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    • Bioinformatics approach to mRNA markers discovery for detection of circulating tumor cells in patients with gastrointestinal cancer 

      Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Díaz Prado, Silvia; Reboredo, Margarita; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Iglesias-Díaz, Pilar; Lorenzo-Patiño, María J.; García Campelo, Rosario; Haz, Mar; Santamarina, Isabel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (Elsevier, 2008)
      [Abstract] Background: Detection of tumor cells in the blood, or minimal deposits in distant organs as bone marrow, could be important to identify cancer patients at high risk of relapse or disease progression. Quantitative ...
    • Bioinformatics approach to mRNA markers discovery for detection of circulating tumor cells in patients with gastrointestinal cancer 

      Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Díaz Prado, Silvia; Reboredo, Margarita; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Iglesias-Díaz, Pilar; Lorenzo-Patiño, María J.; Campelo, Rosario G.; Haz, Mar; Santamarina, Isabel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (Elsevier, 2008-09-17)
      [Abstract] Background: Detection of tumor cells in the blood, or minimal deposits in distant organs as bone marrow, could be important to identify cancer patients at high risk of relapse or disease progression. Quantitative ...
    • Biology of BMP signalling and cancer 

      Blanco, Moisés; Bolós Fernández, Victoria; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Díaz Prado, Silvia; Grande Pulido, Enrique (Springer, 2009)
      [Abstract] In recent years, it has been proposed that tumours are not homogeneous but composed of several cellular types like normal tissues. A cellular subtype, which is though to be the origin of tumours as well as their ...
    • Circulating miR-200c as a diagnostic and prognostic biomarker for gastric cancer 

      Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Reboredo, Margarita; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Iglesias-Díaz, Pilar; Lorenzo-Patiño, María J.; Haz, Mar; Santamarina, Isabel; Blanco, Moisés; Fernández-Tajes, Juan; Quindós-Varela, María; Carral, Alberto; Figueroa, Angélica; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Calvo, Lourdes (BioMed Central, 2012-09-06)
      [Abstract] Background. MicroRNAs are aberrantly expressed and correlate with tumourigenesis and the progression of solid tumours. The miR-200 family determines the epithelial phenotype of cancer cells and regulates ...
    • Crossing paths in Human Renal Cell Carcinoma (hRCC) 

      Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Grande Pulido, Enrique; Santamarina, Isabel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (MDPI, 2012-10-05)
      [Abstract] Historically, cell-signaling pathways have been studied as the compilation of isolated elements into a unique cascade that transmits extracellular stimuli to the tumor cell nucleus. Today, growing evidence ...
    • Diagnostic accuracy of small breast epithelial mucin mRNA as a marker for bone marrow micrometastasis in breast cancer: a pilot study 

      Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Iglesias-Díaz, Pilar; Díaz Prado, Silvia; Ayude, Daniel; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Haz, Mar; Reboredo, Margarita; Antolín, Silvia; Calvo, Lourdes; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (Springer-Verlag, 2009-02-17)
      [Abstract] Background. Detection of isolated tumour cells (ITC) in the blood or minimal deposits in distant organs such as bone marrow (BM) could be important to identify breast cancer patients at high risk of relapse or ...
    • Evaluation of COX-2, EGFR, and p53 as biomarkers of non-dysplastic oral leukoplakias 

      Díaz Prado, Silvia; López Cedrún, José Luis; Luaces Rey, Ramón; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Álvarez García, Augusto; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (Elsevier, 2010-07-01)
      [Abstract] Objective. Identify candidate SEBs (surrogate endpoint biomarkers) for premalignant trends in head and neck mucosa. Study design. Study, by qPCR (quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction), the expression ...
    • Expression of Wnt gene family and frizzled receptors in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas 

      Díaz Prado, Silvia; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Blanco, Moisés; López Cedrún, José Luis; Sironvalle Soliva, Sheila; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; García Campelo, Rosario; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (Spirnger, 2009)
      [Abstract] Genes of the Wnt and Frizzled class, expressed in HNSCC tissue and cell lines, have an established role in cell morphogenesis and differentiation, and also they have oncogenic properties. We studied Wnt and Fz ...
    • Fructose transporter Glut5 expression in clear renal cell carcinoma 

      Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Valbuena Ruvira, L.; García Campelo, R.; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Grande Pulido, Enrique; Bolós Fernández, Victoria; Santamarina, Isabel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (Spandidos, 2010-12-10)
      [Abstract] Renal cell carcinomas (RCC) can be subclassified for general purposes into clear cell, papillary cell, chromophobe cell carcinomas and oncocytomas. Other tumours such as collecting duct, medullary, mucinous ...
    • Glucose transporter expression and the potential role of fructose in renal cell carcinoma: a correlation with pathological parameters 

      Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Blanco, Moisés; Valbuena Ruvira, L.; Rois, José Manuel; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; García Campelo, Rosario; Bolós Fernández, Victoria; Grande Pulido, Enrique (Spandidos, 2010-07-01)
      [Abstract] All mammalian cells contain one or more members of the facilitative glucose transporter (GLUT) gene family. Glucose transporter membrane proteins (GLUT) regulate the movement of glucose between the extracellular ...
    • Hedgehog signalling as a target in cancer stem cells 

      Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Blanco, Moisés; Díaz Prado, Silvia; Espada, Jesús (Spirnger, 2009)
      [Abstract] Hedgehog (Hh) is one of the most important signalling pathways. Together with the Wnt, TGF-β/BMP and Notch pathways, it is involved in both embryonic development and adult tissue homeostasis. This is because Hh ...
    • MicroARN circulantes en sangre de pacientes con cáncer de próstata 

      Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Martínez-Breijo, S.; Portela-Pereira, P.; Quindós-Varela, María; Santamarina, Isabel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Gómez-Veiga, F. (Elsevier, 2014)
      [Resumen] Introducción. Los microARN (miARN) son ARN reguladores de pequeño tamaño que no codifican para proteínas. La detección de células tumorales circulantes (CTC) proporcionaría información diagnóstica y pronóstica ...
    • Multiple biomarker tissue arrays: a computational approach to identifying protein-protein interactions in the EGFR/ERK signalling pathway 

      Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Santamarina, Isabel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (BioMed Central, 2012-09-01)
      [Abstract] Background. Many studies have demonstrated genetic and environmental factors that lead to renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and that occur during a protracted period of tumourigenesis. It appears suitable to identify ...
    • Notch signalling in cancer stem cells 

      Bolós Fernández, Victoria; Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Díaz Prado, Silvia; Grande Pulido, Enrique (Springer, 2009)
      [Abstract] A new theory about the development of solid tumours is emerging from the idea that solid tumours, like normal adult tissues, contain stem cells (called cancer stem cells) and arise from them. Genetic mutations ...
    • Relevant networks involving the p53 signalling pathway in renal cell carcinoma 

      Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Santamarina, Isabel; Valbuena Ruvira, L.; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (Master Publishing Group, 2011)
      [Abstract] Introduction: Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer. A better understanding of the critical pathways and interactions associated with alterations in renal function and renal tumour ...
    • Searching for Hif1-α interacting proteins in renal cell carcinoma 

      Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Santamarina, Isabel; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (Springer para Federation of Spanish Oncology Sociesties (FESEO), 2012-08-28)
      [Abstract] Introduction. Kidney tumours are frequently characterised by hypoxic conditions due to a local imbalance between oxygen (O2) supply and consumption. Hif1-α regulates angiogenesis, tumour growth, tumour progression, ...
    • State of the art in silico tools for the study of signaling pathways in cancer 

      Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Santamarina, Isabel; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (MDPI, 2012-05-29)
      [Abstract] In the last several years, researchers have exhibited an intense interest in the evolutionarily conserved signaling pathways that have crucial roles during embryonic development. Interestingly, the malfunctioning ...
    • Tissue array analysis for the differentiation of gliosis from gliomas 

      Medina Villaamil, Vanessa; Álvarez García, A.; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Díaz Prado, Silvia; Rivas López, A.; Santamarina, Isabel; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (Spandidos, 2011-03-22)
      [Abstract] The aim of this study was to provide a methodology to make a clear distinction between malignant tumors and morphologically similar benign processes, by examining the expression of EGFR, VEGF, HIF1-α, survivin, ...