Pellegrino Mario

Professional Profile: (Associated)
Activity field: Research
Main office/laboratory: Sezione di Pisa
Office phone number: 050 2213523
Laboratory phone number: 050 2213467
E-mail:
ScopusID: 14025931000
Primary activity: Use of scanning probe microscopies to induce oriented neuronal growth.
Noncontact measurement of the mechanical stiffness of live cells with the Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy (SICM).
Functional localization of single mechanosensitive ion channels
on the surface of living cells.


Main experiences acquired: Single-channel electrophysiology.
Intracellular Calcium Imaging.
Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy.


Experiments/Theoretical Study in which he/she participates:
Applications of Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy (SICM) in cytomechanics
Development of a Scanning Ion Conductance Microscope (SICM) prototype with AFM and optical modules

Publications, Research Results, now, in INO’s database are: 26
  –   Papers JCR/ISI Journals, are: 10
  –   Books or Chapters, are: 3
  –   Papers in Journals not indexed JCR/ISI, are: 1
  –   Conference proceedings, are: 5
  –   Project results, are: 0
  –   Abstract – Poster – Presentation at conference, are: 5

Bibliometric indices are calculated USING ONLY THE INO DATABASE and the number of citations from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) is updated at 2019-11-10
  –   maximum number of citations for an article: 61
  –   maximum impact factor (IF) for a journal when an article is published: 13.334
  –   H-INDEX: 9   G-INDEX: 16   HC-INDEX (contemporary): 7 
  –   List of TopTen papers in citations  –   List of TopTen journals in Impact Factor

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