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    • 7-dehydrocholesterol efficiently supports Ret signaling in a mouse model of Smith-Opitz-Lemli syndrome 

      Gou Fàbregas, Myriam; Macià Armengol, Anna; Anerillas, Carlos; Vaquero, Marta; Jové Font, Mariona; Jain, Sanjay; Ribera i Calvet, Joan; Encinas Martín, Mario (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
      Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS) is a rare disorder of cholesterol synthesis. Affected individuals exhibit growth failure, intellectual disability and a broad spectrum of developmental malformations. Among them, renal ...
    • ARID1A-deficient cells require HDAC6 for progression of endometrial carcinoma 

      Megino-Luque, Cristina; Sisó, Pol; Mota Martorell, Natàlia; Navaridas Fernández de Bobadilla, Raúl; de la Rosa, Inés; Urdanibia, Izaskun; Albertí Valls, Manel; Santacana Espasa, Maria; Pinyol, Miquel; Bonifaci, Núria; Macià Armengol, Anna; Llobet Navàs, David; Gatius Calderó, Sònia; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Eritja Sánchez, Núria (Federation of European Biochemical Societies; John Wiley & Sons, 2022)
      AT-rich interactive domain-containing protein 1A (ARID1A) loss-of-function mutation accompanied by a loss of ARID1A protein expression is frequently observed in endometrial carcinomas. However, the molecular mechanisms ...
    • BRAFV600E Mutant Allele Frequency (MAF) Influences Melanoma Clinicopathologic Characteristics 

      Soria, Xavier; Vilardell, Felip; Maiques Carlos, Oscar; Barceló Gómez, Carla; Sisó, Pol; de la Rosa, Inés; Velasco Sánchez, Ana; Cuevas Sánchez, Dolors; Santacana Espasa, Maria; Gatius Calderó, Sònia; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Rodrigo, Alberto; Macià Armengol, Anna; Martí Laborda, Rosa Ma. (MDPI, 2021)
      Background: Cutaneous melanoma shows high variability regarding clinicopathological presentation, evolution and prognosis. Methods: Next generation sequencing was performed to analyze hotspot mutations in different areas ...
    • Calcium channel expression and applicability as targeted therapies in melanoma 

      Macià Armengol, Anna; Herreros Danés, Judit; Martí Laborda, Rosa Ma.; Cantí Nicolás, Carles (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
      The remodeling of Ca2+ signaling is a common finding in cancer pathophysiology serving the purpose of facilitating proliferation, migration, or survival of cancer cells subjected to stressful conditions. One particular ...
    • Differential Immunoexpression of BRAF/V600E, Senescence Markers, PTEN, and T-type Calcium Channels in Acquired Naevi According to their Histopathological and Dermoscopic Classification 

      Moreno, Sara; Maiques Carlos, Oscar; Barceló Gómez, Carla; Romero, Marta; Santacana Espasa, Maria; Gómez, Ignacio; Cuevas Sánchez, Dolors; Velasco Sánchez, Ana; Veà Jódar, Àlvar; Macià Armengol, Anna; Boix, Ramon; Valls Marsal, Joan; Gatius Calderó, Sònia; Cantí Nicolás, Carles; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Soria, Xavier; Martí Laborda, Rosa Ma. (Society for Publication of Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 2021)
      BRAF/V600E mutation and other cell growth/growth-control mechanisms are involved in naevogenesis and melanomagenesis. Immunoexpression of BRAF/V600E and other molecules (p16, phosphatase and tensin homologue (PTEN), Ki67, ...
    • Immunohistochemical analysis of T-type calcium channels in acquired melanocytic nevi and melanoma 

      Maiques Carlos, Oscar; Macià Armengol, Anna; Moreno, Sara; Barceló Gómez, Carla; Santacana Espasa, Maria; Veà Jódar, Àlvar; Herreros Danés, Judit; Gatius Calderó, Sònia; Ortega Izquierdo, Maria Eugenia; Valls Marsal, Joan; Chen, Bo-Juen; Llovet Navàs, David; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Cantí Nicolás, Carles; Martí Laborda, Rosa Ma. (Wiley Online Library, 2016-10-08)
      BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Cutaneous malignant melanoma arises from transformed melanocytes de novo or from congenital or acquired melanocytic nevi. We have recently reported that T-type Ca2+ channels (TTCs) are upregulated ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 Calcium Channels: A Potential Novel Target in Melanoma 

      Barceló Gómez, Carla; Sisó, Pol; Maiques Carlos, Oscar; de la Rosa, Inés; Martí Laborda, Rosa Ma.; Macià Armengol, Anna (MDPI, 2020)
      T-type calcium channels (TTCCs) are overexpressed in several cancers. In this review, we summarize the recent advances and new insights into TTCC biology, tumor progression, and prognosis biomarker and therapeutic potential ...