
128E. Deniz, S. Ray, M. Tomasulo, S. Impellizzeri,  S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Photoswitchable fluorescent dyads incorporating BODIPY and [1,3]oxazine components
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2010, 114, 11567-11575
127A. Mazzaglia, N. Micali, L. Monsù Scolaro, M. T. Sciortino, S. Sortino and V. Villari
Design of photosensitizer/cyclodextrin nanoassemblies:: spectroscopy, intracellular delivery and photodamage
J. Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 2010, 14, 661-677
126M. Lamberto, I. Yildiz, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Self-assembling films of chiral bibyridinium bisthiols
J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 379-385
125E. Vittorino and S. Sortino 
A Phenolic antioxidant releasing nitric oxide on demand
Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2010, 379-385
124M. Tomasulo, E. Deniz, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Hydrophilic and photochromic switches based on the opening and closing of [1,3]oxazine rings
Photochem Photobiol. Sci, 2010, 9, 136-140
2009 
123M. Tomasulo, E. Deniz, T. Benelli, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Photochromic polymers based on the photoinduced opening and thermal closing of [1,3]oxazine rings
Adv. Func. Mater. 2009, 19, 1956-1961
122E. Vittorino, G. Giancane, S. Bettini, L. Valli and S. Sortino 
Bichromophoric multilayer films for the light-controlled generation of nitric oxide and  singlet oxygen
J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 8253-8258
121G. Giancane, L. Valli and S. Sortino
Dual Funtion Multilayers for the Photodelivery of Nitric Oxide and Singlet Oxygen
Chem. Phys. Chem. 2009, 10, 3077-3082
120G. Bellia, E. Vittorino and S. Sortino
A Novel Molecular Conjugate for the Simultaneous DNA Oxidation and Targeted Delivery of Nitric OxideTriggered by Light
Photochem. & Photobiol. Sci. 2009, 8, 1534-1538
119E. Vittorino, E. Cicciarella and S. Sortino
A “dual-function” photocage relasing nitric oxide and an anthrylmethyl cation with a single  wavelength light
Chem. A Eur. J., 2009, 15, 6802-6806
118S. Giuffrida, G. Ventimiglia and S. Sortino
Straightforward Green Synthesis of “naked” aqueous silver nanoparticles
Chem. Commun., 2009, 27, 4055-4057
117E. Deniz, M. Tomasulo, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Substituent effects on the Photochromism of Bichromophoric Oxazines
J. Phys. Chem. C., 2009, 113, 8491-8497
116S. Ferro, G. Jori, S. Sortino, R. Stancanelli, P. Nikolov, G. Tognon, F. Ricchelli and A. Mazzaglia
Inclusion of   5-[4-(1-dodecanoylpyridinium)]-10,15,20-Triphenylporphine in Supramolecular Aggregates of Cationic Amphiphilic Cyclodextrins. Physicochemical Characterization of the Complexes and Strengthening of the Antimicrobial Photosensitizing  Activity
Biomacromol., 2009, 10, 2592-2600
115M. A. Petersen, E. Deniz, M. Bronsted Nielsen, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Photochromic oxazines with extended conjugation
Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2009, 25, 4333-4339
2008 
114F. L. Callari and S. Sortino
Controlling molecular assembling by photons: reversible light-powered monomer- aggregates interconversion of porphyrins
Chem. Commun., 2008, 46, 6179-6181
113M. Barone, A. Mascali and S. Sortino
Bifunctional Nanoparticle Assemblies: Photoluminescent and Nitric Oxide-Photodelivering Monolayer Protected Platinum Clusters
New. J. Chem., 2008, 32, 2195-2200
112M. Barone, M. T. Sciortino, D. Zaccaria, A. Mazzaglia and S. Sortino
Nitric oxide photocaging platinum nanoparticles with anticancer potential
J. Mater. Chem. 2008, 18, 5531-5536
111S. Di Bella, G. Consiglio, S. Sortino, G. Giancane and L. Valli
Langmuir-Schäfer Films of New Functional Amphiphilic Nickel(II) and Zinc(II) Schiff-Base Complexes
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 33, 5228-5234
110S. Sortino
Nanostructured molecular thin films and nanoparticles with photoactivable functionalities
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2008,  7, 911-924
109F. L. Callari and S. Sortino
Amplified nitric oxide photorelease in the DNA proximity
Chem. Commun. 2008, 17, 1971-1973
108F. L. Callari, S. Petralia, S. Conoci and S. Sortino
Light-triggered DNA release by dynamic multilayer films
New. J. Chem. 2008, 32, 1899-1903
107L. Valli, G. Giancane and S. Sortino
Nitric oxide photoreleasing multilayer films
J. Mater. Chem. 2008, 18, 2437, 2441
106M. Tomasulo, S. Sortino  and F. M. Raymo
A new family of photochromic compounds based on the photoinduced opening and thermal closing of [1,3] oxazine rings
J. Photochem. Photobiol A, 2008, 200, 44-49
105M. Tomasulo, S. Sortino  and F. M. Raymo
Amplification of the Coloration Efficiency of Photochromic Oxazines
Adv. Mater. 2008, 20, 832-835
104F. L. Callari, A. Mazzaglia, L. Monsù Scolaro, L. Valli and S. Sortino
Biocompatible Nanoparticles of Amphiphilic Cyclodextrins Entangling Porphyrins as Suitable Vessels for Light-Induced Energy and Electron Transfer
J. Mater. Chem. 2008, 18, 802-805
103S. Sortino
Film Molecolari e Nanoparticelle Attivabili dalla Luce
Sapere, 2008, 5, 42-47
102M. Tomasulo, S. Sortino  and F. M. Raymo
Bichromophoric photochromes basen on the opening and closing of a single oxazine ring
J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 118-126
2007 
101E. B. Caruso, E. Cicciarella and S. Sortino
A multifunctional nanoassembly of mesogen-bearing amphiphiles and porphyrins for the simultaneous photodelivery of nitric oxide and singlet oxygen
Chem.Commun. 2007, 47, 5028-5030
100F. L. Callari and  S. Sortino
“Catch-and-release” of porphyrins by photoswitchable self-assembled monolayers
J. Mater. Chem. 2007, 17, 4184-4188
99L. Valli, G. Giancane, A. Mazzaglia, L. Monsù Scolaro, S. Conoci and S. Sortino
Photoresponsive multilayer films by assembling cationic amphiphilic cyclodextrins and anionic porphyrins at the air/water interface
J. Mater. Chem. 2007, 17, 1660-1663
98A. Puglisi, R. Purrello, R. Rizzarelli, S. Sortino and G. Vecchio
Spectroscopic and Self-Association Behavior of a Porphyrin-b-Cyclodextrin Conjugate
New J. Chem.. 2007, i31, 1499-1506
97E.B. Caruso, S. Petralia, S. Conoci, S. Giuffrida and S. Sortino.
Photodelivery of Nitric Oxide from Water-Soluble Platinum Nanoparticles
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007 (129) 480-481
96M. Tomasulo, S. L. Kaanumal, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo
Synthesis and Properties of Benzophenone–Spiropyran and Naphthalene – Spiropyran Conjugates
J. Org. Chem, 2007, 72, 595-605
95A. M. Amorini, F. Bellia, V. Di Pietro, B. Giardina, D. La Mendola, G. Lazzarino, S.Sortino, B. Tavazzi, E. Rizzarelli and G. Vecchio
Synthesis and antioxidant activity of new homocarnosine β-cyclodextrin conjugates
Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2007, 42, 910-920
94S. Monti, I. Manet, F.Manoli and S. Sortino
Binding and photochemistry of enantiomeric  2-(3-benzoylphenyl)propionic acid (ketoprofen) in the human serum albumin environment
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2007, 6, 462-470
93F. Bellia, D. La Mendola, S. Sortino, G. Vecchio and E. Rizzarelli
Synthesis and •OH scavenger ability of new homocarnosine b-cyclodextrin    bioconjugates
Inorg. Chim. Acta ,2007, 360, 945-954
92M. Tomasulo, S. Sortino  and F. M. Raymo
Fast and stable photochromic switches based on the opening and closing of [1,3]oxazine rings
Asian Chem. Lett. 2007 11, 219-224
2006 
91F. Callari, S. Petralia and S. Sortino
Highly photoresponsive monolayer-protected gold clusters by self-assembly of a    cyclodextrin-azobenzene derivative supramolecular complex
Chem. Comm. 2006, 1009-1011
90S. Giuffrida, G. Ventimiglia, S. Petralia, S. Conoci and S. Sortino
Facile light-triggered one-step synthesis of small and stable platinum nanoparticles in aqueous medium from a b-cyclodextrin host-guest inclusion complex
Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45,508-510
89S. Giuffrida, G. Ventimiglia, F. L. Callari and S. Sortino
Straightforward light-driven synthesis of ultrasmall, water-soluble monolayer-protected platinum nanoparticles
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 4022-4025
88S. Sortino, S. Conoci, I. Yildiz, M. Tomasulo and F. M. Raymo.
Self-Assembling and Electrochromic Films of Bipyridinium Building Blocks
J. Mater. Chem. 2006, 16,  3171-3173
87S. Sortino, A. Mazzaglia, L. Monsù Scolaro, F. Marino Merlo, V. Valveri and M. T. Sciortino.
Nanoparticles of Cationic Amphiphilic Cyclodextrins Entangling Anionic Porphyrins as Carrier-Sensitizer System in Photodynamic Cancer Therapy
Biomaterials, 2006, 27,  4256-4265
86S. Conoci, S. Petralia, P. Samorì, F. M. Raymo, S. Di Bella and S. Sortino.
Optically transparent ultrathin platinum films as versatile metal substrates for   molecular optoelectronics
Adv. Func. Mater. 2006, 16, 1425-1432
85Valli, S. Casilli, L. Giotta, B. Pignataro, S. Conoci, V. V. Borovkov, Y. Inoue, and S. Sortino.
Ethane-Bridged Zinc-Porphyrin Dimers in Langmuir-Shäfer Thin Films: Structural and Spectroscopic Properties
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110, 4691-4698
84S. Sortino, S. Petralia, S. Di Bella, M. Tomasulo and F. M. Raymo.
A Multistate ensemble of molecular switches
New J. Chem. 2006, 30, 515-517
83A. Rescifina, U. Chiacchio, A. Piperno and S. Sortino
Binding of a non-ionic pyrenylisoxazolidine derivative to double-stranded     polynucleotides: spectroscopic and molecular modeling studies
New J. Chem. 2006, 30, 554-561
82S. Sortino
Selective entrapment of the cationic form of norfloxacin within anionic sodium dodecyl sulfate micelles at physiological pH and its effect on the drug photodecomposition
Photochem. Photobiol. 2006, 82, 64-70
81S. Monti, I. Manet, F. Manoli, R. Morrone, G. Nicolosi and S. Sortino.
Diastereoselectivity and site-dependency in the photochemistry of ketoprofen in the bovine serum albumin matrix
Photochem. Photobiol. 2006, 82, 13-19
80M. Tomasulo, S. Sortino, A. J. P. White, and F. M. Raymo.
Chromogenic Oxazines for Cyanide Detection
J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 744-753
2005 
79S. Sortino, S. Di Bella, S. Conoci, S. Petralia, M. Tomasulo, E. J. Pacsial and F. M. Raymo.
Electrochemical switching of chromogenic monolayers self-assembled on   transparent platinum electrodes
Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 1790-1793
78M. Tomasulo, S. Sortino, A. J. P. White, and F. M. Raymo.
Fast and stable photochromic oxazines
J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 8180-8189
77M. Tomasulo, S. Sortino and F. M. Raymo.
A fast and stable photochromic switch based on the opening and closing of an oxazine ring
Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 1109-1112
76M. C. Foti, S. Sortino and K. U. Ingold
New Insight into the formal HOO• + HOO• reaction
Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 1942-1948
75S. Monti, F. Manoli, S. Sortino, R. Morrone and G. Nicolosi.
Binding of chiral drugs to proteins: an investigation of the 2-(3-benzoyl-phenyl)propionic acid/bovine serum albumin system by global analysis of circular dichroism data and fluorescence
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2005, 7, 4002-4008
2004 
74S. Petralia, C. Spatafora, C. Tringali, M. C. Foti and S. Sortino.
Hydrogen-atom abstraction from resveratrol and two lipophylic derivatives by tert-butoxyl radicals. A laser flash photolysis study
New J. Chem. 2004, 28, 1484-1487
73S. Torrisi and S. Sortino.
New insights into the photoreactivity of the organophosphorus pesticide fenthion: a s aryl cation as a key intermediate in the photodecomposition
J. Agric. Food Chem. 2004, 52, 5943-5949
72S. Di Bella, N. Leonardi, G. Consiglio, I. Fragalà and S. Sortino.
Fluorescent Self-Assembled Monolayers of Bis(salicylaldiminato)zinc(II) Schiff Base Complexes
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 4561-4565
71S. Di Bella, S. Sortino, S. Conoci, S. Petralia, S. Casilli and L. Valli.
Langmuir-Schäfer Films of an Amphiphilic Ruthenium Complex Bearing an “Almost-Naked” Multi-Charged Head-Group
Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 5368-5372
70S. Sortino, S. Petralia, S. Conoci and S. Di Bella.
Monitoring photoswitching of azobenzene-based self-assembled monolayers on ultrathin platinum films by UV/vis spectroscopy in the transmission mode
J. Mater. Chem. 2004, 14, 811-813
69S. Casilli, C. Malitesta, S. Conoci, S. Petralia, S. Sortino and L. Valli.
Piezoelectric sensors functionalised by a self-assembled bipyridinium derivative: potential applications in the detection of heavy metal ions
Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 2004, 20, 1190-1195
68V. Borokov, S. Casilli, S. Conoci, Y. Inoue, S. Sortino and L. Valli.
Molecular Organization and Syn-Anti conformation changes of Zn-Porphyrin Dimers at the air-water interface
Surf. Sci, 2004, 572- 66-76
67S. Di Bella, I. Fragalà, N. Leonardi and S. Sortino.
Self-assembled monolayers of bis(salicylaldiminato)nickel(II) Schiff base complexes: synthesis and structure
Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2004, 357, 2865-3870
2003 
66S. Sortino, S. Petralia and S. Di Bella.
Reversible Light-Driven Redox Switching of Multifunctional Dipolar Ruthenium(III/II) Pentaammine(4,4′-bipyridinium) Complexes
J. Am. Chem. Soc  (2003),  125(19),  5610-5611
65S. Sortino, S. Petralia, S. Conoci and S. Di Bella.
Novel Self-Assembled Monolayers of Dipolar Ruthenium(III/II) Pentaammine(4,4′-bipyridinium) Complexes on Ultrathin Platinum Films as Redox Molecular Switches
J. Am. Chem. Soc  (2003), 125(5), 1122-1123
64S. Sortino, S. Petralia, G. G. Condorelli, S. Conoci and G. Condorelli.
Novel Photoactive Self-Assembled Monolayer for Immobilization and Cleavage of DNA
Langmuir  (2003), 19(3),  536-539
63S. Sortino, S. Petralia, R. Darcy, R. Donohue and M. Mazzaglia.
Photochemical outcome modification of diflunisal by a novel cationic amphiphilic cyclodextrin
New J. Chem. (2003),  27(3),  602-608
62S. Sortino, S. Petralia, B. Pignataro, G. Marletta, S. Conoci and L. Valli.
Langmuir-Schaefer films of a new calix[4]pyrrole-based macrocycle exhibiting induced chirality upon binding with chiral alcohol vapors
New J. Chem (2003) 27(3), 615-618
61S. Sortino, S. Petralia, G. Condorelli and G. Marconi.
Direct spectroscopic evidence that the photochemical outcome of flutamide in a protein environment is tuned by modification of the molecular geometry: A comparison with the photo-behavior in cyclodextrin and vesicles
Helvetica Chimica Acta  (2003),  86(2),  266-273
60G.Panzera, S. Conoci, S.Coffa, B.Pignataro, S. Sortino, L. Valli, V.V. Borovkov and Y.Inoue
Structural and Spectroscopic Study of Langmuir-Schäfer Films of Bis Zn-Ethane-Bridged Porphyrins Dimer
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. MRS 2003, Vol. 771
59S. Sortino, S. Petralia and M. F. Foti.
Absolute rate constants and transient intermediates in the free-radical-induced peroxidation of g-terpinene, an unusual hydrocarbon antioxidant
New J. Chem 2003, 27, 1563-1567
58S. Sortino, S. Petralia, S. Conoci and S. Di Bella
Redox switchable Self-Assembled Monolayers of functional ruthenium(III/II) complexes on optically transparent platinum electrodes
Mat. Sci.. Eng. C. 2003, 23, 857
57R. P. Bonomo, V. Bruno, E. Conte, G.De Guidi, D. La Mendola, G. Maccarrone, F. Nicoletti, E Rizzarelli, S. Sortino and G. Vecchio.
Potentiometric, spectroscopic and biological activity studies of SOD mimics containing carnosine
J. Chem Soc. Dalton Trans, 2003, 23, 4406
56S. Sortino, S.; Petralia, S.; Condorelli, G.; Conoci, S.; Valli, L.; Rella, R.
Langmuir-Schafer films of a tailored calyx[4]pyrrole as active layers in chemical sensors. Sensors for Environmental Control
Proceedings of the International Workshop on New Developments on Sensors for Environmental Control, Lecce, Italy, May 27-29,  (2003)
55S. Sortino, S. Petralia, S. Conoci, G. Condorelli and S. Di Bella.
Commutatori Molecolari: nanostrutture e sistemi fotocontrollati di complessi di rutenio multifunzionali
La Chimica e l’industria, 2003, 1
2002 
54S.Sortino, S. Petralia, G. Compagnini, S. Conoci and G. Condorelli.
Light-Controlled Nitric Oxide Generation from a Novel Self-Assembled Monolayer on Gold Surface
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2002, 41, 1914-1917
53S. Sortino, G. Marconi, S. Petralia and G. Condorelli.
Photobinding of Flutamide to Phospholipid Vesicles: Additional Evidences for Photoprocesses Unexpectedly Triggered by Conformational Changes in the Bilayer
Helvetica Chimica Acta, 85, 2002, 1407-1415
52S. Sortino and G. Condorelli.
Complexes between fluoroquinolones and calf thymus DNA: binding mode and photochemical reactivity
New J. Chem. 26, 2002, 250-258
51S. Sortino, S. Petralia, F. Boscà and M. A. Miranda.
Irreversibile photo-oxidation of propranolol triggered by self-photogenerated singlet molecular oxygen
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 1, 2002, 136-140
50D. La Mendola, S. Sortino, G. Vecchio and R. Rizzarelli.
Synthesis of new carnosine derivatives of b-cyclodextrin and their .OH scavenger ability
Helvetica Chimica Acta, 2002, 85(6),  1633-1643
49S. Monti and S. Sortino.
Photoprocesses of Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs within Cyclodextrin Cavities
Chem. Soc. Rev. (2002),  31(5),  287-300
48S. Monti and S. Sortino.
Laser flash photolysis studies of photoionization in fluoroquinolones Photochem. Photobiol. Sciences  (2002),  1(11), 877-881
2001 
47S. Sortino, S. Giuffrida, G. De Guidi, R. Chillemi, S. Petralia, G. Marconi, G. Condorelli and S. Sciuto.
The photochemistry of flutamide and its inclusion complex with b-cyclodextrin. Dramatic effect of the microenvironment on the nature and on the efficiency of the photodegradation pathways
Photochem. Photobiol. 73, 2001, 6-13
46S. Monti, S. Sortino, E. Fasani and A. Albini.
Multifaceted photoreactivity of 6-fluoro-7-aminoquinolones from the lowest excited states in aqueous media: a study by nanosecond and picosecond spectroscopic techniques
Chem. Eur. J. 7, 2001, 2185-2196
45S. Sortino, G. De Guidi and S. Giuffrida.
Drastic photochemical stabilization of lomefloxacin through selective and efficient self-incorporation of its cationic form in anionic sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) micelles
New J. Chem. 25, 2001, 197-199
44S. Sortino, S. Giuffrida, S. Fazio and S. Monti.
Spectroscopic characterization and photochemical behavior of host-guest complexes between b-cyclodextrin and drugs containing a biphenyl-like chromophore
New J. Chem. 25, 2001, 707-713
43S. Sortino, L. J. Martinez and G. Marconi.
On the photophysical and photochemical behavior of fenbufen: a study in homogeneous media and micellar environments
New J. Chem. 25, 2001, 975-980
42S. Sortino, G. Marconi and G. Condorelli.
New insight on the photoreactivity of the phototoxic anti-cancer flutamide: photochemical pathways selectively locked and unlocked by structural changes upon drug compartmentalization in phospholipid bilayer vesicles
Chem. Comm. 2001, 1226-1227
41G. Pitarresi, G. Cavallaro, G. Giammona, G. De Guidi, M. G. Salemi and S. Sortino.
New hydrogel matrices containing an anti-inflammatory agent. Evaluation of in vitro release and photoprotective activity
Biomaterials, 2001, 1-14
40S. Monti, S. Encinas, A. Lahoz, G. Marconi, S. Sortino, J. Perez-Prieto, M. A. Miranda.
Structure and photochemical behavior of the cyclodextrin inclusion complexes of the benzoylthiophene-derived drugs tiaprofenic acid and suprofen
Helvetica Chimica Acta, 84, 2001, 2452-2466
2000 
39S. Sortino, G. Cosa and J.C. Scaiano.
pH Effect on the efficiency of the photodeactivation pathways of naphazoline: a combined steady-state and time-resolved study
New J. Chem. 24 (2000) 159-163
38S. Conoci and S. Sortino.
2-anthrylmethyl pyrrole as a new fluorescent indicator for fluoride
Proceedings of the 5th italian conference on sensor and microsystems. Ed. by World Scientific Publ. of Singapore 2000
37C. Borsarelli, S. Braslawsky, S. Sortino, G. Marconi and S. Monti.
Photodecarboxylation of ketoprofen in aqueous solution. A time-resolved laser-induced optoacoustic study
Photochem. Photobiol.72, 2000, 163-171
36S. Sortino and S. Conoci.
Selective binding of 2-anthrylmethylpyrrole with fluoride: fluorescence and theoretical studies
Chem. Phys. Lett. 323, 2000, 389-392
35S. Sortino, G. De Guidi, S. Giuffrida, A. Belvedere and G. Condorelli.
The photochemistry of Diflunisal in non-ionic (Brij-35) micelles: influence of the microenvironment on photoionization, electron trapping and persistent radical effect
J. Phys. Chem. A 104 (51), 2000, 11918-11925
1999 
34S. Sortino and J.C. Scaiano.
Laser flash photolysis of tolmetin: a photoadiabatic decarboxylation with a triplet carbanion as a key intermediate in the photodecomposition
Photochem. Photobiol. 69 (1999) 167-172
33S. Sortino, J. C. Scaiano, G. De Guidi and L.L. Costanzo.
Copper (II) in the part per million range, modulates photochemical and photosensitizing properties of tolmetin via electron transfer with a triplet carbanion
Chem. Comm. 1999, 2003-2004
32S. Sortino, J.C. Scaiano and G. Condorelli.
Transient photochemistry of diflunisal: photoejection and trapping of hydrated electrons leading to the formation of phenoxy radicals, photostimulated defluorination and cross combination reaction
J. Phys. Chem. B 103 (1999) 9279-9284
31S. Sortino and J.C. Scaiano.
Photogeneration of hydrated electrons, nitrogen centered radicals and singlet oxygen from naphazoline: a laser flash photolysis study
Photochem. Photobiol. 70 (1999) 590-595
30S. Sortino, S. Giuffrida and J.C. Scaiano.
Phototoxicity of naphazoline. Evidence that hydrated electrons, nitrogen centered radicals and OH radicals trigger DNA damage: a combined photocleavage and laser flash photolysis study
Chem Res. Toxicol. 12 (1999) 971-978
29S. Sortino, J.C. Scaiano, G. De Guidi and S. Monti.
Effect of b-cyclodextrin complexation on the photochemical and photosensitizing properties of tolmetin: a steady state and time resolved study
Photochem. Photobiol. 70 (1999) 549-556
28S. Sortino, G.Marconi, G.De Guidi, S. Giuffrida and S. Monti.
Photophysical properties of rufloxacin neutral aqueous solution
Photochem. Photobiol. 70 (1999) 731-736
27S. Sortino, G. De Guidi, S. Giuffrida, S. Fazio, G. Salemi and S. Monti.
On the Absorption and Emitting Properties of Three New Non Steroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs-b-Cyclodextrin Host-Guest Inclusion Complexes: Differentiated Sensitivity to the Microenvironment upon Light Excitation
Int. J. Photoenergy. 1 (1999) 19-23
26S. Sortino, J.C. Scaiano, and S. Giuffrida.
Transient photochemistry of naphazoline in a protein environment
New J. Chem. 23 (1999) 1159-1162
25F.Castelli, G.De Guidi, S.Giuffrida, P.Miano and S. Sortino.
Molecular mechanism of photosensitization XIII. A combined differential scan calorimetry and DNA photosensitization study in non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug-DNA interaction
Intern. J. Pharm. 184 (1999) 21-33
24G. Condorelli, G. De Guidi, S. Giuffrida, S. Sortino, R. Chillemi and S. Sciuto.
Molecular mechanism of photosensitization induced by drugs. XII. Photochemistry and photosensitization of rufloxacin: an unusual photodegradation path for the antibacterials containing a fluoroquinolones like chromophore
Photochem. Photobiol. 70 (1999) 280-286
23G. De Guidi, S. Giuffrida, S. Monti, P.S. Pisu, S. Sortino and L.L. Costanzo.
Molecular mechanisms of photosensitization induced by drugs XIV: two different behaviours in the photochemistry and photosensitization of antibacterials containing a fluoroquinolone-like chromophore
Int. J. Photoenergy. 1 (1999) 13-18
1998 
22S .Monti, S. Sortino, G. De Guidi and G. Marconi.
Supramolecular photochemistry of  2-(3-benzoylphenyl)propionic acid (Ketoprofen). A study in the b-cyclodextrin cavity
New J. Chem. (1998) 599-604
21S. Sortino, G. De Guidi, S.Giuffrida, S.Monti and A.Velardita.
pH effect on the spectroscopic and photochemical behavior of enoxacin: a steady state and time resolved study
Photochem. Photobiol. 67 (1998) 167-173
20S. Sortino, G.De Guidi, G.Marconi and S.Monti.
Triplet photochemistry of suprofen in aqueous environment and in the b-cyclodextrin inclusion complex
Photochem. Photobiol. 67 (1998) 603-611
19S. Sortino, G. Condorelli, G. De Guidi and S. Giuffrida.
Molecular mechanism of photosensitization XI. Membrane damage and DNA cleavage photoinduced by enoxacin
Photochem. Photobiol. 68 (1998) 652-659
18G. De Guidi, G. Condorelli, L.L. Costanzo, S. Giuffrida, S. Monti, and S. Sortino.
Molecular mechanisms of photosensitization induced by drugs on biological systems and design of photoprotective systems
in Drugs Photochemistry and Photostability, Ed. by A. Albini and E. Fasani, The Royal Society of Chemistry (1998) 194-210
17S. Monti, S. Sortino, S. Encinas, G. Marconi, G. De Guidi and M.A. Miranda
Photoprocesses in photosensitizing drugs containing a benzophenone-like chromophore
in Drugs Photochemistry and Photostability, Ed. by A. Albini and E. Fasani, The Royal Society of Chemistry (1998) 150-161
1997 
16S. Monti, S. Sortino, G.De Guidi and G.Marconi.
Photochemistry of 2-(3-benzoylphenyl)propionic acid (Ketoprofen). Part 1. A picosecond and nanosecond time resolved study in aqueous solution
J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. 93 (1997) 2269-2275
1996 
15S.Giuffrida, G. De Guidi, P.Miano, S. Sortino, G.Condorelli and L.L.Costanzo.
Molecular mechanism of drug photosensitization: VIII. Effect of inorganic ions on membrane damage photosensitized by Naproxen
J. Inorg. Biochem. 63 (1996) 253-263
14G.De Guidi, S.Giuffrida, G.Condorelli, L.L.Costanzo, P.Miano and S. Sortino.
Molecular mechanism of drug photosensitization.IX. Effect of inorganic ions on DNA cleavage photosensitized by Naproxen
Photochem. Photobiol. 63 (1996) 455-462
13G.De Guidi, L.L.Costanzo, G.Condorelli, S.Giuffrida, P.Miano, S.Sortino and G.Velardita.
Molecular mechanism of drug photosensitization: X. Membrane photodamage sensitized by Fenbufen
Gazzetta Chimica Italiana 126 (1996) 719-724
12E.Fasani, M.Mella, S.Monti, S.Sortino and A.Albini.
The photochemistry of metyrapone
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2 (1996) 1889-1893
11G.Condorelli, L.L.Costanzo, G.De Guidi, S.Giuffrida, P.Miano, S.Sortino and A.Velardita.
Photosensitization induced by non steroidal antiinflammatory drugs: an overview of molecular mechanisms in biological systems
EPA Newsletter 58 (1996) 60-77
10G.Condorelli, G.De Guidi,, S.Giuffrida, P.Miano, S.Sortino and A.Velardita.
Membrane and DNA damage photosensitized by fluoroquinolone antimicrobials agents: a comparative screening
Medicine Biologie Environment 24 (1996) 103-110
1995 
9L.L. Costanzo, G. De Guidi, S. Giuffrida, S. Sortino, G. Condorelli and G. Pappalardo.
Antioxidant effect of copper(II) on photosensitized lipid peroxidation
J. Inorg. Biochem. 57 (1995) 115-125
8L.L. Costanzo, G. De Guidi, S. Giuffrida, S. Sortino and G. Condorelli.
Antioxidant effect of inorganic ions on UVC and UVB induced lipid peroxidation
J. Inorg. Biochem. 59 (1995) 1-13
7S.Giuffrida, G.De Guidi, S.Sortino,  R.Chillemi, L.L. Costanzo and G.Condorelli.
Molecular mechanism of drug photosensitization. Part 6. Photohemolysis sensitized by Tolmetin
J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 29 (1995) 125-133
6G.Condorelli, L.L.Costanzo, G.De Guidi, S.Giuffrida and S.Sortino.
Molecular mechanism of drug photosensitization. Part 7. Photocleavage of DNA sensitized by Suprofen
Photochem and Photobiol. 62 (1995) 155-161
5G.De Guidi, G.Condorelli, L.L.Costanzo, S.Giuffrida and S.Sortino.
Molecular mechanisms of photosensitization in biological systems: from membrane targeting to molecular recognition in DNA
Medicine Biologie Environment 23 (1995) 18-21
4G.Condorelli, L.L.Costanzo, G.De Guidi, S.Giuffrida and S.Sortino.
Effect of inorganic ions on photohemolysis and lipid photoperoxidation sensitized by Naproxen
Syntheses and Methodologies in Inorganic Chemistry (1995)
1994 
3G. De Guidi, R. Chillemi, L.L. Costanzo, S. Giuffrida, S. Sortino and G. Condorelli.
Molecular mechanism of drug photosensitization. Part 5. Photohemolysis sensitized by Suprofen
J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol., 23 (1994) 125-133
1993 
2. L.L. Costanzo, S. Giuffrida, S. Sortino, U. Chiacchio and G. De Guidi.
Effect of cyclodextrin inclusion on the photoisomerization of arylethylenethioamides
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 76 (1993) 127-133
1992 
1L.L. Costanzo, S. Giuffrida, S. Sortino and G. Pappalardo.
Catalytic activity of diastereoisomeric cyclic dipeptides
J. Chem. Research  (S) 118,(1992) (M) 938-950

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