Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Target of rapamycin activation predicts lifespan in fruit flies 

    Scialò, Filippo; Sriram, Ashwin; Naudí i Farré, Alba; Ayala Jové, Ma. Victoria (Maria Victoria); Jové Font, Mariona; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Sanz, Alberto (Taylor & Francis, 2015-09)
    Aging and age-related diseases are one of the most important health issues that the world will confront during the 21st century. Only by understanding the proximal causes will we be able to find treatments to reduce or ...
  • Lipid alterations in human frontal cortex in ALS-FTLD-TDP43 proteinopathy spectrum are partly related to peroxisome impairment 

    Andrés Benito, Pol; Gelpí, Ellen; Jové Font, Mariona; Mota Martorell, Natàlia; Obis Monné, Èlia; Portero Otín, Manuel; Povedano, Mònica; Pujol, Aurora; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Ferrer, Isidro (Wiley, 2020-12)
    Aim. Peroxisomes play a key role in lipid metabolism, and peroxisome defects have been associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as X-adrenoleukodystrophy and Alzheimer's disease. This study aims to elucidate the ...
  • Obesity-associated deficits in inhibitory control are phenocopied to mice through gut microbiota changes in one-carbon and aromatic amino acids metabolic pathways 

    Arnoriaga Rodríguez, María; Mayneris Perxachs, Jordi; Contreras-Rodríguez, Oren; Burokas, Aurelijus; Ortega Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Blasco Solà, Gerard; Coll, Claudia; Biarnés, Carles; Castells Nobau, Anna; Puig, Josep; Garre Olmo, Josep; Ramos, Rafel; Pedraza, Salvador; Brugada, Ramon; Vilanova, Joan Carles; Serena, Joaquín; Barretina Ginesta, Jordi; Gich Fullà, Jordi; Pérez Brocal, Vicente; Moya, Andrés; Fernández Real, Xavier; Ramió Torrentà, Lluís; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Sol, Joaquim; Jové Font, Mariona; Ricart, Wifredo; Portero Otín, Manuel; Maldonado, Rafael; Fernández Real, José Manuel (BMJ Publishing GroupBritish Society of Gastroenterology, 2021-01)
    Background Inhibitory control (IC) is critical to keep long-term goals in everyday life. Bidirectional relationships between IC deficits and obesity are behind unhealthy eating and physical exercise habits. Methods We ...
  • Clinical Usefulness of Anthropometric Indices to Predict the Presence of Prediabetes. Data from the ILERVAS Cohort 

    Sánchez, Marta; Sánchez Peña, Enric; Bermúdez López, Marcelino; Torres, Gerard; Farràs-Sallés, Cristina; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Castro-Boqué, Eva; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Godoy i García, Pere; Mauricio Puente, Dídac; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Hernández García, Marta; Rius, Ferran; Lecube Torelló, Albert (MDPI, 2021-03-23)
    Prediabetes is closely related to excess body weight and adipose distribution. For this reason, we aimed to assess and compare the diagnostic usefulness of ten anthropometric adiposity indices to predict prediabetes. ...
  • Intracellular pathways involved in cell survival are deregulated in mouse and human spinal muscular atrophy motoneurons 

    Sansa Zaragoza, Alba; Fuente Ruiz, Sandra de la; Comella i Carnicé, Joan Xavier; Garcera, Ana; Soler i Tatché, Rosa Ma. (Elsevier, 2021-04-13)
    Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a severe neuromuscular disorder caused by loss of the Survival Motor Neuron 1 gene (SMN1). Due to this depletion of the survival motor neuron (SMN) protein, the disease is characterized by ...
  • The sole presence of CDK4 is not a solid criterion for discriminating between tumor and healthy pancreatic tissues 

    Altirriba, Jordi; García, Ainhoa; Sánchez, Begoña; Haba, Laura; Altekruse, Sean; Stratmann, Thomas; Bombí, Josep Antoni; Mezquita, Cristóbal; Gomis, Ramon; Mora Giral, Concepció (Wiley, 2012)
  • In vivo diabetogenic action of CD41+ T lymphocytes requires Fas expression and is independent of IL-1 and IL-18 

    Wen, Li; Green, E. Allison; Stratmann, Thomas; Panosa, Anaïs; Gomis, Ramon; Eynon, Elizabeth E.; Flavell, Richard A.; Mezquita, Jovita A.; Mora Giral, Concepció (Wiley, 2011)
    CD4+ T lymphocytes are required to induce spontaneous autoimmune diabetes in the NOD (Non Obese Diabetic) mouse. Since pancreatic β cells upregulate Fas expression upon exposure to proinflammatory cytokines, we studied ...
  • Cholera toxin subunit B peptide fusion proteins reveal impaired oral tolerance induction in diabetes-prone but not in diabetes-resistant mice 

    Presa, Maximiliano; Zarama Ortiz, Angela; Garabatos, Nahir; Izquierdo, Cristina; Rivas, Elisa I.; Teyton, Luc; Mora Giral, Concepció; Serreze, David; Stratmann, Thomas (Wiley, 2013)
    The cholera toxin B subunit (CTB) has been used as adjuvant to improve oral vaccine delivery in type 1 diabetes. The effect of CTB/peptide formulations on Ag-specific CD4+ T cells has remained largely unexplored. Here, ...
  • High-Temperature Short-Time and Holder Pasteurization of Donor Milk: Impact on Milk Composition 

    Escuder-Vieco, Diana; Rodríguez, Juan M.; Espinosa-Martos, Irene; Corzo, Nieves; Montilla, Antonia; García-Serrano, Alba; Calvo, M. Visitación; Fontecha, Javier; Serrano Casasola, José Carlos Enrique; Fernández, Leónides; Pallás-Alonso, Carmen Rosa (MDPI, 2021-02-03)
    Holder pasteurization (HoP; 62.5 °C, 30 min) is commonly used to ensure the microbiological safety of donor human milk (DHM) but diminishes its nutritional properties. A high-temperature short-time (HTST) system was designed ...
  • Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (4th edition) 

    Klionsky, Daniel J.; Cantí Nicolás, Carles; Garcera, Ana; Herreros Danés, Judit; Soler i Tatché, Rosa Ma.; others (Taylor & Francis, 2021-02-08)
    In 2008, we published the first set of guidelines for standardizing research in autophagy. Since then, this topic has received increasing attention, and many scientists have entered the field. Our knowledge base and relevant ...
  • Deficient endoplasmic reticulum-mitochondrial phosphatidylserine transfer causes liver disease 

    Hernández-Alvarez, María Isabel; Sebastián, David; Vives, Sara; Ivanova, Sa ka; Bartoccioni, Paola; Kakimoto, Pamela; Plana, Natalia; Veiga, Sónia R.; Hernández, Vanessa; Vasconcelos, Nuno; Gopalacharyulu, Peddinti; Adrover, Anna; Jové Font, Mariona; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Berenguer-Llergo, Antonio; Gordaliza, Isabel; Calvo, Enrique; Cabré, Noemí; Castro, Rui; Kuzmanic, Antonija; Boutant, Marie; Sala, David; Hyotylainen, Tuulia; Oresic, Matej; Fort, Joana; Errasti-Murugarren, Ekaitz; Orozco, Modesto; Joven, Jorge; Cantó, Carles; Palacin, Manuel; Fernández-Veledo, Sonia; Vendrell, Joan; Zorzano, Antonio (Elsevier, 2019-05-02)
    Non-alcoholic fatty liver is the most common liver disease worldwide. Here, we show that the mitochondrial protein mitofusin 2 (Mfn2) protects against liver disease. Reduced Mfn2 expression was detected in liver biopsies ...
  • Biosynthesis de novo of glycerophospholipids and longevity 

    Mota Martorell, Natàlia; Pradas Barriga, Irene; Jové Font, Mariona; Naudí i Farré, Alba; Pamplona Gras, Reinald (Sociedad Española de Geriatría y Gerontología, 2019-03-30)
    Introducción. Entre los principales componentes lipídicos de las membranas celulares se encuentran los glicerofosfolípidos (GFL), que se sintetizan en una vía de novo a partir del diacilglicerol (DAG). El perfil lipídico ...
  • Informed Consent Procedure in Clinical Trials Promoted by the Hospital: Knowledge and Perceptions of Primary Care Physicians 

    Gómez Arbonés, Javier; Salazar-Alarcon, E.; Solanilla Puertolas, Montserrat; Ortega Bravo, Marta; Vallez-Valero, L.; Schoenenberger, Joan Antoni (SciTech Central, 2020-07-20)
    Objectives: To evaluate Primary Care Physician's (PCP) awareness degree concerning their patient's participation in Clinical Trials (CT) analyze the communication methods used and obtain physicians personal views. Methods: ...
  • A salmon peptide diet alleviates experimental colitis as compared with fish oil 

    Grimstad, Tore; Bjørndal, Bodil; Cacabelos Barral, Daniel; Aasprong, Ole G.; Omdal, Roald; Svardal, Asbjørn; Bohov, Pavol; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Portero Otín, Manuel; Berge, Rolf K.; Hausken, Trygve (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
    Fish oil (FO) has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties in animal models of inflammatory bowel disease, but how fish peptides (FP) influence intestinal inflammation has been less studied. Male Wistar rats, divided ...
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Is an Independent Factor Associated to Lower Intima Media Thickness in Dialysis Patients Free From Previous Cardiovascular Disease 

    Borràs, Mercè; Cambray Carner, Serafí; Crespo Masip, Maria; Pérez Fontán, Miguel; Bozić Stanojević, Milica; Bermúdez López, Marcelino; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel (Frontiers Media, 2018)
  • A plasma metabolomic signature discloses human breast cancer 

    Jové Font, Mariona; Collado, Ricardo; Quiles, Jose L.; Ramírez Tortosa, MCarmen; Sol, Joaquim; Ruiz-Sanjuan, Maria; Fernandez, Mónica; de la Torre Cabrera, Capilla; Ramírez-Tortosa, Cesar; Granados Principal, Sergio; Sánchez Rovira, Pedro; Pamplona Gras, Reinald (Impact Journals, 2017)
    Purpose: Metabolomics is the comprehensive global study of metabolites in biological samples. In this retrospective pilot study we explored whether serum metabolomic profile can discriminate the presence of human breast ...
  • Low abundance of NDUFV2 and NDUFS4 subunits of the hydrophilic complex I domain and VDAC1 predicts mammalian longevity 

    Mota Martorell, Natàlia; Jové Font, Mariona; Pradas Barriga, Irene; Sanchez, Isabel; Gómez, José; Naudí i Farré, Alba; Barja, Gustavo; Pamplona Gras, Reinald (Elsevier, 2020-07-01)
    Mitochondrial reactive oxygen species (ROS) production, specifically at complex I (Cx I), has been widely suggested to be one of the determinants of species longevity. The present study follows a comparative approach to ...
  • CDK11 promotes cytokine-induced apoptosis in pancreatic beta cells independently of glucose concentration and is regulated by inflammation in the NOD mouse model 

    Sala Solé, Ester; Vived Maza, Celia; Luna Salinas, Júlia; Saavedra Ávila, Noemí Alejandra; Sengupta, Upasana; Castaño, A. Raúl; Villar-Pazos, Sabrina; Haba, Laura; Verdaguer Autonell, Joan; Ropero, Ana Belén; Stratmann, Thomas; Pizarro, Javier; Vázquez-Carrera, Manuel; Nadal, Ángel; Lahti, Jill M.; Mora Giral, Concepció (Frontiers, 2021-02-10)
    Background: Pancreatic islets are exposed to strong pro-apoptotic stimuli: inflammation and hyperglycemia, during the progression of the autoimmune diabetes (T1D). We found that the Cdk11(Cyclin Dependent Kinase 11) is ...
  • 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 ...

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