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    • A novel procedure for protein extraction from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues 

      Rodríguez-Rigueiro, Teresa; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Haz, Mar; Blanco, Moisés; Aparicio Gallego, Guadalupe; Fernández-Puente, Patricia; Blanco García, Francisco J; Lorenzo-Patiño, María J.; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Figueroa, Angélica (Wiley, 2011-05-18)
      [Abstract] Most of the archived pathological specimens in hospitals are kept as formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues (FFPE) for long-term preservation. Up to now, these samples are only used for immunohistochemistry ...
    • 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 ...
    • Biological influence of Hakai in cancer: a 10-year review 

      Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Blanco, Moisés; Alonso, Guillermo; Figueroa, Angélica (Springer, 2012-02-19)
      [Abstract] In order to metastasize, cancer cells must first detach from the primary tumor, migrate, invade through tissues, and attach to a second site. Hakai was discovered as an E3 ubiquitin-ligase that mediates the ...
    • Circulating levels of GDF15, MMP7 and miR-200c as a poor prognostic signature in gastric cancer 

      Blanco, Moisés; Tarrío, Nuria; Reboredo, Margarita; Haz, Mar; García, Jorge; Quindós-Varela, María; Figueroa, Angélica; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Calvo, Lourdes; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel (Future Science, 2014-06-20)
      [Abstract] Aim: To analyze GDF15 and MMP7 serum levels as diagnostic biomarkers in gastric cancer (GC) patients. The prognostic value of GDF15 and MMP7 serum levels in combination with miR-200c blood expression was also ...
    • Circulating microRNAs: molecular microsensors in gastrointestinal cancer 

      Blanco, Moisés; Calvo, Lourdes; Figueroa, Angélica; Haz, Mar; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel (MPDI, 2012-07-09)
      [Abstract] MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small molecules of single strand non-coding RNAs, which are able to regulate gene expression. miRNAs have been involved in multiple cellular processes, such as proliferation, apoptosis and ...
    • Circulating miR-200c and miR-141 and outcomes in patients with breast cancer 

      Antolín, Silvia; Calvo, Lourdes; Blanco, Moisés; Paz Santiago, María; Lorenzo-Patiño, María J.; Haz, Mar; Santamarina, Isabel; Figueroa, Angélica; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel (BioMed Central, 2015)
      [Abstract] Background. The deregulation of microRNAs in both tumours and blood has led to the search for microRNAs to indicate the presence of cancer and predict prognosis. We hypothesize the deregulation of miR-200c/miR-141 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Clinical implications of epithelial cell plasticity in cancer progression 

      Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Blanco, Moisés; Castosa, Raquel; Concha, Ángel; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Calvo, Lourdes; Figueroa, Angélica (Elsevier, 2015)
      [Abstract] In the last few years, the role of epithelial cell plasticity in cancer biology research has gained increasing attention. This concept refers to the ability of the epithelial cells to dynamically switch between ...
    • Detección y significado clínico de la enfermedad mínima residual o micrometástasis en tumores sólidos 

      Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel (2015)
      [Resumen] La detección de células tumorales circulantes (CTC) y diseminadas (CTD) podría ser importante para evaluar el pronóstico en pacientes con cáncer. No se ha definido el perfil molecular asociado con diseminación ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effect of a microtubule-targeting drug on cell–cell contacts in bladder epithelial tumour cells 

      Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Castosa, Raquel; Haz, Mar; Blanco, Moisés; Rodríguez, M.; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Figueroa, Angélica (Elsevier, 2014)
    • 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 ...
    • Evaluation of Plakophilin-3 mRNA as a biomarker for detection of circulating tumor cells in gastrointestinal cancer patients 

      Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Díaz Prado, Silvia; Reboredo, Margarita; Medina, Vanessa; Lorenzo-Patiño, María J.; Iglesias-Díaz, Pilar; Haz, Mar; Pértega-Díaz, Sonia; Santamarina, Isabel; Blanco, Moisés; Quindós-Varela, María; Figueroa, Angélica; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (American Association for Cancer Research, 2010-05-25)
      [Abstract] Background: This study aims to assess Plakophilin-3 (PKP3) as a surrogate biomarker of circulating tumor cells in patients with gastrointestinal cancer. Methods: The primary aim is to estimate the diagnostic ...
    • Evaluation of the adenocarcinoma-associated gene AGR2 and the intestinal stem cell marker LGR5 as biomarkers in colorectal cancer 

      Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Blanco, Moisés; Reboredo, Margarita; Lorenzo-Patiño, María J.; Iglesias-Díaz, Pilar; Haz, Mar; Díaz Prado, Silvia; Medina, Vanessa; Santamarina, Isabel; Pértega-Díaz, Sonia; Figueroa, Angélica; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M. (MDPI, 2012-04-05)
      [Abstract] We aim to estimate the diagnostic performances of anterior gradient homolog-2 (AGR2) and Leucine-rich repeat-containing-G-protein-coupled receptor 5 (LGR5) in peripheral blood (PB) as mRNA biomarkers in colorectal ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hakai reduces cell-substratum adhesion and increases epithelial cell invasion 

      Rodríguez-Rigueiro, Teresa; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Haz, Mar; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Figueroa, Angélica (BioMed Central, 2011-11-03)
      [Abstract] Background. The dynamic regulation of cell-cell adhesions is crucial for developmental processes, including tissue formation, differentiation and motility. Adherens junctions are important components of the ...
    • miR-203 regulates cell proliferation through Its influence on Hakai expression 

      Abella Cajigal, Vanessa; Valladares-Ayerbes, Manuel; Rodríguez, Teresa; Haz, Mar; Blanco, Moisés; Tarrío, Nuria; Iglesias, Pilar; Antón-Aparicio, Luis M.; Figueroa, Angélica (PLoS, 2012-12-20)
      Gene expression is potently regulated through the action of microRNAs (miRNAs). Here, we present evidence of a miRNA regulating Hakai protein. Hakai was discovered as an E3 ubiquitin-ligase that mediates the posttranslational ...