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    • Overexpression of thioredoxin m in tobacco chloroplasts inhibits the protein kinase STN7 and alters photosynthetic performance 

      Ancín Rípodas, María Upna; Fernández San Millán, Alicia Upna; Larraya Reta, Luis María Upna; Morales Iribas, Fermín; Veramendi Charola, Jon Upna; Aranjuelo Michelena, Iker; Farrán Blanch, Inmaculada Upna (Oxford University Press, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The activity of the protein kinase STN7, involved in phosphorylation of the light-harvesting complex II (LHCII) proteins, has been reported as being co-operatively regulated by the redox state of the plastoquinone pool ...
    • The regulon of the RNA chaperone CspA and its auto-regulation in Staphylococcus aureus 

      Caballero Sánchez, Carlos; Menéndez Gil, Pilar; Catalán Moreno, Arancha; Vergara Irigaray, Marta Upna; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Segura, Víctor; Irurzun Domínguez, Naiara; Villanueva San Martín, Maite Upna; Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor Upna; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna (Oxford University Press, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) are essential to finetune gene expression. RBPs containing the coldshock domain are RNA chaperones that have been extensively studied. However, the RNA targets and specific functions for ...
    • Sensory deprivation in Staphylococcus aureus 

      Villanueva San Martín, Maite Upna; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna; Rapún Araiz, Beatriz; Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor Upna; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna; Martí, Miguel; Penadés, José R.; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna (Springer Nature, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Bacteria use two-component systems (TCSs) to sense and respond to environmental changes. The core genome of the major human pathogen Staphylococcus aureus encodes 16 TCSs, one of which (WalRK) is essential. Here we show ...
    • Identification of lptA, lpxE, and lpxO, three genes involved in the remodeling of Brucella cell envelope 

      Conde Álvarez, Raquel; Palacios Chaves, Leyre; Gil Ramírez, Yolanda Upna; Salvador Bescós, Miriam; Bárcena Varela, Marina; Aragón Aranda, Beatriz; Martínez Gómez, Estrella; Zúñiga Ripa, Amaia; Miguel López, María Jesús de; Bartholomew, Toby Leigh; Hanniffy, Sean; Grilló Dolset, María Jesús; Vences Guzmán, Miguel Ángel; Bengoechea Alonso, José Antonio; Arce Gorvel, Vilma; Gorvel, Jean-Pierre; Moriyón Uría, Ignacio; Iriarte, Maite (Frontiers Media, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The brucellae are facultative intracellular bacteria that cause a worldwide extended zoonosis. One of the pathogenicity mechanisms of these bacteria is their ability to avoid rapid recognition by innate immunity because ...
    • Comparison of four functionalization methods of gold nanoparticles for enhancing the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) 

      Ciáurriz, Paula; Fernández, Fátima; Tellechea, Edurne; Morán Juez, José Fernando Upna; Asensio, Aarón C. (Beilstein-Institut, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) technique is based on the specific recognition ability of the molecular structure of an antigen (epitope) by an antibody and is likely the most important diagnostic technique ...
    • Genetic and isotope ratio mass spectrometric evidence for the occurrence of starch degradation and cycling in illuminated Arabidopsis leaves 

      Baslam, Marouane; Baroja Fernández, Edurne Upna; Ricarte Bermejo, Adriana; Sánchez López, Ángela María; Aranjuelo Michelena, Iker; Bahaji, Abdellatif; Muñoz Pérez, Francisco José; Almagro Zabalza, Goizeder Upna; Pujol, Pablo; Galarza, Regina; Teixidor, Pilar; Pozueta Romero, Javier Upna (Public Library of Science, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Although there is a great wealth of data supporting the occurrence of simultaneous synthesis and breakdown of storage carbohydrate in many organisms, previous 13CO2 pulse-chase based studies indicated that starch degradation ...
    • Co-infection with iflaviruses influences the insecticidal properties of Spodoptera exigua multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus occlusion bodies: implications for the production and biosecurity of baculovirus insecticides 

      Carballo Palos, Arkaitz; Murillo Pérez, Rosa Upna; Jakubowska, Agata; Herrero, Salvador; Williams, Trevor Upna; Caballero Murillo, Primitivo Upna (Public Library of Science, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Biological insecticides based on Spodoptera exigua multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus (SeMNPV) can efficiently control S. exigua larvae on field and greenhouse crops in many parts of the world. Spanish wild populations and ...
    • Lacanobia oleracea nucleopolyhedrovirus (LaolNPV): a new European species of alphabaculovirus with a narrow host range 

      Simón de Goñi, Oihane; Erlandson, Martin A.; Frayssinet, Marie; Williams, Trevor Upna; Theilmann, David A.; Volkoff, Anne Nathalie; Caballero Murillo, Primitivo Upna (Public Library of Science, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      During an insect sampling program in alfalfa crops near Montpellier, France in 2011, Lacanobia oleracea larvae were collected that died due to nucleopolyhedrovirus infection (LaolNPV). This virus was subjected to molecular ...
    • Resveratrol therapeutics combines both antimicrobial and immunomodulatory properties against respiratory infection by nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae 

      Euba, Begoña; López López, Nahikari; Rodríguez Arce, Irene; Fernández Calvet, Ariadna; Barberán, Montserrat; Caturla, Nuria; Martí, Sara; Díez Martínez, Roberto; Garmendia, Junkal (Springer Nature, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The respiratory pathogen nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) is an important cause of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) that requires efficient treatments. A previous screening ...
    • Lack of the PGA exopolysaccharide in Salmonella as an adaptive trait for survival in the host 

      Echeverz Sarasúa, Maite Upna; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Sabalza Baztán, Amaia; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna; Gabaldón Estevan, Juan Antonio; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna (Public Library of Science, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Many bacteria build biofilm matrices using a conserved exopolysaccharide named PGA or PNAG (poly-β-1,6-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine). Interestingly, while E. coli and other members of the family Enterobacteriaceae encode the ...
    • Chrysodeixis chalcites nucleopolyhedrovirus (ChchNPV): natural occurrence and efficacy as a biological insecticide on young banana plants in greenhouse and open-field conditions on the Canary Islands 

      Fuentes Barrera, Ernesto Gabriel; Hernández Suárez, Estrella; Simón de Goñi, Oihane; Williams, Trevor Upna; Caballero Murillo, Primitivo Upna (Public Library of Science, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Chrysodeixis chalcites, an important pest of banana crops on the Canary Islands, is usually controlled by chemical insecticides. The present study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of the most prevalent isolate of the ...
    • The Vip3Ag4 insecticidal protoxin from bacillus thuringiensis adopts a tetrameric configuration that is maintained on proteolysis 

      Palma Dovis, Leopoldo Upna; Scott, David J.; Harris, Gemma; Din, Salah-Ud; Williams, Thomas L.; Roberts, Oliver J.; Young, Mark T.; Caballero Murillo, Primitivo Upna; Berry, Colin (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The Vip3 proteins produced during vegetative growth by strains of the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis show insecticidal activity against lepidopteran insects with a mechanism of action that may involve pore formation and ...
    • Lentinula edodes β-glucan enriched diet induces pro- and anti-inflammatory macrophages in rabbit 

      Crespo, Helena Upna; Guillén, Hugo; Pablo Maiso, Lorena de; Gómez Arrebola, Carmen; Rodríguez, Gregorio; Glaría Ezquer, Idoia Upna; Andrés Cara, Damián de Upna; Reina Arias, Ramsés Upna (Taylor & Francis, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      β-glucans exhibited in cell walls of several pathogens as bacteria or fungi are sensed by pathogen recognition receptors such as scavenger receptors present in antigen presenting cells, i.e., macrophages. β-glucans obtained ...
    • Inactivation of the Thymidylate synthase thyA in non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae modulates antibiotic resistance and has a strong impact on its interplay with the host airways 

      Rodríguez Arce, Irene; Martí, Sara; Euba, Begoña; Fernández Calvet, Ariadna; Moleres Apilluelo, Javier; López López, Nahikari; Barberán, Montserrat; Ramos Vivas, José; Tubau, Fe; Losa, Carmen; Ardanuy, Carmen; Leiva, José; Yuste, José E.; Garmendia García, Juncal (Frontiers Media, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Antibacterial treatment with cotrimoxazol (TxS), a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, generates resistance by, among others, acquisition of thymidine auxotrophy associated with mutations in the thymidylate ...
    • Apoptosis, toll-like, RIG-I-like and NOD-like receptors are pathways jointly induced by diverse respiratory bacterial and viral pathogens 

      Martínez, Isidoro; Oliveros, Juan C.; Cuesta, Isabel; Barrera, Jorge de la; Ausina, Vicente; Casals, Cristina; Lorenzo, Alba de; García, Ernesto; García Fojeda, Belén; Garmendia García, Juncal; González Nicolau, Mar; Lacoma, Alicia; Menéndez, Margarita; Moranta, David; Nieto, Amelia; Ortín, Juan; Pérez González, Alicia; Prat, Cristina; Ramos Sevillano, Elisa; Regueiro, Verónica; Rodríguez Frandsen, Ariel; Solís, Dolores; Yuste, José E.; Bengoechea Alonso, José Antonio; Melero, José A. (Frontiers Media, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Lower respiratory tract infections are among the top five leading causes of human death. Fighting these infections is therefore a world health priority. Searching for induced alterations in host gene expression shared by ...
    • Effect of feeding regime on composting in bins 

      Storino, Francesco Upna; Menéndez Villanueva, Sergio Upna; Muro Erreguerena, Julio Upna; Aparicio Tejo, Pedro María Upna; Irigoyen Iriarte, Ignacio Upna (Taylor & Francis, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Composting in bins is one of the most practical home composting methods. There is currently a need for greater information to improve the management of the composting process and to create home composting programs, which ...
    • Characterization of ovine A3Z1 restriction properties against small ruminant lentiviruses (SRLVs) 

      Pablo Maiso, Lorena de; Glaría Ezquer, Idoia Upna; Crespo, Helena Upna; Nistal Villán, Estanislao; Andrésdóttir, Valgerdur; Andrés Cara, Damián de Upna; Amorena Zabalza, Beatriz Upna; Reina Arias, Ramsés Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Intrinsic factors of the innate immune system include the apolipoprotein B editing enzyme catalytic polypeptide-like 3 (APOBEC3) protein family. APOBEC3 inhibits replication of different virus families by cytosine deamination ...
    • Post-entry blockade of small ruminant lentiviruses by wild ruminants 

      Sanjosé, Leticia; Crespo, Helena Upna; Blatti-Cardinaux, Laure; Glaría Ezquer, Idoia Upna; Martínez Carrasco, Carlos; Berriatua, Eduardo; Amorena Zabalza, Beatriz Upna; Andrés Cara, Damián de Upna; Bertoni, Giuseppe; Reina Arias, Ramsés Upna (BioMed Central, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Small ruminant lentivirus (SRLV) infection causes losses in the small ruminant industry due to reduced animal production and increased replacement rates. Infection of wild ruminants in close contact with infected domestic ...
    • Amyloid structures as biofilm matrix scaffolds 

      Taglialegna, Agustina Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna (American Society for Microbiology, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Recent insights into bacterial biofilm matrix structures have induced a paradigm shift toward the recognition of amyloid fibers as common building block structures that confer stability to the exopolysaccharide matrix. ...
    • Mechanisms of ammonium toxicity and the quest for tolerance 

      Esteban Terradillos, Raquel; Ariz, Idoia Upna; Cruz, Cristina; Morán Juez, José Fernando Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Ammonium sensitivity of plants is a worldwide problem, constraining crop production. Prolonged application of ammonium as the sole nitrogen source may result in physiological and morphological disorders that lead to decreased ...