Special Issue "Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Ozone Therapy: Present Knowledge and Prospective Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2021.
Interests: nanomedicine; muscle atrophy/dystrophy; ageing; cell/tissue regeneration; hypometabolism
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Interests: ozone therapy; aging; muscle atrophy/dystrophy; multimodal imaging; cell biology
Interests: ozone therapy; cell biology; muscle atrophy/dystrophy; nanomedicine; microscopy techniques
Ozone therapy is a complementary, adjuvant or palliative medical treatment consisting in the administration of oxygen–ozone mixtures. In recent decades, this therapy has increasingly been applied all over the world but, despite the wide scientific evidence of the therapeutic potential of ozone treatment, the mechanistic explanation of its positive effects is still incomplete.
This Special Issue aims at illustrating established and novel knowledge on the cellular and molecular mechanisms accounting for the observed successful application of ozone therapy to many different pathological conditions.
We invite researchers of all fields—physicians, pharmacologists, biologists, chemists, etc.—to present their results and propose prospective applications by contributing original research articles or review papers. Manuscripts may deal with the findings obtained on patients or animal models in vivo as well as on tissues and cells in vitro.
Prof. Dr. Manuela Malatesta
Dr. Barbara Cisterna
Dr. Manuela Costanzo
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- antioxidant response
- cell growth
- enzyme activity
- gene expression
- immune response
- metabolic state
- mitochondrial activity
- oxidative stress
- regeneration pathways