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    • 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. ...
    • Cell death induced by 2-phenylethynesulfonamide uncovers a pro-survival function of BAX 

      Mattiolo, Paolo; Barbero-Farran A.; Amigó J.; Ripamonti M.; Ribas i Fortuny, Judit; Boix Torras, Jacint (Elsevier, 2014)
      PES (2-phenylethynesulfonamide) was initially identified as an inhibitor of p53 translocation to mitochondria and named Pifithrin-µ. Further studies showed that PES selectively killed tumour cells and was thus a promising ...
    • EndoG links Bnip3-induced mitochondrial damage and caspase-independent DNA fragmentation in ischemic cardiomyocytes 

      Zhang, Jisheng; Ye, Junmei; Altafaj, Albert; Cardona Colom, Maria; Bahi i Pla, Núria; Llovera i Tomàs, Marta; Cañas, Xavier; Cook, Stuart A.; Comella i Carnicé, Joan Xavier; Sanchis, Daniel (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2011)
      Mitochondrial dysfunction, caspase activation and caspase-dependent DNA fragmentation are involved in cell damage in many tissues. However, differentiated cardiomyocytes repress the expression of the canonical apoptotic ...
    • Pharmacological Modulation of Reactive Oxygen Species in Cancer Treatment 

      Ribas i Fortuny, Judit; Mattiolo, Paolo; Boix Torras, Jacint (Bentham Science, 2015-01-01)
      Aerobic metabolism of mammalian cells leads to the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS). To cope with this toxicity, evolution provided cells with effective antioxidant systems like glutathione. Current anticancer ...
    • Polypyrimidine tract binding proteins (PTB) regulate the expression of apoptotic genes and susceptibility to caspase-dependent apoptosis in differentiating cardiomyocytes 

      Zhang, Jisheng; Bahi i Pla, Núria; Comella i Carnicé, Joan Xavier; Sanchis, Daniel (Nature Publishing Group, 2009)
      Cardiac morphologic abnormalities in mice deficient for key regulators of the caspase-dependent signaling underscored its role in heart development. However, the mechanisms regulating apoptotic gene expression in the ...