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    • FAK inhibition induces glioblastoma cell senescence-like state through p62 and p27 

      Alza, Lía; Nàger Grifo, Mireia; Visa Pretel, Anna; Cantí Nicolás, Carles; Herreros Danés, Judit (MDPI, 2020-04-27)
      Focal adhesion kinase (FAK) is a central component of focal adhesions that regulate cancer cell proliferation and migration. Here, we studied the effects of FAK inhibition in glioblastoma (GBM), a fast growing brain tumor ...
    • Inhibition of WNT-CTNNB1 signaling upregulates SQSTM1 and sensitizes glioblastoma cells to autophagy blockers 

      Nàger Grifo, Mireia; Crespí Sallán, Marta; Visa Pretel, Anna; Pushparaj, Charumathi; Santacana Espasa, Maria; Macià Armengol, Anna; Yeramian Hakim, Andree; Cantí Nicolás, Carles; Herreros Danés, Judit (Taylor & Francis, 2018-01-09)
      WNT-CTNN1B signaling promotes cancer cell proliferation and stemness. Furthermore, recent evidence indicates that macroautophagy/autophagy regulates WNT signaling. Here we investigated the impact of inhibiting WNT signaling ...
    • Phosphorylated Tyr142 β-catenin localizes to centrosomes and is regulated by Syk 

      Bhardwaj, Deepshikha; Nàger Grifo, Mireia; Visa Pretel, Anna; Crespí Sallán, Marta; Coopman, PJ; Cantí Nicolás, Carles; Herreros Danés, Judit (Willey, 2018-04-01)
      β-catenin is a central component of adherent junctions and a key effector of canonical Wnt signalling, in which dephosphorylated Ser/Thr β-catenin regulates gene transcription. β-catenin phosphorylation at Tyr142 (PTyr142 ...
    • T-type Ca2+ Channels: T for Targetable 

      Crespí Sallán, Marta; Visa Pretel, Anna; Shaikh, Soni; Nàger Grifo, Mireia; Herreros Danés, Judit; Cantí Nicolás, Carles (Taylor & Francis, 2018-01-17)
      In the last decade TTCC have been unveiled as key regulators of cancer cells biology and thus have been proposed as chemotherapeutic targets. Indeed in vitro and in vivo studies indicate that TTCC pharmacological blockers ...
    • T-type Cav3.1 channels mediate progression and chemotherapeutic resistance in glioblastoma 

      Visa Pretel, Anna; Crespí Sallán, Marta; Maiques Carlos, Oscar; Alza, Lía; Talavera, Elisabeth; López-Ortega, Ricard; Santacana Espasa, Maria; Herreros Danés, Judit; Cantí Nicolás, Carles (American Association for Cancer Research, 2019)
      T-type Ca2+ channels (TTCC) have been identified as key regulators of cancer cell cycle and survival. In vivo studies in glioblastoma (GBM) murine xenografts have shown that drugs able to block TTCC in vitro (such as ...
    • Targeting T-type channels in cancer: what is on and what is off? 

      Visa Pretel, Anna; Alza, Lía; Casas Benito, Adrian; Herreros Danés, Judit; Cantí Nicolás, Carles (Elsevier, 2021-11-25)
      Over the last 20 years several studies have demonstrated a pivotal role of T‐type calcium channels (TTCCs) in tumor progression. Cytotoxic effects of TTCC pharmacological blockers have been reported in vitro and in preclinical ...
    • The hard-to-close window of T-type calcium channels 

      Visa Pretel, Anna; Shaikh, Soni; Alza, Lía; Herreros Danés, Judit; Cantí Nicolás, Carles (Elsevier, 2019)
      T-Type calcium channels (TTCCs) are key regulators of membrane excitability, which is the reason why TTCC pharmacology is subject to intensive research in the neurological and cardiovascular fields. TTCCs also play a role ...