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    • Regulation of membrane unsaturation as antioxidant adaptive mechanism in long-lived animal species 

      Naudí i Farré, Alba; Jové Font, Mariona; Ayala Jové, Ma. Victoria (Maria Victoria); Portero Otín, Manuel; Barja, Gustavo; Pamplona Gras, Reinald (Phcog.Net, 2011)
      Oxidative stress resulting from biomolecular oxidative damage due to the imbalance between reactive species production and antioxidant response has become an universal constraint of life-history evolution in animals and ...
    • Regulation of survival motor neuron protein by the nuclear factor-kappa B pathway in mouse spinal cord motoneurons 

      Arumugam, Saravanan; Tasheva, Stefka Mincheva; Periyakaruppiah, Ambika; Fuente Ruiz, Sandra de la; Soler i Tatché, Rosa Ma.; Garcera, Ana (Springer Verlag, 2017-08-14)
      Survival motor neuron (SMN) protein deficiency causes the genetic neuromuscular disorder spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), characterized by spinal cord motoneuron degeneration. Since SMN protein level is critical to disease ...
    • Repurposed Analog of GLP-1 Ameliorates Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetic Mice Through Pancreatic Cell Reprogramming 

      Villalba, Adrian; Rodríguez Fernández, Silvia; Perna Barrull, David; Ampudia, Rosa Maria; Gómez Muñoz, Laia; Pujol Autonell, Irma; Aguilera, Eva; Coma, Mireia; Cano Sarabia, Antonia María; Vázquez, Federico; Verdaguer Autonell, Joan; Vives Pi, Marta (Frontiers Media, 2020-05-13)
      Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease caused by the destruction of the insulin-producing β-cells. An ideal immunotherapy should combine the blockade of the autoimmune response with the recovery of functional target cell ...
    • Reversible glutathionylation of Sir2 by monothiol glutaredoxins Grx3/4 regulates stress resistance 

      Vall-llaura Espinosa, Núria; Reverter Branchat, Gemma; Vived Maza, Celia; Weertman, Naomi; Rodríguez Colman, Maria José; Cabiscol Català, Elisa (Elsevier, 2016)
      The regulatory mechanisms of yeast Sir2, the founding member of the sirtuin family involved in oxidative stress and aging, are unknown. Redox signaling controls many cellular functions, especially under stress situations, ...
    • Revised Nomenclature for Avian Telencephalon and Some Related Brainstem Nuclei 

      Reiner, Anton; Perkel, David J.; Bruce, Laura L.; Butler, Ann B.; Csillag, András; Kuenzel, Wayne J.; Medina Hernández, Loreta Mª; Paxinos, George; Shimizu, Toru; Striedter, George; Wild, Martin; Ball, Gregori F.; Durand, Sarah; Gütürkün, Onur; Lee, Diane W.; Mello, Claudio V.; Powers, Alice; White, Stephanie A.; Hough, Gerald; Kubikova, Lubica; Smulders, Tom V.; Wada, Kazuhiro; Dugas-Ford, Jennifer; Husband, Scott; Yamamoto, Keiko; Yu, Jing; Siang, Connie; Jarvis, Erich D. (Wiley, 2004)
    • Role of Pir1 in the construction of the Candida albicans cell wall 

      Martínez, Ana Isabel; Castillo, Luis; Garcera, Ana; Elorza, M. Victoria; Valentín, Eulogio; Sentandreu, Rafael (Microbiology Society, 2004-10)
      Searches in a Candida albicans database (http://genolist.pasteur.fr/CandidaDB/) identified two Individual Protein Files (IPF 15363 and 19968) whose deduced amino acid sequences showed 42% and 45% homology with Saccharomyces ...
    • Separation of rooster spermatogenic nuclei by means of centrifugal elutriation 

      Boix Torras, Jacint; Roca, Joaquim (Wiley, 1993)
      By application of minor variations in the usual method of centrifugal elutriation, we have been able to separate a nuclear suspension from rooster testes. We have obtained a population of elongated or late spermatid ...
    • Serum Deprivation and Protein Synthesis Inhibition Induce Two Different Apoptotic Processes in N18 Neuroblastoma Cells 

      Fibla Palazón, Joan; Yuste Mateos, Víctor J. (Víctor José); Piulats, J.M; Llecha Cano, Núria; Comella i Carnicé, Joan Xavier; Boix Torras, Jacint (Elsevier, 1998)
      N18 are murine neuroblastoma cells that underwent cell death upon serum deprivation or inhibition of protein synthesis by means of cycloheximide (CHX). In both cases, an ultrastructural morphology and an internucleosomal ...
    • Signaling across the synapse: a role for Wnt and Dishevelled in presynaptic assembly and neurotransmitter release 

      Ahmad-Annuar, Azlina; Ciani, Lorenza; Simeonidis, Iordanis; Herreros Danés, Judit; Ben Fredj, Naila; Rosso, Silvana B.; Hall, Anita; Brickley, Stephen; Salinas, Patricia C. (Rockefeller University Press, 2006)
      Proper dialogue between presynaptic neurons and their targets is essential for correct synaptic assembly and function. At central synapses, Wnt proteins function as retrograde signals to regulate axon remodeling and the ...
    • Signalling by neurotrophins and hepatocyte growth factor regulates axon morphogenesis by differential β-catenin phosphorylation 

      David, Mónica Delia; Yeramian Hakim, Andree; Duñach, Mireia; Llovera i Tomàs, Marta; Cantí Nicolás, Carles; Garcia de Herreros, Antonio; Comella i Carnicé, Joan Xavier; Herreros Danés, Judit (Company of Biologist, 2008)
      Tyrosine phosphorylation of ß-catenin, a component of adhesion complexes and the Wnt pathway, affects cell adhesion, migration and gene transcription. By reducing ßcatenin availability using shRNA-mediated gene silencing ...
    • Similarities and differences in the forebrain expression of Lhx1 and Lhx5 between chicken and mouse: insights for understanding telencephalic development and evolution 

      Abellán Ródenas, Antonio; Vernier, Baptiste; Rétaux, Sylvie; Medina Hernández, Loreta Mª (Wiley, 2010)
      We compared expression of the paralogous LIM-homeodomain genes Lhx1 and Lhx5 in the developing rostral forebrain of mouse and chicken. Both genes are expressed in similar patterns in the septum, preoptic region, and ...
    • Sixty years old is the breakpoint of human frontal cortex aging 

      Cabré Cucó, Rosanna; Naudí i Farré, Alba; Dominguez Gonzalez, Mayelin; Ayala Jové, Ma. Victoria (Maria Victoria); Jové Font, Mariona; Mota Martorell, Natàlia; Piñol Ripoll, Gerard; Gil Villar, M. Pilar; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; Portero Otín, Manuel; Ferrer, Isidre; Pamplona Gras, Reinald (Elsevier, 2017)
      Human brain aging is the physiological process which underlies as cause of cognitive decline in the elderly and the main risk factor for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. Human neurons are functional ...
    • Skeletal muscle uncoupling-induced longevity in mice is linked to increased substrate metabolism and induction of the endogenous antioxidant defense system 

      Keipert, Susanne; Ost, Mario; Chadt, A.; Voigt, A.; Ayala Jové, Ma. Victoria (Maria Victoria); Portero Otín, Manuel; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Al-Hasani, H.; Klaus, Susanne (American Physiological Society, 2013)
      Ectopic expression of uncoupling protein 1 (UCP1) in skeletal muscle (SM) mitochondria increases lifespan considerably in high-fat diet-fed UCP1 Tg mice compared with wild types (WT). To clarify the underlying mechanisms, ...
    • Skin Autofluorescence Measurement in Subclinical Atheromatous Disease: Results from the ILERVAS Project 

      Sánchez Peña, Enric; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Yeramian Hakim, Andree; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Miquel, Eva; Kerkeni, M.; Hernández, Cristina; Simó, Rafael; Lecube Torelló, Albert (Japan Atherosclerosis Society, 2019)
      AIM: Advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) have been involved in the atherogenic process in the high-risk population. The goal of this study was to demonstrate that AGEs are related to subclinical atheromatous disease in ...
    • Smn-deficiency increases the intrinsic excitability of motoneurons 

      Arumugam, Saravanan; Garcera, Ana; Soler i Tatché, Rosa Ma.; Tabares, Lucía (Frontiers Media, 2017)
      During development, motoneurons experience significant changes in their size and in the number and strength of connections that they receive, which requires adaptive changes in their passive and active electrical properties. ...
    • Sp1-regulated expression of p11 contributes to motor neuron degeneration by membrane insertion of TASK1 

      García-Morales, Victoria; Rodríguez-Bey, Guillermo; Gómez-Pérez, Laura; Domínguez-Vías, Germán; González-Forero, David; Portillo, Federico; Campos-Caro, Antonio; Gento-Caro, Ángela; Issaoui, Noura; Soler i Tatché, Rosa Ma.; Garcera, Ana; Moreno-López, Bernardo (Nature Publishing Group, 2019-08-22)
      Disruption in membrane excitability contributes to malfunction and differential vulnerability of specific neuronal subpopulations in a number of neurological diseases. The adaptor protein p11, and background potassium ...
    • Specific Metabolomics Adaptations Define a Differential Regional Vulnerability in the Adult Human Cerebral Cortex 

      Cabré Cucó, Rosanna; Jové Font, Mariona; Naudí i Farré, Alba; Ayala Jové, Ma. Victoria (Maria Victoria); Piñol Ripoll, Gerard; Gil Villar, M. Pilar; Dominguez Gonzalez, Mayelin; Obis Monné, Èlia; Berdun, Rebeca; Mota Martorell, Natàlia; Portero Otín, Manuel; Ferrer, Isidre; Pamplona Gras, Reinald (Frontiers in Molecular Neurosciencie, 2016)
      Brain neurons offer diverse responses to stresses and detrimental factors during development and aging, and as a result of both neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders. This multiplicity of responses can be ascribed ...
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy autophagy profle is tissue-dependent: diferential regulation between muscle and motoneurons 

      Sansa Zaragoza, Alba; Hidalgo, Iván; Miralles, Maria P.; Fuente Ruiz, Sandra de la; Perez‑Garcia, M. Jose; Munell, Francina; Soler i Tatché, Rosa Ma.; Garcera, Ana (BMC, 2021)
      Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a neuromuscular genetic disease caused by reduced survival motor neuron (SMN) protein. SMN is ubiquitous and defcient levels cause spinal cord motoneurons (MNs) degeneration and muscle atrophy. ...
    • Sprouty1 controls genitourinary development via its N-terminal tyrosine 

      Vaquero, Marta; Cuesta, Sara; Anerillas, Carlos; Altés, Gisela; Ribera i Calvet, Joan; Basson, M. Albert; Licht, Jonathan D.; Egea Navarro, Joaquim; Encinas Martín, Mario (American Society of Nephrology, 2019-08-01)
      Background: Congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) is a group of diseases that include a broad spectrum of developmental defects of the genitourinary system. Mouse models indicate that perturbations ...
    • Sprouty1 haploinsufficiency accelerates pheochromocytoma development in Pten+/- mice 

      Vaquero, Marta; Macià Armengol, Anna; Anerillas Aljama, Diego; Velasco Sánchez, Ana; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Ribera i Calvet, Joan; Encinas Martín, Mario (Society for Endocrinology, 2016-02-01)
      Pheochromocytomas (PCCs) are rare catecholamine-secreting tumors arising from the chromaffin cells in the adrenal medulla. Closely related paragangliomas share developmental origin but arise extra-adrenally, in the paraganglia ...