Cristina Airoldi


Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Milano-Bicocca.

Research activities and skills

Research activities include the metabolic profiling of food extracts and the identification and extraction of bioactive compounds by NMR spectroscopy supported by mass spectrometry.

Most Relevant Publication

Ciaramelli C., Palmioli A., De Luigi A., Colombo L., Sala G., Riva C., Zoia C. P., Salmona M., Airoldi C., NMR-driven identification of anti-amyloidogenic compounds in green and roasted coffee extracts, Food Chemistry 2018, 252, 171-180.

Palmioli A., Ciaramelli C., Tisi R., Spinelli M., De Sanctis G., Sacco E., Airoldi C., Natural Compounds in Cancer Prevention: Effects of Coffee Extracts and Their Main Polyphenolic Component, 5-O-Caffeoylquinic Acid, on Oncogenic Ras Proteins, Chem. Asian J., 2017, 12, 18, 2457–2466. 

Guzzi C., Colombo L., De Luigi A., Salmona M., Nicotra F., Airoldi C., Flavonoids and their glycosides as anti- amyloidogenic compounds: Aβ1-42 interaction studies to gain new insights on their potential for Alzheimer's disease prevention and therapy, Chem. Asian J., 2017, 12, 1, 67–75.

Sironi E., Colombo L., Lompo A., Messa M., Bonanomi M., Regonesi M. E., Salmona M., Airoldi C., Natural compounds against neurodegenerative diseases: molecular characterization of the interaction of catechins from green tea with Aβ1-42, PrP106-126 and ataxin-3 oligomers, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 13793–13800.

Airoldi C., Sironi E., Dias C., Marcelo F., Martins A., Rauter A. P., Nicotra F., Jimenez-Barbero J., Natural Compounds against Alzheimer´s Disease: Molecular Recognition of Aβ1–42 Peptide by Salvia sclareoides Extract and its Major Component, Rosmarinic Acid, as Investigated by NMR, Chem. Asian J., 2013, 8, 3, 596-602.

Google Scholar