• Identification of the ovine mannose receptor and its possible role in Visna/Maedi virus infection 

      Crespo, Helena Upna; Reina Arias, Ramsés Upna; Glaría Ezquer, Idoia Upna; Ramírez, Hugo Upna; Andrés, Ximena de; Jauregui, Paula; Luján, Lluís; Martínez Pomares, Luisa; Amorena Zabalza, Beatriz Upna; Andrés Cara, Damián de Upna (BioMed Central, 2011)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This study aims to characterize the mannose receptor (MR) gene in sheep and its role in ovine visna/maedi virus (VMV) infection. The deduced amino acid sequence of ovine MR was compatible with a transmembrane protein having ...
    • Small ruminant macrophage polarization may play a pivotal role on lentiviral infection 

      Crespo, Helena Upna; Bertolotti, Luigi; Juganaru, Magda; Glaría Ezquer, Idoia Upna; Andrés Cara, Damián de Upna; Amorena Zabalza, Beatriz Upna; Rosati, Sergio; Reina Arias, Ramsés Upna (BioMed Central, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Small ruminant lentiviruses (SRLV) infect the monocyte/macrophage lineage inducing a long-lasting infection affecting body condition, production and welfare of sheep and goats all over the world. Macrophages play a pivotal ...