User:Giuseppe Cardillo

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Giuseppe Cardillo (an artistic interpretation)

I work in the MeriGen Lab, that is a private lab. I learned about OpenWetWare by chance after a Google search, and I've joined because I think that science could be free and shared.


  • 2006, PhD in Biotechnologies, University of Napoli "Federico II"
  • 2001, MS in Chemistry, University of Napoli "Federico II"

Research interests

  1. New diagnostic protocols in Molecular Biology
  2. Forensic Genetics
  3. Biostatistic


  1. Canani R., Terrin G., Cardillo G., Tomaiuolo R., Castaldo G. Congenital diarrheal disorders: improved understanding of gene defects is leading to advances in intestinal physiology and clinical management. Review. J Pediatr Gastr Nutr. 2010 Apr; 50(4):360-6. pmid=20216094 [Berni]
  2. Canani R., Terrin G., Cirillo P., Castaldo G., Salvatore F., Cardillo G., Coruzzo A., Troncone R. Butyrate as an effective treatment of congenital chloride diarrhea. Gastroenterology. 2004 Aug; 127(2): 630-634. pmid=15300594 [Berni]
  3. A., Cardillo G., Pennino C., Carbone M.T., Scognamiglio D., Correra A., Pignero A., Castaldo G., Salvatore F. Molecular epidemiology of phenylalanine hydroxylase deficiency in Southern Italy: a 96% detection rate with ten novel mutations. Ann Hum Genet. 2007 Mar; 71(2): 185-193. pmid=17096675 [Daniele]
  4. A., Cardillo G., Pennino C., Carbone M.T., Scognamiglio D., Esposito L., Correra A., Castaldo G., Zagari A., Salvatore F. Five human phenylalanine hydroxylase proteins identified in mild hyperphenylalaninemia patients are disease-causing variants. BBA-Mol Basis Dis. 2008 Jun; 1782(6): 378-384. pmid=18346471 [Daniele]
  5. A., Scala I., Cardillo G., Pennino C., Ungaro C., Sibilio M., Parenti G., Esposito L., Zagari A., Andria G., Salvatore F. Functional and structural characterization of novel mutations and genotype-phenotype correlation in 51 phenylalanine hydroxylase deficient families from Southern Italy. FEBS J. 2009 Apr; 276(7): 2048-2059. pmid=19292873 [Daniele]
  6. Micco P., Di Fiore R., Niglio A., Quaranta S., Angiolillo A., Cardillo G., Castaldo G. Different outcome of six homozygotes for prothrombin A20210A gene variant. J Transl Med. 2008; 6:36. pmid=18627609 [Di]
  7. R., Sangiuolo F., Bombieri C., Bonizzato A., Cardillo G., Raia V., D'Apice M.R., Bettin M.D., Pignatti P.F., Castaldo G., Novelli G. Epidemiology and a novel procedure for large scale analysis of CFTR rearrangements in classica and atipica CF patients: a multicentric italian study. J Cyst Fibros. 2008 Sep; 7(5): 347-51. pmid=18280224 [Tomaiuolo]
  8. A., Boccia A., Cardillo G., Giordano S., Tomaiuolo R., Castaldo G., Paolella G. Three novel CFTR polymorphic repeats improve segregation analysis for cystic fibrosis. Clin Chem. 2009 Jul; 55(7): 1372-9. pmid=19443567 [Elce]

MatLab published and freely available routines

  1. Superformula Generator 2d: a GUI interface to trace a 2d plot of the parametric Gielis Superformula.
  2. Superformula Generator 3d: a GUI interface to trace a 3d plot of the parametric Gielis Superformula.
  3. TestT: Student t-Test for unpaired or paired samples.
  4. Sandler Test: a function to calculate the Sandler test for paired samples.
  5. Rndttest: An alternative to Student t-test assessing difference in means.
  6. Wilcoxon test: non parametric Wilcoxon test for paired samples.
  7. Clinical test performance: the performance of a clinical test based on the Bayes theorem.
  8. Holm-Sidak t-test: a routine for multiple t-Test comparisons.
  9. Dunn’s Test: a procedure for multiple, not parametric, comparisons.
  10. Easter: an Easter Day calculator based on the Gauss algorithm.
  11. Isleap: a simple routine to test if a year is a leap year.
  12. HWtest: a routine to test if a locus is in Hardy Weinberg equilibrium (exact test).
  13. Random Fibonacci Sequences: the surprising behaviour of a random Fibonacci sequences.
  14. Odds: compute odds and risk ratio on a 2x2 matrix.
  15. Cohen’s kappa: compute the Cohen's kappa ratio on a 2x2 matrix.
  16. Fleiss’es kappa: compute the Fleiss'es kappa for multiple raters.
  17. MyFisher22: a very compact routine for Fisher's exact test on 2x2 matrix.
  18. MyFisher23: a very compact routine for Fisher's exact test on 2x3 matrix.
  19. MyFisher24: a very compact routine for Fisher's exact test on 2x4 matrix.
  20. MyFisher33: a very compact routine for Fisher's exact test on 3x3 matrix.
  21. MyFisher: the definitive function for the Fisher's exact and conditional test for any RxC matrix.
  22. McNemar test: perform the McNemar test on a 2x2 matrix.
  23. Liddell’s test: Perform Liddell's exact test on matched pairs. This is the exact version of the McNemar test
  24. MyRegression: a simple function on LS linear regression with many informative outputs.
  25. MyRegressionINV: resolve a calibration problem that is: to estimate mean value and confidence interval of x since y.
  26. MyRegressionCOMP: a simple routine to compare two LS regression.
  27. Acids: plot the dissociation plot of a given acid.
  28. Equinoxes and Solstices: compute the date and time of equinoxes and solstices.
  29. Tolkiencal: convert a date into the Shire calendar.
  30. Anovarep: compute the Anova for repeated measures and Holm-Sidak test for multiple comparisons if Anova is positive.
  31. The chaotic rhythm of life: explore the May-Oster-Yorke law.
  32. Coins: is there an algorithm to use the max number of coins in your pocket?
  33. ROC curve: compute a Receiver Operating Characteristics curve.
  34. uROCcomp: Compare two unrelated ROC curves.
  35. DNAtranslator: convert a DNA sequence into an amino acids sequence.
  36. ABnomogram: check the acid-base status of a blood sample.
  37. PCREfficiency: set the Efficiency of a RT-PCR to use in the relative quantification of transcripts.
  38. Cuzick’s test: A Wilcoxon-Type Test for Trend.
  39. Jonckheere-Terpstra test: A nonparametric Test for Trend.
  40. Sequential analysis test.
  41. KMPLOT: Kaplan-Meier estimation of the survival function.
  42. LogRank: Comparing survival curves of two groups using the log rank test.
  43. CODIS: COmbined DNA Index System. A GUI for forensic paternity lawsuit.
  44. DNAmusic1 – the life music by Nobuo Munakata.
  45. DNAmusic2 – the life music by King and Angus.
  46. DNAmusic3 – the life music by Takahashi and Miller.
  47. MyBarnard: a very compact routine for Barnard's exact test on 2x2 matrix.
  48. MWWtest: Mann-Whitney-Wilcoxon non parametric test for two unpaired groups.
  49. KWtest: Kruskal-Wallis test for non parametric Analysis of Variance.
  50. MyFriedman: Friedman test for non parametric two way Analysis of Variance.
  51. Quadetest: Quade test for non parametric two way Analysis of Variance.
  52. Enzkin: a tool to estimate the Michaelis-Menten kinetic parameters.
  53. NSCORES: Van der Waerden normal scores version of several non-parametric tests.
  54. Durbin: perform the Durbin test for balanced incomplete block design.
  55. Bibliometrics: the art of citations indices.

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