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    • 2-phenylethynesulphonamide (PFT-μ) enhances the anticancer effect of the novel hsp90 inhibitor NVP-AUY922 in melanoma, by reducing GSH levels 

      Yeramian Hakim, Andree; Veà Jódar, Àlvar; Benítez, Sandra; Ribera i Calvet, Joan; Domingo, Mónica; Santacana Espasa, Maria; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Maiques Carlos, Oscar; Valls Marsal, Joan; Dolcet Roca, Xavier; Vilella, Ramón; Cabiscol Català, Elisa; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Marti, Rosa M. (Wiley online library, 2016)
      Heat shock proteins (HSPs), are molecular chaperones that assist the proper folding of nascent proteins. This study aims to evaluate the antitumour effects of the hsp90 inhibitor NVP-AUY922 in melanoma, both in vitro ...
    • 7-Bromoindirubin-3'-oxime induces caspase-independent cell death 

      Ribas i Fortuny, Judit; Bettayeb, Karima; Ferandin, Yoan; Knockaert, Marie; Garrofé Ochoa, Xènia; Totzke, Frank; Schächtele, Christoph; Mester, Jan; Polychronopoulos, Panagiotis; Magiatis, Prokopios; Skaltsounis, Alexios-Leandros; Boix Torras, Jacint; Meijer, Laurent (Nature Publishing Group, 2006)
      Indirubin, an isomer of indigo, is a reported inhibitor of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs) and glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3) as well as an agonist of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR). Indirubin is the active ...
    • 7-Bromoindirubin-3'-oxime uncovers a serine protease-mediated paradigm of necrotic cell death 

      Ribas i Fortuny, Judit; Yuste Mateos, Víctor J. (Víctor José); Garrofé Ochoa, Xènia; Meijer, Laurent; Esquerda Colell, Josep; Boix Torras, Jacint (Elsevier, 2008)
      The new 7-bromoindirubin-3′-oxime (7BIO) compound induces caspase-independent cell death in all cell lines tested to date. Irrespective of the cell line, a 25 μM treatment for 24 h is lethal for the entire cell population. ...
    • Autophagy exacerbates caspase-dependent apoptotic cell death after short times of starvation 

      Mattiolo, Paolo; Yuste Mateos, Víctor J. (Víctor José); Boix Torras, Jacint; Ribas i Fortuny, Judit (Elsevier, 2015-12)
      Autophagy is generally regarded as a mechanism to promote cell survival. However, autophagy can occasionally be the mechanism responsible of cell demise. We have found that a concomitant depletion of glucose, nutrients and ...
    • Autophagy in the physiological endometrium and cancer 

      Devis, Laura; Eritja Sánchez, Núria; Davis, Meredith L.; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Llobet Navàs, David (Taylor & Francis, 2020-05-13)
      Autophagy is a highly conserved catabolic process and a major cellular pathway for the degradation of long-lived proteins and cytoplasmic organelles. An increasing body of evidence has unveiled autophagy as an indispensable ...
    • Autophagy modulators regulate survival motor neuron protein stability in motoneurons 

      Periyakaruppiah, Ambika; Fuente Ruiz, Sandra de la; Arumugam, Saravanan; Bahi i Pla, Núria; Garcera, Ana; Soler i Tatché, Rosa Ma. (Elsevier, 2016)
      SpinalMuscular Atrophy (SMA), a neurodegenerative disorder primarily affecting motoneurons (MNs), is caused by the loss of the Survival Motor Neuron 1 (SMN1) gene and reduced levels of full-length survival motor neuron (SMN) ...
    • Autophagy orchestrates adaptive responses to targeted therapy in endometrial cancer 

      Eritja Sánchez, Núria; Chen, Bo-Juen; Rodríguez Barrueco, Ruth; Santacana Espasa, Maria; Gatius Calderó, Sònia; Vidal, August; Martí, Maria Dolores; Ponce, Jordi; Bergadà Bertran, Laura; Yeramian Hakim, Andree; Encinas Martín, Mario; Ribera i Calvet, Joan; Reventós, Jaume; Boyd, Jeff; Villanueva, Alberto; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Dolcet Roca, Xavier; Llobet Navàs, David (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
      Targeted therapies in endometrial cancer (EC) using kinase inhibitors rarely result in complete tumor remission and are frequently challenged by the appearance of refractory cell clones, eventually resulting in disease ...
    • Cell Death Triggered by the Autophagy Inhibitory Drug 3-Methyladenine in Growing Conditions Proceeds With DNA Damage 

      Chicote, Javier; Yuste Mateos, Víctor J. (Víctor José); Boix Torras, Jacint; Ribas i Fortuny, Judit (Frontiers Media, 2020-10-15)
      Macroautophagy (hereafter autophagy) is a multistep intracellular catabolic process with pleiotropic implications in cell fate. Attending to its activation, autophagy can be classified into inducible or constitutive. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Loss of glutathione redox homeostasis impairs proteostasis by inhibiting autophagy-dependent protein degradation 

      Guerrero-Gómez, David; Mora-Lorca, José Antonio; Sáenz-Narciso, Beatriz; Naranjo-Galindo, Francisco José; Muñoz-Lobato, Fernando; Parrado-Fernández, Cristina; Goikolea, Julen; Cedazo-Minguez, Ángel; Link, Christopher D.; Neri, Christian; Sequedo, María Dolores; Vázquez-Manrique, Rafael P.; Fernández-Suárez, Elena; Goder, Veit; Pane Domenec, Roser; Cabiscol Català, Elisa; Askjaer, Peter; Cabello, Juan; Miranda-Vizuete, Antonio (Springer Nature, 2019)
      In the presence of aggregation-prone proteins, the cytosol and endoplasmic reticulum (ER) undergo a dramatic shift in their respective redox status, with the cytosol becoming more oxidized and the ER more reducing. However, ...
    • 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; Pérez García, María José; Munell, Francina; Soler i Tatché, Rosa Ma.; Garcera, Ana (BioMed Central, 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. ...
    • T-type calcium channels drive migration/invasion in BRAFV600E melanoma cells through Snail1 

      Maiques Carlos, Oscar; Barceló Gómez, Carla; Panosa, Anaïs; Pijuan Marquilles, Jordi; Orgaz, Jose L.; Rodríguez Hernández, Irene; Matas Nadal, Clara; Tell, Gemma; Vilella, Ramón; Fabra, Angels; Puig, Susana; Sanz Moreno, Victoria; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Cantí Nicolás, Carles; Herreros Danés, Judit; Martí Laborda, Rosa Ma.; Macià Armengol, Anna (Wiley, 2018)
      Melanoma is a malignant tumor derived from melanocytes. Once disseminated, it is usually highly resistant to chemotherapy and is associated with poor prognosis. We have recently reported that T-type calcium channels (TTCCs) ...
    • 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, 2022)
      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 Cell Wall Integrity Receptor Mtl1 Contributes to Articulate Autophagic Responses When Glucose Availability Is Compromised 

      Montellá-Manuel, Sandra; Pujol Carrión, Núria; Torre Ruiz, M. A. de la (MDPI, 2021)
      Mtl1protein is a cell wall receptor belonging to the CWI pathway. Mtl1 function is related to glucose and oxidative stress signaling. In this report, we show data demonstrating that Mtl1 plays a critical role in the detection ...
    • Voltage-gated calcium channel blockers deregulate macroautophagy in cardiomyocytes 

      Pushparaj, Charumathi; Das, Arindam; Purroy, Rosa; Nàger Grifo, Mireia; Herreros Danés, Judit; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Cantí Nicolás, Carles (Elsevier, 2015)
      Voltage-gated calcium channel blockers are widely used for the management of cardiovascular diseases, however little is known about their effects on cardiac cells in vitro. We challenged neonatal ventricular cardiomyocytes ...