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      Oligodendrocyte differentiation from adult multipotent stem cells is modulated by glutamate 

      Cavaliere, Fabio; Urra, O.; Alberdi Alfonso, Elena María ORCID; Matute Almau, Carlos José (Nature Publishing Group, 2012-02)
      We used multipotent stem cells (MSCs) derived from the young rat subventricular zone (SVZ) to study the effects of glutamate in oligodendrocyte maturation. Glutamate stimulated oligodendrocyte differentiation from SVZ-derived ...
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      Combined Fluorescent-Chromogenic In Situ Hybridization for Identification and Laser Microdissection of Interphase Chromosomes 

      Paz Gandiaga, Nerea; Zabala, Amaia; Royo, Félix; García-Orad Carles, África; Zugaza Gurruchaga, José Luis ORCID; Parada, Luis A. (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Chromosome territories constitute the most conspicuous feature of nuclear architecture, and they exhibit non-random distribution patterns in the interphase nucleus. We observed that in cell nuclei from humans with Down ...
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      ATP Antagonizes Thrombin-Induced Signal Transduction through 12(S)-HETE and cAMP 

      Burzaco Galán, Jaione; Conde Fernández, Manuel; Parada, Luis A.; Zugaza Gurruchaga, José Luis ORCID; Dehaye, Jean-Paul; Marino Sánchez, Aida Luisa ORCID (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      In this study we have investigated the role of extracellular ATP on thrombin induced-platelet aggregation (TIPA) in washed human platelets. ATP inhibited TIPA in a dose-dependent manner and this inhibition was abolished ...
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      Ca2+-dependent endoplasmic reticulum stress correlates with astrogliosis in oligomeric amyloid β-treated astrocytes and in a model of Alzheimer's disease 

      Alberdi Alfonso, Elena María ORCID; Wyssenbach Ibarra, Ane; Alberdi, María; Sánchez Gómez, María Victoria ORCID; Cavaliere, Fabio; Rodríguez, José J.; Verkhratsky, Alexei; Matute Almau, Carlos José (2013)
      Neurotoxic effects of amyloid β peptides are mediated through deregulation of intracellular Ca2+ homeostasis and signaling, but relatively little is known about amyloid β modulation of Ca2+ homeostasis and its pathological ...
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      Plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels, learning capacity and cognition in patients with first episode psychosis 

      Ruiz de Azúa García, Sonia ORCID; Matute Almau, Carlos José; Stertz, Laura; Mosquera, Fernando; Palomino Fernández de Larrea, Aitor; De la Rosa, Iris; Barbeito, Sara; Vega, Patricia; Kapczinski, Flavío; González Pinto Arrillaga, Ana María ORCID (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Cognitive impairments are seen in first psychotic episode (FEP) patients. The neurobiological underpinnings that might underlie these changes remain unknown. The aim of this study is to investigate whether Brain ...
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      Neurotransmitter signaling in the pathophysiology of microglia 

      Domercq García, María ORCID; Vázquez Villoldo, Nuria; Matute Almau, Carlos José (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2013)
      Microglial cells are the resident immune cells of the central nervous system. In the resting state, microglia are highly dynamic and control the environment by rapidly extending and retracting motile processes. Microglia ...
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      Janus-faced microglia: beneficial and detrimental consequences of microglial phagocytosis 

      Sierra Saavedra, Amanda; Abiega Etxabe, Oihane; Shahraz, Anahita; Neumann, Harald (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2013-01)
      Microglia are the resident brain macrophages and they have been traditionally studied as orchestrators of the brain inflammatory response during infections and disease. In addition, microglia has a more benign, less explored ...
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      1-42 beta-Amyloid peptide requires PDK1/nPKC/Rac 1 pathway to induce neuronal death 

      Manterola, L.; Hernando Rodríguez, M.; Ruiz Núñez, Asier ORCID; Apraiz, A.; Arrizabalaga Uriarte, Oskar ORCID; Vellon, L.; Alberdi Alfonso, Elena María ORCID; Cavaliere, Fabio; Lacerda, Hadriano M.; Jimenez, S.; Parada, L. A.; Matute Almau, Carlos José; Zugaza Gurruchaga, José Luis ORCID (Nature Publishing Group, 2013-01)
      1-42 beta-Amyloid (A beta(1-42)) peptide is a key molecule involved in the development of Alzheimer's disease. Some of its effects are manifested at the neuronal morphological level. These morphological changes involve ...
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      Contribution of Pannexin1 to Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis 

      Lutz, Sarah E.; González Fernández, Estibaliz; Chara Ventura, Juan Carlos; Pérez Samartín, Alberto Luis ORCID; Tarassishin, Leonid; Negoro, Hiromitsu; Patel, Naman K.; Suadicani, Sylvia O.; Lee, Sunhee C.; Matute Almau, Carlos José; Scemes, Eliana (Public Library of Science, 2013-06)
      Pannexin1 (Panx1) is a plasma membrane channel permeable to relatively large molecules, such as ATP. In the central nervous system (CNS) Panx1 is found in neurons and glia and in the immune system in macrophages and T-cells. ...
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      Papel de las GTPasas de la familia rho en la señalización mediada por el receptor P2X7 

      Iturrioz Rodríguez, Nerea (2013-09-24)
      El objetivo de este proyecto es estudiar la señalización del receptor P2X7 en respuesta a ATP en macrófagos J774A.1 y en células CHO K1. Para ello, se subclonó el gen que codifica para la proteína P2X7 en el vector PMT2 ...
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      NMDA modulates oligodendrocyte differentiation of subventricular zone cells through PKC activation 

      Cavaliere, Fabio; Benito Muñoz, Mónica; Panicker, Mitradas; Matute Almau, Carlos José (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2013-12-18)
      Multipotent cells from the juvenile subventricular zone (SVZ) possess the ability to differentiate into new neural cells. Depending on local signals, SVZ can generate new neurons, astrocytes, or oligodendrocytes. We ...
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      Differential Neuroprotective Effects of 5 '-Deoxy-5 '-Methylthioadenosine 

      Moreno, Beatriz; Lopez, Iciar; Fernández-Díez, Begoña; Gottlieb, Miroslav; Matute Almau, Carlos José; Sánchez Gómez, María Victoria ORCID; Domercq García, María ORCID; Giralt, Albert; Alberch, Jordi; Collon, Kevin W.; Zhang, Helen; Parent, Jack M.; Teixido, Meritxell; Giralt, Ernest; Ceña, Valentín; Posadas, Inmaculada; Martínez-Pinilla, Eva; Villoslada, Pablo; Franco, Rafael (Public Library Science, 2014-03-05)
      Background: 5'-deoxy-5'-methylthioadenosine (MTA) is an endogenous compound produced through the metabolism of polyamines. The therapeutic potential of MTA has been assayed mainly in liver diseases and, more recently, in ...
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      CGP37157, an inhibitor of the mitochondrial Na+/Ca2+ exchanger, protects neurons from excitotoxicity by blocking voltage-gated Ca2+ channels 

      Ruiz Núñez, Asier ORCID; Alberdi Alfonso, Elena María ORCID; Matute Almau, Carlos José (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-04)
      Inhibition of the mitochondrial Na+/Ca2+ exchanger (NCLX) by CGP37157 is protective in models of neuronal injury that involve disruption of intracellular Ca2+ homeostasis. However, the Ca2+ signaling pathways and stores ...
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      Never-resting microglia: physiological roles in the healthy brain and pathological implications 

      Sierra Saavedra, Amanda; Tremblay, Marie-Ève; Wake, Hiroaki (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2014-08-15)
      Microglia are largely known as the major orchestrators of the brain inflammatory response. As such, they have been traditionally studied in various contexts of disease, where their activation has been assumed to induce a ...
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      Purinergic signaling: a common pathway for neural and mesenchymal stem cell maintenance and differentiation 

      Cavaliere, Fabio; Donno, Claudia; D’Ambrosi, Nadia (null, 2015)
      Extracellular ATP, related nucleotides and adenosine are among the earliest signaling molecules, operating in virtually all tissues and cells. Through their specific receptors, namely purinergic P1 for nucleosides and P2 ...
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      From the Cajal alumni Achucarro and Rio-Hortega to the rediscovery of never-resting microglia 

      Tremblay, Marie-Ève; Lecours, Cynthia; Samson, Louis; Sánchez Zafra, Víctor; Sierra Saavedra, Amanda (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2015-04-14)
      Under the guidance of Ramon y Cajal, a plethora of students flourished and began to apply his silver impregnation methods to study brain cells other than neurons: the neuroglia. In the first decades of the twentieth century, ...
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      Subclinical Depressive Symptoms and Continued Cannabis Use: Predictors of Negative Outcomes in First Episode Psychosis 

      González Ortega, Itxaso; Alberich, Susana ORCID; Echeburúa Odriozola, Enrique ORCID; Aizpuru Barandiaran, Felipe ORCID; Millán, Eduardo; Vieta, Eduard; Matute Almau, Carlos José; González Pinto Arrillaga, Ana María ORCID (Public Library Science, 2015-04-15)
      Background Although depressive symptoms in first episode psychosis have been associated with cannabis abuse, their influence on the long-term functional course of FEP patients who abuse cannabis is unknown. The aims of ...
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      FTY720 attenuates excitotoxicity and neuroinflammation 

      Cipriani, Raffaela ORCID; Chara Ventura, Juan Carlos; Rodríguez-Antigüedad Zarranz, Alfredo; Matute Almau, Carlos José (BioMed Central, 2015-05-08)
      Background: FTY720 (fingolimod, Gilenya(TM)), a structural analog of sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P), is the first oral drug approved for treatment the relapsing-remitting form of multiple sclerosis (MS), and its efficacy ...
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      Pio del Rio Hortega and the discovery of the oligodendrocytes 

      Pérez Cerdá, Fernando ORCID; Sánchez Gómez, María Victoria ORCID; Matute Almau, Carlos José (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2015-07-07)
      Rio del Rio Hortega (1882-1945) discovered microglia and oligodendrocytes (OLGs), and after Ramon y Cajal, was the most prominent figure of the Spanish school of neurology. He began his scientific career with Nicolas ...
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      Regulación de las GTPasas de la familia Ras y la viabilidad de neuronas dopaminérgicas en respuesta a la señalización purinérgica 

      Urzelai López de Aberásturi, Bakarne (2015-07-27)
      El ATP es una molécula natural cuya liberación descontrolada puede elevar su concentración extracelular a rango mM y promover la estimulación de receptores purinérgicos. Se sabe que esta estimulación tiene efectos citotóxicos ...